Friday 4th December 2020

Friday 4th December 2020

Late news, 28/11, Kynance: Chough. (H Tiddy)

Crows an Wra: Sociable Lapwing still present this am to north of village. (D Flumm, P Aley et al)

Sociable Lapwing – Mike Spicer

Penzance: ad Pacific Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 17 Purple Sandpiper, 8 Ringed Plover and a Kingfisher at Jubilee Pool. (M Broadbent)

Church Cove, The Lizard: male Red-breasted Flycatcher still in gardens below the church car park (G Wills)

Newlyn: Iceland Gull still in the fish quay. (M Broadbent)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull, 6 (2w, 3w, near ad, 3 ad) Yellow-legged Gull, probable hybrid Herring Gull x Lesser Black-backed Gull, 12 Grey Plover, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, c300 Lapwing, 12 Golden Plover. (R Veal)

Bussow Reservoir: redhead Goosander. (R Veal)

St Ives (8-10): 1 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 3 Common Scoter, 8 Fulmar, c25 Dunlin, c8000 auk sp.(mainly Guillemot), c500 Kittiwake, c200 Shag. (R Veal) Also (10:30-15:30): 4 Great Northern Diver, 4 Common Scoter, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Great Skua, 8 Fulmar, c1200 Razorbill, c1800 Guillemot, c700 Kittiwake, c600 Gannet, 1 Glaucous Gull (14:48), 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 60 Dunlin, 2 Purple Sandpiper. (P. Nason)

Pendeen: 4 Common Scoter, 1 Black-throated Diver, 3 diver sp, 4 Purple Sandpiper, 9 Great Skua, 5 Manx Shearwater, 111 Fulmar, 5 Med Gulls between 08:00 & 13:00, also 7+ Bottlenose Dolphin. (P Combridge, DK Parker)

Stithians: Short-eared Owl to the north of the reservoir over fields at dusk. (M Broadbent)

St Austell: Swallow flying South over the 10th hole at St Austell Golf Club. (G Kingdon)

Charlestown: 1m Blackcap (D Hastilow)

Mawgan Porth: 113 Teal,  2 Shoveler, 1 Gadwall, 34 Wigeon, 86 Canada Goose, 7 Mediterranean Gull, 125 Black-headed Gull , 5 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 13 Curlew. (B Bosisto)

Porth Reservoir: 12 Coot, 9 Tufted Duck, 1 Kingfisher. (B Bosisto) 1f Peregrine hunting Corvid flock at dusk. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Pink-footed Goose, 5 Tufted Duck, 65 Wigeon , 55 Black-tailed Godwit. (B Bosisto)

Camel Estuary: 114 Wigeon, 6 Teal, 92 Shelduck, 506 Dunlin, 26 Ringed Plover, 700 Golden Plover, 250 Lapwing, 29 Grey Plover, 11 Knot. (B Bosisto)

Porthilly: 1 Great Northern Diver over, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 5 Redshank, 3 Curlew, 9 Turnstone, 86 Oystercatcher, 18 Wigeon, 11 Common Gull.(S Grose)

Flushing Estuary: 40+ Curlew, 3 Little Grebe, 10+ Turnstone, 3 Little Egret, 1 Greenshank, 20+ Purple Sandpipers (P Oldcorn, T Johnson)

Loe Pool: Spoonbill on Loe bar before flying south (S Bury)

Spoonbill – Steve Bury

Of interest, the juvenile Osprey 092 from the Rutland project and present on the Gannel Estuary during September has been sighted in Spain fishing in the Delta de la Tordera which is to the east of Barcelona. (D Carrier)