Sunday 6th November 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Polgigga**MEGA** – **RUFOUS TURTLE DOVE** (form orientalis) in bulb field SW of Lower Bosistow Farm then flew towards cauliflower field but no further sign. Also **PALLID HARRIER** flew west over Bosistow Farm at 1035hrs

Porthgwarra**DESERT WHEATEAR** (male) reported by coastguard lookout late afternoon

Hayle LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER (2) reported on Hayle estuary RSPB on SW corner off Old Quay house in car park, no sign since

MarazionGREAT-WHITE EGRET at Marazion Marsh RSPB again at 0820hrs then flew north. Also Bittern. Snow Bunting (2) on beach and in Folly Field car park (Thanks V.Stratton)


St JustFirecrest still at seaward end of Kenidjack

The LizardYellow-browed Warbler (2) at Kennack Sands in sallows by beach. Also Firecrest (5). Yellow-browed Warbler at Carminowe. Firecrest (4+) and Willow Warbler at Cadgwith. Firecrest at Gwenter Valley. Yellow-browed Warbler at Ruan. Also Firecrest (2). Chough (2) on clifftop at Pen Olver, Swallow over. Peregrine over Church Cove. Peregrine at Bass Point. Common Gull (juv) and Swallow at Ruan Pool (Thanks D.King)

StithiansMed Gull (3) at Stithians reservoir. Jack Snipe 300 meters south of Watersports Centre this morning (Thanks S.Taylor)

St IvesRedwing (1200) and Fieldfare (1800) over St Ives early morning. Ring Ouzel (2), Fieldfare (21), Redwing (16), Wood Pigeon (750) and Stock Dove (24) at Buttermilk hill. (Thanks V.Stratton)

ZennorYellow-browed Warbler (2), Firecrest, Fieldfare (4) and Redwing (9) in Foage Valley. Golden Plover (400+) and Wood Pigeon (150) at Trewey Downs (Thanks V.Stratton)

Mounts Bay - Common Scoter (2 fem) in bay (Thanks V.Stratton)

Newlyn Siberian Chiffchaff at Sandy Cove (Thanks V.Stratton)

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