Wednesday 26th October

Wednesday 26th October

Late news, 25/10, St. Levan: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in the sallows by the turning circle beside the church. (D Chown)

Late news, 25/10, Hayle Estuary: 1 Spoonbill still, 1 female Red-breasted Merganser, 1 4th-cal Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Pintail. (D Chown)

Hayle Estuary: 1 adult winter Franklin’s Gull at midday for 15 minutes, later seen in fields between Lelant and Carbis Bay, best viewed from road at SW541375. (D Eva, J Mycock – finder) Lelant Saltings: 1 imm Spoonbill, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 3 Knot. (R Veal)


Franklin’s Gull, Adam Hartley

Church Cove: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler (2 in churchyard, 1 in copse on approach to lifeboat station), 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Siskin, 1 Grey Wagtail, numerous Goldcrest; also 5 Swallow over. (S Votier, J & D Chapman)

Nanquidno: Steady movement of Chaffinch south, 25 Siskin south, 2 Reed Bunting around Boscregan Farm, 8 Redwing, 2 Chough, 1 Snipe, 2 Blackcap. (A Rosier)

North Cliffs: 1 Whooper Swan still in field between cliffs and Tehidy. (J Baker)

Trevose Head: 1f Black Redstart, 2m Wheatear. (R Veal)

Rame Head: 1 Firecrest at the battery with Goldcrest flock and 2 Blackcap. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Pendeen: 2 Raven, 2 Chough, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Stonechat, 6 Meadow Pipit. 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Calartha Farm copse still this morning. (A Hartley)

Crowdy Res: 1 Woodcock. (B Craven)

St Mawes: 1 Firecrest, 1 Black Redstart opposite Memorial Hall. (A Roberts)

Treverva: 50 Fieldfare over SW midday. (D Chaney)

Falmouth (Swanvale): 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (C Benton)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel still.

Land’s End: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Merlin, 1 Snipe, 20 Skylark, 1 Black Redstart at complex, 3 Yellow-browed Warbler in car park sallows, 7 Chough. 1 Hooded Crow hybrid and 1 Whinchat by Trinity Pool. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)


Hybrid Hooded Crow, Phil Taylor

Nanjizal: 4 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Porthgwarra: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler. Also 1 juv Ring Ouzel. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

St Levan Churchtown: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Marazion: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at RSPB Reserve, 1 Black Redstart at Plain-an-Gwarry.

Kennack Sands: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Camel Estuary: 1 Dalmatian Pelican still.

Falmouth Bay and off Rosemullion (boat trip): 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua and 22 Mediterranean Gull. (B Porter)

cjb & pt