Wednesday 9th October 2019

Late photo, 8/10, Porthgwarra: Red-eyed Vireo. (M Ahmad)

Red-eyed Vireo, Mashuq Ahmad

Late News, 08/10, St. Ives Island (16:00-16:50):1 Brent Goose, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 69 Razorbill, 1 Guillemot, 1 Wheatear, 1 Stonechat, 1 Snow Bunting. (P Nason)

Newquay: 7.40 – 9.40 am 1 juvenile Sabine’s Gull, 41 Balearic Shearwater,1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 16 Common Scoter. (B Bosisto)

Nanquidno: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher opposite the new build house this morning. (D Walbridge) Still present but very elusive at c14:40. (L Proctor)

Lizard: 1 Nightingale sp briefly at Housel Bay pond briefly, not relocated since. (T Blunden)

Morvah: 1 Pink-footed Goose in field opposite turn for schoolhouse

Cape Cornwall: 17 Grey Phalarope including 4 lingering on the sea; also 3 Balearic Shearwaters

Stithians Reservoir: 10 Lapwing, 5 Teal, 2 Little Egret, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Redshank over. (D Chaney)

Colliford Lake: 1 dark morph Arctic skua viewed from west bank (J Rance, B Bosisto)

Arctic Skua, J Rance

Godrevy: Pair of Chough near seal viewing platform and later at bottom path near grass car park. (A Myers)

St Austell, White River: 2 Dipper. (Mark Jones)

Lower Tamar Lake: 8 Willow Tits, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Jay, 9 Coal Tit, 1 Cormorant (R Mudge)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 10 Mute Swan, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 250 Canada Goose, 11 Mallard, 22 Wigeon, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 50 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Plover, 5 Lapwing, 23 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 75 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 75 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 250 Black-headed Gull, 16 Mediterranean Gull, 175 Herring Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 8 Wood Pigeon, 1 House Martin, 21 Swallow, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 3 Blackbird, 1 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 9 Rook, 90 Carrion Crow, 2 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Red Admiral, 4 Speckled Wood (M Scawen et al.)

Devoran: 1 Osprey sheltering in the little creek opposite Devoran Quay around 16.45. (D Carrier)

Pendeen Seawatch (3.50 – 4.50pm): 7 Great Skuas, 6 Arctic Skuas, 4 Balearic Shearwaters & 1 s/p Great Northern Diver. (J Hawkey)

Towan Head: 1 Grey Phalarope, 2 Arctic Tern, 7 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Manx Shearwater late pm. (S Rowe)

Wadebridge: 11 Mediterranean Gull feeding with Black-headed Gulls in stubble field west of halfway house pub, also 19 Red-legged Partridge in same field. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (M Halliday)

Curlew Sandpiper, Mark Halliday

St Eval: 2 Tawny Owl, several Redwing heard. (S Grose)

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