Thursday 28th November 2019

Late news, 27/11, St Ives: 1 Sabine’s Gull. (B Dodd)

Mount’s Bay: 1 Pacific Diver close off Jubilee Pool. (G Williams) Also, 6 Great Northern Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver, 50+ f-type Common Scoter. (S Rogers, R Veal) 20+ Swallow reported along Penzance seafront.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 subad Caspian Gull, 4 (3ad, 1x3w) Yellow-legged Gull, 1 ad argentatus Herring Gull, 1 Knot, 1 juv Kittiwake at low tide. (R Veal)

Helston STW: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler nearby. (D Collins)

Stithians Reservoir: 1f Lesser Scaup (still), 4 Goldeneye, 2 Snipe. (J St Ledger)

Lesser Scaup – J St Ledger

Mawnan Smith: 7 Woodlark, 1 Snipe, 2 Stock Dove, 50 Meadow Pipit, 2 Skylark, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Fieldfare, 8 Pied Wagtail, 25 Linnet. (T Phelps)

Nansidwell: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 65+ Chaffinch, 1 Skylark, 10 Meadow Pipit, 1 Reed Bunting. (T Phelps)

Swanpool: 1 Eider 50m off the beach (J Irvine)

Eider – J Irvine

Falmouth Bay: 2 Great Northern Divers, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 18 Kittiwakes, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Eider (same as the Swanpool bird but seen from Castle Beach and much later in the day), 12 Common Scoter, and 1 Mediterranean Gull. Also pod of 10+ Common Dolphin. (M Doyle, T Phelps, C Urquhart)

Drift Reservoir: 1st w Long-tailed Duck, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 (1m 2f) Tufted Duck, 10 Mallard, 1 Coot, 1 Kingfisher. (M Webb)

Long-tailed Duck – M Webb

St Anthony Head: 1 Cirl Bunting, 1 Brambling, 1 Firecrest (J Lewis)

Land’s End: 1w Black Redstart at Land’s End Airport. (O Mockbridge)

Penryn: female-type Black Redstart on Environment and Sustainability Institute building this morning. (E Pursey, L Langley)

Towan Head: 1 f Black Redstart, 2 Stonechat, 4 Rock Pipit at toilets. (J Green)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Green Sandpiper, 9 Goosander 4m 5F, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Cormorant, 1m Gadwall, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Wren. (R Mudge, J Turner)

St. Germans: Firecrest in private garden. (A Blonden)

Loe Pool: 1 Treecreeper in woodland by main path from Helston to Loe Pool. (D Collins)

St Columb Road: 1 Male Blackcap, 8 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Blue Tits, 2 Dunnocks. (B Tregunna)

Blackcap – B Tregunna

Lostwithiel: 1f Blackcap. (M Surgey)

Charlestown: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker on nut feeder. (D Hastilow)

Millbrook: 6 Curlew, 20 Redshank, 2 Teal, 2 Shelduck. (R Napp)

St Ives: Firecrest in private garden again this afternoon. (M Rouncefield)

Praize an Beeble: Firecrest in private garden. (A Middleton)

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