Thursday 9th November 2017

Late News, 08/11, Falmouth: 20 Long-tailed Tit flock, 1 Blackcap through Windsor Quarry. (D Chaney)

Late photos, 9/11, Tehidy: All by Bob Sharples.

Kingfisher at Tehidy Country Park, Cornwall, UK

Moorhen at Tehidy Country Park, Cornwall, UK

Black Headed Gull at Tehidy Country Park, Cornwall, UK

Marazion: Water Pipit still on beach near mouth of Red River. (TD Mills)

Newlyn: Pacific Diver again distantly off Roskilly. (TD Mills)

Crowlas: 2 Hawfinch low over at 7:45, 1 Merlin through. (R Veal)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Coot, 8 Snipe, 2 Dunlin, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew, 1 Common Gull and 1 Med Gull. (MJ Spicer)

Porthilly Point: 3 Common Gull, 12 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Kingfisher, 104 Oystercatcher, 1 Snipe (S Grose)

Gwennap: 1+ Nuthatch, heard only, church area. (R Hampshire)

Penryn: 4 Hawfinch over UoE this morning. (M Silk)

Swanvale: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest and c15 Long-tailed Tit plus 3 Water Rail heard. (DK Parker) 

Swanpool: 19 Tufted Duck, 1 Pochard, 36 Coot, 2 Water Rail and 5 Moorhen. Also 1 Black-throated Diver offshore. (DK Parker)

Treverva: 1 Firecrest. (D Chaney)

Illogan: 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 15 House Sparrow, 2 Blackbird, 2 Dunnock, 1 m Greenfinch, 5 Goldfinch, 1 Robin in private garden (J Baker)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter, 2 Long-tailed Duck (m+f), 1 Common Scoter, 4 Great Northern Diver. Also 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker in car park. (J St Ledger, J Turner, M McKee, R Kirkwood) Also 12 Great Northern Diver, Common Sandpiper and a pair of Peregrines knocking feathers out of a woodpigeon twice….and still it escaped! All on a kayak trip from Porthpean to Mevagissey. (R Kirkwood)

Surf Scoter, Dave Parker

Pentewan Bay: 2 Common Scoter, 9 Great Northern Diver (3 groups of 2 parents plus single offspring, constantly communicating with each other) on the above mentioned Kayak trip. (R Kirkwood)

Great Northern Diver, Rupert Kirkwood

Dozmary Pool: 15 Fieldfare, 40+ Golden Plover, 30+ Lapwing, About 20 Tufted Duck with 1 male Ring-necked Duck, 6 Pochard, 1 Little Grebe, Raven. (R Butts, T Pinfield)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 male Goosander, 40+ Wigeon, 1 Treecreeper, 5/6 Willow Tits constantly visiting the hide feeders, 1 male Sparrowhawk. (R Butts, T Pinfield)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 distant Hen Harrier, 6+ Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven. (R Butts, T Penfield)

Camel Estuary, Burniere Hide:1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

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