Saturday 16th November 2013

Gerrans Bay, Pendower Beach: 1 Pacific Diver, 9 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe and 4 Slavonian Grebe.

Penzance, private garden: 5 Blackcap, 6 Blackbird and 1 Redwing, all new arrivals. Eastern Green: 1 Slavonian Grebe and 3 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Windmill Farm: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Pied Wagtail,12 Redwing, c110 Linnet, c30 Chaffinch, 9 Snipe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Pheasant, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Buzzard and 1 Song Thrush. (G Adams)

Buttermilk Hill: 72 Golden Plover, 1 Merlin female in a ‘stoop’. (V Stratton)

Treveal Valley: 1 Red Kite, 2 Firecrest, 6+ Goldcrest, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 6 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare, a flock of 12 Bullfinches flew in from the sea at a considerable height and a flock of 100 Wood Pigeons. (V Stratton)

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Red Kite, V Stratton

Lizard village: 1 Black Redstart, 1 House Martin and 1 Swallow. (JH & K Dalziel)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 21 Teal, 24 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Water Rail, 9 Moorhen, 1 Oystercatcher, 19 Snipe, 2 Raven, c5000 Starling, 2 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting, 5 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Oystercatcher on the beach plus 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver and c45 Common Scoter offshore. (DK Parker)

Carrick Roads: 21 Black-necked Grebe, 3 Great-crested Grebe, 2 Red-breasted Merganser and 1 Great Northern Diver. (D Eva)

Devoran: 1 Knot. (D Eva)

Helston Loe, Carminowe Creek: 1 first winter Scaup, 2 Firecrest and 2 Water Rail. (I Maclean)

Porthcurno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Woodcock. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

AK Wildlife Cruises 11:30-16:00, Falmouth Docks: 1 male Black Redstart. Coastal, Falmouth to Gerrans Bay: 14+ Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Purple Sandpiper at St Anthony Head, 4+ Mediterranean Gull, 1 Peregrine, 2 Raven, Kittiwakes, Guillemot, 8+ Grey Seals. Carrick Roads: 27 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe opposite Mylor Chruchtown, 14 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, Little Egrets, Redshanks, Greenshanks, 1 Buzzard, 2 Shoveler and a Common Seal. (S Perfect)

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