Sunday 22nd December 2013

Sunday 22nd December 2013

Late news 21/12, Tregony Bridge: 1 Dipper. (A Nicholson)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 1 hybrid goose, 29 Teal, 17 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 3 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 2 Bullfinch and 1 Stonechat. Also 72 Herring Gull, 11 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 19 Black-headed Gull on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)
Predannack: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 30 Golden Plover and 2 Dunlin. (D Wright and S Bury)
Windmill Farm: 350 Black Headed Gull and 40 Lapwing. (D Wright and S Bury)
Maen Aver: 26 Mediterranean Gull. (D Wright and S Bury)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Iceland Gull, from Lelant station and 1 Great Northern Diver in Carnsew Basin. (P & H Taylor)
Lelant: Firecrest in Anne’s Wood. (P & H Taylor)
Tregony Bridge: 1 Glossy Ibis again. (C Hughes)

CHughes_GlossyIbis2_221213 Glossy Ibis, Carol Hughes CHughes_GlossyIbis1_221213 Glossy Ibis, Carol Hughes

Video by John Chapple.

Tresillian, Fal Garage: 1 Kingfisher and 1 Mediterranean Gull. (A Nicholson)Wadebridge: 1 m Goosander, on the Camel at Guineaport. (C Davies)

CDavies_Goosander2_221213 Goosander, Charlie Davies CDavies_Goosander1_221213  Goosander, Charlie Davies

Mount’s Bay: 1 Great Northern Diver and 60 Common Scoter from Sandy Cove, Newlyn. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Penzance: 5 Purple Sandpiper at Jubilee Pool. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Wacker Quay: 3 Spoonbill still.
Torpoint Sewerage Works: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, (Note: Access only on Saturday and Sunday and only if MOD range warning flags are not flying. Wellingtons essential)
Mylor Churchtown to Penarrow 10 Turnstone, 2 Curlew, 1 f Eider, 1 Little Egret, 1 Oystercatcher, 10 Shag, 10 Black-headed Gull, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Rook, 1 Song Thrush and Jay.
St. Ives Island: 1000’s of Kittiwakes on passage and feeding, large numbers of Auks, (Razorbills and Guillemots), 20+ Fulmar, 9 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Manx Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 28 Great Northern Diver, 6 Black Throated Diver and 7 Great Skua. (V Stratton, B. Mellow & R Wilkins)