Tuesday 19th January 2016

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Goosander, 1 Spoonbill, 11 Grey Plover, 10 Dunlin, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Greenshank, 5 Common Gull, 3 Med Gull and 1 Peregrine on Lelant Saltings. 1 Great Northern Diver, which was trapped in an illegal fishing net and later released plus 8 Dabchick on Carnsew Basin. 1 Greenshank, 41 Redshank and 1 Grey Plover on Copperhouse Creek. 1 Spoonbill, 234 Lapwing and 1 Firecrest on Ryan’s Field. (MJ Spicer) Also Red-necked Grebe on Carnsew Basin.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Green-winged Teal and 6 Pintail. (P Stidwill – photo)


Camel Estuary: 4 Whooper Swan and 1 Bewick’s Swan. (P Stidwill)

Bude: 12 Lapwing, 6 Cormorant, c20 Canada Geese , 1 Bullfinch, 1 Song Thrush, 19 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Turnstone, 20+ Meadow Pipit and 2 Stonechat. (H Wilkins)

Marazion: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, 2 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver and Black Redstart. (M Halliday et al.)

Longrock: Slavonian Grebe and Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 2 hybrid geese, 33 Teal, 12 Mallard, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Stonechat and a pair of Bullfinch. (DK Parker)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel mid afternoon.

Sancreed: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull.

Helston Sewage Works: 2 Firecrest.

Newlyn: 2 Great Northern Diver off Tolcarne.

Mousehole: Juv Glaucous Gull on St Clement’s Island.

Looe: 1 Red-necked Grebe.

Dozmary Pool: Drake Lesser Scaup still.

Colliford Lake: 1 Great Northern Diver again.

Siblyback Lake: Redhead Smew still.


Monday 18th January 2016

Dozmary Pool: 1m Lesser Scaup and 4 Goldeneye. (R Menari, MJ Spicer)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1m Green-winged Teal. (R Menari, MJ Spicer)

Camel Estuary: 1 imm Bewick’s Swan and 4 Whooper Swan. (R Menari, MJ Spicer)

Lamorna: 1 Firecrest, 3 Bullfinch and 1 pair Great Spotted Woodpecker. (C Moore)

Newbridge: 1 Whooper Swan. (C Moore)

Millook: 1 Red-Throated Diver and 1 Merlin. (B Craven)

Newbridge: Yellow-legged Gull at Middle Tregerest Farm. (M Ahmad) Also Whooper Swan by the Old School.

Yellow-legged Gull Middle Tregerest Farm Newbridge Cornwall 180116 M Ahmad Yellow-legged Gull Middle Tregerest Farm Newbridge Cornwall 18012016 M Ahmad

Penzance: 130+ Pied Wagtails in Wharfeside car park roost this evening. (M Bishop)

Marazion: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel at 09:30 and 1 juv Glaucous Gull.

Perran Sands: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill, Yellow-browed Warbler and Red-necked Grebe still.

Siblyback Lake: 1 red head Smew.

Newlyn: 1 juv Glaucous Gull and 2 Black-throated Diver off Tolcarne.

Pendeen: 1 juv Iceland Gull at Lower Boslow Farm.

Nanquidno: 12 Woodlark at Boscregan Farm.

Sancreed: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull.

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Longrock: Pacific Diver and Black-throated Diver this afternoon.

Penzance: 2 Black Redstarts near the railway station.


Friday 4th December 2015

Carharrack, Outer Wood: 2 Firecrest. (A Hambury)

St Ives: 1 Turtle Dove again in private garden. (R James, L Cross)

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Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Water Rail. (N Bastin)

NBatin_waterrail_041215Water Rail, Nigel Bastin

Penzance: 1 ad Pacific Diver again offshore Jubilee Pool, also 2 Great Northern Diver. m Black Redstart at railway station. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Lesser Redpoll and 2 Chiffchaff.(L Proctor, NR Phillips)

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Truro: 1 Redstart sp briefly in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Bude: 30+ Black-headed Gull, 10 Turnstone and 2 Greenfinch. (H Wilkins)

Camel Estuary: 1 Bewick’s Swan with 4 Whooper Swan and c20 Mute Swan on Dinham Flats viewed from Camel Trail. (MJ Spicer)

The Lizard, Carne Creek: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 20 Mediterranean Gull (12 adults, five 2nd winters, three 1st winters). (A Pay)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 partially leucistic Carrion Crow. (A James)

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AJames_Crow3_041215 AJames_Crow4_041215Carrion Crow, Alan James

Porthgwarra: 1 Grey Phalarope past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: 3 Firecrest. (J Swann)

Falmouth: 1 Firecrest on Gyllyngvase Road.

Penryn Campus: 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Firecrest, 1 Mediterranean Gull and c80 Wigeon. (B Porter)

Millbrook Lake: 2 Great Northern Diver still and 1 Greenshank. (B Taggart)

Kingsand, Minadew Brake: 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Red Admiral and 1 Painted Lady. (B Taggart)