Thursday 23rd February 2023

Thursday 23rd February 2023

Walmsley hides.

Please note that there will be groups using the Walmsley hides on Fri 24th, Mon 27th Feb & Fri 2nd March from 10-am to 12 noon.

Times are approximate and members can still get access if they wish but be prepared for it to be a busy place.

These visits are part of our educational access remit.

These are the last of the planned visits for this winter.

The new hide at Middle Amble is not affected.

Thanks, Adrian. (Warden).

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 6 Caspian Gull, (3 first winter, 2 second winter, 1 adult) 8+ Yellow-legged Gull (4+ first winter, 2 second winter, 1 third winter, 1 fourth winter/adult) 2 Ring-billed Gull, (adult +second winter), c900 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c250 Common Gull. (M Elliott)

Porthgwarra: Presumed Scandinavian (littoralis) Rock Pipit. (M Eardley)

Lower Tamar Lake: 7 Willow Tit, 11 Goosander 3m 8f, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Coot, 5 Marsh Tit, 6 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Respryn: 3 Nuthatch, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Dipper, 3 Mallard, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Great Tit. (D Sharp).

Foxhole: 2 Snipe. (B Bosisto)

Pennance Point: 1 Yellow-legged Gull (1w), 23 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Scoter. (M Broadbent, E Cornelius)

Rock: 6 Mediterranean Gull, Chiffchaff (G. Stephenson)

Newlyn: 1 Iceland Gull (2nd-cal yr), 1 Glaucous Gull (2nd-cal yr)(G Lawlor, N R Rogers)

Mousehole: 1 Glaucous Gull (2nd-cal yr, different individual to that at Newlyn)(G. Lawlor, N R Rogers)

Sennen: 20 Mediterranean Gull (N R Rogers)

Dinham Flats: 2 Spoonbill, 2 Avocet, 3 Greenshank. (M Scawen)

Walmsley: 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 5 Pintail, 12 Gadwall, 40+ Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Greylag Geese, 40+ Lapwing, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Green Sandpiper (over). (J St Ledger, A Lea, S Ford, G May)

Idless Woods: 2 Marsh Tit, 4 Siskin ( D Eva )

College Woods and Lake: 1 Firecrest, 6 Redwing, 6 Great Tit, 5 Blue Tit, 2 Long tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 Robin, 6 Blackbird, 8 Magpie, 30+ Coot, 20+ Tufted Duck, 8 Wigeon ,1 Canada Goose , 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Mallard, 2 Mute Swan, 2 (m/f) Pochard, 20+ Black headed Gull, 20+ Herring Gull, 2 Great Black backed Gull, 1 Shag flying over lake. (T Chambers)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Padstow: 8 Mute Swan, 37 Shelduck, 11 Wigeon, c30 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Avocet, c230 Lapwing, 91 Golden Plover, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 52 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 2 Spoonbill, 30 Little Egret. (S Lumsden)

Truro: Meadow Pipit in private garden. (M Costa)

Late submission 22/02 Downderry: at least 70 Common Gull and 4 Mediterranean Gull inshore early morning.  (A Payne)

Late submission 22/02 Tresillian village (17.45-18.30): 33 Redshank, 23 Curlew, 7 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 13 Teal, 2 Shelduck. (A Nicholson)



Presumed Scandinavian Rock Pipit. Michael Eardley
Pintail. Adrian Lea
Pintail. Adrian Lea
G,laucous Gull. Nigel Rogers
Iceland Gull. Nigel Rogers
Dipper. Deena Sharp
Ring-billed Gull. James Andrewes
Ring-billed Gull. James Andrewes