Saturday 3rd December 2016

Saturday 3rd December 2016

Late news, 2/12, Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1+ Goldcrest, 1 Little Egret. (P & J Smale, M Rouncefield)

Cleave: 1 Marsh Tit in private garden, Starling flock including bird ringed in Kingsteighton, S Devon. (N Bastin)

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Marsh Tit, Starlings – N Bastin

Par Beach Pool: 1f Shoveler, 1 Bittern in reeds at back of pool, viewed from road next to uprooted willow. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Merlin, 1 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 (mf) Gadwall, 30 Teal, 40+ Lapwing, 20 Snipe, 33 Black-headed Gull, 1 2nd w Mediterranean Gull, green ring on left leg, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 23 Herring Gull, 1 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Water Rail. (D Chaney, G Adams, J St Ledger)

Porthpean: 84 Common Scoter, 1 Velvet Scoter, 3 Great Northern Diver this morning (D Julian)

Wadebridge, Treraven Meadows: 2 Water Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper this morning. (D Julian)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 2 (mf) Goosander on Ryan’s Field. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cardinham Woods: 1 Merlin over. (R Veal)

Padstow: 1 Barn Owl, Padstow Farm Shop. (S Grose)

Bude: 1 Black Redstart in Manor Road.

Penzance: Purple Sandpiper at Battery Rocks. (S Rogers)

Newlyn: 2 Velvet Scoter still 250m off Sandy Cove at 10:20. (L Proctor)