Saturday 8th December 2018

Late news, 6/12, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 302 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank and 1 Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field over high tide. (G Mitchell)

Late news, 6/12, Stithians Reservoir: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull. (G Mitchell)

Late news, 7/12, St Ives: 11 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua, 2 Balearic Shearwater & 1 Manx Shearwater in the morning. (B Mellow)

Late news, 7/12, Sennen: 1cy American Herring Gull flew towards the cove. (K Wilson)

Late news, 7/12, Nanjizal: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, with another (ringed bird) along Bosistow Lane. (K Wilson)

Pendeen Watch: 5 Great Skua & 1 Pom Skua between 09:00 & 11:30. (R Wilkins)

Tater-du: 08:20-10:50: 1 Pomarine Skua, 3 Great Skua, 5 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver. (M McKee)

Truro: Yellow-browed Warbler calling (not seen) c13:30 St George’s Road from back gardens c100 yds towards viaduct from junction with Bosvigo Lane. (P Smale)

Sennen Cove: Juv Glaucous Gull, 3w Yellow-legged Gull and Great Northern Diver. (G Mitchell)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Shelduck and 2 Shoveler. (G Mitchell)

Newlyn: 1 Sparrowhawk over Penlee Quarry. (S Grose)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 31 Ringed Plover, 16 Dunlin, 3 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Sanderling. (S Grose)

Sancreed: 5 Med Gull. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Goosander, both male, from causeway. (S Grose)

Towan Head: 2 Great Northern Diver flew west mid-afternoon. (S Rowe)

Lower Tamar Lake: 14 Goosander (6m, 8f) present at 07:30, all had flown by 08:30. (R Mudge)

Charlestown: 10+ Gannet off east beach. (D Hastilow)

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Monday 3rd December 2018

Cape Cornwall: 1w American Herring Gull. (P Combridge)

Mousehole: Great Skua sitting on the sea. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn: Red-necked Grebe still in the harbour but elusive among the pontoons, still present this afternoon, also 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull. (P St Pierre, P Clement, M Elliott)

Red-necked Grebe, Linton Proctor

Red-necked Grebe, Mike Spicer

Red-necked Grebe, Tony Mills

Pendeen: Juv Iceland Gull in field off Pond Hill at 10:00.

Portscatho: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver & 100+ Dunlin. (E Cornelius, C Hayward)

Marazion: c30 Common Scoter and 2 Great Northern Diver off the Station House. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill still on Ryan’s Field. (D Cains)

Wadebridge: Robin inside Trelawney garden centre. (S Marquis)

“Christmas” Robin – Simon Marquis

Wadebridge Treraven Meadows: 1 Common Gull, 1 fem Peregrine Falcon, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dipper, also 1 Cape Shelduck. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Dipper, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 20 Coot, 1 Tufted Duck. (S Grose)

Newquay Towan Head: 1 Black Redstart. (S Grose)

Newquay: 1 Short-eared Owl being mobbed by gulls over Pargolla Road at 11:30. (D Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Barnacle Geese, 2 Goldeneye, 1 Shelduck, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull, 140 Lapwing, 8 Snipe, 50+ Teal, 40+ Wigeon. (J St Ledger)

Snipe – John St Ledger

Falmouth, Swanpool Beach: 1 Great Northern Diver, 7 Mediterranean Gull (1 with white ring 3435). Also 5 Pairs of Fulmar on nesting site near Tuke’s Beach. (J St Ledger)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret with 5 Little Egret in Penpol Creek, also 1 Barn Owl. (S Rowe)

Goonhilly Downs: 2 Merlin (same bird possibly seen twice), 50+ Fieldfare over, 100+ Redwing, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Snipe, 4 Crossbill over heading toward plantation, 2 Raven. (J Evans)

Seaton: a Black Redstart present this afternoon. (A Payne)

Carharrack: 1 male Blackcap, 2 male Bullfinches in private garden. (W Chegwidden)

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Sunday 18th February 2018

Hayle Estuary: 1 Spoonbill, 7 Goosander, 110 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, one 1w American Herring Gull. (B Bosisto, R Augarde, B Mellow, S Rogers, R Wilkins) Also ad Iceland Gull reported in Copperhouse Creek late morning.

American Herring Gull – Bob Bosisto

Mousehole: White-billed Diver still off Rockpool Cafe at 10:28. (S Rogers) and 12:40 (C Urquhart) but visibility poor. Off Penlee Lifeboat Station at 14:15. (M Elliott et al.) Also 9 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 2 Manx Shearwater and 1 Great Skua plus a Firecrest in allotments. (PJ Freestone, B Bosisto)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Drake Green-winged Teal and Spoonbill still present.

Gillan Creek: 1 Cattle Egret, 7 Common Gull, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper on webs count at 13:00. (J Selby)

Truro: Female Blackcap and female Hawfinch in a private garden on the feeders throughout the day. Fat balls preferred by Blackcap, sunflower seeds by Hawfinch. (R Gray)

Gannel Estuary: 1w Ring-billed Gull. ( S Rowe)

Colliford reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 54 Canada Goose, 2 Great Northern Diver,1 Goosander (red head),11 Great Crested Grebe,1 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron,10 Mallard, 35 Tufted Duck,1 Lesser Scaup, 11 Pochard, 6 Shoveler, 32 Teal, 5 Cormorant, 3 Snipe,1 Great Black-backed Gull, 9 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 46 Black-headed Gull, 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 24 Carrion Crow, 31 Jackdaw, 12 Magpie, 258 Starling, 8 Stock Dove, 7 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 36 Fieldfare, 17 Redwing, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 White Wagtail, 8 Chaffinch, 9 House Sparrow, 4 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Rabbit and numerous batches of Frog’s spawn.  (DAConway)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Glossy Ibis and 1 Spotted Redshank.

Newquay: 1 Peregrine Falcon on cliffs below the barrowfields,metal ring on right leg and yellow ring on left leg with letters PX or PY. (S Grose)

Germoe: 2 Tawny Owl calling early this am. (J Evans)

Marazion Beach: 12 Common Scoter. (S Rogers)

Penzance: Drake Eider in the harbour. (S Rogers)

Camel Estuary: Spoonbill at Old Town Cove, presumably the Walmsley bird. (DI Julian)

Carnon Downs: Yellow-browed Warbler still at the sewage works. (C Urquhart)

Trevose Head: 21 Corn Buntings (including a singing Male) on wires on the 2nd Field back from the car park, 1m Yellowhammer, 11 Stock Dove. (R Veal)

Castle an Dinas: Short-eared Owl between 13:00 and 14:00 quartering around the outer ring of the hill fort. (P Davies)

Saltash: Interesting melanistic(?) House Sparrow coming to feeders. (H Mitchell)

House Sparrow – Hon Mitchell

Marazion: 1 Water Pipit at Red River mouth, 3 singing Cetti’s Warbler on the marsh (D Eva)

 

Kennack Sands: 16 Common Scoter, 3 Black-throated Diver. (G Adams)

Bude Marshes: 1 Water Rail, 36 Canada Geese, c150 Black-headed Gull, 21 Mallard, 3 Mute Swan, 13 Blackbird, 1 Little Egret, 19 Teal, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Treecreeper, 22 Moorhen, 3 Dunnock, 11 Wood Pigeon, 5 Blue Tit, 2 Robin, 7 Crow, c150 Starling, c250 Lapwing, 1 Tawny Owl calling, 2 Song Thrush, 3 Greenfinch, 1 Long-tail Tit, 3 Oystercatchers, 1 Meadow Pipit. (R Mudge)

Crowdy Reservoir: 5 Goosander, 3 Mistle Thrush, several Raven, thick fog. (B Craven)

Callestick: Wintering Firecrest still present in private garden with Goldcrest (T Wilson)

Polbathic Creek:  3 Common Sandpiper. (A Blonden)

R. Lynher, St. Germans: 2 Red-breasted Merganser. (A Blonden)

Truro: 1 m & 1 f Siskin, in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Truro: male Blackcap in private garden. (M Costa)

Truro: We have a pair of Blackcaps that have wintered with us for two or three winters now. So far this winter we have only spotted the male who visits several times a day to eat chopped sultanas. (A Wright)

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Sunday 4th February 2018

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 1w Glaucous Gull and Spoonbill. (P St Pierre, B Porter, T Phelps)

Godrevy Head: 1w Glaucous Gull, 1000+ Gannet, 1000+ Kittiwake and 300 auks, also Black-throated Diver off Gwithian Towans. (P St Pierre)

Millbrook: 6 Cattle Egret at Stone Farm, Radford Lane. (AC Robinson)

Par Beach pool: 1 Water Rail, 42 Snipe, 1 Muscovy Duck, 3 Tufted Duck, 8 Teal, 138 Canada Goose, 86 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 11 Coot. (S Grose)

Par Beach: 6 Common Gull, Canada Geese grazing on the roof of one of the buildings in par Docks, presumably moss. (S Grose)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Little Auk, 1 ad Med Gull, 3 Red-throated Divers, 386 Kittiwakes and 158 Fulmars all going E between 09:00 & 11:00. (P Clement)

Truro: Hawfinch in a private garden at 11:49. (R Gray)

Torpoint: 1 Black Redstart in Goad Avenue at 12:35. (D Allan)

Lizard Point: Mixed sp of auk heading West, flocks of 60+ passed every 15 seconds for at least an hour, 40+ Kittiwake, 20 Fulmar, 10 Common Scoter, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Iceland Gull (1W), 80+ Gannet, 2 Raven, 40+ Common Gull. (J Evans)

Porthpean: 3 Surf Scoter, 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 Long-tailed Duck, ad Iceland Gull and 2w & 1w Glaucous Gull. (P Marshall)

Wadebridge: Black Redstart at Town Quay. (DI Julian)

Chapel Amble: 4 Water Pipit and 1 Ruff in the flooded field. (DI Julian)

Camel Estuary: 2 Whooper Swan off Burniere Point. (DI Julian, A Langdon)

Newlyn: 1 Glaucous x Herring Gull hybrid. (S Rogers) 1w American Herring Gull briefly at 13:00 but not seen since, probably went out to fishing boat. (M Elliott) 1w Iceland Gull and Glaucous Gull still in the harbour. (B Porter, R Veal) Another different 1w Glaucous Gull following boat offshore. Also 1 Water Rail, 1 Firecrest, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3+ Bullfinch at Sandy Cove. (R Veal)

Glaucous Gull – Reuben Veal

Pendower: Pacific Diver, 21 Black-throated Diver, 11 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe and 2 Slavonian Grebe. (DI Julian) 1 Pacific Diver, 7 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 5 Common Scoter. (D Eva)

Roseland: 18 Cirl Bunting. (D Eva)

River Lynher: Drake Green-winged Teal at Wacker Quay again.

Egloshayle: 2 Hawfinch in the cemetery still. (A Langdon)

Penzance: Pacific Diver off Jubilee Pool. (B Porter, T Phelps)

Marazion Marsh: 2 (pr) Shoveler, 3 (2 drk) Gadwall. (R Veal)

North Cliffs: 1 Dartford Warbler. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret, from Golden Lion cut-off. (B Toms, M Curtis) Brambling at southern cut-off feeding station. (S Rogers)

St Merryn, private field: 1 ring-bearing Blackcap (male), 19 Long-tailed Tit, 8 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 1 Chaffinch (female), 2 Jay and 1 Tawny Owl. (R Hughes)

Truro: 2 f Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Goosander (redhead), 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Tufted Duck, 7 Coot, 8 Common Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Blackcap, 3 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 m Goldeneye, 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Penwithick: 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Robin, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 2 Great Tit, 3 Magpie, 6 Jackdaw, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Long-Tailed Tit, 6 Starling. (K Bowers – photos)

Reed Bunting

Pied Wagtail

Coal Tit

Long-tailed Tit

Towan Head: 12 Red-throated Diver, 4 Common Scoter, 5 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Grey Plover. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

Holywell Bay, Newquay: 2 Chough, 1 unringed, 1 with metal ring on left leg. (B Dawson)

Drift Resevoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Kingfisher. (M Wallace) 1 Pink-footed Goose and adult Med Gull. (P St Pierre)

Polgigga: 1 Firecrest. (M Wallace)

Lostwithiel: 1 Pink-footed Goose this afternoon. (DI Julian)

Gannel Estuary: 1w Ring-billed Gull at 15:00. (P Marshall)

Feock: 2 Hawfinch. (T Phelps)

Tregoss Moor: 8 Woodcock, 1 Jack Snipe. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare) 

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Sunday 5th March 2017

Helston Boating Lake: 1st winter Bonaparte’s Gull. (T Blunden et al)

Bonaparte's Gull, Tony Blunden

Bonaparte’s Gull, Tony Blunden

Bonaparte's Gull, Tony Blunden

Bonaparte’s Gull, Tony Blunden

Bonaparte's Gull, Tony Blunden

Bonaparte’s Gull, Tony Blunden

Bonaparte's Gull, Mashuq Ahmed

Bonaparte’s Gull, Mashuq Ahmed

Bonaparte's Gull, Reuben Veal

Bonaparte’s Gull, Reuben Veal

Bonaparte's Gull, Alex McKechnie

Bonaparte’s Gull, Alex McKechnie

Loe Pool: 14 Cattle Egret, 6 Mediterranean Gulls, 4 Common Gulls, 1 Kingfisher. (I Maclean)

Helston SW: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (D Wright)

Frenchman’s Creek: 12 Cattle Egret, 7 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron in trees at 18:00. At the same time a further 10+ Egret sp. could be seen in the cow field beyond the trees but were too distant and obscured for me to ID with my bins. (J Selby)

Falmouth Bay: c90 Shag, 1 Great Northern Diver from Swanpool Beach, 12 Turnstone to Gyllyngvase Beach. (D Chaney)

Long Rock Pool: 1st winter Little Gull this afternoon. (M Rouncefield)

Little Gull, M Rouncefield

Little Gull, M Rouncefield

Polgigga: 1st winter American Herring Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull. (K Wilson)

Newquay: 5 Chough on the golf course this morning. (C Stephenson)

Gannel Estuary: 1st winter Ring-billed Gull, 9 Med Gull, 600 Black-headed Gull, 440 Herring Gull, 18 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Wigeon. (S Rowe)

Penwithick: 8 Sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 2 Siskin, 1 Pied Wagtail. (K.Bowers)

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Camborne: 1 Bullfinch in private garden. (B Parsonage)

Bullfinch, Brian Parsonage

Bullfinch, Brian Parsonage

Crowlas: 1f Brambling again in private garden. (R Veal)

Marazion: 1 Red-throated Diver flew W and 9 Great Northern Diver offshore. 1 singing Chiffchaff, 1 drk Gadwall, 1 singing Cetti’s Warbler on the marsh. (R Veal)

 

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Wednesday 25th January 2017

Late news, 24/1, Millbrook Lake: 2 (pair) Red-Breasted Merganser, 1 Sandwich Tern, 24 Common Gull, 8 Mediterranean Gull. Wacker: 1 Pintail, 40+ Avocet. St John’s Lake:  2 m/f  Long-tailed Duck ( M Beer)

Downderry: 1 Firecrest (D Allan)

Charlestown: 4 Long-tailed Tit (D Hastilow)

Long Tailed Tit

Long-tailed Tit, David Hastilow

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 32 Mute Swan, 24 Shelduck,15 Mallard,12 Pintail, 9 Goosander, 7 Red-legged partridge, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Moorhen, 90 Oystercatcher, 24 Ringed Plover, 12 Grey Plover, c1000 Golden Plover, 150 Lapwing, 25 Knot, 140 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 42 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Bar-tailed Godwit, 40 Curlew, 200 Black-headed Gull, 6 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 90 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser black-backed Gull, 95 Great black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 10 Redwing, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 50 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 50 Starling, 8 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 12 Linnet, 3 Bullfinch (M Scawen et al.)

Ryans Field: 1m Bullfinch, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Buzzard, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Spoonbill,  mixed flock of 50+ Dunlin, Redshank and Godwits. (A James)

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Bullfinch, Alan James

Walmsley: 3 Spoonbill, 1 probable Yellow-legged Gull, 16 Pintail, 60+ Black-tailed Godwit, 100+ Wigeon, 9 Gadwall, 7 Shoveler, 50+ Teal, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Shelduck, 1 Snipe. (A Piper)

Mousehole: Juv Glaucous Gull still present on St Clement’s Isle at 13:30, plus Eastern Black Redstart on the beach east of the harbour car park. (DK Parker) This evening at the roost were 1 ad Kumlien’s Gull again, 6 Yellow-legged Gull (3 ad, 1 3w & 2 1w), 1 3w Argentatus Herring Gull, the probable 2w American Herring Gull and at least 2 presumed herring gull x lesser black-backed gull hybrids. (MT Elliott)

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Eastern Black Redstart, Dave Parker

Newquay, Penpoll Creek: 8 Cattle Egret came into roost with Little Egrets at 5 25 pm. (M Lammas)

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup still present.

Kingsmill Lake: 1 drake American Wigeon with 160+ Wigeon (M Beer)

Hayle Estuary: 1 candidate Caspian Gull (M Halliday)

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Caspian Gull, Mark Halliday

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Thursday 29th December 2016

Late pictures, 28/12, Longrock Pool: 1w Ring-billed Gull and 1 ad Kittiwake. (L Proctor)

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Late news, 28/12, Penzance: 29 Purple Sandpiper roosting at Battery Rocks. (T Mills) Also 1 Red-necked Grebe and 3 Velvet Scoter offshore.

Late news 28/12, Kenidjack: 2 Chough. (A James)

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Sancreed: 2 Cattle Egret with 2 Little Egret at Sellan Farm – viewable from Sancreed bus stop 10:00hrs onwards (D Flumm)

Mounts Bay: 1 ad  Pacific Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 12+ Great Northern Diver, 3 Velvet Scoter, c20 Common Scoter. (L Proctor) Possible American Herring Gull on the sea.

Mousehole: 1 m  Eastern Black Redstart still plus 1 Otter reported offshore at 8:45am. (L Proctor)

Longrock Pool: 1w Ring-billed Gull again. (L Proctor) Also in field behind pool, 1 doe Roe Deer with this year’s twin kids. (A James) Possible 1w Caspian Gull or hybrid reported.

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Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 m Black Redstart, 1 Water Rail, 1 m Blackcap. (L Proctor)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel in Boat Cove again, 2 Black-Throated Diver offshore. (A Green)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 5 Snipe. (A. Green)

Porthgwarra: c2000 Starling at Arden-Sawah & Roskestal Farms. 1 Snipe, 2 Dartford Warbler, 6 Stonechat on moor. 2 Red Deer in cattle field at Roskestal. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Laneast Down:  1 Merlin, 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 1 Snipe, 2 Teal, 4 Stonechat, c200 Reed Bunting, c50 Meadow Pipit, c100 Linnet, 2 Bullfinch, 11 Fieldfare  (L Sampson) 

The Lizard, Trevassack Quarry: 2 Firecrest. (JHawkey & K Dalziel)

Bartinney Down: 2 Short-eared Owl in aerial  territorial dispute. (A James)

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Gannel Estuary: 17 Cattle Egret (14 of which flew in at late time of 17.04) 12 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Cape Cornwall: 3 Red-throated Diver, flying north, 6 Harbour Porpoise, 30+ Common Dolphin in two pods (including 2 small calves) and 1 Striped Dolphin associating with the Common Dolphins (seen leaping out of the water and side slapping). (D&T Barber)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, estuary: 1 Green-winged Teal, 1 Spoonbill, 8 Goosander (2m, 6f) Ryan’s Field: 10 Bar-tailed Godwit + 4 Snipe. Carnsew Basin: 1 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger) Also 4 Grey Plover, 5 Little Grebe and 1 Kingfisher.

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Gwennap Sewage Works: 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Water Rail, 2 Moorhen, 1 Grey Wagtail. (J St Ledger)

Sennen: 10 Snipe at Trinity Pool.

St Ives: 1 Black Redstart on wall by Porthmeor Beach car park.

Penzance: 4 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Velvet Scoter and 8 Great Northern Diver off Jubilee Pool.

Drift Reservoir, (members only): 2 Black-necked Grebe and 1 Scaup.

Swanpool – Castle Beach, Falmouth: 1 Pochard, 7 Tufted Duck, 9+ Mute Swan on Swanpool with 1+ Great Northern Diver, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull offshore;  m Sparrowhawk, 2 f Blackcap, 10+ Dunnock on the coast path, 2 Turnstone, 1 Little Egret on Swanpool Point, 2 Rock Pipit on Gyllyngvase Beach, 1 Stonechat, 1 Meadow Pipit Castle Beach (S Perfect)

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