Christmas Day 2019

Christmas Day 2019

From the editorial team at CBWPS we wish all our readers and their families

Nadelik Lowen, a very Merry Christmas


Sennen: 1 American Buff-bellied Pipit still. (T McGowan)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot and Iceland Gull still in the harbour. 1 Water Rail, Black Redstart, 2 Blackcap and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker in Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Falmouth Bay: Black Guillemot still. Red-necked Grebe, 25 Common Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver. (G Wills)

Swanvale, Falmouth: 2 Water Rail, Moorhen, Firecrest, Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, Grey Wagtail, Bullfinch (male). (C. Goldsmith)

Lands End: 1 Black Redstart on the White House. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) 

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart on neighbour’s rooftop, Lidden area. (T Mills, armchair birding!)

Sancreed: 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 59 Canada Geese. (D Flumm)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 1f Blackcap, 1 Little Grebe on the Boating lake. (S Grose) Also, 18 Blackcap , 1 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

Chapel Amble: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 15+ Common Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 7 Water Pipit, c.15 Meadow Pipit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Redshank, 1 Snipe, 1 Mute Swan, 14 Teal, 2 Water Rail. (P Roseveare)

Mount Hawke: 2 Collared Dove, 2 Great Tit, 1 Wren, 3 Starling, 3 Blackbird (male), 1 Robin, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 2 Chaffinch all around mid-day. (RB & PC Girling “garden birding”)

Helford River: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe off Tremayne Quay. (M Nattrass)

Illogan: 1 Ring-necked Parakeet in churchyard at 16:3. (D Eva)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Jack Snipe, 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (G Barter)

Bartinney: 1 Merlin. (R Veal)

Carnewas: 1 Black Redstart. (R Nicholls)