Monday 27th October 2014

Late news 25/10, Scillonian III return sailing: 2 Velvet Scoter near Runnelstone. (N Moran)

Late news, 26/10, Trevescan Farm: 1 Whitethroat. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 26/10, Land’s End:  1 Brambling, 2 Reed Bunting, 300 Chaffinch, 1 Blackcap and 2 Chiffchaff. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 26/10, Sennen:  200 Golden Plover. (P St Pierre)

Kenidjack Valley: 1 Firecrest, 5+ Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Stonechat, 1 Water Rail, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Chough, 1or2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 3 Grey Wagtail, then on the beach 9 Rock Pipit, 10+ Oystercatcher, 3 Grey Heron and another 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Mays & D Jenkins) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher. (D Jenkins) Copperhouse Creek: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs still. (P Dinning)

Lesser Yellowlegs, video by Paul Dinning
Davidstow Airfield: 1 American Golden Plover (juv) still, 29 Golden Plover, 12 Lapwing and 1 Raven. (J St Ledger)


American Golden Plover, John St Ledger.

Pendeen: 20+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Skylark and 1 Buzzard. (A Hartley)

Penzance: 1 Rose-coloured Starling on wires by KFC again. (A Hartley) Penlee Park: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler near tennis courts. (M Elliot) Morrab Gardens: 5 Firecrest. (M Elliot)

Hannafore Point (08:15-12:15): 1 Sabine’s Gull, 40+ auk with 1 Razorbill on water, 50+ Kittiwake, 1 Great  Skua and 1 Arctic Skua. (M Beer)

Porthcurno: 1 Black Redstart, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Song Thrush and c30 Skylark. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 2 Mute Swan, 1 Teal, 11 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 16 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 1 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Polgigga: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Higher Bosistow Farm (M Wallace) 1 Little Bunting on wires southwest of the cricket pitch. (K Wilson)

Porthgwarra: 1 Siberian Stonechat is second field between Arden Sawah and St Levan Churchtown. (L Thompson) Also 1 Black Redstart at the coastguard cottages. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthcurno: 1 Firecrest opposite beach cafe. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penberth Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Firecrest.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Black Redstart. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

The Lizard, Church Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff.


Sunday 26th October 2014

Late news 25/10 Maer Lake: 100+ Golden Plover. (M Marval)

Kenidjack Valley: 1 Radde’s Warbler plus 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 300+ Skylark over. (A Lewis et al. Photos – B Field) Also 2 Chough, 1 Buzzard and 1 Kestrel. (A Hartley)

Radde's Warbler-2-2 Radde's Warbler-3-2 Radde's Warbler-4

Maer Lake: 5 Whooper Swan (2 ads, 3 young). (M Marval)

Kennack Sands/Gwendreath: 10+ Firecrest. (S Bury – photo, D Wright)

SONY DSCNanquidno: 2 Red-breasted Flycatcher plus 1 Yellow-browed Warbler heard. (A Hartley et al.)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs still on Copperhouse Creek.

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 4 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 3 Teal, 16 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, c2,000 Starling, 3 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker) Bittern reported again.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 juv American Golden Plover still. (D Mays – video)

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

Porthgwarra: 2 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Great Northern Diver past, 1 Dartford Warbler, 70 Golden Plover and 1 Firecrest plus 1 Black Redstart at Porth Loe and 1 Hooded Crow at Roskestal Farm. (B Field et al) Yellow-browed Warbler still around the toilet block.

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 fem Pintail, 150+ Golden Plover, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Coal Tit, 4 Goldcrest, 30 Meadow Pipit, 3 Cormorant and 3 Great Crested Grebe. (D Mays)

Treraven Meadow: 20 Teal, 10+ Mediterranean Gull, 10 Meadow Pipit, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Curlew and a few Goldcrest. (D Mays)

St Ives: 300+ Redwing plus a few Fieldfare and Skylarks over Consols early morning. (S Turner) Also 2 Purple Sandpipers with Turnstones on The Island and a Yellow-browed Warbler between Porthminster and Hain Walk. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kingsmill Lake: 2 Spotted Redshank, 31 Greenshank, 25  Black-tailed Godwit and 1  Bar-tailed Godwit. (M Beer)

Bodmin Moor: 750+ Golden Plover over west of Bastreet, plus several Redwing. (B Craven)

Penberth: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest.

Lamorna: 3 Firecrests above the hotel.

St Levan: A flyover Little Bunting near the church.

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest south of east end of the car park.