Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Penzance, Chyandour Cliff: 1 m Eider, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 f Common Scoter. Chyandour Coombe: 2 Firecrest. (P St Pierre)

Long Rock: 3 Brent Goose. (P St Pierre) Morrison’s carpark: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling. (D Jenkins)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Merlin flew west (D Flumm) 4 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 7 Teal, 27 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 6 Little Grebe, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Wadebridge, Camel Trail: 1 Red Knot, 11 Grey Plover, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 60+ Golden Plover, 15+ Redshank, 50+ Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 30+ Ringed Plover, 20+ Dunlin, 20+ Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 10+ Snipe, 4 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Shelduck, 60+ Mediterranean Gull, 10+ Teal, 6 Wigeon, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Goldcrest, 4 Grey Wagtail, 15+ Pied Wagtail, 1 Jay and 2 Raven. (D Mays)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 2 Knot, 3 Greenshank  and 2 Black-tailed Godwit. (P Smale, D Jenkins & L Proctor) Lelant Water: 6 Whooper Swan. (D Jenkins) Also 42 Mediterranean Gull and Hen Harrier over.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)  Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (A James)

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Pendeen Watch: 117 Common Scoter, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 36 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Manx Shearwater, 2 Fulmar, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Pomarine Skua, 23 Great Skua, 6 Arctic Skua, 1 Grey Phalarope, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern and 1 Ocean Sunfish between 07:30 & 12:00. (A Tongue, DK Parker, TD Mills, MJ Spicer et al.)

Newbridge: 1 Barn Owl. (MJ Spicer & T Mills)

Penlee Battery NR: 1 Hen Harrier, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Swallow, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Blackcap. (B Taggart)

Millbrook Lake: 1 Kingfisher, 35 Redshank and 2 Greenshank. (B Taggart)

Porthgwarra: 2 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cape Cornwall:Forster’s Tern past south at 1510. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Ring-necked Duck. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Carbis Bay: 1 Firecrest.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Tamar Estuary, Jupiter Point: 1 Spoonbill on Rat Island.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 juv American Golden Plover still.

Falmouth,Falmouth Cemetery: 1 Firecrest. Swanpool Point: 1 Arctic Skua and a few small auk flocks plus 1 Little Egret, Turnstone and 4 Mediterranean Gull. Swanpool: 7 Little Grebe and 1 Great Crested Grebe. Treverva: 1 Firecrest and 15 Snipe over. (D Chaney)

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