Tuesday 27th December 2016

Tuesday 27th December 2016

Late news, 26/12, Treen, Porthcurno; 2 Balearic Shearwater circling off Pednvounder. (R Phillips)

Penzance: Black Redstart in private garden, flew to and perched in a Beech tree. Battery Rocks:  26 Purple Sandpiper at the high-tide roost. (R Phillips) 30 Purple Sandpiper on the sea wall at Jubilee Pool. (A Bond)

Mousehole: Eastern Black Redstart still present 8am onwards. (A Bond)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Cattle Egret1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Scaup. (A Bond)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Towan Head: 1 Merlin, 2 Great Northern Diver, 19 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Plover. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 18 Cattle Egret roosted in Penpol Creek this evening (S Rowe)

Respryn: 2+ Dipper along the river this am. (P Spavins)


Dipper – Philip Spavins

Lower Boscaswell, Pendeen: 2 Chough with metal rings feeding at a bird table in a garden at midday. (M Love)

Marazion, Beach: 1 ad Iceland Gull offshore from car park opposite Longrock Pool. Also 1 Black-tailed Godwit on the marsh. (M Ahmad, R Veal) Longrock: 1w Caspian Gull, 2w Yellow-legged Gull and 1w Ring-billed Gull at Longrock Pool this afternoon. (D Nicholson)

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Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull – Dean Nicholson

Porthpean: 3 Black-throated Diver, 8 Great Northern Diver offshore,  5 Dark-bellied Brent Geese flew East. (D Julian)

Kingsmill Lake: American Wigeon

Hayle Estuary: 1st w Green-winged Teal, 1 Spoonbill today. (A Bond)