Friday 20th January 2023

Friday 20th January 2023

St Ives: 1 Black-browed Albatross settled on sea near Stone Bouy, north of island again today. (C Oates)

St Ives: Large mixed pod of Cetacean in feeding frenzy off of Porthgwidden this afternoon stretching at least half a mile across. Included Common Dolphin and Harbour Porpoise. (J Evans)

St Ives Island: 1 very distant Black-browed Albatross, 1 Manx Shearwater, 30+ Common Dolphin. (T Wilson)

Hayle Estuary: 2 ad Caspian Gull (inc polish ringed bird), 1 Kingfisher, 2 Greenshank, c800+ Golden Plover. (T Wilson)

Moditonham Quay: 3 Little Egret, 62+ Teal , pair Egyptian Geese , 40+ Redwing. (K Pellow)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 Ring-necked Duck, 1 Firecrest, Long-Tailed Tit. (J Rowe) (M James)

Penrose: 4 Goldcrest, 6 Goosander, 4 Wren, 4 Robin, 4 Blackbird. (M Logan)

Perranporth Golf Course: 3 Chough probing for food. (D Dungate)

Marazion: 1f. Velvet Scoter. (D Rich & D Trevelyan)

Newlyn Harbour: 3 Black Redstart 1m. 2f. (D Rich & D Trevelyan)

Stithians Reservoir, southern end:  3 Common Gull, 1 Snipe, 30 Teal, 4 Magpie, 3 Reed Bunting, 2 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Chaffinch, 2  Robin, 2 Dunnock, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Great Northern Diver.  (S Van Hear)

Truro, Private Garden: Meadow Pipit. (M Costa)

Botus Fleming: 4 Blackcap ( 2 m ,2 f .) in garden on apple’s / fastballs. (K Pellow )

Sennen: 1 Iceland Gull (in fields nr Trevorian Farm), 2 Siberian Chiffchaff and 3 Chiffchaff (Brew Farm). (N R Rogers)

Downderry: 5 Red-throated Diver west early morning, Firecrest in local garden. (A Payne)

Seaton: The male Wigeon returned after floodwater receded. Also 8 Moorhen, at least 62 Pied Wagtail, 2 Black Redstart, a Firecrest, 5 Chiffchaff and Bullfinch. (A Payne)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Snipe, 1 Shelduck, 40 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Snipe, 2 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 2 Stonechat, many hundreds of lapwing. (G Williams)

Swanpool: Siberian Chiffchaff in the reeds at the south end of the lake. (J Irvine)

Malpas, Truro River, Boscawen Park, early afternoon: 13 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Redshank, 2 Little Egret, 33 Mallard, 50+ Black-headed Gull, 9 Herring Gull, Kingfisher, 2 Mute Swan. (V Skilton)

Truro Cricket Club pitch: 8 Oystercatcher (feeding), 3 Crow. (V Skilton)

Pennance Point: 3 Razorbill. (R Bowyer)

Swanpool: 15 Fulmar on cliff. (R Bowyer)

Castle Beach: 2 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2  Grey Seal, several pods of Common Dolphin in bay.

Hayle Black Bridge 10.00 – 10.15: 1 Redwing, 3 Blackbird, 9 Starling, 2 m&f Shelduck, 5 Redshank, 100+ Teal and Wigeon. (M Webb)

Hayle, Carnsew Basin: 4 Grey Plover, 100+ Dunlin, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 3 Little Egret, Grey Heron, 6 Little Grebe, 21 Cormorant. (M James)

Newlyn Harbour 11.00 – 12.30: 3 Rock Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Kittiwake, 35 Turnstone, 1 Shag, 2 Cormorant. (M Webb)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 juv Glaucous Gull, 2 Kittiwake. (T Wilson)

St Clement’s Isle, Mousehole: 1 probable American Herring Gull, 1 juv Glaucous Gull and 1 ad Iceland Gull. (T Wilson)

Helston (private garden): 6 Greenfinch, Coal Tit, Dunnock, 2 Great Tit, male Blackcap chasing other species from feeders.

Par Bay: 4 Eider 3f 1m, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Curlew, 1 Raven over. (R Hampshire)

 

Late Submission, 19/01, Amble Marshes: 3 Barn Owl. (A Tomkins)

Late Submission, 21/11/22 – 13/12/22, Connor Downs, Private Garden: Regular visits from Water Rail. (D Cains)

 

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Barn Owl – Andrew Tomkins
Water Rail – David Cains
Water Rail – David Cains
Siberian Chiffchaff – Jon Irvine
Ring-necked Duck – John Rowe
Long-tailed Tit – John Rowe
Firecrest – John Rowe
Firecrest – John Rowe
Black Redstart – Rebecca Bowyer
Fulmar – Rebecca Bowyer
2 Razorbills – Rebecca Bowyer
Kittiwake – Martin Webb
Rock Pipit – Martin Webb
Shelduck – Martin Webb
Redwing – Martin Webb
Ring-necked Duck – Mark James
Grey Plover – Mark James
Kingfisher – Tony Wilson
juv. Glaucous Gull – Tony Wilson
Iceland Gull – Tony Wilson
Caspian Gull – Tony Wilson
prob. American Herring Gull – Tony Wilson
Shag – Martin Webb
Firecrest – John Rowe