Friday 11th January 2018

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs still present. (B Mellow)

Swanpool: Black Guillemot still present in the afternoon plus 30+ Common Dolphin. (B Mellow, T Pinfield) Also Yellow-browed Warbler calling persistently behind red brick building at north western corner 8:45. (Tim Pinfield)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint, 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Water Pipit, 2 Little Egret behind the Maltsters Arms. 7+ Water Pipit from the car park. (DK Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 5 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 2 Pintail, 2 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, c1500 Golden Plover, 4 Ruff, 2 Dunlin, 2 Stonechat, 1 Jay & 1 juv Peregrine. (DK Parker)

Amble Marshes: 8 Pintail, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Common Gull, 1 Greylag Goose, 5 Ruff, 1 Temmincks Stint, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Water Pipit, 13 Bullfinch, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Mistle Thrush. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Whitecross: 9 Cattle Egret feeding with Little Egrets in Cattle fields viewed from the bus stop on A39 one mile outside of . (B Bosisto L Payne)

Winnards Perch: 250 Golden Plover, 90 Lapwing. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret, 80 Redwing, 200 Chaffinch, 40 Linnet. (D Flumm)

St Austell sewage works: Yellow browed Warbler still at SX010505. (J Rance)

Maer Lake: c550 Golden Plover, 49 Lapwing, 79 Wigeon, 28 Teal, plus 1 adult female Merlin. (N Bastin)

Golden Plover, Nigel Bastin

Bude Marsh: 21 Teal, 12 Lapwing, 3 Snipe. (N Bastin)

Lamorna: 1 Green Sandpiper & c50 Redwing over. (M McKee)

Cowlands Creek: 1 male Pintail. (B Robson)

Constantine Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (R Treeby)

St Just in Roseland: 2 Firecrest at St Just in Roseland church by the toilets at 13:00. (R Treeby)

Chapel Carn Brea: Female Hen Harrier crossed A.30 at 15:50 heading across base of the carn. (J Hawkey)

Hannafore, Looe: 2 Eider. It appears that the long-term resident drake Eider in Looe has been joined (at last) by a female. (D Spooner)

Eider, Derek Spooner

St Ives, Barnoon Cemetery: 1 Green Woodpecker at the top of the cemetery again at 16:00, also 2 female Black Redstart, a pair of Stonechat (male and female) and 3 Rock Pipit. (K Money)

St Ives: 1 male Blackcap in private garden again. (K Money)

Torpoint: 1 Curlew, 30 Turnstone, 3 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher. (R Napp)

Curlew, Rick Napp

Truro: 1 Raven over Rosedale Estate and one Song Thrush in full song by River Allen. (K & J Mortimore)

Torpoint, St John’s Lake: At least 10 Common Dolphin feeding off Marine Drive at 11.15 (Tor Elm)

Helford River: 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Sandpiper. (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Garganey reported.

Marazion, Little London: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Plover, Great Northern Diver. (A Witheywood)

Great Northern Diver, A Witheywood

Black Redstart, A Witheywood

Mawgan: 1 Brambling, 1 Nuthatch and 1 Small Tortoiseshell in garden (P. Bedford)

Penzance, Wherrytown: 2 Long-tailed Duck offshore. 1 Grey Heron on beach. (N Wills)

Newlyn, Tolcarne: 1 Grey Wagtail in the stream. (N Wills)

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