Thursday 23rd February 2017

Late news,  22/2  Hannafore:  1 Chiffchaff and 1 Black Redstart also 1 drake Eider and 1 Slavonian Grebe. (M Beer)

St Clement: 8 Cattle Egret, 10 Little Egret at Menadews Farm. 5 more egret landed out of sight. (S Grose)

Trevean Cove: 1 pair of mating Kestrel.  (A James)

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Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Spoonbill still, 160 Golden Plover (one male in full breeding plumage), 65 Dunlin, 126 Black-tailed Godwit, 240 Canada Geese, 2 Ruff, 1 Stonechat, 1 Little Egret, 11 Pintail, 135 Wigeon, 1 Buzzard. (T Hardware)

Looe: 1 Brambling (m) (regular garden visitor over last two weeks), 4 Siskin (2m, 2f), 4 Long-tailed Tit (1 ringed). (P Sharp)

Gannel Estuary: 1w Ring-billed Gull, 4 Cattle Egret this afternoon. (S Rowe)

Swanpool: 1 Mediterranean Gull. (D Chaney)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point:  6 Oystercatcher,1 Guillemot, 4 Fulmar, 20 Gannet fishing offshore, 7 Eider flew in from the east, landed on sea for 10 minutes, then flew SW, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 6 Turnstone, 5 Kittiwake, 3 Carrion Crow Also 1 Minke Whale briefly c400 m out, heading east. (D Chaney)

Tehidy Country Park: 3 Mistle Thrush & 1Green Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 100+ Canada Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 9 Tufted Duck, 2 Mandarin, 15 Mallard, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren. (K.Bowers)

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Pendeen: 4 Great Skua, 4 Red-throated Diver, 1 Manx Shearwater and a significant passage of Fulmar, c7500 in 4 hour seawatch. (R Wilkins)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Great Skua and 622 Fulmar in 2 hour seawatch. (N Wheatley)

Coverack: 1 juv Iceland Gull.

Godrevy Point: 4 Balearic Shearwater past.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Iceland Gull and 1 imm Spoonbill.

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