Friday 5th October 2018

Late news, 4/10, Lamorran: Common Sandpiper, Kingfisher, 5 Wigeon, 30 Teal, plus Firecrest with Goldcrest in Beech tree next to Church. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 4/10, Tresillian River (Tresillian to St Clement): Peregrine, 11 Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpiper, 71 Curlew, 51 Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 465 Canada Geese,  2 Raven. (A Nicholson)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 juv Baird’s Sandpiper, preferring to associate with 1 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 1 juv Spotted Redshank, 8 juv Dunlin, c25 Black-tailed Godwit, c35 Curlew, 11 Greenshank, c20 Redshank. (P Kemp)

Wadebridge: 10 Cattle Egret between Trewornan Bridge and Amble Dam at 08:00. (S Grose) 12 Cattle Egrets from road bridge at 09:45. (T Wilson) Burniere Hide: 2 Barn Owl at 22.00 (S Grose)

Nanjizal: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Little Buntings, 46 Blackcap, 3 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Reed Warbler, 30 Chiffchaff trapped at the private ringing site. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson) Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Black Redstart seen at Nanjizal House. (K Wilson)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 7 Cormorant (incl 6 nominate P.c.carbo & 1 P.c.sinensis), 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 4 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Polgigga: Richard’s Pipit over Faraway Cottage and 1 Wryneck. (L Thomson)

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs by the quay again also 4 Sandwich Tern and summer plumaged Knot. (D Curtis)

Land’s End/Cycle Track/Treeve Moor: 4 Blackcap, 1 Whinchat, 5 Snipe. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Porthgwarra: 1 Firecrest, 6+ Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap. (DK Parker)

Little Treleaver: 1 Black Redstart. (J Foster)

Mullion to Predannack: Chiffchaff, Grey Wagtail, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 2 Wheatear. (A Witheywood)

Sancreed: 42 Golden Plover over, c40 Linnet in the fields. (D Flumm)

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest at sewage works. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Carne/Gillan Creek (High Tide): 9 Little Egret, 12 Herring Gull, 17 Black-headed Gull, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Moorhen. (B Nicholls)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Merlin, 2 Coot, 2 Curlew, 1 Redshank, 1 Wheatear, 1 Grey Wagtail and movement c100 Meadow Pipit SW. (MJ Spicer)

Soapy Cove: 1 Wryneck 1 Whinchat. (R Augarde)

Mount Hawke: 15 Collared Dove on overhead wires at 08.30. (RB & PC Girling).

Temple: 1 Moorhen and 1 Coot at 10.00. (RB Girling)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in garden on left beyond stream at bottom of valley.

Scillonian III crossing: 3 Grey Phalarope, 2 Great Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 4 Storm Petrel this morning and 2 Grey Phalarope, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Minke Whale, this evening.

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Wryneck still. (R Menari)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Bittern again. (P St Pierre)

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Thursday 4th October 2018

Late news, 3/10, Marazion Marsh RSPB: Bittern flew to the eastern end of the sanctuary area. (P St Pierre)

Kynance: Brown Shrike still at Soapy Cove, also 1 Wryneck. (T Phelps) The Shrike is generally elusive in scrub behind the large Willow tree.  Also 2 Wryneck, Chough and Merlin (T Wilson) 2 Merlin (1 at Soapy Cove, 1 at Kynance Gate), 1 Wryneck (Soapy Cove), 14 Golden Plover over, 2 Kestrel, 60+ Meadow Pipit. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Wadebridge: 6 Cattle Egret just below Trewornan Bridge at 08:00. (S Grose) At least 11 Cattle Egret below Trewornan Bridge at 12:00. (D Drake) Walmsley Sanctuary: 13 adult Cattle Egret in field behind Tower Hide this eve. (S Grose)

Hayle estuary RSPB Reserve: 2 Cattle Egret, 25 Little Egret, 70 Mediterranean Gull and 4 Greenshank (T Wilson) Ryan’s Field: 2 Little Egret , 30+ Canada Goose , 1 Buzzard . (K. Bowers)

Little Egret, Kevin Bowers

Buzzard, Kevin Bowers

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Pectoral Sandpiper still.

Devoran Quay: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs still.

Stithians Reservoir:1 Osprey with fish, 23 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 5 Lapwing. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Hobby over. (R Menari)

Hobby, Richard Menari

Porthgwarra: 1 Firecrest in the garden of Dolphin House. (R Archer)

Housel Bay: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Collins)

Kenidjack: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 10 Chiffchaffs, 2 Kestrels, 1 Sparrowhawk & 2 Chough. Blackbirds (10) & Great Tit (15) were the commonest other species. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Nanquidno: 1 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Chough. Butterflies include Painted Lady, Small Copper, Speckled Wood, Red Admiral & Large White. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Newquay, Towan Head:  Just a few Gannets but 20 + Common dolphins off point and in bay from early a,m till at least 12 30 pm.  (M Lammas)

Lower Predannack: 1 Wryneck, 1 Golden Plover. (J St Ledger)

Land`s End: 1 Wryneck south of car park and willow scrub.

Scillonian III crossing: 5 Great Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 3 Storm Petrel this evening.

Trevescan: 1 Turtle Dove. (P St Pierre)

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Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Late news, 02/10, Loe Pool: 1 Firecrest, 2 Common Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 16 Great Crested Grebe. (D Collins)

Porthgwarra: juv Rosy Starling still on wires around Roskestal Farm plus 82 Collared Dove. (DK Parker G Mitchell R Butts T Pinfield et al.)

Rosy Starling – Dave Parker

Rosy Starling – Dave Parker

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 8 Snipe. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 2 Cattle Egret and 1 Ruff early morning visible from the causeway. (L Proctor)  Plus 74 Mediterranean Gull of varying ages, 16 Little Egret, 2 Cattle Egret, 4 Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (R Butts T Pinfield) 2 Curlew, 10+ Teal, 2 Oystercatcher. Ryan’s Field RSPB: 1 Kingfisher , 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret (K Bowers) Also 2 imm Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Little Egret on Ryan’s Field. (R Butts T Pinfield) Also Wryneck on the path from the hide to the tidal sluice gates. (C White)

Curlew – Kevin Bowers

Oystercatcher – Kevin Bowers

Teal – Kevin Bowers

Kynance: Brown Shrike still at Soapy Cove also 1 Wryneck. (P Freestone, B Mellow) Darford Warbler (B Mellow)

Wadebridge, Trewornan Manor: 9 Cattle Egret, between the dam and main road. (S Grose)

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest, 6 Blackcap and 8 Chiffchaff. (N Wheatley)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Sparrowhawk hunting birds amongst the rocks, it chased a bird into the rocks and stayed looking for it for 15 mins. (S Williams)

Sparrowhawk – Stephen Williams

Penberth: 1 Firecrest & 6+ Chiffchaff at the seaward end. (DK Parker)

Devoran: 4 Sandwich Tern, 11.30- 11.45. (B. Toms)

Hawkers Cove: 1 Guillemot, 3 Sanderling. (S Grose)

Maer Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 11 Lapwing and 400+ Canada Geese. 2 Moorhen. (H Kendall)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Padstow: 8 Mute Swan, 65 Canada Goose, 3 Shelduck, 35 Mallard, 24 Wigeon, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 14 Grey Heron, 17 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Moorhen, 120 Oystercatcher, 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Grey Plover, 6 Golden Plover, 2 Lapwing, 1 Knot, 14 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 15 Redshank, 14 Greenshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 70 Curlew, 4 Snipe, 180 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 45 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker, 1 Swallow, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 3 Blackbird, 1 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 17 Jackdaw, 4 Rook, 45 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 5 Starling, 8 House Sparrow, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Rabbit, 2 Small White, 1 Speckled Wood, 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth (M Scawen et al.).

Amble Marshes: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 11 Siskin feeding in private garden. (S Grose)

Siblyback Reservoir: 5 Coot, 20 Little Grebe,  6 Pied Wagtail, 1 Stonechat,  6 Rock Pipit & 1 Linnet. (R Napp)

Linnet, Rick Napp

Stonechat, Rick Napp

Meadow Pipit, Rick Napp

Meadow Pipit, Rick Napp

Sennen Cove: 2 Great Northern Diver.

Scillonian III crossing: 2 Balearic Shearwater this morning.

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Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Camel Estuary, Burniere Hide: 5 Red-legged Partridge, 45 Curlew, 36 Golden Plover, 23 Redshank. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 3 Common Gull, 11 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Sandwich Tern, 1 Kingfisher on mussel crates plus  121 Mediterranean Gull, 75 Oystercatcher, 11 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Raven, 16 Meadow Pipit, 9 Sandwich Tern, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 fem Peregrine Falcon over at 13:00. (S Grose)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 16 Balearic Shearwater, 52 Manx Shearwater, 3 Great Skua, 2 drake Common Scoter between 07:50 & 09:50. (DK Parker) 28 Balearic Shearwater in total. ( D Appleton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Wigeon, 7 Coot, 14 Moorhen and 8 Little Grebe on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Carbis Bay: 1 Cattle Egret in field off Teyla Tor Road. (D Robinson)

Kynance Cove: Brown Shrike still at Soapy Cove. (per O Mockeridge) Also 1 Wryneck.

Drift Reservoir (members only): Pectoral Sandpiper still. (MJ Spicer)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 7+ Cattle Egret. (C Selway)

Porthgwarra: Rosy Starling again at Roskestal. (MJ Spicer)

Bude: 1 Turtle Dove in private garden for at least its second day. (H Wilkins)

Turtle Dove – Helen Wilkins

Lostwithiel Shirehall Moor: 2 female Mandarin Duck and 6 Little Grebe. (E Mayhew)

Sennen: 45+ Mediterranean Gull of different ages. About the same number of Kittiwakes and Black-headed Gulls on rocks by lifeboat station. (J Miller R Butts)

Polbathic Creek: 1 Spotted Redshank with 77 Redshank. (A Blonden)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1cy Yellow-legged Gull and presumed 3cy Yellow-legged Gull also Spotted Redshank, 1 Ruff & 6 Common Gull. (M Halliday)

1cy Yellow-legged Gull – Mark Halliday

1cy Yellow-legged Gull – Mark Halliday

3cy Yellow-legged Gull – Mark Halliday

3cy Yellow-legged Gull – Mark Halliday

Rumps Point: Golden Plover and dark-bellied Brent Goose. (C Selway)

Cape Cornwall: 09.30 – 10.30, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 18 Manx Shearwater. (P Clarke) Also 2 Pomarine Skua and 7 Balearic Shearwater this afternoon.

Kenidjack valley: 1 Firecrest, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Willow Warbler and 4 Chiffchaff. (P Clarke) Also 1 Turtle Dove.

River Gannel: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dipper which was then seen to fly towards boating lake. (S Grose)

Loe Pool: 3 Shoveler. (A Witheywood)

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Monday 1st October 2018

Late news, 30/9, Sennen Cove: 1 Great Northern Diver. (J Miller)

Kynance: Blyth’s Reed Warbler at Soapy Cove early morning only. Also 1w Brown Shrike and 1+ Wryneck still present plus 15 Golden Plover, 8 Blackcap, 14 Siskin, 1 Redpoll & 2 Reed Bunting. (B Bosistow et al.)

Brown Shrike, Steve Rowe

Brown Shrike, Steve Rowe

Wryneck, John St Ledger

Wryneck, John St Ledger

Kynance Downs: Great White Egret flew south towards Lizard Village at 10:44. (M Ahmad, MJ Spicer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Teal, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 30 Swallow, 4 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Camel Estuary Wadebridge, Burniere Hide: 2 Cattle Egret this eve. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Grey Phalarope showing down to 20m from the causeway. (P St Pierre) Also 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Lapwing and 3 Whimbrel on Ryan’s Field. (P Freestone)

Newquay:  Hoopoe at Tregunnel Park seen  at 07:15 and again briefly at 09:15 but very timid. (M Lammas)

Kenidjack: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Chiffchaff, 30 Meadow Pipit, 3 Chough. (D Flumm)

Penzance Harbour: Hobby heading inland in Northerly direction over harbour, mobbed by corvids at 09:00. (J Evans)

Devoran: 1 Osprey sitting on post and 1 Kingfisher from Devoran Quay.(E Cornelius  & C Hayward)

Sancreed: 4 Kestrel, 30 Swallow, 5 Stonechat, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Siskin. (D Flumm)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 female Tawny Owl calling last night. A regular bird. (B. Toms)

Sennen Cove: 22 Mediterranean Gull and 20+ Sandwich Tern. (J Miller)

Looe Harbour: 1 Red-throated Diver still in summer plumage and 1 Eider. (R Kirkwood)

Red-throated Diver, Rupert Kirkwood

Red-throated Diver, Rupert Kirkwood

Red-throated Diver, Rupert Kirkwood

Eider, Rupert Kirkwood

Cape Cornwall: 10 White Wagtail. (J King)

Lands End: 1 Golden Plover and Dunlin over, 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 1 Whinchat, surprisingly little visible passage. (D Chown, N Grace)

Sennen, Escalls Church: 1 Merlin, 3 Golden Plover. (D Chown, N Grace)

Scillonian III crossing: 3 Great Shearwater and 4 Sooty Shearwater this morning.

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Sunday 30th September 2018

Late news, 29/9, St John’s Lake: 150+ Wigeon numbers building also 5 Sandwich Tern. (C Buckland)

Falmouth: 7 Mediterranean Gull on Gyllyngvase Beach. (S Grose)

Swanpool: 2 Kingfisher, 1 Water Rail, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 6 Little Grebe, 19 Tufted Duck, 41 Coot, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Mute Swan, 19 Moorhen. (S Grose)

Nanjizal: Richard’s Pipit in fields by Faraway Cottage at c07:35 but mobile. (J Ryan) 237 birds ringed including 155 Blackcap, also a large increase in Chiffchaff with 43 ringed. Richard’s Pipit flew over the valley twice during the morning. A Yellow-browed Warbler was also heard several times. (P Roseveare)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Grey Phalarope, 1 Lapwing, 1 Knot, 1 Grey Plover. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde, R Wilkins) Also Spotted Redshank. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Polgigga: Richard’s Pipit flew east along Bosistow Lane towards Trethewey at c09:50. (M Wallace)

St Levan: Hobby flew west at 10:35. (M Ahmad)

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs showing well plus Osprey still. (J Chapple)

Lesser Yellowlegs – John Chapple

Kynance, Soapy Cove: 1w Brown Shrike (first seen at 07:30 after a report of a Shrike species last night). The bird is extremely elusive, please keep on the paths and away from the farm house. Also 2 Wryneck, 1 Marsh Harrier and 3 Wheatear. (D Wright, M Pass et al.)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Pectoral Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper and Bar-tailed Godwit still. (S Rogers)

Camel Estuary: 15 Cattle Egret in field behind Amble Dam, best viewed from lay-by at Trewornan Bridge. (B Bosisto) Up to 17 at 18:30. 9 one side of bridge, 8 the other side. (P Sofley)

Sancreed: 3 Kestrel, 60 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 5 Kestrel, 1 Snipe, 12 Skylark, 2 Wheatear, 70 Swallow, 3 Grey Wagtail, c200 Linnet. (D Flumm) 2 Richard’s Pipit in fields by Trevean. (M Wallace)

Trevescan: 1 Rosy Starling still. (B Toms M Curtis)

Watchcroft: 3 Dartford Warbler, one seen, two calling simultaneously, 1 Merlin, 3 Whinchat, 2 Stonechat on south slope. 1 Kestrel, 3 Dartford Warbler, 2 seen 1 heard calling, 12 Linnet, 6 Whinchat, 8 Stonechat, 1 Small Copper Butterfly, 1 Red Admiral Butterfly on east slope. (J Evans)

Land’s End: 2 Yellow Wagtail over, 1 Reed Bunting, 230+ Meadow Pipit, 9 Blackcap. (R Veal)

Par Lake: 250+ Canada Geese, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Fox on the island. (C Hooper)

Kingsmill: 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (M Beer)

St Clement, Tresemple Pool: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Tresillian River: 1 Greenshank, 45 Curlew, 3 Dunlin, 65 Canada Geese, 1 hybrid Goose. (S Grose)

Cotehele House: 1 Firecrest and 1 Marsh Tit in the gardens. (R Smaldon)

St Ives: 4 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Manx Shearwater in 30 mins. (R Augarde, R Wilkins, B Mellow, R Veal)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Greenshank. (J St Ledger)

Curlew Sandpiper and Greenshank – John St Ledger

Hayle Kimbro: 2 Whinchat. (J St Ledger)

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Saturday 29th September 2018

Late photo, 27/9, St Gurnard’s Head: Turtle Dove.

Turtle Dove – Colin Charman

Late news, 27/9, Colliford Lake: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 male Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, 11 Ringed Plover with 1 Dunlin. (I Juliane)

Late news, 28/9, Pentire: Hoopoe videoed feeding at the rear of a private property near the Gannel Estuary. (W Collins)

Late news, 28/9, Barn Cross, St. Germans: 2 Lesser Redpoll. (T Blonden)

Late news, 28/9, Cape Cornwall: flock of 10+ White Wagtail around the slipway feeding on insects. (J King)

Lamorna Cove: 1 Firecrest in cover next to toilet block. (S Grose)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 fem Peregrine Falcon over, towards quarry, 3 Mute Swan, 36 Turnstone, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Devoran: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs. (J St Ledger) 2 Osprey (1 imm) overhead this afternoon, 20+ Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin. (R Butts)

Lesser Yellowlegs – John St Ledger

Lesser Yellowlegs – John St Ledger

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Pectoral Sandpiper (NW arm), 1 Green Sandpiper, 9 Snipe, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 White Wagtail, 2 Wheatear, 200+ Swallow, 8 Siskin over. (R Veal, M Ahmad)

Pectoral Sandpiper – Reuben Veal

Lizard Head: 1 Short-eared Owl. (P St Pierre)

Porthgwarra: Richard’s Pipit over South at 09:05. (M Wallace) Dotterel over Arden Sawah, to SE at c09:40. (R Veal) Also 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Trevean), 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Mistle Thrush, 19+ Siskin over, 9 Wheatear, 14 Blackcap, 3 Goldcrest, 1 White Wagtail, 4 Song Thrush, 215+ Meadow Pipit, 9 Skylark over, 2 Clouded Yellow. (R Veal, M Wallace, M Ahmad) Rose-coloured Starling reported again.

Nanjizal: Dotterel flew east at c09:20. (J Ryan) Also 175 new birds ringed including 18 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Goldcrest, 119 Blackcap, 13 Meadow Pipit, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting and 1 Kingfisher. (P Roseveare)

Trevescan: juv Rose-coloured Starling on wires by Land’s End Hostel at 10:57.

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull. (R Veal, M Ahmad) Carnsew Pool: 5 Little Grebe, 9 Sandwich Tern, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 27 Ringed Plover, 5 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Oystercatcher on Carnsew Pool. 16 Mediterranean Gull at Lelant Saltings. (S Grose)

Lizard: Wryneck between Henry’s campsite and Caerthillian pump house. (I Maclean, M Pass) Also 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Hobby, 2 Whinchat, 2 Tree Pipit, 1 Garden Warbler. (M Pass)

Land’s End: 1 Hobby flew west over Trinity Pool. (M Jones) Also 16 Wheatear, 5 Whinchat, 7 Swallow, 4 Chough, 3 Greenfinch, 9 Stonechat, 2 Kestrel & 1 Garden Warbler. Butterflies included Clouded Yellow,Small Copper, Wall Brown, Red Admirals & Small Whites. (J Hawkey)

Maer Lake: c450 Canada Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 2 White Hybrids, 5 Lapwing, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Moorhen, c40-50 Black-headed Gull, 1 1w Herring Gull,  Mallard, Teal, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (R Maye)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wheatear on Mossaps bank. (W Chegwidden) Polighey End: 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 22 Little Grebe, 1 Great-crested Grebe. (R Butts)

Polgigga: Short-eared Owl along Bosistow Lane early morning. (P Roseveare)

St Germans: probable Great White Egret from train mid afternoon. (D Julian)

Caerthillian: 80 House Martin, 30 Swallow going south, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear (D Eva)

Church Cove: 1 Hobby (D Eva)

Penhale Point: 2 Wheatear, 1 fem Peregrine Falcon, large flock of Linnets. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary, Burniere Hide: 8 Cattle Egret with cattle between road bridge and estuary. Flushed by farmer flew over to Walmsley Sanctuary at 08:30. Approach to hide: 1 Redstart, 1 Wheatear, 3 Stonechat. Hide: 1 1yr Med Gull, 1 Knot, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Dunlin, 30 Curlew, 15 Redshank. (P Sofley)

Windmill Farm: 4 Wheatear, 2 Whinchat, 1 Snipe, 1 Blackcap. (G Adams)

Dobwalls: 2 female Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Red Admiral, 1 Speckled Wood in the garden. (C&J Duffy)

Predannack Airfield: juv Cuckoo. Viewable from footpath between airfield and Hayle Kimbro. (S Kolodziejski)

Predannack Downs: 5 Whinchat. 22 Wheatear. (S Kolodziejski)

Hayle Kimbro: female Marsh Harrier. (S Kolodziejski)

Gwenver Beach: possible Iceland Gull. (R Pittam)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Cattle Egret below Salmon Fields at 19:20, also 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit at the hide this morning. (R Mudge)

Boscastle: 1 Purple Sandpiper. (R Kirkwood)

Purple Sandpiper – Rupert Kirkwood

Nanquidno: about 8 each of Chiffchaff and Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Yellow Wagtail over to small cattle herd on south side, 1 Wheatear (+1 airfield), several groups of up to 10 Siskin over but heading both N and S, 1 Ringed Plover over, feeding flock of 100+ Linnet. (D Chown)

Escalls area: c30 Swallow east, 1 Whinchat, 8 Wheatear in bare, manured field by church. (D Chown)

Kelynack: 1 Spotted Flycatcher near Bosworlas. (D Chown)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Coot, 28 Moorhen, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Gadwall, 2 Reed Warbler and 1 Sedge Warbler. (DK Parker)

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