Saturday 22nd December 2018

Saturday 22nd December 2018

Late news, 21/12/18, Brew: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewage works. (M Ahmad)

Siberian Chiffchaff – Mashuq Ahmad

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Water Pipit at the eastern end. (M Ahmad)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult Caspian Gull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull and Spoonbill still. (M Ahmad)

Tehidy: 1 Richard’s Pipit still present, commuting between the grassy field at the entrance and the sheep field opposite. (D Eva)

Falmouth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at S end of Swanvale between Silverdale Road and the pumping station. (S Jackson)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 male Blackcap. (S Grose)

Penzance: 18 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Curlew, 23 Sanderling, 2 Oystercatcher, 9 Ringed Plover & 27 Turnstone at Jubilee Pool. (P Ash)

Purple Sandpipers – Paul Ash

Fistral Beach /Towan Head: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Kestrel, 3 Black Redstart, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Stonechat, 21 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 19 Turnstone, 7 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Pendower: 12 Great Northern Diver, 3 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Red-necked Grebe. (S Rowe)

St Anthony Head: 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Cirl Bunting, 20 Chaffinch, 20 Goldfinch. (S Rowe)

Killigerran Head: 5 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver. (S Rowe)

Portscatho: 4 Yellowhammmer, 5 Reed Bunting, 100 Chaffinch, 30 Linnet. (S Rowe)

St Mawes: 1 (1w m) Eider, 5 Little Grebe. (S Rowe)

Loe Pool: 14 Shoveler (6m, 8f) and 38 Pochard. (B Dodd)

Coombe: 6 Whooper Swan between Coombe and Hell’s Mouth, just short of B3301. (M Tuffs)

Newquay Harbour: 1 male Blackcap, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

Windmill Farm: Male Hen Harrier. (T Thirlaway)

Hen Harrier – Terence Thirlaway

Hen Harrier – Terence Thirlaway

Whipsiderry: 2 Peregrine Falcon, 6 Corn Bunting, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Yellowhammer, 5 Stonechat, 3 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Coverack: 3f Eider. (D Beadle)

Godolphin Cross: Blackcap (m) defending feeder against all comers. (C Richards)

Truro: 1 Chiffchaff in a private garden. (K & J Mortimore)