Tuesday 15th October 2013

Late news 12/10  Mevagissey: 1 Night Heron at Lost Gardens of Heligan, possibly still present on 13th.

Late news 11/10 Nanquidno: 1 Yellow Wagtail. (A Hartley – photo)


 Long Rock: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still commuting between Morrisons and Sainsburys. (MO – photos by R Farnes (1&2) and A McKechnie(3))

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 7 Teal, 11 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 15 Moorhen, 3+ Water Rail, 14 Snipe, 2 Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, c20 Meadow Pipit and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Nanquidno: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Grey Wagtail, c100 Linnet and 2 Stonechat. (D Parker & M Spicer) Also 2+ Firecrests above the ford. (N Donaghy of Oriole Birding)

Cot Valley: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, c16 Long-tailed Tit and 3 Chough. (D Parker & M Spicer) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest and 1 Rough-legged Buzzard also reported.

Porth Joke: 1 Common Rosefinch this evening with House Sparrows. ( S Rowe)

Trencrom: 1 Merlin plus 6 Fieldfare. (R Menari)

St Levan: Yellow-browed Warbler heard calling from the area of trees and scrub 300m SSW of Raftra at 13:00. Also a Turtle Dove on wires just south of Raftra and c35 Golden Plover in flight heading towards Porthgwarra. (D Chown – photo)

Turtle Dove nr Raftra 15 Oct 2013

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Osprey still, 19 Med Gull plus a possible American Herring Gull.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Firecest with 40+ tit flock. ( SM Taylor) 1 Ruff and 1 Knot. (C Viner)

Camelford: 1 juv Chough over Mount Camel Estate.

Rame: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at church.

Swanpool Point: 7 Med Gull and 1 Curlew. (D Chaney)

Castle Beach: 4 Little Egret, 1 Curlew and 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Chaney)

Pendennis Point: 5 Meadow Pipit, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Kestrel and 1 Peregrine on dockyard crane. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras: 35+ Redshank, c.30 Curlew, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin and 2 Greenshank at high tide. (D Chaney)

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck still at end of track to Three Chimneys.

Treen Common: 1 ring-tailed Hen Harrier. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)


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