Monday 23rd October 2017

Late News, 22/10, Porthcurno: 2 Firecrest, 10 Swallow. (D Balmer)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 imm Great Crested Grebe, 5 Snipe, with 2 Coal Tit on and 1 Moorhen below the feeders. (J St Ledger)

Kenidjack Valley: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler by green shed, Redstart, 7 Chiffchaff, 3 Firecrest, 10 Chough. (D Balmer)

Sennen: Short-toed Lark at Sennen but mobile and elusive in the fog. Also 11 Golden Plover, 2 Ring Plover, 3 Snipe, 16 Mediterranean Gull. (P Roseveare)

Marazion: Garganey still at Marazion Marsh, plus several Portugese Man-o-War on the beach (D Balmer)

Malpas: 2 Spoonbill (both juv.) and 1 Mediterranean Gull from the pines on the Malpas Road. (A.Hill)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 ad m Swallow at Asda/Jewson end, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Sandwich Tern, 2 Spoonbill, 1 Kingfisher, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 23 Redshank, 10 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 8 Dunlin, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret on Carnsew Pool. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw) 149 Mediterranean Gull and Ruff on Lelant saltings. (D Balmer)

Penzance: Small murmuration of c500 Starling at Tesco. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Sennen: 1 Buzzard and 1 Wheatear. (K.Bowers – photos)

Kelynack: Yellow-browed Warbler in Sallows opposite Kelynack Moor Cottages at 09:00.

Pendower Beach: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Black-throated Diver and 2 Great Northern Diver. (R Treeby)

Par beach Pool: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Wigeon, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Firecrest. (B Bosisto)

Gluvian: 1 Redwing. (B Bosisto)

Cot Valley: 1 Hawfinch.

Probus: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in private garden.

Kingsmill: 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Avocet. (M Beer)

Gwithian: Corpse of adult Whooper Swan found on the tide line. (P Harris)

St Ives: 1 Great Northern Diver offshore.

djc/tdm

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