Monday 20th February 2023

Monday 20th February 2023

Hayle Estuary: American Herring Gull, 1w Caspian Gull, ad Ring-billed Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull. Lelant Saltings: Cattle Egret, Kingfisher. Ryan’s Field: 174 Snipe (Copperhouse Creek high tide roost), 26 Grey Plover, 14 Bar-tailed Godwit, 9 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 14 Mediterranean Gull. (C North)

The Kelseys, Holywell: 1 Isabelline Wheatear still present. (A Boddington)

Padstow: 1st winter Caspian Gull on central sandbank 1415-1530. Viewed from Camel Trail by sea cadets hut. (G Stephenson)

Pennance Point: 1 Black Guillemot, 1 Minke Whale. (E Cornelius)

Trevose Head: 2 Lapland Bunting (m & f) in stubble with Skylarks opposite Coastguard Cottage East, 150 Skylark, 25 Meadow Pipit, Chiffchaff (quarry), 200 Chaffinch. 15/20 Common Dolphin W. (G Stephenson)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Spoonbill, 1 Marsh Harrier, 6 Greenshank, 100+ Teal, 100+ Wigeon, 4 Gadwall, 30+ Shoveler, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron. (A Tomkins)

Mousehole: 1 Iceland Gull (2 Cal-yr on St. Clement’s Isle)(N R Rogers)

Marazion Marsh: 1w male Scaup on Marazion Marsh his afternoon. Flew back to sea at 3:30. (A McKechnie)

Watchcroft vicinity: 1 Merlin(f), 2 Stonechat, 4 Meadow Pipit, 80+ Golden Plover in Men Scryfa field, 1 Kestrel. (J Evans)

Carn Downs: 3 Common Snipe. (J Evans)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit, 3 Grey Plover, 14 Redshank. (S Rowe)

Kennack Sands to Poltesco: 7 Black-throated Diver. (S Wood)

Respryn: 2 Dipper. (D Sharp)

Lanydrock Estate: 2 Brambling amongst a flock of 50+ Chaffinch. (D Sharp)

Lerryn: Common Sandpiper. (D Hastilow)

St Ives Island: Fem-type Black Redstart, displaying Rock Pipit, 3 Purple Sandpiper, Stonechat. (via Twitter)

Polbathic Creek: 15 Black-tailed Godwit. (S Eddy)

Stithians Lake: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 (f) Pintail. (J St Ledger & A Lea)

Bowling Green: Marsh Tit in private garden. (K Hill)

College Reservoir & Woods: 2 Jay, 2 Magpie, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Siskin, 1 Goldfinch, 2 Robin, 2 Carrion Crow, 10 Woodpigeon, 30+ Coot,12 Mallard, 30+ Tufted Duck, 12 Teal, 2 Mute Swan, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Moorhen, 1 Pochard, 1 Buzzard. (T Chambers)

Truro: 1 Meadow Pipit in front garden, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Dunnock. (M Costa)

Late Submission, 19/2, Devoran: (in coming tide) 30 Wigeon, 163 Teal, 13 Shelduck, 76 Redshank, 57 Curlew, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank, 10 Oystercatcher, 2 Dunlin, 3 Little Egret. (A Nicholson)

Late Submission, 19/2, Rough Tor: Large Starling murmuration. (M Wilson)

Late Submission, 19/2, Davidstow Airfield: 63 Golden Plover over. (M Wilson)

Late Submission, 18/2, Sennen: 1 Azorean Yellow-legged Gull (individual reported in January at Newlyn very briefly present on Cowloes in early afternoon, close to high tide. Not present on 19th). (N R Rogers)


Scaup – Alex McKechnie
Spoonbills – Andrew Tomkins
American Herring Gull – Clifford North
Ring-billed Gull – Clifford North
Brambling – Deena Sharp
Blue Tit – Andrew Tomkins
Dipper – Deena Sharp
Black-throated Divers – Steven Wood
Caspian Gull – G Stephenson
Great Crested Grebe, Stithians, Adrian Lea
Great Crested Grebe, Stithians, Adrian Lea
Great Crested Grebe, Stithians, Adrian Lea
Great Crested Grebe, Stithians, Adrian Lea
Common Sandpiper – David Hastilow
Marsh Harrier – Andrew Tomkins