Monday 18th October 2021

Monday 18th October 2021

Walmsley Reserve: The new hide clamp for telescopes has gone missing from the Walmsley tower hide over the weekend. I’m hoping it’s just been taken home in error. Can it be returned ASAP as it was donated for members to use with the scope that was also donated to the society.
Thanks Adrian. 

Clapper Marsh, Wadebridge: Semipalmated Sandpiper and Lesser Yellowlegs this morning. (D Dennis)

Hayle Estuary: Semipalmated Sandpiper still present on main estuary this morning. Also, juvenile Curlew Sandpiper, 31 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 4 Grey Plover. (D Underwood, T Humpage) Also, Ryan’s Field: Ruff, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 33 Lapwing, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Plover, 25 Dunlin and juvenile Shelduck and 6 Greenshank off the causeway late afternoon. (T Humpage)

Cot: Firecrest, 4 Goldcrest, Chiffchaff, Blackcap. (D Flumm)

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff plus 3 nominate types also, 2 Goldcrest in bushes by sewage works. (P Clarke) Also, Yellow-browed Warbler reported.

Pendeen: 1 female type Black Redstart at east end of Boscaswell. (A Bayly)

Porthgwarra: 2 vocal Siberian Chiffchaff in 60ft cover, a male Brambling at Coastguard Cottages and Black Redstart at Roskestal Farm. (L Thomson)

Drift Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still. (G Elton) Also, Great White Egret, Kingfisher, 4 Tufted Duck. (P St Pierre)

Mounts Bay: Cattle Egret went west and Red-throated Diver in the Bay. (J Robinson)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Firecrest. (J Robinson)

Towan Head, Newquay: 2 chough and several Gannet heading west. (D Ensor)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Kingfisher, 7 Little Egret, 38 Meadow Pipit, 2 Grey Heron opposite boating lake. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 1 m Kingfisher, 2 Little Grebe, 1 m Mandarin, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Lapwing, 3 Curlew, 1 Green Sandpiper, 56 Redshank, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 73 Black-headed Gull between Town bridge and Guineaport early am. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary, Padstow: 1f Common Scoter. (J Simpson)

Downderry: 14 Mediterranean Gull and 30 Kittiwake noted this afternoon. (A Payne)

Late submission, 18/10, Truro: 1 Sparrowhawk chased a Wood Pigeon into the hedge opposite my house at 3 pm. (D Jenkins)