Wednesday 18th November 2015

Late news, 16/11, Kingsmill Lake: 1 Spotted Redshank. (M Beer)

Late news, 17/11, Gerrans Bay: 4 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe. (D Hall)

Charlestown: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (D Hastilow)

DHastilow_GSWoodpecker_181115Great Spotted Woodpecker, David Hastilow

Troon: 1 Firecrest in private garden. (D Wheeler)

Land’s End to Sennen Coast Path: 8, poss 9, Chough. (S Maycock)

SMaycock_Chough_181115Chough, Simon Maycock

Kingsmill Lake: 60 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 6 Lapwing, 5 Snipe, 12 Dunlin, 70 Wigeon and 1 Firecrest. (M Beer)

Stithians Reservoir: 200+ Herring Gull plus 1 colour-ringed individual. (P Copner)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Pale-bellied Brent, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Dunlin, 1 Turnstone, 1 Common Gull and 55 Mediterranean Gull on Lelant Saltings. 2 Spoonbill, 1 Turnstone, 6 Dunlin and 6 Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. 7 Little Grebe, 4 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Kingfisher on Carnsew Basin. 42 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 8 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Grey Plover and 1 Mediterranean Gull on Copperhouse Creek. (T Mills, MJ Spicer) Later, also 2 Goosander and 2 Kingfisher on Ryan’s Field. (L&S Hallett)

Millbrook Lake:Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-breasted Merganser (m&f), 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Firecrest, 30 Teal, 4 Mistle Thrush, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Great Crested Grebe & 1 Little Grebe. (C&J Hannaford)

Towan Head: 9 Twite in flock calling and flying west. (S Rowe)

Wadebridge, Camel Trail Nature walk: 3 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 8 Mute Swan, 2 Whooper Swan, 5 Shelduck, 35 Mallard, 25 Wigeon, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 85 Oystercatcher, 5 Ringed Plover, c1000 Golden plover, 230 Lapwing, 25 Dunlin, 20 Redshank, 2 Spotted redshank, 40 Curlew, 160 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 15 Herring Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 5 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 7 Redwing, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 10 Rook, 25 Carrion Crow, 3 Raven, 5 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch , c45 Linnet and 1 Bullfinch. (M Scawen)

Bude, Cleave MOD: 1 Short-eared Owl and 2 Barn Owl. (N Bastin)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern, also 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Rumps Point: 4 Great Northern Diver past.

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