Tuesday 4th December 2018

Stithians Reservoir: Temminck’s Stint still in SE corner, also 2 Goldeneye, 1 Shelduck & 192 Lapwing. (B Mellow)

Marazion: 2 Velvet Scoter, 25+ Common Scoter and 2 Great Northern Diver off the Station House. (DK Parker) 12f Common Scoter, 3 Eider (inc 1 imm male), 54 Sanderling on beach. (J Hawkey)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 14 Canada Geese, 4 Gadwall, 26 Teal, 31 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 1 presumed Scaup x Tufted Duck hybrid, 30+ Snipe, 1 Black-tailed Godwit & 1w Yellow-legged Gull. (DK Parker, G Mitchell)

Penzance: 2 Eider off the bus station. (N Wheatley)

Newlyn: Red-necked Grebe found dead in the harbour, also 1w Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliott)

Porthmeor: Pair of Black Redstarts in lower cemetery today over looking Porthmeor Beach. (R Wilkes)

Black Redstart – Roy Wilkes

Loe Beach, Feock: 18 Black-necked Grebe (in two groups); 1 Great Northern Diver, 12 Red-breasted Merganser, 4 Eider, 9 Turnstone. (J St Ledger)

Talland Bay: 1 Long-tailed Duck (first winter), 1 Black Redstart. (D Spooner)

Long-tailed Duck – Derek Spooner

Long-tailed Duck – Derek Spooner

Long-tailed Duck – Derek Spooner

Long-tailed Duck – Derek Spooner

Sancreed: 1 Woodcock, 5 Snipe, 2 Stonechat. (D Flumm)

Gwennap: Woodcock. (R Hampshire)

Godrevy: 13 Purple Sandpipers and 1 Great Northern Diver. (G Mitchell)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Shoveler, 6 Gadwall & 1 Water Rail. (G Mitchell)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 11 Grey Plover on Copperhouse Creek. (G Mitchell)

Truro: Coal Tit and male Blackcap in a private garden with 2 singing Song Thrushes by River Allen nearby. (K & J Mortimore)

Towan Head: 8 Purple Sandpiper, 10 Oystercatcher, 22 Turnstone. (S Rowe)

Twelve Woods: Short-eared Owl over the A38 this evening. (D Julian)

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