Friday 6th January 2017

Late news, 6/1, Marazion Marsh RSPB: putative Caspian Gull on Longrock Pool. (L Proctor)

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putative Caspian Gull – Linton Proctor

Hayle Estuary RSPB: drk Green-winged Teal, 1 Spoonbill and 1 drk Goosander. (DK Parker, R Treeby)

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Green-winged Teal – Dave Parker

Boat Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, 1 Whimbrel, 18 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher, 4 Redshank, 6 Turnstone, 4 Little Egret and female Black Redstart. (DK Parker)

Gannel Estuary: 1w Ring-billed Gull present again late afternoon. (S Rowe)

Mount’s Bay: very brief views of Pacific Diver from Jubilee Pool, Penzance, this morning on a choppy sea. (R Treeby) Later seen from Sandy Cove, Newlyn. (P Smale)

Mousehole: Eastern Black Redstart still present. (R Treeby, S Croft)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Kittiwake on Longrock Pool at 13.20. (R Treeby)

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup present again. (S McMahon)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Green-winged Teal again. (C Selway)

Men-an-Tol: male Hen Harrier at 15.00. (L Proctor)

Chykembro Common: ringtail Hen Harrier at 16.30. (P Smale)

Cadgwith: 5 Black-throated Diver. (S Croft)

Newquay: leucistic Starling still in the main street this afternoon. (D Julian)

Helford River, viewed from Toll Point towards Nare Point: 6 Great Northern Diver. Also 3 Harbour Porpoise. (J St Ledger)

Rock: 2 Mistle Thrush, 3 Blackcap and 6 Greenfinch in private garden. Barn Owl over the main road next to the surgery. (S Grose)

Charlestown: 1 m Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

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Blackcap – David Hastilow

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Water Rail, 6 Goldfinch, 2 (m+f) Reed Bunting, 30+ Lapwing. (A James)

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Water Rail, Goldfinch and Reed Bunting – Alan James

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