Friday 17th December 2021

Friday 17th December 2021

Hayle Estuary: Ring-billed Gull at Lelant Saltings, also 3 Caspian Gull, 6 Yellow-legged Gull and Greenshank. (Birdguides, S Murphy) Also 1 Goosander, Golden Plovers. (R Griffiths) Ryan’s Field RSPB: 1 Great White Egret, 6 Teal, 3 Redshank, 2 Black-headed Gull, Sedge Warbler. (K Bowers, R Griffiths)

Golden Plovers – Regina Griffiths

Great White Egret – Kevin Bowers

Goosander – Regina Griffiths

Teal – Kevin Bowers

Colliford Lake: White-tailed Eagle. (S Sanderson) Also, from Colliford Dam: 5 adult Yellow-legged Gull with the 450+ Lesser Black-backed Gull roost. Also, 2 Barnacle Geese with the Canada Goose flock. (P Kemp)

Dozmary Pool: 7 (4 male & 3 female) Ring-necked Duck, 8 Pochard, 9 Tufted Duck, 6 Wigeon, 4 male Shoveler & 13+ Teal (P Kemp)

River Lynher/Forder: 3 Spoonbill, 1 Spotted Redshank & 84 Avocet (P Kemp)

Marazion Beach: 2 Chough over westwards 2pm, 8 Swallow, 85 Pied Wagtail. (P Fraser) Also 3 House Martin with 6+ Swallow. (R Smith)

Perranporth Beach: 1 Swallow lingering around inner green at 9am. (T Wilson)

Pennance Point: Great Northern Diver (D Peers)

Looe: Great Northern Diver (S Sanderson)

Wadebridge: 16 Cattle Egret N towards estuary at 16.50. (D Julian)

Wadebridge, Blable Gate: 5 Cattle Egret. (S Grose)

Wadebridge, Guineaport: 1 m Mandarin, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Tehidy Country Park: 6 Jay, 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Mandarin Duck, 15 Mallard, 1 Grey Wagtail. (K Bowers)

Mandarins – Kevin Bowers

Mandarin – Kevin Bowers

Porth Reservoir: 2 (m+f) Goosander still, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 1 m Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Teal, 17 Coot, 7 Moorhen, 49 Mallard, 2 Tawny Owl (heard only) ,1 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Porth Joke: 1 Woodcock, 1 Snipe, 140 Lapwing, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 26 Redwing, 7 Song Thrush. (S Rowe)

Grade Marsh, Lizard: 38 Lapwing. (D Collins)

Garras: 1 Woodcock, c30 Stock Dove. (D Beadle)

Penpoll, St Veep: 1 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron on pond in private garden, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 1 Blackcap. 1 Nuthatch, 16 Blue Tit on feeders. (M Day)

Mullion Cove: Green Woodpecker on lawn. (J Alley)

Millpool (private garden): Green Woodpecker probing in the lawn from 4.15 pm, stayed 30 mins. (M Claughton)

St Columb Major, Nine Maidens: 6 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Late submission, 16/12, Hayle Estuary: Caspian Gull, also 2 Goosander off Lelant Station. (P Tongue)

Caspian Gull – Peter Tongue

Caspian Gull – Peter Tongue

Late submission, 16/2, Marazion: 75 Sanderling between Marazion and Long Rock car park. (P Fraser)