Monday 10th December 2018

Late news 9/12, Gillan Creek: 1 Brent Goose, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank and 1 Sparrowhawk. (P. Bedford)

Late news, 9/12, St Buryan: 1m Hen Harrier over north in afternoon.

Late news 9/12,  Dobwalls: 1 Chiffchaff in private garden (C&J Duffy)

Torpoint: 1 juv Red-rumped Swallow still present. (G Tamblin) And 1 Black Redstart, in same area. (R Smaldon) Still present early afternoon. (M Spicer) St John’s Lake: 1 Slavonian Grebe,1 Black-necked Grebe,17 Grey Plover, 2 Great Northern Diver. (C Buckland)

Red-rumped Swallow, Chris Buckland

Red-rumped Swallow, Chris Buckland

Red-rumped Swallow, Chris Buckland

Red-rumped Swallow, Barry Rankine

Red-rumped Swallow, Barry Rankine

Red-rumped Swallow, Barry Rankine

St Merryn: 4 Cattle Egret viewed from Atlantic bays holiday park, opposite side the road in field with cows. (R Hughes)

Millbrook: 3 Cattle Egret with cattle at east end of Lower Anderton Road, and a further 7 Egret sp., probably Cattle Egret with cattle by Withnoe Farm at west end of village.  Observer unable to get close enough to confirm identification. (R Smaldon)

Sennen, Brew Pool: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Goldcrest. (C Moore)

Skewjack: 1 m Hen Harrier.

Newquay, Pentire Headland: Short-eared Owl hunting at first light. (C Stephenson)

Carbis Bay: 8 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Bottlenose Dolphin. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

St Ives: 7 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Black Redstart (at the Island), 5 Great Northern Diver, 33 Dunlin, 3 Harbour Porpoise. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Marazion: 47 Sanderling, 16 Common Scoter. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 9 Purple Sandpiper, 15 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) Also 4 Eider and 1 female Goldeneye off the sewage pump station. (B Dodd)

Davidstow: 1 Hen Harrier seen in flight hunting, across the A39 at Davidstow garage. (L Hall)

St Erth, (east of): c100 Golden Plover flying. (C Richards)

Mounts Bay, Mermaid II: 6+ Great Northern Diver, 7 Red-throated Diver, 2 Velvet Scoter, 30+ Common Scoter, 5 Eider Duck, 1 Goldeneye, Bluefin Tuna, Common Dolphins, and 60+ Grey Seal on St Clement’s Isle. (M Elliot)

Camel Estuary, Burniere Hide: 14 Mute Swan, 3 Whooper Swan grazing in field behind hide. (S Grose)

Nine Maidens: 22 Red-legged Partridge feeding in field opposite lay-by on the A39. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 pair Goosander, 8+ Mistle Thrush. (B Craven)

Lamorna: 1 Woodcock. (M McKee)

Lamorna Cove: 6 Common Scoter & 2 Red-throated Diver west at 12.30. (M McKee)

Par, Spit Beach: 1 Eider Duck and 1 Black Redstart. (G Treadwell)

Eider, Gary Treadwell

Falmouth: 1 male Black Redstart on Windsor Court. (D Chaney)

Looe Bay: 5 Common Dolphin. (I Juliane) 

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