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November 9th 2012

Amble Marshes;  1000+ Fieldfare, 400+ Redwing, 3000+ Starling, 60+ Common Snipe, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 49 Curlew, 6 Shoveler, 2 Pintail, 100+ Wigeon, 70+ Teal, 1 Kestrel, 3 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard (including one very pale individual), 1 immature Peregrine Falcon, 20+ Meadow Pipit, 2 Water Pipit and one Sand Martin. (C Selway)

Rosenannon Downs; An adult male Hen harrier roosted, 7 Snipe, 7 Carrion Crow, 3 Reed Bunting, 3 Pheasant, 1 Buzzard, 45 Chaffinch, 140 Meadow Pipit, 16 Woodpigeon, 2 Jay, 130 Jackdaw, 2 Raven, 8 Yellowhammer, 35 Fieldfare, 20 Redwing, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Blackbird, 3 Magpie, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 1 Stonechat, 12 Herring Gull flew north, 30000 Starling flew south-east, 1 Wren. (D Julian & P Barlow)

Spent most of day birding off site, sightings below;

Cot Valley; 25 Redwing, 4 Robin, 2 Blackbird, 35 Chaffinch, 1 Meadow Pipit, 4 Blue Tit, 18 Linnet, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 4 Woodpigeon, 60 Starling, 8 Goldcrest, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Firecrest, 2 Great Tit, 14 Jackdaw, 2 Collared Dove, 12 Rook, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Magpie, 1 Raven, 2 Chiffchaff, 20 Siskin, 1 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 male Blackcap, 2 Kestrel, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Cormorant, 10 Gannet. (D Julian & P Barlow)

Hayle Estuary, (Carnsew Pool); 7 Little Grebe, 3 Shag, 1 Cormorant, 1 Curlew, 1 male Long-tailed Duck, 3 Turnstone, 2 Dunlin, 5 Goldfinch, 1 Blackbird, 1 Dunnock. (D Julian & P Barlow)

Hayle Estuary, (Lelant Water); 15 Heron, 5 Little Egret, 71 Black-headed Gull, 21 Mute Swan, 4 Linnet, 20 Oystercatcher, 10 Redshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 35 Great Black-backed Gull, 164 Teal, 31 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 740 Wigeon, 3 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 68 Jackdaw, 14 Dunlin, 13 Shelduck, 1 Light-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 340 Herring Gull, 5 adult Mediterranean Gull, 1 Rock Pipit, 2 Woodpigeon, 4 Meadow Pipit, 15 Rook, 4 Carrion Crow, 2 Curlew, 2 magpie, 3 Turnstone. (D Julian & P Barlow)

Hayle Estuary, (Ryan’s Field); 1 Spoonbill, 75 Lapwing, 1 Heron, 3 Redshank, 3 Curlew, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Dunnock, 1 Wren, 2 Magpie, 30 Starling, 2 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 1 Kingfisher. (D Julian & P Barlow)

Newbridge; 1 ringtail Hen Harrier flew across the road. (D Julian & P Barlow)

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