Saturday 11th October 2014

Late news, 10/10 RSPB Scillonian Cruise. Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 male Eider, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalarope, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 4 Common Scoter, 123 Gannet, 7 Guillemot, 14 Razorbill ,9 auks sp. 29 Great Black-backed Gull and 1 Fulmar. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Manx Shearwater, 93 Gannet, 2 Fulmar, 7 auks sp. and 2 Kittiwake. (B Craven & D Curtis)

Late news, 10/10 Torpoint: 1 Osprey over. Also 2 Firecrests at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park.

Late news, 10/10 St Ives: 800+ Meadow Pipits off the sea moving south over Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Lands End cycle track/Treeve Moor: 2 Wheatear, 6 Yellow Wagtail, 19 Skylark, 100+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (heard only), 13 Chough, 5 Clouded Yellow butterfly, 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (P&H Taylor)

Wadebridge: 2 juv Swallow over Guineaport Rd. (S Lilley) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in gardens, Kernow Close/Dunveth Road. (D Julian)

Sancreed: 1 Lapland Bunting, 400 Meadow Pipit, 30 Skylark, 2 Stonechat, 30 Linnet, 13 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 White Wagtail also 2 Clouded Yellow butterflies. (D Flumm)

Penzance, Boscathnoe: 1 Swallow and 1 Firecrest. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 1 male Eastern Subalpine Warbler again. (P&H Taylor) 1 juv Barred Warbler. (P Bright-Thomas) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Swallow, 2 Chough, 1 Sparrowhawk, several Clouded Yellow butterflies including a helices form. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer, B Field, M Ahmad, P&H Taylor, T Mills, et al) 1 Pomarine Skua, 11 Balearic Shearwater + large Shearwater sp past.

BField_BarredWarbler_111014 Barred Warbler Porthgwarra Cornwall 111014 T Mills

Barred Warbler, Brian Field & Tony Mills

Colliford Reservoir: 1 Common Crane over heading south and 9 Black-tailed Godwit. (J Rance)

Roskestal: 1 Hooded Crow again today. (MJ Spicer, DK Parker, T Mills & J St Ledger-photo)

Hooded Crow Porthgwarra Cornwall 11th Oct 2014 J St Ledger.jpg

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Kingfishers. (S Maycock-photo) 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly. (J St Ledger)

Kingfishers Drift Reservoir Cornwall 111014 S MaycockLongrock: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling, Morrison’s carpark. (B Moore, B Hibbert)

Longrock Pool: Drake Garganey still. (B Hibbert)

Zennor: 1 Short-eared Owl. (P St Pierre)

Lizard: 1 Serin flew over the village. (T Blunden)

Foage Valley Zennor: 250 Linnet, 50 Goldfinch, 1 White Wagtail and 1 male Adder. (V Stratton)

St Levan: 1 Ring Ouzel flew towards the church. (P Bright-Thomas)

Nanjizal Bay: 12 Chough (over). (J St Ledger-photo)

Chough Porthqwarra Cornwall 11th Oct 2014 J St Ledger

Porth Joke: 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 12 Moorhen, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Jay, 3 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Golden Plover, 30 Blackbird, 6 Song Thrush, 30 Meadow Pipit, 20 Chaffinch, 24 Greenfinch, 2 Reed Bunting, 8 Goldcrest, 1 Grey Wagtail, 12 Robin and 1 Wheatear this morning plus 2 Sandwich terns flew west. (S Rowe)

Falmouth: 1 Osprey at midday at Trevithick National Trust. (V Skilton)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Firecrest. Also juv Curlew Sandpiper still.

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again.

The Lizard, Church Cove: 1 Little Bunting briefly.

Sennen Cove: 2 Pom Skuas lingering off Cowloe.

Helford: Osprey along Gweek Arm off Bishop’s Quay.

tdm & dkp