Sunday 3rd November 2013

St Ives: 1 juv Surf Scoter past with 2m Common Scoter at 08:15, plus 67 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Manx Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 10 Great Northern Diver, 4 Grey Phalarope, 8 Arctic Skua, 43 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Little Auk, 10 Med Gull past by midday plus 1 Black Redstart by coastguard lookout and 4 Purple Sandpiper.

Pendeen: 1 juv Surf Scoter past with 2m Common Scoter at 08:49. (per M Ahmad)  Also 62 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Manx Shearwater, 6 Great Northern Diver, 4 Arctic Skua, 28 Bonxies, 4 Grey Phalarope and 1 Purple Sandpiper by midday.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 Barnacle Geese still on Lelant Saltings (D Jenkins) plus 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull. 2 juv White-rumped Sandpiper still on Copperhouse Creek and 1 Arctic Tern on Carnsew Basin.

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Snow Bunting at 08:55hrs. Also 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly. ( J St Ledger – photo) Snow Bunting Falmouth 3rd Nov 2013

Rat Island: 3 Spoonbill just off island at 12:30. (P Stidwill)

Swanpool: 1 Kingfisher. (S Perfect)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Mute Swan, 6 Teal, 41 Mallard, 1 Goldeneye, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 8 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, c10 Meadow Pipit and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Longrock: 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Ringed Plover, 3 Curlew and 1 Oystercatcher plus a juv Arctic Tern flew west. (D Parker)

Jupiter Point: 1 Great White Egret at 08:15 then flew towards Wacker Quay.

Long Rock: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still at Morrison’s car park.

Sennen Cove: 1 Balearic Shearwater past plus 1 Water Pipit, 1 Black Redstart and 7 Purple Sandpiper.

Kenidjack: 1 Dusky Warbler, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

MJS