Tuesday 10th January 2023

Tuesday 10th January 2023

Newlyn: 1 1w American Herring Gull on Tolcarne rocks 13.10 – 13.20.  Also, 1 juv Glaucous Gull on Larrigan rocks. (L Proctor)

Siblyback Lake: 2 Ring-necked Duck (pr), 5 Little Grebe, 3 Coot and 16 Tufted Duck. (K Pellow)

St Anthony’s Head: 08:00-10:00 2 Great Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 2 Black Guillemot, 14 Great Northern Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver, 6 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Mediterranean Gull, c20 Fulmar, hundreds of Kittiwakes and Auks, 1000+ Gannets, 1 probable Leach’s Petrel at 09:45. (M Broadbent, T Weston, C Foote, L Parkerson, F Hutchinson)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Grey Phalarope on flood. (T Mills).  Also, Whooper Swan still up valley behind LNR. (I Hayes)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Grey Phalarope still from Stuart Hutchings hide.  Also, c75 Lapwing and 15 B H Gulls Cut off and 1 Reed Bunting. (T Pinfield)

Mevagissey: 1 Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1st winter Glaucous Gull, 20 Kittiwake. (B Bosisto)

Carrick Roads (from Messack Point): 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great-crested Grebe, 2 Guillemot, 60+ Shag, 100’s of Kittiwake, 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Common Buzzard, 300+ Linnet, 40+ Chaffinch, 4 Skylark. (M Broadbent, T Weston, C Foote, L Parkerson, F Hutchinson)

Lelant Saltings: 3 Firecrest. (I Hayes)

Falmouth, Pennance Point: 2 Great Skua, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Black-Throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 9 Common Scoter, large numbers of Kittiwakes, Auks and Gannets and 1 Harbour Porpoise. (J Drage Hubert)

Camel Estuary: 2 Avocet in Pinkson Creek. (G Williams, S Lilley).  Also, flock of 126 black tailed Godwit on estuary opposite (170 reported earlier) and 2 Greenshank. (S Lilley)

Carnsew Pool: 2 Grey Plover, 4 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew, 10 Wigeon, 2 Turnstone, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Shag, 2 Little Grebe.  (S Van Hear)

Hayle Black Bridge 10.00 – 10.15: 2 Greenshank, 3 Turnstone, 1 Redshank, 3f Blackbird, 4 Goldfinch. (M Webb)

Falmouth Bay: 100’s Kittiwake, 10’s Gannet and 1 Great Skua and a small pod of Bottlenose Dolphins. (T Pinfield)

Restronguet Weir.  2 Great Crested Grebes. (T Pinfield)

Rock: 1m Blackcap, 3 Greenfinch from private garden. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 4 Greenfinch (at the start of the trail). (S  Grose)

Chapel Amble: 1 Green Sandpiper. (S Grose)

St Column Major: 3 Common Gull, 67 Black headed Gull near nine maidens. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 6 Common Gull, 1 Treecreeper. (S Grose)

Portscatho: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 10 Mediterranean Gull, 1st winter Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Little Egret, colour ringed Curlew with yellow flag EA, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Chough. (B & L Bosisto)

Late submission, 9/1/23, Sennen: 1 Rose-coloured Starling in private garden and around estate. (P Walsh)

Late submission, 9/1/23, Tresillian: 1 Ringed Plover. (I & C Sowerby)

Grey Phalarope video by Tony Mills: Grey Phalarope, St Gothians LNR, 10123 (FB) – 1080WebShareName




Greenshank – Martin Webb
Turnstone – Martin Webb
Slavonian Grebe – Charlotte Foote
Green Sandpiper – Shaun Grose