Wednesday 30th January 2019

Late news, 29/1, Mawgan:1 Brambling, 1 Nuthatch and 37 Goldfinch in a private garden (P Bedford)

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs found at high tide behind the boat yard at Devoran in shallow part of the Carnon river. Flew towards Devoran Quay and not found again. Sandwich Tern on bank at Tallacks Creek. Later seen flying over the creek from Devoran Quay. 2 Ringed Plover on Tallacks Creek and 60+ Dunlin appeared as tide peaked. (M Wilson) 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 2 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Sandwich Tern. (D Trevelyan)

Pendower: adult Pacific Diver still offshore, also Slavonian Grebe, 4 Great Northern Diver and 6 Black-throated Diver.

Loe Beach, Feock: 13 Red-breasted Merganser, 8 Black-necked Grebe. (D Trevelyan)

Coverack: 1 Pallas’s Warbler still at sewage works. (J Witheywood)

Pallas’s Warbler, Jen Witheywood

Penrose Amenity Area, Helston: 1 Glossy Ibis. (C McIntosh)

Newquay: Glossy Ibis still present at the boating lake late afternooon.

Wadebridge: 7 Cattle Egret in with Friesian heifers at SW963714 between Showground and Tredustan. Also 4 on 28/1 and 3 on 29/1. (T Nightingale) 5 Cattle Egret in field with sheep, north of Little Bodieve holiday park. (S Grose)

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret, 18 Lapwing, 40 Golden Plover, 1 Med Gull, 50 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 160 Canada Geese, 1 Great-crested Grebe, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 3 f. Goldeneye, 4 Cattle Egret, at Sellan Farm. (R Butts & T Pinfield) 2 Glossy Ibis into roost 17:20, 4 Cattle Egret into roost 17:23. (M Ahmad)

Kenidjack: 25 Chough (D Flumm)

Clapper Marshes: 1 Cattle Egret. (D Julian) Green Sandpiper. (R Bullman)

St Austell sewage works: c20 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Blackcap (m & f), 4 Goldcrest, 1 Coal Tit, c10 Long-tailed Tit and 1 Grey Wagtail. (M Jones)

Hayle Estuary: 2w Caspian Gull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull on Lelant Saltings. (M Ahmad) c8 Grey Plovers, 100+ Dunlin; 2 Bar-tailed Godwits; 1 ad. Yellow-legged Gull. Copperhouse Creek: 1 Spoonbill; 1 Little Egret. Carnsew Pool: 8 Grey Plover; 2 Bar-tailed Godwits; 3 Little Egrets; about 8 Little Grebes. (R Butts & T Pinfield) Ryan’s Field RSPB: 60+ Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 25 Black-headed Gull, 3 Redshank, 1 Curlew. (K Bowers)

Black-tailed Godwit, Kevin Bowers

Redshank, Kevin Bowers

Curlew, Kevin Bowers

Oystercatcher, Kevin Bowers

St Erth: 5 Skylark, 20 Stock Dove, 1m Bullfinch, 1 Goldcrest. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

East Pentire, Newquay: 1 Short-eared Owl seen at at 14.50. Also 2 Kestrel. (D Ensor) 2 Short-eared Owl late afternoon. (M Lammas)

Wadebridge: Common Sandpiper. (R Bullman)

River Camel Wadebridge to Tregunna: 25 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 3 Canada Goose, 45 Shelduck, 21 Mallard, 26 Wigeon, 1 Teal, 2 Goosander, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 4 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Cattle Egret, 4 Little Egret, 1 Spoonbill, 2 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, 65 Oystercatcher, 12 Ringed Plover, 33 Grey Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, 250 Lapwing, 220 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 110 Black-tailed Godwit, 75 Curlew, 3 Snipe, 250 Black-headed Gull, 95 Herring Gull, 22 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Wood Pigeon, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 16 Rook, 50 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 15 Starling, 8 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Kingfisher. (M Scawen et al.)

Kennack Sands: 16 Common Scoter, 2 Black-throated Diver. (G Adams)

Tresillian River:  26 Lapwing briefly resting on mud banks. (P Pearson)

Marine Drive, Torpoint:  1 pale-bellied Brent Goose ringed, (red on left leg, white on right, unable to read ring details). (S Eddy)

St Gothian Sands: 3 Shelduck, c8 Tufted Ducks, c120 Teal, 1 male Pochard. (R Butts & T Pinfield)

Marazion: 1m Common Scoter just off Red River mouth. (R Butts & T Pinfield)

Men-an-Tol: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier through plus 1 Barn Owl and 1 Woodcock. (P Clement, MJ Spicer)

Seaton/Downderry: Black Redstart, Chiffchaff, Blackcap and Firecrest this afternoon. (A Payne)

Rosenannon Downs: 39 Red-legged Partridge at 16.30 then 2 Woodcock, 19 Snipe, 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)


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