Wednesday 4th November 2015

Late news, mid October, Porthleven: 1 Hoopoe photographed south of town. (unknown observer)

Late news, 02/11, Crowlas: 5 Goldcrest, c200 Redwing and 1 Tawny Owl calling every night for a week. (R Veal)

Charlestown: 2 m & 1 f Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 m Brambling again. (C Hughes)

Penzance, Chyandour: 1 Firecrest. (D Flumm) plus 1 Wheatear on pavement by Sainsbury’s. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Nanquidno: 6 Woodlark, first wildflower stubble field past last house. 2 Chough over. (B Toms, M Curtis) Plus 1 Lapland Bunting and 9 Woodlark at Boscregan Farm. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

River Hayle Valley: Flock of 50+ Linnet, 1 Pheasant. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Bude: 1 Wren, 2 Robin, 4 Cormorant, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Meadow Pipit near Compass Point. (H Wilkins)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 m Mandarin near the dam. (R Girling)

Cot Valley:  1 Goldcrest. (R Girling), plus 5 Firecrest.

Nanjulian: 1 m Blackcap and 1 Goldcrest. (R Girling)

Marazion: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel still present in Trenowe Cove. (S Rowe)

Porthgwarra: 2 Short-eared Owl near middle wall. (A James)

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St Just: 1 3w American Herring Gull again west of Jericho Farm. (M Ahmad)

Nanjizal: 74 ringed; 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 15 Goldcrest, 11 Chiffchaff, 11 Blackcap (plus a Belgian control). (K Wilson)

Marazion: 1 juv Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker)

Boswednack: 1 Fieldfare, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Goldcrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Treraven Meadows:  1 Great White Egret showed well then flew to Clapper Marshes; also 3 Water Pipit.

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in copse by engine shed.

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