Thursday 17th October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just – Reported Rough-Legged Buzzard was a Buzzard. Hen Harrier over Lands End airfield. Chough (12) at Cot Valley. Garden Warbler and Sparrowhawk (fem) also (Thanks K.Reeves & Burbage Birders) no sign of Red-breasted Flycatcher at Cot Valley by 1000hrs

Penzance ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Morrisons Car Park at 1000hrs then flew towards Sainsbury’s

St LevanRICHARD’S PIPIT just west of St Levan, flew east over towards St Levan at 0940hrs. Yellow browed Warbler by St Levan church at 1100hrs

NanquidnoYellow-browed Warbler at top of valley opposite airfield

Lands EndYellow-browed Warbler still in sallows south of car park

RameYellow-browed Warbler (2) near church at 1150hrs

HayleGarganey (drk) still on Hayle Estuary RSPB at 0925hrs. Osprey at Hayle Estuary RSPB still at 1435hrs. Sandwich Tern (7), 6 on estuary and 1 on Ryans field this afternoon. Also Knot  (Thanks K.Reeves & Burbage Birders)

Penberth – Firecrest (4) this morning

CamborneFirecrest at Tehidy Country Park at top of Kennels Hill at 1310hrs (Thanks P.Freestone)

BotallackRing Ouzel in brambles and gorse from path to coast path from south end of village at 1315hrs (Thanks S.Harris)

Liskeard Ring Ouzel at Bearah Tor

NewlynSnow Bunting still near Sandy Cove on coastal path below Penlee Quarry at 1500hrs. Also Black Redstart SW.470.277

Falmouth - Great Crested Grebe and Goldeneye at Swanpool (Thanks C.Martin)

Bodmin MoorWoodcock (Thanks E.Treverton)

Bedruthan StepsBlack Redstart on beach (Thanks P.Harris)

Report of Wryneck yesterday at Porthgwarra was erroneous

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