Wednesday 31st January 2018

Late news, 30/1, Egloshayle: 2 Hawfinches still in the morning. (C Selway)

Late news, 30/1, Clapper Marshes: 3 Common Sandpiper and a Water Pipit. (C Selway)

Egloshayle: At least 1 Hawfinch still present in the cemetery. (A Langdon)

Newlyn, Tolcarne rocks: 2 Brent Geese and 1 ad Mediterranean Gull with gull flock, 1 Grey Heron and Kingfisher. (L Proctor, T Mills) Harbour: 1 ad Kumlien’s Gull and 1 1w Iceland Gull also ad & 1w Glaucous Gull (L Proctor, T Mills)

Brent Geese – Linton Proctor

Brent Goose – Tony Mills

Penzance, off Tolcarne beach: Feeding frenzy of Gannets close inshore, 1 Mute Swan and 4 Grey Seal. Wherrytown rocks: c70 Sanderling. (T Mills) Jubilee Pool: Drake Eider still. (J Evans)

Pendeen Watch 09.30 – 11.30: 1 1w Iceland Gull (same bird as on 20th, 25th and 30th Jan), 1 Manx Shearwater W and 1 Red-throated Diver. (P Clement)

Mawgan: 2 Brambling (1m, 1f), 1m Siskin, 1 Blackcap in garden (P. Bedford)

Cape Cornwall: 1w Glaucous Gull still and 2 Great Skua offshore, plus 21 Choughs. (N Wheatley)

Charlestown: 1 f Blackcap ( D Hastilow )

Kingsmill Lake: Glossy Ibis still. (M Beer)

China Fleet Club: 1 Hawfinch still this morning. (M Beer)

Wilcove: Drake Green-winged Teal again. (J Dodderidge)

Truro: 8 Cattle Egrets with Little Egrets 200 m. along St Clement lane past Penarth farm and viewed from gate on right 11:00. (M Lammas)

St Gothian LNR: 3 Glaucous Gull (1w, 2w, Ad) at 14:00. (PA Fraser) Also 1m Scaup, 120 Teal, 2 Coot, 4 Oystercatcher and 8 Curlew. (MJ Spicer)

1w Glaucous Gull – Pete Fraser

2w Glaoucous Gull – Pete Fraser

Ad Glaucous Gull – Pete Fraser

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull and 1 Mediterranean Gull (P. Bedford)

Porth Reservoir: 7 Mediterranean Gull, 22 Common Gull, 274 Black headed Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 8 Coot, 2 Raven, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Peregrine, 1 Firecrest (C Hughes)

Padstow, Dennis Farm: 15 Egret sp. observed in brown field with cattle from Porthilly Point, too far away for positive identification. (S Grose)

Camel Trail Wildlife Walk: 34 Mute Swan, 2 Whooper Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 44 Shelduck, 9 Mallard, 2 Goosander, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 60 Oystercatcher, 3 Ringed Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, c.300 Lapwing, 120 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 55 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 65 Curlew, c.350 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 80 Herring Gull, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 90 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 10 Redwing, 7 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Magpie, 1 Jay, 6 Rook, 45 Carrion Crow, 12 Starling, 8 House Sparrow, 5 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch,  Reed Bunting. 1 Rabbit, 1 Palmate NewtFrog spawn. (M. Scawen et al.)

Respryn Woods: 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Bray)

Sparrowhawk, Darren Bray

Bude: 15 Oystercatcher, 3 Stonechat and 7-8 Long-tailed Tit. (H Wilkins)

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