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Pic of the Week Great Shearwater, Mermaid pelagic out of Penzance, 10/8/17. Steve RogersClick HERE to view the full 2017 Archive.

NEWS AND UPDATES

So what is happening in the Society and Cornwall? –

*Seabirds Count – survey 2017* A census of breeding seabirds has been organised in the UK and Ireland approximately every 15 years since 1969-70. Together with the JNCC and partners we will be surveying the whole of the Cornish coastline over the next few breeding seasons to continue this work. To take part or find out more please see *Seabirds Count*

The July 8th Amur Falcon article can be found HERE

Summer seawatching in Cornwall – Where to go, When to go, and an Introduction to the Basics – article Here

Breeding Swifts – Dr Thais Martins of the Centre for Applied Zoology, Cornwall College Newquay is on a quest to find out where swifts are breeding in the County. She would like to know not just where screaming parties are, but more specifically where nesting sites are. If you can supply any records, they can be sent to recorder@cbwps.org.uk and we can collate and forward them to Dr Martins.

To read all the latest News, views and updates and find out what is happening within the Society and Cornwall’s birdlife please visit the News Page on the website.

Cait Hutchings

It is with great sadness that we learn of the sudden passing of Cait Hutchings, former CBWPS Board Member, a popular figure and well-known to many in Cornwall birding circles. A memoriam and further details will be posted in due course. In the meantime, our best wishes are with her family and close friends at this time.

Cait’s funeral will take place on Monday 21st August at 11am at Penryn Methodist Church, followed by burial with Stuart and a wake to be held locally. Further details HERE 

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