Friday 10th November 2017

Late news, 9/11, Tresillian: Firecrest in private garden on Polsue Way. (A Nicholson)

Late photo, 9/11, Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter. (J St Ledger)

Surf Scoter – John St Ledger

Dozmary Pool: drake Ring-necked Duck again this morning at 07:30. (J Turner, C Buckland) Also 6 Pochard, 24 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe. (C Buckland)

St Gennys: 49 Gannet, 2 Great Skua, 27 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 13 Great Black-backed Gull, 62 Herring Gull, 12 Razorbill, 24 Guillemot, 19 Puffin, 8 Tern sp, 3 Red-throated Diver, 200+ Redwing in off the sea from the direction of Lundy, 2 Buzzard and 9 Raven between 09:00 & 10:00. (N Bastin)

Saltash: 2 White Wagtail in a private garden. (N & J Evans)

Penzance: Pacific Diver present off the Lido between 13:30 and 15:00. Also 14 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Common Scoter, at least 5 Great Northern Diver. (D Collins) Red-breasted Merganser in the harbour for a second day plus the regular drake Eider, also 15 Purple Sandpiper by Jubilee Pool. (M Elliot, L Proctor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Redshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 2 Robin, 12 Black-headed Gull. (K Bowers) Also 1 Spoonbill still.

Black-headed Gulls, Curlew and Black-tailed Godwit – Kevin Bowers

Helford River, from Durgan: 1 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter, 2 (m+f) Long-tailed Duck, 5 Common Scoter, 13 Great Northern Diver and a Common Sandpiper on the rocks. (T Wilson)

Millbrook: 1st winter Caspian Gull seen well for one hour on the pond. Also 2 Firecrest and a Black Redstart in the village. (AC Robinson, GK Gordon)

Sennen: 2 Little Bunting SE of Trevilley Farm. 1st cal Caspian Gull Sennen Cove (K Wilson)

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 Hawfinch flew N late afternoon. Also female Scaup still present. (D Julian)

Gerrans Bay: 6 Great Northern Diver. Also Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. (B Porter)

Marazion: Water Pipit still present. (S Rogers)

Wacker Quay, River Lynher: 4 Little Egret, 4 Redshank, 4 Shelduck, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Dunlin, 5 Mallard. ( D Hastilow)

St Ives: flock of 130 Fieldfare. (R Veal)

Porth Reservoir: 5 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

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