Sunday 9th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel (ad) still in Boat Cove NT at 0755hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe and take coastal path west to view

NanjizalBlack-throated Thrush at Nanjizal Valley briefly at 0800hrs then flew North & no further sign. Keep to public right of ways. Dusky Warbler trapped & ringed. Also Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler (10)

Porthgwarra – Wholly unconfirmed report of Blyth’s Pipit reported to land in fields to east of Porthgwarra. Richard’s Pipit (2) in meadow below Doctor’s Garden. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (5)

DavidstowBaird’s Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield near control tower this morning, still present at 1155hrs near control tower. Buff-breasted Sandpiper also still at 1710hrs. Also Merlin and Ring Ouzel 

The LizardPallas’s Warbler east of Housel Bay along lane to Bass Point

Falmouth – Pectoral Sandpiper at College Reservoir. Also Bittern. Common Tern (juv) still at Argal Reservoir

SennenRichard’s Pipit in field by Mayon Farm from footpath at 1135hrs. Siberian Chiffchaff by Esther’s Field Holiday Cottage mid morning, Wryneck Sennen opposite school

PendeenWryneck still at Pendeen this evening. Also Whinchat and Hooded Crow still at Lighthouse. Yellow-browed Warbler still in churchyard, in pines by graves just south of car park at 1630hrs. Also Redstart. Ring Ouzel nearby at Levant

Yellow-browed Warbler, Pendeen Churchyard, A.Hugo

Yellow-browed Warbler, Pendeen Churchyard, A.Hugo

SaltashGreat White Egret at Kingsmil Lake early evening then flew down Tamar (cbwps)

Lands End – Yellow-browed Warbler (3) still at Land’s End. Also Whinchat (5) and Tree Pipit

Porthgwarra –  Yellow-browed Warbler (2), 1 at Trevean and 1 at 60 Foot Cover. Also Ring Ouzel

Padstow – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) at Hawker’s Cove in willows opposite Mariners friend. Park at Lellizzick and walk to view (Thanks S.Grose)

BudeYellow-browed Warbler (2) in trees along road on right just before NT car park at 0945hrs (Thanks A.Roberts)

Polgigga – Yellow-browed Warbler at Polgigga, Yellow-browed Warbler at Raftra Farm

Nanquidno – Yellow-browed Warbler still in Nanquidno Valley in sycamores below Nanjulian Farm. Also Whinchat (4), Hobby and Merlin

Plain-an-GwarryYellow-browed Warbler (cbwps)

MarazionYellow-browed Warbler still by standing stone at Marazion Marsh RSPB

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler still in Kenidjack Valley in 2nd donkey paddock at 1240hrs. Firecrest (3) in Cot Valley (Thanks N.Beasley)

RameShort-eared Owl and Pied Flycatcher at Rame Head (Thanks D.Allan)

Pied Flycatcher, Rame, D.Allan

Pied Flycatcher, Rame, D.Allan

Zennor – Hen Harrier (ringtail) on White’s Down

RockMed Gull (52) over sand dunes (Thanks D.Julian)

Kennack SandsBrent Goose this evening (cbwps)

LiskeardRing Ouzel flew over (Thanks D.Julian)

 

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