Wednesday 29th November

Wednesday 29th November

Walmsley sanctuary will be hosting a group of college students at the hides on Friday morning 1st Dec. from 10 am till 12 noon. Members can still use the hides but be prepared for it to be very busy. Best avoided until pm preferably. Adrian Langdon.

Hayle Estuary: Drake Green-winged Teal & Spoonbill still. (Birdguides) Copperhouse Creek: 5 Grey Plover. 8 Lapwings. 2 Curlew. 1 Whimbrel. circa 200 Dunlin. circa 70 Wigeon. 2 Greenshank. 8 Redshank. circa 90 Canada Geese. 1 Kingfisher. 1 Mute Swan. 1 male, 4 female Goosander. 2 Little Egret. 3 Pied Wagtail. 2 Shelduck. 11 Mallard. 2 Moorhen. (V Skilton) Spotted Redshank from Lelant Saltings. (Birdguides)

St Buryan: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Black Redstart. (Birdguides)

Loe Beach: 2 imm Surf Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver, 7 Red-breasted Merganser, 5 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Kittiwake. (T Wilson)

Falmouth: Black Guillemot off of Castle Beach. (J Irvine)

Gerrans Bay: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 18 Great Northern Diver, 10 Black-throated Diver, 1 Common Scoter ( D Eva, J St Ledger )

Truro, Boscowan Park: 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 215 Dunlin, 78 Black-tailed Godwit. (T Wilson)

Roundwood Quay: 4 Reed Bunting, 60 Skylark, 50 Chaffinch. (T Wilson)

Stithians Reservoir: Great Northern Diver by the dam. (J St Ledger , M Grantham)

Ruan Lanihorne Quay: 4 Redshank, 23 Wigeon, 8 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Chiffchaff. (J St Ledger)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Green Sandpiper flew in 10.30. Also Firecrest at Long Rock Pool. (P Mayer)

Loe Pool: Long-tailed Duck still. (Birdguides) Great White Egret, 2 Goosander (1m,1f), Kestrel, 8 Great Crested Grebe. (S.Wood)

Newlyn Harbour: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Razorbill. (A McKechnie)

Par, Spit beach: 1(f) Goosander, 1 Great Northern Diver, 7 Scoter, 8 Eider, 12 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 4 Turnstone, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Heron. ( R Hampshire)

Gorran Haven & Vault Beach (10:30 – 12:30):  2 Collared Dove, 30+ Rook, 4 Jackdaw, 8 Robin, 3 Magpie, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Wren, 5 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Bullfinch, 3 Stonechat, 4 Blackbird, 3 Wood Pigeon, 100+ Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-Backed Gull (1st winter), c40 Razorbill, 10 Gannet, 25 Cormorant, 4 Oystercatcher.  5 Common Dolphin. (I Sowerby)

Porth Reservoir: Long-tailed Duck still. (Birdguides)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 2 Canada goose, 21 Mute swan, 22 Shelduck, 120 Wigeon, 4 Mallard, 1 Pheasant, 17 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared dove, 1 Moorhen, 2 Little grebe, 55 Oystercatcher, c.120 Lapwing, c.1000 Golden plover, 3 Grey Plover, 19 Ringed Plover, 45 Curlew, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit, 45 Black-tailed Godwit, 95 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 35 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 150 Black-headed gull, 29 Great Black-Backed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 75 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-Backed gull, 7 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 8 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Great-
Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 60 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Wren, 15 Starling, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Fieldfare, 25 Redwing, 8 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Chaffinch. (M Scawen et al)

Treraven Meadows/ Pendavey Bridge: 3 Barnacle Goose, 1 Mandarin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Dipper, 2 Kingfisher, 65 Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 1 Redshank, 278 Canada Goose,1 Great spotted Woodpecker,2 Nuthatch, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Song Thrush, 5 Marsh Tit, 1Coal Tit, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Red-legged Partridge.(S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary CBWPS members only1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Water Pipit, 6 Greylag Geese, 12 Snipe, 2 male Pintail, 1 Sparrowhawk, 14 Cattle Egret. (P Davies)

Crowdy Reservoir: 6 Goosander (2m), 3 Little Grebes, 3 Great-crested Grebes, 48 Teal, 800+ Black headed Gulls to roost.(B Craven)

Downderry: 11 Great Northern Diver, 6 Common Scoter and 15 Kittiwake early morning.

Hannafore:  (09:00-10:10) 4 Eider (3m 1f), 1 distant Great Northern Diver, 16 Oystercatcher, 6 Little Egret, 2 curlew, 2 Slavonian Grebe (becoming gradually distant), 4+ Lesser Black Backed Gull, 7 Great Black Backed Gull, 1 Mediterranean gull (and with hints of hood), 1 stonechat, 2 Wren, 1 Robin, 1 Blackbird, Woodpigeons, 7 Carrion Crow, Jackdaws, 1 imm Gannet, 6 + 1 Common Scoter going west, 13 flying east, 2 Rock Pipit & 7 Meadow Pipit with 3 Pied Wagtails. (A.Riley)

Late submission, 28/11/23, Lower Tamar Lake: 1f Goldeneye, 1 Green Sandpiper, 12 Goosander 1m 11f, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Little Egret,16 Fieldfare, 4 Tufted Duck (1m 3f) , 12 Snipe, 4 Cormorant, 7 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Teal, 1 Water Rail, 2 Nuthatch, c300 Mixed Gulls Black-headed/Great Black-backed and Lesser Black-backed/Herring Gulls,  2 possible female Scaup. (R Mudge)

Late submission, 28/11/23, Upper Tamar Lake:  2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit. (R Mudge)

Late submission, 28/11/23 , Penzance Harbour vicinity:  1 Kingfisher,  25 Turnstone,  3 Little Egret,  1 m Eider,  1 Grey Heron,  3 Oystercatcher,  1 Cormorant,  3 Curlew.   (P K Bray)

Late submission, 28/11/23 Camel Estuary, Padstow: 2 Greenshank, 1 Male Red-breasted Merganser, 10 Little Grebe in Dennis Cove Pool. (D Roberts)

Late submission, 28/11/23, Seaton: male Wigeon,  18 Moorhen, 22 Pied Wagtail and a male Blackcap. (A Payne)

 

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Great Northern Diver- Alex Mckechnie
Great Northern Diver – John St Ledger
Black-throated Diver – John St Ledger
Slavonian Grebe – John St Ledger
Little Grebe – Paul Davies
Oystercatcher – Ian Sowerby
Stonechat – Ian Sowerby
Water Pipit – Paul Davies
Goosander – Steven Wood
Kestrel – Steven Wood