Saturday 2nd February 2019

Saturday 2nd February 2019

Penzance, off Jubilee Pool: Pacific Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 3 Eider (1 adult male, 2 immature males). (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2w Caspian Gull still this afternoon, plus 3 Yellow-legged Gull. (S Rowe, R Veal)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint still showing well, also Green Sandpiper, Water Pipit, Barn Owl, Chiffchaff & Redshank. (A Langdon)

St Buryan: Glossy Ibis flew over the road between St Buryan and Sparnon at 17:00. (J Ryan)

St. Martin in Meneage: 15 Cattle Egret in fields east of village. (A Chatfield)

Sancreed: 6 Cattle Egret (3 at Sellan Fm and at 17:10, 3 arrived from SW, west of Drift-Sancreed road and flew into reservoir to roost at north end), 15 Teal, 160 Canada Geese, 31 Lapwing, 52 Golden Plover, 8 Med Gull, 30 Stock Dove, 60 Redwing but still no vismig yesterday or today in spite of cold snap. (D Flumm)

Cot Valley: Iceland Gull still in Progo Bay. (N Wheatley)

Egloshayle: possible Hawfinch flew over the road near the cemetery this morning. (D Julian)

Padstow: 34 Common Gull on Tregirls Beach. (S Grose)

Newquay: 1 Kingfisher visiting disused swimming pool in private garden. Murmuration of 2000+ Starling above Beresford Hotel this evening. (S Grose)

Kingfisher – Shaun Grose

College Reservoir: 73 Coot, 76 Wigeon, 20 Tufted Duck, 15 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 8 Cormorant, 5 Moorhen, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Mute Swan, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Raven, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Pochard, 1 Green Woodpecker. (G Adams)

Helston: presumed escaped Ferruginous Duck at the café end of the boating lake in Helston lunchtime today. (C Dale)

Ferruginous Duck – Chris Dale

Ferruginous Duck – Chris Dale

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Water Rail, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Teal, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Moorhen, 1 Little Egret on Longrock Pool. (V Skilton) Water Pipit reported again.

St Ives Bay: 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Red-breasted Merganser. (P Freestone)

Cury: Barn Owl flew over road left to right next to the Wheel Inn. (J Thirlaway-Price)

Little London Beach, Marazion: 1 Water Pipit, 1 female-type Black Redstart, 2 Stonechat, 4 Grey Plover,  4 Redshank, 29 Turnstone, 5 Dunlin, 25 Oystercatcher, 9 Curlew, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Scoter. (T Phelps, M Doyle)

Lizard Point: 1 Pom Skua and 1 Black-throated Diver.

Veryan: 30-50 Lapwing.

Wheal Martyn (Carthew): 4 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 14 Coal Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Robin. (K Bowers)

Jay, Song Thrush, Long-tailed Tit and Nuthatch – Kevin Bowers

Penwithick: 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Siskin, 8 Chaffinch, 7 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Robin. (K Bowers)

Pied Wagtail and Siskin – Kevin Bowers