Monday 20th October 2014

Late news, 18/10, Truro: 1 Redwing over Trafalgar Roundabout. (P Fraser)

Late news, 19/10, Truro: 9 Redwing over Trafalgar Roundabout. (P Fraser)

Late news 19/10, Newquay, Porth Joke: 2 Jay, 4 Chiffchaff, 6 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 12 Meadow Pipit and 16 Greenfinch. Towan Head: 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Manx Shearwater and c.50 Gannet. Gannel Estuary: 3 Greenshank. (S Rowe)

Penzance: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling on wires at KFC again. (D Flumm) Tolcarne Beach: 1 Sandwich Tern this morning. (T Mills) Peacock on the bypass verge by Ponsandane. (DK Parker)

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Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Bar-headed Goose with Canada Geese. (T&J Sleep)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise (deferred from 17th due to exceptional weather) sightings, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 34 Gannet, 10 Great Black-backed Gull, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Guillemot. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 21 Gannet,17 Great Black-backed Gull,11 Razorbill, 4 Manx Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater,1 Great Skua,1 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Harbour Porpoise. Wolf Rock to Scilly: 31 Gannet,1 Lesser Black-backed Gull,1 Great Skua and 22 Common Dolphin. Scilly to Wolf Rock: 17 Gannet, 5 Razorbill, 2 Great Skua, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Grey Phalarope, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Puffin, 1 Great Black-backed Gull and 13 Common Dolphin. (DA Conway)

Porthgwarra: 1 Tawny Owl in 60′ Cover plus 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Chiffchaff and 1 Goldcrest also 80+ Skylark and 30+ Chaffinch over. (DK Parker) plus 1 Wryneck. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Ring-necked Duck again.

Kenidjack: 1 Pied Flycatcher and 1 Firecrest. (J Swann) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  2 Mute Swan, 7 Teal, 19 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 6 Little Grebe, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Coot, 2 Water Rail, 1 Kestrel, 1 Kingfisher, 10+ Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 22 Turnstone, 1 Sanderling and 1 Wheatear on the beach. (DK Parker)

Pendeen: 63 Balearic Shearwater and 3 Sooty Shearwater.

Dodman Point: 2 Ring Ouzel on coast path.

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 8 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret,1 m Stonechat and 1 Robin.

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