Friday 2nd October 2015

Late news, 1/10 Probus: 1 Tawny Owl, 2 Dipper and 1 Green Sandpiper at Tresvennack. (BR Field)

Land’s End:Red-breasted Flycatcher, 1 Richard’s Pipit, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 10 Whinchat, 3 Willow Warbler, 30 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Dartford Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 40+ Siskin, 20 Swallow, 1 Merlin, 1 Firecrest, 3 Spotted Flycatcher and 2 Reed Bunting. (M Elliott, P St Pierre, DK Parker – photos)

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Long Rock Pool: 1pr Goldeneye plus 2 Otter. (T Parrell – photos  & 2, R Farnes photo 3, MJ Spicer)

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Rosudgeon: 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1m Common Redstart in private garden. (I Webster)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2f Whichat, 7 Chiffchaff, 10m Blackcap, 200+ Swallow and  30+ House Martins migrating NE into the wind in groups up to 50, 6 Chough, 2 Raven, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel and 50-60 Linnet (J Hawkey, K Dalziel, L Hopkins, C Moore)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Common Redstart, 1 Whinchat, 3 Wheatear and 1 Coal Tit. (P Clarke) Also 2 Firecrest (1 in full song!), Spotted Flycatcher, Reed Warbler, Willow Warbler, Whitethroat. (L Thomson)

St Buryan: 1+ Lapland Bunting at Boscawen Rose with 15+ Skylark, 100+ Meadow Pipit and 100+ Linnet. (M Scott-Ham)

Kemyel Crease NR: 3 Firecrest and 1 Lesser Redpoll. (M Scott-Ham)

Tater Dhu: 1 Green Woodpecker. (M Scott-Ham)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 juv Spoonbill, 1 Dunlin, 4 Lapwing and 3 Shoveler. (D Eva)

Halvana Plantation: 29 Crossbill and 10 Siskin. (DA Conway)

Trencrom: 3 Raven. (R Veal)

Treen: 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1m Blackcap. (NR Phillips)

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest. (L Hopkins)

Pendeen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Spotted Flycatcher in churchyard. (M Scott-Ham, L Thomson) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Whinchat at Calartha Farm. (L Thomson)

Pendeen Watch: Dartford Warbler near the lighthouse. (L Thomson)

Tregeseal: 2 Firecrests. (L Thomson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan, 2 Goldeneye, 12 Teal, 16 Mallard, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Bittern, 8 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 30 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 2 Dunlin, 3 Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Kingfisher and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

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Marazion: 11 Brent Geese still offshore. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  5 Canada Geese, 2 Muscovy Duck, 28 Mallard, 5 Teal, 11 Tufted Duck, 4 Cormorant, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher, c200 Swallow and c10 House Martin. (DK Parker)

Probus: 1 Kingfisher at Tresvennack. (BR Field)

Porthgwarra: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling at Roskestal Farm. Also 1 Snow Bunting and 1 Golden Plover over plus 1 Spotted Flycatcher in the car park. (R Carrington)

Nanjizal Valley: 175 birds ringed. 108 Blackcap, 48 Chiffchaff, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 4 Goldcrest and 2 Coal Tit. Saw Yellow-browed Warbl;er and Ring Ouzel plus a possible Olive-backed Pipit over. (KA Wilson)

Ryan’s Field: 9 Lapwing, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Kingfisher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

MJS & DKP