Tuesday 18th December 2018

Tuesday 18th December 2018

Cargo vessel aground off Falmouth: no pollution has been reported at present, and hopefully the empty 16,000 tonne vessel will be re-floated at high tide midday or so. However any birders in area please report any oiled birds/pollution slick in to RSPB or us at [email protected] (Update: re-floating was successful)

Stithians Work Party disturbance Weds 19th: there will be some disturbance from both hides on the morning of Weds 19th, with vegetation clearing and to the feeders. Anyone is welcome to join us, please see the Calendar for more details.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Spoonbill, ad Yellow-legged Gull, 7 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Grey Plover, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Black-tailed Godwit. (D Flumm) Caspian Gull still (M Halliday)

Caspian Gull, Mark Halliday

Penzance: 3 Eider and 1 Shag near Jubilee Pool. (J Evans)

Sancreed: m Blackcap (D Flumm)

St Buryan: 100 Lapwing, 250 Golden Plover. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Coverack: 3 f Eider (A Witheywood)

Eider, A Witheywood

Treraven Meadows: 1 Green Sandpiper, 145 Teal, 4 Shelduck, 5 Red legged Partridge, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Song Thrush, 2 Nuthatch. (S Grose)

Crugmeer: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Trelow Downs: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Lamorna Cove: 2 Black Redstart. (M McKee)

Mevagissy: 1 Barn Owl quartering near Polgiscky crossroads. (M Jones)