Wednesday 9th October 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Levan – **WESTERN BONELLI’S WARBLER** still at St.Levan 1/3ml north of church in willows along stream. Access on footpath on east side of stream. Also AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER flew over again

Hayle – BLACK-WINGED STILT (ad fem) still on Ryan’s Field at high tide. Also Osprey still at 1020hrs (Thanks P.Jeggo)

Pendeen – WRYNECK at Pendeen Watch opposite coastguard cottages. Snow Bunting still just east of lower car park in boat cove. Sabine’s Gull flew south past Pendeen Watch at 0945hrs. Also Balearic Shearwater (50+), Sooty Sheatwater (3), Arctic Skua (2) and Great Skua (3) past Pendeen watch 0800-1100hrs. 

SennenRICHARD’S PIPIT reported in garden opposite old post office at 1350hrs

St JustRICHARD’S PIPIT flew west over Kenidjack Valley. Yellow-browed Warbler in sycamores behind sewerage works at Kenidjack Valley. Two Death’s Head Hawk-moths trapped and on show at Cot Valley in garden of barn with 2 blue plastic sheets)

The LizardROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still in garden on NE side of Lizard village this morning

PolgiggaYellow-browed Warbler at Bosistow Lane in sycamores by cottages

NanquidnoYellow-browed Warbler in pines near mill

RameYellow-browed Warbler at church

ZennorTurtle Dove still by church with Collared Doves

Bude - Little Stint and Curlew Sandpiper at Maer Lake

Wadebridge Curlew Sandpiper (3) between Wadebridge and Tregunna Bridge from Camel Estuary Trail

GerransYellow-browed Warbler at Roseland

NewquayScaup still at Trevella Park this morning. Water Rail (2), Little Grebe, Grey Heron and Kingfisher (2) also (Thanks W.Lowery)

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