Tuesday 1st December 2020

Tuesday 1st December 2020

Late news, 13/10, Fowey: Hawfinch in private garden. (T Eisler)

Late news, 29/11, Stepper Point: Barn Owl on the footpath between Tregirls beach and Hawkers Cove, perched on a fence post within 20 to 30 feet of the waters edge. (T Nightingale)

Crows-an-Wra: Sociable Lapwing still present with Lapwing. (J Ryan et al)

Sociable Lapwing – Sam Williams

Sociable Lapwing – Peter Tongue

Sociable Lapwing – Peter Tongue

Penzance: ad Pacific Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, c8 Great Northern Diver, ad drake Eider, c40 Common Scoter, 4 Purple Sandpiper from Jubilee Pool; 2 (1m) Black Redstart on PZ Gallery roof. (R Veal, B Mellow et al) Far end of Jubilee Pool: Pacific Diver 1/2km out of harbour late afternoon. (M Elliott)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull, 1 Great Northern Diver. (T McGowan, R Veal)

Penberth: 1 Red-necked Grebe. (S Rogers)

Marazion Beach: 2 Brent Goose. (P Fraser)

Sandy Cove: Yellow-browed Warbler, Siberian Chiffchaff, Water Rail. (L Proctor)

St Buryan: ringtail Hen Harrier flew towards Brane. (Birdguides)

Church Cove: ad male Red-breasted Flycatcher again. (B Mellow)

St Austell Sewage Works/ Pentewan Valley: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 9 Chiffchaff, 19 Goldcrest, Firecrest, Nuthatch, Marsh Tit, 5 Siskin, Mistle Thrush, 4 Dipper. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Pentewan Beach: Great Northern Diver offshore, 10 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff. (B Bosisto L Payne)

St Austell Bay/Spit Beach: Great Northern Diver, Curlew, 12 Turnstone, 9 Common Scoter. (E Mayhew)

Marazion, Longrock Pool: Siberian Chiffchaff with 8+ nominate Chiffchaff. (R Veal)

Little London Beach – Boat Cove: 1 Black-throated Diver, 19 Great Northern Diver, 2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 4 Redshank, 2 f/juv Black Redstart, 1 Water Pipit, c40 Rock Pipit, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap.(R Veal)

Marazion: Imm/fem Black Redstart in a private garden. (DK Parker)

Longrock: 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe, c50 Common Scoter. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir: juvenile Iceland Gull near hide. (Birdguides)

Porthgwarra: 4 Chough, 1 Kestrel, 2 Common Scoter, many Gannet, 9 Stonechat, also small pod of Common Dolphin and some Grey Seals. (A Piper)

Atlantic Grey Seal – Alex Piper

Chough – Alex Piper

Common Dolphin’s – Alex Piper

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Goldeneye, 135 Lapwing, 59 Wigeon, 105 Teal, 1 Kingfisher (D Eva) Yellow-browed Warbler still in north-east corner. (Birdguides)

Fal Estuary: Black-tailed Godwit today near ardevora today. (A Claxton)

Portscatho Lookout: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 10 Common Scoter (female), 30 Curlew (over, then landing in field), 40+ Common Dolphin with feeding frenzy of Gannet, 2 Harbour Porpoise. (J St Ledger)

Slavonian Grebe – John St Ledger

Black-throated Diver – John St Ledger

Common Dolphin with feeding frenzy – John St Ledger

Harbour Porpoise – John St Ledger

Devoran Quay: 2 Grey Plover, 21 Black-tailed Godwit, 72 Dunlin, 6 Common Gull. (J St Ledger)

Boscawen-noon: 73 Fieldfare, 120 Redwing, 4 Snipe. (D Flumm)

Downderry: moving west, 0805-0900, 269 Gannet, 2 Fulmar and 41 Kittiwake. On the sea later 10 Great Northern Diver. (A Payne)

Wadebridge: Female Black Redstart. (R Bullman)

Rock: 1 f Sparrowhawk, 1 m Blackcap, 7 Greenfinch (feeding on Ash seeds). (S Grose)

St Columb Major: 2 Cattle Egret in field opposite Pall factory (car boot field) at 14.30pm ( S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Water Rail, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 15 Coot, 9 Tufted Duck, 7 Teal. (S Grose)

Newquay: 9 Little Egret in to roost at the Zoo, 3 Tawny Owl at Trevemper, 100+ Pied Wagtail roosting on Morrisons roof. (S Grose)

Trelanvean: Single Cattle Egret heading inland over the St Keverne road near Coverack this afternoon (M Grantham)


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