Monday 29th February 2016

Late news, 27/2, Trevilla: 2 Firecrest. (K Dalziel)

Late news, 27/2, Tresillian: 1 Peregrine over village. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 28/2, Feock: 1 Blackcap singing in garden. (K Dalziel)

Godrevy: 1 pale-bellied Brent Goose seen grazing on cliff near Godrevy lighthouse. (J.Baker)

Tresillian River on marsh between Tresemple and St Clement: 1 Yellow Browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 1 possible Siberian Chiffchaff (noticeably paler and greyer) amongst 20+ Chiffchaff, several Goldcrest, flock of Long Tailed Tit and 2 Raven over. Also on River: 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, plus Kingfisher at Tresemple Pool and 1 female Blackcap in Polsue Way, Tresillian. (A Nicholson)

Cleave Camp: 1 Black Redstart still and 2 Barn Owl. (N Bastin)

NBastin_BlackRed_290216Black Redstart, Nigel Bastin NBastin_BarnOwls_290216Barn Owls, Nigel Bastin

Rumps Head: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Gannet, 1 juv Mediterranean Gull, large numbers of Guillemot and Razorbill and  3 Harbour Porpoises. (W Delacour)

Treraven Meadow: 1 Kingfisher. (N.Greaves)

Bartinney Down: 1 Short-eared Owl, 2 Canada Goose and c180 Golden Plover. (MJ Spicer)

Cape Cornwall: 1 White-billed Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver and c70 Common Dolphin. (N Wheatley)

Porthgwarra: 3 Black Redstart. (M Wallace)

St Ives: 1 m Black Redstart, 1 m Stonechat at NCI Lookout. 2 Great Northern Diver offshore.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill,  f Goosander and 4 Snipe. Copperhouse Creek: 1 Water Pipit.

Helston, boating lake: 1 ad Whooper Swan.

Dozmary Pool: 1 ad m Lesser Scaup again.

Old Lizard Head: 1 White Wagtail.

Penzance: 1 ad Pacific Diver distantly. (R Wilkins, M Ahmad)

Saltash: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still at start of China Fleet Club nature trail.

Falmouth, Florence Place: 2 Black Redstart, 2 Firecrest and 1 Blackcap. Town centre: 1 colour- ringed Herring Gull W 078, white letters on blue ring. (D Chaney)

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