Saturday 5th October 2013

Late news, 04/10, Windmill Farm: Crake sp seen briefly. (D Wright)

Carrick Roads: 1 Eider, 3 Black-necked Grebe, 2 Sandwich Tern and 1 Arctic Tern. (D Eva)

Levant: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 (northern) Willow Warbler, plus wheatears and whinchats. (R Phillips)

Penzance: 2 Sandwich Tern off Promenade. (R Phillips) 1 Grey Wagtail on Larrigan River. (T Mills)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 207 Cananda Geese, 8 Wigeon, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 2 Dabchick, 1 Moorhen, 10 Meadow Pipit and 1 Wheatear. Also 5 Sandwich Tern offshore. (M Spicer)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Daurian Shrike, 1+ Wryneck, 1-2 Whinchat, 1 juv Snow Bunting, plus 5 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Common Scoter and 1 Basking Shark. In Counting House garden: 1 Pied Flycatcher and 2-3 Spotted Flycatcher. Also 1 Wryneck on the bracken slopes below the lower car park. (D Jenkins, S Maycock, W Renshaw, D Parker & D Flumm)

Video by John Chapple

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Daurian Shrike, D Flumm

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Snow Bunting, S Maycock

Pendeen: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest and 1 Spotted Flycatcher at Calartha Farm. (D Parker)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in copse by tractor shed. 6 Chiffchaff and 2 Blackcap by the sewerage works. 1 Peregrine, 2 Sparrowhawk (one plucking a Wood Pigeon), 3 Whinchats, 3 Goldcrest, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat and 6 male Blackcap at the bottom of the valley. (D Parker) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler reported opposite the allotments. 2nd Yellow-browed Warbler heard only in the tractor copse. (J Swann)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Black-winged Stilt, 42 Greylag Geese 1 Brent Goose, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Osprey, 5+ Mediterranean Gull and 18 Bar-tailed Godwit. On Ryans Field: 1 Knot, 3 Ruff and 4 Bar-tailed Godwit. (D Parker, T Green, S McMahon, D Jenkins & A Nicholson) 1 Glossy Ibis until 13:20 (P Rutter & B Moore)

Gillan Creek and Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Glossy Ibis plus Peregrine, Shoveler, Pintail, Whinchat. (T Parrell & J Sleep)

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Glossy Ibis, T Parrell

Porthgwarra: 10 Wheatears, 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Whinchat, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker , 4 Blackcap, 5 Golden Plover and 7 Chiffchaff. (J Hawkey) 1 Wryneck at end of track from 3 Chimneys. (A O’Meara)

Sancreed: 5 Snipe, 3 Skylark, 10 Swallow, 1 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat and 2 Chiffchaff. Also 1 Jay and 200 Meadow Pipit flew west. (D Flumm)

Gannel Estuary: 50 Canada Goose, 27 Teal, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Curlew, 8 Oystercatcher, 6 Little Egret, 2 Common Tern and 1 Yellow Wagtail over. (S Rowe)

Rame: 1 Pied Flycatcher (opposite church), 1 Turtle Dove (on wires by coastguard cottages), 2 Whinchat and13 Redwing over. (G Berti)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 12 Teal, 26 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 8 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron (one eating an eel), 1 Little Grebe, 15 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 2 Stonechat, 1 Carrion Crow eating a Vole, 1 Wheatear, 1 Stonechat, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 11 Sanderling on the beach plus 1 Med Gull and 5 Sandwich Tern offshore. (D Parker & B Moore)

Rame Head: 2 Pomarine Skua.

St Levan Churchtown: 1 Lapland Bunting. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank, 11 Turnstone, 2 Dunlin, 35 Curlew, c50 Redshank including 1 leucistic bird, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Sandwich Tern, 7 Mallard and 4 Little Grebe. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern on sea and 1 Tawny Owl heard. (D Chaney)

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