Wednesday 21st October 2015

Late news, 18/10, Dodman Point: 1 Goshawk drifted over. (D Wilderscope)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, estuary: 1 Spoonbill, 1 2w Ring-billed Gull, 1 1w Common Gull, 1 pale-bellied Brent, 1 dark-bellied Brent and 25 Mediterranean Gull. (M Beavers, T Mills) Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher. (T Mills)

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2cy Ring-billed Gull, Tony Mills

TMills_Ring-billedGull2_2110152cy Ring-billed Gull, Tony Mills

St Ives: 1 fem/1w Black Redstart by Police Station. (S Turner)

Kenidjack: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest and 6 Chough. (N Truby) Also 5+ Goldcrest in the donkey paddock at the bottom of the valley and 1 Ring Ouzel at Kenidjack castle. (DK Parker)

Porthgwarra: 1 Short-eared Owl. (M Halliday) Also 1 Firecrest at Doctor’s garden and 1 Rose-coloured Starling at Lower Roskestal. (D Appleton)

MHalliday_SEOwl_211015Short-eared Owl, Mark Halliday

Hendra: 10 Woodlark (together). (C Moore)

Sennen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Vellandreath. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Land’s End: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling again today. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cot Valley: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Coal Tit and c10 Goldcrest by the pump station. (DK Parker)

Botallack: 2 Ring Ouzel. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) and 5 Chough. (DK Parker)

Porthcurno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest.

Late pictures, 20/10, Porthgwarra: Brown Shrike (bird was seen to fly off at 17.30, not seen since)

RFarnes_BShrike1_211015Brown Shrike, Rod Farnes RFarnes_BShrike2_211015Brown Shrike, Rod Farnes

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