Wednesday 16th October 2013

Gorran Haven: 1000+ Redwing over Treveague Faem this morning. (D Cornish)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 7 Teal, 2 Mute Swan, 10 Meadow Pipit & 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly. (D Flumm)

Long Rock Pool: 1 Dabchick, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Moorhen and 2 Teal. (DK Parker)

Cot Valley: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher, 1 m Ring Ouzel, 1 Blackcap and 1 Chiffchaff. (N Wheatley – photos 1 & 2 by B Field, photo 3 by A Mckechnie, photos 4 & 5 by R Farnes)

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Levant: 1 Wheatear and 1 Snipe. (R Phillips)

Tregaseal: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Woon Gumpus: 1 ring-tail Hen Harrier and 1 Snipe. (R Phillips)

Housel Bay, The Lizard: 1 Wheatear, 2 Chough over and 1 Kestrel. Also good numbers of butterflies, including, Painted Lady, Comma, Peacock, Small Copper, Red Admiral and Speckled Wood. (J St Ledger – photos)

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Cape Cornwall: 6 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Bonxies and 3 Arctic Skua and 2 Common Scoter past in two hours.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Osprey still. Also 1 m Garganey, 4 Greenshank and 1 Knot. (D Chown – photos)

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Camel Trail: c50  Bar-tailed Godwit, 6  Blackbird, c500  Black-headed Gull, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Buzzard, 1 Canada Goose, c100 Carrion Crow, 4 Chaffinch,10 Cormorant, c500 Curlew, 4 Curlew Sandpiper, c100 Dunlin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Golden Plover, 75 Great Black Backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 4 Greenshank, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Grey Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail, c500 Herring Gull, 6 House Sparrow, 14 Jackdaw, 2 Jay, 2 Kestrel, 2 Knot, 40 Lapwing,10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 30 Little Egret, 5 Little Grebe,1 Little Stint,10 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Magpie, 70 Mallard, 2 Meadow Pipit, 10 Mediterranean Gull, 12 Mute Swan, c150 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 f Pintail, 3 Raven, 6 Red-legged Partridge, c150 Redshank, 20 Ringed Plover, 1 Robin, 30 Rook, 3 Shelduck, 3 Song Thrush, 2 Spotted Redshank, 6 Starling, 50 Teal,150 Wigeon and 75 Wood Pigeon. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis & photo)

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Feock: 1 Redpoll over this morning. (K Dalziel)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in sallows south of car park.

Kenidjack: 1 Ring Ouzel at seaward end.

Pendeen: 8 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Bonxie, 3 Arctic Skua, 1 Common Scoter, c575 Gannet and 20+ Kittiwake. (D Chown et al)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 juv Ruff, 15 Lapwing, 5 Curlew, 26 Little Grebe, 33 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler and 22 Tufted Duck. (D Chown)

Long Rock: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still in Morrisons car park.

Nanquidno Valley:  1 male Ring Ouzel at the bottom of the valley. (P & H Taylor) Also 1Yellow-browed Warbler opposite the airfield.

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck still at the end of the track to Three Chimneys.

Newlyn: 1 Snow Bunting and 1 Black Redstart.

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