Monday 25th October 2021

Monday 25th October 2021

Pendeen: Brown Shrike still present in Calartha Farm area this morning. (P Combridge et al) Also, 1336 Chaffinch, 26 Brambling, 1 Redpoll, 1 Lapland Bunting, 6 Reed Bunting, Snipe, and numbers of Siskin, Skylark and Starlings moving overhead. Water Rail and Siberian Chiffchaff. (P Combridge) Seawatch: (08:10-10:10) 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Great Skua and 422 Kittiwake. (N Rogers) In addition, (1545 – 1615hrs) 1 Leach’s Petrel (1601), 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua forcing gull to regurgitate, intermittent flocks of 12 – 20 Kittiwakes mainly immature, Gannet feeding frenzy offshore with 2 Bottle-nosed Dolphins. 1 Merlin on cliff face. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Brown Shrike – Nigel Rogers

Brown Shrike – Nigel Rogers

Nanjizal: Blyth’s Reed Warbler trapped and ringed this morning on private ringing site. In addition, 26 Chiffchaff including 1 Siberian, 1 Willow Warbler, 22 Redwing, 10 Song Thrush, 2 Goldcrest and 18 Blackcap also ringed. (K Wilson)

Blyth’s Reed Warbler – Kester Wilson

Lands End: 8 Chough. (K Brett)

Sennen Cove: 2 Black Redstart still around the lighthouse cottages, south of village by footpath to Treeve Common. (J Lowen) Also, Woodlark flew over Trevedra farm this morning. (I Hayes) 2 Yellow-legged Gulls (ad & 2cy) on Cowloe, and 11 Mediterranean Gulls on rocks (one colour-ringed). (D Balmer) In addition, 2 Chough headed SW over the Cove this morning and 2 adult Mediterranean Gull in amongst the large gull flock. (I Bennell)

Porthgwarra: Yellow-browed Warbler at Trevean, Black Redstart and Kingfisher in the Cove, Sand Martin over the moor. Siberian Chiffchaff in 60ft cover and 3 Wheatear on coastal footpath. (D Balmer, M Wallace) In addition, Snow Bunting flew and 6 Golden Plover by stone wall this afternoon. (T Mckinney)

Portcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler still in willows along track south of Trendrennen Farm. Also, 4 Swallow, 1 Brambling and several Siskins over. (J Lindsell)

Raftra Farm, Polgigga: 5 Swallow this afternoon. (D Balmer)

Cot Valley: 3 Brambling over early morning. (T McKinney)

Sancreed: 27 Golden Plover, 292 Redwing, 10 Song Thrush, 10 Skylark, 100 Chaffinch, 3 Jay all west. Kestrel, 30 Meadow Pipit, 4 Stonechat and Chiffchaff also in the area. (D Flumm)

Marazion: Red-throated Diver off beach and 2 Firecrest by railway bridge. (S Foote)

St Ives Island: (08.00-09.00) 1 Sooty Shearwater and a strong passage of Kittiwakes, auks and Gannets. Also, 2 Great Northern Diver and Bluefin Tuna leaping this afternoon. (G jones)

Nanpean: 36 Teal, Water Rail, 75 Black-headed Gull, 6 Yellow-legged Gull. (B Bosisto)

Trevemper area: 2 Barn Owl, 2 Tawny Owl heard, Redwings over. (S Grose)

Old Town Cove, Padstow: 5 Brent Goose. (E Mayhew)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Cattle Egret, 1 Ruff (D Eva)

Wadebridge: 1 drake Mandarin (D Eva)

Dozmary Pool: 4 Ring-necked Duck, 1 Shoveler and 1 Great Crested Grebe. (D Bloomfield)

Maer Lake, Bude: 5 adult Whooper Swan this afternoon. (M Mullard)

Land’s End: 1 Firecrest and 2 Brambling. (J Lowen)

Late submission, 24/10, Land’s End: 1 Woodlark over. (J Lowen)

Late submission, 22/10, Nanjizal: 34 Redwing, 5 Song Thrush, 26 Blackcap, 2 Reed Warbler, 4 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest and 8 Chiffchaff ringed on private site. (K Wilson, N Ward et al)

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