Tuesday 12th February 2019

Late news, 10/2, Polbathic Creek: 25 Lapwing, 1 Green Sandpiper. (A Blunden)

Helston: Glossy Ibis slightly away from the Penrose Amenity Area  today. Perched just beyond the steps to a walled garden 200m from the road entrance, then flew towards Loe Pool at 16.15. Also 6 Teal on one of the small ponds. (G Adams, W Chegwidden)

Chapel Amble: 1 Temmick’s Stint, 16 Chiffchaff, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ruff,  2 Green Sandpiper, 10 Teal, 15 Curlew , 2 Water Pipits, 10 Meadow Pipit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Long-tailed Tits, 1 Firecrest, 5 Redwing, 4 Wren, 5 Pied Wagtail, 6 Grey Wagtail and 2 Blackbird. (S Windle)

Temminck’s Stint, Stevan Windle

Temminck’s Stint, Stevan Windle

Siberian Chiffchaff, Stevan Windle

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Ring-necked Duck, 9 Goosander 3m 6f, 3 Mute Swan, 3 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Little Egret, 1m Reed Bunting, 1 Nuthatch, 3 Long-tailed Tit,1m Pintail. (Harvey Kendall)

Wadebridge: 44 Cattle Egret at Gonvena Fields (below the school). (S Grose)

Cattle Egrets, Shaun Grose

Cattle Egrets, Shaun Grose

Cattle Egrets, Shaun Grose

Penryn: 2 Greenshank, 30 Redshank, 20 Teal, 10 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret at morning low tide (D Chaney, L Mooney)

Falmouth: 2 (mf) Stonechat at Pendennis Point, c30 Common Dolphin in Falmouth Bay, 1 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Red-throated Diver west, with 14 Turnstone at Castle Beach and Water Pipit still on east side of Gyllyngvase Beach. (D Chaney, L Mooney)

Swanpool: 1 Water Rail, 4 Pochard. (D Chaney, L Mooney)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 4 Purple Sandpipers, 18 Ringed Plover, 16 Dunlin, male Black Redstart all seen on beach below harbour wall by Jubilee Pool. 3 Great Northern Divers in bay and Great Skua seen harassing gulls following trawler. (L Carr)

Cardinham Woods: 30+ Siskin, 2 Marsh Tit visiting feeders. (D Trevelyan)

Siskin, Dan Trevelyan

Stithians: 2 m/f Reed Bunting, Greenfinch, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Long-tailed Tits and Sparrowhawk at the hide. (A Witheywood)

Reed Bunting, A Witheywood

Greenfinch, A Witheywood

Towan Head: 18 Red-throated Diver, 11 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 135 Curlew, 8 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Crugmeer: 2 Grey Partridge, 7 Snipe, 2 Barn Owl, 1 Tawny Owl, 34 Skylark, 3 Yellowhammer, also seen but not counted, Meadow Pipits, Linnets, Goldfinch. (S Grose)

Lostwithiel: 1f Blackcap at suet ball feeder with some aggression towards House Sparrows being shown in private garden. (E Mayhew)

Polbathic Creek: 8 Snipe, 2 Teal, 9 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Meadow Pipit. (A Blunden)      

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