Sunday 7th December 2014.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 49 Teal, 11 Mallard, 1 m Pintail, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 19 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 2 Coot, 1 Bittern, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 15 Snipe, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Stonechat, and 3 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker, JPR & MJ Spicer, B Field)

Porthgwarra: 1f Desert Wheatear still. (B Field – photos) Also 1 Short-eared Owl and 1 Black Redstart.

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Bude Marsh: 1m Pintail, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Buzzard, 5 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Cormorant, 6 Moorhen and 24 Lapwing. (R Mudge)

Colliford Lake: 364 Canada Goose,1 Cormorant,1 Bar-headed Goose, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 34 Mallard, 91 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Shoveler, 128 Golden Plover, 171 Lapwing, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 16 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 18 Carrion Crow, 5 Jackdaw, 8 Magpie,10 Stock Dove, 6 Blackbird, 3 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, 7 Meadow Pipit, 6 Pied Wagtail, 290 Starling,  Stonechat, 4 Robin, 5 Dunnock, 11 House Sparrow, 7 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Blue Tit and 5 Rabbit. (DA Conway)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Firecrest, 12 Tufted Duck and 42 Mallard. (D Eva)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, Water Rail and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (D Eva, T Thirlaway & J St Ledger)

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T Thirlaway

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J St Ledger

Fowey: 1 Tawny Owl calling from top of village. (T Mills)

Gannel Estuary: 2 f American Wigeon, 57 Wigeon, 150 Curlew, 28 Lapwing, 10 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, Peregrine, 3 Med Gull, 950 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Cormarant, 6 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Northern Diver, 7 Common Scoter, 960 auk sp and 150 Kittiwakes between 10:30 & 11:00. (P St Pierre)

Chykembro Common: 1 ring-tail and 1 sub adult male Hen Harrier flew east this afternoon. (P St Pierre)

Falmouth, Pendennis: 2 Whimbrel, 1 Little Egret, 9 Oystercatcher, 1 m Kestrel, 2 Great Northern Diver in the Carrick Roads, 2+ distant Gannet, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Siskin – by the Castle (English Heritage) carpark, 1 Chiffchaff, Coal Tit and 3 Redwing. Also 2 Med Gull and Grey Heron near Tunnel Beach. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 2 Scaup, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 13 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, Water Rail, Chiffchaff and Lesser Black-backed Gull. (D Chaney)

Falmouth, Treverva: 2 Firecrest. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Kelynack: 1 Dusky Warbler still.

The Lizard: 1f Desert Wheatear on cliff between Cadgwith and Lizard village at 14:00 only.

St Ives Island: 3 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Black-thoated Diver past.

Carbis Bay: 12 Great Northern Diver and 2 Black-throated Diver.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Goosander. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Padstow: Black Guillemot still.

River Lynher: Spoonbill at Wacker Quay.

Newlyn: Siberian Chiffchaff at Sandy Cove again.

Penzance: 2 Black Redstart east of the railway station.

Marazion: 1 Black-throated Diver.

Mousehole: 1 juv Glaucous x Great Black-backed Gull hybrid for its 2nd day.

MJS & DKP