Wednesday 18th January 2017

Late news, 16/1, St John’s Lake: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Sandwich Tern and 1 Black Redstart (on Marine Drive). (A Pearson)

Zennor Hill: Barn Owl at 3.30pm. (C Madden)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 25 Mute Swan, 48 Canada Goose, 40 Shelduck, 12 Mallard, 12 Wigeon, 2 Teal, 1 Goosander, 6 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Pheasant, 4 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 18 Little Egret, 4 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Moorhen, 50 Oystercatcher, 10 Ringed Plover, 50 Grey Plover, c3000 Golden Plover, c200 Lapwing, 7 Knot, 120 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 80 Curlew, 3 Snipe, 10 Black-headed Gull, 5 Common Gull, 50 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 40 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 1 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing, 5 Blackbird, 3 Song Thrush, 1 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 1 Jay, 3 Jackdaw, 10 Rook, 30 Carrion Crow, 25 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 3 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al)

Helford River: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Razorbill, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Wagtail viewed from Porthallack Beach. (J St Ledger)

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Black Redstart and Common Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w drk Green-winged Teal again off causeway, also 2 (m+f) Goosander. Imm Spoonbill again on Carnsew Pool. (R Veal) 1 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 7 Wigeon, 1 Robin, 2 Redshank on Ryan’s Field. (K Bowers)

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Lapwing and Curlew – Kevin Bowers

Crowlas: 1 Peregrine over at dusk. (R Veal)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mandarin Duck (1m + leucistic f), 2 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler (1m + 2f), 9 Mallard, 1 Muscovy Duck, 1 Tufted Duck, 50+ Canada Goose, 250 Lapwing, 1 1w Glaucous Gull briefly, 10 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blue Tit. (T Mills, K Bowers)

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Mandarin Duck – Kevin Bowers

St Clement: 2 Avocet on Tresillian River. (B Robson)

Trevose Head: 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine, 6 Lapland Bunting, 3 Yellowhammer, 2 Corn Bunting. (D Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 400 Canada Goose, 2000 Golden Plover, 500 Lapwing. (D Parker)

Crugmeer: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Lizard: 1 Cattle Egret flew over downs towards Poltesco Valley. (T Blunden)

College Reservoir: 1 Scaup, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Firecrest. (L Langley)

Gerrans Bay: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 14 Black-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver off Pendower. (D Julian)

St Austell: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 32 Chiffchaff at the sewage works. (D Julian)

Gannel Estuary: 11 Cattle Egret roosted this evening. (D Julian) Ring-billed Gull also reported.

Lamorna Cove: 2 Black Redstart.

Mousehole: Eastern Black Redstart reported again today. (P Bowerman)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove. (P Bowerman) Small flock of Redwing at Trenow. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup reported once more.

Botallack: 2 Black Redstart, 3.00pm around mine spoil heaps and adjacent cliff rock outcrops. (D Hall)

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