Wednesday 21st February 2018

Wednesday 21st February 2018

Late news, 20/2, Men-an-Tol: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 1 Barn Owl, c30 Fieldfare, 3 Stonechat and 1 Snipe. (DK Parker, JD Swann)

Winnards Perch: Ringtail Hen Harrier at Trelow Downs at 07:30. (R Augarde)

Sancreed: 1w Iceland Gull ploughed fields for second day. (D Flumm)

1w Iceland Gull – Dave Flumm

Newquay: 1w Ring-billed Gull at Trenance boating lake.

Mousehole: White-billed Diver still off Penlee lifeboat station, also Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver and Great Skua. (C Small) White-billed Diver at mid-day – swam over towards Penzance Harbour. At least 12 Great Northern Divers. (R Butts and T Pinfield)

Trevose Head: c12 Corn Bunting in the field opposite Coastguard West Cottage.

Marazion Marsh: 1 Bittern, 2 Firecrest, I Chiffchaff, 8 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Kingfisher and 1 doe Roe Deer. (A James)

Bittern – Alan James

Mabe: 2 Cattle Egrets still in paddock with Donkeys at Flicker Donkey Sanctuary viewed from Trenoweth Lane (PJ Freestone)

Carnon Downs: Yellow-browed Warbler still at the sewage works and now in song and displaying to a Goldcrest. (C Small)

St Clement: 17 Cattle Egret and 3 Little Egret. (R Castillo-Nicholls and R Nicholls)

Cattle Egret, Rowena Castillo-Nicholls

Camel Trail Wildlife Walk: 24 Mute swan, 2 Whooper Swan, 40 Shelduck, 7 Mallard, 21 Wigeon, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Spoonbill, 2 Buzzard, 75 Oystercatcher, 15 Ringed Plover, c.3000 Golden Plover, 200 Lapwing, 120 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 60 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 80 Curlew, 2 Snipe, 120 Black-headed Gull, 150 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Great Black-backed Gll, 5 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dve, 1 Meadow Ppit, 2 Pied Wgtail, 1 Grey Wgtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 1 Black Rdstart, 2 Redwing, 7 Blackbird, 2 Song Trush, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Great Tt, 1 Blue T, 1 Long-tailed Tt, 7 Rook, 30 Carrion Cow, 2 Raven, 25 Starling, 8 House Sarrow, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Goldfinch,  1 Rabbit, 1 Fox, 6 Common frog + spawn, 5 Palmate newt (M Scawen et al.)

Whooper Swan, Mike Scawen

Truro: Female blackcap in a private garden. (M Costa)

Truro: Male Blackcap still visiting a private  garden daily to feed on hearts. (K & J Mortimore)

Dobwalls: Firecrest in private garden (C&J Duffy)

Porthleven:  430 Golden Plover. (D Flumm)

Golden Plover, Dave Flumm

Crowlas: 1f Brambling, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Peregrine, c30 Golden Plover, 1 Med Gull, 1 Common Gull this evening. (R Veal)

Towan Head: 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Red-throated Diver. (S Rowe)

Gwennap Church:  2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Nuthatch, (R Hampshire)