Friday 6th February 2015

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 11 Mallard, 1 female Gadwall, 93 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 5 Grey Heron, 5 Little Grebe, 28 Moorhen, 4 Snipe, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Stonechat, 3 Chiffchaff and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (DK Parker) 

Malpas: 3 Avocet again from layby just before the village. (R Menari & P Turgoose)

College Reservoir: 2 Scaup, 1 f Goldeneye, 1 m Gadwall, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (drumming), 20+ Redwing, and 6 Goldcrest (including a ringed bird, partial read suggests 1w female ringed on site last December). (T Mills)

TMills_Goldcrest_060215ringed Goldcrest, Tony Mills

Newlyn Coombe: 20+ Redwing. (T Mills)

Trenow Cove: 5 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Chiffchaff, 8+ Rock Pipit, 7 Robin, 5 Ringed Plover, 3 Great Northern Diver offshore. (J Hawkey)

Saltash, Kingsmill Lake: 1 American Wigeon with 100+ Eurasian Wigeon, 1 Water Rail heard in reeds at start of trail, 5+ Lapwing, 8 Avocet, 1 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 2 Raven. (C Ellis) Also 5 Spoonbill reported.

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 (m+f) Snow Bunting again. (M Whittaker)

MWhittaker_SnowBunting_060215Snow Bunting, Mark Whittaker.

Helston: 1 Black Redstart. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Lesser Scaup still.

Millbrook: 2 Spotted Redshank.

Torpoint, Wacker Quay: 1 Spoonbill. Jupiter Point: 1 Spoonbill. Wilcove: 2 Whimbrel.

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart near Railway Station with 2 Great Northern Diver offshore. Lidden Area: 1 f Black Redstart on roof tops. (T Mills)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Glaucous Gull. Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit still.

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