Friday 16th February 2024

Friday 16th February 2024

Nanquidno: 1 Water Rail, 1 Firecrest, m. Holly Blue, Pale Pinion (moth trap). (C Moore)

Culverwood Lane, Liskeard, 10.00-11.55: 2 Carrion Crow, 11 Pied Wagtail, 11 Siskin, 4 Chaffinch 2 Greenfinch 2 Long-tailed Tit, 6 Blue Tit, pr Great Tit, 6 Robin, 1 Rook, 3 Redwing, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Stock Dove, Woodpigeons, Jackdaws, 2 Magpie, 2 Jay, 1 Common Buzzard, 2 Blackbird, 2 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 3 calling Tawny Owl, 2 Song Thrush. (A Riley)

Hannafore: 2 Purple Sandpiper (apparently present since Dec 23), 3 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Little Egret, 2 Eider (ad male & 2 cal Male), 12 Pied Wagtail, 5 Rock Pipit, 4 Shag, 3 Cormorant, c186 Herring Gull, c20 Great Black-backed Gull, 12 Mallard. (D Clegg)

Tremayne Woods: 2 Bullfinch, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Shellduck, 3 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Grey Heron. (S Bray)

Penrose: 2 Firecrest displaying, 1 Common Sandpiper still. (A Lea)

Torpoint: 19 Brent Geese – 10 Dark- bellied (1 imm.) – 9 pale-bellied (4 imms) including both colour ringed birds. (K Pellow)

Lanhydrock: c20 Redwing, 2 Dipper, c16 Song Thrush calling / singing, c20 Blue Tit, 6 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Wren, 2 Dunnock, c20 Chaffinch, 6 Blackbird, 2 Greylag Geese over, c14 Robin, 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Heron. (D Dennis)

Sennen Cove: 1 Glaucous Gull, 18 Chough. (M Broadbent)

Port Quin Bay: Red-throated Diver, 34 Common Scoter. (G.Stephenson)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Little Grebe, numerous Canada Geese, Heron, 2 Little Egret. (R Griffiths)

Godrevy Point, 10.00-11.15: 3 (1m 2f) Stonechat, 1 Kestrel, 1 Raven, 2 Rook, 11 Jackdaw. (M Webb)

Rock: 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 m Blackcap from private gardens. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher, Herring Gull with white plastic ring on right leg:6FM1 behind Bridge bike hire, 3 Cattle Egret again in field west of Halfway House Pub. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 3 Goosander (1m&2f), 11 Great crested Grebe, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull, 89 Black headed Gull, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Buzzard, 1 Tawny Owl heard. (S Grose)

Downderry: 3 Great Northern Diver, 14 Red-throated Diver across bay, In my garden 3 Chiffchaff together early morning. (A Payne)

Stithians reservoir today (from hide): 2 Goosander, 1 Goldeneye, 1 Scaup with tufted duck, c6 Great Crested Grebe, Reed Buntings, Great Spotted Woodpecker in feed hide. (N Best)

Moditonham Quay:   48 Teal, 12 Redshank, 4 Shelduck, 3 Heron, 1 Little Egret, 10 Cattle Egret in to roost. (K Pellow)

Hannafore: 7 Mallard, 2 Purple Sandpiper, 12 Turnstone,  2 Eider, 30 Oystercatcher,  2 Curlew, 1  2w Mediterranean Gull, 2 Little Egret, 10 Pied Wagtail, 3 Rock Pipit, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 female Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff. (M & R Frost)

Wacker Quay: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Greenshank, 7 Redshank, 41 Shelduck  3 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, many Teal, 28 Chaffinch coming to seed. (M & R Frost)

Marazion Beach: 8 Raven feasting on a washed up Seal ribcage. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Jubilee Pool Penzance: 95 Sanderling, 35 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Turnstone. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Marazion Marsh RSPB, 12.30-13.30: 4 Chiffchaff, 2 m&f Stonechat, 1 Dunnock, 1 Meadow Pipit, 4 Carrion Crow, 2 Magpie, 8 (6m 2f) Teal, 1 Coot, 34 Canada Goose, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron. (M Webb)

Par, Spit beach: 7 Eider (4m 3f), 3 Guillemot, 3 Gannet, 1 Raven, 2 Stonechat, 30 Pied Wagtail. (R Hampshire)

 

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Common Sandpiper – Adrian Lea
Common Sandpiper – Adrian Lea
Firecrest – Adrian Lea
Great Crested Grebe – Regina Griffiths
Great Crested Grebe – Regina Griffiths
Male Stonechat – Martin Webb
Female Stonechat – Martin Webb
Jackdaw – Martin Webb
Raven – Martin Webb
Chiffchaff – Martin Webb
Grey Heron – Martin Webb
Little Egret – Martin Webb
Meadow Pipit – Martin Webb