Sunday 16th November 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings


probable Turkestan Shrike (J.Rowe)

Pendeen ISABELLINE SHRIKE (probably Turkestan Shrike) still north of village west of Calartha Road in bushes opposite turning for Calartha Farm

Newquay – AMERICAN WIGEON (fem) still at Gannel Estuary with Wigeon until 0850hrs then flushed by dogs and flew towards Fistral (Thanks S.Rowe). NB – Bird was present again at 1400hrs, also Greenshank (2) (Thanks R.Copeland)

St Just DUSKY WARBLER at Kelynack Valley this afternoon just east of caravan park, north of road along footpath, east of cottage. RED-BACKED SHRIKE (1w) still at Tregeseal on Tregeseal Road by Little Waters Cottage

Red-backed Shrike (J.Rowe)

HayleLESSER YELLOWLEGS (juv) still in Copperhouse Creek from King George V Memorial park

Connor Downs HOOPOE in field then flew off (no other info)

SancreedBlack Redstart and Firecrest at Sancreed this morning. Also Goldcrest, Snipe (10), Skylark (18), Stonechat (2) and an easterly movement of Redwing (133), Fieldfare (47) and Blackbird (9) between 0800-0900. (Thanks D.Flumm)

FalmouthBT Diver in Bay off Pendennis Point

Men-an-tol – Hen Harrier (2) at roost this evening

SaltashCurlew Sandpiper (juv) at Kingsmill lake today. Also Dunlin (20), Greenshank (12) and Redshank (40) (Thanks P.Kemp)

Daymer Bay – Peregrine pursuing oystercatchers at Daymer Bay this afternoon (Thanks P.Smith)

Siblyback – Canada Goose (300+) and Bar-headed Goose at Siblyback lake (Thanks J.Eames)

LelantBlack Redstart (2) at Saltings Reach (Thanks M.Halliday)

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