Tuesday 8th October 2019

Late News, 07/10, Gannel Estuary: 2 Grey Plover, 3 Dunlin, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank,  3 Wigeon (M Lammas)

Porthgwarra: Red-eyed Vireo still present up to 10:30 at least. Also 2 Firecrest, Pied Flycatcher and 2 Spotted Flycatcher’s. (G Lawlor et al) Also 50+ Grey Phalarope off the cafe but very distant. (M Warren)

Red-eyed Vireo – Duncan Walbridge

Lizard: 2 Sabine’s Gull, 24 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua,1 Great Skua, 70 Kittiwake, 88 Gannet, 8 Guillemot, 45 Razorbill, 1 Fulmar. (T Blunden)

Rock Beach: 1 Sanderling, 1 Skylark, 31 Meadow Pipit, 11 Mediterranean Gull feeding with black headed gulls behind the sand dredger. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 16 Bar-tailed Godwits, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 3 Grey Plover, 8 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 64 Curlew, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 17 Little Egret, 7 Sandwich Tern and 20+ Mediterranean Gulls. (P Freestone) 1 (female) Red-breasted Merganser (J Hicks, J Bowen),1 Osprey , 6 Carrion Crow (mobbing Osprey) . (K. Bowers)

Red-breasted Merganser, J Bowen

Osprey, K Bowers

Hayle Estuary; Ryans Field: 1 Pink-footed Goose,1 Peregrine Falcon (C Richards)

Land’s End: Yellow-browed Warbler at Treeve Moor House. (M Elliott)

Rose Valley: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (M Warren)

Pendeen Watch: 15 Balearic Shearwater, “a few” Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua in an hour from the lower car park. (M Warren). (4.30pm – 5pm) 2 Great Skuas,1 Arctic Skua (dk/ph),5 Grey Phalaropes, 4 Balearic Shearwaters;
1 Manx Shearwater & Kittiwakes trickling through (J Hawkey)

Towan Head (17:15-18:15): 1 Storm Petrel, 12 Balearic Shearwater, 14 Manx Shearwater, 3 Great Skua, 1 Sandwich Tern. (S Rowe)

Walmsley Sanctuary (key holders only): 24 Cattle Egret, Mandarin, Ruff, Peregrine. (B Mellow)

Penberth: 1 Firecrest and 1 Blackcap at seaward end. (B Hibbert, S Broyd)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler by the parking area. (D Walbridge)

West Looe River: 2 Kingfisher, 3 Buzzard, 6 Little Egret, 1 Grey Wigtail, 7 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Roe Deer. (C Hooper)

Grey Wagtail, C Hooper

Kings Mill HT:12 Greenshank, 59 Redshank, 10 Dunlin, 37 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Shelduck, 4 Mute Swan, 5 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 47 Curlew, 47 Canada Goose, 1 Snipe, 1 Common sandpiper, c.190 Black-headed Gull, 4f Wigeon and 1 adult Mediterranean Gull (P Kemp)

Dobwalls: 5 Swallow over the village and male Sparrowhawk hunting in our garden (C&J Duffy)

 plr, rrb

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