Saturday 2nd December 2023

Saturday 2nd December 2023

Rosudgeon, Private Garden: 1 White-crowned Sparrow. (D Szlitkus) Please note: No access to private garden, which isn’t viewable from the road.

Lower Tamar Lake: 5 Lesser Scaup (3 males 2 females). One female Goldeneye, 29 Teal, 12 Snipe, 1 Female Sparrowhawk, 2 Tufted Duck, 12 Goosander, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 20+ Redwing. (P Howrihane)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Green-winged Teal, 4 Goosander, 1 Pintail, 1 Yellow-legged Gull (ad), 62 Common Gull, 1 Spoonbill on Lelant Saltings. (B Dallas, L Stoppard) 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Brent Goose on Carnsew Pool. (L Stoppard).

Restronguet Weir: 2 Surf Scoter, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 5 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver (N Watmough)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Dusky Warbler 150m south of hide. (Birdguides)

Sennen Beach: 1 Glaucous Gull (1cy). (K Wilson)

Newlyn: 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Shag, 9 Cormorant. (M James)

Brew sewage works: 47 Chiffchaff caught, including two Siberian Chiffchaff. (West Cornwall Ringing Group)

Trelissick to Roundwood Quay: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 3 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Shelduck, 1 Little Egret, 1 Greenshank, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Nuthatch, 50 Redwing and 1 Grey Seal north of ferry. (T Wilson)

Stithians Reservoir: 256 Teal, 20 Wigeon, 23 Mallard, 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Eva). c20 Snipe, c80 Lapwing, 1 Gadwall, c40 Wigeon, c20 Red Deer. (L Parkerson, B Hancock Smith)

Falmouth, Prince of Wales Pier: 1 Great Northern Diver. (O Wainwright)

Penryn1 Firecrest in private garden. (I Bown)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck still. (S Rowe, J Chapple) https://youtu.be/8e5xAp0aSlY?si=eUGJHGNz2JGNrbGZ . Video John Chapple

East Pentire, Newquay: 13 Red-throated Diver, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 21 Common Gull, 6 Wigeon. (D Grose)

Par, River Estuary : 1 Redshank, 1 Goldcrest, 1 (m) Blackcap, 1 (m) Stonechat. (R Hampshire)

Par, beach pool: c 70 Teal, 4 (2m 2f) Tufted duck, 1 Pintail, 10 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 1 Grey heron, 1 Fox. (R Hampshire)

Penwithick (private garden): 1 Jay, 12 Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 4 Goldfinch, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 3 Coal Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Long-Tailed Tit, 1 Robin, 12 House Sparrow. (K Bowers)

White Down: 40 Golden Plover, 3 Chough, 1 Kestrel. (K Perry)

Late Submission, Newlyn Harbour, 01/12/23: 1 male Black Redstart, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Razorbill, 6 Cormorant, 1 Grey Seal with large fish. (M James)

 

White-crowned Sparrow, David Szlitkus
Goldeneye, Paul Howrihane
Goldeneye, Paul Howrihane
Lesser Scaup flock and Tufted Duck, Paul Howrihane
Lesser Scaup flock and Tufted Duck, Paul Howrihane
Lesser Scaup, Paul Howrihane
Bullfinch, Kevin Bowers
Jay, Kevin Bowers
Jay, Kevin Bowers
Black-necked Grebe, Tony Wilson
Grey Seal, Mark James
Razorbill, Mark James
Great Northern Diver, Mark James
Great Northern Diver, Mark James
Great Northern Diver, Mark James
Shag, Mark James