Friday 20th February 2015

Late news 17/2 Drift Reservoir: 1m Mandarin still. (R Farnes – photos)

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Late News, 19/02, Mounts Bay: Slavonian Grebe off Longrock.

Hayle Estuary RSPB; Lelant Saltings: 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull and 1 ad argentatus Herring Gull, plus c1200 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (M Elliott) Also 1 Greenshank and 2 Bar-tailed Godwit. (A Hartley) Copperhouse Creek: 1 Grey Plover, 2 Greenshank and 2 Black-tailed Godwit. (A Hartley)

Coverack: 1 juv Glaucous Gull and 6+ Med Gull feeding offshore plus 7 Chiffchaff at sewage works. (J Hawkey)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull and 1 Long-tailed Duck plus 4 ad Med Gull on the rocks and 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (D Eva, R Farnes – photos)

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Marazion: 2 Med Gull near the causeway. ( A Hartley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan including 2 young, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, 44 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 22 Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, 8 Snipe, male Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 5+ Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Newlyn: 1 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest and 2+ Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Polgigga: 1 ring-tailed Hen Harrier over from Raftra. (P&H Taylor). Also 2 Lapland Bunting in stubble s of Higher Bosistow. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 Merlin. (M Wallace)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1w Glaucous Gull. (T McGowan)

Ludgvan: Dipper between the ford and the stone bridge. (R Menari)

Trevose Head: 2 Lapland Bunting in ploughed field behind Coastguard cottages.

Gulval: 1 Little Bunting still.

Maenporth: 1 1w male King Eider still.

Mounts Bay: Unconfirmed report of Pacific Diver off Longrock.

MJS & DKP