Wednesday 14th December 2016

Seaton: 2 Slavonian Grebe and 1 Great Northern Diver offshore, whilst in the village 1 Black Redstart and 1 Mediterranean Gull. (A Payne)

Gannel Estuary:  5 adult Mediterranean Gull.  (M Lammas) 10 Cattle Egret this evening roosted in Penpol Creek, 140 Curlew, 9 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 4 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

Wadebridge: 2 male, 1 female Goosander on the River Camel. (P Haseldine)

Bude Marshes: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler showing well occasionally but very mobile, 3 – 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest all in the tree-line between the Truscott Bridge and the Hide, 103 Lapwing and 5 Moorhen. (H Kendall)

Bartinney Down: 1 Short-eared Owl. (A James)

AJames_SEO2_141216Short-eared Owl 2-aj5_3769-500x500Alan James

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 Firecrest and 2 Goldcrest. (B Toms)

Camel Estuary Trail: 2 Red-necked Grebe (in main channel close to River Amble), 3 Cattle Egret, c3,500- 4,000 Golden Plover, c1000 Lapwing, c1000 Dunlin, 100 Ringed Plover, 2 Knot, 3 Goosander, 2 Peregrine, 3 Chiffchaff.  (G.Berti, J Humphreys, A Taylor, B Ide)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 600+ Curlew, 160+ Black-tailed Godwit, 200+ Teal, 70+ Wigeon, 8 Pintail, 10 Gadwall, 24 Shoveler, 6 Tufted duck, 800+ Canada Goose, 800+ Lapwing, 2 Water Rail calling, 4 Bullfinch, 100+ Starling, 2 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting and 1 Peregrine. (D Thomas)

DThomas_lapwing_141216Lapwing, Dave Thomas

Sennen Cove: 4 Little Egret to the east of the lifeboat station this morning.

Newlyn: 2 Velvet Scoter offshore Sandy Cove.

Morvah: poss. white morph Gyr Falcon over.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 f Red-breasted Merganser.

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Cafe, next to South Car Park.

Connor Downs: 1 Blackcap ringed in garden. (P Freestone)

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