Wednesday 26th October 2022

Wednesday 26th October 2022

Pendeen 0740-1150: 311 Great Shearwaters (including a flock of 41), 3 Sooty Shearwaters, 9 Manx Shearwaters, 5 Fulmars, 1 Great Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 5 Arctic Skuas, 1 Grey Phalarope, 3 Sandwich Terns, 1 Arctic Tern, 4 Little Gulls. Pallid Swift flew past at about 0815 (P Combridge) Also (1300-1530): 53 Great Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Manx Shearwater. (P Marshall)

Higher Bochym, Lizard: fem Siberian Stonechat (presumed maurus, poo sample collected for DNA testing) still opposite Natural England offices. (L Proctor et al) Also, Ring Ouzel, Black Redstart, Yellow-browed Warbler, Merlin, Marsh Harrier, c.450 Golden Plover, c.500 Fieldfare, 3 Woodcock. (E O’Connor)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Pink footed Goose, 2 Chough, 1 Kestrel. (P St Pierre)

Porthgwarra (0745-1200): 23 Great Shearwater, 3 Arctic Skua, 2 Grey Phalarope past this morning. (P Marshall, M Elliot, G Lawlor et al) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Firecrest. (B Bosisto)

Cape Cornwall (0815-1045): 30 Great Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Knot, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Gull. (N & T Wheatley). Also (1600-1730): 12 Great Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua. (P Marshall)

Lizard Point (0800-0930): 1 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Arctic Skua, 4 Manx Shearwater. (M Broadbent)

Land’s End (1300-1420): 158 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 2 Pintail. (M Elliot)

College Reservoir: 2 Ring Ouzel. (C Murphy, L Langley)

Point: 1 Osprey (M. Dunford)

Fishing Cove: 7 Ring Ouzel foraging in blackthorn. (G Rogers)

Godrevy: Single Swift sp. flew across the road on the entrance to NT Godrevy car park. (B Penny)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 2 Goosander (pr), 1 Egyptian Goose, 23+ Tufted Ducks, 124 Lapwing. (B Craven)

Newquay Boating Lake: 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 m Muscovy, 1m Mute Swan with blue plastic ring AX stil present. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryans field: female Kingfisher, 8 Redshank, 4 Little Egret with several following Cormorant in the shallows. (R Chiffers) ad Little Stint reported.

Rame Head (08:00-10.30): 3 Fulmar, 20+ Kittiwake, 19 auks, 40+ Mediterranean Gull & 14 Gannet (P Kemp)

St Andrews Pool: 11 Mute Swan, 20 Teal , 1 f Muscovy, 157 Black headed Gull, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 2 Siskin, 5 Coal Tit.(S Grose)

Par Beach pool: 7 Mediterranean Gull (Inc white plastic ring on right leg J4LR) 1 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull, 201 Black headed Gull.(S Grose)

Par, Spit Beach: 9 Sanderling, 7 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 76 Oystercatcher, 1 Turnstone, 2 m Eider, 1 Kestrel, 5 Rock Pipit.(S Grose)

Mevagissey Harbour: 11 Great Black backed Gull (Inc white plastic ring on right leg  L:FD6), 2 Black-throated Diver (though distant). (S Grose)Godrevy/North Cliffs: 2 Choughs seen feeding at Godrevy and then again 15 minutes later flying over Hells Mouth, North Cliffs.  Presumably the same ones (A.Myram)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Spotted Redshank, 26 Greenshank, 88 Redshank, 54 Dunlin,  4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 60 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Lapwing, 49 Curlew, 45 Teal, 38 Mallard, 218 Wigeon, 19 Shelduck, 12 Little Egret & 4 Great crested Grebe (P Kemp)

Lizard Point: Merlin. (J Braiden)

St Ives Island. 1f Black Redstart, 1f Merlin (West at 14:56), 1m Kestrel, 12 Oystercatcher, 8 Turnstone,  11 Dunlin, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, 1 Hummingbird Hawk Moth, 2 Wall Butterflies, 4 Red Admirals (P. Nason)

Bugle: Small flock of Redwing feeding on holly berries in private garden. (J. Moore)

Helston STW to Penrose: 10 Firecrest. (K Wilson)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 12 Canada goose, 15 Mute swan, 19 Shelduck, 120 Wigeon, 9 Mallard, 7 Wood pigeon, 60 Oystercatcher, 95 Lapwing, 5 Grey plover, 8 Ringed plover, 75 Curlew (including colour ringed C4 again), 2 Bar-tailed godwit, 15 Black-tailed godwit, 19 Dunlin, 2 Common sandpiper, 85 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 350 Black-headed gull, 1 Mediterranean gull, 45 Great black-backed gull, 210 Herring gull, 2 Lesser black-backed gull, 9 Cormorant, 22 Cattle egret, 12 Little egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 45 Carrion crow, 1 Great tit, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 9 House sparrow, 1 Grey wagtail, 1 Pied wagtail, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al).

Porthcurno: Black Redstart and Ring Ouzel reported.

Church Cove, Lizard: Yellow-browed Warbler reported.

Marazion: juv Little Stint reported still.

Little Trethewey: Black Redstart reported.

Late submission, 20/10, Amble confluence: 56 Cattle Egret. (M Scawen)

Ring Ouzel, Geoff Rogers
Ring Ouzel, Geoff Rogers
Siberian Stonechat, Adrian Lea
Siberian Stonechat, Adrian Lea
Redshank, Robin Chiffers
Kingfisher, Robin Chiffers
Little Egret and Cormorant, Robin Chiffers
Cattle Egret, Mike Scawen
Chough, Adrian Myram