Wednesday 20th February 2019

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis still 07:30 to 08:10 at least. (S Rogers, P Walsh) Glossy Ibis flew in at 17:30. (DK Parker)

Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler along lower side of coast path by the sewage works. (S Bury)

Maer Lake: Egyptian Goose flew in with 3 Shelduck and then left after 15mins flying east, no rings on feet and flying very strongly not clipped , also 2 Yellow-legged Gull with 3 Great Black-backed Gull roosting on the far bank. (N Bastin)

Egyptian Goose – Nigel Bastin

Allet: Swallow flew over late morning (T Wilson)

Porthgwarra: 12 Manx Shearwater and 1 Common Scoter flew west between 09:00 & 11:00. (DK Parker)

Newlyn: 2 Swallow at midday. (L Proctor)

Wadebridge: 20 Cattle Egret at Bradfords Quay this morning. (D Julian)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 40+ Cattle Egret on a “frog fest” this morning. (A Langdon)

Cattle Egrets – Adrian Langdon

Clapper Marshes: 1 fem Scaup again. (D Julian)

Kingsmill Lake, Saltash: 8 Greenshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, c120 Avocet, c30 Redshank, 80+ Black-tailed Godwit, 140+ Dunlin, 6 (on lake) and 43 (on River Tamar) Oystercatcher, 14 Lapwing, 1 2w Mediterranean Gull, 1 1w Common Gull, 86 Shelduck, 60+ Teal, 1 Great Crested Grebe.  (P Kemp)

Trevose Head: 2 Swallow at midday. (R Wilkins)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Jack Snipe, 1 Snipe (D Eva)

Penzance: 6 Eider, 1 Grey Seal off the promenade this afternoon (J Evans)

Lizard Point: 1 Black-throated Diver.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill flew from Copperhouse towards main estuary early afternoon. Also 29 Black-headed Gull, 11 Teal, 9 Redshank, 2 Shelduck, 1 Kingfisher on Ryan’s Field. (K Bowers)

Teal – Kevin Bowers

Shelduck – Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher – Kevin Bowers

Mousehole: 3w and adult Yellow-legged Gull plus an argentatus Herring Gull on the St Clement’s Isle roost this evening. (M Elliott)

Truro Leats: 1 Grey Wagtail & 1 Little Egret at midday. (V Skilton)

Malpas: 29 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Shelduck, plus Mallard and numerous gulls off the car park at 15:00. (V Skilton)

Cotehele Woods: 4 Marsh Tit in different parts of the wood and 1 Stock Dove calling. Cotehele Bridge: 6 (2m + 4 f) Teal. (R Smaldon)

The Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 14 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 14 Shelduck, 6 Mallard, 5 Wigeon, 10 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 8 Little Egret, 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Spoonbill, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 35 Oystercatcher, 12 Ringed Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, 80 Lapwing, 110 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 65 Black-tailed Godwit, 45 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 150 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, 75 Herring Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 72 Great Black-backed Gull, 8 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 18 Redwing, 3 Blackbird, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Magpie, 7 Rook, 30 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 12 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch, 4 Toad, 2 Palmate Newt(M Scawen et al.)

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