Wednesday 9th November

Pendeen: 0730-1345: 42 Manx Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Great Skua, 300 Razorbill, 5000 Guillemot, 1700 Gannet, 2 Pomarine Skua, 17 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Arctic Tern. (B Porter, L Langley)

Hayle Estuary: 1 1st winter drake Green-winged Teal. (T Phelps – finder) 150 Lapwing, 1000 Wigeon, Arctic Tern. (B Porter) Also 2 Spoonbill still. (B Dallas)

Spit Beach, St.Austell Bay: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 12 Shag, 3 Cormorant, 24 Herring Gull, 16 Oystercatcher, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Stonechat. (M Whittaker)

Par Beach Pool: 37 Canada Geese, 19 Herring Gull, 25 Black-headed Gull, 1 Cormorant, 19 Mallard, 4 Jackdaw, 2 Teal, 8 Coot, 9 Moorhen. (M Whittaker)

Point Quay, Restronguet: 1 Dalmatian Pelican. (J Turner)

Chyandour, Penzance: 2 Black Redstart. (A McKechnie – photos)

black-redstart-1-chyandour-091116-alex-mckechnieblack-redstart-2-chyandour-091116-alex-mckechnie

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 8 Little Egret, 24 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 18 Shelduck, 2 Mallard, 65 Wigeon, 2 Buzzard, 8 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Moorhen, 10 Oystercatcher, 7 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Plover, c1000 Golden Plover, c200 Lapwing, 90 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 80 Redshank, 35 Black-tailed Godwit, 90 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 220 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull, 25 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 35 Great Black-backed Gull, 50 Herring Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Pied Wagtail, 2 Robin, 6 Blackbird, 3 Redwing, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 5 Rook, 12 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 25 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 15 Linnet. Also 1 Weasel seen. (M Scawen)

St Clement to Tresillian: several Brambling coming to feeders at former tearoom gardens, 20 Redshank, 10 Shelduck, small numbers of Curlew and Black-tailed Godwit. Also several Thrush flocks, mainly Blackbird with some Song Thrush and Redwing. Tresemple Pool: 1 Kingfisher, male Bullfinch, 1 Goosander, several Little Grebe, numerous Mallard. (D King)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 probable Siberian Chiffchaff from southern cut-off hide, 101 Lapwing, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull from Stuart Hutchings hide. (G Adams)

Land’s End: Dusky Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Black Redstart.

Cape Cornwall: Black Redstart at bottom of golf course above Priest Cove.

Lamorna Cove: 3 Black Redstart.

Perranuthnoe: ad Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

St Ives: 5 Balearic Shearwater past in morning.

Newlyn: 1 Black Redstart, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Marazion Marsh: 11 Snipe. (A James)

snipe1-ajames-maraz-9nov16  snipe3-ajames-maraz-9nov16

Snipe, photos by Alan James

snipe2-ajames-maraz-9nov16 

cjb & pt