Thursday 28th January 2016

Thursday 28th January 2016

Late news, 26/1, Buzzeral Valley: 1 Firecrest and 1 Chiffchaff. (T Polglase)

Late news 27/1, Gwinear: 30/40 Stock Dove.400m south of church. (T Polglase)

Seaton, Keveral beach: 4 Red-throated Diver. (D Spooner)

Coverack: 1 juv Glaucous Gull, c450 Herring Gull, 22 Great-black Backed Gull (including ringed bird L:BN5 from Looe), 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 adult Mediterranean Gull. (A Pay)

APay_GlaucousGull_280116Glaucous Gull, Andy Pay

Stithians Reservoir, Southern Cut-Off: 1 Water Rail,  1 Greenfinch,  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,   many blue tits, great tits, chaffinches, goldfinches,  1 Robin, 1 Wren, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Reed Bunting. (S Maycock) Carnmenellis Causeway: 1 Slavonian Grebe.

SMaycock_WaterRail_280116Water Rail, Simon Maycock

Gwinear, Realwa: 1 Brambling on garden feeder. (T Polglase)

Marazion: 1 juv Glaucous Gull at 8.40 and again at Station House at 16.20. 1 ad. Glaucous Gull on Great Hogus at 11.15  and at Station House at 16.30 having been at Penzance Eastern Green earlier. (C.Barnard) Trenow Cove:Hudsonian Whimbrel again.

Mount’s Bay from Eastern Green: 2 (ad, imm) Glaucous Gull and 1m Eider between Longrock and Chyandour. (MJ Spicer, M Ahmad)

MSpicer_Glauc_280116 Juv Glaucous Gull, Mike Spicer MAhmad_Glauc1_280116 Ad Glaucous Gull, Mashuq Ahmad MAhmad_Glauc2_280116Ad Glaucous Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 58 Sanderling, 18 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin, 3 Purple Sandpiper, 17 Turnstone plus 5 Great Northern Diver offshore. (MJ Spicer)

Downderry: 1 Black Redstart. (J Cole)

Hanafore Point: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1  Eider, and 4 Great Northern Diver. (J Cole)

Dozmary Pool: 2m 2f Goldeneye, 1 Lesser Scaup, Tufted, Pochard, and 1 Golden Plover with Lapwings. (J Cole, R Butts)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 f Smew, 1 f Goldeneye and 20 Redwing. (J Cole, R Butts)

Carrick Roads: 1 House Martin, 6+ Black-necked Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 13 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Curlew and 2 Oystercatcher from Penarrow Point. (DK Parker)

Lizard village: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling with c40 Common Starling, also 1 Painted Lady butterfly. (K Dalziel + J Hawkey) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in garden opp Cross Common Nursery. (M Eaton)

Sennen Cove: 1 Little Egret east of the lifeboat station.

Sennen: 1 imm Iceland Gull over. (M Wallace)

Polgigga: 1 Whooper Swan north of Bosistow Lane. (M Wallace)

Sancreed: 1w Ring-billed Gull again at Trannack Farm. (M Eaton)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Estuary: 1 imm Spoonbill again. Carnsew Basin: 1 Red-necked Grebe and 1 Great Northern Diver.

St Just, Jericho Farm: 1 3w American Herring Gull and 1 juv Iceland Gull. (M Ahmad)

Penzance: 2 Black Redstart on rocks near Railway Station.

Ponsanooth Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 3 Firecrest.

Mousehole: 1 juv Glaucous Gull on St Clement’s Isle this evening.

Walmsley Sanctuary:  1 Spoonbill, 4 Little Egret. (R Butts)

Treraven Meadow: 2 Green Sandpiper, c250 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Peregrine over. (R Butts)

Trewavas Head: 2 Adder. (A James)

AJames_Adder1_280116Adders AJames_Adder2_280116Alan James