Sunday 11th February 2024

Sunday 11th February 2024

Would any CBWPS members be interested in doing a farmland bird count near St Just? You would receive exclusive access to the farmland and would help contribute to the nationwide Big Farmland Bird Count. For more information please email Janet at [email protected] . The count needs to be done by 18th February.

Hayle Estuary: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull and Iceland Gull still off Lelant platform. (Birdguides) In addition, 1 Spoonbill and 11 Goosander still present. (P Smale)

Mousehole: 1 Spotted Redshank reported along shoreline late afternoon. (Birdguides)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Shag, 30+ Turnstone, 100+ Great Black-backed and Herring Gull, 6 Black-headed Gull this morning. (M Webb)

RSPB Marazion Marsh5 Raven, 52 Canada Goose, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Stonechat, 10 Teal. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Reawla, Hayle: 1 Merlin flying low over field. (M A Polglase)

Stithians Reservoir; Stuart Hutchings hide: 1 m Goosander, 1 f Goldeneye, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth; Pendennis Point: 2 Chough, 1 Whimbrel. Also 1 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 1 Black Redstart this afternoon. (Birdguides)

Maenporth: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 3+ Great Northern Diver and 40+ Common Dolphin. (L Parkerson)

Roseland: 13 Great Northern Diver, 29 Black-throated Diver, 3 Slavonian Grebe and 4 Guillemot from Pendower upper car park, overlooking Gerrans Bay this afternoon. (D Hall)

Penhale Point: 4 Chough, 1 pr Raven, 1f Black Redstart, 3 Skylark, 1 Rock Pipit, 50+ Meadow Pipit, 7 Stonechat, 48 Great Black backed Gull on Carter’s Rocks. (S Grose)

Pentire Farm: 4 Raven. (S Ashby)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 26 Canada Goose, 6 Goosander, 1 Moorhen, 6 Mallard, 19 Teal, 3 Wigeon, 1 Goldeneye, 10 Tufted Duck, 1 Shoveler, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 37 Lapwing, 328 Golden Plover, 32 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 338 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Merlin, 4 Raven, 15 Carrion Crow, 72 Jackdaw,1 0 Magpie, 1 Wood Pigeon, 2 Stock Dove, 415 Starling, 88 Fieldfare, 9 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Blackbird, 6 Chaffinch, 1 Goldfinch, 1 Goldcrest, 11 Meadow Pipit, 4 Pied Wagtail, 4 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 4 Robin, 3 Great Tit and 4 Roe Deer. (J Hale,C Reed, K Sargeant, N Woods and DA Conway)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Cormorant, 13 Little Grebe, 3 Coot, 29 Canada Goose, 13 Tufted Duck, 6 Teal, 1 Pochard, 1 Oystercatcher and 1 Sparrowhawk. (K Pellow)

Downderry: (08:15-08:45) moving west 2 Common Scoter, 66 Gannet, a Kittiwake and 7 Common Gull. In village singing Chiffchaff and 2 Blackcap. In afternoon, 2 further Chiffchaff and a Black Redstart. (A Payne)

Seaton: 17 Moorhen, a Kingfisher and a Firecrest this afternoon. (A Payne)

Seaton Beach: 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Raven and 9 Pied Wagtail. (K Pellow)

Tregantle: 1 Snow Bunting still at Long Beach below Tregantle Fort. (Birdguides)

Moditonham Quay: 2 Egyptian Geese, 25+ Teal, 3 Wigeon, In to roost 5 Cattle Egret, 8 Little Egret  and a pair of Tawny Owl. (K Pellow)

Maer Lake: 400+ Golden Plover, 200+ Lapwing, 21 Curlew, 3 Dunlin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 200+ Black-headed Gull, 17 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 20 Teal, 20 Wigeon, 2 Shelduck, 4 Moorhen. (K Hannavy)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 (m+f) Reed Bunting and 1 Water Rail. (P Howrihane)

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Grey Wagtail – Martin Webb
Pied Wagtail – Martin Webb
Great Black-backed Gull with Starfish – Martin Webb
Goosander and Goldeneye – John St Ledger
Chough – John St Ledger
Reed Bunting – Paul Howrihane
Reed Bunting – Paul Howrihane
Water Rail – Paul Howrihane