Thursday 8th October 2009 Cornwall Bird Reports

Nanquidno WOODCHAT SHRIKE (juv) still in hedge north of marshy field. Also Firecrest in garden with monkey puzzle tree and YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER reported.

SennenRICHARD’S PIPIT in fields between School and Brew Sewage works this afternoon.

PorthgwarraYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER north of car park in Middle Wood. WRYNECK on east side of valley on rocks above houses and Firecrest in 60ft Cover. Also Tree Pipit flew over and Balearic Shearwater (2), Med Gull (3) and Minke Whale past Gwennap Head.

HelstonRING-BILLED GULL at south end of Loe Pool at 1540hrs and Yellow-legged Gull (2w). Also Firecrest (5) along track at west side of Loe Pool.

The LizardYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER in Church Cove by pond today

DriftWhooper Swan at Drift Reservoir today (Thanks D.Jenkins)

Lands EndGrasshopper Warbler along Cycle track this morning

HayleYellow-legged Gull (ad) on estuary at 12.30hrs.

LooeBrent Goose (2) at St Georges Island today, also Bar-tailed Godwit (3), Grey Plover, Whimbrel (2), Wheatear and Swallow (6) (Thanks D.Spooner)

StithiansWood Sandpiper still on reservoir today

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