Monday 18th November 2019

Late news, 12/11, St Just: Little Owl reported east of Jericho Farm. (J Appleby)

Late News, 17/11,St Martin, Looe: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 8 Long-tailed Tits  (P Sharp)

Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit still present in cut maize field behind the shop at c.SW361257. (M Ahmad, L Proctor) View only from public footpath from 4th field southwest of Sennen School, please park sensibly and do not obstruct the minor road. As per the landowners request please do not walk in the field.

Long Rock:  39 (38f, 1m) Common Scoter, 2 juvenile Velvet Scoter, 3 Great Northern Diver (S Rogers, R Veal).

Maer Lake:  5 Spoonbill (M Mullard)

Spoonbill – M Mullard

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Spoonbill. (M Halliday) Probable Slavonian Grebe on Carnsew Pool. (D Robinson)

Spoonbill – Steve Murnan

St Tudy: 2 Green Woodpecker at Cedar Croft Nurseries. (S Grose)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 21 Purple Sandpiper, 51 Sanderling, 27 Ringed Plover and 1 Turnstone at midday. (P Taylor)

St Buryan: 1 Swallow. (L Wilkins, P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Nanjizal Valley: 10 Blackcap, 13 Chiffchaff, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 13 Goldcrest and 6 Firecrest. (K Wilson)

Crowdy Reservoir: 8 Crossbill, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Bullfinch, 3 Goldcrest, 5 Raven, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel & 3 Great Crested Grebe. (P Ash)

Mistle Thrush – Paul Ash

Crossbill – Paul Ash

Great Crested Grebe – Paul Ash

Bedruthan Steps to Park Head: 100+ Linnet, 200+ Skylark, 2 Chough, 1 Peregrine Falcon & 1 Wheatear. (D Grose)

Porthgwarra: 2 Black Redstart, 3 Firecrest & Brambling. (M Wallace)

Constantine Bay: Common Whitethroat in scrub around car park this morning. Also 6+ Blackcap, 24 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Great Northern Diver. (G Pullan)

Whitethroat – Gaz Pullan

Whitethroat – Gaz Pullan

Treynarnon Bay: 5 Common Scoter and juv Red-throated Diver. (G Pullan)

Boobys Bay: male Black Redstart and 3 Great Northern Diver. (G Pullan)

Black Redstart – Gaz Pullan

Black Redstart – Gaz Pullan

Black Redstart – Gaz Pullan

Cot valley: Willow Warbler still present. (J Hawkey)

Willow Warbler – Mashuq Ahmad

Willow Warbler – Mashuq Ahmad

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1f Marsh Harrier and Long-tailed Duck from the hide, also Great Northern Diver and female Shoveler. (S Chandler, G Fisher)

Marsh Harrier – Gill Fisher

Marsh Harrier – Gill Fisher

Long-tailed Duck – Gill Fisher

Walmsley Sanctuary (key holders only): 2 Little Grebe, 1 Scaup, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Snipe, 1 Buzzard, 50+ Lapwing, 10 Mallard, 50+ Canada Goose, 3 Gadwall, 5 Mute Swan, 1 Cormorant, 2 Tufted Duck, 15 Shoveler, 4 Moorhen. (K. Bowers)

Scaup – Kevin Bowers

Lapwing – Kevin Bowers

Snipe – Kevin Bowers

Buzzard – Kevin Bowers

Lizard Area: 3 Brambling, 1 Firecrest, 7 Mistle Thrush, 1 Little Egret, 1 Merlin. Also imm Marsh Harrier at Mile End (M Pass)

Sennen Cove: Whale sp. spouting 8 times in a 40 min period over quite a wide area north of Sennen Cove. Longest time between surfacing was 11 mins but only saw the spouting – no other body features. (P Fletcher)

Land’s End: 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (M McKee) Back Redstart. (J Miller)

Nansidwell: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c50 Chaffinch, 3 Greenfinch, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Brambling, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Mistle Thrush, 5 Redwing, 2 Fieldfare, 7 Song Thrush. (T Phelps)

Swanpool: 5 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest and 1 male Pochard today. (K&J Mortimore) Siberian Chiffchaff, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Firecrest. (T Phelps)

Amalveor: 1f Hen Harrier, 2 Dartford Warbler. (R Menari)

plr/sgr

 

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