Monday 1st October 2018

Late news, 30/9, Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver. (J Miller)

Kynance: Blyth’s Reed Warbler at Soapy Cove early morning only. Also 1w Brown Shrike and 1+ Wryneck still present plus 15 Golden Plover, 8 Blackcap, 14 Siskin, 1 Redpoll & 2 Reed Bunting. (B Bosistow et al.)

Brown Shrike, Steve Rowe

Brown Shrike, Steve Rowe

Wryneck, John St Ledger

Wryneck, John St Ledger

Kynance Downs: Great White Egret flew south towards Lizard Village at 10:44. (M Ahmad, MJ Spicer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Teal, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 30 Swallow, 4 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Camel Estuary Wadebridge, Burniere Hide: 2 Cattle Egret this eve. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Grey Phalarope showing down to 20m from the causeway. (P St Pierre) Also 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Lapwing and 3 Whimbrel on Ryan’s Field. (P Freestone)

Newquay:  Hoopoe at Tregunnel Park seen  at 07:15 and again briefly at 09:15 but very timid. (M Lammas)

Kenidjack: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Chiffchaff, 30 Meadow Pipit, 3 Chough. (D Flumm)

Penzance Harbour: Hobby heading inland in Northerly direction over harbour, mobbed by corvids at 09:00. (J Evans)

Devoran: 1 Osprey sitting on post and 1 Kingfisher from Devoran Quay.(E Cornelius  & C Hayward)

Sancreed: 4 Kestrel, 30 Swallow, 5 Stonechat, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Siskin. (D Flumm)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 female Tawny Owl calling last night. A regular bird. (B. Toms)

Sennen Cove: 22 Mediterranean Gull and 20+ Sandwich Tern. (J Miller)

Looe Harbour: 1 Red-throated Diver still in summer plumage and 1 Eider. (R Kirkwood)

Red-throated Diver, Rupert Kirkwood

Red-throated Diver, Rupert Kirkwood

Red-throated Diver, Rupert Kirkwood

Eider, Rupert Kirkwood

Cape Cornwall: 10 White Wagtail. (J King)

Lands End: 1 Golden Plover and Dunlin over, 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 1 Whinchat, surprisingly little visible passage. (D Chown, N Grace)

Sennen, Escalls Church: 1 Merlin, 3 Golden Plover. (D Chown, N Grace)

Scillonian III crossing: 3 Great Shearwater and 4 Sooty Shearwater this morning.

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