Thursday 5th November 2020

Land’s End: Siberian Chiffchaff and Black Redstart off the cycle track. (P Clement)

Crows-an-wra (private reserve): White-tailed Eagle (imm) 11:20 – 11:26 (circling high then east mobbed by 2 ravens). 60 Linnet, 50 Chaffinch, 6 Reed Bunting (all on bird seed crop). Kestrel,  Woodcock , Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Golcrest, 12 Redwing, 10 Blackbird, 4 Song Thrush, 2 Bullfinch, Brambling(over), 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 6 Meadow Pipit, 300 Starling (over). (F Currie)

Troon, nr Camborne: White-tailed Eagle circling at 13:56 until 14:00 when it flew off high east.

Park Head: 15 Fieldfare, 61 Redwing, 57 Meadow Pipit, 1088 Starling,1 Lapwing,12 Song Thrush, 13 Blackbird, 26 Goldfinch, 6 rambling, 299 Chaffinch, 113 Skylark, 1 Redpoll, 6 Pied Wagtail, 982 Woodpigeon, 9 tock Dove, 18 Linnet, 4 Siskin, 3 Black-headed Gull, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Bullfinch, 16 Corn Bunting, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Cormorant,1 Golden Plover, 4 Chough, 4 Goldcrest , Dusky Warbler, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Water Rail. (B Bosisto)

Dusky Warbler – Bob Bosistow

Dusky Warbler – Bob Bosistow

Porthgwarra: 3 Cattle Egret, Snow Bunting, Swallow, Redpoll, Woodcock and Yellow-browed Warbler. (M Wallace) 6 Swallows (juvs); 1f merlin; 1 Kestrel; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 2 Blackcaps; 2 Chiff Chaff; 1 Firecrest; 2 Bullfinch (pr); 19 Golden Plovers (on moor); 2 Chough; 2 Redwing; 4 Song Thrush; 3 Stonechats (2m); 6 Long-tailed Tits; 1 Brambling amongst 100’s Chaffinch feeding in seedy valley field. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel) 1 Black Redstart, 1 Firecrest and 10 Brambling. (T Tinlin) 1 Lapland Bunting, 1 Brambling, 1000 Chaffinch (1000+ in field by car park), 6 Redwing (N R Rogers)

Lapland Bunting – Nigel Rogers

Tresemple Pool: 16 Cattle Egret, 1 Pintail. (L Sampson)

Lower Nansloe: 10 Cattle Egret at Lower Nansloe farm. (S Bury)

Cattle Egret – Steve Bury

Marazion: 3 Brent Geese off the car park. (P Fraser)

Portheras Valley: 1+ Yellow-browed Warbler. (P Clement) Also 1 Firecrest. (A Bayly)

Nanjizal: 54 Chiffchaff, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 26 Blackcap+ French control ringed this morning on private site. (K Wilson)

St Agnes: 7000 Redwing, 600 Fieldfare, 400 Starling, 4000 Wood Pigeon all heading north between 07:00 and 09:30. (G Lawlor)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (N Rogers)

Pendeen: 1 Snow Bunting near the lighthouse and 1 Brambling heard. (P Combridge)

Rose Valley: 1+ Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest. (A Bayly)

Lamorna: Black Redstart in the cove. (M McKee)

Sancreed: (vismig 0715-0945) 3 Cattle Egret west over village (07:33), c4,380 Woodpigeon, 23 Stock Dove, Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 5 Wigeon, 3 Teal, 37 Skylark, 80 Chaffinch, Greenfinch, 3 Grey Wagtail, 4 Pied Wagtail all west. 730 Redwing, 228 Fieldfare, 2 Mistle Thrush, 4 Song Thrush, 49 Blackbird, distant Mute/Whooper Swan all east. Black Redstart on roof. Also, 18 Lapwing in the area. A large bat, presumably Noctule hunting in bright sunshine 12:55hrs and cold (10 degrees) conditions and 2 Red Admirals also on the wing. (D Flumm).

Towan Head: 5 Purple Sandpiper on rocks behind the hotel with 11 Oystercatcher and 8 Turnstone. (M Lammas)

Penryn campus: 12,704 Redwing, 971 Fieldfare, 1 Mistle Thrush, 32 Blackbird, 52 Skylark, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2,219 Wood Pigeon, 7 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove, 23 Goldfinch, 37 Chaffinch, 3 Bullfinch, 1 Greenfinch, 7 Siskin, 1 Linnet, 1 Chiffchaff, 12 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Curlew and 23 Starling. (M Broadbent)

Camborne: Movement of hundreds of Redwing and Fieldfare moving north over fields west of Camborne between 0730 & 0800. Birds were in a series of small groups of up to approximately 20 and were seen in the Penponds area. (D King)

Maer Lake: 93 Lapwings, 40+ Canada Geese, mixed flock of c.120 gulls – mainly Black headed. (H Kendall)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2f Goosander, 3 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 2m Tufted Duck, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Redwings, 2 Fieldfare, 4 Teal 1m 3f, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorants. (R Mudge)

Foxhole: Male Brambling in a private garden this morning. (G Treadwell)

Downderry: 1 Great Northern Diver off shore, 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly. (B Taggart)

Goss Moor: 200 Redwing (L Payne)

Loe Pool: 54 Cormorant, 23 Great Crested Grebe, 18 Pochard, 3 Shoveler, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Water Rail, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Stoat. (G Adams)

Stithians Reservoir: 51 Lapwing, 25+ Wigeon, 50+ Teal, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

Polgigga: 1 Woodcock. (T Tinlin)

Traboe Cross, Goonhilly: c300 Golden Plover over 3pm (S Chandler)

Callestick: 30 Golden Plover, 12 Lapwing, 50 Starling over and Hummingbird Hawk-moth in the garden ( T Wilson)

Rock: 1 Barn Owl early am at higher Penmayne Farm. (S Grose)

Rock Helipad Field: 2 Peregrine Falcon over, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 2 Tawney Owl, 78 Skylark over, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Par: Great Northern Diver & Great Crested Grebe off Par Sands. Common Sandpiper still on the pool. (N Addey)

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