Sunday 5th October 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Nanquidno*SUBALPINE WARBLER* (1w Fem) in brambles along stream between Nanjulian Farm and Mill House and showing well this evening. Also Firecrest and chough.

The LizardYELLOW-BROWED WARBLERS at Church Cove.

PorthgwarraMELODIOUS WARBLER still in 60ft cover tho elusive. Also Firecrest in Car park.

St Levan LAPLAND BUNTING in fields east of church. Also Firecrest in copse near turning circle.

TruroOsprey perched on dead wood over Restronguet Creek early afternoon (Thanks J.Perrertt)

MarazionPB Brent Goose (5) in Mounts Bay this morning.

Hayle EstuaryPink-footed Goose (2), Curlew Sandpiper, Ruff (3) and Greenshank (3).

Pendeen Leach’s Petrel (1), Long-tailed Skua (1), Pom Skua (1), Grey Phalarope (15), Puffin (2), Great Skua (40) and Arctic Skua (20) (Thanks H.Cook)

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