Wednesday 13th December 2017

Wednesday 13th December 2017

Walmsley Sanctuary: There may be some disturbance at the reserve over the next few days as the BBC are filming for a documentary about the reserve and valley. 

Falmouth, off Swanpool Beach: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Black Redstart, 1, Kingfisher, 5 pairs of Fulmar on nesting site. (One of the Divers had fishing line around its head, mouth and neck, though I saw it catch and eat a pipefish.) (J St Ledger)

Red-throated Diver, John St Ledger

Red-throated Diver, John St Ledger

Fulmars, John St Ledger

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Glossy Ibis still.

Helson Boating Lake: 24 Shoveler. (M Nattrass)

Treverva: 1 Woodcock. (D Chaney)

Hayle Estuary, Ryan’s Field: 1 Goosander still.

Newlyn: Slavonian Grebe again off Sandy Cove at 11:30. (L Proctor)