Saturday 14th December 2019

Kingsmill Lake: c230 Teal, 16 Greenshank, 15 Lapwing, 18 Redshank, only c.30 Dunlin, 210 Avocet, c140 Wigeon, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, c40 Black tailed Godwit, c45 Curlew, 8 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 adult Mediterranean Gull and 3 Great Crested Grebe over high tide. (P Kemp)

Towan Head: 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Scoter. Steady passage of Fulmar, Kittiwake, Gannet and Auks between 08:30 and 10:00. (S Rowe)

Bude Marsh: Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest still present. (A Roberts)

Malpas: Male Black Redstart on the village hall roof. (M Costa, S Grose)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 fem/imm Red-breasted Merganser on Longrock Pool. (M Ahmad) Also 1 Otter. (P Walsh)

Red-breasted Merganser – Dave Parker

Drift Reservoir (members only): Long-tailed Duck and Great Northern Diver still, also 100+ Redwing, 3+ Firecrest and 1 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Long-tailed Duck – Dave Parker

Great Northern Diver – Dave Parker

Loe Pool: 20 Pochard, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Goosander, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Firecrest. (G Adams)

Lower Tamar Lake: 4 Ring-necked Duck (3m 1f), 1f Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 23 Goosander (10m 13f) this morning. (R Mudge)

Newquay Boating lake: 2 Tawny Owl, 2 m Muscovey Duck, 19 Black headed Gull (inc Polish Ringed bird TAMC).(S Grose)

Gannel Eatuary: 1 Water Pipit, 6 Rock Pipit, 1 Common Sandpiper, c.200 Black-headed Gull (including colour ringed TAMC), 4 Common Gull, 1 Scandinavian Herring Gull, 2 Blackcap. (P Roseveare)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Water Pipit, 126 Canada Goose, 2 Shoveler, 56 Teal, 19 Wigeon, c.60 Lapwing, c. 60 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Peregrine. (P Roseveare)

Church Cove: 1 male Ring Ouzel along coast path 100m north of Church Cove. (I Maclean)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 13 Mediterranean Gull, 21 Common Gull , 1 adult Caspian Gull, 3 Knot, 1 Whimbrel (B Bosisto) Also redhead Red-breasted Merganser and 1 Merlin. (R Veal) 1 Slavonian Grebe, 7 Little Grebe, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Little Egret, 6 Cormorant, 3 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher, 15 Redshank, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit in Carnsew Basin 10:30 – 11:45. (M Webb)

Oystercatcher – Martin Webb

Great Northern Diver – Martin Webb

Slavonian Grebe – Martin Webb

Newlyn Harbour: 2 Great-Northern Diver, 2 Eider (B Bosisto)

Sandy Cove: 6 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Skua lingering offshore (B Bosisto )

Mawgan Creek: Mandarin Duck showing well. (A Witheywood)

Mandarin – Andrew Witheywood

Truro River: 2 Raven, 31 Black tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 75 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 29 Shelduck, 46 Lapwing, 5 Curlew, 1 Avocet. (S Grose)

Torpoint: Black Redstart reported from Marine Drive.

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