Saturday 17th December 2022

Saturday 17th December 2022

Gerrans Bay: 1 Pacific Diver reported. (Birdguides)

Cot Valley: 1 Hen Harrier (female), 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 50 Lapwing, 40 Golden Plover, 100+ Redwing. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Marazion: 1 Iceland Gull (3CY or older, on shoreline briefly in morning, between Marazion Station CP and Longrock CP)(N R Rogers). 1 Woodcock. (S Cox)

Drift reservoir: 2 Whooper Swan (adults). (N R Rogers)

Restronguet Weir: 1 (female/imm) Velvet Scoter, 3 Common Scoter, 1 (male) Red-breasted Merganser, 12 Great-crested Grebe, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver. (N Watmough)

Longrock Pool: 31 Common Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Carnsew Pool: 1 Great Northern Diver. (S Grose)

Gwelva landing: 1 Grey Plover,19 Sanderling, 16 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 11 Oystercatcher, 9 Rock Pipit. (S Grose)

Cargreen: 9 Avocet, 2 Greenshank, 16+ Redshank, 24 Teal, 41+ Shelduck. (P Kemp)

Landulph: 3 (2m, 1f) Pintail, 4 Avocet, 21 Wigeon, 4 Teal. (P Kemp)

Lizard Point: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver (Birdguides)

Par beach pool: (majority of pool frozen) c.135 Canada Geese in around sunset, c.135 Teal, c.50 Mallard, 14 Moorhen, 1 f. Shoveler, 1 Tufted Duck. (R Hampshire)

Tresillian: 2 Knot on the river opposite Tresemple Pool. (M Jones)

Eastern Green Beach: 1 Knot. (A McKechnie)

Chyandour: 2 Black Redstart. (A McKechnie, S Grose)

Constantine: 1 Merlin, 6 Lapwing, 200 Redwing, 50 Fieldfare, 20 Song Thrush. (D Collins)

Polwheveral Creek: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 15 Shelduck. (D Collins)

Grade Marsh: 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 200 Snipe, 8 Dunlin, 2 Wigeon, 7 Teal, 20 Lapwing, 50 Golden Plover. (D Collins)

Truro: 1 Meadow Pipit in front garden, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Starling, 2 Blackbird. (M Costa)

Falmouth; Trescobeas area: 3 Blackcap (2f, 1m) on feeders in private garden. (J St Ledger)

Feock: 8 Redwings, 5 Blackbirds, 3 Fieldfares and 3 Blackcaps feeding on fallen pears in private garden. (K Dalziel)

The Knavocks: 2 Chough, 2 Black Redstart, 3 Stonechat, 2 Wren, 4 Robin, 5 Meadow Pipit, 1 Fieldfare. (R Bunt)

Botus Fleming: 10 Lapwing , 7 Snipe , 25 Fieldfare , 10+ Redwing , 1 f Blackcap. (K Pellow)

Moditonham: 25 Redwing , 5+ Fieldfare, 2 Mistle Thrush , 2 Lapwing. (K Pellow)

Moditonham Quay: 250+ Black-headed Gull , 123+ Teal, 3 Avocet , 2 Black-tailed Godwit , 15 Redshank , 1 Little Egret. (K Pellow)

Twyardreath Marsh: 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 17 Redwing, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Blackcap f, 1 Treecreeper, 4 Raven. (C Horsley, G Horsley)

Newquay: 10 Golden Plover on golf course. (C Stephenson)

Talskiddy: 1m Blackcap visiting feeders in a private garden this afternoon. (P Roseveare)

Late Submission, 16/12, River Fowey (St. Winnow to West Wood): 3 Little Grebe, 8 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 24 Shelduck, 20+ Mallard, 4 Wigeon, 24 Curlew, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 17 Lapwing, 10+ Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Snipe, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 94 Herring Gull, 25 Black-headed Gull, 1 Buzzard, 1 Pheasant, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 5 Robin, 3 Wren, 60+ Fieldfare, 30+ Redwing, 4 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Great Tit, 5 Long-tailed Tit, Jackdaws, Carrion Crows, 1 Chaffinch. (A Parker)

Late Submission, 16/12, Tresillian: 1 Woodcock. (A Nicholson)

Late Submission, 16/12, Carbis Bay: 1 Black-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver (Birdguides)

 

MJB

Knot, Alex McKechnie
Redwing, Adrian Lea
Redwing, Kate Dalziel
Blackcap, John St Ledger
Fieldfare, Roger Bunt
Black Redstart, Roger Bunt