Monday 25th November 2019

Gerald Stanley Gay (Stan to his many friends) sadly passed away on 31st October 2019 at home with his family aged 80 years, a loving husband, dad and grandad. The funeral service will be at 11:00 Trelawny Chapel, Penmount Crematorium, Tuesday 26th November 2019. No flowers by request, donations in lieu if desired for the British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o the funeral directors W J Beswetherick & Son Ltd, Central House, Fairmantle Street, Truro Tel 01872 274021

Stan Gay 8th March 2019

Late news, 24/11, St Ives Island: Juvenile Female Merlin. (C Oates)

Merlin – Chris Oates

Penzance: Pacific Diver again off Jubilee Pool, but distant. Also 6+ Great Northern Diver, 4+ Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua and 1 airborne Blue-fin Tuna. (L Proctor) 7 Red-throated Diver, 7 Great Northern Diver, 50+ Common Scoter, 23 Purple Sandpiper ,32 Sanderling,1 Kittiwake,1 Great Skua (O Frampton)

Stithians Reservoir: 1f Lesser Scaup from Stuart Hutchings hide, plus 1 Mediterranean Gull. (J Chapman, R ffrench-Constant)

Malpas: 1 Firecrest in private garden. Also 2 Siskin on feeder. (A.Hill)

Loe pool: 1 Bittern (S Bury)

Lizard Point: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Red-throated Diver past, 600 Kittiwake in an hour. (D Collins)

Illogan: 1 Ring-necked Parakeet in Ventonraze 08.40 (J Baker)

River Gannel: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Dipper, 7 Little Egret, 2 Blackcap at Gannel filling station. (S Grose)

Newquay : 100+ Pied Wagtail roosting on the roof of Morrisons Supermarket at 9pm (S Grose)

St Ives: 2 male Blackcap in private garden this morning. (M Rouncefield)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Green Sandpiper on the weir. 10 Goosander 3m 7f, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Tufted Duck, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Wren. (R Mudge)

Looe: viewed from Hannafore this afternoon; 7 Eider, 1 Teal, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe (A Payne)

Pencarrow Estate: 3 Marsh Tit, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Crossbill (L Payne)


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