Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Crows an Wra: Sociable Lapwing still this morning west of village, south of road but distant. (D Flumm, J Jones)

Sociable Lapwing – Joe Jones

Sociable Lapwing – Joe Jones

Sociable Lapwing – Mike McKee

Kelynack: 1 Richard’s Pipit at Trevegean Farm SW368295 in field by public footpath. (N Wheatley)

Hayle Estuary: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull stilll late pm.

Church Cove: 1 male Red-breasted Flycatcher still present.

St Levan: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 Woodcock, 1 Firecrest, 4 Goldcrest, 1 Mistle Thrush, 22 Linnet, 2 Jay, 30 Guillemot, 25 Fulmar, 2 Chough, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (calling), 15 Redwing, 9 Goldfinch, 20 Chaffinch, 2 Raven.  (I Grant, F Were)

Sandy Cove, Newlyn: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 1 Water Rail, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 female type Black Redstart. (S Green)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 1st winter Iceland Gull, 1 female type Black Redstart. (S Green)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 2 Great Northern Divers, 30+ Common Scoter, 5 Purple Sandpiper, male Black Redstart. (S Green)

Maenporth: imm Spoonbill at far end of tidal pool. (J Chapman)

Perran Sands: Jack Snipe, 2 Common Snipe, 160 Lapwing over and 2 Redwing. (T Wilson)

Wacker Quay: Black Swan heading downstream towards Anthony, 7  Redshank, 1  Little Egret, 20+ Teal, 15+ Wigeon. (D Sharp)

Polbathic Creek: Black Swan, in loose company of Mute Swan pair; all three seen off by resident male. (A Blonden)

Millbrook: 13  Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 6 Redshank. (D Sharp)

Anderton: 2  Great Black-Backed Gull, 10 Shelduck. (D Sharp)

Tresemple Pool: 60 Teal, 35 Mallard, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Snipe and 1 Kingfisher and also 1 Peregrine overhead.  (A le Masurier)

Sancreed: 2 Little Egret, 128 Canada Geese. (D Flumm)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 15 Mute Swan, 7 Canada Goose, 55 Shelduck, 90 Wigeon, 1 Teal, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 16 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 50 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Plover, 2000+ Golden Plover, 250 Lapwing, 65 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 45 Black-tailed Godwit, 60 Curlew, 7 Snipe, 220 Black-headed Gull, 100 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 55 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Robin, 30 Redwing, 8 Blackbird, 1 Blue Tit, 12 Jackdaw, 80 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 30 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Greenfinch. (M Scawen et al)

St Columb Major: 2 Cattle Egret still at 4:20pm before flying off towards Newquay (presumably roosting on the Gannel Estuary). (B Bosisto)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 35 Shoveler, 2 female Pintail, 2 Shelduck, 4 Tufted Duck, 51 Teal, 65 Wigeon, 9 Gadwall, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Water Pipit. (B Bosisto)

Chapel Amble: 1 Barn Owl, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap (4m+1f),1 Water Rail, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cattle Egret, 4 Mute Swan early am. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 89 Oystercatcher, 1 Turnstone, 7 Curlew, 11 Redshank, 19 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Raven. (S Grose)

North Cornwall: 1 ring-tailed Hen Harrier this evening. (R Augarde)

Tregonetha Downs: 5 Snipe, 2 Tawny Owl heard. (S Grose)

Gerrans Bay: 8 Great Northern Diver, 11 Common Scoter. (D Hall, J.Taylor)

Hannafore: 2 Slavoniain Grebe. (D Spooner)

Penzance: 1 Kingfisher. (M Jones)

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