Wednesday 8th November 2023

Wednesday 8th November 2023

Lizard Point: Albatross sp (probably Black-browed) flew slowly west at distance mid-morning.

Dozmary Pool: Female Lesser Scaup & drake Ring-necked Duck still. (Birdguides)

Sparnon: 1 Waxwing. (Birdguides)

Praa Sands: 2nd winter Glaucous Gull. (Birdguides)

Hayle Estuary; RSPB, Carnsew Pool: Great Northern Diver still present along with 13 Bar-tailed Godwits, 1 Greenshank and a few Redshank. (G Hayman) Lelant Saltings: No sign of the Green winged Teal, but 5 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Common Gull amongst the BH & Herring Gull flock. Also 7 Golden Plover, 2 Female Goosander, 6 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank and 100+ Lapwing. (G Hayman) 1 Spoonbill, 5 Golden Plover, 1 Goosander, probable Scandinavian Herring Gull. Around 1000 Wigeon. 50 Teal. 150 Lapwing. 127 Curlew. (A Lobb)

Lelant: 1 Woodcock flying past at dawn. (M Lenney)

Clodgy Point: 1 late Sandwich Tern, 7 Common Scoter (3 fem 4 male),  700 auks mostly Guillemot. 300 Kittiwakes. (A Lobb)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Great Egret, 23 Pale bellied Brent Geese offshore. 4 Little Egret. (A Lobb)

Mounts Bay from Battery Rocks: 1 Black-throated Diver,  1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Eider, 6 Razorbills, 1 Common Scoter, 3 Purple Sandpiper. (G Hayman)

Spit beach, Par: 1 Great Northern Diver, 4 Eider, 4 Scoter, 1 Grey heron, 1 Little Egret. ( R Hampshire)

Golant: 1 Great Northern Diver. (M Surgey)

Swanpool Beach: 1 Great Northern Diver. (R. Bowyer)

Falmouth: 200+ Starling in murmuration over Kimberley Park at 3pm. (D Peers)

Stithians Reservoir feeder hide 14.10 – 14.40: 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6+ Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 7 (4m 3f) Chaffinch, 3 Robin, 10+ House Sparrow, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker briefly, 1m Reed Bunting, 1 Little Egret, 4 (2m 2f) Teal, 4 Canada Goose. (M Webb)

Tresemple Pool: Great Egret with 2 Little Egrets and Cattle Egret in dead tree on left.  Also  8 Greenshank  20 Redshank  1 Snipe. Lots of Curlew and Shelduck, few Little Grebes. Grey heron chased the Great Egret off to dead tree. (M Lammas)

Droskyn Point: 1 Black Redstart. (L Parkerson)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 65 Canada Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 8 Mute Swan, 37 Shelduck, 34 Wigeon, 9 Mallard, 8 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared dove, 2 Moorhen, 4 Little Grebe, 95 Oystercatcher, 120 Lapwing, c.400 Golden plover, 7 Grey Plover, 45 Curlew, 7 Bar-tailed godwit, 55 Black-tailed godwit, 12 Turnstone, 30 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 35 Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 75 Black-headed gull, 3 Great black-backed gull, 55 Herring Gull, 7 Lesser black-backed gull, 6 Cormorant, 1 Spoonbill, 4 Grey heron, 9 Little Egret, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1
Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 11 Rook, 15 Carrion Crow, 2 Coal Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Wren, 11 Starling, 4 Redwing, 6 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 12 House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Swallow, at least 50 Lapwing, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Spoonbill, 3 Pintail (1 m, 2 fm), 4 Barnacle Geese. Fieldfare and Redwing in the hedgerows in small numbers.(P Davies)

Porthilly Beach: 269 Black headed Gull, 21 Mediterranean Gull, 15 Common Gull,1 Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir & Davidstow Airfield: Fair numbers in various locations of Lesser Black Backed Gulls, Great Black Backed Gulls, Herring Gulls, Black Headed Gulls, Carrion Crow,1 Yellow-legged Gull, 7 Tufted Ducks, 200+ Starling, 2 Raven, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Cormorant, 1 Goosander, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Mallard, 1 Buzzard, c10 jackdaw, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Wren, 2 Robin, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Dunnock, 1 Blackbird. (J.Goodair rep U3A Bird group)

Camelford Park: 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 3 Great Tit, 6 Blue tit, 2 Jay, 2 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Woodpigeon, 2 Wren, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 f Bullfinch, 1 House Sparrow, 1 Pied Wagtail. (J.Goodair rep U3A Bird group)

Maer Lake: 4 Moorhen, 36 Teal,19 Wigeon,17 Mallard, 49 Lapwing, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Great-Black Backed Gull, 5 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 58 Black-headed Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Raven (over). (N Bastin)

Culverland lane, Liskeard (13:00-1455):  3 Nuthatch, 3 Coal Tit, 7 Great Tit, 7 Blue Tit, 5 Long- tailed tit, 1 Redwing, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 15 Magpie, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail, 14 Goldfinch, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Sparrowhawk (f), Herring Gulls, Rooks, Dackdaws, 3 Carrion Crow, Woodpigeons, 20 House Sparrow, 1 Wren, 2 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Pheasant as well as 2 Grey Squirrel and a late Red Admiral. (A. Riley)

Late submission, 05/11,Hannafore, Looe: 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Turnstone, 2 Little Egret. (C&J Duffy)Late submission, 05/11, St Martin’s, Looe: 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Pheasant. (C&J Duffy)

 

 

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Great Northern Diver – Rebecca Bowyer
Great Northern Diver – Martin Surgey
Chaffinch – Martin Webb
Robin – Martin Webb
Great Black Backed Gull’s – Nigel Bastin
Yellow-legged Gull – Jasmina Goodair