Thursday 6th October 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Perranuthnoe – Hudsonian Whimbrel in Boat Cove NT at 1300hrs. Park in Perranuthnoe & take coastal path west to view

PenzanceCaspian Tern over Jubilee Pool until 1735hrs then flew towards St.Michaels Mount & lost to view

Davidstow – Baird’s Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield on pool near control tower at 1455hrs. Buff-breasted Sandpiper still at Davidstow Airfield at 0930hrs by pools on central runway near control tower

St Just – Red-breasted Flycatcher at Kenidjack Valley in trees beyond large green shed with no parking sign. Also Firecrest (2). Yellow-browed Warbler at Cot Valley

NanjizalGreat White Egret (7) NW of Nanjizal Valley in field. View from Higher Bosistow to Trevilley footpath

Lands EndWryneck (2) at Land’s End

NanquidnoWryneck still at Nanquidno Valley. Yellow-browed Warbler & Pied Flycatcher also

Botallack – Wryneck at Botallack Head by coastal path 20 yards south of trig point

Gwithian – Rose-coloured Starling (juv) on wires at campsite at 0845hrs

Pendeen – Possible Icterine or Melodious Warbler in cottage garden briefly this afternoon . Also Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler (2) and Ring OuzelRichard’s Pipit in field right of white cottages on road to lighthouse

Sennen – Yellow-browed Warbler (2) at Sennen

The Lizard Yellow-browed Warbler in trees by bridleway to Kynance Road. Ring Ouzel (2) and Yellow-browed Warbler at Kynanace Cove

St Ives – Balearic Shearwater (12) flew past St.Ives Island between 07:30-08:30

Marazion Little Stint on beach at Red River mouth this evening

 

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