Monday 24th January 2022

Skewjack: Little Bunting brief at potato wash site. (K Wilson)

Pendeen: 1 adult Kumelin’s Gull flown over and inland this morning. (P Combridge) Also, Rose-coloured Starling still on feeder at Park-an-Pyth, Lower Boscaswell. (P Callaway)

Pentewan: 1 1st w. male Surf Scoter and 1 Velvet Scoter still present. (D Eva)

Walmsley Reserve: 1 drake Ring-necked Duck still. (A Langdon)

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Tundra Bean Goose, 215 Canada Goose, 13 Greylag Goose over high to east. 7 Mallard, pair Goosander, 6 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 1st winter Mediterranean Gull, 300 + Lapwing, 100+ Fieldfare, 30+ Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Tit. (K Pellow)

Coverack: 1 Firecrest at sewage works. (D Beadle)

Gunwalloe: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff in the reeds. (D Collins)

Porthleven: 1m Black Redstart. (J Cook)

Helston Boating Lake: 2 adult Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull and escaped Ferruginous Duck. (D Collins)

Drift Reservoir: 1st w female Scaup, 24 Tufted Duck, 2 Black-necked Grebe and a Mediterranean Gull. (M Mckee)

Newlyn Harbour: Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, Glaucous Gull. (D Flumm)

Red-throated Diver – Dave Flumm

Glaucous Gull – Dave Flumm

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 20 Purple Sandpiper. (D Flumm)

Purple Sandpiper – Dave Flumm

Purple Sandpiper – Dave Flumm

Purple Sandpiper – Dave Flumm

Marazion Beach: 1 Water Pipit. (P Fraser)

Gwelva Beach, Marazion: 40 Ruddy Turnstone, 60 Sanderling, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Common Chiffchaff. (P Fraser)

Wheal Alfred, Hayle: 80+ Fieldfare, 30+ Redwing, 1 Male Merlin, 120+ Chaffinch, 3 Brambling, 200+ Starling, 40+ Linnet & 1 Grey Wagtail. (M Whittaker)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Snow Bunting, 2 Shoveler, 5 Gadwall, 12 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Wigeon, 2 Curlew, 10 Tufted Duck, 50+ Teal, 8 Rock Pipit, 6 Meadow Pipit, 2 Raven, 2 Stonechat, 6 Linnet, 3 Oystercatcher, 4 Pied Wagtail. (I Grant, F Were)

Stithians Reservoir: 67 Lapwing, 9 Cormorant, 27 Teal, 20 Wigeon, 32 Mallard, 4 Snipe, 3 Grey Heron, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 1f Reed Bunting, 1m Reed Bunting, 1 Jay. (S Hinkley)

Trago, Falmouth: 1 1st winter female Black Redstart. (T Weston)

St Clement: 7 Cattle Egret. (M George)

Fistral Beach, Newquay: 1 leucistic Starling. (D Ensor)

Leucistic Starling – David Ensor

Egloshayle: 1 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 13 Redwing, 3 Greenfinch, 1 m Blackcap, 2 Bullfinch (feeding on dock seed heads). (S Grose)

Rock: 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Hannafore, Looe: 2 (m+f) Eider, 1 Great Northern Diver at harbour mouth and 2 ad Mediterranean Gull. (R Smaldon)

Millbrook: 9 Cattle Egret still. (P Kemp)

Torpoint: 1 Red-necked Grebe and 1 Black-necked Grebe still this morning. (P Kemp)

Late submission, 24/01, Siblyback Reservoir: 1 drake Ring-necked Duck also present. (S Beazley)

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Sunday 23rd January 2022

Hayle Estuary: 1 adult Ring-billed Gull still. Also, 3 Goosander and 2 (ad+3rd winter) Yellow-legged Gull. (N Rogers, G Lawlor)

Falmouth:  2 Black Guillemot 800M off Pennance Point, close to a pink buoy. Also 1 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger)

Black Guillemot – John St Ledger

Black Guillemot – John St Ledger

Pentewan Sands: 1 Surf Scoter, 1 Velvet Scoter, 2 Common Scoter, 9 Great Northern Diver. (P Mountlaw)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1m Ring-necked Duck, 2f Pintail, 1 Ruff (D Eva, D Julian) In addition, 6 Tufted Duck, 4 Gadwall, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 8 Teal, 20 Wigeon, 5 Black-Tailed Godwit, 1 Water Rail, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Robin, 5 Chaffinch, 2 Little Grebe, 100+ Lapwing, 4 Shoveler, 2 Shelduck. (K Bowers)

Ring-necked Duck – Kevin Bowers

Long-tailed Tit – Kevin Bowers

Shoveler – Kevin Bowers

Siblyback Reservoir: 1f Ring-necked Duck and 2 Goldeneye. (S Beazley) Also, 1m Scaup, 37 Tufted Duck, 15 Little Grebe, 6 Greylag Goose, 21 Canada Goose, 2 Fieldfare, 11 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush and 4 Siskin. (G Lewis)

Ring-necked Duck – Steve Beazley

Goldeneye – Steve Beazley

Lizard: 2 fem/juv Black Redstart. One around fenced-off stone steps leading down to Polpeor Cove, the other just East of the old lifeboat station. (J Cook)

Drift Reservoir: Great White Egret, Little Egret, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Black-necked Grebe, 9 Tufted Duck, 2 Mediterranean Gull, Common Gull. (D Flumm, G Lawlor)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 adult Iceland Gull flew out of the harbour mid morning. Also, Glaucous Gull still. (R Wilkins) In addition 1 Red-throated Diver (R Fox)

Newlyn: 2 Bullfinch in private garden. (R Fox)

Wherrytown: Great white Egret at low tide. Also 2 Mediterranean Gull (1 very vocal) and 1 Little Egret. (C Beazley)

Penzance: 3f Blackcap, 1m Bullfinch, Great-spotted Woodpecker and 5 Long-tailed Tit in private garden. (R Chiffers)

Blackcap – Robin Chiffers

Blackcap – Robin Chiffers

Little London, Marazion: 4 Black-throated Diver and 1f Red-breasted Merganser. (N Rogers)

Marazion Beach: 1 Water Pipit below sand dunes. (M Mckee)

Gwithian: 1 Black Redstart reported. (Birdguides)

Stithians Reservoir: 110 Lapwing, 6 Cormorant, 50 Teal, 30 Wigeon, 20 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 50 Canada Goose, 5 Snipe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 8 House Sparrow, 1f Reed Bunting, 6 Long-tailed Tit. (S Van Hear)

Truro: 1 Avocet still at Sunny Corner. (T Wilson) In addition, 175 Dunlin, 105 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1m Black Redstart. (D Raffle) Also, 3 Meadow Pipit in private garden at Malpas. (M Costa)

Avocet – Tony Wilson

Carrick Roads: 8 Red-breasted Meganser, 1 Great Northern Diver and 5 Mute Swan. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Portscatho: 5 Slavonian Grebe, 7 Dunlin, 8 Turnstone, 1ad Mediterranean Gull and 1 fem/imm Black Redstart. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto) Also, 1m Black Redstart. (K Nicholls)

Chapel Point: 2 Great Northern Diver, 30 Turnstone, 1 Purple Sandpiper. (P Mountlaw)

Mevagissey: 1w Glaucous Gull. (P Mountlaw)

St Austell Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, c40 Common Chiffchaff, c20 Goldcrest and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Porthpean: 2 Great Northern Diver. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

Par: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 14 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 19 Great Northern Diver, 1 Grey Plover, 8 Turnstone, 3 Dunlin, 14 Curlew, 83 Oystercatcher, 12 Mute Swan, 3 Tufted Duck, 15 Teal, 66 Mallard, 3 Common Gull, 1 Little Egret, 1 Firecrest and 1 Chiffchaff. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Dodman Point: 1 Imm/Fem Black Redstart by Farm by main car park. (P Mountlaw)

Respryn Bridge: 1f Goosander, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Redwing, 3 Goldcrest. (M Brooks, J Piper, S Piper)

Tregirls Beach: 1 Slavonian Grebe off beach. (D Julian)

Burniere: 1 Whooper Swan. (D Eva)

Chapel Amble: 2 Water Pipit, 1 Green Sandpiper. (D Eva)

Looe Harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver. (D Clegg)

Hannafore: 30 Rock Pipit, 50+ Carrion Crow, 28 Turnstone, 50 Oystercatcher, 28 Great Black-backed Gull (on Looe Island), 15 Mallard, 1 Redshank, 1 Curlew c400 Auk sp. in one group west beyond the island. (D Clegg)

No Man’s Land: c120 Rook feeding in grassy field. (D Clegg)

Polbathic Creek: 1m Black Redstart and 8 Snipe. (A Blonden)

Torpoint, Marine Drive: 5 Pale Bellied Brent Geese, 80+ Dunlin, 15+ Turnstone. Also, from Chapledown Rd, 2 Black Necked Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 20+ Oystercatcher. (D Sharp)

Red-necked Grebe – Deena Sharp

Pale-bellied Brent Goose – Deena Sharp

Millbrook: 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, numerous Teal and Shelduck. (D Sharp)

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Saturday 22nd January 2022

Falmouth Bay: Black Guillemot offshore Swanpool with 2 Great Northern Divers & c20 Common Dolphin ,Siberian Chiffchaff at south end of Pool. (J&D Chapman) 2 Black Guillemot, 3 Great Northern Diver, 20 Common Dolphin. (D Eva et al)  1 Blackcap, 1 Bullfinch. (D Peers) 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Kittiwake, large numbers of Auk sp, 20+ Common Dolphin at Pendennis Point. (J Drage Hubert) 7 Common Scoter. (C Foote)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 82 Teal, 1 Ruff , 7 Shoveler, drake Ring-necked Duck, 5 Tufted Duck , 2,Shelduck , 4 Gadwall , 1 Cattle Egret, 45 Wigeon, 1 female Pintail , 9 Glossy Ibis, 1 Barn Owl. (B Bosisto)

Pendeen: 1 Rosy Starling at Boscaswell. (LGR Evans)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Greenshank, 21 Grey Plover, 60 Dunlin,  3 Goosander (2 drake, 1 fem/imm), ad Ring-billed Gull and a sub-adult Caspian Gull from Lelant Station. (LGR Evans) 1 Firecrest. (P Marshall)

Porthgwarra: 1 Ring Ouzel. (S Rogers)

Marazion Beach: 1 Water Pipit. Also 2 Great Northern Diver and Eider offshore. (P St Pierre, DS Flumm, DK Parker)

Water Pipit – Dave Flumm

Water Pipit – Dave Flumm

Water Pipit – Dave Flumm

Water Pipit – Dave Flumm

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Great White Egret dropped into the back of the marsh at 10:40. (DK Parker)

Penzance: 8 Purple Sandpiper, 25 Turnstone, 8 Shag, 4 Guillemot and 4 Great Northern Diver off Jubilee Pool. Also 1 Common Dolphin and 1 Grey Seal. (LGR Evans)

Marazion: 3 Black-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail and 6 Ringed Plover at Little London. (LGR Evans) 6 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 50 Sanderling. (P Marshall)

Drift Reservoir: 1 adult Iceland Gull, 2 Black-necked Grebe, 2 Great-creasted Grebe, 8 Little Grebe, 100 Canada Goose, 2 Teal, 6 Moorhen, 8 Coot, 7 Cormorant, 2 Buzzard, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Song Thrush, 9 Goldfinch, 10 Black-headed Gull, 12 Herring Gull, 5000+ Starling over, 3 Chaffinch. (I Grant/F Were)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Cormorant with orange plastic ring on right leg :TFC, 1 Cormorant with metal ring on right leg (not read), 1 Great Black Backed Gull with Green plastic ring on left leg :U79, 1 Great Black Backed Gull with Green plastic ring on left leg :U80, 1 Great Black backed Gull with white plastic ring on right leg L:DF5, 1 Great Black Backed Gull with white plastic ring on right leg L:FZ7, 1 Great Black Backed Gull with white plastic ring on right leg L:FF1, 2 Black Redstart (1m+1f type), 2 Raven, 19 Turnstone, 3 Rock Pipit.(S Grose) 1st winter Glaucous Gull. (J Chapple, LGRE Evans) 2 Glaucous Gull. (P Marshall)

Penzance, Chyandour cliff: 1m Eider, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 231 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull with blue plastic ring on right leg, W:569, 1 Herring Gull with blue plastic ring on right leg, W:502.(S Grose)

North Cliffs: 2 Raven, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 3 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit, 2 Grey Plover, 14 Wigeon. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 40 Skylark, 40 Redwing, 32 Lapwing, 1 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

Copperhouse Creek/Black Bridge: 1 Curlew, 4 (2m 2f) Shelduck, 50+ Teal, 50+ Wigeon, 1 Canada Goose, 6 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 3 (3m 1f) Blackbird, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Dunnock 12.45 – 13.15. (M Webb)

Redwing – Martin Webb

Song Thrush – Martin Webb

Shelduck – Martin Webb

Curlew – Martin Webb

Lower Tamar Lake: 6 Whooper Swan 2 adults 4 juv (flew out at 07:20), 18 Goosander 5m 13f, 4m Tufted Duck, 6 Canada Geese, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Wren. (R Mudge)

Perranporth: 1 m Black Redstart at Droskyn Castle. (T Wilson)

Penzance: Black Redstart in private garden. (E James)

Pendower: 4 Great Northern Diver, 15 Black throated Diver,1 Slavonian Grebe. (M Jones)

Par/Polkerris: 7 Diver sp. (R Hampshire)

St Just in Roseland: 2 Red-breasted Merganser. (M Jones)

Calenick Creek: 1 Goosander (female), 34 Wigeon, 1 Greenshank, 10 Redshank, 30 Curlew, 135 Canada Geese, 18 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret, 20+ Redwing. (A Nicholson)

Tregew: 200 Chaffinch, 100 Skylark, 6 Yellowhammer, 10 Reed Bunting. (D Eva)

Torpoint,Chapeldown Rd: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 drake Red-breasted Merganser. (M & R Frost)

Antony House: 3 Great-spotted Woodpecker (2 drumming m, 1f). (M & R Frost)

Wacker Quay: 2 Spoonbill, many Avocet. (M & R Frost)

St Merryn, private garden: 2 male Blackcaps (first for the winter), pair Blue Tit inspecting new nest box that’s just been put up, 11 Starling, 2 Great Tit, 2 Dunnock, 7 Blackbird (2m 5f), numerous House Sparrow’s. (R Hughes)

 River Camel: 1 Dipper. (C Taylor)

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Friday 21st January 2022

Upper Tamar Lakes: 3 Tundra Bean Geese still in field with Canadas on northwest side of Upper Tamar Lakes. (A McKechnie)

Tundra Bean Goose – Alex McKechnie

Tundra Bean Geese – Alex McKechnie

Chapel Amble: 9 Glossy Ibis, 1 Ruff, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Water Pipit, 1 Bullfinch (male). (J St Ledger, A Lea & R Bowyer)

Glossy Ibis – John St Ledger

Pendeen: 1st-winter Rosy Starling still at Lower Boscaswell, near Spar on feeder in garden by Park-an-Pyth sign. (J Robinson)

Hayle Estuary: Adult Ring-billed Gull and adult Caspian Gull still on Lelant Saltings. (Birdguides) Also 25 Ringed Plover opposite car wash. (L Colliver)

Ringed Plovers – Lynn Colliver

Swanpool: Black Guillemot still between Swanpool and Gyllyngvase Beach mid-afternoon. (Birdguides)

Pendower: 7 Great Northern Diver, 3 Black-throated Diver, 3 Slavonian Grebe, 5 Common Scoter, 1 Auk sp. (A le Masurier)

Marazion Marsh: Great White Egret, also Meadow Pipit on Marazion Beach. (S Cox)

Great White Egret – Steve Cox

Cawsand Bay: Great White Egret. (C Wallerstein)

St Clement: c25 Cattle Egret at Menadews Farm, 1 Water Rail at Tresemple Pool. (M Jones)

Gunwalloe: 7 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black Redstart. (D Collins)

Godrevy: Black Redstart on slopes of Mutton Cove. (P Brinton)

Newlyn: Black Redstart. (P Morgan)

Falmouth: fem-type Black Redstart still at Trago Mills. (Birdguides)

Coverack: Water Rail in private garden at Trevothen. (D Beadle)

Hellandbridge: 21 Brambling, 21  Yellowhammer, 44 Reed Bunting, 34 Stock Dove, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Marsh Tit, 21 Fieldfare and 1 Grey wagtail on private farmland. (L Sampson)#

Goss Moor: 1 Merlin, 2 Woodcock, 2 Raven & 20 Fieldfare. (M Whittaker)

Towan Head, Newquay: 22 Purple Sandpiper, 7 Turnstone and 6 Oystercatcher on rocks behind Headland Hotel. 2 Red-throated Divers past and 3+ Common Dolphin off point. (M Lammas)

Camelford: 2 Dipper, 2 Grey Wagtail by bridge. (J St Ledger & R Bowyer)

Dipper – John St Ledger

Tehidy Country Park: 6 Little Grebe, Shoveler, Teal, 20 Tufted Duck, m & f Mandarin, 2 Canada Geese, Water Rail. (D Flumm)

Mandarins – Dave Flumm

Water Rail – Dave Flumm

Grugwith: c150 Skylark in stubble field. (S Wood)

St Breock Monalith: 2 Reed Bunting, 9 Raven, 19 Linnet. (S Grose)

Rosenannon: 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Bullfinch, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 9 Snipe. (S Grose)

Rock Helipad Field: 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 296 Black-headed Gull (bathing nr Anneka’s bridge). (S Grose)

St Merryn: 2 male Bullfinch, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 11 Starling, 4 Blackbird, 2 Dunnock and numerous House Sparrow in private garden. (R Hughes)

Lerryn: 2 Blackcap, House Sparrow. (J Edrich)

Blackcap – Jenny Edrich

Porthgwarra: 2 Fin Whale reported. (Birdguides)

St Ives: 1 Minke Whale. (J Robinson)

Late submission, 20/01, Lower Tamar Lake: 6 Whooper Swan flew out at 07:35, 20 Goosander 8m 12f, 1 Green Sandpiper on the weir, 1 Little Egret, 2 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Gadwall 3m 2f, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1m Tufted Duck. (R Mudge)

Late submission, 20/01, Looe Island: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 26 Black-headed Gull, 1 Blackbird, 1 Buzzard, 5 Carrion Crow, 46 Cormorant, 4 Curlew, 1 Dunnock, 12 Eider, 9 Fulmar, 3 Gannet, 1 Goldcrest, 20 Goldfinch, 1 Great Northern Diver, 141 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 290 Herring Gull, 20 Linnet, 4 Little Egret, 8 Mallard, 9 Mediterranean Gull, 14 Oystercatcher, 5 Pheasant, 2 Raven, 1 Robin, 5 Rock Pipit, 62 Shag, 2 Stonechat, 2 Whimbrel, 20 Woodpigeon, 11 Wren, and c20 Auks flying past. (D Spooner)

Shags – Derek Spooner

Cormorants – Derek Spooner

Late submission, 20/01, Stithians Res: 120 Lapwing, 6 Cormorant, 50 Teal, 30 Wigeon, 20 Mallard, 150 Canada Goose, 20 Snipe, 1 Grey Heron, 8 House Sparrow, 1 Raven, 1 Jay (S Van Hear)

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Thursday 20th January

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Tundra Bean Goose. (Birdguides)

Dozmary Pool: 3 Ring-necked Duck (2m, 1F). (M Grantham)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Ring-billed Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Caspian Gull, 6 Goosander, 2 Greenshank, 200 Golden Plover, 200 Lapwing, 15 Redshank, 8 Shelduck, 9 Common Gull, 150+ Teal, 150+ Wigeon. (I Grant/F Were)

Siblyback Lake: 2 Cormorant , 15+ Coot, 16 Little Grebe , 6 Greylag Geese, 38 Tufted Duck,12 Teal, 1 f Ring-necked Duck, 1 m Scaup, 1 f Goldeneye, 1 Snipe, 20+ Redwing ( K Pellow)

Looe Island. 1 drake Eider. 9 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 5 Curlew, 7 Fulmar.( A Langdon)

Eider. Adrian Langdon

Devoran: 3 Cattle Egret, 4 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 2 Greenshank, Curlew, Redshank and Teal. (C Foote)

Swanpool: 1 Black Guillemot at Swanpool beach. (C Foote)

St Ives Island: Black Redstart, Great Skua, 3 Bottlenose Dolphin (G Jones)

Redmoor Nature Reserve: 4 Mallard, 1 Fulvous Whistling Duck (C Cox)

Fulvous Whistling Duck. Clive Cox

Sunny Corner:. 1 Avocet, 35 Shelduck, 15 Redshank, 50 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Curlew , 2 Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Teal, 8 Mallard, 1 Cormorant.( Keith Hambly-Staite)

Newlyn Harbour: Red Throated Diver & 1w Glaucous Gull (J. Jones, I Grant, F Were)

Glaucous Gull. Joe Jones

Red-throated Diver. Joe Jones

 Marazion Marsh RSPB: Great White Egret fishing at sunset, 3 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 2 Raven, 2 Canada Geese, 8 Teal,  2 Little Grebe.  (R Hamilton-Ahearne, I Grant, F Were)

Penzance (Jubilee pool): 3 Black-throated Diver. 2 Purple Sandpiper, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Curlew. (I Grant/F Were)

Stannon; Bodmin Moor: 65 Golden Plover, 128 Fieldfare. (B & L Bosisto)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Snow Bunting, 3 Rock Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Robin, 2m Blackbird, 2 Raven over, 1m Pochard, 3f Shoveler, 4 (2m 2f) Gadwall, 20+ Tufted Duck, 30+ Mallard, 40+ Teal, 5 Little Grebe, 1m Mute Swan, 100+ Canada Geese 10.30 – 11.45. (M Webb)

Snow Bunting. Martin Webb

Snow Bunting. Martin Webb

Rock Pipit. Martin Webb

Marazion, Little London Beach: 1 Water Pipit, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 35 Pied Wagtail, 20 Turnstone, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher, 40 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 6 Meadow Pipit, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Little Egret. (J Jones, I Grant, F Were)

Water Pipit. Joe Jones

 

Trelissick Beach: 6 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret & pair of Bullfinch in nearby hedge. (T.Hall.)

St Blazey/Treesmill: 12 Teal, Kingfisher, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Raven, 2 Buzzard, Gt. Spotted Woodpecker. (R Hampshire)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Kingfisher, 3 Little Grebe ( D Eva )

Kingsmill lake: 140 Avocet, 73 Curlew, 39 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin, 41 Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 22 Lapwing & 34 Shelduck (P Kemp)

Late submission 19.01 Marazion Marsh RSPB: Great White Egret, flew into marsh near Cheshire homes about 4.45pm. Chased up the valley by little Egret. (J Parker)

Late submission 19.01 Truro: 1 Black Redstart at Cathedral. (Birdguides)

Late submission, 17/01/22, Porthgwarra: 7 Fulmar, 2500+ Starling at Arden Sawah farm. (R Hill)

Late submission, 17/01/22, Marazion: 2 Purple Sandpiper, 1 2w Mediterranean Gull, 67 Turnstone, 48 Curlew, 3 Redshank & 1 Raven at high tide. (R Hill)

 

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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.

Tuesday 18th January 2022

Chapel Amble: 14+ Glossy Ibis at Rooke Farm. (S Grose)

Walmsley (members only): 7 Glossy Ibis, 1f Garganey, 1 Barn Owl. (I Grant, F Were)

Lower Boscawell: 1 Rosy Starling. (P Combridge)

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Tundra Bean Geese still present o/s SS 283 125.

Lelant Saltings: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull and ad and 1st w Caspian Gull.

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Black Guillemot reported again. (RBA)

St Gothian: 1 Great White Egret reported.

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 20 Teal, 13 Tufted Duck, 7 Coot, 6 Snipe, 10 Redwing, 2 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Kingsmill Lake: 84 Avocet, 28 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 29 Redshank, 15 Dunlin, 22 Lapwing, 19 Curlew, 6 Oystercatcher, 112 Teal & 2 Wigeon. (P Kemp)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff (ssp tristis) in willows half way along west-side of lake. (J Chapman). Also, 4 Bullfinch in private garden at Swanpool. (D Peers)

Falmouth: 1 Black Redstart female/1st winter Trago. (T Weston)

Porthcurnick Lookout to Pendower: 4 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 7 Black-throated Diver, 5 Common Scoter, 15 Grey Plover, 30 Dunlin, 5 Oystercatcher, 3 Turnstone, 1 Peregrine, 2 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 2 (m/f) Bullfinch, 1 Atlantic Grey Seal.  (J St Ledger, S Van Hear)

Slavonian Grebe – John St Ledger

Common Scoter – John St Ledger

Truro, Sunny Corner: 1 Avocet, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 110 Black-tailed Godwit. (R Wilkins, M Jones)

Torpoint: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 4 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 1 f Goldeneye, 1 Med Gull. (G Lewis, A Parker). Also, 4 Cormorant, 14 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 17 Brent Geese, 400+ Wigeon, 88 Shelduck, 2 male & 1 female Red-Breasted Mergansers, Curlew, Dunlin, Redshank, Oystercatcher, 30 Turnstone. (A Parker)

Godrevy: 1 Black Redstart on cliffs. (F Were)

Sancreed: 3 Mistle Thrush west. Also, 8 Snipe on Beacon. (D Flumm)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Water Rail. (M Jones)

Illogan: 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 7 Goldfinch, 3 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 2 Blackbird, 1 f Greenfinch, 1 f Bullfinch, 7 House Sparrow, 2 Wood Pigeon in private garden. (J Baker)

Coverack: 1 m Hen Harrier over private garden at Trevothen again. Also 1 Woodcock. (D Beadle)

Port Isaac: 3 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Woodcock, 5 Siskin, 11 Long tailed Tit at Treharrock Manor. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 8 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 40+Redwing, 11 Teal, 1 m Tufted Duck, 1 m Pochard. (S Grose)

Freathy: c600 Razorbill on sea and c1000 flew east 0900 – 1000. (M Jordan)

Cremyll: 3 Chiffchaff. (M Jordan)

Late submission, 17/01, Coverack: Male Hen Harrier over private garden at Trevothen. (D Beadle)

Late submission, 17/1, Marazion: Feeding frenzy of gulls below Godolphin Hotel, c100 Black-headed Gull, c10 Herring Gull, 15 Turnstone, 3 Redshank, 1 Purple Sandpiper, c50 Pied Wagtail, 10 Rock Pipit and 3 Meadow Pipit. (T Mills)

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