Wednesday 21st September 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

RestronguetDalmatian Pelican at Restronguet Creek off Point Quay at 0915hrs, still present at 1400hrs in tree viewable from Regatta Cottage

Davidstow – American Golden Plover still at Davidstow Airfield. Also Buff-breasted Sandpiper (juv) and Rose-coloured Starling (juv) on wires by entrance at 1400hrs. No sign of Pectoral Sandpiper.

Bodmin MoorPectoral Sandpiper at Siblyback Reservoir. Also Curlew Sandpiper (2) and Turnstone. Yellow-legged Gull also at Siblyback Reservoir this afternoon. Also Greenshank, Dunlin (10), Ringed Plover (8), Wigeon and Wheater. (Thanks D.Cleal)

NanjizalTawny Pipit at Carn Boel before flying North of costal path at Nanjizal Valley at 0810hrs. Wryneck and Firecrest trapped and ringed

Wryneck at Nanjizal (P.Freestone)

PorthgwarraRed-backed Shrike still at Porth Loe late morning, still present at 1730hrs

Lands EndWryneck at Trinity Loop

St JustNightingale at Cot Valley. Also Willow Warbler, Blackcap (m), Whinchat (3), Wheatear (2), Chiffchaffs and Chough (15). Wryneck still at Kenidjack Valley on footpath to beach opposite 3 large privet bushes. (Thanks S.Grose)

Gerrans – Balearic Shearwater (10) and Storm Petrel in Gerrans Bay showing well

Polgigga – Whinchat (2) at Polgigga this afternoon

Cape Cornwall Lapland Bunting still by costal track

Perran SandsWhimbrel (20+) in field between Rose and Perran Sands (Thanks P.Mcnaughton)

RockBlack-necked Grebe still off Porthilly beach (Thanks S.Grose)

Firecrest, Nanjizal (P.Freestone)

2 thoughts on “Wednesday 21st September 2016 Cornwall Bird Sightings

  1. Dave Cleal

    I submitted report of 2 Curlew Sandpipers and Adult Yellow Legged Gull at Siblyback res this morningtobirdguides. Also present 1 Greenshank 10 Dunlin 8 Ringed Plover 1 Wigeon 1 Wheater.

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