Tuesday 18th October 2016

Tuesday 18th October 2016

Late news, 17/10, Kenidjack: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, 20+ Chiffchaff, Lesser Whitethroat by Lower House. 1 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear, Peregrine, many Stonechat from coast path to Botallack. 2 Wheatear and Merlin on the Lands End coast path southwards. (N Truby)

Cape Cornwall: 1 immature Black-browed Albatross past at 08:00, also 4 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 8 Arctic Skua and 11 Great Skua past. (N Wheatley)

Godrevy Point:  4 Snow Bunting. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Pendeen: 1 ad Sabine’s Gull past at 3:30pm. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) 1 Pied Flycatcher at Calartha Farm. (MJ Spicer, P Combridge)  Also 1 juv Sabine’s Gull past at 10:15, and 63 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Pomarine Skua, 15 Arctic Skua, 19 Great Skua, plus 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in valley north of Higher Bojewyan.

Land’s End: 2 Snow Bunting in car park plus 11 Chough. (MJ Spicer, N Truby)


Snow Bunting, Mike Spicer

Camel Estuary: 2 male Red-crested Pochard on the main river/in Pinkson Creek, Dalmatian Pelican, 1 Kingfisher, c100 Golden Plover, 41 Grey Plover, 100+ Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, Greenshank,  Lapwing, Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Curlew Sandpiper, Curlew, Wigeon, Buzzard, Grey Heron, Little Egret, Red-legged Partridge, Little Grebe, Shelduck, Mute Swan. (W Delacour)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Meadow Pipit (A James – photo)


Meadow Pipit, Alan James

St Erth: 20 Buzzard feeding on worms all day in one field at Trannack Farm. (S.Ellis)

St Ives: 1 Grey Phalarope past the Island

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Pink-footed Goose still on the island. (DK Parker)

St Agnes Head: 1 Short-toed Lark still. (DK Parker) Also 2 Sooty Shearwater past.

short-toed-lark-st-agnes-cornwall-181016-dk-parkerShort-toed Lark DK Parker

Chapel Porth: Dusky Warbler still but very elusive. (DK Parker)

Laneast: 1 Grey Phalarope. (B Craven)

BCraven_GPhalarope_181016Grey Phalarope, Brian Craven

Tintagel: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (B Craven)

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