Sunday 30th September 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

DavidstowBUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER still at Davidstow Arifield at Creamery end of runway, showing very well (Thanks P.Mallett)

NanquidnoHONEY BUZZARD reported over valley this morning. Ring Ouzel at seaward end

PorthgwarraCory’s Shearwater, Great Shearwater, Grey Phalarope (2), Balearic Shearwater (34) and Sooty Shearwater (45) past Gwennap Head

WadebridgeWater Pipit at Walmsley Sanctuary

SaltashRuff (3), Spotted Redshank (3), Greenshank (34), Black-tailed Godwit (49) and Dunlin (15) at Kingsmill Creek on rising tide this afternoon. (Thanks S.Cox)

HayleCommon Sandpiper, Kingfisher and Snipe on Ryans Field. Med Gull (ad), Teal (80+), Wigeon (70+), Shelduck, Dunlin (36), Ringed Plover (4), Bar-tailed Godwit (6), Sparrowhawk and Swallow (8) at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Dunlin (10), Ringed Plover (6), Redshank (5) and Whimbrel at Carnsew Pool (Thanks V.Stratton)

St IvesSnow Bunting, Lapland Bunting (2), Meadow Pipit (15) and Golden Plover (5) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton). Bottle-nose Dolphin off St Ives at 1130hrs (Thanks M.Jones)

Snow Bunting, St Ives 300912 (V.Stratton)

The LizardFirecrest at Caerthillian. Firecrest at Mullion Cove. Pink-footed Goose (6) flew in off sea at Lizard downs (cbwps)

No sign of Red-backed Shrike at Housel Bay valley this morning but Convolvulus Hawk Moth on fence post off Penmenner Road (Thanks B.Hawker)

no sign of Yellow-browed Warbler at Porthgwarra this morning

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