Sunday 30 December 2012

Correction: The adult Ring-billed Gull reported yesterday at Wherrytown has now been re-identified as an adult Common Gull. (D Parker)

Late News 29/12 St Austell: 1 Waxwing.

Late News 29/12 Coverack: 4 Black-throated Divers late afternoon.

Late News 29/12 Hannafore Point: 2 Slavonian Grebes, 10 Great Northern Divers and a Common Sandpiper.

Late News 29/12 Kenidjack: A second Siberian Chiffchaff reported at the sewerage works.

Late News 29/12 Godrevy Head: 1 Snow Bunting between middle and top car park.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 9 Mallard, 36 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 7 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 3 Oystercatcher and 2 Snipe. (D Parker)

Eastern Green, Penzance: 102 Lapwings, 39 Curlews and 27 Redwings in field opposite KFC. (D Parker)

St Just: Subalpine Warbler still in gardens around Princess Street TR19 7JG. Also Raven over the town. Please respect the residents privacy. (A Hartley)

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works with 3 Chiffchaffs. (A Hartley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Slavonian Grebe still in Carnsew Basin plus an ad Med Gull. (S Rogers & S Turner)

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe and 3 Great Northern Divers in the harbour and Slavonian Grebe off Sandy Cove. (S Rogers, A Hartley, B Field & S Maycock) Also 2 Great Northern Divers and a Black-throated Diver reported.

 

Tolcarne, Penzance: 2 adult Med Gulls. (A Hartley & B Field)

One of the Med Gulls with a Black-headed Gull, A Hartley.

Pendeen: Peregrine flew over. (A Hartley)

Windmill Farm: Short-eared Owl roosting in grass at Ruan Pool, 2 Woodcock, 30 Fieldfare, 50 Redwing, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Bullfinch, 9 Snipe, 200 Starling and 50 Chaffinch. (D Wright)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 1w drake Long-tailed Duck, 1 Kingfisher, 16 Pochard, 46 Tufted Duck, 103 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid Geese, 27 Teal, 4 Goldeneye, 2 Wigeon, 16 Black-headed Gull, 75 Herring Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 40+ Redwing, 3 Little Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 8 Coot, 4 Carrion Crow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Snipe, 1 Wren, 1 Woodpigeon and 1 Starling from the Stuart Hutchings hide. (G Adams)

Colliford Lake: 1 drake Goosander with the gull roost at the dam end this afternoon. (J Rance)

Coverack: 2 Med Gulls, one with large green ring R16X. (S Ogden)

Goonhilly, Lizard: Male Hen Harrier over main road near Goonhilly. (S Ogden)

Tregeseal: 1 Firecrest in the morning. (F Hull & B Dodd)

College Reservoir: 1 Bittern still, photo here. (J Rowe)

St John’s Lake: Drake Green-winged Teal still near the sewerage outfall.

St Ives: 58 Balearic Shearwater, 12 Manx Shearwater, 1 Little Auk and 5 Great Northern Diver past the Island between 08:00 & 12:00.

Carbis Bay: 17 Balearic Shearwaters and 2 Great Northern Divers.