Thursday 22nd January 2015

Thursday 22nd January 2015

Late news, 21/01, Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve:  5 Goosander. ( 2 drakes, 3 redheads),   250 Lesser Black-backed Gull,  also probable  juv/1st wint. Glaucous Gull/Great Black-backed Gull hybrid. (C Barnard)

Helston, Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. Carminowe Valley: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff. (I Maclean)

Penzance, Chyandour: 2 Black Redstart. (B Toms)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 2 Pintail, male and female. (B Toms) Also Glaucous/Great Black-backed Gull hybrid still present. (C Barnard) Goosander, Golden Plover, Grey Plover and Lapwing. (R Farnes) Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit.

RFarnes_Goosander1_220115 RFarnes_Goosander2_220115Goosander, Rod Farnes RFarnes_Goosander3_220115

Golden Plover, Rod Farnes

RFarnes_GreyPlover_220115Golden Plover, Rod Farnes RFarnes_Lapwing_220115Lapwing, Rod Farnes

Par, Spit Beach: 9 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 11 Common Scoter, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Stock Dove, 9 Curlew, 1 Little Egret & 1 Male Black Redstart. (M Whittaker)

MWhittaker_BlackRed_220115Black Redstart, Mark Whittaker

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 7 Mallard, 30 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 5 Little Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 2 Buzzard, 3 Snipe and 1 Kingfisher. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 3 Great Northern Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver, 5 Oystercatcher, 39 Curlew, 5 Redshank, c60 Sanderling, 5 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 18 Turnstone and 1 Black Redstart off Gwelva Landing. (DK Parker)

St Michaels Mount: 19 Oystercatcher on the lawns. (DK Parker)

Men-an-Tol: Ringtail Hen Harrier. (T McGowan)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Slavonian Grebe still present. (C Barnard)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Siberian “tristis” Chiffchaff and 10+ Common Chiffchaff. (C Barnard)

St Erth: 1 Woodlark and 1 Chiffchaff. (MJ Spicer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1m Mandarin, 3 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 2 Coot, 3 Snipe, 1 Common Gull and 2 Mediterranean Gull. (MJ Spicer)

MSpicer_Mandarin_220115Mandarin, Mike Spicer

Roseland: 2 Chough again. (D Hall)

St Levan Churchtown: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (M Wallace)

Mount’s Bay: 1 ad Pacific Diver and 3 Black-throated Diver offshore Long Rock. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Coverack: 1 1w Glaucous Gull still.

Dozmary: 1 Lesser Scaup still.

Penryn, Gorrangorras Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest and 1 Grey Wagtail. (T Mills)

College Reservoir: 2 1w m Scaup, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 4 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff and 4 Coal Tit. (T Mills) Plus 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

TMills_Scaup1_220115Scaup, Tony Mills TMills_Scaup2_220115Scaup, Tony Mills

Falmouth, town: 1 Black Redstart opposite Falmouth Hotel.

Saltash, Kingsmill Lake: 1 m American Wigeon and 2 Spotted Redshank. (B Craven)