Wednesday 24th January 2018

Late news, 23/1, Zennor, Foage Valley: a single flock of 450 Redwing, 75 Fieldfare. (V Stratton)

Torpoint: 1 Sparrowhawk (with sparrow prey) and 1 female type Black Redstart in a private wharfside garden. (R Napp)

Egloshayle: Still 3 Hawfinch in the cemetery. (A Langdon)

St Clement: 13 Little Egret and 3 Cattle Egret at 10:45 in the last field on left before the 30 mph sign. (J Lander)

Porth Reservoir: Male Goldeneye, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck, 13 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Clapper Marsh: Female Brambling and Lesser Redpoll still. (DI Julian)

Cape Cornwall: Manx Shearwater and 2 Great Skua. (N Wheatley)

Newquay: 1w Ring-billed Gull still at Trenance boating lake. (S Grimwade)

Porthpean: 3 Surf Scoter, 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 Long-tailed Duck and 32 Black-throated Diver.

Pendeen Watch 11:00 – 13:00: 1 imm (dark) Pomarine Skua W then E, 12 Purple Sandpiper. Also 2 Red-throated Divers on sea. (P Clement)

Camel Trail Wildlife Walk: 35 Mute Swan, 60 Shelduck, 12 Mallard, 5 Wigeon, 1 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 80 Oystercatcher, 18 Ringed Plover, 32 Grey Plover, 2000 Golden Plover, 250 Lapwing, 150 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 60 Curlew, 8 Snipe, 250 Black-headed gull, 75 Herring Gull, 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 65 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Kittiwake , 7 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Wren, 4 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 3 Redwing, 9 Blackbird, 7 Song Thrush, 2 Firecrest , 1 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 45 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven , 35 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch (M Scawen et al.)

Men-an-Tol: 2 ringtail Hen Harrier towards Little Galver at 15:55 hrs.1 Barn Owl along track at 16:10hrs, also 1 Golden Plover. (L Proctor)

Barn Owl, Linton Proctor

Cawsand: 1 Black Redstart, behind Congregational Church. (R Massey)

Camel Estuary, Pinkson Creek Heron Roost: 54 Little Egret, 42 Cattle Egret6 Grey Heron, 96 Redwing. (B Bosisto)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Peregrine with Golden Plover prey,  (A James) Also 27 Redshank, 18 Curlew, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Snipe, 2 Greenfinch. (P Freestone) Estuary: 161 Lapwing, 158 Dunlin, 15 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank, 28 Redshank, 1 Cormorant, 1 Water Pipit, 90+ Golden Plover, 52 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 2 adult Mediterranean Gull, 1 Spoonbill, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Goosander (both red-heads), 4 Mute Swan, 94 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 99 Great Black-backed Gull, 80+ Herring Gull, 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, Wigeon and Teal in fewer numbers. (P Freestone) Copperhouse Creek: 1 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Curlew, 360+ Wigeon, 8 Oystercatcher, 80+ Herring Gull, 16 Black-headed Gull, 1 Greenshank, 12 Snipe, 5 Dunlin, 5 Lapwing, 1 Cormorant, 27 Shelduck, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Grey Plover, 11 Redshank, 23 Canada Geese, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (P Freestone)

Stithians Reservoir, Southern cut-off: 1 Sparrowhawk (fem), 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker (m), 2 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 1 Redwing plus usual visitors to feeders; Robin, Blue Tit Long-tailed Tit, Goldfinch, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Wren, Dunnock. Also Goldeneye (fem), 58 Black-headed Gull, 10 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 7 Tufted Duck, 30+ Herring Gull, 1Great Black-backed Gull and 200+ Golden Plover from Stuart Hutchins Hide. (P Freestone)

Zennor, Foage Valley: 3cy Glaucous Gull. (V Stratton)

Penzance: 1 pale-bellied Brent Goose on Wherrytown Beach. (S Grimwade) Jubilee Pool/Battery Rocks: 1 Great Northern Diver, 6 Razorbill, 1 Guillemot, 8 Purple Sandpiper, Grey Seal. 1 unconfirmed dark Pomarine Skua flying toward Newlyn low to surface of water. (J Evans)

Great Grogley Downs:  3 Crossbill. (P Spong)

Truro: 3 f Siskin on nyjer feeder in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Tregonetha Downs: 2 Barn Owl, 2 Tawny Owl, 1 Otter walking along main road. (S Grose)

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