Wednesday 24th October 2018

Wednesday 24th October 2018

Late News, 22/10, Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Barn Owl hunting in evening. (R Creek)

Late News, 23/10, Perranporth Golf Club: 4 Chough, 1 Black Redstart. (S.Cox)

Late News, 23/10, Land’s End: probable Crane flew past towards Sennen at dusk. (J Maunder)

Late News, 23/10, Lizard Downs: 1 Short-eared Owl. (C Richards, R Holder)

Late News, 23/10, Kynance Road: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Merlin, 95 Stock Dove (over). ( M Pass)

Land’s End: Grey Catbird still present at Treve Common to early pm at least. (M Ahmad et al.) Also 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (below Swingates and along cycle track). (P Taylor)

Grey Catbird, Mashuq Ahmad
Grey Catbird, Rob Creek, taken 23/10


Stithians: 1 Temminck’s Stint still at South end, present all day. (T Pinfield, T Phelps)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Ring-necked Duck, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Wigeon, 2 Teal, 72 Canada Goose, 4 Canada hybrid, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Stock Dove (plus 21 west), 7 Fieldfare, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler seen at car park by others, 1 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm) Ring-necked Duck and Green Sandpiper still present this evening. (D Balmer)

Ring-necked Duck, Rob Creek

Walmsley Sanctuary: 15 Cattle Egret in field next to smaller hide and Trewornan Manor. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra: 1 Richard’s Pipit reported in fields north of Trevean, also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest. (M Wallace) Also 1f Vagrant Emperor reported west of coastguard cottages.

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Great White Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Magpie, 2 Little Egret, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Kestrel. (K Bowers, J Bailey) Lelant Saltings: 100+ Golden Plover, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, Redshank, Teal, Wigeon, Curlew, Grey Heron, Lapwing, Little Egret, Oystercatcher. Carnsew Pool: 1 Spoonbill, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Little Grebe, Dunlin. (J Bailey) Also 1 ringed Med Gull (3YER) on Lelant Saltings. (R Creek)

Great White Egret, Kevin Bowers

Great White Egret, Kevin Bowers

Coal Tit, Kevin Bowers

Med Gull (ringed), Rob Creek

Spoonbill, Rob Creek, taken 23/10

Polgigga: 2 Whooper Swan still in fields near Higher Bosistow. (M Wallace) Also Siberian Chiffchaff along Bosistow lane. (P Wilson)

Truro: 5 Crossbill. (J Chapple)

Carrick Roads: 7 Black-necked Grebe at Loe Beach at 07:50. Also 1 pair of Tawny Owl heard. (J St Ledger)

Rame: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in lane below the church late this afternoon (M Beer, C Buckland)

Botallack: 1 Short-eared Owl. (C Wyatt)

St Levan: 1 Lapland Bunting reported in 1st grassy field at top of coastal path to Porthgwarra, then flew inland

Croft Pascoe: 3 Vagrant Emperor still today. (M Ahmad) 4 present at 14:00

Vagrant Emperor, Mashuq Ahmad

Marazion: 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Eider, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Common Scoter offshore towards Penzance. (R Veal) Also 1 Rock Pipit on car park wall and Chiffchaff on the marsh. (R Creek)

Kynance Gate: Dartford Warbler. (D Collins)

Trevelgue/Whipsiderry: 5 Corn Bunting in set-aside fields. (S Gale)

Pendeen: Black Redstart by the lighthouse still at dusk with a Wheatear, Also 40 Meadow Pipits, 1 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 3 Stonechat (A Hartley)

Black Redstart, Adam Hartley

Wheatear, Adam Hartley

Killiow Golf Club: 30+ Redwing over (B Toms)

Tregonetha Downs: 12 Snipe overhead, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Sparrowhawk, also Meadow Pipits, Linnets, Redwings. (S Grose)

St Enodoc Golf Course: 2 Yellowhammer, 14 Skylark, 2 Redwing, 3 Snipe overhead. (S Grose)

Porthcurno: 1 ad Med Gull this pm. (A Downing)

Temple: 2 Ravens circling high overhead at 15.55. (RB Girling)

Truro: Raven low and calling over Truro Cathedral this morning. (K & J Mortimore)

Muillion Cove: 7 Long-tailed Tit and 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (J Allely)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 6 Mute Swan, 200+ Canada Goose, 8 Shelduck, 36 Mallard, 48 Wigeon, 1 Velvet Scoter, 14 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Little Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 12 Little Egret, 17 Cattle Egret, 1 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 60 Oystercatcher, 8 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, 90 Lapwing, 16 Dunlin, 55 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 19 Black-tailed Godwit, 70 Curlew, 200 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 120 Herring Gull, 18 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Great Tit, 5 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 1 Jay, 7 Jackdaw, 5 Rook, 60 Carrion Crow, 3 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Red Admiral (M Scawen et al.).