Friday 27th December 2019

Newlyn harbour: 7 Great Northern Diver, Black Guillemot & 1 Kingfisher. (P Ash L Proctor P Roseveare B Bosisto L Payne) Also juv Iceland Gull on the fish market roof. (L Proctor)

Black Guillemot – Paul Ash

Great Northern Diver – Paul Ash

Great Northern Diver – Paul Ash

Newlyn: 4 Common Scoter, 5 Great Northern Diver, 2 Blackcap, 1 Firecrest, 2 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail (P Roseveare B Bosisto L Payne)

Marazion Beach: 1 Scandinavian Rock Pipit (B Bosisto L Payne)

Chapel Amble: Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Water Pipit and Pink-footed Goose. (D Julian)

Walmsley Sanctuary (Keyholders only): 83 Cattle Egrets at 16:00. (A Langdon)

Cattle Egret – Adrian Langdon

Drift Reservoir (members only): Long-tailed Duck, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Moorhen, 5 Med Gull and 1 Kingfisher. (DK Parker)

Newquay Towan Head: 3 Red-throated Divers off the point, also many Gannets few Auks and Kittiwakes plus Black Redstart near car park. (M Lammas) 28 Turnstone, 9 Purple Sandpiper, 20 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

Newquay: 1 Black-throated Diver, 11 Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver in bay. Also 1 Black Redstart in harbour. (S Rowe)

Ellenglaze, Cubert: 1 Firecrest, 6 Bullfinch, 1 Jay, c100 Skylark. (S Rowe)

Newquay Zoo: 10 Chiffchaff, 10 Greenfinch, 3 Blackcap, 9 Song Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Newquay sports centre: 2 Kestrel, 46 Rook, 96 Black headed Gull, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Hele Bridge area: 2 Song Thrushes in full song, 4 Robins – two skirmishing, 3 Magpies, flock of c130 Herring and Black-headed Gulls. Numerous Jackdaws and Carrion Crows. (H Kendall)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Great Northern Divers, 7 Grey Plover, 10+ Redshank, 1 Greenshank and 1 Med Gull in Carnsew Basin. (P Graham J Witheywood) Also 3 Goosander, 2 Knot, 1 Greylag Goose, 53 Cormorant. (R Veal) 1 Peregrine Falcon, 5 Yellow Legged Gull (4 adult , 1 Second Winter), 463 Lesser-black Backed Gull, 1 adult Herring x Lesser black Backed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher. (B Bosisto P Roseveare L Payne)

Greenshank – J Witheywood

Hannafore, West Looe: 7 Great Northern Diver, 10 Common Eider, 8 Oystercatcher, 7 Turnstone, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Stonechat. (D Spooner)

Morwenstow: Leucistic Starling again. (A Rowland)

Leucistic Starling – Alan Rowland

Leucistic Starling – Alan Rowland

Lizard Point: 6 Manx Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Great Skua, 7 Black-throated Diver. (I Maclean)

Lizard Downs: 2 Jack Snipe, 51 Snipe. (I Maclean)

St Ives Head: 1 Black Redstart.

Wilcove: 11 Black tailed Godwit. (A Blonden)

St Germans Quay: 2 Barnacle Geese. (A Blonden)

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Sunday 22nd December 2019

Newlyn: Black Guillemot, 5 Great Northern Diver and Iceland Gull this am. (S Rogers)

Black Guillemot – S Rogers

St Ives: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 8 Great Skua, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Scoter this am. (R Augarde)

Pendeen: 1 Pomarine Skua west 12:05. (R Wilkins)

Hayle Estuary: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull and 1 ad Caspian Gull reported.

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet in valley gardens, also Buzzard. (J Baker)

Millbrook Lake: 2 Egyptian Goose, drk Red-breasted Merganser, f Goldeneye, 4 Avocet, 2 Mistle Thrush. (R Veal)

St Johns: 30 Avocet, 2 Kingfisher, 20+ Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 12 Teal, 2 Wigeon. (A Radford)

Long Rock Pool: Red breasted Merganser (female) present again. (I Bott)

Penzance: 1m Eider. (I Bott)

St Clement: 1 fem type Black Redstart, 2 Nuthatch, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Greenfinch, 5 Coal Tit, 1 Siskin from churchyard. (S Grose)

St Clements, Tresemple Pool: 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank 36 Redshank, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 16 Teal. 71 Black headed Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 38 Shelduck on Tresillian River. (S Grose)

Malpas: Male Black Redstart in village. (M Costa)

Malpas, Menadews Farm: 18 Cattle Egret, 23 Curlew. (S Grose)

Truro River: 1 Avocet, 1 Common Sandpiper, 120 Lapwing, 60 Curlew, 50 Wigeon, 1 Greenshank, 4 Black tailed Godwit (D Eva)

Chapel Amble: Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest this morning, also 14 Chiffchaff and a Cetti’s Warbler. (D Julian)

Walmsley (key holders only): Female Scaup and Pink-footed Goose still. (D Julian)

Gannel Estuary: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 650 Herring Gull, 110 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 64 Great Black-backed Gull. (S Rowe)

The Lost Gardens of Heligen: 2 Nuthatch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (C Hooper)

Nuthatch – C Hooper

Threemilestone: 1m and 1f Blackcap, 4 Redwings in private garden. (E Harris)

Mawnan Smith: 1 male Blackcap (P Finney)

Penhale Point: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 3 Chough, 2 Snow Bunting. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Redshank. Also 1 Little Grebe on the boating lake. (S Grose)

East Looe: 3 Common Eider, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver. (D Spooner)

Porthleven: 21 Goldfinch,1 Bullfinch, 2 Chaffinch 2 Greenfinch, 1 Dunnock, 2 Blackbird, 4 Collared Dove. (S Richards)

Goldfinch – S Richards

Carrick Roads: 11 Black-necked Grebe, 3 Great Northern Diver, 16 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Common Sandpiper. (J St Ledger)

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Sunday 15th December 2019

Late news, 14/12, Perranporth: Snow Bunting on 4th green Perranporth Golf Course. (S. Cox)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 122 Canada Goose,1 Great Crested Grebe,1 Cormorant,11 Teal,7 Mallard,4 Tufted Duck,3 Goosander,15 Golden Plover,77 Black-headed Gull,61 Lesser Black-backed Gull,1 Herring Gull,1 Great Black-backed Gull,1 Buzzard,1 IW male Hen Harrier,1 Raven,16 Carrion Crow,21 Jackdaw,1 Magpie,270 Starling,1 Stock Dove,36 Fieldfare,17 Redwing,2 House Sparrow,3 Meadow Pipit,1 Stonechat,1 Dunnock and 2 Wren. (DA Conway) Also, Colliford: 1 Barnacle Goose, 240 Canada Goose, 4 Cormorant, 2m & 2f Goosander, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 34 Teal, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 48 Fieldfare, 19 Redwing, 1 Peregrine Falcon probably of the form “calidus” showing well at Loveny. Dozmary: 1m & 1f Goldeneye, 6 Tufted Duck, 5 Shoveler, c.25 Mallard, c.15 Teal and c.50 Lapwing. (P Roseveare)

Peregrine Falcon – P Roseveare

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 31 Shoveler , 60 Teal, 20 Wigeon, 12 Gadwall, 1 Goldeneye (drake), 1 Scaup (female), 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Shelduck, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Cettis Warbler, 2 Swallow. (B Bosisto)

Chapel Amble: 9 Water Pipit and 3 Siberian Chiffchaff. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary: Curlew Sandpiper at Dinham Mudflats. (D Julian)

Malpas Village: 1 Black Redstart and 1 Blackcap. (M Costa)

Argal Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Tufted Duck, 10 Mallard , 3 Mediterranean Gull (D Eva)

College Reservoir: 102 Coot, 1 female Goldeneye, 4 Shoveler, 61 Wigeon, 16 Moorhen, 15 Tufted Duck, 2 Teal (D Eva)

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet over cemetery at 09.00. (J Baker)

Gannel Estuary: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull. (S Rowe)

Polbathic Creek: 1 Whimbrel, 2 Barnacle Geese with Canadas. (A Blonden)

St Germans Quay: 5 Black tailed Godwit. (A Blonden)

Erth Island: 1 Peregrine. (A Blonden)

Coverack: 1st winter Iceland Gull and a Black-throated Diver. (D Wright)

Sennen Cove: 3 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Common Gull, 36 Lesser Black backed Gull, 47 Great Black backed Gull, 7 Chough. (S Grose)

Callestick: 1 Woodcock, 1 Teal, 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Chiffchaff and 100 Fieldfares (T Wilson)

Loe Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. Also Ferruginous Duck of suspect origin on Helston Boating Lake still. (I Maclean)

Padstow: 71 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 48 Common Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 580 Black-headed Gull, 1 Kingfisher (B Bosisto)

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Friday 13th December 2019

Constantine STW: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 5 Chiffchaff, 20 Goldcrest, 15 Redwing. (D Collins)

Walmsley Reserve: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 drake Goldeneye, 1 female Scaup. (A Langdon)

Drake Goldeneye – A Langdon

Drake Goldeneye – A Langdon

Carnsew Pool, Hayle: 3 Great Northern Diver.

Porthilly Beach: 7 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Otter. (S Grose)

Truro: In private garden 25 Goldfinch, 10 Greenfinch, 2 Blackcap coming to feeders all day (P. Carter)

St Ives (07:50-11:20): 21 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 12 Great Skua, 1 blue Fulmar, c6000 Kittiwake, c4000 auks (roughly 3:1 Guillemot to Razorbill). (R Veal, R Wilkins)

Penzance: 1 Ring-necked Parakeet still around the cemetery. (R Veal)

Padstow: Hooded Crow in a private garden.

Constantine Bay, nr Padstow: 1 ‘white Sparrowhawk’ reported by non-birder.

Bissom: 1 Firecrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J St Ledger)

Firecrest – John St Ledger

Polbathic Creek: 1 Whimbrel. (A Blonden)

Crowdy Reservoir: 2 m Goosander, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Little Grebe, 34 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 453 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mistle Thrush, 24 Fieldfare, 3 Crossbill, above the hide. (S Grose)

Advent Church: 1 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

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Wednesday 4th December 2019

Late News, 3/12, Lower Tamar Lakes: 3m &1f Ring-necked Duck, 10 m&f Goosander,  8 Great Crested Grebes, 20 Mallard, 30+ Wigeon, Grey Heron, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Great Tit, Blue Tits  (D&H Phillips)

Ring-necked Ducks – D&H Phillips

Goosander – D&H Phillips

Late News, 3/12, Mounts Bay: Black Guillemot from Jubilee Pool at 10:50 flying towards Mousehole. (M Mckee)

Late News, 3/12, Dobwalls: 30 House Sparrows, 1 Firecrest, 2m & 1f Bullfinchs in our garden (C&J Duffy)

Late news, 2/12, Porth Joke to Cubert Common: 2 Kestrel, 2 Firecrest, 3 Water Rails seen another heard so 4 birds. 2 Bullfinch, 5 Goldfinch, 8 Fulmar, 1 Buzzard. (C Mason)

Late news, 3/12, Porth Joke to Cubert Common: 2 Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, 3 Firecrest, 13 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Great Tits, 3 Blue Tits, 18 Lapwing, 22 Linnet, 1 Chiffchaff, 42 Grey Seals. (C Mason)

Cot Valley: Pallas’s Warbler and Willow Warbler still present. (M Ahmad)

Looe: Great Egret just north of “Welcome to Looe” sign on east side of A397 but flew off 11.00. (P Aley)

Hannafore: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Eider, 1m Black Redstart, Kingfisher. (P Aley)

Walmsley: 1 Great Egret flew north this morning, 1 Little Egret, 2 Dunlin, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 female Scaup, 7 Skylark (B Bosisto L Payne)

Camel Estuary Wadebridge to Padstow: 12 Mute Swan, 50 Canada Goose, 45 Shelduck, 12 Mallard, 62 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler, 2 Pintail, 10 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 2 Shag, 5 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Moorhen, 85 Oystercatcher, 6 Ringed Plover, 6 Grey Plover, 1500 Golden Plover, 75 Lapwing, 5 Knot, 4 Turnstone, 150 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 65 Black-tailed godwit, 1 Bar-tailed godwit, 65 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 120 Black-headed gull, 4 Common gull, 65 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 22 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 8 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 2 Firecrest, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 35 Rook, 55 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 25 Starling, 9 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Polgigga: 1 Lapland Bunting and 1 Black Redstart along fields of Higher Bosistow Lane. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir: Long-tailed Duck. (D Fumm)

Sancreed: 1 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret, 30 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Mounts Bay: 3 Great Northern Divers reported.

Marazion: 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 juv drk Eider, 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Veal, P St Pierre)

Men-an-Tol: 1 f-type Marsh Harrier, 5 Fieldfare. (R Veal)

Bude Marshes: Yellow-browed Warbler still present.

Truro:  Firecrest in private garden again this morning. (K&J Mortimore)

Malpas Village: Black Redstart. (M Costa)

Spit Beach, Par: 12 Eider Duck offshore (R Hampshire) Common Sandpiper on pool. (P Aley)

Porthpean: 5 Great Northern Diver, 3 Common Scoter. (P Aley)

Lanhydrock: 2 Brambling with Chaffinches along the driveway. (J Rance)

St Ives Island (07:35-12:00): 2 Eider (f), 5 Shelduck (flying west), 12 Gannet, 200 Razorbill, 1 Stonechat (m), 1 Kestrel (f) (P Nason)

Gwithian: 2m+2f Gadwall, 4 Graylag, 40 Canada Geese. (J Witheywood)

Tredrizzisk: 1 Cattle Egret over, 1 Firecrest from a private garden. (S Grose)

Crugmeer: 2 Barn Owl, 5 Raven, 4 Roe Deer. (S Grose)

Sennen: 5 Swans sp over at 13.30. Landed couple of times on inland fields, probably went off east (J Miller)

Carnsew Pool, Hayle: Slavonian Grebe and Great Northern Diver still present. (M Rouncefield)

Slavonian Grebe – Marlene Rouncefield

Slavonian Grebe – Marlene Rouncefield

Great Northern Diver – Marlene Rouncefield

Trispen: 2 Firecrest in private garden. (C Mason)

Roseland, Ruan Lanihorne: 5 Whooper Swans in flight NW up river Fal above Sett Bridge at 15:15. (D Hall)

Crowdy: 1 Red-breasted Merganser (female), 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, several Teal and Wigeon, 2 Goldcrest, 9 Raven. (A Piper)

Rough Tor: 1 Peregrine, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 7 Fieldfare, 3 Raven, 2 Crossbill, large Starling murmuration, 1 male Hen Harrier hunting in the valley at 15:45. (A Piper)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Barnacle Goose with flock of 120 Canada Geese. (P Crispin)

Seaton: 1 Great Northern Diver.(P Aley)

Lynher: 88 Avocet, 2 Spoonbill & Kingfisher. Wilcove: 1 Whimbrel.(P Aley)

Torpoint: 1 Slavonian Grebe, Common Scoter, 4 Brent Goose, 3 Great Northern Diver & 2 Common Dolphin. (P Aley)

St Germans: a female Black Redstart at the quayside this afternoon. (A Payne)

Carnanton woods: 1 Barn Owl, 3 Woodcock, 1 Tawney Owl heard. (S Grose)

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Friday 29th November 2019

Late news, 28/11, Sennen: 1 Buff-bellied Pipit reported still in 4th field SW of school.

Mount’s Bay: 1 Pacific Diver (Cudden Point), 30+ Great Northern Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua from Mermaid II. (M Ahmad)

Swanpool: 1 Garden Warbler. (L Langley)

Garden Warbler – M Doyle

Cot Valley: Willow Warbler in Castor Oil flowers by Daisy Cottage. (N Wheatley)

Camel Estuary: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Firecrest. (L Payne)

Mylor Harbour: 11 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Northern Diver, 15 Turnstone. (T Phelps, M Doyle, L Langley)

Swanpool: 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 probable Black Guillemot distant on the sea this evening then flew out into the bay. (T Phelps, M Doyle, G Jenkins-Jones, M Broadbent)

Mawgan Bridge: 1 drk Mandarin. (M Grantham)

Falmouth Bay: 1 Red-necked Grebe. (M Doyle)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Firecrest with 41 Common Scoter, 2 Shelduck offshore. (J Hawkey)

Eden Project: 26 Siskin, 35 Blackbird. (D Flumm)

Perranuthnoe-Little London Beach: 2 Water Pipit, 1 Black-throated type Diver (flew East), 8 Great Northern Diver, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, c100 Chaffinch, 6 Chiffchaff. (R Veal)

Chyandour: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Black Redstart, 2 Firecrest, 1 Stonechat. (P St Pierre)

Loe Beach: 3 Black-necked Grebe. (R Wilkins)

Egloshayle: 18 Yellowhammer plus flock of c.300 mixed finches feeding in stubble fields. (A Langdon)

Tywardreath: 1 Firecrest, 2 Long-tailed tits, 4 Redwing in private garden. (R. Barlow)

Kelynack: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Firecrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 9 Long-tailed Tits, 20+ fieldfare, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Wagtail in a private garden. (C Moore)

Porthilly Point: 9 Brent Geese, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 19 Common Gull, 75 Oystercatcher, 11 Curlew, 66 Wigeon, 9 Redshank. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Water Rail. (S Williams)

Water rail – S Williams

Truro: 10+ Long-tailed Tits and Meadow Pipit again in our private garden. (K&J Mortimore)

Lanhydrock: 5+ Brambling among c.200 Chaffinch along the driveway and at start of cycle trails. (J Rance)

Threemilestone: 2 Redwings, 2 m&f Blackcap, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren and 1 Goldcrest. (E Harris)

Rock: 3 Tawny Owl heard, 2 probable Pipistrelle Bat from private garden. (S Grose)

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Sunday 24th November 2019

Late News, 21&22/11, Shortlanesend: Male Redstart in private garden. (P Barstow)

Mounts Bay: Adult Pacific Diver still off west side of Jubilee Pool towards St Michael’s Mount again. Also, 9 Red-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 61 Common Scoter,all female (S. Rogers, M. Ahmad, J. Hawkey, J Chapple). 40+ Turnstone, 39 Sanderling, 20+ Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 12 Purple Sandpiper on beach by harbour wall 11.00 – 12.00. ( M Webb)

Pacific Diver – M Mckee

Pacific Diver – M Mckee

Pacific Diver – M Mckee

Pacific Diver – M Mckee

 

Purple Sandpiper – M Webb

Newlyn Harbour: Male Eider and Great Northern Diver this afternoon. (M Rouncefield)

Male Eider and Great Northern Diver – M Rouncefield

St Levan: Dusky Warbler in the large sallow clump on the South side of Raftra Pool. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 21 nominate Chiffchaff,  3 Goldcrest, Firecrest, 2 Blackcap and a Swallow all trapped and ringed. Also present 1 Woodcock, 8 Redwing, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Siskin in the valley.(K Wilson, B Bosisto)

Sennen: 1 Curlew, 1 Common Snipe, 1 Merlin, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail , 1 Lapland Bunting (overhead) (B Bosisto)

Polgigga: 4 Swallow this afternoon. (M Wallace)

Sancreed: 2 Little Egret, 1 Water Rail, 1 Woodcock, 9 Golden Plover, 70 Stock Dove, 30 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare, 4 Goldcrest. Towards dusk 2,340 Jackdaw flew west to roost 15:30-16:30 hrs. (D Flumm)

Whacker Quay: Drake Green-winged Teal, (A C Robinson, G K Gordon)

Rame Head: 14 Cattle Egret, at Radford Lane. Also, 140 Common Scoter, 1 female Eider. (A C Robinson, G K Gordon)

Walmsley: 50+ Cattle Egret in flooded field, 1 female Scaup, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 male Mandarin, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 50+ Canada Goose, 1 Pintail, 1 Water Rail, 15 Shoveler, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Shelduck, 2000+ Starlings in reed bed, good numbers of Curlew, Teal, Wigeon, Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Roe Deer. (A Piper)

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet over Valley Gardens 08.20 (J Baker)

St Ives: Firecrest in private garden this morning. (M Rouncefield)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Cattle Egret flew over Carnsew Pool to east 8:45, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 1 ad argentatus Herring Gull, 45 Cormorant over. (R Veal) 2 Yellow-legged Gull (adult and 2nd winter), 4 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Whimbrel (B Bosisto)

Dozmary Pool: 28 Teal, 3 Shoveler, 5 Tufted Duck ( D Eva )

Halvana: 7 Crossbill, 2 Treecreeper ( D Eva )

Stithians Reservoir: 1st w f Lesser Scaup, 4f type Goldeneye (all on SE side), 7 Tufted Duck, 36 Mallard, 1f Gadwall, 39 Wigeon (including flock of 37 in from the north), 19 Teal, 15 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Cormorant, 75 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 1+ Kingfisher, 5 Goldcrest, 21 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, 24 Long-tailed Tit (9,9,6). (D Chaney)

Helston Boating Lake: Ferruginous Duck (presumed escape). (S Rogers)

Ferruginous Duck – S Rogers

Par Market East Carpark: 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 11 Long- tailed Tit. (S Grose)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Water Rail, 13 Mute Swan (Inc 1 with metal ring on right leg. The British Museum :W27236), 6 Coot, 297 Canada Geese, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Par Beach: 4 Eider, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Turnstone, 9 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Common Gull, 1 Firecrest. (P Roseveare)

Porthpean: 1 female Velvet Scoter, 84 Common Scoter, 16 Black-throated Diver, 8 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Firecrest. (P Roseveare)

Portholland: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver. (P Roseveare)

Caerhays Castle: 2 Pintail, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Oystercatcher, 2 Great Northern Diver offshore. (P Roseveare)

Pendower: 14 Great Northern Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver. (P Roseveare)

Portscatho: 1 Grey Plover, 1 Redshank, 37 Turnstone, c.30 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Great Northern Diver, 3 Black-throated Diver. (P Roseveare)

Trethillick, near Padstow: Hooded Crow (D Julian)

Hooded Crow – D Julian

Newquay, Towan Head:  19 Purple Sandpiper, 13 Turnstone,  12 Oystercatcher on rocks behind Headland Hotel.  2 Black Redstarts around toilets area. (M Lammas, D Thomas)

Porth Joke: 1 Goosander, 2 Woodcock, 1 Siskin. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 1f Scaup, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 f Goldeneye, 4 Great crested Grebe, 1 Goosander (redhead), 25 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Teal, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Bullfinch, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Buzzard, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker,. (S Grose)

Trevarrion: 5 Chough, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Common Scoter, 1 Reed Bunting, 7 Greenfinch from Beacon Cove. (S Grose)

Falmouth, Gyllngvase: 12 probable Common Scoter 500m from shore (S Van Hear)

Trencrom Hill: 16 Raven. (C Benton)

Lower Moors, Roughtor: 4 Peregrine, 3 Merlin, 8 Buzzard and 2 Kestrel hunting about 400000 starling. Also 2 Woodcock. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary: Goosander off the Doom Bar and a Great Northern Diver off Padstow. (D Julian)

Crugmeer: 1 Grey Partridge and +70 Skylarks. (D Julian)

 

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