Wednesday 15th January 2014

Late news 14/1 Whacker Quay: 2 mf Red-breasted Merganser. (G Arnold)

Bude Marshes: 1m Green-wing Teal, 1m Pintail, c200 Lapwing flying over, 2 Grey Heron, 9 Teal, 2 Song Thrush and 1 Kingfisher. (RC Mudge)

St Columb Major: 1 Black Redstart visiting a private garden. (A Nash – photos)

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Mousehole: 1 fem/imm Black Redstart plus juv Iceland Gull in to roost (different bird to last week). (P Semmens) Also 1 Shag on the rocks, 1 Guillemot offshore and 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Blue Tit and 1 Goldcrest in private garden. (S Maycock – photo)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 4 Greylag, 37 Mallard, 42 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Peregrine, 1 Kestrel, 1 male Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 3 Snipe, 2 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 31 Sanderling on the beach. (DK Parker)

Trenow Cove: 2 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Peregrine and 70 Curlew. (I Webster)

Downderry: 2 Glaucous Gull (ad & juv) at Battern Cliffs for 2nd day.

Penzance: 1 Lesser Whitethroat in Heamoor private garden. (P St Pierre)

Tregony: 1 Glossy Ibis still.

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Swanpool Point: 3 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe and 2 Med Gull. (D Chaney, S Perfect)

Castle Beach: 1 Black Redstart. (S Perfect)

Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Blackbird, c500  Black-headed Gull, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 10 Blue Tit, 2 Buzzard, 12 Canada Goose, c100 Carrion Crow, 6 Chaffinch, 4 Collared Dove, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Cormorant, c250 Curlew, c1000 Dunlin, 6 Dunnock, c3000 Golden Plover, 10 Goldfinch, 9 Goosander, c200 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Great Tit, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Greenshank, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Grey Heron, 30 Grey Plover, 2 Grey Wagtail, c200 Herring Gull, 10 House Sparrow, 25 Jackdaw, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Knot, c1000 Lapwing, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Magpie, 20 Mallard, 2 Meadow Pipit, 50 Mute Swan, c70 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine, 3 Pied Wagtail, c200 Redshank, 1 Reed Bunting, 50 Ringed Plover, 4 Robin, 12 Rook, 30 Shelduck, 25 Snipe, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Spotted Redshank, c500 Starling, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Turnstone, 1 Water Rail, 1 Whooper Swan, 10 Wigeon, c100 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland” Wednesday Wildlife Walk, per C Travis)

MJS