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January 6th 2013

Amble Marshes; 173 Curlew, 5 Little Egret, 2 Moorhen, 40 Starling, 66 Black-tailed Godwit, 200 Lapwing, 3 Green sandpiper, 5 Pochard, 100+ Snipe, Wigeon, Teal, Shoveler. (D Julian & A Langdon per CBWPS)

Dinham area; 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 400 Golden Plover, 900 Lapwing, 37 Redshank, 2 Buzzard, 380 Dunlin including 1 leucistic bird, 8 Shelduck, 17 Mute Swan, 3 Snipe, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 25 Black-headed Gull, 69 Curlew, 3 Little Egret, 6 Cormorant, 1 Spotted Redshank, 4 Carrion Crow. (D Julian)

Dinham Shoreline; 2 Linnet, 2 Robin, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Yellowhammer, 2 Magpie, 16 Rook, 1 Blackbird, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Blue Tit. (D Julian)

Egloshayle area; a female Goosander at Target Bridge this afternoon. (P Floyd-Spong & G Williams per Cornwall Birding)

Padstow area; 1 Slavonian Grebe near the Iron Bridge. (A Godfrey per Cornwall Birding)

Trebetherick area; 32 Gannet, 63 Oystercatcher, 10 Turnstone, 60 Great Black-backed Gull, 185 Herring Gull, 47 Grey Plover, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 14 Common Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 47 Cormorant, 84 Shag, 4 Guillemot, 4 Razorbill. (D Julian)

Trebetherick Shoreline; 2 Raven, 1 Stonechat, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Blackbird, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Robin, 2 Dunnock. (D Julian)

Once again large numbers of fish in the mouth of the estuary, with two trawlers catching a large number fish, (Sardines), as was the Gannets.

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