Sunday 16th October 2016

Late news, 14/10, Porth Joke: 1 Redstart, 1 Ring Ouzel. (S Rowe)

Late news, 14/10, Porth Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Tufted Duck, 7 Wigeon, 12 Teal, 6 Coot, 2 Water Rail, 8 Moorhen. (S Rowe)

Late news, 15/10, Bude Marshes: 2 Grey Heron, 1 Snipe, 7 Carrion Crow, 7 Black headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull,  12 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher, 37 Mallard, 1 Stonechat, 5 Dunnock, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Water Rail, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Chaffinch  2 adult Mute Swan with 3 juveniles, 6 Canada Geese, 3 Pied Wagtail. (H Kendall, R Mudge)

Late news, 15/10, Gwennap Sewage Works: 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Water Rail, 1 Firecrest, 3 Bullfinch, 2 Blackcap, 2 Jay. (J St Ledger)

Rock: Dalmatian Pelican still on Camel Estuary.

St Agnes: Dusky Warbler still at Chapel Porth. (B Field) Short-toed Lark in car park at St Agnes Head until 10:40, then flew south. (D Helliar, B Field)

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Short-toed Lark,

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photos by B Field

Windmill Farm: 1 Whinchat and 1 Marsh Harrier this morning. (D Wright)

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Marsh Harrier, D Wright

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Whinchat, D Wright

College Reservoir: Pectoral Sandpiper still.

Hayle Estuary: imm Spoonbill still. Also 1 Black Redstart in a private garden. (M Bishop)

Land’s End: Snow Bunting on coast path 100m from last shop. (C Stephenson, R Veal) 2 Yellow-browed Warbler in car park bushes. (H Mitchell, P Taylor) 1 Wryneck still.

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Snow Bunting, C Stephenson

Carbis Bay: 1 Great Northern Diver, 10 Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 9 Shag, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Oystercatcher. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, WeBS)

St Ives: 10 Oystercatcher, 21 Mediterranean Gull, 13 Black-headed Gull, 12 Greater Black-backed Gull, 38 Herring Gull, 14 Shag, 2 Guillemot, 14 Turnstone. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, WeBS)

Porthgwarra: Red-eyed Vireo still in trees by car park late morning-early afternoon, loosely associating with tit flock. (S Rowe) 1 Lesser Whitethroat in ferns near village, 2 Yellow Wagtail briefly, 5 Redwing, 1 juv Kittiwake past. (R Veal). Snow Bunting at Gwennap Head. 6 Balearic Shearwater and Arctic Skua past. (Oriole Birding) Also 4 Grey Phalarope and 1 Great Skua. (R Archer)

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Photos from yesterday by the finder Paul – Elie Jay.

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 3 Canada Goose, 5 Cormorant, 4 Great Crested Grebe,12 Mallard, 5 Teal, 4 Tufted Duck, 6 Lapwing, 2 Common Sandpiper, 17 Golden Plover, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 77 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 16 Black-headed Gull, 38 Carrion Crow, 24 Jackdaw, 9 Magpie, 1 Jay, 4 Blackbird, 1 Wheatear, 1 Stonechat, 23 Starling, 3 Skylark, 38 Meadow Pipit, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 2 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch, 4 Wren and 1 Willow Warbler. (DA Conway)

Carn Downs, Morvah: Barn Owl quartering fields 0745. (R Teague)

Marazion Marsh and beach: 5 Mute Swan, 16 Mallard, 5 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 6 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 19 Moorhen, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, c80 Skylark flying west), 1 Reed Bunting and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 1 Pied Wagtail on the beach. (DK Parker, A James – photos)

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Stonechat

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Pied Wagtail

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Mute Swan

All photos, A James

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler (top end), 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff and 2 Blackcap (lower end). (S Rowe)

Nanquidno: 1 heard-only Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Redwing on road leading to Gurland farm. (R Veal)

Men-an-Tol: 1 ringtail & 1 2cy male Hen Harrier, 1 Buzzard, 4 Kestrel, 1 Merlin and 8 Golden Plover. (DK Parker)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Hen Harrier, Merlin, Jack Snipe & 1+ Lapland Bunting this evening. (DI Julian)

Bartinney Downs: 1 Kestrel, 1 Common Buzzard this evening. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, C Moore)

Amalveor: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (R Menari)

Cot Valley: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest. (N Wheatley)

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