Friday 21st November 2014

Late news, 19/11, Camel Trail: 6 Blackbird, 2 Blackcap, c200 Black-headed Gull, 2 Bullfinch, 15 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Buzzard, 12 Canada Geese, 20 Carrion Crow, 1 Chaffinch, 15 Cormorant, 25 Curlew, c200 Dunlin, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Greenshank, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Grey Plover, 3200 Golden Plover, 5 Goldfinch, 1 Goosander, 2 Great Tit, 20 Herring Gull, 30 House Sparrow, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Knot, c50 Lapwing, 8 Lesser BLack-backed Gull, 12 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Magpie, 22 Mallard, 25 Mute Swan, 1 Meadow Pipit, c50 Oystercatcher, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Red-breasted Merganser, c100 Redshank, 31 Ringed Plover, c200 Redwing, 1 Robin, 3 Rook, 3 Shelduck, 17 Snipe, c40 Starling, 4 Song Thrush, 1 Spotted Redshank, 5 Wigeon, 9 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The ‘Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk’ per A Taylor)

Late news, 20/11, Polperro harbour: 1 Dipper feeding amongst gull on River Pol. (R Clarke)

Truro, Malpas: 31 Black-tailed Godwit, 150+ Dunlin, 25+ Redshank, 1 Little Grebe. Also numbers of Curlew and Oystercatcher. Several of the Black-tailed Godwit were on the football field at Boscawen Park and one of them was ringed. The colours of the rings match one I saw here in December 2012. (J St Ledger)

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Black-tailed Godwit, Malpas 11/12/2012

JStLedger_RingedB-tGodwit-211114Black-tailed Godwit, Malpas 21/11/2014

Polhawn near Rame Head: 3 Common Scoter and 1 Great Northern Diver. (R Clarke)

Kelynack: 1 Dusky Warbler again to the east of the caravan park. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant: 3 Black Redstart at Lelant Saltings. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance, Lidden area: 1 f Sparrowhawk and 1 Peregrine over. (T Mills)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 f American Wigeon again.

Porthgwarra, Arden-Sawah Farm: 2 Black Redstart and 1 Swallow.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 31 Teal, 29 Mallard, 1 f Pintail, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 23 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher and 1 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 2 Black-thoated Diver offshore. (B Craven)

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

Millbrook Lake: 13 Mediterranean Gull, 8 Little Egret, 45 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Little Grebe. (B Taggart)

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still near last house.

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