Tuesday 25th October

Tuesday 25th October

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, 24/10, Nanquidno: 3 House Martin, 1 Woodcock, 6 Golden Plover, 5 Redwing, 1 Firecrest, 27 Skylark, 5 Siskin, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Blackcap, 1 Wheatear, 6 Golden Plover, 4 Chough. Fall of 150 Robin & 40 Chiffchaff just after first light. (A Rosier)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1m Goosander (first of the Autumn at the lake), 2 Marsh Tit, 10 Tufted Duck, 1 Wren, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 250+ Canada Geese, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Treecreeper. (R Mudge)

Porthgwarra: 1 Pallas’s Warbler this afternoon in the scrub below the Coastguard Cottages. (C Corrigan, DK Parker, D Balmer) Black Redstart at Higher Roskestal. (D Balmer) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in Sallows below Rosevale (Doctors Garden), 2 Yellow-browed Warbler in Sallows below coastguard cottages, 1 Dusky Warbler (heard only) behind coastguard cottages, 1 Firecrest in 60ft cover, 1 Firecrest in car park copse. (D Parker)

Nanquidno: Steady trickle of Skylark and Chaffinches all morning all south, 400 Starling, 20 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 4 Woodlark, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Little Egret. (A Rosier)

North Cliffs: 1 Whooper Swan feeding in field between Tehidy woods and cliffs. (J Baker, A James – photos)

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Little Kelynack: 1 Black Redstart. (C&C Moore)

Nanjizal: 1 Ring Ouzel. (C&C Moore)

Trevilley: 1 Merlin. (C&C Moore)

Rosewall Hill: Flock of birds flew in off sea then NE at 11:35 comprising of 3 (1w m + 2 1w f) Ring Ouzel, 10 Redwing, 1+ Fieldfare, 140 Meadow Pipit also 1 Snipe, 2 Skylark and 1m Wheatear. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 imm Spoonbill, 1 juv Sandwich Tern, 1 Pintail, 2 1w Common Gull, 2 Knot, 6 Grey Plover, 28 Med Gull on Lelant Saltings, 162 Lapwing, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Goldcrest, 15 Bar-tailed Godwit on Ryan’s Field. (R Veal)

Crowlas: 1 prob White Wagtail with 1 Grey Wagtail and 5 Pied Wagtail, 1 Goldcrest. (R Veal)

Bude: 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Little Egret, 1 juv Mute Swan, 1 Wheatear, 5+ Rock Pipit, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Cormorant, 9 Oystercatcher and 1 Kestrel. (H Wilkins)


Kestrel, H Wilkins

Rame Head: 1 Black Kite heading NE, 1 Black Redstart and 1 Firecrest at Rame Church. 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at tennis court. (C Buckland, M Beer) 1 Short-eared Owl sitting on fence post for 15 mins at 1814hrs. (D Allan)

Pendeen: 2 Raven, 1+ Chough, 2 Redwing, 1 Wheatear, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Stonechat, 1 Buzzard, 5 Snipe, 1 Grey Heron in off the sea, 1 Little Egret, 6 Linnet, 6 Meadow Pipit. Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still at Calartha Farm copse. (A Hartley)

Wadebridge: 1 Barnacle Goose flew over this morning with Canada Geese. (DI Julian)

Victoria: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier at lunchtime. (DI Julian)

St Austell: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Gwindra Road this afternoon. (DI Julian)

Land’s End: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler south of car park, 2 Snow Bunting in car park, 1 Whinchat from cycle track, c.1,000 Starling. (L Proctor, P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Sennen: 1 Hooded Crow by coastguard cottages, flew to Mayon Cliff. (L Proctor)

St Just: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier over Victoria Row.

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Allet: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at CWT offices at 12:15pm.

Bearah Tor: 500+ Fieldfare (but no Redwing), 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine & 1 Green Woodpecker. (B Craven)

Mousehole: 1 Dusky Warbler above Bird Hospital along Love Lane this evening. (M Elliott)

cjb & pt