Tuesday 24th November 2020

Tuesday 24th November 2020

Late News, 23/11, Lower Tamar Lake: 7 Goosander (3m 4f) , 7 Willow Tit, 3 Marsh Tit, 3 Redwing, c.60 Fieldfare, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 2 Jay. (R Mudge)

Late news, 23/11, Trevillador Wood: 1 Dipper by bridge at SW919702. (T Nightingale)

Bude: 1 Cattle Egret on rugby pitch at about 08:00 this morning, flew off about 08:15. (D Phillips)

Downderry: 0750-0850, moving west 8 Common Scoter,  Red-throated Diver, 3 Cattle Egret, 50 Gannet, 14 Kittiwake and 2 Common Gull. (A Payne)

Wilcove: 4 Whimbrel. (D Julian)

Lynher Estuary: Great Northern Diver at Jupiter Point. (D Julian)

Charlestown: 1 male Blackcap on suet feeder. ( D Hastilow )

Flushing Estuary: 10+ Redshank, 20+Curlew, 4 Oystercatcher,10+Turnstone, 1 Greenshank, 3 Redwing, 1 Raven, 1 Firecrest (P Oldcorn)

Goldenbank, Falmouth: f/1w Black Redstart in Penhale Road. (J Chapman)

Swanpool Bay: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Kittiwake past. (J Chapman) Common Scoter, Great Northern Diver, Ringed Plover, pale adult Pomarine Skua past. (M Broadbent)

Swanvale, Falmouth: Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest in Swanvale. (G Wills)

Coverack: female-type Velvet Scoter in bay, 1 Black Redstart. (Birdguides)

Loe Pool: 1st winter Iceland Gull. (S Bury)

1st winter Iceland Gull – Steve Bury

St Tudy: 97 Lesser Black backed Gull in fields behind Cedar Croft nurseries. (S Grose)

Port Quin: male Black Redstart. (C Selway)

St Eval Airfield: 1500 Golden Plover, 80 Lapwing, 1 Mistle Thrush. (B Bosisto)

Mawgan Porth: Gadwall, Shoveler, 21 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Curlew. (B Bosisto)

Porth Reservoir: 9 Tufted Duck, 1 m Wigeon, 12 Teal, 21 Coot, 8 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher, 77 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Great crested Grebe, 1 Dipper, 3 Pheasant, 1 m Bullfinch, 1 m Blackcap, 3 Jay, 3 Tawny Owl heard, 1000+ Corvids in to roost, also Goldcrest + Redwing. (S Grose)

Towan Head: The large Common Scoter flock still in Newquay bay,  also 6 separate Scoter close off the point. (M Lammas)

Gannel Estuary: 8 Mediterranean Gull’s (5x adult, 2x 2nd winter and 1x 1st winter) amongst c500 Black-headed Gull off car park,  2000 + mixed gulls on estuary.(M  Lammas)

Callestick: 400+ Golden Plover circling over village for 3 hours (present in the area for 2 weeks). Also, Firecrest in my garden. (T Wilson)

Pendeen: Great Skua chasing Gull’s, small flocks of Razorbill, 1 Common Scoter. 4 Common Dolphin fishing. (C Lovatt)

St Buryan: 2 Black Redstart. (Birdguides)

St Erth Praze: Mixed goose flock in stubble field incl 4 Greylag, 7 Pink-footed Geese, 50+ Canada Geese. (J Evans)

Godrevy: 1 Black Redstart.  Common Dolphins feeding in bay west of Hell’s mouth. (D Chilcott)

Lamorna: 2 Black Redstart, 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (M Mckee)