Saturday 4th February 2017

Perranuthnoe: 1 ad Hudsonian Whimbrel at both Boat and Trenow Cove, 1 ad Pacific Diver off Trenow Cove 10.45am, 3 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 ad Kittiwake, 2 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 ad Common Gull, 4 Grey Plover. (R Veal, L Evans)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 subad Ring-billed Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 10+ Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Avocet, 1 Spoonbill, 2 Goosander, c30 Teal, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 14 Grey Plover, 26 Ringed Plover, 62 Golden Plover, 250+ Lapwing, 200+ Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger, V Stratton, D Parker, D Eva, B Sharples, T Phelps)

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Spoonbill and Bar-tailed Godwit – Bob Sharples

Crowlas: 1 f Brambling again in private garden being harassed by Chaffinches. (R Veal)

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Brambling – Reuben Veal

Towan Head: 1 Red-throated Diver, 17 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Turnstone, 13 Common Gull, c80 Gannet. (S Rowe)

Trevelgue, nr Newquay: 4 Corn Bunting, 9 Reed Bunting, 100 Linnet, 40 Meadow Pipit, 20 Skylark. (S Rowe)

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Corn Bunting – Steve Rowe

Porth Reservoir: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1200 Herring Gull, 180 Black-headed Gull, 7 Common Gull, 1 Meditteranean Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Canada Goose, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Goosander, 1 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Chifchaff, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 7 Cattle Egret, 8 Little Egret, 1w Ring-billed Gull, 520 Black-headed Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull, 86 Wigeon, 2 Kingfisher. (S Rowe)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 19 Wigeon, 38 Teal, 6 Mallard, 1 Bittern (seen twice in flght), 2 Little Egret, 7 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 1 Oystercatcher, 5 Snipe, 2 Stonechat and 1 Reed Bunting. (D Parker, B Sharples, A James)

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Bittern and Oystercatcher – Alan James

Marazion: 2 Velvet Scoter with 2 Common Scoter off the Station House. (L Proctor)

St Erth: 10 Little Egret in cattle field off Treloweth Lane. (DK Parker)

Millbrook: 2 Cattle Egret, 5 Little Egret at Stone Farm. (C Buckland)

Polgigga: 2w Iceland Gull. (K Wilson)

Portreath Beach: 6 Common Gull just offshore, Peregrine with Curlew ‘kill’. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir, Stuart Hutchings Hide: 4 (3f 1m) Goldeneye, 30 Tufted Duck, 11 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret. Southern Hide: 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Snipe, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. Southern Hide feeders:10 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch. (D Chaney)

Trethellan Water, nr Stithians: 1 Dipper. (R Hampshire)

St Ives Harbour: 35 Turnstone. (J Hawkey)

Plaidy, nr Looe: 5 Great Northern Diver. (D Spooner)

Swanpool: Siberian Chiffchaff reported.

Lizard Point: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Northern Diver, 17 Black-throated Diver, 1 Common Scoter, 3+ Mediterranean Gull. (I Maclean, A Blunden)

Lizard Village: 17 Mediterranean Gull. (I Maclean, A Blunden)

Lizard Downs: 1 male Hen Harrier, 1 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Mawgan Porth: 11 Rock Pipit, 40 Wigeon, 139 Teal, 38 Curlew and 2 Oystercatcher. (B Bosistow)

Porthcothan: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (B Bosistow)

Trevose Head: 84 Lapland Bunting, 386 Skylark, 18 Meadow Pipit, 381 Linnet, 11 Corn Bunting, 40 Chaffinch, 7 Yellowhammer, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 1w Glaucous Gull. (B Bosistow)

Chapel Amble: 3 Shelduck, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Redshank, 2 Little Egret and 2 Stock Dove. (B Bosistow)

Camel Estuary: 1 Spotted Redshank. (B Bosistow)

Laneast Down: 1 Merlin (male on bush at car park), 4 Stock Dove, 1 Stonechat, c30 Reed Bunting. (L Sampson)

Kit Hill: 7 Woodcock on northern flanks. (L Sampson)

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup still present. (L Evans)

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