Wednesday 28th February 2018

Late news, 27/02, Rumford: 1 Cattle Egret following the plough. (L Curry)

Late news, 27/02, Ruan Lanihorne: 52 Black-tailed Godwit at 15:00 high tide, viewed from private land. (D Hall)

Camel Trail Walk: 35 Mute Swan, 2 Whooper Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 25 Shelduck, 6 Mallard, 35 Wigeon, 3 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 50 Oystercatcher, 3 Ringed Plover, 6 Grey Plover, 15 Lapwing, c.200 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 30 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 74 Black-tailed Godwit, 45 Curlew, 3 Snipe, 120 Black-headed Gull, 25 Herring Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 24 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Skylark, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 6 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Magpie, 5 Rook, 40 Carrion Crow, 7 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch (M Scawen et al.)

Ruan Lanihorne: 45+ Chaffinches, 4 Siskin, 2 Greenfinch, 3 Brambling (1m, 2 f), 14 Goldfinch, 2 Dunnock, 2 House Sparrow feeding on niger seed on lawn in a private garden at 10:00. (D Hall)

Porthilly Point: 1 Sparrowhawk, 13 Common Gull, 2 Ringed Plover, 123 Dunlin, 66 Oystercatcher, 2 Greenshank, 5 Curlew, 26 Wigeon, 5 Redshank, 2 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

Feock Churchyard: 1 Hawfinch, 5 Bullfinches, 3 Blackcaps. (K Dalziel)

Trispen: 5 Med Gull, 10 Common Gull, 1 3w Yellow-legged Gull amongst large flock in ploughed field. (B Bosisto)

Bude: 2 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 8 Teal, 2 Common Buzzard, 4 Water Rail on River Neet. (N Bastin)

Caerthillian Cove: c15 Lapwings over at 12:45. (K Wise)

Crowlas: 1f Brambling. Also Lapwing, Snipe, Golden Plover and Skylark flying over during the snow. (R Veal)

St Ives: Redwing in garden this afternoon. (M Rouncefield)

Redwing – Marlene Rouncefield

Mount Hawke: 1 Grey Wagtail again visiting garden pond. (RB & PC Girling)

Truro: 1 Greenfinch & 1 Goldcrest in a private garden. (M Costa) 1 Redwing feeding on the
ground, 1 f Siskin in garden. (D Jenkins)

Nine Maidens: 2 Woodcock, 21 Snipe, 1 Tawny Owl, 34 Redwing, 12 Fieldfare, small flocks of Lapwing and Golden Plover overhead. (S Grose)

Carharrack:  2 Redwing still feeding, 1 (m) Blackcap since January, 5 Blue Tits 4 Great Tits 8 Long Tail Tits, 8 Goldfinch and House Sparrows in private garden. (W Chegwidden)

Threemilestone: 16 Lapwing and 1 Snipe flew over main road in snow. (T Wilson)

Callestick: Firecrest still in private garden. (T Wilson)

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