Monday 25th November 2013

Late news Sennen Cove: An Arctic Tern found dead at Sennen Cove in September with a GPS tracker has been traced back to the island of Sorgu, Estonia, where it was ringed on 26th June 2013. It had also been seen on Ythan Estuary in Scotland.

Late news 24/11 Lizard Point: 2 House Martin and 1 Swallow. (G Arnold)

Newlyn Coombe: 1 Dipper, 1 Woodcock, 1 Firecrest, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush and 1 Chiffchaff. (TD Mills)

Men-an-Tol: 6 Fieldfare, 3 Stonechat and 1 Dartford Warbler heard. (TD Mills)

Scillonian III Crossing: 1 Little Auk, 5 Bonxies and 18 Balearic Shearwaters. (P Semmens)

Balearic Shearwater

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 22 Teal, 18 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Water Rail, 11 Moorhen, 2 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 8 Snipe, 27 Curlew over, c20,000 Starling and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 22 Sanderling on the beach. (DK Parker)

Gerrans Bay: 1 ad Pacific Diver,  5 Black-throated Diver and 1 Red-necked Grebe off Pendower Beach.

Sennen: 1 juv American Golden Plover with Golden Plover flock.

Porthpean: 3 Black-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver and 43 Common Scoter. (D Julian)

Charlestown: 1 f Eider. (D Julian)

Maer Lake CBWPS: 2 Little Stint.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 8 Gadwall and 140+ Lapwing. (J St Ledger)

Porthleven: 200+ Linnet on lines alongside road. (J St Ledger) 

Loe Pool: 6 Goosander (5f 1m) and 5 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Loe Bar: 2 Great Northern Diver (calling), 8 Common Scoter and 1 Razorbill on the sea. (J St Ledger – all photos) 

Linnet Porthleven 25th Nov 2013 Goosander Loe Bar 25th Nov 2013 Great Northern Diver Loe Pool 25th Nov 2013

Helston Boating Lake: 1 Whooper Swan still. (J St Ledger)

Rosenannon Down: 1 Short-eared Owl and 2 Merlin this evening. (D Julian)

MJS