Wednesday 12th October 2016

Late news, 11/10, Caerhays Castle: 2 Firecrest. (R Harbird)

Late news, 11/10, Mevagissey: 1 Purple Sandpiper. (R Harbird)

Tregony, Vose Farm: 55 Redwing over, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 46 Black-headed Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 419 Herring Gull. (R Harbird)

Eden Project: 200-300 Redwing over NE in morning. (A Wagstaff)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at sewage works. Also 1 Whichat, 4 Redwing. (P Fraser)

Trelowarren, Lizard: Yellow-browed Warbler in sycamores by reception (for 3rd day).

Land’s End: Wryneck (cycle track), 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Fieldfare, 14 Redwing, 4 Whinchat. (L Thomson) 3 Chough, 2 Fieldfare, 5 Skylark, 1 Stock Dove. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Sennen: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 at Esther’s Field holiday cottage, 1 at start of cycle track to Land’s End.

Lizard: 1 Firecrest at Bass Point, 2 Redwings in Church Cove and 27 Swallows over Lizard Point. (T Phelps)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Knot, 15 Bar-tailed Godwit, 30 Black- tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel. (T Phelps)

Cleave Camp, Bude: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and 2 Whinchats. (H & I Kendall)

Gunwalloe: 1 White Wagtail on Fishing Cove, 2 Long-Tailed Tit, 1 Reed Bunting and 30+ Linnet. (R Doggart) 

Nanquidno: At least 4 Firecrest between Nanquidno Mill and Byways Lodge. Good numbers Song thrush and Blackbirds moving up valley at first light plus at least 15 Redwing. 1 Woodlark over NW, 5 Swallows, 2 Jay. (A Rosier) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Porthgwarra: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Wryneck, 1 Brambling, 3 Wheatear, 2 Firecrest and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (M Wallace) Also 1 Black Redstart.

Polgigga, Bosistow Lane: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers. (M Wallace)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove.

Zennor: 1 Dotterel still in cut field by Trewey Hill. (V Stratton)

Kingsmill Lake, Tamar Estuary: 1 Spotted Redshank.

Millbrook Lake, Tamar Estuary: 2 Egyptian Geese, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Redshank, 1 Greenshank and 1 Little Egret. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

St John’s Lake, Tamar Estuary: 17 Mediterranean Gull, 23 Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 104 Redshank, 16 Grey Plover, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1444 Wigeon, 5 Pintail, 1 Shoveler and 1 Teal. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Saltash, China Fleet Club: 39 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 86 Dunlin, 2 Grey Plover, 51 Wigeon, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Lapwing, 1 Common Snipe and 1 Knot. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 juv Little Stint, 5 Dunlin, 13 Ringed Plover, 1 Adult Yellow-legged Gull, 23 Little Grebe, 2 Tufted Duck, 4 Coot, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Wheatear and a Siskin. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Colliford Reservoir: 8 Yellow-legged Gulls (7 Adults and a 1st winter), 1 Scandinavian Herring Gull and a possible Baltic Gull. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Pendeen: 1 Cattle Egret on rocks viewed from lower car park. Ring Ouzel opposite coastguard cottages then flew toward lighthouse. (L Proctor)

Wadebridge: Dalmatian Pelican still 2.5 miles WNW of Wadebridge viewed from Camel Trail. Also 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Red kite (drifted towards Roughtor) , 1 Spotted Redshank, 5 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Pintail, 2 House Martin, 2 Swallow, 20+ Red-legged Partridge. (G Berti)

Hayle Estuary: imm Spoonbill still on Lelant Saltings, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Lapwing, 15 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank. (R Veal)

Penryn River: 1 Snipe. (J St Ledger)

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Snipe, J St Ledger

Penryn, St Gluvias old cemetery: 50+ Redwing feeding on Yew berries. (J St Ledger)

Soapy Cove, Lizard: Lapland Bunting & 5 Wheatear on path just south of Soapy Cove. 3 Ring Ouzel, 1 Whinchat, 1 Sand Martin & 20 Swallow in cove. (D Collins)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (north side above tamarisk clump), 5 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 3 Redshank, 1 Greenshank. (S Rowe)

Rame: 2 Yellow browed warbler, 2 Firecrest, 8 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff. (C Buckland) 4 Yellowhammer, 1 Cirl Bunting, 28 Skylark, 67 Meadow Pipit, 21 Pied Wagtail, 3 Grey Wagtail, 36 Chaffinch, 42 Goldfinch, 55 Linnet, 9 Redwing, 3 Song Thrush, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Ring Ouzel, 18 Swallow, 2 Jay, 85 Wood pigeon, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest and 4 Chiffchaff. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Truro: 1 Water Rail (heard), 1 Dipper in song on winter territory, in private garden. (B Field)

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Dipper, B Field

 St Ives: 6 Ring Ouzel at Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

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