Tuesday 31st December 2019

Late news, 30/12, Camel Estuary: 1 Whooper Swan with Mute Swans at Burniere Point. (A Gordon)

Lizard Point: Fem/1w Surf Scoter flew west, also 8 Black-throated Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver. (T Blunden)

Godrevy Head: 14 Ringed Plover, 5 Sanderling, 10 Turnstone , 2 Song Thrush (P Roseveare B Bosisto L Payne)

Gwithian: 10 Tufted duck, 4 Gadwall , 120 Teal , 1 Shoveler , 4 Mediterranean Gull, 1 adult Glaucous Gull, 1 adult Iceland Gull ( P Roseveare B Bosisto L Payne)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Scandinavian Herring Gull (adult), 3 Yellow Legged Gull (2 adult & 1 2nd winter) , 1 sub adult Caspian Gull ( B Dallas B Bosisto P Roseveare L Payne)

Newlyn: 1 Juv Iceland Gull, 5 Great Northern Diver and 2 Eider in the harbour. (L Proctor) 1 Black Guillemot still 14:20. (D Wright)

Sandy Cove: 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 44 Common Scoter (P Roseveare B Bosisto)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 fem Pochard, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cattle Egret, 3 Med Gull. (DK Parker)

Sancreed: 1,862 Jackdaw flew west to roost at dusk from 15:35 hrs but count abandoned 16:15 hrs due to fog. (D Flumm)

St. Clement-Treliske: 17 Cattle Egret, 4 Raven, 56 Teal, 4 Wigeon,1 Chiff Chaff,1 Nuthatch (P. Carter)

St Clement: 13 Cattle Egret in field by pool. (S Rowe)

Newquay, Towan Head: 7 Red-throated Divers off point and 1 Great Northern Diver flying south. Also many Gannets and a few auks & 3 Porpoise. (M Lammas)

Newquay Boating lake: 2 Tawny Owl, either side of Trenance Riding Stables. (S Grose)

Loe Beach: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Red-breasted Merganser (D Eva)

St Agnes Head: 3 Yellowhammer,1 Peregrine Falcon, 7 Stonechat. (S Grose)

St Ives: 1f Black Redstart at Barnoon cemetery. 2 Great Northern Diver off island 1600hrs. (A Tuck)

Ligger Point: 1m/juv Peregrine Falcon, 1 Kestrel, 3 Raven, 5 Fulmar, 4 Oystercatcher, 6 Stonechat. (S Grose)

Penhale Point: 1m Black Redstart, 2 Rock Pipit. (S Grose)

West Pentire: 1 Great Northern Diver,130+ Linnet, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Redshank, 97 Curlew. (S Grose)

Penpol Creek: 1 Barn Owl (hunting in field above) , 37 Rook, 1 Kestrel, 1 Tawny Owl, 10 Little Egret in to roost. (S Grose)

Crantock Beach: 157 Black headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Towan Head: 1 Black-throated Diver, 18 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black Redstart this afternoon. Also c.40 Common Dolphin. (S Rowe)

Carleen: 1 Fem/imm Hen Harrier crossing over Carleen, east of Godolphin Cross going north towards Hayle area. (C Richards)

Polzeath: 1 Black Redstart between New Polzeath and the Rumps. (J Davis)

Looe: 1 Black Redstart reported on the beach.

Downderry/Seaton: 14 Red-throated Diver and 4 Great Northern Diver offshore this morning. Also the odd Kittiwake and Common Gull. (A Payne)

Hannnafore: 5 Eider, 3 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver and 2 Blackcap this afternoon. (A Payne)

Truro: 1 Avocet on Truro River past sunny Corner. (J Chapple)

Victoria (Roche): Large flock of Lapwings. ( D Hastilow )

Carrick Roads from Restronguet Sailing Club: 9 Great Northern Diver, 16 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Razorbill, 40+ Gannet, 1 Kestrel. Also 30+ Common Dolphin. (J St Ledger)

Black-necked Grebe- J St Ledger

Carrick Roads from Restronguet Weir: 7 Black-necked Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher. Also 2 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)

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