Wednesday 5th November 2014

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest and 8 Long-tailed Tit. Harbour: 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Kingfisher. (B Dodd & T Mills)

Sancreed 08:00-09:00 hrs: 2 Black Redstart in village, 345 Woodpigeon, 42 Stock Dove, 6 Lapwing & 65 Chaffinch west. 145 Redwing, 17 Blackbird, 1 Mistle Thrush & 1 Fieldfare east. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 150 Lapwing, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Curlew, 10 Redshank and 3 Jay. Copperhouse Creek: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 20 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 3 Knot and 2 Black-tailed Godwit. Lelant Water: 2 Dark-bellied Brent, 20 Greylag, 9 Shelduck, 1 Peregrine, 10 Golden Plover and 1 Mediterranean Gull. (D Flumm) Also 284 Teal, 3+ Goosander and 241 Lapwing. (DK Parker)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 67 Lapwing, 8 Golden Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, 7 Curlew, 2 Pochard (male). Also numbers of Wigeon, Teal and Little Grebe. (J StLedger)

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Ruff, John St Ledger

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Ringed Plover, John St Ledger

St Erth: 1 Black Redstart on farm buildings, plus 2 Mute Swan and c90 Wood Pigeon west. (MJ Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 5 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 7 Teal, 6 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 6 Snipe, 3 Fieldfare, 12,000+ Starling (including at least 1 leucistic bird and 1 with white tail feathers) and 4 Stonechat. (DK Parker, DS Flumm & J Parker)

Colliford Reservoir:  vocal, adult Common Crane at SX 187 756 from 1645-1655 when it walked southwards along the eastern shore and out of sight.    This is a new species for this site and takes the total to 194  (DA Conway & M Beer) Also 42 Golden Plover and 12 Lapwing. (M Beer)

Dozmary Pool: 3 Pochard and 5 Tufted Duck. (M Beer)

Newquay, Towan Head: 1 Merlin and 22 Turnstone. Gannel Estuary: 1 Brent Goose. (M Lammas)

Penzance: Hummingbird Hawk-moth in private garden.

Rame Head: 1 f Black Redstart, plus Linnet, Goldfinch, Greenfinch and flock of Tits moving through. (B Rankine)

Torpoint, Wilcove: 1 ad Little Gull. (D Julian)

Jupiter Point, Ince Marsh: 1 Spoonbill. (D Julian)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Firecrest by waterworks building. Gorrangorras: 51 Curlew, 42 Redshank, 6 Turnstone and 1 Greenshank. Penryn Campus: 1-2 Firecrest. (S Perfect)

Redruth, Cardrew Ind Estate: c300 Redwing heading NE early morning.

 tdm