Friday 24th November 2017

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull still present. (P. Bedford)

Newquay, Towan Head: 5 Purple Sandpiper behind Headland Hotel and Grey Plover S of Towan still. (M Lammas)

Lanhydrock: 20+ Brambling in one flock, viewed feeding with chaffinches along the treeline in the field from the gate at SX 088641. (J Rance) 50+ Brambling in 2 groups, 50+ Chaffinch, 1 Marsh Tit, 3 Nuthatch in the afternoon. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, J Rance)

Siblyback Lake: 2 Hawfinch and female Scaup. (DI Julian)

Dozmary Pool: Male Ring-necked Duck plus a female Scaup, 3 Shoveler and 2 Goldeneye. (DI Julian) Also 8 Pochard, 20 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 16 Lapwing, 2 Mallard, 61 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Pied Wagtail, 50 Starling, 3 Teal, 1 Mistle Thrush, 7 Redwing, 6 Fieldfare. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Colliford Lake: 1 Great Northern Diver, plus adult Caspian Gull and Yellow-legged Gull at Colliford Dam this afternoon. (DI Julian)

Ninestones: 4 Goldcrest, 1 Woodcock, 1 Willow Tit, 3+ Coal Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Buzzard. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Golitha Falls: 1 Marsh Tit, 10 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch in the car park. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Maer Lake: 300+ Golden Plover, c. 80 Lapwing, 12 Snipe, 2 Dunlin, 18 Teal, 5 Moorhen, 32 Herring Gull, 56 Canada Geese, c.200 Starling. (H Kendall)

Porthgwarra: A late Ring Ouzel by 60ft plus Black Redstart, 2 Woodcock & Painted lady. (MD Wallace)

Polgigga: Siberian Chiffchaff along Bosistow Lane. (MD Wallace)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill on the estuary this morning. (M Halliday – photo)

Porthcurno: Red Kite over at c13:00 also 4 Chiffchaff. (R Archer)

St Levan: 2 Chiffchaff. (R Archer)

Trevilley Farm: Dusky Warbler still also 1 Firecrest. (R Archer)

College Reservoir: 49 Tufted Duck, 17 Pochard, 1 Gadwall and 1 Firecrest. (B Bosisto)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Great Crested Grebe. (B Bosisto)

Loe Pool: 19 Pochard, 2 Goosander, 19 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Redshank, 450 Golden Plover, 5 Common Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Firecrest and 1 Green Woodpecker. (B Bosisto)

Helston Boating Lake: 15 Shoveler, 3 Gadwall and 39 Tufted Duck. (B Bosisto)

Stithians Reservoir: 34 Little Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Goldeneye (female), 3 Tufted Duck, 1 1w drake Greater Scaup, 1 Little Egret and 1 Firecrest. (B Bosisto)

Penzance: Drake Eider in the harbour. (T Lovelock) The same or another off Chyandour, and 3 Great Northern Diver. (D King)

Longrock: 4 Great Northern Diver, (with a group too distant to id) and 30+ Common Scoter. (P St Pierre)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, 4 Grey Heron, 5 Cormorant, 2 Pied Wagtail, 93 Canada Goose, 5 Snipe, 1 Song Thrush, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Wren. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 11 (7m 4f) Goosander, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Tufted Duck, 43 Coot, 18 Moorhen, 21 Mallard, c50 Black-headed Gull 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Willow Tit and 1 Marsh Tit. (R Mudge)

St Erth: 1 Cattle Egret in Treloweth Lane, 2 Little Egret, 8 Curlew and 1 Tawny Owl. (MJ Spicer)

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