Sunday 25th October 2020

St Clement: 1 White-fronted Goose in with Canada Geese plus 1 hybrid goose, also 12 Cattle Egret. (R Augarde, J St Ledger) In addition, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12 Greenshank, 57 Redshank, 58 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher. (A Nicholson)

White-fronted Goose – John St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret viewed from southern cut-off. (J St Ledger)

Land’s End: Richard’s Pipit in fields east of Trinity Loop, also Cuckoo still north of the boarded up house.(M Ahmad) Also 12 Crossbill over. (N Rogers) Siberian Chiffchaff to south of car park and Woodlark over. (L Thomson) Cuckoo still.

Richard’s Pipit – Mashuq Ahmad

Richard’s Pipit – Mashuq Ahmad

Copperhouse Creek: 8 Pink-footed Goose ( B.Toms)

Bude: White-tailed Eagle of unknown origin flew across Kings Hill industrial estate and over Upton. Lost to view down the coast, south towards Widemouth at 10:50. Also a Cattle Egret on the marsh and a Black Redstart at Millook. (M Worden)

Cattle Egret – Mark Worden

Porthgwarra: 07:00-08:30 1+ Pom Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Gull. Also 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Black Redstart, 5 Chiffchaff, 7+ Goldcrest, 1 Tawny Owl, c70 Golden Plover around the valley. (R Veal, B Mellow, D Balmer et al) Independent count of 48 Golden Plover, Greenshank, Snipe, Yellow-browed Warbler, Ring Ouzel, 4 Chiffchaff, 11 Goldcrest, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Greenfinch. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Drift: 2 Black Redstart in the village (G Wills) Also, 2 Cattle Egret, 2 (pr) Gadwall, 2 1w Mediterranean Gull. (R Veal)

Sancreed: Yellow-browed Warbler in the churchyard, 2 Black Redstart, 17 Redwing, Mistle Thrush. (D Flumm)

Tresvennack Farm, nr Drift: 3 Black Redstart on farm buildings. Golden Plover and Curlew over (G Wills)

Rosevale Farm: Firecrest, Chiffchaff, 30+ Fieldfare, 50+ Redwing, Blackbird, Song Thrush (G Wills)

Lamorna: 2+ Firecrest near Lamorna Pottery. Black Redstart on the rocks in the Cove. (G Wills)

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler in YHA garden. (M Ahmad) Also Hen Harrier, Yellow-browed Warbler, Merlin and 2 Cough. (M Broadbent et al)

Kenidjack: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Chough, 1 Peregrine (J Branscombe)

Leswidden, St Just: 1 Black Redstart (J Branscombe)

Sennen Cove: Grey Phalarope, Great Northern Diver & Great Skua offshore. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Trevear Farm: 2 ad Whooper Swan in field to west of track to Trevorrian Farm. (B Hibbett)

Portheras: Yellow-browed Warbler in the sallows. (A Bayly)

Pendeen: Brambling on garden feeders. (K Aspden) 2 Yellow-browed Warbler in a private garden. (A Bayly)

Penberth: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest and Goldcrest.. (J Ryan, N Rogers, P Sharpe)

Tregeseal: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler by the gallery. (G Lawlor)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler. (J Ryan)

Treverven: 1 Firecrest. (J Ryan)

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest. (J Ryan) Ringtail Hen Harrier hunting over arable fields towards Cot. (J Wood)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Marsh Harrier again and 2+ Firecrest. (S Foote)

Godrevy Head: 5 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Great Skua. (S Foote)

St Ives Island: 8 Purple Sandpiper this afternoon along with 2 Medeterannean Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Rock Pipit, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Kestrel, Also hundreds of Razorbill moving west, some stopping to feed along with Kittiwake and Fulmar. (D Northside)

College Reservoir: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler in the scrub towards Asda, also 68 Redwing, 11 Fieldfare, 10 Meadow Pipits, 12 Chaffinch, 13 Siskin, 75 Goldfinch, 95 Woodpigeon over. (C Foote)

Lizard: Sooty Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater reported.

Windmill Farm: Whinchat, Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, Fieldfare, Merlin, Short-eared Owl. (D Wright)

Church Cove: Merlin. (S Croft)

Caerthillian: 1 Snow Bunting getting chased by a Merlin. (S Croft)

St Dennis: 3 Mistle Thrush in the cemetery. (P Ash)

Gluvian: 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Tawny Owl. (L Payne)

Rame Church: 2 Black Redstart, 12 Mediterranean Gull in ploughed field. (M & R Frost) In addition 3 Black Redstart. (D Sharp).

Black Redstart – Deena Sharp

Siblyback Lake: 1 Fieldfare in conifers on North Side. (D Sharp)

Fieldfare – Deena Sharp

Millbrook: 2 Greenshank, 15 Redshank. (M & R Frost)

Dobwalls: 22 House Sparrows in the garden (C&J Duffy)

St Ives: Hummingbird Hawkmoth in private garden this morning. (M Rouncefield)

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