Thursday 15th October 2015.

Land’s End: 1 Dusky Warbler and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. Also 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still and regular unseen Siskins over, 2 Stonechat and 1 Chiffchaff (L Thomson, M Ahmad, MJ Spicer, A Hartley)

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Treeve Moor: 1 Ring Ouzel (D Chown, A Hartley)

Carbis Bay: Flocks of 30 and 50 Fieldfare over this morning. (R Veal)

Eden Project: ‘Hundreds” of Redwing over all morning. (A Wagstaff)

Liskeard: 500 Redwing over. (DI Julian)

Chyandour, Penzance: 4 Firecrest, 6 Goldcrest and 1 Blackcap. (DS Flumm)

Little Hendra: 1 Black Redstart. (A Rosier)

Nanquidno: 1 Woodlark in bulb field towards Cot, plus 1 Brambling, 8 Redwing, 1 Siskin, 4 Firecrest and 2 Jay. (A Rosier)

Perranporth: 1 Short-eared Owl flew out to sea. (T Wilson)

Temple: 2000+ Fieldfare with a few Redwing moving NE. (RB Girling)

Truro: 1 Dipper at The Leats. (S Rogers) Also c30 Redwing over west at 08:30. (C Benton)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2f Shoveler and 1 Water Rail. (P Freestone)

St Erth: Mixed flock of 350+ Corvids roosting on wires, comprising c220 Rook, 120 Jackdaw and 10 Carrion Crow, at 18:40. (MJ Spicer)

Sancreed: 1 Black Redstart and 1 Firecrest. (DS Flumm)

Pendeen Watch: 3 Raven, 1 Chough, 50 Goldfinches, 4 Snipe, 2 Stonechat, 1 Redwing. (A Hartley)

Pendeen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 2+ Goldcrest + large number of Goldfinches in Calartha Copse. (A Hartley)

Cot to Little Hendra: 3 Wheatear, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Mistle Thrush. (A Hartley, P & H Taylor)

Cot Valley: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest. (A Hartley et al.)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 6 Teal, 24 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 5 Little Grebe, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 32 Moorhen, 3 Water Rail, 3 Stonechat and 4 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Polgigga: 1 Ring Ouzel. (MD Wallace)

Nanjizal: 101 birds ringed. 10 Goldcrest, 3 Firecrest ( 60 ringed this autumn), 20 Chiffchaff and 29 Blackcap. (KA Wilson) Also 1 Short-eared Owl.

Rame: 4 Firecrest, 2 Short-eared Owl and 1 Merlin. (D Clegg)


Wednesday 14th October 2015

Late news 13/10 Rosudgeon: 1 Sparrowhawk waiting at feeders. (E James – photo)



Late news 13/10 South Petherwin: 1 Fieldfare. ( A Davey)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Pale-bellied Brent, 1 Garganey, 1 juv Spoonbill, 2 Lapwing, 2 Dunlin, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank and 1 2w Ring-billed Gull on Lelant Saltings. 1 Grey Plover, and 2 Bar-tailed Godwit on Carnsew Basin. 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 3 Snipe and 2 Bar-tailed Godwit on Copperhouse Creek. 4 Lapwing, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 112 Curlew, 1 Grey Plover and 3 Dunlin on Ryan’s Field. (MJ Spicer)

Cot Valley to Nanquidno: 5 Woodlarks in bulb fields alongside single-track road between Cot Valley and Little Hendra. Also there, 1 Mistle Thrush. In Cot Valley, 2+ Yellow-browed Warblers and 1+ Firecrest. (N Wheatley) Also 2 Ring Ouzel.

Nanquidno: 1 Red Kite over plus 1 Brambling and 3 Fieldfare. (A Rosier)

Windmill Farm: 1f Merlin, c75 Golden Plover and 1 Dartford Warbler. (D Allen)

Predannack: 1 f Merlin (possibly same as Windmill Farm bird), 1 f Marsh Harrier and 1 Snipe. (D Allen)

Sandy Cove, Newlyn: 1 Firecrest and 1 Grey Wagtail. (NR Phillips, R Khan)

Levant: 3 Wheatear.(NR Phillips, R Khan)

Battery Rocks, Penzance: c20 Ringed Plover, c30 Turnstone, 2 Dunlin and 1 Grey Wagtail. (NR Phillips, R Khan)

Hendra: 1 Black Redstart reported. (per NR Phillips, R Khan)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Spoonbills circling in morning, 4 Mute Swan, drake Mandarin (second record after a drake on Longrock Pool 05.05.1995), 3 Stonechat, 2 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 10 Meadow Pipit, 22 Mallard, 6 Teal. 1 Otter, 2 Water Rail, 23 Moorhen, 1 Coot and 5 Little Grebe (Longrock Pool). (DS Flumm – photos, J Parker, DK Parker)

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Pendeen Watch: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in the scrub near the start of the coast path by the coastguard cottages first thing only. 3 Snow Bunting, 1 (heard-only) Crossbill over, 1 Dartford Warbler, 6 Stonechat,1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 30 Meadow Pipit, 1 Chough, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Peregrine, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Snipe, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Wheatear. (A Hartley, I Kendall) Also 2 Black Redstart on the cliffs beneath the lighthouse. (J Lawman)

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Pendeen, Calartha Copse:1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, lots of Goldcrests, Unseen flock of calling Crossbills and Siskins flew over. (A Hartley)

Morvah: 1 Red Kite reported by the turn-off towards Men-an-Tol. (A Hartley)

Nanquidno: 1 Hybrid Crow/Hooded Crow. Also 6 Siskins and 1 Raven. (A Hartley)

St. Levan: 1 Water Rail, 1 late Willow Warbler, flock of 8 Fieldfare east and 3 Redpoll north. (D Chown, N Grace)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler just south of toilet block, 3 Firecrests. (D Chown, N Grace)

Porthgwarra: 5 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Dartford Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat, 7 Wheatear, 1 ringtail Hen Harrier and 1 Short-eared Owl. (MD Wallace)

Nanjizal: 101 birds ringed. 49 Blackcap, 14 Chiffchaff, 6 Firecrest, c.12 Goldcrest, Yellow-browed Warbler (15th ringed this month+control). (KA Wilson)

Mayon: 1 Rose Coloured Starling, 3 Lapland Bunting and Woodlark. (L Thomson)