Sunday 18th January 2015

Lower Tamar Lake: 30 Goosander (16m 14f), 1 Red-breasted Merganser (m), 9 Tufted Duck (6m 3f), 1 Little Grebe, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Willow Tit and 2 Bullfinch. (R Mudge)

Colliford Reservoir/Dozmary Pool WeBS data: 1 Great Northern Diver,5 Cormorant,137 Canada Goose,1 Grey Heron, 20 Mallard,9 Tufted Duck,4 Goldeneye,1 Lesser Scaup,15 Teal,91 Lapwing,324 Golden Plover,38 Lesser Black- backed Gull,16 Black-headed Gull,3 Buzzard,1 Kestrel,24 Carrion Crow,6 Jackdaw,4 Magpie,460 Starling,4 Stock Dove,11 Fieldfare,8 Redwing,5 Blackbird,1 Song Thrush,1 Stonechat,2 Meadow Pipit,12 House Sparrow,16 Greenfinch,3 Chaffinch,2 Pied Wagtail,2 Reed Bunting,6 Long-tailed Tit,1 Wren and 2 Rabbit. (DA Conway)

Portreath Beach: 12+ Oystercatcher by Harbour Breakwater. (M Hawkins)

Helston, Loe Pool: 6 Goosander. (D Eva & I Maclean) Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (I Maclean)

Porthleven: 3 Great Northern Divers (two offshore, one in harbour. (I Maclean)

IMaclean_GreatNorthernDiver_180115GreatNorthernDiver, Ilya Maclean

Hannafore:Chiffchaff  (1 tristis type, 2 collybita), 1 Lesser Whitethroat  (blythii type), 4 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 1 f Black Redstart. (G Lewis)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon, 1 m Shoveler, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Firecrest, 147 Avocet, 3 Greenshank and 1 Spotted Redshank. (G Lewis)

St Erth: 2 Muscovy Duck, 2 Redwing, 2 Coal Tit and 2 Roe Deer. (MJ & JPR Spicer)

Gulval: 1 Dipper and 1 Grey Wagtail. (MJ & JPR Spicer)

MSpicer_Dipper_180115Dipper, Jay Spicer

Polgigga: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir, (members only): 1 Bar-headed Goose, 1 Greylag, 240 Canada Goose, 2 Muscovy Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe,1 m Mandarin and 2 Call Duck. (B Dodd)

Gwennap Sewage Works: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff and 35 Chiffchaffs today, many were ringed, check http://cornishringing.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/dutch-ringed-chiffchaff-and-28-others.html (M Grantham)

Newlyn harbour: 1 Slavonian Grebe. (A McKechnie)

AMcKechnie_SlavonianGrebe_180115Slavonian Grebe, Alex McKechnie

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Snow Bunting. (R Augarde, R Wilkins & B Mellow)

RAugarde_SnowBunting_180115Snow Bunting, Richard Augarde

Bartinney: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (P&H Taylor & C Moore)

Coverack: 1 1w Glaucous Gull. (J Selby)

JSelby_GlaucousGull_180115Glaucous Gull, John Selby

Penryn River, sewage works at Gorran Gorras: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Grey Wagtail. (J StLedger)

JStLedger_YellowbrowedWarbler2_18015Yellow-browed Warbler JStLedger_YellowbrowedWarbler1_18015

by John St Ledger

Penryn Bridge: 2 Common Sandpiper. (J StLedger)

Constantine, Scott’s Quay: 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Greenshank and 1 Bullfinch. (G Adams)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 13 Mallard, 41 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 2 Bittern, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 6 Moorhen, 1 Buzzard, 2 Snipe, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Men-an-Tol: 4 Hen Harrier (1 ad male), 1 Woodcock and c40 Fieldfare. (DK Parker & JD Swann)

Amalveor: 1 Dartford Warbler. (R Menari)

Sennen: sub-adult male Hen Harrier, 1 Merlin, 160 Linnet, 25 Lapwing and 8 Curlew behind the school. (P St Pierre)

Sennen Cove: 3 Mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Penzance: 10+ Purple Sandpiper at Jubilee Pool. (P St Pierre) Railway Station: 1 Black Redstart. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Mount’s Bay: 1 ad Pacific Diver and 6 Great Northern Diver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porth Joke, Seal Cove: 1 Black Guillemot.

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