Monday 10th October 2016

Monday 10th October 2016

Late news, 9/10, Trevail: 1 Honey Buzzard in off sea at 10:35, harassed by Common Buzzards. (V Stratton)

Late news, 9/10, Buttermilk Hill: 3 Wheatear, 3 Whinchat, 4 Dartford Warbler. (V Stratton)

Late news, 9/10, Clodgy Point, St Ives: 1 Honey Buzzard in off sea at 2:40, harassed by Herring Gulls. (V Stratton)

Nanquidno: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (1 with damaged left eye) still below Nanjulian farm. 1 Woodcock. (A Rosier) Also 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Firecrest, 6 Goldcrest, 1 Blackcap and 2 Chough. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Mandarin, 2 Pintail, 31 Wigeon, 2 Common Sandpipers and colour ringed Cormorant TBT again. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Falmouth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in garden in Marborough Road. (P McCartney)

Longrock:  400+ Starling rising from reed roost early am,  1 Cormorant Predating on eel,  Vixen predating on Moorhen then mating immediately with a persistent Dog Fox. (A James)


Foxes, A James


Hayle Estuary: Imm Spoonbill on main estuary still. 1 Kingfisher, 1 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 1 Sparrowhawk and 2 Common Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field. (A James)



Dunlin, A James


Kingfisher, A James

College Reservoir: Pectoral Sandpiper still. Also 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Grey Wagtail. (J St Ledger & T Phelps)


Pectoral Sandpiper, J St Ledger


Argal Reservoir: 1 juv Common Tern. (J St Ledger)


Common Tern, J St Ledger


Porthgwarra: Woodlark over (+ possible Little Bunting). Richard’s Pipit at Trevean, Black Redstart at Arden-Sawah, 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Lapland Buntings over. (M Wallace)

Pendeen: Yellow-browed Warbler at Calartha copse.

Sennen: Yellow-browed Warbler by Esther’s Field holiday cottage.

Portreath: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler. (K Wilson)

Mullion: Richard’s Pipit still at Lower Predannack Down.

Zennor: Dotterel in cut field by Trewey Hill.

Liskeard: Yellow-browed Warbler at Cattle Market. (DI Julian)

Wadebridge: Dalmatian Pelican on River Camel 2.5 miles WNW of Wadebridge, also 1 Ruff, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, around 150 Dunlin and 40 Ringed Plover. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

St Cleer: Great White Egret c.1 mile E of St Cleer at Rosecraddoc.

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove.

Porthcurno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler by car park.

St Levan: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in hedges north of church.

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, 1 Water Rail, 2 Snipe, 6 Tufted Duck, 1 Mute Swan, 3 Cormorants, 9 Coot, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 3 (f) Wigeon, 2 Long-tail Tits, 8 Goldfinch. (R Mudge)

Land’s End: Wryneck along cycle track.1 Richard’s Pipit, 1 Brambling, 3 Jay, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 23 Skylark, 2 Chough, 1 Swallow, 1 Wheatear. (C Benton, P Taylor, H Mitchell, F Currie) Also 173 Chaffinch, 66 Linnet, 9 Goldfinch, 9 Siskin, 98 Meadow Pipit, 47 Skylark, 15 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Reed Bunting, 14 Song Thrush, 18 Redwing, 9 Goldcrest, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Swallow, 67 Starling, 22 Woodpigeon, 3 Jay, 2 Chough, 1 Redstart, 2 Common Gull, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Water Rail and a Yellow-browed Warbler. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Kelynack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest . (C Benton)

Nanjizal: 9 Yellow-browed Warbler ringed. (K Wilson)

Tregony, Vose Farm: 36 Redwing & 1 1w Mediterranean Gull over. (R Harbird)

Lost Gardens of Heligan: 1 Firecrest. (R Harbird)


Firecrest, R Harbird

Roche: juv Rose-coloured Starling with Common Starlings in private garden. (K Wood)


Rose-coloured Starling, K Wood

Crowlas: 2 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest with mixed tit flock, 1 Tawny Owl calling last 2 nights. (R Veal)

Rame Head: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Treverva, nr Falmouth: 20+ Redwing, c.10 Blackbird, 4 Song Thrush, 120 Meadow Pipit. (D Chaney)

Trelowarren (Lizard): 2 Yellow-browed Warblers in the gardens. (D Collins)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 25 Mallard, 7 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Water Rail, 36 Moorhen, 3 Little Grebe, 3+ Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, c100 Starling, 4 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Penryn: 2 Fieldfare, 700+ Redwing, 3 Skylark and 5 Curlew over. (B Porter, L Langley)

pt & dkp