Wednesday 5th December 2018

Late news, 4/12, Heamoor: 1 Tawny Owl calling (Paul St Pierre)

Truro: Tawny Owl heard calling in early hours of the morning on the Rosedale Estate. (K & J Mortimore)

Newlyn: Yellow-browed Warbler in sallows at Sandy Cove but elusive, also Water Rail and 2 Blackcap. (L Proctor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill still on Copperhouse Creek.

Penzance bus station: 4 Eider, f Goldeneye, 2 Great Northern Diver (Paul St Pierre)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Padstow: 13 Mute Swan, 3 Whooper Swan, 9 Shelduck, 21 Mallard, 12 Wigeon, 20 Teal, 1 Pheasant, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 55 Oystercatcher, 4 Ringed Plover, 150 Lapwing, 4 Turnstone, 50 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 15
Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 45 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 50 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common
Gull, 70 Herring Gull, 80 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Wood Pigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 12
Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Blackcap, 1 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw, 15 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven , 5 House
Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch (M Scawen et al.)

Tamar Estuary: Black-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, Great Northern Diver, Brent Geese (3 Light-bellied, 1 Dark-bellied). Usual waders and wildfowl. Viewed from Torpoint & St John’s Lake. (C Ellis)

Newquay: 1 Barn Owl opposite Texaco Garage at 21:00. (S Grose) 2 Tawny Owl at the boating lake, 1 attacking a Moorhen. (S Grose)

Charlestown: 1 m Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

Lostwithiel private garden: 1 male & 1 female Blackcap appear to be becoming regular visitors to feeding station, particularly partial to suet balls. (C Mayhew)

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