Thursday 29th October 2015 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Lands End *Olive-backed Pipit* near entrance to complex behind Swingates House at 0925hrs then flew to rough field and no further sign. Rose-coloured Starling still at complex this afternoon. Short-eared Owl between Lands End and Treeve moor at 0815hrs

Wadebridge – Great White Egret at Walmesley Sanctuary this morning. Water Pipit (2)  at Treraven Meadow

NanjizalPallas’s Warbler trapped and ringed at Nanjizal. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (8). Keep to public right of ways

St Levan – Yellow-browed Warbler below church at 1130hrs. Also Firecrest (3) and Black Redstart by church late morning

St Just – Yellow-browed Warbler at Kelynack campsite. Also Firecrest (2). Firecrest (2) still at Cot Valley (Thanks C.Corrigan)

Hayle – Spoonbill (2) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also Goosander (2) and Pintail (fem)

St Ives – Tree Sparrow still in private garden (cbwps)

Porthgwarra – Firecrest (3) at Porthgwarra

PenzanceFirecrest (2) at Chyandour (Thanks D.Flumm)

RameFirecrest at coastguard cottages

Downderry – Water Pipit at Downderry. Also GN Diver and Med Gull (2)

Tintagel – Black Redstart (3) on rocks opposite castle

SancreedBlack Redstart and Firecrest (Thanks D.Flumm)

North Cliffs – Short-eared Owl at Hells Mouth (cbwps)

FalmouthPurple Sandpiper at Pendennis Point

LooeEider (drk) still at Hannafore Point


Leave a Reply