Tuesday 13th November 2018

Late photos, 11/11, Trevose Head: Pied Wheatear. (C Thomas)

Pied Wheatear, Clive Thomas

Pied Wheatear, Clive Thomas

Late news 12/11 Perranuthnoe: 1 Woodcock. (P Clement, MJ Spicer)

Marazion: Pacific Diver offshore. (M Ahmad)

Kenidjack valley: Dusky Warbler seen briefly working its way along the stream edge by the sewage works c 11.30 – 11.45 then proving elusive.(P Clarke)

Rock: 7 Cattle Egret at Porthilly Farm. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra: Pallas’s Warbler still present. (M Wallace, P Clement, MJ Spicer)

Pallas’s Warbler, Pete Clement

Falmouth, Swanpool: Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at 14:00hrs, near Swanvale N.R. entrance. (J Rowe)

Devoran: Spoonbill, Jack Snipe and Common Tern. (S Votier) Also 1 Snow Goose and Spotted Redshank. (B Mellow)

Sancreed: 1 Merlin, 1 Kestrel, 8 Snipe, 1 Stonechat, 2 Goldcrest. Westerly passage of 5 Lapwing, 5 Stock Dove, 18 Skylark, 65 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Little Grebe, 5 Teal, 1 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 95 Canada Geese, 5 Canada hybrid, 1 Stonechat, 3 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Newquay, Towan Head: 2+ Purple Sandpiper and 5 Black Redstart. (S Windle)

St Ives: Big movement of seabirds west past The Island this morning. In 1 hour (9:30-10:30), 3,000 Gannet, 8,400 Kittiwake, 5,400 Guillemot, 600 Razorbill (based on 1-minute timed counts). In addition, 700 Kittiwake in rafts on sea. Also 3 Purple Sandpiper on rocks. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Porthilly Point: 5 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 3 Curlew, 51 Oystercatcher, 3 Common Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Tregilgas, St Ewe: 3 Buzzard. (D Hastilow)

Buzzard, David Hastilow

Buzzards, David Hastilow

Bartinney Downs: 4 Short-eared Owl, 1 Kestrel, 2 Snipe, 1 Fieldfare, 20+ Redwing. (J St Ledger)

Short-eared Owl, John St Ledger

Kestrel, John St Ledger

Short-eared Owl, Stephen Williams

Short-eared Owl, Stephen Williams

Torpoint, St John’s Lake:1 Spoonbill. (S.Eddy)

Mawgan: 1 Brambling in garden (P. Bedford)

St Erth: 47 Redwing west. (MJ Spicer)

Hayle Kimbro: 1 Short-eared Owl. (D Collins)

Trelow Downs: 2 Snipe, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

East Looe River:12 Little Egret, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Curlew, 6 Oystercatcher.   ( C. Hooper)

Little Egret, C Hooper

Cormorant, C Hooper

Oystercatcher, C Hooper

Curlew, C Hooper

Kingsmill Lake: 100+Wigeon and several Teal were a female Pintail and 3 Gadwall, 4 Barnacle Goose. (M Beer)

Penzance: 2 Black Redstart, Mennaye Road.

Towan Head: 1 Tawny Owl, also Redwings heard. (S Grose)

Newquay zoo: 1 Tawny Owl screeching outside the ural owl exhibit at 22.30hrs.(S Grose)

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