Wednesday 4th October 2023

Wednesday 4th October 2023

Nanjizal: Black-and-white Warbler & Eastern Lesser Whithroat trapped and ringed. Subsequently released in Bosistow Lane and showed during the day, although elusive.

Caradon Hill; Minions: Lesser Grey Shrike,  300 yds south of shorter, broader of the two main masts, on Hawthorn, catching beetles. (M Jordan, J Hawkey)

Goonhilly Downs: Northern Harrier still, 26 Golden Plover, 2 Raven, 1 Buzzard, 20 Meadow Pipit, 20 Linnet. (J Waterman)

Lizard Village: 1st winter Rosy Starling still. (Birdguides)

Nanquidno: Juvenile American Golden Plover in field to Land’s End airfield. (R Humphreys)

Marazion: 1st-winter Woodchat Shrike still present along Green Lane. (Birdguides)

Land’s End: Red-breasted Flycatcher around Swingate’s.

Coverack: Turtle Dove at 15:10. Near Penmarth Farm. (R Walter)

Kynance to Lizard: 3 Chough, small flock of Swallow, Grey Seal. (D. Charnaud)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Little Stint, 3 Ruff, 13 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 7 Curlew, 3 Lapwing, 1 Barnacle Goose, 10+ Canada Geese. (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary B3301 causeway: 41 Redshank, 2 Dunlin, 1 Little Egret, 150+ Teal and Wigeon 14.15 – 14.45. Hayle Ryan’s Field: 1f Kingfisher, 1 Greenshank, 2 Magpie 14.50 – 16.15. (M Webb) Curlew Sandpiper at Copperhouse Creek. Little Stint on Ryan’s Field this morning.

Sennen: 1 Chough visiting private garden. (N Brooks)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Padstow: 14 Canada goose, 11 Mute swan, 4 Shelduck, 17 Wigeon, 104 Mallard, 4 Pintail, 5 Wood pigeon, 3 Collared dove, 8 Little Grebe, 75 Oystercatcher, 6 Grey Plover, 8 Ringed plover, 67 Curlew, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 163 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Turnstone, 8 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 75 Redshank, 150 Black-headed gull, 38 Mediterranean gull, 24 Great black-backed gull, 120 Herring gull, 8 Cormorant, 4 Cattle Egret, 14 Grey Heron, 21 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great-spotted woodpecker, 2 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 47 Rook, 55 Carrion crow, 1 Great tit, 6 House martin, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Pied wagtail, 2 Large White, 4 Red Admiral, 3 Speckled Wood. (M Scawen et al.)

Polzeath Beach: 2 Mediterranean Gull,1 Sandwich Tern, 7 Rock Pipit, 3 unringed Chough.(S Grose)

Trebetherick: 1 Green Woodpecker,3 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Downderry: moving west, 0710-0830, were 3 Common Scoter, 297 Gannet, 9 Balearic Shearwater, probable Great Skua, 2 Mediterranean Gull, a Kittiwake and 2 Sandwich Tern.  (A Payne)

 

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Black-and-white Warbler – John Ryan
1st winter American Golden Plover – Mashuq Ahmad
American Golden Plover (lowest bird) & 3 European Golden Plover – Mashuq Ahmad
Chough – Nick Brooks
Barnacle Goose – John St Ledger
Turtle Dove – Roger Walter
Common Redshank – Martin Webb
Kingfisher – Martin Webb
Greenshank – Martin Webb
Glossy Ibis (03/10/23) – Steven Allen
Glossy Ibis (03/10/23) – Steven Allen