Saturday 31st October 2015

Late news, 30/10, Treraven Meadows: 1 Great White Egret. (video Will Delacour)

Marazion: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel firstly on beach (D Eva, R Davey, R Veal) and then seen calling and  flying high over coast path east and inland at 08.55. (T Mills) Later, 1 Black Redstart, 3 Little Egret, 15 Sanderling, 4 Ringed Plover, 13 Turnstone. (D Flumm) 2 Firecrest at Plain an Gwarry. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gulval: 1 Grey Wagtail in yard opposite Boscathnoe Reservoir. (P Johnstone)

St Levan Churchtown: 1 Barred Warbler, 1 Rose-coloured Starling, 2 Woodlark over, 1 Snow Bunting, 1 Black Redstart, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 8 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest, flock on Linnet in adjacent field, Chaffinches and Bramblings over. (M Ahmad, J Ryan, D Eva, J Chapple, T Mills, J Hawkey, K Dalziel, M Jones, et al) Also 3 Peacock and 5 Small Copper butterflies, 2 Silver-Y moths, (T Mills), 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly (D Eva) 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (M Wallace) 20 Common Dolphin. (D Balmer)

video by John Chapple

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DJulian_RCStarling_311015Rose-coloured Starling, Derek Julian

Porthcurno: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 14 Chiffchaff and 1 Blackcap. (M Ahmad, J Ryan) Also 1 Black Redstart. (M Jones)

St Ives: 1 Tree Sparrow again and 1 Short-eared Owl. (T Harrison)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Kingfisher and c 50 Meadow Pipit. (R Veal) Also 4 Mute Swan, 33 Teal, 9 Wigeon, 16 Mallard, 5 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 27 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 5 Snipe, 1 Swallow, 10,000+ Starling and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings:2w Rng-billed Gull, 3 Grey Plover, c125 Lapwing, 2 Kingfisher and 2 Spoonbill. Carnsew Pool: 4 Mediterranean Gull. (R Veal)

Newquay: 3 Black Redstart briefly on Thomas Rd surgery roof, also somewhat oddly 2 Grey Wagtail briefly on surgery roof. (D Mays)

Sancreed: 2 Black Redstart, 1 continental Coal Tit, 3 Firecrest, 26 Goldcrest, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Siskin, 1 Little Egret west, 7 Snipe, 20 Redwing, 7 Fieldfare and 2 Stonechat. (D Flumm)

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Carminowe Valley: 1 Pallas’s Warbler, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Kuggar: 1 Swallow. (I Maclean)

Gwendreath: 3 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Carleon Cove: 1 Water Pipit and 1 ad Mediterranean Gull. (I Maclean)

Poltesco: 2 Firecrest, 1 continental race Coal Tit and 1 Stoat. (I Maclean)

Lizard Village: 3 Black Redstart. (I Maclean)

Church Cove: 1 continental Coal Tit and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (I Maclean)

New Polzeath: 1 Black Redstart. (T Davies)

Trevescan: 2 House Martin.

Camel Trail: 1 Cattle Egret at Pinkson Creek. (W Delacour)

video by Will Delcour

Falmouth, Swanpool NR: 2 Firecrest. Trescobeas area: 1 f Black Redstart. (J St Ledger)

Dodman Point: 1 m Ring Ouzel, 14m + 2 f Bullfinch, 16 Long-tailed Tit and 16 Goldcrest. (P Kemp)

Bude: 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail in estuary 2 Robin, 16 Meadow Pipit 1 Cormorant along coast path 14 Oystercatchers 3 Great Black-backed Gull c20 Herring gulls 1 cormorant on beach near Lynstone. (H Wilkins)

Stithians Reservoir:  3 Green Sandpiper together from the SH hide. (D Chaney)

Treverva: c.300 Redwing over. (D Chaney)

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Nanjizal: Ringed 90 today, including 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 14 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 11 Chiffchaff, 32 Goldcrest and 1 Firecrest, also 1 Blyth’s Pipit over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: 1 Wheatear plus a large finch movement including 2 Hawfinch, few Brambling,  Siskin plus 3555 Chaffinch this morning. (D Balmer)

Boswednack: 1 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Fieldfare and 2 Bullfinch. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Scillonian Crossing: 2 Sooty Shearwater and 4 Balearic Shearwater.

St Agnes, Beacon Hill: 1 Black Redstart.

Rinsey: 1 Short-eared Owl and flock of c100 Linnet. (J Hillier)

Pednavounder: 2 Swallow. (M Nattrass)

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