Monday 20th November 2017

Late news, 18/11 Hannafore Point: Reported Hume’s Warbler was a Yellow-browed Warbler.

Late news, 19/11, Restronguet Creek: Unconfirmed report of a possible Pallas’s Warbler in a garden.

Late news, 19/11, Falmouth: Flock of about 30 Redwing off Woodlane, 1 Pied Wagtail at Pendennis Point car park, 1 Grey Heron on rocks below Castle Drive, 1 Little Egret on rocks near Castle Beach. (E Tackley)

Trevilly: 1 Dusky Warbler still this morning. (M Ahmad, M Elliott, P St Pierre, MJ Spicer)

Charlestown: 2 ( m + f ) Blackcaps ( D Hastilow)

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull around harbour (P Bedford)

Towan head Newquay: 3 Choughs 1 with black & white on left & red on right leg rings. 2 Common Scoter, also 4 Common and 1 Bottlenosed dolphins off point. (M Lammas)

Land’s End: 2 Swallow still, 5 Chough. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Cot Valley: Wryneck still present this morning by coastal path between Cot Valley and Nanquidno near Carn Gribba. Also a superb male Merlin. (N Wheatley)

Godolphin Cross: 2 Hawfinch in Yew Tree at the National Trust grounds. (P Harris) 2 Hawfinch in garden near  base of Tregonning Hill. (W Smith)

Penlee Point: Possible Pacific Diver but distant, plus c7 Great Northern Diver and 1 Red-throated Diver. (P Harris)

Mousehole: Black Redstart on rooftops around the harbour. (P Harris)

Penzance: 14 Purple Sandpiper and 32 Turnstone off the harbour wall. (DK Parker) Also 1 Red-breasted Merganser in harbour. (M McKee)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Kingfisher, 2 Little Grebe, 10 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 70+ Canada Goose. (K Bowers)

Tufted Duck, Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers

Lamorna Cove: 2 Black Redstart, 1 Common Sandpiper. (M McKee)

Connor Downs: 1 Firecrest in a private garden. (PJ Freestone)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Short Eared Owl. (S Grose)

Gweek Creek: 1 Spotted Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 24 Redshank, 2 Curlew. (D Collins)

Hannafore: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe,3 Med Gull, 3 Auk sp, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (brief view) 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest. (C Buckland)

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