Saturday 21st December 2019

Saturday 21st December 2019

Late news, 20/12, Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Pink-footed Goose. (J Turner)

Late news, 20/12, Torpoint: 1 Great Northern Diver, 20 Turnstone, 1 Meadow Pipit, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret and1 Grey Heron. (R Napp)

Newlyn Harbour: 2 Eider, 1 Black Guillemot, 6 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 40 Turnstone, 5 Rock Pipit, 2 Mute Swan and 1 Kingfisher. (S Windle)

Black Guillemot – Stevan Windle

Great Northern Diver – Stevan Windle

Eider – Stevan Windle

Cawsand: 1 male Velvet Scoter and 1 Great Northern Diver in the bay and 1 female/juv type Black Redstart on cottage rooftops. (R Smaldon)

Millbrook Lake: 5 (4 males) Red-breasted Merganser, 15 Teal and 1 Little Grebe. (R.Smaldon)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 sub adult Caspian Gull, 5 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Goldeneye, 3 Goosander and 1 Red-breasted Merganser. (M Halliday)

Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Goldeneye – Mark Halliday

Coverack: Iceland Gull and 11+ Mediterranean Gulls. (J Turner)

Longrock: 1 Black Redstart near The Mexico Inn, 1 dead Otter on the bypass at 08:30.(S Grose)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Red-breasted Merganser still on Longrock Pool. (M Spicer)

Penzance: Great Northern Diver in the harbour. (M Spicer)

St Teath: 1 Barn Owl at Trekee. (B Bosisto)

Bude: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail (B Bosisto)

Penwithick: 1 Sparrowhawk in a private garden. (K. Bowers)

Sparrowhawk – Kevin Bowers

Sparrowhawk – Kevin Bowers

Connor Downs: Lapland Bunting reported in stubble fields to the west.

St Agnes: Black Redstart reported at Wheal Coates.

Walmsley Sanctuary (key holders only): 2 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret, 1f Scaup, 10 Shoveler, 4 Shelduck, 12 Gadwall, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit.  (J & T Orchard)

Camborne, Tehidy Woods: 1 Water Rail, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Wigeon, 11 Mute Swan, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, Tufted Duck, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

North Cliffs: 2 Peregrine Falcon. (S Grose)

Newquay: 2 Tawny Owl calling at Trevemper sewage treatment works. (S Grose)

Boscoppa: Male Blackcap in private garden for at least 1 week. (M Heacock)