Sunday 5th November 2017

Sunday 5th November 2017

Late News, 04/11, Kynance Cove: Merlin, Black Redstart, Grey Wagtail, 2 Raven, 2 Rock Pipit (J & D Chapman)

Late News, 04/11, Sancreed: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest (D Flumm)

Late News, 4/11, Newquay Headland: 200+ Gannet flying past and many dive feeding in the Gazzle, 100+ Starling entering cave below Newquay War memorial, 16:00 hrs. (D Thomas)

Late news, 4/11, Kingsmill Lake: 1 Spotted Redshank.

Walmsley Sanctuary:Glossy Ibis, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 female in front of hide, 1 Kestrel, 6 Gadwall, 200+ Lapwing, 3 Fieldfare, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Coal Tit on new feeders. (D Thomas)

Kestrel, Dave Thomas

Marsh Harrier, Dave Thomas

Dozmary Pool: 44 Canada Geese, 8 Mallard, drake Ring-necked Duck, 21 Tufted Duck, fem Scaup, 5 Pochard and 3 Little Grebe. (DK Parker)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Kingfisher (S Grose)

Devoran: 1 Great White Egret at Devoran Quay and 12 Cattle Egret further up river on hill top. (P Roseveare)

Marazion Marsh: 2 Water Rail, 20 Teal, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Grey Heron (S Grose) 1 Water Rail. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Hayle Estuary: 2 Knot. (B Toms, M Curtis) Carnsew Pool: 1 Spoonbill, 49 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Greenshank, 33 Redshank. (S Grose)

St Ives Island seawatch, 12:00 – 13:00: 1 Great Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver, 350 Kittiwake, Guillemot/Razorbill passing at 120/min. (B Dodd)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Goosander, 14 Tufted Duck, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Great-crested Grebe, 8 Fieldfare. (C Moore)

Maenporth: 1 Firecrest and 10+ Long-tailed Tit by small waterworks on road down to Maenporth beach (from Swanpool direction) (M Wilson)

Stithians Resevoir: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 17 Lapwing, 17 Cormorant, 5 Wigeon, 11 Teal, 2 Reed Bunting. (D Chaney)

Bodmin: 1 Firecrest, possibly cat casualty, in a Bodmin garden. (R Preston-Mafham)

Malpas: 2 Spoonbill opposite layby in pines on Malpas Road; 1 Black Swan near Heron Pub. (A.Hill)

Windmill Farm: 1 Ring Ouzel near Dragonfly Ponds, 1 Marsh Harrier (fem/imm), 1 Peregrine Falcon. (R Hollis) Also 1 Merlin.  (D Wright)

College Reservoir: 3 Firecrest in scrub next to A39 near dam. (J Holmes)

Gannel Estuary: 33 Wigeon, 460 Black-headed Gull, 40 Great Black-backed Gull, 14 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull. (S Rowe)

Penwithick: 2 Robin, 1 Pied Wagtail, 6 Chaffinch, 1 Magpie, 1 Cormorant  (overhead), 3 Blue Tit, 5 Goldfinch, 11 Starling, 15 House Sparrow,  2 Great Tit.  (K.Bowers)

Starling, Kevin Bowers

Cormorant, Kevin Bowers

Lanner Green: 1 Firecrest in private garden, (R Hampshire)

Pendeen 8:30-10am: 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Manx Shearwater, 9 Great Skua, 1 Common Scoter. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde)

St Levan: 1 Lapland Bunting calling and flying around stubble fields above church, 1 Siskin. (R Veal)

Marazion: 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Augarde, R Veal, B Mellow) Also 1 Water Pipit and 1 Yellow Wagtail on the beach again. (M Ahmad)

Yellow Wagtail, Mashuq Ahmad

Yellow Wagtail, Mashuq Ahmad

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Greenland White-fronted Goose on main island. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde)

Porthpean: 2 Common Scoter, 2 Surf Scoter ( both female types, one 1st winter and one adult female), 9 Great-Northern Diver. (B Bosisto)

Castle an Dinas: 1 Woodcock. (B Bosisto)

Penberth Cove: 1 Black Redstart. (M McKee)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (M McKee)

Lamorna: 1 Water Pipit, 1 Black Redstart, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Siskin, 3 Blackcap. (M McKee)

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