Thursday 23rd October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

MEGA – Porthgwarra**YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO** in scrub just east of Doctor’s House viewed from approach road c500yds before toilet block at 15:10 but mobile, still present at dusk in willows above 60 foot cover tho very elusive. Also Yellow-browed Warbler.  Please do not block passing places

Yellow-billed Cuckoo (S.Rogers)

HayleLESSER YELLOWLEGS at Hayle Estuary RSPB at Copperhouse Creek showing well. Also Med Gull (105). Firecrest (2) at Ryan’s Field near hide by A30 bridge and railway line (Thanks D.Flumm)

Lesser Yellowlegs, Copperhouse Creek (D.Flumm)

DriftRING-NECKED DUCK (fem) at Drift Reservoir in NW arm from Hide

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Eastern Green at 10:55 by A30 opposite KFC car park

DavidstowAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER (juv) at Davidstow Airfield until 09:00 with Golden Plover then flew off

Kenneggy CoveWRYNECK at Kenneggy Cove at 1415hrs flew from side of road from Prussia Cove 300 yds south of farm buildings then flew towards Acton Castle hotel

Rame – Yellow-browed Warbler at Rame Church with tit flock near church at c1100hrs

St Just – Firecrest (2) at Cot Valley (Thanks N.Truby)

Penberth Cove – Firecrest at Penberth Cove midway between turning circle and quay this afternoon

NanquidnoFirecrest at Nanquidno Valley

StithiansWhinchat at Stithians reservoir at rear of sailing club (Thanks J.St Ledger)

 

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