New Year’s Day 2016

Happy New Year

the CBWPS team wish you

Peace, Love, Health and a

bird-full 2016

Late news 30/12, Mevagissey area: 2 Great Northern Diver in harbour and another 25 close inshore on a walk to Chapel Point. Also 1 Razorbill and 1 Purple Sandpiper on rocks in the harbour, 1 Red-throated Diver at Chapel Point and 1 Common Sandpiper amongst a large flock of Turnstone. (D McKeown)

Marazion, Little London: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, 1 Eurasian Whimbrel, 1 Curlew plus 1 Great Northern Diver offshore (M Ahmad, MJ Spicer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 redhead Goosander and 1 Firecrest. (MJ Spicer) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (B Dallas) 1 2w Ring-billed Gull and 1 Spoonbill again.

Restronguet: 1 ad Gannet inland. (M Day)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe and 3 Goldeneye. (D Eva)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Spotted Redshank and 6 Greenshank. (D Eva)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 m Brambling. (C Hughes)

Lizard Point, 3-hr seawatch: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Cormorant, 396 Fulmar, 18 Great Skua, 1 Puffin, 957 Razorbill, 50 Shag, 576 Gannet, 2 Great Northern Diver, 410 Guillemot, 4248 Kittiwake, 1 Pomarine Skua and 1 Sooty Shearwater. (T Blunden, W Claydon) (14:00-15:30): 5 Great Skua, 1 Puffin and 1 Balearic Shearwater. (I Maclean) Bass Point (12:00-13:00) : 3 Great Skua. (I Maclean)

Lizard village: 1 ad. Rose-coloured Starling still and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (I Maclean)

Roseland, Pendower-Carne beach cliffs: 2 Chough. (D&J Hall)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Little Auk (M Elliot) also 1 Guillemot and  4 Great Northern Diver and 9+ in the harbour. (T Mills)

Penzance, Lidden area: 1 Firecrest and 2 m Blackcap in private garden. (T Mills) Also 1 m Eider off Jubillee Pool. (T Mills) And 1 Black Redstart by Railway Station.

Carbis Bay: 9 Great Northern Diver. (S Rowe)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Water Rail. Castle Beach: 1 Whimbrel. Green Lawns Hotel Park: 1 Common Sandpiper. Swanpool Point: 2 Great Northern Diver. Pendennis Point area: 3 Great Northern Diver. (D Chaney)

Kenidjack, sewage works: poss 2 Siberian Chiffchaff and c50 Redwing. (A Mackintosh)

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St Ives from the NCI Lookout: 1 m Black Redstart, 1 Great Northern Diver and 50 Dunlin.

Hannafore Point: 6 Great Northern Diver and 1 m Eider. (D Julian)

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