Wednesday 6th January 2016

Late news, 5/1, Bodmin Moor, Tresmeer: 1 Hen Harrier. (J Allen)

Late news, 5/1, Mawnan Smith: 1 Woodlark. (B Porter)

Late news, 5/1, Falmouth, Swanpool beach: 2 Black-throated Diver. (B Porter)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (in bushes by railway line directly behind the hide), 1 Firecrest, 1 Spoonbill, Lelant Saltings:Ring-billed Gull,1 drake Goosander, 1 redhead Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Spoonbill, 1 Great Northern Diver,150 Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, c350 Lapwing, 6 Grey Plover and 1 Common Sandpiper. (D Jenkins, D Parker, R Butts, P Fraser)

Marazion, Trenow Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, early morning only, then flew.

Camel Trail from Wadebridge to Padstow: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Shag, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 50 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 1 Bewick’s Swan, 60 Canada Goose, 120 Shelduck, 15 Mallard, 50 Wigeon, 15 Teal, 3 Shoveler, 2 Goosander, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Moorhen, 70 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 26 Grey Plover, c.4000 Golden Plover, 200 Lapwing, 3 Turnstone, 70 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 104 Black-tailed Godwit, 30 Curlew, 2 Snipe, 100 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 30 Herring Gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 2 Robin, 7 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 5 Redwing, 1 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 10 Jackdaw, 15 Rook, 20 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 15 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch and 2 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al)

Trevilley: 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Merlin. (C Moore)

Cot Valley to Nanquidno: 14 Woodlark still at Boscregan Farm, 1 Merlin and 1 Woodcock nearby. Also, 1 Firecrest, 1 Water Rail and 35 Fieldfare in Cot Valley. (N Wheatley)

College Reservoir: 1 Firecrest, 3 Goosander, 50 Wigeon and 2 Marsh Tit. (B Porter)

Mounts Bay: 1 Pacific Diver, at least 18 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe (flew in from east and landed on sea) and 1 Razorbill.(T Wilson, D Parker)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 14 Purple Sandpiper.(T Wilson)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Kingfisher. (T Wilson) (Pacific Diver also viewed from Sandy Cove plus 1 m Bullfinch and 1 singing Song Thrush. T Mills)

Bude: 13 Turnstone, 1 Song Thrush and 1 Pied Wagtail. (H Wilkins)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 redhead Smew. (A Davey)

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Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup. (A Davey)

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Truro: 1 Black Redstart.

The Lizard: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling still on east side opposite Bequia.

Mylor Churchtown: 9+ Black-necked Grebe and 3 Great Northern Diver.

Boscastle: 1 m Black Redstart on Tintagel Road.

Portscatho: 1 m Black Redstart and 3 Great Northern Diver.

St Ives, from NCI: 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 m Black Redstart.

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still at sewage works.

Walmsley Sanctuary:  1 Green-winged Teal still.

Tresemple Pool: 1 Common Sandpiper. (R Treeby)

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