Sunday 8th November 2009 Cornwall Bird Reports

Saltash*CATTLE EGRET* in fields opposite China Fleet country club.

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Tregeseal. Also Black Redstart and Brambling.

PorthgwarraRichard’s Pipit in field north of Trevean Pool.

The Lizard – 1st winter Grey Phalarope at Poltesco (Carleon Cove). Also 3 Black Redstart, 3 Med Gulls there + Black Redstart Church Cove (Thanks I.Maclean)

Rumps PointSabine’s Gull (2) and Little Auk (12) reported past Rumps Point this morning.

St IvesBalearic Shearwater (3) past St Ives Island this morning. Also Manx Shearwater, Arctic Skua, Great Skua (3), Little Gull, Great-northern Diver (6) and Med Gull (2). Purple Sandpiper (6+) on rocks off Porthgwidden Beach.

Crackington HavenSnow Bunting on the coastal path south of Crackington Haven (Grid reference 126934). (Thanks S.Ogden)

Gorran Haven Snow Bunting overhead after dark, also up to 5 Black redstarts in village last week (Thanks D.Payne)

Sancreed Black Redstart still (Thanks D.Flumm)

Lamorna Black Redstart, Water Pipit, Swallow (3) and Chiffchaff (1) (Thanks D.Flumm)

HelstonLong-tailed Duck at Loe Pool.

HayleFirecrest in trees by Millpond today.

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