Saturday 2nd January 2021

Late News, 1/1, Looe Island: 17 Linnet, Eider, Water Rail. (C Lewis)

Late News, 1/1 West Cornwall Hospital; Penzance: Black Redstart. (M Rouncefield)

Bude Marshes: Sociable Lapwing and Pink-footed Goose still present. (D Eva, R Hooper and D Julian)

Sociable Lapwing – Adrian Davey

Sociable Lapwing – Adrian Davey

Siblyback Lake: female Ring-necked Duck, 1f Crossbill, 1 Willow Tit, 50+Redwing, 25+Fieldfare, 14 Siskin, 2 Barnacle Goose with Canada Goose flock. (G Lewis)

Drift Reservoir: Ring-necked Duck at far end of NE arm. Also, Gadwall, 10 Tufted Duck, 4 Teal and Little Egret. (T Wilson)

Maenporth: Black Guillemot. (R Augarde)

Swanpool: Yellow browed warbler and Firecrest at Swanvale. (R Augarde, M Broadbent)

Longrock: Black-necked Grebe with 5 Little Grebe. (T Wilson)

Kenneggy: 29 Curlew, 19 Linnet, 1 Snipe, 1 Buzzard, 1 Stonechat, 4 Turnstone, 3 Rock Pipit, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail (C James)

Sennen Cove: 2nd winter Glaucous Gull on rocks and 2 Great Skua in bay with large numbers of Gannets and Kittiwakes. ( T Wilson) 600 Kittiwake, 1 Great Skua, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull (N R Rogers)

2nd winter Glaucous Gull – Nigel Rogers

Lamorna: 2 Great Northern Diver, Whimbrel and Black Redstart (T Wilson)

Hayle Estuary; Copperhouse Creek: 10 Teal, 6 Wigeon, 4 Shelduck, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Little Egret, 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank. (J Dobbyn) also Ruff (P Smale). Yellow-browed Warbler briefly at Millpond. (P Smale) adult Ring-billed Gull, adult Caspian Gull, 6 Yellow-legged Gull on Lelant Saltings. (Birdguides)

Grey Plover – Jeremy Dobbyn

Greenshank – Jeremy Dobbyn

Curlew – Jeremy Dobbyn

St Ives: Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver. (Birdguides)

Gwennap Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 80 Chiffchaff (56 ringed), 4 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 3 Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, 3 Bullfinch, Meadow Pipit. (M Grantham)

St Erth Praze: 1m Hen Harrier at a nearby location today. (T Polglase)

St Keverne: 1 Male Blackcap, 64 Goldfinch, 27 Greenfinch, 33 Chaffinch, 16 Blue tit, 14 Great tit, 4 Coal tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker visiting feeders at Cedarwood camping pods. (J Jones)

Blackcap – Joe Jones

Dozmary Pool: 1f Goldeneye, 3 Shoveler, 1f Merlin. (G Lewis)

Colliford (Dam End): 2m and 3f Goosander. (G Lewis)

Maer Lake: 1 Ruff, 2000 Golden Plover (D Eva)

Calenick: 20 Curlew, 4 Redhank, female Sparrowhawk & Jay. (T Hall)

Millbrook: Drake Greater Scaup still , Kingfisher. (D Sharp)

Coombe: 4 Cattle Egret. (Birdguides)

Lower Tamar Lake: 11 Goosander (6 male, 5 female), 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Wigeon, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Willow Tits, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Tree Creeper. (R Hooper)

Antony Passage/ Forder Creek, Saltash: 1 Avocet, 2 Spotted Redshank,10 Redshank,12 Teal and 3 Little Grebe. (K Baum, M Beer)

Great Western Beach, Newquay: 2 Chough overhead then landed below Aldi car park. (J Howells)

Trelow Downs: 1 Jack Snipe and 19 Snipe (L Sampson)

Sithney Common: 176 Rook. (S Grose)

Helston Boating lake: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 189 Black-headed Gull, 7 Shoveler, 28 Tufted Duck, 5 Muscovy Duck, 19 Coot, 1 Ferruginous Duck. (S Grose)

Helston Sewage Works: Yellow-browed Warbler & Siberian Chiffchaff. (Birdguides)

Porthleven Harbour: 1 m Kingfisher, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Perranporth: 61 Lapwing, 3 Chough over from Pencrennow Farm. (S Grose)

Penhale Point: 2 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Red throated Diver, 2 Raven, 3 Stonechat, 61+ Linnet. (S Grose)

St Eval: 120 Skylark, 7 Greenfinch. (B Bosisto)

Gluvian: 2 Blackcap. (B Bosisto)

Devoran: adult Spotted Redshank, Grey Plover, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ringed Plover, 114 Dunlin. (L Langley)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: female-type Black Redstart, Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 8 Rock Pipit, 2 Blackcap. 1 Grebe sp offshore but distant. (C Benton)

Gerrans Bay; Pendower Beach to Porthbean Beach: 5 Slavonian Grebe, 6 Black-throated Diver, 17+ Great Northern Diver, 15 Grey Plover (feeding on rocks). (J St Ledger)

Grey Plover – John St Ledger

Slavonian Grebe’s – John St Ledger

Feock: 14 Blackcap on feeders in one garden of which 12 ringed (9m, 3f)as part of wintering blackcap research study. (K Dalziel)

Carloggas: 6 Redwing . (K. Bowers)

Redwing – Kevin Bowers

Par Beach: 30+ Canada Goose , 1 Oystercatcher , 2 Stonechat , 3 Moorhen , 2 Coot , 30+ Black-headed Gull , 2 Pied Wagtail , 1 Greenfinch , 1 Grey Wagtail , 2 Goldcrest , 20+ Herring Gull . (K. Bowers)

Goldcrest – Kevin Bowers

Stonechat – Kevin Bowers

Grey Wagtail – Kevin Bowers

Oystercatcher – Kevin Bowers

Charlestown: 1 Peregrine, 1m and 1f Blackcap, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 3 Dunnock, 2 Collard Dove, 1 Jackdaw, 2 Blackbird, 1 f Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 2 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Magpie. (D Hastilow)

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