Sunday 26th September 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Lands End*GREENISH WARBLER* just north of A30/B3315 junction Treeve Common 150yards north of Treeve moor house at 1416hrs, tho’ very elusive. View only from public footpath along west side of garden. No news on Melodious Warbler. Also RICHARD’S PIPIT briefly and LAPLAND BUNTING. Ring Ouzel between Treeve Moor and Trinity cottages at 1115hrs. SW.353.252. Hooded Crow at Lands End Complex at 1020hrs. Basking Shark (10+) offshore

The LizardPECTORAL SANDPIPER at Windmill Farm NR on Ruan pool this morning. Also WRYNECK and  Dartford Warbler (3 imms/females) near the British Village behind Kynance at 13.30 hrs. Chough (2) between Kynance and Soapy Cove.(M and A Lord)

Porthgwarra RICHARD’S PIPIT flew north over coastguards at 0830hrs. Also Merlin, Tree Pipit and Arctic Skua (3). Balearic Shearwater (49), Storm Petrel and Little Gull past Gwennap Head in 9.5hrs

Marazion SURF SCOTER (drk) between Marazion and Long rock at dusk. view from Long Rock car park.  Chiff-Chaff (11), Sedge Warbler (4), Reed Warbler , Reed Bunting (2), Blue Tit (4) 2 retraps and Goldcrest trapped and ringed at Marazion Marsh RSPB this morning. Also Yellow Wagtail over  (M.Grantham, AH et al). Also BITTERN over Marsh (Thanks A.Miners)

Davidstow LAPLAND BUNTING flew over Davidstow airfield early afternoon. no sign of Buff-Breasted Sandpiper

St Just - LAPLAND BUNTING(2) with Meadow Pipit (200+) also Yellow Wagtail (2) and White/Pied Wagtail (13) (Thanks J.Waldon)

St IvesJack Snipe and Woodcock at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

Pendeen Balearic Shearwater (10), Sooty Shearwater, Arctic Skua (6), Great Skua and Basking Shark past Pendeen watch between 0730-0930hrs

Mousehole Balearic Shearwater (2) and Med Gull flew west past Mousehole this morning

Kuggar Firecrest (2) at Gwendreath

Truro Spotted Redshank at St.Clement, flew to rear of Tresemple pool at high tide

Helston Firecrest (3) near Helston, at Gwendreath

Devoran Curlew Sandpiper, Dunlin (4) and Bar-tailed Godwit (4) this evening (Thanks D.Eva)

St.AustellPale-Bellied Brent Goose (5), Sandwich Tern (5), Common Scoter (2) flew west past Par Sands (Thanks D.Julian)

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