Saturday 15th November 2014

Newlyn, harbour: 5 Great Northern Diver. (A McKechnie) Newlyn Coombe: 2 Jay and 9 Long-tailed Tit. (B Dodd) Sandy Cove: 1 tristis Chiffchaff, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Water Rail and 3 Great Northern Diver. (L Proctor)


Great Northern Diver


Alex McKechnie

Sancreed:  1 Great White Egret flew WSW 0825-0830hrs at fair height and without deviating its course its flight path would have taken it over Gurland Farm, Nanquidno. Also 1 Snipe, 16 Skylark, 50 Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat, 30 Blackbird, 24 Fieldfare, 730 Redwing (most flying east). (D Flumm)

Lower Grumbla SW 409299: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in willows by road. Between 0800-0900hrs a westerly passage of 36 Lapwing, 1550 Woodpigeon, 26 Stock Dove, 2 Grey Wagtail, 4 Pied Wagtail, 15 Chaffinch and 10 Greenfinch. (D Flumm)

Windmill Farm: 1 f Merlin. (A Pay)

St Buryan: 1 Black Redstart, Tower Meadows. (P&H Taylor)

Higher Bosistow: 12 Stock Dove & 20+ Skylark over. (P&H Taylor)

Porthgwarra: 2 Woodcock & 1 Siberian Chiffchaff (seen & heard to call, in car park) 9 Golden Plover and 1 Peregrine on moor. (P&H Taylor)

Stithians Reservoir, Golden Lion: 1 Ruff, 10 Golden Plover and 50 Lapwing. (D Eva)

Tregeseal: 1 1w Red-backed Shrike again, also 1 Firecrest. (B Field)


Red-backed Shrike, Brian Field

St Gothian Sands LNR: 6 Pale-bellied Brent Goose in off the sea, plus 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull, 12 Skylark, 3 Grey Wagtail and 1 Rock Pipit. (MJ Spicer)

St Erth: 1 Black Redstart again on farm buildings. (MJ Spicer)


Black Redstart


Mike Spicer

Pendeen: 1 Isabelline Shrike again. (R Farnes)


Isabelline Shrike


Rod Farnes

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 American Wigeon (1st year female) and present since 8th Nov. Finally watched really well this morning and still present midday. Present with 44 Wigeon, also 2 Canada Goose, 1 Brent Goose, 2 Grey Plover, 2 Greenshank, 6 Redshank and 1 Mediterranean Gull. Porth Joke: 7 Chiffchaff (1 Sibe type), 1 Blackcap, 1 Redwing, 8 Song Thrush, 20 Blackbird, 90 Linnet, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Woodcock. (S Rowe)


American Wigeon


Steve Rowe

Helston Loe Pool: 1 Whooper Swan, 1 Dunlin and 7 Firecrest. (I MacLean)

Porthleven: 1 Black Redstart. (I MacLean)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 6 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 12 Teal, 33 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 17 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, c3 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker) Also 2 Swallow. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Beach: 34 Turnstone, 26 Sanderling and 9 Curlew. (DK Parker) Also 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gulval: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (R Menari)

Madron Well: 5 Stock Dove. (L Proctor)

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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

Falmouth, town centre: 2 Black Redstart. (D Chaney) Carrick Roads: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Wigeon and 5 auk sp. (S Perfect)