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!



















Hayle:
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