Friday 12th October 2018

Mousehole: 22 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Arctic Tern plus many Kittiwakes, Gannets and auks between 07:30 & 09:00. (M Elliott) 5 Storm Petrel, 1 possible Wilson’s Petrel and 3 Balearic Shearwater 10:00-11:20. (R Augarde) 6 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel and 1 Common Scoter 10:45-12:00. (M Elliott) Leach’s Petrel lingering on the sea 13:25-13:50 at least. (M Ahmad)

Newlyn: juv Arctic Tern briefly in the harbour and 1 Storm Petrel off Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Long Rock Pool: 2 1w Common Tern. (M Ahmad)

Par: pale phase Arctic Skua past Spit Beach. (G Treadwell)

Arctic Skua – Gary Treadwell

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 70 Wigeon, 120+ Teal, 12 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Little Egret, 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Spoonbill. (B Martin)

Porthgwarra: 1 Great Shearwater, 12 Balearic Shearwater, Leach’s Petrel, 2 Storm Petrel and 1 Pomarine Skua.

Cape Cornwall: 2 Balearic Shearwater, Arctic Skua, Arctic Tern, 2 Teal. (N Wheatley)

East Portholland: 1 Arctic Tern. (R Harbird)

Greeb Point: female Eider on the sea. (R Harbird)

Caerhays Pool: 10 Little Grebe. (R Harbird)

Lizard Point: Pomarine Skua past at 16:30. (D Collins)

Swanpool: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Little Grebe, 2 1stw Mediterranean Gull. (D Chaney)

Trewornan Bridge: 7 Cattle Egret almost under the bridge at 08:00. (S Grose)

Rock Beach: 7 Common Gull, 13 Mediterranean Gull, 1 dark-bellied Brent Goose at 14:00. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary: 6 House Martin near the sewage works. (S Mason)

Amble Estuary: 4 Cattle Egret. Also incoming skeins of small geese sp. (S Mason)

Truro: male sparrowhawk in front garden for half an hour. (M Costa)

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Thursday 11th October 2018

Late news, 10/10, Polgigga:  Wryneck on edge of cabbage field, south of Faraway Cottage. (J Eaton)

Wryneck – John Eaton

Late news, 10/10, Maer Lake: 300+ Canada Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 35+ Curlew, 35+ Oystercatcher, 4 Dunlin, 4 Lapwing, 50+ Teal, 10+ Herring Gull, 20+ Black-headed Gull. (T Nicholson)

Maer Lake: 500+ Canada Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 6 Curlew, 6 Lapwing, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 50+ Teal, 30+ Black-headed Gull. (T Nicholson)

Tregony: Black Redstart at Vose Farm sheltering from the rain. (R Harbird)

Black Redstart – Richard Harbird

Black Redstart – Richard Harbird

Porthgwarra: 1 Great Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater from the cave. (R Archer) A seawatch from 15:10-17:10 produced 19 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 16 Med Gull, 1 Common Gull plus feeding group of c150 Gannet with 2+ Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 9 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 40 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 7 Lapwing, 20 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 1 2nd cal Yellow-legged Gull, 154 Herring Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Buzzard and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm, M Ahmad, DK Parker)

Porthgwarra: Rosy Starling still at Lower Roskestal Farm, 1 Yellow Wagtail flew over. (D Unsworth) Lapland Bunting over at 12:15. (M Wallace) Yellow-browed Warbler at the dried up pond and Firecrest at Trevean. (L Thomson) 1 Black Redstart, 2 Blackcaps, 4 Chiffchaffs, 1 Goldcrest, 4 Choughs, 1 Heron & 2 Stonechat. (JH & K Dalziel)

Nanquidno: Yellow-browed Warbler at the bottom of the valley beyond the Firs also Firecrest and Coal Tit. (S Howatt, C Moore) Yellow-browed Warbler in the Sycamores below Nanjulian Farm. (P Taylor)

St Levan: Yellow-browed Warbler in the turning circle sallows. (L Thomson) Also a Crimson Speckled. (M Wallace)

Bosistow: Richard’s Pipit still at Higher Bosistow and Wryneck still at Faraway Cottage. (M Wallace)

Lizard Village: Rosy Starling still, also1 Black Redstart, 1 Turtle Dove, 1 Whinchat. (M Pass)

Pendeen Watch: Melodious Warbler in the Count House garden but moved off south along the hedge. (J Swann)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler still. (M Ahmad)

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler at the tractor shed and 1+ Yellow-browed Warbler at the bottom of the valley, also Willow Warbler and Merlin. (M Elliott)

Nanjizal: c4 Yellow-bowed Warblers in the private ringing area and Little Bunting in the private cut maize fields. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Sennen Cove: Sandwich Tern and Wheatear. (D Unsworth)

Trewornan Bridge: 21 Cattle Egret at 18.00 in field next to tower hide. (S Grose)

Newlyn: 1w Yellow-legged Gull at Sandy Cove: (M Ahmad)

Yellow-legged Gull – Mashuq Ahmad

Cape Cornwall/Carn Gloose: 6+ Balearic Shearwater, 2 Manx Shearwater, Arctic Skua and a feeding Minke Whale. (M Scott-Ham)

Levant: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (M Scott-Ham)

Zennor Head: 1 Whinchat. (P Harris)

Rock Helipad Field: 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Fowey: 1 Grey Heron & 2 Great Black-backed Gull ( D Hastilow)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret, 10 Little Egret this evening. (S Rowe)

Newquay: 64 Pied Wagtail roosting on the roof of Morrisons. (S Grose) 1 Black Redstart in private garden. (C.Yates)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Greenshank. (G Adams) 1 Wheatear, 7 Lapwing, 1 Greenshank, 6 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 19 Curlew, 8 Snipe. (J St Ledger)

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Wednesday 10th October 2018

Late news, 9/10, St Agnes: 2+ Chough and 2 Wheatear at Trevellas. (S Hill)

Late news, 9/10, Truro: Calling Raven flew over Rosedale Estate, in a north-westerly direction. Used to a fairly regular occurrence earlier in year but not seen for a while. Has been seen on railway viaduct. (K & J Moretimore)

Late news, 9/10, Newquay, Trevithick Manor Farm: 1 Barn Owl, 2 Redwing heard overhead. (S Grose)

Devoran: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs still present at 16:45. (R Harbird)

Porthgwarra: Yellow-browed Warbler in the halfway wall sallows above the dried up pond. (M Wallace)

Pendeen: Yellow-browed Warbler at the church this afternoon. (J Swann)

Polgigga: Richard’s Pipit over Higher Bosistow. (L Thomson)

Polgigga: 2 Richard’s Pipits briefly, and Wheatear in field between Faraway cottage and Trevean this morning, also Wryneck along stone wall in gorse along coastal footpath. (M Ferris) Still 1 Richard’s Pipit present mid morning. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: Juv Rosy Starling Great Spotted Woodpecker and Turtle Dove still at Roskestal. (J Miller et al.) Wryneck between car park and Quinoa field. Male Merlin. (M Scott-Ham)

Rosy Starling – John Miller

Great Spotted Woodpecker – John Miller

Lizard Village: 1 Rosy Starling. (M Jones)

Nanquidno: Hawfinch in cottages below Nanjulian Farm. (B Hibbett)

St Ives: Wryneck on coast path 1 mile west of St Ives.

Cot Valley: 1 Redwing over. (D Helliar)

Nanjizal: Juv male Ring Ouzel in the lower valley. (M Scott-Ham) 2 Yellow-browed Warblers trapped today plus Little Bunting in the farm garden briefly before flying north. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Carn Boel: Female Merlin & 2 Wheatear. (M Scott-Ham)

Sennen Cove: Ad Great northern Diver in cove this evening. (J Miller)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 5 Tufted Duck, 7 Canada Goose, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 50 Meadow Pipit, 1 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 12 Long-tailed Tit. (D Flumm)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Cattle Egret, 10 Little Egret, all Egrets flew high over Newquay boating lake at 18:40.(S Grose)

At sea: 150 Great Shearwaters from Scillonian III.

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Osprey – taking fish. (A Curwen)

Falmouth: 2 Firecrests at Glendurgan Gardens.

Penryn to Flushing footpath: 2 Green Woodpecker (1 male, 1 female), 1 Kestrel (female), 1 Sparrowhawk (female). (J St Ledger)

Green Woodpecker, John St Ledger

Cot Valley: Short-eared Owl briefly to the south.

Mount Hawke: 46 Goldfinch on overhead wires at 08:30. (RB & PC Girling)

Truro: Calling Raven flew over Rosedale Estate, in a north-westerly direction. Used to a fairly regular occurrence earlier in year but not seen for a while. Has been seen on railway viaduct. (K & J Moretimore)

Looe: Drake Eider below Hannafore Point. (N Banks)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 17 Mute Swan, 215 Canada Goose, 3 Shelduck, 35 Mallard, 36 Wigeon, 2 Pintail, 4 Red-legged Partridge,2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 15 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 65 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 4 Grey Plover, 1 Lapwing, 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 40 Curlew, 120 Black-headed Gull, 170 Herring Gull, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 1 Blackbird, 1 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 9 Jackdaw, 15 Rook, 150 Carrion Crow, 3 Starling, 9 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Large White, 1 Comma, 1 Red Admiral, 2 Speckled Wood, 1 Small Copper. (M Scawen et al.)

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Tuesday 9th October 2018

Devoran: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3+ Ringed Plover, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank, c100 Redshank, c100 Curlew, 20+ Oystercatcher around evening high tide. (D Chaney)

Camel Estuary Burniere Hide: 36 Red legged Partridge, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Greenshank, 48 Curlew, 1 Cattle Egret. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 14 Cattle Egret in field east of Tower Hide at 17:30. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra: Rosy Starling still present this morning at Roskestel Farm, plus 2 Turtle Dove and a Lesser Whitethroat. (M Ferris, MJ Spicer, M Wallace) Turtle Dove photographed at Trevean Pool. (L Thomson) 2 Richard’s Pipits in fields between Trevean and Higher Bosistow. (M Wallace)

Gerrans: Juv Rosy Starling coming to food in a private garden. Present for at least a week. (M Glass)

Rosy Starling, Maggie Glass

Rosy Starling, Maggie Glass

Penryn: 6 Crossbill over Penryn campus. (L Langley, T Phelps)

Allet: Firecrest with a Long-tailed Tit flock at CWT HQ. (Cornwall Wildlife Trust)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Spoonbills at 11:30 before flying off towards Hayle. (K Robinson)

Porthcurno: 14 Cattle Egrets in cattle field at top of village. (L Thomson) Also visible from Raftra Farm. (M Wallace) Still present at 16:30. (R Archer) 16 Cattle Egrets looking from Ardensawah Farm towards Raftra. (D Unsworth)

Cattle Egret, Tony Mills

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler seen at 11:15, halfway down path towards the sea. (Jill)

Nanjizal: Yellow-browed Warbler still. Please keep to public rights of way. (J Ryan)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler still on the east side below the car park. (J Ryan)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Canada Geese on Ryan’s Field. (K Bowers)

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers

Mount Hawke: 1 “croaking” Raven flew over to south-east at 11.30. (RB & PC Girling)

Levant: 1 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Great Skua between 09:00 & 09:30. (M Scott-Ham)

Carn Kenidjack: c.110 Golden Plover, 1 large pipit sp flew over towards St Just but didn’t call, 2 Chough. (M Scott-Ham)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater:  1 Tawny Owl (f) calling 05.30. (B Toms)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Tawny Owl heard in Penpol Creek, 2 Tawny Owl also seen in Trenance Gardens. (S Grose)

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Monday 8th October 2018

 Porthgwarra: 1 Little Bunting, 2+ Reed Bunting and c100 Linnet in the Quinoa field, 1 Firecrest in the car park copse, 2 Firecrest in Hidden Valley, 20+ Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 3+ Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel and 1 Grey Wagtail. (DK Parker) Yellow-browed Warbler heard only in the car park copse. (R Archer) Cetti’s Warbler. (D Flumm)

Roskestal Farm: Rosy Starling, 1 Turtle Dove and 37 Collared Dove. (D Flumm, DK Parker et al.)

Rosy Starling, Lynton Proctor

Rosy Starling, Dave Flumm

Turtle and Collared Doves, Dave Flumm

Polgigga: Wryneck still at Faraway Cottage. (M Wallace)

Ardensawah Farm: 39 Collared Dove. (DK Parker)

Raftra Farm: 43 Collared Dove. (DK Parker)

Penberth: Yellow-browed Warbler. (R Archer)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 5 Tufted Duck, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 20 Meadow Pipit. (D Flumm)

Sennen: 65 Med Gulls on beach prior to any dog walkers, by far the highest count we have had. (J Miller) Also Great Northern Diver this afternoon and evening. (D Unsworth, J Miller)

Crows-An-Wra: 1 Kestrel, 1 Rook. Kestrel being chased by Rook. (K Bowers)

Kestrel, Kevin Bowers

Kestrel and Rook, Kevin Bowers

Stithians Reservoir: 7 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Little Egret, 12 Little Grebe,  62 Black-headed Gull, 130 Herring Gull, 15 Linnet, 2 Coal Tit and 1 Bank Vole at feeders, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Fox. (D Chaney)

Treverva: 2 Swallow. (D Chaney)

Camel Estuary: 12 Cattle Egret , 1 Common Sandpiper. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Amble Dam, Wadebridge: 16 Cattle Egret, 54 Red-legged Partridge. (S Grose)

Maer Lake: 3 Black tailed Godwits, 1 Ruff, 7 Lapwings, 1 Dunlin, 1 Grey Heron, 77 Canada Geese, 1 male Stonechat. (H Kendall)

Bude: 1 Tawny Owl road casualty at Hele Bridge near Bude on the A39. (H Kendall)

St Issey, Halfway House pub: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

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Sunday 7th October 2018

Late news, 5/10, Towan Head: Partially leucistic Goldfinch. (I Boreham)

Goldfinch – Ian Boreham

Late news, 6/10, Porthgwarra: 1 Firecrest and Cetti’s Warbler in sub-song. (B Lewis)

Polgigga: Wryneck still at Faraway Cottage. (M Wallace L Thomson)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 5 Tufted Duck, 9 Canada Goose, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 7 Snipe, 43 Swallow, 10 House Martin, 4 Chiffchaff. Also an immature Grey Heron flew out to the middle of the reservoir and landed on a Tufted Duck – which promptly dived to escape. The heron then spent several minutes swimming around looking like a giant grebe before returning to shore! (D Flumm)

Grey Heron – Dave Flumm

Porthgwarra: Juv Rosy Starling at Lower Roskestal, still present to at least 14:00, also 2 Turtle Dove. (D Unsworth, L Proctor et al.) Also 1 Little Bunting in field below Doctor’s garden, 1 Lesser Whitethroat at Trevean, 168 Skylark, 3 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, 4 Goldcrest, 6 Siskin, 1 Reed Bunting, 18 Snipe, 1 Jay. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde, R Wilkins) Also 1 large pipit sp. over towards Land’s End and 2 Little Bunting reported in Yankee Valley. 1 Little Bunting and 2 Reed Bunting in Elder bush in corner of Quinoa field below Doctors House, viewed from the stone bridge. (R Veal P Taylor) Short-eared Owl and Firecrest. (D Appleton) Also Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Lesser Whitethroat. (L Thomson)

Reed Bunting – Phil Taylor

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin, 30 Black-tailed Godwits, 123 Redshank, 102 Curlew on evening high-tide roost. (J Chapman)

Nanjizal: 125 birds ringed, including 67 Blackcap, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 18 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest 5 Meadow Pipit and 2 Siskin. A single Redpoll flew over and Yellow-browed Warbler on site. (P Roseveare)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest. (L Thomson)

Liskeard: 2 Dipper on the river at Trago Mills. (S Grose)

Swanpool: 1 Osprey pitched briefly in Monterey Pine above north-west end of lake pursued by corvids. Flew off at 12:40 pursued by same flying across Swanvale in north-easterly direction. (S Gowers and P Ensom).

Trevescan: Probable Richard’s Pipit over. (L Proctor)

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler at the lower end in Sycamore opposite the Elm clump. (P Clement) Also 1 Whinchat, 3 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest. (D Flumm)

St Ives: Arctic Skua, Sooty Shearwater and diver sp passed the Island early morning. (A Lobb)

Penberth: Yellow-browed Warbler near the Coastguard Cottages at 10:46.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Bittern flew to back of reserve at 13:45. (DK Parker) 1 Barn owl briefly at back of reserve. (J Eaton)

Marazion: 3 Common Scoter, 1 Wheatear & 8 Sanderling. (R Veal)

Pendeen: Yellow-browed Warbler at Calartha Farm. (P Combridge)

Chapel Point: 1 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Wagtail. ( B Bosisto, L Payne )

Dodman Point: 1 Firecrest, 1 Wheatear, 1 Migrant Hawker dragonfly ( B Bosisto , L Payne )

Caerthillian: 20 Blackcap, 10 Chiffchaff, 4 Siskin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 10 Swallow (D Eva)

Castle An Dinas, St Columb Major: 1 Wheatear, 9 Skylark, 25 Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Nanquidno: 2 Firecrest this morning. (S Harris)

Lanarth: 1 Firecrest in a private garden. (F Trewin)

Middle Amble: 12 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Stonechat (pair), 4 Common Snipe, 1 Jack Snipe, 5 Cattle Egret, 1 dead Barn Owl, 1 dead Grey Heron. (A Langdon)

Nanjulian: 1 dark-plumaged Buzzard circling at 12:30. (RB & PC Girling)

Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher on overhead wire at 10.15, then 1 Whimbrel and 1 Moorhen. (RB & PC Girling)

Land’s End: 54 Skylark, 4 Siskin, 5 Reed Bunting, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Grey Wagtail and 2 Snipe. (R Veal)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Mistle Thrush, 9 Coot, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull. (S Grose)

Penzance: 1 drake Eider. (R Kirkwood)

Eider – Rupert Kirkwood

Mousehole: 50+ Common Dolphin, 1 Minke Whale & 3 Harbour Porpoise. (R Kirkwood) Also 1 full sum plum Great Northern Diver and 1 Great Skua south, also 1 Arctic Skua harrying Kittiwakes, plus at least 2 (presumed) Bluefin Tuna leaping clean out of the water plus a small group of Harbour Porpoise. (P Harris)

Common Dolphin – Rupert Kirkwood

Common Dolphin – Rupert Kirkwood

Pendeen Watch: A feeding frenzy of Bluefin Tuna just offshore! Some leaping completely clear of the water. (P Smale)

Chapel Porth: 1 Firecrest, 2 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

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Saturday 6th October 2018

Late news, 5/10, Porthcurno: 1 Great Northern Diver in summer plumage. (P. McKeogh)

Late news, 5/10, Hayle Estuary, Ryan’s Field: 1 Whimbrel. (D Cains)

Whimbrel, David Cains

Late news, 5/10, RSPB Scillonian III Wildlife Cruise: Penzance to Wolf Rock: 344 Gannet, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 12 Herring Gull, 18 Kittiwake, 12 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill, 1 Puffin, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Fulmar, 4 Great Skua, 1, Pomarine Skua, 2 Little Egret, 16 Turnstone. Also 135 Common Dolphin, 5 Bottle-nose Dolphin, 26 Harbour Porpoise. Wolf Rock to Hugh Town: 107 Gannet, 3, Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Common Tern, 21 Guillemot, 6 Razorbill, 4 Puffin, 9 Great Skua, 2 Little Egret (seen midway), 3 Great Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 12 Manx Shearwater, 3 Fulmar, 2 Storm Petrel, 1 Grey Phalarope, 204 Shag. Also 38 Common Dolphin, 6 Harbour Porpoise. Hugh Town to Wolf Rock: 263 Gannet, 9 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern, 5 Guillemots, 9 Puffin, 6 Shag, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 5 Manx Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Grey Phalarope, 2 Great Skua. Also 38 Common Dolphin, 46 Harbour Porpoise. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 681 Gannet, 21 Great Black-backed Gull, 24 Herring Gull, 53 Kittiwake, 1 Razorbill, 1 Guillemot, 1 Manx Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 1 Grey Phalarope, 6 Mediterranean Gull. Also 8 Common Dolphin, 47 Harbour Porpoise. (V Stratton B Craven)

Sancreed:  1 Cattle Egret west at 12:35 and 1 Swallow. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Pectoral Sandpiper still.

Davidstow Airfield: Pectoral Sandpiper on pool by the disused building. (J King)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 6 Cattle Egret.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Gull viewable from the road. (S Richards)

Devoran Creek: 4 Sandwich Tern, 5 Mediterranean Gull (adults), 1 Spotted Redshank, 8 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Knot (s/p), 29 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 215 Teal, 48 Redshank, 67 Mallard and a juvenile Peregrine. (J Hawkey) Also 1 juv Lesser Yellowlegs reported still by the quay at 17:00. (Swallow Birding)

Penpol Creek: 1 Cattle Egret in to roost this eve with 6 Little Egret, also Cattle Egret was reported to me at Treago farm, Crantock this afternoon. (S Grose)

Tamar Bridge: 1 Peregrine flying over the Flying Scotsman at 09:10, 1 Little Egret, 1 Great Black-backed Gull and 4 Cormorant. (R Hurrell)

Porth Island: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Common Gull, 16 Fulmar. (S Grose)

Zennor Head: 4 Stonechat, 1 Willow Warbler still exhibiting breeding plumage, 2 Chough in alternating undulating flight, 4 Raven, 1 Kestrel. (J Evans)

Heamoor: 1 House Martin over. (J Evans)

Bude, River Neet: 1w Grey Wagtail, 2 Kingfisher, family group Moorhen (2 Ad + 3 Juv), Grey Heron, Mallard + hybrids.  1 juv Sparrowhawk over. (R Maye)

Maer Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper.

Porthgwarra: Turtle Dove at Lower Roskestal Farm this afternoon. (D Unsworth)

Gannel Estuary: 8 Mediterranean Gull, 107 Curlew, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 5 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 1 Whinchat, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 12 Skylark, 60 Linnet. (S Rowe)

Sennen: 43+ Mediterranean Gull tonight on the beach together with 73 Black-headed Gull and c50 Kittiwake in the bay. (N Ward)

Marazion: 1 Mediterranean Gull (juvenile) this evening ringed ‘3959’ originally banded in Antwerp, Belgium – 9th June 2018. (H Archer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Bittern flew to the back of the marsh at 09:30. (P Roseveare)

Charlestown: 2 Little Egret on beach ( D Hastilow)

Fistral Beach: 1 Wheatear, 2 Curlew, 35 Oystercatcher, 17 Turnstone, 3 Little Egret, 60+ Goldfinch feeding on cineraria maritima flower heads, 9 Greenfinch, 2 Chough, (only 1 ringed, black & white stripes on left leg, orange over red on right leg), 19 Kittiwake, 2 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

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