Monday 5th October 2020

Monday 5th October 2020

Late News, 04/10, Cadgwith: Yellow-browed Warbler & Firecrest in private garden. (S Croft)

Stithians Reservoir: Grey Phalarope viewed from Causeway at 08:35. (J St Ledger) Grey Phalarope relocated in Chapel Creek at 12:45. (J St Ledger) 1 Grey Phalarope still at Chapel Creek at 13:45, 5 Lapwing, 6 Snipe, 1 Curlew, 3 Shoveler, 40+ Teal, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Swallow, 1 Wheatear, 1 Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger)

Grey Phalarope – John St Ledger

Marsh Tit – John St Ledger

Grey Phalarope – John St Ledger

Sennen Cove: Grey Phalarope briefly on the small beach between the lifeboat slip and the harbour wall. (M Warren)

St Minver: 1 Merlin hunting over the cricket pitch. (S Grose)

Tresemple Pool: 20 Swallow, 1 Kingfisher (D Eva)

Pendeen: 2 Balearic Shearwater, 16 Manx Shearwater, 4 Fulmar, 10 Common Scoter, 1 Great Skua, 2 Med Gull, 75 Kittiwake, 1 Sandwich Tern also Whale sp, (Lower car park 07:15-09:15). (D Flumm N Rogers) 43 Manx Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Leach’s Petrel, 5 Fulmar, 1 Arctic Skua, 20 Common Scoter, 36 Med Gulls. (below the steps 07:30-10:30). (A Bayly, P Combridge, DK Parker) 1 Grey Phalarope briefly on the sea, 6 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Tern, 14:40-15:40. (N Rogers) (1530-1730) 22 Sandwich Tern, 1 juv Common Tern, 1 Manx Shearwater drowned and eaten by GBB Gull (J Hawkey)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Tufted Duck, Bar-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, 5 Med Gull, 32 Swallow, Blackcap. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: Peregrine, 2 Med Gull, Grey Wagtail, 20 Meadow Pipit. Also 32 Swallow at Grumbla – same as Drift. (D Flumm)

Peregrine Falcon – Dave Flumm

Maenporth: 7 Pale-bellied Brent Geese at Bream Cove, Maenporth at midday. (M Rees)

Leswidden (near St Just): 1 Merlin flying through. (J Branscombe)

Fistral Beach, Newquay: 3 noisy Choughs. ( H & M Taylor)

Nanquidno: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler 100m south of the mill. (P Fraser)

Ardensawah: Turtle Dove still. (M Warren)

Par Duck Pond: 140 Canada Goose and1 Barnacle Goose. (A & B Tregunna)

Barnacle Goose – Brenda Tregunna

Barnacle Goose – Brenda Tregunna

Lostwithiel Shirehall Moor: Kingfisher and Greenshank. (E Mayhew)

Porthilly Point: 72 Mediterranean Gull, 63 Oystercatcher, 11 Turnstone, 1 Common Gull, 13 Mute Swan, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Raven, 5 Rock Pipit. (S Grose)

Buttermilk Hill: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (V Stratton)