Friday 22nd November 2019

Late News, 21/11, Lizard Point: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Common Gull, 3600 Guillemot, 2400 Razorbill, 3 Mediterranean Gull. (T Phelps, M Doyle)

Late News, 21/11, Falmouth Bay: 60+ Gannet, 1 Great Skua, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Yellow-legged Gull (2nd-winter), 25 Guillemot, 3 Common Gull, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Curlew. (T Phelps)

Stithians Lake: 1 1st winter female Lesser Scaup, 4 female Goldeneye, 5 Pintail from Stuart Hutchings Hide. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Sancreed: Cattle Egret flew towards Newbridge 09:05 settling in fields there. 15 Redwing, 3 Goldcrest. (D Flumm)

Carrick Roads: 2 Black-necked Grebe, 5 Great Northern Diver, 8 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 15 Turnstone. (J St Ledger)

Red-breasted Merganser – J St Ledger

Church Cove, Lizard: 1 Velvet Scoter flew past.

Longrock: 1 Velvet Scoter, c60 Common Scoter, 9 Great Northern Diver. (R Veal)

Boscathnoe Reservoir: 1 Goosander, 2 Tufted Duck. (P St Pierre)

Mawnan Smith:  2 Woodlark, c15 Chaffinch, 10+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Fieldfare, 7 Redwing, 200+ Starling, 2 Skylark. (T Phelps)

Falmouth Bay: 1 Skua sp. (possibly Pomarine), 4 Guillemot, 40 Gannet, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull. (T Phelps)

Argal: 5 Tufted Duck, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Firecrest ( D Eva)

College: 26 Tufted Duck, 24 Moorhen, 114 Coot, 5 Shoveler, 15 Wigeon, 7 Teal, 1 Spoonbill ( D Eva)

St Merryn: 3 Corn Bunting above Persimmion cliff. (S Grose) Also 1 Kestrel successfully hunting, 400+ Woodpigeon coming into woods on private land. (R Hughes)

Rosevidney: 1 Merlin, 1 Firecrest, 6 Goldcrest, 8 Bullfinch, 12 Snipe. (R Veal)

Par: 4 Blackcap (2m 2f) 11 Mediterranean Gull (R Hampshire)

Truro: Meadow Pipit briefly in private garden. (K. Mortimore)

Dobwalls: Male Tawny owl heard calling at 04.30. Female Blackcap in our garden (C&J Duffy)

Penwithick: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Robin, 14 House Sparrow, 3 Blue Tit, 8 Chaffinch, 2 Great Tit, 11 Starling, 3 Wood Pigeon, 4 Collared Dove, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Pied Wagtail . (K. Bowers)

Collard Dove – K Bowers

Starling – K Bowers

Downderry: 400+ Kittiwakes feeding offshore this afternoon. Also a Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Gulls and a few Guillemots. (A Payne)

Crowntown near Helston: 200+ Lapwing. (M Logan)

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