Tuesday 4th October 2016

Tuesday 4th October 2016

Late news, 3/10, Stithians Reservoir: 1 ‘Baltic’ Gull fom Stuart Hutchins hide. (S Taylor)

Davidstow Airfield:juv. Baird’s Sandpiper showing well just south of the control tower keeping company with 6+ Ringed Plover and 7 Dunlin  at 0945 this morning. (H Kendall, B Bryne and S Wills)

Devoran, Tallacks Creek: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Mediterranean Gull (juv), 22 Bar-tailed Godwit, 25+ Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 14 Dunlin, 100+ Redshank, 80+ Curlew, 150+ Teal, 15 Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_SpotRed_041016Spotted Redshank with Redshank JStLedger_SpotRed2_041016Spotted Redshank, John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Basin: 9 Pintail, 7 Grey Plover, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Spoonbill, small flock of Dunlin, Mediterranean Gulls, all spooked by a Sparrowhawk. (R Farnes)

RFarnes_Bar-tGodwit_041016Bar-tailed Godwit, Rod Farnes RFarnes_Bar-tGodwit2_041016Bar-tailed Godwit, Rod Farnes
RFarnes_GreyPlover_041016Grey Plover, Rod Farnes RFarnes_Pintail_041016Pintail, Rod Farnes

Drift Reservoir (members only): 25+ Canada Geese, 1 Mandarin, 3 Cormorant, 1 Muscovy, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Tufted Duck and 2 hybrid geese. (K Bowers)

KBowers_Mandarin_041016Mandarin, Kevin Bowers KBowers_TuftedDuck_041016Tufted Duck, Kevin Bowers

Botallack: 50+ Linnet,  1 pr Kestrel, 1 Peregrine. (A James)

AJames_Linnet_041016Linnet, Alan James

Porthgwarra: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 1 Blackcap, 1 Woodcock and 1 Tawny Owl. (DK Parker, M Wallace)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Yellow Wagtail and 1 Whinchat. (L Thomson)

St Just: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling with the Starling flock but mobile. (P Clarke)

DParker_RCStarling_041016Rose-coloured Starling, Dave Parker

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest towards the “citroen garage”. (C Barnard) Another 2 Firecrest by Cot Manor. (P Clarke) 1 Osprey over.

Pendeen: 2 Ring Ouzel and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (P Coombridge) Also 1 Firecrest and 1 Whinchat at Calartha Farm.

Jericho Farm, St Just: 1 juv Honey Buzzard flew south at 14:25. (P Coombridge)

Chapel Carn Brea:  1 juv Honey Buzzard flying along the B3306 at 15:10, followed to Escalls chapel and then Sennen school where lost to view near Sunny Corner at c15:25. (DK Parker)

DParker_HoneyBuzz_041016Honey Buzzard, Dave Parker DParker_HoneyBuzz2_041016Honey Buzzard, Dave Parker

Zennor: 1 Ring Ouzel and 40 Golden Plover. (R Carrington)

Lizard Village: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (T Blunden)

Kynance Cove: 1 Wryneck, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Redstart, 2 Ring Ouzel, 1 Whinchat, 2 Dartford Warbler. (I Maclean)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 1 Yellow Wagtail and 1 Whinchat. (W Hayward)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.