Sunday 16th November 2014

Late news, 15/11, Men-an-Tol: 1  Short-eared Owl and 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (I Webster)

Kelynack: 1 Dusky Warbler just east of caravan park, SW374300. (P Clarke, C Moore et al)

Charlestown: 1 m Blackcap in private garden. (D Hastilow)

Sancreed: 1 Black Redstart (new bird = 4th here this autumn), 1 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest, 10 Snipe, 18 Skylark, 2 Stonechat and in one hour 0800-0900 an easterly movement of 133 Redwing, 47 Fieldfare & 9 Blackbird. (D Flumm)

Rosudgen: 1 Treecreeper in private garden. (I Webster)

Kenneggy Cove: 1 f  Long-tailed Duck. (I Webster)

Pendeen: 1 1w Isabelline Shrike (probably Turkestan Shrike) showing very well at midday. (D Eva) Pictures of this Shrike have been circulated around several ‘experts’ from across Europe, their considered opinion is that this shrike is the subspecies L isabellinus phoenicuroides, Turkestan Shrike.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 80+ Lapwing, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Water Rail in front of hide, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Jay flew over.  Estuary: 200+ Lapwing, 50 Redshank, 1 Bar-headed Goose (no rings on legs ) and  2 ad and 8 young Mute Swan. (D Jenkins)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 2 Mute Swan, 19 Teal, 32 Mallard, 4 Little Grebe, 32 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Bittern, 14 Snipe, 5 Chiffchaff, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 White Wagtail, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff + 1 probable Siberian Chiffchaff, 7 Goldfinch, 2 Reed Bunting and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker, D Eva, P&H Taylor) Long Rock Pool: 26 Moorhen, 2 Little Egret, 1 Coot, 4 Dabchick and 2 Mute Swan. (P&H Taylor)

Marazion Beach: 29 Ringed Plover, 5 Sanderling and 2 Turnstone. (DK Parker) Also 1 Black Redstart by jetty in village. (R Wilkins)

Porthgwarra: 1 Short-eared Owl and c200 Golden Plover. (L Proctor)

Trengwainton: 1 Woodcock, 2 Fieldfare, 24 Redwing, 3 Nuthatch, 3 Jay and 5 Stock Dove. (B Dodd)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Woodcock, 70 Skylark and 40 Redwing. (P St Pierre)

Trevescan: 2 Black Redstart. (P St Pierre)

Sennen: 2 Black Redstart and 300 Golden Plover. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1, poss 2, Water Rail, 5 Chiffchaff, and 1 Song Thrush, 3 Great Northern Diver offshore. (T Mills) Tolcarne: 1 f-type Black Redstart. (T Mills) Newlyn Coombe: 1 Coal Tit plus 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (B Dodd)

Newquay, Towan Head: 7 Purple Sandpiper with a flock of Turnstones and Oystercatchers, 1 Common Gull and 2 Mediterranean Gull past offshore. (D Grose)

Windmill Farm: 1 Woodcock, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Teal, 6 Reed Bunting with a flock of 50+ Chaffinches. (D Wright)

Bartinney: 1 Merlin. (C Moore)

Porth Nanven: 1 Black Redstart, 10+ Rock Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail and 4 Pied Wagtail. (P&H Taylor)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in sallows north of Hallan Vean at start of cycle track. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Tregeseal: 1w Red-backed Shrike again.(Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Crackington Haven: 1 Black Redstart still.(Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Connor Downs: 1 Hoopoe then flew off.

Falmouth, Pendennis Head: 1 Black-throated Diver. Penryn campus: 1 Black Redstart. (I MacLean)

Amalveor: Sub adult male Hen Harrier, 3 Dartford Warbler, 2 Snipe and Golden Plover. (R Menari)

Men-an-Tol: 2+ ringtail Hen Harrier, 23 Golden Plover and Dartford Warbler. (J Swann)

Porthallow: 1 Black Redstart. (M Nattrass)

Pednavounder, nr Coverack: 1 Barn Owl, 40 Snipe and 20 Lapwing. (M Nattrass)

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Saturday 15th November 2014

Newlyn, harbour: 5 Great Northern Diver. (A McKechnie) Newlyn Coombe: 2 Jay and 9 Long-tailed Tit. (B Dodd) Sandy Cove: 1 tristis Chiffchaff, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Water Rail and 3 Great Northern Diver. (L Proctor)

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Great Northern Diver

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Alex McKechnie

Sancreed:  1 Great White Egret flew WSW 0825-0830hrs at fair height and without deviating its course its flight path would have taken it over Gurland Farm, Nanquidno. Also 1 Snipe, 16 Skylark, 50 Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat, 30 Blackbird, 24 Fieldfare, 730 Redwing (most flying east). (D Flumm)

Lower Grumbla SW 409299: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in willows by road. Between 0800-0900hrs a westerly passage of 36 Lapwing, 1550 Woodpigeon, 26 Stock Dove, 2 Grey Wagtail, 4 Pied Wagtail, 15 Chaffinch and 10 Greenfinch. (D Flumm)

Windmill Farm: 1 f Merlin. (A Pay)

St Buryan: 1 Black Redstart, Tower Meadows. (P&H Taylor)

Higher Bosistow: 12 Stock Dove & 20+ Skylark over. (P&H Taylor)

Porthgwarra: 2 Woodcock & 1 Siberian Chiffchaff (seen & heard to call, in car park) 9 Golden Plover and 1 Peregrine on moor. (P&H Taylor)

Stithians Reservoir, Golden Lion: 1 Ruff, 10 Golden Plover and 50 Lapwing. (D Eva)

Tregeseal: 1 1w Red-backed Shrike again, also 1 Firecrest. (B Field)

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Red-backed Shrike, Brian Field

St Gothian Sands LNR: 6 Pale-bellied Brent Goose in off the sea, plus 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull, 12 Skylark, 3 Grey Wagtail and 1 Rock Pipit. (MJ Spicer)

St Erth: 1 Black Redstart again on farm buildings. (MJ Spicer)

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Black Redstart

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Mike Spicer

Pendeen: 1 Isabelline Shrike again. (R Farnes)

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Isabelline Shrike

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Rod Farnes

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 American Wigeon (1st year female) and present since 8th Nov. Finally watched really well this morning and still present midday. Present with 44 Wigeon, also 2 Canada Goose, 1 Brent Goose, 2 Grey Plover, 2 Greenshank, 6 Redshank and 1 Mediterranean Gull. Porth Joke: 7 Chiffchaff (1 Sibe type), 1 Blackcap, 1 Redwing, 8 Song Thrush, 20 Blackbird, 90 Linnet, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Woodcock. (S Rowe)

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American Wigeon

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Steve Rowe

Helston Loe Pool: 1 Whooper Swan, 1 Dunlin and 7 Firecrest. (I MacLean)

Porthleven: 1 Black Redstart. (I MacLean)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 6 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 12 Teal, 33 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 17 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, c3 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker) Also 2 Swallow. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Beach: 34 Turnstone, 26 Sanderling and 9 Curlew. (DK Parker) Also 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gulval: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (R Menari)

Madron Well: 5 Stock Dove. (L Proctor)

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 1 1w Lesser Yellowlegs again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Falmouth, town centre: 2 Black Redstart. (D Chaney) Carrick Roads: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Wigeon and 5 auk sp. (S Perfect)

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Friday 14th November 2014

Late news, 13/11, Rosemullion Head: 120 Kittiwake (0.26 immature, down from 0.51 on 6 Nov), very small numbers of Gannet, Guillemot and Razorbill, also 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 4 Great Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 33 Mediterranean Gull (record for this site), 1 Little Gull and 1 Sandwich Tern. (P McCartney)

Sancreed (07:50-08:50hrs) : 1 Black Redstart (presumed third here this autumn) and westerly passage of 1880 Woodpigeon, 11 Stock Dove, 2 Lapwing, 30 Redwing, 3 Grey Wagtail and 10 Chaffinch. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 25 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 3 Knot, 1 Grey Plover and 2 Mediterranean Gull. (D Flumm) Ryan’s Field: 100+ Golden Plover, 250/300 Lapwing, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Kingfisher and 5 brown head Goosander. (D Jenkins)

Pendeen, opp entrance to Calathra Farm: 1 1w Isabelline Shrike. (D Jenkins)

Tregeseal, Little Waters Cottage: 1 1w Red-backed Shrike. (D Jenkins, R Farnes & L Proctor)

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Red-backed Shrike

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Rod Farnes

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck (juv), 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger) Pendennis Head: 29+ Great Northern Diver. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

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Long-tailed Duck, John St Ledger

Mullion: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 6+ Firecrest. (S Bury)

Erisey: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (S Bury)

Cadgwith: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and  4 Firecrest. (S Bury)

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Yellow-browed Warbler, Steve Bury

Penzance: 2 Blackcap and many Blackbirds and Song Thrushes in private garden. (N R Phillips)

Hannafore Point: 1 m Eider and 2 Great Northern Diver. (C.Bartlett & G.Grant)

St Buryan, Tower Meadows: 1 Black Redstart. (P&H Taylor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 5 Mute Swan, 8 Teal, 18 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 26 Moorhen, 1 Bittern, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, c40 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Skylark, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Newlyn: 3 ad Great Northern Diver, 1 Chiffchaff and Shag. (M Ahmad)

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Siberian Chiffchaff, Mashuq Ahmad

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Great Northern Diver, Mashuq Ahmad

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Polgigga: 1 Snow Bunting and 1 Black Redstart on tracks around Arden Sawah. (M Wallace)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at seaward end.

Crackington Haven: 1 Black Redstart still.

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Thursday 13th November 2014

Chyandour, Penzance: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 adult male Black Redstart & 3 Goldcrest. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Newquay, Train Station: 1 Short Eared Owl being mobbed by Herring Gulls. (D Grose)

Tregeseal: 1 1w Red-backed Shrike still present. (P&H Taylor, P Clarke, MJ Spicer & T Mills)

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Red-backed Shrike

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Tony Mills

St Erth: c25 Golden Plover and c250 Wood Pigeon west, plus 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Grey Wagtail and 50+ Chaffinch. (MJ Spicer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Mute Swan, 2 Muscovy Duck, 84 Mallard, 2 Call Duck, 1 Mandarin (unringed), 2 Teal, 7 Tufted Duck, 5 Cormorant (including red ringed TAU & TAR), 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Greenshank, 7 Knot over, 1 Common Gull, 2 1w Med Gull, 102 BH Gull, 503 Herring Gull, 16 LBB Gull, 4 GBB Gull, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Kingfisher. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs still.

Crackington Haven: 1 Black Redstart on roof at Polmelyn.

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Pomarine Skua, 10 Great Northen Diver (5 on the sea, 5 in flight, various directions), 1 Black-throated Diver, 10+ Kittiwake, 20+ Gannet, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 5+ Black-headed Gull, 1 Guillemot and 1 Razorbill. Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck. Also c.30 Redwing, 1 Water Rail h, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Chiffchaff and 2 Goldcrest. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Men-an-Tol: 1 Short-eared Owl and 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (S Turner)

Pendeen: 1 Isabelline Shrike  again (K Wilson)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver. (M Ahmad)

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Great Northern Diver, M Ahmad

 

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Wednesday 12th November 2014

Late pictures, 25/10, Nanquidno: Red-breasted Flycatcher. (NG Morris)

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Red-breasted Flycatcher

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Neil G Morris (www.tarsiger.com)

Pendeen, opp Calartha Farm entrance: That Shrike still present. (A McKechnie)

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Alex McKechnie

Men-an-Tol: 1 Short-eared Owl again. (S Turner)

Lamorna:  1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest and 1 Black Redstart  (C Moore & M Elliott)

Mylor Churchtown: 16 Black-necked Grebe (in two groups of 9 and 7), 2 Razorbill, 5 Redshank and 11 Turnstone. (J St Ledger)

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Razorbill, John St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Goldcrest, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Peregrine, 1 Merlin, 1 Kestrel, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 150+ Lapwing, 100+Golden Plover, 36 Mallard, 20 Wigeon, c75 Teal, 26 Tufted Duck, 13 Little Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 2 Snipe, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Bullfinch and 2+ Chiffchaff   (DK Parker, MJ Spicer & T Mills)

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Lesser Whitethroat, Tony Mills

Treen Common: 1 Snow Bunting (m),  1 Woodcock and 200 Golden Plover. (I Webster)

Tintagel: 1 Black Redstart.

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck still.

St Buryan: 1 Rose-coloured Starling and 2 Black Redstart.

Tregeseal: 1 1w Red-backed Shrike still by Little Waters Cottage along Tregeseal Road at c.SW379319. (JD Swann)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 3 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 20 Teal, 16 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 14 Moorhen, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, c8 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Skylark, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Lesser Yellowlegs still in Copperhouse Creek.

Porthgwarra: Siberian Chiffchaff by the toilet block.

Cremyll: 1 Spoonbill flying high over. (B Taggart)

Gerrans Bay: 1 Black Guillemot.

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Tuesday 11th November 2014

Late news, 10/11, Towednack: 200+ Redwing. (V Stratton)

Pendeen, opp Calartha Farm entrance: 1 1w Red-backed/Isabelline Shrike again. (M Ahmad) This bird is now suggested to be a hybrid between the two species. Apparently there is a broad zone of overlapping breeding between the two species and hybridisation is common.

Lizard, Bass Point, (08:45-10:15): 3 Pomarine Skua, 1 Great Skua, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Song Thrush. (I MacLean) Lizard Point: 7 Pomarine Skua, 11 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Peregrine, 1 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Whimbrel. (S perfect & D Chaney)

Bude Marshes: 167 Canada Geese, 15 Moorhen, 4 Stonechat, 49 Mallard, 187 Starling, 22 Lapwing, 2 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 18 Black headed Gull, 11 Teal, 10 Blackbird, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Magpie, 12 Carrion Crow, 1 Herring Gull, 5 Robin, 7 Oystercatcher, 2 Cormorant, 12 Snipe, 5 Wood Pigeon, 4 Blue Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Goldfinch. (H Kendall & R Mudge)

St Ives: 1 juv  Rose-coloured Starling with 3-4000 Starling. (V Stratton)

St Buryan: 1 juv  Rose-coloured Starling. (P&H Taylor)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 dark-bellied Brent Goose,  3 Dunlin, 2 Grey Plover, 12 Redshank, Greenshank, 8 Oystercatcher and 39 Wigeon. (M Lammas)

Men-an-Tol: 1 Short-eared Owl. (S Turner)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Goosander, 4 Tufted Duck, 6 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Grey Heron and 9 Great Crested Grebe. (R Mudge)

Maer Lake: 200+ Canada Geese, c200 Golden Plover, 66 Lapwing, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Meadow Pipit and 78 Teal. (R Mudge)

Hayle, Copperhouse: 2 Black Redstart in private garden. (M Bishop)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 3 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 9 Teal, 14 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 25 Moorhen, 3 Grey Heron and 1 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 4 Goosander and 1 Red-breasted Merganser. Carnsew Basin: c20 Mediterranean Gull. (L Williams & T McGowan) 1 Lesser Yellowlegs and 3 Knot Copperhouse Creek. (L Williams & DK Parker) Ryan’s Field: 5 Goosander, 1 Firecrest and 1 Kingfisher.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: Yellow-browed Warbler and Siberian Chiffchaff in the car park, Siberian Chiffchaff at Trevean and another in 60ft Cover also 1 Woodcock. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Tufted Duck, 23 Teal, 1 Little Egret, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Bullfinch and 2 Goldcrest. (T Mills)

Tregeseal: 1w Red-backed Shrike, in scrub and conifers by Little Waters Cottage along Tregeseal Road at c.SW379319. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Helman Tor: Ring Ouzel (f) below the Tor. (P McVey)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Lesser Whitethroat in tree near Stuart Hutchings hide. 1 Ruff, 3 Ringed Plover, 100+ Lapwing. ( J St Ledger, S Perfect & D Chaney)

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Lesser Whitethroat

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John St Ledger

Mousehole: 1 juv Pomarine Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Little Gull and 1 Storm-petrel past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Firecrest still.

Croft Pascoe: 1 ad Whooper Swan. (S Perfect & D Chaney)

Helston, Loe Pool: 7 Firecrest, 4 Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 14 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Water Rail and 2 m Pochard. Boating Lake & Sewage Works: 6 Shoveler, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Water Rail and 2 Chiffchaff.  (S Perfect & D Chaney)

Falmouth, Gorrangorras: 60+ Curlew, 30+ Redshank, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5+ Greenshank, 9 Turnstone and 1 Muscovy Duck. (S Perfect & D Chaney)

Hayle Kimbro: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 1-2000 Golden Plover and 100 Lapwing over Predannack airfield. (S Perfect & D Chaney)

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Sunday 9th November 2014

Late news, 8/11, Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (B Field)

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Siberian Chiffchaff, Brian Field

Late news, 8/11, South West Coast Path between Porthtowan and Portreath: 1 Bar-headed Goose. (W Lammers)

Pendeen, opp Calartha Farm: 1 Isabelline Shrike. (R Wilkins et al)

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Rod Farnes

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Brian Field

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Dave Flumm

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Sancreed (07:45-08:45): westerly passage of 1330 Woodpigeon, 19 Stock Dove, 11 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 9 Skylark and 90 Chaffinch. Also 147 Redwing east. (D Flumm)

Cockwells: 1 Black Redstart. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Carnsew Pool: 81 Mediterranean Gull, 12 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 3 Little Egret, 30 Dunlin and 2 Grey Plover. (D Flumm) Lelant Water: 29 Mediterranean Gull, 8 Little Egret, 80 Golden Plover and 300 Lapwing. (D Flumm) Ryan’s Field: 5 Goosander & 250 Lapwing. (P Jeggo) Copperhouse Creek: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Colliford Reservoir: 1 Canada Goose,9 Great Crested Grebe,8 Cormorant,38 Mallard,35 Teal,5 Tufted Duck,4 Little Grebe,3000 Golden Plover,373 Lapwing, 3 Curlew,1 Snipe,5 Great Black-backed Gull,8 Lesser Black-backed Gull,13 Black-headed Gull,3 Buzzard,1 Kestrel,3 Raven,41 Carrion Crow,        32 Jackdaw,16 Magpie,2400 Starling,10 Stock Dove,6 Fieldfare,15 Redwing,3 Blackbird,1 Mistle Thrush,1 Song Thrush,3 Stonechat,5 Pied Wagtail,14 Meadow Pipit,4 Dunnock,6 Robin,2 Wren,9 Chaffinch,2 Linnet,7 House Sparrow and 2 Rabbit. (DA Conway)

Wendron, Crelly: 1 Lesser Whitethroat preening and sunning itself in a hawthorn hedge. (A Pay)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 11 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff and 1 Painted Lady. (B Toms)

St Ives, Consols: 1 Black Redstart still. (S Turner) 2 Black Redstart seen on rooftops from Tate cafe. (D Chadwick)

Gwendreath: 2 Firecrests and 1 ‘tristis’ type Chiffchaff. (I MacLean)

Croft Pascoe: 1 Whooper Swan. (I MacLean)

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Whooper Swan

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Ilya MacLean

Newquay, Gannel Estuary:  1 dark-bellied Brent Goose, 2 Greenshank,  6 Oystercatcher,  3 Redshank, 2 Grey Plover, 5 Dunlin, 2 Ring Plover and 41 Widgeon. ( M Lammas)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck (juv), 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant with Eel. Swanpool Beach: 1 Black-throated Diver. (J St Ledger) Pendennis Point: 1 Barn Owl. (J Irvine)

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Sennen: 1 Short-eared Owl. (B Field)

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Short-eared Owl, Brian Field

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 4 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 28 Teal, 9 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 34 Moorhen, 1 Bittern, 5 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Snipe, 18,000+ Starling, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 3 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Mandarin, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Swalloow. (L Proctor)

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck. (M Wallace) 1 Short-eared Owl. (B Mellow)

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Short-eared Owl

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Brian Mellow

Land’s End: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Black Redstart, 3 Chiffchaff, 12 Reed Bunting, 100+ Skylark, 300 Chaffinch, c4000 Starling, 1 Swallow, 30 Redwing, 200 Wood Pigeon and 4 Stock Dove plus 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in Trinity Loop. (P St Pierre) Also 3 Short-eared Owl. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Treeve Common: 1 Short-eared Owl and 1 helice form of Clouded Yellow. (P St Pierre)

Sennen: 1 Red-throated Pipit behind Sennen School flew over towards Sunny Corner calling 4 times. Also 1 Brambling and 1 Clouded Yellow. (P St Pierre)

Brew Pool: 1 Short-eared Owl. (P St Pierre)

Sennen Cove: 4 Mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Trevorrian Pool: 250 Golden Plover and 40 Lapwing. (P St Pierre)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret near dam.

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