Saturday 29th February 2020

Saturday 29th February 2020

Late news, 28/2, Stithians Reservoir: Lesser Scaup still present. (R Labbett)

Upper Tamar Lake: 4 Ring-necked Duck (3 males and 1 female) still this afternoon. (A Davey)

Ring-necked Ducks – Adrian Davey

Bodmin Parkway: 7 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Newquay: Injured adult Glaucous Gull still in the pink elephant field by the Crantock turn off. (S Rowe) Roosting in field with sheep on the ground at 21.00. Also 1 Barn Owl at Trevemper Roundabout. (S Grose)

Glaucous Gull – Pete Roseveare

Newlyn: Black Guillemot and 1w Iceland Gull still in the harbour. (L Proctor) Iceland Gull still present late afternoon. (M Elliott)

Mousehole: 1w Iceland Gull still present late afternoon. (M Elliott)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): Long-tailed Duck, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 1 Med Gull. (D Flumm) Also 1w Iceland Gull (apeared not to be the Newlyn bird) late afternoon. (M Ahmad)

Long-tailed Duck – Alex McKechnie

Liskeard: 1 Dipper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Nuthatch, 3 Siskin, I Great Spotted Woodpecker, 11 Coal Tit, plus Goldcrests at Trago Mills. (S Grose)

Falmouth Bay: 5 Great Northern Diver, 3 Great Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua (adult flew south through the bay at 16.30), 5+ Guillemot, 50+ Kittiwake, 4 Black-headed Gull, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Fulmar, 100+ Gannet, 4 Cormorant, c30 Shag, 1 Peregrine, 2 Raven, 1 Goldfinch. (T Phelps)

Falmouth: 4 Great Skuas through the bay. (R Augarde)

Maenporth: 1 Black Guillemot, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Eider and 12 Common Scoter.(R Augarde)

Kingsmill Lake: 24 Avocet, 32 Curlew, 36 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 adult Med Gull, 1 ad Common Gull, 2 ad Lesser Black-backed Gull, 146 Black-headed Gulls, 6 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 26 Shelduck, 5 Barnacle Geese, a few Teal, but no Wigeon! (P Kemp)

Newquay: 1 Great Skua. (B Bosisto) 1f Common Scoter, 1 Red-throated Diver in bay. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Goosander, 9 Little Egret. (B Bosisto) 1 Water Pipit, 24 Rock Pipit, 3 Oystercatcher, 10 Redshank. (S Rowe) Also 3rd winter Yellow-legged Gull. (P Roseveare) Also 3 Common Sandpiper between Trevemper/Salmons Lane. (S Grose

Tresemple Pool: 6 Cattle Egret. (M Jones)

Truro: Singing Firecrest in Victoria Park. Also 1 Firecrest, 2 Grey Wagtail at the Leats. (D Eva)

Tregonetha: 47 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Little Cudden: 2 Black Redstart (J Evans)

Charlestown: 1 f Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

Cardinham Woods: 40+ Siskin and 20+ Chaffinch using the feed station. (P Roseveare, C Mason)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Goosander (red head), 29 Canada Goose, 19 Wigeon, 4 Shoveler, c.200 Black-headed Gull, 11 Great Black-backed Gull, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (P Roseveare)

Trevose Head: 3 Lapland Bunting in field below the Carpark, 1 Peregrine, 2 Red-legged Partridge. (P Roseveare)

Crugmeer: Hooded Crow still in the Corvid flock by the old airfield buildings. 1st winter Yellow-legged Gull in same fields. (P Roseveare)

Pendeen Watch: 1w Glaucous Gull reported at Portherras Cove. (P Combridge)

Gillan: Adult Cattle Egret reported at Gillan Creek.

Loe Pool: 8 (5m, 3f) Shoveler, I Great Crested Grebe, 2 pairs Goosander. (R Fox)

Gluvian: 1 Barn Owl (B Bosisto, L Payne)