Saturday 21st November 2015

Penzance, Wherrytown: 2 Grey Wagtail at the boating lake. Penlee House: 1 Firecrest and 1 f Sparrowhawk. (D Chadwick)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Scaup f, 1 Cormorant, 6 Goosander (4m 2f), 6 Wigeon, 6 Tufted Duck (3m 3f), 1 Kingfisher, 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Jay, 6 Redwing, 19 Fieldfare, 1 Grey Heron and 2 Coal Tit. (R Mudge)

St Ives, seawatch 07.30 – 1400: 8 Great Northern Diver,  2 Black-throated Diver, 10 Red-throated Diver, 44 Common Scoter, 12 Great Skua, 9 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Velvet Scoter, 6 Grey Phalarope and 3 1w Little Gull. (R Augarde, R Wilkins, Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Leach’s Petrels, Richard Augarde

Great Skua eating Kittiwake, Richard Augarde

Porthleven: 2+ Lapland Bunting, 1 Jack Snipe, 9 Snipe, 150+ Skylark, 3 Reed Bunting, 50 Linnet and 100+ Meadow Pipit in stubble fields near HIghburrow. (I Maclean)

Helston Loe Pool: 1 Kingfisher. (I Maclean)

Bude: 1 Cormorant, 4 Meadow Pipit, 60+ Black-headed Gull, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Teal and 2 Oystercatcher. (H Wilkins)

Falmouth, Swanpool Nature Reserve: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Firecrest, 2 Blackcap and 5 Chiffchaff. Castle Beach: 7 Red-breasted Merganser (red-head), 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Kingfisher and 1 Grey Wagtail. (J St Ledger and C Benton) Florence Place: 2 Black Redstart (1 m + 1 imm/f). (D Chaney)

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Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve,  Lelant Saltings: 2 Spoonbill, 1f Goosander (both flew to Ryan’s Field at 14:15) and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. Ryan’s Field: c200 Lapwing, c30 Greylag Goose, 4 Meadow Pipit and 1 ad Mediterranean Gull. Carnsew pool: 1 Rock Pipit. (R Veal)

Phillack: 1 Willow Warbler and 1 1 Chiffchaff c50m along Brookway in nettles by stream. (P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1m Gadwall, 60 Teal, 1 Cetti’s Warbler (heard only) and 50,000 + Starling. (R Veal) 1 Marsh Harrier briefly this afternoon. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion: 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Little Egret and 1 Black Redstart at Little London

Kingsmill Lake: 10 Avocet and 1 f Goosander. (M Beer)

Argal Reservoir: 6 Mediterranean Gull and 5 Redwing. (D Wright)

Pendeen: 1000 Auk past in 30 mins in severe northerly gale, plus 1 Black Redstart. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Also 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Pom Skua and 5 Great Northern Diver.

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Redshank, 1 Dunlin, 15 Lapwing, 2 m Shoveler, 34 Wigeon and 1 Peregrine over. (D Chaney)

Porth Reservoir: 9 Cormorant, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 76 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck. 6 Teal, 9 Coot, 7 Moorhen, 12 Fieldfare and 25 Redwing. (S Rowe)

Rumps Point: 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 Common Scoter, 5 Great Skua and 200+ Common Gull. (C Selway)

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