Tuesday 17th January 2023

Tuesday 17th January 2023

Mousehole, St Clements Island: 1 Azorean Yellow-legged Gull and 1 1w American Herring Gull pm. (M Elliot). Also Azorean Yellow-legged Gull present on Newlyn fish market roof at 12.50. (D Wright)

St Gothian Sands NR: 1 Grey Phalarope still on flood water. 1 Whooper Swan dropped in for 5 minutes then flew to field south of reserve. 4 Med Gulls with 97 Black-headed Gulls, 1 Common Gull, 1 Water Rail, 8+ Shoveler. (P Freestone, R Bowyer)

Newlyn Hbr: 1 Yellow-legged Gull (ad), 1 Glaucous Gull (1w), 1 Iceland Gull (1w). (M Broadbent, F Hutchinson)

Lelant Saltings: 1 Ring-billed Gull, 1 ad Glaucous Gull, 4 Caspian Gull (3 Adult, 1w), 7 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Kittiwake, 9 Grey Plover, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Greenshank, 6 Goosander, 5 Shoveler and 1 drk Gadwall. (G Lawlor)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 38 Purple Sandpiper, 1 littoralis Rock Pipit, 1 Eider (m). (M Broadbent, F Hutchinson)

Torpoint, Chapeldown Road: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver and 3 Pale-bellied Brent Goose. (G Lewis)

Par, St Andrew’s Pool: 1 Little Gull. (M Jones)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Tufted Duck M, 42 Canada Goose, probable HPAI infected Greylag (Still alive but showing symptoms), Great Northern Diver, 17 Lapwing, 12+ Snipe, 70+ Teal, 4 Gadwall, 12+ Mallard, 2 Bullfinch, Redwing, Song Thrush, Meadow Pipit, 2 Chiffchaff, 6 Reed Bunting, Long-tailed Tit, Robin, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Dunnock. (C Foote, T Weston)

College Reservoir: 3 Goldeneye (3f), 1 Pochard (m), 2 Gadwall (1m, 1f).  (M Broadbent, F Hutchinson, B Hancock-Smith)

East Pentire, Newquay: 1 Black Redstart, 2 Red-throated Diver, 3 Purple Sandpiper. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1m Goosander, 3 Grey Plover, 1 Water Pipit. (S Rowe).  Also, 1 Snipe, 3 Grey Plover, 1m Goosander, 2 Oystercatcher, 5 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 13 Curlew, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Pendeen: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff at Lower Boscaswell.

Sennen: 1 Hen Harrier. (M Lockyear)

Godrevy Head: 2 Chough. (P Freestone)

Connor Downs: 35 Fieldfare, 40+ Redwing and 2 Blackcap (m&f). (P Freestone)

Davidstow: 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 very pale Common Buzzard, c100 Golden Plover. (D Dennis)

Lands End: 3 Song Thrush. Also, 1 Song Thrush at St Buryan. (S Witts)

Huers Hut: 1 Red Throated Diver, 13 Common Gull, 5 Kittiwake, 1 Shag, 15 Cormorant, 3 Rock Pipit. (S Grose)

Trevemper treatment works/Trevoll: 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Raven, 2 Little Egret, 2 Long tailed Tit flocks, 1 Lapwing, 17 Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary Causeway: 5 (2m 3f) Goosander, 18 Dunlin, 6 Redshank, 2 Curlew, 50+ Lapwing, 200+ Golden Plover, 50+ Teal and Wigeon. Ryan’s Field: 15 Shelduck, 8 Canada Goose, 12 Redshank, 2 Teal 15.10 – 15.45. (M Webb)

Video of Grey Phalarope by John Chapple:

Grey Phalarope twirling. St Gothians. Cornwall.

TJW

Bullfinch – Charlotte Foote
Long-tailed Tit – Charlotte Foote
Whooper Swan – Paul Freestone
Grey Phalarope – Paul Freestone
Grey Phalarope – Rebecca Bowyer
Song Thrush – Sean Witts
Hen Harrier – Mike Lockyear
Grey Phalarope – John Rowe
Grey Phalarope – John Rowe
Grey Phalarope – John Rowe
Goosander – Martin Webb
Lapwing – Martin Webb
Redshank – Martin Webb