Sunday 25th November

Late News 10/11/2012 Wadebridge: A Curlew observed on the Camel Estuary at Wadebridge was ringed as a breeding female close to the Lilienvenn reserve in Germany on 16/05/2006 by Manfred Kipp. It returned there to breed this year and this is the first sighting of the bird  outside of the breeding season. (N. Climpson)

Sancreed: 70 Lapwing, 12 Skylark. (D. Flumm, A. Kitson)

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver, 9 Common Scoter, 3 Med Gulls. (D. Flumm, A. Kitson)

Porthgwarra: 120 Golden Plover (D. Flumm, A. Kitson)

Swanvale: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrests, 10 Chiffchaffs, 1 Water Rail, 1 Tawny Owl. (D. Eva)

Pendower Beach: 11 Great Northern Divers,7 Common Scoters. (R.Davey, P. Barlow)

Porthscatho: 7 great northern divers, 1 Slavonian Grebe.  (R.Davey, P. Barlow)

Newquay ASDA carpark: Poss eastern Lesser Whitethroat in willow by cashpoint. (R.Davey, P. Barlow)
Update: After checking the song, which we clearly heard, the bird is of the nominate race and not eastern as first thought despite the paler plumage. (R.Davey, P. Barlow)

Hannafore Point: 8 GN Divers, 1, Common Scoter, 1, Slavonian Grebe (B.Rankine)

 Windmill Farm: Jack Snipe this morning. (D.Wright)

 Predannack Airfield: Hen harrier (male), 1000 + Golden Plover, 200 lapwing, 1 Black Tailed Godwit, 10 Dunlin, 2 Snipe. (D.Wright)

Siblyback Lake: Great Northern Diver juv.

Two Tree’s Estate, Wadebridge: 8+Blackcaps. (C. Selway)

Treraven Meadows: 2 Water Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpiper and 4 Wigeon. Clapper Pools, 1 drake Gadwall, 2 Wigeon and 1 Tufted Duck. (C. Selway)

Clapper Marshes: 1 male Gadwall, 2 Wigeon, 1 Tufted Duck. (C Selway)

Tamar Cruise, Tamar Estuary: 13 Mute Swan, 5 Cormorant, 18 Herring Gull, 11 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Little Egret, 69 Wigeon, 32 Teal, 9 Heron, 528 Black-headed Gull, 58 Shelduck, 40 Dunlin, 92 Curlew, 89 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Oystercatcher, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 24 Mallard, 52 Avocet, 62 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Common Gull, 2 Buzzard, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Falcon Sp., 110 Carrion Crow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 35 Starling, 1 Coal Tit heard calling. (D Julian)

Tamar Cruise, Lynher Estuary: 10 Heron, 9 Cormorant, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Little Egret, 66 Curlew, 54 Mallard, 129 Shelduck, 79 Avocet, 4 Dunlin, 65 Black-headed Gull, 37 Teal, 65 Wigeon, 1 Greenshank, 2 Mute Swan, 61 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Magpie, 30 Starling. (D Julian)

St Ives Bay: 1 Balearic Shearwater,  6 G. N. Diver, 4 Scoter , 2 Med Gull and 5 Bottle Nosed Dolphin (B. Mellow)

Mounts Bay:  6 G.N Diver, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 35 Scoter, 1 Med Gull. (B. Mellow)

Hayle Estuary:  11  adult  Whooper Swans, 2 Brent Geese ,1 Knot. (B. Mellow, C. Barnard))

Gwithian pool: Imm drake Long Tailed Duck still.  (B. Mellow)

Penryn River: 5 Greenshank, 43 Redshank, 54 Curlew, 2 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 27 Mallard Duck, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Green Woodpecker, 7 Pied Wagtail, 11 Greenfinch, 1 Jay. At low tide. (J. St Ledger)