Sunday 17th November 2013

Late news 16/11, Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Bittern flew past hide. (B Lye)

Late news 16/11, Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 111 Lapwing. (D Jenkins)

Late news 16/11, Cape Cornwall: 2 Chough. (D Jenkins)

Sennen, Trevorian Pool: 1 American Golden Plover, 300+ Golden Plover, 50 Lapwing and 2 Mistle Thrush. (P St Pierre)

Sennen Cove: 7 Balearic Shearwater with Gannets. (P St Pierre)

Lands End, Trinity Pool: 1 Wryneck. (P St Pierre)

Portwrinkle: 1 Snow Bunting in Gook Cafe carpark. (M Jones)

St Ives, Halsetown: 1 Firecrest. Buttermilk Hill: 1 Swallow. (S Turner)

Gerrans Bay: 1 Pacific Diver, 7 Black-throated Diver, 7 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-necked Grebe, 4 Slavonian Grebe and 20 Meditteranean Gull. (D Eva)

Penberth: 3 Firecrests at turning circle. (P & H Taylor)

Newquay, Towan Head: 11 Purple Sandpiper and 31 Turnstone. (M Lammas)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Lapland Bunting heard. (M Bishop)

Trevedran: 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest and 1 Blackcap as well as many new Blackbirds, Song Thrush, Lapwing and Robins, plus large pod of Dolphins, possibly Bottle-nosed. (M Bishop)

Longrock: 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Little Egret and 1 Grey Heron on the beach plus 61 Common Scoter, 1 Long-tailed Duck and 3 Great Norther Diver offshore and a Mallard flew west. (DK Parker & P Fraser)

Penzance: 1 Red-throated Diver and drake Eider off Chyandour. (DK Parker & L Proctor) Female Red-breasted Merganser off Jubilee Pool. (B Dodd)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 18 Teal, 21 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Water Rail, 5 Moorhen, 1 Oystercatcher, 21 Snipe, 2 Raven, 1 Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Charlestown: 1 sum. plum. Great Northern Diver. (G Berti)

The Lizard, Church Cove: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, (poss Central Asian halimodendri / minula) and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (I Maclean)

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Lesser Whitethroat, I Maclean

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Men-an-Tol: 1 ringtailed Hen Harrier, 1+ Short-eared Owl, 1 Barn Owl, 63 Golden Plover, 15 Pheasant (14 m & 1 f) and 1 Dartford Warbler also 1 Tawny Owl heard. (DK Parker & JD Swann)

Helston Sewerage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (S Bury)

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Siberian Chiffchaff, S Bury

Trelissick woodland walk: 2 Firecrest, 10 Goldcrest and 5 Redwing. (J St Ledger)

Gwithian Sewerage Works: 1 Siberian-like Chiffchaff ringed plus 9 other Chiffchaff. (M Grantham)

Amalveor: 1 m Hen Harrier, 2+ Dartford Warbler and Golden Plover. (R Menari)

Carrick Roads, Feock, Loe beach: 24 Black-necked Grebe.

Torpoint, Lynher Estuary: 3 Spoonbill and 110 Avocet.

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank.

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