Thursday 31st January 2019

Late news, 30/1, Torpoint: 4 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 8 Dark-bellied Brent Geese, Chiffchaff and 2 Great Crested Grebes at Marine Drive. (S Green)

Late news, 30/1, Wilcove: Kingfisher, Raven, Greenshank, Black-tailed Godwit, Chiffchaff, 2 Common Sandpiper and a Whimbrel. (S Green)

Newquay: 2 Tawny Owl and 1 probable Otter at midnight on the boating lake. (S Grose)

Loe Pool: Glossy Ibis north end of Loe pool from Degibna. (S Bury)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Glossy Ibis flew in to roost in NE arm at 17:00. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egrets still in surrounding fields also 26 Lapwing, 2 Med Gull, 60 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Porthilly Farm: 3 Cattle Egret with cattle in field behind caravan park. (S Grose)

Restronguet Creek: One Spoonbill from 09.00 on the south shore opposite Point Quay. (M Wilson)

Hayle: Spoonbill flew west over Edward Passmore Institute early afternoon. (MJ Spicer) Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 45+ Dunlin, 2 Shelduck, 1 Sparrowhawk (over), 1 Chiffchaff. These birds came in at high tide at about 14:00. (J St Ledger) 2nd winter Caspian Gull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Halliday)

Caspian Gull, Mark Halliday

Caspian Gull, Mark Halliday

Bar-tailed Godwit, John St Ledger

Shelduck, John St Ledger

Seaton seawatch: 10.30-11.30 winds SE f6+. 3 Med Gulls, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Gull, 30+ Gannets. (P Kemp)

St Erth: c60 Wood Pigeon, 1 Stock Dove, c200 Chaffinch, c30 Goldfinch, c50 Redwing, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 14 Canada Geese. (DK Parker)

St Ives Bay: Big feeding flock of over 2000 Gannets this morning also 1 Great Skua and 50+ Dolphins. (P Freestone)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit, 2 Grey Plover, 7 Wigeon. (S Rowe)

Gyllyngvase beach: 1 Water Pipit, 10 Rock Pipit, 2 Mediteranean Gull, 20 Oystercatcher. (T Phelps)

Torpoint: 4 pale-bellied and 8 dark-bellied Brent Goose, Chiffchaff and 2 Great Crested Grebes at Marine Drive with Kingfisher, Raven, Greenshank, Black Tailed Godwit, Chiffchaff, 2 Common Sandpiper and a Whimbrel at nearby Wilcove. (S Green)

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