Saturday 12th January 2019

Late news, 11/1, Goss Moor: c12 Woodcock. (P Roseveare)

Late news, 11/1, Lower Tamar Lake: female Ring-necked Duck and Scaup again. (S Stanbury)

Devoran: 1w Lesser Yellowlegs present over high tide this morning. (P Roseveare)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint, Green Sandpiper and 11 Water Pipit. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, R Veal)

Lower Tamar Lake: female Ring-necked Duck and Scaup still. (DI Julian) Also  2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 34 Goosander, 5 Shoveler, 1 Gadwall, 1 Stock Dove. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, R Veal)

Swanpool Beach: 1 Black Guillemot still distantly from ‘Hooked at the Beach’ restaurant maybe 2-300m SE of Pennance Point, 3 Mediterranean Gull in the surf. (D Chaney)

Helston: Yellow-browed Warbler, Ferruginous Duck and 6 Shoveler. (P Fraser)

Swanvale: Yellow-browed Warbler behind the pumping station. (R Augarde)

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Snipe, 100 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Garganey, 2 adult Yellow-legged Gull and 1 argentatus Herring Gull. (DK Parker, M Ahmad) Also Spoonbill. (H Wiggins)

Whitecross: 12+ Cattle Egret and 5 Little Egret around farm below Royal Cornwall Showground. Also 600+ corvids in roost. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, R Veal)

Otterham: male Hen Harrier near Otterham Station this morning. (D Julian)

Pendeen Watch: 3 Great Skua & 75 Guillemot 10.15 – 12.00 plus 1 Purple Sandpiper on rocks. (P Clement)

Bodmin: Brambling with Chaffinches at garden feeder with Goldfinches, Bullfinches, a Greenfinch and a Siskin. (R Preston-Mafham)

Fistral South: 1 Chiffchaff in tamarisk hedge on Pentire crescent, 70+ Wigeon, 2 Raven.

Gannel Estuary: 1 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 15 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 53 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Blackcap. (S Grose)

Cadgwith: 1 Little Egret on beach. (F Trewin)

St Ives: 2 Long-tailed Tit in private garden.(K Money)

Dobwalls: albino Song Thrush with white head and wing feathers, has been seen in our garden on several occasions since late December (C&J Duffy)

Whipsiderry: 2 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Corn Bunting, 26 Fulmar. (S Grose)

Swanpool: 2 Water Rail showing well from west side roadway. (D Chaney)

Men-an-tol: 2 Hen Harrier (ringtail and male) (M Doyle, L Langley, T Phelps)

Penzance: 7 Purple Sandpiper and 10 Ring Plover on rocks and beach below pier wall and near Battery rocks. Also 1 Rock Pipit, 1Turnstone and  2 Long-tailed  Duck preening on Battery Rocks, different plumage to the two sighted on 10th  at Tolcarne. (N Wills) Also adult male Black Redstart still on rocks by Jubilee Pool.


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