Monday 24th December 2018

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Garganey, 1 Water Pipit, 2 m Goosander this morning. Also 1 Spoonbill still.

Crugmeer: 2 Barn Owl, 2 Raven, 3 Yellowhammer, 2 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Land’s End: 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Woodcock. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Par Beach: 10 Eider (8 female, 2 male) just off the beach at 12:45. (E Mayhew)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Goldeneye, 20+ Snipe, 30+ Lapwing, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Common Gull, 3 Wigeon, 8 Teal, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Little Egret at southern cut-off (J & D Chapman)

Constantine: 1 Black Redstart in Trebarvah Court (J & D Chapman)

Gwithian: 6 Whooper Swan in flooded field behind St Gothian Sands LNR. (T Polglase)

Dobwalls: 1 male Blackcap eating ivy berries in our garden (C&J Duffy)

Rock: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Brambling from private garden. (S Grose)

Charlestown: 1 Great Northern Diver close to shore. (N Best)

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