Sunday 9th November 2014

Sunday 9th November 2014

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


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)


Whooper Swan


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)


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)


Short-eared Owl


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.