Sunday 20th October 2013

Late news 19/10, Falmouth, Gorrangorras: 80 Curlew and c30 Pied Wagtail. Argal Reservoir: 250+ Herring Gull, 20 Black-headed Gull and 5 Lessr Black-backed Gull. (D Chaney)

Newquay, White Cross: 80+ Golden Plover, 20+ more than on 16/10, also 2 Jay and 2 Buzzard. (D Thomas) Whipsiderry Beach: 2 Chough, ringed. (W Lowery) Porth Joke: 2 Richard’s Pipit still.

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Choughs, W Lowery

Porthgwarra: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Peregrine, 4 Redwing, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest and 2 Chough. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Sennen Cove: 11 Mediterranean Gull. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Cot Valley: 1 1w Garden Warbler. (P & H Taylor)

Rame Head: 170+ Gannet, 3 Manx shearwater, 4+ Ring Ouzel, 1 Merlin and 1 Sparrowhawk. (P Stidwill)

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Ring Ouzels, Phil Stidwill

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Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Snow Bunting. (S Maycock & T Mills) 1 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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Snow Bunting, Simon Maycock

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Falmouth, Prince of Wales Pier: 3 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger) Gorrangorras: 30+ Curlew, 45+ Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, 2 Little Egret, 15+ Mallard, 13 Mute Swan and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Chaney)

Pendeen Watch: 12 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Levan Churchtown: 2 Lapland Bunting and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Long Rock: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling again at Morrisons car park. (D Parker et al.)

Men-an-Tol: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 2 Short-eared Owls and 3 Kestrels. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, on estuary: 1 Osprey and 1 Garganey; Ryan’s Field: 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Ruff. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Tregonce, Sea Mills: 1 Hooded Crow. (D Julian)

Padstow, Dennis Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 possible Killdeer reported in flight.

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