Thursday 7th January 2021

Mullion Golf course: 1 Richards Pipit  (by 14th tee then in field north of 6th tee), 2 Chough, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Great Northern Diver offshore (M Pass)

Mullion: 2 Cattle Egret flew north over garden, 2 Chough over, 1 Firecrest, 6 Redwing (M Pass)

Drift Reservoir: Cattle Egret, Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 16 Little Grebe, Ring-necked Duck, 6 Tufted Duck, ‘parvipes-type’ Canada Goose amongst Canada flock, 22 Teal, Peregrine, Coot, 8 Med Gull, 50 Redwing, 2 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Siblyback: 8 Redwing, 6 Mistle Thrush, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Ring-necked Ducks, 1 Scaup, 8 Tufted Duck, 40 Canada Geese, 1 Snipe. (J Eames)

Redwing – Jim Eames

Ring-necked Duck – Jim Eames

Scaup – Jim Eames

Duckpool, Bude: 1 Caspian Gull. (T Marlow)

Helston: 40-50 Chiffchaff, 3 Siberian Chiffchaff Helston sewage works. (S Bury)

Malpas, Truro: Male Black Redstart and cock Pheasant. (M Costa)

Truro, East:  3 Snipe in a stubble field with Redwings. Flock of 150 + Chaffinch on telephone wires. (P. Pearson)

Tresillian to St Clements: Kingfisher, Common Sandpiper, Water Rail, Marsh Tit, Greenshank, 3 Cattle Egret (fields by Tresemple Pond). (G Kingdon) 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 8 Greenshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 26 Curlew, 46 Redshank, 48 Shelduck, 8 Teal, 3 Cattle Egret, 4 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, (A Nicholson)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 3 Whimbrel, 5 Common Ringed Plover, 2 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Kingfisher. (J Irvine) Razorbill off Swanpool. (M Williams)

Whimbrel – Jon Irvine

Black Redstart – Jon Irvine

GreyWagtail – Jon Irvine

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (D Eva)

Stithians Lake (East bank): 1 Firecrest, 1 drake Goldeneye. (G Adams)

Goldeneye – Greg Adams

Lowertown: Yellow Browed Warbler, 2 Stock Doves. (D Wright)

Carne Creek, Manaccan:  2 Common Sandpipers, 22 Redshanks, 5 Curlews, 4 Mediterranean Gulls (all adults)  42 Black headed Gulls, 3 Little Egrets, 2 Grey Wagtails, 7 Pied Wagtails. (T PInfield)

Towan Head, Newquay: 2 Red-throated Diver, 3 Common Scoter, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Harbour Porpoise (N Long) Also 1 Velvet Scoter, c30 Common Scoter. (S Rowe)

Callestick/Ventongimps: 11 Snipe, 6 Mallard, 2 Teal, Firecrest, Blackcap, 2 Nuthatches, Chiffchaff, 6 Yellowhammer (5m), Stonechat.  (T Wilson)

Perranporth: Red-throated Diver, 3 Guillemots, 100 Kittiwakes, 2 Chough and 12 – 15 Bottle-nosed Dolphins moving west (T Wilson)

Calenick Village Green: 100 Canada Geese, 30 Wigeon, 2 Mute Swan, Greenshank, 4 Redshank, Heron. 3 Cattle Egret, 4 Lapwing. (Private farmland)

Talskiddy: 22 Yellowhammer, 5 Reed Bunting, 35 Fieldfare, 180 Redwing, 60 Meadow Pipit, 1 Kestrel, 4 Common Gull, 3 Snipe, 2 Mediterranean Gull (adult & 2nd cal), 5 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Peacock Butterfly. (B & L Bosisto)

Camel Estuary: Great Northern Diver near Roskear. (T Potterton)

Kenneggy: 76 Curlew, 12 Redwing, 1 Snipe, 8 Meadow Pipit, 7 Shag, 1 Kestrel (C James)

Cannons Town: c15 Golden Plover, 1 Kestrel, 8 Reed Bunting, c60 Meadow Pipit, m Stonechat. (R Veal)

Tywardreath: 3 Blackcap (1 male, 2 female) in private garden. (R. Barlow)

Polbathic Creek: pair of Red-breasted Merganser, Bar headed Goose still with Canadas, Blackcap. (A Blonden)

Dozmary Pool: Short-eared Owl. (J Hale)

Carn Kenidjack: 2 Chough. (S Williams)

Higher Bosistow: 8 Lapland Bunting, 1 Knot. (M Wallace)

Hayle Estuary: 1 White-fonted Goose. Also 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Brent Goose still at Copperhouse Creek. (P Fraser)

Penzance: c40000 Starling, c520 Pied Wagtail. (M Elliott)

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