Tuesday 11th December 2018

Torpoint: juv Red-rumped Swallow still present, also 1 Black Redstart. (R Treeby, D Julian et al.) Also 3 pale-bellied Brent Geese, 6 dark-bellied Brent Geese, Slavonian Grebe, Black-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver. (D Julian)

Cremyll: 8 Cattle Egret at Mount Edgcumbe Farm. (D Julian)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Temminck’s Stint, 160+ Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 11 Snipe, 1 Pintail, 3 Goldeneye, 2 Barnacle Geese, 10 Common Gull, 1 Peregrine. (J St Ledger, S Williams, M Lammas)

Goldeneye, John St Ledger.

Camel Estuary: 3 Whooper Swan still near Wadebridge. (C Selway)

River Lynher: 2 Spoonbill on Rat Island until 13:30 when they flew towards Wacker Quay. (D Julian)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 123 Mediterranean Gull. Carnsew Basin: 97 Dunlin, 9 Grey Plover, 1 Spoonbill & 2 Black-tailed Godwit. (J Hawkey)

Millbrook: 1 Whimbrel. (D Julian)

Bude: Short-eared Owl on cliffs at Upton.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Tufted Duck still on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Devoran: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 9 Greenshank, 23 Black-tailed Godwit, 50+ Dunlin, 4 Shelduck. (J St Ledger)

Boscastle:  At least 4 Blackcap (2m, 2f) regular in a private garden, feeding mostly on Himalayan Honeysuckle  (N. Page)

Charlestown: 2 f Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

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