Friday 9th October 2015

Late photos 8/10: Rose-coloured Starling and Redstart at Land’s End, Spoonbill on Hayle Estuary and Spotted Flycatcher at Kenidjack. (M Halliday)

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Late news 8/10 St Levan: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler. (D Chown, N Grace, R White)

Late news 8/10 Porthcurno: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler. (D Chown, N Grace, R White)

Treve Moor: 1 Barred Warbler and 3 Yellow Wagtail. (P St Pierre et al)

Barred Warbler Treve Common Cornwall 09-10-2015 D ChownBarred Warbler D Chown

Land’s End: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling, 1+ Crossbill, 10 Redpoll, 10+ Siskin, 150 Chaffinch, 350+ Meadow Pipit, 3 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 1 Redstart, 30 Skylark and 15 alba Wagtail. (P St Pierre, D Chown, N Grace). Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler reported.

Whinchat Land's End Cornwall 09-10-2015 D Chown Redstart Land's End Cornwall 09-10-2015 D Chown

Lizard Village: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling still. (TR Cleeves, J Rossetti)

Boscregan, Nanquidno: Birds moving south/southeast between 08:30 and 11:30 included 30+ Chaffinches, 4 Crossbills, 4 Skylarks, 1 Redpoll sp., 1 Siskin and a Lapland Bunting which may have landed at Boscregan. (N Wheatley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Goldeneye, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 10 Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat (DS Flumm – photo)

Stonechat Marazion Marsh Cornwall 09 Oct 2015 DS Flumm

Hayle Estuary RSPB:  4 Little Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 2 Pintail, 11 Cormorant, 1 Grey Plover, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Dunlin, 15 Redshank, 10 Oystercatcher, 3 Med Gull, 3 Rock & 2 Meadow Pipit on Carnsew Pool. 1 Kingfisher, 1 Lapwing, 5 Redshank, 3 Little Egret, 6 Siskin flew west, 3 Buzzard, 3 Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. Spoonbill, 5 Grey Heron, 12 Little Egret, 4 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 23 Med Gull, 1 Canada Goose on Lelant Water. (DS Flumm – photo) Also Pale-bellied Brent.

Pintail Carnsew Pool Cornwall 09 Oct 2015 DS Flumm

RSPB Wildlife Cruise, Penzance to Wolf Rock: Drake Eider, 75 Gannet, 1 Shag, 2 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 1 Curlew, 12 Herring Gull, 59 Great Black-backed Gull, 24 Guillemot, 1 Puffin, 1 Skylark and 4 Common Dolphin. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 7 Balearic Shearwater, 176 Gannet, 2 Kittiwake, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 71 Herring Gull, 33 Great Black-backed Gull and 3 Bottle-nose Dolphin. (P Clarke, DK Parker)

Cot Valley: 1 Common Rosefinch with Chaffinches at white cottages below the Youth Hostel. (D Roche)

Trevilley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and 4 Swallow. (P St Pierre)

Porthgwarra: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher 1 Firecrest and 1 Merlin. (L Thomson) 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Trevean and 10 Crossbill over. (MD Wallace) Also Rose-coloured Starling at Roskestal Farm still.

St Levan: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (MD Wallace)

Nanjizal: 111 birds ringed. 50 Blackcap, 17 Goldcrest, 5 Firecrest, 3 Sedge Warbler, 13 Chiffchaff and 2 Yellow-browed Warbler. (KA Wilson) Also 1 Hobby. (L Thomson)

Windmill Farm: Juv Marsh Harrier. (AJ Pay)

Nanquidno Valley: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Pied Flycatcher and 27 Crossbill.

Rame Head: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Porthcurno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler south of the car park.

Kynance Cove: 1 Snow Bunting.

MJS & DKP