Monday 12th October 2020

Late news, 11/10, Kenidjack: 200+ Chaffinches moving along the coast, 1 Bullfinch, 10 Crossbills, 22, Siskin, 2, Sparrowhawk. (V Stratton)

Wadebridge: 2 Great White Egret over (towards Treraven early am), 1 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher at Guineaport. (S Grose)

Little Petherick Creek: 2 Cattle Egret and 5 Little Egret. (P Harris)

Camel Estuary: 24 Grey Plover, 6 Knot, 2 Ruff, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Snipe, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 47 Wigeon. (P Roseveare B Bosisto)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 8 Shoveler, 40 Curlew, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 1 Lapwing, 8 Shoveler, 3 Swallow, 2 Redwing. (P Roseveare B Bosisto)

Davidstow Airfield: 15 Lapwing, 40 Golden Plover, 1 Snipe, 110 Lesser-black Backed Gull, 10 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, 1 Swallow, 2 Wheatear. (P Roseveare B Bosisto)

Park Head: 5 Lapland Bunting, 1 Woodlark, Yellowhammer, Reed Bunting, 113 Meadow Pipit, 21 Skylark, 6 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, 21 Chaffinch, 23 Goldfinch, 1 Siskin, 2 Grey Wagtail, 8 Pied Wagtail, 9 Starling, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Goldcrest, Great Spotted Woodpecker over. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 90 Black-headed Gull, 4 Teal. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

St Eval Airfield: 142 Golden Plover, 14 Snipe, 1 Lapwing, c. 50 Skylark. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

Pendeen: 1 male Ring Ousel. (P Clement) Also, late afternoon, Grey Phalarope on sea c. 50m off rocks below lighthouse. Also 3 Manx Shearwater, 4 Kittiwake, 2 Chough (P Chapman & L Hil)

St Levan: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler & Firecrest. (L Thomson)

Porthcurno: 4 Yellow-browed Warbler & 29 Redwings over. (L Thomson)

Skewjack: Yellow-browed Warbler. (M Wallace)

Raftra Pool: Yellow-browed Warbler. (M Wallace)

Polgigga: 2 Green Sandpipers over. (L Thomson) Also, Turtle dove and a few Redwing dropping in early afternoon. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 Firecrest by the last row of cottages as the footpath leaves Porthgwarra towards St Levan. (I Tidmarsh) Also Woodcock and Willow Warbler. (M Wallace)

Sancreed: 8 Swallow, Firecrest, 2 Grey Wagtail, 40 Goldfinch. (D Flumm)

Kenidjack Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler, 3+ Redwing and 3+ Blackcap. (D Underwood)

Penzance: Flock of 37+ Goldfinch at garden feeders in Lidden area. (T Mills) Male Peacock on the by-pass. (DK Parker)

Newlyn: 1 Little Egret in harbour and 2 Peregrine high over Sandy Cove. (T Mills)

Foage Valley, Zennor: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, Sparrow Hawk, 4, Common Buzzard, 2 Swallow. (V Stratton)

Mabe Burnthouse: c200 Redwing low over west at 08:00. (D Chaney)

Devoran: 9 Brent Goose, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 30+ Curlew, 1 Dunlin, lots of Redshank. (J Turner)

Truro: 12 Redwing flying W over County Hall. (C Benton)

Kingsmill Lake: 20 Avocet, 14 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 32 Black & 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Grey Plover (M Beer)

Downderry: (0750-0910), moving west 9 Common Scoter, 127 Gannet, an Arctic Skua, 8 Kittiwake, 2 Common Gull and 5 Mediterranean Gull. (1350-1540) 28 Common Scoter, 13 Kittiwake and 5 Mediterranean Gull. Very unusual record of 8 pale-bellied Brent Geese on the sea. 7 Swallows heading inland. Also a Merlin. (A Payne)

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