Wednesday 7th November 2018

Late news, 6/11, Porthtowan: Yesterdays Red-necked Phalarope now thought to be a Grey Phalarope by the observer.

St Clement: 9 Cattle Egret in three separate fields with cattle at Menadews Farm. (S Grose)

Penzance: 2+ Eiders in the harbour. (T Pickering)

Eider – Tony Pickering

Penzance: Male Firecrest in garden. (R Phillips)

Mousehole Harbour: c75 Turnstones, 1 Dunlin at high tide. (R Butts)

Marazion: 2 Tawny Owls calling at 20:15. (DK Parker)

Torpoint: 2cy Yellow-legged Gull off Marine Drive this morning. Also a Common Scoter. (D Julian)

Newquay: Short-eared Owl at the Newquay Golf course. (D Kendle)

St Clement: 5 Siskin, 1 Fieldfare feeding on yew berries in the cemetery. (S Grose)

Penhale Point: 4 Chough, 1 Short eared Owl, 1 Peregrine Falcon. (S Grose)

Rosudgeon: Ring Ouzel still about and feeding in a private garden with no public access. (E James)

Ring Ouzel – Eric James

Ring Ouzel – Eric James

Ring Ouzel – Eric James

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at the top of the valley by the lay by. Also 1 Stoat in a pine tree. (N Wheatley)

Cape Cornwall: 7 Chough. (M and P Holt)

St Dennis: Black Redstart briefly at St Dennis cemetery with a small group of Meadow Pipit. (P Ash)

Black Redstart – Paul Ash

Black Redstart – Paul Ash

Kingsmill: 11 Greenshank, 24 Avocet, and the 4 Barnacle geese still in fields at Landulph. (M Beer)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Padstow: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Whooper Swan, 150 Canada Goose, 2 Barnacle Goose, 18 Shelduck, 25 Mallard, 140 Wigeon, 24 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 12 Grey Heron, 8 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 80 Oystercatcher, 8 Ringed Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, 250 Lapwing, 30 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 75 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 21 Black-tailed Godwit, 70 Curlew, 2 Snipe, 250 Black-headed Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 190 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 15 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 4 Blue Tit, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 11 Rook, 140 Carrion Crow, 26 Starling, 9 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al.).

Charlestown: 1 m Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

Trevarrion: 2 Barn Owl and several Redwing at 21.30.(S Grose)

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