Christmas Day 25 December 2012

Happy Christmas one and all.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 1 hybrid goose, 34 Mallard, 46 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Water Rail, 18 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 6 Oystercatcher, 8 Snipe, 2 Redwing and 1 Chiffchaff. (D Parker)

Marazion: 49 Sanderling, 27 Turnstone and a Stonechat on the beach. (D Parker)

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe, Great Northern Diver and Black Redstart in the harbour. 2 Great Northern Divers and a Black Redstart. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching et al.)

Penzance: 10 Purple Sandpipers and 20 Turnstones on Battery Rocks. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Goosanders on Ryan’s Field. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck on Par beach pool still.