Monday 4th November 2019

Monday 4th November 2019

Late News, 03/11, Pendeen: (0710-1310) 32 Great Skua, Arctic Skua (ad), 9 Manx Shearwaters, 3 Balearic Shearwaters, 11 Little Gulls (9 ad, 2 1w), 12 Mediterranean Gulls (9 ad, 2 2w), Grey Phalarope (on sea), 2 Purple Sandpipers, 7 Great Northern Diver, 11 Red-throated Diver, 1 Diver sp.,Teal, 74 Common Scoter, 12 Fulmar, 32 Golden Plover. (M Darlaston)

Sennen: Paddyfield Pipit still present in cut maize field behind the shop at c.SW361257. View only from public footpath from 4th field South West 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! Buff-bellied Pipit reported again this morning but not present in the afternoon.

Paddyfield Pipit – Mashuq Ahmad

Paddyfield Pipit – Mashuq Ahmad

Paddyfield Pipit – Mashuq Ahmad

Paddyfield Pipit – Steve Rogers

Helston Boating Lake:Lesser Scaup, adult male seen at 12.30. (D Collins) Still present this afternoon.

Lesser Scaup – David Collins

Lesser Scaup – David Collins

Lesser Scaup – Mike Spicer

St. Ives Island: (09:00-11:10) 211 Razorbill, 23 Guillemot, 68 Kittiwake, 73 Gannet, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black Redstart (P Nason)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper reported.

Falmouth, Castle Drive: female type Black Redstart. (G Willetts)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Black-necked Grebe close in to the gun-emplacements, 10 Turnstone, 1 Kestrel (S Van Hear)

Highlanes, Padstow: Hooded Crow in ploughed field near Padstow garden center. (D Hillson)

Crugmeer: 1m Black Redstart at (Homeleigh House), 1 Kestrel, 1 flock of Long-tailed Tit, 1 Buzzard, 1 Barn Owl, 5 Raven, 152 Skylark, 11 Yellowhammer, 200+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 m Bullfinch, 50+ Chaffinch. (S Grose)

Hawkers Cove: 2 Peregrine Falcon, 95 Linnet on wires, 1 Razorbill on the slipway. (S Grose)

St Merryn, Porthmissen Farm: 4 + Corn Bunting. (S Grose)

Maer Lake: 6 Whooper Swans – 2 Adult 4 Juveniles  (M Mullard)

Whooper Swans – M Mullard

Bude Marshes: 3 Cettis Warbler (H Kendall)

Carne Creek, Gillan: 11 Cattle Egrets, Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 30 Redshank, 3 Mediterranean Gulls, 7 Little Egrets and 3 Curlew. (J Witheywood)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Heron, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 24 Coot, 1 Scaup, 1 f Tufted Duck, 1 f Goldeneye, 2 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

East Looe: 14 Eider, 12 Turnstone. (D Spooner)

Looe Island: Great Northern Diver. (C Lewis)

Great Northern Diver – Claire Lewis

Treraven Meadow to Iron Bridge: 1 male Mandarin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Marsh Tit amongst a mixed tit flock. (D. Wilson)