Thursday 21st October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mevagissey - ***GREEN HERON*** (1w) still at Lost Gardens of Heligan ,  Last entry to gardens is 1530hrs Map Here. Entry £10, follow on-site instructions

Sennen – BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER still in field south of A30, 1/4mile SW of B3306 junction opposite Trevedra Farm entrance in 2nd field on left view from metal gate, with Golden Plover tho mobile. LAPLAND BUNTING (2) flew south over post office at 1300hrs. Snow Bunting still at Maria’s Lane. Yellow-legged Gull (2w) in Sennen Cove

PorthgwarraLAPLAND BUNTING flew north over coastguards. Also Dartford Warbler along track to coastguards and Merlin (2)

HayleSPOONBILL on Hayle estuary RSPB. Also Whooper Swan (5) (Thanks R.Hosken) White-fronted Goose (4) flew over (Thanks S.Williams and R.Wilkins)

Camel estuary - RING-BILLED GULL (2w) on Dinham flats this afternoon. Also Curlew Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank and Grey Plover (2) (Thanks C.Selway)

Carbis BayWhite-front Goose (4) in field behind Polwithen Drive at 0830hrs

Sithians Short-eared Owl at Stithians resevoir at 1845hrs. Barn Owl also at 1830hrs (Thanks S.Taylor)

St.LevanYellow-browed Warbler by turning circle this afternoon. Also Firecrest (3) this afternoon

Nanquidno Yellow-browed Warbler still in valley in copse by ford. Firecrest at seaward end

Mousehole - Yellow-browed Warbler just south of Mousehole still at Point Spaniard at start of coast path SW466.356. Also Firecrest

Newlyn Snow Bunting still on cycle track just south of Sandy Cove

MarazionBittern (1+) still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Firecrest. GN Diver offshore. Firecrest (3) at Plain-an-Gwarry

Nanjizal Firecrest in valley

Rame Firecrest in Sycamore near church at 1750hrs

Falmouth Firecrest (fem) at College Reservoir on South side at 1030hrs

Zennor Hen Harrier (ringtail) at Trewey Hill

Men-an-Tol Hen Harrier (ringtail), Short-eared Owl, Barn Owl and Ring Ouzel at Men-an-Tol this evening

St.Just ‘Siberian’ Chiff-Chaff in Cot Valley at seaward end of valley breifly this morning. no sign of Radde’s Warbler in scrub 200 yards beyond last house. Red Kite flew north over Carn Breaat 0940hrs. Firecrest still in Kenidjack valley in copse by engine shed. Also ‘Siberian’ Chiff-Chaff

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