Wednesday 15th February 2023

Wednesday 15th February 2023

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w American Herring Gull. (J Overfield – finder, M Elliot) Also ad Ring-billed Gull, 3 Caspian Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliot, J Overfield)

Helston: female Ring-necked Duck still on the boating lake. (L Parkerson)

Cot: 6 Reed bunting (4f 2m), 2 Little Bunting still, mixed flock 60+ Linnet & Chaffinch. (A Lea)

Crugmeer: 1m Black Redstart, 2 Grey Partridge, 25 Meadow Pipit, 1 Corn Bunting, 2 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Grey Wagtail, 50+ Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Black Guillemot still. (E Cornelius). Also 1 Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver. (E Cornelius, M Broadbent)

Copperhouse Creek: 4cy Iceland Gull. (M Elliot)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 12 Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, 4 Little Egret (J Savage)

Loe Pool: 1 drake Pochard, 12 Goosander, 14 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Firecrest. (D Eva)

Malpas: 6 Cattle Egrets in fallen tree beside Tresillian river at sunrise. Also 3 (1m, 2f) Blackcap, 3 (1m, 2f) Siskin, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1f Bullfinch, 2 Long-tailed tit, 2 Pheasant (1 f, 1m displaying to her) all in private Malpas garden. (A Hill)

Perranuthnoe: 2 Whimbrel. (L Parkerson)

Marazion: 40+ Sanderling, 10+ Dunlin. (L Parkerson)

Penzance: 1 adult drake Eider. (L Parkerson)

Red Moor: 5 Mandarin Duck on main pond. 2 males, 3 females. (P McVey)

Padstow: 7 Little Grebe, 1m Tufted Duck on the boating lake. (S Grose)

Hawkers Cove: 17 House Sparrow. (S Grose)

Connor Downs: c20 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare at Trevaskis farm. (M Greenhalgh)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Whooper Swan (06:30) flew south (07:00), 4 Goosander 1m 3f, 6 Willow Tit, 7 Coot, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 2 MarshTit, 1 Redwing, 4 Fieldfare, 1 Med Gull, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Hayle: 3 (2m, 1f) Blackcap coming to feeders in private garden. (M Rouncefield)

Hayle Estuary, Ryans Field: 3 Bar tailed godwit, 1 black tailed godwit, 30+ redshank, 4 shelduck, 20+ Wigeon, 10+ Teal. (A Lea)

Goss Moor: 1 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Long-tailed tits, 2 Coal tit. (A & B Tregunna)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 2 Canada goose, 6 Mute swan, 41 Shelduck, 4 Wigeon, 6 Mallard, 2 Pheasant, 3 Wood pigeon, c.60 Oystercatcher, c.200 Lapwing, c.2000 Golden plover, 15 Ringed plover, 22 Curlew, 95 Dunlin, 35 Snipe, 3 Common sandpiper, 15 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 240 Black-headed gull, 16 Great black-backed gull, 75 Herring gull, 2 Cormorant, 8 Little egret, 2 Buzzard, 2 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 9 Carrion crow, 1 Raven, 2 Blue tit, 1 Great tit, 1 Wren, 1 Song thrush, 5 Redwing, 5 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 3 House sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 2 Pied wagtail, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch (M Scawen et al.)

Gulval: 5 adult Peacock, with 12 being present on 12th Feb. A minimum population estimate of 30 birds. (M Spicer)

Marazion: fem Ring Ouzel reported still present at Plain-an-Gwarry Lane.

Late submission, 14/2, Devoran: 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel, 1 ad Spotted Redshank, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 15+ Oystercatcher, 30+ Curlew, 40+ Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 40+ Teal, returning Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 50+ Black-headed Gull, 40+ Common Gull & a Seal. (C Foote & T Weston).

Reed Bunting, Adrian Lea
Linnet, Adrian Lea
Spotted Redshank, Thomas Weston
Black-tailed Godwit, Adrian Lea
Bar-tailed Godwit, Adrian Lea
Teal, Adrian Lea
Blackcap, Marlene Rouncefield