Sunday 14th November 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mevagissey - ***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still at Lost Gardens of Heligan on top jungle pool. Gardens open at 1000hrs, last entry to gardens is 1530hrs, closes at 1730hrs Map Here. Entry £10, follow on-site instructions

Sennen - **AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER** (juv) NE of Sennen on puddle by road just south of Trevorian Pool, still present late afternoon, can be viewed from Escalls Chapel.  SW.375.265 reported White-rumped Sandpiper was a Curlew Sandpiper

Hayle – RING-BILLED GULL reported at Hayle Estuary today (Thanks T.Pope)

Portscatho GN Diver (6), BT Diver (23), Cirl Bunting (6), Brambling and Med Gull (12) off Pendower Beach (Thanks S.Rogers)

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater (2+) off Gwennap Head. Firecrest (2) in scrub between doctor’s garden and coastguard’s. Also Snow Bunting (4) between coastguard and day marker (Thanks D.Hutchinson)

The LizardFirecrest in Church Cove

St.LevanFirecrest still in copse just west of turning circle this afternoon

Penzance Purple Sandpiper (27) on Battery Rocks beach at 1400hrs

Marazion Purple Sandpiper on Marazion Beach

Newlyn Black Redstart (male) at Sandy Cove. GN Diver offshore

Carbis BayRT Diver in bay

Torpoint Spoonbill (2) on river Lynher at Sconner farm at 1300hrs

Wadebridge Spoonbill, Green Sandpiper and Pintail at Amble Marshes this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

Newquay Snow Bunting (6) at West Pentire on coastpath at 1530hrs

Stithians Woodcock and Barn Owl at Stithians reservoir this evening (Stithians Birding)

St AustellGN Diver (2) in St Austell Bay off Charlestown. Also Woodcock at Ropewalk (Thanks D.Hastilow). Also Barnacle Goose at Par Beach Pool (Thanks M.Whittaker)

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