Monday 14th November 2022

Monday 14th November 2022

Nanjizal area: juv Pallid Harrier, Short-toed Lark, Lapland Bunting, male Ring Ouzel, Brambling. (P St Pierre, M Elliot et al.) Also 37 Chiffchaff, 23 Blackcap, 2 Reed Warbler, 3 Goldcrest, 70 Redwing, 8 Song Thrush & 5 Blackbird trapped and ringed. (K Wilson)

Penryn Campus: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler trapped and ringed (E Fenelon et al.) Also 2 Hawfinch. (L Stoppard et al.)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 female Common Scoter, 28 Mediterranean Gull, c200 Black-headed Gull, 20 Herring Gull, 14 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Stonechat. (R Lockwood)

Torpoint, St John’s Lake: 1 Brent Goose & 1 Great Northern Diver. (S Eddy) Torpoint: 3 Brent Geese; 1 Black Redstart (fem.) – Chapeldown Rd. (A Blonden)

Newquay, Towan Head: 14+ Purple Sandpiper, 16 Turnstone and 8 Oystercatcher on Little Fistral rocks at 8.30 a.m. (M Lammas)

Penzance: 4 Firecrest at edge of Penlee Park; 1 f-type Black Redstart with 1 Meadow Pipit pecking at astroturf in private garden at Chyandour. (C Beazley) Also Purple Sandpiper. (L Parkerson)

Pennance Point: Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 11 Sanderling, 1 Ringed Plover. (M Broadbent, J Drage-Hubert)

Treraven Meadows, Ironbridge to Old Bridge: 2 Shelduck, 1 Mandarin Duck (m), 2 Common Sandpiper, 16+ Common Snipe, 4 Curlew, 5 Redshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Lapwing, 1 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Firecrest, 6+ Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 14+ Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit (D Wilson)

Ludgvan: 3 Black Redstart on the Church Roof, 2 Woodcock in woodland at the rear of church. (R Menari)

Coverack: 8+ Black Redstart, including at least one cracking male.  6+ birds in one loose flock in the centre of the village with another 2 seen a few minutes later at the very edge of the village around Chynhalls Farmhouse.  Also 1 Firecrest seen. (P. Bedford) Polcoverack, Coverack: 20 Song Thrush, 100+ Redwing & 30+ Fieldfare (many feeding on ground); 1 Swallow (apparently present for some time as if wintering according to a local resident); 3 Goldcrest, 2 Stonechat (pair), 4 Stock Dove, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Red Admiral. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Trevassack Quarry: 1 pr Black Redstart, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Little Grebe. (ND and S Chandler)

Lizard: Black Redstart on lane to Church Cove (Landewednack). (I Hayes)

Goonhilly (Trevassack): 7 Snipe (3 in one group flushed), 1 pr Stonechat, 2 Wren, 2 Raven. (ND and S Chandler)

St Ives: Black Redstart since 9/11. (E Allison)

Rame Head: 1 Black Redstart (Male). (D Allan)

Mawgan: 1 Black Redstart in Glebe Close (P Bedford)

Helston Loe Pool: Fem-type Black Redstart. (Birdguides)

Porthgwarra: 2 Swallow, 3 Woodcock and a Firecrest. (P St Pierre)

Boscundle Wood, Tregrehan, Par: 2 Firecrest. (I Stewart)

Carnewas, 12.30: 2 Chough flying West. (S Ashby)

St Hilary: 30+ Cattle Egret in field between St Hilary and St Erth. (Birdguides)

Lelant Saltings: 2 Firecrest. (I Hayes)

Newlyn: Dipper and Grey Wagtail. (A McKechnie) Newlyn Harbour 14.00 – 14.35: 2 Rock Pipit, 3 Shag, 1 Cormorant, 17 Turnstone. (M Webb)

Callestick: In private garden – 1 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 f Blackcap, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Nuthatch, 4 Bullfinch. On pond 1 Teal (up to 8 every day), 3 Mallard and 4 Moorhen. (T Wilson)

Looe Estuary (WeBS count): 64 Black-headed Gull, 2 Buzzard, 65 Carrion Crow, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Cormorant, 1 Curlew,  3 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Grey Heron, 130 Herring Gull,  7 Kingfisher, 18 Little Egret, 86 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 5 Mute Swan, 9 Oystercatcher, 25 Redshank, 1 Shag. (D Spooner)

Carnkie, Helston: 1 Marsh Tit, 5 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 1 Robin, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 9 Goldfinch, 4 Greenfinch, 2 Blackbird, 9 Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 16 House Sparrow, 7 Starling & 2 Magpie in private garden. (A Lea)

Nare Head, Veryan: 1000+ Redwing over W. (A Claxton)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Teal, 10 Mallard, 6 Magpie, 1 Coal Tit, 4 Great Tit, 6 Blue Tit, 1 Goldfinch, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 6 Snipe from feeder hide. 1 Grey Heron, 5 Lapwing, 5 Linnet, 4 Meadow Pipit from Main Hide. (S Van Hear)

Par Beach Pool: 4 Teal, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Egret. (R Hampshire)

Bude: c50 Starling, 2 Buzzard, 6 Black-headed Gull, 2 Greenfinch and 7 Goldfinch. (T Slater)

Trink: 100+ Herring Gull in Brunnion Meadow, Trink Farm. Robin singing. (P Geddes)

Late submission, 13/11, Helston: 1 Common/Pallid Swift. (Birdguides)

Late submission, 13/11, Rame Head: 1 Black Redstart, 10 Chaffinch, 4 Greenfinch and 1 Common Kestrel. (R Napp)

Late submission, 13/11, Par Beach Pool: 1f Tufted duck. (R Hampshire)

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Kestrel – Rick Napp
Pallid Harrier – John Miller
Pallid Harrier – John Miller
Pallid Harrier – John Miller
Blackbird – Adrian Lea
Dipper – Alex McKechnie
Firecrest – Iain Stewart
Goldfinch – Adrian Lea
House Sparrow – Adrian Lea
Mandarin – Darren Wilson
Rock Pipit – Martin Webb
Starling – Adrian Lea
Starling – Adrian Lea
Wren – Adrian Lea