Monday 5th February 2018

Monday 5th February 2018

Malpas: Goldcrest and male Blackcap in a private garden. (M Costa)

St Gennys: Female Sparrowhawk flew in off the sea from the direction of Lundy at 08:00. (N Bastin)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill and 1 Otter. (B Bosisto)

Cubert: 1 Reed Bunting this morning at a pheasant feeder. (B Dawson)

Ellenglaze: Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming. (B Dawson)

Trebisken: Female Bullfinch. (B Dawson)

Mount’s Bay: Juvenile Iceland Gull, 12 Common Scoter off Eastern Green Penzance midday. 7 Common Gull and one adult Med Gull opposite Station Inn, Longrock. (S Turner)

Feock Churchyard: 2 Hawfinch, 2 Brambling, 10+ Bullfinch, 4 Greenfinch, 2 Blackcap (1m, 1f), 1 Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger)

Hawfinch and Brambling – John St Ledger

Towan Head Newquay: At least 15 Red-throated Diver, 100s of Gannet feeding, 4 Common Scoter, lots of Auks, Shags & Cormorants, 2 Grey Plover on rocks. (M Lammas)

Penhale Point: 2 Chough, 2 Peregrine Falcon. (S Grose)

Padstow: 1 Glaucous Gull. Also 1 Otter 2 miles upstream. (R Kirkwood)

Glaucous Gull and Otter – Rupert Kirkwood

Gluvian: 74 Redwing, 4 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Peregrine, 1 Little Egret, 1 Spoonbill, 1 Kingfisher, 52 Curlew, 2 Ruff, 7 Water Pipit, 1 Shelduck, 111 Wigeon, 12 Gadwall, 33 Shoveler, 174 Teal, 4 Pintail, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 5 Cormorant, 6 Greenfinch. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Camel Estuary: 2 Whooper Swan. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Wilcove: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 drake Green-winged Teal. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Downderry: 150 Brambling, 40 Goldfinch, 450 Chaffinch, 300 Linnet, 87 Skylark, (1 mile outside of Downderry on crossroads towards Narkurs in set-aside fields). (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Looe: 1 Wigeon, 1 drake Eider, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Kingfisher, 91 Great Black-backed Gull (inc colour-ringed L:CF8 ), 9 Med Gull, 3 Chiffchaff. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Menheniot: 24 Common Gull. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Siblyback Lake: 292 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 33 Tufted Duck, 1 Scaup, 1 Goosander, 3 Great Crested Grebe. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Rosevidney: 8 Common Gull, 1 ad Med Gull, 1 partially leucistic 3cy Herring Gull following plough; also Firecrest. (R Veal)

Truro: 1 f Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Lerryn: 1 Barn Owl successfully hunting in long grass in the daylight between 08:30 and 12:30. Also 1 Chiffchaff. (J Parfitt)

Barn Owl – Jeff Parfitt

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 69 Teal, 131 Wigeon, 113 Curlew, 2 Greenshank and 3 Dunlin on Lelant Saltings. 229 Lapwing and 118 Golden Plover, including a dark (melanistic?) individual on Ryan’s Field. (P St Pierre, DK Parker)

Golden Plover – Dave Parker

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Barn Owl hunting over the front of the marsh at dusk. (DK Parker)