Monday 19th January 2015

Late news, 18/1,Crowdy Reservoir incl. WeBS count.10 Teal, 15 Mallard, 10 Canada Geese, 2 Grey Herons, 5 G C Grebes,420+ Black headed Gulls roosted, 12+Herring Gull, 3 GBB Gulls and 4 LBB Gulls.260 Lapwing roosted at reservoir. 1 Woodcock, 4 Mistle Thrush, Tawny Owl, Ravens, Goldcrests.Uncountable numbers Starlings over surrounding area to roost. Nearby Davidstow Milk Factory 1 Kestrel. (B Craven)

Late news, 18/1, Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit still. (C Barnard)

Late news, 18/1, Troon/Treslothan: 2 Mistle Thrush. (S Taylor)

Truro, Coosebean: 2 Dipper on R Kenwyn. (D Jenkins)

Copperhouse Creek: 7 Oystercatcher, 13 Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Plover, 6 Sanderling, 95 Dunlin and 1 Greenshank. (MJ Spicer)

Ninestones: 1 Reed Bunting, 5 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 3 Crow, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Woodcock, 1 Great Tit, 2 Woodpigeon, 3 Fieldfare, 10 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Magpie, 20 Starling, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 House Sparrow, 2 Wren, 1 Jay, 5 Rook, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Chaffinch and 1 Buzzard. (P&H Taylor)

Golitha Falls: 20 Chaffinch, 6 Nuthatch, 5 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 2 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 1 Crow, 2 Wren, 3 Goldcrest, 5 Coal Tit, 1 Buzzard, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 GS Woodpecker, 2 Magpie and 1 Jay. (P&H Taylor)

Carbis Bay: 1 1w Glaucous Gull. (C Moore)

St Gothian LNR: 2 Snow Bunting. (C Moore)

Ponsanooth sewage works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 35 Chiffchaff (29 caught) and 3 Firecrest. (M Grantham)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Slavonian Grebe. (C Barnard & L Proctor)

Penzance: 1 Slavonian Grebe off Ponsandane. (C Barnard) Chyandour: 2 Black Redstart & many Pied Wagtail. (R Farnes) Also 1 Pacific Diver, 5+ Great Northern Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Eider (m & f), 9 Common Scoter and Purple Sandpiper off Jubilee Pool. (R Menari)

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Black Redstart, Rod Farnes

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Mounts Bay from Station House: 1 Pacific Diver and  5 Great Northern Diver. (C Barnard)

Marazion:  7 Black-throated Diver,  5 Great Northern Diver  east of the Mount. (C Barnard)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern and 1 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary Estuary RSPB: 3 redhead Goosander, 1 3w “argentatus” Herring Gull. (C Barnard)

Keveral beach, near Seaton: 9 Red-throated Diver, 10 Shag, 2 Black Redstart, 5 Stonechat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Raven and 10 Oystercatcher. (D Spooner)

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Torpoint Wacker Quay: 80+ Avocets 500 mts E of car park. (M Lammas) Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon.

Longdowns: 1 Woodcock. (S Taylor)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 217 Canada Geese, 10 hybrid geese, 1 Greylag, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 2 Muscovy Duck, 1m Mandarin, 75 Mallard, 1 Call Duck, 7 Teal, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, 3 Snipe, 12 Herring Gull, 26 Black-headed Gull, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Firecrest and 1 Goldcrest. (DK Parker)

Trenow Cove: 5 Black-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Oystercatcher and 1 Chiffchaff. (R Menari)

St Ives: 1 Blackcap in Steeple Woods. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Falmouth: 2 Black Redstart (1 male,1 female), 1 Blackcap (male) on rooftops at Marlborough Road, opposite the Bowling Green play area. (J St Ledger)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Spotted Redshank still.

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup again.

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Snow Bunting again.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe.

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