Thursday 12th February 2015

Late news, 10/2, Hayle: 1 ringed Herring Gull, black ring with white 420, was ringed at Radipole, Weymouth 5/12/11 but has been recorded in Hayle in 2012, 2013 and then this January as well as 10th Feb, seen begging for pasties outside Philps Pasty Shop.

Saltash, Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon opp hide with 8 wigeon, also 5 imm spoonbill (1 ringed). (M Bailey)

Gulval: 1 Little Bunting with Chaffinches again. (M Elliott, T Mills et al)

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Newlyn harbour: 1 Kingfisher. (C Barnard)

Carbis Bay: 1 Red-throated Diver. (C Barnard)

Seaton, Keveral Beach: 14 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, I Great Northern Diver, 1 Black Redstart and 2 Water Pipit.  (G.Berti)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 2 hybrid geese, 2 Shelduck, 11 Mallard, 1 f Gadwall, 45 Teal, 3 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Bittern, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 3 Snipe,1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Bearded Tit,  3+ Chiffchaff and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker, T Mills et al)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull and 1 prob 2w American Herring Gull. (M Elliott) Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

River Lerryn and Ethy Woods: 5 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 10 Mallard, 2 Buzzard, 1 Nuthatch and 2 Long-tailed Tit. (P+S Street)

East Looe, Barbican: 1 f Bullfinch. (P+S Street)

Clapper Marshes: 1 Water Pipit. (D Julian)

Falmouth, Beacon Road area: 1 Black Redstart again, also 1 Chiffchaff in town.

St Clement: 1 Spotted Redshank and 2 Common Gull. (M Jones)

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