Friday 13th November 2015

Late news 12/11 Millbrook Lake: 11 Med Gull, 1 Greenshank and  Grey Wagtail. (B Taggart)

Late news 12/11 Horsebridge, Tamar: 1 Great White Egret. (R Kirkwood – photo)

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Lower Tamar Lake: 1m Goosander, 1 Nuthatch and 5 Tufted Duck (2m, 3f). (RC Mudge)

Cape Cornwall: 30 Sooty Shearwater, 34 Balearic Shearwater, 14 Manx Shearwarer, 3 Common Scoter, 1 Grey Phalarope, 55 Great Skua, 4 Pomarine Skua, 11 Arctic Skua past 08:45 – 12:15. (N Wheatley & P Clarke)

Towan Head: 1 Leach’s Petrel, 5 Bonxie, 2 Manx Shearwater past 15.35-16.45. (S Rowe)

Cleave Camp: 1 Short-eared Owl and 2 Barn Owl on MOD land from 16:00. (N-J Bastin – photos)

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Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 Sparrowhawk (m), 3 Bullfinch,12 Chaffinch, 9 Goldfinch, 3 Coal Tit, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Woodcock and 2 Tawny Owl calling most dry nights. (B Toms)

Helston, Penrose Road; 2 downy Jackdaw fledglings being fed by parent at the mouth of their nest hole. (G Adams)

Bude Marsh: 2 Fieldfare feeding with about 7 Blackbirds, 5 Teal, 21 Moorhen, 22 Lapwing, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Wren, c20 Goldfinch, 1 Little Grebe and 1 Stoat. (RC Mudge)

Roseland, Pendower Dip junction: 1 Barn Owl at 16:00. (D Hall)

Tehidy Country Park: 66 Siskin feeding in Alders, female Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay and 1 Coal Tit. (B Dodd A Mckechnie)

St Ives: Gannets passing at 3,000 an hour, Kittiwakes passing at 3,000 an hour, Auks passing at 4,500 an hour, 93 Fulmars, 16 Manx Shearwaters, 37 Balearic Shearwaters, 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 14 Pomarine Skuas, 7 Arctic Skuas, 58 Great Skuas, 2 Common Scoter, 1, Great Northern Diver. There were 9 Harbour Porpoises, a single Common Dolphin and a Leatherback Turtle after a 4 hour watch. (V Stratton) 2 Grey Phalarope also reported. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Sennen Cove: 5 Mediterranean Gulls this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pentire/Rumps: 12 Great Skua past this morning. (C Selway)

Pendeen: 1 Long-tailed Skua, 15 Pomarine Skua, 6 Grey Phalarope, 68 Balearic Shearwater, 38 Sooty Shearwater, 31 Manx Shearwater, 112 Bonxie, 15 Arctic Skua and 1 Purple Sandpiper past 08:40 – 16:20.

MJS & DKP