Wednesday 13th February 2019

Late news, 10/2, Freathy: 1 Red Kite & 2 House Martins. (S Madge)

Late news, 10/2, Hannafore: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff with 3 Chiffchaff (also seen 6th & 7th Feb), 25-30 Turnstone (1 with metal ring on left leg). (I Juliane)

Late news, 12/2, Looe: 3 female Blackcap in private garden, 1 with metal ring on right leg, 1 with white ring & 1 with dark streak on head, 1 leucistic Jackdaw – white patch on right wing (I Juliane)

Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler below sewage works by gate on coast path, also 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest. (M Webb)

Goldcrest, Martin Webb

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint still in flooded field behind the Maltsters pub.

Porthilly Farm: 3 Cattle Egret in field with cattle in field behind caravan park at 08:15. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary: 7 Cattle Egret flew up the Camel Estuary over Wadebridge at 07:40. (D Julian)

Wadebridge: A minimum of 49 Cattle Egret off Bradford’s Quay. (D Julian) Wadebridge, Bridge View: 1 (f) Black Redstart. (A Taylor)

Clapper Marshes: 8 Cattle Egret and female Scaup this morning. (D Julian)

Cot Valley: Juvenile Iceland Gull still present at Progo just south of Cot Valley at 09:30 this morning, for its 32nd day. Male Black Redstart still at the bottom of Cot. Tawny Owl still at the top. (N Wheatley)

Helston Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 20+ Chiffchaff. Boating Lake: 6 Shoveler. (D Chaney) 2 Goldcrests, 8+ Chiffchaffs, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (R Butts & T Pinfield)

Newtown St Martin (In Meneage): 8 Cattle Egrets south of road from Newtown to Tregidden. (R Butts & T Pinfield)

Hayle Estuary: 5 Yellow-legged Gulls at high tide. (P Freestone, M Halliday) Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field at 14:00. (V Skilton)

St Gothian Sand NR: 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Canada Geese, 18 Moorhen, 8 Oystercatcher, 13 Curlew, 5 Wigeon, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Shelduck, Buzzard 3, 19 Tufted Duck, 174 Teal, 100+ Black-headed Gulls, 1 drk Pochard, 2 Gadwall, 1 Raven, 170+ Jackdaw, Stonechat (singing male), 1 Meadow Pipit, 4 Pied Wagtail, 3 Rock Pipit, 6 Linnet, 10+ Mallard, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Goldfinch, 11 Coot, 1 Kestrel, 3 Med Gulls, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, Wren, Dunnock, Blackbird, Magpie, Carrion Crow. (P Freestone)

Teal, Paul Freestone

Carne Creek, Manaccan: 3 Common Sandpipers, 20+ Redshanks, 1 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher. (R Butts & T Pinfield)

Nancegollan: 80 Chaffinch, 100 Linnet, 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Chaney)

St Dennis: Sparrowhawk on a kill in a private garden. (P Ash)

Sparrowhawk, Paul Ash

Penzance: 2 f-type Black Redstart behind bus station, 2 Nuthatch at Penlee Park, 7 Eider in bay. (R Veal)

Lands End: Black Redstart at inland end of the carpark, plus c40 Meadow Pipits. (J Miller)

Black Redstart, John Miller

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna:16 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 2 Canada Goose, 29 Shelduck, 6 Mallard, 26 Wigeon, 4 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Spoonbill, 3 Buzzard, 2 Peregrine, 75 Oystercatcher, 12 Ringed Plover, 33 Grey Plover, c.1000 Golden Plover, 200 Lapwing, 120 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 65 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 35 Black-tailed Godwit, 55 Curlew, 250 Black-headed Gull, 8 Common Gull, 55 Herring Gull, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 15 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 3 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 5 Redwing, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Blackcap, 1 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 7 Rook, 45 Carrion Crow, 5 House Sparrow, 5 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch, 4 Toad, 4 Palmate Newt.  (M Scawen et al).

Phillack: Black Redstart in private garden. Black Redstart (1w/fem) at Mexico Towans. (P Freestone)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Carbis Bay: unringed female Blackcap coming to my bird feeder. (J Bennett)

Cardinham: 1 Lesser Redpoll. (B Bosisto)

Goss Moor: 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine. (B Bosisto)

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