Saturday 21st November 2020

Late news, 20/11, Manaccan: 37 Cattle Egret next to Choon Farm. (P Gay)

Late news 20/11, Newlyn harbour: 1 colour-ringed 2w Great Black-backed Gull (ringed as chick 27/6/19 in Dorset), also 1 m Black Redstart (on South Pier), c25 Turnstone, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Great Northern Diver. (T Mills)

Great Black-backed Gull – Tony Mills

Late news, 20/11, Lamorna Cove: 7 Black Redstart. (M McKee)

St Levan: Probable Eastern Lesser Whitethroat in 2nd clump of sallows to the north of the church. (M Wallace)

Eastern Lesser Whitethroat – Mark Wallace

St Buryan: Juv Rosy Starling in a private back garden for a 3rd day. (per D Flumm)

Rosy Starling – Dave Flumm

Lizard: Male Red-breasted Flycatcher still in the church graveyard/car park. (S Rowe et al.)

Video above by John Chapple.

Red-breasted Flycatcher – J Jones

Red-breasted Flycatcher – Graeme Willetts

Red-breasted Flycatcher – Graeme Willetts

Red-breasted Flycatcher – Steve Rowe

Red-breasted Flycatcher – Michael Mckee

Pendeen: 1 pale juv Long-tailed Skua at 08:35, 16 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 diver sp, 29 Common Scoter 07:40-11:00. (P Combridge) 3 Common Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Great Skua, 1 Sooty Shearwater. (P Combridge)

Kenidjack valley: Willow warbler, 2 Chiffchaff (1 Siberian race P c tristis,1 nominate). (P Clarke)

Towan Head: Flock of 50+ Common Scoter still in the bay. Also Great Northern Diver and 3 Red-throated Divers. (M Lammas)

Penzance: 13 Purple Sandpiper off Jubilee Pool. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn: Yellow-browed Warbler, 2+ Chiffchaff, 1 Water Rail, 1 Grey Wagtail at Sandy Cove. (T Mills)

Lamorna Cove: 6 Black Redstart  (females or 1w males), 3 Grey Wagtails (N R Rogers)

Black Redstart – Nigel Rogers)

Black Redstart – Nigel Rogers)

Leswidden, St Just: Hen Harrier hunting over fields. (J Branscombe)

Trevose: 2 Snow Bunting at Trevose Head car park 12:10. (P Stephenson)

Swanpool: Great Northern Diver (J & D Chapman)

Poldhu: Snow Bunting still on 4th tee of Mullion Golfcourse, between Poldhu & Gunwalloe (J & D Chapman)

Porthgwarra: 9 Whooper Swans over and Snow Bunting at Roskestal. (M Wallace)

Zennor: 9 Whooper Swan. (P Oldcorn)

Croft Pascoe pool/woods: 1 Water Rail, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 60+ Golden Plover, 1 Woodcock flushed, 1 Snipe. (J Jones, R Loonstyn)

Water Rail – J Jones

Golden Plover – J Jones

Minions, Bodmin Moor: c20 Golden Plover, 2 Ravens. (A Langdon)

Wadebridge,SE Camel Trail: 12 Teal, 5 Little Egret, 5 Meadow Pipet, c20 Redwing, 1 leucistic Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 21 Canada Geese, 2 Moorhen, c20 Long Tailed Tit, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 4 Coal Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Dipper. ( A Taylor B Ide )

Camel Estuary: 7 Cattle Egret at Pink Creek late aternoon. (L Curry)

Chapel Amble: 1 Great White Egret (follow the road adjacent to Maltsters Arms signposted for St kew, walk past partially flooded field with sheep and egret has been feeding in the next grassy field all week), 1 Water Rail, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 f Grey Wagtail, 1 Cattle Egret over, 1 Kestrel, 1 Stonechat, 1 Little Egret. (S Grose)

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Goosander (2m 1f), 2 Redwing, 1 Merlin, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1f Goosander, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, 3 Marsh Tit, 6 Willow Tit, 1 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Rosevanion: 3 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Woodcock, 1 Peregrine Falcon. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: Black Redstart and Grey Wagtail by bottom of dam and 2 female Goldeneye by Southern Cut off. (G Kingdon)

St Ives: 1 Great Northern Diver near Smeatons pier and 1 Snow Bunting by the church on the Island. (G Sykes)

Siblyback Lake: Great Northern Diver reported by the hide this morning.

Troon: 1w/fem Black Redstart. (S Taylor)

Kennack Sands: 1 Black-throated Diver and 2 Great Northern Divers reported.

Tuesday 17th November 2020

Late News, 15/11, Tregony Village: 2 Swallow around the village. (B & M Pascoe)

Late News, 16/11, St Ives, Porthminster Beach: 1 Iceland Gull in the afternoon. (R James)

Late News,16/11, College Reservoir: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Treecreeper. (D Collins)

College Reservoir:  Pallas’s Warbler on NW side associating with tit flock. (L Ozsanlav-Harris) In addition, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Firecrest and 2 Marsh Tit. (M Broadbent)

Mousehole: Probable Juv Kumlien’s Gull (stained Iceland gull not excluded) on the St Clement’s Isle roost this evening, also 5+ Yellow-legged Gull, plus a dark adult Arctic Skua past. (M Elliott) 1 Purple Sandpiper. (B Stone)

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler still, in garden of Youth hostel this morning.(P Clarke)

Trevose Head: 2nd winter Glaucous Gull, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red Throated Diver and a steady passage of Kittiwake, Fulmar, Gannet and Auks. (D Dennis)

Slaughterbridge: 6 Siskin, 1 Woodcock, 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

Downderry: 0735-0855, moving west: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Manx Shearwater, 38 Gannet, 4 Fulmar, 118 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Common Gull and 13 Kittiwake. Early afternoon, a male Black Redstart on local cliffs. (A Payne)

Menheniot junction: Barn owl patrolling roadside this evening. (P Kemp)

Crowdy Reservoir: 123 Black headed Gull, 61 Lesser Black backed Gull, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Reed Bunting, 1m Grey Wagtail, 6 Mistle Thrush,. (S Grose)

Chapel Amble: 1 Great White Egret (in second field opposite Penpont farm), 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 26 Collared Dove. (S Grose)

Newquay: Great Northern Diver close in off the harbour. Also, Red Throated Diver in the bay at Towan Head. (M Lammas) Also, 1 Black Redstart on Penmere Drive. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 40 Common Scoter back in the bay.  8 Purple Sandpiper with 20 Turnstone on rocks behind hotel. (M Lammas)

Gannel Estuary: 120 Curlew, 26 Wigeon, 1 Peregrine, 2 Kestrel, 1 Kingfisher. (S Rowe)

Newlyn: Yellow-browed Warbler in sallows at Sandy Cove. Also Water Rail in the same bushes.  (L Proctor) Great Northern Diver in the harbour. (B Stone)

Drift Reservoir: 9 Little Grebe, Little Egret, 11 Teal, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Snipe, 2 Med Gull, 30 Redwing, 4 Chiffchaff, 6 Goldcrest. (D Flumm)

Godrevy Point: 1 Snow Bunting and 1 Wheatear still. Also a minimum of 292 Grey Seals nearby. (MJ Spicer)

Grey Seals – Mike Spicer

Bude Marsh: 4 Grey Heron, 86 Lapwing, 1 Whimbrel,14 Golden Plover, 32 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 8 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 32 Mallard, 3 Stonechat, 1 Cettis Warbler, 4 Raven,13 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Greater Black-backed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 36 Black-headed Gull, and a possible 1st winter Yellow-legged Gull. (N Bastin)

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Saturday 14th November 2020

Late news, 13/11, Newtown St Martin: 8 Cattle Egret with cows. And late afternoon 20 Cattle Egret flew along the Helford and went to roost in Polwheveral Creek. (J Selby)

Late News, 13/11, Towan Head, Newquay: 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 41 Common Scoter, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull (N Long, T Carne, C Bright)

Late News, 13/11, Holywell Bay: 2 Chough, 1 Wheatear, Peregrine Falcon and Cetti’s warbler calling. (R Copeland)

Late News, 13/11, Chaple Amble: Great Egret reported. (Birdguides)

Stithians: 2 Goldeneye, 2 Shoveler, 13 Wigeon, 30 Teal (D Eva)

Helston; Lower Nansloe: 9 Cattle Egret and 4 Firecrest. (D Wright)

Gillan: Cattle Egret in the creek late morning. (Birdguides)

Threemilestone:  2 Redwing, 2 Blackcap (m & f) in private garden. (E Harris)

Swanpool Bay: f Common Scoter & Great Northern Diver, several Kittiwakes past W. (J Chapman)

Maenporth Bay: dark juv Arctic Skua past W, several Kittiwakes. (J Chapman)

Flushing Estuary: 9 Turnstone, 1 Whimbrel, 30+ Curlews, 30+ Redshank, 2 Little Egret. (P Oldcorn)

Tregrehan; Boscundle Woods: 2 x Woodcock flew out of the woods and across garden at 9 am. (I Stewart)

Downderry SSW 45 mph: 1 juv Pomarine Skua, 1 Common Scoter, 2 Fulmar, 3 adult Med Gulls, 60+ Kittiwake, 40+ Gannet, 80+ Razorbills. (P Kemp)

Godrevy: Snow Bunting still. (Birdguides)

Towan Head: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver west, 50+ Common Scoter in bay. (M Lammas, S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 21 Wigeon, 27 Rock Pipit, 6 Redshank, 1 Dunlin, 9 Med Gull, 6 Little Egret. (S Rowe) 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 m Sparrowhawk, 2 Little Grebe on boating lake. (S Grose)

Trevemper Sewage Works: 1 Water Rail, 1 Woodcock, 7 Coal Tit. (S Grose)

Fistral Beach: 18 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 21 Turnstone. (S Grose)

Newquay Harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver off the north Quay. (S Grose)

Great Western Beach: 2 f Black Redstart, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

St Eval Airfield: 429 Golden Pover, 189 Lapwing, 1 Mistle Thrush. (B Bosisto)

Chaple Amble: Great Egret still. (G Clutterbuck)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Woodcock. (J Ryan)

Penberth: Firecrest. (J Ryan)

Mousehole: 2+ Great Skua, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 200+ Kittiwake, 150+ Lesser Black-backed Gull 07:40-08:50. (P St Pierre)

Levant: male Kestrel hunting worms, also 2 Buzzards in same field. (R Chiffers)

Kestrel – R Chiffers

Kestrel – R Chiffers

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Sunday 1st November 2020

Porthgwarra: 2 Snow Bunting (Gwennap Head), 1 Siberian Chiffchaff (Doctor’s garden), 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Brambling, c250 Chaffinch, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing. (R Veal)

Porthgwarra cove (0730-12:30): 2 juv Pomarine Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 12 Manx Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 24 Fulmar, 436 Kittiwake, 1 Dunlin. (B Mellow, R Augarde, B Bosisto, P Roseveare, R Veal)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (D Balmer)

Portheras Valley, Pendeen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in sallows, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Redwing, 1 Brambling, 1 Redpoll, 175 Chaffinch (A Bayly)

Michael’s Mount causeway: 3 Purple Sandpiper with 11+ Turnstone (P Kemp)

Marazion Beach: c.60 Purple sandpiper this afternoon. (D Carrier)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Kingfisher, 13 Turnstone, 65 Great Black backed Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull opp Tolcarne Inn early am, then all gulls flushed by dogs. (S Grose)

Iceland Gull – Shaun Grose

Penzance: 1 m Eider, 2 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Godrevy: 2 Chough, 4 Raven, 4 Stonechat. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary: 1cy Yellow-legged Gull. (D Balmer)

Stithians Reservoir: Great White Egret in the Northern cut off by the Golden Lion still. (D Carrier)

Restronguet Weir: 1 Common Scoter close inshore at Weir beach. Also 2+ firecrest in the trees leading to the beach. (G Wills)

Windmill Farm: Whinchat and 1000+ Golden Plover over. (D Wright)

Frenchman’s Creek, Helford: 22 Mute Swans. 14 in the creek and 8 in the main estuary heading towards the others. 5 Common Redshank, 13 Mallard Ducks, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Curlew. (S Chandler)

Amble Marshes: 1 Great White Egret and 1 Pintail. (C Selway)

Great White Egret – Colin Selway

Wadebridge: 2 drake Mandarin. (L Colli)

Towan Head (07:45-09:30): 7 Great Northern Diver, 9 Common Scoter. (S Rowe)

Mount Hawke: 78 Starling on overhead wires at 15.30. (RB & PC Girling)

Bude Marsh: 236 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag Goose, 4 hybrid type Canada Goose, 2 Shoveler, 57 Mallard, 16 Teal, 4 Raven,12 Carrion Crow, 3 Common Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 male Merlin, 1 Kestrel, 12 Snipe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 13 Lapwing, 6 Meadow Pipit, 2 Kingfisher. (N Bastin)

Shoveler – Nigel Bastin

Blisland: 5 Mistle thrush, 50+ Redwing, 2 Fieldfare, 7 Song Thrush, 2 Blackbird (L Sampson)

Downderry: (0740-0850) 14 Eider, 37 Kittiwakes, a Common Gull and a Mediterranean Gull moved west. (A Payne)

Calstock: 3 Green Sandpiper, 20 Snipe, 8 Teal. (N Moore)

Trewoon: A flock of c.50 Redwing between Gover valley and Trewoon (I Toogood-Johnson).

Charlestown: 2 Great Northern Diver off the Harbour. (A Nick) Also, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (D Hastilow)

Great Spotted Woodpecker – David Hastilow

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Saturday 31st October 2020

Late news, 30/10, Downderry: Juvenile Sabine’s Gull flew west at 07:45. (A Payne)

Newlyn: 1 Red-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 3 Common Scoter, Kingfisher from Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Mousehole: Ad Pom Skua (with spoons), 3 Arctic Skua, 2 Red-throated Diver and 1 diver sp past Mousehule. (P St Pierre) Fea’s type Petrel at 11:27 less than 1Km out, also 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 juv Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliott)

Pendeen (combined totals 0900-16:30): 3 Leach’s Petrel, 8 Grey Phalarope, 2 (ad, juv) Pomarine Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 14+ Great Skua, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 36 Common Scoter, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Grey Plover. (R Veal, R Augarde, R Wilkins, S Rogers, P Clement et al)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper with 10 Dunlin, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Grey Plover. (J Hawkey) 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 20 Lapwing, large numbers of Teal and Wigeon, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew, numerous Herring Gull and Black-headed Gulls. (D Sharp) Great Egret and Merlin. (M Broadbent)

Hayle Estuary; Copperhouse Creek: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 35 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 7 Pink-footed Geese still present. (J Hawkey) 1 Greenshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Greylag Goose, 1 Little Egret, 2 Curlew, numerous Teal, Wigeon and Canada Geese. (D Sharp)

Kingfisher – Deena Sharp

Greenshank – Deena Sharp

Curlew Sandpiper – Deena Sharp

Greylag Goose – Deena Sharp

Hayle Estuary; Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher, 3 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, number of Black-headed Gulls.  (D Sharp)

Polgigga: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler along Bosistow Lane. (K Wilson)

Porthgwarra: Yellow-browed Warbler still in the car park bushes and Red-throated Diver passed the headland. (D Balmer) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Snow Bunting. ( D Eva )

Nanjizal: 4cy Caspian Gull. (K Wilson)

Kenidjack: Cetti’s Warbler at the sewage works. (M Ahmad) 1 Firecrest. (J Branscombe)

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler. (Birdguides)

Nanquidno: Dusky Warbler reported. (Birdguides) Lapland Bunting in fields between Nanquidno and Cot Valley. (Birdguides)

Sennen Cove: 6 Grey Phalarope, Arctic Skua, Great Northern Diver plus ad Yellow-legged Gull on Cowloe. (D Balmer) juvenile Iceland Gull reported late afternoon. (Birdguides)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (P Taylor)

Penberth: 1+ Yellow-browed Warbler, 2+ Firecrest. (R Archer, J Ryan)

Alsia Farm: c200 Fieldfare. (R Archer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2cy female Marsh Harrier still present. (P Walsh) Great White Egret flew from the marsh and up the valley at 15:05. (R Menari)

Men-an-Tol: 2 (1m) Yellowhammer, 1 Snipe. (R Veal)

Penzance: Great Northern Diver, Common Scoter, 2 Purple Sandpiper, 98 Turnstone, 2 Sanderling off Jubilee Pool. (P St Pierre)

Lizard: Sooty Shearwater passed at 08:45. (J Lethbridge)

St Mawes: Adult Iceland Gull. (D Cooper)

St Anthony-in-Meneage: 8+ Cattle Egret in cattle field near Dennis head. Viewed from coast path along Helford river. (G Wills)

St Anthony’s Head: 7:30-10:00am1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Manx Shearwater, 810 Kittiwake, 200 Gannet, 4 Great northern diver, 2 Yellow-legged Gull (3cy, adult), Peregrine Falcon, Merlin and 4 Cirl Bunting in the area. (M Broadbent)

St Clement: 2 Cattle Egret and male Pintail on Tresemple Pool. (M Broadbent)

Porthoustock: 4 Black Redstart on rocks behind the large concrete building. (J Jones)

Black Redstart – J Jones

Tremayne Quay; Helford: 3 Firecrest, 1 Greenshank, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (A Witheywood)

Great-crested Grebe – A Witheywood

Hannafore: 1 Ringed Plover, 30 Turnstone, 4 Purple Sandpiper, 18 Eider and 1 Great Northern Diver. ( M Beer)

Purple Sandpiper – M Beer

Gannel Estuary: 1 Ruff, 11 Med Gull, 344 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 750 Herring Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 75 Great Black-backed Gull. (S Rowe) 1 Common Gull, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 19 Lesser Black backed Gull, 76 Great Black backed Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Curlew, 1 Redshank 2 Oystercatcher.(S Grose)

 

Towan Head (15:00-16:40): 2 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Skua, 4 Manx Shearwater, 2 Common Scoter, c250 Kittiwake. (S Rowe) 1 Red throated Diver past, 1 Peregrine Falcon caught a Grey Phalarope off the sea and was relocated on cliffs at ‘Tea Caverns’. (S Grose)

Peregrine with Grey Phalarope – Shaun Grose

East Pentire, Newquay: 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Red-throated Diver late am. (S Rowe)

Newquay Golf Course: 2 Skylark. (S Grose)

Great Western Beach: 1 male Black Redstart, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Chapel Amble; Wadebridge: 1 Wood Duck dead in farm gateway. Partly plucked and sporting orange ring 005. (A Langdon)

Camel Estuary: 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Red-breasted Merganser. (C Selway)

Trevose Head: 1 female Merlin. (S. Marquis)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Grey Phalarope, 8 Snipe, 4 Cormorants, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Canada Geese. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Goosander 1m 2f, 3 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Tufted Duck. (R Mudge)

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Saturday 24th October 2020

Late news, 18th October, Lanhay: Redwing & Fieldfare. (T Farr)

Late news,18th October, Pendower: Whinchat. (T Farr)

Late news, 19th October, St Mawes: Firecrest. (T Farr)

Late news, 19th October, Lanhay: Firecrest & Cirl Bunting. (T Farr)

Late news, 20th October, Ruan Lanihorne: Common Sandpiper, Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Lapwing, c50 Stock Dove. (T Farr)

Late news, 21st October, St Just at Roseland: 1 Firecrest. (T Farr)

Late news, 22nd October, Lanhay: 2 Firecrest. (T Farr)

Late news, 23rd October, Gerrans Bay: 5 Great Northern Diver, 3 Razorbill. (T Farr)

Pendeen: Richard’s Pipit over coastguards also Black Redstart. (P Combridge) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (A Bayly)

Cot Valley: Firecrest (A Bayly)

Sancreed: Yellow-browed Warbler at Sellen Farm. (Birdguides)

Porthgwarra: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 3 Common Scoter. (P Bright-Thomas)

Penberth: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest. (J Ryan)

Hayle Estuary: Curlew Sandpiper still on Copperhouse Creek. (D Balmer)

Stithians: Great Egret still in southern cut off. (L Langley)

Gillan Creek: 10 Cattle Egret reported again.

Lizard Point: 1 Balearic Shearwater. (Birdguides)

Kingsmill Lake: 58 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Grey Plover, 40+ Dunlin, 2 Lapwing, 22 Greenshank, 34+ Redshank, 26 Snipe, 74+ Curlew, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Teal, 90+ Wigeon, 16 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 370+ Canada geese & 1 Bar-headed goose (P Kemp)

Downderry (SSW 45mph, 8-11am): 12 Eider, 34+ Kittiwake, 1 1stw Common Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 summer plumaged Great Northern Diver, 50+ Black-heard Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gulls & 3 Little Egret (A Payne & P Kemp)

Mousehole: 09:45-11:30, adult pale Arctic Skua plus a few Kittiwake. 2 (ad & 4Cy) Yellow-legged Gull on St Clement’s Isle. (M Elliott)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Curlew Sandpiper on Copperhouse Creek. (D Balmer)

St Clement: 1 White-fronted Goose, 10 Cattle Egret. (L Sampson)

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Friday 23rd October 2020

Late news, 22nd October, Treen Cliffs: male Snow Bunting feeding near to the path at Treen Cliffs yesterday afternoon. (I Powell)

Late news, 22nd October, St Ives: Black-throated Diver in the bay. (Birdguides)

Lamorna Cove: Pallas’s Warbler & Yellow-browed Warbler by Lamorna pottery. (R Irvine)

Cot Valley: Dusky Warbler mid morning. Just down from pines and youth hostel. Calling and showing reasonably well. Favoring clump of ivy/bracken on right hand side of road. (N Ward)

Kenidjack: 1 Ring Ouzel. (B Stone)

Nanquidno: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Firecrest. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, J Miller)

Spotted Flycatcher – John Miller

Spotted Flycatcher – Phil Taylor

St Just: 2 Black Redstart around Lands End Airport buildings. (J Packer)

Foage Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Sancreed: 2 Cattle Egret Treganhoe Fm. 5 Black Redstart (2 village, 1 Old Dairy, 2 Derval Farm incl new ad.m.), Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting.( D Flumm)

Lands End: Snow Bunting. (J Miller) Cuckoo still present. (R Farnes) Short-eared Owl. (T Lovelock)

Snow Bunting – John Miller

Rose Valley: 1 Common Snipe, 1 Merlin, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 9 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Blackcap, 4 Goldcrest , 1 Firecrest , 150 + Chaffinch (A Bayly)

Morvah: 2 Black Redstart at the Church (A Bayly)

Pendeen: Richard’s Pipit at Lighthouse flew east calling at 10:10 (A Bayly , P Combridge)

Polgigga: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler along Bosistow Lane. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 Snow Bunting. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: Yellow-browed Warbler at north-west end. (Birdguides)

Mounts Bay: 20 Turnstone on beach between Penzance and Newlyn Art gallery this a.m. (M Logan)

Hayle Estuary; Copperhouse Creek between 1pm & 2pm: Pink-footed Geese, Mediterranean Gull’s, Greenshank, Curlew Sandpiper. (M Greenhalgh)

St Anthony in Roseland: c15 Long-tailed Tit this afternoon in hedgerow near Place Manor. (R Sharp)

College Reservoir: (Viz Mig) 181 Redwing, 96 Chaffinch 93 Goldfinch, 24 Fieldfare, 3 Linnet, 1 Mistle Thrush, 7 meadow Pipit, 46 Pied Wagtail and 6 Grey Wagtail. Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 46 Cormorant, 4 Shoveler, several Wigeon and Teal. (M Broadbent & C Foote)

Stithians: 1 Great Egret, 7 Whooper Swan. (Birdguides)

Swanpool: Yellow-browed Warbler reported.

Falmouth: Yellow-browed Warbler on coastpath between Falmouth and Maenporth reported.

Gillan Creek: 10 Cattle Egret, 3 Common Sandpiper, Greenshank, Firecrest (M Grantham)

Cattle Egret – Mark Grantham

Coverack: 1 Stonechat. (J Witheywood)

Stonechat – J Witheywood

Camel Trail (Wadebridge old town bridge to sewage works): 20 Curlew, 30+ Lapwing, 15 Oystercatcher, 20+ Redshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Little Egret, 3 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, Herring, Lesser black-Backed and Black-headed Gulls, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Kestrel. ( S Marquis )

Trevose Head: Swallow & female Merlin. (C Moncaster)

Towan Head: 109 Auk Sp, flying south 14.30-16.30. (N Long)

Rame Head: 1 Lapland Bunting, 2 Black Redstart. (Birdguides)

Lower Tamar Lake: 5 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Great Crested Grebe. (R Mudge)

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