Wednesday 16th September 2009 Cornwall Bird Reports

Wadebridge*BLACK DUCK* at Walmsley Sanctuary late morning.

Marazion *BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* still at mouth of Red River tho mobile. Bittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB on eastern side from standing stone and showing well.

Camelford*BAIRD’S SANDPIPER* still on airfield at Davidstow.

NanquidnoWOODCHAT SHRIKE (juv) in garden of farm north of white house then flew north mid afternoon and not relocated. Also Pied and Spotted Flycatcher, Wheatear (4) and Chough (2).

PorthgwarraPURPLE HERON (juv) flew up valley at 1200hrs. MELODIOUS WARBLER still in bushes east of shop. Also Tree Pipit (3) and Spotted Flycatcher (4)

TorpointRING-BILLED GULL (ad) at Millbrook Lake then flew towards St Johns Lake late morning.  ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) in private garden at Torpoint

Rame LAPLAND BUNTING in stubble field by Military Road at 1050hrs. Also Pied Flycatcher and White Wagtail.

CollifordOsprey flew over Colliford Reservoir today (Thanks T.Bryant)

Hayle EstuaryCurlew Sandpiper (2) and Little Stint (2) at high tide. Also Greenshank (2) and Little Egret (10+)

GwithianLittle Stint at St Gothian Sands NR. Also Wheatear (4) (Thanks D.Jenkins)

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