Saturday 19th December 2020

Late news, 17/12, Swanpool: Kittiwake with Black-headed Gulls at the lake (M Grantham)

Kittiwake, Mark Grantham

St Erth: 1 Dusky Warbler still along footpath by fishing lakes.

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 1 Black Redstart. Village: 1 Nordic-type Jackdaw. (L Proctor) Harbour: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

‘Nordic’-type Jackdaw, Linton Proctor

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull again, 1w Caspian Gull, 8+ Yellow-legged Gull, juv Glaucous Gull reported. 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Lelant Saltings station. Also 2 Kingfisher, 2 Knot, 27 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Grey Seal from causeway early am. (S Grose) Also 75 Lapwing. (M Logan) Copperhouse Creek: 1 Brent Goose (pale bellied) 13 Grey Plover, 2 Greenshank, 11 Shelduck, 1m Goosander, 37 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 312 Herring Gull, 12 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Calenick: 60 Canada Geese, 7 Cattle Egret private farmland. (T Hall)

Helston Loe Pool: 7 Cattle Egret again in field to south.

Gillan Creek: 19 Cattle Egret and 15 Little Egret at pre-roost gathering (M Grantham)

Marazion Beach: 1 possible Yellow-legged Gull. (S Grose)

Coverack: 1 juv Glaucous Gull. (J Foster)

Mousehole, St Clemet’s Isle: 2 juv Iceland Gull. (P St Pierre)

Porthoustock: 1 m Black Redstart.

Tehidy Woods: 2 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 1 Water Rail, 14 Mute Swan, 1 Nuthatch, 17 Goldfinch, 118+ Rook. (S Grose)

Goss Moor, Toad Hole: 2 Willow Tit, 11 Bullfinch, 1 Water Rail, m Sparrowhawk, 2 Raven 3 Redwing, 1 Buzzard. (P Ash)

Willow Tit, Paul Ash

Willow Tit, Paul Ash

Penzance harbour: 1 juv Iceland Gull. (M Elliot)

Wacker Quay: 96 Avocet, 5 Greenshank, 24 Lapwing, 28 Oystercatcher, 14 Curlew, 40+ Teal, 360+ Wigeon & 141 Shelduck (P Kemp)

Hayle, Porth Kidney/Towans: 1 Black-throated Diver, 17 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Skua. (P St Pierre)

Towan Head: 1 imm Pomarine Skua, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, c600 auk sp. this am. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

Callestick: Woodcock, Teal, Firecrest and Chiffchaff from private garden and lake (T Wilson)

Lower Tamar Lake: 10 Goosander 2m 8f (at 09:30), 3 Willow Tit, 3 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Grey Heron, 8 Tufted Duck 5m 3f, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant. (R. Mudge)

Gannel Estuary: 830 Black-headed Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Grey Plover, 120 Curlew. (S Rowe)

Hannafore: 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Gannet, 4 Eider (3 drakes 1 f), 1 Shag, Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (M&R Frost)

Millbrook: Great Crested Grebe still on the lake, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Moorhen, 5 Cormorant, 1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, numerous Black-headed Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Redshank, 1 Little Egret, 2 Curlew, 2 Greenshank, many Teal. (D Sharp)

Rame Head: 2 Kestrel, 4 Cirl Bunting. (D Sharp)

Penryn River: Spoonbill still.

Sancreed: ringtail Hen Harrier

tdm/rjv

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