Friday 7th October 2016

Friday 7th October 2016

Land’s End: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Yellow Wagtail, Tree Pipit, 3 Redwing, Whinchat, 8 Wheatear & 2 Siskin. Also Water Rail, Great Spotted Woodpecker and 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (L Thomson, DI Julian, P Smale – photo)


Kenidjack: Red-breasted Flycatcher still between engine sheds and sewage works though elusive. Yellow-browed Warbler in sycamores by rockpile and another by the donkey paddock. Also 2 Spotted Flycatchers and 2 Firecrest. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, P Clark et al) Photo by B Field. Video by R Augarde:


Watch Croft, Morvah: Ring Ouzel. (J Clegg)

Bude: 1 Kestrel, 1 Cormorant, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Mute Swan and 3 juveniles, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, 10+ Linnet, 1 Oystercatcher, 16 Starling and 1 Turnstone. (H Wilkins)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler & Firecrest at telegraph museum. 1w Little Gull in bay in afternoon. (L Thomson)

Boscundle, Par: 2 Firecrest in garden.

Davidstow Airfield: Baird’s Sandpiper still, also Ruff.

Nanquidno: 1 Whinchat, 1 Wryneck.

Pendeen: Yellow-browed Warbler at Calartha copse, with another in the churchyard, 3 Lapland Bunting, Tree Pipit and Ring Ouzel at lighthouse. Also Hooded Crow. Osprey flew south past Pendeen Watch in afternoon. (P Coombridge, B Dodd, A Mckechnie, DK Parker – photo)

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Bass Point: Balearic Shearwater past.

Church Cove, Lizard: Yellow-browed Warbler in churchyard.

Mousehole: Yellow-browed Warbler on coast path by double gates at 9am.

St Ives: 6 Balearic Shearwater past 7:30-8:30 am.

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove. Also Bar-tailed Godwit & Wheatear. (A James – photos)


Bar-tailed Godwit




Hudsonian Whimbrel

Lamorna: Yellow-browed Warbler in sycamore opposite Wink at 12:30.

Botallack: Wryneck still near trig point, also Fieldfare, Whitethroat, 250+ Linnet. (M Scott-Ham)

Rosemergy: 3 Ring Ouzel, 2 Whinchat, 4 Wheatear, Dartford Warbler. (M Scott-Ham)

Bosistow Lane, Polgigga: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 2 Yellow Wagtail over. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Hayle Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper. (P Hodgkiss) Ryan’s Field: 1 Grey Heron , 3 Redshanks , 7 Herring Gulls , 2 Black Headed Gulls , 1 Curlew , 30+ Canada Geese , 1 Kingfisher. (K Bowers)


Kingfisher, K Bowers


Curlew, K Bowers

Nanjizal: 167 birds ringed, including 7 Yellow-browed Warblers, 44 Blackcap, 28 Robin (fresh-in Continental birds), 27 Meadow Pipit, 26 Chiffchaff, two each of Willow and Reed Warbler, Grey Wagtail and Stonechat, a single Firecrest and 1 female Whinchat. (M Grantham) 9 Yellow-browed Warblers seen in the trapping area, plus another 3 in Bosistow Lane. (K Wilson)

Penlee NR, Rame: 1 Peregrine, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 8 Swallow, 12 House Martin, 30+ Chiffchaff, c.10 Blackcap, 1 Firecrest, 5 Mistle Thrush, 4 Yellowhammer. (B Taggart)

Zennor: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Bullfinch (2 female 2 male), 1 Hobby, possibly immature pursuing high-flying insects e.g. dragonflies, 2 m Blackcap, 20 Meadow Pipit, 2 m Stonechat, 1 f Kestrel, 1 Raven, 1 Moorhen, 1 f Wheatear, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Long-Tailed Tit. (J Evans)

Porthgwarra: 3 Firecrest and 2 Richards Pipit. (BR Field)

Cot: 1 Firecrest. (BR Field)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 1 Gadwall, 25 Mallard, 10 Teal, 3 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 26 Moorhen, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Snipe, 1 Jack Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, c40 Meadow Pipit over, 2 Stonechat, 3 Reed Bunting and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Prussia Cove: 2 Firecrest.

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