Wednesday 6th December 2023

Wednesday 6th December 2023

Rosudgeon: White-crowned Sparrow still. (S Cox et al) 1 Firecrest. (T Mills)

Lower Tamar Lake: 5 Lesser Scaup 3m 2f, 1f Tufted Duck, 26 Goosander 9m 17f, 2 Grey Heron. (R Mudge)

Restronguet Weir: 2 imm Surf Scoter, 1 fem Long-tailed Duck, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 4 Red-breasted Merganser (3 males). At least 2 Great Northern Diver including a pale billed individual. (A Lobb , P Bray)

Saltash (9-11.30): 1 m Green-winged Teal, 73 Teal, 10 Mallard, 28 Wigeon, 75 Shelduck, 76 Avocet, 20 Snipe, 5 Greenshank, 61 Redshank, 55 Black-tailed Godwit, 220+ Dunlin, 20 Lapwing, 2 Turnstone & 39 Curlew at Kingsmill Lake on rising tide.(P Kemp)

Falmouth town centre: 2 Black Redstart (m & f) behind Cornish Bakery cafe. (T Wilson)

Stithians Lake Feeder Hide: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Coal Tit. (A Lea & J St Ledger)  1 Great Northern Diver at dam end. Several Shoveler, Teal, Wigeon, Canada Geese at Red Lion end. No sign of Scaup. (A Lobb) Stuart Hutchings Hide: 1 Scaup, 1 f Goosander, 2 Pintail, 20 Wigeon, 140 Teal, 18 Lapwing, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Tregew: 100 Skylark, 60 Redwing, 15 Meadow Pipit, 18 Chaffinch. (D Peers)

Breage: 1 Great White Egret over. ( G Healey )

St Clement: 9 Cattle Egret in field opp entrance to Nance Farm.

Portreath: Black Redstart foraging in gardens near the beach. (K Uren)

Davidstow Airfield: Yellow legged Gull still present.(S Grose)

Davidstow Woods: 7 Crossbill, 2 Merlin, 1 Marsh Tit, 3 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Lanteglos: 1 Green Woodpecker.(S Grose)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Padstow: 35 Canada goose, 17 Mute swan, 12 Shelduck, 55 Wigeon, 11 Mallard, 12 Wood pigeon, 4 Collared Dove, 7 Moorhen, 11 Little grebe, 120 Oystercatcher, 220 Lapwing, 300 Golden plover, 2 Grey plover, 4 Ringed plover, 75 Curlew, 12 Bar-tailed godwit, 55 Black-tailed godwit, 55 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 70 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 220 Black-headed gull, 5 Great Black Backed gull, 8 Common Gull, 50 Herring gull, 4 Cormorant, 9 Grey Heron, 11 Little egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Jay, 3 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 8 Carrion crow, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Long-tailed tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 90 Starling, 1 Song thrush, 50 Redwing, 12 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 7 House sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 3 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Luckett, Old Mill, Ford:  1 Buzzard; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 1 Robin; 1 Wren; 10 Redwing; 1 Fieldfare; 3 Blackbird; 4 Blue Tit; 1 Great Tit; 1 Tree Creeper;    1 Nuthatch; 15 House Sparrow; 4 Chaffinch; 1 Jay. ( A. Parker )
Looe Estuary and Hannafore (high tide): 4 Mute Swans, 1 Little Egret, 3 Wigeon, 24 Mallard, 11 Redshank (+1 ill bird at Hannafore), at least 2 Common Gull, 17 Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, 20+ Great Black Backed Gull, 1 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Shearwater sp (pres Manx), 7+ Fulmar, 10+ gannet, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 6 Eider (3 pairs), 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Meadow Pipit, 26 Oystercatchers, 1 Curlew, Cormorants, Woodpigeons and 2 Feral Pigeon. (A Riley)
Maer lake: 2 Canada Geese,8 Moorhen,28 Wigeon, 35 Teal,10 Mallard,2 Shoveler,1 adult Common Buzzard over,1 Curlew,4 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 49 Lapwing, 112 Golden Plover,4 Stonechat,13 Redwing.(N Bastin)
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White-crowned Sparrow – Tony Mills
White-crowned Sparrow – Steve Cox
Drake Greater Scaup – John St Ledger
Redhead Goosander – John St Ledger
Stonechat – Nigel Bastin
Mixed flock of Dunlin, Golden Plover & Lapwing – Nigel Bastin
Marsh Tit -Adrian Lea