Tuesday 5th January 2016

Tuesday 5th January 2016

Wacker Quay (river Lynher): 43 Avocet, 25+ Shelduck, 12 Curlew, 13 Redshank, 2  Greenshank, 20+Teal, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Cormorant, 1 Jay, 1 Buzzard and 1 Little Egret. (D Spooner)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 16:50. (MJ Spicer)

Dinham Flats: 4 Whooper Swan and 1 1w Bewick’s Swan from Burniere hide. (A McKechnie, B Dodd)

AMcKechnie_Swans_050116Whooper and Bewick’s (right) Swans, Alex McKechnie

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Bittern, 2 Reed Bunting and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (R & J Teague)

Torpoint: 5 Mediterranean Gull (ad) and 2 Common Gull. (C Imms, R Eynon)

Whacker Quay: 2 Great Northern Diver, 30+ Avocet and 80+ Lapwing. (C Imms, R Eynon)

Dozmary Pool:Lesser Scaup and 3 Goldeneye (1m, 1 imm m, 1f). (C Imms, R Eynon)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Smew (redhead). (C Imms, R Eynon)

Saltash, Rat Island: 2 Spoonbill. (C Imms, R Eynon)

Bude: 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 5 Canada Geese, 3 Mute Swan, 1 Lapwing, 9 Oystercatcher, c14 turnstone in flight, 200+ Lapwing in flight over Bude marsh, 1 Wren and 4 Robin. (H Wilkins)

Portscatho: 150 Dunlin, 5 Great Northern Diver and 2 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger, C Benton)

JStLedger_Dunlin1_050116Dunlin, John St Ledger JStLedger_Dunlin2_050116

St Ives Island: 6 Common Scoter, 2 great Northern Diver, many Kittiwake, Gannets and Auks past plus 2 Humpback Whales in the Bay again. (M Elliott, M Ahmad, T Mills et al)

TMills_CScoter_050116Common Scoter, Tony Mills
MAhmad_Humpback_050115Humpback Whale, Mashuq Ahmad

St Mawes: 1 Sandwich Tern and 10 Great Northern Diver.

Newlyn: 1 Pacific Diver again.

Falmouth: 1 Lesser Whitethroat in Goldenbank again.

The Lizard: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling still on east side of village.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 m Green-winged Teal. (C Selway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest. (R Treeby)

Marazion, Trenow Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, 1 Black-throated Diver and 1 Firecrest.

Rosemullion: 1w Iceland Gull plus 1 Sandwich Tern nearby at Prisk Cove. (C Benton)

Bass Point: 2 Common Scoter, 3+ Great Northern Diver, 5+ Mediterranean Gull, 1 Black Redstart and 20+ Common Dolphin. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer, P & H Taylor)