Monday 20th January 2020

Lizard Point: female type Velvet Scoter headed west into Mounts Bay, Drake Goosander, 13 Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver, 7000 auks per hour past. (A Blunden)

Marazion: 1 Black Redstart at Little London. (L Proctor)

Stithians Reservoir: Female Lesser Scaup still at the southern end. (I Hayes)

Lower Tamar Lake: 15 Goosander (7m 8f), 4 Ring-necked Duck (3m 1f), 2 Grey Heron plus Wigeon, Teal, Mallard, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant. (R Mudge)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot off Sandy Cove this morning. (L Proctor) Also Black Guillemot, juv Iceland Gull, Eider and 2 Great Northern Diver this afternoon. (P Aley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ad Ring-billed Gull, 2 ad Yellow-legged Gull & 2w Med Gull. (P Aley)

Sennen: 5 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Chiffchaff & 12 Fieldfare. (P Aley)

Colliford Lake: m & f Goosander in eastern arm. (G Kingdon)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 6 (4m 2f) Tufted Duck, 6m Mallard, 1 Snipe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 126 Canada Geese, 4 Canada/Grey Lag Geese, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Buzzard 10:45 – 12:15. (M Webb)

Trenow: 7 Black-throated Diver, 10 Great Northern Diver and 1 Water Pipit. (R Menari)

St. Clement to Tresillian: 3 Cattle Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 7 Common Snipe, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper. Also Bat sp. (presumed Pipistrelle) actively flying 14:30! (P.Carter)

Feock: 10 Black-necked Grebe and 20 Red-breasted Merganser off Loe Beach. (I Hayes)

Maenporth: 3 Black-throated Diver with 2 Eider and c20 Common Scoter. (I Hayes)

Falmouth: Great Northern Diver off Castle Bay and Black Redstart on the shore. (I Hayes)

Truro, Sunny Corner: 1 Avocet and 5 Black-tailed Godwits. (A. Hill)

Towan Head: 16 Red-throated Diver, 4 Common Scoter and 20+ Common Dolphin in Newquay Bay late pm. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

Helford Passage: 2 Black-necked Grebe. (D Collins)

Loe Pool: imm Goldeneye. (D Collins)

St. Johns Lake / Ford at high tide: 21 Brent Goose, 60+ Shelduck, 120+ Teal, 53 Avocet, 22 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Snipe. (K Pellow)

Portwrinkle: 3 Red-throated Diver, 33 Common Scoter (all female/imms). (K Pellow)

Whitsands Bay: 78+ Common Scoter distantly (a separate flock to above) before flying west at 14:45. (K Pellow)


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