Thursday 21st January 2021

Late news, 20/1, Longrock Pool: 8 Mediterranean Gulls 100+ Black headed Gulls all sheltering from F8 SW winds

Drift Reservoir: 1 Ring-necked Duck, 8 Tufted Duck, 9 Little Grebe, 1 Med Gull, 4 Common Gull. (P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary: 2 ad Caspian Gull, 9+ Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliott)

Helston: Female Black Redstart, 2 female and 1 male Blackcap in private garden. (S Ford)

Towan Head, Newquay: Lots of mixed gulls Guillemots, Razorbills and a few Gannets feeding off point 09:00, also 60 + Common Scoter flock in bay off Watergate. (M Lammas)

Tresemple Pool: 11 Cattle Egret, 4 Snipe. (D Eva)

Truro: 1 Common Sandpiper. (D Eva)

Truro: Male and female Blackcaps in our private garden this morning. Also no sign of our long staying Meadow Pipit since the frost earlier this month. (K&J Mortimore)

Lostwithiel, Terras Woods: 20+ Siskins. (E Mayhew)

Carn les Boels: Juv Glaucous Gull over at 14:45. (M Wallace)

Tregrehan: 1 Treecreeper, 1 Marsh Tit in Boscundle woods. (I Stewart)

Dobwalls: 1 Nuthatch in the garden (C&J Duffy)

Camel Estuary, Dinham: 1 Spoonbill. (M and V Scawen)

Calenick: 3 Cattle Egret on private farmland. (T Hall)

Stithians Reservoir: 1f Bullfinch, 4 Pochard, 1m Wigeon, 12 Little Grebe, 4 Goldcrest, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Water Rail, 8 Curlew, 20+ Lapwing, 1f Reed Bunting, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Goldeneye 1m 2f,1 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard (P Oldcorn, T Johnson)

Mawgan: 1 Merlin, 1 Firecrest, 4 Reed Bunting, and 1 Roe Deer in fields around village.  Also 1 Firecrest, 2 Siskin and 1 male Blackcap in our garden. (P. Bedford)

Swanpool to Maenporth: 2 Black Guillemots, Red-necked Grebe, 15 Great Northern Diver, 4 Common Scoter, Whimbrel, 5 Ringed Plover, 21 Fulmar, Hundreds of Gannets, Kittiwakes and Common Dolphins. (M Broadbent)

Bude Marshes: c200 Lapwing, 2 Ruff, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (S Windle)

Wadebridge: 1 Pink footed Goose with Canada Geese from Trewornan Bridge early am. (S Grose)

Rock Helipad Field: 1 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine over, 1 Mistle Thrush, 25 Redwing, 3 Goldcrest, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Raven, 1 Collared Dove (carrying nesting material). (S Grose)

Newquay: 1 Barn Owl (in headlights driving past Treloy golf club this eve). (S Grose)

Looe Harbour to St. Georges Island: 2 Black Redstart, 3 Slavonian Grebe, at least 5 Great Northern Divers, 13 eider and a Glaucous Gull on St. Georges Island. (B Lansbury)

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