Wednesday 5th October 2011 Cornwall Bird Reports

Davidstow possible **PIED WHEATEAR** briefly at Davidstow airfield near main runway SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER still at Davidstow airfield at east end of runway again this afternoon. Also Dotterel (2) then flew towards Crowdy (Thanks C.Selway)

Stithians - **GLOSSY IBIS** again at Stithians reservoir by northern cutoff at 1602hrs, later on Southern Cutoff. Also PECTORAL SANDPIPER

Drift - BLACK KITE (2) still between Drift and B3283 junction at Bojewans Carn viewable from A30 layby at 1450hrs. PECTORAL SANDPIPER still at north end of Drift reservoir. Also Spoonbill

TruroLESSER YELLOWLEGS still at Tresemple Pool at 100hrs. Also Spotted Redshank (2), Greenshank (18) and Sparrowhawk attempting to catch Kingfisher (Thanks A.Nicholson)

Nanquidno - MELODIOUS WARBLER opposite Nanquidno Farm this afternoon. Pied Flycatcher in valley 200yards beyond ford up hill at 1550hrs

PorthgwarraRED BACKED SHRIKE (juv) on moor north of halfway wall. Also  WRYNECK on moor 50yrds NE of halfway wall at 1230hrs. Snow Bunting still on moor tho mobile. Spoonbill (ad), Balearic Shearwater (16) and Sooty Shearwater (11) past Gwennap Head this afternoon

Marazion - PECTORAL SANDPIPER still on beach at Red River mouth this morning. Also Pale-bellied Brent Geese (3)

Lands End - WRYNECK still along cycle track

BotallackWRYNECK along coast by old mine workings early morning. Also Whinchat

Sennen - Yellow Legged Gull in cove

Polgigga - Dotterel (2) still in bare field by track to Higher Bosistow Farm opposite Raftra Farm entrance at 1550hrs.

Pendeen - Snow Bunting 100 yards beyond White Gate Cottage on track to Monor Farm still this afternoon

St Just - Snow Bunting at Kenidjack Castle at 1350hrs

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