Monday 7th December 2015

Falmouth, off Castle Beach: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Mediterranean Gull. Also 1 Whimbrel and 1 Black Redstart on rocks. Viewed from car park between Pendennis Point and Castle Beach. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_RNGrebe_071215Red-necked Grebe, John St Ledger JStLedger_SlavGrebe_071215Slavonian Grebe, John St Ledger

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 16 Purple Sandpiper at high tide roost. (T Mills) Also 1 European Storm-petrel offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 f/imm Black Redstart. (T Mills)

Truro: 1 f Black Redstart again in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Bude: 1 Grey Heron, 6 Canada Geese, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Lapwing ,13 Turnstone, c65 Black-headed Gull, 2 m Stonechat, 3 Cormorant, 9 Teal and 4 Mute Swan. (H Wilkins)

HWilkins_Turnstone_071215Turnstone, Helen Wilkins

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 f Greater Scaup (by dam), 1 f Goldeneye, 2 Wigeon, 7 Teal, 15 Tufted Duck, 18+ Little Grebe, 10 Redwing and 300+ Golden Plover. (G Berti)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 m Mandarin Duck. (K Bowers)

KBowers_Mandarin2_071215Mandarin, Kevin Bowers KBowers_Mandarin1_071215Mandarin, Kevin Bowers

Sancreed: 1w Ring-billed Gull at Trannack Farm. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Estuary: 2 Spoonbill. Lelant Saltings: 1 Water Pipit. Ryan’s Field: 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Golden Plover, 25 Redshank and 200+ Lapwing. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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