Thursday 23rd November 2017

Trevilley: Dusky Warbler still on west side of track just north of Trevilley Farm. (B Field, P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Mousehole: 2 Black Redstarts. (R Archer) Also Great Skua, 4 Great Northern Diver. (P Harris)

Penzance:  c.40 Ringed Plover,  8 Purple Sandpiper & c25 Turnstone by Jubilee Pool early afternoon. Also Female Black Redstart on Penzance harbour wall. (D King) Slavonian Grebe still in harbour in front of yacht club at 14:30. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Buryas Bridge, Penzance: 1 male Brambling with Chaffinches in garden. (L Oakes)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 800 Golden Plover, 100 Dunlin, 1Knot, 200 Lapwing, 3 Med Gull. (B Field) Also Spoonbill of the causeway.

St Erth: 3 Cattle Egret and 8 Little Egret in fields along Tredrea Lane plus 2 Mistle Thrush. (MJ Spicer) 8 Cattle Egret reported earlier at Tredrea Lane at 11:00.

Cattle Egret, Mike Spicer

Mistle Thrush, Mike Spicer

St Gothian Sands: 1 Coot, 4 Curlew, 6 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Oystercatcher. (MJ Spicer)

Church Cove, Lizard: Cattle Egret over plus Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest. (M Silk)

Mullion Cove, Lizard:  Black Redstart. (M Silk)

Coverack: Iceland Gull (second winter) in Harbour. (D Collins)

Iceland Gull, David Collins

Penpol, Devoran: Single Firecrest, Goldcrest, Mistle Thrush, Great Spotted Woodpecker plus male Tawny Owl calling mid afternoon. 2 Blackcap, 2 Bullfinch (pr), 20 Goldfinch and Redwings feeding in all the Holly trees. (JH & K Dalziel)

Falmouth: 8 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 17 Redwing, 5 Brambling, 1 Buzzard, 6 Meadow Pipit, 24 Chaffinch, 8 Song Thrush, 8 Blackbird, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Hawfinch and a possible Common Rosefinch between 07:20 & 07:45. (B Porter)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter, 2 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Black-throated Diver and 6 Great Northern Diver.

Maenporth: 3w YL Gull, 3 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver and 3 Common Scoter. (C Urquhart)

Cubert Common: 1 Tawny Owl, 2 Oystercatcher heard overhead, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

St Newlyn East, Fiddlers Green: 1. Short-eared Owl flying towards Newlyn Downs. (S Grose)

Lanhyrock: 200+ Brambling (6 in Beeches by gatehouse and at least 200 in Beeches along the main track towards Respryn in huge flock with Chaffinches and Tits), also  4 Treecreeper, 6 Siskin, 1 Firecrest, 6 Marsh Tit. (G Berti)

Camel Trail: 3 Cattle Egret, 1 Knot, 20+ Common Gull. (G Berti)

Trevone: 1 Merlin. (G Berti)

Boscastle: Chiffchaff in the garden this morning with a mixed flock of Tits. (P Tillsley)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Ring-necked Duck still, 1 (f) Goldeneye, 50+ Fieldfare and Redwing. (G Berti)

Maer Lake: 2 Snow Geese,  6 Canada Geese, c20 Wigeon, c100 Black-headed Gull, c30 Curlew, 100+ Golden Plover, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Lapwing. (R Mudge)

Snow Goose, Rod Mudge

Drift Reservoir (members only): 128 Canada Geese, 3 Wigeon, 4 Gadwall, 16 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebe, 5 Coot and 9 Moorhen. (DK Parker)

Penzance: Slavonian Grebe still in harbor in front of yacht club at 14:30. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

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Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Late news, 21/11, Trenow: Water Pipit on beach west of Trenow cottage. Also 2 Curlew, 1
Whimbrel, 12 Dunlin, Redshank, 15 Turnstone, 8 Little Egret. (R Menari)

Late news, 21/11, Winnards Perch: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Newquay: 3 Great Northern Diver. 1 off Towan Head and another 2 below the huers hut with 2 Porpoise. Also 100+Gannets fishing in bay. (M Lammas)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Juv American Golden Plover still present at 11:00.

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Bullfinch (1m 2f), 3 Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Wren, 4 Great Tit, 6 Blue Tit, 12 Chaffinch, Reed Bunting, 12 Wigeon and 3 Mallards in the Southern cut off. (W Chegwidden)

Godolphin House woods: 5 Goldcrest, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 3 Great Tit, 5 Blue Tit, 7 Blackbird and 4 Long-tailed Tit. (W Chegwidden)

Penzance Harbour: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 male Eider, 1 Guillemot, 1 Red-Breasted Merganser, 3 Med Gulls, 1 Common Gull. (P St Pierre)

Marazion: Water Pipit still present.

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Tuesday 21st November 2017

Late news, 20/11, Penzance: 22 Purple Sandpipers at Jubilee Pool. (S Turner)

Towan Head, Newquay: 1 Purple Sandpiper still with Turnstones, 1 Grey Plover still South of headland, 20 + Common Dolphins fishing off point at 08:30. (M Lammas)

Trevilley Farm: Dusky Warbler calling and showing regularly, though briefly, also 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest and 1 Brambling (M Pass et al.) Also Yellow-browed Warbler.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: American Golden Plover with the Golden Plover flock on Lelant Saltings off the causeway. (PJ Freestone)

Drift Reservoir: Recently dead Barn Owl in copse next to path  approx  70m from gate and footpath top of reservoir, no obvious damage and no rings. (P Copner)

St Ginnys: Male Brambling feeding with Chaffinch in a private garden. (N Bastin – photos)

Par Pool: 1 Kingfisher. Also Herring Gull sp, on its own and had a very dark mantle and heavily streaked head, nape and chest. Much darker than other Herring Gulls but not as dark as LBB or GBB. Seen at 11:45 and flew out to sea at 12:00 but seen over pool at 12:30. (E Mayhew)

Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Spoonbills this afternoon. (C Hughes – photo)

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull seen well on rocks below sea wall. (P Bedford)

Stithians Reservoir Southern Cut-off: 1 female Great Spotted Woodpecker,  6 Bullfinch,  2 Greenfinch,  4  Goldcrest, 1 Grey Heron,  40+ Lapwing,  1 Buzzard,  2 Little Grebe,  6 Goldfinch,  1 Wren, and  1 Male Sparrowhawk perched on the feeder frame.  (A James – photos)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter and 2 Long-tailed Duck still present.

Falmouth: Flock of about 20 Redwing off Woodlane again. Also 3 Redwing and 2 Blackcap (1 male & 1 female) in the garden. (E Tackley)

Godolphin House: 3 Hawfinch feeding on Sycamore buds, viewable from the public footpath at cSW 602317. (DK Parker – photos)

Hewas Water: 2 Hawfinch this afternoon. (B Bosisto)

Keveral Farm, nr Seaton: 1 Firecrest today. (M Jordan)

Crugmeer: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Lapland Bunting. (D Julian)

Rosenannon Downs: 3 Short-eared Owl, 3 Tawny Owl, 12 Snipe, 3 Egrets. (S Grose)

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Monday 20th November 2017

Late news, 18/11 Hannafore Point: Reported Hume’s Warbler was a Yellow-browed Warbler.

Late news, 19/11, Restronguet Creek: Unconfirmed report of a possible Pallas’s Warbler in a garden.

Late news, 19/11, Falmouth: Flock of about 30 Redwing off Woodlane, 1 Pied Wagtail at Pendennis Point car park, 1 Grey Heron on rocks below Castle Drive, 1 Little Egret on rocks near Castle Beach. (E Tackley)

Trevilly: 1 Dusky Warbler still this morning. (M Ahmad, M Elliott, P St Pierre, MJ Spicer)

Charlestown: 2 ( m + f ) Blackcaps ( D Hastilow)

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull around harbour (P Bedford)

Towan head Newquay: 3 Choughs 1 with black & white on left & red on right leg rings. 2 Common Scoter, also 4 Common and 1 Bottlenosed dolphins off point. (M Lammas)

Land’s End: 2 Swallow still, 5 Chough. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Cot Valley: Wryneck still present this morning by coastal path between Cot Valley and Nanquidno near Carn Gribba. Also a superb male Merlin. (N Wheatley)

Godolphin Cross: 2 Hawfinch in Yew Tree at the National Trust grounds. (P Harris) 2 Hawfinch in garden near  base of Tregonning Hill. (W Smith)

Penlee Point: Possible Pacific Diver but distant, plus c7 Great Northern Diver and 1 Red-throated Diver. (P Harris)

Mousehole: Black Redstart on rooftops around the harbour. (P Harris)

Penzance: 14 Purple Sandpiper and 32 Turnstone off the harbour wall. (DK Parker) Also 1 Red-breasted Merganser in harbour. (M McKee)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Kingfisher, 2 Little Grebe, 10 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 70+ Canada Goose. (K Bowers)

Tufted Duck, Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers

Lamorna Cove: 2 Black Redstart, 1 Common Sandpiper. (M McKee)

Connor Downs: 1 Firecrest in a private garden. (PJ Freestone)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Short Eared Owl. (S Grose)

Gweek Creek: 1 Spotted Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 24 Redshank, 2 Curlew. (D Collins)

Hannafore: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe,3 Med Gull, 3 Auk sp, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (brief view) 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest. (C Buckland)

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Sunday 19th November 2017

Late news, 18/11, Hannafore Point: Unconfirmed report of a Hume’s Warbler west of the sea wall beyond the concrete blocks at 13:30 with a tit flock. Also Water Pipit and Black Redstart.

Charlestown: 1 f Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 106 Canada Goose, 2 Cormorant, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 59 Mallard, 12 Teal, 16 Tufted Duck, 3 Pochard, 1 Goldeneye, 1ad m Ring-necked Duck, 1 Great Northern Diver, 200 Golden Plover, 34 Lapwing, 559 Black-headed Gull, 523 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Buzzard, 4 Raven, 29 Carrion Crow, 13 Jackdaw, 2 Magpie, 6 Stock Dove, 480 Starling, 14 Blackbird, 18 Fieldfare, 29 Redwing, 2 Stonechat, 3 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 House Sparrow, 3 Robin, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Goldcrest and 3 Linnet.  (DA Conway)

St Ives Bay (from Gwithian Towans): 10 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver. (P St Pierre) 9 Great Northern Diver, 3 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver. (R Butts, T Pinfield, J Atherton)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill on Carnsew Pool. (P St Pierre) Also 500 Golden Plover, Sparrowhawk. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Crugmeer: 2 Short-eared Owl, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Snipe. (S Grose)

Malpas: 1 Firecrest. (A.Hill)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 Merlin. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Marazion Beach: Water Pipit still, flock 16 Greenfinch. (B Toms, M Curtis) Also 2 Great Northern Diver, 11 Common Scoter. (R Veal)

Germoe/Millpool: Large mixed sp flocks 300+ included: Redwing, Fieldfare,Starling, 2 m Bullfinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 1 Merlin (hunting low along hedgerows), 5 Skylark, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J Evans)

Penzance: 3 Firecrest, 1 Blackcap, 25+ Blackbird (nearly all 1w males with black bills & pale primaries, probably newly-arrived from Scandinavia) in private garden. (R Phillips) Jubilee Pool: 9 Purple Sandpiper, 20 Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover. (R Butts, T Pinfield, J Atherton)

Trevilley, Sennen: 1 Dusky Warbler (finder – M Ahmad), 2 Chough. (R Butts, T Pinfield, J Atherton)

Sennen: 1 presumed partially leucistic Golden Plover with c300 others, 1 Firecrest. (R Veal)

Land’s End: 3 Swallow still. (R Veal)

Drift: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Firecrest. (R Veal)

Porthpean: 2 Long-tailed Duck, 10 Common Scoter, 2 Surf Scoter. (S & P Rogers)

Pendower: 22 Great Northern Diver, 6 Black-throated Diver, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Common Scoter, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe. (S & P Rogers)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Cattle Egret. (S & P Rogers, R Gould, M Buckle)

Mawnan Smith: Several Brambling in finch flock at Carwinion Playing Field this morning. (J Irvine)

Carrick Roads: 18 Black-necked Grebe, 6 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Great Northern Diver (one still in breeding plumage). (D Eva)

Crackington Haven: 2f +1m Blackcap and 1 Redwing in private garden. (J & B Teague)

Windmill Farm: 1 Woodcock by willow boardwalk. (R Hollis)

Lizard: Little Bunting still in weedy field along track to Old Lizard Head.

Lizard Point: 1 2w Iceland Gull, 5 Great Skua, 1 Puffin, 1 Peregrine, 1 Merlin, 5 Common Dolphin, 8 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. (I Maclean, T Blunden)

Grade: 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Merlin, 2 Peregrine. (I Maclean)

Lizard Downs: 1 Marsh Harrier. (I Maclean, T Blunden)

Mullion Cove: 1cy Yellow-legged Gull. (M Silk)

Lizard, Soap Cove: 1 Dartford Warbler. (M Silk)

Nanjizal: 1 Short-eared Owl in morning.

Mousehole: 2w Caspian Gull & Yellow-legged Gull on St Clement’s Isle & 1 Siberian Chiffchaff below Treen Fields. (M Elliott) Also 1 Black Redstart on roof by harbour.

St Ives: 6+ Mediterranean Gull & 1 Harbour Porpoise off Porthmeor Beach, 5+ Bottlenose Dolphin in the bay. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) Also 2 Black Redstart at The Island.

Carbis Bay: 2 Great Northern Diver. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Crows-an-Wra: 1 Short-eared Owl from minor road to St Buryan at 5pm. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Merlin, 3 Yellowhammer, 11 Snipe, 5 Bullfinch, 6 Greenfinch, 5 Kestrel, 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Amalveor Downs: f Hen harrier west at 16.30, 3 Dartford warbler. (R Menari)

Falmouth: Flock of about 30 Redwing off Woodlane, 1 Pied Wagtail at Pendennis Point car park, 1 Grey Heron on rocks below Castle Drive, 1 Little Egret on rocks near Castle Beach. (E Tackley)

Camborne: 1 Firecrest & 2 Goldcrest in garden at Tehidy at 1030hrs. (A Neil, via Cornwall Birding)

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Saturday 18th November 2017

Late news, 15-17/11, Pentire Head/Port Quin: A raft of 75+ Common Scoter (from photo). (T Ridgers)

Late news, 17/11,Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter, 9 Common Scoter and 2 Long-tailed Duck. (BR Field)

Late news, 17/11, Perranuthnoe: 2 Firecrest in a private garden. (M Halliday)

Firecrest, Mark Halliday

Firecrest, Mark Halliday

Dozmary Pool: Drake Ring-necked Duck still, 2 Goldeneye. (B Craven)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter still, Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated Diver and 7 Great Northern Diver.

Gannel Estuary: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose) Also 1 Water Pipit. (S Rowe)

Dobwalls: 1 Firecrest in private garden. (C&J Duffy)

College Reservoir: 58 Tufted Duck, 6 Pochard, 1 Gadwall, 35 Wigeon, 49 Coot. (D Eva)

Stithians Reservoir: 5 Goldeneye, 1 Little Egret, 1 adult Mediterranean Gull (D Eva)

St Merryn: 25 Goldfinch with 2 ringed birds feeding on sunflower hearts in a private garden. (R Hughes)

Lower Tamar Lake: 6 Goosander (5m 1f), 16 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant. (R Mudge)

Bude Marshes: 8 Teal, 87 Mallard, 1 Red breasted Merganser, 41 Black headed Gulls, 3 Herring Gulls, 12 Moorhen, 3 Wood Pigeon, 17 Carrion Crows, 3 Grey Heron, 17 Blackbirds, 2 Magpies, 12 Jackdaws, 2 Wrens, 3 Canada Geese, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Song Thrush, 1 female Reed Bunting,  5 Blue Tit,  1 Buzzard, 2 Rooks,  1 male Bullfinch, 21 Starlings, 2 Long tailed Tits, 2 Robins. (WeBS, H Kendall, R Mudge)

St Erth: 1 Mistle Thrush. (M Spicer)

Falmouth: Adult Yellow-legged Gull on the rocks between Swanpool and Gyllynvase Beach this morning. (S Bearhop) Also a flock of about 20 Redwing, together with at least one SongThrush and several Blackbird feeding on yew berries off Woodlane. (E Tackley) Also 7 Mute Swan and 50+ Redwing over, with 1 Black Redstart on rooftops by Windsor Quarry today. (D Chaney)

Rinsey Head: 3 Great Northern Diver, (+ 1 possible Pacific), Grey Seal with fish. Cove: 2 Chough mobbing male Peregrine, until Peregrine managed to stoop one, epic confrontation, 2 Raven, 3 Shag. Upper fields: Large mixed flock of Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Linnet, being pursued by Kestrel, 3 Stonechat. (J Evans)

Loe Pool: 1m Hen Harrier, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 4 Common Gull, 13 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Goosander, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Little Grebe, 29 Pochard (predominantly m), 25+ Redwing, 2 Water Rail. (G Adams)

Helston Boating Lake: 1m Gadwall, 12 Shoveler, 35 Tufted Duck, 1 Common Gull. (G Adams)

Skewjack: 2 Mistle Thrush feeding in ploughed field; c283+ Wood Pigeon & 24 Stock Dove feeding in adjoining stubble fields. (J Hawkey)

Porth Reservoir: 7 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Coot, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Dipper, 2 Kingfisher, 5 Grey Wagtail. (S Grose)

Marazion: 4 Mute Swan, 15 Teal, 26 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 8 Little Grebe, 37 Moorhen, 3 Water Rail, 23 Snipe, 2 Jack Snipe, 12 Herring Gull, 3 Black-headed Gull, 1 Kingfisher and 4 Cetti’s Warbler. (WeBS) Also 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 7+ Firecrest, 6 Goldcrest, 20 Long-tailed Tit and 4 Bullfinch along Red River on the eastern boundary. (DK Parker)

Marazion Beach: 1+ Water Pipit still below sand dunes. 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Scoter offshore. (R Veal)

Penryn, Tremough Campus: 1 f/1w Black Redstart, 1+ Firecrest. (C Benton)

Crackington Haven: 1 Firecrest in private garden. (J Teague)

Carbis Bay: 1 Velvet Scoter (west), 6 Great Northern Diver, 3 Red-throated Diver. (S Rowe)

Land’s End: 4 Swallow hawking insects over Swingates at noon, 1 Snipe, 1 m Bullfinch, 2 Chough, 17 Blackbird, 1 Roe buck. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Sennen Cove: 1 Little Egret east of lifeboat station. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Black Swan still. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Crugmeer: 2 Stock Dove, 300+ Chaffinch, 2 resident Barn Owl. (S Grose)

St Buryan: 1 Tawny Owl (heard). (H Mitchell)

Lizard: Little Bunting still in weedy field along track to Old Lizard Head. (T Phelps)

Newlyn: 1cy Iceland Gull flew over Tolcarne and out to sea in afternoon. (G Hobin)

Looe: 1 Pink-footed Goose still off railway station platform with Canada Geese this morning. Also 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Eider and 1 Kingfisher off Hannafore Point. (M Hughes)

Housel Bay: 3 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Church Cove: 2 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Kynance: 2 Black Redstart. (I Maclean)

St Keverne: 1 Fulvous Whistling Duck (presumed escapee). (A Williams)

Fulvous Whistling Duck, Alan Williams

St Gothian Sands: 2 female Scaup still. 1 Great Northern Diver distantly offshore. (R Veal)

Scaup, Reuben Veal

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Friday 17th November 2017

Mount’s Bay: Pacific Diver still off the bus station, Penzance.

Marazion Beach: 1 Pacific Diver (distant), 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 9 f Common Scoter. (J St Ledger)

Red-throated Diver, John St Ledger

Polgigga: Short-toed Lark in the bulb field north of Faraway Cottage. (K Wilson)

Cot Valley: Richard’s Pipit over north at 10:40, also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest. (N Wheatley) Also 4 Whooper Swan on sea off Gribba Point, calling occasionally and 1 Short-eared Owl roosting in field west of Little Hendra farm. (P Clarke, C Moore)

Old Lizard Head: Little Bunting still (showing well in weedy field by path to the head), 2 Lapland Bunting, Brambling, Merlin. Yesterday Black Redstart in the surfers car park (M Pass)

Nanquidno: Black Redstart and 2 Brambling at Tregiffian Farm. (D Astins) Also 5 Whooper Swan still. (C Moore)

Porthilly Point: Pale-bellied Brent Goose. (S Grose)

Connor Downs: 1 Firecrest in private garden and 11 Fieldfare over. (P Freestone)

Charlestown: 1 Peregrine in private garden. ( D Hastilow)

Fowey: 1 Great Skua, 3 dolphin (probably Bottlenose) and 10+ Atlantic Bluefin Tuna from kayak up to 2 miles offshore. (R Kirkwood)

Great Skua, Rupert Kirkwood

Great Skua, Rupert Kirkwood

Bluefin Tuna, Rupert Kirkwood

Helston: 2 Firecrest in trees by river at Boating Lake. (S Court)

Kingsmill Lake: 115 Avocet, 1 Glossy Ibis on saltmarsh and field behind. (M Northey, M Buckle, M Beer)

Colliford Lake: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 juv Spoonbill, 2 Snipe, 1 f Merlin, 4 Reed Bunting, good numbers of Golden Plover and Lapwing. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Ninestones: 3 Firecrest. (C Buckland)

Falmouth: 2 Firecrest at University of Exeter campus. (J Beaumont)

Looe Estuary (WeBS): 175 Canada Goose, 6 Cormorant, 8 Curlew, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 6 Little Grebe, 38 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 10 Mute Swan, 18 Oystercatcher, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 10 Redshank, plus mixed flocks of over 1000 Black-headed, Great Black-backed and Herring Gulls. (D Spooner)

Pink-footed Goose, Derek Spooner

Crugmeer: 3 Short-eared Owl, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Brambling this evening. (B Bosisto)

Par: 3 Redwing, f Blackcap, 1 Nuthatch. First Goldfinch of the winter feeding on Niger seed at Biscovey. (A Matthews)

Rosenannon Downs: 1 Short-eared Owl from the northern boundary stones. (S Grose)

Carbis Bay: 4 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver. (R Butts)

Men-an-Tol: 1 female Merlin and 20 Golden Plover. (D Richardson, DK Parker)

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