Thursday 22nd December 2022

Thursday 22nd December 2022

Chyandour: 42 Common Scoter (all fem & imm); 1 dark bellied Brent Goose; ad m Black Redstart on railway station wall. (J Hawkey)

Camel Estuary: Circa 100 Chaffinch, 1 Bullfinch, c10 Ringed Plover, c5 Grey Plover, c1000 Golden Plover, c200 Lapwing, 1 Spoonbill, c10 Black tailed Godwit, c50 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, c20 Shelduck, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Greenshank, c30 Redshank
(P Smith)

Hannafore:  1 Common Scoter, 6 Eider, 16 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great-crested Grebe 2 Slavonian Grebe.  (A Payne)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Water Pipit (Ryan’s Field), 2 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 3 (1 drk) Goosander, c20 Snipe, c600 Lapwing, c300 Golden Plover. (R Veal)

Carne Creek: 4 Firecrest, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 3 Mute Swan (adult pair and one imm), 2 Coal Tit, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Raven, 2 Cormorant (one sinensis) and Robin in song (D. Wood, S. Wood, A. Witheywood).

Coverack: 1 female Blackcap in a private garden (D. Wood)

Falmouth: 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Black Redstart, 3 Blackcap and 1 Firecrest in private garden near Castle Beach. (J Drage Hubert)

Swanpool: 1 Black Guillemot, 2 Great Northern Diver, 15 Common Scoter, 3 Mediterranean Gull and large numbers of Kittiwake and Gannet off Pennance Point. (J Drage Hubert)
Par Beach Pool: 5m.1f. Tufted Duck, 2f. Shoveler, 7 Teal. (R Hampshire)
Par Docks: 1 Water Rail, from steel bridge, 14 Curlew over. ( R Hampshire)
Penzance Harbour: 1st Winter male Eider, 2 Common Scoter, 2 Black Redstart on boulders. ( A McKechnie)
Feeder Hide, Stithians Reservoir:  25 Teal, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Snipe, 4 Magpie, 50 Redwing, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 2 House Sparrow, 1f Reed Bunting, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker (S Van Hear)
Stuart Hutchings Hide, Stithians Reservoir: 50 Teal, 20 Wigeon, 2 Snipe, 150 Lapwing, 200 Canada Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 1 Grey Heron (S Van Hear)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 adult Little Gull, 80+ Avocet, 40+ Black-tailed godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 80+ Dunlin, 17 Lapwing, 230+ Wigeon, 80+ Teal 2 Common Gull amongst 270+ Black-headed Gulls (P Kemp)

Hayle estuary RSPB: 4500 Golden Plover, 1 drake Goosander ( D Eva )

Penhallow: c1000+ Golden Plover and 100+ Lapwing in autumn sown cereal field between Penhallow and Callestick. (C+J Keast )

Berkeley Cottages, Falmouth: 3 (1m, 2f) Black Redstart, 3 (2m, 1f) Blackcap, 1f Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Starling, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Herring Gull (S Van Hear)

Malpas: Spoonbill below Heron pub. (M Costa)

Late submission 21/12 Siblyback: 2 Ring-necked Ducks consorting with 2 Pochards and about 20 Tufted Ducks. Also c25 Teal and 20 Mallard.( D Spooner)


Ring-necked Duck. Derek Spooner
Ring-necked Duck., with Pochard, Teal & Mallard. Derek Spooner
Eider. Alex McKechnie
Black Redstart. Alex McKechnie
Robin. David Wood
Mute Swan. David Wood
Firecrest. David Wood
Cormorant. David Wood