Friday 13th December 2013

Late News, St. Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 145 Golden Plovers. Zennor Moors: 1 Jack Snipe and 1 Common Snipe. (V Stratton)

St Buryan: 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine, c35 Golden Plover, c50 Lapwing and 1m Bullfinch. (MJ Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Jack Snipe, 4 Mute Swan, 39 Teal, 26 Mallard, 1 Wigeon, 1 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 2 Water Rail, 1 Moorhen, 18 Snipe, 19 Curlew over, c30,000 Starling, 1 Firecrest, 1 Stonechat, 3 Bullfinch and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer & D Mays – video)

Long Rock, Morrison’s Carpark: 1 Rose-coloured Starling. (D Mays)

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Penzance, Chyandour:   2 Great Northern Diver, 1 drake Eider, 18 Oystercatcher, 47 Sanderling, 33 Dunlin, 62 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail and 4 Rock Pipit. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Newmill: 1 Water Rail. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Falmouth, Pendennis: 1 Fulmar, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Whimbrel. (D Chaney)

Mylor Churchtown: c35 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Razorbill, 6+ Red-breasted Merganser (3+f 3 m), 9 Common Scoter, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull and 2 Little Grebe. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Gorrangorras: 2 Greenshank, 20+ Redshank, 10+ Mute Swan (+ 1 recently dead), 10+ Teal, 4 Little Egret, 10+ Pied Wagtail, 100 Linnet and 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Mabe, sunflower bird crop field: 100+ Linnet, c200 Chaffinch, Greenfinch and Goldfinch. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Tufted Duck, and 12 Black-headed Gull. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

College Reservoir: 2 Mute Swan, 137 Wigeon, 2 Mallard, 5 Teal, 1 f Pintail, 1 f Shelduck, 1 f Goldeneye, 15+ Tufted Duck, 1 Scaup-type bird, 2 Moorhen, 30+ Coot, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great-crested Grebe and 2 Little Grebe. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

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