Sunday 16th October 2016  Cornwall Bird Sightings

RockDalmatian Pelican still on Camel Estuary at Rock at 0905hrs, still at midday from lifeboat station until 1400hrs then flew towards Wadebridge (Thanks Nicky)

PorthgwarraRed-eyed Vireo still at Porthgwarra between 0730-1215hrs on and off in elms by toilet block but no further sign by mid afternoon. Also Lesser Whitethroat in valley. Snow Bunting at Gwennap head. Balearic Shearwater (6) flew past (Thanks B.Dallas, V.Stratton, S.Rogers et al.)

Red-eyed Vireo, S.Rogers

Red-eyed Vireo, S.Rogers

St AgnesDusky Warbler still in Chapel Porth valley, 300m up from bottom but elusive. Short-toed Lark still at St Agnes Head in car park west of New Downs showing well at 0915hrs then flushed by dog, no further sign by 1140hrs (Thanks S.Cox)

FalmouthPectoral Sandpiper at College reservoir at 1000hrs

St JustYellow-browed Warbler still in Kenidjack Valley in copse by engine shed

HayleSpoonbill (imm) on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 Causeway

Lands EndSnow Bunting at Lands End this morning (Thanks @doctorv64jr via Twitter)

Rosenannon DownsLapland Bunting at Rosenannon Downs this evening. Also Hen Harrier (2) and Jack Snipe (Thanks D.Julian)

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