Saturday 29th October 2022

Saturday 29th October 2022

Lizard, Kennack Sands: 1 Pallas’s Warbler and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler just south of clearing.

Penzance: 1 Sabine’s Gull reported on rocks off Jubilee Pool. (RBA)

Crugmeer: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in copse with fallen pines. (D Julian)

Porthgwarra (07.45 – 12.45): 597 Great Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 16 Sooty Shearwater and 31 Manx Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua, 8 Arctic Skua, 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Great Skua. (S Rogers, M McKee, P Marshall, J Hawkey, R Archer et al). Also, (1530  16.30hrs), 1 Sooty Shearwater and 7 Manx Shearwaters, 1 Arctic Skua. (J Hawkey)

Mevagissey: 6 Great Shearwater and 2 Great Northern Diver. (D Julian). Also, 4 Common Scoter, 2 Harbour Porpoise. (D Dennis)

Falmouth, Pennance Point: 5 Great Shearwater and 1 Great Northern Diver. (RBA)

Lizard Point: 6 Great Shearwater, 1 Leach’s Petrel and 1 Balearic Shearwater. (RBA)

Newlyn: 1 Leach’s Petrel close in at Sandy Bay flew towards Mousehole. Also, 1 Black-throated Diver, 3 Common Scoter and 1 m Eider. (L Proctor)

Clodgy Point: 1 Probable Sabine’s Gull past at 2.45pm. (RBA)

St Ives: Great Northern Diver past. (RBA). Also, St Ives Island: 1f Goosander past at 16:30 heading east (P. Nason).

River Lyner: 1 Osprey at Sand Acre Bay and later at Begged Island. (A Wilson)

Lizard to Caerthillian Cove: 2 imm Ring Ouzel in Caerthillian, 1 Wheatear, 2 Black Redstart (1 male) in Lizard village, 1 Merlin, Kestrel, Chough, 2 Ravens, c.100 Skylarks, 2 Goldcrest, 3 Rock Pipit. (J & D Chapman)

Troon: 2 Ring Ouzel in private garden. (S Giovanelli)

Helston, Newham Farm: 30 Cattle Egret.

Hannafore: 3 Black Redstart. (RBA)

St Levan: 1 Black Redstart at School Hill. (J Eaton)

Cury: 1 Black Redstart opposite church. (S and L Baird)

Penberth Cove: 2 f type Black Redstart, 1 Kestrel, 2 Raven over. (S Grose)

Sennen Cove: 4 Black Redstart, 12 Chough over, 16 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Snow Bunting (under lifeboat slipway). (S Grose)

Fenton Pitts (private garden) am: 1 female/immature Black Redstart sheltering in outbuildings from the weather and the harassing resident Robins, 4/5 Fieldfare, 6 Blackbirds and 2 Roe Deer feeding on apple windfall, 3 Pied Wagtail catching insects on cottage roof (M Boldy)

Ryans Field: 5 Ruff and 18 Oystercatcher. (A Lea, A Holmes, A McLeod)

Gwennap Church and Trevince Manor: c150 Redwing & c100 Fieldfares with 5 Mistle Thrushes very active in/around churchyard most of day, attracting 2 Sparrowhawk (f & m).  Also, 2 Ravens display flight at 11.00. (L Cox)

Kingsmill Lake:  3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Herring Gull, 93 Black-headed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Mallard, 90 Wigeon, 58 Teal, 19 Shelduck, Canada Geese, 21 Curlew, 54 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 17 Greenshank, 69 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 36 Dunlin, 3 Lapwing, 12+ Long-tailed Tit. (A Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary (Tower Hide 1630-1810): 200 Teal, 5 Shoveler, Water Rail, 17 Snipe, Green Sandpiper, Ruff (flew in with godwits), 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 450 Fieldfare (200 off N, 250 off S), 50 Redwing. (G Stephenson).

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 12 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Redshank, 8 Curlew, 10 Little Egret. (S Grose)

Downderry: 2 Dark-bellied Brent Geese flew west early afternoon. (A Payne)

 

TJW

Black Redstart – John Eaton
Ruff – Adrian Lea
Ruff – Adrian Lea
Ruff – Adrian Lea
Oystercatcher – Adrian Lea
Ring Ouzel – Sylvia Giovanelli
Snow Bunting – Shaun Grose
Black Redstart – Shaun Grose