Wednesday 8th October 2014

Late news 7/10 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Arctic Tern, 40 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Plover, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Wheatears on Lelant Saltings. 28 Med Gull on Carnsew Basin. (J Hawkey)

Late news 7/10 Treveal: 15+ Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest and 5 Jay. (V Stratton)

Late news 7/10 Rinsey Head: 1 Short-toed Lark. (M Southam)

Porthgwarra: 81 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Fulmar west between 12:55 and 14:25. (P Clement, MJ Spicer)

Sancreed: 1 Short-toed Lark still in private stubble field. (DS Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB:  27 Med Gull on Lelant Water. 58 Med Gull, 2 Little Egret, 5 Cormorant and 4 Grey Plover On Carnsew Basin. 2 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron and 2 Curlew on Ryan’s Field. (DS Flumm, A James) Also 1 juv Curlew Sandpiper.

Ryan's field Kingfisher  1   small file Ryan's field Kingfisher 2   small file

Kingfisher, Alan James.

Duckpool Valley north of Bude: 1 Dipper, 1 Chiffchaff, 8 – 10 Long tailed Tits, good numbers of Blue Tits and Chaffinches, 6 Blackbirds, 12 – 15 Jackdaws, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Stoat and 1 Toad. (H Kendall)

Penlee Point: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Manx Shearwater, 1 Storm petrel, 3 Shag, 8 Cormorant, 40+ Gannet, 1 Fulmar, Greater and Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 5 Rock Pipit, 2 Meadow Pipit and 5 Alba wagtail. (C Ellis)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Ruff. (PJ Smale)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 18 Mallard, 10 Teal, 1 Garganey (Longrock Pool), 4 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 29 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 12 Ringed Plover over, 2 Redshank over and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

At Sea: 1 Barolo Shearwater 13.75 miles WSW of Land’s End at 15:30 flying east. (T Brereton)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Pintail in the morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler in sallows at the bottom of the valley also 1 Firecrest.

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest at Cot Manor, 1 Firecrest at Daisy Cottage and 4 Chough.

Porthcurno: Balearic Shearwater on the sea at 12:06 and Firecrest in sallows south of the toilet block.

Falmouth: 30+ Balearic Shearwaters past Pendennis Point.

St Ives: Rose Coloured Starling still at the Island car park and chapel.

St Leven: Firecrest by Grey Gables.

Mousehole: 163 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 7 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Artic Skua and 1 juv Arctic Tern between 15:30 & 19:00.

Porthgwarra: 2 Great Shearwater, 258 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Great Skua, 2 Arctic Skua and 1 Blue Fulmar in 5 hours.

Lamorna: 63 Balearic Shearwaters past Tater-du between 10:30 & 13:30.

MJS/tdm