Sunday 2nd October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT mid afternoon but flew east and view was lost. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

DavidstowBaird’s Sandpiper at Davidstow Airfield on central runway by large pool near control tower this evening showing well

Porthgwarra – Red-backed Shrike (1w) still on west side of valley late afternoon. Viewable from footpath near old coastguard cottages

wryneck-gwithian-021016GwithianWRYNECK at St Gothian Sands in dunes between main gate and campsite. Also Wheatear (7) (A.Hutt, P.Freestone)

St Levan – Lapland Bunting east of church in bulb field

HayleSpoonbill from causeway

Padstow – Barn Owl (2) at  Hawkers cove/Padstow farm shop, 1 of which was drinking water on the road from a pothole. (Thanks S.Grose)

Fal estuaryOsprey on Helford Side (Thanks J.Perring)

Kennack Sands Brent Goose (Thanks Hall)

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