Thursday 1st September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Polgigga *BLACK KITE* flew over Lower Bosistow Farm towards Polgigga at 1112hrs, then over Nanjizal Valley at 1153hrs. Firecrest on Bosistow lane before pines

The Lizard*BLACK KITE* still north of Lizard village late morning, still early afternoon between Lizard and Caerthillian Cove. Spotted Redshank (2), Pied Flycatcher (2), Yellow Wagtail, Whinchat (2), Spotted Flycatcher (6), Grasshopper Warbler, Whimbrel (2) andWheatear (4) at Windmill Farm this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

St Buryan *BLACK KITE* (ad) flew over Trevervan at 1050hrs then flew towards Porthcurno (Thanks P.Hobbs)

Hayle*BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* still on Hayle estuary RSPB in Carnsew Basin at 0935hrs, still present at 1708hrs. Also Little Stint (3) and Curlew Sandpiper (2)

NanquidnoWRYNECK at Nanquidno valley at seaward end 50yards beyond Mill House right of track tho elusive. Also Pied Flycatcher. Pied Flycatcher by ford.

PorthgwarraWRYNECK 500 yards north of lookout station near gully by wooden steps. Also Whinchat (2 juv) and White Wagtail (Thanks R.Murray). Pied Flycatcher at 60 foot cover. Balearic Shearwater (5) and Sooty Shearwater past Gwennap Head in 5 hours

StithiansWood Sandpiper still at Stithians Reservoir today. Also Wheatear (8) (Thanks S.Taylor)

St JustWheatear (20+) in field at Bollowall Farm this morning (Thanks K.Bealing). Pied Flycatcher at Kenidjack in evening

Drift Curlew Sandpiper (juv), Little Stint (2) and Spotted Redshank (juv) at Drift reservoir

Torpoint Osprey flew west over St Johns Lake at 1430hrs. Also Knot (12)

NewlynMed Gull (juv) on Tolcarne Beach this afternoon (Thanks G.Hobin)

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