Tuesday 9th January 2024

Tuesday 9th January 2024

Photo of the Year 2023: Votes are in for the first half of 2023, but you can now choose your stand-out image from the second half of the year on the updated link:
https://cbwps.org.uk/photo-of-the-year-2023/

 

Gulval: 1 fem/1w male Golden Oriole visiting gardens. View from bridge in Green Lane Hill, park sensibly in Ridgevale Lane and respect residents privacy.  Bird is extremely elusive. (per D Parker and T Mills)

Hayle Estaury (RSPB): 1 1w Bonaparte’s Gull on Ryan’s Field. Also, 2 Redshank, 4 Dunlin. (M Webb).  From causeway, 1 m Green-winged Teal (D Eva, J Miller, D Sharp et al). Also, 50+ European Teal, 50+ Wigeon, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Redshank, 1 Grey Heron. (M Webb)

Tremethick Cross: 1+ Little Bunting. (RBA)

Lelant Station: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull and 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull (D Eva)

Marazion Red River: 87 Turnstone, 3 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 15 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (J Miller, S Ford, A Lea)

Hayle, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Jack Snipe, 8 Snipe (D Eva)

Truro: 1 Black Redstart in city centre. (S Headland)

Newquay, Watergate Bay: 24 Common Gull, 212 Black-headed Gull, 5 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 26 Herring Gull, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Great Black Backed Gull , 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Harbour Porpoise.  (B Bosisto, BTO WinGS survey)

Tresillian to St Clement: 55 Redshank, 53 Curlew, 8 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Black tailed Godwit, 36 Shelduck, 5 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 2  Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Raven, 26 Redwing. (A Nicholson).  Also, (1-3pm, rising tide): 2 House Sparrow, 6 Dunnock, 8 Blackbird, 2 Wren, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 6 Wood Pigeon, 1 Magpie, 3 Rook, 2 Carrion Crow, 5 Robin, 2 Blue Tit, 12 Greenshank, 15 Redshank, 13 Curlew, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, c20 Mallard, 3 Teal, c25 Redwing, 1 Nuthatch, 15 Herring Gull, 2 Black Headed Gull, 1 Great Black-Backed Gull, 2 Little Egret, 25 Shelduck, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Mute Swan, 1 Buzzard, 1 Song Thrush. (I & C Sowerby)

West Pentire (12:30 to 15:30): c60 Jackdaw, 9 Woodpigeon, 21 Blackbird, 4 Robin, c40 Carrion Crow, 1,000+ Herring Gull, 2 Dunnock, 2 Stonechat, c60 Cormorant, 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 28 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 25 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 45 Shag, c60 Gannet, c100 mixed Razorbill and Guillemot, 23 Meadow Pipit, 1 Little Egret, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 6 Redwing, 1 Wren, c40 Lapwing and 31 Grey Seal. (C and G Horsley)

Retyn, Private Garden: c25 House Sparrow, c15 Goldfinch, 6 Jackdaw, 4 Chaffinch, 4+ Great Tit, 4+ Blue Tit, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Robin, 1 Magpie, 1 Dunnock, 1 Coal Tit, 1 m. Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 m. Pheasant. (S Ashby)

Lanivet, St Benet’s Abby: 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Nuthatch. (S Grose)

Ebenezar: 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Little Grebe, 2 Wigeon, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 7 Great crested Grebe, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 flock Long tailed Tit, 1 Buzzard. (S Grose)

East Looe Beach: 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Turnstone, 2 Rock Pipit. (M Wilmott)

Par Beach: 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose. (S Grose)

Hannafore: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 6 Eider, 6 Turnstone, 2 Curlew, 1 Redshank, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Rock Pipit. (M Wilmott)

St Germans: 5 Goosander  and 2 Avocet on R Lynher in afternoon. (A Payne)

Downderry: 2 Common Scoter and 3 Kittiwake mid-morning. (A Payne)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Snipe, 1 Mute Swan cygnet, 25+ Teal, 7 Mallard, 1m Stonechat. (M Webb)

Marazion: 1 male Firecrest in a private garden and 60+ Redwing in horse paddocks. (DK Parker)

Late submission, 8/1, Constantine Bay: 1 Waxwing in a private garden. (M Ghazilian)

 

TJW

Golden Oriole – D Fox
Bonaparte’s Gull – John Miller
Siberian Chiffchaff – John Miller
Siberian Chiffchaff – John Miller
Dark-bellied Brent Goose – Shaun Grose
Little Egret – Ian Sowerby
Curlew – Ian Sowerby
Redwing – Ian Sowerby
Sanderling – Adrian Lea
Dunlin – Adrian Lea
Siberian Chiffchaff – Adrian Lea
Siberian Chiffchaff – Adrian Lea
Green-winged Teal – Deena Sharp
Bonaparte’s Gull – Deena Sharp
Green-winged Teal – Martin Webb
Common Snipe – Martin Webb
Mute Swan – Martin Webb