Sunday 11th October 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End – possible PALLID SWIFT (2) reported at Lands End but no further sign this evening. Alpine Swift at Lands End at 0830hrs, no further sign by 1030hrs, again at 1815hrs then possibly killed by a Merlin. Also Rose-coloured Starling (juv) still showing well this morning. Woodlark, Siberian Chiffchaff and Short-eared Owl. Wryneck along Cycle track between Lands End and Sennen

PorthgwarraAlpine Swift at Porthgwarra at 1120hrs, still at 1305hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Firecrest still at Trevean Pool

St LevanAlpine Swift at 1450hrs showing well, again at 1610hrs between Church and Minack Theatre, still at 1705hrs

The LizardLittle Bunting flew over private farm. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (2) (Thanks J.Stockwell). Richard’s Pipit in Predannack Wollas area. Also Yellow-browed Warbler.  Yellow-browed Warbler at Church Cove. Snow Bunting between Lizard Point & Kynance Cove.

St Just – Common Rosefinch at Cot Valley on feeder in garden mid morning, still present this evening. Richard’s Pipit at Cot Valley flew south over valley. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (3). Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Kenidjack Valley. Hen Harrier at Cot Valley in fields towards Nanquidno at 10:20hrs. (Thanks J.Gale)

Cape CornwallRichard’s Pipit over Carn Gloose at 10:00 this morning

RameRichard’s Pipit flew over coastguard lookout this morning (Thanks A.Robinson)

NanquidnoYellow-browed Warbler (at least 3) and Firecrest (at least 5) at Nanquidno Valley

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (4) at Swanpool

Wadebridge – Yellow-browed Warbler still at Clapper Marshes at 1800hrs right of Clapper Marsh Cottage (Thanks D.Julian)

St JustYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Kenidjack Valley

HeamoorYellow-browed Warbler at Parc Letta

Penberth –  Yellow-browed Warbler in Penberth Valley

St.Buryan – Yellow-browed Warbler in garden at Trevedran House

FalmouthFirecrest (2) at Swanpool this morning

RosevidneyFirecrest (2) with Goldcrest (6) at Rosevidney farm (Thanks R.Veal)

Polgigga –  Short-eared Owl in sunflower field then flew south, later seen west of Faraway cottage

Newquay – Short-eared Owl at Porth Joke

MarazionGarganey at Marazion Marsh RSPB at Long Rock Pool. Also Goldeneye (fem) (Thanks R.Veal)

GodrevySnow Bunting (male) at Godrevy Point at Navax Point

SennenPied Flycatcher and Firecrest at Trevescan. Yellow-browed Warbler at Sunny Corner

Sancreed – Whinchat and Redstart at Sancreed

HayleBrent Goose on estuary (Thanks K.Cservenka)

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