Christmas Day, Tuesday 25th December 2018

“Nadelik Lowen”
a Happy Christmas (and best wishes for the New Year) from all here on the CBWPS / Cornwall Birds news team.

Robin image – Adrian Langdon

Late news, 24/12, St Ives: 1 Firecrest in private garden disturbed by female Blackcap. (M Rouncefield)

Devoran: 2 Sandwich Tern on sandbar and 1 Spotted Redshank. (S Rogers)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Goosander(redhead), 1 Tufted Duck, 9 Mute Swan, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Peregrine Falcon,11 Snipe. Par Beach: 10 Eider, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 35 Oystercatcher. ((S Grose)

Fal Estuary: 1w Common Tern at Restronguet sailing club beach, Mylor harbour at 13.15. (P Kemp)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Merlin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Praa Sands: 10 Great Northern Diver. 6 Guillemot, 1 Harbour Porpoise (J Evans) 

Botallack: 2 Great Skua, Minke Whale, several Harbour Porpoise, Black Redstart. (M Darlaston)

Woon Gompus: 1 Short-eared Owl. (M Darlaston)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: Spoonbill.

Porth Reservoir: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Great Crested Grebe. (S Grose)

Whipsiderry: 2 Peregrine Falcon. (S Grose)

Coverack: 3 Eider. (D Collins)

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