Wednesday 10th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

The Lizard**PADDYFIELD WARBLER** still on east side of Lizard village at Church cove early morning, tho elusive. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Pied Flycatcher. Use car park then walk towards sea, take footpath north to view small quarry 100yards north of bottom of valley. probable *TAWNY PIPIT* at Old Lizard Head in stubble field. ORTOLAN BUNTING at Housel Bay in stubble field near bale viewable from footpath at 1300hrs, still late afternoon. Also RED-BACKED SHRIKE (1w) still. Yellow-browed Warbler at Pistil Meadow at 1650hrs

Paddyfield Warbler, Church Cove (A.Hartley)

Pendeen*OLIVE-BACKED PIPIT* still by coastal footpath 1/2 mile west of coastguard cottages on slope below wall in bracken by gate at 1032hrs, still present this afternoon.  Also Whinchat (2) and Pied Flycatcher

Nanquidno – probable *OLIVE-BACKED PIPIT* flew north from juncus in valley at 1150hrs. WRYNECK in bracken by track to Gurland Farm briefly at 1345hrs

Sennen*GLOSSY IBIS* still near Trevorian Pool/Brew farm tho mobile. Also HOODED CROW and Hooded Crow x Carrion Crow hybrid

St Austell *BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* reported on beach at Par today (no further details)

HelstonGREAT-WHITE EGRET still in NE arm of Loe Pool (Thanks D.Mays)

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at bottom of Kenidjack valley at last house mid morning, tho elusive, still present at 1700hrs. Also Firecrest (2), Ring Ouzel (fem) and Redstart. Access west off B3306 opposite Tregeseal Gallery SW.369.319. Firecrest (1+) and Redstart (1w m) at Tregeseal by bridge. still this afternoon, showing well. Firecrest (3), Pied Flycatcher and Chough (2) at Cot valley

RameYellow-browed Warbler at Rame head still at Rame Church

PenberthFirecrest (3) at Penberth Cove

Penzance Common Scoter offshore. Firecrest at Chyandour (cbwps)

MarazionMed Gull (6)

FalmouthMed Gull (2) at Gyllyngvase. Med Gull (2) in bay from pendennis Point (Thanks D.Chaney)

Hayle Little Stint (juv) and Curlew Sandpiper (2) on Hayle Estuary RSPB at 1355hrs

PadstowCorn Bunting (3) and Stonechat at Harlyn Bay late morning. Wheatear (fem)at Mother Ivey’s Bay early afternoon (Thanks M.Knights)

BudeSpotted Flycatcher on sycamore scrub near to breakwater. Also Wheatear (3). Ruff (2) at Maer Lake (Thanks A.Roberts)

St Agnes Snow Bunting (male) at St Agnes Head on SW coast path at 1330hrs

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