Sunday 29th November 2020

Please observe current Government guidelines with respect to travel and coronavirus restrictions (social distancing etc), but do still enjoy your birding locally and responsibly.

Crows-an-Wra: 1cy Sociable Lapwing briefly just North of Crows-an-Wra village c9:00, then relocated 13:00-15:20 in 4th field NE of Tredinney Campsite, later relocated in field East of the stone circle near Boscawen-noon Farm. (T McGowan, J Cook, S Rogers et al) Also ringtail Hen Harrier, 2 Green Sandpiper, 6 Stock Dove, 18 Fieldfare, c120 Lapwing, c300 Golden Plover in the area. (R Veal et al)

Sociable Lapwing – John St Ledger

Penzance: 1 Pacific Diver off Jubilee Pool also c.20 Common Scoter. c.20 Purple Sandpiper, c.20 Turnstone and c.20 Sanderling on the rocks. (M Jones)

Church Cove, Lizard: Red-breasted Flycatcher still present. (S Rogers)

Grade Marsh, Lizard: 1 Richards Pipit. (S Croft)

Bude Marsh: Siberian Chiffchaff. (A Roberts)

Walmsley Sanctuary/ Chaple Amble: 3 Water Rail , 310 Canada Goose, Pink-footed Goose, 72 Wigeon, 7 Mute Swan, 3 Gadwall, 26 Shoveler , drake Pintail, 85 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Snipe , Golden Plover Little Egret, 10 Redwing 75 Fieldfare, 2 Grey Wagtail, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Water Pipit, 1 Yellowhammer. (B Bosisto) In addition, 1 Merlin, 1 Harrier sp, c.150 Curlew, 2 Stonechat, 1 Snipe, c.40 Redwing, c.30 Fieldfare. (A Langdon)

Yellow-browed Warbler – Adrian Langdon

Polgigga: Yellow-browed Warbler along bosistow lane and a Lapland Bunting at Higher Bosistow.
Also Snow Bunting still at Roskestal. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 21 Stock Dove, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Wigeon, 11 Little Grebe. (R Veal)

Sancreed: Kestrel, 18 Snipe, 40 Skylark, 8 Fieldfare, Black Redstart, Chiffchaff, 70 Linnet. (D Flumm)

Bartinney: 1 Hen Harrier. (S Williams)

Hen Harrier – Sam Williams

Knavocks: Short-eared owl (G Rogers)

Short-eared Owl – Geoff Rogers

Hayle Estuary: Great Northern Diver on Carnsew Pool for 2nd day. (P Graham) 3 Goosander on Ryans Field. (J Jones)

Helston Boating Lake: 3 Mediterranean Gull, 163 Black-headed Gull, 5m Muscovey Duck, 13 Shoveler, 21 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant (high up in macrocarpa tree). (S Grose)

Porthleven Harbour: 19 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 68 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 m Black Redstart (at start of coastal path to Rinsey. (S Grose)

Falmouth Golf Course: 1+ Woodlark with 50+Skylark in fields nearby. Also, 200 Chaffinch, 30 Siskin, 20 Linnet, 10 Goldfinch, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2+ Cirl Bunting. View from golf course, fields are private land. (M Broadbent)

Swanpool: 6f Common Scoter and 1 Great Northern Diver. (M Broadbent)

Perranporth: 61 Lapwing, 7 Golden Plover, 2 Chough (unringed juvs), from Perran Sands. (S Grose)

Trevemper Sewage Works: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 46 Black-headed Gull, 2 Tawny Owl, 1 Kestrel, 7 Buzzard, 31 Linnet, 2 m Blackcap. (S Grose)

Towan Head: 161 Common Scoter, 2 Teal, 1 Great Northern Diver. (S Rowe) Also, 22 Purple Sandpiper, 19 Turnstone, 14 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Plover this afternoon. (M Lammas)

Porth Joke: 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Chiffchaff, 15 Redwing, 2 Fieldfare, 12 Blackbird, 3 Greenfinch, 8 Goldfinch. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit, 12 Redshank, 2 Dunlin (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Canada Goose, 2 Pochard and 2 Long-tailed Tit (K Gray)

Camelford: 1 Dipper by the bridge. (S Marquis)

Rocky Valley: 1 Dipper. (S Marquis)

Colliford Lake: C.700 Lapwing and Golden Plover in two areas at North end. Also a Goosander. (A Blonden)

Siblyback Lake: 2  Great Northern Driver, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Tufted Duck, 5 Redwing, 3 Coot, 1 Common Buzzard, 2 Raven, 5 Cormorant, 7+ Goldfinch, 50+ Canada Goose, Plus a number of Lesser Black-backed Gull. (D Sharp)

Great Northern Diver – Deena Sharp

Little Grebe – Deena Sharp

Kingsmill Lake: 114 Avocet, 4 Greenshank, 17 Lapwing, 1 Knot, 3 Grey Plover, with 190+ Dunlin & many Redshank, Teal & Wigeon during a low tide count. (P Kemp)

Millbrook: 30 Teal, 2 Red-breasted Mergansers, 1 Great-crested Grebe, 15 Cattle Egret, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank and 2 Mediterranean Gulls this afternoon. (A Payne)

Downderry: 1 Blackcap and 1 Brambling in private garden this morning. (A Payne)

Calstock: 43+ Snipe and 2 Green Sandpiper. (N Moore)

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