Monday 8th February 2021

Monday 8th February 2021

Drift Reservoir: Ring-necked Duck, Black-necked Grebe, Kingfisher and 5 Dunlin through. (S Turner)

Boskenna: 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Iceland Gull (juvenile/1st winter), 8 Mediterranean Gulls, 2 Common Gulls (N R Rogers)

Pendeen: 5 Chough on Pendeen House roof. (J Hawkey)

Copperhouse Pool, Hayle: 3 Common Snipe. (M James)

Common Snipe – Mark James

Loe Pool: Bittern (Penrose arm), 9 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Shoveler, 3 Goosander, 9 Med Gull. Flock c.130 Linnet fields to west. (D Flumm)

Bittern – Dave Flumm

Goosander – Dave Flumm

Helston Boating Lake: 9 Common Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull. (D Collins)

Mediterranean Gull – David Collins

College Reservoir: Jack snipe and 4 Common Snipe in a nearby field. (M Broadbent)

Penryn, Tremough Campus: 1 Green Woodpecker. (C Ledger)

Portscatho: 1 Chiffchaff. (R Sharp)

Feock: 4 Goldcrest, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Siskin, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Blackcap, 2 Robin, 2 Blackbird, 1 Wren. (K Hambly-Staite)

Boscundle Wood, Tregrehan: 1f Sparrowhawk. (I Stewart)

Sparrowhawk – Iain Stewart

Tresillian: 19 Cattle Egret on the high tide roost at Tresemple Pond this afternoon. (E Drury) Also reported, 62 Curlew, 51 Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 5 Dublin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 47 Shelduck, 38 Teal, 33 Mute Swan, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, plus 9 Cattle Egret dropped in to Tresemple Pool at 5pm to roost. (A Nicholson) In addition, Kinfisher and Peregrine Falcon. (G May)

Cattle Egret – Graham May

Kingfisher – Graham May

Cattle Egret – Graham May

Malpas: Black Redstart (m) and 3 Chiffchaff fly catching on and from south-facing roof at entrance to Malpas village. More than 30 Swans still congregating daily on Tresillian between Malpas and St Clement. 5 Blackcap 3m, 1f, and up to 6 Siskin coming regularly to our feeder. (A Hill)

Towan Head, Newquay: 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Knot, 2 Purple Sandpiper, 4 Oystercatcher, 4 Turnstone on the point this morning. (M Lammas)

Gannel Estuary: Kingfisher and 2 Common Sandpiper opposite the Boating lake this afternoon. (M Lammas) Also reported, 1 Sanderling, 2 Knot, 16 Dunlin, 2 Grey Plover, 2 Common Sandpiper, 130+ Curlew, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 juv Common Gull, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Water Pipit. (N Long)

White Cross, Newquay: 1 Sparrowhawk, 8 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing and 18 Golden plovers in field next to us. (S & D Thomas)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Spoonbill, Pink-footed Goose, drake Tufted Duck, 4 Pintail. (viewed from footpaths around the reserve, please not all hides are closed). (B Bosisto)

Pintail – Bob Bosisto

Bude Marsh: 2 Cattle Egret still present rugby club training pitch. (R Maye)

Freathy: 22 Lapwing on ploughed field this afternoon. (M Jordan)

Tywarnhayle: 1 Herring Gull, 8 Jackdaw, 4 Carrion Crow, 7 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 vocal Wren, 4 Blackbird, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Chaffinch. (RB & PC Girling)