Tuesday 14th February 2017

Late news, 12/2, Loe Pool: 4 Cattle Egret (P Bedford)

Late News, 13/2, Hayle Estuary: Main Estuary/Lelant Water: 1 m Goosander, 17 Dunlin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 ad Mediterranean Gull, 2 ad Yellow-legged Gull. Ryan’s Field: 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Shelduck, 1 Avocet, 80 Lapwing, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (A Hartley)

Late News, 13/2, Pendeen: 1 Chough, 1 Raven. (A Hartley)

Late News, 13/2, Stithians Reservoir: 13 Little Grebe, 1 Black-necked Grebe (along shoreline near the dam), 5 Cormorant, 6 Canada Goose, 67 Wigeon, 7 Teal, 13 Mallard, 3 f Pintail (SW corner), 56 Tufted Duck, 4 3f 1m Goldeneye, 2 mf Goosander flew over east, 4 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 1 Redshank, 20 Black-headed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 40 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 15 Meadow Pipit, 3 Stonechat, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Reed Bunting. (D Chaney)

Hayle Estuary: 1 1w Caspian Gull, 2 2w,3w Yellow-legged Gull and 1m Green-winged Teal on Lelant Saltings. 1 Avocet on Ryan’s Field. (M Ahmad, M Elliott, R Wilkins,, MJ Spicer, R Veal) Also 1 1w Ring-billed Gull and 1w Iceland Gull. (S Turner)14 Grey Plover. (R Veal) 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Shelduck, 2 Curlew. (B Oakes)

Caspian Gull, Mike Spicer

Caspian Gull, Mike Spicer

Lelant Station: 1 Bullfinch, 1 Greenfinch. (R Farnes)

Little Egret, Ben Oakes

Little Egret, Ben Oakes

Buzzard, Ben Oakes

Buzzard, Ben Oakes

Greenfinch, Rod Farnes

Greenfinch, Rod Farnes

Bullfinch, Rod Farnes

Bullfinch, Rod Farnes

Crowlas: 1f Brambling in private garden early am then later seen in nearby field. (R Veal)

Mousehole: 1 juv Iceland Gull on St Clement’s Isle this evening, also 14 Razorbill past. (R Veal, A Hartley). Also Black Redstart.

Drift Reservoir: 2 Mandarin, 14 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 150+ Canada  Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 1 Buzzard, 1 Muscovy. (K.Bowers)

Greylag Goose, Kevin Bowers

Greylag Goose, Kevin Bowers

Tufted Duck, Kevin Bowers

Tufted Duck, Kevin Bowers

Pendeen: 2 Raven, 30 Linnet, 100 Starling (A Hartley)

Sennen: 1 juvenile Iceland Gull behind Seaview Caravan Park. (M Wallace)

St Erth: 6 Little Egrets but no sign of the Cattle Egret early afternoon (A Hartley)

Marazion Beach: 100 Sanderling (A Hartley)

Longrock Pool: 3 Little Grebe and a few Wigeon. (A Hartley) 

Tolcarne, Penzance: 1m Eider, 1 Guillemot, 2 Razorbills. Jubilee Pool: A mixed flock of Turnstone, Dunlin and Ringed Plover on the beach by Penlee Battery. (A Hartley)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Trenow Cove.

Cudden Point:  1 Kestrel hunting vole. (A James)

Kestrel hunting, Alan James

Kestrel hunting, Alan James

Kestrel, Alan James

Kestrel, Alan James

Portreath: 14 Fulmar on cliff ledges. (J Baker)

Towan Head: 20 Red-throated Diver west and another 7 in Newquay Bay. (S Rowe)

Bedruthan: 3 Corn Bunting, 5 Yellowhammer, 30 Skylark. (S Rowe)

Trevose Head: 20 Lapland Bunting, 4 Corn Bunting, 6 Yellowhammer, c.300 Linnet, c.150 Skylark and 53 Red-throated Diver in Mother Ivey’s Bay. (S Rowe)

Dozmary Pool: 1m Lesser Scaup, 3 Goldeneye, 16 Pochard, 9 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Mallard, 80 Lapwing, 600 Golden Plover, 20 Starling. (P Taylor)

Helston: 2 Iceland Gull still at the boating lake.

Devoran: 5 Cattle Egret in to roost, 1 Spotted Redshank. (L Langley)

Swanvale NR: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (L Langley)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 1 Slavonian Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Seaton: 1 Black Redstart, 16 Red-throated Divers. (A Payne)

Millbrook: 2 Egyptian Goose. (J Brabner)

Stowe Woods, Duckpool: 1 Willow Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Buzzards, 1 Jay, 2 Great and 2 Blue Tit. (R Mudge)

Cornwall Services: 2 Buzzard, 100 Lapwing, 3 Snipe. (P Taylor)

Penzance, high tide WeBS count along Promenade and harbour: 1 Shag, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Oystercatcher, 9 Purple Sandpiper, 35 Turnstone, 20 Black-headed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Pied Wagtail. (T Mills)

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