Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Newlyn: Black Guillemot still off Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ad Ring-billed Gull, 11+ (5+ ad, 1 4w, 1 3w, 2 2w, 2 1w) Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliott) 7+ Little Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 5 Turnstone on Carnsew Pool.

Wilcove: Drake Green-winged Teal reported again.

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Ring-necked Duck, 2f Goldeneye, 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe,  20 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (M Jordan)

Chapel Amble: 3 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 101 Teal, 3 Snipe, flock of Long-tailed Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, Goldcrest, 1 Water Rail, 23 Rook, 1 Swallow, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Water Pipit, 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Towan Head, Newquay: 4 Red-throated Diver (2 on water 2 in flight), 1 Great Northern Diver in flight, 6+ Common Dolphin feeding off the point. (M Lammas)

Truro: 1 Avocet, 1 Common Sandpiper, 40+ Shelduck, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Greenshank, Wigeon, Teal,  Redshank  and Black-tailed Godwit at Sunny Corner. (M Costa) Avocet showing well 300m upstream 12:00. (M Lammas)

Loe Beach: 12 Black-necked Grebe towards Mylor, 8+  Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (M Lammas)

Longrock: 2 Red-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 14 Common Scoter. (R Veal)

Portreath: 1 Black Redstart at Carvannel Downs cliffs. (C Warman)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 32 Mute Swan, 1 Whooper Swan, 34 Shelduck, 11 Mallard, 12 Wigeon, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Shag, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 65 Oystercatcher, 32 Ringed Plover, 7 Grey Plover, 300 Golden Plover, 250 Lapwing, 4 Ruff, 2 Knot, 290 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 75 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 34 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 150 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 250 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 85 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 45 Great Black-backed Gull, 8 Wood Pigeon, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 3 Robin, 3 Redwing, 7 Blackbird, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 3 Rook, 45 Carrion Crow, 7 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al)

Pentewan: 3 Firecrest, 6 Chiffchaff and Dipper beside river along the Pentewan cycle path approx half mile from the St Austell end. (G White)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Ringed Plover, 6 Redshank, 42 Curlew, 9 Oystercatcher,  4 Little Egret, 5 Blackcap and 1 f Sparrowhawk. (J Green)

East Pentire, Newquay: 1 Black Redstart. (S Rowe)

Crowdy Reservoir: 18 Lapwing, 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (M Jordan)

Downderry/Seaton: 18 Red-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 2 Fulmar and small parties of auks offshore this morning. Inshore a Mediterranean Gull. In Downderry itself a Blackcap and Firecrest. (A Payne)

Crugmeer: 1+ Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Carnewas and Park Head: 6 Chough on the coast path, feeding on the hedges and flying around the area. (E Carne)

Polkerris: 8 Common Scoter, 1 female Eider, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 6 Raven. (A Piper)

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