Thursday 29th October 2015

Mullion Cove: 1 m Sparrowhawk and 1 pair Grey Wagtail. (J Allely)

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

Penzance, Chyandour: 2 Firecrest. (D Flumm)

Charlestown: 2 m Blackcap  feeding on Cordyline palm berries. (D Hastilow)

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Land’s End: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling and 2 Chough. (MJ Spicer) Also an unconfirmed report of 1 Olive-backed Pipit seen to fly SE at 09.25, plus 1 Short-eared Owl and 2 Black Redstart.

St Ives: 1 Tree Sparrow again. (P&H Taylor)

Newquay: 1 Peregrine over the zoo. (D Ensor)

Hell’s Mouth, North Cliffs: 1 Short-eared Owl. (K Therese)

Sally’s Bottom: 1 Black Redstart. (D Eva)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Siberian, P.c.tristis and 3 nominate P.c.colybita Chiffchaff, 7 Goldcrest, 12 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 4 Water Rail, 6 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Kingfisher, 30 Greenfinch & 10 Meadow Pipit. (D Flumm) Also 4 Mute Swan, 13 Teal, 17 Mallard, 5 Little Egret, 28 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

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Porthgwarra: 3 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Levan Churchtown: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cot Valley: 2 Firecrest. (C Corrigan)

Kelynack Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 2 Spoonbill and 75 Lapwing. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Estuary: 2 redhead Goosander, 1 female Pintail, 2 Spoonbill, 12+ Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 53 Ringed Plover, 1 sanderling, 1 Greenshank, 49 Redshank, 61 Lapwing and 1 ad Peregrine. (DK & MW Parker)

Tintagel: 3 Black Redstart on rocks in cove opposite castle.

Nanjizal: 84 birds ringed today, 8 Firecrest (100 ringed this autumn), 21 Chiffchaff, 16 Goldcrest and 1 Reed Warbler, re-traps include 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (one ringed on 9th) and 1 Pallas’s Warbler. (K Wilson)

Porthallow: 2 Black Redstart. (M Nattrass)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Purple Sandpiper. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_PurpleSandpiper_291015Purple Sandpiper, John St Ledger

Downderry:  1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Water Pipit. (A Payne)

Looe, Hannafore Point: 12 mediterranean Gull and 1 m Eider. (A Payne)

Seaton: 3 Black Redstart. (A Payne)

Colliford Lake/Loveny Reserve: 20 Teal, 16 Mallard, 190 Lapwing, c.500 Golden Plover, 1 Little Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 255 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 20 Black-headed Gull, 30 Starling, 6 Canada Geese, 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher and 3 Pied Wagtail. Dozmary Pool: 36 Lapwing, 8 Tufted Duck, 6 Mallard, 50 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Coot and 6 Meadow Pipit. (P McKeogh)

St Levan: 1 Black Redstart.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Great White Egret photographed this morning. (C Selway)

Treraven Meadow: 2 Water Pipit. (C Selway)

Rame: 1 Firecrest at Coastguard cottages. (B Taggart)

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