Tuesday 20th October 2020

Tuesday 20th October 2020

Late news, 19/10, Penzance: Hummingbird Hawkmoth in Morrab Gardens. (D Brown)

Hummingbird Hawk Moth – Dave Brown

Late news, 19/10 St Agnes: 2 Black Redstart. (C Delgery-Savvidis)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Imm/fem Marsh Harrier hunting over the marsh. (P Walsh)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Cattle Egret. (D Flumm)

Cattle Egret’s – Dave Flumm


Sancreed: 4 Black Redstart, Blackcap, 3 Lapwing, 2 Skylark, 65 Linnet, 30 Goldfinch, 8 Pied Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Black Redstart – Dave Flumm

Black Redstart – Dave Flumm

Kenidjack: 1 Black Redstart on the shore. (B Stone)

Porthcurno: 2+ Yellow-browed Warbler in the car park bushes. (J Ryan)

Penberth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (J Ryan)

Cot Valley: 2 Black Redstart on rocks at seaward end.(I. Grindle)

Pendeen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Stone Farm.

Lands End: 1 juvenile Cuckoo still. (Birdguides)

Sennen Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler behind the beach restaraunt. 19 Mediterranean Gull including 2 new colour ringed birds. (B Dawson)

Trevear Farm: 2 ad Whooper Swan in fields to NW of farm, visible from Escalls Chapel.

Clapper Marshes: 1 Water Pipit. (D Julian)

Chapel Amble: 1 Great White Egret. (D Julian)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret, 1 Wheatear, both on west side. 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull (D Chaney)

Mabe Burnthouse: 8 Fieldfare west 16:30pm. (D Chaney)

Tresillain river (Tresillian  – St Clement): 1 European White Fronted Goose (albifron race) amongst 560 Canada Geese. Also Pintail (drake) on Tresemple Pool (first site record for me since mid -1990s), 1 Kingfisher, plus 4 Common Sandpiper in Tresillian village. (A Nicholson)

European White-fronted Goose (amongst Canada Geese) – Andrew Nicholson

Drake Pintail – Andrew Nicholson

Charlestown: 1 Grey Heron. (D Hastilow)

Grey Heron – David Hastilow