Monday 12th October 2015

Late news 11/10 Windmill Farm: 1 American Golden Plover, c200 Golden Plover, 1f Marsh Harrier, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Snipe, 1 Sparrowhawk and 2 Kestrel. (D Wright)

Pendeen: 1 Pallas’s Warbler early morning only (more here), 1 Peregrine, 1 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 10 Meadow Pipit, 3 Pied Wagtail and 1 Stonechat. (A Hartley – photos, I Kendall) Also Pallas’s Warbler heard briefly later at Calartha Farm. (S Turner, M Halliday) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still. (MJ Spicer, S Turner et al)

Kestrel Pendeen Cornwall 121015 A Hartley Painted Lady Pendeen Cornwall 121015 A Hartley

Furness Island, Truro: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (PA Fraser)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill from causeway. (R Girling) Also 1 Pale-bellied Brent and 2w Ring-billed Gull still.

Rosudgeon: 1 Woodcock. (I Webster)

Lands End: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling and 3 Wheatear. (M Scott-Hams, J St Ledger – photos) Also Yellow-browed Warbler again.

Rose-coloured Starling Penwith 12th Oct 2015 (2) Rose-coloured Starling Penwith 12th Oct 2015

Men-an-Tol: 2 Wheatear, 1 Black Redstart, 4 Dartford Warbler, 58 Golden Plover, 1 Snipe and 1 Kestrel. (I Webster, J St Ledger – photos)

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Kenidjack Valley: c20 Redwing, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers (1 singing!) 1 Willow Warbler of northeastern type probably of race P t acredula, 1 Firecrest and 1 Snow Bunting. (P Clarke, S Turner) Also 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 6 Crossbill and 1 Lapland Bunting. (L Thomson, JD Swann)

Cot Valley: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Firecrest 1 Raven, 2 Chough, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel and 2 Stonechat plus Painted Lady and Golden Ringed Dragonfly (S Turner, M Halliday – photos) Also 1 Ring Ouzel.

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Sancreed: 5 Kestrel, 2 Golden Plover, 1 Whinchat, 1 Stonechat and 1 Firecrest. (DS Flumm)

Nanjizal:  1 Woodcock. (M Scott-Hams) Also 107 birds ringed today. 23 Goldcrest, 5 Firecrest,13 Chiffchaff, 33 Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Reed Warbler. 2 Little Bunting (1 trapped and ringed) plus 5 Firecrest and 5 Yellow-browed Warbler. (KA Wilson)

Fowey: 10 Little Grebe. ( R Mepham)

Porth Joke: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. ( S Rowe)

Roseland, Pendower Beach: 1 sp Grat Northern Diver. (D Hall)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Teal, 6 Mallard, 1 Goldeneye, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 29 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 2 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker) Also 1 Garganey again.

Porthgwarra:  6+ Dartford Warbler. (C Padley) Also 1 Wryneck and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Church Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Lelant: 1 Firecrest.

MJS & DKP