Wednesday 21st January 2015

Wednesday 21st January 2015

Late news, 20/1, Lamorna: 1 Black Redstart. (C Moore)

Newlyn, harbour: 1 Slavonian Grebe. (L Proctor & R Farnes)

RFarnes_SlavGrebe_210115Slavonian Grebe, Rod Farnes

Newquay, East Pentire: 1 f Black Redstart and 1 Chough. (P McVey) Gannel Estuary: 2 American Wigeon again.

St Erth Valley: 1 Sparrowhawk, 46 Stock Dove and 15 Skylark. (T Mills, MJ Spicer)


Stock Dove, Tony Mills


Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 2 Knot, 1 Water Pipit and 2 Stonechat. (T Mills, MJ Spicer)

MSpicer_Stonechat_210115Stonechat, Mike Spicer

Praa Sands: 2 Great Northern Diver. (MJ Spicer)

Feock: 8 Black-necked Grebe, 19 Red-breasted Merganser and 3 Great Northern Diver off Loe Beach. (DK Parker)

College Reservoir: 2 drake Scaup, 21 Tufted Duck and 2 Goldeneye plus an elusive (silent) Yellow-browed Warbler on the west side just before the start of the first long boardwalk coming from the south. (DK Parker)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck. (DK Parker) Town: 2 Black Redstart, 1 in Florence Place and 1 in Norfolk Road. (D Chaney + S Perfect)

Porthleven, harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver. (P Smale)

Nanquidno: 1 Woodcock. (C Moore)

Penzance: 1 ad Pacific Diver, 1  Black-throated Diver and 6 Great Northern Diver offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Lesser Scaup still. (J Thomas)

Torpoint: 1 Berwick’s Swan over town. (D Julian)

Coverack: 1 1w Glaucous Gull still.

Jupiter Point, Rat Island: 1 Spoonbill. Wacker Quay: 14 Avocet. Wilcove: 1 Whimbrel. (D Julian)

Stithians Reservoir: 7 Shoveler, 70 Wigeon, 95 Canada Geese, 39 Teal, 1 Goldeneye etc (too choppy to discern if the slav was there), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 2 Reed Buntings by the feeders. (D Chaney)