Friday 27th January 2017

Friday 27th January 2017

Late News, 26/1, St Mawes: 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull late pm, female type Black Redstart with Rock Pipit at the back of the beach. (S Hearn)

Hayle Estuary:1st winter Ring-billed Gull dropped in late afternoon, 1 Avocet, 1 Iceland Gull and 1 subadult Yellow-legged Gull (M Halliday) also 1w dr Green-winged Teal


Ring-billed Gull – Mark Halliday

Walmsley: 3 Spoonbill still, 9 Pintail, 1 Barnacle Goose with 100+ Canada Goose, 100+ Wigeon, 7 Shoveler, 3 Gadwall, 30+ Teal, 60+ Black-tailed Godwit, 18 Lapwing, 1 Redshank, 60+ Curlew, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 4 Redwing, 2 Brown Hare, (A Piper)

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Spoonbill – Alex Piper

Mawgan: A flock of c70 Lapwing over (P Bedford)

Ryans Field: 1f Kingfisher, 2m Bullfinch, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Redshank (A James)

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Kingfisher, Bullfinch, Redshank – Alan James

Helston: 12 Cattle Egret in the field immediately south of Cottage Hospital. (D Wright)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Water Rail, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Reed Bunting (2m+2f ), 1 Snipe, several family groups of Canada Goose. (A  James)

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Long-tailed Tit, Reed Buntings – Alan James

Helston Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, c10 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest feeding together along hedge to North side. (C Richards)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Cattle Egret in field at Sellan Farm

Mousehole: 1w Caspian Gull this afternoon. (T Phelps – photo on CBWPS twitter feed)  Eastern Black Redstart again today

Penzance: ad Pacific Diver offshore Jubilee Pool.

St Ives: Glaucous Gull past (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kingsmill Lake: Spoonbill today (C Buckland)

Porthallow: 3 Cattle Egret in field on the back road to Porthallow. (N Bordeaux)

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup still

Mylor Harbour: 1w Sandwich Tern, 2 Little Grebe, 5 Black-necked Grebe (E Mayhew)

Swanpool: 1w Little Gull with Black-headed Gulls this morning

Lower Calamansack (Helford River): At least 6 (possibly 7) Cattle Egret with about 15 Little Egret (present for at least a week.) (R Butts)

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Cattle Egret (Roger Butts)

Lelant: 1 Kingfisher (Dynamite Quay), 1 Firecrest (St Uny Church). (JH & K Dalziel)

Bude: 1 Shag, 1 Little Egret (H Wilkins)

Tehidy Country Park: 7 Robin, 2 Goldcrest, 6 Moorhen, 4 Great Tit, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Blue Tit, 5 Wren. (K Bowers)