Saturday 16th January 2016

Saturday 16th January 2016

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel in cove to west. (R Menari) Also 3 Black-throated Diver and 9 Great Northern Diver offshore. (S Rowe)

St Gothian Sands: 2 Water Rail, 2 Coot, 1 Snipe and 2 Chiffchaff. (MJ Spicer)

Loe Pool: 1 Little Gull (adult), 55 Pochard, 10 Goosander, 8 Shoveler, 15 Mallard, 15 Great Crested Grebe, 53 Great Black-backed Gull, 43 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 49 Black-headed Gull, 14 Herring Gull, 27 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Coot, 1 Moorhen and1 drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker. (A Pay, G Adams)

Pendower: 7 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe. (R Augarde)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Goosander, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 imm Spoonbill, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 9 Grey Plover, 10 Ringed Plover, 20 Golden Plover, and 250+ Dunlin on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal, S Rowe, M Bishop) 1 Red necked Grebe, 1 Razorbill, 2 juv Shag, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 freshly dead Great Northern Diver on the shoreline and 6 Little Grebe on Carnsew Basin. (S Rogers – photos 1&2, S Williams photos 3&4, R Veal, S Turner, S Rowe) Yellow-browed Warbler still behind Ryan’s Field. (M Bishop)

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Little London Beach: 8 Grey Plover and 15 Ringed Plover. (S Rogers)

Trenow Cove: 1 Eurasion Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 6 Little Egret, 10 Grey Plover, 3 Redshank, 14 Turnstone, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull plus 4 Black-throated Diver and 7 Great Northern Diver offshore. (K Dalziel, J Hawkey (Pz), S Rowe)

Scorrier: 1 freshly dead Barn Owl on A30. (S Rogers)

Mylor: 1 Black-necked Grebe and 1 Firecrest. (D Eva)

Durgan: 1 Red-necked Grebe and 3 Great Northern Diver. (D Eva)

Hayle Tennis Club: 2 Jay, 4 Chiffchaff and 1f Blackcap. (R Veal)

Crowlas: 1 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Coal Tit and c300 Redwing to roost at private garden. (R Veal)

Consols: 1 Black Redstart. (S Turner)

Penzance: 1m Blackcap, i Goldcrest and several possible continental Coal Tit  in private garden. (NR Phillips) Also 1 juv Glaucous Gull on Eastern Green Beach.

Madron: c100 Fieldfare and c15 Redwing at Trehyllys Farm. (NR Phillips)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 4 Goldeneye, 2 Snipe, 5 Reed Bunting, 15 Fieldfare, 25+ Redwing, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Fox. (J St Ledger – photos, M Lammas)

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Marazion: 1 Pacific Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 juv Glaucous Gull and 1 Black Redstart. (P Fraser, P & H Taylor)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 m Green-winged Teal. Also 2 Tufted Duck, 6 Pintail, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Ruff, 1 Water Rail (heard only), 2 Stonechat and 1 Reed Bunting plus the regular Canada Geese, Shoveler, Wigeon, Gadwall, Moorhen, Coot, Grey Heron, Curlew, Black-tailed Godwit, Lapwing and Snipe. (W Delacour, DK & M Parker)

Camel Estuary: 4 Whooper Swans and juv Bewick’s Swan with the Mute Swans in the field behind Burniere hide. (DK & MW Parker)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Bar-headed Goose, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 colour-ringed Black-tailed Godwit and 6 Red-legged Partridge. (DK & MW Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  1 Mute Swan, 222 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 8 hybrid geese, 1 Muscovy Duck, 1 Mandarin, 25 Mallard, 8 Teal, 20 Tufted Duck, 1 drake Goosander, 2 Cormorant, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Coot, 9 Moorhen, 29 Black-headed Gull, 26 Herring Gull, 2 Kingfisher and 8 Redwing. (DK Parker)

St Levan: Yellow-browed Warbler at Grey Gables. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 Short-eared Owl. (M Wallace) Also Pom Skua

Newlyn: 2 juv Glaucous Gulls on rocks at the river mouth behind Tolcarne Inn. (P St Pierre, S Rowe)

St John’s Lake: 200+ Dunlin, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Sandwich Tern and 1 Long-tailed Duck (female) at low tide. (M Beer)

Rumps Point: 8+ Red-throated Divers. (C Selway)

Carminowe Valley: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Brambling and 1 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Men an Tol: 2 ringtail Hen Harriers this evening. (S Rowe) Also Short-eared Owl at Ding Dong at 15:30. (R Butts)

Sancreed: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull. (S Rowe)

Jericho Farm: 1 juv Iceland Gull. (S Rowe)

Truro: c200 Pied Wagtails at roost in Treliske Hospital. (T Mills)

St Ives: 1 Black Redstart and 1 Great Northern Diver.

Land’s End: 1f Black Redstart.

Manaccan: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Siblyback Lake: 1 red head Smew.

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Dozmary Pool: Drake Lesser Scaup still.

Ponsanooth SW: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Roskilly: 1 juv Glaucous Gull offshore late afternoon.