Wednesday 30th December 2020

Wednesday 30th December 2020

Bude Marshes: 1w Sociable Lapwing still present with Lapwing flock. (N Bastin) Also 2 Snipe and Bar-tailed Godwit. (J Howells)

Maer Lake: 2 Cattle Egret early morning. (N Bastin)

Newlyn: Siberian Chiffchaff, Chiffchaff, Firecrest and 2 Blackcap at Sandy Cove. (L Proctor) Also juv Glaucous Gull in the area but mobile. (L Proctor, P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Great Northern Diver, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, ad Ring-billed Gull, juv, Iceland Gull, 18 Med Gull, Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Curlew Sandpiper, 12 Goosander, 7 Greenshank, 21 Grey Plover. (G Lawlor) 2 ad Caspian Gull, 14 Mediterranean Gull, 450 Wigeon, 200 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 55 Golden Plover, 30 Grey Plover, 25 Ringed Plover, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Goosander, 175 Lapwing, 35 Dunlin, 15 Shelduck, 4 Greenshank, 1 Firecrest, 25 Curlew, 42 Cormorant, 5 Little Egret. (I Grant, F Were) Carnsew: 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Whimbrel. (I Grant, F Were) Copperhouse: 1 Ruff, 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose. (I Grant, F Were)

Mousehole: Red-throated Diver, Great Skua, 300+ auks and 150+ Kittiwakes. (P St Pierre)

Sancreed: Barn Owl hunting fields opposite village bus stop, first for some years. 12 Fieldfare, c30 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Cannon’s Town: 1 Merlin, 2 Stonechat, 7 Reed Bunting, c80 Meadow Pipit, c170 Skylark, c300 Chaffinch. (R Veal)

Pendeen: Ad/3w Iceland Gull and 17 Common Scoter. (P Combridge)

Portheras: Siberian Chiffchaff still. (P Clement)

Mount Hawke: 1 Grey Heron at low altitude half-circled the garden at 08.30 (seeking pond fish?), my only record in 10 years. (RB Girling)

Rame: 1 Chough on grass to west of NCL. (C Scott)

Lower Tamar Lake: 35 Goosander 11m 24f, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 1m Tufted Duck, 2 Bullfinch. (R Mudge)

Towan Head: 6 Red-throated Diver, Humpback Whale. (I Boreham, S Rowe)

Carkeel: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 11 Siskin, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Jay at Tamar view nursery. (S Grose)

Tideford: 1 Grey Heron, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Reed Bunting from Riverside Garage. (S Grose)

Liskeard: 1 m Grey Wagtail, 3 Nuthatch, 1 Dipper, 3 Siskin, 5 Coal Tit, 9 Goldcrest at Trago Mills. (S Grose)

Bodmin Parkway station: 4 Mistle Thrush with Redwings feeding on Ivy berries. (S Grose)

Lanivet: 3 Nuthatch, 2 Marsh Tit on feeders at St Benet’s Abbey. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 7 Snipe, 2m Bullfinch, 1 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Tresaddern: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Kingfisher from a private garden. (S Grose)

Penryn: 1 Dipper on stream near intersection of Trewarton Road & Packsaddle. (B Williams)