Thursday 7th November 2013

Late news, 27/10, Rumps Point: 3 Razorbill,  2 ssp. islandica and 1 (rear individual) nominate ssp. torda.

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Razorbills, C Selway

Penzance: 1 ad male Eider. (A Mckecknie)

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Eider, Alex Mckecknie

Truro, Malpas: 1 Firecrest in private garden. (R & A Hill)

Freathy: 1 imm/female Merlin. (M Jordan)

Stithians Reservoir: From Southern cut-off hide – 10 Snipe, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Teal, 1 Grey Heron, 9 Mallard, 7 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 2 Robin, plus numerous Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Great Tit and Blue Tit at feeders. 2 Dunnock and 2 fox. From Stuart Hutchings Hide – 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull,49 Lapwing, 118 Herring Gulls, 10 Cormorant, 4 Snipe, 30+ Teal (mostly females), c19 Coot, Pied Wagtail, 19+ Canada Geese, 1 Little Grebe, 24 Black-headed Gull’s, 2 Carrion Crows and Common Buzzard over. (D King)

Lostwithiel: Tawny Owl heard calling / hooting just north of town at 1940hrs. (D King)

St Levan: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Reed Bunting and 1 Grey Wagtail, (J St Ledger & F Hull), plus 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher reported again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Longrock: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling. (T Mills)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (donkey paddock), 2 Chough, 1m and 2f Bullfinch, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Kestrel,1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Grey Heron. (S Cox & T Mills)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 9 Whooper Swan. (T Mills & MJ Spicer)

St Erth: 1 Mistle Thrush on wires along Long Lanes. (MJ Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 5 Teal, 28 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 8 Moorhen, 1 Peregrine (with starling prey), 2 Snipe, c20 Meadow Pipit, 2000+ Starling (roosting) and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

StJust/Cape Cornwall: 1 Richard’s Pipit. (P Combridge)

St. Merryn: 1 Black Redstart.

Falmouth, Pendennis Head: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Great Northern Diver, 10+ Kittiwake,
1 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Snow Bunting. Castle Beach: 12 Oystercatcher. Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 50+ Curlew, c40 Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Turnstone, 18 Mute Swan and 3 Little Grebe (D Chaney)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Balearic Shearwater.

Morwenstow: 2 Snow Bunting.

Newlyn: 2 Storm Petrel on fishing boat, had been aboard boat for 3 days at sea. (L Proctor)

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