Saturday 8th October 2016

Saturday 8th October 2016

Land’s End: 4 Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Whinchat, 3 Wheatear, 1 Wryneck, 9 Skylark, 2 Chough, 1 Snipe & Clouded Yellow. (L Thomson, P Taylor, H Mitchell, J St Ledger)


Wryneck, J St Ledger

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Whinchat and 4 Chough. Little Bunting in scrub field between Boscregan and Little Hendra 8:30-9:30 am. Also 2 Brambling & 1 large Pipit sp over. 1 juv Hobby to north, 1 Redwing, 1 Snipe, 2 Grey Wagtail. (A Rosier, R Veal, DK Parker – photo)


Kenidjack: Red-breasted Flycatcher still near engine sheds. 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (one in bottom donkey paddock, one by saw mill), 1 Firecrest, 1 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Grey Wagtail. (P Fraser, J St Ledger, B Dallas)

Kenidjack Valley 8th Oct 2016

Red-breasted Flycatcher,

J St Ledger

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 4  Wheatear, 50 Meadow Pipit, 1 Chiffchaff. (P Fraser)

Rame: Yellow-browed Warbler in sycamores by churchyard. Also 2 Ring Ouzel.

Davidstow Airfield: Baird’s Sandpiper, Merlin& Ring Ouzel. (DI Julian)

Porthgwarra: 2 Richard’s Pipit in meadow between road and doctor’s house. 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 1 f Merlin, 1 Peregrine, 11+ Wheatear, 2 Raven, 3 Blackcap, 3 Goldcrest, 4 Firecrest, 3 Chough, 2 Ring Ouzel, 1 Fieldfare, 20 Linnet, 30 Meadow Pipit, 25+ Chiffchaff, 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 14 Skylark, 150+ Chaffinch and 4 Clouded Yellow. (M Wallace, DK Parker, M Southam, D Lewis, P Taylor, H Mitchell, J Chapple, K Jones, R Veal)

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Lizard: Red-throated Pipit at Pistil Meadow then just south of village at Man-of-War View, then flew north with Meadow Pipits. Also 2 Whinchat at Pistil Meadow, 2 Yellow-browed warbler at Church Cove and 2 white Wagtail in Lizard village. (I Maclean)

Porthleven: 1 Whinchat. (I Maclean)

Housel Bay, Lizard: 1 Pallas’s Warbler, 1 Firecrest in lane to Bass Point. (B Field)


Pallas’s Warbler, B Field

Nanjizal: Little Bunting, 4 Yellow-browed Warblers, 2 Firecrest and 1 Cetti’s Warbler trapped & ringed. (K Wilson, B Porter)

Marazion: Yellow-browed Warbler from stone bridge.

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still.

Trevilley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff. (C Moore)

Widemouth Bay, Bude: 4 Stonechat and 50+ Skylark. (H Wilkins)

Pendeen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Hooded Crow. (MJ Spicer)

Cot Valley: 2 Firecrest, 1 Garden Warbler near YHA hostel, 1 Whitethroat, 5+ Goldcrest. (R Veal)

Rinsey: 2 Peregrine, also 4 Kestrel. (A James)

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Peregrine, A James


Higher Bosistow: 3 Whinchat, 11 Wheatear, 1 Blackcap, 33 Skylark, 4 Chough. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Morvah: 1 Osprey & 1 juv Marsh Harrier. (T & C Wyatt)

Tregony: 1 Wryneck in woodland 1.5 miles SE of village. (MWD Thompson)

Porth Mear: Rose-coloured Starling, juvenile in valley at dusk. (P McVey)

Porth Joke: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 9 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 5 Goldcrest, 1 Redwing, c.30 Blackbird, 12 Song Thrush, c.20 Robin, 2 Water Rail, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Reed Bunting. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Ruff, 115 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Kingfisher. (S Rowe)

Mount Edgcumbe: Hobby in folly area,soaring and flying around for 20 minutes. (I McGinnes)

Kynance Cove: 2 Ring Ouzel. (T Phelps)

Housel Bay: 1 Ring Ouzel. (T Phelps)

Church Cove, Lizard: 3 Firecrest. (T Phelps)

Lizard: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (heard only) in a private garden in the village. (T Phelps

Plain an Gwarry: 80+ juv Swallow. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Mousehole: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler along footpath to Reginis.

Cot: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

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