Wednesday 23rd December 2015

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 7 Little Grebe and 1 Cetti’s Warbler heard. (R Veal)

Marazion Beach: 2 Raven, 20 Meadow Pipit and 3 Rock Pipit. (R Veal)

Charlestown: 1 Peregrine. (D Hastilow)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 f Smew. (T Elm)

Newquay: 1 f Black Redstart in Barrowfields and 1 Blackcap in private garden. (R Wheeler)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings: 1 imm Spoonbill (later on Ryan’s Field), 3 Goosander, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 25 Dunlin, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, c60 Golden Plover, 10 Linnet and 5 Meadow Pipit. (R Veal, I Webster, R Farnes) Ryan’s Field: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 1 f Goosander, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Grey Wagtail over. (R Farnes, R Veal)

RFarnes_YBW1_231215Yellow-browed Warbler, Rod Farnes RFarnes_YBW2_231215Yellow-browed Warbler, Rod Farnes
RFarnes_waders_231215Mixed waders, Rod Farnes

Bude: 1 Bullfinch, 1 Grey Heron, 40+ Black-headed Gull, 11 Oystercatcher, 14 Turnstone, 4 Stonechat, 5 Canada Geese, 4 Mute Swan, 4 Cormorant, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Skylark, 1 Raven and 1 Dunnock. (H Wilkins)

HWilkins_Stonechat_231215Stonechat, Helen Wilkins HWilkins_Dunnock_231215Dunnock, Helen Wilkins HWilkins_Skylark_231215Skylark, Helen Wilkins

Carrick Roads viewed from Mylor Churchtown to Penarrow Point: 1 Sandwich Tern, 9 Black-necked Grebe (near Messack Buoy), 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver and 14 Red-breasted Merganser. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_RBMerganser3_231215Red-breasted Merganser, John St Ledger JStLedger_RBMerganser_231215Red-breasted Merganser, John St Ledger

St Just in Roseland Churchyard: 1 Firecrest, 1 Brambling and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J St Ledger)

Camel Estuary, Trail from Wadebridge to Tregunna: 3 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 45 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 1 Bewick’s Swan, 75 Canada Goose, 40 Shelduck, 7 Mallard, 25 Wigeon, 2 Goosander, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, 1 Kestrel, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Pheasant, 70 Oystercatcher, 5 Ringed plover, 25 Grey Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, c.200 Lapwing, c.200 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 80 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 80 Curlew, 150 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 50 Herring Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Robin, 7 Blackbird, 5 Song Thrush, 5 Redwing, 1 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Magpie, 12 Jackdaw, 10 Rook, 40 Carrion Crow, 15 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 1 Greenfinch and 5 Linnet. (M Scawen, DK Parker, T Mills) Little Petherick Creek: 2 Little Egret, 6 Moorhen, 2 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail and 2 male Bullfinch. (TD Mills DK Parker) Burniere Hide: 4 ad Whooper Swan, 1 imm Bewick’s Swan, 34 Mute Swan (only 1 imm), 6 Little Egret, c3,000 Golden Plover, c500 Lapwing and 20+ Red-legged Partridge. (TD Mills DK Parker)

TMills_Berwick+Whooper_231215Whooper and Berwick’s Swans, Tony Mills TMills_BerwicksSwan_231215Berwick’s Swan, Tony Mills
DKParker_Whooper+Bewick'sSwan_231215Whooper and Berwick’s Swans, Dave Parker DKParker_Bewick'sSwan_231215Berwick’s Swan, Dave Parker

Carminowe Valley: 2 Firecrest, 3 Siskin and 50+ Lapwing over. (I Maclean)

Gunwalloe: 35 Fieldfare over. (I Maclean)

Helston Sewerage Works: 5+ Siskin, 35 Redwing, 3 Chiffchaff and 2 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Loe Pool: 3 Goosander, 1 Firecrest and 26 Pochard. (I Maclean)

Wacker Quay: 180 Dunlin and 52 Avocet. (M Beer)

St.Keverne: 4 Siskin at Roskillys’ ponds. (A Pay)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Black Redstart.

St Ives, NCI Lookout: 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 m Black Redstart.

Wadebridge, Treraven Meadows: c50 Canada Geese, 2 Bar-headed Geese, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 13 Snipe, 12 Red-legged Partridge and 2 Water Pipit. (TD Mills DK Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary: c250 Canada Geese, 12 Gadwall, 2 Pintail, 3 Shoveler, 1 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 1 Coot, c100 Curlew, c120 Black-tailed Godwit and c50 Lapwing. (TD Mills DK Parker)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 Whimbrel, 90 Curlew and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (S Rowe)

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