Saturday 5th December 2020

Late news, 22/11, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 1w Caspian Gull reported.

Late news, 4/12, Newbridge: Male Hen Harrier Hunting over fields between Newbridge and Tremethick Cross either side of A3071 12:00pm. (N Wills)

Late news, 4/12, St John’s Lake (Torpoint): 1 Great Northern Diver, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 6 Little Egrets, 1 Grey Heron, 25 Brent Geese (6 identified as dark-bellied), 2 Shelduck, 300+ Wigeon, 46+ Oystercatcher, 7 Curlew, 16 Black-tailed Godwits, Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 300+ Dunlin, Herring Gull, Black-headed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, House Sparrow, Crow, 1 Magpie (A Parker et al)

Late news, 4/12, Millbrook: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Egyptian Goose, 7 Shelduck, Mallard, 17 Teal, 2 drk Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Moorhen, 12 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 3 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Mediterranean Gull, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 7 Woodpigeon, Crow, Jackdaws, 1 Buzzard. (A Parker et al)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ad Ring-billed Gull, 4 (2w, 3w, 2 ad) Yellow-legged Gull, ad argentatus Herring Gull, 19 Grey Plover, 1 Knot, 4 Greenshank. Also ringed Great Black-backed Gull from Skockholm, Wales. (R Veal) Yellow-browed Warbler at Lelant Station car park; 1w Iceland Gull, 3 argentatus Herring Gull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, 4 Goosander on Lelant Saltings and 1 Ruff on Copperhouse. (G Lawlor)

Pendeen: 1 Leach’s Petrel, 2 Manx Shearwater, 36 Fulmar, 3 Great Skua, 2 Diver sp. plus 9+ Bottlenose Dolphin feeding close inshore still. (P Combridge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 18 Goosander 7m 11f, 6 Willow Tit, 4 Marsh Tit, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Wren, 4 Tufted Duck 3m 1f, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant. (R Mudge)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit, 136 Oystercatcher, 12 Redshank, 5 Dunlin. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 60 Mallard, 15 Teal, 9 Tufted Duck, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher. (S Rowe)

Mount’s Bay: Whooper Swan flew west past Penzance at 10:00 and then east at 10:20. (P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Whooper Swan dropped in at 10:30 on pool behind the excavator. (DK Parker, M Mckee)

Whooper Swan – Mike McKee

Sancreed: m Hen Harrier, 93 Canada Geese, 6 Med Gull. (D Flumm)

Newlyn: 3w Yellow-legged Gull on fish quay again. (T Mills)

Yellow-legged Gull – Tony Mills

Kennack Sands: Black-throated Diver close inshore. (P St Pierre)

Helston: 4 (1 ad male) Black Redstart. (S Bury)

Black Redstart, Steve Bury

Truro, Boscawen Park: 411 Black-headed Gull (inc 3 metal ringed individuals ), 98 Rook, 11 Oystercatcher, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Malpas, Sunny Corner: 1 Kingfisher, 31 Shelduck, 66 Curlew, 6 Greenshank, 29 Bar tailed Godwit, 12 Black tailed Godwit, 109 Redshank. (S Grose)

St Clement, Menadews Farm: 10 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret. (S Grose)

Tresemple Pool: 71 Teal, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, also 6 m Bullfinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Nuthatch, 1m Black Redstart around the church. (S Grose)

Rejerrah: 1 Barn Owl from Scotland Road. (S Grose)

Penzance: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 17 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher. (P St Pierre)

Crows-an-Wra: ringtail Hen Harrier reported.

Stithians: Yellow-browed Warbler reported again in NE corner.

Loe Pool: 1 Black Redstart reported.

Restronguet: 1 Black-necked Grebe reported.

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