Wednesday 9th January 2019

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs and 1 Spotted Redshank still today around morning high tide. (D Chaney, R Butts, T Pinfield) Also 1 Greenshank. (R Butts, T Pinfield)

Pendower: Pacific Diver, 3 Black-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe and 5 Slavonian Grebe. Also 1 Red-throated Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 8 Slavonian Grebe.(R Butts, T Pinfield)

Gulval: female Serin still present (possibly 2) but elusive in 2nd brassica field east of the church, also 100+ Chaffinch, 30+Redwing, 4+ Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker et al.)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Glossy Ibis flew from Longrock direction to roost in the reeds N of the railway line below Cheshire Homes at 16:40. (J Hawkey)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Water Rail, several Chiffchaff, (lane beside ‘Maltsters’ pub). 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Water Pipit, (flooded field). (R Butts, T Pinfield) Also 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Temminck’s stint, 1 Green Sandpiper, 6 Water Pipit (M Scawen, J Humphreys, D Hawkley)

Temminck’s Stint + Green Sandpiper, Roger Butts

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret, 170 Canada Geese, 1 Merlin, 1 Kestrel, 17 Lapwing, 55 Golden Plover, 60 Redwing. At dusk 1978 Jackdaw flew west over village to roost 16:00 – 17:00. (D Flumm)

Raftra Farm: 2 Jack Snipe at Raftra Pool also Woodcock & 29 Teal. (M Wallace)

St Austell: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 12 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 1 Grey Wagtail, c50 Pied Wagtail at St Austell sewage works. (B Bosisto)

Wadebridge, Trewornan Bridge: 4 Whooper Swan. (R Butts, T Pinfield) Treraven Meadows: 2 Green Sandpiper, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Kingfisher, also Little Egret, Grey Heron, Redshank, Teal and Canada Goose. (D Trevelyan)

St Austell Bay: 22 Great Northern Diver,1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Eider, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 21 Common Scoter. (B Bosisto)

Par beach pool: 72 Snipe, 2 Water Rail, 1 Shelduck, 1 Wigeon, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Greenfinch, 3 Chiffchaff, Black-headed Gull colour ringed TMLX White ring black digits. (B Bosisto)

Par Docks: 1 Firecrest. (B Bosisto)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill still present in Copperhouse Creek. (R Treeby) Later Spoonbill on Carnsew Basin. Also redhead Goosander and Greenshank on Saltings. (MJ Spicer)

Kennack Sands: 7 Black-throated Diver. (G Adams)

Caerleon Cove: 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Guillemot. (G Adams)

St Dennis: 8 male & 1 female Bullfinch, also 5 Goldcrest feeding along Hawthorn hedge. (P Ash)

Male Bullfinch – Paul Ash

Female Bullfinch – Paul Ash

Lizard: 1 Black-throated Diver and 1 Black Redstart.

Penzance: 1m Black Redstart still at Battery Rocks. (R Veal)

Whitsand Bay: 90 Common Scoter on sea between Freathy and Rame but distant (M Beer)

Cardinham Woods: 30+ Siskin at bird feeders on path behind toilet block. 5 Nuthatch, 7 Marsh Tit, 10 Crossbill over Lady Vale Bridge. 3 Woodcock, 8 Buzzard including resident pale phase. (C Mason)

Boswednack: 2 Redwing & 2 Chough.

St Ives: 1 male Blackcap in private garden. (K Money)

Feock, Love Beach: 6 Black-necked Grebe, 8 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Velvet Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver. (R Butts, T Pinfield)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 24 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 250 Canada Goose, 26 Shelduck, 11 Mallard, 17 Wigeon, 1 Goosander, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 8 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 2 Peregrine falcon, 60 Oystercatcher, 2000 Golden Plover, 200 Lapwing, 1 Ruff, 150 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 50 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 35 Black-tailed Godwit, 90 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 250 Black-headed Gull, 9 Common Gull, 70 Herring Gull, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Wood Pigeon, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 2 Redwing, 7 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Blue Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 6 Rook, 45 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al)

 

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