Monday 6th January 2020

Late news, 5/1, Hannafore: 2 (m, f) Eider. (A Brown)

Late news, 5/1, Chapel Amble: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 10+ Chiffchaff, 12 Water Pipit, 1 Green Sand and Water Rail calling. (S Border)

Late news, 5/1, Chapel Amble: 3w Yellow-legged Gull with 120 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 2 Herring Gull. (J Wood)

Late news, 5/1, Dozmary Pool: Single Goldeneye and Tufted Duck. (J Wood)

Wilcove: drake Green-winged Teal still present at mouth of bay 9.20 am (M Pass)

Millbrook Lake: 1 Egyptian Goose, 24 Avocet (M Pass)

Golitha Falls: 1 Treecreeper (M Pass)

River Lynher:  Drake Green-winged Teal with a group of 14 Teal between Jupiter Point & Rat Island – presumably same as Wilcove bird and the bird from 2019. 2 Spoonbill on Rat Island. (G Lewis)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Ring-necked Duck (male), 2 Gadwall (1m 1f), 20+ Goosander, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 15 Snipe, 50+ Fieldfare. On the four feeding stations around the reservoir, there were good numbers of Willow Tit, Marsh Tit, Reed Bunting, Nuthatch and Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J St Ledger)

Ring-necked Duck – John St Ledger

Goosander – John St Ledger

Great Spotted Woodpecker – John St Ledger

St Austell Sewage Works: 20+ Chiffchaff and 1 Dipper on the White River. (M Jones)

Truro:  Meadow Pipit in our garden again this morning. Has a liking for mealworms. (K&J Mortimore)

Penzance: 46 Turnstones and 5 Purple Sandpipers on Battery Rocks 2 hours after high tide. (R Fox)

Sladesbridge: 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, on River Allen. (S Grose)

St Enodoc Golf Course: 3 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Bude Marshes and Canal: 1 Mandarin Duck, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 15 Bullfinch, 3 Reed Bunting, 4 Yellowhammer (L Payne)

Newlyn: Juv Iceland Gull again plus 2 Great Northern Diver in the harbour. (D Flumm)

Lizard: Ring Ouzel at Church Cove in scrub on west side.

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