Thursday 13th December 2018

Late news, 12/12, Temple: 1 Buzzard, 1 Coot, 1 Robin, 1 Song Thrush. (RB Girling)

Late news, 12/12, Penzance:  c.30 Carrion Crow in bare trees at Polwithen road Penzance. (R Phillips)

Torpoint: Red-rumped Swallow still briefly, at Salamanca Street/North Road junction. (A Jordan)

Cot Valley: 1 fem/1w Black Redstart at Carn Gribba.

Saltash: 2 Knot, c160 Dunlin, c80 Avocet, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, c90 Snipe, 5 Lapwing, c130 Teal, c70 Wigeon at Kings Mill . (P Kemp)

Bude Marshes: 2 Grey Heron, 212 Canada Geese (plus 1 hybrid), 2 Mute Swan, 40+ Mallard, 8 Teal, 1 female adult Sparrowhawk, 1 Whimbrel, 12 Lapwing, 8 Herring Gull, 27 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 male Kingfisher, 6 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 40+ Chaffinch, 26 Linnet and 2 Reed Bunting. (N Bastin)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 fem/juv Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Shag, 10+ Little Grebe, 1 Peregrine, 12 Mediterranean Gull and 5 Common Gull on Carnsew Pool. Also adult Spoonbill in the creek behind Tempest. (DK Parker) Spoonbill (presumed same?) in Copperhouse Creek. (R Mawer)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Slavonian Grebe with 2 Little Grebe. (R Mudge)

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