Sunday 27th December 2020

Sunday 27th December 2020

Bude Marshes: 1w Sociable Lapwing still present. (wellingtons advised). (S Murphy et al) Also, 3 Cattle Egret c.50 Lapwing, c.30 Canada Geese, 2 Stonechat, 1 Kingfisher. (A Langdon, P Kemp)

Sociable Lapwing – Adrian Langdon

Sociable Lapwing – Adrian Langdon

Sociable Lapwing – Stephanie Murphy

Sociable Lapwing – Stephanie Murphy

Cattle Egret – Adrian Langdon

Cattle Egret – Adrian Langdon

Siblyback Lake: 2f Ring Necked Duck showing well by the hide. (D Sharp)

Ring-necked Duck – Deena Sharp

Drift Reservoir: Drake Ring-necked Duck, 5 Tufted Duck, 27 Teal, Chiffchaff, 3 Firecrest. (D Flumm)

Ring-necked Duck – Dave Flumm

Ring-necked Duck – Dave Flumm

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Ad Caspian Gull, 1 Whimbrel, 9 Goosander. (M Ahmad) 1 pale-bellied Brent Goose, Curlew Sandpiper and Ruff on Copperhouse Creek. (P Smale, R Wilkins)

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

Crowntown: Mixed flock approximately 50 fieldfares, starlings and few gold finches in a meadow. Also, + 1 Snipe. (M Logan)

Constantine Sewage Treatment Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest, 15 Goldcrest. (D Collins)

Rosemullion Head: fem/1cy Long-tailed Duck. (L Langley)

Falmouth; off Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Common Scoter (female), 2 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger)

Helford River: 4 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Marsh Harrier. (J Chapple)

Swanpool: 214 Black headed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 9 Little Grebe, 8 Mute Swan, 41 Coot, 15 Tufted Duck, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Water Rail. (S Grose)

Truro River: 1 Avocet with 48 Shelduck below Newham industrial site. (S Grose)

Allett: 1 Firecrest, 3m Bullfinch from five acres carpark. (S Grose)

Rejerrah: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 356 Herring Gull. (S Grose)

Pendeen: 8 Great Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Artic type Skua, 3 Manx Shearwater, 100’s of Kittiwake and Auks, 100+ Fulmar. (R Wilkins)

Towan Head, Newquay: 1 Great Skua, 1 Red-throated Diver, 70 Common Scoter. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary, Newquay: 1 Water Pipit, 36 Rock Pipit, 1 Blackcap, 1 Grey Plover, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 29 Great Black-backed Gull, 384 Herring Gull, 2ad Mediterranean Gull, 483 Black-headed Gull. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto) Also, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Teal towards Trevemper. (S Grose)

Fistral Beach: adult Common Gull. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Newquay: 7 Tawny Owl heard within a 1 mile radius of boating lake. (S Grose)

Trevoll: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Mawgan Porth: 3 Mediterranean Gull, Water Pipit (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

Padstow: 5 Great Northern Diver, 4 Grey Plover, 8 Turnstone. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Charlestown: 1m and 3f Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

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