Thursday 31st October 2013

Porthgwarra: 1 1w Hermit Thrush and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Long Rock: 1 juv White-rumped Sandpiper on the beach and 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still at Morrison’s car park.

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest.

Kendjack: 1 probable Dusky Warbler at 09:45 but not subsequently. (per M Ahmad) Also 3 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Teal, 43 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 5 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 4 Snipe, 3 Stonechat, c50 Meadow Pipit, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Penberth:
 1 Firecrest and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (D Parker) Also 17 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Pomarine Skua past Penberth Cove.

Porthcurno: 4 Chiffchaff, 1 m Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, flocks of 12 & 8 Long-tailed Tit and 200 Wood Pigeon. (D Parker)

St Levan:
 1 Richard’s Pipit flew towards Porthgwarra and 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher in the “Bonelli’s Warbler copse”. (M Wallace) Also 2+ Firecrest, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 m Blackcap, 2 Stonechat and c50 Skylark. (D Parker)

Boskenna Cross: 3 Snipe. (D Parker)

Polgigga: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler near the duck Pond. (M Wallace)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 Barnacle Geese. (L Proctor. Photos R Farnes (1&2) and M Greenhalgh (3))

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 Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest.

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 fem Bullfinch, 2 Chiffchaff and16 Redwing South. (A Benn)

Mylor Churchtown: 1 Black Redstart, 10 Turnstone, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Redshank and 1 Grey Seal. In the churchyard, 1 Mistle Thrush, 30 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush. ( J St Ledger – photo) Also 1 Hummingbrid Hawk Moth in Falmouth garden.
Black Redstart Mylor 31st Oct 2013
Carvannel Downs: Two Black Redstarts on broken cliff face near Samphire Island. ( M & T Haskell)
Camel Estuary: 1 Little Stint and 2 Curlew Sandpiper.
MJS