Thursday 21st October 2021

Porthgwarra: 3 Snow Bunting at Carn Barra. (Birdguides)

Goldsithney: 2 Black Redstart. (Birdguides)

Cape Cornwall: 2 Grey Phalarope, Pomeraine Skua. (Birdguides)

Dozmary Pool: 4 Ring-necked Duck, reported mid-morning. (Birdguides)

River Fowey – St. Winnow to West Wood: 5 Little Grebes; 1 Cormorant; 1 Grey Heron; 8 Little Egret; 1 Mute Swan; Mallards; 1 Black-tailed Godwit; 44 Curlew; 25 Redshank; 8 Greenshank; 2 Dunlin; 5 Great Black-backed Gulls; 400+ Herring Gull; 100+ Black-headed Gull; 2 Buzzards; 2 Pheasant; Woodpigeon; 1 Goldcrest; Wrens; Robins; 3 Blue Tits; 1 Great Tit; 1 Nuthatch; 7 Long-tailed Tits; Crows; Jackdaw; 1 Jay; 1 Chaffinch; 2 Linnets; 2 Goldfinches. (A Parker)

East Pentire (08:30-09:30): 14 Common Scoter, 4 Med Gull, c10000 Auk sp. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 6 Redwing, 5 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Water Rail, 1 Jay, 12 Skylark, 6 Chaffinch, 5 Robin, 3 Goldcrest. (S Rowe)

Clapper Pools: 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 20 Teal. (S Rowe, T Carson)

Stithians Reservoir: 18 Canada Geese, 2 Pied Wagtail, 4 Magpie, 1 Grey Heron from Stuart Hutchins Hide. 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 1 Willow Tit, 6 Great Tit, 8 Blue Tit, 5 (2m 3f) Chaffinch, 8 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Heron, 9 Mallard from Southern cut off hide 14.00 – 14.45pm. (M Webb)

Great spotted Woodpecker. Martin Webb

Willow Tit. Martin Webb

Walmsley Reserve: Combined sightings. 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Spotted Redshank, 11 Greenshank, 22 Redshank, 6 Dunlin, 44 Lapwing, 21 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Snipe, 2 Ruff, 40 Curlew, 1 Glossy Ibis, 14 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Bar-headed Goose, c650 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag Goose, 7 Pintail, 66 Mallard, Teal,  1 Jay, 1 Buzzard, 10 Mute Swans, 2 Shoveler, 6 Moorhen, c20 Wigeon, c30 starling, 2 Gadwall, 2 Little Grebe, 22 Pied Wagtail, 12 Curlew, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker,  plus many Herring Gull, Black headed Gull, Jackdaws, Crows (J. Goodair, S Rowe, T Carson)

Glossy Ibis.
Jasmina Goodair

Glossy Ibis.
Jasmina Goodair

Dobwalls: 3 Redwing in neighbours trees (C&J Duffy)

Siblyback Lake:1 Grey Heron , 1 Little Egret , 1 Cattle Egret (found by L .Birtwistle ) initially on island then flew north to cattle field north of track. 10 Cormorant , 116 Canada Geese , 6 Greylag Geese , 22 Little Grebe , 26 Coot , 30 Teal , 3 Wigeon , 11 Tufted Duck , 2 Snipe , 4 Chiffchaff , 2+ Siskin ( K Pellow, L Birtwistle )

Cattle Egret. L Birtwistle

Cattle Egret. Keith Pellow

Pennance Point (Stack): 2 Kittiwake, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 35 Shag, 10 Gannet, 5 Linnet, 1 Raven, (S Van Hear)

Callestick: Firecrest, Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, and Teal on lake. (T Wilson)

St John’s Lake: 2 Sandwich Tern, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Mediterranean Gull. (D Clegg, J Manners)

Freathy, Withnow Barton Fm:10 Cattle Egret, with cattle. Seen from Coast Road. (D Clegg, J Manners)

Wheal Martyn : 15 Coal Tit , 2 Nuthatch , 3 Chaffinch , 1 Dunnock , 2 Blue Tit , 1 Robin , 2 Jay , 2 Great Tit . (K.Bowers)

Coal Tit. Kevin Bowers

Nuthatch. Kevin Bowers

Jay. Kevin Bowers

St Ives (08:00-10:20): 2 Sabine’s Gulls at 8.40,2 Sabine’s Gulls at 9.26,1 Great Northern Diver on the sea,15 Mediterranean Gulls. (R Wilkins)

Pendeen: Ring tail Hen Harrier flew over road near Mexico Farm. (M Jones)

Pendeen (lower slope 0800-1000): Manx Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, 6 Common Scoter, 7 Med Gull, 6 Common Gull, c60,000 Razorbill/Guillemot @ rate of 500/minute 1 Great Shearwater @14:06. 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater. (D Flumm, Birdguides)

Razorbills & Guillemots. Dave Flumm

 

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