Late Photos, 28/12, The LIzard: Starling roost, David Hall.
Sancreed: 2 Cattle Egrets & 1 Egret sp (asleep) at Sellan Fm from 0900hrs (D Flumm)
Newquay, Watergate Bay beach: 3 Chough feeding on grassy cliff half way up. (R Hooton)
Carrick Roads: 25 Black-necked Grebe, 29 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Velvet Scoter ( D. Eva )
Mousehole: Eastern Black Redstart showing well on rocks to south of café. (L Proctor, J Dustow, M Buckley) Also 30 Common Dolphin and 2 Harbour Porpoise offshore and a bat flying around the harbour at dusk (T Wilson)
Mounts Bay area from Jubilee Pool: At least 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Pacific Diver on its own toward the Cressars and quite close in, 3 Velvet Scoter, 27 Common Scoter, 15 Purple Sandpiper. (J Dustow, M Buckley) Also 1 m Eider. (D&T Barber) At least 15 Great Northern Diver off Jubilee Pool and fem Black Redstart on Battery Rocks. (DK Parker, P&H Taylor)
Longrock Pool: 1 ad Iceland Gull (R Veal), 1 1w Ring-billed Gull, (M Ahmad), 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 ad Common Gull.
|Ring-billed Gull, Tony Mills||Small part of the Gull flock on the beach, Tony Mills|
Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Green-winged Teal off Causeway. (S Turner, M Buckley) Also 2 Spoonbill,1 ad Common Gull. (J.Clegg, R Veal)
Drift Reservoir (members only): 6 Cattle Egret in top fields northeast corner. (S Turner) 3 Cattle Egret and 3 Little Egret at Sellan Fm today. (D Flumm)
Rame Head: 2 Firecrest along coast path. (D Allan)
Stithians Reservoir, cut off hide: 1 Water Rail, making regular appearances, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Snipe, Goldfinches, Blue / Great Tits mostly on the feeders, numerous Dunnock & Chaffinches. (R Farnes)
|Water Rail||Rod Farnes|
Cape Cornwall: 100+ Common Dolphin and 10 Harbour Porpoise. (D&T Barber)
Helston Loe Pool: 9 Cattle Egret, 4 Little Egret, 4 Goosander, 6 Common Gull, 2 Water Rail. (I Maclean) Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest near Helston boating lake.
Porthkidney Beach: 5 Great Northern Diver, 3 Razorbill, c30 (5 1w) Kittiwake and numerous Gannet and Cormorants in mini feeding frenzy late pm. Also 1f Common Scoter past, 3 Raven, 1m Stonechat. (R Veal)
Lands End to Nanjizel: 1 Kestrel, 2 Chough, 1 Peregrine. (A James)
|Kestrel, Alan James|
St Austell, Carlyon Bay (Private Garden): 2 m Blackcap and 1 m Black Redstart. (E Cornelius)
St.Just in Roseland: 1 Blackcap, 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Eider, 3 Little Grebe. St. Mawes: 1 Mediterranean Gull adult. (A. Green)
Park Head: 2 Great Northern Diver, 8 Yellowhammer, 1 Peregrine. (S Rowe)
Trevose Head: 18+ Lapland Bunting, c.200 Skylark, c.120 Linnet, 4 Yellowhammer, 9 Red-throated Diver. (S Rowe)
Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel, 4 Black-throated Diver, 1 Little Egret. (M Buckley)
A30 Eastern side of Tuckingmill Junction: 1 Peregrine Falcon with prey in talons. (A Tregunna)
Bartinney Down: At least 1 Short-eared Owl.
Newlyn: 1 Black Redstart in harbour.
Penzance: 1 Black Redstart in Lidden area again. (T Mills)