Thursday 26th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

GwithianWhite-rumped Sandpiper (juv) at St Gothian Sands LNR, showing well at 1605hrs

NanjizalRadde’s Warbler at Nanjizal Valley. possible Blyth’s Pipit flew over towards Lands End. Also Hawfinch (10). Ring Ouzel and Firecrest also at Nanjizal. Yellow-browed Warbler (3) trapped and ringed at Nanjizal Valley. Please keep to public rights of way (Thanks K.Wilson)

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool at 1130hrs, showing well. No sign of Long-tailed Duck

Cape CornwallOrtolan Bunting (1+) flew over garden at Cape Cornwall

St IvesWryneck at Clodgy Point on rocks by coastal path NWN of town and NW of Trevalgan Holiday Farm at 1130hrs

NanquidnoWryneck on coast path at Trevalgan cliff. Great White Egret flew north over this morning. Hawfinch (2) flew over. Also Ring Ouzel

MarazionRose-coloured Starling (juv) again at Marazion Marsh RSPB landed in reeds at c1820hrs

Lands EndGreat White Egret at Lands End at 0945hrs. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (3+) and Black Redstart

BudeGlossy Ibis over golf club course at 1100hrs then flew west

FalmouthYellow-browed Warbler at Maenporth. Great Northern Diver offshore. Yellow-browed Warbler at University of Exeter Campus. Hawfinch (5) flew over and Firecrest trapped and ringed

Porthgwarra – Ring Ouzel, Black Redstart, Wheatear and Merlin (2) at Porthgwarra this morning. Also a few Brambling over (Thanks M.Wallace)

RameBlack Redstart (2) at Rame Head at 1655hrs, 1 at coastguard cottages and 1 at church

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