Wednesday 18th October 2017

Late news, 17/10, Looe: Drake Eider in the harbour mouth at about 13:00. (K Dolman)

Wadebridge: 1 Firecrest (S Marquis)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 1 m Brambling from path behind Swingates. Also 1 Green Sandpiper over, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Wheatear, 2 Chough, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Water Rail. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) Also 4 Siskin. (C Urquhart)

Sancreed: 4 Mute Swan north, 21 Golden Plover west, 1 Snipe, 6 Skylark, 12 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 45 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit. (D Flumm)

Truro: 2 Spoonbill down Malpas towards the Heron Inn. (M Costa)

Sennen: 1 Short-toed Lark still present in ploughed field just SW of Escalls Chapel.

Sennen Cove: 4 Mute Swan in the harbour late afternoon. 

Polgigga: Yellow-browed Warbler along Bosistow Lane at c11:00, plus a Whitethroat. (D Helliar)

Nanjizal: 1 Little Bunting, 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, Ring Ouzel. (K Wilson)

Porthgwarra: Richard’s Pipit in fields below Roskestal Farm, then flew towards Raftra Farm at 11:35 plus 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Black Redstart, Tree Pipit, Whinchat, 8 Wheatear, 2 Merlin and 12 Firecrest between Porthgwarra and St Levan. (MD Wallace) Also 13 Firecrest, 1 Ring Ouzel and 2 Great Northern Diver over. (C Urquhart)

Pendeen: 4 Firecrests, 1 at the church, 1 at Calartha Farm and 2 by the Coastguard Cottages. Arrival of Song Thrush and Blackcap plus c50 Siskins north. (L Thomson)

Kenidjack: 2 Hawfinch still in hawthorns above the sewerage works. Also 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 2 Firecrest. (C Urquhart)

Connor Downs: 2 Hawfinch over. (P Freestone)

Lamorna: 1 Firecrest, 10 Goldcrest (D Flumm)

St Ives: 2 Redwing over calling. (R Veal)

Namphillows Wood: 1 Firecrest, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Greenshank, 10 Redshank, 5 Curlew. (M Buckley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 16 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Ruff, 1 Greenshank and 76 Mediterranean Gull. Copperhouse Creek: 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Ruff and 1 Grey Plover. Ryan’s Field: 1 juv Spoonbill, 40 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 77 Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 1 Ruff and 1 Lapwing. (T Mills, MJ Spicer)

The Lizard area: Curlew Sandpiper over Housel Bay, plus 3 Wheatear and 1 Whinchat.  10 Chiffchaff and 5 Firecrest Church Cove.  Firecrest and 4 Wheatear, Pistil Meadow area. (D Collins)

Whipsiderry: 8 Corn Bunting, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Chough, 1 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Little Grebe, 6 Wigeon, 126 Curlew, 4 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit. (S Rowe)

Rame: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher showing well around the church area, 30+ Firecrest, 1m Black Redstart, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Hobby over the dump field,1 Wheatear in the dump. (C Buckland) Church Lane: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 m Blackcap, 1 m Bullfinch.

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 14 Mute Swan, 50 Canada Goose, 15 Mallard, 25 Wigeon, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Pheasant, 7 Cormorant, 6 Grey Heron, 24 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Water Rail, 1 Moorhen, 85 Oystercatcher, 15 Ringed Plover, 150 Golden Plover, 25 Lapwing, 20 Dunlin, 1 Little Stint, 1 Common Sandpiper, 55 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 24 Black-tailed Godwit, 70 Curlew, 220 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 7 Mediterranean Gull, 70 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 28 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Meadow Pipit, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 1 Redwing, 19 Blackbird, 3 Song Thrush, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Magpie, 14 Jackdaw, 16 Rook, 75 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 30 Starling, 8 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch, 1 Bullfinch  (M Scawen et al.)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 imm male Garganey, 1 female Gadwall and a pair of mating Mallard at the front viewing recess today,  (AJames)

Garganey, Alan James

Mallard, Alan James

Mallard, Alan James

Gadwall, Alan James

Luxland View, Newquay: male and female Black Redstart in garden and around new houses (C.Yates) 

Pendower Beach: 1 Red-necked Grebe still.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Muscovy Duck, 30 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 6 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Goldcrest. (DK Parker)

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