Monday 3rd December 2018

Monday 3rd December 2018

Cape Cornwall: 1w American Herring Gull. (P Combridge)

Mousehole: Great Skua sitting on the sea. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn: Red-necked Grebe still in the harbour but elusive among the pontoons, still present this afternoon, also 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull. (P St Pierre, P Clement, M Elliott)

Red-necked Grebe, Linton Proctor

Red-necked Grebe, Mike Spicer

Red-necked Grebe, Tony Mills

Pendeen: Juv Iceland Gull in field off Pond Hill at 10:00.

Portscatho: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver & 100+ Dunlin. (E Cornelius, C Hayward)

Marazion: c30 Common Scoter and 2 Great Northern Diver off the Station House. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill still on Ryan’s Field. (D Cains)

Wadebridge: Robin inside Trelawney garden centre. (S Marquis)

“Christmas” Robin – Simon Marquis

Wadebridge Treraven Meadows: 1 Common Gull, 1 fem Peregrine Falcon, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dipper, also 1 Cape Shelduck. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Dipper, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 20 Coot, 1 Tufted Duck. (S Grose)

Newquay Towan Head: 1 Black Redstart. (S Grose)

Newquay: 1 Short-eared Owl being mobbed by gulls over Pargolla Road at 11:30. (D Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Barnacle Geese, 2 Goldeneye, 1 Shelduck, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull, 140 Lapwing, 8 Snipe, 50+ Teal, 40+ Wigeon. (J St Ledger)

Snipe – John St Ledger

Falmouth, Swanpool Beach: 1 Great Northern Diver, 7 Mediterranean Gull (1 with white ring 3435). Also 5 Pairs of Fulmar on nesting site near Tuke’s Beach. (J St Ledger)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret with 5 Little Egret in Penpol Creek, also 1 Barn Owl. (S Rowe)

Goonhilly Downs: 2 Merlin (same bird possibly seen twice), 50+ Fieldfare over, 100+ Redwing, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Snipe, 4 Crossbill over heading toward plantation, 2 Raven. (J Evans)

Seaton: a Black Redstart present this afternoon. (A Payne)

Carharrack: 1 male Blackcap, 2 male Bullfinches in private garden. (W Chegwidden)