Tuesday 19th December 2017

Tuesday 19th December 2017

Loe Pool: 1 Mute Swan, 11 Shoveler, 14 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 44 Pochard, 12 Goosander, 1 Little Grebe, 17 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 2 Moorhen, 3 Coot, 11 Common Gull, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c40 Redwing, 3 Bullfinch, 1 Cetti’s Warbler (heard), 4 Firecrest, 6 Goldcrest and 12 Long-tailed Tit. (DK Parker)

Porthilly Point: 1 pale-bellied Brent Goose, 27 Common Gull, 1 Goosander, 3 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher, 198 Oystercatcher, 9 Curlew, Dunlin, Wigeon, 6 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 2 fem-type Black Redstart, 3 Turnstone, Grey Wagtail, 2 Rock Pipit, Meadow Pipit, Grey Heron, Cormorant, 2 Shag, 2 Oystercatcher. (S Van Hear)

Berkeley Cottages, Falmouth: 1 fem-type Black Redstart. (S Van Hear)

Winnard’s Perch: 300+ Wood Pigeon feeding in maize stubble. Also dead Otter on road by the Bird of Prey centre. (R Hughes)

Padstow: Siberian Chiffchaff at Hawkers Cove. No vehicular access please park at Lellizzick and walk. (DI Julian)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Pink-footed Goose on the reserve. (A Mckechnie – photo, J St Ledger – photo)

Pink-footed Goose – Alex Mckechnie Pink-footed Goose – John St Ledger

Traboe: 1 Red Kite over Trenithon Farm. (A Williams)

Carn Gloose: Unconfirmed report of the Snowy Owl at 07:00 but no sign since.

Dozmary Pool: Drake Lesser Scaup still. (O Frampton)

Penzance (Jubilee Pool): 10 Great Northern Diver, 20 Common Scoter (3 settled & 17 past), and 11 Purple Sandpiper. (O Frampton)

Camel Estuary: Spoonbill at Tregunna. (DI Julian)

Wadebridge: Male Black Redstart on roof of Bradford Quay flats late afternoon. (DI Julian)

Feock: 5 Hawfinch all November building up to 7 in number today at Feock Church in Yew trees. (R Wilkins) Also at least 8 Bullfinch, 1 Firecrest, 2 Blackcap and 1 Hawfinch. (Kate Dalziel)

Carbis Bay: 1 Firecrest in Tesco’s car park. (R Veal)

Crowlas: 1 Firecrest, 2 Grey Wagtail roosting. (R Veal)

Towan Head: 1 Great Northern Diver, 5 Common Scoter. (S Rowe)

St Genny’s: Redwing present. (N Bastin)