Sunday 1st October 2023

Sunday 1st October 2023

Goonhilly Downs: Juvenile Northern Harrier still. (MO) Park at Croft Pascoe, Goonhilly or Bray’s Cott – the bird can be seen from each of these localities as it ranges widely across the moor. In addition, juv Pectoral Sandpiper on moor this evening, although mobile. (J Morris)

Caradon Hill: 1 Lesser Grey Shrike still present on fence round TV mast, but visibility very poor. (D Eva et al)

Lizard Village: Juvenile Rose-coloured Starling still. (Birdguides)

Zennor: Barred Warbler from footpath between Tinners Arms and coastal path (J Machin, N Machin) In addition, 1 Great Northern Diver over, 2 Chough, 1 Kestrel, 5 Rock Pipit.(S Grose)

Trewey Hill, Zennor: 3 Glossy Ibis feeding on a manure pile for most of the day. (V Stratton)

Trevowhan: 1 Wood Warbler in the valley. (P Combridge)

Marazion: Hoopoe and Woodchat Shrike still present. (J Teague) In addition, 1 Little Ringed Plover on beach briefly. (P Clement)

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck on stonewall above the pool. (Birdguides)

Nanjizal: Yellow-browsed Warbler. (J Ryan)

Penberth: 2 Firecrest. (J Ryan)

Cot Valley: 5+ Firecrest. (M Ahmad)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 2 Firecrest in Pines along from the pool. (M Frost)

Loe Pool: 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (Birdguides)

Penzance: 1 Pomarine Skua (harassing Gull flock which included Sandwich Tern & Mediterranean Gull along the seafront). (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary: 5 Curlew Sandpiper from causeway. (Birdguides)

Falmouth Bay: (Pelagic Boat Trip) 17 Balearic Shearwater, 430 Great Shearwater, 60 Manx Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Puffin, 14 Razorbill, and 8 Guillemot. (A Langdon)

Stithians Feeder Hide: 3 Goldfinch, 7 Blue Tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Coal Tit, 4 Great Tit, 7 Long Tailed Tit, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Snipe, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Goldcrest, 4 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron, 25+ Mallard. (M Saunders)

Penryn Estuary: 15+ Curlew, 20+ Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 3 Mute Swan, 4 Oystercatcher, 3 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 3 Robin, 1 Blackbird (m), 1 Kingfisher. (T Chambers)

Porth Joke: 6 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Siskin, 8 Bullfinch, 14 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Chough (S Rowe)

Camel Trial, Padstow: 1 Osprey. (S Maycock)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Water Rail (heard and briefly seen from the old hide), 1 Kingfisher (female), 1 Little Grebe, 34 Teal, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 8 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Wilson)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Osprey over. (Birdguides)

Hannafore, Looe: 9 Brent Geese, 1 Curlew, 9 Turnstone and 3 Rock Pipit. (A Parker)


Northern Harrier – Nick Watmough
Firecrest – Mushaq Ahmad
Great Shearwater – Adrian Langdon
Great Shearwater – Adrian Langdon
Great Shearwater – Adrian Langdon
Kingfisher – Darren Wilson