Wednesday 8th October 2008 – Cornwall Bird Reports

It’s finally turning out to be an epic October in Cornwall and the Scillies! Todays Highlights in Cornwall include:

Nanjizal***MEGA**MEGA*** – **ALDER or WILLOW FLYCATCHER** at seaward end of Nanjizal valley and showing well. The bird was feeding well and became more mobile late afternoon. Please park in field at Ardensawah Farm (£1) and follow on site instructions. (record shots below of Nanjizal bird: M.Halliday)

The Lizard**MEGA** – **COMMON NIGHTHAWK** again this afternoon briefly in flight over garden at Church Cove then flew in-land.

LooeGreat Northern Diver still in the harbour, also Brent Goose (5) at the Limmicks, East Looe. (Thanks D.Spooner)

St AustellYellow Browed Warbler this afternoon in Gorran Haven village (Thanks D.Payne)

Porthgwarra Hen Harrier (Ringtail) and Firecrest early morning (Thanks G.Treadwell)

TruroWater Rail (4), Greenshank (4) and Black-tailed Godwit (20) at Tresemple pool, Tresillian this morning. (Thanks D.Jenkins)

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