Thursday 9th February 2023

Thursday 9th February 2023

Holywell Bay, The Kelseys: Isabelline Wheatear still at 10:40am. ( T Polglase)

Hayle Estuary, Lelant Saltings: 1 adult Ring-billed Gull), 4 Yellow-legged Gull (3 ad, 1 1w), 1 argentatus Herring Gull (ad). (M Broadbent, L Parkerson, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson, O Wainright)

Trevescan: ad Kumlien’s Gull, 1w Glaucous Gull, 22 Mediterranean Gulls, 2 Common Gulls. (P Fraser, R Irvine, NR Rogers)

Glaucous Gull. Peter Fraser

Lizard Point: 1 Pomarine Skua offshore. (Birdguides)

Spit Beach: Black Redstart. (Birdguides)

Chenale Farm: 37 Cattle Egret. (M Nattrass)

Chapel Amble: 1 Green Sandpiper. (M Johnson)

Ladock Woods:  4 Great Spotted Woodpecker (in group in tree), 1 Nutchatch (calling). Also numbers of Fieldfare. (J St Ledger G May)

Malpas River, Truro: 3 Avocet, 81 Black-tailed Godwit, 200+ Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 1 Buzzard (on football field). (J St Ledger G May)

Godrevy:– 11 Shag, 10 Cormorant, 8 Rock Pipit, 2 Skylark, Pied Wagtail, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Stonechat. (M James)

Hells Mouth: 7 Fulmar, 1 Guillemot. (M James)

Marazion: Meadow Pipit, 2 Song Thrush, Little Egret, 50+ Canada Goose. (M James)

Trebetherick: 1 Green Woodpecker from private garden.(S Grose)

Truro, Sunny Corner: 2 Avocet. (C North)

Downderry: 0745-0845, 2 Shelduck, 22 Gannet, 17 Red-throated Diver, a Fulmar, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Kittiwake and 8 Common Gull moved west.  Along coast 2 Black Restart.(A Payne)

Towan Head: 21 Cormorant, 18 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Meadow Pipit, 7 Fulmar, 2 Pied Wagtail, 7 Jackdaw, 5 Rock Pipit, 3 Gannet, 10 Shag, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Razorbill, 16 Oystercatcher, 11 Turnstone, 3 Grey Plover, 4 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Stonechat, 8 Starling. (C & G Horsley)

St.Ives: Sparrowhawk in doorway with prey. (G Sykes)

Penberth: 1 Black Redstart (female or juvenile male)(N R Rogers)

Brew Farm: 1 Iceland Gull (3CY)(N R Rogers)

Gerrans Bay: 5 Slavonian Grebe, 11 Great Northern Diver, 9 Black-throated Diver, 4 Common Scoter, 13 Grey Plover ( D Eva )

Veryan Bay: 31 Black-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver ( D Eva )

Mount Hawke: Collared Dove breeding – found part of one freshly vacated egg, thin-shelled with neat circular edge. (RB & PC Girling)

Gannel Estuary: 100s Mixed gulls including 15 Mediterranean Gulls of mixed stages of plumage but 2 full summer.  2 Common Gull, 30 Curlew. (M Lammas)


Sparrowhawk. Graham Sykes
Shag. Mark James
Fulmar. Mark James
Rock Pipit. Mark James
Meadow Pipit. Mark James
Avocet. John St Ledger
Black-tailed Godwit. John St Ledger
Buzzard. John St Ledger