Tuesday 27th January 2015

“Shoveler Hoedown” video by John Chapple

Feock: 5 Bullfinch (3F, 2M) and 4 Blackcap (2F, 2M) on feeders. (K Dalziel)

Devoran, Tallack’s Creek: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Kno,t 1 Sandwich Tern and 1 Mediterranean. Gull (1W). (M May)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 9+ Mediterranean Gull ( inc adult with red colour ring rt leg HJ ?1 probably HJ11 ), 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit near causeway bridge  and 1 Kittiwake on water. (J Hawkey + D Jenkins) Copperhouse Creek: at head of creek at high tide– 1 Grey Plover, 3 Lapwing, 3 Greenshank;  lower down creek, 1 ringed Meadow Pipit–yellow on r. leg  silver on l. leg — numbers not seen. (D Jenkins)

Coverack: 2+ Glaucous Gull. (T Mills)

Maenporth: 1 1w m King Eider reported south of village.

St Erth: 6 Bullfinch together in weedy field. (MJ Spicer)

Loe Beach: 9 Red-breasted Merganser, 5 Great Northern Diver, 3 Great Crested Grebe and 3 Black-necked Grebe. (MJ Spicer)

Tresillian: 30 Redshank, 45 Curlew, 3 Avocet, 5 Greenshank and 1 Spotted Redshank. (P&H Taylor)

Helston Sewage Works: 30 Chiffchaff incl at least 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest and 1 Firecrest. (P&H Taylor)

St Gothian LNR:  2 Snow Bunting still present. (D Jenkins)

Godrevy Point: 12+ Oystercatcher, 2 Raven, 12+ Rock Pipit and 10 Turnstone. (M Hawkins)

MHawkins_Turnstone_270115Turnstone, Matthew Hawkins

Bodmin Moor, Minions/Cheesewring: c 280 Golden Plover, 7 Fieldfare, 80 Starling, 2 Raven, 2 Magpie, 6 Carrion Crow, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard and 1 Meadow Pipit. (D Spooner)

DSpooner_GoldPlover1_270115Golden Plover, Derek Spooner DSpooner_GoldPlover2_270115 DSpooner_GoldPlover3_270115

Mount’s Bay: 1 ad Pacific Diver off Longrock carpark.

Torpoint, Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon again.

Dozmary Pool: 1 ad m Lesser Scaup again.

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Chiffchaff (+1 in Swanvale), 1 Blackcap and 1 Green Woodecker flew over, plus offshore, 1 Great Northern Diver and 2 Slavonian Grebe. (D Chaney)

tdm