Tuesday 11th January 2022

Walmsley (members only): 18 Glossy Ibis (came in at 15.50), 24 Cattle Egret. (E Mayhew)

Falmouth, Swanpool Bay: 1 Black Guillemot offshore, plus 3 Great Northern Diver, 2 Mediterranean Gulls, c30 Shag, 2 Gannet, 2 Fulmar, plus 100s of auk sp passing W a long way offshore. (J Chapman). Also, 1 Black Redstart at Swanpool. (D Peers)

Boscaswell: 1 Rosy Starling still present. (M Spicer)

Grade Marsh, Lizard: 8 Tundra Bean Goose, 16 Russian White-fronted Goose flying around together and not settling. (D Collins)

Bean and White-fronted Geese – David Collins

Marazion, Little London: 11 Great Northern Diver, 5 Black-throated Diver, 1 Guillemot, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Water Pipit. (R Hill)

St Ives Island (12:05-15:55): 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 161 Razorbill, 2 Guillemot, 52 Kittiwake, 1m Kestrel, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Harbour Porpoise, 1 Minke Whale. (P.Nason)

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Tundra Bean Geese, 2 Snipe, 1 Buzzard, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 4 Great Black-backed Gull. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 31 Goosander, 7m Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 1 Treecreeper, 4 Willow Tit, 6 Whooper Swan, 1 Kestrel, 1 Nuthatch, 4 Long-tailed Tit. (R Mudge)

Tundra Bean Goose – Rod Mudge

Tundra Bean Goose – Rod Mudge

Camel Est, Burniere Point: 1 juv Whooper Swan. (D Julian)

St Clement: 36 Cattle Egret at Menadews Farm. (M Jones). Later seen going to roost with 3 Little Egrets. (R Wilkins)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank still. (B Toms)

Kennack Sands: 3 Black-throated Diver. (D Collins)

Coverack: 1 Manx Shearwater passing, 1 immature male Eider. (D Collins)

Constantine: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still at sewage works.

Feock, Loe beach: 3 Slavonian Grebe, 17 Red-breasted Merganser. (R Wilkins)

Restronguet Weir: 15 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Northern Diver. (S Van Hear)

Callestick: 1 Firecrest in private garden. (T Wilson)

Sainsbury’s, Penzance: 4 Swallow. (D Flumm)

Longrock Pool RSPB: Red-breasted Merganser. (D Flumm)

Newlyn Harbour: Another Glaucous Gull (paler 2nd cal year than last few days), 4 Great Northern Diver. (D Flumm)

Glaucous Gull – Dave Flumm

Red-Breasted Merganser – Dave Flumm

Swallows – Dave Flumm

Newlyn Harbour: Glaucous Gull (1st w), 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black Redstart (male). (J St Ledger & A Lea). Also, another locally ringed 1w Great Black-backed Gull (L:FZ7). (T Mills)

Black Redstart – John St Ledger

Glaucous Gull – Adrian Lea

Glaucous Gull – Adrian Lea

Glaucous Gull – Tony Mills

Carn Galver: 2 Chough, 130 Fieldfare, 2 Fulmar. (R Hill)

Colliford Res: 1 Barn owl quartering the fields SE corner before sunset this afternoon. (J Eames). Also, 2 Goosander. (S Jones)

Barn Owl – Jim Eames

Barn Owl – Jim Eames

Stithians Reservoir: 8 Wigeon, 4 Teal, 3 Mallard, 6 Cormorant, 75+ Lapwing from Stuart Hutchins hide – 2 m&f Reed Bunting, 4 (2m 2f) Chaffinch, 6 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 3 Robin, 7 House Sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Mallard from southern cut off hide. (M Webb)

Reed Bunting – Martin Webb

Reed Bunting – Martin Webb

Par: 1 Song Thrush. (C Hooper)

Song Thrush – C Hooper

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Monday 10th January 2022

Lower Boscaswell Estate, Pendeen: Rose-coloured Starling still present this morning. (D Flumm)

Rose-coloured Starling – Dave Flumm

Rose-coloured Starling – Dave Flumm

Hayle: 1 Ring-billed Gull (adult), 56 Common Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull (adult), 8 Grey Plover (N R Rogers) In addition, 1 Great White Egret, 2 Little Egret, 40+ Redshank, 21 Dunlin, 8 Teal, 75+ Lapwing on Ryans Field this morning. (M Webb)

Ring-billed and Common Gull – Nigel rogers

Great White Egret – Martin Webb

Great White Egret – Martin Webb

Walmsley: 18 Glossy Ibis, 11 Greylag Goose, 400+ Canada Goose, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 3 Cattle Egret, 1 Barn Owl, 2 (m+f) Pintail. (P McKeogh)

Constantine Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (D Collins)

Newlyn Harbour: 2 juvenile Glaucous Gull, 4 Great-northern Diver. (I Grant, F Were, A Holmes, P Fraser) In addition mid morning, 1w Little Gull, 1w ringed Great Black-backed Gull (Cornish ringed L:FF3), 1 bull Grey Seal. (T Mills)

Glaucous Gull – Adam Holmes

Glaucous Gull – Adam Holmes

Great Northern Diver – Adam Holmes

Great Northern Diver – Adam Holmes

Wherrytown: 1 Glaucous Gull (juvenile), 1 Little Gull (1st winter). (N R Rogers)

Little Gull – Nigel Rogers

Glaucous Gull – Nigel Rogers

Penzance: 1 Black-throated Diver, 10 Purple Sandpiper, 18 Ringed Plover, 7 Sanderling, 1 Grey Wagtail. (I Grant & F Were)

Sainsbury’s, Penzance: 3 Swallow at 11:30. (P Fraser)

Longrock Pool: 1f Red-breasted Merganser then flew into Mounts Bay. Also, 5 Common Gull bathing amongst other gulls. (M Jones, P Fraser, N R Rogers, T Mills) In addition, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff. (I Grant & F Were)

Little London Beach, Marazion: 7 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver and 1 Black Redstart. On the beach, 26 Turnstone, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Black Redstart by the Godolphin. (R Hill) In addition, high tide wader roost included 2 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, c20 Oystercatcher and 2 Redshank. (T Mills)

St Ives Island: (13:10-15:40) 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 98 Razorbill, 4 Guillemot, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Fulmar, 1m Kestrel, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 38 Dunlin, 1f Black Redstart. (P Nason)

St Gothian Sands: 1m Snow Bunting, 5 Gadwall (3m), 6 Mediterranean Gull, 1 ad Yellow legged Gull. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Snow Bunting – Adrian Lea

Snow Bunting – Adrian Lea

Snow Bunting – Adrian Lea

Godrevy: 93 Oystercatcher, 15 Turnstone, 5 Ringed Plover, 7 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin & pair Chough. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Stithians: 130 Lapwing, 6 Cormorant, 30 Teal, 30 Wigeon, 10 Mallard, 10 Canada Goose, 4 Common Gull, 10 House Sparrow, 30 Snipe, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Reed Bunting, 1 Coal Tit, 7 Long-tailed Tit. (S Van Hear)

Carrick Roads: 7 Red-breasted Merganser. (D Eva)

Castle Beach: 2 Black Redstart, 4 Great Northern Diver. (D Eva)

Tresillian River: 1 Avocet midway between Tresillian and St Clement. (A le Masurier)

Pendower Beach: 12 Great Northern Diver, 5 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 12f Common Scoter, 30+ Mediterranean Gull. (S Croft)

Penwithick: 2 Bullfinch (1m & 1f), 2 Blue Tit, 2 Jay, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Great Tit, 1 Robin, 1 Coal Tit, 8 Goldfinch, 8 Chaffinch in private garden. (K Bowers)

Bullfinch – Kevin Bowers

Jay – Kevin Bowers

Reed Bunting – Kevin Bowers

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge: 8 Greylag Goose, 1 Cattle Egret. (R.Bullman)

Hannafore, Looe: 3 Slavonian Grebe and 1 Razorbill. (S Jones)

Mount Edgcumbe: 1 Common Sandpiper at Barn Pool. (B Taggart)

Millbrook: m & f Blackcap feeding on fatballs in garden. (B Taggart)

Late submission, 09/01, Upper Tamar Lakes: 3 Tundra Bean Geese associating with 120 Canada’s in fields to west of lake. (R Lockwood)

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Sunday 9th January 2022

Pendeen: (8.30-12.00). 1 Little Auk, 8 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 4 Manx Shearwater, 3 Great Skua and 1w Glaucous Gull. (M Elliott, P Clement, G Lawlor, S Rogers)

St Ives Seawatch: (08.00-10.30) 1 Little Auk, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 6 Great Skua and 1 Manx Shearwater. (R Augarde, B Mellow)

Hayle Estuary: adult Ring-billed Gull and Caspian Gull reported again. (Birdguides)

Walmsley Reserve: 2 albifrons White-fronted Goose and 3 Pink-footed Goose this morning before flying to the Camel Estuary. (D Julian)

Siblyback Lake: female Ring-necked Duck, male Scaup, female Goldeneye, 14 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 2 adult Yellow-legged Gull, 170+ Black-headed Gull & 300+ Lesser Black-backed Gulls (P Kemp)

Mousehole Harbour: 36 Turnstone. (S Grose)

Sandy Cove, Newlyn: 1 Water Rail and 1 Black Redstart. (R Augarde, B Mellow)

Newlyn Harbour: 4 Great Northern Diver, 29 Turnstone, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Wherrytown, Penzance: 2nd cal year Glaucous and Little Gull still present, 25 Turnstone. (D Flumm)

Glaucous Gull – Dave Flumm

Glaucous Gull – Dave Flumm

Little Gull – Dave Flumm

Penzance: 1 Glaucous Gull, 43 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Great Northern Diver, (2 in harbour). (S Grose)

Little London Beach, Marazion: 4 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Fulmar, 1 Razorbill offshore. 1 Water Pipit, 1 Black Redstart, 19 Sanderling on the beach. (R Hill)

Marazion: 7 Grey Heron, 5 Little Grebe, 1 female Red-breasted Merganser and 2 Swallow flying along beach. (M Clayton)

Mannacan: 13 Cattle Egret reported in fields at Crowns late afternoon. (Birdguides)

Rinsey: 2 Chough flying towards the head. (B Nicholls)

Kennack Sands: 2 Purple Sandpiper and a Mistle Thrush. (D Wright)

Gwithian: 2nd-winter Glaucous Gull again at St Gothian Sands then flew out to sea. Also, Snow Bunting. (Birdguides)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Goldeneye, 109 Teal, 19 Wigeon, 14+ Mallard, Grey Heron, 6 Little Grebe, 14 Lapwing, 2 Common Gull, 5 Meadow Pipit, Snipe and 4 Cormorant. (T Weston)

Falmouth; Castle Beach: 2 Black Redstart on rocks, 2 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger, M Greenhalgh)

Black Redstart – John St Ledger

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 54 Curlew, 64+ Redshank, 9 Dunlin, Kingfisher, 2 Greenshank, 2 Raven, 26 Shelduck, 24+ Wigeon and 103 Teal, Grey Wagtail and Mistle Thrush. (T Weston)

Boscundle Woods, Par: 1 Firecrest and 1 Chiffchaff. (I Stewart)

Par: 1 Common Sandpiper on beach pool. (I Stewart) In addition, 1 Redwing, 1 Greenfinch , 1 Chaffinch, 1 Pied Wagtail. (C Hooper)

Common Sandpiper – Iain Stewart

Redwing – C Hooper

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

Blackcap – C Hooper

St Mabyn: 1 Black Redstart reported. (Birdguides)

Hannafore, Looe: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 2 (m&f) Eider, 5 Slavonian Grebe, 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red- throated Diver (flying west) 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 31 Turnstone, 1 Redshank, 1 Brent Goose (flying east) 2 Great-crested Grebe, 74 Great Black- backed Gull on island high tide roost. ( D Clegg) In addition, 9 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret, 3 Dunnock, 2 Pied Wagtail, 6 Rock Pipit, 4 Mallard. (D Sharp)

Purple Sandpiper – Deena Sharp

Kingsmill Lake: 71 Shelduck, 32+ Wigeon, 30+ Teal, 3 Great crested Grebe, 22 Avocet, 49 Dunlin, 36+ Redshank, 7 Greenshank, 17 Lapwing, 62 Curlew, 47 Black-tailed Godwit & 1 Grey Plover (P Kemp)

Chapeltown Road,Torpoint: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Black-necked Grebe and 1 Great Northern Diver at 2.30pm. (T Marchese) In addition, 4 Brent Goose, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Dunlin, 1 Little Egret. (D Sharp)

Slavonian Grebe – Deena Sharp

Late submission, 08/01, Trenow Cove: 1 Redshank, 7 Chiffchaff including 1 tristis (C Beazley)

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Saturday 8th January 2022

Pendeen: Rose-coloured Starling still showing well. (D Julian, M Ahmad)

Rose-coloured Starling- Mashuq Ahmad

Wherrytown, Penzance: 2nd cal year Glaucous Gull, 2nd cal year Little Gull. (D Julian, D Flumm)

2nd calendar year Glaucous Gull – Mashuq Ahmad

2nd calendar year Glaucous Gull – Mashuq Ahmad

2nd calendar year Little Gull – Dave Flumm

2nd calendar year Glaucous Gull – Dave Flumm

Hayle Estuary: 1 Great Egret at Ryan’s Field, also 5 Goosander, 1 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Peregrine, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Turnstone & 1 Kingfisher (J&D Chapman) 21 Grey Plover, 5 Goosander, 1 Firecrest, 1ad Yellow-legged Gull, 1 ad Ring-billed Gull. (S Grose)

Ring-billed Gull – Shaun Grose

Helston boating lake: 17 Shoveler, 23 Tufted Duck, 1 Ferruginous Duck, 23 Coot, 1 m Muscovy, 3 Mute Swan, 53 Black-headed Gull. (S Grose)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Snow Bunting, 3m Pochard, 3 Gadwall, 22 Tufted Duck, 80+ Teal, 9 Little Grebe,  1st winter Glaucous Gull. (S Grose)

Glaucous Gull – Shaun Grose

Dozmary: drk Ring-necked Duck, 7 Pochard. (R Veal)

Colliford: 2 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Barnacle Goose. (R Veal)

Marazion: 1 Swallow still at Longrock. (Birdguides)

Drift Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still. (Birdguides)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 10 Greylag Geese with 200 Canada Geese, 18 Tufted Duck, 3 Pintail, 14 Shoveler, 13 Gadwall, 1 Cattle Egret (D Eva)

St Clement: 35 Cattle Egret at Menadew Farm. (D Julian)

Downderry (9-10): 24 Razorbill, 2 Gannet, 2 Fulmar, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver & 4 Kittiwake (P Kemp)

Seaton: 1 Wigeon, 1 Common Gull, 17 Moorhen, 17 Oystercatcher & 47 Mallard (P Kemp)

Late News, 07/01/22, Pendeen 08.30-1030 and 1340-1540: adult Little Gull in each session (or same bird) 103 Fulmar, 24 Manx Shearwater, 15 Great Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver.(P. Combridge, P Clement, S. Rogers, A. Bayly, D. Parker)

 

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Friday 7th January 2022

Walmsley: 18 Glossy Ibis, 4 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret, c40 Shoveler, c60 Black-tailed Godwit, c20 Lapwing, c30 Greenshank, 1 Sparrowhawk. (J Howells)

Glossy Ibises – Josh Howells

Torpoint, Chapeldown Rd: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Great-crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe,1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 21 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Little Egret, Curlew, Cormorant, 500+ Dunlin. (M & R Frost)

Pendeen: Grey Phalarope S at 08:30am. (Birdguides)

Gillan Creek: 1 Dipper flew upstream, 11 Cattle Egrets & 7 Little Egrets in high tide roost, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Curlew, 2 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher & 1 Tawny Owl being mobbed in woods. (Rupert Evershed)

Long Rock Beach (15:00): 1 Swallow, 45 Sanderling. (P Fraser)

Drift Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe off first bend from Dam, west side. (D Flumm)

Gannel Estuary: Water Pipit with 10+ Rock Pipit off carpark at 8.45am. (M Lammas)

Marazion Beach: 1 Water Pipit. (P Fraser)

Kingsmill Lake: 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Canada Geese, 27 Shelduck, 66 Teal, 4 Wigeon, 4 Mallard, 30+ Curlew,  48 Black-tailed Godwit, 69 Avocet, Redshank, 2 Greenshank,14 Dunlin, 12 Lapwing, 2 Grey Plover; 1 Oystercatcher, Herring Gulls, Black-headed Gulls, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, Carrion Crows, Jackdaws, 2 Magpie, Starlings, 3 Woodpigeon, 9 Red-legged Partridge, Kingfisher, 1 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Great Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Goldfinch. (A Parker et al)

Newlyn: 1w Little Gull still in harbour. (Birdguides)

Millbrook: 20 Teal, a female Mandarin, 3 Little Grebe, an Avocet, 2 Greenshank and a Mediterranean Gull. (A Payne)

Crowdy Reservoir: 3 Goosander, 11 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Goosander, 1 Pochard, 6 Great Crested Grebe. (S Grose)

Camelford: 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 13 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Kingfisher, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Lapwing, 11 Redshank, 1 Curlew, from Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Wilcove: 2 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew,  4 Common Gull, 25 Wigeon, 20 Teal, 1 Little Egret. (M & R Frost)

Altarnun: 11 Raven, 124 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (S Grose)

Stithians: 100 Lapwing, 6 Cormorant, 5 Teal, 30 Wigeon, 2 Mallard, 70 Canada Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 10 House Sparrow, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 1 Snipe, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Reed Bunting, 4 Redwing (S Van Hear)

Copperhouse, Hayle: Grey Plover. (M Jones)

Grey Plover – Miko Jones

Davidstow Woods: 3 Bullfinch, 35+ Siskin. (S Grose)

Polbathic Creek: Green Woodpecker in private garden again. (A Blonden)

Late submission, 06/01, Downderry: 9 Common Scoter, 3 Fulmar, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull, 3 Kittiwake, 25+ Gannet and several auks this morning. Also Black Redstart late afternoon. (A Payne)

Late submission, 03/01, Godrevy: 2 Chough. (J Smith)

Choughs – Joanna Smith

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Thursday 6th January 2022

Walmsley: 18 Glossy Ibis, 162 Redshank, 22 Greenshank, c 160 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Barn Owl. (A Langdon)

Glossy Ibis. Adrian Langdon

Barn Owl. Adrian Langdon

Marazion Beach: 1 Water Pipit on seaweed in front of dunes east of River Red outfall. (R Evershed)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 1st winter Little Gull this evening. (R Evershed)

Rock Helipad Field: 2 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Porthilly Farm: 3 Cattle Egret, 4 Little Egret. (S Grose)

Colliford Dam: Adult Yellow-legged Gull with LBBG flock, and 2 Barnacle Geese with Canada Goose flock. (M Jordan)

Dozmary Pool: 9 Pochard and 2 Tufted Duck. (M Jordan)

Treberyn Bridge: 1 Dipper. (M Jordan)

Carbis Bay evening roost:13 Mediterranean Gull; 95 Common Gull; Ad Ring-billed Gull. (J Hawkey)

Bodmin Moor: 12 Yellowhammer, 2 Raven, 6 Meadow pipit. (S Sanderson)

Newlyn: 1 Water Rail Sandy Cove willows. (M Jones)

Gillan Creek: 1 Glossy Ibis on the high tide at Carne Mill. Took off downstream towards the mouth of Gillan Creek. (N Stevens)

Frenchman’s Creek, Helford: 46 Cattle Egret at 9.45am just south of Frenchman’s Creek, Helford with cattle behind Landrivick Farm at SW74896 24387. A few Little Egrets too in surrounding fields. (R Evershed)

Late submission 05/01 River Fowey – St. Winnow to Great Wood: 7 Little Grebe; 4 Cormorant; 4 Grey Heron; 3 Little Egret; 8 Shelduck; 33 Mallard; 28 Curlew; 12 Redshank; 2 Greenshank; c 150 Black-headed Gulls; 74 Herring Gulls; 12 Great Black-backed Gulls; 1 Buzzard; 5 Blackbirds; 1 Mistle Thrush; 13 Redwing; Crows; Jackdaws; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 1 Goldcrest; 4 Robin; 3 Blue Tits; 1 Coal Tit; House Sparrows; 1 Bullfinch; 4 Chaffinches. ( A. Parker )

Late submission 02/01 Penzance: 1 Little Gull. (R Netherton)

Little Gull and Herring Gull. Robin Netherton

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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.