Monday 9th February 2015

Late news, 7/2, Minions, Cheesering: 1 m Ring Ouzel. (D Cory)

Truro: 1 Firecrest and 1 Red Admiral. (D Jenkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 17 Mediterranean Gull, 10 Common Gull and 2 Pintail (m & f). (J Hawkey) Also 1 m Goosander. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Sennen Cove: 4 Mediterranean Gull. (J Hawkey)

Penzance Harbour and Battery Rocks: 1 Purple Sandpiper,  23 Turnstone and 2 (m+f) Eider. (T Mills) Chyandour: 1 Black Redstart. (L Proctor)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 50+ Dunlin, 50+ Curlew, 80+ Wigeon, 5 Raven, 16 Shoveler, 60+ Canada Geese, 1 white hybrid goose, 9 Pintail, 13 Gadwall, 80+ Teal, 5 Shelduck, 6 Coot, 12 Moorhen, 5 Little Egret, 6 Little Grebe, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 100+ Lapwing, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Snipe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Reed Bunting, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Stonechat and 1 Water Rail heard.  Also 1 otter fishing and feeding. (A Piper)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 8 Mallard, 1 f Gadwall, 64 Teal, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 7 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 26 Moorhen, 8 Snipe and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Water Rail. (L Proctor)

Mount’s Bay: 1 Pacific Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver and 4 Great Northern Diver off Longrock carpark.

Saltash, Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon.

Drift Reservoir, (members only): 1 1w Ring-billed Gull.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 juv Pergrine, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 80+Wigeon, 5 Meadow Pipits, 1 Buzzard, 2 Tufted Duck, 11+ Little Grebe, 4 Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 2 Reed Bunting, 10 Lapwing, 2 f Goldeneye, 8 Mallard, c8 Teal 2 Little Egret (one from each hide), 17+ Teal. (S Perfect + D Chaney)

Gorrangorras:  9 Mute Swan, 20 Teal, 5 Mallard, 25 Redshank, 20 Curlew, 3 Greenshank, 4 Snipe, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Moorhen, 200 BH Gulls (mostly adults; 2 with summer hoods) and 2 Little Grebe. (D Chaney)

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