Tuesday 10th October 2023

Tuesday 10th October 2023

Polgigga: 1 Upland Sandpiper flew over at at c13.10. (M Wallace)

Croft Pascoe: 1 Northern Harrier over moor at 12.00pm. (J Foster)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Squacco Heron flew over marsh at 14.30. 13 Little Egret (inc a group of 12 feeding together), 3 Grey Heron. (T Mills)

Higher Bosistow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper half way between Higher Bosistow and Ardensawah Farm, north of the public footpath. (M Wallace)

Porth Nanven/Cot Valley: 2 Long-tailed Skua (1 dark morph juvenile and 1 adult), 9 Arctic Skua, 21 Common Scoter, 12 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Manx Shearwater, Strong passage of Gannet, 1000+ Auk, 15 Kittiwake, 2 Kestrel, 2 Chough, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail. 2 Bluefin Tuna breaking surface. (M & R Frost)

Hayle Estuary (RSPB): 1 American Golden Plover flew towards Marazion, 2 Great White Egret and 15 Sandwich Tern. (M Ahmad)

Dozmary Pool: 1 adult male Ring-necked Duck in eclipse plumage, 8 Tufted Duck, 30 Golden Plover. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler with tit flock. Merlin along cycle track towards Sennen. Firecrest at Esther’s Field and 100+ Meadow Pipit. (M Ferris)

Sennen: 1 Whimbrel and 1 Merlin (P Bright-Thomas)

Penberth Cove: 1 Ring Ouzel and 4 Fire Crest this afternoon. (M Ferris)

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler opposite youth hostel. (RBA)

Pendeen: (11:15 – 13:00) 1 Buzzard, 1 Merlin, 15 Common Scoter, 35 Cory’s Shearwater (lingering and feeding), 1 Great Shearwater, 10 Manx Shearwater, c200 Gannet, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 20 Shag, 14 Kittiwake, 3 Arctic Skua, Large groups of Auk, 12 Oystercatcher, 5 Chough, 5 Raven, 1 male Ring Ouzel, 2 Stonechat, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Grey Seal. (M & R Frost) In addition, (16:30-17:30) 11 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 4 Arctic Skua and 15 Sandwich Tern. (M Scott-Ham)

Newlyn: 1 Arctic Skua off Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Tolcarne, Penzance: 23 Brent Goose this afternoon. (A McKechnie)

Tresillian: 3+ Firecrest (P Carter)

St Austell: 3 Firecrest. (D Cooper)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Treecreeper, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Bullfinch. 2 Marsh Tit visiting feeders at Melancoose Mill. (S Grose)

Trevose Head: 1 Kestrel. (J Johnson)

Wadebridge1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Curlew Sandpiper (one with injured leg), 1 Greenshank, 1 Curlew tagged J5, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Little Egret. (G Williams & I Toogood-Johnson)

Camel Estuary: 388 Canada Goose, 3 Barnacle Goose, 5 Greylag Goose. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto) Also, 1 Osprey still lingering. (A Langdon)

St Kew Highway: 1 Red Kite. (S Grose)

St Tudy, Cedar Croft Nursery: 2 Green Woodpecker, 4 Siskin, small mixed flock of Lapwing & Golden Plover in nearby fields. (S Grose)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 adult Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Dunlin, 6 Wheatear. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Crowdy Lake: 1 Goosander , 12 Tufted Duck , 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Ringed Plover, 20 Golden Plover. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Colliford Lake: 270 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Dunlin, 3 ad Yellow legged gull. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Polbathic Creek: c40 Redwing flying west, this morning. (A Blonden)

*** Tripod attachment found on Caradon Hill (see picture). If you think this belongs to you please email the sightings team and they will put you in touch with the finder.*** 


Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Dave Parker
Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Dave Parker
Little Egrets – Tony Mills
Brent Goose – Alex McKechnie
American Golden Plover – Mushaq Ahmad
Firecrest – Philip Carter
Spotted Redshank – Gavin Williams
Curlew Sandpiper with Dunlin – Gavin Williams
Curlew – Gavin Williams
Kestrel – John Johnson
Tripod Attachment found at Caradon Hill.