Thursday 31 January 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 9 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 2 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 14 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 39 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 13 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 9 Oystercatcher and c30-Snipe. Also 1 Stoat harassing the birds.(D Parker, S Maycock & B Sharples)

Stoat 31113 B SharplesStoat at Marazion, more photos by Bob Sharples here.

Newlyn: 2 Goldcrest still in trees behind Sandy Cove. Black-necked Grebe and 1 Great Northern Diver still in the harbour. (S Maycock & B Sharples)

Treen Common: 3+ Lapland Bunting but mobile and elusive at cSW446364. Also several Common Snipe flushed and very nearly stepped on a Jack Snipe. Several Reed Buntings and Chaffinches and 2 Yellowhammer at the white house too. (S Cox)

Mylor Churchtown: 2 Great Northern Diver, 5+ Black-necked Grebe, 3 Slavonian Grebe, 6 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Goldeneye, 3 Razorbill and 6 Turnstone. (J St Ledger)

Lower Tamar Lake: 30 Goosander (15m), 9 Tufted duck (6m/3f), 3 Coot, 2 Heron, 11 Wigeon, 1 Jay, 1 Snipe, 1 Buzzard, 3 Nuthatch and 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker at 12:00. (R Mudge)

Godrevy Head: 1 Chough. (S Perfect)

Pendennis, Falmouth: c20 Gannet, 50+ Kittiwake (all adult), 100+ Razorbill, 50 auk sp, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 diver sp, 1 Red-necked Grebe (landed on the sea in front of one of the ships in the bay, but rather distant), 5 Fulmar and 1w Med Gull all west between 08:15 and 09:15. Also 9 Linnet, Rock Pipit and Meadow Pipit on the point itself. and 2 Razorbill off Castle Beach. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 5 Mute Swan, 4 Little Egret, 3 Snipe, 3 Turnstone, 100+ Curlew, 30 Redshank, 45+ Teal, Greenshank and Little Grebe over high tide  at 09:30am. (D Chaney)

Pentire/ Rumps: 139 Great Black-backed Gull, 140 Herring Gull, 300 Rook, 300 Starling, 45 Linnet, 85 Jackdaw, 2 Pheasant, 90 Skylark, 2 Lapland Bunting, 2 Corn Bunting, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Black Redstart, 8 Rock Pipit, 6 Carrion Crow, 85 Gannet, 120 Guillemot, 80 Razorbill, 1 Little Auk flew west, 5 Shag, 6 Cormorant (2 nests). (D Julian & C Selway)

St John’s Lake: drake Green-winged Teal again by the sewerage outfall and a Firecrest on the south side.

Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck again.

Kenidjack: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Tern still in Carnsew Basin and ad Yellow-legged Gull off the causeway.

Amble Marshes: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff.

Wednesday 30 January 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 2 hybrid geese, 12 Mallard, 24 Teal, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Bittern, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Oystercatcher and c20-Snipe. Also Stoat stalking rabbits again. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Snipe and 1 Grey Wagtail at the top of Copperhouse Creek; 1 Common Tern, 3 Med Gull (2 ad & 1 2w) 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Grey Plover and 1 Goosander in Carnsew Basin. (D Parker) Also adult Yellow-legged Gull on Lelant Water off the causeway. 4 Goosanders reported (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Swanpool: Ad Med Gull on lake at lunchtime. (S Taylor) Also 13 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Med Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 50+ Herring, 50+  BH Gull and Chiffchaff. (D Chaney)

Bude Canal: 1w Ring billed Gull showing well in the morning. (H Kendall) Again mid afternoon, it appeared when a family fed the Mallard etc bread. (B Craven)

Millbrook Lake: 3 Little Grebe, 1 Egyptian Goose, 78 Teal, 6 Red-breasted Merganser, 25 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 250 Black-headed Gull and 16 Mediterranean Gull. (B Taggart)

Mount Edgcumbe: 2 Little Grebe, 8 Gadwall and 1 Water Rail on Barn Pool. (B Taggart)

Truro, St Clement: 1 Greenshank and 2 Redshank near car park at high tide. Also 4 Siskin on feeder in tea room garden, easily seen from road. (J St Ledger)

Siskins at St Clements 30th Jan 2013 J St Ledger

Par: 12 Shoveler (5m, 7f) at 11:00 on Par Beach Pool, also drake Goosander at 13:00 on St. Andrews Road Pool. (N Climpson)

Goosander 300113 N ClimpsonNewlyn Sandy Cove:  2 Goldcrest and 3 Great Northern Divers off-shore. (S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Goldcrest 30113 S Maycock & W RenshawStithians Reservoir:15 Canada Geese, 8 Wigeon, 1 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Moorhen, 6 Coot, 6 Black-headed Gull, 2 Wood Pigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 1 Blue Tit, 7 Long-tailed Tit,1 Wren, 10 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 7 Fieldfare, 2 Song Thrush, 8 Redwing,1 Robin,1 Dunnock, 5 Chaffinch and 1 Reed Bunting in the Southern Cot-Off at 16:00. (S Taylor)

Camel Trail: 20 Bar-tailed Godwit, 15 Blackbird, c1000  Black-headed Gull, c45  Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Bullfinch,  10 Buzzard, 1  Canada Goose, 20 Carrion Crow, 20 Chaffinch, 1 Collared Dove, 10 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Cormorant, c200 Curlew,  c1,000  Dunlin, 5  Dunnock, c3,000 Golden Plover, c40 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Greenshank, c40 Grey Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail,  60 Herring Gull, 15 House Sparrow, 15 Jackdaw, 1 Knot,  c2,000 Lapwing, 30 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 4   Magpie, 10 Mallard, c20 Mute Swan, c50 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 5 Pied Wagtail, 4 Raven, 4 Red-legged Partridge, c400 Redshank, c150 Ringed Plover, 4 Robin, c8 Rook, 20 Shelduck, 3 Snipe, 1 Song Thrush, c1,000 Starling, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Turnstone, c35 Wood Pigeon and 2  Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Treraven Bird Hide:  200 Canada Goose, c60 Teal, c35 Wigeon, 2 Pied Wagtail, 5 Chaffinch 2 Curlew, c50 Starling and 10 Mallard. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Falmouth: 2 Dippers still on the stream on the edge of Tremough Campus and 1 drake Red-breasted Merganser on Penryn Estuary. (S Perfect)

Pendennis, Falmouth: 55+ Kittiwake, 22 Gannet, Razorbill, 1 Guillemot, 15 auk sp, 9 Fulmar and 4 Black-throated Diver all going west between 08:15 & 08:45, with a further 1+ Black-throated Diver on the sea off the point. (D Chaney) Also 4 Great Northern Divers reported.

College Reservoir: 10 Mute Swan, 84 Wigeon, 58 Coot, 25+ Tufted Duck, 6 Goldeneye (1m), 7 Little Grebe, 2 Gadwall, 16 Teal, 2 Mallard, 1 Common Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 15 Cormorant, 2 Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Tawny Owl and 1 Kingfisher.(D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: Grey Wagtail and 2 Mute Swan viewed from the dam.(D Chaney)

Falmouth: 25 Skylark, 4 Snipe, 50+ Chaffinch, 50+ Redwing and male Sparrowhawk in stubble field by Trescobeas Park.(D Chaney)

Rumps Point: 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Northern Diver, 4+ Little Auk, 1 2w Iceland Gull and 1 female or imm male Black Redstart. Also 2 Lapland Bunting, 80+ Skylark, 140+ Linnet and 5 Reed Bunting in the last field. (C Selway)

Great Northern Diver 30113 C Selway Little Auk 30113 C Selway
Iceland Gull 30113 C Selway Black Redstart 30113 C Selway

Camel Estuary: Iceland Gull on Dinham Flats. (D Julian)

Padstow: 2 Goosanders and 5000+ gulls feeding on trapped fish.(D Julian)

Clapper Marshes: Siberian Chiffchaff still.(D Julian)

Carrick Roads: 6 Black-necked Grebes, 2 Slavonian Grebes and 4 Great Northern Divers between Mylor Churchtown and Flushing.

Treen Common: 9 Lapland Buntings and 10 Snow Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.

Loveny Reserve, Colliford Lake: Ad drake Lesser Scaup still.

Restronguet Creek: 1 Sandwich Tern in the afternoon.

Mounts Bay: 1 Black-throated Diver and 7 Great Northern Divers between Penzance and Newlyn.

Cape Cornwall: 1 Little Auk, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Black-throated Diver and 3 Purple Sandpipers.

 

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 13 Mallard, 21 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 4 Snipe. (D Parker)

Marazion: 18 Turnstone and 37 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 1 Great Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater, c80 Gannet and c70 Kittiwake. (I Maclean)

Falmouth: 2 Dippers on small river on the north edge of Tremough Campus ranging between the Jehovah’s Witness building and main entrance road to the campus further upstream. (S Perfect)

Gyllyngvase, Falmouth: Male Black Redstart on the path. (S Perfect)

Swanpool: Great Northern Diver on the pool. (S Taylor)

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver still in the harbour. Slavonian Grebe still close off Sandy Cove. (S Maycock)

Treen Common: 1+ Lapland Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.

Penzance: 2 Great Northern Divers off Tolcarne.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck still north of the southern causeway.

Monday 28 January 2013

Late News 24/01 Upper Fowey: Red Kite, circling above Higher Langdon, Draynes Valley at 10:00. Then drifted south. (M Rule)

Late News 27/01 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ad Med Gull was seen from causeway and a Black Swan was on the estuary near Tempest. (D Jenkins)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 16 Mallard, 22 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 1 Coot, c10 Snipe. (D Parker)

Marazion: 9 Turnstone, 7 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover and 2 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker)

Lizard: Juv Whooper Swan still on Croft Pascoe pool in the morning. (R Menari)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 6 Goldeneye, 14 Pochard, 43 Wigeon, 3 Little Grebe, 19 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 11 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 2 Stonechats, 17 Fieldfare, 30+ Redwing and 1 Buzzard. (J St Ledger)

Swanpool: Grey Wagtail and Pheasant. (D Chaney)

Gyllyngvase beach, Falmouth: 3 Med Gull flew east past the beach and 4 Ringed Plover Swanpool Point. (D Chaney)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 2 Med Gull (poss same as above), 23+ Oystercatchers and 1 Curlew roosting. (D Chaney)

Pendennis, Falmouth: Med Gull and 3 Great Norther Divers offshore, with a seawatch from 08:40 – 09:20) (all west) 151 Gannet, 2 Med Gull, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Diver sp, 3 Razorbill, 7 Auk sp and 1 Fulmar. (D Chaney)

Falmouth: Dipper on small river on north edge of Tremough Campus ranging between the Jehovah’s Witness building and main entrance road to the campus further upstream. (S Perfect)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 2 Greylag Goose, 9 Tufted Duck, 7 Shoveler, 5 (4 male) Pintail, 121 Canada Goose, 28 Mute Swan, 70 Teal, 19 Mallard, 10 Coot, 16 Moorhen, 7 Little Egret, 21 Bar-tailed Godwit, 88 Black-tailed Godwit, 12 Greenshank, 70+ Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 60+ Dunlin, 150 Snipe, 300 Curlew, 250 Lapwing, 1 male Pochard, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Water Rail, 1 Buzzard, 45 Wigeon, 2 Little Grebe, 25 Black-headed Gull, 1 Sparrowhawk, 6 Gadwall, 6 Stock Dove, 30 Woodpigeon, 2 Raven, 19 Goldfinch, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 4 Chiffchaff, 2000 Starling, 300 Golden Plover, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Blue Tit. (D Julian & C Selway)

Rosenannon: 1 Lapland Bunting at Rosenannon Downs. (C Selway)

Bude: 1w Ring-billed Gull still on Bude Canal and Glaucous Gull flew over the beach.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Nordic Jackdaw briefly at Copperhouse Creek. Also mobile ad Common Tern and 2 Yellow-legged Gulls.

Loveny Reserve, Colliford Lake: Ad drake Lesser Scaup still.

Mousehole: 1 Whimbrel.

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver still in the harbour and Slavonian Grebe off Sandy Cove.

 Treen Common: 4 Lapland Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.

Helston: Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works still.

Sunday 27 January 2013

Late News 26/01 Falmouth: Male Black Redstart present in private garden, stayed for about an hour but not seen since. (M Blewett)

Late News 26/01 Falmouth: Male and female Brambling at Tremough campus. (S Perfect)

Late News 26/01 Bude: 20+ Red-throated Diver from Foxhole Point in the afternoon. (C Selway)

Late News 26/01 Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): Report of Green-winged Teal on the reserve now withdrawn by observer.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 30 Mallard, 64 Teal, 1 female Shoveler, 1 female Wigeon, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1+ Bittern, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 20 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Sparrowhawk, c25 Snipe. Also Stoat being pursued by Moorhens! (D Parker, L Proctor, S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Penzance: 1 Peacock crossing the A30 at Treneere, plus 215 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 24 Redwing and 1 Grey Wagtail in field north of the A30 opposite Macdonalds. (D Parker)

Newlyn: Slavonian Grebe still off Sandy Cove and Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour. (L Proctor)

St Ives:10:15  large flock of Gannet, 1-200 feeding off Porthmeor Beach and the Island. Possible 2 Common Scoter off the coastwatch headland  later in morning. (D Jenkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Tern, 4 Brownhead Goosander and 20 Linnets in Carnsew Basin plus 2 White Wagtails and 1 Common Sandpiper in Copperhouse Creek in the morning. (F Hull) 4 Goosander near Lelant Station and 15+ Grey Plover in Carnsew Basin in the afternoon.(D Jenkins) 1 Black Swan. (S Williams)

Devoran: 1 Sandwich Tern. (I Maclean)

Gwennap sewerage works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Green Sandpipers. (I Maclean)

Loveny Reserve, Colliford Lake: Ad drake Lesser Scaup still. (D Julian)

Dozmary: 4 Goldeneye including 2 males. (D Julian)

Egloshayle: Siberian Chiffchaff again on Clapper Marshes. (D Julian)

Coverack: 6 Mediterranean Gull and Great Northern Diver near the harbour. (S Bury)

Med Gull 27113 S Bury

Helston: Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewage works. (S Bury)

Lizard: 1w Whooper Swan on Croft Pascoe Pool and male Hen Harrier close to Kynance garage in the afternoon. (J Selby)

Mylor Churchtown: 7+ Black-necked Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, Red-breasted Merganser and 1 Sandwich Tern sat on buoy near entrance to Restronguet Creek. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: c80 Wigeon, c50 Tufted Duck, 7 Goldeneye (2 males), 4 Teal, 15 Mallard, 9 Little Grebe, c60 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 3 Grey Heron, c20 Cormorant, 15 Herring Gull, 5 Black-headed Gull and 1 GBB Gull. (L Sampson)

Bude: 1w Glaucous Gull on the beach again and a Great Skua offshore and 1w Ring-billed Gull on the Bude canal.

Carbis Bay: 2+ Balearic Shearwaters.

Treen Common: 10 Lapland Buntings at 12:25 but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.

Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck again at 12:30.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck north of the southern causeway.

River Lynher: 3 Spoonbills off Wacker Quay.

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works.

Sennen: Siberian Chiffchaff at Brew sewerage works.

Saturday 26 January 2013

Late News 25/01 Perranwell: Bittern flew over the road between Perranwell Station and the Bissoe valley.

Late News 25/01 Gwennap: Siberian Chiffchaff at Gwennap sewerage works (SW746407) east of Redruth.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 5 Grelag, 2 hybrid geese, 15 Mallard, 32 Teal, 7 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1+ Bittern, 3 Grey Heron, 4+ Water Rail, 18 Moorhen, 1 Coot, c20 Snipe, 17 Curlew over and 2 Chiffchaff. (D Parker, S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Bittern 26113 S Maycock & W RenshawBittern at Marazion, S Maycock & W Renshaw.

Marazion: 34 Sanderling and 1 Oystercatcher on the beach and 1 Great Northern Diver and a Guillemot offshore. (D Parker)

Treen Common: Many Yellowhammers and Reed Buntings, around the white house plus 15+ Lapland Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364. (L Proctor, R Farnes & J Thomas)

Loveny Reserve, Colliford Lake: Ad drake Lesser Scaup still plus a drake Pintail. (LGR Evans)

Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck again. (LGR Evans)

Newlyn: Marsh Harrier from Sandy Cove from 10:15 – 10:50 when it flew north. (J Chapple) Drake Scaup and 10 Common Scoter offshore. (L Proctor) Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour.

Bude Marshes: Drake Green-winged Teal with 9 Teal in a pool SW of Rodd’s Bridge (cSS212048) and 1 1w Greenland White-fronted Goose and 4 Pink-footed Geese with c250 Canada Geese NE of the bridge. (LGR Evans & R Mudge) Water Pipit also reported.

Bude: 1w Glaucous Gull at Crooklets Beach until 08:30 and a Great Skua offshore. (per LGR Evans)

Maer Lake: 1w Glaucous Gull, adult Yellow-legged Gull and ad Med Gull. (C Selway)

Glaucous Gull 26113 C Selway Glaucous Gull 260113 C Selway Med Gull 26113 C Selway

Helston: 1 Bittern just north of the hide, 2 Wigeon, 4 Goosander, 9 Common Gull and 2 Firecrest at Loe Pool in the morning. (J Foster)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 6 Goldeneye, 22 Tufted Duck, 5 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 2 Pochard and 1 Woodcock. (D Eva)

Crowdy Reservoir: Adult Iceland Gull on reservoir at 15:30. Flushed after 10 mins by dogs and flew towards distant field of gulls to the north also 1 Merlin present. (B Craven)

Porthleven: 2 Red-throated Divers off Loe Bar. (A Pay)

Penzance: 2 Purple Sandpipers and Dunlin at Jubilee Pool rocks. (S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Helston: 9 Shovelers at Helston Boating Pool. (S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Iceland Gull again from the B3301 causeway, plus 1+ Goosander. (F Rice) Ad Common Tern still at 15:15 off North Quay viewable from the PWC training building. Common Tern, 25 Grey Plover, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 180+ Dunlin, 5 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 4 Curlew, 8 Turnstone and 21 Ringed Plover in Carnsew Basin and 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Knot and 1 Grey Plover in Copperhouse Creek. (J St Ledger)

Goosander 2612013 F Rice Goosander 26012013 F Rice

Goosander off Hayle causeway, F Rice.

Common Tern Hayle 26th Jan 2013 J St Ledger Bar-tailed Godwit Hayle 26th Jan 2013 J St Ledger

Common Tern and Bar-tailed Godwit, J St Ledger.

Men-an-Tol: 3 Hen Harrier (inc 1 adult male), 1 Marsh Harrier (male) coming into roost. (J St Ledger and T Fletcher)

River Lynher: 3 SPOONBILL (1 imm), 1 Yellow-legged Gull and 65 Avocet at Wacker Quay. (M Beer)

St. John’s Ford: 1 Green Sandpiper. (M Beer)

Looe: 3w Iceland Gull and 1w Little Gull at Hannafore Point at 10:45. Also 2, Balearic Shearwater flew west at 14:25. (M Beer) 4 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, Whimbrel, Black Redstart and Firecrest.

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 2 pairs of Mute Swan, 250+ Canada Goose, 60+ Teal,  25+ Mallard, 6 Pintail (4m 2f), 14 Shoveler, 2 Pochard, 8 Tufted Duck, 10 Coot, 200+ Golden Plover, 300+ Lapwing, 80+ Snipe, 120+ Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 400+ Curlew, 2 Magpie, 2 Raven, 500+ Starling, 1 Robin, 1 pair Stonechat, 2 Greylag Geese, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 2 Buzzard, 6 Moorhen, 12 Shelduck, 40+ Wigeon and 6 Gadwall from 10:00-13:00. (D Thomas & N Climpson)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: c120 Curlew, c30 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 33 Mallard, 45+ Teal, 11 Mute Swan and 9 Little Grebe at high tide. (D Chaney)

Penzance: 2 Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver offshore plus a Black Redstart at Chyandour (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Lelant: Brambling with Chaffinches in private garden at Lelant Station (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Carbis Bay: 3 Balearic Shearwaters and 1 Great Northern Diver.

Sennen: Siberian Chiffchaff at Brew sewerage works.

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works.

Friday 25 January 2013

Late News 19/01 Old Town Cove, Camel Estuary: Ythan Est Greenshank YB-BR at mid day. (S Marquis)

Late News 24/01 Helston: Firecrest at Loe Pool.

Late News 24/01 Goldsithney: Firecrest in a private garden in Queens Street.

Late News 24/01 St Gothian Sands LNR: Adult Common Tern. Also ad Long-tailed Duck. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 24/01 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Curlew Sandpiper and Common Tern still present in the afternoon. (C Selway)

Common Tern 1 240113 C Selway Common Tern 2 240113 C Selway
Common Tern 3 240113 C Selway Common Tern 4 240113 C Selway Common Tern 5 240113 C Selway

Late News 24/01 St Ives: 4 Balearic Shearwater (all flying west), 1 Manx Shearwater W, 15+ Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver, 2 Eider (female + imm male), 5 Common Scoter (females), 4 Mediterranean Gull (2 adult + 2W + 1W), 1 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard and 4 Ravens E from 08:00-11:00 and 13:00-16:00. (R Wynn, S Butler-Cowdry & T Donohue)

Late News 24/01 Penryn River: 110+ Curlew, 30+ Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 54 Teal, 16 Mallard, 2 Greenshank, 2 Little Grebe and 11 Mute Swan at high tide. (D Chaney)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 22 Mallard, 31 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen, 1 Coot and c10 Snipe. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 redhead Goosander and 1 Greenshank. (LGR Evans) Common Tern still around Carnsew Basin in the morning.

Carbis Bay: 1 female Eider. (LGR Evans)

Heamoor: 1 Firecrest. (F Hull)

Pendennis, Falmouth: 86 Gannet and 1 diver sp. west in 20 minutes from 08:00. (D Chaney)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 3 Shoveler. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Treen Common: 1 Lapland Bunting but mobile and elusive plus a Merlin at cSW446364.

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour.