Saturday 11th January 2014

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Mute Swan + 2 young, 3 Greylag, 11 Canada Goose, 3 Shelduck, 8 Mallard, 29 Tufted Duck, 23 Pochard, 9 Teal, 2 Dabchick, 150 Herring Gull, 21 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 64 Black-headed Gull, 2 Moorhen, 3 Skylark, 2 Stonechat and 1 Raven. (MJ Spicer)

Old Lizard Head: 1 Richard’s Pipit and 1 Grey Partridge. (T Blunden – photo)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, c20 Canada Geese at dusk, 1 hybrid goose, 28 Mallard, 16 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 21 Moorhen, 1 Peregrine, 1 Buzzard, 2 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 15 Curlew over, 4 Little Egret, 2 Bittern, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 2 Stonechat and 3 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker & L Proctor)

Marazion: 3 Common Scoter offshore. (L Proctor)

Sennen: 400 Golden Plover and 130 Lapwing. (P St Pierre)

Sennen Cove: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Northern Diver and 3 Med Gull. (P St Pierre)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Kingfisher, 4 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Greenshank. (D Jenkins)

Tresillian River: 1 Greenshank and 1 Spotted Redshank. (D Jenkins)

Devoran: 6 Bar-tailed Godwit and 6 Black-tailed Godwit. ( D Eva)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 9 Goldeneye, 22 Tufted Duck and 4 Pochard. (D Eva)

Carnsew Basin: 2 Black-throated Diver and 2 Great Northern Diver. (A Mckechnie – photos)

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Loe Pool: 1f Goosander , 20 Pochard, 15 Cormorants and 2 Tufted Duck. (J Hawkey)   5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Peregrine and 9 Buzzard. (D Flumm)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 Whooper Swan. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 300 Lapwing. (D Flumm)

Carrick Roads (viewed from Mylor Churchtown): 55 Black necked Grebes, 3 Great crested Grebes, 3 Eider (inc. ad male), 10+ Red breasted Mergansers and 7 Great Northern Diver. (J Hawkey)

Hayle Estuary: 16 Med Gulls (inc.1x1st w; 6x 2nd w); 1f Red breasted Merganser. (J Hawkey)

Tregony: 1 Glossy Ibis again. (T Poole – photo)

cropped bird 22Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Tawny Owl and 50 Lapwing late afternoon. (B Craven)

Torpoint: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler at sewage works still.

St Ives: 1 juv Iceland Gull off the island. 3 Great Northern Diver and 1 Mute Swan in the harbour.

Cape Cornwall: 7 Red-throated Diver and 2 Eider past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1m Goldeneye

Swanpool: c200 Black-headed Gull, 90+ Herring Gull, 2 Lesser black-backed Gull, 2+ Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Med Gull and 1 Kittiwake plus Nuthatch and Green Woodpecker heard. (D Chaney)

Swanpool Point: 1 Little Egret, 7 Ringed Plover and c20 Turnstone. (D Chaney)

Carrick Roads: 3 Red-breasted Merganser. (D Chaney)

Par Beach: 1 1w drake Scaup.

Mount’s Bay: 1m Long-tailed Duck off Long Rock.

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