Tuesday 19th January 2016

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Goosander, 1 Spoonbill, 11 Grey Plover, 10 Dunlin, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Greenshank, 5 Common Gull, 3 Med Gull and 1 Peregrine on Lelant Saltings. 1 Great Northern Diver, which was trapped in an illegal fishing net and later released plus 8 Dabchick on Carnsew Basin. 1 Greenshank, 41 Redshank and 1 Grey Plover on Copperhouse Creek. 1 Spoonbill, 234 Lapwing and 1 Firecrest on Ryan’s Field. (MJ Spicer) Also Red-necked Grebe on Carnsew Basin.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Green-winged Teal and 6 Pintail. (P Stidwill – photo)

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Camel Estuary: 4 Whooper Swan and 1 Bewick’s Swan. (P Stidwill)

Bude: 12 Lapwing, 6 Cormorant, c20 Canada Geese , 1 Bullfinch, 1 Song Thrush, 19 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Turnstone, 20+ Meadow Pipit and 2 Stonechat. (H Wilkins)

Marazion: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, 2 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver and Black Redstart. (M Halliday et al.)

Longrock: Slavonian Grebe and Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 2 hybrid geese, 33 Teal, 12 Mallard, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Stonechat and a pair of Bullfinch. (DK Parker)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel mid afternoon.

Sancreed: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull.

Helston Sewage Works: 2 Firecrest.

Newlyn: 2 Great Northern Diver off Tolcarne.

Mousehole: Juv Glaucous Gull on St Clement’s Island.

Looe: 1 Red-necked Grebe.

Dozmary Pool: Drake Lesser Scaup still.

Colliford Lake: 1 Great Northern Diver again.

Siblyback Lake: Redhead Smew still.

MJS & DKP