Tuesday 21st February 2017

Tuesday 21st February 2017

Camborne: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker “drumming” in Treslothan woods mid morning. Also Treecreeper & Nuthatch. (D King)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Carnsew Pool: 1 Avocet. (MJ Spicer) Estuary: 3 Goosander.

Millbrook: 2 Cattle Egret in field with cattle in Withnoe Lane this afternoon, 2 Egyptian Goose on the lake. (B Taggart)

Carrick Roads from Mylor Churchtown: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 7 Black-necked Grebe, 15 Red-breasted Merganser, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull, 1 Whimbrel, 7 Turnstone. Also 1 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)

Lizard Point: 1w Glaucous Gull flew NE. (A Blunden, I Maclean)

Helston Loe Pool: 16 Cattle Egret and 24 Cormorant at roost area at 2.30pm before being flushed by 2 low-flying helicopters, also 4 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Kingfisher. (A James)

AJames_CattleEgret1_210217The roost, Alan James AJames_CattleEgret2_210217Cattle Egrets, Alan James
AJames_Cormorant_210217Cormorants, Alan James AJames_GCGrebe_210217Great Crested Grebe, Alan James

Truro: 5 singing Blackcap (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 30 Teal, 2 Mallard, 4 Little Egret, 3 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 20 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher hover fishing, 60 Black-headed Gull. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still halfway along west side, 1 Chiffchaff, c200 Black-headed Gull and 1 Mediterranean Gull on the rocks, 8 Fulmar pairs on the cliffs. (D Chaney)

St Ives: 20 Turnstone, 8 Gannet, 2 Shag, 4 Cormorant, 2 Oystercatcher. (J Beveridge)

Perranuthnoe: 1 ad Hudsonian Whimbrel at Boat Cove again today.  

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Spotted Redshank.

Tehidy CP: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again by cafe. (L Proctor)