Thursday 16th October 2014

Late news, 15/10 St Ives: 50 plus Meadow Pipit, flock of 22 Pied Wagtail, 6 Golden Plover and 2 Dartford Warbler at Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Late news, 15/10 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 106 Med Gull (42 on Lelant Water & 64 on Carnsew Pool) also 1 Pintail. (per DS Flumm)

Late news, 15/10 Kenidjack: 3+ Ring Ouzels. (B Moore)

Late news, 15/10 Bude: Snow Bunting on the cliffs. (per R Hooper)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan plus 3 young, 7 Teal, 23 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 6 Little Grebe, 4 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 3 Snipe including one grey individual, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Water Rail, 1 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 20+ Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat, 2 Cetti’s Warbler plus Starling numbers building up at c1,500. (DK Parker & P Fraser) Also Bittern still.

Drift Reservoir (members only): Juv Ring-necked Duck, 10 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Coot, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Raven and 1 Grey Wagtail. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer & A Mckechnie-photos)

Ring-necked Duck Drift Cornwall 151014 A Mckechnie Kingfisher Drift Cornwall 151014 A Mckechnie

Maer Lake: 1w Ruff. (D Bucknell)

St Ives: 40 plus Meadow Pipits and 3 Wheatears at Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Lands End: 2 RIng Ouzel, 2 Wheatear, 1 Merlin and 4 Chough in cycle track/Treeve Moor area. (P&H Taylor)

Helston and Loe Pool: 1 Firecrest, 40+ Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 4 Grey Wagtail, 2 Bullfinch, 20+ Meadow Pipit, 3 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Nuthatch, 6+ Jay, 1 Raven over, 2 Gadwall, 17 Great Crested Grebe, 10+ Cormorant, 10+ Grey Heron, 1 Common Buzzard and 1 Mediterranean Gull. On boating lake 9 Wigeon a good few Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe and a 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Mays)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 66 Med Gull, 23 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron and 6 Whooper Swan on Lelant Water. 1 Med Gull, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 38 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 4 Redshank, 4 Lapwing, 2 Black-tailed Godwit in Ryan’s Field. 2 Sandwich Terns on Carnsew Pool. 27 Med Gulls in Copperhouse Creek. (DS Flumm) Also 1 Little Stint.

Altarnun: Osprey reported between Altarnun and Bothwick. (A Jewell)

Davidstow: Juv American Golden Plover on Davidstow airfield at 10:45 to 11:35 on the eastern end of the main runway. (T & J Sleep)

American Golden Plover Davidstow Cornwall 161014 T&J SleepRame: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers by the church plus male Merlin and a Firecrest. (A Hartley & D Clegg)

Pendeen: 10 Meadow Pipits, 2 Pied Wagtail and 1 Chiffchaff. (A Hartley)

Liskeard: 5 Redwing and a Fieldfare over. (D Julian)

Penzance: Male Eider off the yacht club. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: Subalpine Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Hooded Crow and Black Redstart still. Also 5 Balearic Shearwaters and 2 Great Skuas between 08:00 & 09:15 plus 7 Balearic Shearwaters and a Sooty Shearwater between 14:30 & 17:00.

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler still.

Polgigga: Yellow-browed warbler by the duck pond.

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler by Daisy Cottage.

Penberth: Yellow-browed Warbler on the west side in the morning.

DKP