Saturday 19th December 2015

Late news, 17/12, Dinham Flats: 1 Short-eared Owl flushed from the flats by a Wildfowler shooting. (W Delacour)

Late news, 18/12, Penzance, Battery Rocks: 4 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Shag. (R Farnes)

RFarnes_Shag_181215Shag, Rod Farnes

Late news, 18/12, Dinham Flats: 1 Kingfisher, Wigeon, 4 Whooper Swans, 1 Bewick’s Swan, 1 Water Rail, Curlew, Lapwing, Golden Plover, Redshank, Oystercatcher and Dunlin. (W Delacour)


Whooper Swans, Berwick’s Swan and Water Rail by Will Delacour.

Late news, 18/12, Rosudgeon, Pencolly: 1 pair Bullfinch, 2 Firecrest and 1 Goldcrest. (E James)

Bude: 12 Turnstone, 6 Oystercatcher and 1 Grey Heron. (H Wilkins)

HWilkins_Turnstone_191215Turnstone, Helen Wilkins HWilkins_Turnstones_191215Turnstone, Helen Wilkins

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Gadwall (1m 1f), 1 Pintail, 1 Goldeneye, 14 Snipe, 40 Lapwing, 2 Mediterranean Gull and 3 Common Gull. (J St Ledger and C Benton)

Roseland, Ruan Lanihorne: 1 m Brambling feeding below Bird Table in my garden with 15 Chaffinches. (D Hall)

St Ives: 1 Great Northern Diver offshore NCI Lookout with 9 Harbour Porpoise. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Dozmary Pool: 1 ad m Lesser Scaup still.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, estuary: 1 2w Ring-billed Gull and 1 Spoonbill. Ryan’s Field: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Penzance, Wherrytown: 1 Sandwich Tern and 3 Great Northern Diver.

Falmouth, Swanvale: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and 3 Firecrest. (C Benton)

Maenporth: 12 Black-throated Diver, 80 Shag and 2 Guillemot. (C Benton)

Helford, Durgan: 1 Great Northern Diver. (C Benton)