Thursday 15th November 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra SERIN at Trevean briefly at 1000hrs. Lapland Bunting still tho mobile. Black Redstart around car park

St Ives – Crossbill (3+) at Trevalgan Hill opposite National Trust
car park.(Thanks P.Jeggo)

HayleSpoonbill still on main channel at Hayle Estuary at 1130 hrs, then flew towards harbour over Carnsew Pool at 1210hrs. Also Brent Goose (1 pale bellied; 1 dark bellied) and Med Gull (2). Long-tailed Duck still on Carnsew Pool and showing well.

GwithianLong-tailed Duck at St Gothian Sands LNR on main pool. Water Pipit also

PenrynYellow-browed Warbler in NE corner of quarry at Mabe Burnthouse (Thanks S.Perfect)

Bodmin MoorHen Harrier (1 ringtail; 1 male) and Short-eared Owl at Rosenannon Downs. Also Starling (10,000+) over at dusk (Thanks J.Shutt)

NancledraBlack Redstart at Higher Trenowin Farm

St AustellBlack Redstart at Spit beach on rock with blow hole (Thanks P.Barlow)

PenzanceSlav Grebe off Eastern Green Beach. Also GN Diver  and Common Scoter (20) in Mounts Bay (Thanks T.Armstrong)  Black Redstart on sea defence rocks by train station

Carnon DownsFirecrest near Islamic Community Centre

RameHen Harrier (male) off Military Road late afternoon

St LevanBlack Redstart by church

Leave a Reply