Wednesday 14th October 2009 Cornwall Bird Reports

St Buryan*GREAT-WHITE EGRET* flew east at 07.30hrs.

Drift*GREAT-WHITE EGRET* flew east over reservoir towards Penzance at 11.10hrs. Whooper Swan still on res.

HayleSPOONBILL (5) on estuary this morning. Two birds still at high tide in afternoon. CATTLE EGRET reported late afernoon (no further reports?) and AMERICAN WIGEON (fem) this evening. Also Pintail (fem) and Med Gull(2). 

SennenCASPIAN GULL 1w on Cowloe this evening. Also Yellow-legged Gull on roof of lifeboat station and Richard’s Pipit at Mayon Cliffs. Yellow-browed Warbler along Maria’s Lane

HelstonRING-BILLED GULL still on Loe Pool.

MarazionRed Kite flew east over Marazion late afternoon. Also Woodlark flew over.

NanquidnoYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest in valley. Lapland Bunting flew over.

St LevanWryneck still by church mid morning though elusive and Garden warbler, female Merlin (Thanks A.Saunders) And Hobby flew over.

Porthgwarra – male Ring Ouzel behind cottages on east side of valley early afternoon (Thanks A.Saunders) Balearic Shearwaters (6) past Gwennap Head. Yellow-browed Warbler by Doctors Garden.

Land’s EndRing Ouzel in field behind Treeve Moor House mid afternoon (Thanks A.Saunders) Also Wryneck, Short-eared Owl and Whinchat.

Crowdy ReservoirCommon Crossbill (30+) and Hen Harrier (2).

PenzanceWoodlark flew over this morning

PorthcurnoFirecrest and Sedge Warbler in  valley today

KenidjackRedstart in valley and Yellow-browed Warbler still opposite green shed

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