Thursday 15th January 2015

Late news,13/1, Penzance, Jubilee Pool:  8 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Kingfisher. (C Barnard)

Late news,13/1, Mounts Bay from Penzance: 1 Pacific Diver and 9 Great Northern Diver. (C Barnard)

Helston, boating lake: 24 Shoveler, 38 Tufted Duck, 15 Mute Swan, 1 Whooper Swan, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Goldcrest, 8 Long-tailed Tit and 1 Chiffchaff. Lower Nansloe Farm: 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Raven. (T Mills)

St Ives, Island: 5 Purple Sandpiper, hundreds of auks and gannets, also an adult Herring Gull with a blue ring w:196 on left leg. (S Turner)

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Truro: 1 Blackcap in private garden. (C Winfield)

Troon / Treslothan / Pendarves Woods: 3 Gadwall, 1 mallard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 11 Moorhen, 2 Herring Gull, 13 Wood Pigeon, 4 Collared Dove, 3 Magpie, 2 Jay, 146+ Jackdaw, 30+ Rook, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Firecrest, 7 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Wren, 3 Starling, 7 Blackbird, 17+ Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, 6 Robin, 12+ House Sparrow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch and 1 Goldfinch. (S Taylor)

Penzance, offshore at Railway Station: A raft of c100 Black-headed Gull with 1 ad Mediterranean Gull this evening plus 1 Pacific Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver towards Marazion. (T Mills) Also 1 Slavonian Grebe. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 22 Mallard, 43 Teal, 1 drake Gadwall, 1 Snipe, 9 Moorhen, 3 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker) plus 1 Bittern.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 ad. Yellow-legged Gull and  800+ Dunlin. (C Barnard)

Saltash, Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 140-145 Avocet, 12 Greenshank, 80+ Dunlin, 38 Wigeon, 7 Red-breasted Merganser and 45 Teal. ( P Kemp)

Culdrose: 1 Black Redstart, around the Wardroom (no public access)

College Reservoir: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at south end.

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 f American Wigeon.

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup still.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe still.

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Snow Bunting.

Coverack: 1 1w Glaucous Gull.

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck still. Town: 1 Black Redstart in Beacon Road. (S Perfect)

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