Wednesday 17th February 2016

Truro: 1 f Brambling and 1 m Siskin in garden. (D Jenkins)

Mylor Churchtown; 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Redshank. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_BNGrebe_170216Black-necked Grebe, John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 2 Water Rail. (R Teague) Also 1 imm Spoonbill again today.

Rinsey Head: 1 Chough. (R Teague)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit and 4 Marsh Tit at the hide feeder and 1 WillowTit and 1 Marsh Tit at the car park feeder. (R Mudge)

Newlyn Harbour: 2 juv Glaucous Gull, 1 f Black Redstart, 1 f Blackcap, 2 Raven and 9 Gt Northern Diver. (L Proctor)

LProctor_Raven_170216Raven, Linton Proctor

Lizard village: 1 Rose-coloured Starling again. (D Parker, M Spicer, T Mills)

Helston, Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, c20 Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Grey Wagtail and 2 (m + f) Siskin. Lower Nansloe Farm: c6 Chiffchaff. Boating Lake: 2 1w, 1 2w and 1 ad Mediterranean Gull and 1 Whooper Swan (presumed returning bird, apparently returned today for 1st time this winter). (D Parker, M Spicer, T Mills)

Pendeen: Kestrel, 40+ Jackdaw.  (A Hartley)

Long Rock: 6 Canada Geese, 20+ Curlew, 1 Red-legged Partridge in flooded field behind Long Rock pool. (A Hartley) 1 Glossy Ibis reported earlier in day. (B Dallas)

Sennen: 2 Canada Geese in fields to east of Trinity Pool.

St Ives: 5 Great Northern Diver from Smeaton’s Pier.

Newton-in-St Martins, Tregidden: 1 Firecrest in brambles in overgrown garden.

Falmouth: 1 juv Glaucous Gull off Custom House Quay briefly. (C Benton)

Durgan: 1 Slavonian Grebe. (C Benton)

Maenporth: 4 Common Scoter and c80 Shag. (C Benton)

Penryn: 1 Black Redstart, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Blackcap and on the River 1 Sandwich Tern. (C Benton)

St Clement: 2 Greenshank, 2 Curlew, 1 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron and 5 Shelduck. (B Smith)

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