Monday 11th November 2013

Late News 10/11, Falmouth, Swanpool Beach: Approx 1,000 Wood Pigeon divided into 3 groups, flying in direction of The Lizard at 9.15am. (J St Ledger) The Lizard: 3 groups of Wood Pigeon, presumed same groups, counted at 870, flew over later in morning. (M Grantham)

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Wood Pigeons, J St Ledger

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 2 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Whimbrel. (J St Ledger)

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Purple Sandpiper, 10/11/13, J Irvine

Stithians Reservoir: 57 Lapwing, 19 Snipe, 1 Dunlin, 3 Common Gull (inc 1 first winter), 3 Pochard, 9 Little Grebe, 28 Teal and 17 Wigeon. (J St Ledger)

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Common Gulls, J St Ledger

Penzance, Larrigan River: 1 Dipper. (T Mills)

Boswednack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in private garden. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 1 Shoveler, 9 Teal, 35 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 5 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, c20 Meadow Pipit, 1 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 2 juv White-rumped Sandpiper, 23 Dunlin, 17 Oystercatcher, 14 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Grey Plover and 2 Med Gull. (J Hawkey & DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  77 Mallard, 8 Teal, 1 Scaup, 1 Tufted Duck,1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 117 Black-headed Gull, 3 Med Gull (2 2w & 1 1w), 2 Common Gull, 391 Herring Gull, 11 Great Black-backed Gull, 17 Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Firecrest. (DK Parker)

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