Tuesday 11th October 2016

Tuesday 11th October 2016

Found – Telescope eyecup: Found on path through bushes at end of Land’s End car park. Contact Phil Taylor via bird news email above.

Late News, 30/9-2/10, Crows-an-Wra: Lesser Whitethroat (Eastern race) in private garden. (F Currie)

Late News, 10/10, Crows-an-Wra: Little Bunting in private garden 15.05hrs – 18.30hrs. (F Currie)

Late news, 10/10, Lowland Point: 200 Swallow & 10 House Martin. (P Fraser)

Late News, 10/10, Rame: 1 Firecrest. (D Allan)

Late News, 10/10, Nanquidno: 1 Hobby. (M Scott-Ham)

Late News, 10/10, Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Redwing. (D Hall)

College Reservoir: Pectoral Sandpiper still plus 41 Coot, 46 Wigeon, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Egret and 1 Firecrest. (B Toms, M Curtis, B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Argal Reservoir: juv Common Tern still and 4 Great Crested Grebe. (B Toms, M Curtis, B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Land’s End: Wryneck still along cycle track, 3 Whinchat, juv Hobby. (L Thomson) 1 Short-eared Owl. (A James)


Hobby, A James


Hobby, A James

Porthgwarra: Richard’s Pipit in field above Trevean Pool also c100 Meadow Pipit, 15 Skylark and 8 Swallow. (DK Parker). Wryneck in gorse south of Trevean Pool. Also 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, Tree Pipit, Ring Ouzel. Crossbill over. (M Wallace)

Zennor: Dotterel still in cut field by Trewey Hill.

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove.

Wadebridge: Dalmatian Pelican on River Camel 2.5 miles WNW of Wadebridge. (C Selway)

Nanquidno: Richard’s Pipit flew south calling at 8.30. Also 1 Firecrest, 8 Chough, 5 Redwing, 3 Snipe 5 Siskin and 2 Water Rail. (A Rosier) 2 Yellow-browed Warbler below Nanjulian Farm.

Caerthillian, Lizard: 1 Ring Ouzel, c.40 Swallow, 3 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Chough, 1 Peregrine. (J St Ledger, C Benton)

Kynance: f Redstart, c.20 Swallow, 1 Blackcap, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chough. (J St Ledger, C Benton)

River Cove (NE of Zennor): Merlin (imm. male), Firecrest, 13 Med Gulls feeding. (M Scott-Ham)

Pendeen: 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Ring Ouzel. (M Scott-Ham)

Tintagel: 3 Skylark, 6+ Wheatear, 8+ Stonechat, 1 Magpie, 8+ Goldfinch and 1 Kestrel. (H Wilkins)


Kestrel, H Wilkins

Botallack: 3 Chough, pair of Kestrel, 1 Hobby. (A James)


Hobby, A James


Chough, A James

Porth Mear: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, calling from scrub by beach. (P McVey)

Porth Joke: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Woodlark, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Water Rail, 3 Redwing and 3 Chiffchaff (T Wilson)

Lizard: 16 Wigeon, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Dunlin, 1 Stock Dove, 50 Wood Pigeon, 2 Merlin, 1 Peregrine, 2 Jay, 107 Skylark, 203 Swallow, 9 House Martin, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Wheatear, 1 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, 4 Song Thrush, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 5 Grey Wagtail, 121 Pied Wagtail, 1 Richards Pipit, 578 Meadow Pipit, 1 Red-throated Pipit, 2 Reed Bunting, 29 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 6 Siskin, 17 Goldcrest and 433 Linnet. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Windmill Farm: 5 Swallow. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Helston Boating Lake: 18 Tufted Duck, 20 Coot and 3 Shoveler. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Stithians Reservoir: 48 Wigeon, 1 Little Egret, 1 lapwing, 3 Dunlin and 1 Wheatear. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Devoran: 80+ Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Green shank, 1 Knot, 26 Bar-tailed Godwit, 34 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 24 Dunlin, 200+ Teal. (M May)

Ruan Lanihorne: 8 Swallow low south. (D Hall)

Nanjizal: Wryneck by track to Mill Bay.

Fal Estuary: Osprey (ringed) and 1 Slavonian Grebe. (B Porter)

pt & dkp