Friday 24th January 2020

Late news, 22/1, Porthgwarra: 1 Chough by the cove. (C Gigg)

Stithians Reservoir: female Lesser Scaup reported again.

Wilcove: Green-winged Teal. (J & K Cole)

St Germans: 2 Spoonbill. (J & K Cole)

Seaton: 3 Great Northern Diver, 24 Red-throated Diver, 21 Turnstone, Black Redstart, 2 Rock Pipit. (J & K Cole)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot off Sandy Cove and 2 Firecrest in the bushes. (L Proctor)

Newlyn Harbour: juv Iceland Gull reported again this morning. Also 1 colour-ringed juv Great Black-backed Gull (green Y17 – ringed in France), 2 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 45 Turnstone and 3 Mute Swan. (T Mills, M Webb)

Iceland Gull – Martin Webb

Iceland Gull – Martin Webb

Shag – Martin Webb

Drift Reservoir: 1m Goldeneye and 16 Mediterranean Gull. (MJ Spicer)

Jubilee Pool: 4 Purple Sandpiper. (MJ Spicer)

Carnsew Basin: Slavonian Grebe reported again.

Coverack: 1 Firecrest at the School this afternoon. (J Foster)

Firecrest – J Foster

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Polbrock: 3 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 17 Siskin, 5 Bullfinch, 7 Song Thrush, 1 Woodcock, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 1f Sparrowhawk, 9 Coal Tit, 12 Redwing, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Shelduck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 12 Curlew, 6 Oystercatcher, 3 Redshank, 76 Teal, 8 Red-legged Partridge,51 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 9 House Sparrow, 1 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Godolphin Cross: Fieldfare feeding on apples, very defensive in private garden. (C Richards)

St Austell Bay: 29 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, 3 Black-throated Diver, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 36 Common Scoter, 10 Eider (3 adult drake, 1 immature drake, 6 female). (B Bosisto)

Charlestown: 30+ Common Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (I Toogood-Johnson)

Malpas: 1m Black Redstart (A. le Masurier)

Sunny Corner, Truro: 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 13 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Curlew, 9 Oystercatcher. (P Ash) Also, Avocet down river from Sunny Corner around 1:30 pm (G Kingdon)

Spotted Redshank – P Ash

Seaton: 4 Great Northern Diver. (R Smaldon)

Lower Tamar Lakes: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail. (R Mudge)

Rosenannon: 2 Jay, 15 Linnet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Yellowhammer, 21 Meadow Pipit, 3 Fieldfare, 2 Buzzard,1 Marsh Tit, 4 Fallow Deer. (S Grose)

Longrock: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 12 Common Scoter, 1 Red-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 5 Mediterranean Gull. (M McKee)

Towan Head: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Red-throated Diver, 22 Purple Sandpiper, 16 Turnstone, 16 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Plover. (S Rowe)

Sennen Cove: 92 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Great Northern Diver (N R Rogers)

Kynance Cove: 3 Stonechats, 3 Rock Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 female Black Redstart, 1 Goldcrest, 8+ Blackbird, 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Merlin. (K Dalziel, J Hawkey)

Black Redstart – Kate Dalziel

Carrick Roads: 14 Black-necked Grebe from Loe Beach. (R Wilkins)

Camel Estuary: Whooper Swan with 2 Mute Swan in front of Burniere Hide. (M Lammas)

Chapel Amble: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Water Pipit opposite the car park  plus 20+ Chiffchaff and 1 possible Siberian Chiffchaff down lane from pub. (M Lammas)

Treraven marsh: 1 Bar-headed Goose with massive Canada Goose flock in far field. (M Lammas)

Cape Cornwall 09:00 to 11:00: 40+ Common Dolphin, 10+ Porpoise, 2 probable Tuna, 7 Red-throated Diver (5S and 2 N), and a Great Skua sat on the sea. (N Wheatley)

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