Wednesday 18th October 2023

Wednesday 18th October 2023

Walmsley Sanctuary, CBWPS members only:  Short-eared Owl – high over reserve, pursued by crows towards estuary at 10:13; Marsh Harrier ( m ), Wigeon ( f ). (S Lilley)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 6 Canada goose, 6 Mute swan, 6 Shelduck, 110 Wigeon, 55 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 5 Pintail, 5 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 45 Oystercatcher, 14 Lapwing, 2 Grey Plover, 13 Ringed Plover, 43 Curlew, 3 Bar-tailed godwit, 42 Black-tailed godwit, 50 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 35 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 130 Black-headed gull, 1 Mediterranean gull, 12 Great black-backed gull, 150 Herring gull, 1 Lesser Black-Backed gull, 4 Cormorant, 15 Cattle Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 18 Little Egret, 1 Jay, 2 Magpie, 50 Carrion crow, 2 Blue tit, 35 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 7 House sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 6 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al)

Wadebridge: 13 Mediterranean Gull,1 Common Gull, 3 Lesser Black backed Gull, 101 Black headed Gull, 178 Herring Gull behind Bridge Tyres building.(S Grose)

Egloshayle, Clapper pools: 3 Greenshank, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper,1 Lapwing, 2 Great White Egret, 1 Mistle Thrush.(S Grose)

Mawgan Porth: 20 Mediterranean Gull, 24 Teal , 44 Mallard , 1 Coot , 2 Great Egret. (B Bosisto)

Park Head: 1 Chough , 1 Merlin. (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Sanderling, 2 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 10 Redshank, 2 Med Gull, 120 Black-headed Gull. (S Rowe)

Pendeen Church: 1 Black Redstart. (N Truby)

Nanquidno: 2 Ring Ouzel. (Birdguides)

Kenidjack Valley:  3 Male Ring Ouzels were passing through the valley.( S J Eastman)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Ruff, 2 Sandwich Tern in gull roost, 3 Grey Plover. (A Lobb)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Jack Snipe and 1 Water Rail. (G Elton) 1 Wheatear at western end of the marsh. (A Lobb) 1 Grey Heron & 1 Kingfisher at Longrock Pool. (R Chiffers)

Penzance Harbour: 2 Eider. (G Elton)

Stithians Lake Feeder Hide: 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 6 Chaffinch, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 3 Magpie, 2 Moorhen, 1 Little Egret. (A Lea)

Stithians Lake; Stuart Hutchins Hide: 10 Canada Geese, 6 Curlew, 1 Lapwing, 4 Ringed Plover. (A Lea)

Devoran Quay: 21 Greenshank (in groups of 14 & 7), 7 Black-tailed Godwit (1 male, ringed as adult in Iceland and has been a regular visitor here), 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Gull (juv). (J St Ledger)

Boscawan Park and Pond to Sunny Corner, Truro: 3 Mute Swan, Mallard (many), 5 Teal, Black-headed Gull (many), Herring Gull (many), 2 Cormorant, 3 Moorhen, 5 Oystercatcher, >50 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 2 Curlew, >25 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 4 Goldfinch, many Crow, Rook, Jackdaw, Wood Pigeon. (A Hill and others)

St Mawes Castle: 1 Whimbrel. (A Sims)

Downderry: moving east, 1430-1600, at least 120 Gannet, 2 Arctic Skua, 53 Kittiwake, 10 Mediterranean Gull , 4 Common Gull and 2 Sandwich Tern. Also 3 Common Scoter and 2 Eider west. Inshore 21 Oystercatcher.  (A Payne)

Late submission, 8/10/23, Whitsand Bay: 2 Raven. (A Hill)

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Black Redstart – Nick Truby
Coal Tit – Adrian Lea
Ring Ouzel – Sarah -Jane Eastman
Grey Heron – Robin Chiffers
Kingfisher – Robin Chiffers
Black-tailed Godwit – John St Ledger
1st winter Common Gull – John St Ledger