Thursday 20th November 2014

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan, 29 Teal, 21 Mallard, 1 f Pintail, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 26 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Bittern, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting and 3 Stonechat. c30,000 Starlings roosting in the reeds at Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Gannel Estuary: 1 f American Wigeon with c30 Eurasian Wigeon. (P&H Taylor)

Kelynack: 1 Dusky Warbler still. (I Webster)

Porthgwarra: 1 Woodcock, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker and 1 Redwing in 60 foot cover. (P&H Taylor) Also 1 Serin and 3 Black Redstart.

Men-an-Tol: 1 Short-eared Owl and 1 Barn Owl. (S Turner – video)

Penzance: 1 m Black Redstart on roof tops in Lidden area. (T Mills) 2 Black Redstart, 2 Firecrest and 3 Great Northern Diver at Chyandour.

East Looe Beach: 2 (m & f) Black Redstart and 2 Grey Wagtail. (DJ Spooner)

Between Cot Valley and Nanquidno: 1 Ring Ouzel. (N Wheatley)

St Just: 1 Swallow. (N Wheatley)

St Erth: 1 f Peregrine. (M Spicer)

Nanjizal: 1 Black Redstart. (C Moore) Also 1 Little Bunting, 2 Yellow-browed warbler and 2 Swallow.

Higher Bosistow: 3 Black Redstart and 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (C Moore)

Brew: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (C Moore)

Newlyn: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap and 1 Water Rail at Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Hayle: 1 Black Redstart.

Penzance, Heamor: 1 Richard’s Pipit and 1 Black Redstart at Bone Valley. (M Elliott)

Downderry: 1 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Great Northern Diver past.

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff in trees by the last houses at the seaward end.

MJS & DKP