Sunday 16th December 2018

Sunday 16th December 2018

Late photo, 15/12, Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ring-billed Gull. (M Halliday)

Ring-billed Gull, Mark Halliday

Ring-billed Gull, Mark Halliday

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Temminck’s Stint, 1 Goldeneye, 1 hybrid white goose with 200 Canada Geese (D Eva) also 1 Peregrine. (B.Toms, M. Curtis)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 ad Caspian Gull (same Polish ringed bird as two days ago, with a limp), 1 2w Iceland Gull, 2 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 drk Goosander, 1 Spoonbill, 15+ Common Gull. (M Halliday, R Veal, R Wilkins, R Augarde, B Mellow et al)

CaspianGull, MikeSpicer

Argal Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Tufted Duck (D Eva)

College Reservoir: 1 Scaup, 1 Pochard, 30 Tufted Duck, 73 Coot, 38 Wigeon (D Eva)

Carbis Bay: 14 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Common Scoter, 50+ Shag. (R Augarde, B Mellow, R Wilkins, R Veal)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 22 Purple Sandpiper. Lidden area: 1 Black Redstart on roof. (T Mills)

Portreath, Cambrose: 1 Dipper. (T.Polglase)

Carharrack:  1 Redpoll in private garden. (W Chegwidden)

Lesser Redpoll, Warren Chegwidden

Lesser Redpoll, Warren Chegwidden

Delabole: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Merlin from coastal path above Tregardock Beach. (S Grose)

Gurnard’s Head: 1 m Hen Harrier

Men-an-Tol: 2m + 1f Hen Harrier. (D Parker)

Ludgvan: 20 Brambling with Redwing at Castle Gate.

Trevone Bay: 2 Chough, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 3 Curlew, large flock of Linnets. (S Grose)

Newquay Bay: 25 Kittiwake. (D Grose)

Kennack Sands: Partial albino Rock Pipit on the beach feeding on seaweed still. (F Trewin)

Lostwithiel private garden: up to 6 Siskin now regular on feeders. 1 Marsh Tit also regular on feeders. (E Mayhew)

Lanner Green: Tawny Owl calling, (R Hampshire)