Thursday 8th December 2016

Thursday 8th December 2016

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 2w Caspian Gull this afternoon, different from the bird present on 25/11, and 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull. (M Halliday) Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Probus: 1 Firecrest and 1 Chiffchaff in private garden. (B Field)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Water Rail, 2 (m+f) Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Goldcrest, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Greenfinch, 7 Goldfinch. (A James)

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Long-tailed Tit and Goldfinch – Alan James

Newquay: 1 Grey Plover on the rocks at Towan Head. (K Johns)

Wadebridge: 1 Black Redstart. (T Hardware)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Cattle Egret flew in to roost in Penpol Creek this evening; also 7 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Rock: 2 Mistle Thrush and 1 Woodcock on the helipad field. (S Grose)

Swanvale, Falmouth: 2 Water Rail, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit. (D Parker) Kestrel nearby at Castle Beach. (J Rowe)

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Kestrel – John Rowe

Ringing news, Drift Reservoir: A Cormorant seen here on 18/9/16 was ringed as a nestling on Mullion Island on 24/4/16. (D Parker)