Thursday 4th January 2024

Thursday 4th January 2024

Photo of the Year 2023
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Marazion: Red River: 2 1st w Bonaparte’s Gulls, ca. 20 Sanderling, Chiffchaff, 1 f Eider offshore.(S Willson, G Jones, R Evershed et al)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult Caspian Gull at Lelant Saltings, Green -winged Teal from causeway. (I Hayes/Twitter)

Loe Beach Feock: 1 Surf Scoter, 1 Long tailed Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe , 3 Red Breasted Merganser (R Wilkins )

Penberth Cove: 2 f type Black Redstart.(S Grose)

Polbathic Creek: 15 Snipe. (A Blonden)

Sunny Corner: Avocet @ 3.30pm. (R Wilkins)

St Ives: 2 Purple Sandpipers on Island, female-type Black Redstart, Barnoon Cemetery (G Jones)

Hayle Estuary, Ryan’s Field:  Spoonbill, 3 Bar-tailed Godwits, Grey Wagtail. (G Jones)

Stithians Lake: 2 (M&F) Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Reed Bunting, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 10+ House Sparrow, 2 Robin, 6+ Blue Tit, 4+ Great Tit, 2 Blackbird, 2 Dunnock, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Magpie. (A Lea)

Maer Lake: 5 Moorhen, 36 Canada Geese, 2 Shelduck, 48 Teal, 39 Wigeon, 19 Mallard, 6 Curlew, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Snipe, 289+ Lapwing, 11 Great Black-backed Gull, 14 Lesser Black- backed Gull, 36 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull. (N Bastin).

Hannafore 09:30-10:45: 2 Pied Wagtail, female Stonechat, 2 Jackdaw, 24 Carrion Crow, 2 Black-throated Diver, 2+ Great Northern Divers, 3 Shag, Cormorants, Herring Gulls, 5+ Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Black-headed Gull, 53 Oystercatchers, 6 Mallard, 1 Robin, 1 Meadow Pipit and 2 Rock Pipit. (A. Riley)

Kynance Cove: 1 Chough. (D Devaney)


Wigeon. Nigel Bastin
Black-headed Gulls. Nigel Bastin
Great Black-backed & Herring Gulls. Nigel Bastin
Bonaparte’s Gull. Simon Willson
Bonaparte’s Gull. Simon Willson
Bonaparte’s Gull. Simon Willson
Great Spotted Woodpecker. Adrian Lea
Reed Bunting. Adrian Lea
Long-tailed Tit. Adrian Lea
Long-tailed Tit. Adrian Lea