Saturday 21st January 2017

Saturday 21st January 2017

Late news, 20/1, Chykembro Common: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (PJ Smale)

Late news, 20/1, Mawgan Porth: 5 Chough. (P&M Lawrance-Owen)

Hawkers Cove: 4 Blackcap, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Curlew. (S Grose)

Padstow: 2 Barn Owl at Padstow Farm Shop. (S Grose)

Dozmary Pool: drake Lesser Scaup, 4 Goldeneye (2m 2f), 1 Merlin, 4 Goosander. (D Eva, R Veal, C Buckland)

Ninestones: 2 Willow Tit, 3 Treecreeper, 1 Dipper. (D Eva)

Colliford Lake: 4f Goosander, 3 Great Crested Grebe. (R Veal)

Lanhydrock NT: 4 Marsh Tit, 2 Treecreeper, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Dipper. (R Veal)

Tresillian: 2 Avocet, 1 Spotted Redshank from Tresemple Pool at high tide and 1 Siskin at St Clements. (R Veal)

Spotshank RVeal Tresillian 21Jan17

Spotted Redshank, Reuben Veal

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit on the car park feeders, 1 Marsh Tit and 1 Willow Tit at the hide, 1 Little Egret, 19 Tufted Duck, 25 Goosander, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Snipe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Coot. (R Mudge)

Sancreed: 2 Little Egret, 158 Canada Goose, 35 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Porth Reservoir:  1 1w Iceland Gull, 8 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Goosander, 10 Teal, 7 Tufted Duck, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 57 Wigeon. (S Rowe) Also 1w Ring-billed Gull; 4 Cattle Egret flew in at dusk. (T Wilson)

Perranarworthal: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in Camellia bush heavily infected with scale insect. (J Sandy)

Mount Hawke: 1m Bullfinch in garden. (RB Girling)

Hayle Estuary: 1 2cy Iceland Gull, 1 subad Yellow-legged Gull, 1 1w drake Green-winged Teal, imm Spoonbill still. (D Parker) 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 26 Dunlin at Ryan’s Field (D Parker), plus 1 Water Pipit (C Urquhart), 4 Goosander, 50 Lapwing.

Marazion: 1 Buzzard, 1 Snipe. (A James) 1 Cattle Egret briefly at 11:00 with 2 Little Egret. (L Proctor) 42 Curlew in the deer field. (D Parker)

Buzzard AJame Marazion 21Jan17


Buzzard2 AJame Marazion 21Jan17

Alan James

Snipe AJames Marazion 21Jan17

Snipe, Alan James

College Reservoir:1 1w drake Scaup still.

Argal Reservoir: 2 Treecreeper. (D Wright)

Mousehole: Eastern Black Redstart still. Also Black Redstart.

Swanvale, Falmouth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler & 1 Siberian Chiffchaff.

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove. Also m Merlin watched Kestrel take prey from ground. Merlin then chased Kestrel presumably to take its prey. 1 Chiff  Chaff,1 Eurasian Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 22 Oystercatcher, 6 Turnstone, 1 Little Egret, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Redshank, good numbers of Redwing, Song Thrush & Blackbird feeding on ivy berries. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Penzance: Pacific Diver off Jubilee Pool at 9am.

Lizard Point: 1m Hen Harrier over fields below village, small numbers of Guillemot and Razorbill, 3 Common Scoter offshore. (C Urquhart, B Porter, T Phelps)

Kynance: 4 Snipe, 1 Woodcock, 1 Jack Snipe, 1 Grey Heron. (C Urquhart, B Porter, T Phelps)

Stithians: 3 ad Mediterranean Gull, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Pochard, 30 Tufted Duck, 1f Sparrowhawk. (C Urquhart, T Phelps)

Restronguet Weir: 19 Black-necked Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 21 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Common Scoter. (J St Ledger)

Seaton: 7 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northen Diver, 2 Black Redstart. (C Buckland)

Callestick: Yellow-browed Warbler in private garden. Also Little Egret and 14 Teal on village pond. (T Wilson)

Wadebridge, Guineaport/Egloshayle: Common Seal, Kingfisher, Common Sandpiper, Teal, Dunlin, Lapwing, Redshank, Curlew, Peregrine Falcon, Sparrowhawk. (W Delacour)

St Agnes’ Head: 1 Short-eared Owl, Black Redstart. (C Teague)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 6 Shoveler, 1 Water Rail, 3 Coot, 10 Oystercatcher, 60 Golden Plover over, 1 Jack Snipe, 3 Snipe, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull and 1 Merlin. (MJ Spicer)