Wednesday 6th October 2010 Cornwall Bird Reports

Mevagissey **MEGA** **GREEN HERON*** (1w) at Lost Gardens of Heligan from hide in Hidden Valley this afternoon. Last entry to gardens is 1530hrs. Open 1000hrs tomorrow. Also Brambling (2) (Thanks B.Mitchell, C.Selway, D.Julian et al) SW.99.64.71 Map Here.

Entry: Adult £10, Senior £9, Child £6, Family £27 More info here

(first modern day record for the county, last published record 1889)

Pendeen *SIBERIAN STONECHAT* reported between Geevor and Levant. Also Snow Bunting flew over Pendeen watch

Davidstow BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (juv) still at Davidstow airfield tho elusive, no sign this afternoon. Red Kite and Hen Harrier (male) at Crowdy reservoir this morning

Penzance ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) still at St.Marys church at 1745hrs. Also Firecrest (Thanks W.Jones) . no sign of Surf Scoter again

PorthcurnoYellow-browed Warbler still south of car park in trees right of path at 0820hrs tho mobile SW.385.225. Also Firecrest

Truro Firecrest (2+) at Kenwyn in bushes at Newbridge lane at 1130hrs (A.Hugo)

Morvah Pied Flycatcher at Morvah churchyard

Porthgwarra Balearic Shearwater (7), Sooty Shearwater (4) and Arctic Tern flew past Gwennap Head

Newlyn Snow Bunting on cycle track

Sennen Whimbrel (12+) flew west over Sennen towards Sennen cove at 1900hrs

St.IvesFirecrest (2) in Treveal valley by mill this morning

St.JustSnow Bunting (2) at Cape Cornwall at 1045hrs. Firecrest (3+) in Cot Valley

Marazion Little Stint (2.juv) still on Marazion Beach at red river mouth this afternoon(Thanks S.Williams). Pale-bellied Brent Goose (5) offshore still

Hayle Curlew Sandpiper on Hayle estuary RSPB

Nanquidno no sign of Siberian Stonechat

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