Tuesday 4th October 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

PorthgwarraRED-THROATED PIPIT on moor this morning tho mobile. Also RED BACKED SHRIKE (juv) on moor north of halfway wall. Snow Bunting (2) tho mobile. Balearic Shearwater (5), Sooty Shearwater (7), Great Skua (23), Arctic Skua (10) and Med Gull (9) past Gwennap Head

Stithians**GLOSSY IBIS** at Stithians reservoir at 0830hrs

Davidstow SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER still at Davidstow airfield at east end of runway at 1300hrs, no sign late afternoon

DriftBLACK KITE (3) in trees from layby on A30 between Drift and Catchall at 1145hrs. Also PECTORAL SANDPIPER at Drift Reservoir in front of hide at 1045hrs and SPOONBILL flew south over reservoir. (Thanks Dr J.Lander)

MarazionPECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv) still on beach at Red River Mouth at 1225hrs, showing well

The LizardWRYNECK (2) still at Kynance cove behind white house at first car park on left beyond cattle grid at 1400hrs. PECTORAL SANDPIPER (2) at Windmill Farm. BUFF BREASTED SANDPIPER (2) at Predannack Head

St LevanQuail flushed from stubble field

WadebridgeMed Gull (29) in field behind Burniere Hide this morning (Thanks C.Selway)

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