Thursday 5th October 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Nanquidno*Blyth’s Pipit* on hedge on west side of meadow field opposite Boscregan Farm at 1240hrs then lost to view

MouseholeCattle Egret (14) flew over Mousehole

HayleCattle Egret on estuary at 1545hrs then flew west. Also Ruff (3) and juv Gannet. Black necked Grebe still on Carnsew Pool. (Cornwall Bird Tours)

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler by toilet block (Cornwall Bird Tours)

PendeenSabine’s Gull, Pom Skua (2), Balearic Shearwater (25), Sooty Shearwater and Great Northern Diver (2) flew past Pendeen watch

PenzanceOsprey flew over at 1150hrs

St IvesPom SkuaBalearic Shearwater (3), Grey Phalarope and Great Northern Diver flew past St Ives Island this morning

DownderryBalearic Shearwater (11) and Little Gull flew west past

Cape CornwallBalearic Shearwater (6) and Sooty Shearwater flew past

BudeSpotted Redshank at Maer Lake

St LevanPied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher and Firecrest by turning circle (Cornwall Bird Tours)

Marazion – Clouded Yellow butterflies (4+) on dunes at the back of beach (Thanks J.Eaton)

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