Saturday 4th February 2017

Perranuthnoe: 1 ad Hudsonian Whimbrel at both Boat and Trenow Cove, 1 ad Pacific Diver off Trenow Cove 10.45am, 3 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 ad Kittiwake, 2 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 ad Common Gull, 4 Grey Plover. (R Veal, L Evans)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 subad Ring-billed Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 10+ Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Avocet, 1 Spoonbill, 2 Goosander, c30 Teal, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 14 Grey Plover, 26 Ringed Plover, 62 Golden Plover, 250+ Lapwing, 200+ Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger, V Stratton, D Parker, D Eva, B Sharples, T Phelps)

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Spoonbill and Bar-tailed Godwit – Bob Sharples

Crowlas: 1 f Brambling again in private garden being harassed by Chaffinches. (R Veal)

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Brambling – Reuben Veal

Towan Head: 1 Red-throated Diver, 17 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Turnstone, 13 Common Gull, c80 Gannet. (S Rowe)

Trevelgue, nr Newquay: 4 Corn Bunting, 9 Reed Bunting, 100 Linnet, 40 Meadow Pipit, 20 Skylark. (S Rowe)

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Corn Bunting – Steve Rowe

Porth Reservoir: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1200 Herring Gull, 180 Black-headed Gull, 7 Common Gull, 1 Meditteranean Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Canada Goose, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Goosander, 1 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Chifchaff, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 7 Cattle Egret, 8 Little Egret, 1w Ring-billed Gull, 520 Black-headed Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull, 86 Wigeon, 2 Kingfisher. (S Rowe)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 19 Wigeon, 38 Teal, 6 Mallard, 1 Bittern (seen twice in flght), 2 Little Egret, 7 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 1 Oystercatcher, 5 Snipe, 2 Stonechat and 1 Reed Bunting. (D Parker, B Sharples, A James)

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Bittern and Oystercatcher – Alan James

Marazion: 2 Velvet Scoter with 2 Common Scoter off the Station House. (L Proctor)

St Erth: 10 Little Egret in cattle field off Treloweth Lane. (DK Parker)

Millbrook: 2 Cattle Egret, 5 Little Egret at Stone Farm. (C Buckland)

Polgigga: 2w Iceland Gull. (K Wilson)

Portreath Beach: 6 Common Gull just offshore, Peregrine with Curlew ‘kill’. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir, Stuart Hutchings Hide: 4 (3f 1m) Goldeneye, 30 Tufted Duck, 11 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret. Southern Hide: 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Snipe, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. Southern Hide feeders:10 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch. (D Chaney)

Trethellan Water, nr Stithians: 1 Dipper. (R Hampshire)

St Ives Harbour: 35 Turnstone. (J Hawkey)

Plaidy, nr Looe: 5 Great Northern Diver. (D Spooner)

Swanpool: Siberian Chiffchaff reported.

Lizard Point: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Northern Diver, 17 Black-throated Diver, 1 Common Scoter, 3+ Mediterranean Gull. (I Maclean, A Blunden)

Lizard Village: 17 Mediterranean Gull. (I Maclean, A Blunden)

Lizard Downs: 1 male Hen Harrier, 1 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Mawgan Porth: 11 Rock Pipit, 40 Wigeon, 139 Teal, 38 Curlew and 2 Oystercatcher. (B Bosistow)

Porthcothan: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (B Bosistow)

Trevose Head: 84 Lapland Bunting, 386 Skylark, 18 Meadow Pipit, 381 Linnet, 11 Corn Bunting, 40 Chaffinch, 7 Yellowhammer, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 1w Glaucous Gull. (B Bosistow)

Chapel Amble: 3 Shelduck, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Redshank, 2 Little Egret and 2 Stock Dove. (B Bosistow)

Camel Estuary: 1 Spotted Redshank. (B Bosistow)

Laneast Down: 1 Merlin (male on bush at car park), 4 Stock Dove, 1 Stonechat, c30 Reed Bunting. (L Sampson)

Kit Hill: 7 Woodcock on northern flanks. (L Sampson)

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup still present. (L Evans)

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Wednesday 1st February 2017

Mousehole: 1 Eastern Black Redstart still and 1 1st winter Iceland Gull in roost on St. Clement’s Isle. (T Phelps, C Urquhart)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Bittern flew from Longrock Pool to south of Cheshire Homes at 10:27. Also 2 Firecrest by the railway bridge. (L Proctor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w drk Green-winged Teal, 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1050 Lapwing, 50 Golden Plover on Lelant Saltings. 1 Avocet and 1 Black-tailed Godwit on Ryan’s Field. 1 imm Spoonbill, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Grey Plover and 5 Little Grebe on Carnsew Pool. (R Veal)

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Avocet, Reuben Veal

St Erth: 7 Little Egret. (L Proctor, MJ Spicer)

St Buryan: 1 Barn Owl by B3283 between St Buryan & Catchall at 06:45. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Stithian’s Reservoir: 20+ Chaffinch, Sparrows, Dunnock, Goldfinches, Blue Tits, Great Tits, 8 Long-lailed Tits, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4-6 Reed Bunting, 9 Goldfinch, 1 Water Rail & 3 Bullfinch at Southern cut off hide. (A James, R Farnes)

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Goldfinch, Alan James

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Great Spotted Woodpecker, Alan James

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Bullfinch, Rod Farnes

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Water Rail, Rod Farnes

Lizard Point: 3 Manx Shearwater, 4 Common Scoter, 4 Black-throated Diver. (I Maclean)

Lizard Village: 1 first-winter Iceland Gull in fields just north of Kynance Rd. (I Maclean)

Towan head:  10 Purple Sandpipers on rocks behind Headland Hotel, 15 Turnstones, 8 Oystercatchers and 1 Curlew. Also 2 Grey plovers and 1 Ringed Plover S side of Towan Head. (M Lammas)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Goosander, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Tufted Duck, 11 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 13 Fieldfare 3 Bullfinch, & 2 Dipper on river below dam wall. (S Grose)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Padstow: 26 Mute Swan, 7 Canada Goose, 17 Shelduck, 14 Mallard, 17 Wigeon, 5 Teal, 1 Goosander, 10 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 9 Grey Heron, 9 Little Egret, 1 Spoonbill, 1 Buzzard, 4 Moorhen, 45 Oystercatcher, 11 Ringed Plover, 40 Grey Plover, c.2500 Golden Plover, c.200 Lapwing, 10 Knot, 120 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 50 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 75 Curlew, 200 Black-headed Gull, 15 Common Gull, 150 Herring Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 60 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 1 Redwing, 4 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 1 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 30 Carrion Crow, 1 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch, 3 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Porthilly Beach: 23 Common Gull, 13 Mediterranean Gull, 58 Wigeon, 63 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Freathy:  2 Cattle Egret still with cattle, at distance and mobile. Viewed from layby on coast road before 10:30. (M Beer)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Bar-heaed Goose. (R Napp)

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Bar-headed Goose, Rick Napp

Laneast Down: 1 probable Saker Falcon before flying west (presumed escaped), 1 Merlin (m), 1 Buzzard, 6 Lapwing, 18 Snipe, c50 Reed Bunting, c20 Skylark, 15 Meadow Pipit. (L Sampson)

Millbrook Lake: 1 Sandwich Tern, 6 Red-breasted Merganser, 15 Common Gull, 1Kingfisher, 1 Greenshank, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Curlew. (C and J Hannaford)

Widemouth Bay: 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Stonechat and 1 Peregrine (H Wilkins)

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Monday 30th Jan 2017

Loe Pool: 12 Cattle Egret roosting on east side just north of Carminowe Creek. (I Maclean)

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff (ringed on right leg), 1 Firecrest in private garden. (R Phillips) Pacific Diver still off Jubilee Pool.

Freathy: 2 Cattle Egret at Whitsand Bay holiday park in cattle field from coast road layby. (C Buckland)

Mousehole: Eastern Black Redstart still below Rockpool cafe. 2 Iceland Gull in roost at St Clement’s Isle.

Newlyn: Black Redstart still at Sandy Cove.

Newquay: 10 Cattle Egret at Quintrell Downs by A392 1 mile south of Mountjoy & 2 miles east of Quintrell Downs roundabout.

Hayle Estuary: 1 Avocet still on Ryan’s Field. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Gothian Sands: 7 Mediterranean Gull on island at 12:00. (Cornwall Birding)

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Saturday 28th January 2017

Late News, 26/1, Camborne: 4 Waxwing in a private garden. (per M Bishop)

Par beach pool: 1 Gadwall, 1 Water Rail, 70 Teal, 20 Mute Swan, 34 Coot, 40 Moorhen, call duck & muscovy duck. (S Grose)

Praa Sands to Cudden Point (and back): 300+ Redwing (Kenneggy), 4 Raven, 2 Blackcap (1 F and 1 M singing), 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Merlin, 10 pr Fulmar, 1 1w Mediterranean Gull, 1 Oystercatcher, 10 Meadow Pipit, 1 f Stonechat. (J. Evans)

St Ives: 1 Cattle Egret in field at back of house in Trenwith Lane area. (A Thomas)

Charlestown harbour: 13 Common Gull offshore. (S Grose)

Ponsanooth sewage works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff and 4 Goldcrest. (R Augarde)

Bude: 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Teal, 5 Mute Swan, 3 poss 5 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Stonechat, 3 Lapwing and 1 Shag. (H Wilkins) Also 2 Shoveller and 2 Water Rail. (B Bosistp) Also 4 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret still on rugby pitch. (A Roberts) Plus 1 Black Redstart on Bude wharf. (A Roberts)

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Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Avocet. (R Farnes, T&J Parrell) Estuary/Lelant Saltings: 1 Water Pipit.( D. Eva ) Also 1 1w Ring-billed Gull in BHG flock at 10:30, 1 imm Iceland Gull briefly 11am, 1w drk Green-winged Teal, 1 subad Yellow-legged Gull (3pm), 1f Goosander, 4 ad Common Gull, 17 Grey Plover, 41 Golden Plover. (R Veal, A McKechnie)  Copperhouse Creek: 1 Jack Snipe. ( D. Eva )

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Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Ruff (flew in with curlews at 10.50 and stayed until flushed along with lapwing and starlings at 11.10) also 3 Spoonbill, 4 Gadwall, 6 Pintail, 6+ Shoveler, 10+ Mallard, 20+ Curlew, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 2 Coot plus 150+ Canada Geese with 1 Barnacle Goose with them, and many Teal, Wigeon, Lapwing, Starling and Black-tailed Godwit. (J Lander)

North Cliffs: At least 10 Lapland Bunting with 150 Skylark. ( D. Eva ) Also 2 Chough. (T Harrison)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Great White Egret landed briefly at 10:20 and then flew off north east. (MJ Spicer)

Newquay, Towan Head: 13 Common Gull, 2 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Kittiwake. (S Grose)

Camel Trail: 2 Spoonbill half way between Padstow and Wadebridge. (C Stephenson)

Kenidjack: 10 Chough, 1 Peregrine, 3 Raven. (C&C Moore)

Little Kelynack: 1 Shoveler. (C&C Moore)

Falmouth: 1 Woodcock over Sainsbury’s car park at 16:34. (D Chaney)

Stithians Reservoir: 2f Pintail, 6+ Shoveler, 150+ Lapwing. (D Chaney)

Crowlas: 1f Brambling on feeders in private garden until 9:15, also 1m Blackcap, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Chiffchaff. (R Veal)

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Porth Reservoir: 1 Iceland Gull, c400 Herring Gull, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Wigeon, 1 Shoveler, 3 Teal, 7 Tufted Duck, 8 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 1 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe) Also 4 calling Tawny Owl, 3 Woodcock, 7 Snipe. (S Grose)

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Gannel Estuary: 10 Cattle Egret, 1 Water Pipit, 83 Wigeon, 140 Curlew, 7 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 68 Great Black-backed Gull, 25 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 15 Rock Pipit, 1 Peregrine, 1 Chough, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

Swanpool: 1 Mediterranean Gull. (R Augarde)

Mediterranean Gull, Richard Augarde

Townshend: 1 1w Iceland Gull feeding in horse field 1km west, just north of R Hayle. (C Richards)

St Merryn: 2 Cattle Egret feeding with cattle opposite the Atlantic Bay holiday resort. Also 1 Yellowhammer. (B Bosisto)

Trevose Head: 641 Kittiwake, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 4 Great Skua, 4 Yellowhammer and 2 Lapland Bunting. (B Bosisto)

Tredore: 1 Grey Wagtail. (B Bosisto)

Maer Lake: 178 Wigeon, 107 Teal, 9 Dunlin, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Common Snipe, 562 Golden Plover, 30 Curlew and 1 Water Rail. (B Bosisto)

Marhamchurch: 1 drake Goosander on the pool next to the cafe near to the A39. (B Bosisto)

Camelford: 1 Grey Wagtail. (B Bosisto)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 1 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 3 Spoonbill ( 2 Adult , 1 Juvenile), 1 Barnacle Goose, 408 Wigeon, 234 Teal, 27 Gadwall, 22 Shoveler, 13 Pintail, 40 Mallard, 2 Ruff, 75 Curlew, 115 Black-tailed Godwit, 120 Lapwing, 700 Golden Plover, 1 Greenshank, 78 Common Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 10 Common Snipe, 432 Dunlin, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Chiffchaff. (B Bosisto)

Mousehole: 1 m Eastern Black Redstart again.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon still.

Dozmary Pool: 1 m Lesser Scaup again.

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Friday 27th January 2017

Late News, 26/1, St Mawes: 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull late pm, female type Black Redstart with Rock Pipit at the back of the beach. (S Hearn)

Hayle Estuary:1st winter Ring-billed Gull dropped in late afternoon, 1 Avocet, 1 Iceland Gull and 1 subadult Yellow-legged Gull (M Halliday) also 1w dr Green-winged Teal

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Ring-billed Gull – Mark Halliday

Walmsley: 3 Spoonbill still, 9 Pintail, 1 Barnacle Goose with 100+ Canada Goose, 100+ Wigeon, 7 Shoveler, 3 Gadwall, 30+ Teal, 60+ Black-tailed Godwit, 18 Lapwing, 1 Redshank, 60+ Curlew, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 4 Redwing, 2 Brown Hare, (A Piper)

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Spoonbill – Alex Piper

Mawgan: A flock of c70 Lapwing over (P Bedford)

Ryans Field: 1f Kingfisher, 2m Bullfinch, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Redshank (A James)

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Kingfisher, Bullfinch, Redshank – Alan James

Helston: 12 Cattle Egret in the field immediately south of Cottage Hospital. (D Wright)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Water Rail, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Reed Bunting (2m+2f ), 1 Snipe, several family groups of Canada Goose. (A  James)

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Long-tailed Tit, Reed Buntings – Alan James

Helston Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, c10 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest feeding together along hedge to North side. (C Richards)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Cattle Egret in field at Sellan Farm

Mousehole: 1w Caspian Gull this afternoon. (T Phelps – photo on CBWPS twitter feed)  Eastern Black Redstart again today

Penzance: ad Pacific Diver offshore Jubilee Pool.

St Ives: Glaucous Gull past (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kingsmill Lake: Spoonbill today (C Buckland)

Porthallow: 3 Cattle Egret in field on the back road to Porthallow. (N Bordeaux)

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup still

Mylor Harbour: 1w Sandwich Tern, 2 Little Grebe, 5 Black-necked Grebe (E Mayhew)

Swanpool: 1w Little Gull with Black-headed Gulls this morning

Lower Calamansack (Helford River): At least 6 (possibly 7) Cattle Egret with about 15 Little Egret (present for at least a week.) (R Butts)

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Cattle Egret (Roger Butts)

Lelant: 1 Kingfisher (Dynamite Quay), 1 Firecrest (St Uny Church). (JH & K Dalziel)

Bude: 1 Shag, 1 Little Egret (H Wilkins)

Tehidy Country Park: 7 Robin, 2 Goldcrest, 6 Moorhen, 4 Great Tit, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Blue Tit, 5 Wren. (K Bowers)

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Wednesday 25th January 2017

Late news, 24/1, Millbrook Lake: 2 (pair) Red-Breasted Merganser, 1 Sandwich Tern, 24 Common Gull, 8 Mediterranean Gull. Wacker: 1 Pintail, 40+ Avocet. St John’s Lake:  2 m/f  Long-tailed Duck ( M Beer)

Downderry: 1 Firecrest (D Allan)

Charlestown: 4 Long-tailed Tit (D Hastilow)

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Long-tailed Tit, David Hastilow

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 32 Mute Swan, 24 Shelduck,15 Mallard,12 Pintail, 9 Goosander, 7 Red-legged partridge, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Moorhen, 90 Oystercatcher, 24 Ringed Plover, 12 Grey Plover, c1000 Golden Plover, 150 Lapwing, 25 Knot, 140 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 42 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Bar-tailed Godwit, 40 Curlew, 200 Black-headed Gull, 6 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 90 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser black-backed Gull, 95 Great black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 10 Redwing, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 50 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 50 Starling, 8 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 12 Linnet, 3 Bullfinch (M Scawen et al.)

Ryans Field: 1m Bullfinch, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Buzzard, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Spoonbill,  mixed flock of 50+ Dunlin, Redshank and Godwits. (A James)

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Bullfinch, Alan James

Walmsley: 3 Spoonbill, 1 probable Yellow-legged Gull, 16 Pintail, 60+ Black-tailed Godwit, 100+ Wigeon, 9 Gadwall, 7 Shoveler, 50+ Teal, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Shelduck, 1 Snipe. (A Piper)

Mousehole: Juv Glaucous Gull still present on St Clement’s Isle at 13:30, plus Eastern Black Redstart on the beach east of the harbour car park. (DK Parker) This evening at the roost were 1 ad Kumlien’s Gull again, 6 Yellow-legged Gull (3 ad, 1 3w & 2 1w), 1 3w Argentatus Herring Gull, the probable 2w American Herring Gull and at least 2 presumed herring gull x lesser black-backed gull hybrids. (MT Elliott)

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Eastern Black Redstart, Dave Parker

Newquay, Penpoll Creek: 8 Cattle Egret came into roost with Little Egrets at 5 25 pm. (M Lammas)

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup still present.

Kingsmill Lake: 1 drake American Wigeon with 160+ Wigeon (M Beer)

Hayle Estuary: 1 candidate Caspian Gull (M Halliday)

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Caspian Gull, Mark Halliday

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Sunday 22nd January 2017

Late news, 21/1, Upper Fowey Valley: 1 Siskin, 8 Greenfinch, 20 Chaffinch, 1 Linnet, 2 Common Crossbill, 3 Bullfinch, 12 Goldfinch, 1 Fieldfare, 20 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Common Snipe. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Late news, 21/1, Golitha Falls: 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Grey Wagtail. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Late news, 21/1, Siblyback Lake: 29 Common Teal, 1 Wigeon, 1 female Goldeneye, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 1 3w Caspian Gull, 2 adult Yellow legged Gull, 2 Nuthatch. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Late news, 21/1, Dozmary Pool: 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Teal. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Late news, 21/1, Colliford Lake: 1 drake Pintail, 13 Teal, 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Carnon Downs Sewage Works: 72 Chiffchaff mist-netted, inc 8 tristis. (M Grantham)

Helston Boating Lake: 8 Shoveler, 33 Tufted Duck, 19 Coot, 12 Moorhen, 1 call duck, 11 Mute Swan, 1 Firecrest & 2 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Kennack Sands: 2 Black-throated Diver. (D Wright)

Windmill Farm: 2 Hen Harrier (male and ringtail), 1 Marsh Harrier (female), 15 Snipe and 1 Jack Snipe. (R Hollis)

Dozmary Pool: drake Lesser Scaup still.

Polgigga: Unringed Little Bunting still just north of Nanjizal valley. (K Wilson) Also 3 Lapland Bunting between Nanjizal and Trevilley, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Trevilley.

Hayle Estuary: 1w drake Green-winged Teal still from causeway, also 4 (2m) Goosander, 21 Golden Plover, 170 Lapwing, Grey Plover, 2 Little Egret, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit. 1 Spoonbill, 1 Snipe, 1 Black-tailed Godwit on Ryan’s Field. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, R Veal)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Black-necked Grebe still. (M Wallace) Also 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe,1 Cormorant, c10 Wigeon, 2 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 4 Teal, 2 Mandarin, Tufted duck, c40 Lapwing. (R Phillips)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove. Also Black-throated Diver and Pacific Diver offshore.

Penzance: Pacific Diver seen also seen from Battery Rocks. 18 Purple Sandpiper, 70 Sanderling, 27 Ringed Plover, 12 Dunlin on Battery Rocks. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Gwithian Towans: 8 Great Northern Diver, 4 Mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Sennen: 200 Golden Plover, 60 Lapwing. (P St Pierre)

 St Agnes’ Head: Short-eared Owl again. (S Mickleburgh)

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Short-eared Owl, photos Sue Mickleburgh

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North Cliffs: 15-18 Lapland Bunting, 280 Linnet, 200 Skylark, 15 Meadow Pipit, 1 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Mousehole: Eastern Black Redstart still. (B Oakes)

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Eastern Black Redstart, Ben Oakes

St Erth: 16 Common Snipe. (MJ Spicer)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Spoonbill.

Lynher Estuary: 2 Avocet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 134 Wigeon, 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose , 2 Little Grebe, 50 Redwing at Sconner Farm. 6 Avocet, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Pintail, 466 Teal, 8 Wigeon, 146 Shelduck, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper at Wacker Quay.

Wilcove: 14 Shelduck, 35 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 1 Whimbrel, 11 Redshank, 3 Common Gull. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

St John’s Lake: 2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 5 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 2 Long-tailed Duck (male and female), 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 ad Mediterranean Gull, 20 Turnstone, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Kingfisher. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Millbrook: 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 37 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 76 Teal, 7 Wigeon, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Egyptian Goose, 20 Little Egret. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Kingsmill Lake: 24 Avocet, 47 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 89 Dunlin, 1 Pintail, 150 Wigeon, 79 Shelduck, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Barnacle Goose. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Hannafore: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Little Egret, 1 Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Borlaise: 1 Barn Owl. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Gluvian: 1 Tawny Owl. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

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