Tuesday 28th December 2021

Tuesday 28th December 2021

Lelant Saltings: 1 Glossy Ibis. (M Ahmad)

Lizard, Grade Marsh: 1 Glossy Ibis in field between Grade Marsh and Trethvas Lane. (M Pass). Also, 5 Tundra Bean Geese and 1 Russian White-fronted Goose (I Maclean). Dark-bellied Brent Goose from Grade. (R Hollis)

Lizard Point: Grey Phalarope past at 09.16. (I Maclean)

Croft Pascoe: 16 Russian White-fronted Geese in field opposite pool. (J Foster, M Pass)

Russian White-fronted Goose – Tony Wilson

Russian White-fronted Goose – Tony Wilson

Coverack: 74 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Kittiwake, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull in the bay and a Red-throated Diver S, plus pair of Stonechat in the churchyard and a female Blackcap in a private garden (D. Wood)

Pendeen (08.05 – 12.30): 2 Little Auk, 2 Grey Phalarope, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 110 Manx Shearwater, 9 Great Skua, 137 Fulmar. (S Rogers, G Lawlor, P Combridge, P Clement, N Rogers, I Prentice)

Towan Head (08:00-11:20): 1 ad Little Gull, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 13 Great Skua, 40 Manx Shearwater. (P Maker, S Rowe)

Cape Cornwall: 12 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua. (N Wheatley)

Newquay, Pentire: 3 Manx Shearwater, steady passage of Kittiwake and Gannet, 3 Purple Sandpiper, 11 Turnstone, 1 Curlew, 29 Oystercatcher, 3 Rock Pipit. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit, 1 Dunlin, 22 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 25 Great Black-backed Gull, 190 Herring Gull. (S Rowe)

Newquay Boating lake: 1 ad Mediterranean Gull amongst 175 Black-headed Gull. (S Grose)

North Cliffs: 80 Mediterranean Gull in fields with cattle. (T Wilson)

Trevemper sewage works: 6 Greenfinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Raven, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Buzzard, 1 Song Thrush, 7 Little Egret with cattle at Tregair Farm. (S Grose)

Feock: 3 Cattle Egret flew over. 1 Green Woodpecker (first for 5 years). (R Wilkins)

Millbrook, Withnoe: 3 – 4 Cattle Egret. (R Smaldon)

Cremyll: 9 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret, 17 Grey Heron. (R Smaldon)

Gillan Creek: 2 Cattle Egret. (I Maclean)

Tregithew Farm, Helford: 5 Cattle Egret. (A Witheywood)

Cattle Egret – A Witheywood

Downderry 8-10: 4 Great Northern Diver, 12 Fulmar, c. Auks & 49 Kittiwake. Also, 1 adult Yellow-legged Gull at Seaton pool (P Kemp)

Helford passage: 1 Red-necked Grebe am. (I Maclean)

Treleaver, nr Coverack: Male Hen Harrier between Treleaver and Pednavounder. (D Beadle)

Walmsley (members only): 1 Bar-headed Goose amongst Canada Geese; Otter feeding in front of Tower hide. (E.Mayhew)

Restronguet Weir: 16 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 14 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Plover, 7 Dunlin, 10 Turnstone, 17 Common Gull. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Redshank – John St Ledger

Stithians Res: 6 Cormorant, 120 Lapwing, 50 Teal, 50 Wigeon, 5 Mallard, 1f Shoveler, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 7 Mediterranean Gull, 40 Canada Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 5 House Sparrow, 1f Reed Bunting, 2 m Greenfinch (1 ringed), 2f Bullfinch, 1 Goldfinch, 3 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare, 4 Snipe, 1 Buzzard, 9 Long-tailed Tits. (S Van Hear, N Barry)

Hayle Est: 2 Caspian Gull and 1 Scandinavian Herring Gull. (M Halliday)

Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Scandinavian Herring Gull – Mark Halliday

Ryan’s Field: 1 Great White Egret. (M Jones)

Great White Egret – Mike Jones

Stithians Res (southern cut-off): 30 plus Redwing passing over with some landing near the hide, 2 Greenfinch 1 with ring, 1 male Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 female Bullfinch, 1 Reed Bunting. (R Chiffers)

Reed Bunting – Robin Chiffers

Bullfinch – Robin Chiffers

Greenfinch – Robin Chiffers

Lower Tamar Lake: 19 Goosander, 1 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 3 Jay, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Coal Tit, c10 Blue Tit, c6 Great Tit, 4 Gadwall. (A Langdon, C Travis)

Brazacott Farm, North Petherwin: In excess of 500 Brambling, c20 Chaffinch. (A Langdon, C Travis)

Brambling – Adrian Langdon

Brambling – Adrian Langdon

Goosander – Adrian Langdon

Late submission, 27/12/21, Hayle Est: 16 Grey Plover, 2ad Yellow-legged Gull, 19 Common Gull, 1f Pochard ( in pond next to Ryans Field). (S Grose)

Late submission, 27/12/21, Carnsew: 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Late submission, 27/12/21, Millpond gardens: 1pr Mute Swan with 4 cygnets still, 1 f Gadwall, 2 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Late submission, 27/12/21, Copperhouse Creek: 31 Grey Plover, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Late submission, 27/12/21, Gwithian: 2 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Sanderling, 29 Oystercatcher, 19 Turnstone. (S Grose)

Late submssion, 27/12/21, Callestick: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper at St Piran’s Church. (S Grose)

 

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