Thursday 17th January 2019

Newquay: Glossy Ibis on the island at Trenance boating lake until 08:30 when it flew SW then S. (D Thomas, M Lammas) Glossy Ibis flew in to roost at 17:00 (S Rowe)

Glossy Ibis – Dave Thomas

Swanpool: Winter plumaged Black Guillemot viewable very distantly from the end of Pennance Point. 1 Yellow-browed Warbler by the car park at the southern end of Swanpool. 1+ Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest at the northern end by the Swanvale pump station. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer

Black Guillemot – Dave Parker

Yellow-browed Warbler – Dave Parker

Yellow-browed Warbler – Mike Spicer

Gulval: Serin again in the 2nd field east of the church with Chaffinches plus at least 6 female Blackcaps. (T Pinfield, R Butts, D Julian)

Loe Pool: Glossy Ibis again at Penrose and 2 Firecrests on the west side of the pool also 4 Bullfinch (3m 1f), 1 Jay. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis flew in at 16:54.

Halye Estuary RSPB: 1 ad & 1 2w Caspian Gull , 2 ad Yellow-legged Gulls and 1 argentatus Herring Gull on Lelant Saltings. (M Halliday, DK Parker et al.) Spoonbill and Kingfisher on Copperhouse Creek today. (K & J Mortimore) Also Water Pipit reported. Ryan’s field: 1 Spoonbill. (E. Mayhew)

Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Lower Tamar Lake: 1f Ring-necked Duck, 26 Goosander (9m 18f), 1 Gadwall, 1 Redwing, 1 Green Sandpiper. (R Mudge)

Cot Valley: Juv Iceland Gull and Black Redstart. (D Julian)

Coverack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler & 5 Chiffchaffs along lane leading to sewage works. 3 Eider, 1 Black-throated Diver & 4 Mediterranean Gulls offshore. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret. (D Flumm)

Wadebridge: 6+ Cattle Egret still at Trelyll farm, viewed from inside showground. (S Grose)

Poldhu Cove: 1 Black Redstart. (D Flumm)

Polurrian Cove: 1 Black Redstart. (D Flumm)

Black Redstart, Polurrian – Dave Flumm

Black Redstart, Mullion – Dave Flumm

Mullion Cove: 1 Black Redstart. (D Flumm)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Black Redstart. (J Swann)

Penzance harbour: 3 Eider (ad m and ad f and imm male) (T Pinfield and R Butts)

Eider – A Witheywood

Men-an-Tol: 4 Reed Bunting, 20 Meadow Pipit, 6+ Raven, 1 Short-eared Owl at 15:55, 1 Barn Owl. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cox)

East Pentire, Newquay: 2 Short-eared Owl, 1 Black Redstart. (S Rowe)

Towan Head, Newquay: 10 Purple Sandpiper, 15 Turnstone and 2 Grey Plover at high tide. (P McVey)

Lizard: 2 Black-throated Diver and 1 Black Redstart.

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

Bodmin Moor: 11 Goosanders at the north end of Colliford Reservoir and 2 Goldeneye at Dozmary Pool. (A Payne)

Downderry: Offshore late afternoon 12 Great Northern Divers, 2 Red-throated Divers and c.90 Common Scoters. (A Payne)

Nanjizal: 1 Black Redstart. (M McKee)

Penzance Jubilee Pool: 11 Purple Sandpiper, 50+ Sanderling, 23 Turnstone, 15 Ringed Plover, 14 Dunlin, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 immature drk Eider offshore. (M Webb)

Sanderling – Martin Webb

Purple Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Ringed Plover – Martin Webb

Eider – Martin Webb

Tehidy Country Park: Short-eared Owl at north entrance off B3301 at 16.30. (S Croft)

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