Thursday 23rd November 2017

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Trevilley: Dusky Warbler still on west side of track just north of Trevilley Farm. (B Field, P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Mousehole: 2 Black Redstarts. (R Archer) Also Great Skua, 4 Great Northern Diver. (P Harris)

Penzance:  c.40 Ringed Plover,  8 Purple Sandpiper & c25 Turnstone by Jubilee Pool early afternoon. Also Female Black Redstart on Penzance harbour wall. (D King) Slavonian Grebe still in harbour in front of yacht club at 14:30. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Buryas Bridge, Penzance: 1 male Brambling with Chaffinches in garden. (L Oakes)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 800 Golden Plover, 100 Dunlin, 1Knot, 200 Lapwing, 3 Med Gull. (B Field) Also Spoonbill of the causeway.

St Erth: 3 Cattle Egret and 8 Little Egret in fields along Tredrea Lane plus 2 Mistle Thrush. (MJ Spicer) 8 Cattle Egret reported earlier at Tredrea Lane at 11:00.

Cattle Egret, Mike Spicer

Mistle Thrush, Mike Spicer

St Gothian Sands: 1 Coot, 4 Curlew, 6 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Oystercatcher. (MJ Spicer)

Church Cove, Lizard: Cattle Egret over plus Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest. (M Silk)

Mullion Cove, Lizard:  Black Redstart. (M Silk)

Coverack: Iceland Gull (second winter) in Harbour. (D Collins)

Iceland Gull, David Collins

Penpol, Devoran: Single Firecrest, Goldcrest, Mistle Thrush, Great Spotted Woodpecker plus male Tawny Owl calling mid afternoon. 2 Blackcap, 2 Bullfinch (pr), 20 Goldfinch and Redwings feeding in all the Holly trees. (JH & K Dalziel)

Falmouth: 8 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 17 Redwing, 5 Brambling, 1 Buzzard, 6 Meadow Pipit, 24 Chaffinch, 8 Song Thrush, 8 Blackbird, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Hawfinch and a possible Common Rosefinch between 07:20 & 07:45. (B Porter)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter, 2 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Black-throated Diver and 6 Great Northern Diver.

Maenporth: 3w YL Gull, 3 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver and 3 Common Scoter. (C Urquhart)

Cubert Common: 1 Tawny Owl, 2 Oystercatcher heard overhead, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

St Newlyn East, Fiddlers Green: 1. Short-eared Owl flying towards Newlyn Downs. (S Grose)

Lanhyrock: 200+ Brambling (6 in Beeches by gatehouse and at least 200 in Beeches along the main track towards Respryn in huge flock with Chaffinches and Tits), also  4 Treecreeper, 6 Siskin, 1 Firecrest, 6 Marsh Tit. (G Berti)

Camel Trail: 3 Cattle Egret, 1 Knot, 20+ Common Gull. (G Berti)

Trevone: 1 Merlin. (G Berti)

Boscastle: Chiffchaff in the garden this morning with a mixed flock of Tits. (P Tillsley)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Ring-necked Duck still, 1 (f) Goldeneye, 50+ Fieldfare and Redwing. (G Berti)

Maer Lake: 2 Snow Geese,  6 Canada Geese, c20 Wigeon, c100 Black-headed Gull, c30 Curlew, 100+ Golden Plover, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Lapwing. (R Mudge)

Snow Goose, Rod Mudge

Drift Reservoir (members only): 128 Canada Geese, 3 Wigeon, 4 Gadwall, 16 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebe, 5 Coot and 9 Moorhen. (DK Parker)

Penzance: Slavonian Grebe still in harbor in front of yacht club at 14:30. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)