Saturday 17th January 2015

Saturday 17th January 2015

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Gadwall, 2 Pochard, 1 Coot, 1 Redshank, 1 Kestrel, 2 Stonechat, 1 Rock Pipit and 2 Snow Bunting. (MJ Spicer)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Spotted Redshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit and 4 Little Grebe. (D Eva)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 prob Siberian Chiffchaff, 3 Chiffchaff, c20 Teal, 2 Grey Heron and 2 Buzzard, also 1 Fox. (L Proctor & T Mills)

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Rinsey Head: 1 Black Redstart. (I Webster)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Slavonian Grebe. On the outer side of harbour wall; 3 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger & L Proctor)

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Penzance, Jubilee Pool; 3 Purple Sandpiper. (J St Ledger)

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Newquay, Towan Head: 2 Curlew, 1 Purple Sandpiper and 3 Grey Plover, with 7 Common Gull just offshore. (D Grose) Gannel Estuary: 2 f American Wigeon, 57 Wigeon, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Greenshank, 5 Redshank, 16 Rock Pipit and 2 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe)

Par, Spit Beach: 2 Black Redstart.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 13 Snipe (7 in the southern cutoff, 6 in the northern cutoff), 1 Peregrine, 1-2 Ringed Plover, wildfowl include double figures of Wigeon, Tufted Duck and Canada Geese. Also 6 f. Goldeneye, 1 Little Egret, 3 Stonechat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Song Thrush, 30-40 Redwing, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Water Rail, 3 Curlew, Raven (heard only) and Reed Bunting at the feeders. (S Perfect & D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (showing nicely on the western bank c.200m North of wooden footbridge at the southern end. Precise location of bird here:…&ay=33327&lm=0), 2 1w m Scaup, 7 Goldcrest and 2 Chiffchaff. (S Perfect & D Chaney)

Carbis Bay: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Black-throated Diver, 6+ Bottlenose Dolphin and 2 Harbour Porpoise. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Water Pipit off Old Quay House car park. (No sign of Glaucous Gull in brief search). (DK Parker)