Monday 4th January 2016

Monday 4th January 2016

Late news 3/1 Truro River: 78 Black-tailed Godwit. (PA Fraser)

Late news 3/1 Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 15 Chough. (PA Fraser)

Late news 3/1 Falmouth: 1 Lesser Whitethroat in garden (also present 20/12). (P Ensom – photo)


Trenow Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel. (PA Fraser, R Treeby, J Hawkey) Also 1 Black Redstart plus 23 Curlew and 1+ Whimbrel, c30 Oystercatcher, 30+ Turnstone and 12+ Little Egret on rocks between Trenow and Little London. (R Butts)

Bass Point. The Lizard: 1 ad Ross’s Gull at 13:00.

Penryn: 1 Black Redstart. (C Benton)

Sandy Cove: 1 Pacific Diver, 1 Red-throated Dover, 2 Black-throated Diver and 1m Eider. (L Proctor)

Dozmary Pool: 1m Lesser Scaup. (S Jones)

Helford River from footpath from Passage Cove to Porth Saxon: 2 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 10+ Great Northern Diver, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Shoveler, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 1 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Firecrest. (J St Ledger – photos, C Benton)

Slavonian Grebe Durgan 4th Jan 2016 Shoveler Durgan 4th Jan 2016

Penzance: 11 Purple Sandpiper with 20 Turnstone at Battery Rocks with 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Veal, R Butts)

Newlyn: 4 Great Northern Diver in harbour and 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Shag in bay. (R Veal) Also 1 Black Redstart.

Crowlas: 2 Pheasants in a private garden. (R Veal)


Lizard Village: 1ad Rose-coloured Starling.

St Ives: 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Bonxie and 1 Humpback Whale still.

Hayle Estuary: 1 Spoonbill.

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Drift Reservoir, members only: 1w Ring-billed Gull briefly at 14:25.

Roskilly: 1w Ring-billed Gull (presumed same as Drift individual) roosting on the sea between Newlyn and Mousehole.

Newquay: Black Redstart on hangar at the aerohub. (No general access)