Monday 24 December 2012

Late News 23/12 Gwithian: 100’s of Gannets off Gwithian Towans at noon, offshore from the Sunset CafĂ©. They were around for a long time tracking backwards and forwards and diving. (P & M Johns)

Late News 23/12 Colliford: 1 Merlin over the A30 past the Colliford turn off. (D Chaney)

Late News 23/12 Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck still.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 1 hybrid goose, 28 Mallard, 39 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 24 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 7 Oystercatcher, 17 Snipe and 2 Stonechat. (D Parker)

Marazion: 36 Sanderling and a Stonechat on the beach. (D Parker)

Newlyn: 2 Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour also Firecrest, 4 Great Northern Divers and Slavonian Grebe at Sandy Cove. (L Proctor & R Farnes) Also Female Black Redstart by Lifeboat in harbour. (B Toms)

Black-necked Grebe and Great Northern Divers Rod Farnes.

Penzance: Ad Med Gull on Tolcarne beach. (L Proctor) 3+ Purple Sandpipers Jubilee Pool and Great Northern Diver offshore.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Slavonian Grebe and 7 Little Grebes on Carnsew Pool. 1 brownhead Goosander, 5 ad Med Gull, 97 Curlew, 13 Grey Plover, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank and c400 Lapwing on Lelant Water. (D Parker)

Truro: M and f Siskin feeding on nyjer seed with 2 goldfinch in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Towan Head, Newquay: 6 Purple Sandpiper, 24 Oystercatcher, 22 Turnstone and 1 Sanderling. (S Rowe)

Helston: Siberian Chiffchaff on north edge of the sewerage works plus 1 Firecrest. (S Bury, S Kolodziejski and D Wright)

Firecrest, Steve Bury.

Drift Reservoir (Members Only): 1w Pink-footed Goose still.

Siblyback Lake: Fem Ring-necked Duck and Great Northern Diver still.

Looe: Near adult Glaucous Gull and ad Med Gull by the Fish Quay still.

Par: Bittern at Par beach pool at 13:00.

Dozmary: Adult drake Lesser Scaup on Dozmary Pool still.