Friday 14th December 2018

Friday 14th December 2018

Late news, 12/12, Temple: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (RB Girling)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 ad Caspian Gull (Polish-ringed). (M Halliday)

Caspian Gull, Mark Halliday

Caspian Gull, Mark Halliday

Caspian Gull, Mark Halliday

Coverack: 1 Little Gull feeding in big waves just off the sea wall (P. Bedford)

River Lynher, Jupiter Point: 1 Spoonbill.

Rat Island: 2 Spoonbill at 14.20. (D Allan)

Wacker Quay: 121 Avocet, c.230 Wigeon, c.40 Shelduck, 20 Teal, 9 Redshank, 30 Curlew, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant. (D Spooner)

Avocet, Derek Spooner

Avocet, Derek Spooner

Millbrook: 4 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Greenshank. (D Spooner)

St John’s Lake: 1 Great Northern Diver and 2 pale-bellied Brent Geese. Later 1 imm male Eider, 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 pale-bellied and 6 dark-bellied Brent Geese. (D Julian)

Cremyll: 1 Sandwich Tern this afternoon. (D Julian)

Newquay, Towan Head: 6 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Grey Plover. (M Lammas)

Gannel  Estuary:  1 male Pintail with 70+ Wigeon. (M Lammas)

Wadebridge: 21 Red-legged Partridge in fields at the Royal Cornwall show ground early a.m, 3 Whooper Swan opp sewage treatment Works. (S Grose)

Loe Pool: 1m 2f Goosander, 14 Shoveler, 8 Pochard, 4 Shelduck, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Tufted Duck, raft of 32 Cormorant together and 4 Goldcrest (A Witheywood)

Goosander, A Witheywood

Polgigga: 1 male Hen Harrier at Higher Bosistow this morning. (M Wallace)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Merlin, 1m Goosander, 1 Brent Goose. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 21 Goosander 5m 16f, 3 Willow Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Tufted Duck, 1 Tawny Owl, 4 Gadwall, 24 Shoveler, 12 Wigeon, 1 Nuthatch, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, c100 Lapwing, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Reed Bunting 1m 1f,  c50 Coot, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 9 Blue Tit, 6 Chaffinch, 8 Coal Tit, 2 Great Tit, 8 Moorhen, c60 Mallard, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 8 Starling, 2 Robin. (R Mudge)

Carrick Roads: 3 Eider, 5 Red-breasted Merganser, 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe from Mylor Churchtown. (D Chaney)