Sunday 16th October 2022

Sunday 16th October 2022

Copperhouse Creek, Hayle: 2 Lesser Yellowlegs still showing from car park by fire station. (M Smith) 18 Redshank. (A Lea) 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Greenshank, 2 Goldcrest. (M James)

Land’s End: 260 Meadow Pipit, 45 Skylark, 60 Chaffinch, 17 Siskin, 32 Golden Plover, 9 Snipe, 1 Reed Bunting, 10 Song Thrush, 16 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 47 Robin (1 of which circled high and left to NE). (R Veal)

Polgigga: 1 Dotterel over Higher Bosistow at 08:25hrs. (M Wallace)

Kenidjack: 1 Melodious Warbler, 30 Redwing over, few Siskin, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Green Woodpecker. (R Wilkins)

St Just: Firecrest at Nancherrow Farm by bus stop at junction for Tregeseal and Kenidjack. (T Wright)

Pendeen: 5 Whooper Swan (3juv 2ad) flew North at 10:35hrs. Also, 6 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Grey Phalarope past this morning. (P Rhodes)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black Redstart still, 2 Gadwall, 1 Wigeon, 2 Kingfisher. (R Veal, R Griffiths)

Perranuthnoe: 4 Little Egret on beach (Boat Cove), 3 Kestrel and 1 Chough over. (T Mills)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Whooper Swan (2 ad, 3 juv) flew in at 11.15, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Grey Plover, 30 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 60+Redshank, 6 Lapwing, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Cattle Egret on main estuary. (T WIlson, R Veal, M James) 2 Ringed Plover and redhead Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Curlew, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit  at Carnsew Pool. (R Veal, M James)  2 Curlew Sandpiper, 20+ Redshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10+ Lapwing, many Teal and Wigeon. (M Webb)

RSPB Ryan’s Field: 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Robin (P & S Sawford, R Chiffers) 2 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Little Egret 13.25 – 14.00. (M Webb)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Whooper Swan (2 ad, 3 juv) over heading west at 07.50 am. 8 Cattle Egret in field north of Marazion bypass with cattle. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn Harbour: 2 Shag, 1 Cormorant, 25 Turnstone, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 White Wagtail 10.30 – 11.30. (M Webb)

St Ives, Balnoon: 8 Cattle Egret in field with Friesian cows to NE of B3311 road junction. (A Lea & R Griffiths)

Stithians Reservoir: 60 Golden Plover, 16 Curlew, 1 Greylag Goose. (D Eva)

Devoran Quay: 2 Osprey, 1 Grey Wagtail, 28 Mute Swans, 7 Little Egrets, 70+ Curlew, 1 Common Buzzard. (J Savage)

Truro River: circa 16 Cattle Egret. (B Blackham)

Pendennis Head: 20+ Gannet, Great Northern Diver, Mediterranean Gull, Black-headed Gull, Cormorant, Shag, Great black-backed gull, Herring Gull, Sandwich Tern, Oystercatcher, 11 Turnstone, Ringed Plover. (Exeter/ Falmouth university’s Eco society, Marine society and Birdwatching society)

Gillan Creek: c15 Cattle Egret, c5 Little Egret and 3 Common Sandpiper (P. Bedford)

Porth Reservoir:  12 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, Mallards, 3 Moorhen, large mixed gull flock including 1 Mediteranean Gull, Coots, 1 Grey Wagtail. (S Thomson)

Blackacre: 52 Lesser Black backed Gull, 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Sparrowhawk.(S Grose)

Park Head: 202 Meadow Pipit, 101 Skylark, 104 Chaffinch, 55 Siskin, 12 Goldfinch, 1 Greenfinch, 12 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5  Reed Bunting, 3 Yellowhammer, 1 Chough and 1 Little Egret overhead this morning. Also, 7 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 5 Goldcrest and 1 Yellowhammer in the valley. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

Walmsley Sanctuary CBWPS: 2 Grey Heron , 2 Greylag , 3 Snipe , 1 Common Sandpiper , 4 Buzzard , 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker , 4 Blue Tit , 1 Wren , 2 Robin , 2 Dunnock , 3 Chaffinch , 6 Shoveler , 10 Teal , 1 Cattle Egret , 2 Little Egret , 2 Grey Wagtail , 1 Pied Wagtail , 4 Long-Tailed Tit , 4 Great Tit , 1 Curlew . (K.Bowers)

Wadebridge,Anekas Bridge/sewage treatment works: 67 Mediterranean Gull, 19 Black tailed Godwit, 5 Oystercatcher, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Lapwing, 9 Curlew, 156 Redshank, 1 Snipe, 1 Greenshank,1 Bar headed Goose, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Shelduck.(S Grose)

Egloshayle: 1 f Mandarin.(S Grose)

Rame Church-Forder: 1 Sparrowhawk, 12 Skylark, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker,20 Chiffchaff, 2 Siskin, 2 Blackcap, 4 Goldcrest, 4 Firecrest, 3 Coal Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Water Rail (a site mega!) 4 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Jay. (D Clegg)

Penlee Point: Merlin, Kestrel, possible Great northern Diver off coast near Rame Head, lots of Cormorants, Bullfinch, Chaffinch, Goldfinch and Greenfinch. (A & K Oram)

Freathy: 2 Cattle Egret with cattle in field at Withnoe Farm viewed from coast road. (D Clegg)

Downderry: Firecrest, Blackcap and Chiffchaff early morning. (A Payne)

Millbrook: Kingfisher,  3 Greenshank, 2 Little Grebe in afternoon.  (A Payne)

River Tamar-Horsebridge: 1 Grey Heron, 2 Goosander, 23 Mallard. (A Parker)

 

plr & rrb

Cattle Egret – Adrian Lea
Whooper Swan’s – Tony Wilson
Lesser Yellowlegs – Mark James
Shag – Martin Webb
Shoveler – Kevin Bowers
Whooper Swan’s – Sheila Chandler
Curlew Sandpiper – Alex Mckechnie
Kingfisher – Robin Chiffers
Kingfisher – Paul Sawford
Black Redstart – Regina Griffith’s