Wednesday 28th September 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

StithiansLONG-BILLED DOWITCHER still at reservoir from Carmenellis Causeway at 1030hrs. Also PECTORAL SANDPIPER (juv). View only from causeway, footpaths or hide, please do not enter reserve (Thanks J.St Ledger)

DriftBLACK KITE again over reservoir at 1300hrs and showing well, still at 1600hrs

Lands End*RED BACKED SHRIKE* (juv) between Sennen and Lands End along cycle track on fences by Trinity Pool. WRYNECK still NW of Trinity Pool

Truro – *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* (juv) still at St Clement by Tresillian river on Tresemple Pool. Also possible GREAT-WHITE EGRET in main channel and Spotted Redshank (Thanks E.Bannister)

Polgigga ROSE COLOURED STARLING (juv) between Lower Bosistow Farm and Higher Bosistow Farm on wires and in fields. Also LAPLAND BUNTING (2) tho mobile

RameMONTAGU’S HARRIER (juv) over Rame Head this morning, then flew out sea. Firecrest at Rame head along coast path near Rame Hide at 1536hrs

Sennen Sabine’s Gull (juv) in Sennen Cove close inshore off east car park, no sign by 1900hrs. Also Med Gull (3). Redstart at Mayon.

St JustPied Flycatcher still in Kenidjack valley

PorthgwarraBalearic Shearwater (32), GN Diver, Osprey and Merlin past Gwennap Head

The LizardFirecrest and Merlin at Bass Point

NanquidnoClouded Yellow between Nanquidno and Cot Valley flew thru little Hendra this afternoon

Polzeath Sanderling (10+), Ringed Plover (20+), Dunlin (30+) and Knot (3) at Trebetherick Point this evening (Thanks E.Imber)

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