Monday 23rd November 2015

Sancreed: 1500 Woodpigeon west in 15 minutes 08:15-08:30hrs. The first sizeable movement this autumn. Also 30 Fieldfare and 1 Brambling. (D Flumm)

Helston Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 4 Siskin. (I Maclean, B Dodd, A McKechnie)

Carminowe Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (I Maclean)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Green-winged Teal briefly this morning. (A Piper)

Woodford: 4 continental Blackbird, 37 Goldfinch,12 Greenfinch, 2 Coal Tit, 1 m Sparrowhawk and 2 Roe Deer in private garden. (N-J Bastin)

Penlee Battery NR: 1 Firecrest. (D Allan)

Penzance, Lidden area: 1 imm/f Black Redstart on my neighbour’s roof. (T Mills) Tolcarne beach: 6 Red breasted Merganser (redheads), 13 Common Scoter & 1 Great Northern Diver (J Hawkey)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Redpoll, 1 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Blackcap ( m + f), 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Water Rail, also 1 Peregrine over. (L Proctor, B Dodd, R Farnes, T Mills) Plus 6 Red-breasted Merganser and 1 Gt N Diver just offshore. (L Proctor)

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Yellow-browed Warbler, Sandy Cove, Newlyn. Tony Mills

Yellow-browed Warbler, Sandy Cove, Newlyn. Tony Mills

Carrick Roads viewed from Restronguet Weir, Mylor: 21 Black-necked Grebe (in two groups of 4 and 17), 2 Great Northern Diver, 10 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper (on beach). (J St Ledger)

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East Looe beach: 4 Black Redstart and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Spooner)

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Cot Valley to Nanquidno: 12 Woodlark (7 in fields alongside public footpath between Cot Valley and Trevegean Farm, and 5 in fields around Hendra), and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest in Cot Valley. Visible migration north – about 420 Wood Pigeons (about 400 in one flock). (N Wheatley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher. (D Jenkins) Estuary: 2 Spoonbill and 1 Goosander. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Also 1 2cy Ring-billed Gull.  Movie: Spoonbill, Roger Butts, 22/11/15

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Coal Tit and 1 Siskin in private garden. (C Hughes)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Golden Plover on island. (D Jenkins)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 2 Bittern. (A James)

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Rock: 1 Firecrest in trees on Camel shoreline opposite Bay Cottage. (P Harris)

Mount’s Bay: 11 Common Scoter, 7 Teal, 1f Goldeneye and 3 Great Northern Diver between Marazion and Longrock. (MJ Spicer)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Grey Heron, 9 Tufted Duck, 14 Goosander (9m 5f), 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 6 Wigeon, 2 Teal, 6 Snipe, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Wren, c70 Redwing and Fieldfare, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit and 1 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Nanjizal:  74 ringed. 41 Chiffchaff, 5 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 2 Blackcap, 3 Goldcrest,  and 1 Little Bunting over. (K Wilson)

Marazion, Little London: 6 Great Northern Diver; Great Crested Grebe; 7 Red-breasted Merganser. Also 1 Velvet Scoter with Common Scoter near the Mount. (M Ahmad)

Boswednack: 13 Fieldfare and 3 Snipe. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Falmouth, Trenoweth Road: 1 Firecrest.

Tintagel: 1 m Black Redstart.

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest.