Saturday 9th January 2021

Mullion Golf Course: Richard’s Pipit still present. (Birdguides)

Hayle Estuary: adult Ring-billed Gull, 5 Yellow-legged Gull. (Birdguides) Curlew Sandpiper, Ruff and Pale-bellied Brent Goose still at Copperhouse Creek. (P Smale) Great Northern Diver at Carnsew Pool. (Peter Clement)

Great Northern Diver – Peter Clement

Hayle: Yellow-browed Warbler & Firecrest at Millpond. (P Smale)

Drift reservoir: 1 Ring-necked Duck, 6 Mediterranean gull,  4 Great crested grebe, 5 Tufted duck, 5 Redwing, 1 Mistle thrush. (I Grant/F Were)

Penzance; Jubilee pool: 24 Purple Sandpiper, 65 Sanderling, 12 Ringed Plover. (I Grant/F Were)

Portheras: Siberian Chiffchaff still present. (A Bayly)

Sancreed: ringtail Hen Harrier, 40 Redwing, 3 Reed Bunting. (D Flumm)

Botallack: Late afternoon; Minke or Fin whale seen off Botallack Crowns, moving southwards, swooping and blowing at intervals, 2 Chough over calling, 5 Gannets diving. (G Charman)

Tresillian/Tresemple Pool: 1 Common Sandpiper, 8 Cattle Egret, 2 Siskin. ( D Eva )

Truro: 2 male Blackcaps and 8 House Sparrow’s ln front garden. (M Costa) male Black Redstart in private garden. (I Bott)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 1 Black Redstart, 4m & 1f Blackcap. (P Oldcorn)

Mylor Harbour: Red-throated Diver close onshore at 1pm in front of the yacht club. (J Holmes)

Towan Head: 32 Red-throated Diver, 1 Velvet Scoter, 3 Common Scoter, 1 Fin Whale. (S Rowe, I Boreham et al)

Padstow, Hawkers Cove: 1 Firecrest opp private garden. (S Grose)

Crugmeer: 4 Buzzard, 3 Kestrel,1 Grey Heron, 4 Roe Deer. (S Grose)

Amble Marshes: Water Pipit & Water Rail. (C Selway)

Gluvian: Chiffchaff , male Blackcap. (B Bosisto)

Truro: Avocet still opposite Sunny Corner, Newham. (P Fraser)

Mawnan Smith: 15+ Woodlark in weedy field. (G Wills)

Beggars island, Saltash: 1 Spoonbill, 53 Oystercatcher, 11 Curlew, 8 Cormorant & 1 Grey Heron at 12:50. (P Kemp)

Par: 2 Teal ( male and  female), 1 Buzzard, 15 Redwing in the Duck Pond and Bunnyfields area. (R. Barlow)

Penryn Campus: 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Song Thrush, 3 Redwing. (P Oldcorn, T Johnson)

Charlestown: 7 Long-tailed Tits, 4 Blue Tits, 2 Great Tits, 2 Coal Tits, 3 Robins, 2 Blackbird, 4 Dunnock, 7 House Sparrow, 1 f Blackcap, 1 Wren, 1 f Chaffinch, 1 Jackdaw, 2 Magpie, 1 Green Woodpecker. ( D Hastilow )

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest and 1 Woodcock along eastern edge of reserve. (DK Parker)

Pendeen: 2w Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Great Skua, diver sp,Med Gulls and 1 brown Merlin. (P Combridge)

Torpoint: 30+ Brent Goose, 2 Ringed Plover, 18 Turnstone, 30+ Dunlin. (D Sharp) Black-necked Grebe off Marina Drive. (Birdguides)

Rame Head: Chough still around (and in) the car park. 2  Cirl Bunting in stubble with numerous Chaffinch, male Kestrel being harassed by Carrion Crow. (D Sharp)

Chough – Deena Sharp

Wilcove: Whimbrel on incoming tide. (Birdguides)

Cremyll:  1 Cattle Egret and 2 Little Egretin field with cattle opposite Mount Edgecumbe. 15 Grey Heron in Field in Mount Edgecumbe. (D Sharp)

Cattle Egret – Deena Sharp

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