Wednesday 11th January 2017

Late News, 10/1, Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup showing quite well with 1 Pochard, 1 Goldeneye drake and at least  4 Little Grebe. (H Kendall, B Byrne)

Late News, 10/1, Harlyn Bay: 1 Red-throated Diver (D Julian)

Late News, 10/1, Trevose Head: 4+ Lapand Bunting, 1 Merlin (D Julian)

Late News, 9/1, Chykembro Common: ringtail Hen Harrier in the afternoon. (P Smale)

Late News, 8/1 Mounts Bay, Sandy Cove to Jubilee Pool: 5 Great Northern Diver (P St Pierre) Jubilee Pool to St Michael’s Mount: 16 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 3 Velvet Scoter (P St Pierre) St Michael’s Mount to Boat Cove: 18 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver (P St Pierre)

Lelant Saltings: 48 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir, Southern Cut-off: 1 Stock Dove beneath the feeders, 44 Snipe (of which only one was visible until disturbed while filling the feeders). (G Adams)

Lamanva Crossroads: 1m Black Redstart. (G Adams)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Razorbill, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Mousehole: Eastern Black Redstart (D Hastilow )

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Eastern Black Redstart – David Hastilow

Longrock: 1 Buzzard by the bypass roundabout.  (A James)

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Buzzard – Alan James

Gannel Estuary: 1w Ring-billed Gull still 15:28. (MJ Spicer, S Rowe) also 1 Common Sandpiper (S Rowe)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Water Rail, 1 Pochard, 3 Shoveler, 20 Tufted Duck, 13 Curlew, 1 Mediterranean Gull, also Teal & Wigeon. (S Grose)

Swanpool NR, Falmouth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap (female), 1 Firecrest, 7 Goldfinches, 1 Coal Tit and 3 Long-tailed Tit (all within 40 yards of each other during a 30 minute watch) (J Lander)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 40 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 25 Shelduck, 5 Mallard, 4 Teal, 6 Goosander, 26 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 2 Moorhen, 50 Oystercatcher, 3 Ringed Plover, 33 Grey Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, c.150 Lapwing, 1 Knot, c.200 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 50 Curlew, 250 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 60 Herring Gull, 35 Lesser black-backed Gull, 80 Great black-backed Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 8 Blackbird, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 5 Rook, 15 Carrion Crow, 25 Starling, 9 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch, 30 Linnet. (M Cutland Nature Walk per M Scawen et.al)

Trevean Cove: 2 Kestrel, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Rock Pipit,  (A James)

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Rock Pipit, Kestrel, Chiffchaff – A James

Gerrans Bay: 9 Black-throated Diver,1 Great Crested Grebe, 500 Gannet large feeding flock off Pendower, also 15-20 Commom Dolphin, 1 Long-tailed Duck off Porthbean. (D Parker)

Loe Beach Feock: 2 Little Grebe, 5 Black-necked Grebe, 7 Red-breasted Merganser. (D Parker)

St Clement: 2 Avocet on river opp Tresemple Pool. (D Parker, J St Ledger) Spotted Redshank (J St Ledger)

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Avocet, Spotted Redshank – John St Ledger

Tresemple Pool: 3 Little Grebe, 11 Snipe, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Spotted Redshank over high tide, 9 Greenshank, 52 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher. (D Parker)

Penzance: ad Pacific Diver; 6 Velvet Scoter; 5 Great Northern Diver offshore

Rat Island, Lynher Estauary: 4 Spoonbill roosting this afternoon. (D Julian)

Hayle: 1w dr Green-winged Teal again on the Estuary

Bude: Cattle Egret again

Gerrans Bay: c 700 Gannet feeding around midday, 5 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Red-necked Grebe, 10+ common dolphins, 67 Mediterranean Gulls roosting off Portscatho (S Croft)

College Reservoir: 1st w drake Scaup still in NW corner (L Langley)

Falmouth: Black Redstart

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