Sunday 6th December 2020

Sunday 6th December 2020

Skewjack: Sociable Plover with Lapwing flock over the North side of Skewjack farm. (M Wallace et al)

Sociable Lapwing – Steve Rowe

Sociable Lapwing – Steve Rowe


St Erth: Dusky Warbler along footpath on West side of the fishing lakes (SW548347) showing and calling well at times; also Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Redpoll over. (R Veal et al) A number of Corvid sp. mainly Rooks and Jackdaws over railway station at 0730 being harassed by a smallish unidentifiable raptor. (D King)

Dusky Warbler – Steve Rowe

Yellow-browed Warbler – Mark Halliday

Dusky Warbler – Mark Halliday

Dusky Warbler – Mike Spicer

Dusky Warbler – Mike Spicer

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull, 4 (3 ad + 1 2W) Yellow-legged Gull, ad Herring x Lesser Black-backed Gull hybrid on Lelant Saltings and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at station car park. (S Rowe, R Veal) Also reported, 1 adult Ring-billed Gull, 2 Knot, 2 female Goosander (D Eva) Tawny Owl in road by Tempest at 0613 this morning before flying into nearby tree. (D King) Ruff still on Copperhouse Creek this afternoon. (P Smale, I Grant, F Were) 6 Turnstone, 8 Shelduck, 3 Cormorant, 14 Curlew, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 52 Lapwing, 50+ Teal, 50+ wigeon, 12 Oystercatcher, 1 Buzzard, 17 Redshank. (K Bowers) 1 Whooper swan, flying out to sea, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Greenshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 65 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull. (I Grant, F Were)

Lapwing – Kevin Bowers

Oystercatcher – Kevin Bowers

Curlew – Kevin Bowers

Carnsew Pool: 1 Great Northern Diver, 20 Dunlin, 8 Grey Plover, 6 Ringed Plover and 3 Little Grebe. (I Grant, F Were)

Lizard, Church Cove: male Red-breasted Flycatcher again. (G Willetts)

Red-breasted Flycatcher – Graeme Willetts

St Buryan: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (J Ryan)

Lamorna: 1 Slavonian Grebe, Minke Whale and Common Dolphins. (M Broadbent)

Polgigga: 1 Barn Owl hunting in fields around Bosisto Lane and Raftra. (J Eaton)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: Siberian Chiffchaff still. Also, Firecrest, 2 (m+f) Blackcap, 1 Water Rail heard.  (L Proctor, R Augarde, T Mills) Also 1 f/juv Black Redstart and 1 prob Iceland Gull high over harbour towards Penzance. (B Dodd, T Mills). 1 Buzzard on wires over Newlyn Primary School. (T Mills)

Siberian Chiffchaff – Tony Mills

Common Buzzard – Tony Mills

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 1 drake Eider, 2 Brent Geese, 55 Common Scoter, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver (D Eva) Also reported, 7 Great Northern Diver, 3 Red-throated Diver, 2 Eider, 2 Brent Geese , 7 Kittiwake Several pods of Common Dolphin. (J Howells) Also reported 9 Ringed Plover, 4 Sanderling, 5 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Turnstone, 2 Black Redstart (M+fF), 4 Great Northern Divers in the bay, 15+ Common Scoter off St. Michaels Mount. (D Sharp)

Black Redstart – Deena Sharp

Carbis Bay: 12 Red-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Skua. (S Rowe)

Derrick Cove/North Cliffs: 2 Peregrine Falcon, fem-type Black Redstart. (RB & PC Girling)

Godrevy: Lapland Bunting flew North 08:46.

St Gothian Sands: 2 (pr) Gadwall, c25 Tufted Duck, 5 Coot, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin. 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Veal)

Choon Farm, Manaccan: 15 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret. (D Flumm)

Cattle Egret – Dave Flumm

Gillan Creek, Manaccan: 3 Common Sandpiper, Greenshank, 10 Redshank, 7 Little Egret, 17 Med Gulls. (D Flumm)

Common Sandpiper – Dave Flumm

Mullion: 1 Albino Pheasant. (A White)

Restronguet Weir: 5 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 probable Eider. (S Van Hear)

Maenporth: imm Spoonbill on tidal pool again this morning, but flew out to sea at 11.55 (J & D Chapman)

Carrick Roads: 2 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Great Northern Diver, 10 Red-breasted Merganser. Viewed from Loe Beach. (J St Ledger)

Gerrans Bay: 3 Slavonian Grebe, 5 Black-throated Diver (J Lewis)

Roseland: 1 Firecrest, 3 Cirl Bunting. (J Lewis)

Devoran Quay to Tallack’s Creek: 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank, 100+ Dunlin, 100+ Redshank, 80+ Curlew, 75+ Teal, 6 Shelduck, 6 Common Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Redshank – John St Ledger

Tywarnhayle: 2 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 1m Blackcap, 3m Blackbird, 3 Robin. (RB & PC Girling)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Juv Kingfisher, 1 Barnacle Goose, 6 Wigeon early am. (S Grose)

Par: 1 Water Rail (in flooded woodland opp pre school nursery). (S Grose)

Mevagissey Harbour: 1 f Kingfisher, 2 Turnstone. (S Grose)

Treziase: 1 f Reed Bunting. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 19 Linnet, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Snipe. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebe. (S Grose)

Gluvian: Female Merlin , 2 Stock Dove. (B Bosisto, L Payne)