Thursday 11th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Paddyfield Warbler, Church Cove (A.McKechnie)

The Lizard**PADDYFIELD WARBLER** still on east side of Lizard village at Church cove at 1017hrs. Use car park then walk towards sea, take footpath north to view small quarry 100yards north of bottom of valley. ORTOLAN BUNTING (1w) still at The Lizard midway between Lizard and Lighthouse in stubble field west of Lighthouse Road. RED-BACKED SHRIKE (juv) still from footpath in valley to House Bay SW.705.120. Yellow-browed Warbler (2), 1 in Lizard Village and 1 at Pistil Meadow still.no sign of probable Tawny Pipit at Lizard Head in stubble field

Pendeen *OLIVE-BACKED PIPIT* still by coastal path 1/2 mile west of coastguard cottages this afternoon tho mobile. Balearic Shearwater (44), Sooty Shearwater (9) and Great Skua (5) past Pendeen late afternoon.

HelstonGREAT WHITE EGRET still a Loe Pool at north end viewable from east bank at Degibna at 1140hrs

NanquidnoRED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER in Nanquidno Valley at Nanjulian Farm at 1100hrs. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Pied Flycatcher (2)

St JustRedstart (1w male) still at Tregeseal still by bridge at 1245hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler in trees by road up valley at 1300hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler in Cot Valley this afternoon still.

FalmouthMed Gull (1st w) flew past Pendennis Point this morning. Also Whimbrel. Med Gull (ad) at Gyllyngvase beach. Black Redstart near Golf Course (Thanks D.Chaney)

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