Friday 13th November 2020

Late news, 7/11, Nanjizal Cove: Grey Phalarope. (C Tresidder)

Grey Phalarope – Chloe Tresidder

Late News, 10/11, St Just in Roseland:  4 Great Northern Divers on the Carrick Roads. (P Pearson)

Late News, 12/11,  Trethewey, near Porthcurno: 1 Hen Harrier perching on a small mound in an open field. (M Critchley)

Late News, 12/11, Penzance Boating Lake: 1 Grey Wagtail. (J Gaunt)

St Breward: White-tailed Eagle drifting from Millpool towards St Breward at 12:00. Fingers really visible as it was mobbed by 3 Carrion Crows. (P Floyd-Spong)

Porthcothan: 1 Swallow early afternoon. (C Moncaster)

Camel Trail, Padstow: 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Fieldfare, 50+Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 60+ Redshank and 17 Greenshank. (J Howells)

Great Northern Diver – Josh Howells

Penryn: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Redshank, 3 Buzzards, 1 Curlew, 2 Carrion Crows (picking muscles and dropping them onto the tarmac of Fish Quay), 1 Little Egret, 6 Herring Gulls, 6 Mallards, 4 Black headed gulls, 4 Cormorant (coordinated fishing on a rising tide) (V Lishman)

Gyllyngvase to Swanpool: 1f Black Redstart, 2 Blackcap, 1 Firecrest, 5 Greenfinch, 7 Redwing, 2 Goldcrest and 2 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Boott)

St Gothian Sands: pair of Shovelers (D Wheeler)

Godrevy: 1 Raven and 1 Black Redstart at the Knavocks.  (G Rogers)

Raven – Geoff Rogers

Black Redstart – Geoff Rogers

Siblyback Lake: Great Northern Diver still at Southern End of lake. 150+ Great Black-backed Gull, 40+ Canada Goose, 7 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Wren. (D Sharp)

Sancreed: 17 Lapwing, 2 Golden Plover, 2 Skylark, 2 Reed Bunting. (D Flumm)

Anjarden, Sancreed: Yellow-browed Warbler calling a lot at times by footpath across the stream.(B Stone)

Drift Reservoir: Goldeneye, Tufted Duck, 44 Canada Geese, Med Gull, Kingfisher, 20 Redwing, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest. (D Flumm)

Drift village: Black Redstart (D Flumm)

Roseland. Ruan Lanihorne: 11 Cattle Egrets  in private farmland near village, feeding amongst cattle, and picking flies from them at 11:00. All birds flew off when disturbed by low-flying helicopter! They did not return. (D Hall and J Taylor)

Tresillian to St Clement: 1 White-fronted Goose still among the Canada flock. Also 1 Peregrine and 1 Common Sandpiper. Also on Tresemple Pool: 54 Curlew, 40 Redshank, 10 Greenshank, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Water Rail, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret and 1 Grey Heron. (A le Masurier)

Truro: 1 Swallow. (D Dungate)

Durgan Beach: 1 Firecrest, 1 Common Scoter (P Oldcorn)

Newlyn: Great Northern in Newlyn harbour. (A McKechnie) Long-tailed Duck off Sandy Cove then flew towards Mousehole this am. (L Proctor)

Great Northern Diver – Alex McKechnie

Newquay Golf Course: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Ravens – one picking up golf balls and flying away with them  (N Long)

Towan Head: 12 Purple Sandpipers with 29 Turnstone on rocks behind Headland Hotel. (M Lammas)

Lizard: Short-eared Owl in off the sea over Bass Point mobbed by gulls, 2 Black Redstart. (G May) 1 Black Redstart in village. (G Willetts)

Black Redstart – Graeme Willetts

Swanpool: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Whimbrel. (M Broadbent)

College Reservoir: Woodcock, 6 Snipe, Water Rail, 2 Gadwall, 2 Pochard, 7 Shoveler, 2 Firecrest, 3 Chiffchaff, Tawny Owl, Yellow-legged Gull (adult), 10 Redwing. (M Broadbent)

Polzeath, Pentire Farm /The Rumps: 1 Short-eared Owl, 2 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 26 Skylark, 15 Stonechat, 56 Meadow Pipit,1000+ Starling. (S Grose)

Porthilly Farm: 2 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Skylark. (S Grose)

Polgigga: 2 Swallow along Bosistow Lane (M Wallace)

St Agnes Head: male Common Scoter. (D Parker)

Zennor: 2 Black Redstart in the churchyard. (P St Pierre)

Mousehole: 5+ Yellow-legged Gull on St Clements Isle, 3-4000 Gulls in roost and rafts around the bay midday onwards. (M Ellliott)

St Ives Bay (off Carbis Bay): 3 Red-throated Divers, 2 Great Northern Divers. (J Hawkey)

Camelford Lower Moor: Starling murmuration, ringtail Hen Harrier. (D Hastilow)

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