Wednesday 18th November 2020

Late News, 17/11, Hannafore, Looe: 1f Black Redstart, 2 drake Eider, 2 Stonechat, 6+ Shag. Also, many Oystercatcher and Pied Wagtail. (A Banks)

Late News, 17/11, Chiverton Roundabout: 1 Red Kite over A30 about 12.30. (R Geddes)

College Reservoir: Pallas’s Warbler still this afternoon. Also 2 Firecrests, 2 Marsh Tits, 4 Chiffchaffs, 1 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gulls. (M Broadbent, H Keeper, O King, E Cornelius) Also 2 Woodcock and 12 Snipe (O King)

Newlyn: Yellow-browed Warbler still in the sallows at Sandy Cove. (L Proctor) Moulting adult Great Northern Diver still in the harbour. (N Rogers) 1 3w Yellow-legged Gull and c25 Turnstone in harbour (T Mills)

Yellow-legged Gull – Tony Mills

Pendeen: 9 Great Skua and 7 Common Scoter 07:45-10:15. (M McKee) 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 1 diver sp. 29 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 73 Fulmar, 77 Manx Shearwater 3 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 1w Little Gull plus 1 Snow Bunting 10:40-15:10. (P Combridge) 2 Black-throated Diver, 44 Manx Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 9 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 300+ auks per minute 12:30-15:30. (S Rogers)

Mousehole: 8+ Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliott)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Red-head Goosander, 1 Tufted Duck, 6 Cormorant, 7 Little Grebe. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary: 110 Curlew and 140 Lapwing. (C Richards)

Godrevy: Snow Bunting still near the small quarry at the top of the headland. (P Brinton)

St Ives Island: 20+ Manx Shearwater heading south west. (R Geddes)

Coast Path, Mullion Golf Course: 1 Snow Bunting above Craig-a-Bella on golf tee (M Pass)

Loe Pool: Siberian Chiffchaff at Lower Nansloe. (S Bury)

Millbrook Lake: 2 Little Grebe, 1 Red Breasted Merganser, 1 juvenile Great Crested Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 1 Mute Swan, 25+  Mallard, 4 Cormorant, numerous BH and Herring Gulls. (D Sharp)

Anderton: 5 Redshank, 1 Little Egret, 1 Curlew, 5 Shelduck, large number of Black-headed Gulls. (D Sharp)

Towan Head, Newquay: 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua, 5 Manx Shearwtaer, 30+ Common Scoter late pm. (N Long, S Rowe et al)

Falmouth, Trescobeas area: 1 Sparrowhawk with it’s kill; a Black Redstart. (J St Ledger)

Sparrowhawk – John St Ledger

Wadebridge: 2 Yellowhammer opp Ball Terrace, 101 Black-headed Gull on football club pitch. (S Grose)

Porthilly Farm: 1 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 11 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Tredrizzisk: 1 Firecrest, Merlin from private garden. (S Grose)

Hannafore, Looe:  7 Brent Geese, 9 Mallard, 2 Curlew, 6 Turnstone, 14 Cormorant, 6 Shag, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Meditteranean Gull, 2 Stonechat, 1 Kestrel.  (A Parker)

Downderry: 2 Black Redstarts on same building this afternoon. (A Payne)

Deer Park Woods; Heredsfoot: 3 Treecreeper, 1 singing Dipper, 2 Crossbill. (L Payne)

plr/sgr

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