Friday 25th November 2016

Late news, 21/11, Looe: 1 leucistic Pheasant, 1 Willow Tit, 1 m Yellowhammer in private garden. (P Sharp)

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Pheasant – Philip Sharp

Late news, 24/11, Holywell Bay: 1 Whinchat. (P Sharp)

Sancreed: 1 Merlin, 9 Snipe, 17 Skylark, 60 Redwing, 7 Bullfinch. (D Flumm)

Leskernick, nr Bolventor: 1 Peregrine, 1 Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, 4 Raven, 20 Golden Plover, 4 Snipe. (B Byrne)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Scaup, both in the northeast arm. (A McKechnie)

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Black-necked Grebe and Scaup – Alex McKechnie

Hayle Estuary RSPB: putative 2w Caspian Gull. (M Halliday) 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 1w Common Gull, 1 imm Spoonbill, 1 1w Green-winged Teal, 100 Dunlin. (B Dallas)

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putative Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Jack Snipe, 1 Bittern. (T Phelps, J St Ledger) 1 Red-throated Diver and 1 Red-breasted Merganser offshore. (T Phelps) 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Gadwall, 30+ Common Snipe, 1 Crow with carrion. (A James, J St Ledger)

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Black-tailed Godwit, Gadwall, Snipe and Crow – Alan James

Penzance: 1 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 drk Eider, 4 Common Scoter off Lighthouse Pier; 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 f Eider, 15 Common Scoter off Jubilee Pool; 26 Purple Sandpiper Battery Rocks. (D Parker)

Bartinney Downs, St Just: 1 f Hen Harrier. (A James)

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Hen Harrier – Alan James

Trevassack Quarry, nr Trelowarren, Lizard: 2 Little Grebe, 6 Bullfinch. (JH & K Dalziel)

Cross Lanes – Trelowarren Road: 1 Swallow, 1 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 15 Fieldfare, 20 Redwing, 3 Mistle Thrush, 3 Long-tailed Tit,  200+ Golden Plover flying S overhead. (JH & K Dalziel)

Wadebridge: 1 Black Redstart at Glen Road this afternoon. (D Julian)

Rosenannon Downs: 1 m Hen Harrier, 140+ Common Snipe (including an apparent melanistic bird), 3 Jack Snipe. (D Julian)

Polgigga: American Golden Plover over Bosistow Lane early morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Nanquido: probable Richard`s Pipit over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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