Saturday 9th November 2013 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Hayle -  *WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER* again at Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad on Ryan’s Field, 2 juvs flew onto estuary at 1039hrs. SW551364 (Birdnet). Black Redstart at Hayle Estuary RSPB

PenzanceROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at Morrisons car park tho mobile. GN Diver offshore

LooeEider (drk) still off Looe Beach this morning, showing well (Thanks M.Hughes)

FalmouthBlack Redstart and Purple Sandpiper (2) at Pendennis. Med Gull (2) at Castle Beach. Whimbrel (2), Greenshank and Bar-tailed Godwit on Penryn River at Gorrangorras (Thanks D.Chaney)

DriftScaup still at Drift reservoir

MarazionBlack Redstart on Marazion Beach

Mylor ChurchtownBlack-necked Grebe (10) still off Penarrow point

St Ives - GN Diver (7. 2 breeding plumage), Arctic Skua (3), Great Skua, Balearic Shearwater (10), Med Gull (4. 3ad + 1.2w), Common Scoter (66. 1drk), Kittiwake (800 an hour), Gannet (300+), Auk sp. (900 an hour) and Fulmar past St Ives Island. Snow Bunting still on St Ives Island (Thanks V.Stratton)

TruroMandarin still at St Clement on Tresemple Pool (Thanks J.Rowe)

Mandarin, St Clement, 091113 (J.Rowe)

Launceston - Golden Plover (250+) between Trebullett and South Petherwin 15:00hrs (Thanks P.Crispin)

Par – Bar-headed Goose at Par beach pool (Thanks M.Hoare, E.Cornelius et al)

no sign of Red-breasted Flycatcher at St Levan but Yellow-browed Warbler north of church in willows in 2nd field just west of stream (Thanks B.Dallas)

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