Sunday 7th November 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

no sign of American Bittern at Walmsley Sanctuary today. But Spoonbill and Whooper Swan (ad). LAPLAND BUNTING (2+) in parking field this morning

Mevagissey ***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still at Lost Gardens of Heligan in Lost Valley early afternoon. Gardens open at 1000hrs, last entry to gardens is 1530hrs, closes at 1730hrs Map Here. Entry £10, follow on-site instructions. Firecrest at Polsreath Cove SW.018.455

St.IvesLeach’s Petrel (3), Balearic Shearwater (5), Manx Shearwater, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, BT Diver (6) and GN Diver past St.Ives island between 0730-1005hrs

Sancreed – (08:00 – 12 noon) male Merlin, 2 Golden Plover, 8 Lapwing, 1750 Woodpigeon, 115 Stock Dove, 70 Skylark, 12 Fieldfare, 830 Chaffinch & 7 Brambling all west. Also 3 Med Gulls (2 x 1st & a 2nd wint) in fields at village and Greenland White-fronted Goose with 90 Canadas field east of reservoir. (Thanks D.Flumm)

PentireSnow Bunting (2) at Pentire point west

TrevoseSnow Bunting (4) on coastal path between Trevose Head and Constantine

Firecrests reported today from Gardens in Penzance and Camborne and at Penare Point.

Calstock Brambling in private garden this morning (Thanks J.Richings)

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