Garden Listing Wednesday 13th October

Praa Sands: Been away for a while, with the following birds seen from late Aug/early Sept:

76 – Wheatear on the Green, 77 – Yellow wagtail calling as it flew over and 78 – single Jay going through tree to tree. (Matt Southam)

Garden Listing 5th October 2021

Crowlas: Meadow Pipit takes my total to 53. (Gary Healey)

Dobwalls: 2 Swallow flying low over the garden, heading west (Chris and Janet Duffy)

Garden Listing 4th October 2021

Mount Village, Bodmin Moor: Jay feeding off peanuts on the bird table in late August – making my list now 34. (Jasmina Goodair)

Garden Listing 30th September 2021

Tresillian: Another one for my list, Little Egret. (Andrew le Masurier)

Garden Listing 26th September 2021

Feock: This afternoon with wind in right direction from the creek, I heard amongst various unidentifiable calls, a Curlew bringing my total to 40. (Rosalind Smith)

Garden Listing 25th September 2021

Crowlas: Two more for my list: Grey Wagtail and Peregrine take my total to 52. (Gary Healey)

Garden Listing 24th September 2021

Polbathic: A Kestrel: the first over the garden for ages, even though there is frequently one about ½ mile away, but in an area I can’t see from the garden. So that’s 69. (A Blonden)

Garden Listing 19th September 2021

Dobwalls: 5 Swallow, 1 f Southern Hawker ovipositing on a mossy stone in our pond. (Chris and Janet Duffy)

Friday 15th October 2021

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Pool: 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper still present. (S Rogers) Also present 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Little Egret. (S Rogers, D Parker, T Mills)

Dozmary Pool: 2 drake Ring-necked Duck with Tufted Duck. (L Sampson)

Porthgwarra area: 2 Lapland Bunting in large stubble field by Faraway Cottage. Woodlark over Ardensawah at 11:20am and Whitethroat at Trevean. (M Wallace) 2 Siskin in Doctor’s garden, 1 Black Redstart at coastguard cottages (later flew to Roskestal), 6 Jay over, 13 Golden Plover, 4 Skylark, 2 Wheatear, 4 Chiffchaff, 100+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Bullfinch. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) Also Chough at Gwennap Head. (D Dine)

Siskins – Phil Taylor

Gulval: Wryneck searching for insects in private garden. (J Hawkey)

Morvah: Cattle Egret west, 4 Jay high south-east, 2 Chiffchaff, Merlin, 40 Redwing, 8 Blackbird, 4 Song Thrush, 12 Robin. (D Flumm)

Trethewey: Turtle Dove flew across road 09:50. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Bolventor: 2 Short-eared Owl over A30 at Blacktor Downs this evening. (D Julian)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe and 1 Great White Egret. (A McKechnie) Also 1 Cattle Egret. (I Webster)

Black-necked Grebe – Alex McKechnie

Great Egret – Alex McKechnie

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Spotted Redshank, 15 Lapwing, 1 Curlew. (A Lea)

Gurnard’s Head: 23 Chough, partially leucistic Goldfinch, 2 White Wagtail, 6 Robin. (D Flumm)

23 Chough – Dave Flumm

Partially leucistic Goldfinch – Dave Flumm

Partially leucistic Goldfinch – Dave Flumm

Helman Tor/Red Moor area: 100+ Redwing, 60+ Woodpigeon, 8 Stock Dove, 25+ Jay, 2 Raven, 20+ Meadow Pipit, 10+ Goldfinch, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 4-5 Marsh Tit, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker,  4 Stonechat, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Kestrel  (M Boldy)

Stenalees: Constant movement of Redwing over since yesterday, largest group approximately 50 birds. Plus 25 Siskin over. Also 1 Hobby mobbed by Kestrel, also flying S/SE. (R Hollis)

Rame Church – Penlee Reserve: 29 Chiffchaff, 11 Jay, 4 Goldcrest, 4 Bullfinch, 59 Redwing, 16 Song Thrush, 2 Sparrowhawk, 4 Yellowhammer, 135 Skylark, 74 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 95 Meadow Pipit, 3 Stonechat, 19 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 21 Siskin, 2 Kestrel. (D Clegg)

Roughtor Farm/ Roughtor: 350+ Golden Plover, 19 Lapwing, 14 Mistle Thrush, 4 Song Thrush, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 m Ring Ouzel, 45 Meadow Pipit, 5 Raven, 3 Buzzard, 1 Treecreeper, 5 Sisken, 50+ Redwing, 75 Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Dodman Point: 5 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 1 Blackcap, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Song Thrush, 2 Redwing, 6 Jay flew high & west , 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Reed Bunting. (B & L Bosisto)

Sennen: Whimbrel still with 11 Curlew in fields behind Maria’s Lane. Whinchat along hedge near junction to Trevescan. (M Ferris)

Trenow: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Pied Wagtail with yellow tint to head. (A Witheywood)

Whimbrel – Andrew Witheywood

Pied Wagtail – Andrew Witheywood

St Agnes Head: Kestrel, 30 Goldfinch, 2 Stonechat, 10 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow. (R Bunt)

Crowdy Reservoir: 31 Tufted Duck, 5 Great Crested Grebe (inc 1 juv), 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Jay, 1m Blackcap, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Snipe, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Grey Wagtail, 17 Coot, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Cormorant, 56 Black headed Gull. (S Grose)

Trewen: 22+ Long-tailed Tit passed through private garden. (N Banks)

Tresemple Pond: Pair of Kingfishers (R Penny)

Late submission, 14/10, Fenton Pitts: Tawny Owls calling in private garden (at least 3 individual birds) (M Boldy)

Late submission, 14/10, Lands End: 1 Short-eared Owl at 17:15 (R & S Netherton)

Late submission, 14/10, Lizard Point: 1 Kestrel hunting on cliff edge, 1 Raven. (S Ford)

Kestrel – Steve Ford

Kestrel – Steve Ford

Raven – Steve Ford

Late submission, 14/10, Beagles Point/Treleaver: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Brambling, 12 Redwing, 27 Golden Plover, 10 Blackcap, 1 Firecrest, 10 Chiffchaff. (D Collins)

Late submission, 14/10, Pedngwinian, Gunwalloe: 1 Wheatear, 4 Reed Bunting. (J Hawkey)

Late photo, 14/10, Lands End: Bluefin Tuna. (J & J Elvin)

Bluefin Tuna – J&J Elvin

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