Tuesday 17th January 2017

Tuesday 17th January 2017

Late news, 16/1, Saltash: 3 Waxwing, 2 light in colour and a third much ‘pinker’, perched in small trees in Pillmere housing estate. Present again today. (M&G Puttee)

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Waxwings – Michael and Georgina Puttee

Late news, 16/1,  Lynher Estuary: 4 Spoonbill still on Rat Island in the morning with c170 Oystercatcher. (M Beer).

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove. (A McKechnie)


Hudsonian Whimbrel – Alex McKechnie

Marazion: Pacific Diver again and 6 Great Northern Diver offshore.

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup still present.

Helston: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler around the sewage works. (T Phelps)

Lizard Point: 1 Puffin with Guillemots and Razorbills moving west, 4 Black-throated Diver (west) and 2 Reed Bunting in the village. (T Phelps)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Bittern flew from Longrock Pool this morning. (DK Parker)

Penzance: 32 Purple Sandpiper on high tide roost at Battery Rocks, 16 Turnstone in the Harbour. (T Mills) 3 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 5 Goldcrest at Chyandour. (D Flumm, P St Pierre)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Muscovy Duck, 28 Little Grebe, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 110 Canada Goose, 105 Wigeon, 77 Teal, 22 Mallard, 2 f Pintail, 8 Shoveler, 1 Pochard, 19 Tufted Duck, 4 (1m 3f) Goldeneye, 3 Buzzard, 1 Water Rail, 7 Coot, 220 Lapwing, 24 Curlew, 274 Black-headed Gull, 31 Herring Gull, 4 Stonechat. (D Chaney)

Wadebridge: 1 Red-breasted Merganser seen at Polbrock Bridge. (D Braund)

Bude: 6 Purple Sandpiper and 2 Turnstone feeding on the breakwater at high tide this morning. (H Kendall)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Green-winged Teal, sub-adult Yellow-legged Gull, m + f Goosander on the estuary. (B Dallas) 1 Spoonbill, 1 Shelduck, 70+ Lapwing, 30+ Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron on Ryan’s Field. (A James)

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Spoonbill – Alan James

Falmouth: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at north end of Swanpool. (L Langley)

Rock: 1 Woodcock and 8 Mediterranean Gull at Porthilly Farm. (S Grose)