Tuesday 11th November 2014 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Pendeen – possible hybrid ISABELLINE/RED-BACKED SHRIKE (1w) still opposite entrance to Calartha Farm but no further sign by dusk

Hayle – LESSER YELLOWLEGS still in Copperhouse Creek. Black Redstart (2) in private garden at Copperhouse. Firecrest at Ryans Field. Also Goosander (5) (Thanks P.Jeggo)

St IvesROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at St Ives Island with Starling (3000+)

St Buryan – ROSE-COLOURED STARLING (juv) at St Buryan at 1300hrs

St JustRED-BACKED SHRIKE (1w) at Tregeseal in scrub by Little Waters Cottage along Tregeseal Road. Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest still at Kenidjack Valley

The LizardPom Skua (7), Balearic Shearwater (11), GN Diver, Great Skua, Arctic Skua, Purple Sandpiper and Whimbrel past Lizard Point. (Thanks I.Maclean). Pom Skua (3), Great Skua, Balearic Shearwater (2), RT Diver and Med Gull flew past Bass Point. Whooper Swan (ad) at Croft Pascoe. Hen Harrier (ringtail) at Hayle Kimbro

MouseholePom Skua (juv), Balearic Shearwater, Little Gull and Storm Petrel flew past Mousehole

PorthgwarraYellow-browed Warbler and Siberian Chiffchaff in car park. Siberian Chiffchaff (2), 1 at Trevean and 1 in 60ft Cover

DriftYellow-browed Warbler still at Drift reservoir. Also Long-tailed Duck and Firecrest

LostwithialRing Ouzel (fem) at Helman Tor below Tor

NewquayDark-bellied Brent Goose at Gannel Estuary

Stithians – Lesser Whitethroat still in tree near Stuart Hutchings hide. Also Ruff

HelstonFirecrest (7) at Loe Pool

Men-an-TolShort-eared Owl at Men-an-Tol

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