Sunday 10th December 2023

Sunday 10th December 2023

Lower Tamar Lake: 5 Lesser Scaup still. Also drake Red-breasted Merganser. (D Julian) 5 Lesser Scaup 3m 2f, 21 Goosander 9m 12f, 1m Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Willow Tit. (R Mudge)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 150-200 Dunlin. (T Mills) 12 Goldfinch. (A Dalgleish) adult Ring-billed Gull. (S Allen) In addition, 1 juvenile Danish-ringed Spoonbill V463, 1 Little Egret, 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 50+ Redshank, 80+ Dunlin, 100+ Lapwing this afternoon. (M Webb)

Calstock Wetlands: 1m Green-winged Teal still (A Pearson)

Drift Reservoir: Ad Yellow-legged Gull, Firecrest. (P St Pierre) male Goldeneye. (R Augarde)

St Levan: 1 Swallow (feeding around private garden for 30 minutes). (J Eaton)

Mounts Bay: c40 Great Northern Diver, Red-throated Diver, c30 Common Scoter, 4 Eider, 25 Purple Sandpiper off of Jubilee Pool. (P St Pierre) Slavonain Grebe off of Wherrytown. (R Augarde)

Newtown, St Martin: 28 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret with cattle. (S Wood)

Carbis Bay: 2 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe. Also, Humpback Whale still this pm. (S Rowe)

St Ives Island: 6 Purple Sandpiper. (E Pearce-Taylor)

Stithians: 1 Sparrowhawk predating a large finch flock. (A Lea)  1 Scaup, 2 Little Grebe. (M Saunders)

Swanpool: 1 Green Woodpecker, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 49 Coot, 7 Little Grebe. (S Grose)

Falmouth: 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Little Grebe from Prince of Wales pier. (S Grose)

Penryn River20+ Curlew, 10+ Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Mute Swan, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Canada Goose, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Jay, 5+ Goldfinch, 5 Long tailed Tit, 3 Magpie, 1 Cormorant, 2 Blackbird, 2 Buzzard, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Raven, 10+ Black-headed Gull, 1 Great Black Backed Gull, 2 Teal, 20+ Mallard, 3 Robin, 3 Magpie, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Little Egret. (T Chambers)

Gannel Estuary; Newquay: 2 Goosander (f) at 1pm. (D Folland)

Looe: 7 Eider (4 male and 3 female) off of Hannafore. (S Beazley) 28 Turnstone , 2 Purple Sandpiper,  3 Ringed Plover. (R.Brandon)

Late submission, 09/12/23, Carrick Roads; Loe Beach1 Red-breasted Merganser . (B  Osborne)

rrb&plr

Sparrowhawk – Adrian Lea
Red-breasted Merganser – Benjamin Osborne
Adult Ring-billed Gull – Steven Allen
Cattle Egret – Steven Wood
Eider – Steve Beazley
Goldfinch – Andy Dalgleish
Spoonbill – Martin Webb
Lapwing – Martin Webb
Bar-tailed Godwit – Martin Webb