Thursday 1st December 2016

Thursday 1st December 2016

Late news, 30/11, Penzance Penlee Park: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler heard at west end. (P Smale)

Polgigga: 1 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing on cricket pitch. (P Taylor)

Porthgwarra: 10 Meadow Pipit, 6 Stonechat, 2 Dartford Warbler, 2 Chough. (P Taylor)

St Buryan: 1 Woodcock over road between St Buryan & Crows-an-Wra. (P Taylor)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 4 Tufted Duck. (J&P Lewis)

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Mylor Churchtown: 4 Velvet Scoter, 2 Common Scoter, 18 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Black-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 12 Red Breasted Merganser, 1 Razorbill, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel. (J St Ledger)

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Stithians Reservoir: 1 Scaup, 1 Goldeneye (male), 2 Gadwall (1m, 1f), 7 Snipe, 1 Common Gull, 40+ Lapwing. (J St Ledger)

Penzance, Railway Station: 1 drake Eider off shore, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Ringed Plover, 14 Sanderling, 5 Dunlin and Pied/White Wagtail (R. Teague)

Rock, private garden: 3 Mistle Thrush with flock of 20 Redwing & 1 Woodcock. (S Grose)

Newlyn, Tolcarne: 1 (male and female) Black Redstart and 1 Grey Wagtail.  (N.R.Phillips)

Drift Reservoir (members only):Black-necked Grebe, 1 Goldeneye, 16 Tufted Duck, 1 Scaup hybrid, and 1 Mandarin Duck, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 (2w) Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull, 3 Great Crested Grebe. (C Moore)

Perranuthnoe, Trenow Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel with 1 Eurasian Whimbrel, plus 1 Short-eared Owl, 4 Chiffchaff and 2 Slavonian Grebe on the sea. (TR Cleeves, B Hibbett, MJ Spicer)

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Marazion: 33 Common Scoter, 1 Red-breasted Merganser and 1 Great Northern Diver. (TR Cleeves, MJ Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Bittern and 100,000+ Starling. (TR Cleeves, PA Fraser, MJ Spicer)

Tehidy Country Park:1 Kingfisher.  (A James)

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Alan James

St. Johns Lake:1 juv Spoonbill, 2 female Common Scoter, 7 Great Crested Grebe. (R Smaldon)

Wacker, Lynher Estuary:  52 Avocet, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (R Smaldon)

Rame Head: 1 male Cirl Bunting and probable female, 1 male Blackcap. (R Smaldon)

Millbrook Lake: 9 Mediterranean Gull (8 adult, 1 2nd winter). (R Smaldon)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 5 Blackcap and 2 Knot. (P Smale)

Crackington Haven: 1m and 1f  Blackcap in private garden (J & B Teague)

Nanjizal: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest. (K Wilson)

St Ives: 1 Black-throated Diver in the bay.