Thursday 26th October 2023

Thursday 26th October 2023

Sennen: Upland Sandpiper (MO)

Walmsley Sanctuary:  Long- billed Dowitcher, Spoonbill, Little Egrets, Green Sandpiper, 3 x Snipe, 4 Barnacle Geese, 3 Shoveler. (R Griffiths, R Veal)

Land’s End: 3rd winter Azorean Gull in car park. (Birdguides)

Marazion Marsh: Glossy Ibis still present at 18:20, Purple Heron flew to north-east end of marsh, Spoonbill on scrape, 6 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, Water Rail, 12 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 5 Curlew over, f Reed Bunting, 6 Chiffchaff, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 4 Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail, 6 Dunnock, 6 Stonechat, 15 Linnet, Blackbird 2 Magpie, Gulls, Crows, 2 Mallard, 1 Robin, 16 Brent Geese, 1 Red Throated Diver, 1 Great White Egret, 6 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 17 Cattle Egret, 2 Chough (S.Cox, S Wood, M Claughton, D Balmer)

RSPB Hayle Estuary Copperhouse Creek: 1 Pink-footed Goose.6 Greenshank, 10 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 20+ Redshank, 1 Little Egret, 1 Spoonbill over, 1 Jack Snipe over, c250 Canada Geese (P St Pierre, A Myram, S Wood et al)

Kenidjack: Hooded Crow. (Birdguides) Firecrest, Redwing. (IC Whitehouse, MD James)

Dozmary Pool: American Golden Plover, with 400 Golden Plover, probable female Lesser Scaup. (Birdguides)

St Buryan: 1 Ring Ouzel, 4 Black Redstarts. (Birdguides)

Nanquidno: 3 Ring Ouzel. (Birdguides)

Lamorna Cove: Yellow-browed Warbler. (Birdguides)

St Levan: Yellow-browed Warbler in garden of Grey Gables. (Birdguides)

St Loy: Yellow-browed Warbler. (Birdguides)

Crows-an-Wra: Yellow-browed Warbler at Rissick. (Birdguides)

Flushing: Male Black Redstart and 2 plus Firecrest along Trefusis Road. (T Griffiths)

Godrevy: 1 Chough, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Purple Sandpiper. (P Woods)

Hayle Towans: 2 Chough. ( P Woods)

Brea Hill, Rock Estuary: 4 Chough. (P Woolf)

Swanpool (15:45 – 18:05): 500+ Great Shearwater, 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 10+ Manx Shearwater, 200+ Balearic Shearwater, 30+ Pomarine Skua, 6 Arctic Skua, 7 Great Skua, 1 Black-throated Diver, 7 Common Scoter (L Parkerson, J Drage Hubert)

Brunnion, Lelant Downs: Tawny Owl heard. (P Geddes)

Colliford Lake: 1000+ Golden Plover on shoreline and flying back and forth 5pm, 30+ Black headed Gull, 100+ Lesser Black backed Gulls, 12 Starling (J.Goodair)

Halvanna: 1 Bluetit, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Jay, 2 Robin, 5 Wood Pigeon(J.Goodair)

Jollytown: 1 Lapland Bunting. (D Collins)

Church Cove, Lizard: 3 Firecrest, 1 Blackcap (T Stuart)

Windmill Farm: (west of the reserve) 10 Golden Plover (T Stuart)

Gweek: 2 Greenshank, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher (T Stuart)

Lizard Point (14.30-16.00): 16 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Great Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua. (D Collins)

RSPB Hayle Estuary Lelant: 2 Pintail. (P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary B3301 causeway: 3 Dunlin, 40+ Redshank, 15 Lapwing, 200+ Teal and Wigeon, 1 Little Egret. Ryan’s Field: 1f Kingfisher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 18 Redshank 11.15 – 12.15. (M Webb) 1Red throated Diver , 1 Arctic Tern and 1 Little Grebe  off North quay . The Tern then flew over to Carnsew and then later Copperhouse Creek. (J George, M Lenney)

Wadebridge: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Little Egret, 1 juv Little Grebe, 4 Lapwing, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 10 Redshank, 2 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Oystercatcher, various Gulls, 1 Black Tailed Godwit. (Vic.Booth)

Nanquidno: 3 Ring Ouzel, 3 Firecrest, Reed Warbler, Redwing. (IC Whitehouse, MD James)

Stithians Lake Feeder Hide: 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Coal Tit. (A Lea)

Newquay, East Pentire 7.45-8.45 am: 3 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Manx Shearwater, 350+ Kittiwake, 6 Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver (feeding offshore) 1 Merlin ( Chasing Rock Pipit ) 56 Gannet,  100’s Auks. (D Grose)

Porthgwarra (08:15 – 09.30): 9 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua. ( I Prentice) 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 4 Great Shearwater, 19 Manx Shearwater, 23 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Arctic Skua (P Marshall)

St.Levan: Yellow-browed Warbler in the garden of Grey Gables. (I Prentice)

Late submission 25/10 Penzance: 2 Eider, 1 Red-throated Diver & I Little Egret. (M Spicer, M Elliott)

Late submission 25/10 Penzance to Wolf: c12 Blue-fin Tuna, c20 Common Dolphin, c15 Mediterranean Gulls, c200 Gannets, c300 Kittiwakes, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Baleraric Shearwater. (M Spicer, M Elliott)

Late submission 25/10 Wolf to Scilly: 30+ Common Dolphin, c8 Harbour Porpoise, I Grey Seal, 30+ Storm Petrel, c12 Great Shearwater, c80 Gannet, 1 Puffin, 2 Manx Shearwater and 4 Mediterranean Gulls. (M Spicer, M Elliott)

Late submission 25/10 Place Barton: 2 Firecrest (T Stuart)

Late submission 25/10 St Anthony’s Head: 6 Swallow; 4 Golden Plover (T Stuart)

Late submission 25/10 Nanquidno: 1 Ring Ouzel. (G Fisher)

Late submission 25/10 Cot Valley (Porth Navern): 1 Black Redstart. (G Fisher)


Upland Sandpiper. Mel Greenhalgh
Kingfisher. Martin Webb
Kingfisher. Martin Webb
Redshank. Martin Webb
Kingfisher. Vic Booth
Common Sandpiper. Vic Booth
Black-tailed Godwit. Vic Booth
Lapwing. Vic Booth
Spoonbill. Reuben Veal
Reed Bunting. Adrian Lea
Marsh Tit. Adrian Lea
Late photo 25/10 Ring Ouzel. Gill Fisher
Late Photo 25/10 Black Redstart. Gill Fisher
Lapland Bunting. David Collins
Upland Sandpiper. Nigel Rogers
Upland Sandpiper. Nigel Rogers
Pink-footed Goose. Adrian Myram
Pink-footed Goose. Adrian Myram
Red-throated Diver. Steven Wood
Brent Geese. Steven Wood
Golden Plover. Jasmina Goodair
Green Sandpiper. Regina Griffiths
Long-billed Dowitcher. Regina Griffiths
Long-billed Dowitcher. Regina Griffiths