Monday 3rd January 2022

Monday 3rd January 2022

Croft Pascoe: 16 albifrons White-fronted Geese still in field opposite Croft Pascoe pool at SW 73440 19585. (R Evershed)

Devoran Quay: 1 m Green-winged Teal with 60 Teal. Also, 30 Wigeon, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank. (T Wilson)

Green-winged Teal – Tony Wilson

Green-winged Teal – Tony Wilson

Colliford Reservoir: 1 White-tailed Eagle still. (D Julian) In addition, 4 male Goosander and 3 female Goosander (A Parker)

Portheras: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (A Bayly)

Wherrytown, Penzance: 1w Little Gull still. (A Mckechnie)

Little Gull – Alex Mckechnie

Little Gull – Alex Mckechnie

Penzance: 4 (2m+2f) Blackcap, 2 (m+f) Bullfinch and 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker in private garden. (R Chiffers)

Newlyn Harbour: 2 (ad+juv) Great Northern Diver, 21 Turnstone, 7 juvenile Shag, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail this afternoon. (M Webb)

Great Northern Diver – Martin Webb

Turnstone – Martin Webb

Great Northern Diver – Martin Webb

Marazion: 1 Water Pipit, 3 Rock Pipit, 12 Common Gull (N R Rogers) In addition, 1 Sparrowhawk, 8 Canada Goose including 1 with damaged wing reported, 12 Teal, 1 Curlew flew over 8:30am. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Water Pipit – Nigel Rogers

Drift Reservoir: 1 (possibly 2) Black-necked Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 8 Tufted Duck, 1 Fieldfare and 1 Raven over. (T Mills) In addition, Drake Goosander. (D Flumm)

Hayle: 1 Great White Egret, 40 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Goosander (2 drake, 2 female-type). (N R Rogers)

Lizard: 1 dark-bellied Brent Goose at Old Lizard this afternoon. (D Collins)

Carne Creek, Gillan: 10 Cattle Egret at low tide (S Chandler)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase to Swanpool Coast Path: 3 Ringed Plover on rocks, male Black Redstart and a Pipistrelle Bat hunting along cliffs. (R Evershed)

Helford Passage (The Bar): 8+ Little Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 4+ Great Northern Divers, 1 Gannet, 1 Common Sandpiper. (R Evershed) In addition, 2 Curlew, 2 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger)

Slavonian Grebe – John St Ledger

Helford River at Bishop’s Quay: 1 dark-bellied Brent Goose, 50+ Curlew, 4 Redshank, Kingfisher. (R Evershed)

Megilligar Rocks: 2 Chough, 2 Raven, 10 Fulmar, 2 Pheasant. (S Van Hear)

Restronguet Passage: 11 Red-breasted Merganser (8 male, 3 female), 1 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Seal. (J Leigh)

St Austell Bay: 2 1st winter Mediterranean Gull, 9 Great Northern Diver, 2 Great-crested Grebe, 1 Guillemot, 4 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Razorbill, 1 Little Egret, 10 Turnstone, 1 Chiffchaff. (B Bosisto)

Towan Head, Newquay: 2 Great Skua including one settled on water. Also, 1 Red-throated Diver, Lots of Auk, Gannet, Kittiwake, Fulmars this morning. (M Lammas, J Pasco)

Mawgan Porth: 60 Lapwing, 50 Wigeon, 30 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Long-tailed Tit,1 Goldcrest. (J Green)

Guineaport: 1 Goosander (redhead), 1 m Kingfisher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 m Mandarin. (S Grose)

Chapel Amble: 1 juvenile Whooper Swan, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming, 1 Kestrel, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Water Rail heard. (S Grose)

Brazzacott, North Petherwin: Large Brambling flock still present. (A Davey)

Hannafore, Looe: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 9 Great Northern Diver and 3 Eider this morning. (D Julian)

Seaton Valley NR, Downderry: 1 Firecrest. (D Allan)

Late submission, 02/01, Marazion Marsh: Glossy Ibis flew in from sea and went north over the Marsh at 15.30. (D White)

Late submission, 02/01, Treyarnon & Constantine: 60 Purple Sandpipers (2 flocks, combined at high tide), 2 Choughs, 5 Sanderling, 1 Eider Duck (C Taylor)