Wednesday 18th December 2013

Late news 17/12, Gerrans Bay: 47 Black-throated Diver, 2 Red-necked Grebe and 12 Slavonian Grebe.

Late news 17/12, Foage Valley, Zennor: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier and 6 Redwing. (V Stratton)

Late news 17/12, Buttermilk Hill: 6 Snipe, 120 Golden Plover, 4 Raven and 5 Buzzard.  (V Stratton)

Tregony Bridge: 1 Glossy Ibis. (D Hall & S Gay)

Lower Tamar Lake: 20 Goosander (11m 9f), 23 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Great-crested Grebe, 10 Mallard, 2 Coot, 3 Teal, 1 Wren, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Mudge)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Blackbird, 2 Bullfinch (f ), 1 Buzzard, 250 Canada Goose, 2 Carrion Crow, 20 Coot, 7 Curlew, 2 Gadwall,  2 Goldfinch, 4 Grey Heron, 20 Herring Gull, 3 Lapwing, 1 Lesser Black – backed Gull, 2 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Magpie, 30 Mallard, 4 Meadow Pipit, 7 Moorhen, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Pied Wagtail, 10 Pintail, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Robin, 20 Shoveler, 3 Snipe, c500 Starling, 40 Teal, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Water Rail and 150 Wigeon. (C Travis, B Ide & A Taylor)

Long Rock: 1 Rose-coloured Starling again at Morrison’s carpark. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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