Friday 24th December 2021

Friday 24th December 2021

Grade Marsh; Lizard: 2 Tundra Bean Goose & European White-fronted Goose, 30+ Lapwing, 8 Snipe, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J St Ledger)

White-fronted Goose and 2 Tundra Bean Geese – John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 (3 ad and 1 3w) Caspian Gull, ad Ring-billed Gull. (M Halliday, Birdguides). Swiss ringed Yellow-legged Gull present again. Also 2 Brent Goose over; 1 Great White Egret, 1 Water Pipit on Ryan’s Field. (R Veal)

Dozmary Pool: At least one Ring-necked Duck still. (Birdguides)

Walmsley sanctuary: 11 Glossy Ibis to roost at dusk (10 to roost at 16.36pm, with one straggler). (A Langdon)

Colliford Lake: White-tailed Eagle. (N Woods)

White-tailed Eagle – Nigel Woods

White-tailed Eagle – Nigel Woods

Hannafore Point: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Great Northern Diver. (Birdguides)

Chapel Amble: 1 juv Whooper Swan over, 68 Black-tailed Godwit, 19 Curlew, 2 Raven over, 1 Barn Owl at midday, 3 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 9 Common Gull, 2 Goosander, 1 Pochard still present. (S Grose)

Cape Cornwall: 2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose S past Cape Cornwall. (N Wheatley)

Newquay: 2 Red-throated Diver. (S Rowe)

St Just: Barn Owl hunting fields near Sancreed junction, 2 Chough Cot. (D Flumm)

St Gothian Sands, Gwithian: 50+ Teal, 20+ Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 50+ Mallard, 1 Mute Swan, 60+ Canada Goose, 2 Shelduck. (J Dobbyn)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Pochard, 1f Bullfinch, 1 Greenfinch, 2f Reed Bunting. (N Barry)

Greenfinch – Nathaniel Barry

Bullfinch – Nathaniel Barry

Reed Bunting – Nathaniel Barry

Pochard – Nathaniel Barry

Copperhouse Creek, Hayle: 150 Wigeon, 3 Shelduck, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 40 Canada Geese, 2 Redshank, 3 Little Egret, 10 Lapwing, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Kingfisher. (V Skilton)

Sancreed: flock 100 Lapwing flew west. (D Flumm)

Coverack: 36 Mediterranean Gull, 8 Kittiwake, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c.30 Great Black-backed Gull, c.100 Herring Gull, 1 male Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff. (D. Wood)

Bodmin Moor: 4 Calling Birds, 3 French Hens, 2 Turtle Doves, 1 Partridge – unusually, in a pear tree (L. Birch)

Late news, 23/12, St Ives: female-type Black Redstart. (Birdguides)

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