Friday 17th October 2014

Rame, Penlee Battery NR: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest. (D Allan)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Carnsew Pool: 37 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Little Grebe, 9 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Cormorant, 1 Greenshank, 4 Grey Plover, 44 Dunlin, 5 Oystercatcher, 4 Curlew, 1 Kestrel. (D Flumm) Also 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Ringed Plover and 3 Dunlin. (MJ Spicer & T Mills) Copperhouse Creek: 2 Knot, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Little Egret, 2 Greenshank and 20 Mediterranean Gull. (MJ Spicer & T Mills) Estuary: 6 Whooper Swan (flew off S at 12.15), 17 Little Egret, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit and 44 Curlew. (MJ Spicer & T Mills) Also 1 2w Iceland Gull reported. (C Wilson) Ryan’s Field: 27 Dunlin, 5 Lapwing and 1 Little Egret. (MJ Spicer & T Mills)

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Mediterranean Gulls

DFlumm_MedGulls4_171014 all pix, Dave Flumm.

Penzance: 1 Rose-coloured Starling on wires opposite KFC.  (MJ Spicer & T Mills)

Newquay, Porth Joke, Flying west: 2 Common Scoter, 16 Balearic Shearwater, 9 Kittiwake, 1 Great Northern Diver, 30+ Auk species and a constant trickle of Gannet. Over the land: 1 Swallow, 70+ Greenfinch, 3 Goldcrest, 10+ Rock Pipit, 30+ Meadow Pipit, 30+ Skylark, 3 Wheatear, 10+ Stonechat, 1 Blackcap, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel and 6 Canada Geese over. (D Mays)

 Davidstow Airfield: 1 juv American Golden Plover still (A Davey)

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Mylor Churchtown: 1 Grey Plover and 8 Turnstone. (J St Ledger)

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Grey Plover, John St Ledger

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Polgigga: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at the duck pond again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: 1 m Subalpine Warbler again in sallows above Doctor`s garden. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Ring-necked Duck, 12 Tufted Duck, 2 Wigeon, 5 Cormorant, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Raven and 1 Grey Wagtail. (DK Parker) and 1 Red-necked Grebe reported. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  2 Mute Swan, 5 Teal, 26 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 6 Little Grebe, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 2 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Water Rail, 1 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 20+ Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker) Also 2 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Lynher, Wacker Quay: 1 Spoonbill on Rat Island. (D Julian)

Porthgwarra, Roskestal Farm: 1 Hooded Crow still

Mousehole: 1 Balearic Shearwater past.

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still.

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