Thursday 30th December

Thursday 30th December

Helston Loe pool. Little Egret, 8 Great crested Grebe, 5 Pochard, 6 Goosander, Stonechat, Kestrel. (L Thompson)

Helston Boating lake: 4 Shoveler.(L Thompson)

Stithians Reservoir; from Stuart Hutchings hide: 35 Wigeon, 50 Teal, 11 Snipe, 100+ Lapwing, 3 Common Gull. (J St Ledger)

Stithians Reservoir; from Golden Lion cut-off: 1 Pintail (female), 42 Teal, 35 Snipe. (J St Ledger)

Lizard: 5 Bean Geese and single White-fronted Goose still in field adjacent to the road at Trethvas Farm, Lizard early afternoon. Also, 16 European White-fronts in fields opposite Craft Pascoe Plantation. (P Roseveare)

Newlyn: 1 1w Little Gull and 6 winter-plumaged Great Northern Divers in the harbour early morning. Swallow early afternoon(T Mills, C Beazley)

Little Gull. Tony Mills

Little Gull. Tony Mills

St Gothian Sands, Gwithian: 27 Mallard, 16 Tufted Duck, 2 Coot, 7 Oystercatcher, 11 Curlew, 2 Shelduck, 1 Mute Swan (J Dobbyn)

Lower Boscaswell: Rosy Starling still present (P Combridge)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Water Pipit, 24 Cattle Egret , 1 female Pintail , 1 juvenile Whooper Swan and Otter showing well. (B & L Bosisto)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Caspian Gull, ad Ring-billed Gull, 8+ Yellow-legged Gull, 2 ad argentatus Herring Gull, fem Pochard (dabbling amongst the Wigeon!), 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Great White Egret and the ringed Scandinavian Rock Pipit still. (R Veal, M Ahmad)

Porthgwarra: 1 Storm Petrel, 8 Great Skua, 9 Manx Shearwater, c130 Fulmar, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northen Diver. 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese. (I Prentice)

Sandy Cove/Newlyn/Mousehole: 1 Black-throated Diver, 17 Great Northen Diver, 1 Great Skua (I Prentice)

Kenneggy: 5 Lapwing, 32 Curlew, 1 Buzzard, 6 Snipe, 5 Redwing, 4 Pied Wagtails, 400+ Starling. (C James)

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