Monday 18th November 2013

Late news 17/11, Tamar Bird Cruise: 3 Spoonbill, 110 Avocet, 145 Black-tailed Godwit, 87 Curlew, 38 Great-crested Grebe, 2 Greenshank, 22 Little Egret, 262 Mallard, 96 Oystercatcher, 3 Red-breasted Merganser, 49 Redshank, 244 Shelduck, 485 Teal, 623 Wigeon and 1 Mediterranean Gull. (per D Julian)

Land’s End: 3 Black Redstart (1 male) and 1 Great Northern Diver over, flying north. Cycle track: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Wheatear. Trinity Pool: 2 Water Rail. (P & H Taylor)

Sennen, Trevorian Pool: 1 American Golden Plover with Golden Plover.

Stithians Reservoir: 11 Snipe, 2 Pochard, 2 Gadwall, 1 Common Gull, 150+ Lapwing, 7 Cormorant, Wigeon, Teal, Tufted Duck, 1 Goldeneye, 1 Great-crested Grebe, 12 Little Grebe and 1 Kingfisher. (B Toms)

Carnon Downs Sewage Works: 4 Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Kestrel over. (B Toms)

Newlyn, river mouth: 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Black-headed Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull and c80 Herring Gull. Harbour: 1 Kingfisher, 6 Turnstone, 3 Cormorant, 3 Shag, 5 Black-headed Gull, 15 Great Black-backed Gull and c120 Herring Gull. Sandy Cove: 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 9 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 5 Herring Gull and 1 Great Northern Diver distantly offshore. (T Mills)

Eastern Green/Longrock: 2 Oystercatcher, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, c20 Turnstone and 2 Grey Heron on the beach plus c60 Common Scoter, 1 Long-tailed Duck, drake Eider and 3 Great Norther Diver offshore . (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 23 Teal, 24 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Water Rail, 5 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Oystercatcher, 26 Snipe, c5000 Starling and 4 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 Red-throated Diver and 2 Common Gull offshore. (DK Parker)

Penzance, harbour entrance: 1 drake Eider. Jubilee Pool: 3 Purple Sandpiper. Chyandour: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit on beach. (E Mayhew)

Veryan, Gerrans Bay off Pendower Beach: 1 Pacific Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Whimbrel.  Off Carne Beach; 3 Slav Grebe. (J St Ledger & D Mays)

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Pacific Diver with Black-throated, J St Ledger

Gerrans: 1 Brambling, 2 Cirl Bunting. (J St Ledger & D Mays)

Croft Pascoe: 1 ad male Marsh Harrier. (S Bury)

Cot Valley-Boscregan: Immature Dartford Warbler with Stonechats by coastal path at Boscregan, above Polpry Cove. 1 Firecrest in Cot. (N Wheatley)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 50 Wigeon and 200 Curlew. Private garden: 50 Starling, 8 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush and 14 Long-tailed Tits. (J Fullwood)

Scillonian Crossing: 1 ad Sabine’s Gull and 4 Balearic Shearwater.

Golden Plover from the causeway, Hayle Estuary. P Dinning

 

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