Friday 8th November 2013

Late news 27/10, Rumps Point: 1 Grey Seal with a Lesser Octopus. (C Selway)

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Grey Seal with Lesser Octopus

Late news 29/10, Rumps Point: 1 Leatherback Turtle.  (C Selway)

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Late news 03/11, Rumps Point: 1 1stW Surf Scoter.  (C Selway)

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Surf Scoter, C Selway

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Late News 07/11, Bude, Maer Lake: 2 Pink-footed Goose. (J & T Sleep)

Late news 07/11, Porth Head: 10+ Fulmar. (R Nicholls)

Late news 07/11, Pentire Point: 2 Chough, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Kestrel and 1 Buzzard. (R Nicholls)

Falmouth, Marlborough Road: 1 Firecrest. (P McCartney) Castle Beach: 1 Little Egret, 1 ad Grey Heron, 5 Oystercatcher, 2 ad Mediterranean Gulls, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, 1 Rock Pipit, Shags and 1 ad Gannet distant. Pendennis Point (late afternoon): 2 Purple Sandpiper, 2+ Rock Pipit, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Oystercatchers, Herring Gulls and Shags. (R Matias) Plus 6 Great Northern Diver, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew and 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Chaney)

Rosevidney: 1 male Merlin on a telegraph pole. (MJ Spicer)

Bodmin, Priory Pond: 9 Moorhen (2 juv), 24 Black-headed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 10+ Mallard and several hybrids. (R Hurrell)

Penzance, Eastern Green: Juv Rose-coloured Starling on lamp post opposite the new Sainsbury’s roundabout. (DK Parker)

Penzance: Drake Eider off the railway station. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Mute Swan, 8 Teal, 24 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 6 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, c10 Meadow Pipit and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Mullion Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest. (S Bury)

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Firecest, S Bury

Newquay, Holywell: 2 Chough, 2 Peregrine, 4 Raven and 5+ Gannet, plus 2 Seal. (R & R Nicholls)

Mylor Churchtown, Penarrow Point: 10 Black-necked Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Eider (female), 21 Turnstone, 1 Redshank, 4 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail and 2 Rock Pipit. (J St Ledger)

St Levan Churchtown: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cot Valley: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Drift Reservoir: 9 Whooper Swan and 1 Black Redstart. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Ives: 1 Snow Bunting under the NCI lookout on the Island. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kynance Cove: 1 male Marsh Harrier.

Stithians Reservoir: Simon has kindly started filling the feeders on the Southern Cut-off again and already a number of birds are making use of the supplies. (F Rice)

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Great Spotted Woodpecker, F Rice

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Greenfinch, F Rice

Mousehole, St Clement’s Isle: 1 Snow Bunting. (M Ahmad)

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