Friday 23rd October 2015

Callestick: Two Firecrests and 3 Goldcrests in garden.  (T Wilson)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler by last house, 1 Ring Ouzel with c20 Blackbird and a few Song Thrush near Woodshed, c200 Redwing moving through and 1 Firecrest close to Nancherrow crossroads. (N Truby)

Botallack: 12 Chough. (N Truby)

Rame Head: 1 m Ring Ouzel. (D Allan)

Cot Valley to Nanquidno: 10 Woodlarks still in private field at Boscregan (vegetation too high to see them on the deck). Visible migration south-east between 08:30 and 11:30 – 325+ Chaffinches, c300 Fieldfares (in two flocks, one of c100 and one of c200), 115+ Redwings and 8 Siskins. In Cot Valley, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest. (N Wheatley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern, 12 Teal, 1 Tufted and 3 Little Egret. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Garganey, 1 Pintail, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Gull (1st w), 17 Little Egret, 1 Spoonbill (juvenile), 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 4 Lapwing, 11 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Dunlin and 1 Grey Plover. Copperhouse Creek: 18 Ringed Plover, 1 Sanderling and 2 Greenshank. (J Hawkey, D Balmer) Also 1 2w Ring-billed Gull again.

Sancreed: 1 Firecrest in churchyard. (D Flumm)

Bude: 4 Cormorant, 1 Kestrel, 4 Wheatear, 9 Meadow Pipit along coast path; 2 Pied Wagtail 1 Wren and 3 Coal Tit in garden. (H Wilkins)

HWilkins_Kestrel_231015Kestrel, Helen Wilkins

St Ives: 1 Tree Sparrow in private garden on feeders for second day. (R Semaj)

LCross_TreeSparrow_231015Tree Sparrow, Lee Cross

Porth Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret early pm, flew off down valley. (S Rowe)

Newquay: 1 Black Redstart at Tretherras School. (S Rowe)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise, Pz-Wolf Rock & return: 1 Eider, 1 Mute Swan, 107 Gannet, 50 Guillemot, 4 Kittiwake, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 9 Razorbill, 1 Fulmar, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Puffin, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 22 Common Dolphin and 2 Harbour Porpoise. (Also Wolf-St Marys & return: 80 Gannet, 5 Guillemot, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Puffin, 1 Manx, 4 Bonxie, 2 Harbour Porpoise, 2 Common Dolphin). (P&H Taylor)

Land’s End: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling again. (D Balmer)

Nanjizal: 1 Pallas’s Warbler retrapped, also 2 Yellow-browed Warbler and 6 Firecrest. (M Grantham)

Porthgwarra: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling again at Roskestal. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Nanquidno: 2 Woodlark south of Little Hendra. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

The Lizard village: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling again.

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

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