Saturday 13th December 2014

Late news, 10/12, Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 350 Herring Gull and 5 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe)

Carrick Roads: 1 Great Northern Diver, 13 Red-breasted Merganser, 51 Black-necked Grebe and 1 m. Goldeneye. (D Hall)

Padstow harbour: 1 Black Guillemot still. (A McKechnie)

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Black Guillemot, Alex McKecknie

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Chacewater, Creegbrawse:  1 Woodcock. (B Toms)

Bude Marsh: 1 PIntail (m), 1 Kingfisher,  3 Grey Heron, 8 Teal, 21 Oystercatcher, 1 Kestrel, 2 Stonechat 1m 1f, 28 Snipe flying in to the reeds, 2 Buzzard and 1 Little Grebe. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 22 Goosander (14m 8f), 9 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Long-tailed Tit. (R Mudge)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan plus 2 young, 24 Teal, 28 Mallard, 1 m Pintail, 1 f Gadwall, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 24 Moorhen, 3 Water Rail, 2 Coot, 2 Bittern, 6 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 13 Snipe, 2 Chiffchaff and 3 Stonechat. (DK Parker & D Chapman)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Water Rail. (L Proctor)

Helston boating pool: 5 (2m 3f)  Shoveler. (D Jenkins)

Stithians Reservoir, Southern cut-off: 2f 1m Reed Bunting at feeders. (D Jenkins)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 2 f American Wigeon and 67 Wigeon. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 16 Oystercatcher, 11 Turnstone and 2 Purple Sandpiper. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Wigeon 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Teal, c.40 Mallard, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 70 Black-headed Gull, 7 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 1 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Little Grebe. (S Rowe)

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