Thursday 29th September 2016

Nanquidno: 1 Wryneck in elders opposite Nanjulian holiday cottages at the end of the paved road at 0745am. (R Fuller)

Pendeen Watch: 07:45 to 11:45, 11 Sooty Shearwater, 35+ Balearic Shearwater, 8 Great Skua, 4 Arctic Skua, 28 Sandwich Tern, 2 Arctic Tern and 5 commic tern. (DK Parker, P & H Taylor, R & I Archer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Mandarin, 81 Mallard, 17 Teal, 14 Wigeon, 5 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 5 Moorhen, 1 juv Marsh Harrier, 5 Buzzard, 2 Common Sandpiper and 3 Dunlin. (DK Parker)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 Baird’s Sandpiper still present this evening. (S Rowe, B Dodd, A McKechnie, T Mills) Also 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Grey Plover. (S Rogers)

TMills_Baird'sSandpiper_290916Baird’s Sandpiper, Tony Mills

Sennen: 1 Wryneck in the cemetery and 1 Richard’s Pipit still south of the school early afternoon.

Porthgwarra: 1 Red-backed Shrike again today to the northeast of the Coastguard Cottages.

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 2nd cal yr Yellow-legged Gull. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary, Rock: 1 Dalmatian Pelican again.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: the escaped ad Bald Eagle still. (A James)

AJames_BaldEagle1_290916 AJames_BaldEagle2_290916Bald Eagle, Alan James AJames_BaldEagle3_290916

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