Thursday 31st October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hermit Thrush, Porthgwarra (S.Rogers)

Porthgwarra***HERMIT THRUSH*** (1w) still at 1325hrs just east of car park in trees by toilet block but no further sign by dusk. Please do not enter woods, view only from path or road. Drive carefully along access road

St Just – probable *DUSKY WARBLER* in Kenidjack Valley at seaward end in willows by last house at 0945am but no sign since. Also Firecrest. Access west off B3306 opposite Tregeseal Gallery SW.369.319. Yellow-browed Warbler (3) and Firecrest at Kenidjack Valley this morning. Redwing (200) over (Thanks S.Rogers). Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at Cot valley still by old allotments

Marazion*WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER* (juv) still by Long Rock Pool roosting on Long Rock this morning

White-rumped Sandpiper (D.King)

St Levan – RED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER in sallow clump north of church before pool/reedbed. RICHARD’S PIPIT flew over St.Levan towards Porthgwarra at 0806hrs

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Morrison’s car park still

PolgiggaYellow-browed Warbler by duckpond

NanquidnoYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest in Nanquindo Valley at 1125hrs

CamborneYellow-browed Warbler at Tehidy Country Park breifly in bushes by track to rangers cottage at 0945hrs then flew north and lost to view

Mylor ChurchtownBlack Redstart on roof next to Sailing Club this morning (Thanks J.St Ledger)

Camel EstuaryLittle Stint, Curlew Sandpiper (2) and Med Gull (30+) from Camel Trail. Golden Plover (300+) circling the estuary. (Thanks D.Mays)

Drift – Whooper Swan in field above Drift reservoir (Thanks J.Morgan)

PenberthPom Skua and Balearic Shearwater (17) flew past Penberth Cove

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