Sunday 6th February 2022

Sunday 6th February 2022

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1m Ring-necked Duck, 2 Glossy Ibis, 2 Cattle Egret, 46 Black-tailed Godwit. (G Stephenson)

Godolphin Cross: 1f Brambling. (C Richards)

Newlyn Harbour: Red-throated Diver close off lifeboat Station. Glaucous Gull on beach then flew off towards fish market. (Cornwall Birdwatching tours) Also, adult Yellow-legged Gull this afternoon. (N Rogers)

Battery Rocks: 21 Purple Sandpiper. (Cornwall Birdwatching Tours)

Pendeen: (07:45 – 11:00) 1w Glaucous Gull, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 9 Great Skua and 7 Manx Shearwater. (S Rogers, P Combridge, M Mckee, B Mellow)

Marazion, Folly Field: 1 Brent Goose, disturbed by dogs twice eventually flying off towards Little London Beach, yellow rings with A7 on them (R Hamilton- Aheare)

Hayle – Copperhouse Creek: 2 Greenshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Grey Plover, Redshank, Curlew, 80+ Wigeon, Canada Goose. Ryan’s Field: 3 Rock Pipit, 8 Redshank, 9 Lapwing, Med Gull. Lelant Saltings: 6 Goosander, Firecrest by platform, 120+ Dunlin, 400+ Golden Plover, 150+ Lapwing, 48 Common Gulls, 2 Greenshank (Cornwall Birdwatching Tours)

Godrevy Head: 15 Meadow Pipit, 8 Rock Pipit, 6 Stonechat, Kestrel, 2 Ravens, 8 Oystercatcher, 12 Turnstone, Great Skua offshore flew into bay. (Cornwall Birdwatching Tours)

St Gothian Sands NR: 1 Snow Bunting, 4 Rock Pipit, 4 Pied Wagtail, 2 Shelduck, 4 Snipe, 50+ Teal, 3 Gadwall, Mallard, Tufted Duck, 1 Wigeon, 6 Curlew, Little Grebe, Mute Swan, Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, Jackdaws. (Cornwall Birdwatching Tours)

Tehidy Woods: 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 12 Tufted Duck, 3 Teal, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Mute swans, 20+ Siskin, Black-headed Gull, Rook, Carrion Crow, Blue Tit, Great Tit, 10+ Redwing, Grey Wagtail, Moorhen, Blackbird, Mallard. (Cornwall Birdwatching Tours)

Towan Head: (08:00-10:30) 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 3 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, c2000 Kittiwake, c500 Auk sp. (P Maker, S Rowe)

Padstow: 1 Whimbrel, 9 Bar-tailed Godwit on falling tide, early afternoon. (G Stephenson)

Chapel Amble: 67 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff and 2 Water Pipit mid afternoon. (G Stephenson)

Hannafore, Looe: 5 Eider, 25 Turnstone, 9 Oystercatcher, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Shag, 15 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 5 Gannet. (D Sharp)

Torpoint: Black-necked Grebe; also male Red-breasted Merganser, 8 Brent geese & c.120 Grey Plover at 09.30 high tide (P Kemp)

Late submission, 05/02, Menabilly Lake, Polridmouth Bay: 11 Teal. (E Mayhew)

Oiled Bird Records:

Sancreed: 3 Herring Gulls badly oiled. (D Flumm)

St Ives Harbour: 1 slightly oiled Herring Gull. (J Machin)

Mawgan Bridge, Helford River: 1 Mute Swan with oiled head. (A Jewell)

Par Beach Pool: oiled 1st winter Great Black Backed Gull. (B Bosisto)

Late submission, 03/02, Poldhu: oiled Guillemot that sea swimmers had picked it out of the sea was taken to a local vet. (R Woodroffe)

Late submission, 03/02, Lelant, Hayle: 1 oiled Lesser Black-backed Gull. (C Richards)

Late submission, 03/02, Padstow: 1 oiled Gull sp. (R Augarde)

Late submission, 02/02, Swanpool: An immature oiled Herring Gull. (E Cornelius)

Late submission, 27/01, St Ives: 1 oiled Razorbill. (R Bowyer)

Late submission, 05/01, Swanpool: 1 oiled Black-headed Gull. (E Inzani)


Red-throated Diver – Paul Freestone
Glaucous Gull – Paul Freestone
Eider – Deena Sharp
Oystercatcher – Deena Sharp