Wednesday 14th October 2020

Late news, 13/10, Lower Point, Coverack: 1 Wheatear, 20 Swallows, 15 House Martins. (M Garwood)

Late news, 13/10, Church Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 House Martin, 4 Swallows. (D Collins)

Late news, 13.10, Newquay, Trevoll Farm: 1 Barn Owl, 1 Tawny Owl, Redwing (heard only). (S Grose)

Lizard Downs: 1 Red Kite, 1 male Merlin, 1 House Martin, 4 Redwings. (D Collins)

Landrake: 1 White Stork in flight at lunchtime heading east. (D Marr)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 20 Lapwings on Copperhouse. (M Logan) 3 Grey Plover, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Greenshank, 1 Knot, 3 Dunlin, 8 ad Med Gull, 16 Little Egret. (B Hibbett) 3 Great White Egrets this evening. Initially tried to land on Copperhouse Creek but gulls put them off. Then relocated near Birders Bistro. (J Yates) Ryans field: 10 Lapwing, 4 Greenshank, 9 Redshank, 1 Sparrowhawk flew past, 10 Curlew ,1 Grey Wagtail this pm. (R Chiffers)

Redshank – Robin Chiffers

Greenshank – Robin Chiffers

Tregrehan Boscundle woods: 3 Crossbill feeding in Sitka spruce. Please note this is a private wood. (I Stewart)

Porthgwarra: 40 Golden Plover, 3 Snipe, 23 Pied Wagtail, 153 Meadow Pipit,  1 Richards Pipit at 08:49, 1 Swallow,  4 Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Firecrest,  31 Skylark, 6 Fieldfare, 24 Redwing, 3 Song Thrush, 5 Chough, 1 Jay , 1 Goldfinch, 11 Linnet, 9 Greenfinch, 19 Siskin, 3 Redpoll, 259 Chaffinch, 4 Brambling, 1 Lapland Bunting, 5 Reed Bunting. (B Bosisto P Roseveare) 4 Yellow-browed Warbler, Woodcock, Redpoll and thrushes at Trevean. (M Wallace) Merlin, Swallow, Wheatear, 5 Golden Plover. (D Underwood)

Bosistow: 6 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest. (D Underwood)

Polgigga: 1 juv Hobby. (D Underwood)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Gadwall, 1 drake Tufted Duck, 2 adult Whooper Swan, adult Mediterranean Gull, 1 Dunlin. (B Bosisto P Roseveare) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe. (D Underwood)

Sennen Cove: c30 Golden Plover in bare field south of airport at SW370278. Very hard to see on the ground but every now and again they take flight and swirl around in a tight flock. (J Laidler) 6 adult and 1 1w Med Gulls. (B Hibbert) Short-eared Owl. (M McKee)

Coverack: Hawfinch over Little Treleaver. (J Foster)

Land’s End: Richard’s Pipit over cycle track towards Treeve Moor at c09:50. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Cape Cornwall: 2 Great White Egret at c08:45. (D Underwood)

Nanquidno: Great White Egret flew north plus Yellow-browed Warbler still, 1 Fieldfare. (A Ramesh) 2 Great White Egret (N at 08.20), 1 Golden Plover, 1 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 31 Skylark, 250 Meadow Pipit, 30 Alba Wagtail, 7 Song Thrush, 20 Redwing, 2 Fieldfare, 10 Blackcap, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 300 Chaffinch, 1 Brambling, 30 Goldfinch, 60 Linnet, 27 Crossbill, 14 Siskin, 2 Bullfinch (07.30 -10.00). (A Harris)

Kenidjack: 2 Great White Egret reported between Boscean and Kenidjack Farm at 09:33. Great White Egret flew east up the valley at c09:56, also 1 Redwing and 2 Yellow-browed Warbler by the engine shed. (P Fraser) Yellow-browed Warbler at the end of the tarmac in the garden on the north side, also 3 Coal Tit and Hen Harrier over, (D Flumm) Red Kite reported south over the valley at c14:30. (per D Flumm)

St Just: Wheatear.  (D Flumm)

Porthcurno: 1 Yellow-browed warbler calling in scrubby area to right of track from car park to beach at 1645. (I Tidmarsh)

Carnyorth: Great White Egret over north at 11:10. (J Swann)

Eagles Nest, Zennor: Great White Egret seen in field beside B3306 at 17:30. (J Feary)

Foage valley, Zennor: 1 male Hen Harrier east. (P St Pierre)

Cot Valley: 2+ Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, 3 Redwing. (P Fraser) Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Crossbill in spruce. (C Moore)

Skewjack: Hen Harrier, Merlin, Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Redpoll. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: 1 Short-eared Owl quartering small fields, 1 Whinchat, 4 Choughs and a large amount of Gannets, lots of young, and many seabirds feeding over a large pod of Dolphins. (J and J Elvin)

Crowdy Reservoir: 7 Yellow-legged Gull (3w, near adult, 5 adult), presumed Lesser Black-backed Gull x Herring Gull hybrid, 10 Herring Gull, 275 Black-headed Gull, c1100 Lesser Black-backed Gull in roost plus redhead Red-breasted Merganser and a sinensis Cormorant. (M Ahmad)

Devoran: Osprey flew overhead near Yummy Scrummy cafe at Devoran about 16:00 and flew south. Peregrine also seen hunting about 15:30. (J Clarke)

Osprey – Josh Clarke

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 9 Redwing in garden. (B.Toms)

Sancreed: 12 Redwing & 3 Fieldfare both first of the autumn, 3 Skylark, 22 Swallow, 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Park Head: 8 Choughs inc juveniles. No rings. (H & M Taylor)

Morwenstow: 20 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Willow Tit,1 Marsh Tit, 1 Sparrowhawk,100 Goldfinch, 10 Chaffinch with 1 Brambling mixed in. (S Windle)

Brambling – Stevan Windle

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