Wednesday 20th December 2017

Wednesday 20th December 2017

Porthpean:Surf Scoter, 2 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Long-tailed Duck off Lower Porthpean. (A Bond)

Falmouth: 3 Black Redstart (2f 1m), 2 Blackcap (m), 1 Grey Wagtail on rooftops/palms in Windsor Court, 50+ Starling over. (D Chaney)

Feock Churchyard: 1 Hawfinch, 11 Bullfinch (5 male, 6 female), 2 Blackcap (1 male, 1 female), 6 Greenfinch, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Buzzard. (J St Ledger, W Chegwidden)

Hawfinch, John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill, 21 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Newlyn: 3+ Firecrest, 14+ Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, Water Rail, Great Northern Diver between Sandy Cove and the harbour and a well marked ‘Nordic Jackdaw‘ ssp monedula on the fish market roof. (D Nicholson)

‘Nordic Jackdaw’, Dean Nicholson

Penzance Harbour: Drake Eider, 2 dark-bellied Brent Goose, 2 Med Gulls (1w and German ringed adult), 1 Black-throated Diver and 4 Great Northern Diver. (D Nicholson)

Helston: 25 Common Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Firecrest at the Sewage works this morning. (B Bosisto)

Coverack: Iceland Gull still on harbour wall at 11:30. (A Bond)

Constantine: single male and female Blackcap in garden. (D Collins)

Godrevy: 21 Common Gull, 2 Raven, 1 Peregrine Falcon and 168 Grey Seal at Mutton Cove. (S Grose – photo)

Grey Seals – Shaun Grose

Trewavas Head: 1 Ringed Female Peregrine.  (A James – photo)

Peregrine take-off montage – Alan James

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff (tristis type) by Southern Hide, c140 Lapwing. (D Chaney, Volunteer Work Party)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 28 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 14 Shelduck, 24 Mallard, 50 Wigeon, 6 Teal, 3 Goosander, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 35 Oystercatcher, 20 Ringed Plover, 15 Grey Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, 300 Lapwing, 120 Dunlin, 55 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 70 Curlew, 21 Snipe, 250 Black-headed Gull, 5 Common Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 35 Herring Gull, 55 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 3 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 3 Redwing, 9 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 6 Rook, 35 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 11 Starling, 2 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch, 4 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

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