Sunday 15th November 2015

Late news, 14/11, The Lizard: 2 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Manx Shearwater and 1 Balearic Shearwater. (T Blunden)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 1 Little Grebe,1 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 9 Mallard, 3 Teal, 3 Pochard (2 males), 1 Goldeneye, 3 Tufted Duck, 48 Golden Plover, 319 Black-headed Gull, 338 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Kestrel, 17 Carrion Crow, 1 Jackdaw, 5 Magpie, 183 Starling, 1 Pied Wagtail, 5 Meadow Pipit, 5 Fieldfare, 2 Stonechat, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch and 1 Rabbit. (DAConway)

Sancreed:  1w Ring-billed Gull (prob female) at Trennack Farm with 11 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull and 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull from 1330hrs onwards. Also 1 Black-tailed Godwit west, 6 Goldcrest and 1 Firecrest in village. (The Ring-billed Gull was probably the same bird reported to me earlier as a ‘probable’ by Paul St Pierre who had poor views of it on Drift reservoir early morning before it flew off west). (D Flumm, M Ahmad)

DFlumm_Ring-billedGull_151115Ring-billed Gull. Dave Flumm
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1w Yellow-legged Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

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1w Ring-billed Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

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1w Ring-billed Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

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1w Ring-billed Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

The Lizard Point: 1 Arctic Skua, 6 Common Scoter, 20 Fulmar,  2 Great Skua,  1 Herring Gull,  120 Kittiwake,  8 Manx Shearwater,  1 Peregrine,  150 Razorbill,  4 Shag,  2 Velvet Scoter,  16 Gannet,  150 Guillemot,  1 Kestrel, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 1 Merlin. (T Thirlway, t Blunden, Steve K and J Foster)

TThirlway_Scoter_151115Common & Velvet Scoter, Terence Thirlway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 2 Spoonbill again. (B Garnett, Sennen Cove Birdwatching))

Amalveor: 1 f Hen Harrier west at 4.30pm and 1 Dartford Warbler. (R Menari)

Pendeen:Great Skua, 9 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Sooty Shearwater and 2 Red-throated Diver. (R Augarde, B Mellow)

Falmouth, Pennance Point: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_RTDiver_151115Red-throated Diver, John St Ledger JStLedger_GreaNorthernDiver_151115Great Northern Diver, John St Ledger

Carne beach (east of Pendower): 1 f Sparrowhawk and 2 Chough. (M Jones)

Bude Marshes: 3 Grey Heron, 18 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher, 9 Black-headed Gull, 6 Mallard, 1 f Stonechat, 4 Blackbird, c20 Rook, 2 Meadow Pipit, c30 Lapwing and 1 Robin. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 6 Goosander (4m 2f), 1 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Nuthatch and 1 Marsh Tit. (R Mudge)

Polgigga, Bosistow Lane: 1 Firecrest this morning (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Camel Trail, Oldtown Cove: 1 Firecrest.

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