Sunday 27th February 2022

Sunday 27th February 2022

Newlyn Harbour: adult Kumlien’s Gull, adult Yellow-legged Gull and Red-throated Diver still present. (N Rogers, P Smale)

Lelant Saltings, Hayle: adult Ring-billed Gull still present. (I Hayes) In addition 5 (2 ad, 2 4cy, 1 1w) Yellow-legged Gull. (N Rogers)

Pentewan: 1st-winter drake Surf Scoter and Velvet Scoter still offshore. (Birdguides)

Walmsey Reserve: 9 Glossy Ibis, 2 Cattle Egret, 2 Coot, 2m Shoveler, 3 Tufted Duck (2 male 1 female), 2 Little Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 2 Little Egret, 1 Gadwall, 2 Greylag Goose. (B Osborne)

Mawgan: up to 4 Brambling in private garden (P Bedford)

Goonhilly Downs: c 50 Golden Plover 4 Snipe 1m 1f Stonechat 1 Blue Tit 3 Robin (S Chandler)

Loe Pool: 1 Red-throated Diver at north end. 5 Goosander. (I Maclean)

Mousehole: juvenile Glaucous Gull again on St Clement’s Island. (Birdguides)

RSPB Marazion Marsh: 16 Canada Geese, 6 Teal, 2 Little Egret, 1 Bittern and Cetti Warbler. (A Holmes)

Pedn Vounder Beach: 2nd calendar year Iceland Gull drifted over the beach. (M Bishop)

Pump Field, Hayle: 2 Stonechat and 1 Greenfinch. (P Geddes)

Gwithian: Snow Bunting still. (Birdguides)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Goldeneye (1 drake, 3 female), 2 pairs of Shoveler, 4 Pochard (1m, 3f), 18 Teal, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Lapwing, 9 Reed Bunting,1 Kestrel (over). (J St Ledger)

Sunny Corner, Truro: Red-breasted Merganser, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret and 20 Black-tailed Godwit. (M Costa)

Tubbys head, St Agnes: 2 Wheater. (G Lawlor)

Whealkitty: 1 Black Redstart. (G Lawlor)

Droskyn Point to Cligga Head: 1 Wheatear, 1 fem type Black Redstart, 10 Snipe (flushed from cliff-top heather), 3 Red-throated Diver on sea and 5 Harbour Porpoise. (T Wilson)

Towan Head: 1 Black Redstart. (D Grose)

Trevose Head: 1m Black Redstart in the Quarry. (R Augarde, B Mellow)

St Columb Road: 2 Male Blackcaps in private garden. (A & B Tregunna)

Trevalga: 1 Red throated Diver, 6+ Common Dolphins. (B Craven)

Portscatho: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 6 Black Throated Diver, 1 m Black Redstart (cliffs near Coastguard lookout). (A Roberts)

Hensbarrow Downs: Meadow Pipit and Skylark singing. (R Hollis)

St. John’s Ford: 2 Kingfisher and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (A Blonden)

St Mellion, Stockadon Barns: c80 Stock Dove. c500 Chaffinch (75% female, presumably males have returned to breeding sites) c100 Linnet, 12 Brambling, 2 Raven, 2 Kestrel, 4 Buzzard. (D Clegg)

Late Submission, 26/02, Tremayne Quay: 1 Red-necked Grebe just upriver of the quay. (I Maclean)

Late Submission, 26/02, Ryans Field, Hayle: Great White Egret still present. (J Lewis)

Late Submission, 26/02, Land’s End: 250 Golden Plover. (P Fraser)

Late Submission, 26/02, Marazion: 150 Common Gull. (P Fraser)


Cetti’s Warbler – Adam Holmes
Cetti’s Warbler – Adam Holmes
male and female Shoveler – John St Ledger
drake Goldeneye – John St Ledger
female Goldeneye – John St Ledger
female Goldeneye – John St Ledger
male Black Redstart – Richard Augarde
male Blackcap – Brenda Tregunna
Great Egret – John Lewis
Great Egret – John Lewis