Thursday 23rd November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PorthpeanSurf Scoters (ad. fem +juv) still St. Austell Bay off Porthpean this afternoon (+2. Long-tailed Ducks (1. drk)

SennenDusky Warbler still south of Sennen +south of B3315 at Trevilley Farm at 11. 20am tho mobile

St ErthCattle Egret (8)  in cattle field off Tredrea Lane at 11am. Still 3 present at 1545hrs

Falmouth – probable Common Rosefinch over Falmouth this morning. Also Hawfinch (2), and Brambling (6). Yellow-legged Gull, Black-throated Diver (3), GN Diver (3) and Common Scoter (3) offshore at Maenporth (Thanks B.Porter and C.Urquhart)

The Lizard Iceland Gull still in Coverack Harbour

Mousehole Black Restart (2) on rooftops in Mousehole. Harbour Porpoise still offshore, at least 3. (Thanks P.Harris)

Tuesday 21st November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SennenDusky Warbler south of Sennen south of B3315 in willows west of track just north of Trevilley Farm. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (Thanks C.Urquhart, P.Roseveare et al)

HayleAmerican Golden Plover (juv) on Hayle Estuary from causeway at 1330hrs and showing well. Also water Pipit. Spoonbill again on Carnsew Pool (Thanks P.Freestone)

Porthpean Surf Scoter (2) still offshore at 1155hrs. Also Long-tailed Duck (2) and Black-throated Diver

CrugmeerShort-eared Owl and Lapland Bunting this morning (Thanks D.Julian)

Monday 20th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just Wryneck again this morning by coastal path between Cot Valley and Nanquidno near Carn Gribba. Also Merlin (N.Wheatley)

The Lizard Iceland Gull in Coverack Harbour

GodolphinHawfinch (2+) in Yews at Godolphin Cross National Trust (Thanks P.Harris)

Connor DownsFirecrest trapped and ringed in private garden (Thanks P.Freestone)

Looe – reported Hume’s Warbler at Hannafore Point was a Yellow-browed Warbler.

Sunday 19th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Devoran – possible PALLAS’S WARBLER in private garden overlooking Restronguet creek at 3pm (Thanks S.Still)

SennenDUSKY WARBLER south of Sennen south of B3315 in willows west of track just north of Trevilley Farm late afternoon

The LizardLittle Bunting still in SW corner of weedy field by wall viewed from path near end of Old Lizard Head lane at 1045hrs. Park in village. Yellow-legged Gull (1cy) at Mullion Cove late morning and Dartford Warbler at Soap Cove (Thanks M.Silk)

Porthpean Surf Scoter (2) still St Austell Bay off Porthpean . Also Long-tailed Duck (2)

ParCattle Egret at Par Beach Pool

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Great Northern Diver at Colliford Lake

CrugmeerShort-eared Owl (2) still at Crugmeer

NanjizalShort-eared Owl at Nanjizal Valley

St BuryanShort-eared Owl between St Buryan and Crows-An-Wra along minor road this evening

TregonethaShort-eared Owl at Tregonetha downs

MarazionWater Pipit on beach still

HayleSpoonbill on Carnsew Basin still

MouseholeBlack Redstart on roof by harbour

GwithianBlack-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (10) offshore in bay

CamborneFirecrest in garden at Tehidy at 1030hrs. Also Goldcrest (2) (Thanks A.Neil)

Mawnan SmithBrambling (several) in finch flock at Carwinion palying fields. (Thanks J.Irwin)

Gerrans Bay Red-necked Grebe, Long-tailed Duck, Slav Grebe (2), Black-throated Diver (6) and Great Northern Diver (22) off Pendower

FeockBlack-necked Grebe (18) and Great Northern Diver (2) off Loe Beach

No sign of Hume’s Warbler at Looe this afternoon

Saturday 18th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

LooeHume’s Warbler at hannafore Point west of sea wall beyond concrete blocks at 1330hrs with tit flock. Also Water Pipit and Black Redstart

Rinsey – possible Pacific Diver off Rinsey Head today. Also GN Diver (3)

St AustellSurf Scoter (2. ad fem + juv), Long-tailed Duck and Great Northern Diver (7) off Lower Porthpean beach still

The LizardLittle Bunting still in weedy field along track to Old Lizard Head (Thanks T.Phelps). Black Redstart (2) at Kynance Cove

Bodmin MoorRing-necked Duck (drk) still at Dozmary Pool today (Thanks D.Julian)

Carbis BayVelvet Scoter flew west. Great Northern Diver (6) in bay still

NewlynIceland Gull (1cy) flew over Tolcarne and out to sea this afternoon (Thanks G.Hobin)

PerranuthnoeFirecrest at Perranuthnoe (Thanks M.Halliday)

LooePink-footed Goose off railway station platform with Canada Geese this morning, Also Black-throated Diver, GN Diver (2), Slavonian Grebe, Eider and Kingfisher off Hannafore Point (Thanks M.Hughes)

Falmouth – Yellow-legged Gull (ad) at Gyllyngvase Baech this morning. Also Firecrest and Black Redstart at Tremough Campus, Penryn (CBWPS). Black Redstart on roof by Windsor Quarry

NewquayWater Pipit on Gannel Estuary

MarazionWater Pipit still on beach below dunes

GwithianScaup (2 fem) still at St Gothian Sands LNR

Friday 17th November 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

PenzancePacific Diver (ad) still in Mount’s Bay off Penzance sea wall near railway station viewed towards St. Michael’s Mount. Slav Grebe and Eider off Harbour (Thanks D.Astin)

The LizardLittle Bunting still at Old Lizard Head in weedy field by path. Also Lapland Bunting

SaltashGlossy Ibis on saltmarsh at Kingsmill Lake. Also Avocet (115)

St JustRichard’s Pipit flew north over Cot Valley at 1040hrs. Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest (2) in valley but no sign of Wryneck

PolgiggaShort-toed Lark again in bulb field north of Faraway Cottage. Black Redstart and Brambling (2) at Tregiffian Farm (Thanks D.Astin)

HayleSpoonbill still at Hayle Estuary (Thanks D,Astin)

MarazionWater Pipit (2) still on beach west of Red River mouth (Thanks D.Astin)

NanquidnoWhooper Swan (2), Brambling and Black Redstart at Tregiffian Farm

CrugmeerShort-eared Owl (3) early evening

HelstonFirecrest (2) at boating lake

PenrynFirecrest (2) at university campus (cbwps)

Connor Downs – Firecrest in garden (P.Freestone)

LamornaBlack Redstart still at Tregiffian Farm

LooePink-footed Goose on Looe Estaury (cbwps)

Carbis BayBlack-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (4) in bay