Sunday 10th December 2017

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 17 Canada Goose, 38 Golden Plover, 8 Pochard, 3 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck,1 ad m Lesser Scaup,1 Coot, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 87 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 79 Black-headed Gull,1 Buzzard,16 Carrion Crow, 4 Magpie, 86 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 28 Fieldfare, 14 Redwing, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Bullfinch. (WeBS, DA Conway)

Penzance: 1 pale phase Pomarine Skua flew into Mount’s Bay 11:45am and landed on sea, 1 Black-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 18 Common Scoter, 1 Guillemot offshore from Jubilee Pool. Also 16 Purple Sandpiper, c40 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin, 14 Turnstone on Battery Rocks. (R Veal) Aso 1 Slavonian Grebe.

Crowlas: 1+ Firecrest still, 22 Lapwing, 1 Med Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull with partial summer plumage. (R Veal)

Carharrack: 3 Bullfinch (2f 1m) 1 Goldcrest, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, Starlings and House Sparrows all on feeders behind allotments in private garden. (W Chegwidden)


Par Beach:
1 Chiffchaff. (C Mayhew)

Godolphin Wood, Godolphin Cross: 1 Firecrest, at least one amongst Goldcrest. Also many male (as opposed to female) Blackbirds. (C Richards)

Swanpool: 3 Firecrest, 2 Blackcap by gardens at S end. (D Chaney)

Outer Carrick Roads: 3 Great Northern Diver, 1m Red-breased Merganser, 4 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Curlew, 23 Oystercatcher, 9 Turnstone, 1 Chiffchaff as viewed from Mylor Churchtown/Pendennis. (D Chaney)

Trelissick NT/Upper Fal: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Greenshank, 7 Redshank, 50+ Redwing, 1 leucistic Woodpigeon, 1m Bullfinch, 5+ Nuthatch, including 2 hopping around on the ground in the car park, with c10 Dolphin sp. near King Harry Ferry. (S Van Hear, D Chaney)

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

St Ives:  60 Dunlin roosting on the rocks by the island. (S Rogers) 1 Grey Phalarope past, 4 Great Northern Diver.

Hannafore Point: 1 Great Northern Diver, long-staying Eider drake, 5 ad w Mediterranean Gull, 27 Turnstone, 1 Little Egret, 8 Rock Pipit, 6 Meadow Pipit, 2 Redshank, 1 Stonechat, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Gannet, 6 Cormorant, 7 Oystercatcher. (MP Frost)

Polbathic Creek: 4 Barnacle Geese with Canada Geese. Also 1 Black-tailed Godwit with 27 Redshank. (A Blonden)

Newquay Boating Lake: 1 male Pintail. (S Grose)

Pintail – Shaun Grose

Coverack: ad Yellow-legged Gull, 7 Mediterranean Gull. (D Collins)

Hayle: 1 Firecrest, at Ventonleague end. (P&J Smale)

Penwithick Lake: 3 Shoveler, 1 Moorhen. (K Bowers)

Shoveler – Kevin Bowers

Stithians Reservoir, Stuart Hutchings hide: 3 Pintail (2f, 1 imm m). (G Adams)

Millbrook: 17 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Greenshank, 32 Black-tailed Godwit and 4 Red-breasted Merganser. (A Payne)

St Erth: 2 Barn Owl at 19:00. (MJ Spicer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Greylag, 118 Canada Geese (including the small individual), 3 hybrid geese, 1 Muscovy Duck, 7 Gadwall, 1 Teal, 38 Mallard, 22 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 6 Moorhen, 5 Coot, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Woodcock, 213 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull and 2+ Kingfisher. (WeBS) Also 2 Firecrest and 1 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

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