Wednesday 18th January 2023

Wednesday 18th January 2023

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Azorean Yellow-legged Gull on river in morning. (P Freestone).  Also, 2 juv Glaucous Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1w Caspian Gull. (M Elliot) Also adult Yellow-legged Gull in the morning. (DK Parker)

St Clements Isle: juv Glaucous Gull (different to Newlyn birds), 1w Caspian Gull (also different to Newlyn bird), ad Iceland Gull, 4 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull x Herring Gull hybrids, ad argentatus Herring Gull. (M Elliott)

Helston Boating Lake: fem Ring-necked Duck again. (S Croft)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ring-billed Gull, 2 (ad & 1w) Caspian Gull, 5 Yellow-legged Gull, ad Glaucous Gull. (J Robinson, P Freestone)

St Gothian Sands: Whooper Swan still. (J Robinson)

St Ives Bay: Manx Shearwater feeding with large numbers of Gannet and Kittiwake. (J Robinson)

Lower Tamar Lake: 17 Goosander 5m 12f, 1 Willow Tit, 4 Marsh Tit, 5 Redwing, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 6 Teal 2m 4f, 6 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Restronguet Weir: 2 Black-necked Grebe, 17 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger, R Bowyer)
Devoran Quay: 1 Spotted Redshank, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 50 Redshank, 100+ Dunlin, 60 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher, 12 Shelduck, 14 Common Gull. (J St Ledger, R Bowyer)

Pentire Point: 2 Chough. (P Smith)

Fistral, Newquay: 4 Red-throated Diver. (B Bosisto)

Godolphin Cross: 1 Tawny Owl. (D Cook)

Skewjack: Whooper Swan. (K Wilson)

Battery Rocks, Penzance: 14 Purple Sandpipers. (A. Lea)

Helford Passage: 1 Red-Necked Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver. (J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 2 Canada goose, 29 Mute swan, 4 Whooper swan, 38 Shelduck, 8 Wigeon, 33 Mallard, 12 Red-legged partridge, 2 Wood pigeon, 1 Collared dove, 35 Oystercatcher, 150 Lapwing, 2 Grey plover, 4 Ringed plover, 25 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed godwit, 85 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 1 Common sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 220 Black-headed gull, 2 Great black-backed gull, 75 Herring gull, 1 Lesser black-backed gull, 2 Cormorant, 1 Spoonbill, 1 Grey heron, 1 Little egret, 2 Buzzard, 2 Jackdaw, 12 Carrion crow, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 2 Redwing, 7 House sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 2 Grey wagtail, 1 Pied wagtail, 15 Chaffinch, 1 Bullfinch (M Scawen et al).

Falmouth: Siberian Chiffchaff reported still at Swanpool, also Black Redstart.

Late submission, 17/1, Carnsew Pool, Hayle: 1w Sabine’s Gull. (J Witheywood)

Late submission, 17/1, Ponsanooth Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 80+ Chiffchaff present despite the ongoing works, including one ringed in November on Isles of Scilly. (M Grantham)

Late submission, 17/1, Gwennap Sewage Works: 70+ Chiffchaff, 3 Siberian Chiffchaff. (M Grantham)

Late submission, 17/1, Tresillian to St Clement: 69 Redshank, 45 Curlew, 4 Greenshank, 22 Black Tailed Godwit, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 62 Teal, 26 Shelduck, 1 Kingfisher, 7 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 12 Redwing, 8 Long Tailed Tit. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 17/1, Godrevy Point: (on headland) 2 Black Redstart (1m 2 fem type), 7 Oystercatcher, 2 pairs Stonechat, 1 Blackbird, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Rook, 1 Wood Mouse. Mutton Cove: (cliff side) 1 Kestrel, 4 Fulmar, c90 Grey Seals on beach (R Bowyer)

Sabine’s Gull – Jen Witheywood
Purple Sandpiper, Adrian Lea
Purple Sandpiper, Adrian Lea
Grey Phalarope (taken yesterday), Rebecca Bowyer
Black Redstart, Rebecca Bowyer
Spotted Redshank, Rebecca Bowyer
Black-necked Grebe, Rebecca Bowyer
Yellow-legged Gull, Dave Parker