Sunday 21st January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

AnthonyGreen-winged Teal (drk) still at Wacker Quay from lay-by

NewlynKumlien’s Gull (ad), Iceland Gull (juv), Glaucous Gull (ad) and Black Redstart still at harbour this afternoon, showing well

NewlynRing-billed Gull (1w) still on Trenance Pool, showing well

St AustellSurf Scoter (3), Velvet Scoter and Long-tailed Duck still off LowerPorthpean

WadebridgeHawfinch (3) at Egloshayle old cemetery at 1005hrs (Thanks A.Langdon). Hawfinch (3) at Clapper Marshes

TruroSpoonbill (2) at Kea at Cowlands Creek at 1500hrs (Thanks A.Drouet et al.)

PenzanceBlack Redstart at Jubilee Pool. Great Northern Diver (12) offshore

Saturday 20th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

St AustellSurf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem) off Lower Porthpean. Also Velvet Scoter and Long-tailed Duck

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup (ad drk) still at Dozmary Pool

HayleGlaucous Gull (juv) at Hayle Estuary RSPB

Friday 19th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

SaltashGlossy Ibis still at Kingsmill Lake this morning, still present at 1615hrs roosted. Also Cattle Egret (2). Hawfinch in China Fleet car park tho mobile

PolzeathLittle Auk (2)  flew past Rumps Point. Also Glaucous Gull (juv) and Great Northern Diver

AnthonyGreen-winged Teal (drk) at Wacker Quay. Also Spoonbill (3)

ChacewaterHawfinch in garden

GwithianGlaucous Gull (2w) and Scaup (1w drk) at St Gothian Sands LNR

FalmouthGlaucous Gull on rocks between Gyllyngvase and Swanpool beach. Black Redstart (2) still at Castle Beach

NewlynGlaucous Gull (ad) and Iceland Gull (2. ad +juv) on rocks at river mouth

Cape Cornwall – Iceland Gull (juv) off Cape Cornwall this morning

DriftBlack-necked Grebe at Drift reservoir

PendowerVelvet Scoter (drk) at Pendower

 

DownderryBlack Redstart at Downderry

Thursday 18th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

TruroCattle Egret (6) at St Clement in 2nd field behind public toilets

MillbrookCattle Egret (3) at Mount Edgecumbe Country Park at mouth of River Tamar

St Austell Surf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem) still off Lower Porthpean, Also Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver (2)

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still at Trenance Pool this morning, showing well

Bodmin Moor Lesser Scaup still at Dozmary Pool. Great Northern Diver at Colliford Lake still

NewlynGlaucous Gull (3. ad + 2 juv) and Iceland Gull (2. ad+ juv) at Newlyn Harbour

GwithianGlaucous Gull (2w) still at St Gothian Sands LNR then flew towards Godrevy Head. Scaup (1w drk) still

PenzanceGlaucous Gull (juv) at Jubilee Pool late afternoon. Black Redstart on rocks behind Tolcarne Inn

WadebridgeHawfinch (1+) still at Egloshayle Cemetery at 0915hrs

HayleSpoonbill on Carnsew Basin at 1345hrs

LooeSlav Grebe and Great Northern Diver at Hannafore Point

Wednesday 17th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still at Trenance Pool

WadebridgeHawfinch (2+) still at Egloshayle Cemetery

PadstowGlaucous Gull on fire station roof this afetrnoon. Glaucous Gull on Camel Estuary

GwithianGlaucous Gull (2w) at St Gothian Sands LNR at 1025hrs. Also Scaup (1w drk)

NewlynIceland Gull (2 ad) in harbour still

Bodmin Moor Iceland Gull (juv) at Colliford lake at dam at dusk

FalmouthBlack Redstart (male) at Castle Beach still

Tuesday 16th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

NewquayRing-billed Gull (1w) still on Trenance Pool at 0900hrs

NewlynIceland Gull (3. 2 ad 1 juv) in harbour still

GwithianGlaucous Gull (2w) at St Gothian Sands LNR

Monday 15th January 2018 Cornwall Bird Sightings

HelfordCattle Egret (10) still at Newtown-in-St Martin in cattle field by Tretharrup Farm turning

St AustellSurf Scoter (3. ad fem, juv drk and juv fem) still off Lower Porthpean, Also Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Black-throated Diver (15) and Great Northern Diver (23)

Newlyn Iceland Gull (ad )in harbour, not Kumlien’s Gull as reported

Penryn Iceland Gull (ad) flew over mid morning

Cape CornwallSooty Shearwater flew south past at 1040hrs

HelstonSiberian Chiffchaff (2) and Firecrest in hedge by sewage works at 1140hrs

TruroSpotted Redshank at Tresillian

CoverackBlack Redstart on seafront