Sunday 24th February 2019

Sunday 24th February 2019

Late news, 22/2, Wadebridge: 4 Whooper Swan. (K Mortimore)

Late news, 23/2, Siblyback Lake:  3 Gadwall, and a drake Goldeneye, also 1 Brimstone butterfly (M Beer, C Buckland)

Late news, 23/2,  Dozmary pool:  2 female Goldeneye, 6 Tufted Duck (M Beer, C Buckland)

Devoran: 1w Lesser Yellowlegs still at Tallack’s Creek this morning.

Chapel Amble: 1 Temminck’s Stint, 5 Water Pipit, 2+ Green Sandpiper, Water Rail, Green Woodpecker, 5 Red-legged Partridge (T Wilson, K Hambly-Staite) 

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Glossy Ibis again and pair of Northern Shoveler, 20 Common Snipe. (S Rogers) Also Dunlin on Marazion beach. (S Rogers)

Dunlin, Steve Rogers

Dunlin, Steve Rogers

Walmsley Sanctuary: 55 Cattle Egret, 2 Spoonbill, 3 Little Egret, 7 Ruff, Pintail (T Wilson) Also 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 4 Tufted Duck; 4 Shoveler, 2 Pintail, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper. (K Hambly-Staite)

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret. (D Flumm)

Newquay: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still at St George’s Road CP. (S Rowe) Towan Head: 22 Purple Sandpiper, 14 Oystercatcher, 4 Turnstones  behind hotel. 5 Red-throated Diver off point. 6+ Bottlenose Dolphin passing south some jumping up clear of water 9am. (M Lammas J Pasco) Newquay Golf Course: 9 Skylark, 2 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Yellow-browed Warbler, Steve Rowe

Penzance: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in garden of San Jose, Wherrytown seafront.Lidden Road. (M Elliot)

Gannel Estuary: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Common Gull, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Water Pipit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Bullfinch. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Yellow-legged Gull. (D Chadwick, R Augarde) Also 1 Spoonbill. Plus 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Redshank, 6 Teal, 18 Wigeon, 2 Shelduck, 1 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 9 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (M Webb) Estuary: 2w Caspian Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull and 1 Whimbrel. (R Veal, M Halliday) Plus 2w Mediterranean Gull with red ring on rt leg ZKY2 and metal ring on lt leg and 1w Mediterranean Gull with yellow ring on lt leg 2L23. (G&L Carr)

Yellow-legged Gull, Richard Augarde

Spoonbill, Richard Augarde

Mediterranean Gull, Martin Webb

Curlew, Martin Webb

Black-tailed Godwit, Martin Webb

Common Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Newlyn: 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull off fish quay. (M Elliot)

Burniere Point: 4 Whooper Swan, 10 Little Egret, 7 Greenshank, 2 Grey Plover. (T Wilson)

Trevose Head: 2 Short-eared Owl, 2 Swallow, 1 Little Egret, 1 Redshank, 32 Corn Bunting (view from lifeboat station road). (B Bosisto)

Lizard Point: 1 Black-throated Diver.

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Water Rail near the hide, flock of 12+ Snipe, Blue, Great, Marsh and Willow Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 male Goldeneye, Tufted Duck, Mallard and Wigeon, 1 Green Sandpiper over, good numbers of Chaffinches. (H Kendall & B Bryne)

Gunver Head to Stepper Point: 1 Peregrine, 2 Kestrel, 43 Skylark, 61 Meadow Pipit, 27 Rock Pipit, 2 Raven, 9 Stonechat, 22 Razorbill. (P Ash)

Peregrine, Paul Ash

Kestrel, Paul Ash

Skylark, Paul Ash

Penwithick: 1 Robin, 6 Goldfinch, 12 Chaffinch, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Siskin, 2 Reed Bunting, 3 Starling, 2 Great Tit, 17 House Sparrow, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Blackbird, 2 Long-tailed Tit. (K. Bowers)

Reed Bunting, Kevin Bowers

Marsh Tit, Kevin Bowers

Long-tailed Tit, Kevin Bowers

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kevin Bowers

Chaffinch, Kevin Bowers

Goldfinch, Kevin Bowers

Great Tit, Kevin Bowers

Penwithick Lake: 1 Moorhen, 3 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe (heard not seen). (K. Bowers)

Par Lake: 100+ Canada Geese, 12 Moorhen, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 7 Mute Swan, 2 Juvenile Swan.  (C Hooper).

Tufted Duck, Chris Hooper

Cormorant, Chris Hooper

Old Lizard Head: 2 Red-legged Partridge. (I Maclean)

Park Head /Pentire Farm: 1 Barn Owl, 8 Corn Bunting, 4 Hare. (S Grose)

Carbis Bay: 1 m Blackcap feeding on fatballs. (J Bennett)

Coverack: 1 Humpback Whale seen breaching half mile offshore. (S Rogers) It was reported as being video’d from a boat off St Keverne yesterday.

Dobwalls: Comma, Small Tortoiseshell and Tree Bumblebee in the garden, with 12 Frogs and spawn in our pond and 4 Ravens calling overhead (C&J Duffy)

Copperhouse Creek: Common Frog and Common Toad. (M Ahmad)

Frog and Toad, Mashuq Ahmad