Monday 13th February 2023

Monday 13th February 2023

*Walmsley hides* Please note that there will be a group using the Walmsley hides on Tues 14th Feb from 09:00 to 13:00. Times are approximate and members can still get access if they wish but be prepared for it to be a busy place. These visits are part of our educational access remit. The new hide at Middle Amble is not affected in morning but may be visited by the group in afternoon. Thanks, Adrian. (Warden).

The Kelseys, Holywell Bay: 1 Isabelline Wheatear. (J St Ledger, A Lea, S Lilley et al.). Also 10+ Skylark, 20+ Meadow Pipit. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Helston Boating Lake: Fem Ring-necked Duck still. (R Bonser) Helston Sewage Works: Siberian Chiffchaff, 12+ Chiffchaff. (R Bonser)

Cot Valley: 2 Little Bunting still in barley stubble between Cot Valley and Boscregan. (Birdguides)

Hayle Estuary:adult Ring-billed Gull, adult Caspian Gull, 3 Mediterranean Gull. (R Bonser)

Swanpool: Black Guillemot still offshore although distant. (Birdguides)

Marazion: Fem Ring Ouzel at Plain-an-Gwarry Lane this morning. Greater Scaup off The Station House at Lunchtime. (S.Cox) Later, Greater Scaup briefly on Marazion Pool before swan chased it off. (A Witheywood)

Newlyn Harbour: Iceland Gull. (S Cox)

Coverack: Siberian Chiffchaff at sewage works, 2 Mediterranean Gulls. (R Bonser)

Pendeen: 9 Cattle Egret. (P Combridge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Whooper Swan, 6 Goosander (1m 5f), 2 Willow Tit, 1m Wigeon, 2m Tufted Duck, 6 Coot, 1 Little Grebe. (R Mudge)

Penzance, Battery Rocks high tide roost: 26 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Turnstone. Harbour: 29 Turnstone. (T Mills)

Lizard Point: 1 female type Black Redstart on rocks near Pistil Meadow. (L Parkerson)

Towan Head: 11 Red-throated Diver west this am, also c100 Common Dolphin. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

St Gothian Sands NR: 2 Meadow Pipit, 20+ Widgeon, 50+ Canada Geese on island, 2 Little Grebe, 6 Coot. (M James)

Lanhydrock: 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Mistle Thrush, c5 Marsh/Willow Tit, c20 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Jay, c12 Blue Tit, 6 Great Tit, 1 Firecrest. (D Dennis)

Camborne: Firecrest in private garden. (J Carter)

Chapel Carn Brea: Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard circling. (M James)

Wadebridge: 1 Kestrel, 3 Greenfinch from Aldi carpark. (S Grose)

Rock: 3 Greenfinch, 1 Green Woodpecker from large private garden. (S Grose)

Carharrack private garden: 4 Bullfinch (2m 2f), 2 Blackcap (m&f), 1 Greenfinch (1st for 3 years), 1 Coal Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 12 Goldfinch (inc. 1 leucistic Goldfinch for 3rd year in a row), 5 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit. (W Chegwidden)

Late Submission, 12/02, Sennen: 1 Kestrel, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Raven, 1 Chiffchaff. 3 Common Gull (in ploughed field behind Escells Church). (S Grose)

Late Submission, 12/02, Cape Cornwall: 1 Raven, 11 Oystercatcher. (S Grose)

Late Submission, 12/02, Longrock Pool: 4 Chiffchaff, 5 Little Grebe, 1 dead Black-headed Gull on the water. (S Grose)

Late Submission, 12/02, Godrevy: 2 Raven, 1 Reed Bunting. (S Grose)

Late Submission, 12/02, Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Penzance: 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth feeding on flowers (P. Bedford)


Scaup – Andrew Witheywood
Skylark – Adrian Lea
Isabelline Wheater – Adrian Lea
Isabelline Wheater – Adrian Lea
Iceland Gull – Steve Cox