Thursday 13th October 2016

Thursday 13th October 2016

Late news, 12/10, Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: 6 Ring Ouzel (4 males and 2 female/immatures), 1 Woodcock, 40 Meadow Pipit, 2 Wheatear, 2 Kestrel, 4 Raven, 4 Common Buzzard. (V Stratton)


Ring Ouzel, V Stratton

Late news, 12/10, Chysauster: 9 Swallow. (V Stratton)

Wadebridge: Dalmatian Pelican still 2.5 miles WNW of Wadebridge viewed from Camel Trail. Also from Camel Trail – 1 Grey Plover, 1 Little Stint, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Greenshank. (J Eames)


Little Stint & Grey Plover, J Eames


Curlew Sandpiper, J Eames

Cot Valley: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler & 3 Firecrest near pumping station.

Pendeen: Richard’s Pipit seen to land in fields near Lower Boscaswell. Yellow-browed Warbler in coastguard cottages’ garden. Possible Olive-backed Pipit over. Yellow-browed Warbler & Pied Flycatcher at Calartha copse.

Rame: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler near church, with a further Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest at Penlee NR. Also 15 Chiffchaff, 2 m Blackcap, 1 Hobby. (R Smaldon)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Frecrest, 10 Redwing  30+ Skylark, 12 Swallow, 1 Redstart, 7 Chough plus 3 Chough mobbing peregrine @circa 1500ft above valley, 9 Buzzard, 1 Whinchat. (A Rosier) Also Dartford Warbler & Ring Ouzel.

St Levan: 1 Redstart. (M Wallace)

Lizard: 1 Cattle Egret with cattle in field off Old Lizard Head Lane. (A Blunden, I Maclean)

Kynance: 5 Ring Ouzel, 4 Whinchat. (I Maclean)

Dinham: 1 Cattle Egret with cattle near River Amble confluence. (DI Julian)


Cattle Egret, J Eames

College Reservoir: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper still.

Porthgwarra: 2 Cattle Egret with cattle in field between Three Chimneys and Trevean Pool.

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler & 1 Ring Ouzel.

Land’s End: 4 Yellow Browed Warbler (2 in first cycle track sallows: 2 inTrinity Pool sallows per P Semmens), 1 Wryneck on cycle track, 1 Black Redstart (Coastguard cottages), 4 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Song Thrush, 3 Greenfinch and many Blackbirds & Robins. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel) 2 further Yellow-browed Warblers in car park Sallows, 2 Fieldfare, 14 Redwing, 4 Whinchat. (L Thomson) 7 Skylark, 5 alba Wagtail, 1 Wheatear, c.1000 Gannet fishing offshore, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Stock Dove over. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Hayle Harbour: 1 Kestrel. ( D Hastilow)


Kestrel, D Hastilow

St Agnes: 1 Short-toed Lark St Agnes Head in car park west of New Downs.

Sennen: 2 Cattle Egret in Brew/Trevear Farm area early evening. (P Berry)

Trevescan/Trevilley: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 1 Whinchat.

Duloe: Sparrowhawk in private garden. (J Eames)


Sparrowhawk, J Eames

Tregony, VoseFarm: 840 Herring Gull, 1 1w Great Black-backed Gull, 1+ Lesser Black-backed Gull, and 59 Black-headed Gull. (R Harbird)

Caerhays: 9 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret on pool, 5 Swallow & 1 House Martin flew east. (R Harbird)

Rosemergy: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 2 Dartford Warbler. (M Scott-Ham)

Porthmeor Cliff: 1f Merlin, 2 Chough. (M Scott-Ham)

Zennor: 30 Golden Plover. (M Scott-Ham)

Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: 2 Wheatear, 1 Dartford Warbler, 1 Short- Eared Owl. (V Stratton)



Dartford Warbler, V Stratton

 Trevilley: 16 Skylark, 33 Meadow Pipit, c60 Linnet and 1 Blackcap. (DK Parker)

Higher Bosistow: 37 Skylark, 24 Meadow Pipit, 12 Song Thrush, c300 Linnet, 3 Chiffchaff and 2 Blackcap. (DK Parker)

Porthcurno: 5+ Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Chiffchaff and 1 Blackcap. (DK Parker) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still.

pt & dkp