Tuesday 6th January 2015

Wacker Quay: 3 Spoonbill. (D Allan)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull, 1 Whooper Swan, 17 Shoveler and ringed juv Herring Gull still. (R Farnes – photos, D Jenkins) Also 1 Firecrest reported.

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Falmouth, Swanpool:1 Great-crested Grebe, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Jay plus 1 Great Northern Diver and 60+ Shag on the sea. (D Jenkins) Also Long-tailed Duck reported still.

Lower Nansloe: 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest and 1 Redwing. (D Jenkins)

Tregony Bridge: 1 Dipper. (P&H Taylor)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1m Mandarin, 3 Chiffchaff including 1 collybita, c7 Long-tailed Tit and 1 Goldcrest. (NR phillips)

Penzance: 1+ Blackcap in private garden. (NR Phillips)

Men-an-Tol: 1m Hen Harrier, 1 Short-eared Owl, 3 Snipe and c40 Fieldfare. (B Toms)

Newlyn: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest and 1 Water Rail at Sandy Cove plus 1 Eider offshore. (L Proctor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 5 Mallard, 1 Gadwall, 33 Teal, 9 Snipe, 15 Moorhen, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 7 Little Grebe, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Stonechat. (DK Parker) Also 1 Bittern again. (C Barnard)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull and 4 (2m) Goosander. (T McGowan, DK Parker & L Williams)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Snow Bunting, 31 Teal, 9 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard. (T McGowan & DK Parker)

Porthleven Harbour: 1 first-winter Iceland Gull and 1 Great Northern Diver. (I Maclean)

Carminowe Valley (Loe Pool): 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Gannel Estuary: 1f American Wigeon.

Dozmary Pool: 1m Lesser Scaup.

Mount’s Bay: 1 Pacific Diver plus 2 Purple Sandpiper by Jubilee Pool.

St Ives Bay: 1 Black-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1cManx Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalarope and 1 Pomarine Skua.

Feock: 26 Black-necked Grebe off Loe Beach.

MJS & DKP