Sunday 7th October 2007 – Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

YELLOW BROWED WARBLERS at Clapper Marshes, Windmill Farm NR, Pendeen and Porthgwarra. (contact us at Cornwall Birding for further directions for YB Warblers)

Hayle EstuarySPOONBILL (2nd wint) still in main channel and showing well. Med Gull(ad), Knot (1), Little Stint (4) flew onto Ryan’s Field at 11.30hrs. Dipper on sluice at 07.30hrs (thanks R.Menari)

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Spoonbill, Hayle Estuary (photo:P.Freestone)

NanquidnoWryneck, Chough (2) and Spotted Flycatcher early morning (thanks M.Halliday)

PendeenRed-backed Shrike in cover between lighthouse and Calartha Farm this evening

Lands EndShort-eared Owl mobbed by 3 Chough this morning (thanks S.Rogers et al)

NanjizalDotterel in fields on south side of valley by Faraway Cottage and Lapland Bunting (3)  near Trevilly Farm tho mobile.

Stithians ReservoirWood Sandpiper still from Carminellas Causeway. Plus Common Sandpiper and Greenshank (thanks S.Rogers et al)

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Cuckoo at Porthgwarra today (photo:P.Barden)

Bird News courtesy of Rare Bird Alert unless otherwise stated

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