Monday 3rd October 2022

Monday 3rd October 2022

Walmsley Sanctuary: Please note that there will be some vehicular disturbance in front of both Walmsley hides on Tuesday so that work on the Middle Amble hide can proceed. However, there will be no work party disturbance on Thursday. Thanks, Adrian.

Hayle Estuary: 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still present. (M Jones et al.) Also 5+ Cattle Egret on Ryan’s Field early morning. (Birdguides)

Nanjizal: Olive-backed Pipit (heard only). (N Ward)

Camel Estuary: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper (then flew high N at 17.04), 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Grey Plover. (D Julian)

University of Exeter, Penryn Campus: Yellow-browed Warbler again briefly by bus stop. (Birdguides)

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler in garden of last house at valley bottom. (Birdguides)

Trevean: 1 Turtle Dove this morning. (M Wallace)

Pendeen: 1 Lapland Bunting over calling. (P Combridge)

St Agnes Head: 1 Grey Phalarope on sea drifting slowly east at 09:15 this morning. (D Curtis)

Treraven Meadow, Wadebridge: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 30+ Dunlin, 4 Snipe and 1 Kingfisher this morning. (C Mason) Also Turtle Dove this morning (Birdguides) and 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Mousehole: Arctic Skua viewed from Scillonian III. (P Freestone)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover, 42 Golden Plover, 17 Curlew. (D Eva)

Duckpool, Bude: 2 Chough calling and flying around Steeple Point then off north towards Morwenstow at 13.40. (J Tidball)

The Lizard, Lloyd’s Lane: 20 Swallow over weedy field, 3 Clouded Yellow. (J Hawkey)

St Gothian: 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 16+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Reed Bunting, 12+ Little Grebe, 7 Tufted Duck, 4 Gadwall, 1 Little Egret, 20+ Canada Goose, 6 Moorhen, 5 Coot, 10 Linnet. (C Taylor)

Godrevy Point: 2 Chough, 1 Wheatear, 6 Meadow Pipit. (C Taylor)

Mount Hawke: 26 Collared Doves at 08.30, breakfasting in our garden. (RB & PC Girling)

Rame Head: 3 Skylark, 2 Dunnock, 4 Goldfinch, 4 Greenfinch, 8 Chaffinch, juv. Kestrel. (R Napp)

Rinsey: c200 Linnet prepared for roost on wires. (C Richards)

Wheal Alfred, Hayle: 2 Firecrest. (M Whittaker)

Trevorrian Farm, Sennen: 3 Wheatear. (J Hawkey)

Padstow Duck Pond: 10 Little Grebe, 3 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Padstow, Tregirls Beach: 2 Common Gull, 37 Mediterranean Gull, 11 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 26 Sanderling, 7 Ringed Plover. (S Grose)

Copperhouse Creek: Feral Goose with Canadas. (R Bunt)

Late submission, 02/10, St Ives Island: 1 Snow Bunting, 44 Oystercatcher, 12 Turnstone, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull, 15 Sandwich Tern, 1 Kestrel, 1 Wheatear. (P Nason)

Late submission, 02/10, Stithians Reservoir, Golden Lion end: 26 Golden Plover, 15 Curlew, 9 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin (R Bowyer)

Late submission, 02/10, Downderry: (0730-0845) 13 Balearic Shearwater . (A Payne)

Late submission, 02/10, Copperhouse Creek, Hayle: Unwell juv. Gannet on muddy rocks below Church at Copperhouse Creek. 2 Curlew Sandpiper and a few Greenshank at the other end. (N Brooks)



Long-billed Dowitcher – Rebecca Bowyer
Long-billed Dowitcher – Rebecca Bowyer
Snow Bunting – Peter Nason
Long-billed Dowitcher – Adrian Lea
Long-billed Dowitcher – Adrian Lea