Tuesday 27th December 2022

Tuesday 27th December 2022

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Caspian Gull on Lelant Saltings again. (R Veal) Hayle Estuary: Hundreds of Golden Plover and Lapwing, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, several Wigeon, several Teal and c15 Dunlin. Carnsew Pool: 1 Cormorant, 3 Redshank, c30 Dunlin, several Wigeon, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Grey Heron 3 Black-tailed Godwit and 5 Oystercatcher. (B Osborne) Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Redshank, 2 Canada Geese and 1m Bullfinch. (B Osborne)

Helston Fairground Car Park to Loe Bar: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (one 200 west along stream, the 2nd 300 m further west along tarmac track). Also 8 Firecrest, 25 Chiffchaff, 11 Pochard, 6 Goosander , 6 Shoveler, 11 Great Crested Grebe, many Goldcrest, c30 Common Gull and a leucistic Mediterranean Gull. (I Prentice)

Gwithian: 1 Great Shearwater lingering fairly close offshore, feeding amongst Gannet flock. Also 3 Common Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver. (R Veal)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 13 (9 drk) Shoveler, 10 Gadwall, 7 Coot, c15 Tufted Duck. (R Veal)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill again today. (Birdguides)

Trewornan Bridge: 1 Spoonbill over, heading towards estuary, presumably from Walmsley Sanctuary. (G Williams)

Gillan: 43 Cattle Egret at Carne Creek. (Birdguides)

Drift Reservoir: 5 Cattle Egret still in field W of Reservoir. (Birdguides)

Towan Head: 6 Great Northern Diver (4 west 2 in bay), 1 Manx Shearwater, 3 Shelduck, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Black Redstart. (S Rowe, D Grose et al)

Porthpean, nr St Austell: 3 Great Northern Diver. (R Augarde)

Looe Island: Whimbrel. (Birdguides)

Tregeseal: Green Sandpiper. (S Williams)

Stithians Reservoir: 180+ Lapwing, 6 Curlew, 5 Gadwall, 53 Teal, 36 Wigeon, 1 Greylag Goose, 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Bullfinch (3f, 1m), 3 Coal Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J St Ledger, A Lea) 1 Goldfinch (A Lea).

Late Submission, 26/12, Camel Estuary: Chiffchaff nr Burniere Hide. (A Gordon)

Late Submission, 26/12, Treleaver: c250 Chaffinch, c150 Linnet, c50 Skylark, 50+ Goldfinch, c25 Golden Plover, 2+ Curlew, 2 Snipe. (D Beadle)



Wigeon – Benjamin Osborne
Osytercatcher – Benjamin Osborne
Black-tailed Godwit – Benjamin Osborne
Bar-tailed Godwit – Benjamin Osborne
Golden Plovers – Benjamin Osborne
Golden Plover – Benjamin Osborne
Coal Tit – Adrian Lea
Grey Plover – Benjamin Osborne
Dunlin – Benjamin Osborne
Goldfinch – Adrian Lea
Bullfinch – Benjamin Osborne
Green Sandpiper – Sam Williams
Bullfinch – Adrian Lea