Thursday 16th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraMOLTONI’S or EASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (male) still just past Doctors garden this afternoon. Yellow-browed Warbler north of car park along lane to coastguards in sallows above doctor’s garden. Black Redstart on rocks at cove. Balearic Shearwater (7) and Sooty Shearwater past Gwennap Head between 14:30 & 17:00hrs. Hooded Crow at Roskestal Farm

DavidstowAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER at Davidstow Airfield at 12:52hrs on pool at south end of main runway

DriftRING-NECKED DUCK (fem/imm) at Drift Reservoir in NW arm at 10:15

HayleWhooper Swan (6), Little Stint and Med Gull (66+) on Hayle Estuary RSPB (P.Freestone and D.Flumm)

St Erth – Whooper Swan (6) flew SW over railway station from Hayle Estuary at 0743 hrs (Thanks D.King)

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB

RameYellow-browed Warbler (2) in churchyard. Also Firecrest

PolgiggaYellow-browed Warbler off B3315 by duckpond

St JustYellow-browed Warbler in Cot Valley at top end near Daisy Cottage

Penberth – Yellow-browed Warbler at Penberth Cove on west side this morning

Penzance – Sparrowhawk flew over Rosevean gardens (Thanks M.Jasper)

PerranporthMerlin (male) at Perran Sands nr Lost Church at 1230hrs (Thanks J.Julian)

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