Saturday 18th October 2014

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Copperhouse: 16 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 50 Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Sparrowhawk, 6 Oystercatcher, 2 Knot, 5 Dunlin, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 10 Redshank and 5 Curlew. Lelant Water:  6 Whooper Swan, 10 Mute Swan, 1 Peregrine and 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Flumm) Ryan’s Field: 1 Whimbrel. (M Greenhalgh) 2 Firecrest.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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Whimbrel, Mel Greenhalgh

Porthgwarra: 1 Ring Ouzel, 2 Blackcap and 5 Chiffchaff. (D Eva) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler near carpark and 19 Balearic Shearwater and 4 Great Skua past between 07:30 & 09:30. (M Wallace & L Proctor)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Ring-necked Duck still present. (D Eva, L Proctor & DK Parker)

Penzance, Eastern Green: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still present at KFC. (D Eva, DK Parker, R&J Teague) Tolcarne Beach: 2 Sandwich Tern on beach early morning. (T Mills) Harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Long Rock: 1 Tawny Owl in trees at A30 roundabout, Marazion end. (A James)

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Tawny Owl, Alan James

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Gannel Estuary: 412 Herring Gull, 230 Black-headed Gull, 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 5 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 2 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Swift. (S Rowe)

West Looe, Hannafore: 14 Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Sanderling, 2 Cormorant and 7 Rock Pipit. (P&S Street)

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest. (P&H Taylor)

Rosenannon: Merlin, Peregrine, Barn Owl & Woodcock. (D Julian)

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

Scillonian Crossing: 10 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Great Skua.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 juv American Golden Plover still.

Rame Head: 1 Pallas’s Warbler.

Penlee Point: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 1 Ring Ouzel and 1 Woodlark over.

 

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