Sunday 12th January 2020

Late news, 11/1, St Merryn: 3 Barn Owls seen between St Merryn and St Issey. (R Hughes)

Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit still present at 11.45 am, at rear of usual maize field. (R Kelly)

Stithians Reservoir: Female Lesser Scaup from southern causeway. Also, 10 Tufted Duck, 4 Pochard, 3 Goldeneye at 09.15 (P Kemp)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot off Sandy Cove at 1030hrs. (M Jones) Also, 1st w Iceland Gull, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1st w male Eider, 13 female/imm & 1 male Common Scoter (P Kemp) Black Redstart still at Sand Cove.

Little London, Marazion:  4 Black Redstarts, 1 Water Pipit and 2 Chiffchaffs. (J Witheywood)

Black Redstart – J Witheywood

Drift Reservoir: Long-tailed Duck still present.

Windmill Farm: 2 Marsh Harrier, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Jay, 1 Raven from one of the hides at Ruan Pool. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary: 3 Goosander on river below bridge. Also Rock Pipit, Greenshank & 11 Little Egret.1 possible intermedius Lesser Black-backed Gull and 1 2nd Winter Mediterranean Gull. (J Branscombe) Also, 2 Yellow-legged Gulls. (L Langley) ad Caspian Gull (tussling with 2 ad Yellow-legged Gulls off and on for 10 mins), 6+ Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Knot, drake Goosander, 35 Greenfinch (single flock). (R Veal)

Carnsew Pool: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-breasted Merganser. (P Ash)

Slavonian Grebe – P Ash

Phillack: 1st w Caspian Gull on roof top. (K Wilson)

Mawgan Porth: Pink-footed Goose, 66 Canada Geese, 6 Mallard, 3 Shoveler, 15 Wigeon, 61 Teal, 250 Lapwing, Med Gull, Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm, P Roseveare)

Pink-footed Goose – Mawgan Porth

Winnards Perch: Lapland Bunting still present. (L Langley)

Crugmeer: 1 Lapland Bunting with 35 Skylark late afternoon. (D Julian)

St Minver: 62 Cattle Egret this morning. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary: Whooper Swan still present at Dinham Point. (D Julian)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 2 Canada Goose, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 12 Mallard, 40 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 6 Tufted Duck, 3 Goosander (1 ad male,2 redhead), 131 Lapwing, 230 Golden Plover, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 189 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Herring Gull, 337 Black-headed Gull, 3 Buzzard, 1 imm fem Peregrine, 29 Carrion Crow, 32 Jackdaw, 3 Magpie, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Blackbird, 14 Fieldfare, 348 Starling and 1 Meadow Pipit. (DAConway)

Fowey: 2 Fieldfare, 20 Redwing, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Firecrest (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Porthpean: 30 Common Scoter, 3 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 7 Common Gull (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Mevagissey: 3 Great Northern Diver, c.10 Guillemot, 86 Herring Gull, 1 Firecrest. (P Roseveare)

Caerhays: 161 Black-headed Gull, 2 Canada Goose, 2 Cormorant, 48 Herring Gull, 1 Little Egret, 5 Little Grebe, 3 Mute Swan, 3 Nuthatch, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Wigeon. (P Roseveare)

Portholland: 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Black-throated Diver, 5 Mediterranean Gull. (P Roseveare)

Pendower: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 9 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 5 Common Scoter. (P Roseveare)

Portscatho: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Great Northern Diver, 32 Mediterranean Gull, 46 Turnstone, 18 Dunlin, 2 Sanderling, 16 Oystercatcher.

Carrick Roads: 9 Black-necked Grebe, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 5 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver. (P Roseveare)

Roseland Peninsula: 5+ Cirl Buntings on private land. (P Roseveare)

Cirl Bunting – P Roseveare

Gillan Creek: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Firecrest. (D Wright)

St Anthony Meneage: 20 Mediterranean Gull. (D Wright) Also, 1 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Curlew, 7 Little Egret. (H Norton)

Helford Passage: 1 Black Throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver. (D Wright)

Trethvas Farm, Lizard: 110 Fieldfare on maize stubble. (D Collins)

Truro River: Avocet at half tide. (A.Hill)

Penryn River: 35 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 23 Teal,1 Kingfisher, 3 Little Egrets, 7 Curlew (E Wilcox)

Talland Bay: 6 Oystercatcher, 4 Fulmar, 2 Eider (1female, 1 immature male), Kestrel, 2 Wren, 6 Pied Wagtail, 2 Rock Pipit. (E Mayhew)

Cape Cornwall: 3 Chough. (Swallow Birding)

Gwealavellan: 1 Barn Owl. (T Polglase)

Truro:  The Meadow Pipit continues to frequent our private garden on a daily basis plus 6 Goldfinches, 1 male Blackcap and a Song Thrush singing at dawn this morning. (K&J Mortimore)

Mawgan: 1 Red Admiral in garden (P. Bedford)

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