Tuesday 2nd October 2007 – Bird Reports

Todays Birding highlights in Cornwall include:

Marazion Spotted Crake (1), and water rail showing well this afternoon 4.00pm, also Hobby over back of reserve (thanks R.Menari)

Rame Head Merlin and Pied Flycatcher today (thanks C.Buckland)

St Gothian Sands NR – 17.20-18.00, wheatear, Pec Sandpiper (juv) still, golden plover (1), peregrine and Little Stint. (thanks S.Taylor) plus Snow Bunting reported.

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Little Stint, St Gothian Sands (photos:M.Sallis)

Pencallenick Firecrest today (thanks M.Jones)

TresillianSpotted Redshank (2) at Tresemple Pool (thanks M.Jones)

Helston Boating LakeGadwall (1), Scaup (male) (thanks J.H.Johns)

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Scaup (photo:J.H.Johns)

PorthgwarraDotterel on moor 100yrd south of dry stone wall this afternoon.

Sennen Buff-breasted Sandpiper east of A30 at north end of grass field between Whitesands Lodge and Trevorian Farm track. Med Gull (2 ads, 4 2nd wint, 1 1st wint) in cove. Plus Arctic Tern (3), Common Tern (5) (thanks K.Gillam)

The LizardChough (10) this afternoon and Firecrest

CamelfordDotterel on Davidstow Airfield this afternoon.

Penberth YB Warbler (1), Little Stint feeding on fjord (for 3rd day) (thanks K.Gillam)

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Little Stint, Penberth (photo: K.Gillam)

Bird News courtesy of Rare Bird Alert unless otherwise stated.

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