Monday 3rd October 2016

Monday 3rd October 2016

Late News, 2/10, Perranuthnoe: Video of Hudsonian Whimbrel at Boat Cove. (W Delacour)


Camel Estuary: 1 Pink-footed Goose with c.200 Canada and 1 Bar-headed Goose plus 9 Red-legged Partridge along Tregunna Road. (MJ Spicer)


Pink-footed Goose, Mike Spicer

Kingsmill Lake, Tamar Estuary: 1 Osprey over at 10:15.

Hayle Estuary: 1 Spoonbill. (M Halliday)


Spoonbill, Mark Halliday

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove.

Treen – Penberth: 3 Chough, 2 colour-ringed and 1 unringed, 1 m Peregrine, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Kestrel. (T Mills – photos)

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Pendeen: Little Bunting between Manor Farm track and cottages in morning (then flew south).

Land’s End: Yellow-browed Warbler along path behind Swingates House. Also 2 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear. (L Thomson)

Botallack: Peregrine, pair of Kestrel, 4 Chough. (A James)


Peregrine, A James


Kestrel, A James


Kestrel, A James

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 f Shoveler, 2 Mandarin, 1 greenland Wheatear, 3 Common Sandpiper and 1 ad Great Crested Grebe. (B Dodd)

Porthgwarra area: 2 Ring Ouzel, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Lapland Bunting, 5 Firecrest, 10 Wheatear, 5 Whinchat, 7 Siskin, Whitethroat. (M Wallace) Also Spotted Flycatcher. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)


Ring Ouzel, Phil Taylor


Spotted Flycatcher, Phil Taylor

Woon Gumpus Common: 1 imm f Merlin. (M Scott-Ham)

Portreath: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 16 Redwing over. (K Wilson)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Baird’s Sandpiper still. (P Freestone, A Davey, J Chapple – video)


Baird’s Sandpiper, Adrian Davey

Scillonian crossing: 1 Grey Phalarope and 8 Great Skua.

Kynance Cove: 1 Wryneck.

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck still at bottom of valley beyond last house.

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