Monday 11th January 2016

Late news, 10/1, The Lizard, Cross Common: 1 Rose-coloured Starling. (J Ball)

Malpas:  1 f Black Redstart feeding on mossy roof . (A Hill)

Bodmin: 1m, 1f  Blackcap and 1 f Brambling. (P Haseldine)

The Lizard, Cross Common: 1 Rose-coloured Starling. (B Rankine)

Truro: 1 f Black Redstart in city centre. (A Horn-Norris)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 287 Curlew at high tide roost. (M Grantham) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler near hide again. Estuary: 1 Spoonbill. Carnsew Pool: 1 Red-necked Grebe.

Bude Marsh: 1 Grey Heron, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Lapwing, 21 Oystercatcher, 2 Stonechat, 2 Coal Tit and 1 Cormorant flying over. (H Wilkins)

Bude estuary: 16 Oystercatcher, possibly some of the flock seen earlier from the marsh. (H Wilkins)

Durgan: 2 Red-necked Grebe and 7+ Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_RNGrebe_110115Red-necked Grebes, John St Ledger

Sennen Cove: 1 Little Egret and 1 Great Northern Diver in the bay.

Newlyn: 1 ad Pacific Diver and 1  Black-throated Diver off Sandy Cove.

Marazion,Trenow Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel at 0900 then flew east.

St Ives from the NCI Lookout: 1 Arctic Skua, 100 Dunlin and 1 Great Northern Diver.

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup. (R Treeby)

Newquay: 1 Great Northern Diver off harbour.

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 redhead Smew.

Threemilestone: 1 Turtle Dove coming to bird table present for c1 week.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Green-winged Teal.

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 8 Great Northern Diver, 6 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Great Skua (close inshore, probably attracted by huge flock of wheeling gulls), 5 Kittiwake, 1 Razorbill, 4 Guillemot, 1 Curlew, 19 Oystercatcher, 10 Turnstone, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Black Redstart, 2 Stonechat and 1 Grey Wagtail. (J Irvine)

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