Monday 6th November 2017

Late News, 05/11, St Agnes: Female Sparrowhawk in St Agnes garden. ( Photo ) (V Skilton)

Late News, 05/11, Buryas Bridge: c13:30 3 Whooper Swan circling over, one later on Drift. (R Phillips)

Newlyn: 1 Pacific Diver (sum plum) off Roskilly,1 Red-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre, M Elliott)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (M McKee)

Nanjizal: 76 birds ringed, including 20 Blackcap (including 1 recovery from Brussels), 22 Chiffchaff, 12 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest, 4 Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Hawfinch over. (K Wilson)

Sennen: 1 Serin flew over north, 60 Skylark, 40 Stock Dove (P St Pierre, M Elliott)

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest (D Flumm)

Porthcurno: 2 Firecrest (P St Pierre, M Elliott)

Penzance: 1 f/juv Red-breasted Merganser and 13 Turnstone off the Promenade and 1 Dolphin sp past the harbour (probably Risso’s). (T Mills)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Whooper Swan (in field above NW arm), 2+ Kingfisher, 4 (1m + 3f/imm) Wigeon, 13 Tufted Duck, 1 1w Great Crested Grebe, 3+ Little Grebe, 1 Snipe and a flock of several Fieldfare. (T Mills)

Snipe, Tony Mills

Little Grebe, Tony Mills

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 10 Teal, 1 Gadwall, 38 Mallard, 6 Grey Heron, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 52 Moorhen and 2 Chiichaff. (DK Parker) One Bittern flew from main marsh to Longrock Pool. (L Proctor)

Marazion: 1 Water Pipit and 1 Yellow Wagtail on beach. (DK Parker, L Proctor, M Spicer)

Water Pipit, Alex McKechnie

Yellow Wagtail, Alex McKechnie

Sancreed: Brambling on garden feeder, 2 Chiffchaff ( Photo ) (D Flumm)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter still offshore, view from above the beach and look right. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare, M Pass, M Spicer) Also 7 Common Scoter, 9 Great Northern Diver, 4 Firecrest (3 in the car park,1 above the beach), 1 Blackcap. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Charlestown: 2 (m+f) Blackcap in private garden. (D Hastilow)

Goss Moor: 453 Woodpigeon, 1 Blackcap, 2 Firecrest (one ringed), 290 Redwing, 10 Fieldfare, 2 Siskin, 1 Redpoll, 16 Bullfinch. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Female Marsh Harrier in front of tower hide being mobbed by 6 Crow, flew down to Middle Amble, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 1 Cetti’s Warbler calling, 6 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing. Also12 Goldfinch, 2 Coal tit and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker on feeders. (D Thomas)

Padstow, Tregudda Gorge: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 11 Raven, 1 Merlin (S Grose).

Padstow, Tregirls Beach: 3 Brent Goose landed in fields directly behind the beach at 15:30 (S Grose)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 5 Chiffchaff. (D Chaney)

Pendower, Gerran’s Bay: 8 Black-throated Diver, 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Shelduck, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 tern sp (distant), 150+ Golden Plover (circling), 1 Kestrel, 2 Raven. (J St Ledger. S Gay)

Great Northern Diver, John St Ledger

St Merryn: 2 Teal on private pond, 400+ Woodpigeon. (R Hughes)

Turnaware: 1000+ Wood Pigeon (over road). (J St Ledger. S Gay)

Trispen (main street): 3 Firecrest calling and displaying together within 6 feet. (C Mason)

Newquay: 2 Firecrest feeding in trees next to Asda, also 1 Black Redstart nearby. (K Johns)

Goonhilly Downs National Nature Reserve: 1 Dartford Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 9 Reed Bunting, 7 Golden Plover (J Chapman)

Penryn campus vismig am: 1 Hawfinch, 1,011 Woodpigeon, 2 Siskin with 2 Yellow-browed Warbler heard. (T Phelps)

Windmill Farm: Adult male Merlin in the afternoon. (David Collins)

Dozmary Pool: 1m Ring-necked Duck. (M Spicer)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Scaup (adult female), 47 Tufted duck. (P Kemp)

Freathy: 1 Firecrest in private garden this morning , c65 Kittiwake loafing on sea, c40 Common Scoter flew east, c1000 Starling over fields at dusk. (M Jordan)

Bude Marshes: 2 Water Rail, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 6 Mute Swan, 3 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 23 Mallard, 3 Moorhen, 1 Raven over, mixed flock of Black headed and Herring Gulls. (H Kendall)

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