Monday 22nd December 2014

Late news, 20/12, Torpoint, St John’s Lake: 3 Spoonbill, 2 Great Northern Diver and 8 pale-bellied Brent Geese. (A Pearson)

Late news, 21/12, Penzance, Chyandour cliff:  1 m Black Redstart, 1 m Eider and 2 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 21/12, Boscathnoe Reservoir: 1 Firecrest. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 21/12, Chykembro Common:  6 Fieldfare. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 21/12, Penrose, Loe Pool: 10 Great Crested Grebe, 10+ Long-tailed Tit, 1 Merlin and 1 Goldcrest. (A.Chard)

Helston Boating Lake: 5 Shoveler and 1 Whooper Swan. (D Eva)

Crows-an-Wra: c70 Golden Plover. (P & H Taylor)

Bartinney: 1 Dartford Warbler. (P & H Taylor)

St Buryan: 1 Black Redstart, Tower Meadows. (P & H Taylor)

Penzance, Chyandour Cliff:  1 Swallow, 1 w Black Redstart, 1 Stonechat and 2 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Charlestown Harbour: Flock of 30+ Magpie. ( D Hastilow)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Scaup, 2 Water Rail, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Great Crested Grebe. (A Nicholson)

College Reservoir: 3 Mute Swan, c85 Wigeon, 15 Tufted Duck, 7 Teal, 2 Mallard, 25 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 60+ Black-headed Gull, 30 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Cormorant, c.20 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Chiffchaff and 4+ Bullfinch. (D Chaney)

Coverack Bay: 1 Glaucous Gull, present on and off for past week. (P Bedford)

Men-an-Tol: 3 Hen Harrier (1 male), 1+ Merlin, 1+ Peregrine, 1 Buzzard, 1 Short-eared Owl, 2 Raven, 30+ Golden Plover, 50+ Fieldfare and 1 Pheasant. (DK Parker, JD Swann, MJ & J Spicer et al.)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Canada Geese, 8 Coot, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Kestrel. (P. & S Street)

Marazion: 1 Bittern in flight over RSPB Reserve and 6 Great Northern Diver offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Ring-billed Gull flew off west at 10:20, also 4 redhead Goosander, 52 Mediterranean Gull, 200 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 9 Common Gull. (C Barnard)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 2 f American Wigeon again.

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