Tuesday 21st September 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

The Lizard RED BACKED SHRIKE  still present along Kynance Road by bend near cattle handling fences. Lapland Bunting (2) over most Southerly Point this morning; (probable) 1st winter Blue-headed Wagtail (2) still present at Church Cove and Tree Pipit over. (Thanks I.Maclean and T.Veen)

SennenTAWNY PIPIT flew over Sennen. Also Wood Sandpiper and Ring Ouzel

Stithians – PECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv) at Stithains reservoir at Golden Lion cut off this morning

BotallackLAPLAND BUNTING flew over Botallack

Lands EndRED-BACKED SHRIKE (juv) just north of A30/B3315 junction on West corner of Treve Common at 1230hrs SW.353.252. ORTOLAN BUNTING briefly and WRYNECK along Cycle track near boarded up white house

NanquidnoWOOD LARK in ploughed field by footpath between Gurland and Tregiffian Farm SW.365.279

Davidstow - Dotterel (2) at Davidstow Airfield on central runway near control tower at 0800hrs

Camel EstuaryCurlew Sandpiper (3), Greenshank (12) (incuding Ythan Estuary ringed bird), Bar-tailed Godwit (41), Black-tailed Godwit (90+), Whimbrel (3) and Med Gull (1w) on Dinham Flats this afternoon (Thanks C.Selway)

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (8) and Sooty Shearwater (6) flew past Gwennap Head

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