Thursday 25th September 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Kenidjackpossible **TRUMPETER FINCH** reported this afternoon just beyond sewage works, tho mobie and elusive. Also dark morph Honey Buzzard flew south at 1600hrs.

Rame*RED-THROATED PIPIT* flew over Military Road into recently cut field right of road to Penlee Point at 15.00hrs. Also WRYNECK flew from tarmac loop in main field along Military Road at 15.15hrs (for possible 5th day) and Firecrest at Rame Church.

The LizardROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still at Lizard Point this morning. Also Firecrest.

PolgiggaROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) between Ardensawah Farm and Bosistow Farm tho mobile.

Lands End LAPLAND BUNTING north of complex at Bunkers Hill this morning. Also Whinchat (6) and Tree Pipit (2).

Hayle Estuary Pink-footed Goose, Brent Goose, Little Stint (juv) and Med Gull (ad) on main estuary early afternoon

PorthgwarraShort-eared Owl in Valley. Also Pied Flycatcher in 60ft cover.

Wadebridge Little Stint at Walmsley Sanctuary this morning and Osprey from Trewornan Bridge.

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