Tuesday 8th February 2022

Tuesday 8th February 2022

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Ring-necked Duck, 5 White-fronted Geese, 1 Water Rail, 4 Roe Deer. (D Roberts, G Bundy)

Chapel Amble: 9 Glossy Ibis in flooded field opposite car park. (D Roberts, G Bundy)

Tamar Lake: 3 Tundra Bean Geese with Canada Geese. (A Rowland)

St Clement: 40 Cattle Egret. (R Wilkins)

Helford River: 1 Red-necked Grebe at mouth of Frenchman’s Creek. (D Collins)

Helford Passage: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Leucistic Mediterranean Gull. (P Oldcorn)

Helston: 2+ Siberian Chiffchaff at Lower Nansloe Farm Sewage Works.

Newlyn Harbour: 1 juv Glaucous Gull, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 adult Yellow-legged Gull. Also, 1 oiled Herring Gull. (I Grant/F Were)

Pendeen 0730-1030: 4 Great Skuas, 2 Great Northern Divers, 6 Black-throated Divers, 2 Purple Sandpipers. (P Combridge)

Treyarnon Bay: c40 Oystercatchers, c30 Turnstones, c20 Purple Sandpipers, 4 Grey Plovers, 1 Eider Duck, 4 Rock Pipits. ( C Cox)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 1 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 1 Shag, 1f Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Rock Pipit, 1m + 1f Stonechat, 1 Buzzard, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Van Hear)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 1 Black Redstart. (D Flumm)

Marazion: 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Water Pipit. (D Flumm). Note: this ringed Pale-bellied Brent Goose was first ringed in Iceland on 6 May 2007, then seen during many winter seasons in Ireland but remarkably was observed in Brittany on 26 January 2022 before being first seen at Marazion by Mike McKee on 6 February 2022 (per N Rogers)

Truro: 1 Firecrest in private garden. (I Bott)

Perran Downs, St Hilary: 1 m Blackcap singing, 2 Wren together, 3 Magpie, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Goldfinch. (P K Bray)

Threemilestone: 2 Blackcap (m + f) in private garden (unringed) and 6 Goldfinches on my bird feeder. (E Harris)

Siblyback Lake: 1 Bar-headed Goose with Canada Geese. (R Thorn)

Playing Place: 60 Carrion Crow, 1 Stonechat, 1 Skylark. (T Hall)

Porthkea: 35 Fieldfare, 15 Redwing, 8 Goldfinch. (T Hall)

Late submission, 7/2, Marazion: 1 Stonechat, 1 Pied Wagtail. (M Bennett)

Antony House: 1 Nuthatch, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Common Buzzard, 2 Bullfinch. (R Napp)


Bean Goose – Alan Rowland
Bean Goose – Alan Rowland
Mediterranean Gull – Peter Oldcorn
Eider – Clive Cox
Purple Sandpiper, Turnstone, Oystercatcher – Clive Cox
Pale-bellied Brent Goose – Dave Flumm
Stonechat – Martin Bennett
Pied Wagtail – Martin Bennett