Garden Listing 17th January 2021

Constantine: Now that the weather is warming the new species are beginning to appear. Added three since I last wrote: Golden Plover, Mallard and Siskin so now on 45. Plenty of common stuff which I saw at the end of 2020 yet to see this year, eg Linnet, Goldcrest, Firecrest and Grey Wagtail.  May make 50 by February! (Tim Pinfield)

Tresillian: Inland woodland and farmland. Now up to 37, full list – Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Great Tit, Robin, Blackbird, Dunnock, Pied Wagtail, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Buzzard, Carrion Crow, Jay, Woodpigeon, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Pheasant, Wren, Mallard, Redwing, Rook, Peregrine, Stock Dove, House Sparrow, Fieldfare, Jackdaw, Moorhen, Chiffchaff, Song Thrush, Cormorant, Green Woodpecker,,, Starling, Meadow Pipit, Herring Gull, Barn Owl, Grey Wagtail, Stonechat, Mute Swan, Skylark (Andrew le Masurier)

Trethurgy: Garden List so far for 2021 is on 36: Grey Heron, Canada Goose, Sparrowhawk , Herring Gull , Feral Pigeon Wood Pigeon, Collared Dove , Tawny Owl, Great spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Wren, Robin, Dunnock, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Redwing, Nuthatch, Blackcap, Long-tailed tit, Willow Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Jay, Magpie, Jackdaw, Raven, Crow, Starling, House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Siskin, Bullfinch. (Geoff & Jacky White)

Praa Sands: A coastal site with a largish garden has produced 36 species so far in 2021: 1/ House Sparrow, 2/ Robin, 3/ Blackbird, 4/ Song Thrush, 5/ Chaffinch, 6/ Greenfinch, 7/ Goldfinch, 8/ Blue Tit, 9/ Great Tit, 10/ Dunnock, 11/ Wren, 12/ Wood Pigeon, 13/ Collard Dove, 14/ Feral Pigeon, 15/ Blackcap, 16/ Magpie, 17/ Carrion Crow, 18/ Jackdaw, 19/ Rook, 20/ Raven, 21/ Pied Wagtail, 22/ Meadow Pipit, 23/ Stonechat, 24/ Tawny Owl, 25/ Shag, 26/ Cormorant, 27/ Herring Gull, 28/ Black headed Gull, 29/ Great back backed Gull, 30/ Oystercatcher, 31/ Gannet, 32/ Great Northern Diver, 32/ Black-throated Diver, 33/ Fulmar, 34/ Redwing.35/ Buzzard, 36/ Sparrowhawk. (Matt Southam)

Perranarworthal: List since the start of the lockdown is onto 38. Country garden near woodland and overlooking a river: Canada goose, Mallard, Great Cormorant, Little Egret, Grey Heron, Common Buzzard, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Black-headed gull, Herring Gull, Feral Pigeon, Wood pigeon, Tawny Owl, Kingfisher, Great spotted woodpecker, Pied wagtail, Grey wagtail, Wren, Dipper, Dunnock, Robin, Song Thrush, Blackbird, Blue tit, Great tit, Coal tit, Long-tailed tit, Goldcrest, Nuthatch, Jay, Magpie, Carrion crow, Raven, Jackdaw, Siskin, Chaffinch, Redwing, Fieldfare, Meadow Pipit. (Stu Bearhop)

Mabe Burnthouse: 30) Black Redstart. A pleasant surprise – looked out the lounge window to glimpse a bird flycatching off the rooftops opposite. A quick scrabble for the bins and yes it was, unfortunately mostly silhouetted. Used to be a fairly regular winter fixture when in Falmouth but a nice one to get on the garden list here, about 5 miles inland. (Dan Chaney)

Lanlivery: Raven and Collared Dove added taking total to 34 species. (Phil McVey)

Liskeard: Total now 25 with this weekends additions of Great Tit and Rook. (Deena Sharp).

St Keverne: Really pleased to receive your email about the new garden listing, thank you very much. I had started a list for my own interest, inspired by last years lockdown listing, however, I am very happy to take part again, especially as this lockdown feels more fraught. Thank you again team CBWPS!

Medium garden with farmland around. Here is my listing so far this new year: Robin, Blackbird, Chaffinch, Wren, Blue Tit, House Sparrow, Goldcrest (hit window died) 9/1, Great Tit, Goldfinch, Great Spotted Woodpecker
Pied Wagtail, Song Thrush singing 14/1, Collared Dove, Magpie, Redwing, Jackdaw , Fieldfare, Rook, Tawny Owl (heard 8am) 15/1, Buzzard, Pheasant , Dunnock , Green Woodpecker (heard) 17/1, Wood Pigeon
Best wishes all (Helen Norton)

Callestick: Medium sized garden in wooded valley with stream and ponds surrounded by farmland.

38 species so far – Robin, Dunnock, Wren, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Redwing, Fieldfare, Rook, Jackdaw, Magpie, Jay, Raven, Carrion Crow, Herring Gull, Black-headed Gull, Mediterranean Gull, Mallard, Teal, Moorhen, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Bullfinch, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Nuthatch, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Buzzard, Grey, Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Firecrest, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Pheasant, Tawny Owl, Sparrowhawk, Woodpigeon.

The highlight so far has been Med Gull over on 1st Jan which was a garden tick. (Tony Wilson)

Garden Listing 15th January 2021

Constantine: Added Great Black-backed Gull, Collared Dove and Mistle Thrush since last update so now on 42. (Tim Pinfield)

Grampound: List up to 38 with addition of Jay. (Rob Nicholls)

Tresillian: Year list total moves to 32. (Andrew le Masurier)

Dobwalls: a single Greenfinch makes our total 32. We certainly don’t have them in the garden as much as we used to, so it was nice to see one. (Chris & Janet Duffy)

Crowlas: A Sparrowhawk and a distant flock of Fieldfare takes the total to 37, currently highlighted by the second garden record of Stonechat in ~6 years. (Reuben Veal)

Mabe Burnthouse: 29 Great Black-backed Gull – 2 circling slowly north together in the distance. (Dan Chaney)