Tuesday 28th January 2020

Late news, 26/1, Helston Boating Lake: Mediterranean Gull Yellow AYYT (S Rogers) was ringed as a chick in Germany in 2018 and seen in Northumberland and Fife in July-August 2018 and was then in Norfolk, Yorkshire and Northumberland in June-August 2019 before arriving in Cornwall. Any sightings of colour-ringed birds (of any species) can be sent to the Bird News team and we can help trace them. (Eds)

Med Gull AYYT – Steve Rogers

AYYT sightings map

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Kumlien’s Gull and an ad Caspian Gull. (M Halliday) Kumliem’s Gull flushed by a Peregrine but refound at the west end of Copperhouse Creek late afternoon. (M Elliott, M Ahmad).1 Kumlien’s Gull (juvenile/1st winter, from 11:30),1 Peregrine (adult) (N Rogers)

1st winter Kumlien’s Gull- Mashuq Ahmad

1st winter Kumlien’s Gull-Mashuq Ahmad

1st winter Kumlien’s Gull-Nigel Rogers

Loe Pool: 1 Little Gull joined large roost opposite former Penrose hide around 4.45 pm. (G Adams)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot just outside the harbour mouth mid day. (L Proctor)

Padstow, Little Petherick: 2 Cattle Egret, 8 Little Egret, 1 fem Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Redshank, 2 Mute Swan. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary, Burniere : 1 Whooper Swan, 23 Red-legged Partridge. (S Grose)

Sancreed: 3 Little Egret, 127 Canada Goose, 40 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Gannel Estuary: 2 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 1 ad argentatus Herring Gull, 114 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 740 Herring Gull, 550 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Plover. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

Downderry: 1 Water Pipit this afternoon. (A Payne)

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