Wednesday 9th December 2015

Land’s End: 3 Skylark, 10 Meadow Pipit, 4 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 10 Blackbird, 100 Starling, 1 Buzzard and 1 Kestrel. (P&H Taylor)

Penzance Harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver, 12 Purple Sandpiper at roost and 2 Black Redstart on rocks by the station. (A McKechnie) Wherrytown: 1 Slavonian Grebe.

AMcKechnie_GNDiver_091215Great Northern Diver, Alex McKechnie AMcKechnie_GNDiver_091215Great Northern Diver, Alex McKechnie

Probus: 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh Tit, 4 Fieldfare, 30 Redwing, 5 Pheasant and 2 Siskin all in private garden. (B Field)

BField_MarshTit_091215Marsh Tit, Brian Field BField_Goldfinch3_091215Goldfinch, Brian Field BField_Goldfinch2_091215Goldfinch, Brian Field

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 redhead Red-breasted Merganser, 15 Shelduck, 1 Spoonbill, 3 Little Egret, 5 Grey Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 229 Dunlin, 27 Curlew, 22 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 54 Med Gull, 206 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Ring-billed Gull and 7 Rock Pipit. Carnsew Basin: 5 Little Grebe. Copperhouse Creek: 1 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank and 37 Redshank. Ryan’s Field: 2 Dunlin and 17 Redshank. ( T Mills, MJ Spicer, B Dallas) Also, earlier in the day, Lelant Saltings: 200 Golden Plover, 300 Lapwing and 24 Ringed Plover. (D Flumm)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna:  2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 26 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 1 Bewick’s Swan (Juv), 37 Shelduck, 7 Mallard, 24 Wigeon, 5 Teal, 2 Goosander, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine, 1 Pheasant, 50 Oystercatcher, 5 Ringed Plover, 20 Grey plover, c2000 Golden Plover, 70 Lapwing, 1 Turnstone, 40 Dunlin, 80 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 65 Curlew, 5 Snipe, 160 Black-headed Gull, 6 Common Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 50 Great Black-backed Gull, 120 Herring Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Robin, 11 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Redwing, 1 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Blue Tit, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 12 Rook, 60 Carrion Crow, 25 Starling, 7 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Bullfinch and 2 Goldfinch. (M Scawen)

Bodmin Moor: 3 Raven, 2 Kestrel, 300 Wood Pigeon and 10,000 Starling over. (R Veal)

Bude: 8 Turnstone, 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese and 1 Cormorant. (H Wilkins)

Towan Head: 17 Turnstone, 15 Oystercatcher, 8 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Ringed Plover. (S Rowe)

St Just: 3w American Herring Gull again in fields west of Jericho Farm. (M Elliott)

St Ives: 1 m Stonechat, 1 Black Redstart and 3 Great Northern Diver offshore NCI Lookout. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Also 1 Turtle Dove still present.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Glossy Ibis briefly this morning. (D Julian)

Newquay: 1 Northern Wheatear around hangers at Newquay Aerohub.

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