Saturday 10th January 2015

Late news 9/1 Marazion Marsh: 1 Bittern. (DS Flumm)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 16 Mallard, 1 Gadwall, 35 Teal, 5 Snipe, 17 Moorhen, 1 Cormorant, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Bittern, 6 Little Grebe, 3+ Water Rail, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker & DS Flumm)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Snow Bunting still plus 2 Gadwall, 25+ Curlew and 1 Coot. (MJ Spicer, V Stratton) 

Lerryn: 2 Snow Bunting. (C Robbins)

Gannel Estuary: 2 f American Wigeon, 70 Wigeon, 800 Herring Gull, 30 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 60 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Med Gull and 2 Common Gull. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Great Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver, several auks mostly Guillemots all west (08.30-09.30). (S Rowe)

Pendarves Wood and lake: 1 Kingfisher. (SM Taylor)

Troon: 1 Firecrest in nearby woodland. (SM Taylor)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 127 Canada Geese, 3 hybrid geese, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 2 Muscovy Duck, 1m Mandarin, 73 Mallard, 1 Call Duck, 2 Wigeon, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 2 ad Common Gull, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Goldcrest. (DK Parker)

Zennor: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 2 Peregrine and 1 Buzzard at Eagles Nest. (I Webster)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Pochard, 50+ Teal, 50+ Wigeon, 6 Common Gull (including 4 1w), 3 Lapwing, 1 Water Rail and 2 Reed Bunting. (J St Ledger)

St Ives: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 9 Great Northern Diver, 2 Pomarine Skua and 4 Great Skua past. (Marine Survey team & B Dodd)

Falmouth: 3 Black Redstart (1m 2f) on telephone wires/palm/rooftops at the east end of Marlborough Road this morning, also 3 Blackcap. (D Chaney)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck, Great Crested Grebe, 100+ Black-headed Gulls, Water Rail, Sparrowhawk over, 4 Chiffchaff, 45 Pied Wagtail (but still building) in the car park, and 2 more Blackcap up in the SE corner of the cemetery (nearest Swanpool Point) by the roadside. (D Chaney)

Loe Pool: 4 Goosander (inc: 2m) and 25 Pochard. (J Hawkey & G Adams)

Dozmary Pool: 1 m Lesser Scaup, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Goldeneye, 10+ Pochard and 1 Sparrowhawk. (M Jones)

Mount’s Bay: 1 Pacific Diver, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Black-throated Diver, 12 Great Northern Diver and 2 Eider. (D Julian & C Selway)

Mylor Churchtown: 17 Black-necked Grebe and 4 Great Northern Diver.

Porthleven: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Helston Boating Lake: 1 ad Whooper Swan.

Newlyn: Siberian Chiffchaff still at Sandy Cove.

MJS & DKP