Thursday 11th January 2024

Thursday 11th January 2024

Photo of the Year 2023: Votes are in for the first half of 2023, but you can now choose your stand-out image from the second half of the year on the updated link:
https://cbwps.org.uk/photo-of-the-year-2023/

Gulval:  Golden Oriole, 1st winter in gardens seen from the corner of Trythogga and Pendrea Rd. (J Parker et al) 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 50+ Redwing, 8 Peafowl. (DK Parker, T Mills)

Caerthillian Cove: Richard’s Pipit, in field with cattle. (Birdguides)

Restronguet Point: Slavonian Grebe. (Birdguides)

Feock: Long-tailed Duck. (Birdguides)

Bude Marshes: Water Rail at Hele Bridge. (B Craigie)

Rosudgeon: 1 Fieldfare feeding on berries of same cotoneaster bush for the second consecutive day. [ P K Bray ]

Trevone: 2 Chough . (Y Burroughs )

Stithians: 30+ redwing feeding on pony paddock. (A Lea)

Stithians Lake: Drake Scaup: (Birdguides)

Stithians Reservoir Feeder Hide 13.45 – 14.10: 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1f Reed Bunting, 6 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 3 Robin, 4 Dunnock, 4 (3m 1f) Chaffinch, 3 (2m 1f) Blackbird, 7 House Sparrow, 4 (3m 1f) Mallard, 3 (2m 1f) Teal, 1 Moorhen. (M Webb)

Mylor Creek Boatyard1 Kestrel, 1 Curlew, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 2 Goldfinch. (M Saunders)

Truro, Sunny Corner: 3 Avocet, 3 Goosander, c80 Black-tailed Godwit and 200+ Dunlin. (T Wilson, J St Ledger)

Helston, Coronation Boating Lake: 16+ Shoveler. (J Lewis)

Par Sands: 1 Pale Bellied Brent at low tide with 20+ Canada Geese, 6 Stonechat (4m2f), 8 Chiffchaff,4 Dunnock,1 Song Thrush, 8 Mallard on the river, .6 Pied Wagtail, 4 Rook, 6 Carrion Crow, 4 Magpie, 2 Blackcap (M&F), 1 Goldcrest, 7 Robin, 2 Wren, 8 Blackbird, 12 Redwing, 6 Woodpigeon, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Bar-Tailed Godwit, 4 Rock Pipit, 12 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret. (I Sowerby, V Booth)

Par Beach Pool: c120 Canada Goose, c20 Black-Headed Gull, c50 Herring Gull (adult & juvenile), c40 Mallard, 12 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 4 Tufted Duck, 20 Teal, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 20 Rook, 2 Magpie, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Woodpigeon. (I Sowerby)

Penrose: 1 Common Sandpiper, by bridge at Helston end of Penrose Park. (J Betteridge)

Trevose: 1 Merlin, 1 Raven, 80+ mixed flock of chaffinch & linnet (A & B Tregunna)

Lizard Point: 6 Chough. (T Chambers)

St Gothian: 1 Red Breasted Merganser, 8 Tufted Duck,  large numbers of Wigeon, Teal and Canada Geese, 10 Dunlin, 2 Little Grebes, 10 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 3 Meadow Pipit. (A Tomkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, 11:30 to 16:00: 4 Black-tailed Godwit, Herring Gull, 12 Magpie, c80 Oystercatcher, c40 Ringed Plover, 2 Common Sandpiper, Carrion Crow, c60 Curlew, 2 Song Thrush, 7 Blackbird, 600+ Dunlin, 3 Collared Dove, Woodpigeon, 2 Blackcap, House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, c50 Grey Plover, 24 Shelduck, Black-headed Gull, 6 Redwing, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 200+ Teal, 1 Buzzard, 500+ Wigeon, 10 Little Egret, 2 Common Gull, 2 Canada Goose, 5 Robin, 2 Wren, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Snipe, 1 Bullfinch, Jackdaw, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Rock Pipit, 7 Goosander, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Little Grebe, 10 Cormorant, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 12 Turnstone, Great Black-backed Gul, 1 Dunnock, c30 Lapwing, 1 Knot, 1 Spoonbill, 15 Bar-tailed Godwit. (C & G Horsley)

Rock Helipad field: 2 Mistle Thrush, 3 Greenfinch.(S Grose)

Downderry Beach: 28 Oystercatcher, 1 Black Redstart, 3 Stonechat, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail. (B Taggart, A Payne)

St. John’s Lake – Torpoint: 10 Great Crested Grebe , 3 Little Grebe, 20+ Black-tailed Godwit, 16 Bar-tailed Godwit,1 Whimbrel, 26 Brent Geese including 20 pale-bellied ( 10 ist winter and 3 colour ringed ). (K Pellow)

Seaton beach – Murrayton: 10 Red-throated Diver ,1 Little Egret , 43 Oystercatcher. ( K Pellow )

Pentire Farm, Polzeath: 7 Grey Partridge. (A Langdon)

Late submission 7/8/Jan. Hayle Estuary RSPB: Juvenile Kumlien’s Gull. Reported Iceland gull, re-identified. (Birdguides)

DC

Golden Oriole. Jenny Parker
Golden Oriole. Jenny Parker
Grey Partridge. Adrian Langdon
Water Rail. Brian Craigie
Golden Oriole. Andrew Tomkins
Golden Oriole. Andrew Tomkins
Peacock. Dave Parker
Redwing. Adrian Lea
Redwing. Adrian Lea
Goosander. Tony Wilson
Black-tailed Godwit. Tony Wilson
Shoveler. John Lewis
Stonechat. Vic Booth
Chiffchaff. Vic Booth
Tufted Duck. Ian Sowerby
Bar-tailed Godwit. Ian Sowerby
Blackcap. Ian Sowerby
Chough. Trevor Chambers
Red breasted Merganser. Andy Tomkins
Goosander. John St Ledger
Avocet. John St Ledger
Great Spotted Woodpecker. Martin Webb
Reed Bunting. Martin Webb
Blue Tit. Martin Webb