Saturday 8th November 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HayleLESSER YELLOWLEGS still in Copperhouse Creek

The Lizard –  Long-tailed Skua, Pomarine Skua (26), Arctic Skua (8), Great Skua (4), Balearic Shearwater (84), Sooty Shearwater (2), Manx Shearwater (2), Common Scoter, Puffin and Purple Sandpiper flew past Lizard Point

Mousehole – Balearic Shearwater (55), Pom Skua (4) and Purple Sandpiper (5) flew past Mousehole

Falmouth – Balearic Shearwater (17), Great Northern Diver (6), Arctic Skua (3), Pomarine Skua (3), Med Gull (2) flew past Pendennis Point. Long-tailed Duck (juv) at Swanpool (Thanks D.Chaney & S.Perfect)

St Buryan – Balearic Shearwater (4) past Tater Du Lighthouse. Black Redstart at Tregiffian Farm

Pendeen Balearic Shearwater (3) past Pendeen

DriftMandarin (eclipse ad male) at Drift reservoir (Thanks D.Flumm)

St Just –  Yellow-browed Warbler still in Cot Valley by last house

Penzance – Yellow-browed Warbler still in Morrab Garden

NewquayBlack Redstart near front entrance of Hotel Victoria at 1105hrs (Thanks S.Grose). Great Northern Diver off Fistral beach then flew SW. Balearic Shearwater (3) past Towan Head

Penberth Cove – Black Redstart in Penberth Cove

RoselandRed-breasted Merganser (3) at Percuil Boatyard. Also Little Grebe (7) (Thanks D.Hall)

Bodmin MoorGreat Northern Diver at Siblyback Lake in NE bay at midday showing well (Thanks P.Crispin)

Stithians – Ruff still at Stithies reservoir


St Ives – Snow Bunting (male) on Porthgwidden Beach

Ruan Lanihorne – Bar-headed Goose (2) with Canada Goose (40) from quay. Also Wigeon (220+) (Thanks D.Hall)

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