Sunday 19th September 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

St Ives*ALPINE SWIFT* flew over road between St Just & St Ives, approx 700 yards before Carn Galver mine at 14.15hrs. No further sign. (Thanks J.Dunkling)

DavidstowLAPLAND BUNTING (2+) at Davidstow Airfield on central runway by control tower late morning. Also Dotterel (2) on central runway by control tower at 1255hrs

Botallack WRYNECK west of Botallack, south of Bridleway, just south of NT sign still this afternoon, shwoing well SW.361.328.

The LizardRED-BACKED SHRIKE still at Kynance cove near cattle enclosure by road to Kynance

Lands End WRYNECK between Swingates house and Treavemoor house in hedge by cart track in field RED-BACKED SHRIKE just north of A30/B3315 junction on SE side of Treve Common

Zennor RED-BACKED SHRIKE (juv) still at Boswednack

Nanquidno probable MELODIOUS WARBLER in scrub opposite Nanjulian Farm this morning, tho’ very elusive, no sign since. LAPLAND BUNTING (2) in ploughed field west of Tregiffian farm, no sign of Ortolan Bunting

Porthgwarra Long-tailed Skua (juv) dark morph, Balearic Shearwater (60), Grey Phalarope (2), Pom Skua (juv), Great Skua (44), Arctic Skua (53), Sooty Shearwater (13), Manx Shearwater (14), Med Gull (1w), Little Gull (2.juv) and Puffin past Gwennap Head between in 9.5hrs

Bude Med Gull (3) at Maer lake at 1000hrs

Marazion No Sign of Pectoral Sandpiper

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