New Year’s Day 2015

New Year’s Day 2015

Happy New Year
from the news page team, Dave Parker, Mike Spicer and Tony Mills
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Late news, 31/12, Sticker: 1 Barn Owl over A390. (M Jones)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Spotted Redshank, 52 Redshank, 6 Greenshank and 1 Kingfisher. (D Eva)

Loe Pool: 4 (2m + 2f) Goosander, 21 Pochard, 11 Great Crested Grebe, 23 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron and 46 Common Gull. (DK Parker)

Newlyn, harbour: 2 Black Redstart. (L Proctor) off Sandy Cove: 9 Common Scoter. (P Freestone + T Mills)

Penzance, harbour: 2 Eider (m & f). (L Proctor) Jubilee Pool: 14 Purple Sandpiper at roost this afternoon. (L Proctor + T Mills) off Railway Station: 1 f Red-breasted Merganser and 2 Great Northern Diver. (P Freestone + T Mills)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker and 9 Little Grebe. (T Mills) Pendennis Head: 1 Pomarine Skua.

Helston, Boating Lake: 1 Whooper Swan and 22 Shoveler (8m + 14f). Sewage Works: 3 Chiffchaff. (T Mills) Lower Nansloe Farm: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull (found at 1.45pm still present late afternoon at 3.15pm), 49 Wigeon, 1 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 6 Dunlin and 3 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe) Also 2 f American Wigeon again.

SRowe_RingbilledGull_010115Ring-billed Gull, Steve Rowe

Stithians Reservoir, Stuart Hutchings hide: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 drake Goldeneye, 9 Pochard, 30 Teal, 27 Wigeon and 69 Canada Geese plus 2 hybrids. (G.Adams)

Millbrook: 1 Firecrest and 1f Blackcap in gardens of St. Andrew’s St. (M Jordan)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup again. (D Julian)

Torpoint, St John’s Lake: 1 Sandwich Tern and 2 Great Northern Diver.