Wednesday 28th January 2015

Maenporth to Nansidwell: 1 King Eider (1w male), 1 Eider (female), 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Fulmar, 1 Raven and 2 Bullfinch. (J St Ledger, D Chaney, S Perfect et al) Also 1 Red-necked Grebe reported off Nansidwell.

video by Sam Perfect

JStLedger_KingEider1_280115King Eider, John St Ledger JStLedger_KingEider2_280115King Eider, John St Ledger

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 2 f American Wigeon, 10 Little Egret, 480 Herring Gull and 90 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (S Rowe)

Truro: 1 juv Sparrowhawk in garden. (D Jenkins)

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart on rooftops in Lidden area. (T Mills)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck still and 1 Mediterranean Gull. (M Spicer + T Mills)

College Reservoir: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 1w m Scaup still.

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup still.

Saltash, Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon still.

Millbrook: 1 Whimbrel and 1 Common Sandpiper.

Torpoint, Jupiter Point: 2 Spoonbill on Rat Island again. Wilcove: 1 Whimbrel.

Helston, boating lake: 1 ad Whooper Swan still.

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Snow Bunting still.  Video by Paul Dinning of Snow Buntings, 27/01/15, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQfmrKnEUI4

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit still.

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