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Late news, 21/10, Mousehole: 1 Grey Phalarope, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Northern Diver seen from kayak 2 miles offshore between Mousehole and Lamorna Cove. Also 2 small schools of Porpoise and 1 Minke Whale. (R Kirkwood)
|Grey Phalarope – Rupert Kirkwood|
Late news, 21/10, Pendeen: Possible Eastern Yellow Wagtail briefly, monochrome grey with sharp call. Also 1 Lapland Bunting and 1 Ring Ouzel. (P Combridge)
Feock: Redwing – many hundreds moving north-east in loose flocks this morning between Feock and Playing Place. (K Dalziel)
Marazion Marsh: 1 Kingfisher, 10 Curlew over, Pair of Stonechat, 5000+ Starlings off of marsh at 7.45am, partially Leucistic crow, Roe Deer and Fox behind Longrock Pool (A James)
Stonechat, Starlings, Carrion Crow – Alan James
Penzance, Promenade and harbour: 26 Turnstone and 3 imm Mute Swan. (T Mills) Tolcarne: 23 Turnstone, 2 1w Common Gull, 32 Black-headed Gull, 6 Shag, 1 Cormorant and 1 Grey Seal. (T Mills)
|Common Gull – Tony Mills|
Longrock: 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese. (P St Pierre)
Caerthillian: 1 Dartford Warbler, 2 Swallow, 3 Chough, 1 Whinchat, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (D Eva)
Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest in willows in front of Clougy Merlin, 15 Skylark north and 2 Chough. (A Rosier)
Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow and 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Water Rail, 3 Snipe, 3 Grey Heron, 11 Tufted Duck, 3 Teal, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Nuthatch, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mute Swan, 200+ Canada Geese. (R Mudge)
Godrevy: 4 Snow Bunting showing well just west of Seal Cove, 10 Skylark, 100’s of Meadow and Rock Pipit,1 Shag, 75 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Plover, 3 Ringed Plover on rocks (R Veal) Also 1 Wheatear (with damaged tail), 84 Oystercatcher, 35 Turnstone, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Kestrel (male). (J St Ledger, V Stratton)
Skylark, Snow Buntings – Rod Veal
Snow Bunting, Skylark, Purple Sandpiper – John St Ledger
Crowlas: 1 Firecrest still, c100 Redwing to SE early am chased by 1 Peregrine. (R Veal)
St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Spoonbill, 1 Pink-footed Goose,12 Wigeon, 12 Teal, 4 Mallard, 21 Tufted Duck + 230+ Canada Goose. (J St Ledger, V Stratton)
Spoonbill and Canada Goose – John St Ledger
Stithians Reservoir: 2 Spoonbill (resting and feeding). (J St Ledger)
Spoonbill – John St Ledger
Pendeen: 1 Black Redstart by the coastguard cottages late afternoon, 1+ Raven (heard only) (A Hartley)
Black Redstart – Adam Hartley
Cape Cornwall: 1 Dartford Warbler, 1 Wheatear (M Scott-Ham)
Colliford Lake: 1 Black-necked Grebe (M Scott-Ham)
Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 7 Skylark, 30 Golden Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, c.100 Starling. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)
Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 17 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Spoonbill this afternoon. (D Balmer)
Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 eastern type Lesser Whitethroat by houses at bottom, plus 1 Merlin. (D Balmer) Also 1 Wryneck and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff at bottom of valley late afternoon.
Buttermilk Hill: 3 Ring Ouzel, 3 Redwing, 27 Golden Plover, 35 Meadow Pipit. (V Stratton)
Nanjizal: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling around Higher and Lower Bosistow. Short-eared Owl west of Faraway Cottage.
Cot Valley: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest.
Scillonian Crossing: 1 Sooty Shearwater.
Camel Estuary, Dinham Flats: 1 Dalmatian Pelican.
Fal Estuary Cruise: 10 Black-necked Grebe and 1 juv Peregrine. (B Porter)
Lands End Airport: 2 Ring Ouzel. (per P Freestone)
Falmouth Vismig, (0700 – 0930): 10,000+ Redwing, 544 Fieldfare, 62 Song Thrush and 1 Mistle Thrush. (B Porter)
Sennen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.
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