Wednesday 29th January 2014

Newquay: 1 ad Iceland Gull at North Fistral. (M Lammas)

Ponsanooth Sewage Works: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Firecrest ringed at the works this morning. (M Grantham, E Inzani – photos)

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Prussia Cove: 1 1w Glaucous Gull. (I Webster)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret. (DS Flumm)

Trenow Cove: 2 Long-tailed Duck and 9 Great Northern Diver.

Cargreen Quay: 1 Black Redstart and 20 Avocet. (T Fenton)

Kingsmill Lake:12-14.00. 57 Avocet, 3 Greenshank, 31 Black-tailed Godwit, 20 Dunlin, 40 Lapwing, 60 Wigeon, 50 Teal and one very white leucistic Black-headed Gull. (T Fenton)

Chyandour, Penzance:   Drake Eider courting (following & displaying) an adult Great Black-backed Gull! Also 2 Black Redstart. (DS Flumm)

Two Trees, Wadebridge: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Greaves – photo)

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St Ives: 1 1w Glaucous Gull, 1 1w Iceland Gull, 1 juv Puffin, 1f Common Scoter, 6 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, Purple Sandpipers, Med Gull, 45 Dunlin, 9 Bottlenose Dolphin and 2 Grey Seal. (A Colenutt, R Wynn, C Dales & S Turner) Also the 1w Iceland Gull on Porthminster Beach again in the morning.

Tregiffian: 2 Snow Bunting. (C Moore)

Gwenver Beach: 1 hybrid Hooded Crow. (C Moore)

Falmouth: 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver and 2 Black-necked Grebe at Carrick Roads.

Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 40 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Blackbird, c250 Black-headed Gull, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Blue Tit, 2 Buzzard, c200 Canada Goose, c100 Carrion Crow, 8 Chaffinch, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Cormorant, c250 Curlew, c50 Dunlin, 2 Dunnock, c2500 Golden Plover, 20 Goldfinch, 5 Goosander, c50 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Greenshank, 4 Grey Heron, 4 Grey Plover, 2 Grey Wagtail, c200 Herring Gull, 10 House Sparrow, c25 Jackdaw, 1 Kestrel, 1 Knot, c1000 Lapwing, 40 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Magpie, 6 Mallard, 30 Mute Swan, 2 Peregrine, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Raven, c500 Redshank, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Robin, c10 Rook, 20 Shelduck, 3 Snipe, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Spotted Redshank, c200 Starling, 1 Turnstone, 1 Whooper Swan, 10 Wigeon, c50 Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland” Wednesday Wildlife Walk, per C Travis)

Tamar Estuary: 13 Cormorant, 12 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Little Grebe, 13 Heron, 3 Spoonbill, 23 Little Egret, 323 Avocet, 104 Oystercatcher, 186 Curlew, 71 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 385 Canada Goose, 318 Shelduck, 121 Mallard, 137 Wigeon, 278 Teal, 1 Red breasted Merganser, 2 Kingfisher, 209 Lapwing, 1311 Black headed Gull and 283 Carrion Crow(Tamar Wildlife Cruises per DI Julian)

Millbrook Creek: 1 Great Northern Diver. (B Taggart)

Dozmary Pool: Drake Lesser Scaup still.

MJS