Wednesday 20th January 2016

Late news 11/1 Bodmin: 1f Brambling in private garden. (P Haseldine)

Late news 19/1 Penzance, Battery Rocks and harbour: 27 Purple Sandpiper at roost, 44 Turnstone and 1 m Eider. (T Mills & Biking Birder)

Late news 19/1 Porthgwarra: 150 Golden Plover. (P&H Taylor)

Bodmin: 6 Siskin, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Blackcap, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Greenfinch, c12 Chaffinch and many Goldfinch visiting feeders in garden over last nine days. (P Haseldine)

Malpas: 1 Firecrest in private garden. (A Hill) Also c60 Dunlin, 10 Redshank, 4+ Curlew and 2 Greenshank. (B Smith)

Camel Trail Wadebridge to Tregunna: 3 Little grebe, 5 Cormorant, 2 Grey heron, 3 Little egret, 45 Mute Swan, 70 Shelduck, 25 Mallard, 9 Wigeon, 6 Goosander, 7 Buzzard, 5 Red-legged Partridge, 80 Oystercatcher, 12 Ringed Plover, 20 Grey Plover, 15 Golden Plover, 100 Lapwing, 300 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 100 Curlew, 3 Snipe, 350 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Lesser black-backed Gull, 6 Great black-backed Gull, 30 Herring Gull, 4 Wood Pigeon, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, Stonechat, 11 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Redwing, 4 Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 12 Jackdaw, 9 Rook, 40 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 7 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch and 1 Goldfinch. (M Scawen)

Sennen Cove: Razorbill and Great Northern Diver just off lifeboat station. (D King)

Land’s End Cycle Track: 1 Mistle Thrush and c5 Redwing. (D King)

Penzance: 3 Purple Sandpipers near Jubilee Pool. (D King)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1m Green-winged Teal, 8 Pintail, 15+ Gadwall, 15+ Shoveler. Also numbers of Wigeon, Teal, Curlew, Lapwing and Snipe. (J St Ledger – photos)

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Mylor: 3 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Dabchick, 10 Red-breasted Merganser and 6 Great Northern Diver.(P&H Taylor)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1m Goldeneye, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Shoveler and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (P&H Taylor – photo)

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New Mill: 3+ Yellowhammer. (P&H Taylor)

Dozmary Pool: 1m Lesser Scaup, 2 Pochard and 5 Tufted Duck. (DK Parker)

Lower Tamar Lake: 24 Goosander, 60+ Redwing, 24 Tufted Duck, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Song Thrush,1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Cormorant, Willow/Marsh/Coal/Great Tits and 2 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Tehidy CP: 1 Firecrest. (P Dinning)

Mount’s Bay: 1 Pacific Diver and 1 Black-throated Diver east of the Mount plus 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel and 1 Eurasian Whimbrel east of Trenow Cove.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill still. Also Water Rail and Kingfisher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Ponsanooth SW: Yellow-browed Warbler again.

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

MJS & DKP