Saturday 3rd January 2015

Late news, 2/1, Truro River: 16ad + 2 juv Mute Swan, 1 Greenshank, 53 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Little Grebe: on river behind Halfords, 1 Kingfisher. (D Jenkins)

Late news 2/1 Gulval: 1 Dipper on Trevaylor Stream.

St Gothian LNR: 2 Snow Bunting, 12 Pochard and 5 Tufted Duck. (S Turner, L Proctor + G Adams)

STurner_SnowBunting_030115Snow Bunting, Steve Turner

Gulval churchyard: 1 Green Woodpecker. (S Turner)

STurner_GreenWoodpecker_030115Green Woodpecker, Steve Turner

Devoran: 19 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Greenshank, 10 Oystercatcher, 140 Curlew and 100 Redshank. (D Eva)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 m Gadwall, 1 m Mandarin, 5 Wigeon (1m + 4f), 8 Tufted Duck (6m + 2f), 2 Muscovy Duck, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Chiichaff and 16 Lapwing over. (T Mills) also 1 Great Crested Grebe. (L Proctor)

TMills_Mandarin_030115Mandarin, Tony Mills

Sennen Cove: 2 Cormorant and 1 Gannet feeding close inshore. (D + S Chadwick)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 69 Wigeon and 2 American Wigeon. (S Rowe)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 200+ Wigeon and 1 Grey Plover. (G Adams) Ryan’s Field: 2 Goosander. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Also 1 Firecrest and 1 Bar-headed Goose at Lelant old station. (T McGowan)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff again, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Water Rail. (L Proctor)

Helston, Boating Lake: 1 ad Ringed-bill Gull and 1 Whooper Swan. Lower Nansloe Farm: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup.

Falmouth, Pendennis Head: 2 Purple Sandpiper, 8 Kittiwake, 8 Gannet and 1 Great Northern Diver. (D Chaney)

Zennor, Treen: 10 Yellowhammer and 20 Reed Bunting. (S Turner)

STurner_Yellowhammer_030115Yellowhammer, Steve Turner

Penzance: A pair of Eider in the harbour. (B Dodd)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 16 Mallard, 1 Pintail, 21 Teal, 3 Snipe, 19 Moorhen, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe and 1 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

West Looe, Millpool boating lake: 1 Kingfisher and 3 Pied Wagtail. (S Street)

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