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Old Monday 29th October 2007, 19:01   #226
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Waker Quey

Had a look on the river this morning no sighn of the eight Spoonbill just the one that is here through the winter.
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Old Tuesday 30th October 2007, 18:55   #227
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Rame area and Waker.

Siskins,Redwings,Linnets,Goldfinches,chaffinches,P ied Wagtails,Meadow Pipits,Skylarks,2 Kestrel,1 Sparrowhawk,3 Raven,6 Buzzard.
Waker Quey 4 Spoonbill, 1 Peregrine.
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Old Tuesday 30th October 2007, 21:41   #228
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Mullion Cove this afternoon:- 1 Black Redstart (fem) on roof tops of houses in the valley. Also 4 Ravens, 1 Kestrel, 4 Stonechats, 2 Rock Pipits, 2 Meadow Pipits, 2 Goldfinches and 1 Goldcrest.
The valley reminded me of one of the West Cornwall valleys (it's not far away) and it would be first landfall for vagrants flying at in from further south. Lots of potenital!
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Old Wednesday 31st October 2007, 04:22   #229
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Yes henerzi a nice area used to live that way at Ruan Minor near the lizard but was not into birdding then was a full time fisherman,did work out of the Islands as well for three years,used to see all the bird watchers comming over must have missed some great birds over the years never mind i have time on my hands now.
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Old Wednesday 31st October 2007, 16:50   #230
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3 Spoonbill.50+ Canada Geese,100+ Fieldfare, 60+ Redwing 30+ Meadow Pipit.
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Old Wednesday 31st October 2007, 16:54   #231
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Tragantle Fort

4 Black Redstart on Fort buildinds this morning with Meadow Pipits, and Pied wagtails.
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Old Thursday 1st November 2007, 18:38   #232
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Rame area

Male Cirl Bunting sighted at coast Gaurd cottages allso one Black Redstart.
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Old Friday 2nd November 2007, 14:52   #233
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Any more info on the American Buff-bellied Pipit at Lands End?? Still there? Was fully ready to go today but wouldn't have been able to on public transport at this late hour. grr. Any help would be most appreciated. Thanks. Henry.
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Old Friday 2nd November 2007, 18:52   #234
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Torpoint

This morning 30+ Canada G,1 Brent G,60+ Oystercatcher,30+ Dunlin,17 Grt Crested Grebe,9 Med gull,40+ BH gull 2 GBB gull 40+ Wigeon,3 Teal,20+ Turnstone,2 Rock Pipit, 5 Meadow Pipit,1 Grey Wagtail 4 Pied Wagtail.
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Old Saturday 3rd November 2007, 17:57   #235
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Wacker Quey

5 Spoonbill, 60+ Shellduck,15 Grt Crested Grebe,120 Canada G,30+ Wigeon,8 Teal,30+ Dunlin,6 Grey Heron 6 L Egret.
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Old Saturday 3rd November 2007, 19:38   #236
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Still lots on the move at the mo. College Res (near Falmouth) couldn't quite compete with Lands End today but there were 4 Firecrests, 1 Water Rail, 2 Gadwalls, 3 Tufted Duck, c40 Wigeons, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Marsh Tit, 4 Siskins, and 2 Skylarks.
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Old Sunday 4th November 2007, 19:14   #237
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Kingsmill Lake Saltash

From the far hide 60 Avocet,14 Greenshank,2 Spotted Redshank,50+ Redshank,56 Black-taield Godwit one with rings on,40+ Dunlin,60+ Curlew,30+ Shellduck,20+ Wigeon,8 Teal,2 L Egret,1 Grey Heron a Little Stint was there yesterday but not seen today.
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Old Sunday 4th November 2007, 22:20   #238
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Hi Tav, I get up to Plymouth quite regularly - If I were to get off the train at Saltash could I walk to Kingsmill Lake from there or is that the wrong side for viewing ?
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Old Monday 5th November 2007, 07:11   #239
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HiChris yes you can head for the Chinafleet golf club its well signposted from saltash 10 mins walk.When at the golf club walk around the foot path to the hides the furthest hide is the best,if you PM i will send you the combination of the lock to the hides.
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Old Monday 5th November 2007, 16:48   #240
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River Tamar Saltash

1 Female Ring-Necked Duck, did see this yesterday but did not get a good view found tonight and got some pics for a pos ID.
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Old Monday 5th November 2007, 18:06   #241
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HiChris yes you can head for the Chinafleet golf club its well signposted from saltash 10 mins walk.When at the golf club walk around the foot path to the hides the furthest hide is the best,if you PM i will send you the combination of the lock to the hides.
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Old Monday 5th November 2007, 18:17   #242
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OK Chris if you want the grand tour just let me know.
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Old Tuesday 6th November 2007, 16:05   #243
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7 Spoonbill this morning 2 with yellow and red leg rings.
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Old Tuesday 6th November 2007, 16:12   #244
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Rame area

1 late wheatear on the point,1 Brambling on the bird table with Greenfinch at the cottages.Linnets and Goldfinch flocks on the stuble fields and a Peregrine huning over the same fields.
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Old Tuesday 6th November 2007, 16:21   #245
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Bake Lakes Trerulefoot

The main lake had lots of Coots and Moorhen as wel as 13 Tufted Duck and 43 Canada Geese,not much on the outher lakes as there were lot of anglers on them. Allso seen were Bullfiches,2 Chiffchaff,Fieldfare,Redwings,Blackbirds,Robins,Wr ens,2 Kingfishers,and a flyover of Golden Plover plus a Water Rail herd.
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Spent nearly four hours in the hide at Walmsley Sanctuary Reserve today. Fairly quiet although the 2 Tundra Bean Geese were still present and showing well when they weren't asleep.
At just after 1pm suddenly a juvenile Arctic Skua flew across in front of the hide and landed on the water. The wind gradually blew it right across to the far right side where it remained for about 20 minutes just sitting on the water about a foot out from the bank. At 1.25 it took off and flew towards Chapel Amble and I didn't see it again. Roger
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Wow, that was probably unexpected Roger! Bet that's a first for the reserve?
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Wow, that was probably unexpected Roger! Bet that's a first for the reserve?
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Very unexpected Henry. Hope you got the bus OK on Monday. Did we miss the Pallas's Warbler or did it only arrive the following day!!!!. Roger
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Yeah I was wondering that. Never seen a Pallas's before, but there quite a lot of warblers knocking around in the valley that day.
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Kingsmill Lake Saltash and Sconer

Avocet,Black taield Godwit,3 Spotted Redshank,1 Greenshank,Redshank,Shellduck,Teal, Wigeon,Dunlin.

Sconer 5 Spoonbill,2 Slavonian Grebe.
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