Friday 22nd October 2021

Friday 22nd October 2021

Pendeen: 1w Brown Shrike at Calartha Farm late afternoon. (P Combridge)

Brown Shrike – Pete Combridge

Brown Shrike – Dave Parker

Brown Shrike – Pete Combridge

Brown Shrike – Mashuq Ahmad

Brown Shrike – Mashuq Ahmad

Cadgwith: Dusky Warbler from coastpath behind Devils Frying Pan. (S Croft)

Lands End: Little Auk on sea off First and Last house at Land’s End at 4pm. Drifted out after 10 minutes. (A Collins)

Little Auk – Andy Collins

Pendeen Watch: 1 juv Sabine’s Gull, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Northern Diver and 24 Common Scoter. (P Combridge, D Parker, N Rogers, A & M Bayly) Also Pendeen Lighthouse, 17.10-18.10: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sabine’s Gull, c500 Auk sp. (Z Spaull)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Glossy Ibis, Garganey, 9 Cattle Egret. (Birdguides)

Sennen Cove: 2 Snow Bunting still, feeding half way up the coast path from carpark to old Coastguard lookout. (Birdguides, A McKechnie) Also 1 Wheatear, 7 Chough (on rooftop). (J St Ledger & A Lee)

Snow Bunting – Alex McKechnie

Choughs – John St Ledger

Wheatear – John St Ledger

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler on East side, in willows along path inland towards Trendrennen Farm, Black Redstart near the Minack Theatre. (L Thomson)

Porth Joke: 1 Short-eared Owl, 96 Siskin, 2 Bullfinch, 8 Chaffinch, 8 Greenfinch, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Goldcrest, 15 Robin, 47 Meadow Pipit, 6 Redwing, 11 Blackbird. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: Spotted Redshank still from Stuart Hutchings Hide. (Birdguides)

Drift Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 8 Little Grebe, Great White Egret, Water Rail, Kingfisher, ‘Dusky’-type Canada Goose with 90 ‘Atlantic’ Canadas & 4 hybrids (no sign of ‘Todd’s’-type), Greenshank, Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest. (D Flumm)

‘Dusky’-type Canada Goose – Dave Flumm

Great White Egret – Dave Flumm

Polgigga/Nanjizal: 2 Firecrest Bosisto Lane, Black Redstart at Nanjizal Beach. (L Thomson)

St Gothian Sands: 250 Golden Plover and 6 Skylarks over. (S Turner)

Godrevy: 1 Merlin, 8 Chough. (S Turner)

Hag-gla bridge, SW of Tregolls, St Wenn: 1 Dipper on river by bridge. (I Bennallick)

Porthgwarra: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff again in 60ft cover. (Birdguides)

Nanquidno: 2 Green Sandpiper, Swallow, 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 6 Stonechat, c100 Meadow Pipit, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Jay, 15 Siskin, 2 Chough. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Pool: 1 juv Wheatear, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Linnet, 4 Grey Plover, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 juv Grey Heron. (T Mills) Also Pale-bellied Brent Goose past Hayle heading East. (J Robinson)

Grey Heron – Tony Mills

Wheatear – Tony Mills

Hayle Copperhouse Creek from Black Bridge: 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Teal, 25 Wigeon, 2 Shelduck 10.25 – 10.40am. (M Webb)

Greenshank – Martin Webb

Grey Heron – Martin Webb

Foxhole: Green Woodpecker, Marsh Tit, 17 Tufted Duck. (B Bosisto)

Torpoint: Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Sandwich Tern, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 600 Wigeon. (P Aley, I Teague)

St Blazey LNR:  1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Teal. (R Hampshire)

St Clements: 300+ Redwing, m Bullfinch, Kingfisher, 4 Greenshank, 11 Shelduck. (D Peers)

Rame: Siskin, 16 Jay & 3 Chiffchaff. (P Aley, I Teague)

Millbrook: 7 Mediterranean Gull. (P Aley, I Teague)

Late submission, 21st October, Godolphin NT garden: 15.00-16.00, 150+Redwing and at least 10-15 Song Thrush feeding on Yew berries in garden on estate. (P Day)