Friday 2nd December 2022

Friday 2nd December 2022

Cot Valley / Boscregan: Little Bunting still. (N Wheatley)

Truro, Private Garden: 1 Meadow Pipit. (M Costa)

Kingsmill Lake: 192+ Snipe out on the muds!, 32 Avocet, 300+ Herring Gull, 2500+ Black-headed Gull at HT roost. (P Kemp)

Spit beach, Par: c28 Common Scoter, 8 Eider (6m. 2f.), 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver. (R Lee, R Hampshire)

Lower Tamar Lake: 7 Willow Tit, 23 Goosander 8m 15f, 5 Marsh Tit, 5m Tufted Duck, 2 Wigeon 1m 1f, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Cormorant, 2 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Torpoint, Marine Drive: 17 Brent geese. (S Eddy)

Port Gaverne : 4 Red-throated Diver, small numbers of Auks (appeared to be mainly Guillemots), good numbers of Fulmar forming a loose raft on the water and several on the cliff ledges,  Gannets, Common Dolphin. (W Delacour)

St Ives Island, 08.30-09.00: 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Common Dolphin. (G Jones)

Godrevy: 7 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Chough. (G Jones)

Godrevy: 20 Ringed Plover, 8 Purple Sandpiper. (T Polglase)

Carrick Roads (Mylor): 11 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Diver sp., 3+ drake Red-breasted Merganser, 1 fem Common Scoter, 16 Turnstone. (J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson)

Carnon Downs Sewage Works: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest. (J Drage Hubert, L Stoppard)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 fem Pintail, 1 drake Gadwall, 7 Wigeon, 15+ Teal, 1 Greylag Goose, Common Gull, 267 Canada Geese, 12 Curlew. (J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson)

Penryn Estuary: 1 Whimbrel, 2 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper. (L Parkerson)

St Mawes: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-breasted Merganser. (P Oldcorn)

Devoran: Spotted Redshank, 2 Grey Plover, 8 Common Gull, 3 Greenshank, Ringed Plover, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 14 Wigeon, 13 Black-tailed Godwit, 26 Dunlin, 5 Snipe. (L Stoppard, J Drage Hubert

Downderry, afternoon: Black Redstart, Stonechat, 3 Blackcap,  Water Pipit. Offshore Great Northern Diver, 2 Razorbill and a Kittiwake.  (A Payne)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Barnacle Goose with Canada Geese, 3 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Rock Helipad field: 1 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Chapel Amble: 2 Water Pipit, 2 Firecrest, 1 Water Rail, 1 Green Sandpiper, 17 Snipe, 2 Raven over. (S Grose)

Gothian NR: 210 c Canada Geese, 4 Gadwall 3m 1f, 2 Shoveler, 3 Mediterranean gull 2 ad 1 sub ad., 8 Teal, 1 Water rail, 1 Snipe. (T Polglase)

Hayle Harbour, 1pm: Kingfisher. (V Skilton)

East Pentire: 1 Black Redstart. (S Rowe)


Late Submission, 01/12, Stithians town: Jack snipe and 5 Woodcock found at night using thermal image with 34 Lapwing seen early afternoon heading SW. (C Foote & T Weston)

Late Submission, 01/12, Crow-an-Wra: Hen Harrier. (R Chiffers)

Late Submission, 01/12, St Ives Island: Black Redstart. (G Jones)

Late Submission, 01/12, Truro City Centre: Adult male Black Redstart on Truro Cathedral. (C Foote & T Weston)



Hen Harrier – Robin Chiffers