Friday 2nd January 2015

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 3 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Black Redstart (male) and 1 Whimbrel. (J St Ledger) Nansidwell Beach: 2 Eider (female) feeding off beach. (J St Ledger) Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck and 1 Great Crested Grebe. (D Eva)

JStLedger_BlackRedstart_020115Black Redstart, John St Ledger

Penzance, off Railway Station: 1 ad Pacific Diver. Also 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 6 Great Northern Diver and 2 Eider (m & f) offshore. (S Turner & L Proctor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Kingfisher, 5 Mute Swan, 9 Mallard, 1 Pintail, 23 Teal, 12 Snipe, 23 Moorhen, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe, 4 Stonechat, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Jay and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker, B Sharples & T Mills)

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Pintail, Bob Sharples

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Stonechat, Bob Sharples

BSharples_Teal_020115Teal, Bob Sharples

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Chiffchaff (including one ringed -HHB515- 20th Nov at Nanjizal) and 1 Water Rail. (T Mills & L Proctor) Harbour: 1 Black Redstart. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

TMills_SiberianChiffchaff_020115Siberian Chiffchaff, Tony Mills

Roseland, Gerrans Bay: 4 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe. (D Hall)

Chun Downs: 1 Short-eared Owl and 21 Fieldfare . (I Webster)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Hen Harrier and Tufted Duck. (A Wagstaff)

Rough Tor: 25,000+ Starling. (A Wagstaff)

Carrick Roads from Loe Beach: 42 Black-necked Grebe, 23 Red-breasted Merganser, 10 Great Northern Diver, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Mistle Thrush. (D Eva & R Wilkins)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 Whooper Swan and 25 Shoveler. Loe Pool: 4 goosander (2 male, 2 female) and 5 shoveler. (D Eva) Lower Nansloe Farm: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cremyll: 1 Firecrest and 2 Chiffchaff in gardens and trees behind pub. (M Jordan)

Hannafore Point: 1 f-type Black Redstart, 1 Great Northern Diver and 2 Chiffchaff. (C Imms)

Pendeen Watch: 2 Grey Phalarope, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Great Skua and 1 Great Northern Diver past. 1 Black Redstart at Geevor Mine. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Men-an-Tol: 1 m + 1 ringtail Hen Harrier and 1 Short-eared Owl. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Gothian Sands: 2 Snow Bunting again. (B Dodd & A McKechnie)

Tehidy Woods: 3 Bullfinch, 4 Nuthatch, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay and 1 Coal Tit. (B Dodd & A McKechnie)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup.

Torpoint, St John’s Lake: 2 Spoonbill. Wilcove: 2 Whimbrel.

Wacker Quay: 1 m Long-tailed Duck.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 6 Goldeneye, 4 Shoveler and 2 Pochard. (D Chaney)

Porth Reservoir: 58 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 95 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 11 Coot. (S Rowe)

St. Columb Porth: 1 Firecrest, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Water Rail and 2 Bullfinch.  (S Rowe)

tdm & dkp