Friday 29th November 2013

Late news 25/11 Gerrans Bay: 9 Common Scoter, 5 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Whimbrel (heard). (J Hawkey)

Late news 25/11 Pendower Valley: 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 2 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare and 2 Bullfinch all feeding on Cotoneaster tree behind the boarded up beachfront property. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Sennen: 1 juv American Golden Plover with Golden Plover flock. (B Rankine – photos)

American Golden Plover Zennen 29th Nov 2013 (2) American Golden Plover Zennen 29th Nov 2013 (4)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Mute Swan, 49 Teal, 28 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Water Rail, 5 Moorhen, 3 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 4 Snipe, c15,000 Starling (including 1 leucistic Starling), 1 juvenile Rose-coloured Starling, 2 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Large numbers of Golden Plover on Ryan’s Field. (S Maycock – photo)

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Windmill Farm: 1 Merlin, 2 Stonechat, 5 Snipe and a mixed flock of 20 Redwing and 2 Fieldfare. Also Frogspawn. (D Wright)

Buttermilk Hill:  2 Woodcock 1, Common Snipe and Raven (males displaying). (V Stratton)

Gulval: 16 Redwings (V Stratton)

Roseworthy: 1 Red Kite with Common Buzzard over A30. (V Stratton)

Truro: 1 m Peregrine Falcon at Treliske Hospital. (V Stratton)

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