Wednesday 6th December 2017

Late news, 5/12, Downderry: 3 Black Redstarts along the coast this afternoon, a Great Northern Diver offshore. (A Payne)

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup and Ring-necked Duck still this afternoon. (D Julian)

Newquay Towan head: 4 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Grey Plover, 3 Common Scoter, lots of Gannet fishing, 3 Harbour Porpoise, 4 Common Dolphin. (M Lammas)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 110 Back-headed Gull, 30+ Redshank, 3 Curlew, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Snipe, 5 Little Egret on the falling tide. (D Chaney)

Falmouth: 500+ Black-headed Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull feeding in the surf off Castle Beach this morning, Pendennis Point: 20 Mediterranean Gull flock west, light passage of Gannet and Kittiwake offshore, 2 Great Northern Diver flew into the Carrick Roads, Swanpool: 100 Black-headed Gull, with 11 Fulmar on the cliffs. (D Chaney)

Carrick Roads (from Mylor Churchtown): 10 Black-necked Grebe, 14 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Great Northern Diver, 25+ Mediterranean Gull, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 28 Turnstone, 1 Peregrine, 2 Chiffchaff. (D Chaney, J St Ledger)

Red-breasted Merganser – John St Ledger

Trevose: 1 Firecrest feeding in tamarisk hedge in private garden. (R Hughes)

Hannafore Point: 1 Firecrest late this afternoon. Also male Eider still present. (D Julian)

Stithians Reservoir (Stuart Hutchings hide): c160 Lapwing, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (G Adams)

Black-tailed Godwit – Greg Adams

Colliford Reservoir: 2nd winter Yellow-legged Gull at Colliford Dam this afternoon. (D Julian)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Padstow: 21 Mute Swan, 72 Canada Goose, 30 Shelduck, 37 Mallard, 35 Wigeon, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 5 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron, 8 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 3 Moorhen, 70 Oystercatcher, 7 Ringed Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, 350 Lapwing, 2 Turnstone, 50 Dunlin, 45 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 24 Black-tailed Godwit, 75 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 250 Black-headed Gull, 6 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 125 Herring Gull, 90 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Wood Pigeon, 3 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 6 Redwing, 7 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 15 Rook, 35 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 25 Starling, 4 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Goldfinch, 1 Bullfinch (M Scawen et al.)

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