Monday 8th January 2018

Monday 8th January 2018

Late news, 6/1, Gunwalloe: 1 1w Glaucous Gull on beach. (N Deacon)

Glaucous Gull, Nigel Deacon

Late news, 7/1 Siblyback Lake:  2 White-fronted Geese (flavirostis) with Canada Geese flock at 10:30. (GD Lewis)

Late news, 7/1 Polbathic Woods:  Female Goshawk flew over road towards woods. (GD Lewis)

Late news, 7/1 St John’s Lake, Torpoint:  2 Sandwich Terns. (GD Lewis)

Late news, 7/1 St Stephen’s Church, Saltash:  Hawfinch in Yews at 15:45. (GD Lewis)

Churchtown Farm CNR, Saltash:  Finch flock has grown considerably over last week.  Includes 2 Brambling and 8 Lesser Redpoll. (GD Lewis)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Iceland Gull still on the flood at the reserve entrance. (DK Parker T Mills)

1w Iceland Gull, Tony Mills

Penzance: Yellow-browed/Hume’s Warbler heard briefly in Penlee Park at the entrance off Morrab Road. (KA Wilson)

Newlyn: Dark-bellied Brent Goose off Tolcarne. (B Dodd)

Charlestown: 1 Blackcap still. (D Hastilow)

Swanpool: 1 Water Rail, 1 fem Sparrowhawk, 7 Greenfinch, 2 Blackcap, 1 Mediterranean Gull in carpark. (S Grose)

Grampound Road: 1 Brambling still in a private garden. (R Castillo-Nicholls)

Brambling, Rowena Castillo Nicholls

Feock: 1 Hawfinch still in gardens around the church also 2 Blackcap (male), 4 Bullfinch. (R Treeby, J Lander)

Loe Beach: 8 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (J Lander)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Pool: 1 unfortunate Red-throated Diver with fine fishing line or filament net entangled in it’s bill and around its neck. (T Mills) Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill again

Red-throated Diver, Tony Mills

Devoran Quay: 42 Black-tailed Godwit, 42 Curlew. (S Grose)

Respryn: 2 Dipper, 4 Nuthatch, 3 Treecreeper, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Marsh Tit, 4 Siskin. (B Bosisto)

Lanhydrock: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Marsh Tit, 1 Treecreeper. (B Bosisto)

Siblyback Reservoir: 37 Tufted Duck, 2 Pochard, 1 female Scaup, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (B Bosisto)

Dozmary Pool: 29 Tufted Duck, 13 Pochard, 1 drake Lesser Scaup2 Shoveler, 2 Yellow-legged Gull (ad, 2nd winter). (B Bosisto)

Newquay Boating Lake: 1 Ring-billed Gull still, at 4.20pm. (D Grose)

St Clement Pool:1 Mute Swan, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 68 Shelduck and 3 Mediterranean Gull on Tresillian River opposite. (S Grose)

Downderry/Seaton: 4 Great Northern Diver, 14 Red-throated Diver, 75+ Gannet and 3 Kittiwake, and in the area too 1 Water Pipit and 1 Black Redstart. (A Payne)

St Tudy, Polshea Farm: 2 Barn Owl again out hunting near farm entrance. (R Hughes)

Sennen Cove: 2 Great Northern Diver.

Drift Reservoir: juv Glaucous Gull.