Sunday 4th December 2022

Sunday 4th December 2022

Pendeen: first-winter Glaucous Gull. (P Combridge)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Iceland Gull still present. (J Chapple)

Long Rock Pool: 2 Swallow. (R Augarde)

Marazion Marsh: 3 Water Rail. (R Augarde)

Boat Cove, Perranuthnoe: 1 Black-throated Diver wrestling with a very large fish, close in shore, taking several minutes to swallow it. (P K Bray)

St Gothians Sands: 1 Water Pipit still this morning. (Birdguides)

Feeder Hide, Stithians Reservoir: 25 Teal, 4 Magpie, 1 Fieldfare, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 4 Chaffinch, 1m Bullfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 4 House Sparrow (S Van Hear)

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Little Grebe, 1 Jay and 3 Redwing. (R Griffiths)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 21 Turnstone, 17 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 200+ Black-headed Gull and 6 Rock Pipit. (J Irvine)

Roundwood, near Coombe: 4 Yellowhammer, c10 Reed Bunting, 2 Brambling, 600+ Skylark, 800+ Chaffinch, 20+ Linnet, 10+ Greenfinch, 10+ Goldfinch, 2 Stonechat, 3 Stock Dove. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, L Parkerson)

Mylor: 6 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 2 Common Scoter, 4 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Common Gull, Kingfisher. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, L Parkerson)

Restronguet Creek: 8 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Northern Diver. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, L Parkerson)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 25 Dunlin, 12 Common Gull. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, L Parkerson)

Carnon Downs: 4 Siberian Chiffchaff, 20 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, L Parkerson)

Maenporth: 1 Firecrest, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Black Redstart, 3 Great Northern Diver, c50 Auk sp. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, L Parkerson)

Durgan, Helford Passage: 311 Mediterranean Gulls roost. Also 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c35 Common Gull, 3 Kittiwake, 1 Red-breasted Merganser. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, L Parkerson)

Truro: 6 Redwing feeding on Cotoneaster in private garden. (C Jarvis)

Tresillian: 1 Goosander (redhead). (L Sampson)

Charlestown: 1 Stonechat. (D Hastilow)

Perranporth: 1 Swallow. (K Williams & K Foster) In addition, 2 Chough flew over the golf course at 10:30. (S Ashby)

Porthcothan: 2 Chough.  (A Parker)

Camel Trail – Wadebridge to Bishops Wood: 160 Canada Goose, 3 Barnacle Goose, 70 Teal, 18 Mallard, 4 Mute Swan, 6 Curlew, 10 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Common snipe, 30 Oystercatcher, 24 Meadow Pipit, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Jay, 2 Common Buzzard, 2 Song Thrush, 3 Litte Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Grey wagtail, 22 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven. (M Roper)

Shilla Mill,near Polzeath: Green Woodpecker heard calling. (T Nightingale)

Crowdy Reservoir: 3 Goosander (1 ad.m), 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Kestrel, 14+ Lapwing. (B Craven)

Davidstow Airfield: 59 Redwing, 2 Fieldfare. (B Craven)

Dozmary Pool: c10 Cormorant, 6 Tufted Duck, 1 pair of Mallard, 1 Buzzard, 1 Little Egret. (R Robinson)

Kingsmill Lake: 152 Avocet, 5 Greenshank, 13 Lapwing & 180+ Dunlin at high tide. (P Kemp)

Downderry: Black Redstart again. 2 Great Northern Divers offshore.

Seaton: The single male Wigeon has returned again for its third winter, sharing the site with at least 32 Mallard and 16 Moorhen. In the valley, at one location 3 Firecrest with 2 Goldcrest and several Chiffchaff. (A Payne)

Late submission, 03/12, Treyarnon Point: 1 male Common Scoter, Oystercatcher, Turnstone. (A Parker)

Late submission, 02/12, Truro: 1m Blackcap in private garden. (C Jarvis)

Late submission, 20/11, Goldsithney: 1 Long-eared Owl in private garden. (C Kennard)

Late submission, 19/11, Truro: 2 Meadow Pipit in private garden. (C Jarvis)

Redwing – Chalie Jarvis
Long-eared Owl – Clive Kennard
Redwing – Regina Griffiths
Jay – Regina Griffiths
Little Grebe – Regina Griffiths