Sunday 25th December 2022

Sunday 25th December 2022

Penzance Harbour: 1st winter female Caspian Gull. (M Elliot)

Hayle Estuary: adult Caspian Gull still this afternoon. (Birdguides)

Foxhole: 1st winter Caspian Gull this afternoon. Also, 10 Tufted Duck, 8 Teal, 60 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Coot. (B Bosisto)

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 (m&f) Ring-necked Duck still. Also, 2 Cormorant, 8 Little Grebe, 4 Coot,  2 Pochard, 13 Tufted Duck, 35+ Teal, 3 Common Gull and 1 Kittewake. (K Pellow)

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart still on boulders at harbour. (Birdguides)

Zennor: 1 Harrier Sp and probable Whooper Swan. (Birdguides)

Mullion Golf Course: 3 Pintail, 2 Shoveler, Teal and Mallard on the flooded 7th fairway. (A Witheywood)

Gwennap Sewage Works: 20 Teal, 2 Water Rail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Chiffchaff and 1 Firecrest. (N Watmough)

Pennance Point: 1 Red-necked Grebe and 2 Great Northern Diver. (J Overfield)

Helford River, Frenchman’s Creek: 2 Red-necked Grebe, 3 Great Northern Diver, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Redshank, 2 Curlew, 7+ Little Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Grace Hide, Hayle: 1 Kingfisher, 3 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 10 Black-headed Gull, 20 Wigeon, 4 Teal, 6 Canada Goose, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Dunnock, 10 Chaffinch, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Blackbird, 20 Dunlin, 20 Lapwing, 1 Oystercatcher and 2 Shellduck. (D & M Groves, JP & M  Camm)

Hayle causeway: c500 Golden Plover, c500 Lapwing, c100 Wigeon, c50 Teal, c50 Dunlin, c10 Redshank and 1 Goosander. (D & M Groves, JP & M  Camm)

Carnsew Pool, Hayle: 5 Jackdaw, 10 Feral Pigeon, 10 House Sparrow, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 Goosander, 25 Wigeon, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Stonechat, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel, 25 Herring Gull, 25 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Cormorant, 10 Redshank, 1 Magpie and 2 Curlew. (D & M Groves, JP & M  Camm)

Sunny Corner, Malpas: 1 Spoonbill at low tide, 10+ Shelduck, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Redshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Cormorant, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Curlew, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 30+ Canada Goose. Also in the cricket field, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Pied Wagtail, Numerous Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Song Thrush & Blackbirds. (P & S Sawford)

St Andrews Pool, Par: 2 Common Gull. (I Stewart)

Talskiddy: 2 (m&f) Blackcap in private garden. (P Roseveare)

Towan Head, Newquay: 7 Purple Sandpiper, 1f Black Redstart and 3 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Fly Cellars, Newquay: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Scoter (both just outside harbour), 1m Blackcap, 2 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Pentireglaze: 1 Rock Pipit hunting in the seaweed at Baby Bay this morning. (A Gordon)

Priory Park, Bodmin: 35+ Black-headed Gull, 1 imm Little Gull, 9 Moorhen, 7 Mallard, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Nuthatch, Blue and Great Tits in a mixed flock, 2 Dunnock, 1 Carrion Crow, 20+ Jackdaw, 6 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush and 3 Blackbird. (A Riley)

Treveniel: 2 Fieldfare. (G Wheatley)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 juv Spoonbill, 130+ Avocet, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 40+ Black-tailed Godwit, 90+ Dunlin, 80+ Curlew & 2 Greenshank. (P Kemp)

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Firecrest – Nick Watmough
Pintail – Andrew Witheywood
Common Gull – Iain Stewart
Common Gull – Iain Stewart
Fieldfare – Gordon Wheatley
Spoonbill – Paul Sawford
Spoonbill – Paul Sawford
Mistle Thrush- Paul Sawford
Caspian Gull – Bob Bosisto
Red-necked Grebe – John St Ledger