Saturday 22nd November 2014

Sancreed: 1 Black Redstart and 120 Woodpigeon west. (D Flumm)

Lands End: 1 Black Redstart nr Complex, 1 Woocock in car park bushes, 3 Fulmar circling by cliff, c500 Starling. (P&H Taylor)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 f American Wigeon still present. (D Eva)

Pentire Head:  100 Linnet, 20 Skylark, 30 Chaffinch and 20 Fulmar on ledges. (D Eva)

Penzance, Chyandour: 3 Black Redstart. (A McKechnie & R Farnes)

AMcKechnie_BlkRedstart1_221114

Black Redstart

AMcKechnie_BlkRedstart2_221114

Alex McKechnie

RFarnes_BlkRedstart1_221114 RFarnes_BlkRedstart2_221114

Black Redstarts, Rod Farnes.

RFarnes_BlkRedstart3_221114

Carngloose: 1 Ring Ouzel this morning. (M Jones)

Marazion: 1 ad Pacific Diver, 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver and 1 Brent Goose. (M Ahmad, MJ Spicer et al) Plus 1 Red-breasted Merganser offshore. (DK Parker)

Par Bay: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 19 Shag, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Black throated Diver, 2 Cormorant & 7 Oystercatcher. (M Whittaker)

Par Beach Pool: 2 Mediterranean Gull (1w + ad), 22 Black-headed Gull,  9 Moorhen, 13 Mute Swan, 42 Herring Gull, 10 Coot, 39 Mallard, 70 Jackdaw, 25 Canada Goose & 1 Cormorant. (M Whittaker)

Helford, Men Aver beach: 31 Mediterranean Gull (including an Irish-ringed bird) 1 Razorbill and 3 Firecrest. Gillan Creek: 22 Mediterranean Gull ( 2x French- and 1 Belgian-ringed) with Black-headed Gulls from Netherlands and Poland, plus 1 Greenshank and 2 Common Sandpiper. (M Grantham)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap ( 1 f & 1 ringed m), 1 Water Rail, 1 Goldcrest and 4 Chiffchaff. (L Proctor & T Mills)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 5 Teal, 6 Pochard, 55 Tufted Duck, 5 Dabchick, 2 Water Rail, 1 Coot, 1 Curlew, 1 Peregrine and 1 Chiffchaff. (MJ Spicer)

Tamar Birdwatching Cruise: 2 Spoonbill, ad and 1st yr on Rat Island, River Lynher, c200 Wigeon on R Lynher, c40 Avocet at Holes Hole, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Greenshank, River Lynher, 1st winter Glaucous Gull north of Cargreen and 1 Kingfisher. Next trip 6th December, email tamarwildlife@btinternet.com for tickets. (B Taggart)

Predannack Airfield: 1 Marsh Harrier. (C Moore)

Porthgwarra: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest also Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Heamoor, Bone Valley: 1 Richard’s Pipit again in paddock between the vegetable plots and the path to Trevaylor. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Polgigga: 1 Black Redstart in Bosistow Lane.

Men-an-Tol: 1 ad f Hen Harrier.

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Bittern.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs still.

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff.

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck still, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 Great Crested Grebe and 3 Water Rail. (S Perfect) Pendennis Head: 4 Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Gull, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull and 7 Oystercatcher. (S Perfect) Castle Beach: 2 Black-throated Diver and 1 Whimbrel. (J St Ledger)

East Looe beach: 4 Black Redstart and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Spooner)

Helston: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff in full song by small pond in amenity area. (T Blunden)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan plus 1 young, 16 Teal, 27 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 6 Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 22 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 29 Curlew over, 12 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Stonechat. c40,000 Starlings roosting at Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

tdm