Wednesday 25th November 2015

St Ives Island: 1 Common Scoter,1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalarope, 3 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Arctic Skua, 11 Great Skua, 18 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Little Auk and 1 Harbour Porpoise past between 08:00-12:45. (M Ahmad, M Elliott, R Wilkins, MJ Spicer et al)

Port Isaac: 1 Great Skua, 1 Red-throated Diver, 200+ Fulmar and a dolphin sp. past. (P Harris)

East Looe: 6 Fulmars on the nesting ledges at Plaidy, the earliest date they have returned since 2010. (DJ Spooner)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Spoonbill still on Lelant Saltings. (A James – photos) Also 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank and 1 Goosander. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

1 Spoonbill preening 800x800 2 spoonbill fishing 800x800
3 Spoonbill preening 800x800 4  spoonbill in flight 800x800

Camel Trail Wadebridge – Tregunna: 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 19 Mute Swan, 6 Whooper Swan, 43 Shelduck, 17 Mallard, 28 Wigeon, 2 Goosander, 2 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, 50 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, c500 Golden Plover, c250 Lapwing, 1 Knot, 170 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 80 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 80 Curlew, 10 Snipe,  150 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 20 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 65 Great Black-backed Gull, 70 Herring Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Meadow Pipit, 5 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 14 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Redwing, 1 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 20 Rook, 65 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 25 Starling, 8 House Sparrow, 5 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch and c50 Linnet. (M Scawen)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Bittern.

Marazion: 3 Great Northern Diver offshore.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 m Green-winged Teal plus 70 Wigeon, 14 Gadwall, 75 Teal, 1 Pintail, 34 Shoveler, 12 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Little Egret, 1 Heron, 8 Little Grebe, 110 Lapwing, 120 Dunlin, 1 Jack Snipe, 34 Black-tailed Godwit, 170 Curlew, 52 Redshank, 40 Fieldfare, 180 Redwing and 2 Reed Bunting. (D Julian)

Clapper Marshes:  37 Wigeon, 18 Teal, 1 Goldeneye, 4 Little Egret, 13 Little Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk (Treraven bird), 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Green sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher and  4 Siskin. (D Julian)

Dinham area: 9 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 4 Wigeon, 4 Little Egret, 10 Oystercatcher, 350 Golden Plover, 200 Lapwing, 24 Curlew and 4 Redshank. (D Julian)

Egloshayle area: 1 Water Pipit. (D Julian)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest still present. (B Dallas)

Treverva: 2 Firecrest. (D Chaney)

MJS & tdm