Wednesday 20th November 2013

Nanjizal, Autumn ringing report: totals include 15 Yellow-browed, 1 Dusky, 1 Aquatic and 2 Subalpine Warblers plus an eastern race Lesser Whitethroat. For full details go to http://cornishringing.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/halimodendri-blythi-and-margelenica-and.html Note, that this is a private ringing site with no public access.

Pendeen Watch: 14 Great Skua, 2 Pomarine Skua, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 62 Common Scoter and 1 Puffin. (C Moore & M Bishop)

Truro, private garden: 1 m Brambling. (D Jenkins)

Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 50 Blackbird, c250  Black-headed Gull, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Buzzard, 2 Canada Goose, c150 Carrion Crow, 2 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 15 Cormorant, c200 Curlew, c400 Dunlin, 2 Fieldfare, c2500 Golden Plover, 2 Goldfinch, 60 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Greenshank, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Grey Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail, c250 Herring Gull, 1 House Sparrow, 25 Jackdaw, 1 Knot, c600 Lapwing, 15 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Little Egret, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Magpie, 50 Mallard, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 50 Mute Swan, c200 Oystercatcher, 6 Pied Wagtail, 4 Raven, 1 Red-breasted Merganser (m), c200 Redshank, 3 Redwing, c100 Ringed Plover, 1 Robin, 75 Rook, 40 Shelduck, 8 Snipe, 1 Sparrowhawk, c500 Starling, 1 Turnstone, 35 Wigeon, c120 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland” Wednesday Wildlife Walk, per C Travis)

Cambourne, private garden: 1 leucistic Blackbird. (D King)

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Blackbird, David King

 Lynher Estuary, Wacker Quay: 3 Spoonbill and 36 Avocet. (D Julian)

Ruan Lanihorne: 400+ Golden Plover.

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