Wednesday 25th October 2017

Late photo, 10/10, St Ives: Hoopoe in Bahavella Drive. (L Emanual)

Hoopoe – Luke Emanuel Hoopoe – Luke Emanuel

Late news, 24/10,Wheal Alfred, Hayle Pitch and Putt: Yellow-browed Warbler calling and responding along hedge at western end of course. (P Fraser)

Rock, Porthilly Point: 46 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Razorbill (S Grose)

Sancreed: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 10 Goldcrest, 1 Siskin, 1 Grey Wagtail, 12 Redwing, 1 Snipe (D Flumm)

Cot Valley: 2 Hawfinch. Landed briefly before flying off south at 10:08. Also first (10) Redwings of the season, 2 Firecrest, 1 Brambling, 120 Chaffinch, 4 Bullfinch, Merlin, 2 Chough. (N Wheatley, D Balmer)

Sennen: 1 Short-toed Lark still in tilled field west of track to farm near chapel.

Chapel Porth: Unconfirmed report of a Twite on the beach at 13:00.

Kelynack: 6 Goldcrest, 1 Siskin (D Flumm)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Imm Garganey still and drake Common Scoter offshore. (DK Parker) Great White Egret this evening in the pines by Cheshire Homes. (L Proctor)

Porthgwarra: 5 Firecrest, 12 Goldcrest, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c400 Chaffinch, 7 Bullfinch, 2 Brambling, 2 Siskin, c200 Skylark, c150 Meadow Pipit, c2,000 Starling, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Peregrine and 3 Sparrowhawk. (DK Parker) Also Lapland Bunting over. (D Lewis)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Spoonbill, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Ruff and 50+ Med Gull on Lelant Saltings this morning. (L Proctor) Also 4 1w Common Gull. (R Veal) Ryan’s Field: 1 Grey Heron, 2 Robin, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Black-headed Gull, 25+ Canada Goose, 2 Curlew. (K Bowers – photo)

Kingfisher – Kevin Bowers

Lizard Green: Imm Black Redstart in Field Close on top of houses. (R Price)

Cape Cornwall: 9 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Pom Skua by 10:05. Another Balearic Shearwater at 16:15.

Rame: Black Redstart, 7 Firecrest, 10 Goldcrest, Reed Bunting, 4 Brambling, 5 Siskin, 9 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 4 Song Thrush, Swallow, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Merlin,1 Wheatear. (D Allan, P Aley)

Malpas: 2 Spoonbill at the entrance to Calenick Creek, spotted from Malpas grid ref SW838433 at 14:30. (M Costa)

Ponjeravah: 2 Tawny Owls calling in the early hours and 1 Dipper “some time last week”. (J Hawes)

Crowlas: 1 Firecrest; 80+ Redwing and c300 Wood Pigeon over early am. (R Veal)

Perranuthnoe: 6 Lapwing west. (MJ Spicer)

Kenidjack: 1 Redstart still in copse by green shed, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest and 1 late Hobby through. (MJ Spicer – photo, P Fraser, M Rouncefield – photos)

Redstart – M Rouncefield Redstart – M Rouncefield Firecrest – Mike Spicer

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 13 Mute Swan, 50 Canada Geese, 18 Mallard, 54 Wigeon, 1 Teal, 9 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 80 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Moorhen, c100 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 1000+ Golden Plover, 25 Lapwing, 2 Knot, 4 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 35 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 23 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 75 Curlew, 250 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 120 Herring Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 24 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied wagtail, 1 Grey wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 1 Redwing, 12 Blackbird, 2 Goldcrest, 3 Blue Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw, 25 Rook, 65 Carrion Crow, 7 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch, 40 Linnet, 2 Bullfinch and 4 Speckled Wood.  (M Scawen et al)

Gluvian: 1 Yellowhammer , 2 Siskin , 1 Grey Wagtail over at dawn before work. (B Bosisto)

Siblyback Lake: 2 Tufted Duck , 1 female Scaup, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Firecrest, 1 Mistle Thrush and 1 Green Woodpecker. (B Bosisto)

Dozmary Pool: 29 Tufted Duck, 1 drake Ring-necked Duck, 1 Female Long-tailed Duck, 1 Little Grebe and 2 Teal. (B Bosisto)

Kennell Vale: 1 Dipper.  (A James)

Dipper – Alan James Dipper – Alan James

Portscatho: 50+ Mediterranean Gull. (A Roberts)

Bissoe: 1 Firecrest. (A Roberts)

Crowdy Reservoir: Late afternoon 1 Redshank, 50+ Lapwing, 2+ Snipe, 1 Peregrine, 22 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 2 Tufted Duck, 4 Great Crested Grebe. 1,000+ Lesser Black-backed Gull, 500+ Black-headed Gull roosted. 5 Tawny Owl calling and many 1,000s of Starlings over to roost. (B Craven)

Swanpool: Yellow-browed Warbler at Swanvale NR at 15:30.

djc, dkp

Wednesday 18th November 2015

Late news, 16/11, Kingsmill Lake: 1 Spotted Redshank. (M Beer)

Late news, 17/11, Gerrans Bay: 4 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe. (D Hall)

Charlestown: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (D Hastilow)

DHastilow_GSWoodpecker_181115Great Spotted Woodpecker, David Hastilow

Troon: 1 Firecrest in private garden. (D Wheeler)

Land’s End to Sennen Coast Path: 8, poss 9, Chough. (S Maycock)

SMaycock_Chough_181115Chough, Simon Maycock

Kingsmill Lake: 60 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 6 Lapwing, 5 Snipe, 12 Dunlin, 70 Wigeon and 1 Firecrest. (M Beer)

Stithians Reservoir: 200+ Herring Gull plus 1 colour-ringed individual. (P Copner)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Pale-bellied Brent, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Dunlin, 1 Turnstone, 1 Common Gull and 55 Mediterranean Gull on Lelant Saltings. 2 Spoonbill, 1 Turnstone, 6 Dunlin and 6 Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. 7 Little Grebe, 4 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Kingfisher on Carnsew Basin. 42 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 8 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Grey Plover and 1 Mediterranean Gull on Copperhouse Creek. (T Mills, MJ Spicer) Later, also 2 Goosander and 2 Kingfisher on Ryan’s Field. (L&S Hallett)

Millbrook Lake:Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-breasted Merganser (m&f), 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Firecrest, 30 Teal, 4 Mistle Thrush, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Great Crested Grebe & 1 Little Grebe. (C&J Hannaford)

Towan Head: 9 Twite in flock calling and flying west. (S Rowe)

Wadebridge, Camel Trail Nature walk: 3 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 8 Mute Swan, 2 Whooper Swan, 5 Shelduck, 35 Mallard, 25 Wigeon, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 85 Oystercatcher, 5 Ringed Plover, c1000 Golden plover, 230 Lapwing, 25 Dunlin, 20 Redshank, 2 Spotted redshank, 40 Curlew, 160 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 15 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 5 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 7 Redwing, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 10 Rook, 25 Carrion Crow, 3 Raven, 5 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch , c45 Linnet and 1 Bullfinch. (M Scawen)

Bude, Cleave MOD: 1 Short-eared Owl and 2 Barn Owl. (N Bastin)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern, also 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Rumps Point: 4 Great Northern Diver past.

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