Sunday 17th October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

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

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

Sennen probable *AZOREAN YELLOW-LEGGED GULL* (3w) in Sennen Cove from lifeboat station on The Cowloe, til 1600hrs then flew out to sea. BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER still this evening in field south of A30, 1/4mile SW of B3306 junction opposite Trevedra Farm entrance with Golden Polvers

PorthcurnoRED-THROATED PIPIT flew in land at 0750hrs. Also Firecrest (3) and Redstart

Porthgwarra Large Pipit sp. on Halfway wall at 1115hrs. Also Short-eared Owl, Lapland Bunting over and Chough (2) (Thanks D.Jenkins)

Treen – BARRED WARBLER still 1/2 mile south of Treen along footpath SW of coastpath in Pittosporum below Treen cliff SW.392.224. Also Merlin

Portscatho LAPLAND BUNTING at St.Antony Head. Also Med Gull (20+)

TorpointSPOONBILL and Med Gull (6) at St.Johns lake. Yellow-browed Warbler in private garen at Millbrook at 0900hrs

Hayle Curlew Sandpiper still on Hayle estuary from B3301 causeway. Also Med Gull (ad). Ruff on Ryans Field (Thanks N.Donaghy/Oriole Birding Tours)

St.LevanFirecrest at St.Levan

Bodmin MoorBarnacle Goose (4) with Canada Geese (350) at Siblyback Lake today. Also Water Rail (Thanks A.Gardian)

The LizardChough at Innis Head today (Thanks R.Wilson)

PolgiggaTurtle Dove still at Arden Sawah farm

Newlyn – Snow Bunting still on cycle track just south of Sandy cove. Also Firecrest

Rame – Yellow-browed Warbler at Rame head in sycamores at bottom of Hatt lane. Also Ring Ouzel (male)

St.JustYellow-browed Warbler still in Cot valley by pumping station. Also Firecrest (4+)


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