Monday 25th February 2019

Late news, 23/2, Padstow: 1 House Martin. 2 Brimstone. (G Motley)

Late news, 23/2, Trevose Head: 1 Short-eared Owl. (G Motley)

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs by moored boats at Devoran Quay 12:15. (B Toms)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis still at 07:20. (P Walsh)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull again at North end. (M Ahmad) Origin of Mediterannean Gulls seen yesterday at Hayle. 2L23 was one of 200 Meds ringed at Langstone Harbour July 2018. ZKY2 confirmed as ringed in Czechia June 2017. (G and L Carr)

Chapel Amble: Temmincks Stint, 7 Ruff, 1 Green Sandpiper, 6 Cattle Egret in field with sheep, 3 Water Pipit. (R Smaldon)

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret fields then flew off high east 09:50. (D Flumm)

Davidstow Airfield: ringtail Hen Harrier hunting airfield about 16:00. (R Smaldon)

Whitemoor: 2 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 3 Stonechat & 1 Common Lizard basking on a length of plastic pipe. (P Ash)

Buzzard and Kestrel, Paul Ash

Common Lizard, Paul Ash

Common Lizard, Paul Ash

Kings Mill Lake, Saltash: 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 60+ Black-tailed Godwit, 370 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 30+ Curlew, 20+ Redshank, 27 Snipe, 60+ Oystercatcher on river, 78 Teal, 8 Wigeon, 6 Little Egret, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming in China Fleet CP and 1 adult Peregrine. (P Kemp)

Cot Valley: Male Merlin and Red Kite plus a Black Redstart at Little Hendra. (N Wheatley)

Towan Head: 22 Purple Sandpiper, 36 Turnstones,14 Oystercatchers behind hotel, also Black Restart. At least 10 Bottlenosed Dolphins past point 8:30-09:00 heading south. (M Lammas)

Hells Mouth/Navax Head: 4 (2m 2f) Stonechat, 3 Dunnock, 1m Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 4 Linnet, 1 Meadow Pipit, 3 Magpie, 9 Jackdaw, 2 Buzzard. (M Webb)

male Stonechat, Martin Webb

female Stonechat, Martin Webb

Chaffinch, Martin Webb

Linnet, Martin Webb

Zennor Point: 1 Chough. (P Willard)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Buzzard, 3 Cormorant, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kestrel, 2 Tufted Duck. (K Bowers)

Cormorant, Kevin Bowers

Great Crested Grebe, Kevin Bowers

Great Crested Grebe, Kevin Bowers

Buzzard, Kevin Bowers

Kestrel, Kevin Bowers

Penzance Jubilee Pool: 1 adult male Black Redstart, 12 Sanderling, 1 Rock Pipit. (M Webb)

Black Redstart, Martin Webb

Black Redstart, Martin Webb

Rock Pipit, Martin Webb

Illogan: 1 Red Admiral, 1 Painted Lady, 1 Peacock Butterfly. (J Baker)

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