Friday 19th November 2021

Nanjizal: 1 Radde’s Warbler, also Dusky Warbler still. (K Wilson) Please keep to public rights of way.

Dozmary Pool: 6 Ring-necked Duck still. (Birdguides)

Swanpool: Glossy Ibis on raft. (E Cornelius)

RSPB Marazion Marsh: Great White Egret, it stayed an hour then flew off North about 12:15 (R Hamilton-Ahearne, L Colliver).

Great White Egret – Lynn Colliver

Marazion Beach: 2 Red-throated Diver, Bar-tailed Godwit, 17 Sanderling. (L Colliver) Also 2 Putple Sandpiper on rocks east of St Michael’s Mount causeway. (Birdguides)

Red-throated Diver – Lynn Colliver

Red-throated Diver – Lynn Collvier

Red-throated Diver – Lynn Colliver

Mount’s Bay: 2 Great Northern Diver (adult, juvenile). (N R Rogers)

Penzance: Black Redstart on sea defence boulders at Chyandour this afternoon. (A McKechnie) Also 6 Black-throated Diver in Mount’s Bay and 13 Purple Sandpiper at Jubilee Pool. (Birdguides)

Black Redstart – Alex McKechnie

Cot Valley: 4 Snow Bunting, 1000 Starling, few Snipe and Skylarks. (N Wheatley)

Portscatho: 1 Firecrest, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2+ Great Northern Diver, Mediterranean Gull. (A Roberts)

Lower Tamar Lake: 5f Goosander, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Tawny Owl, 4 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1m Gadwall, 1 Wren, 2 Goldcrest, 4m Tufted Duck. (R Mudge)

Loveny Reserve, 16:00-16:30: 1 Merlin, 1m Goosander, 1 Little Egret, c700 Starling, c1000 Lesser Black-Backed Gull. (M & R Frost) Please view from roadside – due to two recent incidents involving aggressive cattle, the access track to the hide at Loveny Reserve is closed for the time being.

Gillhouse, Colliford: 1 Barn Owl, 1m & 1f Goosander. (M & R Frost)

Siblyback Lake: 10 Cormorant, 17 Little Grebe, 27 Coot, 49 Teal, 3 Wigeon, 14 Tufted Duck, 1 imm. male Scaup, 15 Redwing. (K Pellow)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Snipe. (N R Rogers)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Goldeneye, 2 Shoveler, 16 Wigeon, 39 Teal, 119 Lapwing, 11 Snipe, 3 Reed Bunting. (J St Ledger)

Stithians Reservoir, Golden Lion cut-off: 1 Gadwall, 10 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Chiffchaff. (J St Ledger)

Gadwall – John St Ledger

Kingfisher – John St Ledger

Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret (flew towards boating lake with Little Egrets presumably to roost nearby), 117 Curlew, 13 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Plover. (S Rowe) Also c30 Wigeon, 2 Ringed Plover. (M Lammas)

The Bar, Helford River: 2 Great Northern Diver fishing. (J St Ledger)

Newbridge: Little Egret, 40 Lapwing, Green Sandpiper, 205 Canada Geese. (D Flumm)

Trewoon: Firecrest in private garden. (I Toogood-Johnson)

RSPB Hayle Estuary, Carnsew Pool: 6 Little Grebe, 4 Grey Plover, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 19 Cormorant, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Kingfisher, 61 Dunlin, 21 Redshank. Also 73 Mediterranean Gull at Lelant Station. (S Grose)

Hayle Copperhouse Creek/Black Bridge, 11.55-12.10: 1 Curlew, 1 Redshank, 74 Canada Geese, 24 Teal, 17 Wigeon, 2 Shelduck, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Robin, 25+ Starling. (M Webb) Also 1 Greenshank. (M Jones)

Goldcrest – Martin Webb

Curlew – Martin Webb

Greenshank – Miko Jones

Greenshank and Redshank – Miko Jones

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Reed Bunting, 21 Greenfinch, 12 Linnet, 3 Rock Pipit, 12 Meadow Pipit, 3 Raven over, 12 Little Grebe, 21 Tufted Duck, 1 Shoveler, 40+Teal. (S Grose)

Godrevy: 10+6 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 16 Turnstone, 76 Oystercatcher, 35 Linnet, 5 Skylark, 3 Stonechat, 47 House Sparrow, 39 Meadow Pipit, 2 Chough (unringed birds). (S Grose)

Crowan Beacon: 90 Golden Plover. (C Benton)

Perranporth Beach: 850 Kittiwake and 10 Mediterranean Gull feeding close inshore early am. Also, 2 Chough. (T Wilson)

Point Quay: 5 Red-breasted Merganser in main channel at about 14.20. (M Wilson)

Truro: Song Thrush in front garden. (M Costa)

Late submission, 18/11, St Ives Island: Chough on rocks outside NCI station, then flew to rocks above Porthgwidden Beach, where it was subsequently chased off by a Carrion Crow. (R Geddes)

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