Tag Archives: Moltoni’s Subalpine Warbler in Cornwall

Friday 17th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Porthgwarra – MOLTONI’S or EASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (male) still just north Doctors garden in scrub but elusive this afternoon

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Eastern Green in KFC car park this afternoon

Davidstow – AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER at Davidstow Airfield at midday at south end showing well

Drift – RING-NECKED DUCK (fem/imm) at Drift Reservoir late afternoon in NW arm

HayleIceland Gull (2w) at Hayle Estuary RSPB from B3301 causeway this afternoon. Whooper Swan (6 ad) at Hayle Estuary RSPB this afternoon

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Cot Valley. Yellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley at 10:45hrs in sallows beyond last cottage

PolgiggaYellow-browed Warbler by B3315 at duckpond

Rame – Yellow-browed Warbler at Rame Head at 10:55hrs at Penlee NR

AntonySpoonbill on Lynher Estuary at Rat Island (Thanks D.Julian)

LooeMerlin and Arctic Skua off Hannafore this afternoon (Thanks A.Payne)

NanquidnoHouse Martin flew over valley at c1135hrs (Thanks L.Hopkins)

MarazionFirecrest at Marazion Marsh RSPB in bushes along path towards railway line  (Thanks L.Hopkins)

Thursday 16th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraMOLTONI’S or EASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (male) still just past Doctors garden this afternoon. Yellow-browed Warbler north of car park along lane to coastguards in sallows above doctor’s garden. Black Redstart on rocks at cove. Balearic Shearwater (7) and Sooty Shearwater past Gwennap Head between 14:30 & 17:00hrs. Hooded Crow at Roskestal Farm

DavidstowAMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER at Davidstow Airfield at 12:52hrs on pool at south end of main runway

DriftRING-NECKED DUCK (fem/imm) at Drift Reservoir in NW arm at 10:15

HayleWhooper Swan (6), Little Stint and Med Gull (66+) on Hayle Estuary RSPB (P.Freestone and D.Flumm)

St Erth – Whooper Swan (6) flew SW over railway station from Hayle Estuary at 0743 hrs (Thanks D.King)

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB

RameYellow-browed Warbler (2) in churchyard. Also Firecrest

PolgiggaYellow-browed Warbler off B3315 by duckpond

St JustYellow-browed Warbler in Cot Valley at top end near Daisy Cottage

Penberth – Yellow-browed Warbler at Penberth Cove on west side this morning

Penzance – Sparrowhawk flew over Rosevean gardens (Thanks M.Jasper)

PerranporthMerlin (male) at Perran Sands nr Lost Church at 1230hrs (Thanks J.Julian)

Wednesday 15th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraMOLTONI’S or EASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (male) still just past Doctors garden at 1400hrs

Davidstow – AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER still at Davidstow Airfield by main runway late morning

RameRED-BREASTED FLYCATCHER at Rame Head at coastguard cottages. Yellow-browed Warbler at east end of Penlee Battery NR

SennenWRYNECK at Sennen Cove on path to Gwynver Beach

The Lizard – Swallow (50+) at Porthallow. Barn Owl at Nare Point (Lizard) (Thanks N.Berry)

PorthgwarraRing Ouzel at stone wall pool. Balearic Shearwater (2) past Gwennap Head

Scillonian Crossing – Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater and Storm Petrel (4) from Scillonian III  

St JustYellow-browed Warbler at Cot Valley from footpath in sycamores by cleared field. Yellow-browed Warbler at Kenidjack Valley in sallows beyond the last house. Also Ring Ouzel (1+)

MouseholeFirecrest by church ruins between Mousehole & Lamorna Cove

PadstowRedwing (3) feeding on hawthorn berries in garden at Hawkers cove at 1330hrs (Thanks S.Grose)

Tuesday 14th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Par – Unconfirmed report of possible AMERICAN HERRING GULL (2w) at Par Beach

Porthgwarra – MOLTONI’S or EASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (male) still just past Doctors garden in scrub this morning. From car park take lane north to moor & coastguards. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (2), 1 at north end of car park. Hooded Crow at Roskestal Farm

Moltoni’s or Eastern Subalpine Warbler at Porthgwarra, J.Chapple

Drift – RING-NECKED DUCK (fem/imm) at Drift Reservoir at 1420hrs

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING at Morrison’s car park

St LevanWoodlark at St.Levan in field

RameYellow-browed Warbler near Rame Head in top corner of Penlee NR at 15:40. Firecrest near Rame Head at Penlee Battery

MarazionFirecrest at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Garganey (juv drk) at Marazion Marsh RSPB at Longrock Pool

HayleWhooper Swan (6) at Hayle Estuary RSPB (P.Freestone)

DevoranSpotted Redshank at Devoran Quay at 08:25hrs

Bude – Canada Goose (656), Mallard (146), Grey Heron, Snipe, Cormorant, Mute Swan (2), Black headed Gull (31), Magpie (2), Blackbird (2), Kestrel, Robin (5), Raven (2), Dunnock (2), Carrion Crow (9), Wood Pigeon (3), Chaffinch (2) and Moorhen (3) at Bude Marshes (Thanks H.Kendall and R.Mudge)

Monday 13th October 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthgwarraMOLTONI’S or EASTERN SUBALPINE WARBLER (male) still just past Doctors garden in scrub this morning. From car park take lane north to moor & coastguards. Also Yellow-browed WarblerHooded Crow at Roskestal Farm on wires

Drift – RING-NECKED DUCK at Drift Reservoir in NW arm this afternoon 

Nanquidno – BLACK KITE at Nanquidno Valley flew in off sea at 1500hrs then flew NE. Also Ring Ouzel (Thanks N.Cabble)

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Morrison’s car park 

St Levan –  Woodlark (3) at St.Levan

St JustFirecrest at Tregeseal. Yellow-browed Warbler Kenidjack Valley at seward end by last cottages

MarazionGarganey (juv drk) Marazion Marsh RSPB at Longrock Pool

St BuryanYellow-browed Warbler at Treverven House this afternoon