Recent sightings

Walks and Events Program: Recent reports from Windmill Farm and Helston can be found in the Reports section Here

County Listing 2019: for all doing anything of a county list this year: Yearlisting 2019 – now live whether it’s a Patch, Green, casual or full-blown County List.

The Cornwall County List 2019 can be found here (currently 186 species as of 17/02)

BTO Colour-ringed Blackcaps: Please look out for colour-ringed Blackcaps again this winter; fresh birds are still being ringed around the country and some birds from last winter have already been re-found in Cornwall. News from last year and more on the project can be found on the 2017/18 Blackcap page on the website, with updates to follow. Robbie is also hoping to organise a wider Blackcap survey in Cornwall later next month, so do look out for that too.

Chough Volunteers: The National Trust in West Cornwall are looking for Chough nest protection volunteers. If you’d like to get involved please contact Kate on 01736 761015 or email or see the News Section below for more details.

February 2019 News: Please see the News section for updates and expanded versions of all news snippets from this ‘Recent Sightings’ header section – updated 18th Feb

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Saturday 23rd February 2019

Devoran: 1w Lesser Yellowlegs still at Tallack’s Creek this morning.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Glossy Ibis again early morning, but left at 7.50 climbing to about 1000ft before heading west. (S Rogers)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 70+ Cattle Egret, 2 Spoonbill, 6 Ruff, 50 Black-tailed Godwit, 60+ Lapwing, 50+ Curlew, 2 Little Grebe catching Newts, 4 Pintail, 20 Shelduck, 12 Shoveler, 10 Gadwall, 2 Hare, 8 Cattle Egret feeding with sheep in field behind hide. (D Thomas)

Porthcurno: 1 juv Iceland Gull. (M Ahmad)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill still early morning. (D Chadwick, P St Pierre)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Black-necked Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 71 Canada Geese. (D Flumm)

Newquay, Towan Head: 11 Purple Sandpiper, 20 + Turnstone, 12 Oystercatcher behind  Headland Hotel; 2 Red-throated Diver off point. (M Lammas) Cornwall College: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker heard drumming and seen at the back of the zoo. (I + E Carne)

Charlestown: 2 White Wagtail and 1 Pied Wagtail. (D Hastilow)

St Just: 4 Chough, 2 Raven, 2 Buzzard, 1 Mistle Thrush, 18 Oystercatcher, from Carn Gloose / Cape Cornwall.

Kenidjack: 1 Swallow. (S Grose)

Botallack: 17 Chough, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 10+ Bottlenose Dolphin. (S Grose)

Porthledden Cove: 1 adult Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 19 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Grey Wagtail. (S Grose)

Foage Valley, Zennor: ringtail Hen Harrier. (C Madden)

Par Duck Pond: 2m&2f Teal, 8 Moorhen, 2 Mute Swan, 5m&5f Mallard. (C Hooper).

St Ives Bay: Red-throated Diver flying W at 10:25. (G&L Carr)

Porth Joke: 2 Chough, 4 Bullfinch, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 35 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (S Rowe)

River Gannel: 2 Common Sandpiper opposite Mellanvrane Roundabout. (S Grose)


Friday 22nd February 2019

Late news, 15/2, Windmill Farm: 1 singing Willow Warbler. (A Taylor)

Late news, 21/2, Penryn, University campus: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Chapel Amble: 1 Temminck’s Stint, 1 Barn Owl, 4 Grey Partridge. (K Hambly-Staite)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Glossy Ibis again this morning, flew west at 7.40am. (B Mellow)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull again this afternoon, also ad Spoonbill, nr-adult Yellow-legged Gull as well. (M Ahmad) Ryan’s Field: 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Teal, 11 Redshank, 18 Wigeon, 2 Shelduck, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret. (M Webb)

Ring-billed Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Ring-billed Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Black-tailed Godwit, Martin Webb

Black-tailed Godwit, Martin Webb

Walmsley Sanctuary: 50+ Cattle Egret, 2 Spoonbill, 6 Ruff, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 28 Lapwing, 50+ Curlew, 2 Common Gull, 4 Pintail, 25 Shelduck, 20 Shoveler, 10 Gadwall, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Peregrine, 1 Siskin. Also 2 Roe Deer. (J St Ledger, D Dennis, S Lloyd-Jones)

Cattle Egret, John St Ledger

Peregrine and Spoonbill, John St Ledger

Common Gull, John St Ledger

Cattle Egret, Sally Lloyd-Jones

Cattle Egrets, Sally Lloyd-Jones

Cattle Egret, Sally Lloyd-Jones

Sancreed: 1 Cattle Egret, male Hen Harrier, 80 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Wadebridge: 27 Cattle Egret in field with cattle behind Wadebridge primary Academy at 07.30hrs.(S Grose)

Polgigga, Higher Bosistow: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull and 1st wtr Iceland Gull. (C Moore) Also 1 Crimson Speckled moth again. (J Miller)

Crimson Speckled, John Miller

Mousehole, St Clement’s Isle: 1 4th cal yr Caspian Gull at roost this evening. (M Elliot)

Towan Head: 24 Purple Sandpiper, 30 Turnstone, 12 Oystercatcher. (M Lammas, S Rowe)

Penzance: 2 Swallow hawking over Lidden area at 15.00; also 1 Small Tortoiseshell butterfly. Also 1 m Black Redstart at Battery Rocks again. (T Mills)

Marazion Marsh: 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Long-tailed Tit nestbuilding (D Eva)

Allet: 1 Firecrest (D Eva)

Falmouth: 1 m Black Redstart at the docks.

Cardinham Woods: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 8 Nuthatch, 2 Marsh Tit, 6 Coal Tit, 9 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Goldcrest, c30 Siskin, c50 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Jay, 1 Grey Wagtail and 8 Buzzard. Also 1 Peacock and 1 Small Tortoiseshell. (DK Parker)

Penwithick: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Goldfinch, 6 Chaffinch, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Blackbird. (K. Bowers)

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kevin Bowers

Goldfinch, Kevin Bowers

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kevin Bowers

Pinetum Gardens:  27 Canada Geese,  2m&2f Mallard.  ( C Hooper).

Mallard, C Hooper

Canada Geese, C Hooper

St Ives Bay: 1 Red-throated Diver late afternoon. (G&L Carr)


Thursday 21st February 2019

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis still present at 07:30. (P Walsh) Plus 2 Grey Heron, 15 (8m 7f) Teal, 7 (5m 2f) Mallard, 2 (m&f) Mute Swan, 18 Canada Geese. 1 Pied Wagtail. (M Webb) Longrock Pool: 1 2w Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliot)

Mute Swan, Martin Webb

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint (NB. not in usual place), 2 Water Pipit, 2 Green Sandpiper, 6 Ruff, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 13 Curlew, 2+ singing Chiffchaff all opposite the village car park. (C Small)

Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler still by the sewage works at 13:40. (C Small)

Lower Tamar Lake: 18 Tufted Duck, 1f Ring-necked Duck, 4 Marsh Tit, 2 Willow Tit (one showing Leucistic on the tail) 9 Wigeon, 4f Goosander, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Green Sandpiper. (R Mudge)

Wadebridge: 43 Cattle Egret in fields below Wadebridge Primary Academy 07:30 to 08:00. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 3 Cattle Egret in field with sheep from Trewornan Bridge at 08:15, also 1 Hare. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary RSPB: 40 + Cattle Egret, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 18 Shelduck, 7 Shoveler, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine &1 Little Egret. (P Ash) Also 55+ Cattle Egret still hammering the local frog population this afternoon.

Cattle Egret, Paul Ash

Cattle Egret, Paul Ash

Cattle Egret, Paul Ash

Red-legged Partridge, Paul Ash

Red-legged Partridge, Paul Ash

Shoveler, Paul Ash

Little London Beach – Trenow Cove: 2-3 Water Pipit, 1f-type Black Redstart, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Whimbrel, 19 Common Gull. Also 9 Black-throated Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 8 Common Scoter offshore. (R Veal)

Nare Point: 13 Little Egret, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Curlew, 6 Oystercatcher and 1 Chiffchaff, also 1 Vagrant Emperor, 1 Red Admiral and 3 Peacock butterflies. (D Flumm)

Men-aver: 110 Mediterranean Gull on the beach at low tide. (D Flumm)

Bartinney Downs: 10+ Mistle Thrush, Stonechat, Skylark, Raven. (A.Chard)

Cawsands: 2 Chiffchaff singing in trees by main carpark. (R.Smaldon)

Porthallow: Black Redstart, Grey Wagtail, Chiffchaff. Also 1 Red Admiral butterfly on the wing. (D Flumm)

Lower Relowas, Newtown-in-St Martin: c100 Fieldfare. (D Flumm)

Restormel Castle: 1 Peregrine, 11 Raven, 5 Buzzard, ( B. Toms)

Pentewan: 2 Sandwich Tern. (J Rance)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 37 Black-headed Gull, 21 Redshank, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Little Egret. (K. Bowers) Also Spoonbill reported.

Grey Heron, Kevin Bowers

Grey Heron, Kevin Bowers

Grey Heron, Kevin Bowers

Redshank, Kevin Bowers

Black-tailed Godwit, Kevin Bowers

Black-headed Gull, Kevin Bowers

Porthilly Point: 23 Common Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 64 Oystercatcher, 12 Ringed Plover, 24 Turnstone, 17 Redshank, 2 Raven, 14 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 9 (6m 3f) Mallard, 2 (m&f) Tufted Duck, 130+ Canada Geese, 2 Goldfinch. (M Webb)

Great Crested Grebe, Martin Webb

Great Crested Grebe, Martin Webb

Penzance: ad m Black Redstart on rocks east of Jubilee Pool. Also 2 Small Tortoiseshell butterflies in Lidden Road garden. (T Mills)

Crugmeer: 2 Barn Owl, 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Roseland, Ruan Lanihorne: Party of 6 Whimbrel flew over village at 4.00pm, constantly calling. (D Hall)

Camel Estuary: 20 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank , 1 Common Redshank ( colour ringed in the UK awaiting response from ringing group ) at Pinkson Creek this evening. (B Bosisto)


Wednesday 20th February 2019

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis still 07:30 to 08:10 at least. (S Rogers, P Walsh) Glossy Ibis flew in at 17:30. (DK Parker)

Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler along lower side of coast path by the sewage works. (S Bury)

Maer Lake: Egyptian Goose flew in with 3 Shelduck and then left after 15mins flying east, no rings on feet and flying very strongly not clipped , also 2 Yellow-legged Gull with 3 Great Black-backed Gull roosting on the far bank. (N Bastin)

Egyptian Goose – Nigel Bastin

Allet: Swallow flew over late morning (T Wilson)

Porthgwarra: 12 Manx Shearwater and 1 Common Scoter flew west between 09:00 & 11:00. (DK Parker)

Newlyn: 2 Swallow at midday. (L Proctor)

Wadebridge: 20 Cattle Egret at Bradfords Quay this morning. (D Julian)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 40+ Cattle Egret on a “frog fest” this morning. (A Langdon)

Cattle Egrets – Adrian Langdon

Clapper Marshes: 1 fem Scaup again. (D Julian)

Kingsmill Lake, Saltash: 8 Greenshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, c120 Avocet, c30 Redshank, 80+ Black-tailed Godwit, 140+ Dunlin, 6 (on lake) and 43 (on River Tamar) Oystercatcher, 14 Lapwing, 1 2w Mediterranean Gull, 1 1w Common Gull, 86 Shelduck, 60+ Teal, 1 Great Crested Grebe.  (P Kemp)

Trevose Head: 2 Swallow at midday. (R Wilkins)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Jack Snipe, 1 Snipe (D Eva)

Penzance: 6 Eider, 1 Grey Seal off the promenade this afternoon (J Evans)

Lizard Point: 1 Black-throated Diver.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill flew from Copperhouse towards main estuary early afternoon. Also 29 Black-headed Gull, 11 Teal, 9 Redshank, 2 Shelduck, 1 Kingfisher on Ryan’s Field. (K Bowers)

Teal – Kevin Bowers

Shelduck – Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher – Kevin Bowers

Mousehole: 3w and adult Yellow-legged Gull plus an argentatus Herring Gull on the St Clement’s Isle roost this evening. (M Elliott)

Truro Leats: 1 Grey Wagtail & 1 Little Egret at midday. (V Skilton)

Malpas: 29 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Shelduck, plus Mallard and numerous gulls off the car park at 15:00. (V Skilton)

Cotehele Woods: 4 Marsh Tit in different parts of the wood and 1 Stock Dove calling. Cotehele Bridge: 6 (2m + 4 f) Teal. (R Smaldon)

The Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 14 Mute Swan, 4 Whooper Swan, 14 Shelduck, 6 Mallard, 5 Wigeon, 10 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 8 Little Egret, 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Spoonbill, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 35 Oystercatcher, 12 Ringed Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, 80 Lapwing, 110 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 65 Black-tailed Godwit, 45 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 150 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, 75 Herring Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 72 Great Black-backed Gull, 8 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 18 Redwing, 3 Blackbird, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Magpie, 7 Rook, 30 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 12 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch, 4 Toad, 2 Palmate Newt(M Scawen et al.)


Tuesday 19th February 2019

Late news 17/2, Cambourne, Carn Entral: 1 Hoopoe reported.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis left it’s roost at 07:36 and returned at 17:08. (S Rogers)

Hayle: Glossy Ibis flew south over the A30 just north of Hayle at 11:00. (S Gillings)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Black-necked Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (D Flumm)

Wadebridge: 46 Cattle Egret at 08:00. (S Grose)

College Reservoir: pair of Mandarin Duck, 2 Green Woodpecker, 12 Shoveler, 12 Teal, 1 Goldeneye, 1 Pochard, 31 Wigeon, 59 Coot, 38 Tufted Duck, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Mallard (D Eva)

Portscatho: 1 Long-tailed Duck still, 4 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 3+ Great Northern Diver. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Lizard Point: 5 Manx Shearwater. (D Collins)

Porth Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1m Goosander, 2 Kingfisher, 17 Coot, 1 Tawny Owl heard. (S Grose)

Bedruthan Steps: fem/imm Black Redstart on the cliffs. (P Moon)

Seaton & Downderry: 2 Red-throated Diver & Slavonian Grebe. (P Aley)

Crafthole: 1 Chiffchaff. (P Aley)

Wacker Quay: Spotted Redshank, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Grey Plover, 10 Great Crested Grebe. (P Aley)

Wilcove: 1 Whimbrel. (P Aley)

Torpoint: 6 Brent Geese. (P Aley)

East Looe River: 2 pairs of Grey Heron nesting, 9 Oystercatcher, 5 Little Egret, 6 Buzzard. ( C Hooper).

Buzzard, C Hooper

Little Egret, C Hooper

Grey Herons, C Hooper

Oystercatchers, C Hooper


Monday 18th February 2019

Late news, 16/2, Newlyn: 1 Swallow. (N Treneer)

Late news, 17/2 St Cleer: Barn Owl just north of St Cleer, flew up from roadside hedge & picked out in car headlights at 19:35. (D Cleal)

Late news 17/2, Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler still, in trees below sewage works 12.00. (P Mayer)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint in flooded fields behind the Maltsters pub, also 5 Ruff. (P Green, D Julian) Also 6 Ruff, 87 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Water Pipit. (S Rowe, T Carson)

Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler showing well at times and occasionally calling at the sewage works this morning with 1 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest and 1 Chiffchaff. (S Green)

Marazion Marsh: Glossy Ibis dropped in to the marsh at 17.38. (S & P Rogers).

Glossy Ibis, Steve Rogers

Lizard Point: Great Egret flew south to Housel Bay then west over Lizard Point @ 10.25. (P Mayer)

Wadebridge: 58 Cattle Egret in field with cattle at Gonvena. (S Grose) Also 500+ Lapwing on Camel Estuary. (K&J Mortimore)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Black-necked Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 8 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Spoonbill, 24 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 130 Wigeon, 14 Gadwall, 12 Shoveler, 80 Teal, 1m Pintail, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Ruff, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Peregrine. (S Rowe, T Carson)

St Martin: 21 Cattle Egret in the sheep field next to the chapel this afternoon. (J Selby)

Gannel Estuary:  7 adult  Mediterranean Gull (1 with white ring on left leg and aluminium on right leg). (M Lammas)

Towan Head: 2 Red-throated Diver offshore. (M Lammas)

Rosudgeon: Merlin over A394 heading toward coast early this morning.(J Evans)

Helford River: Slavonian Grebe and 4 Great Crested Grebe off Lower Calamansack.
(T Pinfield)

Camel Estuary: 4 Whooper Swan in field behind the Burniere hide. (D Julian) Also 95 Shelduck, c3000 Golden Plover, 350 Lapwing, 520 Dunlin, 90 Redshank, 80 Black-tailed Godwit. (S Rowe, T Carson)

Whooper Swans, Steve Rowe

Penzance: Adult male Black Redstart on the rocks at Jubilee Pool. Also 50+ Sanderling, 5 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Turnstone. (M Webb)

Black Redstart, Martin Webb

Black Redstart, Martin Webb

Lizard Point: 1 Black-throated Diver.

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill and 1 Whimbrel. (D Eva) Carnsew Basin: 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 3 Curlew, 35 Dunlin, 5 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher. (M Webb)

Curlew, Martin Webb

Cormorant, Martin Webb

Dobwalls: Red Admiral and Tree Bumblebee in the garden (C&J Duffy)

Trevose Head: 38 Turnstone, 18 Purple Sandpiper, 5 Grey Plover, 11 Stonechat, 12 Pied Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, 39 Corn Bunting (in stubble fields opposite coast guard cottages). (B Bosisto)

Hell’s Mouth: 1 Swallow flying West. (A McKechnie)

Truro: Raven calling on pinnacle of Cathedral at 10 o’clock. (K&J Mortimore)

Dozmary Pool: 1f Scaup, 3 (1 drk) Goldeneye, 9 Tufted Duck, 4 Fieldfare. (R Veal, P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Crowdy Reservoir: pair Goosander, 161 Lapwing. (B Craven)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 Ferruginous Duck (suspect origin), 8 Mediterranean Gull (7 ad, 1 1st
summer), 1 ad Lesser Black-backed Gull. (S Green)

Roseland. Ardevora, Fal, Philleigh (Private land): 86 Shelduck, 65 Curlew, 56 Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Shoveler (1m, 1 f,)  6 Little Egret, 3.00pm -4.00pm towards high tide. (D Hall)


Sunday 17th February 2019

Late news, 29/1, Helston: A pair of Glossy Ibis at Penrose amenity site. (M Hoggett)

Glossy Ibis – Mike Hoggett

Late news, 16/2, Gluvian: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Cormorant, 110 Fieldfare, 30 Yellowhammer. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

Late news, 16/2, Mousehole: Adult Kumlien’s Gull at the St Clement’s Isle roost, also 2 1w Yellow-legged Gull and 2 ad argentatus Herring Gull. (M Elliott)

Mousehole: Adult Kumlien’s Gull still present on St Clement’s Isle to 12:00 at least, also adult argentatus Herring Gull plus Great Northern Diver and Red-throated Diver. (M Elliott)

Chapel Amble: 1 Temminck’s Stint, Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Green Sandpiper, Grey Wagtail, Redwing, Teal. (M Frost)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 adult Ring-billed Gull, 7 adult Yellow-legged Gull and a 2nd winter. 14 Grey Plover, 4 Greenshank and the adult Spoonbill. (P Roseveare) 1 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Halliday)

Yellow-legged Gull – Mark Halliday

Mediterranean Gull – Mark Halliday

Hannafore: Siberian Chiffchaff still, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 long-staying drake Eider + 1 female Eider. (M Frost)

Trewornan Bridge: 5 Cattle Egret in field with sheep. Huge flock of Golden Plover over estuary. (M Frost)

Drift Reservoir: 4 Cattle Egret, 107 Canada Geese and 3 Med Gull. (D Flumm)

Wadebridge: 53+ Cattle Egret off Bradford’s Quay. (D Julian)

Helston: Yellow-browed Warbler in wood west of River Cober and south of the boating lake. (M Ahmad) Another reported at the sewage works.

Lelant: 1 Swallow over the golf course at 11:30. (S Turner)

Poltesco: 2 House Martin, 6 Rock Pipit. (F Trewin)

Rock Pipit – Freddy Trewin

Bosworgy, Relubbus: 1 Swallow. (D Beadle)

Camel Estuary: Adult Yellow-legged Gull off Tregunna. 2 Spoonbill & 4 ad Whooper Swan at Burniere Point. (D Julian)

Newlyn: 4 Eider, 1 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

Longrock Pool: 3 Little Grebe, 2 Tufted Duck. (S Grose)

Marazion Beach: 12 Common Gull. (S Grose)

St Dennis: Firecrest at the cemetery feeding with a small group of Long-tailed Tit. (P Ash)

Higher Bosistow: Crimson Speckled moth (image on CBWPS twitter feed). (M Wallace). (Possibly first UK winter/early spring record of this rare vagrant c100 records total)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 75 Canada Goose, 6 Cormorant, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 14 Goosander (inc 5 males), 28 Mallard, 17 Teal, 13 Tufted Duck, 2 Pochard, 1 Shoveler, 2 Goldeneye, 140 Lapwing, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 13 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 23 Carrion Crow, 12 Jackdaw, 6 Magpie, 53 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 36 Fieldfare, 15 Redwing, 1 Stock Dove, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2 Dunnock, 1 Wren, 2 Chaffinch and 5 batches of Frogspawn. (D Conway)

Hayle Kimbro: 1 female Marsh Harrier, 1 Painted Lady. (D Eva)

College Reservoir CBWPS walk: 4 Canada Goose, 3 Mute Swan, 6+ Shoveler, Wigeon, Mallard, 4 Teal, 1m Pochard, Tufted Duck, 2 Goldeneye, 4 Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Buzzard, Moorhen, Coot, Black-headed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Woodpigeon, Magpie, Rook, Carrion Crow, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit, 4 Chiffchaff (2 singing), Goldcrest, Wren, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, Blackbird, Robin, 10+ Meadow Pipit, Chaffinch, Goldfinch. Full report can be found in the Walks and Events section Here. (D Chaney, B Cross)

Porth Reservoir: 1m Goosander, 35 Mallard, 10 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Great Crested Grebe. (S Rowe) 1 Tawny Owl heard, and several Great Crested Grebe heard. (S Grose)

Lanner: 300+ Jackdaw in pre-roost gathering at 18:00. (S Turner)

Golitha Falls: 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Nuthatch, 5 Blue Tit. (C Hooper)

Grey Wagtail and Nuthatch – C Hooper

Penwithick: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Robin, 6 Chaffinch, 11 House Sparrow, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Long Tailed Tit. (K Bowers)

Reed Bunting and Long-tailed Tit – Kevin Bowers

Penhale Point: 1 Merlin. (S Grose)

Porth Beach: 2 Mediterranean Gull below Glengorgal Hotel. (S Grose)

Bartinney: 1 male Hen Harrier. (C Moore)

Lanyon Quoit: 1 Barn Owl. (DK Parker)

Pentire Headland, Newquay: 5 Red-throated Diver, 1 Manx Shearwater. (D Trevelyan)

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives: c5 Black Throated Diver and 2 Great Skua. Also 1 Vagrant Emperor dragonfly on the beach. (L Stoppard)

Porth, Roseland: 70+ Mediterranean Gull at high tide feeding in wash of shore waves at north end of Towan Beach. (D Hall)