Wednesday 27th November 2013

Late news 26/11 Eagle’s Nest: 1 ring-tail Hen Harrier and 1 f Merlin. (V Stratton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Mute Swan, 32 Teal, 24 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Water Rail, 5 Moorhen, 7 Snipe, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 Red-throated Diver offshore. c60 Scoter towards Eastern Green but distant. (DK Parker) 1 all-white Magpie reported near the cemetery. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Mute Swan. 212 Canada Geese, 46 Greylag, 13 hybrid geese, 2 Muscovy Duck, 43 Mallard, 2 Call Duck, 4 Gadwall, 15 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Common Gull, 3 Bullfinch and 3 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Trenow/Little London: Long-tailed Duck still plus 3 Great Northern Divers. (I Webster)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull and 8 Med Gull. (C Moore, D King) 5 Little Grebe, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c8 Herring Gull and 2 Great Black-backed Gull at North Quay. c160 Wigeon, 5 Redshank, 6 Oystercatcher, 3 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 26 Herring Gull & 10 Black-headed Gull. (D King)

Tresillian River, St Clements to Tresemple Pool: 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Greenshank and 10+Black-tailed Godwit. (T & M Hasdell)

Millbrook Lake: 52 Teal, 33 Black tailed Godwit, 6 Little Egret, 38 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 4 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher and 3 Mediterranean Gull (B Taggart)

Towan Head: 5 Purple Sandpiper and 2 Grey Plover. (P McVey)

St Ives Island: 4 Common Scoter west. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Scillonian III Crossing: 3 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Bonxie and 150 Common Dolphins. (P Semmens)

Falmouth: 1 m Blackcap on a garden feeder. (J St Ledger)

Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 20 Bar-tailed Godwit, 40 Blackbird, c150  Black-headed Gull, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 10 Blue Tit, 2 Bullfinch, 6 Buzzard, 10 Canada Goose, c150 Carrion Crow, 12 Chafinch, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 20 Cormorant, c250 Curlew, c500 Dunlin, 4 Dunnock, c400 Golden Plover, 2 Goldcrest, 6 Goosander, 60 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Tit, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Grey Heron, 20 Grey Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail, c250 Herring Gull, 6 House Sparrow, 20 Jackdaw, 1 Jay, 1 Kingfisher, c600 Lapwing, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Little Egret, 6 Little Grebe, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 10 Magpie, 50 Mallard, 4 Meadow Pipit, 25 Mute Swan, c200 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine, 2 Pied Wagtail, 5 Raven, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, c400 Redshank, 12 Redwing, c50 Ringed Plover, 15 Robin, 30 Rook, 2 Shelduck, 10 Snipe, 6 Sonf Thrush, 1 Spotted Redshank, c1000 Starling, 2 Turnstone, 20 Wigeon, c120 Wood Pigeon and 4 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland” Wednesday Wildlife Walk, per C Travis)

MJS