Sunday 1st November 2020

Porthgwarra: 2 Snow Bunting (Gwennap Head), 1 Siberian Chiffchaff (Doctor’s garden), 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Brambling, c250 Chaffinch, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing. (R Veal)

Porthgwarra cove (0730-12:30): 2 juv Pomarine Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 12 Manx Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 24 Fulmar, 436 Kittiwake, 1 Dunlin. (B Mellow, R Augarde, B Bosisto, P Roseveare, R Veal)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (D Balmer)

Portheras Valley, Pendeen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in sallows, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Redwing, 1 Brambling, 1 Redpoll, 175 Chaffinch (A Bayly)

Michael’s Mount causeway: 3 Purple Sandpiper with 11+ Turnstone (P Kemp)

Marazion Beach: c.60 Purple sandpiper this afternoon. (D Carrier)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Kingfisher, 13 Turnstone, 65 Great Black backed Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull opp Tolcarne Inn early am, then all gulls flushed by dogs. (S Grose)

Iceland Gull – Shaun Grose

Penzance: 1 m Eider, 2 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Godrevy: 2 Chough, 4 Raven, 4 Stonechat. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary: 1cy Yellow-legged Gull. (D Balmer)

Stithians Reservoir: Great White Egret in the Northern cut off by the Golden Lion still. (D Carrier)

Restronguet Weir: 1 Common Scoter close inshore at Weir beach. Also 2+ firecrest in the trees leading to the beach. (G Wills)

Windmill Farm: Whinchat and 1000+ Golden Plover over. (D Wright)

Frenchman’s Creek, Helford: 22 Mute Swans. 14 in the creek and 8 in the main estuary heading towards the others. 5 Common Redshank, 13 Mallard Ducks, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Curlew. (S Chandler)

Amble Marshes: 1 Great White Egret and 1 Pintail. (C Selway)

Great White Egret – Colin Selway

Wadebridge: 2 drake Mandarin. (L Colli)

Towan Head (07:45-09:30): 7 Great Northern Diver, 9 Common Scoter. (S Rowe)

Mount Hawke: 78 Starling on overhead wires at 15.30. (RB & PC Girling)

Bude Marsh: 236 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag Goose, 4 hybrid type Canada Goose, 2 Shoveler, 57 Mallard, 16 Teal, 4 Raven,12 Carrion Crow, 3 Common Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 male Merlin, 1 Kestrel, 12 Snipe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 13 Lapwing, 6 Meadow Pipit, 2 Kingfisher. (N Bastin)

Shoveler – Nigel Bastin

Blisland: 5 Mistle thrush, 50+ Redwing, 2 Fieldfare, 7 Song Thrush, 2 Blackbird (L Sampson)

Downderry: (0740-0850) 14 Eider, 37 Kittiwakes, a Common Gull and a Mediterranean Gull moved west. (A Payne)

Calstock: 3 Green Sandpiper, 20 Snipe, 8 Teal. (N Moore)

Trewoon: A flock of c.50 Redwing between Gover valley and Trewoon (I Toogood-Johnson).

Charlestown: 2 Great Northern Diver off the Harbour. (A Nick) Also, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (D Hastilow)

Great Spotted Woodpecker – David Hastilow

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