Friday 8th December 2017

NW St.Columb: 1 Red Kite over farmland at 08:35. (C Harris)

Goonhilly Downs, nr Zoar: 1 Red Kite. (M Nattrass)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 2 Firecrest, 4 Bullfinch (2m,2f), 2 Goldcrest, 3 Greenfinch, large numbers of Chaffinch and Goldfinch. (B Toms)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Glossy Ibis still on saltmarsh. (per C Buckland)

Saltash: 1 Hawfinch at China fleet club. (per C Buckland)

Tregidden: 1 Firecrest in disused quarry.

Penzance: 18 Purple Sandpiper & 4 Dunlin at Jubilee Pool. Black Redstart near railway station. (M McKee) 23 Ringed Plover, 12 Dunlin, 10 Sanderling and 2 Purple Sandpiper on Battery Rocks. (T Mills) c6 Redwing in Morrab Gardens (A McKechnie)

Redwing – Alex McKechnie

Purple Sandpiper – Michael McKee

Lower Tamar Lake: 9 Goosander (6m 3f), 9 Tufted Duck, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant. (R Mudge) Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Little Egret, 1m Goosander, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Snipe, 2 Redwing,, c150 Canada Geese. (R Mudge)

Windmill Farm: 30 Fieldfare and 1 Peregrine this afternoon. (D Wright)

Lamorna Cove: 1 Water Pipit, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff. (M McKee)

St Erth: 1 Cattle Egret and 2 Little Egret. (MJ Spicer)

Porthilly Beach:14 Fieldfare at St Michael’s church including 1 with orange plastic ring. (S Grose)

Penryn River: 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 41 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Oystercatcher, 8 Turnstone, 1 Whimbrel, 57 Curlew, 1 Water Rail, 3 Snipe, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Little Egret, 2 Teal, 11 Mallard, 1 Kingfisher, 42 Mute Swan. (J St Ledger)

Callestick: Firecrest in private garden + Siskin and Snipe over. (T Wilson)

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