Saturday 6th February 2021

Late News, 5th February Hells Mouth: 8 Razorbill, 1 Guillemot, 2 Shag, 10+ Fulmar. (M James)

Fulmar – Mark James

Fulmar – Mark James

Fulmar – Mark James

Drift Reservoir: 1 drake Ring-necked Duck, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe and 9 Tufted Duck. (T Mills)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 50+ roosting Sanderling and 3 Purple Sandpiper. 1 m Black Redstart close by. (T Mills)

Land’s End: c1,000 Gannet, 2 Great Skua, 2 Peregrine, 13 Chough. ( P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Spoonbill, c160 Black-tailed Godwit, c30 Curlew, c200 Lapwing, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Pintail, c30 Shoveler, c130 Wigeon. (A Langdon)

Black-tailed Godwit – Adrian Langdon

Wadebridge: Mediterranean Gull. (C Selway)

Talskiddy/Gluvian: Pink-footed Goose, 2 Canada Goose, 2 Snipe, Nuthatch, Chiffchaff, 120 Linnet, 60 Skylark, 4 Fieldfare, singing Redwing, 33 Yellowhammer. (B & L Bosisto)

Towan Head: 1 Manx Shearwater, 19 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Velvet Scoter, 80 Common Scoter. (S Rowe)

Bude Marsh: c70 Canada Geese, 2 Shelduck, 16 Teal, 30+ Lapwing, 40 Black-headed Gull, Moorhen and Mallard. (R Maye)

Trevarrian: 1 Corn Bunting, 3 Chough, 20 Meadow Pipit. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit. 1 Black Redstart nearby on Penmere Drive. (S Rowe)

Trispen: Firecrest. (L Bosisto)

Pendeen: 3 Black-throated Diver. (Birdguides)

Hayle Estuary: Curlew Sandpiper & Ruff on Copperhouse Creek, Pale-bellied Brent Goose on Carnsew Pool. (P Smale)

Nanjizal-Porthgwarra: Whale sp at 12 noon blowing on the horizon c4 km SE from PG Cove. On size of plume (width & height) I would say it was a Fin Whale but just too distant. 169 Golden Plover on moor & ringtail Hen Harrier Roskestal Fm. Also my first queen Bombus terrestris bumblebee for 2021 out of hibernation. (D Flumm)

Golden Plover flock – Dave Flumm

queen Bombus terrestris bumblebee – Dave Flumm

Golden Plover flock – Dave Flumm

Newlyn: Water Rail (S Peach)

Water Rail – Stephen Peach

Porthleven: 1 Velvet Scoter. (P Oldcorn)

Helston: Siberian Chiffchaff at the Sewage Works. (Birdguides)

Loe Pool: 8 Cattle Egret, Bittern. (Birdguides) 2 Bittern. (J Johnson)

Newtown-in-St-Martin: 23 Cattle Egret (L Sampson)

Gerrans Bay: 12 Black-throated Diver, 12 Great Northern Diver, 9 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Long tailed Duck at Portscatho ( D Eva )

Towan Beach: 4 Cirl Bunting ( D Eva )

Devoran: 2 Grey Plover. (L Langley)

Carnon Valley: 3 Lesser Redpoll. (L Langley)

Falmouth Bay: male Long-tailed Duck at Bream Cove near Rosemullion Head. (J Holmes)

Falmouth: colour ringed Blackcap in private garden. (J Roue)

Mawnan: 3 Woodlark and hundreds of finches around the area this morning. (M Broadbent)

Par Beach. 1 Peregrine Falcon . (Ian Toogood-Johnson)

Lerryn: Firecrest. (J Parfitt)

Firecrest – J Parfitt

St Austell: 1 Blackcap in private garden. ( C Hooper)

Blackcap – C Hooper

Penwithick (private garden): 2 Great Tit , 1 Robin , 6 Goldfinch , 2 Blue Tit , 1 Coal Tit , 1 Reed Bunting , 2 Siskin (1m & 1f) , 1 Bullfinch , 7 House Sparrow , 2 Long-Tailed Tit , 4 Chaffinch. (K. Bowers)

Long-tailed Tit – Kevin Bowers

Great Tit – Kevin Bowers

Goldfinch – Kevin Bowers

Siskin – Kevin Bowers

Siskin – Kevin Bowers

Reed Bunting – Kevin Bowers

Carthew: 2 Robin , 8 Coal Tit , 3 Jackdaw , 4 Great Tit , 2 Chaffinch . (K. Bowers)

Coal Tit – Kevin Bowers

Robin – Kevin Bowers

Jackdaw – Kevin Bowers

Carlyon: Rook with deformed bill. (T Hall)

Rook – Timothy Hall

Calenick Creek: 70 Canada Geese,12 Redshank,18 Wigeon,Greenshank,Cormorant & Grey Heron.(T Hall)

Calenick: 8 Cattle Egret on private farmland.(T.Hall)

Kingsmill Lake: Adult Spoonbill,Grey Plover, Lapwing, Knot, Snipe, Green and Redshank, Dunlin, Bar-tailed Godwit and Avocet. (B Rankine)

adult Spoonbill – B Rankine