Thursday 14th October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mevagissey ***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still midday at Lost Gardens of Heligan from hide in Hidden Valley, also seen on Jungle pool Last entry to gardens is 1530hrs. SW.99.64.71 Map Here.

Entry: Adult £10, Senior £9, Child £6, Family £27 More info here

Porthgwarra RED-THROATED PIPIT between Porthgwarra and Polgigga flew over Arden-sawah farm, appeared to land in field by 1st cottage along Rafta farm track at 1230hrs. no sign since, but ROSE-COLOURED STARLING and Short-eared Owl. (Thanks S.Menzie and J.Stockwell) LAPLAND BUNTING flew over Porthgwarra. Red Kite over Porthgwarra this morning. Balearic Shearwater (5), Manx Shearwater (2), BT Diver, Great Skua (3) and Arctic Skua (2) flew past Gwennap Head

Lands End RED-THROATED PIPIT east along coast towards Porthgwarra this morning

PendeenLAPLAND BUNTING flew north over Pendeen

SaltashSPOONBILL (5) at Kingsmill lake on saltmarsh this morning (Thanks M.Beer)

St.Just WRYNECK still in Kenidjack valley by mine workings, Fircrest in copse by engine shed,  Firecrest (4) also in valley.Firecrest still in Cot valley at Seaward end, Yellow-browed Warbler and Fircrest at top end of Valley by Cot manor.

St.LevanRing Ouzel at St.Levan

Marazion Short-eared Owl flew in off sea then over Marazion marsh RSPB. Also Bittern and Firecrest (3)

NanjizalRing Ouzel (2) in velley on moor opposite Nanjizal house at 1340hrs

Sennen GN Diver (ad), Purple Sandpiper (15) and Med Gull (2) in Sennen Cove

NewlynSnow Bunting still on cycle track just south of Sandy cove

Hayle Little Stint (2) and Curlew Sandpiper (Thanks S.Rogers)

Camel EstuaryGrey Plover (7) and Curlew Sandpiper (4) on Dinham flats (Thanks C.Selway)

Bude Little Stint at Maer Lake NR at 1730hrs

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