Wednesday 24th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Mousehole*OLIVE-BACKED PIPIT* still 300 yards south of Raginnis Corner along coast path in weedy fields, pony paddocks and pines behind field tho elusive. no sign late afternoon but Yellow-browed Warbler.

Olive-backed Pipit, Mousehole, (M.Barker)

PolgiggaWRYNECK at Polgigga on wall by Bosistow Farm at midday

HayleSpoonbill (3) on Hayle Estuary RSPB from Lelant Platform (Thanks P.Jeggo and W.Chegwidden)

St JustYellow-browed Warbler still in Kenidjack

Lands EndYellow-browed Warbler still along cycle track in sallows at Trinity Pool. Also Ring Ouzel (8) and Tree Pipit 

LamornaYellow-browed Warbler at Lamorna cove along footpath thru trees on east side. Also Firecrest (3)

PorthcurnoYellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest and Pied Flycatcher

Carnon DownsYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (2) in garden

PenberthFirecrest (2) and Redstart

PadstowLapland Bunting (10) at Crugmeer (Thanks D.Julian)

RameRing Ouzel (4) at Rame Head at 1110hrs then flew east

TorpointFirecrest (2) at Kingsmill Lake

FalmouthBlack Redstart (3) at Pendennis Point (Thanks J.St Ledger and D.Chaney). Black Redstart in private garden (Thanks B.Nicholas).  Crossbill (8) flew NW over. Short-eared Owl c1 mile west of Argal Reservoir on farmland (per D.Chaney)

WadebridgeBlack Redstart (2) in field near temporary phone mast behind Council offices (Thanks G.Williams). nearby, Firecrest at Dennis Pool. Hen Harrier near estuary

Bodmin MoorWoodlark, Firecrest and Merlin at Rosenannon Downs late morning (Thanks C.Selway)

The LizardWhooper Swan at Croft Pascoe Pool at 1340hrs (Thanks B.Hawker) Black Redstart (1w male) at Nare Point this afternoon (Thanks N.Berry)

MevagisseyShort-eared Owl, Black Redstart, Ring Ouzel and Swallow at Dodman Point (Thanks D.Payne)

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