Tuesday 24th December 2013

A Very Merry Christmas to all our readers and contributors from the CBWPS newspage team.

(Dave – County Recorder and Mike and Tony, Assistant County Recorders)

Sennen Cove: 9 Purple Sandpiper. (P & H Taylor)

Sancreed: 300 Lapwing west, 20 Redwing and 1 adult Mediterranean Gull in fields. (D Flumm)

Kynance Cove, (next to car park): 10+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 2 m&f Stonechat. (R Dean)

The Lizard Village, (field south of): 2 Chough and 2 Raven. (R Dean)

Crowdy Reservoir: well over 1 million Starling in roost and c1000 Black-headed Gull. (L Sampson)

Hannafore, W. Looe: 20 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Cormorant, 42 Turnstone, 4 Rock Pipit and 5 Pied Wagtail. ( P & S Street )

Wadebridge, River Camel at Guineaport: 2 m&f Goosander. (J Parfitt)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 52 Teal, 31 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 1 Cormorant, 2 Bittern, 5 Moorhen, 3 Snipe, 4 Oystercatcher and 1 Bullfinch.(DK Parker)

Marazion beach: c80 Sanderling and c50 Turnstone. (T Mills)

Penzance, Tolcarne: 12 Turnstone on beach, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull and c80 Black-headed Gull on Green. Battery Rocks: 5 Purple Sandpiper and 3 Turnstone. (T Mills)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 f Black Redstart, 1 Stonechat, 5 Great Northern Diver, c40 Scoter, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull and 2 Guillemot. (L Proctor)

Tregony Bridge: 1 Glossy Ibis still.

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Glossy Ibis.

Par Beach Pool: 1 imm m Scaup with Tufted Duck.

Maenporth, Sunny Cove: 1 Swallow.

Newquay, Towan Head: 4 Balearic Shearwater past plus 1 Great Northern Diver.