Thursday 28th December 2023

Thursday 28th December 2023

Penzance: 1w Bonaparte’s Gull in roost behind bus station. (M Ahmad)

Marazion: ad (or 3w) Ring-billed Gull briefly this afternoon (not the Hayle bird). (M Ahmad)

Tremetherick Cross: 2 Little Bunting. (Birdguides)

Restronguet Point: Juvenile Surf Scoter off Loe Beach, 1 Long-tailed Duck. (Birdguides)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Grey Heron, 4 Cormorant,5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 13 Goosander, 5 Lesser Scaup, 5 Tufted Duck, 7 Teal, 2 Common Buzzard, 4 Willow tit (at feeders), mixed flock of common tit around the feeders.(N Bastin).

Hayle Estuary Lelant Station:10.00am: 1 Ring-billed Gull, 1 argentatus Herring Gull, 45 Common Gull, 1 Yellow legged Gull, 12 Mediterranean Gull.(S Grose)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Spoonbill. (S Grose) drk Green-winged Teal, 3 (2 ad, near-ad, no rings) Caspian Gull, 5 Yellow-legged Gull, ad Herring x Lesser Black-backed Gull, c320 Dunlin. (M Ahmad, R Veal)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Sooty Shearwater. (Birdguides)

Carbis Bay: 1 Pomarine Skua offshore . (Birdguides)

Penzance: 1 Caspian Gull. (Birdguides)

St Clements: 1 Cattle Egret with 14 Little Egret. (J Chapple)

Helston Boating Lake: 20 Shoveler, 29 Tufted Duck, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Common Sandpiper, 39 Coot. (S Grose)

Newquay Boating Lake: 1 Little Grebe, 1 Mediterranean Gull, polish ringed Black headed Gull TAMC still present.(S Grose)

Portscatho: 1 Great Northern Diver. (I Gasper)

East Pentire, Newquay 9-10am: 6 Manx Shearwaters, 1 Red Throated Diver, 2 Chough. (D Grose)

Porth Reservoir, Newquay 1.30-2.30pm: 1 Long Tailed Duck, 1 Great Skua ( washing in middle of reservoir, then mobbed by gulls and headed north), 2 Common Gulls, 2 Wigeon, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Marsh Tit. (D Grose)

Maer Lake: 36 Teal, 49 Wigeon, 18 Mallard, 18 Curlew, 2 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 134 Lapwing, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 164 Black-headed Gull, 7 Herring Gull.(N Bastin).

Late submission 27/12 Portscatho: 22 Black Headed Gull, 1 Slavonian Grebe (C Taylor)

Late submission 27/12 Pendower: 5 Black-throated Diver, 2 Long Tailed Duck (C Taylor)

Late submission 26/12 Pentire: Merlin. (R Bullman)



Lesser Scaup and Tufted Duck. Nigel Bastin
Lesser Scaup. Nigel Bastin
Lapwing and Teal. Nigel Bastin
argentatus Herring Gull Gull. Shaun Grose
Ring-billed Gull. Shaun Grose
Ring-billed Gull. Shaun Grose
Green-winged Teal. Mashuq Ahmad
Ring-billed Gull, Hayle estuary Mashuq Ahmad
Ring-billed Gull, Marazion Mashuq Ahmad