Monday 11th December 2023

Monday 11th December 2023

Rosudgeon: White-crowned Sparrow (subsp. leucophrys) still. Please respect residents’ privacy and keep to public rights-of-way. (J Jones)

Caerthillian: Richard’s Pipit S of Surfer’s Car Park although mobile. (D Collins)

Restronguet Weir: 2 Surf Scoter, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Common Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver, 14 Red-breasted Merganser, 5 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Calstock Wetlands: 1 M Green-winged Teal. (D Sharp, L Birtwistle)

Hayle Estuary: Ad Ring-billed Gull still at Lelant Saltings. (Birdguides)

Falmouth: Black Guillemot and Great Northern Diver in Falmouth Bay. (Birdguides)

Swanvale: Yellow-browed Warbler. Plus 3 Firecrest and 2 Siskin (G. Wills)

St Ives: 1 Sooty Shearwater past and 2 Black-throated Diver on sea. Also Humpback Whale off Carbis Bay. (Birdguides)

Cremyll: 17 Cattle Egret and 1 Little Egret in cattle field. (R Smaldon)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Water Rail, 1 Curlew flagged Y3 on the river. (D Eva)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Razorbill, 2 Great Northern Diver and many hundreds of gulls; 90% Herring, 10% Great Black-backed and a handful of Black-headed Gulls. (T Mills)

Kynance Cove: pr Raven, 2 Black Redstart. (D Collins)

Housel Bay, 10.30 – 11.30: 4 (2m 2f) Stonechat, 2 Dunnock, 8+ Meadow Pipit, 6+ Rock Pipit, 15+ Jackdaw, 4 Carrion Crow, 10 Fulmar, 18 Grey Seal. (M Webb)

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool (pm, high tide): 31 Curlew, 62 Redshank, 1 Snipe, 6 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Water Rail, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 16 Shelduck, 6 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Firecrest, 1 Raven, 1 Grey Wagtail, 8 Redwing. (A Nicholson)

Wadebridge: 1 Goosander, 2 Kingfisher, 86 Black-headed Gull behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Treraven Meadows: 4 Marsh Tit, 9 Snipe, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 5 Redshank, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Shelduck, 42 Lapwing, 1 Barnacle Goose, 5 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

Rock: 1f Blackcap. (S Grose)

Downderry: 6 Fulmar, a Grey Wagtail,  a Stonechat and 3 Black Redstart this morning. (A Payne)

Treskewes Estate, St Keverne: 2 (1m, 1f) Great Spotted woodpecker, Goldcrest, 30+ House Sparrow, 15+ Chaffinch, 1 Goldfinch, m Greenfinch, 2 Bullfinch (1m, 1f), 2 Robin, 2 Blackbird. (B Swabey)

Cawsand: Ad winter Mediterranean Gull, Song Thrush in full song. (R Smaldon)

Rame Head: 3 Kestrel, 6 Stonechat, Lesser Black-backed Gull. (R Napp)

Breaking news, Pendeen: Intermediate morph Trindade Petrel at 10:05am on 9th December 2023. Photographed and videoed. (S Rogers , P Clement)

Late submission, 10/12, Treskewes Estate, St Keverne: Nuthatch, 3 Jay. (B Swabey)

Late submission, 10/12, Treliske: Impressive c10,000? Starling murmuration between 16.15 and 16.45 before roosting in trees by the hospital road (murmuration each day last week too). (A Nicholson)


Surf Scoter & Long-tailed Duck – John St Ledger
Red-breasted Merganser – John St Ledger
Rock Pipit – Martin Webb
Meadow Pipit – Martin Webb
Stonechat – Martin Webb
Stonechat – Martin Webb
Richard’s Pipit – David Collins
Kestrel – Rick Napp
Green-winged Teal – Linda Birtwistle
Ravens – David Collins
Starlings – Andrew Nicholson
Goosander – Shaun Grose
Starlings – Andrew Nicholson