Wednesday 8th February 2017

Late news 7/2, Porth Reservoir: 1 Iceland Gull. (H Kendall, B Bryne)

Late news 7/2, Bude, Maer Lake: 1 Mediterranean Gull. (H Kendall, B Bryne)

Seaton: 11 Red-Throated Diver and 1 Black Redstart. (D Allan)

St Erth: 1 Cattle Egret and 10 Little Egret in field along Treloweth Road again. (R Farnes, B Sharples, T Mills)

RFarnes_CattleEgret_080217Cattle Egret, Rod Farnes BSharples_CattleEgret_080217Cattle Egret, Bob Sharples

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, estuary: 1 Spoonbill, 8 (4m + 4f) Goosander, 20 Grey Plover, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Common Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 1 m Gadwall, 1 Kingfisher. (J Swann, M Spicer, T Mills, R Farnes, A McKechnie) Ryan’s Field: 1 Avocet, 1 Sparrowhawk. (J Swann, M Spicer, T Mills, B Sharples) Carnsew Basin: 8 Little Grebe. (M Spicer, T Mills)

RFarnes_CommGull_080217Common Gull, Rod Farnes RFarnes_CommGull_080217Common Gull, Rod Farnes
RFarnes_Goosander_080217Goosander, Rod Farnes BSharples_Lapwing_080217Lapwing, Bob Sharples
BSharples_GreyHeron_080217Grey Heron, Bob Sharples BSharples_Avocet_080217Avocet, Bob Sharples

River Camel from Wadebridge to Tregunna: 42 Mute swan, 12 Canada Goose, 12 Shelduck, 9 Mallard, 7 Wigeon, 2 Teal, 2 Goosander, 21 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Pheasant, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 2 Moorhen, 50 Oystercatcher, 24 Ringed Plover, 32 Grey Plover, c.3000 Golden Plover, c.300 Lapwing, 6 Knot, 1 Turnstone, 150 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 80 Curlew, 8 Snipe, 200 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 50 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 17 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 24 Redwing, 4 Blackbird, 1 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 40 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 5 Starling, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Can Orchard Stratton: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 1 Peregrine and 2 Buzzard. (R Mudge)

Minions/Cheesewring: 60 Golden Plover, 2 Skylark. (D Spooner)

Helston, sewage works: 1 Iceland Gull, 1 Firecrest, 20+ Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest and 1 Bullfinch. (D Wright, D Parker) Boating Lake: 1 Iceland Gull, 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Parker, S Rogers, J St Ledger)

SRogers_IcelandGull_080217Iceland Gull, Steve Rogers JStLedger_IcelandGull_080217Iceland Gull, John St Ledger

Tresinney: 1 Merlin (m). (L Sampson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Bittern. (B Sharples)

BSharples_Bittern_080217Bittern, Bob Sharples

Mousehole: 1 f Black Redstart.

Newlyn: 1 Black Redstart at Sandy Cove.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again today.

Bude Marshes:  1 Great White Egret reported.

Kingsmill Lake: 1 drake American Wigeon, 1 Spotted Redshank and 3 Greenshank. (C Buckland)

Padstow, Stepper Point: 1 Black Redstart. (D Lockstone)

Carnon Downs Sewage Works: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest ringed, also a Chiffchaff caught that was originally ringed at Portland Bird Observatory, Dorset on 19th October. (M Grantham)

Gwennap Sewage Works: At least 5 Siberian Chiffchaff (three ringed), 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest. (M Grantham)

Devoran: 21 Little Egret and 3 Cattle Egret at the roost. (M Grantham)

St Ives: Turnstone bathing and Dunlin at high tide roost. (A Langdon, more pix here, https://www.facebook.com/adrian.langdon.90)

ALangdon_Dunlin_080217Dunlin, Adrian Langdon ALangdon_Turnstone_080217Turnstone, Adrian Langdon

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