Wednesday 30th November 2016

Late news, 21/10, St Ives: 1 Red Kite at SW492398 (J Loveridge)

Late news, Hayle: US banded Green-winged Teal ring no: ???4-08??? insufficient for individual determination (5944 birds on database ringed with that permutation.) Request for any photographs showing extra digits please. (M Grantham)

Marazion Marsh:  1 Bittern. (A James), 1 Bittern north of railway line. (P Taylor)

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Bittern – Alan James

Penryn: 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 2 Curlew, 5 Mallard (V Lishman)

Chapel Amble, nr Wadebridge: 1 Redpoll feeding from peanut feeder in private garden (S Grose)

Lamorna Cove: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Chough. (M McKee)

Lamorna Valley: 1 Firecrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap. (M McKee)

Rame Head: 1 Black Redstart still present on cliff face 15.38 (D Allan)

Wadebridge, Camel Trail: 1 Red-necked Grebe (approx 1 and a half miles from A39 flyover in the channel near boat wreck, at 2.15pm) (G Berti, J Humphreys, M Scawen)

Sancreed: 100 Redwing, 2 Snipe, 10 Skylark, 20 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Land’s End: 10 Skylark, 1 House Martin flew over SE. (P Taylor)

River Camel from Wadebridge to Tregunna: 17 Mute swan, 1 Canada Goose, 25 Shelduck, 2 Mallard, 2 Pintail, 50 Wigeon, 36 Teal, 8 Goosander (5m 3f), 11 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Pheasant, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey heron, 5 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Moorhen, 45 Oystercatcher, 6 Ringed plover, 6 Grey plover, 40 Golden plover, 60 Lapwing, 11 Knot, 1 Turnstone, 40 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 60 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 16 Bar-tailed Godwit, 70 Curlew, 3 Snipe, 250 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 120 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser black-backed Gull, 80 Great black-backed Gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 12 Redwing, 7 Blackbird, 2 Fieldfare, 5 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Blue Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 10 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 30 Carrion Crow, 300 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 15 Goldfinch, 25 Linnet. (Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per M Scawen)

Restronguet: 15 Red-breasted Merganser (fishing on a falling tide), 2 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Firecrest (in myrtle bush). (J St Ledger)

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Red-breasted Mergansers – John St Ledger

Penryn: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, including 1 ringed this morning. (B Porter)

Newquay, Newquay Bay: 1 Common Scoter, 1 Mediterranean Gull Gannel: 160 Curlew, 7 Dunlin. (S Rowe)

Connor Downs: 2 Blackcap ringed in private garden. (P Freestone)

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