Thursday 5th January 2023

Thursday 5th January 2023

St Ives: Black-browed Albatross flew north-west past the Island at 2:00pm. (P Nason)

Newlyn: American Herring Gull, off Tolcarne Inn before being flushed by dog walkers. 1w Caspian Gull, 1w Yellow-legged Gull, Juvenile Glaucous Gull. (M Ahmad)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 Caspian Gull (2 ad + 2 1st w), 5 Yellow-legged l Gulls (3 ad, 1w and 2w) and presumed ad Lesser black backed ×Herring Gull hybrid. (M Ahmad) 1 ad Ring-billed Gull, 3+ Goosander. (R Evershed)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Ryan’s Field: 1 Scandinavian Rock Pipit – ringed orange EMN. (R Evershed)

Helston Boating Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck, 2 Firecrest. (A McKechnie, J Miller, I Hayes)

Stithians Reservoir: 60+ Teal (47 flock ratio 27M 20F), Green winged Teal (M), 29 Mallard (18M 11F), 4 Gadwall (2M 2F), Pintail (F), Tufted duck 1sty (M), Moorhen, Grey heron, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, 12 Snipe, 321 Lapwing, Curlew, 4 Common gull, Mediterranean gull 1st w, 60+ Herring gull, 100+ Black-headed gulls and 14 Starling, 10+ Fieldfare, 20+ Redwing, Pied wagtail, Meadow pipit, Chiffchaff, Long-tailed tit, Blue tit, Great tit, Goldcrest, Magpie, House sparrow, Robin, Blackbird, 1 Ringed plover, 15+ Canada geese, 4 Cormorant. (C Foote & T Weston)

Frenchman’s Creek: Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, Great Northern Diver. (I Hayes)

Swanpool Beach: Male Black Redstart. (J Irvine)

Feeder Hide, Stithians Reservoir: 35 Teal, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Magpie, 2 (1m, 1f) Reed Bunting, 2 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 6 House Sparrow, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Redwing, 1 Buzzard, 1m Pheasant, 2 Snipe (S Van Hear)

Stuart Hutchings Hide, Stithians Reservoir: 275 Lapwing, 3 Common Gull, 70 Black-headed Gull (S Van Hear)

Long Rock, Penzance (am): 30+ Common Scoter, 45 Sanderling, 2 Eider. (R Evershed)

Jubilee Pool, Penzance (am): 1 Purple Sandpiper. (R Evershed)

Newlyn Harbour (pm): 1 Great Northern Diver in bay, 1 Juv Iceland Gull, 1 juv Glaucous Gull, 1 1st winter Caspian Gull. (R Evershed)

Boscathnoe Reservoir: 1 Pochard. (C Williams)

Chapel Amble: 1 Kestrel, 1 Wren, 5 Mute swans (2Ad and 3 Sygnets).( J Savage)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill, 44 Cattle Egrets, 2 Greenshank, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Moorhen, 1 Buzzard, 50+ Curlew, 1000+ Lapwing, 1 Coal tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Shelduck, 6 Gadwall, 3 Snipe, 1 Pied Wagtail (J Savage)

Tregew: 100 Skylark, 50 Chaffinch, 2 Reed Bunting.,( D Eva )

Loe Beach: 5 Common Scoter ( D Eva )

St Clement: 1 Knot with Black tailed Godwit flock. C20 Cattle Egret at Menadews Farm. (M Jones)

Malpas: 1 Avocet. (M Jones)

Late submission, 04/01, Tregoss: 6+ Jack Snipe, 15+ Woodcock, c30 Common Snipe and 1 Stock Dove during a nocturnal survey of private farmland. (P Roseveare)



American Herring Gull. Mashuq Ahmad
American Herring Gull. Mashuq Ahmad
Green-winged Teal. Charlotte Foote
Ring-necked Duck. Alex McKechnie
Caspian Gull and Yellow-legged Gull. Mashuq Ahmad
American Herring Gull. Mashuq Ahmad
American Herring Gull. Mashuq Ahmad
Ring-necked Duck. John Miller