Sunday 30th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Camel Estuary – Dalmatian Pelican still on Camel Estuary at 1220hrs viewed from Dinham

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT at 0945hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view

Carbis Bay – Franklin’s Gull in field along St Ives Road just before Carbis Bay with Black-headed Gulls at 1015hrs

Hayle – Franklin’s Gull later on Hayle Estuary RSPB by Old Quay House Inn viewed from bridge showing well. Spoonbill still off B3301 causeway

Land’s End – Dusky Warbler at SW end of Swingates House garden. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (2), Cattle Egret early morning then flew towards Sennen. Yellow-browed Warbler along cycle track at Trinity Pool

Mousehole – Dusky Warbler along Love Lane 250 yards north of wild bird hospital this afternoon. Also Yellow-browed Warbler. Possible Dusky Warbler at The Old Coastguard restaurant garden briefly at 1100hrs

Porthgwarra – Pallas’s Warbler in sallows by Stonewall Pool. Also Yellow-browed Warbler. Barred Warbler in blackthorn north of Dolphin House

Polgigga – possible Syke’s Wagtail (1w) (form beema) at Higher Bosistow Farm on roof this afternoon. Also Black Redstart (2). Short-toed Lark at Lower Bosistow/Higher Bosistow Farm in field west of footpath. Also Lapland Bunting (2)

FalmouthPectoral Sandpiper still at College Reservoir showing well

NanjizalYellow-browed Warbler (4) at Nanjizal Valley trapped & ringed this morning Also Lesser Whitethroat possible eastern form

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler still at Kenidjack Valley. Also Lesser Whitethroat  possible eastern form

Newquay – Yellow-browed Warbler at Porth Joke

MarazionCurlew Sandpiper on Venton beach

The Lizard – Black Redstart at Lizard Point at 1230hrs

LooeBlack Redstart (male) at Looe

GodrevySnow Bunting still at 1430hrs (Thanks J.Wheeler)

Padstow Med Gull (85) feeding on Camel estuary at the Doom bar. Also Common Gull. (Thanks S.Grose)

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