Saturday 23rd November 2019

Saturday 23rd November 2019

Late News, 11/11, Treverva: 1 Woodlark over. (D Chaney)

Late news, 21/11, Lower Tamar Lake: Wood Sandpiper reidentified as a Green Sandpiper from photos.

Mounts Bay: 1 ad Pacific Diver returned showing well between Jubilee Pool and Newlyn Harbour. (M Ahmad, P St Pierre, L Proctor) Also, 70+ Common Scoter. (L Langley) 36 Purple Sandpiper on Battery Rocks. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, A McKechnie) Also 8 Great Northern Diver, 6 Red-throated Diver. (P St Pierre) 2 Swallow. (M Ahmad)

Pacific Diver – Mashuq Ahmad

Penzance Battery Rocks (12:00-16:00): 1 Eider, 1 Gannet, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 18 Sanderling, 23 Purple Sandpiper, 8 House Martin (P Nason).

Boscathnoe Reservoir: 1 Goosander still. (L Proctor)

Drift Reservoir: 4 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Marazion: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 85 Turnstone, 7 Sanderling, 1 Dunlin, 6 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher all below “Maypole Garden”. (S Grose)

Trenow Cove: 1 Black-throated Diver. (R Menari)

Sennen: possible Olive-backed Pipit in maize field North of school. (G Gordon)

Stithians Reservoir: 1st winter female Lesser Scaup still present this afternoon. (L Langley) Also, 2 f Goldeneye, c1000 Starlings,, 1 Common Gull at 16:00. (J Chapman) Also 11 Curlew, 2 Snipe, 70+ Lapwing, small flock of Dunlin over, 20+ Fieldfare, 1 Chiffchaff. (D Chaney, M Broadbent)

Devoran: 3 Spotted Redshank (J Chapman)

Tintagel: female Snow Bunting on English Heritage castle headland. (A Carmichael)

Nanjizal: Whinchat east of Nanjizal House. (K Wilson)

Hayle Estuary: adult and sub adult Caspian Gull and 3 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Halliday) Carnsew Pool: 1 Slavonian Grebe (J Evans) 4 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Wagtail at 16:15. (J Branscombe)

Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Sancreed: Cattle Egret, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 20 Stock Dove. (D Flumm)

Porthpean: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe, c.55 Common Scoter and 2 Firecrest. (M Jones)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 2 Great Northern Diver (200m offshore), 33 Turnstone. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Red-throated Diver. (R Taylor)

Treverva Crossroads: 1,500+ Starling in flight, on trees and in field. (J St Ledger)

College Reservoir: 2 Pochard (J St Ledger)

Argal Reservoir: Firecrest (D Wright)

Firecrest – Dougy Wright

Helston Sewage Works: Firecrest (D Wright)

Helston Boating Lake:  Mediterranean Gull. (D Wright)

Towan Head, Newquay: 21 Turnstones, 12 Oystercatchers and 3 Purple Sandpipers on rocks behind Headland Hotel. (M Lammas) Black Redstart still, also leucistic Starling at golf club. (S Rowe)

Dobwalls: 1 Firecrest and 2 Goldcrest in our garden (C&J Duffy)

Penwithick: 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 6 Chaffinch, 6 Goldfinch, 11 House Sparrow, 17 Starling, 1 Woodpigeon, 3 Collared Dove, 1 Robin. (K Bowers)

Marsh Tit – K Bowers

Coal Tit – Kevin Bowers

Blue Tit – Kevin Bowers

Tater-du Lighthouse: 1 Green Woodpecker, 7 Stonechat, 1 Merlin, 4+ Bottle nosed Dolphin. (S Grose)

Castle An Dinas: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull (B Bosisto)

Clerkenwater Vean Bridge Bodmin: 2 Dippers at Clerkenwater bridge 12:30. (A Wagstaff)

Rosenannon: 1 Short-eeared Owl, 6 Woodcock, 12 Snipe 17:00. (A Wagstaff)

Tehidy Woods: 1 Firecrest, 4 Little Grebe, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 3 Tawny Owl heard. (S Grose)

River Lynher:  2 Spoonbill over the high tide on Rat Island, 120 Oystercatcher. (K Baum, M Beer)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 40 Avocet. (M Beer)

Whitsand Bay: 1 Velvet Scoter, 131 Common Scoter viewed from Polhawn. (C Ellis)

Wacker Quay: 93 Teal, 90+ Avocet, 13 Mallard, 2 Greenshank, 54 Shelduck, 36 Canada Geese, 4 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, Redwing, 40+ Redshank, 80+ Oystercatcher, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Robin, 70+ Curlew, 250+ Wigeon, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 3 Blackbird, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Meadow Pipit, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Crow. (C Ellis)

Torpoint: 300+ Wigeon, 11 Little Egret, 18 Brent Geese, 45 Canada Geese, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Common Gull, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Northern Diver, Dunlin, Redshank, Curlew, Oystercatcher, 2 Med Gull. (C Ellis)

Downderry: 1 Firecrest early this morning. (A Payne)