Wednesday 25th January 2023

Wednesday 25th January 2023

Holywell Bay, The Kelseys: 1 Isabelline Wheatear still present at northern end of Holywell Bay near 2nd kissing gate until flushed by a jogger, it later returned. Also 2 Chough, 1 m Kestrel. (J St Ledger, P Kemp) Also Black Redstart.

Newlyn: 1w American Herring Gull reported still at 11am.

Helston Boating Lake: fem Ring-necked Duck, 1 Grey Wagtail. (A Lea)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull reported still.

Sennen: imm Serin still in fields behind school. Rosy Starling still on wires opposite lay by at Escalls Chapel. (D Parker)

Longrock: Velvet Scoter. (S Rogers)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Mistle Thrush. (S Rogers)

Walmsley: Spoonbill, 2 Avocet (flew towards estuary at 11:20 ), 4 Pintail (1m, 3f), 2 Tufted Duck (2m). (S Lilley)

Par Beach Pool: 32 Teal. (B Bosisto)

Spit Beach, Par: 58 Oystercatcher, 1 Greenshank, 1 Red-necked Grebe , 1 Firecrest, 2 Blackcap , 6 Eider, 16 Common Gull. (B Bosisto)

Porthpean: 26 Common Scoter, 1 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver. (B Bosisto)

Widemouth Bay: 3 Chough on coast path. (J Libby)

Gwenter: c60 Meadow pippit on phone lines (S. Wood)

Skewjack Farm: 4 Whooper Swans in field opposite entrance to farm

Penzance, Morrab Gardens: 2 Firecrest, 2 Blackcap. (P Maugham)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 3 fem-type Black Redstart, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 7 Rock Pipit, 2 Mediterranean Gull. (J Irvine)

Downderry/Seaton: 2 Black Redstart in Downderry and one in Seaton. At Seaton itself, the Wigeon, 19 Moorhen, 3 Chiffchaff and a Cetti’s Warbler (first for site). At sea, 6 Common Scoter, 10 Red-throated Diver and 9 Great Northern Diver.  (A Payne)

Polbathic Creek: Great White Egret still (after 2 months), Common Sandpiper, Goldcrest. (A Blonden)

St Clements: 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 10 Shelduck, 11 Teal, 1 Kingfisher, 2 mute swan, 10 Canada geese, 7 Mallard, 17 redshank, 27 Black-Headed Gull, 1 Greater-Black-Backed Gull, 1 Heron, 1 Little Egret, 8 Robins, 2 Goldcrests, 5 Long-Tailed Tits, 6 Blue Tits, 2 Great Tits, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Redwing, 3 Blackbird, 1 Wren, 3 Crows, 6 Woodpigeon, 2 Dunnock. (M Burnley)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 21 Mute swan, 4 Whooper swan, 17 Shelduck, 22 Mallard, 6 Wood pigeon, 2 Little grebe, 15 Oystercatcher, c.250 Lapwing, c.250 Golden plover, 2 Grey plover, 6 Ringed plover, 16 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed godwit, 120 Dunlin, 2 Common sandpiper, 1 Green sandpiper, 30 Redshank, c.250 Black-headed gull, 45 Herring gull, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey heron, 2 Little egret, 2 Buzzard, 2 Magpie, 11 Carrion crow, 3 Blue tit, 1 Great tit, 3 Long-tailed tit, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Song thrush, 6 Redwing, 3 Robin, 5 House sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 1 Grey wagtail, 2 Pied wagtail, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Reed bunting. (M Scawen et al.)

Late submission, 24/1, Lower Tamar Lake: 14 Goosander 4m 10f, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 3 Shoveler 1m 2f, 6 Coot, 4m Pintail, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1m Wigeon, 2 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Late news, 23/1, Swanpool: Black Redstart. (M Burnley)

Whooper Swan, Mark James
Guillemot, Mark James
Chough, John Libby
Isabelline Wheatear, John St Ledger
Chough, John St Ledger
Grey Wagtail, Adrian Lea
Ring-necked Duck, Adrian Lea