(J Rance). Trethewey: Dusky Warbler in a private garden. Sennen, Cornwall I managed a day off to head to Cornwall for the apparent Paddyfield Pipit. The question is what on earth is it doing in Cornwall? (D Julian), St. Germans: 2 Spoonbill,1 Bar tailed Godwit. The latest bird sightings and reports. Paddyfield Pipit - Sennen, Cornwall - 03.11.19 UK Rarity Gallery. (R Archer), Late photos, 10/11, Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit. (P St Pierre), Penzance Harbour: 1 adult Great Northern Diver. Watch Queue Queue. Cornwall; Red Fox ( Vulpes vulpes ) . (A Blonden), Cot Valley: Pallas’s Warbler still present. Gannel Estuary: Water Pipit with 32+ Rock Pipit on grassy area east of the carpark. (T Polglase), Perranporth: 2 Chough over the Golf Course. Today I took the trip down to Sennen in Cornwall to see a Paddyfield Pipit. M. spent much of the day there trying to get a sound recording and photographs. (D Julian), Carnon Downs: Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Firecrest at the sewage works. View only from public footpath from 4th field southwest of Sennen School, please park sensibly and do not obstruct the minor road. (J Hicks), Wadebridge: 1 Bar-headed Goose with 85 Canada Goose at Treraven Meadows. (J and J Elvin), Mousehole: 2 1w Caspian Gull and a 1w Yellow-legged Gull in the St Clement’s Isle roost. (M Halliday) Copperhouse: 5 Common Snipe. Magnus quickly eliminated Richard’s & Blyth’s and made the ridiculous suggestion that it actually sounded very good for Paddyfield. With only the upper half of the bird showing, he was struck by the paleness of the bird and thought that surely that wasn’t the Buff-bellied Pipit! St Germans: 1 Eurasian Spoonbill reported this afternoon. As per the landowners request please do not walk in the field. (M Wallace), Helston: Ad drake Lesser Scaup still on the boating lake plus the aythya hybrid associating with it. (B Mellow) 2 Firecrest in willows by over flow car park, 1 Peregrine. 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). The Paddyfield Pipit is a resident breeder and only a very short distance migrant. However, I don’t think it can be made to match Blyth’s either. 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. View from public footpath from 4th field South West of Sennen school, please park sensibly and do not obstruct the minor road. Penzance Cemetery: 1 Brambling. Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus is a ‘small’ large pipit, in the same group as Richard’s Pipit and the much rarer (UK context) vagrant Blyth’s Pipit. (R Veal), Porthgwarra: Snow Bunting at Roskestal. (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. 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. (R Veal), Tregoss: 1 Woodcock flew over 17:15 (B Bosisto L Payne), Washaway: 1 Barn Owl, & 2 Tawny Owl heard. GREAT TO CATCH UP WITH THIS PADDYFIELD PIPIT AT SENNEN. Fifteen pictures of the Paddyfield Pipit at Sennen, Cornwall from 3rd November 2019. 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! View only from public footpath from 4th field southwest of Sennen School, please park sensibly and do not obstruct the minor road. All birds have a bi-colored bill with a curve to the tip of the upper bill. (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. Well done to all involved! County Rarity (.doc), *12 Birds of Christmas Poll (P St Pierre), Jubilee Pool rocks: 6 Purple Sandpiper. (S Grose), Truro: 1+ Firecrest in a private garden this morning. 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. Paddyfield Pipit in Cornwall Thu 24 Oct 2019 - Fri 01 Nov 2019. (M Ahmad), St Austell: 20 Fieldfare and similar number of Redwing near St Mewan School. Sonograms showing the Sennen bird and Paddyfield Pipit calls in the field –, This large Pipit sp. 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. Fortunately Toby Phelps was able to get a sound recording and made the call available by Twitter and on this website. Malpas: Firecrest, in private garden. 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. (R Wilkins). It was rather windy but it was only a very short walk to the location. A return on the DNA analysis is expected next week. Other plumage features distinguishing it from both Richard’s and Blyth’s are difficult at the moment as it is in such extensive moult. Late in the afternoon, back in the grassy field, Paul heard the same call he’d first heard and pointed to the bird as it flew. Finally broke and went and stood in a muddy field in the wind and rain for 15 minutes. ... Paddyfield Pipit - Sennen - 5th November 2019 Image thanks John Rowe: American Buff-bellied Pipit - Sennen - 5th November 2019 Image thanks John. Email This BlogThis! (D Flumm), Hayle Estuary: 1w Iceland Gull, 3w Caspian Gull and 7 Yellow-Legged Gull. (T Bird), Late news, 8/11, Kenidjack: Dusky Warbler. A trip down to Sennen in Cornwall today to see a couple of pipits. Wacker Quay: Green-winged Teal reported again this afternoon. (D Chaney), Wacker Quay: 1 Green-winged Teal, 100 Eurasian Teal, 240 Wigeon, 16 Avocet and 2 Greenshank (M Beer), St. John’s Lake: 1 Great Northern Diver, 9 Brent Geese ( M Beer), Marazion: juvenile Iceland Gull on rocks by St Michael’s Mount car park; also adult Black-throated Diver. (D Chaney), St Erth: 3 Cattle Egret and 3 Little Egrets in road side field between St Erth and St Erth station. It could however still be a first winter bird if it is from a ‘winter breeding’ population further south and some species moult into adult plumage once on their wintering gounds – this could well be a possibility for this species, although not stated in the literature. River Lyhner, Wacker Quay: 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Whimbrel. (N Wheatley). Tagged Dusky Warbler in Cornwall, Green-winged Teal in Cornwall, Paddyfield Pipit in Cornwall, Pallas's Warbler in Cornwall. (P Nason), Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 Firecrest (B.Toms), Sancreed: 1 Merlin, 1 Mistle Thrush. Wednesday 13th November 2019. No comment. During the following week the bird was looked for but not seen, the search hampered by some atrocious weather. (R Veal), Penzance Harbour: Great Northern this morning. (D Julian), Little Petherick: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 12 Little Egret, 1 Cattle Egret, 7 Redshank,1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. Sennen: Presumed adult Paddyfield Pipit and American Buff-bellied Pipit both still present in cut maize field behind the shop at c.SW361257. 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. Also 2 adult Mediterranean Gull. John Martin had a sample pot on him, so the poo was collected and sent off to Martin Collinson at Aberdeen University. (J Miller), American Buff-bellied Pipit – John Miller, Late news, 11/11, East Looe: 6 Eider (2 adult male, 1 juvenile male, 3 female). Cornwall is also well known, due to […] Sennen pipit Anthus (left) Sennen, Cornwall, England, 24 October 2019 (Mashuq Ahmad); Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus (middle) Divar island, Goa, India, 16 January 2013 (Arnoud B van den Berg) 130116.AB.122609.02; African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus Belfontijn game reserve, Free State, South Africa, 17 January 2013 (Sander Bot) XC126558 A Richards Pipit that had been present for 9 days in Cornwall was rather cleverly re-identified as the western palearctic’s first Paddyfield Pipit..an incredible record! (M Pass), Porthgwarra: Eastern Lesser Whitethroat in Hidden valley this morning. 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’. 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