Monday 29th January 2024

Monday 29th January 2024

Moditonham Quay: 118 Canada Geese , 44 Teal, 15 Redshank , 1Avocet , 4 Little Egret , 6 Cattle Egret, 31 Stock Dove, Pair Egyptian Geese in fields below Marsh Farm. (K Pellow)

Botus Fleming: 7 Blackcap (4m,3f ) in garden feeding on apple’s and in camelia flowers. (K Pellow)

Par, Spit beach: 1 Fulmar,15/20 Scoter, good numbers of Gannet, probable Great Northen Diver, 2 dead Razorbill, 2 dead Guillemot on beach. (R Hampshire)

Pennance Point, Falmouth: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 3 Great Northern Diver. Also 1 Green Woodpecker in field. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth (private garden near town centre): 1 Chiffchaff. (R. Bowyer)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Pintail, Wigeon, Shoveler, Shelduck, Gadwall,  Mallard, Teal, 2 Greylag Geese, 2 Barnacle Geese, 2 Spoonbill, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, Little Grebe, Kingfisher, Firecrest, Buzzard, Mute Swan, Canada Geese. (J Horsey)

Treraven Meadows/Pendavey Bridge: 3 Goosander, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Dipper, 6 Shelduck, 50 Teal, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 5 Song Thrush, 3 Marsh Tit, 50 +Snipe flushed by Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Rock, Porthilly Farm: 8 Cattle Egret behind caravan park. (S Grose)

Newquay Harbour: 2 Chough over. (P McVey)

Castle-an-Dinas: 1 Merlin. (P McVey)

Stithians Lake: 1 (M) Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 8+ Goldfinch, 1 Coal Tit. (A Lea)

Penzance: Several 1000 gulls, probably 5000 or more. I only had bins and difficult to both count and identify. Mostly Herring but all the other expected. Perhaps 100+ Common , but I didn’t see Med for certain. (J Headon)

Late news, 28/01/24, Dobwalls (private garden): Fieldfare in our holly tree for 19 consecutive days, 1 m Blackcap. (C&J Duffy)

Late news, 20/01/24, Falmouth (private garden near town centre): 12 Redwing. (R. Bowyer)





Red-necked Grebe – John St Ledger
Chiffchaff – Rebecca Bowyer
Redwing – Rebecca Bowyer
Goldfinch – Adrian Lea
Great Spotted Woodpecker- Adrian Lea