Friday 9th February 2018

Late news, 8/2, Truro: 1 m Siskin and 1 Goldcrest feeding on fat balls, in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Late news, 8/2, Portscatho: Male Blackcap on the feeders in our garden for most of the day.  No sign of any ring. (R Sharp)

Tehidy Country Park: Up to 5 Firecrest near the cafe and 100 yards left path from cafe. (S Turner)

Sancreed: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Greylag & 146 Canada Geese, ad Mediterranean Gull. (D Flumm)

Camel Estuary: 2 juv Whooper Swan at Burniere Point. (A Trout)

Dozmary Pool: Drake Lesser Scaup still, in the NW corner. (A Trout)

Penzance: 1w Glaucous Gull off Jubilee Pool.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 10+ Fieldfare. On feeders; 1 Brambling, 5 Reed Bunting, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Greenfinch, 10+ Long-tailed Tit. (J St Ledger) Great White Egret still at the Golden Lion cut off. (DI Julian)

Common Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Great Spotted Woodpecker – John St Ledger

Cardigan woods: 2 Marsh Tit, 6 Coal Tit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 9 Siskin, 1 Wren, 1 Robin at the feeders also a very nice white Buzzard sitting high above the cafe . (P Ash)

Grey Wagtail, Paul Ash

Marsh Tit and Siskin, Paul Ash

Buzzards, Paul Ash

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 17 Curlew, 217+ Black-headed Gull, 8 Rook, 47 Carrion Crow, 200+ Herring Gull, 378+ Lesser Black-backed Gull, 81 Great Black-backed Gull, 186+ Wigeon, 1 Raven, 31 Redshank, 1 Spoonbill, 6 Oystercatcher, 115+ Dunlin, 4 Shelduck, 4 Cormorant and adult Kittiwake at high tide this afternoon. (PJ Freestone) Also 12 Water Pipit seen on saltings from Birdie’s Cafe. (G + L Carr) Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill still. (P Jones) Copperhouse Creek: 1 Green Sandpiper from Jubilee Bridge. (P Jones)

Spoonbill, Phil Jones

Newlyn: 1w Glaucous Gull and 1w Iceland Gull in Harbour. (G+L Carr)

Mounts Bay: 1 f Common Scoter, 1 Black-throated Diver, 6 Purple Sandpiper and pod of 4+ Common Dolphin seen in Bay from Jubilee Pool area. (G+L Carr)

Portscatho: 1 m Blackcap in garden again. (R Sharp)

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