Friday 3rd November 2023

Friday 3rd November 2023

RSPB Marazion Marsh: Several footpath areas are flooded due to the recent storm so we advise viewing from the pavement for now. Thank you for your cooperation (RSPB reserve team)

Goon Gumpus Common: Hooded Crow w over road just north of the common. (P St Pierre)

Porthgwarra: Little Bunting still. (M Wallace)

Dozmary Pool: 3 m Ring-necked Duck, 4 Shoveler. (T Wilson)      1 Drake Ring necked Duck, 3 Pochard, 15 Tufted Duck, 1 Lesser Scaup. (A Tomkins)     8 Tufted Duck, 4 Mallard, 4 Canada Geese, 3 Cormorant, 2 Lesser Scaup. (J Johnson)

Hayle Copperhouse Creek: Pink footed Goose. (T Pinfield)

Hayle Causeway: Green-winged Teal. (T Pinfield)

Hayle Harbour: Red-throated Diver. (T Pinfield)

Hayle Copperhouse Creek, Black Bridge, 09.50-10.05: 7 Greenshank, 30+ Redshank, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 30+ Dunlin, 5 (3m 2f) Mallard, 50+ Wigeon, 100+ Canada Goose. (M Webb)

Hayle Ryan’s Field, 13.00-13.05: 1 juv Spoonbill V463, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Redshank. (M Webb)

Mawgan in Meneage, 10.00: c50 Skylark over The Old Withy Garden Nursery. (S Chandler)

Stithians Reservoir: 42 Lapwing, 4 Mediterranean gull, 2 Marsh Tit. (D Peers)       5 Fieldfare, 46 Lapwing, 1 Kingfisher. (S Van Hear, S Kolodziejski)

Chyverton: 1 female Merlin this morning. (B Bosisto)

Siblyback Lake: 2 Little Egret, 7 Cormorant, 15 Little Grebe, 132 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 46 Teal, 5 f Tufted Duck. (K Pellow)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank, 10 Dunlin, 1 Common Tern. Numbers of Redshank, Curlew, Oystercatcher, Shelduck and Teal. (J St Ledger)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 17 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Spoonbill, 2 Mute Swan, 4 Little Grebe, Canada Geese, 4 Barnacle Geese, 5 Greylag Geese, 4 Gadwall, 77+ Teal, 2 Wigeon, 20+ Shoveler, Mallard, 1 Buzzard, 2 Marsh Harrier, 1 Moorhen, 37 Curlew, 47 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Golden Plover, 2 Snipe, 9 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 44 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Jay, 1 Magpie, Crows, Starlings, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Stonechat. (A Parker, et al )

Helston, 09.00: Great White Egret flew over the road by Sainsburys chased by herring gulls. (A Jewell)

St Gothians reserve, 10.30-11.30: 12 Tufted Duck 4M 8F, 3 Curlew, 25 Canada Geese, 2 Chough, 2 Raven. (S Constant)

Polzeath: 2 fem type Black Redstart on rocks below main car park. (S Grose)

Rock: 2 Raven over, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Cattle Egret at Cant Farm. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Mute Swan, 5 Tufted Duck, 55 Coot, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Long tailed Tit flock, 5 Great Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Buzzard, 1 Jay. (S Grose)
NB: The main footpath linking the two bird hides is currently blocked by a fallen tree and been reported.

Cot Valley, lunchtime: 1 Swallow, 1 Firecrest. (T Bird)

Millbrook: 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Little Egret, 2 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 15 Mallard, 7 Cormorant, 3 Redshank, 1 Greenshank. (D Sharp)

Boat Cove to Perranuthnoe: 1 Buzzard, 2 Chough over, 2 Little Egret, 2 Whimbrel over, 1 Shag over sea, 1 Rock Pipit, Red Admiral. (M Claughton)

Marazion Marsh: Great White Egret, 10 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, Starling murmuration ca 50 birds, heard Cetti’s Warbler. (M Claughton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB 10.30-11.30: 1 Great White Egret, 7 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2pr Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 38 Canada Goose, 2 (1m 1f) Stonechat, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 2 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow. (M Webb)

Portheras: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (P Combridge)

Downderry: 2 Common Scoter on sea. Moving west (0720-0830) were 16 Gannet, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 20 Kittiwake, 29 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Common Gull. (A Payne)

Pendeen (07.00-12.00): 3 Pintail, drk Tufted Duck, 1 Common Scoter, 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Shearwater, 13 Sooty Shearwater, c80 Manx Shearwater, 16 Storm Petrel, 4 Great Skua, juv Pomarine Skua, 7 Arctic Skua, 16 Little Gull, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Short-eared Owl in off the sea, juv fem Merlin, c12 Chough, 1 Ocean Sunfish. (P Marshall, R Veal et al)

Newbridge: 3 Green Sandpiper. (R Veal)

 

Late Submission, 02/11, Downderry: 39 Turnstone in afternoon. (A Payne)

Late Correction, 02/11, St Ives: 25 Leach’s Petrel withdrawn. (R Wilkins)

 

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Lesser Scaup – John Johnson
Lesser Scaup – John Johnson
Ring-necked Duck – Tony Wilson
Ring-necked Duck – Tony Wilson
Ring-necked Duck & Tufted Duck – Andy Tomkins
Ring-necked Duck – Andy Tomkins
Tufted Duck – Andy Tomkins
Common Tern – John St Ledger
Black-tailed Godwit – Deena Sharp
1w Mediterranean Gull – Deena Sharp
Greenshank – Martin Webb
Grey Plover – Martin Webb
Redshank – Martin Webb
Little Egrets – Martin Webb
Stonechat – Martin Webb
Great White Egret – Martin Webb
Great White Egret – Martin Webb
Pink-footed Goose – Tim Pinfield
Red-throated Diver – Tim Pinfield
Green-winged Teal – Tim Pinfield