Sunday 15th February 2015

Late news 14/2, Devoran: 130 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 30+ Wigeon, and 2 ad Mediterranean Gull. (M May)

Land’s End: 6 Magpie, 25 Jackdaw, 8 Crow, 4 Wren, 10 Snipe (9 at Trinity Pool), 2 Chaffinch, 5 Song Thrush, 4 Robin, 1 Chiffchaff, 20 Meadow Pipit, 2 House Sparrow, 4 Dunnock, 23 Herring Gull, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Buzzard, 1 Great Tit, 30 Starling, 25 Linnet, 10 Blackbird, 2 Skylark, 1 Little Egret, 1 Pheasant, 1 Peregrine, 29 Great Black-backed Gull, 18 Fulmar, 10 Shag (inc 3 on nests), 2 Goldfinch, 1 Rock Pipit with c1500 Gannet seen fishing off Carn Gloose. (P&H Taylor)

Wadebridge, private garden: 1 m Blackcap on bird feeder. (S Marquis)

Gulval: 1 Little Bunting still. (D Jenkins, R Augarde, B Mellow, S Rogers, R Wilkins), plus 50+ Chaffinch and 1 Raven over. (A Hartley)

video by Richard Augarde.
Drift Reservoir, (members only): 1 m Pochard,  1 m Mandarin,  1 f Goldeneye  and 1 Bar-headed Goose. (D Jenkins) also 5 Tufted Duck, 2 Gadwall, 4 Wigeon, 2 Goldeneye, 2 Muscovy Duck, 2 Bar-headed Geese, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great-crested Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Chiffchaff, 20+ Mallard, 1 Coot, ~100 Canada Geese, a few Greylag Geese, 4 Common Gull, Black-headed Gulls, Herring Gulls. (A Hartley)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill and 2 Greylag. (A Langdon)

ALangdon_Spoonbill_150215Spoonbill, Adrian Langdon ALangdon_Greylag_150215Greylag, Adrian Langdon

Carminowe Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (I Maclean)

Gunwalloe (offshore): 1 Red-throated Diver. (I Maclean)

Porthleven: 1 Black Redstart. (I Maclean)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Black Redstart. (G Devine)

Bartinney: 3 ringtail Hen Harrier at 17:14, 17:24 and 17:41. (P&H Taylor + C Moore)

Windmill Farm:  2 Woodcock and 3 Snipe. (D Wright)

Pendeen: 2 Chough in the fields and 1 Tawny Owl at 00.30,  also a Peacock Butterfly & 1 bee species. (A Hartley)

Marazion: 1 f Black Redstart at Little London and 50+ Sanderling at Gwelva Landing. (R Butts)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 4 Goldeneye (female), 2 Pochard, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Water Rail, 2 Reed Bunting and 2 Long-tailed Tit. (J St Ledger)

Sennen Cove: 1 Little Egret to east of lifeboat station this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Mount’s Bay: 1 ad Pacific Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Helston, Sewage Works: 1  Siberian Chiffchaff. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Maenporth: 1 m King Eider still.

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck.

Saltash, Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon again.

College Reservoir: 2 Goldcrest, 1 Moorhen in field, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Sparrowhawk being mobbed by Corvids, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Cormorant, 50 Wigeon, 2 Teal, 1 Tawny Owl (heard), 3 Buzzard, 4 Canada Geese 1 Grey Heron, 2 Jay and 2 Great Black-backed Gull. (S van Hear)

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