Monday 4th January 2021

Maer Lake: Sociable Lapwing and 1 Ruff. (D Bradford)

Drift Reservoir: 4 Little Egret, Peregrine, juv Iceland Gull (D Flumm)

Land’s End: 3 Humpback Whales included 2 together (mother and calf?) between Longships & Mayon Cliff 14:45 – 15:45 hrs. Also 4 Bottle-nosed Dolphin. (D Flumm)

Humpback Whale – Dave Flumm

Humpback Whale – Dave Flumm

Humpback Whale – Dave Flumm

Cape Cornwall: Humpback Whale 11:45 hrs (presumed one of Land’s End individuals seen later. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 2 Brambling, 45 Linnet, 100 Chaffinch, 30 Goldfinch, 1 Snipe, 10 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Jay, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard. (I Grant, F Were)

Marazion: 1 Black-necked Grebe still on Long Rock Pool. (I GrantF Were)

St Gothian Sands: 59 Snipe. (P Freestone)

Helston: 1 Black Redstart. (S Bury)

Swanpool: Yellow-browed Warbler, Blackcap, 2 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, 12 Siskin, Pomarine Skua and 100+ Gannet in the bay. (M Broadbent)

Walmsley Reserve: Spoonbill, 2 Water Pipit, 5 Pintail, Pink-footed Goose. (B Bosisto)

Chapel Amble: Green Sandpiper, Redshank, Water Pipit , Water Rail , Cetti’s Warbler, Siberian Chiffchaff with 6 Common Chiffchaff at the Sewage Works. (B Bosisto)

River Lynher: 1 Spoonbill and 154 Oystercatcher roosting on Rat Island. (C Buckland)

St Johns Lake, Torpoint: 34 Brent Goose, 4 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe,1 Black-necked Grebe. (C Buckland)

Millbrook: 1 Greater Scaup still on the lake. (C Buckland)

Rame Head: 50+ Brambling in stubble field to the west. (per C Buckland)

Lower Tamar Lake: 15 Goosander 5m 10f, 1m Gadwall, 4 Willow Tit, 3 Marsh Tit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (R Mudge)

Tywarnhayle: (14.00-14.30) 1 Herring Gull, 8 Woodpigeon, 3 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Rook, 1 Carrion Crow, 9 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 8 Blackbird, 1 (m) House Sparrow, 1 Fieldfare, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 Chaffinch, 1 (m) Bullfinch, 1 Goldfinch. (RB & PC Girling)

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