Wednesday 2nd October 2013

The Lizard village: 1 1W Black-eared Wheatear with Wheatear just west of village. (S Votier et al)

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1w Black-eared Wheatear

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all photos, Tony Blunden

The Lizard, Soapy Cove: 1 Whinchat, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Wheatear, 8+ Stonechat, 2 Skylark, 2 Raven, 1 Kestrel. Numerous Linnet and Meadow Pipit. Also female Grey Seal on beach suckling young and male seal observing for a time at waterline. (J St Ledger)

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Spotted Flycatcher, J St.Ledger

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Sennen, quarry near school: 1 Melodious Warbler, 1 Whitethroat and 1 Chiffchaff, plus fly-over 1 Golden Plover and 2 (ad + 2W) Mediterranean Gull. (M Ahmad & T Mills)

Porthgwarra: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Nanquidno: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Raven, 1 Grey Wagtail, 20 Swallow, 5 Stonechat and 1 juv Kestrel, plus report of 1 Pied Flycatcher. (T Mills et al)

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Kestrel photomontage, Tony Mills

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 juv Red-necked Grebe. (R Mudge)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  5 Little Egret, 16 Teal, 2 Curlew Sandpiper & 1 Dunlin all flushed by parachute from kite surfer; also 2 Cormorant, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, 1 Water Rail, 2 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 2 Stonechat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Goldcrest and 30 Goldfinch. (D Flumm)

Marazion: 4 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Mediterranean Gull on the beach. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Black-winged Stilt. (R Farnes) Carnsew Basin: 1 Osprey

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Black-winged Stilt

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all photos, Rod Farnes

Crowlas: 1 Barn Owl just north alongside A30. (L Proctor)

Levant: 12 Wheatear, 7 Whinchat and 2 Chiffchaff. (R Phillips)

Pendeen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again at Lower Boscaswell. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Rame Barton and Penmillard farms: 1 Turtle Dove with Collared Dove.

Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 70  Bar-tailed Godwit, 2  Blackbird, c500  Black-headed Gull, c60 Black-tailed Godwit, 10 Blue Tit, 2 Buzzard, 3 Canada Goose, c150 Carrion Crow, 6 Chaffinch, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Common Sandpiper, 20 Cormorant, c500 Curlew, 9 Curlew Sandpiper, c100 Dunlin, 2 Dunnock, 1 Goldcrest, c75 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 10 Greenshank, 10 Grey Heron, 10 Grey Plover, 3 Grey Wagtail, c250 Herring Gull, 6 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 5 Knot, 40 Lapwing, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 20 Linnet, c60 Little Egret, 20 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 40 Mallard, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 35 Mute Swan, c200 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 4 Pied Wagtail, 3 Pintail, 6 Raven, 3 Red-legged Partridge, c300 Redshank, 75 Ringed Plover, 10 Robin, 2 Rook, 6 Ruff, 4 Shelduck, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Spotted Redshank, 20 Starling, 10 Swallow, 20 Teal, 3 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 75 Wigeon and c30 Wood Pigeon. (The Martin Cutland Walk, per C Travis)

Polgigga: Turtle Dove late afternoon. (M Wallace)

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