Thursday 3rd January 2019

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Common Crane reported at 09:50 but flew off late morning. (J Mitchell)

Common Crane, Adrian Langdon

Common Crane, Adrian Langdon

Devoran: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover. (D Eva, MJ Spicer) Also 131 Redshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Red-breasted Merganser. (M Spicer)

Lesser Yellowlegs – Mike Spicer

Point: 1 Sandwich Tern. (D Eva)

Restronguet Weir: 8 Black-necked Grebe, 5 Red-breasted Merganser. (G Adams)

Marazion Marsh: Glossy Ibis flew east over the marsh at 16:15 and then north. (M Phillips, T Wilson)

Drift Reservoir: 6 Cattle Egret visible from the car park.

Sancreed: 2 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 10 Snipe. (D Flumm)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint still viewable from the road past the pub towards St Kew at 11:20. Also 5 Water Pipit, 3 Green Sandpiper, c 130 Black Tailed Godwit. (A Langdon)

Burniere Point: 4 Whooper Swans. (A Langdon)

Whooper Swan, Adrian Langdon

Rock: 12+ Cattle Egret at Porthilly Farm, in second field behind caravan park. (S Grose)

Old Kea Church: 3 Cattle Egret at field adjacent to Old Kea Church. (M Day)

Tresillian: 1 Spotted Redshank. (M Day)

Swanpool: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in the NE corner with a tit flock. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Helston Water Treatment Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff. (D Collins)

Loe Pool: 27 Shoveler, 1 Goosander, 1 Common Gull. (D Collins)

Constantine Sewage Treatment Works: 2 Dipper (singing), 1 Firecrest, 1 Marsh Tit, 5 Goldcrest, 6 Chiffchaff. (D Collins)

Gillan Creek: 2 Common Sandpiper, 40 Mediterranean Gull, 9 Little Egret. (D Collins)

Rosevidney: 1 Lesser Redpoll, 9 Bullfinch, c110 Redwing. (R Veal)

Pendeen Watch: 2 1w Black Redstart. (P Clement)

Portscatho: Female Long-tailed Duck still in the harbour.

River Allen, Truro: 2+ Redwing, 1 Raven on Railway Viaduct. (K and J Mortimore)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Woodcock over the parking layby at dusk. (D Chaney)

Coverack: 3 Eider, 1 Common Scoter (f), 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill, 1 Red-breasted Merganser (f), 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still and 2 Firecrest back of sewage works. (R Evershed)

Lizard: 2 Merlin (m&f) & 2 Choughs, cliffs between Lizard village and Kynance. (R Evershed)

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