Friday 13th February 2015

Late news, 12/2, Truro: 1 juv Sparrowhawk. (D Jenkins)

Late news 12/2, Gulval: 1 Merlin over ‘Little Bunting’ field. (C Moore)

Drift Reservoir, (members only): 4 Gadwall, 2 Goldeneye, 7 Tufted Duck, 3 Wigeon, 2 Coot and 1 Peregrine. (C Moore)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 2 hybrid geese, 9 Mallard, 32 Teal, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 1+ Bittern, 2 Little Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 3+ Chiffchaff and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull, 1,200+ Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 (2x1w & 1x2w) Yellow-legged Gull, 40+ Med Gull (including 1 sum plum adult), 1 argentatus Herring Gull and 1 2w probable American Herring Gull. (M Elliott)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 2w Caspian Gull (plumage suggests same bird as Hayle 24/1), 110 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 60 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Greenshank and c40 Wigeon in flight only. (S Rowe)

Saltash, Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon and 4 imm spoonbill.

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