Sunday 4th November 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Waxwings, Mylor (L.Hadley)

BissoeAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER (ju) flew over Rosenannon Downs this morning with 100+ Golden Plovers

Mylor Bridge – WAXWING (2) still in Mylor churchyard at 1100hrs. Also Brambling (Thanks J.St Ledger, W.Chegwidden and D.Mays)

St Just WAXWING again in gardens at Victoria Row, tho elusive. Firecrest still at Cot Valley.

SaltashWAXWING in fruit trees by Sandacre Bay at churchtown Farm CNR at 1530hrs (SX.418.575)

NanquidnoRICHARD’S PIPIT still in fields along footpath between Gurland Farm and Tregiffian Farm

PorthgwarraLAPLAND BUNTING (3) in fields between Porthgwarra and St Levan

The LizardLAPLAND BUNTING flew over Windmill Farm NR

SancreedHawfinch flew east at 0955hrs (Thanks D.Flumm)

FalmouthRing Ouzel (2) flew west past Pendennis Point. Also Sandwich Tern in Carrick Roads and Siskin (5) over (Thanks D.Chaney and M.Duckham)

HayleSpoonbill and Whooper Swan (2) at Hayle Estuary at 0830hrs (Thanks M.Curtis)

Whooper Swan, Hayle (M.Curtis)

WadebridgeFirecrest (2) at Treraven Meadows this afternoon (Thanks T.Potterton)

River LynherRed-breasted Merganser (fem), Great Crested Grebe (19) and Greenshank on estuary at high tide at 0800hrs (Thanks P.Kemp)

TruroSpotted Redshank at Tresemple Pool, Tresillian (Thanks M.Jones)

ParBrent Goose at Par Beach Pool (Thanks T.Potterton)

MarazionBlack Redstart on Marazion beach wall (Thanks S.Kerton)

IlloganFirecrest (2) in garden. SW 666 436 (Thanks P E Tompsett)

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