Thursday 3rd October 2019

Thursday 3rd October 2019

Davidstow: We have been asked to re emphasise that cars should not go onto the active runways. Apparently there was an incident yesterday. Also cars are not insured once they enter onto the airstrip. Please keep cars off the main runways!!! Many thanks. More information and map showing the active runways here – Davidstow Airfield 

Church Cove: Red-eyed Vireo again in Sycamores by the church also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail. (B Bosisto, L Payne, LGR Evans) Please park in the village and walk east to Church Cove.

Pendeen: Richard’s Pipit over Leat Road heading SW and calling. (P Combridge)

Trevose Head: Hooded Crow still in the Boobys Bay area.

Sennen Cove: Firecrest with mobile tit flock between lower and higher car parks. (I Hayes)

Cape Cornwall: Lapland Bunting on golf course from Carn Gloose with 200+ Meadow Pipits and 50+ Linnet. All flew off when female Merlin flew scattered the flock. (M Scott-Ham)

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler in with mobile Long-tailed Tit flock; also Northern Willow Warbler (acredula) in same flock plus 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, Spotted Flycatcher. (M Scott-Ham, R Wilkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Osprey flew over Copperhouse Creek. Also Spoonbill reported.

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler still.

Lizard Point: 190 Balearic Shearwaters from 08:20 to 09:20.

Lizard Village: Juv Rosy Starling by the playing fields.

Looe Harbour: 3 Eider, male and 2 female. (J&J Elvin)

Wadebridge: 15 Cattle Egret viewed from Trewornan Bridge this eve. (S Grose)

Siblyback Lake:  3+ Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 1 Barnacle Goose, 5 Canada Goose, 7+ Mallard,  1 Wigeon, 1 Merlin, 2 Buzzard, 4 Coot, 30+ Lesser Black-backed Gull, 30+ Herring Gull, 12 Black-headed Gull, 4+ Swallow, 4+ House Martin, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 3 Linnet, 2 Goldfinch, 10+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Wheatear, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackbird, 10+ Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Magpie, 10+ Carrion Crow. (A. Parker et al)

Devoran: Osprey at midday.