Thursday 31st December 2015

Charlestown: 1 m Blackcap in private garden. (D Hastilow)

Bude: 6 Purple Sandpiper. (B Bryne)

Newlyn: 4 Great Northern Diver in harbour. (B&J Bowler, M Hazleton)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Spoonbill and 1 Ring-billed Gull again. (B&J Bowler) Also 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 m Goosander.

Helston: 10+ Chiffchaff at sewage works and 1 Firecrest behind boating lake. (B&J Bowler) Loe Pool: 1st winter Iceland Gull. (I Maclean)

Maenporth to Nansidwell footpath: 1 Pacific Diver, 15+ Black-throated Diver, 5+ Great Northern Diver also 1 Firecrest and 1 Peregrine. (S Votier, J St Ledger)

Sandy Cove: 1 Pacific Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver and 6+ Great Northern Diver. (L Proctor, T Mills)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 43 Teal, 6 Mallard, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron and 7 Moorhen. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 3 Grey Plover, 1 Redshank, Oystercatchers, c15 Curlew and 3 Great Northern Diver. (M Hazleton)

St Ives, from NCI watchpoint: 1 Great Skua, c50 Dunlin roosting on rocks and 1 Black Redstart. (M Hazleton)

Trewellard: 1 Grey Phalarope and 2 Manx Shearwater offshore.

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff.

Falmouth: 1 Lesser Whitethroat agin in garden in Goldenbank.

Dozmary Pool: 1 m Lesser Scaup still.

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart on Alexandra Terr.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe off Carmenellis Causeway.

Carrick Roads, off Loe Beach: 5 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Black-throated Diver and 4 Great Northern Diver.

West Looe, Hannafore: 12+ Oystercatcher, 18 Turnstone, 1 f Stonechat and 1 juv Cormorant. Looe river (off Banjo pier): 4 Great Northern Diver. (P & S Street)

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