Sunday 10th January 2021

Late News, 8th & 9th/1, Cremyll: 21 Grey Heron in a field and 2 Gadwall at Barn Pool, Mount Edgcumbe. (B Taggart)

Late News, 08/01, Newlyn East: 2m+f Blackcap on garden feeder. (J Waterhouse)

Late news, 09/01, Dobwalls: 1f & 2m Siskin in garden and 30+ Golden Plover flew over (C&J Duffy)

St Buryan: 1 White Stork flying east late morning. (J Eaton) In addition, Ad Iceland Gull flew east, 6 Med Gull, 2 Snipe. (N Rogers)

Penzance: White Stork flew east at 12:05, Longrock at 12:10 and last seen circling Crowlas at 12:25 when lost to view. (P St Pierre, L Proctor, DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ad & 1w Ring-billed Gull, 3 Caspian Gull. Also, White Stork over at 12.29 (per RBA)

Carn Gloose: 2 Humpback Whale (one off Nanquidno drifting north to Carn Goose, second actively moving south off Sennen and diving frequently), Peregrine, Kestrel, 2 Raven. Also c.5 Dolphin sp. (D Flumm)

Humpback Whale – Dave Flumm

Raven – Dave Flumm

Crowlas: 3 Mediterranean Gull over. (G Healey)

Portheras: Siberian Chiffchaff and 3 Chiffchaff. (P Combridge)

Newlyn: 1 juv Glaucous Gull at mouth of river, 2 Kingfisher and 1 Grey Wagtail in the harbour. (T Mills)

Glaucous Gull – Tony Mills

London Beach, Marizion: 5 Black Redstart. (A Witheywood)

Black Redstart – Andrew Witheywood

Black Redstart – Andrew Witheywood

Loe Pool: 2 Bittern, 1 Water Rail, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 4 Firecrest, 7 Goosander. (I Maclean, J Foster et al)

Bittern – Ilya Maclean

St Keverne: 2 Firecrest at Cedarwood Camping pod site (J Jones)

Firecrest – Joe Jones

Penryn: 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Blackcap, 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Little Grebe. (C Ledger)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 1f Black Redstart and 1 Stonechat. (J Irvine) In addition, 1 Great Northern Diver, 5 Common Scoter, 50 Common Dolphin (M Broadbent)

Carrick Roads; viewed from Restronguet Weir: 2 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 27 Red-breasted Merganser (14 in one raft), 1 Eider (male), 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher. Also 1 Harbour Porpoise. (J St Ledger)

Black-necked Grebe – John St Ledger

Red-breasted Merganser – John St Ledger

Eider & Red-breasted Merganser – John St Ledger

St Clements/Tresemple Pool: 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 25 Shelduck, 10 Teal, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redwing, 1 Long-Tailed Tit, 1 Bar Tailed Godwit. (Richard and Evan Wilcox)

Truro: 1m Black Redstart and Meadow Pipit in private garden. (J Louw)

Par: 12 Cormorant diving off the beach and several Chiffchaff around the beach stream. (M Bowers)

Lostwithiel: 2f Blackcap on feeders in private garden. (E Mayhew)

Goss Moor: 1 Snipe, 3+ Teal, 20+ Wigeon, 3+ Mallard, 1 Peregrine with kill, 2 Jays (1 “singing”). (R Hollis)

Towan Head: 17 Red-throated Diver west, 1 Velvet Scoter, 60+ Common Scoter still in bay. (S Rowe)

Newquay Boating Lake: 98 Black-headed Gull (incuding white ring on right leg TAMC), 2 Mute Swan (Inc blue plastic ring on AX), 1 Little Grebe. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Goosander, 11 Tufted Duck, 15 Teal, c.20 Mallard, 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (S Rowe)

Rejerrah: 1 f Peregrine Falcon over, 2 Skylark, 1 m Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Cubert Common: 1 Merlin, 1 Barn Owl. 74 Lapwing at Treago Farm. (S Grose)

Trevemper /Trevoll: 36 Meadow Pipit, 3 Yellowhammer, 3 Skylark, 5 Goldcrest, 15 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Dipper, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Linnet. (S Grose)

St Columb Major: 1f Blackcap feeding on pyracantha in private garden. (D Dennis)

Blackcap – Derrick Dennis

Gluvian: Woodcock, Firecrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail feeding on dung heap. (B & L Bosisto)

Dennis Cove Lake, Padstow: 8 Little Grebe. (S Marquis)

Liskeard: 2m Blackcap in a private garden. (D Sharp)

Blackcap – Deena Sharp

Dobwalls: Yellowhammer (m&f) & Great Spotted Woodpecker in neighbouring trees. Jay and Redwing (drinking in our pond) in garden (C&J Duffy)

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