Sunday 19th December 2021

Sunday 19th December 2021

St Erth: 1 Dusky Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Water Rail at Tregilliowe Pools. 1 Firecrest, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Nuthatch at the fishing lakes. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary: 1ad Ring-billed Gull, 2 Caspian Gull, c10 Yellow-legged Gull, 7 Goosander, 1 Goldeneye and Great White Egret still. (S Rogers)

Dozmary Pool: 6 Ring-necked Duck (3 female, 3 male), 3 Pochard, 1 Goldeneye, 3 Shoveler, 5 Tufted Duck. (D Eva)

Pendeen: 2 Great Skua and 1st w Yellow-legged Gull this morning. (P Combridge)

Newlyn Harbour: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Cormorant, 1 Shag. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Battery Rocks: 7 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Oystercatcher. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Penzance: Great Northern Diver in harbour. (C Beazley, S Nicholls, R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Marazion Marsh: 67 Canada Goose. (P Fraser)

Marazion Beach: 60 Sanderling. (P Fraser)

Carbis Bay: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Mediterranean Gull viewed from the beach. Also, 2 Firecrest in front of the entrance sign to holiday park. (J Williams)

Gwithian: 1 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 7 Red-throated Diver offshore. (R Veal)

Callestick/Ventongimps: 1 Jack Snipe, 5 Common Snipe, 100 Golden Plover over, 8 Teal, 1 Firecrest, 1 Stonechat, 1 Mistle Thrush. (T Wilson)

Truro: Meadow Pipit feeding in private garden. (M Costa)

Porthtowan: 2 Chough feeding in private garden. (C Roskilly)

Par Beach Pool: 3 Water Rail, 1 m Kingfisher, 2 Bullfinch, 1 m Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Siskin, 1 Greenfinch, 3 Song Thrush, 1 m Tufted Duck, 294 Canada Geese, 5 Mute Swan, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12 Teal. (S Grose)

Newquay Zoo: 3 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit, 29 Wigeon, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 8 Med Gull, 560 Black-headed Gull, 6 Common Gull. (S Rowe)

Trevone: 2 Chough. (D Bate)

Colliford Reservoir: 2 Barnacle Geese, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull. (D Eva) Also, White tailed Eagle again this afternoon. (C Buckland)

Downderry: a Black Redstart this morning. Meanwhile, at Seaton the male Wigeon has appeared for its second winter, assuming it is the same one. (A Payne)

Wacker Quay: 3 Spoonbill, 18 Avocet, 49+ Teal, 1 Great crested Grebe & 270+ Wigeon. (P Kemp)

Spoonbill – Deena Sharp

Avocet – Deena Sharp

St John’s Lake, Torpoint: 2 Black-necked Grebe, 7 Red-breasted Merganser, 550+ Wigeon, 170+ Shelduck & 670+ Dunlin. (P Kemp)

Millbrook Estuary: 3 Red-breasted Merganser, 28 Shelduck, 15 Dark-bellied Brent & 8 Pale-bellied Brent, 24 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 4 Whimbrel, 61 Oystercatcher, 13 Black-tailed Godwit, 46 Mediterranean Gull & 4 Common Gull. (P Kemp)

Bude Marshes: Siberian Chiffchaff still present. (M Worden)

Late submission, 18/12, St Ives: 2 (1m+1f/imm) Black Redstart at Barnoon Cemetery and Barnoon Reserved Car Park (G Jones)

Late submission, 18/12, Lower Tamar Lake: 43 Goosander (13m 30f), 2 Grey Heron, 1 Mute Swan, 8 Wigeon, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Jay. (R Mudge)

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