Monday 12th December 2022

Monday 12th December 2022

Stithians Reservoir: 1 White-fronted Goose, 10+ Snipe, 1 Marsh Tit (on feeders). (J St Ledger) Also 261 Canada Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 16 Wigeon, Tufted Duck, 12 Mallard, f Pintail. (T Weston, C Foote)

Hayle Estuary: ad Ring-billed Gull still on Lelant Saltings, also ad Yellow-legged Gull still. (Birdguides) Ryan’s Field, Hayle: Fem Kingfisher, numerous Redshank, 1 Greenshank, Sparrowhawk fly through, Buzzard, 2 Little Egret. (R Chiffers)

Carnon Downs Sewage Works: 5 Siberian Chiffchaff, c60 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 24 Lapwing. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, O Wainwright)

Mawnan: 1 Merlin, 1 Brambling, c1000 Chaffinch. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, O Wainwright)

St Jidgey: 27 Cattle Egret in brassica field with cattle early am. (S Grose)

Downderry: Black Redstart and 5 Stonechat. (A Payne)

Loe Beach: c100 Common Gull and 20 Mediterranean Gull into roost, 23 Common Scoter, 10 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Black-throated Diver, 8 Great Northern Diver, 2 Great-crested Grebe. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, O Wainwright)
Looe: 2 Black-throated Diver offshore. (Birdguides)

Swanpool: 6 Common Scoter, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Ringed Plover. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, O Wainwright)

Pennance Point, Falmouth: 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Common Scoter (female), 1 Whimbrel. Also 1 Robin; very tame who landed on my boot, then my knee and lastly my shoulder! I didn’t have any food on me, so I scraped leaves to one side on the path, exposing worms and insects and it had a good feed. (J St Ledger)

Helford: 6 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Sandpiper (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, O Wainwright)

Wacker Quay: 1 Great Northern Diver, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Spoonbill and 7 Avocet this afternoon. (A Payne)

Park Pit Reservoir, Colliford (private site): 1 female Goldeneye, 4 Shoveler, 8 Coot, 13, Tufted Duck, 5 Black-headed Gull, 7 Great Black-back Gull, 25 Lesser Black-backed Gull, flock of Long Tailed Tits. (M Nash)

Cowlands Fields: 500+ Skylark, 500+ Chaffinch, c30 Linnet, 15 Stock Dove, 11 Reed Bunting, 3 Yellowhammer, 1 Mistle Thrush amongst lots of thrushes, 1 Greenshank, 1 Kestrel, 1 Raven. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, O Wainwright)

Penryn: 1 Firecrest still present in private garden. (I Bown)

Boscundle Woods, Tregrehan: 2 Firecrest, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Grey Wagtail. (I Stewart)

Clowance Pond: 24 Mallard, 2 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Chiffchaff. Pond 2/3 frozen. (T Polglase)

Blable Gate: 1 Woodcock. (S Grose)

Guineaport, Wadebridge: Snipe. (L Colliver)

Sladesbridge: 1 Water Rail, 11 Snipe, 2m Bullfinch, between Trelawney Garden Centre and River Allen. (S Grose)

Millpool (private garden): Green Woodpecker probing in lawn for approx 20 mins, Goldfinches, Pied Wagtails, Jay. (M Claughton)

Truro: 1 Meadow Pipit in front garden. (M Costa)

Little Petherick: m Blackcap on garden feeder. (A Hatcher)

Tredarvah, Penzance: 3 (2f, 1m) Blackcap, also Coal Tit. (R Chiffers)


White-fronted Goose – John St Ledger
Redshank – Robin Chiffers
Greenshank – Robin Chiffers
Kingfisher – Robin Chiffers
Robin – John St Ledger
Grey Wagtail – Iain Stewart
Grey Heron – Iain Stewart
Snipe – Lynn Colliver
Snipe – Lynn Colliver
Blackcap – Robin Chiffers
Blackcap – Robin Chiffers