Thursday 1st December 2022

Thursday 1st December 2022

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant saltings: Adult  Ring-billed Gull.

Cot Valley: Little Bunting, still between Cot Valley and Boscregan. 1 Lapland Bunting, 1 Woodlark east. (N Wheatley)

Nanjizal: Red-throated Pipit, first seen 11th November. (K Wilson)

Polgigga: Yellow-browed Warbler on Bosistow lane

Bude: Curlew Sandpiper on river near Bude Marshes

Torpoint, St John’s Lake: 16 Dark-bellied Brent Geese. 1 Great Northern Diver, 12 Ringed Plover. (C Buckland)

Wacker Quay: 3 Firecrest 42 Avocet,100+ Shelduck, 8 Great crested Grebe. (C Buckland)

St Gothian NR: Female Scaup. (P Freestone)

Tehidy: Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest. (P Freestone)

Pendeen: Male Black Redstart below lighthouse. (I Hayes)

Higher Bosistow – Nanjizal: Black Redstart. (I Hayes)

Loe Pool, Porthleven: 3 Goosander, 6 Firecrests and 20+ Great Crested Grebes (A Witheywood)

Spit beach, Par: 7 Eider still and 3+ Great Crested Grebe offshore, 3 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron. (R Hampshire)

Sennen: 20+ Chough on house roof Sth of Sennen harbour car park. (J Miller)

Trenarth, Constantine: 6 Woodcock in and  around private garden. (T Pinfield)

Newlyn: 1 Kittiwake, 1 Black Redstart. (J Rowe)

Perranporth: 11 Chough on grass below Perran Sands holiday park. (P Mitchell)

St Just: Whooper Swan Imm type, in large field west of Jericho farm, viewable from A3071. (P Clarke)

Swanpool: 8 Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver (M Broadbent)

Swanvale: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff (M Broadbent)

Tehidy CP 13.15 – 13.45: 5 Little Grebe, 11 (8m 3f) Tufted Duck, 9 Mute Swan, 20+ Mallard, 11 Moorhen, 7 Coot, 2 m&f Chaffinch, 4 Robin, 30+ Rook. (M Webb)

Botallack:  20 Golden Plover in field next to Car Park. ( B.Toms)

Carbis Moor: Wren, 2 Dunnock, 9 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit,  3 Marsh Tit, 7 Long Tailed Tit , Nuthatch, Jay, Blackbird, Buzzard, 23 Goldfinch, 2 Greenfinch, 10 House Sparrow, 2 Magpie, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Robin, 10 Chaffinch, Pied Wagtail,  Song Thrush, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, in private garden. (V Booth)

Berkeley Cottages, Falmouth: 3 fem Black Redstart (S Van Hear)

Swanvale, Falmouth: 1 Nuthatch, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 6 Goldfinch, 4 Chaffinch, 1 fem Sparrowhawk, 6 Grey Squirrel (S Van Hear)

St Erth:- A loose flock of around 100 Golden Plovers over the railway station at 1145 and then flew south east. (D King)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 poss 2 Avocet, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 0 Black-headed Gull, 5 Cormorant, 2 Chiffchaff. ( R Mudge, R Lockwood)

Polbathic Creek: Great White Egret (A Blonden)

Carnon Downs Sewage Works: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff (M Broadbent

Truro: 1 Meadow Pipit in private garden. (M Costa)

Malpas: 50 Cattle Egrets on shoreline opposite Heron pub. Still regular commuters morning (upstream) and evening (downstream) on the Truro and Tresillian rivers stopping off at the confluence to disperse/congregate and preen in groups of 15-50. (A.Hill)



Great White Egret, Little Egret. Andy Blonden
Avocet. Rod Mudge
Avocet. Rick Lockwood
Nuthatch. Viv Booth
Marsh Tit. Vic Booth
Goldfinch. Vic Booth
Little Grebe. Martin Webb
Chough. Paul Mitchell
Black Redstart. John Rowe
Kittiwake. John Rowe
Firecrest. A Witheywood