Friday 12th January 2018

Late news, 11/1, Carnewas: 2 Corn Buntings in the fields managed by the RSPB.

Late photo, 11/1, Newlyn: Adult Iceland Gull. (M Rouncefield)

Iceland Gull – Marlene Rouncefield

Late photo, 11/1, Marazion: juv Iceland Gull. (M Halliday)

Iceland Gull, Mark Halliday

Sladesbridge: 1 Water Rail behind trelawney garden centre on river allen,from public footpath. (S Grose)

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull (P. Bedford)

Tresemple Pool: Goldeneye, 6 Snipe, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Redshank. (M Costa, B Toms, M Curtis)

Tresillian River: 50+ Teal, 12 Shelduck, 1 Avocet, 1 Greenshank. ( B Toms, M Curtis)

Grampound Road, Truro: 1 male Brambling still. (R Castillo Nicholls)

  Brambling – Rowena Castillo Nicholls

Newquay, Towan Head: 4 Red-throated Divers  4 Common Scoter,  50+ Shags and 20+ auks on sea at 09:00. (M Lammas)

Torpoint: 1 Firecrest  seen feeding in hedge alongside footpath on Trevithick Ave. (D Allan) Also 2 Dark-bellied Brent Geese offshore. (R Treeby)

River Lynher: 52 Avocet off Wacker Quay. (R Treeby)

Mount’s Bay: 1 Pomarine Skua, c100 feeding Gannet and 4 Great Northern Diver off Penzance. (DK Parker)

Penzance: 71 Turnstone and 25 Purple Sandpiper on Battery Rocks with several Guillemot and Razorbill just offshore. (DK Parker, J Evans)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Juv Iceland Gull still on the flood at the entrance to the reserve. (DK Parker)

St Merryn: 2 male Blackcaps, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 8 Goldfinch and 2 Chaffinch all on bird feeders in a private garden. (R Hughes)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Halliday)

Feock churchyard: Male Siskin on feeder in neighbouring garden. (D Jenkins)

Truro: Firecrest in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Portscatho harbour: 1 Long-tailed Duck, c50 Dunlin, 6 Turnstone, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Mediterranean Gull (on rocks among c50 Black-headed Gull and 10 Herring Gull) between 13.30 and 14.30. (J Lander)

Penzance: Pale-bellied Brent Goose on Wherrytown beach. (L Proctor, T Mills, A Mckechnie – photo)

Brent Goose – Alex Mckechnie

Porthilly Point: 1 Shoveler on water with Wigeon, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Rock Beach: 36 Sanderling, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Sennen Cove: 2 Great Northern Diver, 10 Gannets feeding and 20 Oystercatchers. (K Hambly-Staite)

Constantine Sewage Works: 1 Firecrest, 7 Chiffchaff and 5 Goldcrest. (D Collins)

Polwheveral Creek: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Greenshank and 19 Shelduck. (D Collins)

Goss Moor: 1 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, 9 Bullfinch, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzards 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Chiffchaff. (P Ash)

Newquay Boating lake: Ring-billed Gull roosting on the switched off fountain at 17:45. (S Grose)

Porthpean: 3 Surf Scoter, 1 Velvet Scoter, Common Scoter, female Long-tailed Duck, Great N Diver and 2 Black-throated Diver.

Helston Loe Pool: 4 male 4 fem Goosander, 12 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Pochard 1 Firecrest. (S Turner)

Gweek bridge to Seal Sanctuary: 1 Goosander (female), 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 7 Greenshank, 20+ Redshank, 10+ Curlew, 8 Shelduck. (J St Ledger)

Goosander, John St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper, 102 Lapwing, 2 Goldeneye (1 male, 1 female). (J St Ledger)

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Song Thrush, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Great Tit, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Magpie, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Mallard, 15 Black-headed Gull, 6 Mute Swan. (K Bowers)

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers

Grey Heron, Kevin Bowers

Drift Reservoir: 15 Canada Geese, 1 Muscovy Duck, 1 Black-necked Grebe . (K.Bowers)

Black-necked Grebe, Kevin Bowers

Muscovy Duck, Kevin Bowers

Mousehole, St Clement’s Isle: 1 juv Glaucous Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull, 2 1w & 1 3w Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliot)

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