Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Late news, 02/10, Loe Pool: 1 Firecrest, 2 Common Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 16 Great Crested Grebe. (D Collins)

Porthgwarra: juv Rosy Starling still on wires around Roskestal Farm plus 82 Collared Dove. (DK Parker G Mitchell R Butts T Pinfield et al.)

Rosy Starling – Dave Parker

Rosy Starling – Dave Parker

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 8 Snipe. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 2 Cattle Egret and 1 Ruff early morning visible from the causeway. (L Proctor)  Plus 74 Mediterranean Gull of varying ages, 16 Little Egret, 2 Cattle Egret, 4 Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (R Butts T Pinfield) 2 Curlew, 10+ Teal, 2 Oystercatcher. Ryan’s Field RSPB: 1 Kingfisher , 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret (K Bowers) Also 2 imm Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Little Egret on Ryan’s Field. (R Butts T Pinfield) Also Wryneck on the path from the hide to the tidal sluice gates. (C White)

Curlew – Kevin Bowers

Oystercatcher – Kevin Bowers

Teal – Kevin Bowers

Kynance: Brown Shrike still at Soapy Cove also 1 Wryneck. (P Freestone, B Mellow) Darford Warbler (B Mellow)

Wadebridge, Trewornan Manor: 9 Cattle Egret, between the dam and main road. (S Grose)

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest, 6 Blackcap and 8 Chiffchaff. (N Wheatley)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Sparrowhawk hunting birds amongst the rocks, it chased a bird into the rocks and stayed looking for it for 15 mins. (S Williams)

Sparrowhawk – Stephen Williams

Penberth: 1 Firecrest & 6+ Chiffchaff at the seaward end. (DK Parker)

Devoran: 4 Sandwich Tern, 11.30- 11.45. (B. Toms)

Hawkers Cove: 1 Guillemot, 3 Sanderling. (S Grose)

Maer Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 11 Lapwing and 400+ Canada Geese. 2 Moorhen. (H Kendall)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Padstow: 8 Mute Swan, 65 Canada Goose, 3 Shelduck, 35 Mallard, 24 Wigeon, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 14 Grey Heron, 17 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Moorhen, 120 Oystercatcher, 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Grey Plover, 6 Golden Plover, 2 Lapwing, 1 Knot, 14 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 15 Redshank, 14 Greenshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 70 Curlew, 4 Snipe, 180 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 45 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker, 1 Swallow, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 3 Blackbird, 1 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 17 Jackdaw, 4 Rook, 45 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 5 Starling, 8 House Sparrow, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Rabbit, 2 Small White, 1 Speckled Wood, 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth (M Scawen et al.).

Amble Marshes: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 11 Siskin feeding in private garden. (S Grose)

Siblyback Reservoir: 5 Coot, 20 Little Grebe,  6 Pied Wagtail, 1 Stonechat,  6 Rock Pipit & 1 Linnet. (R Napp)

Linnet, Rick Napp

Stonechat, Rick Napp

Meadow Pipit, Rick Napp

Meadow Pipit, Rick Napp

Sennen Cove: 2 Great Northern Diver.

Scillonian III crossing: 2 Balearic Shearwater this morning.

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