Tuesday 29th October 2013

Porthgwarra: 1 1w Hermit Thrush near car park. Please park sensibly and avoid blocking access. Note car park is very muddy. (K Arber & P Callaway)

Hermit 1 Hermit 2
Hermit 3 Hermit 4

Hermit Thrush photos by Brian Field.

Video by John Chapple.

Gurnard’s Head: c200 Kittiwakes per minute passing from 10:00 to 11:30 plus 1 Wheatear. (R Phillips)

Newlyn: 5 Common Scoter. (C Ellis)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Med Gull. (C Ellis)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 22 Canada Geese over west, 4 Teal, 33 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 1  Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 8 Moorhen, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Stonechat, c20 Meadow Pipit, c500 Starling over east and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, C Ellis) Also 1 juv White-rumped Sandpiper on the beach.

Penzance: 30+ Turnstone. (C Ellis)

Helston Boat Lake: 1 Whooper Swan and 10+ Shoveler (C Ellis)

Tresemple Pool: 1 m Mandarin, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Sparrowhawk, 10 Greenshank, 34 Redshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Snipe, 5 Little Grebe, 21 Teal and 1 Little Egret plus 14 Shelduck, 35+ Curlew and 1 Little Egret. (D Jenkins, J St Ledger)

Truro, Malpas: 1 Kingfisher, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Dunlin, 41 Redshank, 50+ Curlew and 30+ Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)

Caerthillian: 1 Lapland Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Blackcap. (D Eva)

Zennor: 5 Whooper Swan on Trewey Downs. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pendeen: 65 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 5 Pomarine Skua, 6 Arctic Skua, 26 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Tern and 1 Great Northern Diver past by 09:20.

Penberth: 14 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty shearwater, 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Arctic Skua past.

St Ives Island: 1 Long-tailed Skua and 2 Pomarine Skua past.

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still.

Davidstow Airfield:  1 ad Whooper Swan still. (PJ Smale)

MJS