Saturday 11th February 2017

Saturday 11th February 2017

Cooksland,Bodmin: 1 Waxwing feeding on red crab apples in gardens to the west of West End Motors (DA Conway)

Bude: 1 Goldcrest (m) in private garden (B Nicholls)

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Goldcrest – Blake Nicholls

Millbrook: 1 Cattle Egret again at Stone Farm in the cattle field in Withnoe Lane. (B Taggart)

Loe Pool: 33 Cormorant, 33 Pochard, 27 Shoveler, 16 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Goosander (2 ad drake and 7 brownhead), 8 Grey Heron, 1 Snipe. (G Adams)

Helston Boating Lake: 428 Black-headed Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 15 Shoveler. (G Adams) 2 Mediterranean Gull at boating lake mid-afternoon but no sign of Iceland Gull. (D King)

Carharrack: 2 (m&f) Blackcap, 6 Long-tailed Tit,  1 m Bullfinch feeding well on feeders private garden. (W Chegwidden)

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Blackcaps – Warren Chegwidden

Lizard Downs: 1 m Hen Harrier, with 1 Marsh Harrier near Windmill Farm. (R Augarde)

Carrick Roads: 11 Black-necked Grebe, 20 Red-breasted Merganser (D Eva )

Crowlas: 1f Brambling still in private garden. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary: 1 1w drk Green-winged Teal, 1 imm Spoonbill, 4 (2 drk) Goosander, 7 Mediterranean Gull, 1 1w Common Gull on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Cormorant, 1 Goosander, 89 Wigeon, 12 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 46 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe)

Swanpool Nature Reserve: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 8+ Chiffchaff, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Water Rail (J St Ledger, C Benton)

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Bullfinch, Water Rail – John St Ledger

St Erth: 1 Cattle Egret still present but at far end of field from gate/road and difficult to see. (D King)

Falmouth: 1m Black Redstart feeding at bases of trees at c.5 foot range on Killigrew Street. (D Chaney)

Ruan Lanihorne:  At least 7 Cattle Egret with at least 1 Little Egret in with Freisian herd in roadside field approximately 500 metres south of the farm buildings at Tregenna Farm (north of Lamorran Wood, about 1 mile NW of Sett bridge from Ruan Laniihorne), 3.00pm NB – take care parking; difficult, narrow, unclassified road, with mud and farm traffic. (D Hall)

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Cattle Egret – Dave Hall

North Cliffs: 12 Lapland Bunting, 60 Linnet, 200 Skylark (P St Pierre)

Newlyn: 1 Black Redstart. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Perranuthnoe: ad Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup still