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Friday 15th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Saltash Glossy Ibis still at Kingsmill Lake this afternoon (Thamks D.Julian)

HelstonGlaucous Gull (juv) at Gillan Creek

FalmouthBrambling (200+) in stubble field south of tennis court at entrance to Trebah Gardens (Thanks J.Irvine)

Wednesday 13th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SaltashGlossy Ibis still at Kingsmill lake in grass field opposite 2nd hide at 1225hrs

St AustellSurf Scoter (2) still off Lower Porthpean. Also Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (3+)

FalmouthSlav Grebe (2), Red-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver (2) still off Swanpool. Also Black Redstart

PenzanceBlack-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (2) off Eastern Green Beach

NewlynSiberian Chiffchaff still at Sandy Cove. Slav Grebe and Great Northern Diver (6+) offshore

No sign of American Golden Plover at Hayle Estuary RSPB

No sign of Snowy Owl at Chapel Carn Brea

Tuesday 12th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St JustSNOWY OWL at Chapel Carn Brea until 1625hrs then flushed and no sign since

HayleRing-billed Gull still on Hayle Estuary RSPB. Also American Golden Plover

St ErthCattle Egret (2) still in fields off Tregea Lane

St Austell – Surf Scoter (2) still off Lower Porthean. Also Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated Diver (2) and Great Northern Diver (4)

NewlynYellow-browed Warbler in garden at Faugan Road this morning (Thanks B.Dallas). Siberian Chiffchaff at Sandy Cove

MylorBlack-necked Grebe (24), Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (7) in Carrick Roads off Mylor Churchtown tho distant

LooeSlav Grebe (2) and Great Northern Diver off Hannafore Point

FalmouthRed-necked Grebe off Swanpool this afternoon. Also Slav Grebe. Black Redstart (3) at Castle Beach

Monday 11th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Also Ring-necked Duck (ad drk) still. Scaup (ad fem) still at Siblyback lake

St AustellSurf Scoter (2) still off Lower Porthpean. Also Long-tailed Duck and Great Northern Diver

HayleAmerican Golden Plover (juv), Caspian Gull (1w), Water Pipit and Spoonbill still on estuary this afternoon

Sunday 10th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SaltashGlossy Ibis still at Kingsmill Lake, Hawfinch still by putting green at 1400hrs

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Also Ring-necked Duck still

MylorBlack-necked Grebe (4) and Great Northern Diver (3) in Carrick Roads

PenzanceBlack-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (5) off Jubilee Pool. Pom Skua and Slav Grebe also offshore

HayleSpoonbill stil on estuary

St IvesGrey Phalarope and Great Northern Diver (4) flew past St Ives Island

Saturday 9th December 2017 Cornwall Bird Sightings

Bodmin MoorLesser Scaup (drk) still at Dozmary Pool. Also Ring-necked Duck still

St ErthCattle Egret still today in field off Tredrea Lane

Hayle –  Caspian Gull (1w) on Estuary tis morning. Also American Golden Plover (juv) still on estuary. (Thanks M.Halliday)

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Saltash Glossy Ibis still at Kingsmill Lake in field opposite 2nd hide at 1210hrs. Hawfinch still at China Fleet Club (Thanks C.Buckland)

IlloganYellow-browed Warbler at Illogan woods near Avery Court Hotel

PenzanceLapland Bunting (6) near Madron at Ding Dong Moor.

MarazionWater Pipit still on beach. Great Northern Diver (8+) offshore

FalmouthSlav Grebe (2) still off Swanpool

St IvesBlack-throated Diver offshore

Carbis BayGreat Northern Diver (3) offshore

CrowlasSwallow at 1050hrs