Tuesday 17th February 2015

Late news, 8/2, Gulval: 1 Merlin and 1 Firecrest. (P St Pierre)

Mawnan Smith: 1 possible Spotted Sandpiper on Helford River at Budock Vean.

Mount Hawke: 1 m Bullfinch on garden feeder. (R B Girling)

Gulval: 1 Little Bunting. (P St Pierre, D Eva) Also 1 m Bullfinch in adjoining hedge. (J Hawkey)

Penzance, Chyandour: 3 Great Northern Diver and 1 m Eider. (P St Pierre) Harbour: 1 m Eider. (D Eva)

Maenporth: 1 King Eider, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Kestrel  S of the beach. (D Jenkins)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull. (D Jenkins) Also 50 Black-headed Gull, 1 Song Thrush and 1 Chiffchaff. (S van Hear)

St Columb Major: 1 rt Hen Harrier. (D Ensor)

Hayle (near Carsew): 1 m Blackcap. (R B Girling)

Veryan Bay, Dodman Point: 35 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver. Caerhays: 4 Black-throated Diver (sea) 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Shoveler, 20 Canada Goose (lake) Portholland: 10 Black-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Mediterranean Gull. Porthloe: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Red-necked Grebe. (estimate 46 BTD, 6 GND in Veryan Bay) (S Rowe)

Gerrans Bay from Carne Beach: 12 Black-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Red-necked Grebe and 1 Common Scoter. (S Rowe)

Pendeen: 2 Chough, 6 Raven, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel and 1 Sparrowhawk. (A Hartley)

Mount Edgcumbe: 2 (m+f) Gadwall. (A Godfrey)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 2 f American Wigeon.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Bittern, 1 Water Rail, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Stonechat, 7 Snipe, 15 Teal, 1 f Gadwall, 3 Little Grebe, 9 Mute Swan, 7 Grey Heron and 1 Goldcrest. (T Mills)

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Little Egret, Tony Mills

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Snipe, Tony Mills

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