Wednesday 19th January 2022

St Erth, Tregilliowe Pools: Dusky Warbler still present, also Great White Egret over. (M Spicer)

Dozmary Pool: pair of Ring-necked Ducks and a male Goldeneye. (A Payne)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull reported still.

Falmouth: 2 Black Guillemot reported off Swanpool.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Great White Egret on scrape (same as flew over Tregilliowe). (P Fraser)

Lower Tamar Lake: 18 Goosander 9m 9f, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Willow Tits (2 at the hide), 2 Marsh Tits, 1m Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Stithians Reservior: 2 Pochard, 26 Snipe, 1 Common Gull, 2 Reed Bunting, 125 Lapwing, 64 Teal & 25 Wigeon. (J Drage Hubert)

Camel trail, Bodmin to Wadebridge: 2 Dipper. (D Charnaud)

Helston Water Treatment Works: Firecrest with large numbers of Chiffchaff. (S.Cox)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Black-necked Grebe, Kingfisher. (S. Cox)

Black-necked Grebe, Steve Cox

Black-necked Grebe, Steve Cox

St Gothian Sands: Snow Bunting still. (M Rule)

Ruan Lanihorne Quay: Peregrine repeatedly mobbing a Buzzard before settling on a kill, c230 Wigeon, 2 Common Sandpiper, 18 Curlew, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 19 Shelduck, 1 Little Egret, 1 Meadow Pipit. Also 40 Wigeon by Sett bridge. (A Nicholson)

Lamorran: 8 Shelduck, 3 Curlew, 2 Redshank, 1 Little Egret, 20 Redwing. (A Nicholson)

Callestick: 2 Little Egret, 18 Canada Geese, 4+ Yellowhammer, 2 Grey Wagtail. (T Wilson)

Porthilly Point: 3 Ringed Plover, 72 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 3 Curlew, 78 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 49 Carrion Crow, 1 Rock Pipit, 7 Common Gull, 7 Wigeon, 12 Raven (loosely in a flock high above the Iron bridge). (S Grose)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 5 Red-legged partridge, 23 Mute swan, 1 Whooper swan, 44 Shelduck, 45 Wigeon, 5 Mallard, 7 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared dove, 4 Little grebe, 45 Oystercatcher, c.250 Lapwing, c.2500 Golden plover, 55 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed godwit, 110 Dunlin, 35 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 220 Black-headed gull, 81 Great black-backed gull, 95 Herring gull, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey heron, 4 Little egret, 1 Peregrine falcon, 2 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 50 Carrion crow, 2 Raven, 2 Blue tit, 1 Great tit, 1 Wren, 40 Starling, 4 Blackbird, 2 Redwing, 1 Song thrush, 2 Robin, 5 House sparrow, 1 Grey wagtail, 2 Pied wagtail, 1 Meadow pipit (M Scawen et al.).

Late news, 17/1, Land’s End: Siberian Chiffchaff.

Monday 17th January 2022

Walmsley Sanctuary: Canada Goose; Greylag Goose; White-fronted Goose; Mallard; Teal; Wigeon; Gadwall; Tufted Duck; Ring-necked Duck; Shoveler; Little Grebe; Little Egret; Grey Heron; Bittern; Lapwing; Snipe; Common Buzzard; Long-tailed Tit. (M Greenhalgh)

Bittern, Mel Greenhalgh

St Austell sewage works: Yellow-browed Warbler still and Siberain Chiffchaff (ssp. tristis) calling. (J Rance)

Tresillian River, Truro: 33 Cattle Egret, Little Egret, Chiffchaff at Menadews Farm; 20 Shelduck, 7 Greenshank, Kingfisher. (D Flumm) Also 63 Redshank, 53 Curlew, 7 Greenshank, 6 Black Tailed Godwit, 37 Shelduck, 16 Teal, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher,  1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Firecrest. (A Nicholson)

Marazion: Cattle Egret on Hogus rocks, 2 Black Redstart at Gwelva and 55 Curlew over the marsh to roost. (P Fraser)

Newlyn: juv Glaucous Gull and Red-throated Diver still in harbour, Siberian Chiffchaff (ssp. tristis) at Trereife. (L Proctor) Also 3 Great Northern Diver. (M James) Also Black Redstart. (I Grant, F Were)

Red-throated Diver, Alex Mckechnie

Glaucous Gull, Alex Mckechnie

Helford River: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver. (D Collins)

Stithians Reservoir: 130 Lapwing, 6 Cormorant, 20 Teal, 3f Goldeneye, 30 Wigeon, 20 Mallard, 200+ Canada Goose, 18 Snipe, 2 Grey Heron, 2f Reed Bunting, 10 House Sparrow, 4 Redwing, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Fox (S Van Hear)

Penair, Truro: Firecrest, Goldcrest. (D Flumm)

Boscawen Park, Truro: 114 Black-tailed Godwit. Avocet off Malpas. (D Flumm)

St. Johns Lake – Torpoint: 2 f Red-breasted Merganser, 8 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe, 12 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Black-necked Grebe. (K Pellow)

River Lynher – Wacker: 9 Great Crested Grebe, 91 Shelduck, 80 + Teal, 120 + Wigeon, 17 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 76 Avocet. (K Pellow)

Pendeen: 2 Chough, 4 Guillemot,150+ Gannet, 40 Common Dolphin. (IGrant, F Were)

Sladesbridge: 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 2 Blackcap, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Marsh Tit, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Treecreeper, 20+ Redwing feeding on Ivy berries in Kestle Woods. 1 Otter in Trelawney garden centre pond. (S Grose)

Rock: 2 Raven over, 2 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 1 juv Whooper Swan, 21 Mute Swan in field behind Burniere Hide. (S Grose)

Carnanton Woods: 1 Woodcock. (S Grose)

Helston Boating Lake: 2 m&f Shoveler, 20+ Tufted Duck, 30+ Mallard, 1 (escaped) Ferruginous Duck, 20+ Coot, 6 Moorhen, 2 m&f Mute Swan, 40+ Canada Geese early afternoon. (M Webb)

Shoveler, Martin Webb

Tufted Duck, Martin Webb

Ferruginous Duck, Martin Webb

Gwithian: 1 Snow Bunting, 3 Greylag Geese and 6 Red-throated Diver offshore. (D Eva)

Pendeen: f-type Black Redstart. (J Robinson)

Trevescan: Merlin hunting. (J Robinson)

Mount’s Bay (from Mermaid II): 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2-3 Manx Shearwater, 400+ Kittiwake. (M Elliot)

Land’s End: Black Redstart reported still.

Late news, 16/1, Penzance: 1 Swallow still at Sainsbury’s, but not seen 17th after frosty night. (D Flumm)

Late news, 16/1, Tresillian Village: 6 Black-tailed Godwit. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 16/1, Trebetherick: 2 Chough. (J Watson)

Wednesday 5th January 2022

Spit Beach, Par: 2 Grey Plover, 2 Turnstone, 14 Curlew, 4 Eider (3m 1f), 1 Diver sp. (possibly Pacific Diver). (R Hampshire)

Biscovey: 24 Curlew (R Hampshire)

Lelant Water, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull roosting along creek near Lelant station all morning  – good view from corner of Carnsew Pool wall, 2 Goosander (m &f), 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Great White Egret on Carnsew Pool. Also Firecrest in Lelant Saltings station car park (R Evershed) Also c600 Golden Plover. (D Flumm)

Pendeen: 1w Rose-coloured Starling still. (J Swann)

Colliford Reservoir: White-tailed Eagle (from reintroduction scheme) east of reservoir over Browngelly Downs (1115-1125) then over wood north of Whitebarrow Downs (1140-1155) watched from car parks west side of reservoir 3km distant. Also 4 Goosander, Shelduck, 2 Barnacle Geese, 4 Great Crested Grebe, c50 Fieldfare, 70 Redwing. (D Flumm)

White-tailed Eagle, Dave Flumm

Siblyback Lake: female Ring-necked Duck, drk Scaup, 10 Little Grebe, 26 Coot, 6 feral Greylag Goose, 21 Tufted Duck, 6 Teal, 350 + Golden Plover, 3 Snipe, 15 + Redwing, 2 Fieldfare, 1 Peregrine, 160 + LBBG, 1 ad. Yellow-legged Gull. (K Pellow)

Ring-neck Duck, Keith Pellow

Scaup, Keith Pellow

Loe Beach, Feock: 12 Red-breasted Merganser. No sign of any Black-necked Grebes all winter for the first time. (R Wilkins)

Penzance, Wherrytown: 1w Little Gull still. (M Jones, A Mckechnie, T Mills, J Lewis)

Little Gull, Alex Mckechnie

Little Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Little Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Penzance: 3 then later 5 Swallow at Sainsburuy’s. (E James, M Ahmad) Also Black Redstarts at Laregan Hill and the bus station. (M Ahmad) Also drk Eider at the harbour. (T Pinfield)

Black Redstart, Mashuq Ahmad

Swallow, Mashuq Ahmad

Eider, Tim Pinfield

Newlyn: 1, and then 2, f Black Redstart on rocks, Tolcarne, and 1 ad Gannet in harbour before flying off; also 1 1w Great Black-backed Gull, ringed (L:DF5 red lettering on white ring). (T Mills, J Lewis) Also Dipper on stream just up from Tolcarne. (T Osborne)

Gerrans Bay; from Porthcurnick Beach: 4 Black-throated Diver, 3 Slavonian Grebe, 9 Great Northern Diver, 26 Mediterranean Gull, 45 Dunlin. (J St Ledger)

Gerrans Bay; from Pednvadan Lookout Station: 11 Common Scoter, 8 Grey Plover, 1 Black Redstart (on Lookout roof), 1 Kestrel (over). (J St Ledger)

Slavonian Grebe, John St Ledger

Grey Plover, John St Ledger

Black Redstart, John St Ledger

Marazion Beach: 1 Water Pipit at Red river mouth. (S Rogers) Also 4 (1 drk) Shoveler, 3 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Veal)

Kingsmill lake: 147 Avocet, 9 Greenshank, 33 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Grey Plover, 5 Dunlin, 14 Lapwing, 55 Black-tailed Godwit, 29 Curlew, 2 Greylag, 2 Barnacle geese, 46 Shelduck, c.40 Wigeon, c.30 Teal, 1 adult Mediterranean Gull, 2 adult Common Gull & 7 Great crested Grebe (P Kemp)

Porth Reservoir: 1 m Pochard, 2 Snipe, 2 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Chapel Amble: 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Water Rail. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 45 Turnstone, 36 Dunlin, 56 Oystercatcher, 13 Common Gull. (S Grose)

St Minver: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

St Ives: Male and female/imm Black Redstart Barnoon area (G. Jones).

St Gothian Sands: Snow Bunting (G Jones).

Lower Tamar Lake: 39 Goosander 14m 25f (07:52), 6 Whooper Swan 2adults 4 juv (flew out 07:35), 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 3 Willow Tit, 2 MarshTit, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Peregrin Falcon, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Redwing, 2 Nuthatch, 2m Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mute Swan. (R Mudge)

St Clements: 34 Cattle Egret. (J Chapple)

Video – John Chapple

Pendeen (10-1230): 2 Red-throated Diver, 1w Little Gull, 1 Great Skua. (S Rogers)

Drift: 2 Black-necked Grebe still. (L Proctor)

Devoran: 5+ Black-tailed Godwit inc. Icelandic-ringed bird, 2 Common Gull, c40 Teal late-morning. Also Great White Egret from moving vehicle between Devoran and Perranarworthal. (D Beadle, D Chapman-Gardner)

Rame Head: 3 Cirl Bunting, 5 Yellowhammer, 2 Greenfinch, Reed Bunting, and 3 Razorbill. (M Jordan)

Hannafore: 1 Great Northern Diver 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret, 1 Pied Wagtail, several Herring Gulls, 1 Greater Black-back Gull, numerous Cormorant. (S Netherton)

St Mawgan: 19 Fieldfares feeding in sheep field just north of village this afternoon. (L Curry)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 66 Canada Geese, 5 (3m 2f) Mallard, 2 m&f Teal, 2 m&f Stonechat, 5 Carrion Crow. Also 25 Sanderling on beach. (M Webb)

Stonechat, Martin Webb

Stonechat, Martin Webb

Towan Head: 2 Chough. (M Lammas)

Housel Bay area: 4 Chough. (RB & PC Girling)

Saltash Garden: 1m Blackcap. (G Lewis)

Truro: Meadow Pipit. (M Costa)

Penwithick: 1 Blackcap, 11 Goldfinch. (K Bowers)

Blackcap, Kevin Bowers

Goldfinch, Kevin Bowers

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 56 Canada goose, 21 Mute swan, 1 Whooper swan, 41 Shelduck, 36 Wigeon, 11 Mallard, 7 Wood pigeon, 1 Collared dove, 2 Little grebe, 55 Oystercatcher, c.200 Lapwing, 6 Ringed plover, 45 Curlew, 19 Black-tailed godwit, c.150 Dunlin, 1 Common sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, c.250 Black-headed gull, 1 Common gull, 13 Great black-backed gull, 75 Herring gull, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey heron, 5 Little egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Jay, 1 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 24 Rook, 40 Carrion crow, 2 Raven, 1 Blue tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 65 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 5 House sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 1 Grey wagtail, 1 Pied wagtail, 2 Meadow pipit, 2 Chaffinch, 5 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Wacker Quay: 1 Spotted Redshank reported, also Spoonbill.

Torpoint: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe reported still.

Wednesday 15th December 2021

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 4 Goosander, adult Ring-billed Gull, 2 adult Caspian Gull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank (G. Jones). Also Great White Egret on Ryan’s Field. (M Spicer)

Dozmary: c8 Ring-necked Duck still. (L Proctor)

St Ives Island: 5 Great Northern Diver in Bay. (G Jones)

Hannafore: 2 Great Northern Divers; 3 Slavonian Grebes; 2 Shags; 6 Cormorants; 1 Little Egret; 1 Grey Heron; 7 Mallard; 6 male Eider & 1 female Eider; 6 Curlew; 24 Oystercatchers; 2 Turnstones. (A. Parker)

Foxhole: 1 Water Rail. (L Bosisto)

Pentewan: Single Black-throated Diver in flock of 10 Great Northern Diver. (R Kirkwood)

Black-throated Diver (centre, at back) amongst Great Northern Divers, Rupert Kirkwood

Camel Trail (Pinkson Creek): 13 Cattle Egret. (P Dingle)

Camel Estuary, Burniere Hide: 19 Whooper Swan. (P Brinton)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver, 5 Shag, 3 Cormorant, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Rock Pipit, 23 Turnstone. (M Webb)

Great Northern Diver, Martin Webb

Shag, Martin Webb

Kingfisher, Martin Webb

Kingsmill Lake: 22 Lapwing, 67 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank, 9 Avocet, 7 Dunlin, 1 Spotted Redshank, 35 Shelduck, 1 Great crested Grebe, 120+ Wigeon & 80+ Teal (P Kemp)

Mount’s Bay (from Marazion): 15 Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver. (P Fraser)

Callywith, Bodmin: 50+ Brambling amongst 250+ Finch sp. (D Julian)

Bodmin Moor: f/imm Black Redstart. (S Sanderson)

Falmouth: 7 Woodlark on private farmland. (D Collins)

Helford Passage: Red-necked Grebe, 8 Great Northern Diver. (D Collins)

Pencallenick Woods: 20 Siskin, 1 male Blackcap. (M Jones)

Perranporth: pair of Blackap, as have wintered for the past 3-4 years. (D Money)

Camel Trail: 1 Red breasted Merganser, 1 Common Gull, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Marsh Tit, 58 Shelduck, 22 Mute Swan, 1 juv Whooper Swan, 3 Song Thrush, 2 (m+f) Bullfinch. (S Grose)

Red-breasted Merganser, Shaun Grose

Whooper Swan, Shaun Grose

Porthilly Beach: 25 Wigeon, 1 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 9 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 1 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Porthilly stream: 1 Willow Warbler. (S Grose)

Rock, Little Trelyn: 100+ Goldfinch, 1 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

RAF St Mawgan: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Downderry: a Great White Egret and a Brent Goose flew east early afternoon. On sea 4 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, c30 auks, 4 Common Gull and a few Kittiwake. (A Payne)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 6 Red-legged partridge, 1 Pheasant, 2 Canada goose, 16 Mute swan, 1 Whooper swan, 57 Shelduck, 1 Gadwall, 33 Wigeon, 32 Mallard, 1 Red-breasted merganser, 6 Wood pigeon, 1 Collared dove, 1 Little grebe, 52 Oystercatcher, c.120 Lapwing, c.1000 Golden plover, 12 Grey plover, 16 Ringed plover, 55 Curlew, 3 Black-tailed godwit, 90 Dunlin, 9 Snipe, 1 Common sandpiper, 25 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 110 Black-headed gull, 4 Common gull, 7 Great black-backed gull, 120 Herring gull, 4 Cormorant, 2 Grey heron, 6 Little egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Jay, 1 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 35 Carrion crow, 1 Blue tit, 2 Long-tailed tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 3
Starling, 5 Blackbird, 4 Robin, 5 House sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 1 Grey wagtail, 2 Pied wagtail, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Bullfinch (M Scawen et al.).

Marazion: 4 Swallow still, over beach.

Late submission, 13/12, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2w Yellow-legged Gull (one of 11+ present) ringed in Switzerland as a chick and an adult Lesser Black-backed Gull from a rehabilitation program in Portugal. (R Veal) This represents just the second colour ringed Yellow-legged Gull to be reported in the county, following a French ringed bird on the Camel Estuary in 2002

Wednesday 8th December 2021

Pendeen: 1 Leach’s Petrel, 2 Little Auk, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 18 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 1 Puffin, 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver. (G Lawlor)

Dozmary Pool: 5 (3m, 2f) Ring-necked Duck still. (T Phillips)

Newquay Zoo: 1 Glossy Ibis still in African savannah area – view from behind tennis courts. (T Wilson)

Glossy Ibis, Tony Wilson

Cape Cornwall (0830-1030): 3 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Northern Diver, c20 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Mediterranean Gull. (N Wheatley)

Stithians: 6 Cormorant, 115 Lapwing, 1 Grey Heron, 20 Teal, 30 Wigeon, 40 Mallard, 150 Canada Goose, 1 Jay, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1f Bullfinch, 1 Goldfinch, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Kestrel. Golden Lion end: 1m Gadwall, 3 Snipe, 1 Goldcrest (S Van Hear) Southern Cut-off: 1 female Brambling, 1 female Bullfinch, 2 Jay, 1 male Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Goldfinch, 5 Long-tailed Tit. (R Chiffers)

Brambling, Robin Chiffers

Jay, Robin Chiffers

Bullfinch, Robin Chiffers

Hannafore: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 5 Great Northern Diver, 2 Gannet, Cormorant, Shag, 12 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull, 5 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Knot, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Oystercatcher, 3 Curlew, 6 Eider (5 drakes 1 female), Mallard, Rock Pipit, Meadow Pipit, 7 Dunnock, 1 Stonechat, 4 Pied Wagtail, 2 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Great Tit. (M & R Frost)

Newquay, Pentire: 2 Great Northern Divers past. (T Wilson)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 Grey Plover, 1 Water Pipit. (T Wilson)

Water Pipit, Tony Wilson

Water Pipit, Tony Wilson

St Columb Major: 5 Common Gull amongst Gull flock in field at Nine Maidens. (S Grose)

Tehidy: pr Mandarin still. (M James)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, ad Scandinavian Herring Gull, 1 Herring x Lesser Black-backed Gull hybrid, 24 Common Gull reported.

Ryan’s Field: Great White Egret still. (L Colliver)

Great White Egret, L Colliver

Penwithick (private garden): 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Robin, 1 Jay, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Goldfinch, 6 Chaffinch, 3 Bullfinch (2m) (1f), 9 Starling, 5 Blackbird, 12 House Sparrow, 1 Coal Tit, 6 Dunnock, 3 Woodpigeon, 6 Collared Dove, 3 Jackdaw, 2 Raven. (K Bowers)

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kevin Bowers

Jay, Kevin Bowers

Bullfinch, Kevin Bowers

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 13 Red-legged partridge, 2 Canada goose, 19 Mute swan, 1 Whooper swan (juvenile), 43 Shelduck, 41 Wigeon, 3 Mallard, 22 Woodpigeon, c.80 Oystercatcher, 25 Lapwing, 1 Grey plover, c.80 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed godwit, 2 Black-tailed godwit, 65 Dunlin, 2 Common sandpiper, 65 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 250 Black-headed gull, 42 Great black-backed gull, 55 Herring gull, 3 Lesser black-backed gull, 4 Cormorant, 4 Little egret, 2 Buzzard, 5 Rook, 60 Carrion crow, 2 Wren, 24 Starling, 6 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 7 House sparrow, 1 Pied wagtail, 1 Meadow pipit, 4 Chaffinch (M Scawen et al.)

Marazion, Longrock Pool: Black-necked Grebe still, 5 Swallow.

Late report, 7/12, Newtown-in-St.Martin: 1 Cattle Egret reported.

Wednesday 1st December 2021

Newquay Zoo: Glossy Ibis still present. (J Howells)

Marazion, Longrock Pool: Black-necked Grebe. (J Jones) Also 5+ Swallow reported still.

Black-necked Grebe, Joe Jones

Pendeen (8-12): ad Little Gull, 19 Manx Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Skua. (S Rogers)

Tallack’s Creek, Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 150+ Dunlin, 36 Shelduck. Also numbers of Teal, Wigeon, Redshank, Curlew & Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Redshank, John St Ledger

Kennack sands: 4 Swallow (M Ravine)

Cape Cornwall: 2 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull. (N Wheatley)

Truro: m Brambling and 3 Greenfinch in my garden. (D Jenkins)

Degibna, Loe Pool: 100+ Stock Dove, Water Rail calling. (J Hillier)

Castle Beach Falmouth:  16 Turnstone, 60 Black-headed Gull, 6 Shag, 12 Oystercatcher, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 female Blackcap (S Van Hear)

Pendower: 7 Grey Plover. (S Martinez) Also Black-throated Diver reported.

Kingsmill Lake: 84 Avocet, 74 Black-tailed Godwit, 25 Curlew, c100 Wigeon, 48 Shelduck, c180 Dunlin, 12 Lapwing, 27 Redshank, 8 Greenshank, 20 Teal, 1 Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant. (T Hopper)

Newquay, Chapel Farm: 2 Kestrel, 2 Yellowhammer, 21 Golden Plover. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary, Cant Cove: 2 Cattle Egret. (S Grose)

Porthilly Beach: 21 Wigeon, 4 Rock Pipit. (S Grose)

St Tudy: 50+ Lapwing over, 1 Tawney Owl (presumed roadkill). (S Grose)

Lanhydrock Golf Club: c30 Redwing (C Cox)

Downderry: Many Gannet, Kittiwake (80+) and auks moving west 0805-0845. Also 3 Great Northern Diver, 14 Mediterranean Gull and 4 Common Gull. (A Payne)

Looe: 2 drk Eider. (S Sanderson)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 1 Canada goose, 32 Mute swan, 34 Shelduck, 44 Wigeon, 21 Mallard, 13 Wood pigeon, 1 Collared dove, 48 Oystercatcher, 22 Lapwing, 11 Ringed plover, 42 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed godwit, c.75 Dunlin, 32 Redshank, c.120 Black-headed gull, 2 Common gull, 32 Great black-backed gull, c.50 Herring gull, 12 Lesser black-backed gull, 3 Cormorant, 3 Little egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Magpie, 6 Jackdaw, 45 Carrion crow, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Starling, 11 Blackbird, 2 Redwing, 1 Song thrush, 3 Robin, 6 House sparrow, 2 Chaffinch. (M Scawen)

Late Submission 30/11/21: Lanhydrock Cricket Pitch: c80 Redwing, 8 Song Thrush and 6 Bullfinch. (T Hopper)

Late submission, 29/11, Benoath Cove (Bossiney): 4 Oystercatchers, 1 Black Redstart. (C Cox)

Late submission, 28/11, West Rose (St Breward): c300 Golden Plovers, c30 Lapwing. (C Cox)

Late submission, 28/11, East Rose (St Breward): 6 Lapwing, 9 Fieldfares, 2 Redwing. (C Cox)

Late submission, 28/11, Bradford (Blisland): 1 Buzzard. (C Cox)

Wednesday 24th November 2021

Hayle Estuary RSPB: juv American Golden Plover still, also Great White Egret, 11 Grey Plover, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Knot, c600 Golden Plover. (N Sluman) Also Little Gull this evening. (G Lawlor)

Little Gull, Graham Lawlor

Kingsmill lake: 78 Avocet, 94 Dunlin, 1 Spotted Redshank, 19 Lapwing, 27 Curlew, 9 Greenshank, 31 Shelduck, 500+ Black-headed Gull, 150+ Herring Gull, 6 Little Egret & 9 Grey Heron (P Kemp)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 juvenile Whooper Swan. (J&J Elvin)

Whooper Swan, J&J Elvin

Lower Tamar Lake: 28 Goosander 8m 20f, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Willow Tit, 3 Gadwall 2m 1f, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Nuthatch, 3 Coot, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Cormorant. (R Mudge)

Nanjizal: 67 new birds ringed including; 27 Chiffchaff including 6 Siberian Chiffchaff (ssp Tristis) , 1 Goldcrest , 6 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush, 7 Blackbird , 5 Blackcap , 9 Chaffinch , 1 Jack Snipe. Also in or over the valley: 1 Snow Bunting , 2 Reed Bunting, 10 Brambling , 4 Woodcock, 1 Chough. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson, B Bosisto, J Howells)

Restronguet Creek: Avocet 1600 off West of Point Quay. (J Cope)

Hannafore, Looe: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 4 Eider (3 m, 1 f), 1 Shag, 3 Great Northern Divers. (D Sharp)

Slavonian Grebe, Deena Sharp

Great Northern Diver, Deena Sharp

Stithians Reservoir, Golden Lion cut-off: 1 Pintail (female), 1 Gadwall (male), 30+ Snipe flushed by Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger & A Lea)

Pintail, John St Ledger

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Wigeon, 3 Tufted Duck (N R Rogers)

Black-necked Grebe, Nigel Rogers

Mount’s Bay: 3 Great Northern Divers (N R Rogers)

Downderry: 5 Great Northern Diver and one Red-throated Diver early morning. Large numbers of Kittiwakes and Razorbills too. Early afternoon a Lesser Whitethroat in my garden. (A Payne)

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 2 Firecrest plus 2 Kingfisher on the pool. (A Nicholson)

Tresillian village: 2 Greenshank. (A Nicholson)

Mevagissey Bay (down to Dodman Point): 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Harbour Porpoise, 100+ Common Dolphin, 90+ Tuna. (R Kirkwood)

Purple Sandpiper, Rupert Kirkwood

St Agnes Head to Wheal Coates: 1 Black Redstart, 4 Chough. (J Lewis)

Helston Boating Lake: 1m Gadwall, 30+ Tufted Duck, 40+ Mallard, 1m Ferruginous Duck (escapee from 2018), 20+ Coot, 12 Moorhen, 45 Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Wagtail. (M Webb)

Gadwall, Martin Webb

Tufted Duck, Martin Webb

St. Germans: Firecrest. (A Blonden)

Falmouth: Woodcock sadly found dead in road. (D Chidell) Also fem/1w male Black Redstart at the docks. (S Turner)

Redruth: 2 Coal Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit and several House Sparrows on a feeder in private garden. (F Shortall)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Starling murmuration continues. (K Hambly-Staite)

St Erth: 6 Cattle Egret along Tredrea Lane.

Late news, 23/11, Downderry: Water Pipit this morning. (A Payne)

Late news, 23/11, Seaton: dark-bellied Brent Goose. (A Payne)

Late news, 23/11, Perranuthnoe: 1 Black Redstart reported.

Late news, 23/11, East Pentire: 1 Black Redstart reported.