Wednesday 8th November 2017

Late news, 7/11, Sancreed: fem Brambling again, 1 Woodcock, 3 Snipe, 18 Skylark, 1 Firecrest (D Flumm)

Newlyn: Pacific Diver showing well at 11:15-11:25 off Sandy Cove. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Penzance: Pacific Diver again towards Longrock, 2 Common Scoter, 14 Purple Sandpiper, 9 Turnstone, 1 Grey Wagtail off Battery Rocks. ( P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Whitecross, nr Crowlas: 4 Hawfinch over this morning at 07:30 and alighted in trees in private garden (J Evans)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter and 2 Long-tailed Duck (m+f), 4 Common Scoter and 5 Great Northern Diver. (C Urquhart, T Phelps)

Porthgwarra: 2 Ring Ouzel by the stonebridge at the bottom of 60ft Cover, Woodcock at Trevean pool and a Vagrant Emperor at the Dried-up Pool by Halfway Wall. (M Wallace)

Longrock: 2 Great Northern Divers offshore early morning. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill and 1 Black Swan with 7 Mute Swan. (DK Parker)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Mute Swan, 27 Tufted Duck, 2 Coot, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Dunlin and 1 Common Darter. (DK Parker)

Lamorna Cove: 1 Water Pipit, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Kingfisher. (M McKee)

Newquay: 1 Male Black Redstart in Pargolla Road. (D Grose)

Towan Head, Newquay: 10 Purple Sandpipers behind Headland Hotel N Fistral rocks at 09:00.  (M Lammas)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper. (S Rowe)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 27 Mute Swan, 19 Canada Goose, 25 Shelduck, 12 Mallard, 55 Wigeon, 1 Teal, 8 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 3 Grey Heron, 26 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 75 Oystercatcher, 13 Ringed Plover, 1500 Golden plover, 250 Lapwing, 40 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 70 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 24 Black-tailed Godwit, 80 Curlew, 180 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 90 Herring Gull, 24 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 2 Robin, 1 Black Redstart, 6 Redwing, 9 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 30 Rook, 60 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 15 Starling, 7 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 7 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Falmouth: 1 Hawfinch, 1 Brambling, 66 Fieldfare and 5765 Woodpigeon over between 07:20 & 08:00. (B Porter)

Carrick Roads: 15 Black-necked Grebe (distant), 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Redshank and 37 Turnstone viewed from Sailing Club at Mylor Churchtown. (J St Ledger)

Stithian’s Reservoir: A pair of Great Spotted Woodpecker and a Sparrowhawk hunting Snipe at cut off hide Stithians. (S Williams)

   
   

Upton Towans: Short-eared Owl this morning (M Grantham)

East Looe seafront: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Dunlin, 1 Eider, 6 Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Stonechat, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Shag, 7 Turnstone, 1 Sparrowhawk, large flocks of Herring and Black-headed Gull. (D Spooner)

Hannafore: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Spooner)

St Marryn: Peregrine hunting Woodpigeon with 2 successful hunts. (R Hughes)

Tremayne Quay: 6 Greenshank, 5 Redshank, 5 Curlew, 10 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 3 Little Grebe, 40 Mallard, 9 Shelduck, 4 Mute Swan. (M Nattrass)

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