Tuesday 20th October 2015

Late news, 17/10, Bottalack: 1 1w m Pied Wheatear. (A Davey)

ADavey_PiedWheatear_171015winter male Pied Wheatear, Adrian Davey

Late news, 19/10, Porthgwarra: 1 probable White’s Thrush seen briefly but not relocated. (M Southam & D Lewis)

Late news, 19/10, Bude: 4 Grey Wagtail near Summerleaze Beach and 1 Merlin and 4 Wheatear near Compass Point. (H Wilkins)

HWilkins_Merlin_201015Merlin, Helen Wilkins HWilkins_Wheatear_201015Wheatear, Helen Wilkins

Porthgwarra: 1 Brown Shrike by dried-up pond. (D Appleton et al) Also 3 Dartford Warbler. (J St Ledger, D Parker)

JStLedger_BrownShrike_201015Brown Shrike, John St Ledger

Rame Head: 1 Barred Warbler seen briefly. (S Tucker)

Nanjizal: 95 ringed today, including 1 Pallas’s Warbler, 39 Blackcap, 23 Goldcrest, 3 Firecrest, and 14 Chiffchaff, also 70+ Fieldfare and 1 Brambling over. (K Wilson/M Grantham)

MGrantham_PallassWarbler1_201015Pallas’s Warbler, Mark Grantham MGrantham_PallassWarbler2_201015Pallas’s Warbler, Mark Grantham

Men-an-Tol: 1 Dartford Warbler, 200 mixed Fieldfare & Redwing, 20 Blackbird flying together & feeding, 4 Whinchat and 20 Stonechat. (S Russ) Also 1 Hen Harrier in to roost at 18.20. (J St Ledger)

Carn Galver: 2 Ring Ouzel, 4 Golden Plover and 1 Hen Harrier roosted at 18.05. (J St Ledger)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Whimbrel. (J St Ledger)

Crowdy Reservoir: Flocks of 15 and 24 Crossbills plus 1 Water Rail. (AJ Bond)

Longrock: 1 Short-eared Owl high over the village, mobbed by corvids and drifted off north west. (DK Parker)

Land’s End: 1 Short-eared Owl. (P&H Taylor)

Penberth Cove: 2 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cot Valley: 1 Barred Warbler and 1 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler also 2 Firecrest at Plain an Gwarry. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Spoonbill again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Levan: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling this evening in carpark again.

Porthleven: 2 Chough in coastal field 400m west. (M Pegrum)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 14 Ringed Plover and 9 Turnstone at high tide roost and 1 Kingfisher. (T Mills)



Monday 8th October 2012

Late News 07/10 Sancreed: 3 Little Egret, 1 Swallow and 1 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers with the tit flock at Dried Up Pool also Chiffchaffs and Reed Bunting; Yellow-browed Warbler at Trevean Pool; Snow Bunting on the cliff edge by Halfway Wall; Lapland Bunting by the Coastguards; Wryneck behind Coastguards Cottages by the tarmac road. (R Carrington)

Cot Valley: White’s Thrush between Corner House and Carrallack at 11:40. (N Wheatley) 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and 2+ Firecrests by the Youth Hostel at 11:45. Also 10 Siskins. (A Hartley)

Lizard Village: Yellow-browed Warbler, Redstart, Jay and Water Rail. (T Blunden)

Church Cove: 1+ Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Willow Warbler and 10 Blackcap. (T Blunden) Paddyfield Warbler in braken and ivy on the coast path to the north of the village. Please only use the church car park and do not park on the narrow road. (A Hartley & S Bury)

Paddyfield Warbler, Steve Bury.

Paddyfield Warbler, Adam Hartley.

Marazion Beach: 28 Turnstone and 1 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 10 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 7 Teal, 8 Mute Swan, 1 Kestrel, 4 Water Rail, 1 Snipe, adult Med Gull, 3 Stonechat, 20 Meadow Pipit, 3 Cetti’s Warblers, 10 Pied Wagtail, 36 Swallow and 1 House Martin. (D Flumm)

Chyandour Coombe, Penzance: Adult Med Gull. (D Flumm)

Sennen: 1 Glossy Ibis in stubble field by track to Trevorian Farm and another by Trevorian Pool. (T Mills, R Farnes & J Selby)

Glossy Ibis, Rod Farnes

Glossy Ibis, Jeremy Selby

Nanquidno: 3 Yellow browed Warblers and 1 Pied Flycatcher. (C Moore)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Greenshank, 20+ Lapwing, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit and 50+ Redshank on Lelant Water; Common Sandpiper and 20+ Meadow Pipits on Ryan’s Field. (S Maycock) Little Stint again from the causeway.

Drift: Glossy Ibis flew north over Tresvennack Farm at 13:45. (B Field)

Falmouth, Pendennis: Red-rumped Swallow south over at 09:15 plus 6 Linnet on the point, 5+ Meadow Pipit, 9 Skylark, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Little Egret, 1 Med Gull, 1 Curlew,  25 Pied Wagtail flushed from inside castle by 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Coal Tit also 2 Arctic Skua, 1 commic tern, 5 Razorbill, 4 auk sp all going west. (D Chaney)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase: 6 Med Gulls, 1 Turnstone and 2 Little Egrets. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: Pale-bellied Brent Goose flew west across the bay and out of sight behind Pennance Point also 14 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Mute Swan, 8 Tufted Duck, 1 Whinchat by the golf course, 1 Willow Warbler  en route to Golf course and 1 White Wagtail. (D Chaney)

Swanvale: 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Nuthatch. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 44 Mallard, 45 Redshank, 20 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Little Egret and 2 Little Grebe. (D Chaney)

Pendeen: 50 Meadow pipts and 2 Kestrel by the lighthouse. (A Hartley) Yellow-browed Warbler in garden of Whitegates Cottage on road to lighthouse.

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler down by the paddocks plus 1 Redstart and possible Pied Flycatcher.

Photos of yesterdays birds, Brian Field.

Tregeseal: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and a Pied Flycatcher by the stone bridge over the stream.

Loe Pool/Penrose Estate: 10 Firecrests.

Cape Cornwall: 1 Wryneck.

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Redstart.