Thursday 9th February 2017

Late picture, 8/2, Hayle, Carnsew Basin: 1 imm Spoonbill. (C Law)

CLaw_Spoonbill_080217Spoonbill, Charles Law

Devoran: 1 Waxwing around gardens near pub. (S Votier)

St Erth: 1 Cattle Egret, 8 Little Egret and 30 Curlew. (MJ Spicer) Later, 2 Cattle Egret with 12 Little Egret again along Treloweth Lane at 4:15pm. (R Veal)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Mandarin, 2 Black-necked Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Gadwall, 1 m Shoveler, c80 Lapwing, c30 Golden Plover and 1 ad Mediterranean Gull. (MJ Spicer, T Mills)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 18 Wigeon, 43 Teal, 11 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 3 Little Egret, 15 Grey Heron, 4 Buzzard, 2 Water Rail, 13 Moorhen, 1 Oystercatcher, 41 Curlew, 31 Snipe, 1 Woodcock, 5 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 9 Herring Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Stonechat, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest, 2 Long-tailed Tit and c40,000 Starling. (DK Parker, A James)

AJames_GreyHeron_090217Grey Heron, Alan James AJames_Curlew_090217Curlew, Alan James
DParker_Bittern_090217Bittern, Dave Parker DParker_Firecrest_090217Firecrest, Dave Parker

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Avocet, 3 Goosander, 1 Iceland Gull, c50 Grey Plover, c20 Golden Plover, c300 Lapwing,  4 Teal, 4 Shelduck, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, c20 Wigeon, c100 Dunlin, 2 Little Egret, c20 Great Black-backed Gull, c200 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 25 Curlew, 24 Oystercatcher. (J-L Epstein, D.Chadwick) Lelant Saltings: 1 imm Spoonbill, 5 (1 near sum plum) Mediterranean Gull, 2 Greenshank, 3 Teal, 210 Curlew.  (R Veal)

Newquay near the Gannel Estuary: 1 Black Redstart. (T Purnell)

Helston Boating Lake and Sewage Works: 1 1w Iceland Gull. (R Butts)

RButts_IcelandGull_090217Iceland Gull, Roger Butts

Crowlas: 1f Brambling again in private garden. (R Veal)

Millbrook: 1 Cattle Egret again at Stone Farm with 10 Little Egret in cattle field in Withnoe Lane. (B Taggart)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel in Boat Cove again.

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