Thursday 7th December 2017

Late News, 06/12, Crugmeer/Padstow farm shop: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Barn Owl, Meadow Pipits calling at 22:30pm. (S Grose)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 500+ Black-headed Gulls again at 08:00 with 3 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Redshank and 2 Turnstone on the rocks. 4 Black Redstart, 2 Whimbrel mid-afternoon. Swanpool Beach: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 40 Shag offshore, Kingfisher on the rocks, and 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 2 Turnstone on Swanpool Point. Swanpool: 1f Blackcap, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at southern end, 6 Firecrest (3 at S end, 3 N end just inside Swanvale as viewed from the road, 7 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Coal Tit. (D Chaney)

Malpas: 1 Firecrest in private garden. (A Hill)

Pendeen: 1 Arctic Skua past. (B Dodd)

Penzance Harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Eider still this morning. (A McKechnie)

Great Northern Diver – Alex McKechnie

Hayle Estuary: 160 Golden Plover, 250 Lapwing from Old Quay House. Lelant Station: 42 adult Mediterranean Gulls; 3 Common Gulls. Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill; 1 Black-tailed Godwit; 1 Merlin over. (R Butts & T Pinfield)

 St Gothian Sands: 5 Mediterranean Gulls (4 ads. + 1 imm). (R Butts & T Pinfield)

 Treadrea Lane, St Erth: 12 Little Egrets, 2 Cattle Egret. (R Butts & T Pinfield)

Bissoe Valley: 1 Firecrest, 6+ Goldcrest and 8 Long-tailed Tits tending to move around in a loose flock. (JH & K Dalziel)

Stithian’s Reservoir: A few Chiffchaff at cut-off hide. (S Wiliiams)

   

Downderry: Firecrest in private garden this morning. (A Payne)

Lamorna Cove: 1 Water Pipit, 1 Common Sandpiper. (M McKee)

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