Thursday 4th November 2021

Lizard Village: juvenile Pallid Harrier flew north. (J Foster)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Glossy Ibis still. (J Howells, B Rankine) Also Whooper Swan. (B Rankine)

Whooper Swan – Barry Rankine

St Levan: Serin flew east over Raftra Pool. (M Wallace)

Cot Valley: Hawfinch, 4 probable Pink-footed Goose, 6 Whooper Swan, Woodlark, 1400 Woodpigeon, 70 Stock Dove, 420 Chaffinch, 16 Brambling, 30 Redwing . (N Wheatley)

Crows an Wra: American Golden Plover with 100 Golden Plover in field opposite Mathews Funerals at Midday. (G Hodgson)

Marazion Beach: probable eclipse/1w drake American Wigeon present for 15 minutes around Little Hogus rocks mid morning, 1 juv Red-throated Diver. (P Fraser) Also 1 Whimbrel early morning. (G Healey)

Bodmin Moor: 2 Long-eared Owl. (S Grose)

Rosemount, Marazion, Westward vis-mig. 08.00 – 09.00: 100 Stock Dove, 8900 Wood Pigeon, 50 Skylark, 2 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 20 Meadow Pipit, 200 Chaffinch, 1 Brambling, 50 Goldfinch, also 150 Fieldfare mid afternoon. (P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Swallow flew west this afternoon and c5,000 Starling in the pre roost gathering this evening. (DK Parker)

St Agnes: Woodlark, 67 Skylark, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Skua, 14 Common Scoter, 400 Woodpigeon south. 1800 Redwing, 14 Fieldfare, 750 Chaffinch, 7 Brambling, 34 Siskin north. 1 Black Redstart, 1 Wheatear on the headland. (G Lawlor)

St Ives Headland: 19 Mediterranean Gull past the headland plus 30+ flock feeding in the bay, 1w Iceland Gull, 4 Common Scoter, summer plumaged Black-throated Diver & Red-throated Diver past & Great Northern Diver feeding offshore. Also large Tuna breached twice. (G Hodgson)

Polgigga: Whinchat in weedy field by road west of car park. (Birdguides)

Spit Beach, Par: 12 Eider (10 ad. m.) (R Hampshire)

Kingsmill Lake: 21 Avocet, 49 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 45+ Curlew, 65 Dunlin, 14 Greenshank, 67+ Redshank, 4 Lapwing, 1 Knot, 41+ Teal, 42+ Wigeon & 6 Great Crested Grebe. On the R. Tamar were 300+ Canada Geese & 48 Oystercatcher (P Kemp)

St Newlyn East Downs: 2 Merlin, 2 Brambling, 14 Bullfinch. (L Sampson)

Charlestown: 1 Firecrest, 2 Rock Pipit. (S Read)

St Levan: 60 Brambling still with finch flock in weedy brassica field with 2 Barn Owl, 4 Sparrowhawk and Merlin at dusk. Also 230 Golden Plover, 1200 Woodpigeon and 100 Stock Dove over, 5 Jay, Constant passage of several hundred Chaffinch + small numbers of Brambling. (M Coleman)

Gulval: Imm male Black Redstart on roof of Chy-an-Hall, Trythogga. (J Hawkey)

Foxhole: 585 Redwing, 21 Chaffinch, 1 Brambling, 73 Woodpigeon. (B Bosisto)

Lands End vis-mig 08:00 – 10:30: 930 Chaffinch, 90 Goldfinch, 2000 Woodpigeon, 40 Brambling, 6 Snipe, 1 Swallow, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Merlin, Black Redstart on boarded up house. (G Hodgson)

Mount Edgcumbe: 800 Woodpigeon, 6 Jay, 1 Peregrine, 2 Red Admiral. (R Smaldon)

Millbrook: 9 Cattle Egret near to Withnoe Farm (viewed from coast road). (R Smaldon)

Par Beach Pool: c5000 Starling (murmuration at 17.00), 5 Cattle Egret in to roost. (R Hampshire)

Godrevy: Pale-bellied Brent Goose.

Late submission, Dozmary Pool: Also 1 Pochard with the 6 Ring-necked Duck. (P Fraser)

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