Friday 2nd November 2018

Late news, 31/10, Bosullow: 1 Red Kite over. (N Smith)

Late news, 1/11, Torpoint: 1 Black Redstart at Marine Court flats. (S Eddy)

The Lizard: 1 Little Bunting by Housel Bay pond this morning.

Kynance Cove: 1 Little Bunting flew towards Lizard village this morning.

Millbrook: 13 Cattle Egret in field with Holstein Cattle east of Withnoe Lane this afternoon. (B Taggart)

Penzance, Chyandour Coombe: 1 Firecrest, 1 Dipper, 3 Blackcap, 1 Bullfinch. (P St Pierre) Wherrytown Beach: 1 Curlew Sandpiper still early am, but no sign at 11am.

Porthcurno: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 3 Bullfinch, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 male Merlin and c50 Skylark. (DK Parker)

Porthgwarra: Merlin flew high SW out to sea 0750 until lost from sight, 3 Golden Plover, 82 Stock Dove, 15 Skylark, 1 Fieldfare, 10 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Brambling, 4 Chough. (D Flumm) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in 60ft. (M Wallace)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still.

Pendeen: 2 Black Redstart still at lighthouse. (P Clements)

Newquay, South Fistral: 1 Snow Bunting still, feeding on the newly seeded area by the PCs. (M Jones, M Spicer)

Snow Bunting, Mike Spicer

Sennen: 6 Curlew, 40 Skylark, 2 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Water Pipit reported. Copperhouse Creek: 1 Osprey flew over at 14.20 towards estuary. (P Rutter) Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel. (K. Bowers)

Kestrel, Kevin Bowers

Kestrel, Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher, Stephen Williams

Kingfisher, Stephen Williams

Kingfisher, Stephen Williams

Kingfisher, Stephen Williams

Old Lizard Head: 1 Woodlark. (D Collins)

Carrick Roads, viewed from Restronguet Weir: 9 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-breasted Merganser (drake), 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

Black-necked Grebes, John St Ledger

Mount Edgcumbe Park: 1 Tawny Owl. (B Taggart)

Par Lake: 300+Canada Geese, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Herron, 4 Pied Wagtail.  (C Hooper)

Canada Geese, C Hooper

Pied Wagtail, C Hooper

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 1 Sanderling, feeding with 9 Turnstone and 1 Redshank. (J St Ledger)

Sanderling, John St Ledger

Penlee: 1 Firecrest this afternoon at the Battery (M Beer)

Tresillian to St Clement: 1 Ruff, 1 Knot, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, c.20 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Great Black-backed Gull. Tresemple Pool: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Snipe, 3 Little Grebe. (A.Hill and 2 others)

Lower Tamar Lake: 5f Goosander (very skittish), 21 Fieldfare, 4 Willow Tit, 1 Barnacle Goose amongst  200+ Canada Geese, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Redwing, 2 Bullfinch, 9 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Cormorant, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 2f Tufted Duck, also plenty of Coal Tit on the feeders. (R Mudge)

Upper Tamar Lake: 4 Grey Heron, 1 Treecreeper, 3 Cormorant, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Wren, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Snipe, 2 Raven, 1 Song Thrush, c100 Starling, 1 Fieldfare,1 Redwing, 7 Mallard. (R Mudge)

RSPB Scillonian lll Wildlife Cruise sightings, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 Grey Heron, 3 Mute Swan, 1 Eider, 1 Red-throated Diver, 5 Razorbill, 22 Guillemot, 300 Kittiwake, 23 Gannet, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Fulmar, 4 Bluefin Tuna, 3 Harbour Porpoise, 4 Bottle-nosed Dolphin and 14 Common Dolphin. Wolf Rock to Scilly: 71 Gannet, 4 Fulmar, 3 Razorbill, 3 Guillemot and 18 Common Dolphin. Scilly to Wolf Rock: Great White Egret, 81 Gannet and 11 Common Dolphin.  Wolf Rock to Penzance: 38 Gannet.  (MAhmad and DAConway)

Mulfra Hill: 1 Hen Harrier.

Boswednack: 10 Chough, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest.

Porth Reservoir: 3 Tawny Owl heard, and several Redwings overhead. (S Grose)

Trevean Cliff: 1 ring-tail Hen Harrier by side of B3306. (A Storrs)

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