Thursday 20th October 2016

Thursday 20th October 2016

We now have a new team of Sightings page compilers and so to make things easier for the whole team we request that news be submitted before 10pm. We will not guarantee that later news will be published on that day. So please help the team by early submissions and using the format in the link above. We will endeavour to publish the news page by 10.30 each day. Thanks and keep the reports coming, the News Page Team.

Late news, 19/10, Pendower, Roseland: 8 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe at 4:30pm. Also 1 Chough calling. (D Hall)

Godrevy Point: 1 Isabelline Wheatear (P Freestone, et al). 4 Snow Bunting (T Mills, P Dinning, N Truby) Also 1 Northern Wheatear and 1 Kestrel. (T Mills)

Snow Buntings, P Dinning

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Nanjizal: 1 Paddyfield Warbler and 11 Yellow-browed Warblers ringed (K Wilson)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler between Nanquidno and Hendra. (C Moore)

Godrevy: 1 Jack Snipe. (C Moore)

Land’s End: 1 Wryneck, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 10 Snipe, 1 Woodcock, c.200 Redwing, 20+ Skylark, 2 Raven. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Pendeen: 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Blackcap, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Water Rail (JH & K Dalziel) Also Lapland Bunting.

Carn Kenidjack: 1 Snow Bunting (M Scott-Ham)

Woon Gumpus: 1 Lapland Bunting (M Scott-Ham)

Chun Castle: 4 Dartford Warbler (M Scott-Ham)

Morvah: 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine (M Scott-Ham)

St Agnes Head: 1 Short-toed Lark, 1 Green Woodpecker and 5 Skylark. (T Mills)

Short-toed Lark, St Agnes Head, Cornwall, England, UK.Short-toed Lark, Tony Mills

Chapel Porth: 1 Dusky Warbler in sycamores opposite enginehouse, also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 m Blackcap, and 2 Chiffchaff. 1 Red Admiral, 1 Small Copper and 1 Common Darter. (M Barker, T Mills)

Cudden Point:1 Dartford Warbler (h), 1 Wheatear. 3 Clouded Yellow and a tatty Small Copper. (PJ Smale)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck seen today from coast path Kenidjack to Bottalack. As can be seen from the photo it’s missing its tail. (N Truby) Lesser Whitethroat still present by the lower house, 4 Yellow-browed Warbler (1 below donkey paddock by last house, 1 still near green shed opposite sewage treatment works, heard only) (N Truby, D Helliar), Also a group of 7 Goldcrest, 2 Whinchat, 100’s of Robins, 20+ Stonechat, Bullfinch, 2 Redwing, 10+ Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Chough and plenty of migrating finches (mostly Chaffinch but some Goldfinch and a few Linnets) and pipits in the valley and area.(N Truby)


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Ryan’s Field: 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Curlew, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Lapwing, 1 Buzzard (over), 1 Robin. (K Bowers)

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Newlyn: Yellow-browed Warbler and Water Rail at Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Camel Estuary: Dalmatian Pelican still at Pinkson Creek.

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still.

Chapel Point: Yellow-browed Warbler.

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