Tuesday 19th January – Bird Sightings

Great Northern DiverMain Estuary – 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Goosander, 1 Spoonbill, 11 Grey Plover, 10 Dunlin, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Greenshank, 5 Common Gull, 3 Med Gull and 1 Peregrine on Lelant Saltings.  234 Lapwing and 1 Firecrest were on Ryan’s Field. (CBWPS)

Copperhouse Creek – 1 Greenshank, 41 Redshank and 1 Grey Plover (CBWPS)

Carnsew Basin – Great Northern Diver trapped in illegal fishing net across northern corner of the pool appeared to be okay when released. The net also contained some good sized Grey Mullet! The Red-necked grebe was also reported on the pool along with 8 Little grebe.

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