Thursday 15th September 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HelstonDalmatian Pelican still at west end of Loe Pool viewable from footpath through Degibna Wood

PerranuthnoeHudsonian Whimbrel still this morning in Boat Cove NT. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

Falmouth – Whiskered Tern (juv) still at Argal Reservoir early morning, still present this afternoon

Polgigga – Little Bunting reported west of Polgigga in stubble field at Lower Bosistow Farm this afternoon.  Ortolan Bunting in bulb fields NW of Higher Bosistow Farm mid afternoon

Davistow – Rose-coloured Starling (juv) at Davidstow Airfield at west end by old farm buildings. American Golden Plover still at Davidstow Airfield on pool near control tower this morning then flushed and no further sign. Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on airfield by old control tower at 1000hrs

Lands EndWryneck (3) still between Land’s End and Sennen Cove along cycle track

St Just – Birds seen between Cot Valley and Nanquidno – Wryneck at Boscregan Farm, also RedstartTree PipitWheatear (12), Whinchat (7) and Spotted Flycatcher (2) (Thanks N.Wheatley via Twitter)

Portscatho – Wryneck south of Portscatho on coastal path

Porthgwarra – Red-backed Shrike by halfway wall near dry pool. Wryneck near dry pond. Dotterel on moor. Also Lapland Bunting (2) and Whinchat (25)

The Lizard – Icterine Warbler at Parn Voose Cove. Also Wryneck

Zennor Turtle Dove north of Gurnard’s Head at 1330hrs in cottage garden then flew west

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