Tuesday 15th January 2019

Late news, 14/1, Carrick Roads: 2 Great Northern Diver, 8 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 11 Black-necked Grebe and 1 Little Grebe. Viewed from Weir. (G Wills and D Seager)

Newquay boating lake: Glossy Ibis left roost site at 08:12. 2 Little Grebes and Common Sandpiper on river. (M Lammas) Flew back to roost at 16:56. (T Carson)

Penrose, Loe Pool: Glossy Ibis from 11:00 to c11:50 in the area when it flew off. (D Hill)

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 1 Pacific Diver SW of mount. (MJ Spicer, PA Taylor) Also 1 Eider, 21 Ringed Plover, 82 Turnstone, 70 Sanderling, 4+ Purple Sandpiper, 14 Dunlin and 1m Black Redstart. (MJ Spicer) 1 ad male Black Redstart, 60+ Sanderling, 50+ Turnstone, 9 Ringed Plover, 6 Purple Sandpiper. (M Webb) Wherrytown: 3 immature drake  Eider. (M Webb)

Black Redstart, Mike Spicer

Sanderling, Mike Spicer

Newlyn: 1 Female Eider, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Cormorant on rocks by harbour wall. (M Webb)

Eider, Martin Webb

Eider, Martin Webb

Falmouth: 1 Black Guillemot, 1 Black-necked Grebe. Viewed from footpath from Gyllyngvase to Swanpool beaches at 11:30. (J St Ledger)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint again behind the Maltsters PH, also 17+ Water Pipit and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff reported. (DI Julian)

Gulval: 1 Serin east of the church. (P St Pierre)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Cattle Egret viewable distantly from the car park. (P Taylor)

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret, 137 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid Canada Geese, 40 Lapwing, 6 Med Gull. (D Flumm)

St Austell sewage works: Both yesterday’s Yellow-browed Warblers still present in the same locations. (J Rance)

Porthpean: 1 female Velvet Scoter. (B Bosisto)

Cot Valley: Juv Iceland Gull at bottom of valley. (S McMahon, R Butts) Also 2 Chough flew over. (R Butts)

Polgigga: Firecrest along Bosistow Lane. (M Wallace)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field. (D Cains) Also seen at Copperhouse. (S McMahon) Probable 2w Caspian Gull reported.

Gwithian: 1 Jack Snipe reported.

Padstow, Stepper Point: 3 Raven, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 3 Song Thrush, 3 Stonechat, 1 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Little Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck, 7 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 19 Coot, 7 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Raven, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

St Ives: 3 female Black Redstarts and 2 Stonechats (male and female) following each other again at Barnoon cemetery. Also 1 male Blackcap and 1 Grey Wagtail in a private garden. (K Money)

Truro: 1 Redwing drinking from birdbath in my garden. (D Jenkins)

Tresemple Pool, St Clements: 1 Common Snipe, 2 Greenshank displaying. (P Pearson)

Halton Quay: 10 Black tailed Godwit, 145 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 36 Canada Geese, 1 Common Gull, c.20 Teal. (A Blonden)

Dobwalls: 1 female Blackcap in the garden. (C&J Duffy)

Longrock: 12 Curlew. (K Bowers)

Curlew, Kevin Bowers

Swanvale, Falmouth: 2 Water Rail. (K and J Mortimore)

Ruan Minor: 1 female Bullfinch in private garden. (L Mait)

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