Saturday 1st November 2014

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 6 dark-bellied Brent Geese,  3 Greenshank,  2 Grey Plover, 15 Wigeon,  2 Redshank,  8 Oystercatcher and  2 ad Mediterranean Gull. (M Lammas)

Penzance Harbour: 1 m Eider, 35+ Turnstone, 5 Rock Pipit, 6 Meadow Pipit, and out to sea was 1 f Common Scoter. (D Mays)

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Eider, photo and video, Derek Mays

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 3 Stonechat, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Snipe, 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Mays)

Marazion: 8 Rock Pipit, 10+ Meadow Pipit, 30+ Turnstone and 1 Ringed Plover on beach. (D Mays)

Sancreed: 1 Black Redstart in village for 2nd day. Westerly passage 08:00 – 10:00hrs:   1409 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 87 Skylark, 42 Stock Dove, 50 Woodpigeon, 3 Common Gull, 6 Snipe, 79 Greenfinch, 95 Chaffinch, 30 Goldfinch, 10 Pied Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 3 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Redshank, 1 Kestrel (male). Also 2 pods of Bottlenose Dolphin, one pod of 8 and one of 4. (J St Ledger) Falmouth Bay: a few auks, Kittiwakes and Gannets west in a brief look. (And a flock of c.20 interesting waders) Pendennis: Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 60+ Woodpigeon, 2 Coal Tit, Skylark over etc. Carrick Roads: c. 10 Bottlenose Dolphin, 1 Great Northern Diver. Castle Beach: 2 Stonechat, Clouded Yellow butterfly, also 16 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank, 1 Little Egret, 1 Curlew, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Pied Wagtail and 2 Rock Pipit. Swanpool: 2 Water Rail, Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Grebe. Gorrangorras, Penryn River:  c35 Redshank, c35 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper and 6 Little Grebe. (D Chaney)

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Bottlenosed Dolphins, John St Ledger

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Porthgwarra: 80 Stock Dove, 2 Blackcap, 1 Black Redstart (m), 1 Peregrine & 4 Chiffchaff. Also Clouded Yellow & Peacock butterfly. (J Hawkey)  Also 1 Pomarine Skua and 21 Balearic Shearwater past.

Penberth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrests. (JHawkey & K Dalziel)

Rame Head: 3 Black Redstart at Rame Head Farm. (D Allan)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Canada Goose, 3 Teal, 72 Mallard, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 11 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant (including colour-ringed red TAR), 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Peregrine, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Redshank, c20 Stock Dove, c100 Wood Pigeon, c80 Skylark, c500 Redwing, 4 Grey Wagtail, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 8 Chiffchaff. Also 1 Clouded Yellow. (DK Parker & D Mays)

Sennen Cove: 7 Purple Sandpiper west of the breakwater. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cape Cornwall: 2 Black Redstart. (D Balmer)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again by engine shed, 1Siberian Chiffchaff in willows by last house. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance: 1 Rose-coloured Starling at KFC again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Ives: 1 Pomarine Skua and 2 Balearic Shearwater past The Island. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Copperhouse Creek: 1 juv Lesser Yellowlegs. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Mousehole: 1 Pomarine Skua and 32 Balearic Shearwater.

Wacker Quay: 1 Spoonbill still.

Davidstow Airfield: 2 Wheatear.

Scillonian III, return journey: 1 Grey Phalarope, 4 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Puffin.

Lizard Point: 8 Balearic Shearwater.

Coverack: 1 Richard’s Pipit in fields at Little Treleaver.

Truro: 2 Black Redstart on Cathedral.

Cape Cornwall: 1 Black Redstart still.

Camelford: 1 m Black Redstart at Mount Camel.

Par Beach Pool: 2 Shoveler mf, c195 Canada Goose and 2 Bar-headed Goose. (D Chaney)

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