Saturday 5th November 2022

Saturday 5th November 2022

Nanjizal: Dusky Warbler in private part of valley. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Egyptian Goose, 4 Greylag Goose, 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Water Rail. (D Eva) 40 Cattle Egret. (C Dunmore, D Mills)

Dozmary Pool: Drake Ring-necked Duck , 1 drake Pochard, 1 Tufted Duck, 3 Shoveler, 3 Yellow-legged Gull and c500 Golden Plover late afternoon. (P Roseveare)

Cot Valley: 2 Black Redstart. (T Bird)

Mousehole: (7.45-9am) 4 Great Shearwater, 1 Bonxie, diver sp. Also 120+ Redwing NE. (P St Pierre)

Pendeen: 2:30-4.35: 17 Great Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Manx Shearwater, 2 Grey Phalarope, 1 Little Auk, 1 Red-throated Diver, 7 Common Scoter, 1 Teal, 350 Kittiwake, 1 Great Skua, 1  Fulmar, 1 Short-eared Owl. (S. Rogers)

Newlyn: 1 Dipper. (J Eaton)

St Ives: 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese flew over town heading W. Three female/first winter Black Redstarts – Island, behind Fore St and Barnoon Cemetery.  Wheatear seen by other observers in Cemetery could not be relocated. (G Jones)

East Pentire: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Brent Goose, 19 Wigeon, 12 Oystercatcher, 3 Chough 12 Meadow Pipit this pm. Also 1 Firecrest on Pentire Crescent. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Brent Goose, 72 Curlew, 22 Med Gull, 734 Black-headed Gull. (S Rowe)

Davidstow Airfield: 3 Black-tailed Godwit , 4 Dunlin , 1 Snipe and ad Yellow-legged Gull. (M Worden)
Cadgwith: 5 Black Redstart, 3 Firecrest. (S Croft)
Caerthillian Cove to Lizard Point: 6 Chough, Sparrowhawk, 11 Oystercatcher, 13  Turnstone, Golden Plover, Kestrel, 2 Raven, Common Dolphin. (P Sharp)
Gillan Creek: Flock of 97 egret  at 16:45pm. Mostly Cattle Egret. (P Wood)
Falmouth, Pendennis Castle: Yellow-browed Warbler, with Long-tailed Tit flock, plus 1 Chiffchaff (J Chapman)
Tresillian:  1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Greenshank, 1 Ruff. (P Gilman)
Downderry: 1 Red-throated Diver, 36 Gannet, 139 Kittiwake, 7 Common Gull and 16 Mediterranean Gull moved west, 1345-1545. Meanwhile, 3 Common Scoter east and a Great Northern Diver on sea. (A Payne)

Late Update, 04/11, Lizard, Bass Point: Short-eared Owl being mobbed by Corvid’s and then herring gulls, forced out to sea and flying west around 1pm. (P Sharp)

Late News, 04/11, Falmouth Bay: Black Guillemot. (M Broadbent)

Late News 04/11/Downderry: 29 Mediterranean Gull and 22 Kittiwake west, 0715-0750. (A Payne)

 

sja & rrb

Ring-necked Duck – Pete Roseveare
Black-tailed Godwit’s – Mark Worden
Egret flock – Peter Wood