Tuesday 9th October 2018

Devoran: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3+ Ringed Plover, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank, c100 Redshank, c100 Curlew, 20+ Oystercatcher around evening high tide. (D Chaney)

Camel Estuary Burniere Hide: 36 Red legged Partridge, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Greenshank, 48 Curlew, 1 Cattle Egret. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 14 Cattle Egret in field east of Tower Hide at 17:30. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra: Rosy Starling still present this morning at Roskestel Farm, plus 2 Turtle Dove and a Lesser Whitethroat. (M Ferris, MJ Spicer, M Wallace) Turtle Dove photographed at Trevean Pool. (L Thomson) 2 Richard’s Pipits in fields between Trevean and Higher Bosistow. (M Wallace)

Gerrans: Juv Rosy Starling coming to food in a private garden. Present for at least a week. (M Glass)

Rosy Starling, Maggie Glass

Rosy Starling, Maggie Glass

Penryn: 6 Crossbill over Penryn campus. (L Langley, T Phelps)

Allet: Firecrest with a Long-tailed Tit flock at CWT HQ. (Cornwall Wildlife Trust)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Spoonbills at 11:30 before flying off towards Hayle. (K Robinson)

Porthcurno: 14 Cattle Egrets in cattle field at top of village. (L Thomson) Also visible from Raftra Farm. (M Wallace) Still present at 16:30. (R Archer) 16 Cattle Egrets looking from Ardensawah Farm towards Raftra. (D Unsworth)

Cattle Egret, Tony Mills

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler seen at 11:15, halfway down path towards the sea. (Jill)

Nanjizal: Yellow-browed Warbler still. Please keep to public rights of way. (J Ryan)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler still on the east side below the car park. (J Ryan)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Canada Geese on Ryan’s Field. (K Bowers)

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers

Mount Hawke: 1 “croaking” Raven flew over to south-east at 11.30. (RB & PC Girling)

Levant: 1 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Great Skua between 09:00 & 09:30. (M Scott-Ham)

Carn Kenidjack: c.110 Golden Plover, 1 large pipit sp flew over towards St Just but didn’t call, 2 Chough. (M Scott-Ham)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater:  1 Tawny Owl (f) calling 05.30. (B Toms)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Tawny Owl heard in Penpol Creek, 2 Tawny Owl also seen in Trenance Gardens. (S Grose)

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