Tuesday 23rd February 2016

Late news, 21/2, Lower Tamar Lakes: 24 Goosander (split equally male female), 3 Snipe. On hide feeders: 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Willow Tit, 1 Reed Bunting (m), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper + Chaffinches, Dunnocks, Wren. (S Cox)

Late news, 22/2, St. Clements: Spotted Redshank, Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, Goldcrest, many Chiffchaff. (S Cox)

Mawgan in Meneage: 3 Brambling (2m, 1f) on garden feeder again. (R McDonald)

Eden Project: 6-8 Siskin around site plus 1 Firecrest and 1 Peregrine. (A Wagstaff)

Seaton: 22 Red throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Black Redstart and 1 Water Pipit. (G Berti)

St Ives Island: 1 Chiffchaff on left hand side of path to Coastwatch hut and 1 Kittiwake and 1 ad Med Gull over the sea. (D Jenkins)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 red-head Smew on NW side. (DA Conway)

Marazion Marsh: 1 juv Marsh Harrier. (P Sharp – photo 1, A James – photos 2&3)

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Devoran: 125 Teal, 14 Wigeon, 95 Curlew (including regular Durch-ringed bird), 105 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Black-tailed Godwit at high-tide roost. (M Grantham)

Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit still. (R. Menari, B Dodd, A Mackechnie, R Farnes – photos)

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St Erth: 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Barn Owl. (MJ Spicer)

St Clement: 6-8 Siskin around feeder. (R Farnes – photo)

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Trewey Common: 5 Yellowhammer (3m,2f), Grey Heron, Buzzard, Skylarks, Meadow Pipits. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Lelant: 4+ Little Egret in big conifer tree north of village. (R Veal)

Bartinney: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Barn Owl, 1 ringtail Hen Harrier and 2 Reed Bunting. (P&H Taylor, C Moore)

Bude: 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Cormorant and 4 Coal Tit (H Wilkins)

Tresillian River: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest and 1 Spotted Redshank.

Sennen Cove: 1 Red-throated Diver. (DK Parker)

Trevilley: 1 Firecrest. (DK Parker)

Newlyn: 1 juv Glaucous Gull. (DK Parker)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 ad Whooper Swan. (C Lamsdell)

Lizard Village: Adult Rose Coloured Starling still. (C Lamsdell)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe still. (C Lamsdell)

Saltash: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest at China Fleet Club. (M Beer, J Cole)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still on rocks by Perran Sands, also probable Pacific Diver but very distant SW536292. (B Hibbert)

Sancreed: 1w Ring-billed Gull still at Trannack Farm. (M Ahmad)

Kenidjack Valley: 4 Choughs. (R Butts)

St Ives: 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Black Redstart.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Common Sandpiper and m Goosander on Ryan’s Field.

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