Sunday 17th November 2019

Late News, 16/11, Porth Nanven: 1st w Iceland Gull flew towards Cape Cornwall late afternoon. (P Clement)

Late photos, 16/11, Cot valley: Pallas’s Warbler and Willow Warbler.

Willow Warbler – Viv Stratton

Pallas’s Warbler – Viv Stratton

Pallas’s Warbler – Viv Sratton

Cot Valley: Pallas’s Warbler reported still present by Daisy Cottage. 1 Willow Warbler. (J Hawkey)

Lower Bostraze, St. Just: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff this morning. (P Clement)

Helston Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (C Richards)

Windmill Farm: 1 Merlin, 1 Woodcock, 50 Fieldfare. (D Wright)

Gwendreath: 3 Firecrest. (D Wright)

Firecrest – D Wright

Par, Spit Beach: 15 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 11 Turnstone, 48 Oystercatcher, 25 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 2 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Great Northern Diver, 2 Eider, 1m Kingfisher, 1 Rock Pipit, 5 Meadow Pipit. (S Grose) Also, 1 Snow Bunting. (S Bool)

Snow Bunting – Simon Bool

Bude: 1500+ Starling on overhead cables this morning 2 miles west of Bude, plus 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker at Bude Marshes. (H Kendall)

Porth Reservoir: 1cy Scaup still at Porth Reservoir from the dam. (L Langley)

Porth Mear/Park Head: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Firecrest, 14 Long-tailed Tit , 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Northern Wheatear, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 24 Blackbird, 10 Redwing, 12 Song Thrush, 2 Chough, 6 Bullfinch (B Bosisto, L Payne )

Hayle Estuary: 60 Dunlin, 141 Teal, 536 Wigeon, 217 Lapwing, 4 Redshank, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Oystercatcher, 8 Curlew, 6 Knot, 2 Canada Geese, 18 Cormorant, 673 Herring Gull, 32 Great Black-backed Gull, 84 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 1st winter Yellow-legged Gull, 137 Black-headed Gull, 51 Med Gull, 22 Common Gull, 1 Grey Plover, 10 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret, 5 Redwing and 1 Sparrowhawk. Ryan’s Field: 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Little Egret, 1 Greenshank, 10 Redshank, 7 Canada Geese, 1 Little Grebe (unusually in main channel by old lelant station) 1 hybrid Goose, 1 Grey Heron. Carnsew Pool: 6 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 17 Bar-tailed Godwit, 36 Dunlin, 18 Redshank, 3 Grey Plover, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Curlew and 1 Grey Heron. Copperhouse Creek: 50 Canada Geese, 76 Black-headed Gull, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Redshank, 1 Grey Plover, 38 Teal, 5 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Rock Pipit, 82 Herring Gull, 3 Shelduck and 3 Mute Swan. (P Freestone WeBS)

Hayle Estuary, Ryan’s Field: Spotted Redshank. Main Estuary: 2 Grey Plover, 6 Knot, Red-breasted Meganser, 3 Yellow legged Gull, Peregrine, c.200 Lapwing, c.80 Mediterranean Gull, c. 30 Dunlin, c.60 Wigeon, c.80 Teal, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Shelduck, 8 Curlew, c.10 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 5 Little Egret, 4 Rock Pipit, c.20 Cormorant, 4 Oystercatcher, c.10 Common Gull. (M Broadbent, E Cornelius et al) Also 1 Great White Egret flew over towards Tempest this morning.

Lelant: leucistic Robin. (A Dalgleish)

Leucistic Robin – A Dalgleish

Fowey, Gribben Head: 1 Goosander, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Great Northern Diver. (S Grose)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 59 Canada Goose, 14 Mallard, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Tufted Duck,3 (2m 1f) Shoveler, 3 Teal, 72 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 6 (4m) Goosander, 59 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 26 Black-headed Gull, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 31 Carrion Crow, 8 Raven, 27 Jackdaw, 8 Magpie, 500 Starling, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing, 7 Blackbird, 5 Chaffinch, 14 Meadow Pipit. (DAConway WeBS)

Trippet Stone Circle, Bodmin Moor: Male Hen Harrier this afternoon. (G Jones)

Camel Estuary, Webs Count: 13 Bar-tailed Godwit, 503 Black-headed Gull, 60 Black-tailed Godwit, 28 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 34 Cormorant, 123 Curlew, 241 Dunlin, 4500 Golden Plover, 75 Great Black-backed Gull, 15 Greenshank, 5 Grey Heron, 9 Grey Plover, 632 Herring Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Knot, 449 Lapwing, 4 Little Grebe, 36 Mallard, 1 Mallard hybrid, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Moorhen, 8 Mute Swan, 347 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine, 229 Redshank, 36 Ringed Plover, 3 Ruff, 7 Shag, 26 Shelduck, 7 Teal, 8 Turnstone, 173 Wigeon. (D Julian)

Padstow, Little Petherick Creek: 1 Cattle Egret early afternoon, flew towards Trevisker. (D Julian)

Tregunnel, Camel Estuary: At least 2 Firecrest. (D Julian)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Long-tailed Duck (B Toms, M Curtis)

Mounts Bay: 50+ Common Scoter, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Teal (B Toms, MCurtis) 1 Arctic Skua chasing gulls this morning. (P St Pierre)

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 52 Sanderling, 29 Purple Sandpiper, 19 Ringed Plover. (A Livsey)

Little London Beach: 1+ Water Pipit, 15+ Rock Pipit, 20 Pied Wagtail, 1 male Black Redstart, 4 Dunlin, c.50 Turnstone, 4 Redshank, 5 Oystercatcher on the beach. 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Red-throated Diver offshore. (T Phelps)

Marazion Marsh: 3 Firecrest. (T Phelps)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 2 Tawny Owl, heard only. (B Toms)

Truro: 1 Firecrest in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Hannafore, Looe: 18 Eider (10f, 8m) this afternoon. (J Eames)

Goonbarrow China Clay Works: 8 Tufted Duck, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 150+ Fieldfare over, 1m Bullfinch, 7 Linnet, 2 Snipe. (S Grose)

Rame: 2 Cattle Egret in field just before Whitsands Bay Holiday Park. (A C Robinson)

St. Germans: 1 Peregrine, 1 Kingfisher. (A Blonden)

Erth: 1 Peregrine (A Blonden)

Mabe Burnthouse: 3 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest, 13 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 8 Redwing, 5 Blackbird, 1m Sparrowhawk in private garden. (D Chaney)

Castle An Dinas, St Columb Major: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 19 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Merlin. (S Grose)

Carrick Roads: 9 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-breasted Merganser (1m, 1f), 1 Great Crested Grebe. Viewed from field next to Greatwood House. (J St Ledger)

Men-an-Tol: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier briefly this evening. (J Swann)

Polpeor Cove, Lizard: 2 Purple Sandpipers (J Leigh)

 

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