Sunday 23rd November 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion*PACIFIC DIVER* (ad) still late morning just west of St Michael’s Mount

Newquay – AMERICAN WIGEON (fem) still on Gannel Estuary viewable from car park this morning

Hayle - LESSER YELLOWLEGS (1w) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB in Copperhouse Creek

PadstowBlack Guillemot still in Padstow harbour

NewlynYellow-browed Warbler still at Sandy Cove by tarmac track. Also Siberian Chiffchaff

Heamoor - No Sign of Richard’s Pipit at Bone

Saturday 22nd November 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Marazion - *PACIFIC DIVER* (ad) offshore just west of St Michael’s Mount this morning then just east of Longrock this evening. Also Black-throated Diver, Brent Goose and Great Northern Diver (7). Bittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Firecrest (2) (Thanks T.Doyle)

NewquayAMERICAN WIGEON (fem) still on Gannel Estuary viewable from car park

HayleLESSER YELLOWLEGS (1w) still at Hayle Estuary RSPB in Copperhouse Creek from King George V Memorial Walk

HeamoorRICHARD’S PIPIT at Bone in paddock between the veg plots and path to Trevaylor

TorpointGlaucous Gull (1w) on River Tamar north of Cargreen this afternoon. Spoonbill (2) at Jupiter Point on Rat Island this afternoon

NewlynYellow-browed Warbler still in willows by tarmac track near car park at Sandy Cove. Also Siberian Chiffchaff still

St JustSiberian Chiffchaff still at Kenidjack Valley at seaward end by the last houses. Ring Ouzel at Carn Gloose

PorthgwarraSiberian Chiffchaff in sallows above the Doctor’s Garden. Also Firecrest and Hummingbird Hawkmoth

Helston - Siberian Chiffchaff in amenity area by small pond

Men-an-Tol Hen Harrier (ad fem) at Men-an-Tol this evening

The Lizard - Marsh Harrier at Predannack Airfield (cbwps)

FalmouthLong-tailed Duck (juv) still at Swanpool. Firecrest (2) at Pendennis Point. GN Diver (4) offshore

HelfordFirecrest (3) at Men Aver beach. Also Med Gull (31) (cbwps)

TruroFirecrest next to Halfords in buddleia bushes. Woodcock (2) at Allet at Five Acres (Thanks S.Grose)

StithiansRuff still at Stithians reservoir at 1500hrs, viewed from track to watersports centre (Thanks J.Morgan)

RestronguetRed breasted Merganser off The Pandora Inn (Thanks J.Morgan)

East LooeBlack Redstart (4) at East Looe beach

PenzanceBlack Redstart (3) at Chyandour

Land’s EndBlack Redstart at Land’s End

SancreedBlack Redstart at Sancreed

PolgiggaBlack Redstart on Bosistow Lane

Friday 21st November 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just - DUSKY WARBLER at Kelynack Valley just east of caravan park north of road in copse by footpath north of cottage but elusive. Please keep to public rights of way. Siberian Chiffchaff in Kenidjack Valley in garden by last house at seaward end

Newquay - AMERICAN WIGEON (fem) still at Gannel Estuary viewable from south side near car park this morning

NewlynYellow-browed Warbler still at Sandy Cove in willows by tarmac track but elusive. Also Siberian Chiffchaff

LelantBlack Redstart (3) at Lelant Saltings (Thanks M.Halliday)

PolgiggaBlack Redstart (2) between Porthgwarra and Polgigga at Arden-sawah Farm this evening. Also Swallow

Thursday 20th November 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just DUSKY WARBLER still at Kelynack Valley just east of caravan park north of road in copse by footpath north of cottage but elusive. Please keep to public rights of way

Newquay - AMERICAN WIGEON (fem) still at Gannel Estuary at 1112hrs viewable from south side near car park

Nanjizal - LITTLE BUNTING in Nanjizal Valley this morning. Also Yellow-browed Warbler (2), Black Redstart (2) and Swallow (2)

PorthgwarraSERIN flew over moor towards seaward end of 60 Foot Cover at 1012hrs

HeamoorRICHARD’S PIPIT north of Heamoor at Bone. Also Black Redstart

Newlyn –  Yellow-browed Warbler at Sandy Cove in willows by tarmac track this afternoon but elusive. Siberian Chiffchaff also

DownderryBalearic Shearwater, Great Northern Diver and Med Gull flew past before 0835hrs (Thanks A.Payne) 

St JustSiberian Chiffchaff in Kenidjack Valley by last house at seaward end

SennenSiberian Chiffchaff at Brew sewage works

PenzanceBlack Redstart (2) and Firecrest (2) at Chyandour. Great Northern Diver (3) offshore

Lelant - Black Redstart still at Saltings Reach (Thanks M.Halliday)

PadstowGreat Northern Diver at outer harbour at 1500hrs (Thanks M.Wright)

Gwithian – Water Rail at St Gothian Sands on marsh at 1120hrs (Thanks J.Baker)

 

Wednesday 19th November 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St Just - DUSKY WARBLER at Kelynack Valley along footpath just east of caravan park tho elusive

Newquay - AMERICAN WIGEON (fem) still at Gannel Estuary 

Padstow - Black Guillemot in Padstow Harbour this afternoon

Porthgwarra - Ring Ouzel above car park. Firecrest, Black Redstart (2) and Short-eared Owl also at Porthgwarra

MarazionBittern at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Great Northern Diver on sea

NewlynSiberian Chiffchaff in willows by tarmac track near car park at Sandy Cove