Wednesday 14th December 2022

Wednesday 14th December 2022

Sennen: possible Laughing Gull (adult) reported offshore for 3rd day.

Polgigga: Common Crane reported in stubble field West of Higher Bosisto.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Ring-billed Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull (B Rousseau, S Pitt Miller, E Fenelon)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 White-fronted Goose. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Swanpool: 1 Black Guillemot, 15 Common Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 23 Turnstone (M Broadbent, F Hutchinson, J Drage Hubert)

Kingsmill lake: 1 Shoveler, 78 Avocet, 60+ Dunlin, 12 Lapwing, 2 Greenshank, 40+ Redshank, 33 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 54 Shelduck, 200+ Wigeon, 60+ Teal (P Kemp)

Lelant Downs: 1 Redwing, 5 Starling at Trink Farm. 1 Dunnock, 2 Robins, 1 Wren, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Pied Wagtails, 8 Goldfinches in garden. Also large flock of Herring Gull nearby. (P Geddes)

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

Truro, Playing Place: 1 Red Kite over A39. (D Pearman)

Perranuthnoe: 7 Purple Sandpiper at the Greeb, then flew off West. (D Pearman)

Veryan: c120 Golden Plover, 40 Lapwing, 20 Redwing, 8 Fieldfare, 1 Snipe, 2 Buzzard. (A Claxton)

Devoran: 9 Pintail, 35 Dunlin, 6 Greenshank, 12 Black-tailed Godwit (M Broadbent, F Hutchinson, J Drage Hubert)

Carnon Downs: 2+ Siberian Chiffchaff (M Broadbent, F Hutchinson, J Drage Hubert) 30+ Chiffchaff (1+ Siberian (tristis)), 2 Grey Wagtail, 4 Goldcrest. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ringed Plover, 50+ Golden Plover (M Broadbent, F Hutchinson, J Drage Hubert)

Falmouth: 14 Common Scoter and 4 Common Dolphin off Gyllyngvase Beach. (J St Ledger)

Loe Beach: 2 Great Northern Diver, 5 Red-breasted Merganser, 8 Wigeon. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Downderry/Seaton:  along the coast this afternoon  a Redshank, a Grey Heron,  2 Mediterranean Gull, 11 Stonechat, 3 Black Redstart and at least 7 Redwing. In Seaton itself 17 Moorhen and the Wigeon. (A Payne )

Cudden point: 10 Great Northern Diver, c20 Razorbill & Guillemot, 1 Shag, 2 Cormorant, 20+ Lapwing, 50+ Golden Plover, 10 Gannet, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Purple Sandpiper. (A Witheywood & S Wood)

Liskeard: 30+ Fieldfare feasting on apples in a private garden.  Also 2 Blackcap (1m, 1f) (D Sharp).

Porthpean: 5 Great Northern Diver, 2 Firecrest. (C Mason)

Rame Church/Penmillard: 20+ Redwing, 3+ Fieldfare. (K Pellow)

Millbrook Lake: 37 Teal, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Little Egret, 1 Avocet, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (K Pellow)

Portwrinkle: 12+ Redwing, 12+ Song Thrush, 15+ Blackbird, 8+ (5f, 3m) Blackcap, 1 Little Egret. (K Pellow)

Camel estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 4 Canada goose, 14 Mute swan, 37 Shelduck, 90 Wigeon, 19 Mallard, 35 Shoveler, 120 Teal, 8 Red-legged partridge, 2 Wood pigeon, 3 Little grebe, 75 Oystercatcher, 1 Avocet, 35 Lapwing, 55 Golden plover, 2 Grey plover, 5 Ringed plover, 81 Curlew, 8 Black-tailed godwit, 150 Dunlin, 1 Common sandpiper, 28 Redshank, 250 Black-headed gull, 3 Great black-backed gull, 15 Herring gull, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey heron, 5 Little egret, 1 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 60 Carrion crow, 8 Blackbird, 1 Song thrush, 5 Robin, 6 House sparrow, 2 Pied wagtail, 1 Chaffinch (J Humpreys, M Scawen)

Chapel Amble: 1+ Cattle Egret reported.

Late submission, 13/12, Helston Boating Lake: Female Scaup x tufted duck hybrid (presumed, as slight tuft noted on back of head, head was quite round). (M Lenney)

 

Pied Wagtail, Adrian Lea
Siberian Chiffchaff, Adrian Lea
Siberian Chiffchaff, Adrian Lea
White-fronted Goose, Adrian Lea
Red-breasted Merganser, Adrian Lea
Fieldfare, Deena Sharp