Sunday 4th February 2018

Sunday 4th February 2018

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 1w Glaucous Gull and Spoonbill. (P St Pierre, B Porter, T Phelps)

Godrevy Head: 1w Glaucous Gull, 1000+ Gannet, 1000+ Kittiwake and 300 auks, also Black-throated Diver off Gwithian Towans. (P St Pierre)

Millbrook: 6 Cattle Egret at Stone Farm, Radford Lane. (AC Robinson)

Par Beach pool: 1 Water Rail, 42 Snipe, 1 Muscovy Duck, 3 Tufted Duck, 8 Teal, 138 Canada Goose, 86 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 11 Coot. (S Grose)

Par Beach: 6 Common Gull, Canada Geese grazing on the roof of one of the buildings in par Docks, presumably moss. (S Grose)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Little Auk, 1 ad Med Gull, 3 Red-throated Divers, 386 Kittiwakes and 158 Fulmars all going E between 09:00 & 11:00. (P Clement)

Truro: Hawfinch in a private garden at 11:49. (R Gray)

Torpoint: 1 Black Redstart in Goad Avenue at 12:35. (D Allan)

Lizard Point: Mixed sp of auk heading West, flocks of 60+ passed every 15 seconds for at least an hour, 40+ Kittiwake, 20 Fulmar, 10 Common Scoter, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Iceland Gull (1W), 80+ Gannet, 2 Raven, 40+ Common Gull. (J Evans)

Porthpean: 3 Surf Scoter, 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 Long-tailed Duck, ad Iceland Gull and 2w & 1w Glaucous Gull. (P Marshall)

Wadebridge: Black Redstart at Town Quay. (DI Julian)

Chapel Amble: 4 Water Pipit and 1 Ruff in the flooded field. (DI Julian)

Camel Estuary: 2 Whooper Swan off Burniere Point. (DI Julian, A Langdon)

Newlyn: 1 Glaucous x Herring Gull hybrid. (S Rogers) 1w American Herring Gull briefly at 13:00 but not seen since, probably went out to fishing boat. (M Elliott) 1w Iceland Gull and Glaucous Gull still in the harbour. (B Porter, R Veal) Another different 1w Glaucous Gull following boat offshore. Also 1 Water Rail, 1 Firecrest, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3+ Bullfinch at Sandy Cove. (R Veal)

Glaucous Gull – Reuben Veal

Pendower: Pacific Diver, 21 Black-throated Diver, 11 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe and 2 Slavonian Grebe. (DI Julian) 1 Pacific Diver, 7 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 5 Common Scoter. (D Eva)

Roseland: 18 Cirl Bunting. (D Eva)

River Lynher: Drake Green-winged Teal at Wacker Quay again.

Egloshayle: 2 Hawfinch in the cemetery still. (A Langdon)

Penzance: Pacific Diver off Jubilee Pool. (B Porter, T Phelps)

Marazion Marsh: 2 (pr) Shoveler, 3 (2 drk) Gadwall. (R Veal)

North Cliffs: 1 Dartford Warbler. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret, from Golden Lion cut-off. (B Toms, M Curtis) Brambling at southern cut-off feeding station. (S Rogers)

St Merryn, private field: 1 ring-bearing Blackcap (male), 19 Long-tailed Tit, 8 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 1 Chaffinch (female), 2 Jay and 1 Tawny Owl. (R Hughes)

Truro: 2 f Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Goosander (redhead), 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Tufted Duck, 7 Coot, 8 Common Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Blackcap, 3 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 m Goldeneye, 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Penwithick: 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Robin, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 2 Great Tit, 3 Magpie, 6 Jackdaw, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Long-Tailed Tit, 6 Starling. (K Bowers – photos)

Reed Bunting

Pied Wagtail

Coal Tit

Long-tailed Tit

Towan Head: 12 Red-throated Diver, 4 Common Scoter, 5 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Grey Plover. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

Holywell Bay, Newquay: 2 Chough, 1 unringed, 1 with metal ring on left leg. (B Dawson)

Drift Resevoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Kingfisher. (M Wallace) 1 Pink-footed Goose and adult Med Gull. (P St Pierre)

Polgigga: 1 Firecrest. (M Wallace)

Lostwithiel: 1 Pink-footed Goose this afternoon. (DI Julian)

Gannel Estuary: 1w Ring-billed Gull at 15:00. (P Marshall)

Feock: 2 Hawfinch. (T Phelps)

Tregoss Moor: 8 Woodcock, 1 Jack Snipe. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)