Tuesday 20th October 2015

Late news, 17/10, Bottalack: 1 1w m Pied Wheatear. (A Davey)

ADavey_PiedWheatear_171015winter male Pied Wheatear, Adrian Davey

Late news, 19/10, Porthgwarra: 1 probable White’s Thrush seen briefly but not relocated. (M Southam & D Lewis)

Late news, 19/10, Bude: 4 Grey Wagtail near Summerleaze Beach and 1 Merlin and 4 Wheatear near Compass Point. (H Wilkins)

HWilkins_Merlin_201015Merlin, Helen Wilkins HWilkins_Wheatear_201015Wheatear, Helen Wilkins

Porthgwarra: 1 Brown Shrike by dried-up pond. (D Appleton et al) Also 3 Dartford Warbler. (J St Ledger, D Parker)

JStLedger_BrownShrike_201015Brown Shrike, John St Ledger

Rame Head: 1 Barred Warbler seen briefly. (S Tucker)

Nanjizal: 95 ringed today, including 1 Pallas’s Warbler, 39 Blackcap, 23 Goldcrest, 3 Firecrest, and 14 Chiffchaff, also 70+ Fieldfare and 1 Brambling over. (K Wilson/M Grantham)

MGrantham_PallassWarbler1_201015Pallas’s Warbler, Mark Grantham MGrantham_PallassWarbler2_201015Pallas’s Warbler, Mark Grantham

Men-an-Tol: 1 Dartford Warbler, 200 mixed Fieldfare & Redwing, 20 Blackbird flying together & feeding, 4 Whinchat and 20 Stonechat. (S Russ) Also 1 Hen Harrier in to roost at 18.20. (J St Ledger)

Carn Galver: 2 Ring Ouzel, 4 Golden Plover and 1 Hen Harrier roosted at 18.05. (J St Ledger)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Whimbrel. (J St Ledger)

Crowdy Reservoir: Flocks of 15 and 24 Crossbills plus 1 Water Rail. (AJ Bond)

Longrock: 1 Short-eared Owl high over the village, mobbed by corvids and drifted off north west. (DK Parker)

Land’s End: 1 Short-eared Owl. (P&H Taylor)

Penberth Cove: 2 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cot Valley: 1 Barred Warbler and 1 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler also 2 Firecrest at Plain an Gwarry. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Spoonbill again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Levan: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling this evening in carpark again.

Porthleven: 2 Chough in coastal field 400m west. (M Pegrum)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 14 Ringed Plover and 9 Turnstone at high tide roost and 1 Kingfisher. (T Mills)

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