Wednesday 19th October 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Truro*LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (juv) still at St Clement at Tresemple Pool this morning (Thanks A.Sims). Also Sand Martin (6) and Swallow over Tresillian (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Lands EndBLACK KITE appeared to land in Swingates House garden at 1140hrs

DriftPECTORAL SANDPIPER still at reservoir midway between hide and dam.

DavidstowROSE COLOURED STARLING still at Davidstow Airfield

St Ives ROSE COLOURED STARLING still around Alexandra Row. Snow Bunting on Island. Sabine’s Gull past (Thanks V.Stratton)

TregunnaGreenland White-fronted Goose on island on river Camel just west of Amble at 1235hrs, Greenland White fronted Goose on Dinham Flats. Also Dark Bellied Brent Goose, Curlew Sandpiper and Spotted Redshank (Thanks C.Selway)

St Just Yellow-browed Warbler at Cot Valley by shed along coast path at 1120hrs, still this afternoon. Also Firecrest (2). Short-eared Owl flew in off sea at Cape Cornwall at 0930hrs. Crossbill (14) flew north

StithiansCurlew Sandpiper at northern end of reservoir this afternoon (Thanks A.Sims)

Pendeen Little Auk and Little Gull past Pendeen Watch late morning

SennenRing Ouzel at Brew Pool. Med Gull (4) in cove. Marsh Harrier over

PolzeathSabine’s Gull (juv), Balearic Shearwater (30+), Great Skua and Snow Bunting at Rumps Point

The LizardYellow-browed Warbler at Windmill Farm. Also Ring Ouzel

Trevalgan – Snow Bunting still in car park at Trowan Farm. Ring Ouzel (2+) at Trevalgan Hill

no sign of Rough Legged Buzzard

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