Tuesday 29th November 2022

Tuesday 29th November 2022

Note – Walmsley sanctuary: Please note there will be a student group using the tower hide on Wednesday 30th November and Wednesday 7th December from approximately 10 am until noon on both days.  This is being done under our educational access terms and members can still use the hide but be prepared for it to be busy. (A Langdon – Warden).

Nanjizal: 1 Dusky Warbler and 6 Siberian Chiffchaff ringed and released. Ringing total also included 1 Goldcrest, 25 Blackcaps, 8 Blackbirds, 3 Song Thrush and 50 Redwing. (K Wilson). Also, 1 Dusky Warbler still near Nanjizal House.

Cot Valley: 1 Little Bunting from footpath between youth hostel and Little Hendra but flew east at 09.50. (N Wheatley)

Penberth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler by cottage with scaffolding. (B Hibbett)

Penryn: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Exeter Uni campus.

Lizard Point: 2 Humpback Whale ad and juv from point (13.10 – 14.45) and then from Kynance Cove (15.10).  Also, seen from a boat.  In addition, 2 Grey Seal, ~30 mixed group of Shags with a few Cormorant from Lizard Point, 6 Manx Shearwater, possibly 1 Sooty Shearwater and 1 small Adder (~2ft). (G Deacon)

Carnon Downs: 1 Lesser Whitethroat at sewage works. (RBA)

Newlyn: 1 m Black Redstart by RNLI building. (RBA)

Berkeley Cottages, Falmouth: 2 fem Black Redstart. (S Van Hear)

Aerohub, St Mawgan: 1 fem/imm Black Redstart this morning. (P Roseveare)

Penryn: 1 Black Redstart. (RBA)

Cross Common, Lizard: 1 Black Redstart in private garden. (P Sharp)

St Erth: 10 Cattle Egret at Tredrea Lane. (C Richards)

Newtown-in-St Martin: 25 Cattle Egret at Choon Farm. (RBA)

Perranporth, Cligga Head: 1 Great Northern Diver on sea and 3 Guillemot. (T Wilson)

Looe, Hannafore Point: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 2 Chough. (R Bunt)

Towan Head: 17 Purple sandpipers and 12 Turnstone on Fistral rocks. (M Lammas)

St Just: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier at Truthwall Common. (M Cavell)

Stithians Reservoir, Golden Lion: 1 Little Gull, 80 Black-headed Gull. (S Van Hear, N Watmough)

Stithians Reservoir, Feeder Hide:  25 Teal, 60 Lapwing over, 6 Magpie, 4 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 12 House Sparrow, 1m Stonechat (S Van Hear). Also, 1 m Blackcap, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Griffiths)

Callestick: 2 Blackcap (m and f) and 2 Chiffchaff. (T Wilson)

Helston (private garden): 1 f Blackcap, 2 Greenfinch, Goldfinch, female Chaffinch, 3 Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Wren, Dunnock, female Blackbird and multiple House Sparrows. (S Ford)

Feock: 2 Blackcaps in private garden – 1 male with BTO colour rings first ringed in this garden Jan 2021, 1 unringed female. Reports of colour-ringed blackcaps gratefully received. (K Dalziel)

Penryn: 1 Firecrest in private garden. (I Bown)

St Germans: 1 Firecrest in quay area. (C Buckland)

Colliford Lake (Dam Area): 1 Barnacle Goose, 9 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, Pair Bullfinch. (L Birtwistle)

Antron Farm, Sithney: 40 + Lapwing over field. Viewed from A394. (ND Chandler)

Burlawn: 1 Kestrel, 56 Linnet on wires, 2 Raven, 3 Buzzard, 2 Great spotted Woodpecker, 3 Siskin, 5 Fieldfare, 2 Common Gull amongst gull flock. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Dipper, 3 Jay. (S Grose)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 10+ Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest. (P St Pierre)

Marazion, Eastern Green: 25 Sanderling, c 50 Common Scoter, 3 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Hayle Carnsew Pool 14.00 – 15.00: 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Shag, 4 Cormorant, 2 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Kingfisher. (M Webb)

Crowdy Reservoir: c. 10 Lesser Redpoll. (L Sampson)

Laneast Downs: 12 Bullfinch (in single flock) and 6 Reed Bunting. (L Sampson)

TJW

Chough – Roger Bunt
Barnacle Goose – Linda Birtwistle
Little Gull – Nick Watmough
Reed Bunting – Regina Griffiths
Reed Bunting – Regina Griffiths
Humpback Whale – G T Deacon
Adder – G T Deacon
Great Northern Diver – Martin Webb
Little Grebe- Martin Webb
Grey Heron – Martin Webb