Tuesday 23rd January 2024

Tuesday 23rd January 2024

Lower Tamar Lake: 5 Lesser Scaup 3m 2f, 2 Willow Tit foraging, 7 Tufted Duck 6m 1f, 4 Cormorants, 3 Coot, 9 Goosander 6m 3f, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Mallard, 2 Coal Tit, 5 Chaffinch, 6 Blue Tit. (R Mudge)

Lelant Station: 1 ad Caspian Gull and 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull. (P Clement)

Marazion: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff at Red River. (RBA)

Hayle Estuary (RSPB): 1 Spoonbill still from causeway. (RBA)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 redhead Goosander, 5 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 9 Great crested Grebe, 4 Snipe, 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Restronquet Weir: 4 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe and 90 Gannet. (D Eva et al)

Truro, Sunny Corner: 3 Avocet and 2 Greenshank. (T Wilson)

Bude Marshes: 2 Grey Heron, 65+ Moorhen, 265+ Canada Geese,4 Shelduck, 12 Wigeon, 27 Teal, 50+ Mallard, 12 Curlew, 3 Snipe, 165+ Lapwing, 26 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Herring Gull, 175+ Black-headed Gull, plus 1 possible Bonaparte’s Gull or a first winter Black -Headed gull with pink feet, 200+ mixed group of fieldfare and Redwing. (N Bastin).

River Neet Estuary: 12 Mallard, 1 drake Mandarin, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12 Black-headed Gull, 8 Herring Gull, 36 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Male Kingfisher. (N Bastin)

Bude, Maer Lake: 5 Canada Geese, 47 Wigeon, 52 Teal, 16 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 16 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 7 Snipe, 150+ Lapwing, 25+ Redwing. (N Bastin)

Wadebridge: 1 Curlew (yellow flag J5 still present behind Bridge bike hire), 46 Cattle Egret at Tredower Farmhouse. (S Grose)

Padstow: 9 Little Grebe on pond behind Dennis Cove.(S Grose)

Late submission, 22/1, Looe: 1 probable Spotted Sandpiper still roosting under police station. (M Elliot)

TJW

Mandarin – Nigel Bastin
Kingfisher – Nigel Bastin
Teal – Nigel Bastin
Curlew – Nigel Bastin
Great Black-backed Gull – Nigel Bastin