Friday 19th December 2014

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 ad Iceland Gull. (C Barnard)

Loe Beach: 3 Great Northern Diver, 9 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Turnstone and 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

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Common Sandpiper, John St Ledger

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 2 American Wigeon, 60 Wigeon and 3 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe)

Pendower Beach: 10 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver and 7 Slavonian Grebe. (S Rowe)

Portscatho: 1 Great Northern Diver and 3 Mediterranean Gull. Greeb Point: 9 Grey plover and 1 Whimbrel. Towan Beach: 1 Great Northern Diver and 4 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 2 Scaup, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Water Rail (3 heard, 1 seen), 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Coal Tit, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Mediterranean Gull offshore with c100 Herring and 30 Black-headed Gull. Pendennis Point: 6 Black-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver and 1 Mediterranean Gull. Castle Beach: 1 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 2 Rock Pipit and 2 Pied Wagtail. Gorrangorras: 23 Redshank, 30+ Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Greenshank, 1 Turnstone, 5 Mallard, 9 Mute Swan and 2 Little Grebe. (D Chaney)

Stithians Reservoir1 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Water Rail, 9 Fieldfare, 2 Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, 153 Canada Geese (including 2 hybrids), 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk and 2 Buzzard. (D Chaney)

Padstow: 1 Black Guillemot still.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern still. (L Proctor)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still. 

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