Thursday 1st November 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Polzeath – LITTLE AUK reported flew SW past Rumps Point this morning

St Levan – RICHARD’S PIPIT in fields west of St Levan late morning, still present this afternoon

St Just – Snow Bunting at top of road to Kenidjack Valley on road by Nancherrow Barn at 0830hrs. Ring Ouzel at Kenidjack Valley at 1600hrs. Black Redstart at top of road to Kenidjack Valley at 1230hrs (Thanks A.Mackintosh)

PortreathSnow Bunting at top of western cliffs (Thanks P.Harris and M.Lenney)

Falmouth – Purple Sandpiper (2) at Pendennis Point (Thanks D.Chaney)

Hayle – Spoonbill (2) on Hayle Estuary RSPB still off B3301 causeway. Pintail (male) on Millpond this afternoon (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Pendeen – Balearic Shearwater (16), Sooty Shearwater (5), BT Diver, GN Diver (3) and Great Skua (3) past Pendeen watch by 0920hrs

Porthgwarra – Balearic Shearwater (3) and GN Diver past Gwennap Head by 0900hrs

Bude – Black-tailed Godwit (22), Golden Plover (c170), Lapwing (c150) and Dunlin at Maer Lake (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Falmouth – GN Diver in Swanpool Bay. Firecrest on coast path to Mainporth this morning (Thanks S.Bearhop). Black Redstart at castle Beach

Penzance – Black Redstart at Chyandour Cliff

CoverackFirecrest at Downas Valley

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