Saturday 25th October 2014

Late news 24/10 Penzance Harbour: 2 Common Scoter. (B Craven, D Curtis)

Late news 24/10 Scillonian RSPB Wildlife Cruise -Penzance to Wolf: 2 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Manx Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Peregrine, 6 Common Scoter, 4 Kittiwake, 59 Gannets, 26 Guillemot, 16 Razorbill, 33 Auk spa, 25 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Cormorants, c14 Common Dolphins & c15 other distant  Dolphins. (B Craven, D Curtis)

Late news 24/10 Scillonian RSPB Wildlife Cruise Wolf to Penzance: 1 Manx Shearwater, 362 Gannets, 1 Razorbill, 4 Guillemot, 66 Auk spp, 1 Kittiwake and 
1-2 Minke Whales. (B Craven, D Curtis)

Late news 24/10 Manacles: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 20+Manx Shearwater, Guillemot, Razorbill and Gannet. (M Nattrass)

Late news 24/10 Porthallow: 40+Pied Wagtail and 1 Black Redstart. (M Nattrass)

Nanquidno: 2 Red-breasted Flycatcher plus 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail. (N Morris, MJ Spicer, P&H Taylor et al.)

Caerthillian: 1 Merlin and 2 Dartford Warbler. (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary RSPB:  2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Water Rail, 3 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Redshank, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Wagtail, 50 Chaffinch west, 15 Skylark west and 12 Redwing south at Ryan’s Field. (DS Flumm) 4 Swallow at Lelant Saltings. (P&H Taylor, G Robin) Lesser Yellowlegs still on Copperhouse Creek. (P&H Taylor, G Robin)

Sancreed: 1 Merlin, 4 Snipe, 1 Tawny Owl, 53 Skylark, 50 Meadow Pipit, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Coal Tit and 5 Long-tailed Tit. (DS Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 imm Ring-necked Duck, 1 Little Egret and 1 Lapwing. (DS Flumm – photos)

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Porthgwarra: 9 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua and 1 Fulmar past plus Hooded Crow still at Roskestal. (P&H Taylor, G Robin) Also 2 Chough, 1 Buzzard, 60+ Golden Plover, a dozen Skylarks, 2 Reed Bunting,1 Dartford Warbler and 2 Stonechat. (A Hartley)

Penberth: 3 Firecrest. (P&H Taylor, G Robin) Also Yellow-browed Warbler and 16 Balearic Shearwater.

Penzance: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still by Morrison’s. (R Farnes – photo 1, A Hartley – photo 2)

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Pendeen: 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel and a few Meadow Pipit. (A Hartley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 4 Mute Swan plus 1 young, 15 Teal, 4 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Bittern, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 1 Snipe, c45 Skylark over, c2,000 Starling, 1 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 juv American Golden Plover still.

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest.

St Levan: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler between the church and Raftra Farm. (J Ryan)

Par Beach: 6 Whooper Swan over this morning.

Men-An-Tol: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier this evening.

 MJS & DKP