On This Day in History – 9th October

A Glossy Ibis was at St Meryn in 1986 for eight days. Red-eyed Vireos were at Nanquidno in 1987, Penberth in 1993 and Porthgwarra in 1996, the latter bird until 14th October. An American Golden Plover was at St Just Airfield in 1969 and a Forster’s Tern was at Par Beach in 1990. American landbirds were further represented by a YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO at Penzance in 1980 and a NORTHERN PARULA at Cot Valley in 1988 until 19th October.

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