Sunday 17th January 2016

Late news 16/1 West and East Looe Rivers: 2 Canada Goose, 5 Mute Swan, 7 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 75 Mallard, 1 Eider, 10 Grey Heron, 10 Little Egret, 12 Curlew, 10 Redshank, 13 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Shelduck, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Wagtail. Also 23 Black-headed Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull and 50+ Herring Gull. (D Spooner)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 2 hybrid geese, 85 Teal, 16 Mallard, 7 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1+ Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 2 Snipe, 1 Redshank, 12 Herring Gull, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker, R Veal)

Marazion Beach: 1 Little Auk briefly then flew east also 3 Common Gull. (R Veal) Juv Glaucous Gull again on Great Hogus in the afternoon plus a Slavonian Grebe offshore.

Falmouth: 1 imm Glaucous Gull in bay plus 8 Common Scoter and 1 Great Northern Diver. (M Silk)

Colliford Reservoir/Dozmary Pool: 2 Little Grebe,1 Great Crested Grebe,1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Cormorant, 86 Canada Goose, 1 Grey Heron, 36 Mallard,10 Teal, 9 Tufted Duck, 4 Pochard, 4 Goldeneye,1 Lesser Scaup, 15 Lapwing, 5 Snipe, 300 Golden Plover, 23 Black-headed Gull, 136 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, Raven, 55 Carrion Crow, 28 Jackdaw, 8 Magpie, 7 Stock Dove, 303 Starling, 6 Blackbird, 189 Fieldfare, 68 Redwing, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin and 4 Reed Bunting. (DA Conway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB:  1 Spoonbill, 2 Goosander and 1 Yellow-legged gull on Lelant Saltings. (R Augarde – photo & video)1 Red-necked Grebe and 1 Great Northern Diver on Carnsew Basin. (Photo S Williams from 16/1) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Ryan’s Field.

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Jericho Farm: 1 juv Iceland Gull. (DK Parker, R Augarde – video)

Carbis Bay: 8 Black-headed Gull, 180 Herring Gull, 3 Great Northern Divers, 18 Great Black-backed Gull, 200 Razorbill, 20 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Shag and 1000 Gannet. (P&H Taylor)

St Ives, Porthmeor: 1500 Razorbill, 300 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Great Northern Diver, 16 Shag, 3 BHG, 4 Cormorant, 2 Gannet, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 8 Kittiwake.(P&H Taylor)

St Ives Harbour/Porthminster: 1 Med Gull, 1 Male Black Redstart at lookout, 1 Great Northern Diver, 400 Razorbill, 1000 Herring Gull, 50 Kittiwake, 38 Turnstone, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Cormorant and10 Black-headd Gull. (P&H Taylor)

Bartinney: 2 Mute Swan over, 2 Ringtail Hen Harrier at dusk. (P&H Taylor, C Moore)

Bude: 3 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Goose, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Turnstone, 11 Oystercatcher, c120 Black-headed Gull, 2 Stonechat and 1 Song Thrush. (H Wilkins)

Towan Head: 1 Sooty Shearwater circled the Bay, 2 Red throated Diver west, 1 Great Northern Diver still. c. 250 Razorbill. (S Rowe)

Newlyn: 2 juv Glaucous Gull at Tolcarne Beach. (M Ahmad) Also 1 Black Redstart and 2 Great Northern Diver in the harbour.

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Newbridge: In flooded field west of Newbridge, south of the A3071. (M Ahmad)

Whooper Swan Newbridge Cornwall 170116 M Ahmad

Crowdy Reservoir: Ringtail Hen Harrier flew through. (B Craven)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): Drake Green-winged Teal still but elusive this afternoon also 1 Ruff still. (B Craven)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, 1 Eurasian Whimbrel, 1 Pacific Diver, 5 Black-throated Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe and 1 Little Auk.

St John’s Lake: 1f Long-tailed Duck, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Sandwich Tern.

Ponsanooth SW: Yellow-browed Warbler again.

Sancreed: 1w Ring-billed Gull still at Trannack Farm.

Stithians Reservoir: Slavonian Grebe still from the southern causeway.

Mousehole: Juv Glaucous Gull on St Clement’s Isle this morning.

MJS & DKP