Sunday 3rd October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Nanquidno *SIBERIAN STONECHAT* (1w.male) at Gurlan Farm in gorse in 1st field towards road to Nanquidno. SW.367.286 Large Pipit sp. flew north over Tregiffian farm. Yellow-browed Warbler (2) in valley near mill this afternoon. Firecrest (7+) also in valley

Penzance SURF SCOTER (ad.drk) still offshore of Jubilee pool this evening.(Thanks D.King) ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) again on St.Mary’s Church at 1810hrs. nearby, Firecrest (2) at Raginnis Head in pony field in pine by Ivy-covered hedge briefly at 1140hrs.

Dodman PointRICHARDS PIPIT at Dodman Point this morning (Thanks D.Payne)

St.JustORTOLAN BUNTING (2) at Levant

Sennen LAPLAND BUNTING between Lands End and Sennen still in feld above cycle track at 1245hrs, showing well

More of Steve’s Images here:  SW Optics Photo

Porthgwarra WRYNECK on west side of Porthgwarra at Roskestal Farm this afternoon. Firecrest (2) north of car park. Balearic Shearwater (69), Grey Phalarope (2), Arctic Skua (8), Great Skua (14) and Risso’s Dolphin (3) past Gwennap Head

HelstonSnow Bunting in fields just south of shingle bar also  Med Gull (2) and a Kittiwake on beach and 10+ Bottle-nosed Dolphin offshore.

Marazion Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Grey Phalarope flew west past Marazion. Little Stint (2.juv) still on beach, near red river mouth. Pale-bellied Brent Goose (5) offshore (Thanks D.King)

Mousehole Balearic Shearwater flew east past Mousehole at 0945hrs

Lamorna Firecrest in Lamorna cove on east side this afternoon

Porthcurno Yellow-browed Warbler at Porthcurno south of car Park. Also Firecrest (1+)

Falmouth Black Tern (2) at Argal reservoir at 1500hrs

Bude Med Gull (3) at Summerleaze Beach

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