Wednesday 15th February 2017

Late news, 14/2, Tregenna: 5 Cattle Egret in field south of road with cattle. (J Spooner)

Late news, 14/2, Pendower Beach: 1 Chiffchaff. (J Spooner)

Towan Head: 5 Chough 9am, 2 Grey plover still and 5 Harbour Porpoise off point. (M Lammas)

Torpoint: 4 Brent Geese, 1 Eider (f), 1 Slavonian Grebe. (T Elm)

Seaton: 3 Great Northern Diver, 16 Red-throated Diver. (T Elm)

Lower Tamar Lake: 36 Goosander (5m 31f), 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Tufted Duck, 1 drake Shoveler, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (R Mudge) 1 Willow Tit in song by the car park, 4 Marsh Tit (hide feeders), 1 m Reed Bunting, 1 Nuthatch. (R Veal, B Dodd)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 (1 ad) Spoonbill, 1 Barnacle Goose, 5 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Ruff, 5 (2 drk) Pintail, 60 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 (3 drk) Shoveler, 12 Gadwall, c3000 Golden Plover, c750 Lapwing and 1 Stoat from tower hide. (R Veal, B Dodd)

Dozmary Pool: 1 ad drk Lesser Scaup again, 8 Pochard, 1 imm Mute Swan. (R Veal, B Dodd)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 16 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 60 Shelduck, 7 Mallard, 20 Wigeon, 3 Teal, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 4 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Moorhen, 45 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 6 Grey Plover, c2500 Golden Plover, 300 Lapwing, 6 Knot, 150 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 50 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 90 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 150 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 100 Herring Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 24 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 4 Redwing, 6 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Jackdaw, 7 Rook, 30 Carrion Crow, 3 Raven, 12 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 4 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al)

Wadebridge: 1 Common Sandpiper. (G Dawes)

Porth Reservoir: 8 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Common Gull, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Dipper, 1 Kingfisher, Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: Spoonbill, Water Pipit, Avocet, 50 Golden Plover, 4 Mediterranean Gull. Also Firecrest in the scrub by the river between the hide and the causeway. (A Hartley) Lelant Saltings: Green-winged Teal, 1w Iceland Gull, 25 Mediterranean Gull (all ad or 2w), 12 Common Gull, 2 Goosander (pair), Grey Plover, 100+ Dunlin. (J Hawkey, A Hartley) Carnsew Pool: 17 Grey Plover, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit. (J Hawkey)

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Avocet, Green-winged Teal and Iceland Gull – Adam Hartley

Pendeen: adult male Black Redstart by the coastguard cottages this afternoon though rather elusive, 2 Raven, 2 Chough, Kestrel, 20 Linnet, 2 Song Thrush. (A Hartley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Bittern reported.

College Reservoir: 2 Shoveler, 1 Scaup, 3 Woodcock. (L Langley)

Helston: juv Iceland Gull at the boating lake.

Portscatho: Long-tailed Duck reported again.

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Trenow Cove.

cjb