Sunday 6th October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Daurian Shrike, Pendeen (G.Willets)

Pendeen - *DAURIAN SHRIKE* (ad male) still at Pendeen Watch at 1000hrs 400 yards south of lighthouse, just west of road to Enys Cottages. Yellow-browed Warbler in garden at Enys Cottages. WRYNECK (3), 2 west of Enys Cottages and 1 by lower car park. Snow Bunting by fishing huts 300 yards east of lower car park. Also Whinchat (2), Blackcap (2) and Wheatear (5+). Park carefully. SW.380.355 (Thanks B.Dallas et al.)

St Levan - **WESTERN BONELLI’S WARBLER** north of church in willows along stream. Access on footpath on east side of stream. HONEY BUZZARD (ad) flew over west towards Porthgwarra at 1410hrs. Lapland Bunting still in field by car park but no sign this afternoon. Yellow-browed Warbler (2+) by Church. (Thanks B.Dallas)

Hayle*LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (juv) on Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway then flew towards Lelant saltings. (Thanks S.Rogers) *BLACK-WINGED STILT* (1w) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB on Ryans field at 0736hrs. Osprey flew over Carnsew Basin towards estuary mouth at 1435hrs. Little Stint (2) on estuary. Ruff (4), Bar-tailed Godwit (23+), Greenshank (4), Knot and Sandwich Tern (3) on Ryans field (Thanks B.Dallas)

Wadebridge*GLOSSY IBIS* at Walmsley Sanctuary from public hide at 1250hrs (Thanks D.Julian)

RameMELODIOUS WARBLER at Rame Head in bushes along Forder Road at 0950hrs. Also TURTLE DOVE on bird table at Rame coastguard cottages at 1300hrs (Thanks J.Sleep)

MarazionHONEY BUZZARD flew SE over Marazion Marsh at 1045hrs

St BuryanRICHARD’S PIPIT at Treen in stubble field with large bales

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley in copse by engine shed. Yellow-browed Warbler at Tregeseal along no through road past last cottage on Tregeseal Row early afternoon

GerransYellow-browed Warbler between football field car park and church

BudeBalearic Shearwater (18) off Bude (0730-0900) (Thanks R.Kirkwood)

Newquay - Greater Scaup at Trevella Park for 2nd day. (TR8 5EW) (Thanks W.Lowery and S.Rowe). Little Stint on Gannel Estuary this evening (Thanks S.Rowe)

DriftBlack-necked Grebe at Drift reservoir still

PorthcurnoSpotted Flycatcher in bushes by toilet block (Thanks B.Dallas)

Falmouth - Wheatear, Whimbrel and Med Gull at Pendennis, Peregrine at docks. Eider (3) near St Mawes, Med Gull and Sandwich Tern at Maenporth (Thanks D.Chaney and J.St Ledger). Eider, Manx Shearwater and Common Scoter from AK Wildlife cruises pelagic (Thanks R.Hollis)

SancreedMed Gull (7) (Thanks D.Flumm)

DriftMed Gull (4) and Green Sandpiper at Drift reservoir (Thanks D.Flumm)

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