Sunday 29th September 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle – *BLACK-WINGED STILT* on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway still this afternoon. (Possible juv American Golden Plover at 1600hrs tho elusive). Osprey fishing in Ryans Field at 0915hrs then over main estuary at 1015hrs (Thanks P.Jeggo) Also Little Stint (3), Ruff, Pintail and Brent Goose.

Black-winged Stilt, Hayle, 290913 (A.Hugo)

SennenMELODIOUS WARBLER in Quarry on A30 south of Sennen school. WRYNECK in bracken on cliff opposite coastguard Cottages. COMMON ROSEFINCH  on hill behind beach car park between car park and pill box, also Lesser Whitethroat. (Thanks N.Machin) Med Gull (3), Curlew, Swift, Swallow (40), Common Whitethroat, Willow Warbler (2), Chiffchaff (9), Whinchat (2), Wheatear, Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, White Wagtail (2), Yellow Wagtail (2) and Meadow Pipit (25). Whinchat, Wheatear (2), White Wagtail (5) and Chiffchaff (2) at Brew Pool (Thanks D.Flumm & P.St Pierre) LONG-TAILED SKUA reported in bay this morning.

Bodmin Moor Curlew Sandpiper at Siblyback lake this morning

Lands EndWhinchat, Swallow (30), Spotted Flycatcher (2), Reed Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff (2), Willow Warbler and Meadow Pipit (30) at Treeve Moor (Thanks D.Flumm & P.St Pierre)

St Just area – Pied Flycatcher (2) at Kenidjack. Turtle Dove, Tree Pipit and Spotted Flycatcher (3) at Cot Valley. Spotted Flycatcher at Nanquidno (Thanks N.Machin)

PorthgwarraPied Flycatcher (2) in car park

PendeenLapland Bunting (3) still at Woon Gumpus Common this morning

FalmouthEider (4) and Common Scoter (2) just offshore at Castle Beach at 0830hrs (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Roseland Hobby (2) south of Gerrans in fields south of Rosteague Farm at 1700hrs (Thanks D.Hall)

The LizardVelvet Scoter (2) with Common Scoter (8) off Rosemullion Head. Also Med Gull (3) (Thanks J Drage Hubert)

Gwithian – Wheatear (6), Swallow (15+), House Martin, Sand Martin, Wigeon (9), Grey Plover and Little Grebe (6) at St Gothian Sands this afternoon

Trevose – Peregrine (2), Willow Warbler (2), Swallow (8), House Martin (5) near Trevose Head (Thanks M.Knights)

Rosudgeon – leucistic Magpie in garden (Thanks .Winn)

St Anges – House Martin (20+) at St Agnes Head (Thanks J.Julian)

Black-winged Stilt, Hayle, 290913 (A.Hugo)

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