Wednesday 6th January 2021

Late news, December, Gweek: Redstart in early December. (J Preece)

Ashton near Praa Sands: White Stork flying around. (C Dale, G Sykes et al)

Drift Reservoir: male Ring-necked Duck, 6 Tufted Duck. (P  St Pierre) 16 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 20 Teal, 4 Med Gull, 80 Redwing & 2 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

St Clement: 3 Cattle Egret at Tresemple Pool. (P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Black-necked Grebe still on Longrock Pool. (S Rogers)

Penzance: 1 Red-throated Diver. (L Proctor) juv Iceland Gull with gulls following plough just north of Tremethick Cross. (P St Pierre)

Marazion: Black-necked Grebe still on Long Rock pool. (S Rogers)

Sennen: c15 Chiffchaff at Brew SW. (K Wilson)

Nanjizal: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff. (K Wilson)

Pennance Point: Black Guillemot, Great Skua, Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 6 Common Scoter, Adult Yellow-Legged Gull, 8 Meditteranean Gulls, c60 Gannets, c40 Kittiwakes, also 10 Risso’s Dolphins, 150+ Common Dolphins, 1 Harbour Porpoise. (M Broadbent, E Cornelius)

Falmouth; off Maenporth: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Great Northern Diver, 8 Kittiwake (on water), 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kestrel (over). Also 20+ Common Dolphin. (J St Ledger)

Nr Loe Beach, Carrick Roads: 6 Turnstone, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Red-breasted Meganser, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Green Woodpecker. (K Hambly-Staite)

Mylor: Great Crested Grebe, 6 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Whimbrel. (L Langley)

Tregrehan: 1 Firecrest in Boscundle woods. (I Stewart)

Truro: Male Black Redstart Malpas village. (M Costa)

Porthleven: 1 Black-throated Diver reported.

Illogan: 1 m Sparrowhawk, 2 (m & f ) Blackcap, 2 Blackbird, 3 Starling, 15 House Sparrow, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 1 Wren, in private garden (J Baker)

St.Winnow: Golden Plover c300 feeding in fields alongside Lerryn Road. (E Mayhew)

Kenneggy: 1 Redwing, 4 Meadow Pipit, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Rock Pipit, 9 Turnstone. (C James)

Lower Tamar Lake: 12 Goosander 5m 7f, 5 Willow Tit, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Marsh Tit, 3 Jay. (R Mudge)

Two Seats, Camel Estuary: 1 Spoonbill, 9 Cattle Egret (A Taylor)

Saltash: Black Redstart. (F Rowney)

Bridge; St Columb Major: 4 Blackcap , 1 Fieldfare feeding on apples. (B & L Bosisto)

Gluvian: 1 Great Black Backed Gull, 20 Fieldfare, 200 Redwing, 12 Yellowhammer. (B & L Bosisto)

Yellowhammer – Bob Bosisto

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