Wednesday 14th February 2024

Wednesday 14th February 2024

Stithians Reservoir
The footpath to the Stuart Hutchings hide will be closed tomorrow, Thursday 15th February 2024 to allow for routine maintenance.

Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Hayle Estuary RSPB; Ryan’s Field: 1 Grey Wagtail, 12 Teal, 5 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Spoonbill (juv), 30 + Redshank, 7 Goldfinch, 2 Dunnock, 1 Great Tit, 50 + Black Headed Gulls, 17 Great Black Backed Gulls, 2 Herring Gull, 3 Shelduck. (S Murnan) adult Ring-billed Gull still. (Birdguides)

Falmouth; Maenporth: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Kittiwake. (J St Ledger)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 4 Canada goose, 12 Mute swan, 6 Shelduck, 1 Pheasant, 49 Wood pigeon, 2 Collared dove, 35 Oystercatcher, c.250 Lapwing, c.300 Golden plover, 4 Grey plover, 3 Ringed plover, 43 Curlew, 26 Bar-tailed godwit, 45 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 1 Common sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 120 Black-headed gull, 2 Great black-backed gull, 45 Herring gull, 29 Lesser black-backed gull, 2 Cormorant, 5 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 2 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 1 Coal tit, 4 Blue tit, 2 Great tit, 1 Wren, 5 Starling, 1 Song thrush, 2 Redwing, 5 Blackbird, 4 Robin, 4 House sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 1 Pied wagtail, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al.)  66 Common Gull, 11 Mediterranean Gull on sand bar opposite Cant Cove. (S Grose)

Polbrock Bridge: 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Siskin, 3 Marsh Tit, 1 Woodcock, 1pr Mute Swan, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch ,2 Song Thrush.(S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret, 84 Common Gull, 76 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 70 Great Black-blacked Gull. (S Rowe)

Boscathnoe Reservoir: 16 Goosander (4 drake , 12 redhead) at midday. (T Twiggs)

Hannafore:  2 Purple Sandpiper. (D Sharp) 11:00-11:45: 44 Oystercatcher, 6 Carrion Crow, 2 Curlew, 9 Turnstone, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Wren, 2 Mediterranean Gulls, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Black- throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver (distant through fog), 2 Shag, 2 Cormorants, 7 Great Black Backed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Little Egret, 37 Black-headed gull & 3 Mallard. (A Riley)

Lower Tamar Lake: 13 Goosanders 5m 8f, 1m Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorants, 6 Coot, 9 Mallard, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Willow Tit, 13 Chaffinch, 1 Tree Creeper, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Robins, 1 Nuthatch this morning. (R Mudge)

Upper Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit, 2 Robin, 2 Coal Tit. (R Mudge)

Late submission, 11/02/24, China Fleet Club: 13 Shelduck , 27 Curlew, 86 Teal, 35 Wigeon, 2 Mallard, 62 Avocet, 1 Grey heron, 5 Little egret, 1 Redshank, 63 Black-tailed godwit, 8 Dunlin, 22 Lapwing, 9 Herring gull, 107 Black-headed gull, 3 Lesser black-backed gull, 1 Greenshank, 1 Cormorant, 2 (100+ on golf course lake) Canada goose, 1 Egyptian goose. (A Godden)  

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Spoonbill – Steve Murnan
Herring Gull – Steve Murnan
Purple Sandpiper – Deena Sharp
Red-necked Grebe – John St Ledger