Sunday 21st January 2018

Late news, 20/1, Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Greenshank mid-tide late afternoon. 30+ Curlew, 130 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Little Egret, 30+ Redwing in pony field. (D Chaney)

Late news, 20/1, Falmouth: 1 male Black Redstart on Victoria Cottages. (per S Lanyon)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Kittiwake, 1 Common Gull, 2 Tufted Duck, 9 Coot, 1 Water Rail. (S Grose)

St Clement: Avocet, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Greenshank. (M Costa) Also 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Siskin, 1 Marsh Tit. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 128 Canada Goose, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Common Snipe, 1 Goldeneye, 451 Black-headed Gull, 82 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Carrion Crow, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Magpie, 18 Starling, 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Redwing, 1 Pied Wagtail and 1 Robin. (DA Conway)

Newlyn: 1 Ad Kumlien’s Gull, 1 1w Iceland Gull, 1 ad Glaucous Gull, 1 1w Glaucous Gull and 1 male Black Redstart around the harbour. (BR Field, D Eva, L Proctor – photo)

putative Kumlien’s Gull – Linton Proctor

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart and 12 Great Northern Diver from Jubilee Pool. (BR Field) Also Brent Goose still at Wherrytown beach. (D Eva)

Egloshayle: Still 3 Hawfinch in the cemetery and presumably the same 3 at Clapper Marshes. (A Langdon, DI Julian)

Porthpean: 3 Surf Scoter, 1 Velvet Scoter and 1 Long-tailed Duck. (P Roseveare)

Newquay Boating Lake: 1 Ring-billed Gull still. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Trethowel, St. Austell: 1 Dipper, 16 Siskin from Waterwheel Inn. (S Grose)

Rinsey: 8 Guillemot, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Peregrine (male), 2 Raven, 6 Shag, 2 Fulmar. (J Evans)

Coverack: 2 1w Iceland Gull, 2 adult Med Gull and one Black Redstart. (D Wright)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 1w male Scaup, 16 Teal, 1 Coot, 1 1w Glaucous Gull, 5 Snipe, 5 Oystercatcher and 10 Lapwing. (MJ Spicer, D Eva)

St Ives: 1 2cy Iceland Gull, 17 Great Northern Diver, 9 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua and 1 Black Redstart. (P St Pierre)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Firecrest next to first hide, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Goldeneye. (S Grose)

Helford Passage: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Razorbill, 1 Little Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth: 200 Redwing, 1 Firecrest in park beyond Lamb’s Lane, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler by Trescobeas Surgery, 25 Siskin in alders by Falmouth Football Club ground, off Bickland Water Road. (D Chaney) 1 Nuthatch, 1 Firecrest and 6 Long-tailed Tit in private garden. (E Tackley)

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Trellisick, Feock : WeBS count 10 Oystercatcher, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Redshank, 5 Cormorant, 1 Shag plus 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (one drumming). (S Van Hear)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 6 Redshank, 19 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Cormorant. (S Rowe)

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