Saturday 13th January 2024

Saturday 13th January 2024

Marazion Red River1 Bonaparte’s Gull (3pm up by the wooden bridge), 52 Turnstone, 4 Dunlin, 2 Chiffchaff. (R Hamilton-Ahearne) 2 1st winter Bonaparte’s Gull, 4 Eider (2 male, 2 female) this morning. (M Reeves)

Lower Tamar Lake: 4 Grey Heron,1 Cormorant,37 Goosander, 5 Coot,6 Moorhen,5 Great Crested Grebe,2 Little Grebe,14 Mallard, 2 Wigeon,2 Tufted Duck, 3 Lesser Scaup, 6 Snipe,1 Green Sandpiper, 17 Lesser Black-Backed Gull, 1 Great Black-Backed Gull, various Tits around all the feeders including Willow Tit. (N Bastin) 25 Goosander 13m 12f (08:10) , 4 Lesser Scaup 2m 2f, 1m Goldeneye, 1m Red-breasted Merganser,1m Tufted Duck, 1Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2m Wigeon, 1 Willow Tit, 2 Dunnock, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Moorhen, 2 Cormorant. (R Mudge)

Caerthillian, Lizard: 1 Richard’s Pipit. (A Lea)

Tremethick Cross: 1 Little Bunting still. (Birdguides)

Gulval: 1st winter Golden Oriole still present. (D Fox et al) 1 Mistle Thrush, 4 Fieldfare, 15 Redwing, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Indian Peafowl. (B Bosisto)

Hayle Estuary RSPB; Copperhouse Creek: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Greenshank, 7 Ringed Plover, 3 Grey Plover, 9 Snipe, 2 Shelduck, 100+Dunlin. (S Grose) Green-winged Teal still present. (Birdguides)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 18 Shoveler, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 21 Tufted
Duck, 25 Teal, 19 Wigeon, 2 Shelduck 3 Curlew, 3 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Godrevy: 9 Purple Sandpiper,33 Sanderling,2 Grey Plover,1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Loe Pool: Bittern still present. (Birdguides)

Falmouth; Swanpool Beach: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Great Northern Diver, 11 Fulmar on ledges. (D Eva)

Falmouth; Castle Beach: 1 Black Redstart. (D Eva) 2 Slavonian Grebe. (E O’Connor)

Bowling Green; Bugle: 1 male Blackcap in private garden. (K Hill)

RSPB Marazion Marsh15 Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Shoveler, 19 Teal, 4 Mallard, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 3 Mute Swan, 6 Canada Geese, 4 Chiffchaff. (R Hamilton-Ahearne) Siberian Chiffchaff still. (Birdguides)

Longrock Pool: 2 Shoveler, 1 Firecrest, 2 m Blackcap,1 Song Thrush.(S Grose)

Penzance Heliport: 1m Black Redstart. (S Grose)

Penzance: 35+ Purple Sandpiper, 20+ Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Oystercatcher, on rocks 300m west of Jubilee Pool. (R. Loader)

Newlyn: 1 Guillemot, 1 Little Grebe. (R. Loader)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 m Kingfisher, 44 Turnstone,2 Rock Pipit. (S Grose)

Carn Marth30+ Redwing, 30+ Goldfinch, 3 Song Thrush, 1f Stonechat, 1 Buzzard. (M Saunders)

Porthleven: Black Redstart still. (Birdguides)

Porth Reservoir: Long-tailed Duck still. (R Copeland)

Camel Estuary: 1 Great Northern Diver from St Saviour’s Point, 1 Blackcap. (J Robinson)

Pencalenick, private garden:  1m & 1f Blackcap, 1m Bullfinch, 5 Long-tailed Tits, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Dunnock, 1 Goldfinch, 1m & 2f Chaffinch, flock of Redwings. (P. Pearson)

Downderry: 2 Great Northern Diver, a Red-throated Diver, a Black Redstart, a Chiffchaff and a Blackcap. (A Payne)

rrb

Lesser Scaup (drake and female) – Nigel Bastin
Golden Oriole – Kathy White
Richard’s Pipit – Adrian Lea
Guillemot – R Loader
Golden Oriole – Nigel Rogers
Golden Oriole – Steve Ford
Blackcap – Kathryn Hill