Friday 11th January 2018

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs still present. (B Mellow)

Swanpool: Black Guillemot still present in the afternoon plus 30+ Common Dolphin. (B Mellow, T Pinfield) Also Yellow-browed Warbler calling persistently behind red brick building at north western corner 8:45. (Tim Pinfield)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint, 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Water Pipit, 2 Little Egret behind the Maltsters Arms. 7+ Water Pipit from the car park. (DK Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 5 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 2 Pintail, 2 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, c1500 Golden Plover, 4 Ruff, 2 Dunlin, 2 Stonechat, 1 Jay & 1 juv Peregrine. (DK Parker)

Amble Marshes: 8 Pintail, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Common Gull, 1 Greylag Goose, 5 Ruff, 1 Temmincks Stint, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Water Pipit, 13 Bullfinch, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Mistle Thrush. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Whitecross: 9 Cattle Egret feeding with Little Egrets in Cattle fields viewed from the bus stop on A39 one mile outside of . (B Bosisto L Payne)

Winnards Perch: 250 Golden Plover, 90 Lapwing. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret, 80 Redwing, 200 Chaffinch, 40 Linnet. (D Flumm)

St Austell sewage works: Yellow browed Warbler still at SX010505. (J Rance)

Maer Lake: c550 Golden Plover, 49 Lapwing, 79 Wigeon, 28 Teal, plus 1 adult female Merlin. (N Bastin)

Golden Plover, Nigel Bastin

Bude Marsh: 21 Teal, 12 Lapwing, 3 Snipe. (N Bastin)

Lamorna: 1 Green Sandpiper & c50 Redwing over. (M McKee)

Cowlands Creek: 1 male Pintail. (B Robson)

Constantine Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (R Treeby)

St Just in Roseland: 2 Firecrest at St Just in Roseland church by the toilets at 13:00. (R Treeby)

Chapel Carn Brea: Female Hen Harrier crossed A.30 at 15:50 heading across base of the carn. (J Hawkey)

Hannafore, Looe: 2 Eider. It appears that the long-term resident drake Eider in Looe has been joined (at last) by a female. (D Spooner)

Eider, Derek Spooner

St Ives, Barnoon Cemetery: 1 Green Woodpecker at the top of the cemetery again at 16:00, also 2 female Black Redstart, a pair of Stonechat (male and female) and 3 Rock Pipit. (K Money)

St Ives: 1 male Blackcap in private garden again. (K Money)

Torpoint: 1 Curlew, 30 Turnstone, 3 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher. (R Napp)

Curlew, Rick Napp

Truro: 1 Raven over Rosedale Estate and one Song Thrush in full song by River Allen. (K & J Mortimore)

Torpoint, St John’s Lake: At least 10 Common Dolphin feeding off Marine Drive at 11.15 (Tor Elm)

Helford River: 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Sandpiper. (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Garganey reported.

Marazion, Little London: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Plover, Great Northern Diver. (A Witheywood)

Great Northern Diver, A Witheywood

Black Redstart, A Witheywood

Mawgan: 1 Brambling, 1 Nuthatch and 1 Small Tortoiseshell in garden (P. Bedford)

Penzance, Wherrytown: 2 Long-tailed Duck offshore. 1 Grey Heron on beach. (N Wills)

Newlyn, Tolcarne: 1 Grey Wagtail in the stream. (N Wills)

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Saturday 5th January 2019

Gerrans Bay, from Pendower Beach: Pacific Diver, 50 Great Northern Diver, 15 Black-throated Diver, 5 Slavonian Grebe and 2 Red-necked Grebe. (O Beaumont)

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs, Spoonbill and Spotted Redshank. (O Beaumont)

Truro: Waxwing feeding on pink-berried Sorbus by Malpas House, Malpas Road, 16:10-16:35. (D Cole)

Waxwing – Dan Cole

St Clement: 1 Avocet and 1 Cattle Egret. (B Mellow)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint and 6 Water Pipit still, also 2 Ruff, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Water Rail and 10 Chiffchaff. (M Ahmad, P Roseveare, R Treeby, S Border)

Lower Tamar Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck and female Scaup still also 29 Goosander and 2+ Willow Tit. (P Roseveare)

St Michael Penkevil: 11+ Cattle Egret at Tresawson Farm. (J Chapple)

Helston: Presumed escaped male Ferruginous Duck still on Coronation Boating Lake, Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest in the car park opposite the seagwe works. (M Elliott)

Loe Pool: 23 Shoveler, 13 Pochard, 1 Goosander, 1 Water Rail, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Sparrowhawk, all at the northern end. (G Adams) 1 f Goldeneye, Marsh Tit, 2 Jay, 27 Pochard, 8 Goosander, 9 Great Crested Grebe, Nuthatch. (A Witheywood)

Goldeneye – A Witheywood

Drift Reservoir: 2+ Cattle Egret viewable distantly from the car park. (DK Parker)

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret. (D Flumm)

St Martin: 22 Cattle Egret with cows in the field close to the church this afternoon. (J Selby)

Hell’s Mouth: 6 Whooper Swan still in field east of café by junction of road to Coombe. (T Wilson)

Tehidy, North Cliffs:  3 Lapland Bunting, 50 Skylark, 30 Meadow Pipit and a Snipe in weedy field opposite entrance to Rogue Theatre. (T Wilson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult Spoonbill in Carnsew Basin, also 8+ Little Grebe and 1 Red-breasted Merganser. (DK Parker) Ryan’s Field: Sparrowhawk and female Kingfisher. (T Whitemore)

Kingsmill Lake, Saltash: 33 Avocet, 6 Greenshank, 17 Redshank, 22 Lapwing, 74 Curlew, c70 Black-tailed Godwit, c60 Dunlin, 317 Canada Goose, 4 Barnacle Goose, c80 Wigeon, c150 Teal, 96 Shelduck, 1 ad Med Gull. (P Kemp)

Spit Beach: 1 Black Redstart. (M Jones)

Maer Lake: 1 Water Pipit and 2 Ruff. (P Roseveare)

Bude Marshes: 1 Barnacle Goose with the Canada Geese. (P Roseveare)

Men-an-Tol: 1 Hen Harrier (ringtail) mobbed by Carrion Crows and Raven. (J Evans)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 5 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Slavonian Grebe – John St Ledger

Gannel Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 6 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Newquay, Towan Head: 60+ Wigeon, 2 Grey Plover, 7 Purple Sandpiper, 11 Turnstone, 17 Oystercatcher, 4 Stonechat, 2 Raven. Towan Beach: 3 Blackcap in tamarisk bushes under the house on the island, 1 fem type Black Redstart. (S Grose)

The Lizard, St Keverne Beacon: 1 Peregrine flew W towards Goonhilly. Polcoverack Farm area: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker & 3 Bullfinch. Bray Cot Downs: 1f Merlin. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Merlin – Kate Dalziel

Mabe: 300 Linnet and 400 Chaffinch in stubble maize fields above S end of Argal Reservoir. (D Chaney)

Downderry: 5+ Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe offshore. 2 Blackcap in the village. (A Payne)

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Friday 4th January 2019

Late news, 3/1, Tresillian River: 8+ Cattle Egret in field behind Tresemple Pool, later along river seen from St Clement car park. (K Williams)

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs still, in the creek by the boat store mid afternoon.

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint and 5 Water Pipit still showing in flooded field at Chapel Amble at first light this morning. (P Roseveare) Temminck’s Stint and 5 Water Pipit still present plus 6 Ruff, 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Water Rail, 105 Black-tailed Godwit (D Eva, J St Ledger, B Hibbet)

Temminck’s Stint – John St Ledger

Ruff – John St Ledger

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis flew in from the west at 11:15, flew off north at 11:30, but may have landed in field north of the bypass. It returned at 12:00 but landed in an area with no public access. (L Proctor, M Spicer et al)

Lower Tamar Lake: 27 Goosander (12m 15f), 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Scaup (1m 1f), 1m Pintail, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Marsh Tit, 4 Willow Tit. (R Mudge) Also, female Ring-necked Duck still.

Burniere Point, Camel Estuary: 4 Whooper Swan still present, also 3000 Golden Plover. (D Eva, D Julian)

Gwennap Sewage Works: 35 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest, Peregrine. (M Grantham)

Constantine: Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewage works.

Sancreed: 5 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 6 Snipe, 95 Canada & 2 hybrid Canada Geese. (D Flumm)

Helford River: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 3 Red-breasted Merganser and 1 Great Northern Diver all feeding around the mouth of Frenchman’s Creek at high tide. Also 1 Cattle Egret over at dusk. (P Bedford)

Carrick Roads: Female Velvet Scoter and 2 Black-necked Grebe viewable from Mylor Churchtown.

Coverack: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler at the sewage works. (A Witheywood) Also 1 Med Gull, 3 Eider,1 female Common Scoter, 1 Teal and a Great Northern Diver plus a pod of about 10 Common Dolphin in a feeding frenzy with a large flock of gulls. (D Wright)

Yellow-browed Warbler – A Witheywood

Yellow-browed Warbler – A Witheywood

Common Dolphin – A Witheywood

Common Dolphin – A Witheywood

Kennack Sands: 6 Black-throated Diver. (D Wright)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Greylag, 5 Pintail, 20 Shoveler, 8 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck. (D Eva)

Newquay: Mixed flock of 30 Purple Sandpiper & Turnstone, also 8 Oystercatcher 09:00 at Towan Head. (M Lammas) Also Black Redstart by the bridge to the Island.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 drk Goosander. (R Veal) Also Spoonbill still.

Lizard Point: 1 adult Yellow-legged Gull. (D Collins, D Wright)

Loe Bar: 1 Red-throated Diver and 1 Harbour Porpoise. Also 6 Goosander and 10 Great Crested Grebe on Carminowe Creek. (G Adams)

Polbathic Creek: 2 Chiffchaff in a private garden. (A Blonden)

Thursday 3rd January 2019

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Common Crane reported at 09:50 but flew off late morning. (J Mitchell)

Common Crane, Adrian Langdon

Common Crane, Adrian Langdon

Devoran: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover. (D Eva, MJ Spicer) Also 131 Redshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Red-breasted Merganser. (M Spicer)

Lesser Yellowlegs – Mike Spicer

Point: 1 Sandwich Tern. (D Eva)

Restronguet Weir: 8 Black-necked Grebe, 5 Red-breasted Merganser. (G Adams)

Marazion Marsh: Glossy Ibis flew east over the marsh at 16:15 and then north. (M Phillips, T Wilson)

Drift Reservoir: 6 Cattle Egret visible from the car park.

Sancreed: 2 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 10 Snipe. (D Flumm)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint still viewable from the road past the pub towards St Kew at 11:20. Also 5 Water Pipit, 3 Green Sandpiper, c 130 Black Tailed Godwit. (A Langdon)

Burniere Point: 4 Whooper Swans. (A Langdon)

Whooper Swan, Adrian Langdon

Rock: 12+ Cattle Egret at Porthilly Farm, in second field behind caravan park. (S Grose)

Old Kea Church: 3 Cattle Egret at field adjacent to Old Kea Church. (M Day)

Tresillian: 1 Spotted Redshank. (M Day)

Swanpool: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in the NE corner with a tit flock. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Helston Water Treatment Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff. (D Collins)

Loe Pool: 27 Shoveler, 1 Goosander, 1 Common Gull. (D Collins)

Constantine Sewage Treatment Works: 2 Dipper (singing), 1 Firecrest, 1 Marsh Tit, 5 Goldcrest, 6 Chiffchaff. (D Collins)

Gillan Creek: 2 Common Sandpiper, 40 Mediterranean Gull, 9 Little Egret. (D Collins)

Rosevidney: 1 Lesser Redpoll, 9 Bullfinch, c110 Redwing. (R Veal)

Pendeen Watch: 2 1w Black Redstart. (P Clement)

Portscatho: Female Long-tailed Duck still in the harbour.

River Allen, Truro: 2+ Redwing, 1 Raven on Railway Viaduct. (K and J Mortimore)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Woodcock over the parking layby at dusk. (D Chaney)

Coverack: 3 Eider, 1 Common Scoter (f), 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill, 1 Red-breasted Merganser (f), 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still and 2 Firecrest back of sewage works. (R Evershed)

Lizard: 2 Merlin (m&f) & 2 Choughs, cliffs between Lizard village and Kynance. (R Evershed)

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Tuesday 1st January 2019

Pendower: Pacific Diver still present.

Portscatho: Long-tailed Duck and summer plumaged Black Guillemot. (R Wilkins, R Augarde)

Gerrans Bay: 5 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 3 Black-throated Diver, 12 Great Northern Diver, 10 Grey Plover (resting on rocks). Viewed between Porthcurnick and Porthbean beaches. (J St Ledger) Also 1 Red throated Diver and 1 Red necked Grebe. (R Augarde M Jones).

Slavonian Grebe, John St Ledger

Grey Plover, John St Ledger

Sancreed: 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret. (D Flumm) 5 Cattle Egret visible from Drift Reservoir car park in the afternoon. (J Swann) 4 Cattle Egret viewed from car park and Great Crested Grebe on reservoir. (P.Freestone)

Land’s End: 4 Chough, hybrid Hooded Crow. (D Flumm)

Chough, Dave Flumm

hybrid Hooded Crow, Dave Flumm

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart by Jubilee Pool. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) Glossy Ibis flew east along the beach and circled over the bay mobbed by crows before being lost to view. (M Elliott) 1 Chiffchaff in private garden. (R Phillips)

Bodrifty, north of Madron: c200 Fieldfares flying low east. (R Phillips)

Men-an-Tol: 1 male Hen Harrier at 16:25. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) Merlin and 100+ Fieldfare. (P.Freestone)

Newlyn: 1w Yellow-legged Gull in the harbour. (M Elliott)

Maer Lake: 700+ Golden Plover, 400+ Lapwings, c. 50 Curlews, 2 Knot, 24 Teal, Mallard, Canada Geese, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Fox. (H Kendall)

Marazaion Marsh RSPB: 1 Firecrest at Longrock Pool. (R Veal) Yellow-browed Warbler still along eastern edge by wooden holiday chalet. Also 2 Firecrest, Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Water Rail, 2 Stonechat and Coal Tit. (P Freestone)

Marazion: 5 Eider offshore. (P Freestone)

A30 Longrock: Barn Owl. (P Freestone)

Mount’s Bay: 1 1w drake Eider, c15 Common Scoter, 2 Red-throated Diver and 2 Great Northern Diver from the Station House. (R Veal, DK Parker)

Tehidy CP: Richard’s Pipit still in sheep field opposite northern entrance, also 2+ Lapland Bunting in nearby stubbles. (R Veal, DK Parker)

Hell’s Mouth: 6 Whooper Swan visible from North Cliffs CP. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, P Freestone) 32 Fulmar, 100+ Jackdaw, Shag and Kestrel. (P Freestone)

Coverack: Yellow-browed Warbler below the sewage works. (J Foster) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3f Eider, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Firecrest, 1 Peregrine, 2 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Blackcap, 1 Fieldfare. (D Beadle)

Penrose Park: Yellow-browed Warbler below the sewage works. (J Foster)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult Yellow-legged Gull over the high tide and ad Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field. (M Halliday et al.) Redshank, Greenshank, 13 Grey Plover, drk Shoveler, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, Spoonbill (Ryan’s Field), Rock Pipit, 11 Snipe. (P Freestone)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank (B Toms)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Great Northern Diver. (N Banks)

Carrick Roads: 1 Velvet Scoter, 18 Black-necked Grebe, 18 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Great Northern Diver, 30 Common Dolphins. (D Eva)

Stithians: 1 female Goldeneye. (D Eva)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe at S end, 2 Nuthatch, 100 Redwing. (D Chaney)

Mabe: 1 Woodcock, 1 Chiffchaff in private garden. (D Chaney)

Camel Estuary: 4 Whooper Swans in field behind Burniere hide (D Trevelyan)

Whooper Swan, Dan Trevelyan

Gurnards Head: 16 Chough. (P Moore)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Great Skua and two schools of about 20 Common Dolphins. (N Wheatley)

Polwheveral Creek: 37 Shelduck, 2 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 5 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher. (D Collins)

Constantine Sewage Treatment Works: I Firecrest, 5 Goldcrest, 1 Chiffchaff. (D Collins)

Porthoustock: 2 Black Redstart (1 male and 1 female) on the beach this afternoon. (P Tongue)

Connor Downs: Barn Owl and Tawny Owl on Treeve Lane at 03:20. Great-spotted Woodpecker, 2 Meadow Pipits, Robin, Blue Tit, Great Tit, House Sparrow, Song Thrush in garden (P Freestone)

St Gothian Sands: 3 drk and 2 female Shoveler, 5 Gadwall, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 14 Coot, 4 Little Grebe, 110 Teal, 16 Tufted Duck, 3 Shelduck, 2 Pied Wagtails, 2 Magpie, 16 Oystercatcher, 11 Curlew, 48 GBB Gull, 15 BH Gull, 14+ Moorhen, 25 Mallard, 20+ Kittiwake offshore, Shag, 32 Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swan. (P Freestone)

Gluvian: 55 species around Gluvian. Woodpigeon , 2 Stock Dove, Collared Dove , 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Jay, Magpie, Raven , Rook, Carrion Crow, Jackdaw, Long-tailed Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, Coal Tit, Great Tit, Blue Tit, 4 Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Robin, Pied Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, 120 Meadow Pipit, Skylark, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Tawny Owl, 1 Dipper, 10 Fieldfare , 60 Redwing , 20 Song Thrush, Blackbird, 3 Cormorant, Mistle Thrush, Common Gull, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Bullfinch, House Sparrow, Dunnock, 14 Yellowhammer, Starling, 3 Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Wren, Canada Goose, Mallard, Snipe, Grey Heron, Moorhen , 4 Water Rail, Pheasant , 6 Red-Legged Partridge , Buzzard, Feral Pigeon. (B Bosisto L Payne)

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Monday 31st December 2018

Late news, 30/12, Connor Downs: Barn Owl over the “old A30” at Connor Hill at 18:10. (D King)

Chapel Amble: Temminck’s Stint at Chapel Amble this morning, view from Car Park. (D Julian)

St Loy: 3 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 1 f Great Spotted Woodpecker, 50 Common Dolphin. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

St Ives: 5 female and 2 male Black Redstart in Barnoon cemetery. Also 1 Grey Wagtail in Trewyn Gardens. (K Money)

Downderry/Seaton: 15 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, 3 Slavonian Grebe and 4 Kittiwake offshore this afternoon. (A Payne)

Sancreed: 5 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 60 Canada Geese, 1 Woodcock, 7 Snipe, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Fieldfare. (D Flumm)

Cattle Egret D Flumm

Hell’s Mouth: 6 Whooper Swan still. (D Eva)

Navax Point: 2 Dartford Warbler. (D Eva)

Par: Black Redstart at Spit Beach this morning. (G Treadwell)

Black Redstart – Garry Treadwell

Newlyn: 1w Yellow-legged Gull and a presumed 1w Glaucous x Herring Gull hybrid. (M Elliott)

Mount’s Bay: 7 1w drake Eider off the Station House but flushed by canoeists and flew beyond Longrock. (DK Parker)

Hannafore Fields: 2 Peregrine, in same tree as on 27th January. (D Spooner)

Peregrines – Derek Spooner

Penzance: Black Redstart on roof of Dolphin Inn.

Newquay: 2 Short-eared Owls at East Pentire this evening. (D Julian)

Towan Head: 11 Red-throated Diver late am (8 flew west, 3 in bay). (S Rowe)

Portscatho: 2 Cirl Buntings (J & D Chapman, S Bearhop) 

Porthcurnick Beach: female Long-tailed Duck just offshore, 1 Med Gull, 1 Grey Wag, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Stonechat. (J & D Chapman, S Bearhop) 

Gerrans Bay: c20 Great Northern Divers, 2 Black-throated Divers, 1 Slavonian Grebe, several Guillemots & Razorbills, c20 Shags, 1 Cormorant, several Gannets. (J & D Chapman, S Bearhop) 

Loe Beach, Feock: c15 Red-breasted Mergansers, female Velvet Scoter, 4 Slavonian Grebes, c12 Black-necked Grebes, 1 Great Northern Diver. (J & D Chapman, S Bearhop)

Coverack: 3 Eider, 1 f Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2+ Mediterranean Gull, 30+ Guillemot, 2 Pods of 10+ Common Dolphin, 2+ Harbour Porpoise. (R Evershed)

Lowland Point: 1 Firecrest. (R Evershed)

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Sunday 30th December 2018

Late news, 28/12, Freathy: Quail heard at dusk. (S Madge)

Portscatho: Pacific Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver and 34 Great Northern Diver. (R Wilkins, B Mellow, R Augarde)

Sancreed: At least 2 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret and 1 Merlin. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Cattle Egret and 1 Little Egret on a cattle feeder at Sellan Farm visible from the car park, also c100 Lapwing over. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Yellow-browed Warbler in SE corner at 09:37. also Water Pipit and Firecrest.

Pendower: 7 Black-throated Diver, 15 Great Northern Diver. (R Wilkins, B Mellow, R Augarde)

Mevagissey: 6 Black-throated Diver, 25 Great Northern Diver. (R Wilkins, B Mellow, R Augarde)

St Austell Bay: 5 Black-throated Diver, 20 Great Northern Diver. (R Wilkins, B Mellow, R Augarde)

Hell’s Mouth: 6 Whooper Swan still present in field off the road to Coombe, East of Hell’s Mouth. (B Toms, M Curtis, P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Porthgwarra: 1 Merlin. (D Flumm)

Kenidjack: 60 Lapwing, 6 Chough. (D Flumm)

St Ives: 4 female Black Redstart and at least 5 Rock Pipit in Barnoon cemetery. (K Money)

River Lynher, Wacker Quay: 1 Great Northern Diver. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

St Mawes: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Great Northern Diver in the Carrick Roads. (P Pearson)

Men-an-Tol: 3 Hen Harrier (2 female, 1 male), 1 Barn Owl, 11 Fieldfare, 1 Snipe. (J St Ledger)

Portheras Common, Pendeen: Large Starling roost in a young spruce plantation. (NR Phillips)

Newlyn: Jackdaw showing characteristics of the ‘Nordic’ race. (L Proctor)

Jackdaw, Linton Proctor

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