Thursday 27th October

Thursday 27th October

Late news, 26/10, Lizard Point: 1 Pallas’s Warbler, 2 Black Redstart, 1 Firecrest, 1 Great Northern Diver. (S Votier)

Late news, 26/10, Marazion: Imm/fem Black Redstart in a private garden. (DK & MW Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 ad w Franklin’s Gull. Also 1 imm Spoonbill, 1 Pink-footed Goose until 7:45 am then flew S, 4 1w Common Gull. (R Veal, M Ahmad, A Mckechnie)


Franklin’s Gull, Monty Curtis


Franklin’s Gull, Alex Mckechnie


Franklin’s Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Nanquidno: 736 Chaffinch, 237 Starling, 87 Skylark, 4 Siskin, 1 Yellow Wagtail. 2 Woodlark still in  fields around Boscregan Farm, 6 Lapwing, 1 imm Redstart, 4 Snipe and 1 Short-eared Owl  flushed from willows and flew towards Gurland Farm. (A Rosier)

Porthgwarra: 1 Ring Ouzel and 1 Woodcock below Rosevale garden. 2 Siskin, c200 Chaffinch, c150 Skylark, c15 Fieldfare and c40 Golden Plover on the moor. (DK Parker)


Ring Ouzel, Dave Parker

Higher Bosistow/Faraway Cottage area: 1 Barnacle Goose, c250 Skylark, c50 Linnet and 1 Merlin. (DK Parker)


Barnacle Goose, Dave Parker

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit. (R Mudge)

Trispen: 1 1st winter Black Redstart on rooftops in village, 4 male Yellowhammer. 2 miles from village towards Ladock: 1 Richard’s Pipit in stubble fields with c30 Meadow Pipit and c35 Skylark. (C Mason)

Bude: 100+ Starling, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Cormorant, 1 Kestrel and 1 Peregrine. (H Wilkins)

Morvah: 1 male Blackcap, 1 male Black Redstart, 5 Snipe over, 5 Golden Plover over. (R Phillips)

Treverva: 1 Swallow on wires in the village this morning. (P Laney)

Marazion Marsh: 5000+ Starling exiting the marsh, 1 Sparrowhawk, pair of fighting Heron and a Kingfisher. (A James)


Starling, Alan James

Rinsey: Pair of Peregrine. (A James)


Peregrine, Alan James

Trevose Head: 1 Merlin. (W Delacour)

Carrick Roads, viewed from Mylor Churchtown: 14 Black-necked Grebe (in two groups of 8 and 6) near port and starboard buoys off sailing club. Also 2 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger)

Pendeen: 2 Chough, 1 Raven, 1 Buzzard, 2 Stonechat. (A Hartley)

Nanjizal: 10 Yellow-browed Warbler ringed. (K Wilson)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel still.

Tregeseal: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (D Balmer)

Boswednack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 6 Redwing.

Newmill: 180 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare.

Treen Common: 132 Golden Plover.

Penberth Cove: Yellow-browed Warbler.

Godrevy Point: Black Redstart.

St Austell: Black Redstart.

Camel Estuary: 1 Dalmatian Pelican still.

Land’s End: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler (2 in bushes S of car park, 1 on Treeve Common), 8 Chough, 13 Skylark, 3 Redwing. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

St Levan: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still by the turning circle, 1 Black Redstart on the church. (D Chown)


Black Redstart, Dave Chown

Porthcurno: 2+ Yellow-browed Warblers (1 on the upper edge of the west slope, behind the Old Hotel Apartments and at least 1 south of the car park), 1 Siberian Chiffchaff c100m along the path from Porthcurno cafe towards the beach, on west edge of the cover near large Hydrangeas, 1 Firecrest. (D Chown)


Siberian Chiffchaff, Dave Chown

cjb & pt