Friday 17th February 2017

Nanjizal: 1 Little Bunting still in hedge east of the kissing gate along the footpath to Trevilley Farm today.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove.

Hayle Estuary: 1 Green-winged Teal. Ryan’s Field: 1 Avocet, 1 Little Egret, 12 Black-headed Gull, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Redshank, 2 Magpie, 1 Dunnock. (K Bowers)

Green-winged Teal, Alex McKechnie

Green-winged Teal, Alex McKechnie

Little Egret, Kevin Bowers

Little Egret, Kevin Bowers

Drift Reservoir:  Pair of Great Crested Grebes,  3 Little Grebe, 20+ Tufted Duck, 200+Canada Goose. (A James)

Great Crested Grebe, Alan James

Great Crested Grebe, Alan James

Great Crested Grebe, Alan James

Great Crested Grebe, Alan James

Great Crested Grebe, Alan James

Great Crested Grebe, Alan James

Loe Pool: 16 Cattle Egret just north of Carminowe Creek, best viewed from the west side. (I Maclean, K Thurston) 

Tregenna, Ruan Lanihorne: 14+ Cattle Egret (in a flock of 21 Egret). Turn left along the road that bisects Tregenna Farm. Carry on along that road until you get a view across the valley to the right. There are some buildings marked on the map as Namprathic. Just to the left of that are the Egrets in with some cattle. (A Roberts)

Helston Boating Lake: c40 Tufted Duck, 2 Shoveler. (L Langley)

Helford River: 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger)

Great Northern Diver, John St Ledger

Great Northern Diver, John St Ledger

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Yellow-Browed Warbler. (K.Bowers)

 

Yellow-browed Warbler, Kevin Bowers

Yellow-browed Warbler, Kevin Bowers

Menadews Farm, St Clement: 6 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, in field with Friesian cows on left hand side as going into St Clement. (S Grose)

Burncoose Nurseries: Tawny Owl, 3 Jay, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Nuthatch,1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher,  9m Bullfinch. (S Grose)

Towan Head: 6 Red-throated Diver west, 11 Purple Sandpiper, 14 Turnstone, 1 Grey Plover, 4 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 10 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Moorhen, 8 Coot, 1 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Mute Swan, 2 Little Grebe, 6 Teal, 3 Wigeon, 8 Tufted Duck, 5 Pochard, 3 Goldeneye. (T Mills, L Proctor, M Spicer)

Golitha Falls: 2 Nuthatch, 2 Siskin, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Marsh Tit. (T Mills, L Proctor, M Spicer)

Ninestones: 2 Jay, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Raven, 100 Golden Plover, 1 Woodcock, 1 Teecreeper, 3 Dipper. (T Mills, L Proctor, M Spicer)

Tintagel: 2 Great Northern Diver, 30+ Fulmar nesting, c20 Auks passing every minute, Herring Gull. (R Veal)

Portquin: 1 Red-throated Diver. (R Veal)

Trebarwith Strand: 1 Dipper. (H Wilkins)

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