Thursday 17th November 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Falmouth – possible **BLACKPOLL WARBLER** at approx 1500hrs at Falmouth Town Railway station  with a tit flock moving off along the railway track away from the docks, seen closely for c20 seconds before moving off (Thanks M.Silk et al)

Polgigga – unconfirmed report of possible **SIBERIAN THRUSH** (fem) in 2nd field  from Bosistow Farm at 0830hrs. Also Black Redstart

Helston **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool. Access west off A394 on Degibna Lane from just north of A3083 roundabout then walk north from NT car park

The LizardPALLID or MONTAGU’S HARRIER (ringtail) at Goonhilly downs briefly this morning. Hen Harrier (male). COMMON CRANE (6) in field north of Trethvas Farm entrance this afternoon. Park in village and Keep to public right of way. SW.702.135

St MabynCOMMON CRANE (c27) at St Mabyn at 0745hrs this morning (Thanks M.Walton)

St KeverneCOMMON CRANE (6) at St Keverne in maize field at 110hrs but no sign early afternoon SW.755.205

St Austell – probable COMMON CRANE flew over Par beach Pool 1630hrs. Little Gull (2) still at Par Beach Pool this morning (Thanks E.Cornelius)

St Columb MinorROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) again in garden on Parkland Close/Leader Road at 1445hrs

LauncestonBrambling (fem) in garden at 0740hrs (Thanks C.JK)

TruroFirecrest trapped and ringed at Kea Woods (Thanks M.Grantham)

Newquay Black Redstart (male) in garden at Holywell Bay (Thanks R.Copeland)

St Ives Black Redstart (2) in Barnoon Cemetery this afternoon (Thanks M.Rouncefield)

WadebridgeMed Gull (ad), Grey Plover (4), Red-breasted Merganser (male) and Goosander (redhead) on Dinham Flats. Black Redstart on Glen Road. Water Pipit on Treraven Meadows (Thanks C.Selway)

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