Sunday 24th October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mevagissey ***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still this afternoon at Lost Gardens of Heligan  Open at 1000hrs and last entry to gardens is 1530hrs Map Here. Entry £10, follow on-site instructions.

Sennen – BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER still in field south of A30, 1/4mile SW of B3306 junction opposite Trevedra Farm entrance in 2nd field on left view from metal gate MAP HERE. Yellow-legged Gull (2w) in Sennen Cove on The Cowloe

Hayle SPOONBILL, Curlew Sandpiper and Whooper Swan (3) on Hayle estuary RSPB this morning

Porthgwarra RED-THROATED PIPIT and LAPLAND BUNTING (4) at Porthgwarra. RICHARD’S PIPIT at north end in fields between Trevean pool and farm building ruin this afternoon. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (3), Dartford Warbler still by track to coastguard cottages, Snow Bunting, Ring Ouzel, Wood Lark (2), Firecrest (2), Chough (2) and Brambling (20)

Sancreed LAPLAND BUNTING (6) at Sancreed

Marazion Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB showing well . (Thanks R.Hosken) Also Firecrest

Nanquidno Yellow-browed Warbler still in copse by ford at Nanjulian. Firecrest by car park. Brambling (3) over

St.Buryan – Yellow-browed Warbler still south of B3315, 1/2 mile east of Spanon at bottom of valleyaround pnd west of Trevedran Farm

Caddgwith Yellow-browed Warbler at Inglewidden

The LizardLesser Whitethroat at Kennack Sands in scrub by 1st car park. Also Firecrest (2)

Stithians Short-eared Owl and Barn Owl at Stithians reservoir this evening

CamborneFirecrest (3+) at Pendarves wood from bridleway on south side

Gwithian – No sign of Black-necked Grebe at St Gothian Sands NR this afternoon but Wheatear (1)

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