Monday 3rd November 2014

Late news, 2/11, St Ives, Consols: 1 Black Redstart on laundry building. (S Turner)

Newquay, St Thomas Road surgery: 1 m Black Redstart. (D Mays)

St Buryan: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling in Tower Meadows again. (P&H Taylor)

Penzance: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling in flock of 1000+ Starling over the Lidden area. (T Mills) Morrab Gardens: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Firecrest.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Bar-headed Goose, 3 Pintail, 3 Knot and 4 Greenshank.  (J Hawkey) Also Lesser Yellowlegs again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)  Ryan’s Field: 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 36 Greylag Geese, 1 Whimbrel and 13 Lapwing. (J Hawkey)  Main estuary: 1 Sandwich Tern, 33 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Greenshank and 6 Grey Plover. (J Hawkey)

Looe, Hannafore: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 40 Turnstone, 2 Stonechat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Rock Pipit, 4 Meadow Pipit,  also numerous Gannets and Gulls following fishing boat offshore, and over 200 Great Blackbacks on Looe Island. (D Spooner)

Falmouth, Carrick Roads: 11 Black-necked Grebe and 1 Kingfisher. Viewed from Weir Point, Restronguet. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_Black-neckedGrebe_031114Black-necked Grebes, John St Ledger

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 4 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 12 Teal, 18 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 22 Moorhen, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 12 Snipe, c150 Jackdaw flew west, c20 Skylark, c30 Meadow Pipit, c8,000 Starling and 4 Stonechat. Also Otter on Longrock pool mid morning. (DK Parker)

Penberth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 4 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Trenow Cove: 1 Red-throated Diver. (R Menari)

Lizard: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler in the village still. (T Blunden)

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