Monday 22nd October 2018

Late news, 20/10, Porthcurno: 1 Osprey flew out to sea. (N Milligan)

Late news, 21/10, Porthgwarra: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff reported.

Late news, 21/10, Penlee NR:  Hobby over, 1 fem Kestrel on telegraph wire at car park, 6 Long-tailed Tits with 1 Blue Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Willow Warbler/Chiffchaff, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Small Copper and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker in car park. (I Juliane)

Late news, 21/10, Rame: 4 Skylarks, 1 f Stonechat, 1 m Cirl Bunting and 1 m Kestrel. (I Juliane)

Late news, 21/10, Millbrook Lake: 2 Egyptian Geese (1m, 1f). (I Juliane)

Late news, 21/10, Millbrook to Crafthole: 1 Buzzard flying along lane in front of car and 1 Barn Owl flying over. (I Juliane)

Late news, 21/10, Looe: 1 Hummingbird Hawk Moth. (I Juliane)

Late news, 21/10, Colliford: c40 Lapwing at north end. (A Blonden)

Land’s End: Grey Catbird still at Treve Common 08:30 then present all day, also 2 Woodlarks over the car park at 10:00. (G Lawlor et al.) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler reported

Grey Catbird, Sam Williams

Grey Catbird, Sam Williams

Stithians Reservoir: 1 1w Temminck’s Stint at southern end late afternoon onwards, also 1 Pintail. (B Bosisto et al.)

Temminck’s Stint, Mike Spicer

Temminck’s Stint, Mashuq Ahmad

Temminck’s Stint, John St Ledger

Devoran: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Mandarin duck, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Greenshank, 30 Black-tailed Godwit at Tallack’s creek. (B Bosisto, W Chegwidden, D Britton)

Lizard: Little Bunting, 1 Yellowhammer and 7 Reed Buntings in stubble field by footpath to Housel Bay, also 2 Common Scoter, 5 Med Gull, 2 Common Gull, 71 Chaffinch, 2 Brambling, 1 Siskin, 1 Greenfinch, 6 Stock Dove, 76 Woodpigeon, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest , 3 Swallow, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, 1 Black Redstart, 2 Chough. (B Bosisto) Old Lizard Head area: 1 Brambling, 1 House Martin, 1 Swallow, 1 Redpoll, 35 Stock Dove. (D Collins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Cattle Egret briefly 10:30. Also Great White Egret and Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field. (B Hibbett, A Hartley). 3 Brent Goose also reported.

Cattle Egret, Adam Hartley

Great Egret & Spoonbill, Adam Hartley

Spoonbill, David Cains

Great Egret, David Cains

Kingfisher, David Cains

Lizard: Yellow-browed Warbler still in the cemetery at Church Cove. (A Liddle)

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler by last house plus 1 Black Redstart.

Rame: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Penlee NR and Firecrest at church lane. (C Buckland)

Nanquidno: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler reported at far end this evening.

Porthgwarra: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (Coastguard cottages and dried up pool), also 2 Firecrest reported.

Lellizzick: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Raven, 1 Barn Owl, 13 Grey Partridge, 3 Red legged Partridge, 2 Skylark. (S Grose)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Water Pipit. (D Balmer) 1 Barn Owl and 1 Water Rail. (D Britton). Also 1 Sandwich Tern and 6 Common Scoter offshore. (D Balmer, D Britton)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 drake Ferruginous Duck (of questionable origin). (B Bosisto)

Sancreed: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest. (D Flumm)

Ludgvan: 1 Hobby at Lower Chellew this evening. (T Dwelly)

Gunver Head: 1 Short-eared Owl was flushed by a dog and disappeared over the cliff face. (S Grose)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 5 Tufted Duck 3m 2f, 15 Wigeon, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Mute Swan, 4 Little Grebe, c200 Canada Geese, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Teal, 5 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch,1 Goldfinch, 4 Blue Tit this evening. (R Mudge)

Kingsmill Lake: 3 Lapwing, 5 Avocet, 8 Dunlin, c35 Redshank, 18 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 60 Curlew c500 Black-headed Gull. (P Kemp)

Pengelly: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier near Bray shop, flew towards Minions. (C Imms)

Windmill Farm: 6 Stock Dove, 2 Snipe, 1 Kestrel on the windmill roof, 1 Grey Heron. (G Adams)

Men-an Tol: 2 Barn Owl (17:00), 1 Wheatear, 4 Raven, 3 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel and a male Hen Harrier to roost at 18:15. (A Holmes)

Barn Owl, Adam Holmes

Penzance: 8 Eider (including the resident drk), 1 Red-throated Diver, 6 Common Scoter offshore. (A Mckechnie)

Eider, Alex Mckechnie

Godolphin Hill: 100+ Meadow Pipit to roost, Kestrel and a single Snipe at dusk. (C Richards)

Lanner Green: Kestrel, Great Spotted Woodpecker and m. and f. Blackcap. (R Hampshire)

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