Saturday 22nd February 2020

Saturday 22nd February 2020

Carbis Bay: 1 Glaucous Gull, 2 Common Scoter, 3 Red throated Diver, 8 Great Northern Diver, 60 Grey Seal ( D Eva L Langley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 adult Ring-billed Gull, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Whimbrel ( D Eva ) Also 1+ ad Caspian Gull and 3 Black Swan. (R Veal, M Ahmad) Slavonian Grebe on Carnsew Pool and Firecrest reported by the hide. (ad, 3/4w, 2w) Caspian Gulls. (L Langley)

Caspian Gull – Mashuq Ahmad

Newlyn: Iceland Gull, Black Guillemot and 1 Eider still present ( D Eva )

Siblyback Lake: 1 Male Ring-necked Duck, c8 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe. (D Sharp)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 92 Canada Geese, 3 Med Gull, 1 Kingfisher. (D Flumm)

Trewavas: 2 Chough, 1 Kestrel, 2 Fulmar, 4 Raven

Praa Sands: 1 Large falcon species (over), Dark Colouration, Open Primaries, Long tail, Herring Gull sized, soaring before being mobbed by Gulls, flew leisurely inland in North-Westerly Direction with shimmering style wingbeats (J Evans)

Coombe: 1 Firecrest, 2 Greenshank, 1 drake Pintail (J Lewis)

Redruth: This afternoon a male Sparrowhawk sat in the corner of our garden waiting for small birds to return to the feeders. It waited until they were back and then flew across the garden not 2 inches over the ground and took a Pied Wagtail underneath the feeders. It then returned to the corner to devour its catch. (M Greenhalgh)

Sparrowhawk – Mel Greenhalgh

Marazion: F Black Redstart, 4 Great Northern Diver. (R Allen)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Chiffers) Also Lesser Scaup reported from the Golden Lion causeway.

Newquay, Huers Hut / Fly cellars: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 1 m Bullfinch, 2 Greenfinch, 13 Fulmar, 1 Common Gull. Also 1 Black Redstart on Edgecumbe Ave. (S Grose)

Lizard: Black-throated Diver reported past Lizard Point.

Helston: Assumed escaped Ferruginous Duck still on the boating pool.

Kingsmill Lake: 5 Barnacle Geese, 46 Black-tailed Godwits, 4 Bar-tailed Godwits, 42 Avocets, 1 Greenshank, 6 Redshank, 36 Curlew, 93 Dunlin, 7 Lapwing, 25 Shelduck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 50 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 3 Little Egrets, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorants. ( A. Parker )

Gannel Estuary: 1 Barn Owl in field above Penpol Creek. (S Grose)

Hawkers Cove: 1 Water Rail, 1 Grey Wagtail , 2 Chiffchaff ( L Payne)