Wednesday 24th November 2021

Wednesday 24th November 2021

Hayle Estuary RSPB: juv American Golden Plover still, also Great White Egret, 11 Grey Plover, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Knot, c600 Golden Plover. (N Sluman) Also Little Gull this evening. (G Lawlor)

Little Gull, Graham Lawlor

Kingsmill lake: 78 Avocet, 94 Dunlin, 1 Spotted Redshank, 19 Lapwing, 27 Curlew, 9 Greenshank, 31 Shelduck, 500+ Black-headed Gull, 150+ Herring Gull, 6 Little Egret & 9 Grey Heron (P Kemp)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 juvenile Whooper Swan. (J&J Elvin)

Whooper Swan, J&J Elvin

Lower Tamar Lake: 28 Goosander 8m 20f, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Willow Tit, 3 Gadwall 2m 1f, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Nuthatch, 3 Coot, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Cormorant. (R Mudge)

Nanjizal: 67 new birds ringed including; 27 Chiffchaff including 6 Siberian Chiffchaff (ssp Tristis) , 1 Goldcrest , 6 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush, 7 Blackbird , 5 Blackcap , 9 Chaffinch , 1 Jack Snipe. Also in or over the valley: 1 Snow Bunting , 2 Reed Bunting, 10 Brambling , 4 Woodcock, 1 Chough. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson, B Bosisto, J Howells)

Restronguet Creek: Avocet 1600 off West of Point Quay. (J Cope)

Hannafore, Looe: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 4 Eider (3 m, 1 f), 1 Shag, 3 Great Northern Divers. (D Sharp)

Slavonian Grebe, Deena Sharp

Great Northern Diver, Deena Sharp

Stithians Reservoir, Golden Lion cut-off: 1 Pintail (female), 1 Gadwall (male), 30+ Snipe flushed by Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger & A Lea)

Pintail, John St Ledger

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Wigeon, 3 Tufted Duck (N R Rogers)

Black-necked Grebe, Nigel Rogers

Mount’s Bay: 3 Great Northern Divers (N R Rogers)

Downderry: 5 Great Northern Diver and one Red-throated Diver early morning. Large numbers of Kittiwakes and Razorbills too. Early afternoon a Lesser Whitethroat in my garden. (A Payne)

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 2 Firecrest plus 2 Kingfisher on the pool. (A Nicholson)

Tresillian village: 2 Greenshank. (A Nicholson)

Mevagissey Bay (down to Dodman Point): 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Harbour Porpoise, 100+ Common Dolphin, 90+ Tuna. (R Kirkwood)

Purple Sandpiper, Rupert Kirkwood

St Agnes Head to Wheal Coates: 1 Black Redstart, 4 Chough. (J Lewis)

Helston Boating Lake: 1m Gadwall, 30+ Tufted Duck, 40+ Mallard, 1m Ferruginous Duck (escapee from 2018), 20+ Coot, 12 Moorhen, 45 Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Wagtail. (M Webb)

Gadwall, Martin Webb

Tufted Duck, Martin Webb

St. Germans: Firecrest. (A Blonden)

Falmouth: Woodcock sadly found dead in road. (D Chidell) Also fem/1w male Black Redstart at the docks. (S Turner)

Redruth: 2 Coal Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit and several House Sparrows on a feeder in private garden. (F Shortall)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Starling murmuration continues. (K Hambly-Staite)

St Erth: 6 Cattle Egret along Tredrea Lane.

Late news, 23/11, Downderry: Water Pipit this morning. (A Payne)

Late news, 23/11, Seaton: dark-bellied Brent Goose. (A Payne)

Late news, 23/11, Perranuthnoe: 1 Black Redstart reported.

Late news, 23/11, East Pentire: 1 Black Redstart reported.