Wednesday 26th October 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

The Lizard*BUFFLEHEAD* (fem/juv) on small pond between lighthouse road and Housel Bay this evening. Park in lizard village, walk south along lighthouse road for 1/4 mile then take track left for 200 yards then turn left on footpath. SW.706.120

Porthgwarra*PALLAS’S WARBLER* still in sallows at north end of car park at 1500hrs. (Thanks W.Jones and J.Shutt) Yellow-browed Warbler in 60 foot cover. Turtle Dove at Arden-Sawah Farm

Lands EndRICHARD’S PIPIT flew west over lands End at 0900hrs. Pom Skua (2) past. Snow Bunting

Pendeen Black Redstart at Pendeen Watch on lighthouse buildings

Scillonian CrossingSabine’s Gull and Puffin (2) reported from Scillonian III. Also Arctic Skua close to boat

MarazionSnow Bunting still in station car park

St JustYellow-browed Warbler in Cot Valley at Cot Manor. Firecrest in Kenidjack valley west of large parking area at 1810hrs

NanquidnoFirecrest (2) at bottom of Nanjulian Farm garden

HayleSpoonbill again on Ryan’s Field this morning (Thanks P.Jeggo)

St BuryanBlack Redstart

Talland BayGN Diver flew west to east past this afternoon (Thanks E.Mayhew)

TorpointLong-tailed Duck (imm), Mandarin (male) and Brent Goose (9) at St Johns Lake (Thanks M.Jordan)

RameYellow-browed Warbler near Trehill Kennels (Thanks S.Votier)

GwithianSnow Bunting at St Gothian Sands LNR between 1545-1635hrs. Also Little Grebe (2), Mute Swan (4), Tufted Duck (3), Canada
Goose (124), Greylag Goose (52) and Hybrid Goose (11). Yellow-browed Warbler at Gwithian Green LNR at southern end in sallows by Gwithian Stream towards the Pound, showing well and calling between 1640-1740hrs (Thanks T.Twiggs)

Cape CornwallHobby around Bollowall Farm area early afternoon (Thanks K.Bealing)

No sign of Pec Sand at Drift reservoir but Common Sandpiper

No sign of Pallid Harrier at Goonhilly Downs this morning

No sign of Isabelline Shrike at St Just airfield

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