Thursday 17th December 2020

Thursday 17th December 2020

Late news, 8/12, Kelsey Head: 3 Chough. (P Jackson)

Late news, 12/12, Crugmeer: 2 Short-eared Owl. (P Jackson)

Late news, 12/12, Padstow: Barn Owl over minor road south of Padstow. (P Jackson)

Crugmeer: 2 Short eared Owl, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Hen Harrier (ringtail) between 07.30 – 08.00.(S Grose)

Cot Valley: Richards Pipit again in 2nd field north of Trevegean Farm. (N Wheatley)

Siblyback Lake: 2 female Ring-necked Duck. (L Birtwistle, K Pellow) Also 6 Tufted Duck, 13 Mallard, 8 Little Grebe. (K Pellow)

Ring-necked Duck – Linda Birtwistle

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Yellow-browed Warbler at the back of Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Swanpool: 2 imm Glaucous Gull, c10 Black-headed Gulls, 5 Med Gulls, 14 Great Black-backed Gulls and c30 Herring Gulls, including one locally colour-ringed individual. (E Inzani)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 2+ Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Common Chiffchaff, 2 (m+f) Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 (1m+2f) Black Redstart,1 juv Stonechat, 5 Oystercatcher. (L Proctor, T Mills) Harbour and river mouth: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 7+ Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Grey Wagtail. (T Mills)

Iceland Gull – Tony Mills

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Yellow-browed Warbler again in willows by the platform. Also ad Ring-billed Gull, 1w Caspian Gull, 1w Little Gull. (N Rogers)

Rame Head: Chough on head below lookout this morning. (C Buckland) 1 Chough showing well until 1210 hrs when it flew off high west. (K Pellow)

Wacker Quay: 300 + Dunlins, 25 Avocet,3 Little Egrets,6 Curlew, Teal, Wigeon, Shelducks. (C Buckland)

Tregantle: 15 Auks Gannets,the odd Herring Gulls. (C Buckland)

Droskyn, Perranporth: 2 Chough  (J Jelbert)

Carnon Downs: albino Starling at the one way system. (R Wilkins)

Charlestown: 1 Great Northern Diver, 4 pairs Fulmar on cliff ledges. (J St Ledger)

Porthpean: 1 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger)

Grampound Road area: 60+ Lapwing in field this morning. (J St Ledger)

St John’s Lake: Whimbrel, 23 Brent Goose, 6 Common Gull, 5 Great crested Grebe. (B Bosisto)

Lynher Estuary; Wilcove: 17 Common Gull, Whimbrel. Jupiter Point: Great Crested Grebe. Cliff Farm: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 33 Avocet, 2 Great Northern Diver. Wacker Quay: 101 Avocet, 3 Great Crested Grebe.
St Germans: 7 Common Gull , 1st winter Mediterranean Gull, probable 1st winter Caspian Gull. (B Bosisto)

Cadgwith: juv Glaucous Gull south-west past at 4.25pm. (S Croft)

Loe Pool: 12 Cattle Egr et in dead trees on west side gathering pre-roost. 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 4 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Rock Helipad Field: 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 m Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 29 Pied Wagtail, 1 m Stonechat, 2 Tawny Owl, 1 Skylark over. (S Grose)