Wednesday 7th December 2016

Hayle Estuary: subadult Caspian Gull still, also adult Yellow-legged Gull. (P Tongue) 1 Kingfisher on Ran’s Field. (R Farnes)

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Kingfisher, Rod Farnes

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1f Shoveler, 1f Pochard, 2 Water Rail, 3 Coot, 11 Snipe and 2 Mediterranean Gull. (MJ Spicer)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Ruff, 7 Pintail, 6 Snipe, 55 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Grey Heron, 120 Wigeon, 2 Buzzard, 2 Little Egret, 6 Gadwall. (T Hardware)

Newlyn (Sandy Cove): 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black Redstart. (L Proctor, C Barnard, P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Penzance: 40 Common Scoter in Mounts Bay. 35 Ringed Plover, 64 Sanderling, 8 Purple Sandpiper, 13 Dunlin, 17 Turnstone at Jubilee Pool. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) 2 Blackcap in Morrab Gardens, 1 Black Redstart in private garden in Alverton. (R Phillips)

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Turnstone, Phil Taylor

Falmouth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler & 2 Siberian Chiffchaff at Swanvale sewage works.

St Stephen in Brannel, St Austell: 2 Black Redstart at church.

Gannel Estuary: 2 Cattle Egret roosted in Penpol Creek this evening. (S Rowe)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, 2 Mandarin, 17 Tufted Duck. (R Phillips)

Bartinney Down: 1f  Kestrel, 1 Merlin, 1m Pheasant, 1 mute Swan, 50+ Golden Plover over heading east. (A James)

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Kestrel, Alan James

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Pheasant, Alan James

Newquay, Central Inn: 96 Pied Wagtail roosting in 2 Robinia trees on forecourt. (S Grose)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Padstow: 15 Mute Swan, 60 Canada Goose, 15 Shelduck, 12 Mallard, 120 Wigeon, 4 Teal, 2 Pintail, 4 Goosander, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 6 Little Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 11 Grey Heron, 8 Little Egret, 1 Cattle Egret, 3 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 5 Moorhen, 80 Oystercatcher, 15 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Plover, c1000 Golden plover, 230 Lapwing, 3 Knot, 200 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 50 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 90 Curlew, 8 Snipe, 200 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 60 Herring Gull, 3 Lesser black-backed Gull, 25 Great black-backed Gull, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Dunnock, 4 Robin, 5 Redwing, 8 Blackbird, 5 Song Thrush, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 12 Rook, 50 Carrion Crow, 45 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch, 30 Linnet, 1 Reed Bunting. (Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk, per M Scawen)

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