Thursday 23rd October 2014

Porthgwarra: 1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo still this afternoon, also Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest. (A Tongue et al. – photos by B Field)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 2 Mute Swan, 5 Teal, 19 Mallard, 3 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 imm Ring-necked Duck still.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 immature Lesser Yellowlegs, 2 Knot and 2 Greenshank at Copperhouse Creek. 46 Med Gull, 4 Little Grebe, 8 Redshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret and 1 Grey Heron on Carnsew Basin. 40 Med Gull and 1 Greenshank on Lelant Water. 2 Firecrest & 6 Long-tailed Tit by entrance to Ryan’s Field car park. (D Balmer, DS Flumm – photos) Also 105 Med Gulls reported this evening.

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Stithians Reservoir: 1 Whinchat at rear of sailing club. (J St Ledger – photo)

Whinchat Stithians Reservoir 23rd Oct 2014

Penzance: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still at Eastern Green opposite KFC. (R Treeby)

Rame Church: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler with tit and crest flock near church at about 11:00. (R Smaldon)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 American Golden Plover still with 44 Golden Plover, photos here.

Penberth: 1 Firecrest.

Cot Valley: 2 Firecrest.

Prussia Cove: Wryneck on road 300m south of farm buildings then flew towards Acton Castle Hotel.

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest.

MJS & DKP