Saturday 20th February 2016

Saturday 20th February 2016

Late news, 11/2, Port Gaverne: 35 Razorbill. (G Dawes)

Helston, Loe Pool: 3 Goosander, 35 Pochard, 20 Shoveler, 22 Common Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 308 Black-headed Gull, 78 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 61 Greater Black-backed Gull, 72 Herring Gull, 20 Great Crested Grebe. (G Adams) Helston Boating Lake: 1 Whooper Swan. (G Adams, A Pay)

Higher Pentire: 3 Goldcrest, 53+ Redwing. (G Adams)

Treraven Meadow:  2 Green Sandpiper. ( D Eva )

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill, 10 Red-legged Partridge, 16 Gadwall, 6 Pintail and 2 Shoveler. ( D Eva )

Perranuthnoe, Trenow Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, 1 Eurasian Whimbrel on rocks at the east side viewed form coast path. With 50 Curlew, 50 Oystercatcher, 1 immature Mediterranean Gull past and 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Veal, S Rowe) Also 3 Redshank, 30 Turnstone, 7 Little Egret, 5 Black-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 juv Glaucous Gull (east side of mount). (S Rowe)

Tresillian: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 4 Goldcrest and 10+ Chiffchaff in willows bordering the stream 200m S of Tresemple Pool. (M Jones, R Augarde)

Newlyn harbour: 1 juv Glaucous Gull. (S Rogers)

Ding Dong Moors: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier and 1 poss Yellowhammer. (J Evans)

Madron: 1 Firecrest. (J Evans)

Hannafore and Looe Island: 2 juv Glaucous Gull and 1 Slavonian Grebe. (M Beer)

Padstow: 1 Greenshank on River Camel outside town. (G Dawes)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill and c10 Linnet. (R&J Teague) Estuary: 1 1w Common Gull. (R Veal) Also 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 730 Lesser-black Backed Gull and 6 Goosander. (S Rowe) Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit at east end.

Penzance: 1 Blackcap in garden. (R Farnes) Harbour: 1 Great Crested Grebe in Wet Dock and 1 m Eider on south side of Jubilee Pool at high tide. (T Mills) Eastern Green: 10 Curlew in field opposite KFC. (DK Parker)

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Truro: 1 f Brambling in garden again. (D Jenkins)

Longrock: 43 Curlew in field behind Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir, (members only): 1 Greylag, 129 Canada Geese, 3 hybrid geese, 1 Muscovy Duck, 10 Teal, 20 Mallard, 10 Tufted Duck, 5 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Buzzard, 3 Moorhen, 101 Black-headed Gull, 1 1w Med Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 181 Herring Gull and 5 Great Black-backed Gull. (DK Parker)

Mousehole: 1 juv American Herring Gull, 2 Glaucous Gull on St Clement’s Isle late afternoon. (S Rowe, M Ahmad, M Elliott)

Gannel Estuary: 205 Great-black Backed Gull, 52 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 500 Herring Gull. (S Rowe)

Sancreed: 1w Ring-billed Gull.

St Just: 1 juv Iceland Gull at Jericho Farm.

St Ives: 5 Great Northern Diver from Smeaton’s Pier.

Portscatho: 1 juv Glaucous Gull on Porthcurnick Beach.

Lizard village: 1 Rose-coloured Starling still.

Argal Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe (including displaying pair), 12 Tufted Duck, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest and 1 Mistle Thrush. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 1 Goldeneye (f), 5 Tufted Duck, c10 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 100 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Firecrest and 1 Nuthatch. (D Chaney)

Stithian’s Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 2 Goldeneye and 2 Reed Bunting. (D Chaney)