Sunday 14th October 2021

Sunday 14th October 2021

Porthgwarra: 2 Dusky Warbler. One in sallows at the eastern end of Trevean pool and the other in 60ft cover. (M Wallace)

Trevilley: Richard’s Pipit, Jack Snipe, Brambling, 50+ Fieldfare , 200 Redwing, 20 Snipe, 2 Chiffchaff. (P St Pierre)

Lands End: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, Fieldfare. (P St Pierre)

Sennen Cove: Red-breasted Merganser, Black Redstart, 7 Chough. (P St Pierre)

Nanjizal Valley: 82 birds ringed on private site. Migrants included 38 Redwing, 11 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 20 Blackcap, 5 Blackbird and 1 Woodcock. Other birds of note in the area included, 4 Snipe, 25 Golden Plover, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Firecrest, c50 Fieldfare, c200 Redwing, c10 Brambling. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto, E Turnbull and J Howells)

St Levan: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (P St Pierre)

Battery Rocks, Penzance: 8 Purple Sandpiper. (L Colliver)

Lelant, Hayle: Adult Yellow-legged Gull, Curlew Sandpiper feeding with flock of Golden Plover. Also, Great White Egret on Carnsew. (R Stone)

Crowan Beacon: 7 Golden Plover, 50 Fieldfare, 150 Redwing. (C Benton)

Swanpool, Falmouth: 3 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, Kingfisher, and Water Rail on the pool. 1 Rock Pipit on the beach. Juvenile Red-throated Diver offshore. (M Greenhalgh)

Red-throated Diver – Mel Greenhalgh

Falmouth, off Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger)

Feock garden: Blackcap ringed in this garden as an adult male on March 14th 2021 as part of the BTO wintering Blackcap survey returned today. This is the first returning Blackcap from the study to be confirmed in the UK this autumn. (K Dalziel)

Color ringed Blackcap – Robbie Phillips

Malpas: 7 Cattle Egret at river confluence this morning. (A Hill)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Knot (on mud opposite), 1 Snipe and 1 Green Sandpiper. (M Jones)

Cligga Head: 2 Peregrine Falcon feeding on the cliffs. (H & M Taylor)

Mevagissey: 2 Great Northern Diver from outer harbour. (S Grose)

Boscundle Wood, Par: 1 Firecrest. (I Stewart)

Par Beach Pool: 2 Water Rail (heard only), 79 Black headed Gull (inc white plastic ring on right leg TMLX still), 5 Mediterranean Gull,1 Chiffchaff,11 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Par, Spit Beach: 1m Kingfisher, 3 Eider, 45 Oystercatcher, 5 Curlew. (S Grose)

Nanpean: drake Ring-necked x Tufted Duck, 2 adult Yellow-legged Gull. (B Bosisto)

Tregonetha Downs: 3 Yellowhammer, 3 Snipe, 16 Red legged Partridge. (S Grose)

Castle an Dinas: 200+ Fieldfare over, 18 Golden Plover, 200+ Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Towan Head: 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit. (S Rowe) In addition, 3+ Cattle Egret, 9 Little Egret in to roost. (S Grose)

Whipsiderry: 8 Corn Bunting. (S Gale)

Treyarnon/Constantine: c70 Oystercatcher, c40 Turnstone, 15 Purple Sandpiper. (C Taylor)

New Polzeath: 1 Chough on cliffs, feeding just above New Polzeath and Pentire Point. (J Davis)

Chough – Jane Davis

Hannafore, Looe: 50+ Turnstones, 2 Oystercatcher. Off shore, 2 Gannet, 2 Great Northern Diver. (D Sharp)

Cremyll: 7 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 7 Grey Heron, in field with Cattle. (D Sharp)

Cattle Egret – Deena Sharp

Late submission, 13/11,  Pendeen: (07.30-12:00) Juvenile Long-tailed Skua, (09:56) Little Auk (08:20), Leach’s Petrel (09:00) 4 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 9 Manx Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 adult Arctic Skua, 1 Puffin, 9 Great Skua, Merlin, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Fulmar, 2 Snow Bunting. (S Rogers, M McKee)

Late submission, 13/11, Botallack: 1m Snow Bunting on the ground, on the coast path by the dressing floors. (J Summers)

Late submission, 12/11,  Pendeen: 1 Black-throated Diver, 12 Manx Shearwater, 9 Sooty Shearwater, 1 juvenile Arctic Skua, 3 Puffin, 4 Great Skua, 2 Snow Bunting. (S Rogers, M McKee, P Clement)