(P St Pierre), Mounts Bay from bus station: 2 Great Northern Diver. (S Grose), Talland Bay: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Eider, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 50 Black-headed Gull. Nick Moran was present and followed the bird that Paul pointed to, and expected to see the American Buff-bellied Pipit when he put his scope on the bird. (S Rowe), Porthilly Farm: 31 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Common Gull, 156 Black headed Gull, 200+ Herring Gull all feeding in field opp holiday caravans. The vagaries of migration still go to show us how little we actually know and understand. Carn Gloose: Snow Bunting at end of public road. The nearest breeding populations are some 6000 km away in Afghanistan and India although there have been two records 1000 km further west in the UAE. Sennen . (A Hill), Chapel Amble: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Water Pipit. He watch the bird with Steve Rogers and Richard Menari in fading light. (B Mellow) 2 Firecrest in willows by over flow car park, 1 Peregrine. Tagged Dusky Warbler in Cornwall, Green-winged Teal in Cornwall, Paddyfield Pipit in Cornwall, Pallas's Warbler in Cornwall. Presumed Paddyfield Pipit: Sennen, Cornwall, 2 November 2019 It was many moons ago that I ripped out the pipit page from my field guide after all, what chance of a Siberian Buff-bellied Pipit That was certainly not on anyones radar . Voordat Paddyfield Pipit op de Nederlandse of Noorweegse lijst komt (na een waarneming), moet er toch eerst iets aan de Rosse Stekelstaarteend gebeuren Sommige standvogels zijn minder stavast dan je denkt (denk aan Heggenmus), maar de Roadrunner gaan we in Europa echt niet in het wild zien. Fortunately Toby Phelps was able to get a sound recording and made the call available by Twitter and on this website. (M Jones), St Breock: 2 Cattle Egret, 2 Blackcap, 3 Firecrest. Cot Valley: 1 Pallass Warbler this morning. BirdForum - The net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds (P St Pierre), Penzance Harbour: 1 adult Great Northern Diver. Also 1 Little Egret. As per the landowners request please do not walk in the field. (D Julian), Carnon Downs: Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Firecrest at the sewage works. (C Buckland), West Looe: 1 dark phase Arctic Skua, 9 Common Scoter,100+ Auks,1 Brent Goose, 20 Kittiwake, 9 Common Eider. The maximum frquency of the fundamental reaches 8kHz, whereas in Blyths it only reaches about 5 kHz. Late news, 23/10-14/11, Sennen: Paddyfield Pipit identification now confirmed by DNA analysis. No comments: Paddyfield Pipit ( Anthus rufulus ) . (As a difficult nondescript species it does however have the potential to have been overlooked on the fringes of the WP (eg Kuwait or elsewhere)). Described as a resident breeder and generally considered sedentary throughout its range, it is however a short distance altitudinal migrant in parts of the western edge of its range within Afghanistan and India. Both the Paddyfield and American Buff-bellied Pipits remain in the same field at Sennen, showing well at times and on occasion together. Posted on 13/11/2019 by Dan Chaney November 14, 2019. (P Espin, D Flumm, J Waldon) Still present at 16:00 when it landed in the bed and breakfast garden where their cat missed it by inches. (P Freestone, M Pass), Drift Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck in NE arm and Great Northern Diver. The pipit showed well early afternoon in one particular spot, and it spent time wing stretching and preening. Sennen: Paddyfield Pipit still present in cut maize field behind the shop at c.SW361257. Per Twitter James, I agree with you that this is definitely not a Richards Pipit. All updates https://t.co/aVg3bX9DQK https://t.co/HYYWqi5D2p, Cornwall Birds (@CBWPS1) October 31, 2019, For more comment or photos on social media see the @cbwps1 twitter feed, or search twitter for Paddyfield Pipit. Par: Tawny Owl heard 01:20. Interactive Map showing viewing location of the bird (click on icons for further information, or the slider in top left corner for more). Late in the afternoon, back in the grassy field, Paul heard the same call hed first heard and pointed to the bird as it flew. However the Paddyfield Pipit (confirmed by DNA) showed extremely well in between heavy rain showers. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. The Paddyfield Pipit is a resident breeder and only a very short distance migrant. Well done to all involved! There were a good number of birders present, and although some seemed happy it was a Richards Pipit, and some suggested Blyths, others were struggling with the scruffy plumage of the bird due to a state of heavy moult, and the chup call that it was heard to give. (S Grose), Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult and 3rd.winter argentatus Herring Gull at Lelant Saltings. Chapel Amble: 7 Cattle Egret and 2 Water Pipit this afternoon. Sennen: Paddyfield Pipit still present in cut maize field behind the shop at c.SW361257. Getting used to the overall structure is very useful. Sennen . (N Wheatley), Stithians Reservoir: 1w Lesser Scaup still (M Pass), Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Great White Egret perched in tree in NW arm, plus Long-tailed Duck and Great Northern Diver again. (M Pass), Porthgwarra: Eastern Lesser Whitethroat in Hidden valley this morning. The pipit showed well early afternoon in one particular spot, and it spent time wing stretching and preening. Paddyfield Pipit - Sennen, Cornwall - 03.11.19 UK Rarity Gallery. Sennen, Cornwall I managed a day off to head to Cornwall for the apparent Paddyfield Pipit. (D Julian), Little Petherick: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 12 Little Egret, 1 Cattle Egret, 7 Redshank,1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. Shortly after searching for the bird in the grassy field, Pete noticed a slightly larger pipit on the wire fence and put the scope on it. Mashuq Ahmad was concerned by the call, and the look and feel of the bird it just didnt seem to fit. Just a little bit of background to what will quite possibly be bird of the decade if it turns out to be genuine (which it is increasingly looking like it is). Shortly after searching for the bird in the grassy field, Pete noticed a slightly larger pipit on the wire fence and put the scope on it. James Lidster heard the recording and contacted bird sound experts Magnus Robb and Thijs Fijen with Tobys recording. Thinking about it overnight and wondering what he had seen, Nick returned the next morning, along with others. (R Veal), Penzance Harbour: Great Northern this morning. Sennen: No sign so far of Paddyfield Pipit in cut maize field behind the shop at c.SW361257 earlier reports were apparently erroneous. (J and J Elvin), Mousehole: 2 1w Caspian Gull and a 1w Yellow-legged Gull in the St Clements Isle roost. (M Ahmad), St Austell: 20 Fieldfare and similar number of Redwing near St Mewan School. Nick then came across Linton Proctor who was photographing a large pipit. (D Julian) Drake Green-winged Teal reported this morning way down along the creek also c30 Avocet. Other plumage features distinguishing it from both Richards and Blyths are difficult at the moment as it is in such extensive moult. Helston:Ad drakeLesser Scaup still on the boating lake plus the aythya hybrid associating with it also the presumed released Ferruginous Duck still. This video is unavailable. The far west of Cornwall has a justly famous reputation for its birdwatching. Trethewey: Dusky Warbler in a private garden. Sennen:Paddyfield PipitandAmerican Buff-bellied Pipit still present in cut maize field behind the shop at c.SW361257. (M Wallace), Stepper Point: 3 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Common Gull, 16 Meadow Pipit, 3 Raven, 1 Yellowhammer, 5 Oystercatcher, 7 Kittiwake, 9 Fulmar,also 3 Blackcap halfway along footpath down to Hawkers Cove. Fifteen pictures of the Paddyfield Pipit at Sennen, Cornwall from 3rd November 2019. Paddyfield Pipit - Sennen - 5th November 2019 Image thanks John Rowe: American Buff-bellied Pipit - Sennen - 5th November 2019 Image thanks John. Interest then switched to this, and Nick immediately recognised it as the bird hed seen late on the previous afternoon. Thinking about it overnight and wondering what he had seen, Nick returned the next morning, along with others. With other commitments, Paul, Pete and Dawn left. After a few seconds taking in the bird (expecting a large pipit like Richards or Blyths) he identified it as an American Buff-bellied Pipit a great find, and only the second for Cornwall! (D Flumm), St. Winnow: 12 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Curlew, 1 Godwit sp & 1 Kingfisher. The early morning of the 24th was spent looking for the American Buff-bellied Pipit but there was no sign. Paddyfield Pipit ( Anthus rufulus ) . (R Veal, JD Swann), Sancreed: 2 Great White Egret in fields east of village 13:30 on wards (same as reported at Drift earlier). (A McKechnie), Crowlas:1 Brambling low over 7:15. (K Wilson), Cot Valley: Pallass Warbler still present in same place around Daisy Cottage for ten minutes around 09:30. We waited patiently with the gathered group of expectant birders. My good pal Pete and I set off early and were onsite in good time. (T Bird), Late news, 7/11, Kenidjack: Dusky Warbler at 07:15 but elusive. (S Rogers), Stithians Reservoir: 1w female Lesser Scaup from Stuart Hutchings Hide, for its second day. Also 1 Firecrest in garden. It occurs throughout Southern Asia east to the Phillipines, generally being split into 5 or 6 subspecies. (S Grose), Truro:1+ Firecrest in a private garden this morning. (N Wheatley). A Richards Pipit that had been present for 9 days in Cornwall was rather cleverly re-identified as the western palearctics first Paddyfield Pipit..an incredible record! It is a resident (non-migratory) breeder in open scrub, grassland and cultivation in southern Asia east to the Philippines.Although among the few breeding pipits in the Asian region, identification becomes difficult in winter when several other species migrate into the region. Due to the large volume of images received and not wishing to overwhelm the daily sightings page, all images submitted to CBWPS CornwallBirds can be found here. (I Hayes), Truro: 1m Blackcap in a private garden. Cornwall Posted by Dave Stone at 02:33. (J Rance). Malpas: Firecrest, in private garden. (M Scawen et al. Features distinguishing it from the generally larger Richards Pipit include shorter tail and shorter hindclaw, and the diagnostic call. With only the upper half of the bird showing, he was struck by the paleness of the bird and thought that surely that wasnt the Buff-bellied Pipit! The Paddyfield Pipit is a very proportionately built (i.e. Nick Moran was present and followed the bird that Paul pointed to, and expected to see the American Buff-bellied Pipit when he put his scope on the bird. (M Pass), St. Ives Island (07:35-09:05): 4 Common Scoter, 108 Razorbill, 12 Guillemot, 600 Kittiwake, 380 Gannet, 2 Little Gull, 12 Med Gull, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Curlew. (P. Pearson), Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 5 Mute Swan, 11 Canada Goose, 46 Shelduck, 15 Mallard, 55 Wigeon, 2 Gadwall, 6 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 6 Little egret, 1 Buzzard, 55 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 2500 Golden Plover, 200 Lapwing, 52 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 70 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 19 Black-tailed Godwit, 60 Curlew, 250 Black-headed Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 150 Herring gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Wren, 3 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 11 Redwing, 8 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Magpie, 4 Rook, 95 Carrion Crow, 50 Starling, 8 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 5 Goldfinch, Fox, 1 Grey Squirrel. (S Grose), Cotehele Quay: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Water Rail and 2 Marsh Tit. Subscribers can access more detailed information, including site specifics, a (D Julian), St. Germans: 2 Spoonbill,1 Bar tailed Godwit. 2S Brown Booby - St Ives- Saturday 31st August 2019 .. *12 Birds Results. Also 2 adult Mediterranean Gull. Porthgwarra: Black Redstart at Coastguard Cottages. nothing about its overall shape seems odd, or too long or too short), compact species. (S Grose), Penrose amenity area, Helston: 2 Swallow, 2 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Jay, Grey Wagtail, 8 Long-tailed Tit, Great Spotted Woodpecker and Coal Tit. BROWN BOOBY-ST IVES AND KYNANCE COVE-CORNWALL. During the following week the bird was looked for but not seen, the search hampered by some atrocious weather. An infomative article from Magnus Robb and the Sound Approach team can be found here The Sound Approach analysing the call in detail and comparing it to other species including Tawny and African Pipit in addition to the other more expected large pipits. (J Branscombe), Porth Reservoir: 2 Little Grebe, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Common Gull. As per the landowners request please do not walk in the field. (D Flumm), Hayle Estuary: 1w Iceland Gull, 3w Caspian Gull and 7 Yellow-Legged Gull. (J Witheywood), Truro: 22 Black-tailed Godwit seen from Boscawen car park. Discussion elsewhere has centred on such issues as whether it could be an aberrant Tawny Pipit or even a hybrid, mechanisms by which it could have arrived here, and the state of the primaries has also been queried. This is the story of a controversial bird, a very controversial bird. Good numbers of Manx Shearwater were streaming past the coastguards along with a single Sooty Shearwater.Just after 8.00am Dan got on the booby fishing off Godrevy sands.I got on the bird but it was distant I watched the booby for maybe 5 minutes from the coastguards giving a good opportunity to study plumage,flight and fishing (N Wheatley), Swanpool:Siberian Chiffchaff (still by car park), Yellow-browed Warbler (Swanvale), 5 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 3 Firecrest, 14 Common Scoter offshore (T Phelps), Wacker Quay: Green winged Teal in with 80+ Teal flock. (J Miller), Sancreed: 1 Woodcock, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Chiffchaff. A gallery of images received by us can be found on the website Here, along with those from Cornwalls second American Buff-bellied Pipit. Juveniles show distinct and dark mottling on the upperparts. Paddyfield Pipit UPDATE - 6th DECEMBER - DNA ANALYSIS CONFIRMS PADDYFIELD PIPIT! SITE CURRENTLY UNDER RE-DEVELOPMENT Cornwalls varied habitats and Landscapes, from rugged coastal cliffs and seascapes, to rolling farmland, woodlands, lakes and rivers are home to many species of resident birds, some of which, like the Chough, can be found in only a few other places in the Country. The long awaited results are finally out and it is confirmed the pipit at Sennen 23rd October to 14th November is indeed a PADDYFIELD PIPIT! Apologies in advance if anyone notable involved in the process of pinning this bird down has been left out or uncredited in this remarkable unfolding story. (P Nason), Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 Firecrest (B.Toms), Sancreed: 1 Merlin, 1 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose), A company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, Number: 07839617 Registered Charity Number: 1144724 Registered Office: Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Five Acres, Allet, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 9DJ, Cornwall Bird Watching & Preservation Society. Nick then came across Linton Proctor who was photographing a large pipit. John Martin had a sample pot on him, so the poo was collected and sent off to Martin Collinson at Aberdeen University. October, Paul St Pierre had a flyover large pipit which had an odd call, and Paul contacted Pete Wilson and Dawn Balmer who were nearby to come and help relocate the bird. (I Hayes), Drift Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck in North East arm. (R Wilkins), Lower Tamar Lake: 4+ Willow Tit plus Marsh Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit and 6 Goosander. (D Flumm), Long Rock CP: f/imm Velvet Scoter, 3 Greater Scaup, Tufted Duck, 3 Wigeon, Red-throated Diver, 50+ Common Scoter on the sea between here and the Mount. This entry was posted in Daily Sightings and tagged Glossy Ibis in Cornwall, Great White Egret in Cornwall, Olive-backed Pipit in Cornwall, Paddyfield Warbler in Cornwall, Red-throated Pipit in Cornwall on October 12, 2012 by Cornwall Birding. Mashuq spent much of the day there trying to get a sound recording and photographs. (D Julian), Wadebridge: Drake Mandarin still by Challenge Bridge this afternoon. This video is unavailable. Gannel Estuary: Water Pipit with 32+ Rock Pipit on grassy area east of the carpark. The latest bird sightings and reports. Porthgwarra . (T Bird), Late news, 7/11, Cot Valley: 3 Black Redstart in the cove. (D Chaney), St Erth: 3 Cattle Egret and 3 Little Egrets in road side field between St Erth and St Erth station. Also, Great Northern Diver still (J St Ledger), Sancreed: 1 Black Redstart, 30 Redwing. (D Jenkins), Late news, 7/11, Porthcurno: 2 Firecrest. Thursday 11th October 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports Find out where and when this bird was seen. Sennen: Paddyfield Pipit andAmerican Buff-bellied Pipit still present in cut maize field behind the shop at c.SW361257. However, I dont think it can be made to match Blyths either. (D Spooner). Sign up to our newsletter Login Register You have 0 item(s) And the rest, as they say, is history . I have sound recorded hundreds, and they are regular winterers here in Portugal, and I never heard one make a sound like that. (J Hicks), Wadebridge: 1 Bar-headed Goose with 85 Canada Goose at Treraven Meadows. (T Polglase), Perranporth: 2 Chough over the Golf Course. (R Veal), Porthgwarra:Snow Bunting at Roskestal. With other commitments, Paul, Pete and Dawn left. Thinking this was perhaps what Paul had heard, they continued to search for the American Buff-bellied Pipit and later enjoyed nice views with some other local birders. All birds have a bi-colored bill with a curve to the tip of the upper bill. Watch Queue Queue. The bird has been identified by sonogram from its apparently diagnostic call albeit DNA confirmation is also being sought. (C Buckland), Porthilly Beach: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kingfisher, 35 Wigeon, 1 Common Gull, 3 Curlew. (J St Ledger), Porth Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 f Goldeneye, 1 Scaup, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Tufted Duck, 22 Coot, 2 Common Gull, 5 Bullfinch, 2 Coal Tit, 11 Goldcrest. (B Penny), Crowdy Reservoir: 12 Crossbill, 3 Coal Tit, 2 Raven, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great-crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel,4 Buzzard, 1 Bullfinch, 56 Lapwing, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 66 Rook, 500+ Golden Plover overhead. Finally broke and went and stood in a muddy field in the wind and rain for 15 minutes. A Paddyfield Pipit in a muddy field in West Cornwall? Also, Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Woodcock. probable paddyfield pipit-sennan-cornwall-4th november 2019 Well what a couple of weeks I've had birding,first I dipped the Bobolink at Theddlethorpe St Helen in Lincolnshire on the 19th october after it had be found the previous afternoon. (S Rogers, M McKee), Stithians Reservoir:1w femaleLesser Scaup from Stuart Hutchings Hide, for its second day. It usually has a small body with a larger-than-typical head and bill, and a short tail. Amongst the experienced birders present, none had ever heard a Richards Pipit give this chup call. This recording was quickly sent onto Magnus via Nick Moran, and this further reinforced his view that it fitted Paddyfield Pipit perfectly. (J Chapple et al.) This is a potential first for the Western Paliarctic. Cornwall is also well known, due to [] Sennen: Paddyfield Pipit still present in cut maize field behind the shop at c.SW361257. After a few seconds taking in the bird (expecting a large pipit like Richards or Blyths) he identified it as an American Buff-bellied Pipit a great find, and only the second for Cornwall! Latest Sightings of Paddyfield Pipit The latest sighting details and map for Paddyfield Pipit are only available to our BirdGuides Ultimate or our BirdGuides Pro Helston Boating Lake: Adult male Lesser Scaup still (M Pass), Stithians Reservoir: 1w female Lesser Scaup still (M Pass), Hayle Estuary: Juvenile Iceland Gull, 1 Knot (M Pass), Pendeen Watch: (07:45-08:45) 6 Mediterranean Gull, c400 Kittiwake, 4 Fulmar, modest passage of auks and Gannet. Co White Wagtail ( Motacilla alba ) . Dawn Balmer wondered whether it might have excreted in that spot, and as soon as the bird had moved on, went over to investigate, and Bethany Wilson quickly spotted some fresh poo. Sennen . The bird has been identified by sonogram from its apparently diagnostic call albeit DNA confirmation is also being sought. (S Ferguson) View only from public footpath from 4th field southwest of Sennen School, please park sensibly and do not obstruct the minor road. A faecal sample has been collected for DNA analysis. (P Clement et al.). (D.Wilson), Sennen Cove: 3 Yellow-legged Gulls (2 3w & ad w). (P St Pierre), Wadebridge: 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 m Mandarin on river behind Co-op supermarket at 08.15. As per the landowners request please do not walk in the field. (S Windle) View only from public footpath from 4th field southwest of Sennen School, please park sensibly and do not obstruct the minor road. (S Grose), Dunmere: Short-eared Owl flew northeast over the valley at 16:30. Amongst the experienced birders present, none had ever heard a Richards Pipit give this chup call. With only the upper half of the bird showing, he was struck by the paleness of the bird and thought that surely that wasnt the Buff-bellied Pipit! Watch Queue Queue A company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, Number: 07839617 Registered Charity Number: 1144724 Registered Office: Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Five Acres, Allet, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 9DJ, Cornwall Bird Watching & Preservation Society, https://www.cbwps.org.uk/cbwpsword/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Paddyfield_Pipit_Sennen_M_Ahmad.wav. (M Lammas) Paddyfield Pipit in Cornwall Paddyfield Warbler Paddyfield Warbler in Cornwall Pallas's Warbler in Cornwall Pallid Harrier in Cornwall Pallid Swift in Cornwall Watch Queue Queue. The bird has been present for around 12 days but it didnt become apparent to the birds identity until Thursday evening when a sound recording was presented to sonogram expert Magnus Robb who said it was a Paddyfield Pipit . It quickly flew off with the Meadow Pipits. (C Buckland), St Johns Lake: 19 Brent Goose (10 dark and 9 pale phase), 2 Red-breasted Merganser and 17 Great Crested Grebe. Weight wise it is roughly comparable to a Rock Pipit, although structurally quite different (the group having the potential to be split into a separate genus). Paddyfield Pipit 2019 Gallery Page Showcasing images of the putative Paddyfield Pipit at Sennen (23rd October 14th November 2019). (T Bird), Late news, 8/11, Kenidjack: Dusky Warbler. (D Chaney), Wacker Quay:1 Green-winged Teal, 100 Eurasian Teal, 240 Wigeon, 16 Avocet and 2 Greenshank (M Beer), St. Johns Lake:1 Great Northern Diver, 9 Brent Geese ( M Beer), Marazion: juvenile Iceland Gull on rocks by St Michaels Mount car park; also adult Black-throated Diver. It seems unlikely that this is an escape (an unlikely cagebird) and an extensive ship-assisted voyage would also be unlikely for an insectivore. Penzance: 31 Purple Sandpiper on Battery Rocks. Polgigga: Siberian Chiffchaff along Bosistow Lane. As per the landowners request please do not walk in the field. (J St Ledger), Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Pintail, 1 Knot, 3 Grey Plover at dusk. Late in the afternoon, back in the grassy field, Paul heard the same call hed first heard and pointed to the bird as it flew. Whether it will be able to be placed straight into Category A of the British List is another matter. The question is what on earth is it doing in Cornwall? It was rather windy but it was only a very short walk to the location. (R Archer), Late photos, 10/11, Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit. As per the landowners request please do not walk in the field. (S Grose). (K&J Mortimore), Gannel Estuary: 103 Oystercatcher (possible record for site), 1 Knot, 114 Curlew, 1 Greenshank, 10 Redshank, 910 Black-headed Gull, 4 Med Gull, 6 Common Gull, 6 Little Egret, 3 Cormorant. Before the significance of the sonogram had been realised, the identification as Richard's Pipit had already being disputed. National Rarity (.doc) View only from public footpath from 4th field southwest of Sennen School, please park sensibly and do not obstruct the minor road. (D Spooner), Late news, 11/11, Pendeen Watch: 3 Manx Shearwater, 23 Fulmar, 15 Mediterranean Gull, 9 Common Gull, 5 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver & 250+ Kittiwake between 09.00 11.30. It makes sense now that the bird Paul originally saw and heard briefly in flight on the 23rd was this pipit, and the American Buff-bellied Pipit was a rather fortunate distraction! Paddyfield Pipit - Sennen, Cornwall - 03.11.19 Fifteen pictures of the Paddyfield Pipit at Sennen, Cornwall from 3rd November 2019. Interest then switched to this, and Nick immediately recognised it as the bird hed seen late on the previous afternoon. Mashuq Ahmad was concerned by the call, and the look and feel of the bird it just didnt seem to fit. On the morning of the 23 rd October a Cornwall birder had a flyover large pipit with a strange call in a maize field in Sennen. (S Grose), Roche: Male Blackcap in private garden. A sparrow-sized, resident pipit with brown plumage that varies in tones in different parts of its range. The paddyfield pipit or Oriental pipit (Anthus rufulus) is a small passerine bird in the pipit and wagtail family. St Germans:1 Eurasian Spoonbill reported this afternoon. (M Halliday) Copperhouse: 5 Common Snipe. #unimpressed #paddyfieldpipit @CBWPS1 @cwlbirds @bird_tours [] Sconner Farm: 21 Lapwings,14 Redshanks,5 Snipe,2 Little Egrets. (M Elliott). Until then, the bird has generally remained popular, although its detractors remain (it is a pipit). (C Coombes) View only from public footpath from 4th field southwest of Sennen School, please park sensibly and do not obstruct the minor road. County Rarity (.doc), *12 Birds of Christmas Poll Paddyfield Pipit in Cornwall; 23rd October 2019 Interactive Map showing viewing location of the bird (click on icons for further information, or the slider in top left corner for more) An update, 7th November (P Aley et al.) Many people wont even have heard of this species before, let alone have expected one to pitch up in the UK. It hasnt been recorded anywhere within the WP (Western Palearctic) previously, thus if accepted, this would be a first for the region. (P Carter, D Chaney) AlsoTufted Duck, 5 Wigeon, 35 Lapwing, 130 Canada Goose (in fields on western side with 1 hybrid white Snow Goose type (grey flanks)), 20 Curlew, 2 Fieldfare. Wednesday 13th November 2019. The story of this bird thus far in brief; On the 23rd October, Paul St Pierre had a flyover large pipit which had an odd call, and Paul contacted Pete Wilson and Dawn Balmer who were nearby to come and help relocate the bird. 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