Sunday 10th October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mevagissey ***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still at Lost Gardens of Heligan from hide in Hidden Valley, also seen on Jungle pool Last entry to gardens is 1530hrs. SW.99.64.71 Map Here.

Entry: Adult £10, Senior £9, Child £6, Family £27 More info here

Lands End probable **AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER** flew in off sea at 0945hrs the flew inland. Also Ring Ouzel (C.15), Whinchat (3), Redstart and Black Redstart (2) (Thanks I.Maclean et al)

Morvah probable RICHARD’S PIPIT flew NE over Morvah at 1255hrs. Ring Ouzel by church mid morning

Davidstow - BUFFBREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) still at Davidstow airfield on main runway

Falmouthprobable RED-THROATED PIPIT flew south over Argal reservoir at midday, appeared to land nearby

Porthgwarra – RED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER at Trevean pool at 1005hrs, in 60-foot cover and in Far Valley, Yellow-browed Warbler opposite Dolphin House. Also Ring Ouzel (3).  (Thanks I.Maclean et al) LAPLAND BUNTING (3) in field by Faraway Cottage. Balearic Shearwater (15), Manx Shearwater (3), Great Skua (6), Arctic Skua (19) and Med Gull (3) flew past Gwennap Head

PolgiggaRED-BACKED SHRIKE in fields SW of Ardensawah Farm

Sennen - RED-BACKED SHRIKE near bend in B3315. Also Pied Flycatcher and Whinchat in cove (Thanks I.Maclean et al)

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) again on St.Mary’s Curch at 1700hrs.Also Black Redstart

Newquay LAPLAND BUNTING (3) flew over Porth Joke this morning. Ring Ouzel still

TreenWRYNECK on west side of seaward maize field

Camel estuary -  RING-BILLED GULL (2w) on Dinham flats. Also Med Gull (57)

Porthcurno – Yellow-browed Warbler (2), 1 still south of car park and 1 by toilet block. Also Firecrest SW.385.225

Newlyn - Snow Bunting still on cycle track just south of Sandy cove

PadstowSnow Bunting at Trevose head

Nanquidno - Ring Ouzel (3) at Nanquidno this morning. Firecrest (2)

St.Levan Ring Ouzel (5) at St.Levan

St.JustPied Flycatcher (3), Firecrest (4) and Yellowbrowed Warbler  in Cot valley (Thanks I.Maclean et al)

Pendeen Pied Flycatcher by Calartha farm. Chough (2) on rocks below lighthouse at 1350hrs. Also Ring Ouzel (male). WRYNECK at Cape Cornwall right of car park next by white house at 1430hrs

Ludgvan Pied Flycatcher still in woods at rear of church. Also Firecrest

Carnyorth – Siberian Chiffchaff in scrub by chimney

KugarYellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest (3) and Pied Flycatcher by road bridge

Falmouth – Med Gull flew over Gyllyngvase beach this afternoon (Thanks W Jones)

Hayle Little Stint (6), Black Tern (flew west) and Curlew Sandpiper (2) on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also Firecrest outside the Old Quay House. Short-eared Owl flew over estuary (Thanks M.Curtis, V.Stratton et al)

The LizardRing Ouzel (10+) , Whinchat (3) and Yellow Wagtail at Lizard Village. Firecrest (3) in Church Cove. Marsh Harrier at Goonhilly this afternoon. Firecrest (6+) at Cadgwith

Gwithian - Yellow Wagtail flew east with meadow pipits this morning. Little Stint (juv) on main pool late afternoon and Ring Ouzel on Gwithian Green (Thanks T.Twiggs).

St.IvesSnow Bunting (3) and Yellow Wagtail flew over Treveal this morning. Also Firecrest (1.fem) trapped and ringed (Thanks M.Grantham, S.Menzie et al). Swallow (4), Blackcap (9), Spotted Flycatcher, Raven (12) and Ring Ouzel (2.male, 3.fem) at Clodgy point. Yellow-browed Warbler  in Sycamores in St.Ives mid morning (Thanks V.Stratton and R.James). Ring Ouzel (14), Snipe (2) and Wheatear (6) at Buttermilk hill (Thanks V.Startton et al). Med Gull (2) in St.Ives (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

SaltashAvocet (3) at Kingsmill lake this evening

BudeLittle Stint and Curlew Sandpiper at Maer lake NR. Whinchat at Cleave camp Med Gull (5) on Summerleaze beach

Wadebridge No sign of White-rumped Sandpiper today at Walmsley Sanctuary. but Curlew Sandpiper (3) and Spotted Redshank (2)

Ruan LanihorneGreen Sandpiper (4) and Greenshank at Ruan Lanihorn today. Also Swallow (38) and House Martin (2) over (Thanks D.Hall)

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