Tuesday 13th February 2018

Tuesday 13th February 2018

Late news, 12/2, Penzance: Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Firecrest at Morrab Gardens. (G Shaw)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret still present at Golden Lion 10am (D Eva)

Sancreed: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Greylag, 150 Canada & 2 hybrid geese. 1,696 Jackdaw, c100 Rook west to roost at dusk in one hour 16:45 – 17:45hrs. (D Flumm)

Gannel Estuary: 1w Ring-billed Gull briefly midday, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Grey Plover. (S Rowe)

Longdowns: 2 Cattle Egret viewable from the car park of Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2+ (prob 3) 1w Glaucous Gull, 1 Spoonbill, 1 ad argentatus Herring Gull, 4 Goosander, 25 Bar-tailed Godwit. (R Veal). Also Water Pipit reported. Also 2 Glaucous Gull (1st w and 2nd w), 4 Greenshank, 12 Grey Plover. (S Westerberg) Coppermill Creek: 1 Greenshank, 1 Chiffchaff. (S Westerberg)

Coverack: 1 imm Iceland Gull and 1 ad Mediterranean Gull in harbour area (T Pinfield)

Clapper Pools and Marsh: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Water Pipit, 2 Common & 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Stonechat, Wigeon, Curlew and Lapwing all at Clapper Pools this afternoon. (1 Hawfinch in tree’s behind the church) . (DI Julian, C Selway)

Maer Lake, Bude: 4 Ruff, 11 Mediterranean Gulls, 700+ Black-headed Gulls. (B Byrne)

St Just: 109 Lapwing, 37 Golden Plover. (D Flumm)

St John’s Lake from Marine Drive: Gannet, Black-Headed Gulls, Herring Gulls, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 600+ Dunlin, Sandwich Tern, Mediterranean Gull, 4 Brent Geese, 40 Knot, Kingfisher, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Wigeons, 50+ Shelduck, 60+ Redshank, 50+ Curlew, Oystercatchers, 27 Turnstone. Also of note, 1 Rock Pipit ringed on Giske, Norway, Oct 2015 (Tor Elm)

Penryn River: 1 Razorbill, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher, 41 Mute Swan. (J St Ledger)

Truro: Male and female blackcaps in a private garden in Hunkin Close. (K & J Mortimore)

Mullion: Black Redstart (m) in the cove. (J Allely)

Carnanton Woods: 1 Barn Owl calling at 22.00pm. (S Grose)