Saturday, September 25, 2004

Cornwall: birds, beer and pasties - Day One

Drift Reservoir: no Semipalmated Sandpiper.

However, alternative entertainment was provided by Dan getting very muddy in a creek.

Digiscoped from the other side of the reservoir (where it was drier)

Nanquidno Valley: no Melodious Warbler, but Firecrest, Goldcrest, Garden Warbler, Song Thrush, Chiffchaff, Raven and Merlin.

Cot Valley: not a lot. Shag, Rock Pipit, Arctic Skua, Gannets and Guillemot.

Land's End: no Chough, but Raven and Rock Pipit.

Nanquidno Valley: Melodious Warbler!

Drift Reservoir: Lesser Yellowlegs!

Mediterranean Gull, Whimbrel, Bar-tailed Godwit, Curlew, Redshank etc.

This weekend we have mostly been eatin' Raffters at the Cornish Arms, Hayle.

photos taken with Nikon Coolpix 995 + Leica Apo Televid 62 with 16x eyepiece