Tuesday 15th December 2020

Tuesday 15th December 2020

Late News, 14/12, Loe Pool: 2 ad Yellow-legged Gull and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (S Bury)

Late News, 14/12, Helston Sewage Works: 1 male Black Redstart. (S Bury)

Late news, 14/12, Nanquidno: 1 Green Sandpiper. (C Moore)

St Erth: Dusky Warbler still. (P Fraser)

Wadebridge, Treraven Meadows: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 304 Canada Geese, 1 Green Sandpiper, 36 Lapwing, 9 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Nuthatch, also of interest 1m Blackbird with dark brown bill. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary: adult Ring-billed Gull still. Also Yellow-browed Warbler at Lelant Station and probable 3rd winter Caspian Gull. (Birdguides) 1w Caspian Gull, juv Iceland Gull, 9+ Yellow-legged Gull, ad argentatus Herring Gull, 2 Herring x Lesser Black-backed Gull hybrid, c150 Med Gull. (M Elliott)

St Ives: Black Redstart. (Birdguides) Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2nd cycle Common Gull, 2 Harbour Porpoise. (L Langley)

Sancreed: Short-eared Owl flew across the A30 nearby. (Birdguides)

Bostraze Nature Reserve: ring tail Hen Harrier. (S Williams)

Mount Hawke: 38 Starlings on overhead wires at 15.15. (RB & PC Girling)

Tywarnhayle: 2 Buzzard, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Woodpigeon, 5 Magpie, 16 Jackdaw, 4 Carrion Crow, 5 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackbird, 1 Redwing, 1 Robin, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Chaffinch. (RB & PC Girling)

Ruan Lanihorne: Flock of 58 Black-tailed Godwit on mudflat narrow margins as high tide approached. (D Hall)

Carrick Roads, viewed from Restronguet Weir: 2 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Eider, 3 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Trescobeas area: 3 Blackcap (2 male, 1 female) in private garden. (Julia St Ledger)

Newtown in St Martin: 22 Cattle Egret with cattle in field to east. (D Collins)

Millbrook: 12 Cattle Egret at Stone Farm. 3 Red-breasted Merganser(C Buckland)

Rame Head: 1 Chough still. (C Buckland)

Chapel Amble: 5 Chiffchaff, 1m Siskin,1 Kestrel, 1 f Grey Wagtail,1 Water Rail. (S Grose)

Nine Maidens: 11 Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Tufted Duck, 20 Coot, 11 Teal, 3 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 1 Jay, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Dipper (between dam wall and mellancoose mill), 73 Herring Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 13 Black headed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 1f Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Colliford Lake: Short-eared Owl. (M Moore)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 37 Goosander (8m 29f), 8 Tufted Duck (5m 3f), 3 Great Crested Grebe. (R Mudge)