Tuesday 9th January 2018

Late news, 8/1, Dozmary Pool: 2 Goldeneye and 1 3cy Caspian Gull (B Bosisto – photo)

Caspian Gull – Bob Bosisto

Late news, 8/1, Argal Reservoir: Brambling in the Chaffinch flock in the maize field below the church on the west side of the reservoir. (S Jackson)

Late news, 8/1, Lizard: Red-throated Pipit seen in stubble near Old Lizard Lane. (D Collins)

Red-throated Pipit – David Collins

Lizard: 2 Richard’s Pipit and a Lapland Bunting still near the pump station but very exposed and windy. (DK Parker, L Proctor, MJ Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Iceland Gull still on the flood by the main entrance. (DK Parker, J St Ledger – photo)

Iceland Gull – John St Ledger

Porthpean: 1 female Velvet Scoter, 5 Common Scoter (3f, 2m) and 1 female Long-tailed Duck. (T Mills) Later 2 Surf Scoter and 2 Great Northern Diver.

Goldolphin Cross: Firecrest at 11.00. (C Richards)

Towan Head, Newquay: 2 Grey Plover on rocks 6 Commcn Scoter close off point Great Northern Diver passed plus up to 7 Porpoise.  Ring billed Gull still on boating lake. (M Lammas, S Rogers – photos)

Ring-billed Gull – Steve Rogers

Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup, pair Goldeneye, 2 pairs Shoveler. (B Craven)

Newtown St Martin: 15 Cattle Egret, 8 Little Egret, 1 Water Rail. In same field daily (by Tretharrup turn) for at least 2 weeks with no. of Cattle Egrets increasing. (M Nattrass)

Camel Trail, Guineaport/ Pendavey: 3 Goosander, 2 little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Dipper 1 Bar-headed Goose,2 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir: Iceland Gull, Common Sandpiper and Black-necked Grebe. (R Treeby) 3 Black-necked Grebe reported in the afternoon.

Stithians Reservoir: Great White Egret in the Golden Lion cut off. (T Pinfield -photo)

Great White Egret – Tim Pinfield

Feock: 2 Hawfinch still in the garden with feeders by the Old Vicarage.

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest. (C Moore)

Tregandanel (Near Sticker): 1 Barn Owl. (M Jones)

St Merryn: 3 Hawfinch in grounds of St Merryn church. (R Hughes)

Tregudda near Padstow: 2 Peregrine. (R Hughes)

Tregadillett: Firecrest in garden. 6 Bullfinches to feeders. (B Craven)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill again.

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Friday 15th December 2017

Newlyn: 1 Slavonian Grebe still off Sandy Cove at 09:25. (L Proctor)

St Martin, Chenhale Farm: 1 Red Kite. (M Nattrass)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Great White Egret (at 08:30 flew over reserve from the estuary towards Chapel Amble), also, 9 Pintail, 35 Snipe (1 flock in flight), 7 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler, 50+ Teal, 50+ Wigeon, 200+ Canada Geese, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 50+ Black-tailed Godwit, 100+ Curlew, 1 Sparrowhawk, 8 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Water Rail (heard only), 30+ Lapwing. (A Piper)

Gillan Creek: 1w Glaucous Gull, 1 dark-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Common Gull, 16 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher, 7 Curlew. (D Collins)

Porthallow: 2 Firecrest, female Blackcap. (D Collins)

Falmouth, off Swanpool Beach: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Whimbrel. (J St Ledger)

Penzance garden: 3 Blackcap (1m 2f). (R Phillips)

St Merryn: 1 Peregrine hunting feral pigeons. Successful catch then headed back towards Harlyn Bay. (R Hughes)

St Enodoc golf course: 2 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill again.

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Glossy Ibis.

Lizard Point: 1 Snow Bunting, 1 first-winter Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Great Skua, 5 Black-throated Diver, 2500 Kittiwake. (I Maclean)

Church Cove:1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Cadgwith: 20 Mediterranean Gull. (I Maclean)

Looe, Hannafore: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Long-tailed Duck. (P Sharp)

Downderry: Firecrest, Water Pipit and Black Redstart present this afternoon. (A Payne)

Treraven Meadows: 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper 1 Pink-footed Goose. (R Doble, D Paul)

Maer Lake: 3 Ruff, 263 Common Snipe, c650 Golden Plover. (R Doble, D Paul)

Trebah Gardens: 200+ Brambling in stubble field by tennis courts south of the entrance to the gardens. (J Irvine)

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Friday 1st December 2017

Late News, 29/11, Hayle: 1 adult Yellow-legged Gull, Spoonbill, and 1 flyover Great White Egret at around 13:30hrs, flying over Ryan’s Field heading eastwards inland (maybe the bird seen at Stithians later that day?) (S Green)

Late news, 30/11, Bude: 1 Redwing in private garden, Marhamchurch. (M Green)

Hayle Estauary: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull this afternoon on the estuary. (M Halliday) Later on Ryan’s Field and 1 juv Spoonbill again on Carnsew Basin. Also 1 pale-bellied Brent Goose. (B Dodd)

Ring-billed Gull, Mark Halliday

Ring-billed Gull, Mark Halliday

Polgigga: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher again at the horse paddock on Bosistow Lane.

Crugmeer: 1 Short-eared Owl, 3 Snipe, & 2 Roe Deer. (S Grose)

Penzance: 1m Black Redstart on shoreline rocks by railway station. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

St Ives seawatch 08:45-10:00: 3 Great Northern Diver, 12 Common Scoter the highlights.(C Urquart)

St Erth: 2 Cattle Egret with 8 Little Egret in cattle field along Tredrea Lane, St. Erth (T Phelps)

Truro: 1 Peregrine flew over my garden at approx 7.45 am. (D Jenkins)

Windmill Farm: 300 + Golden Plover (over), 100+ Redwing, 2 Kestrel, 1 Jay, 1 Raven, 1 Water Rail, 8 Bullfinch. (J Evans)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Long-eared Owl. (A Langdon)

Helston, Boating Lake: 1 Gadwall, 2 Muscovy Duck, about 10 Shoveler, about 20 Canada Geese, (B Sharples) Sewerage Works: 1 Goldcrest. (B Sharples)

Gadwall, Bob Sharples

Muscovy Duck, Bob Sharples

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Short-eared Owl, 3 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Marazion beach: 40+ Sanderling. (V Skilton) Also 1 ad Pacific Diver offshore Long Rock.

Sanderling, Vic Skilton

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (B Sharples)

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Bob Sharples

Drift Reservoir, (Members only): 1 small Canada Goose again.

Boswednack: 2 Firecrest.

Dozmary Pool: 1 ad m Ring-necked Duck and 1 ad m Lesser Scaup.

 

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Wednesday 29th November 2017

Late news, 28/11, Lanner: 3 Woodcock and 1 Long-eared Owl (given away by deeply unhappy Blackbirds). (R Hampshire)

Late news, 28/11, Golant: 1 Hawfinch in private garden. (per P Roseveare)

Dozmary Pool: 1 m Ring-necked Duck and 1 m Lesser Scaup still.

Newlyn: Slavonian Grebe off Sandy Cove for its fourth day. (L Proctor) Also 1 m Black Redstart. (A McKechnie)

Slavonian Grebe, Alex Mckechnie.

Black Redstart, Alex Mckechnie.

Stithians Reservoir: Great White Egret, Stuart Hutchings hide, 1 pr Bullfinch. (G Adams, B Sharples, A James)

Great White Egret, Bob Sharples

Great White Egret, Alan James

Great White Egret, Alan James

Bullfinch, Bob Sharples

Bullfinch, Bob Sharples

Drift Reservoir (members only): Small Canada Goose ssp of unknown origin (viewable from public car park), 1 white Mandarin, 3 Wigeon, 36 Mallard, 20 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Grebe, 4 Coot, 8 Moorhen, 1 Snipe and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (DK Parker)

Canada Geese, Dave Parker

Canada Geese, Dave Parker

Black-tailed Godwit, Dave Parker

Cape Cornwall: 1 Long-tailed Duck flew past with 3 Common Scoter at 09:44. (N Wheatley)

Kingsmill: 1 Glossy Ibis and 2 Cattle Egret still in field opposite 2nd hide at 12:30. (R Treeby)

Lizard Point: 1 Grey Phalarope feeding on the sea but distant. (T Blunden)

Lanhydrock:  4+ Brambling with Chaffinches along the driveway. (J Rance)

Tredrizzisk: 2 Short-eared Owl, 1 Woodcock, 12 Fieldfare, 1 Sparrowhawk hunting large flock of starlings. (S Grose)

St John’s Lake: 1 Gt. Northern Diver and 10 Great Crested Grebe. (R Smaldon)

Penryn: 1 vocal Hawfinch flew over the ESI on University of Exeter Cornwall Campus at c.15:45. (L Langley)

Polmorla: 1 female Brambling and 1 Marsh Tit. (C Selway)

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Sunday 5th November 2017

Late News, 04/11, Kynance Cove: Merlin, Black Redstart, Grey Wagtail, 2 Raven, 2 Rock Pipit (J & D Chapman)

Late News, 04/11, Sancreed: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest (D Flumm)

Late News, 4/11, Newquay Headland: 200+ Gannet flying past and many dive feeding in the Gazzle, 100+ Starling entering cave below Newquay War memorial, 16:00 hrs. (D Thomas)

Late news, 4/11, Kingsmill Lake: 1 Spotted Redshank.

Walmsley Sanctuary:Glossy Ibis, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 female in front of hide, 1 Kestrel, 6 Gadwall, 200+ Lapwing, 3 Fieldfare, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Coal Tit on new feeders. (D Thomas)

Kestrel, Dave Thomas

Marsh Harrier, Dave Thomas

Dozmary Pool: 44 Canada Geese, 8 Mallard, drake Ring-necked Duck, 21 Tufted Duck, fem Scaup, 5 Pochard and 3 Little Grebe. (DK Parker)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Kingfisher (S Grose)

Devoran: 1 Great White Egret at Devoran Quay and 12 Cattle Egret further up river on hill top. (P Roseveare)

Marazion Marsh: 2 Water Rail, 20 Teal, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Grey Heron (S Grose) 1 Water Rail. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Hayle Estuary: 2 Knot. (B Toms, M Curtis) Carnsew Pool: 1 Spoonbill, 49 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Greenshank, 33 Redshank. (S Grose)

St Ives Island seawatch, 12:00 – 13:00: 1 Great Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver, 350 Kittiwake, Guillemot/Razorbill passing at 120/min. (B Dodd)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Goosander, 14 Tufted Duck, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Great-crested Grebe, 8 Fieldfare. (C Moore)

Maenporth: 1 Firecrest and 10+ Long-tailed Tit by small waterworks on road down to Maenporth beach (from Swanpool direction) (M Wilson)

Stithians Resevoir: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 17 Lapwing, 17 Cormorant, 5 Wigeon, 11 Teal, 2 Reed Bunting. (D Chaney)

Bodmin: 1 Firecrest, possibly cat casualty, in a Bodmin garden. (R Preston-Mafham)

Malpas: 2 Spoonbill opposite layby in pines on Malpas Road; 1 Black Swan near Heron Pub. (A.Hill)

Windmill Farm: 1 Ring Ouzel near Dragonfly Ponds, 1 Marsh Harrier (fem/imm), 1 Peregrine Falcon. (R Hollis) Also 1 Merlin.  (D Wright)

College Reservoir: 3 Firecrest in scrub next to A39 near dam. (J Holmes)

Gannel Estuary: 33 Wigeon, 460 Black-headed Gull, 40 Great Black-backed Gull, 14 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull. (S Rowe)

Penwithick: 2 Robin, 1 Pied Wagtail, 6 Chaffinch, 1 Magpie, 1 Cormorant  (overhead), 3 Blue Tit, 5 Goldfinch, 11 Starling, 15 House Sparrow,  2 Great Tit.  (K.Bowers)

Starling, Kevin Bowers

Cormorant, Kevin Bowers

Lanner Green: 1 Firecrest in private garden, (R Hampshire)

Pendeen 8:30-10am: 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Manx Shearwater, 9 Great Skua, 1 Common Scoter. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde)

St Levan: 1 Lapland Bunting calling and flying around stubble fields above church, 1 Siskin. (R Veal)

Marazion: 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Augarde, R Veal, B Mellow) Also 1 Water Pipit and 1 Yellow Wagtail on the beach again. (M Ahmad)

Yellow Wagtail, Mashuq Ahmad

Yellow Wagtail, Mashuq Ahmad

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Greenland White-fronted Goose on main island. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde)

Porthpean: 2 Common Scoter, 2 Surf Scoter ( both female types, one 1st winter and one adult female), 9 Great-Northern Diver. (B Bosisto)

Castle an Dinas: 1 Woodcock. (B Bosisto)

Penberth Cove: 1 Black Redstart. (M McKee)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (M McKee)

Lamorna: 1 Water Pipit, 1 Black Redstart, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Siskin, 3 Blackcap. (M McKee)

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Friday 3rd November 2017

Late News, 02/11, Penzance: 2 male Blackcap in bird bath together, first of the year. (R Phillips)

Late photo, 31/10,  Mousehole: Olive-backed Pipit. (M Ahmad)

Olive-backed Pipit, Mashuq Ahmad

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Greenshank, plus Curlew and Redshank at low tide this morning. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 1 female Pochard at north end. (D Chaney)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Hen Harrier (female) by feeders at cut off hide at 08:10 this morning but flew off in direction of the main reservoir. Also Drake Mandarin with Mallard. Stuart Hutchings Hide: 97 Lapwing, 6 Snipe, 6 Goldeneye (female), 8 Teal, 15 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 90+ Golden Plover (circling overhead for second day running). (J St Ledger)

Lapwing, Mandarin and record shot of Hen Harrier – John St Ledger

Penryn vismig: 3500+ Woodpigeon, 850 Redwing, 120 Fieldfare, 4 Hawfinch, 1 Brambling this am. (B Porter)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Common Rosefinch by the Coastguard Cottages then flew towards Manor Farm but not relocated. (P Combridge)

Mawgan Porth: Hawfinch and 120 Woodpigeon over Mawgan Porth this morning. (P Roseveare)

Restronguet: Great White Egret on the Restronguet Creek opposite Point Quay at 09:45. (M Wilson)

Sancreed: 2 Whooper Swan, 4 Snipe, 14 Skylark, 14 Fieldfare, 20 Redwing, 5 Goldcrest, 1 Blackcap (D Flumm)

Porthilly Farm:1 Cattle Egret in field directly behind porthilly sewage treatment works (S Grose)

Heamoor: 280 Redwing, 16 Fieldfare, 3 Song Thrush NE between 7.30-8 am (P St Pierre)

Mounts Bay: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Scoter between St Michaels Mount and Penzance Harbour. (P St Pierre)

Truro: 2 m Blackcap feeding on Rowan berries in my garden am. (D Jenkins)

Trevose Head: 1 Little Egret, 1 Curlew, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 27 Song Thrush, 1 Fieldfare, 8 Blackbird,38 Redwing, 4 Goldcrest, 22 Meadow Pipit, 1 Olive-backed Pipit, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Black Redstart, 48 Woodpigeon, 2 Stock Dove, 15 Siskin, 58 Chaffinch, 9 Brambling, 2 Bullfinch, 18 Goldfinch, 6 Reed Bunting. (B Bosisto)

Porthcothan: 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (B Bosisto)

Park Head: 1 Curlew, 2 Black Redstart, 1 Richards Pipit, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Siskin, 1 Snow Bunting. (B Bosisto)

Devoran: 1 Great White Egret, 12 Cattle Egret, 1 Garganey. (S Votier)

Trevarrian: 1 Redpoll, 1 Brambling, 8 Reed Bunting. (B Bosisto)

Rame: 1 Firecrest this morning. (D Allan)

Treen: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling (MJ Spicer, P Aley, M Ahmad) Another report 2 juv Rose-coloured Starling in same garden.

Rose-coloured Starling – Mike Spicer

Rose-coloured Starling, Mashuq Ahmad

Maenporth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Firecrest ( T Phelps)

Marazion: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (T Phelps)  Mumuration of 10 – 12,000 Starlings this evening.

Part of the Starling murmuration, Tony Mills

Marazion Beach: 1 Water Pipit and 1 Yellow Wagtail on beach at 4.30pm. (M McKee)

Hayle: Brambling over  this morning. (T Phelps)

Siblyback Reservoir: Scaup still this afternoon. (D Julian)

Dozmary Pool: Ring-necked Duck and Scaup still this afternoon. (D Julian, A Payne)

Torpoint: 4 Brent Goose, 12 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe. (C Buckland)

Freathy: 2 Reed Bunting, 12 Chaffinch, 1 m. Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, c20 Common Scoter. (M Jordan)

RSPB Wildlife Cruise, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 drake Eider, 1 fem type Red-breasted Merganser, 33 Gannet, 13 Shag, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Arctic Skua, 11 Kittiwake, 4 Black-headed Gull, 24 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 37 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill and 1 Meadow Pipit. Also 2 Harbour Porpoise. (DK Parker) Wolf Rock to Penzance: 1 drake Eider, 1 Manx Shearwater, 133 Gannet, 1 Shag, 46 Kittiwake, 1 Arctic Skua, 142 Herring Gull, 1w Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 45 Great Black-backed Gull and 47 Guillemot. (DK Parker)

Ruan Lanihorne -Fal saltmarsh:  (4.15pm). 2 Spoonbill flew up river from Ardevora, circled, prospected but did not land; then returned down river. Other birds present; 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 100+ Curlew, 30+ Redshank, 14 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 40 + Oystercatcher. 80+ Wigeon, 150+ Canada Geese, 11 Shelduck, 8 Mallard, 1 Water Rail, 2 Mute Swan and 1 Kingfisher. Also from midday onwards , some large , some small flocks of Woodpigeon going through , all flying westerly, 2500+ at least. (D Hall)

Camel Estuary, Burniere Point Hide: 2 Greenshank, 100+ Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Woodcock. (S Grose).

Perranporth beach: Among the gull flock were an adult winter Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull and 2 1st w Common Gull. (T Wilson)

Kelynack: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (P Aley)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Firecrest, 18+ Siskin, 10+ Goldcrest, 8+ Chiffchaff, 3 Redwing, 3 Fieldfare, Great Spotted Woodpecker. (P Aley)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Snow Bunting, 1.Wheatear. (P Aley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, estuary: 30+ Teal, 15 Lapwing, 8 Mute Swan, 20 Golden Plover. Ryan’s Field: 1 Grey Heron, 52 Golden Plover, 50 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 1 Robin, 2 Jay, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Redshank. (K.Bowers) Also 1 Whooper Swan reported on estuary.

Teal, Kevin Bowers

Robin, Kevin Bowers

Lapwing, Kevin Bowers

Curlew, Kevin Bowers

Downderry: 2 Great Northern Diver offshore, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 13 Common Scoter west, whilst 20+ Kittiwake in the bay, early this morning. (A Payne)

Colliford Lake: 1 Caspian Gull (3w) among many Lesser Black-backed Gulls at the dam. (A Payne) Also 1 Hen Harrier reported.

Windmill Farm: 1 female/immature Marsh Harrier this afternoon. (D Wright)

Gannel Estuary: 15 Little Egret, 138 Curlew, 11 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 4 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

St Merryn: 20+ Goldcrest. 19 Long-tailed Tit. 4 Bullfinch. 300+ Woodpigeon in private woods. (R Hughes)

St Ives harbour beach: 12 Ringed Plover. (E Tackley)

Tregonetha Downs: 2 Tawny Owl, Redwings, Snipe, (S Grose).

Porthgwarra: 1 Ring Ouzel.

Polgigga: 1 Turtle Dove at Lower Bosistow.

Bosullow: Firecrest in private garden.

Crowlas: 2 Firecrest.

St Ives: Firecrest again in private garden.

Lands End: 1 hybrid Hooded/Carrion Crow. (M Ahmad)

Hybrid Crow, Hooded x Carrion, Mashuq Ahmad.

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Thursday 2nd November 2017

Late News, 01/11, Mullion: 1 Hawfinch south over the garden. Old Lizard Head: House Martin. (M Pass)

Late news, 31/10, Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Grey Partridge. (C Selway)

Late News, 31/10, Gam Bridge, St Breward: 200+ Redwing. (R Hooper)

Gwithian: 1w White-rumped Sandpiper still showing well at St. Gothian Sands LNR

The Camel: 3 Great White Egret still present near the Amble dam this afternoon. (M Scawen)

Treen: 1 juv Rosy Starling for second day.

Dozmary Pool: 1 m Ring-necked Duck still.

Lizard area: Redpoll, 2 Brambling (all flyovers) (M Pass)

Charlestown: 2 (m+f) Blackcap in private garden. (D Hastilow)

St Ives: 1f Black Redstart on the island. (S Turner) Firecrest in private garden.

Sancreed: 2 Whooper Swan (D Flumm)1 Cattle Egret Sellan Farm (D Flumm, H Booker, C Townend)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1m Stonechat Castle Beach: 2 Stonechat, 1 f type Black Redstart, 6 Rock Pipit including one probable Scandinavian, 3 Greenfinch, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Goldcrest Swanpool: 3 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap (in subsong), 3 Song Thrush, 2 Bullfinch. (D Chaney)

Windmill Farm: 17 Fieldfare. (C Richards)

Land’s End: 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Siskin, 1 Snipe, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 500 Starling, 1 female-type Black Redstart at complex, 1 Great Northern Diver low over complex. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

St Buryan: 2 Black Redstart at Tower Meadows. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Saltash: 1 Firecrest at Churchtown NR  (M Beer)

Porthgwarra: 5+ Goldcrest, 5+ Firecrest, 2 Buzzard, 4 Wren, 1 Blackcap, 1 Bullfinch, 100+ Starling, 12 Golden Plover, 2 Kestrel, 1 Short-eared Owl. (B Sharples)

Kynance: 2 m+f Black Redstart on cliff and beach at Kynance Cove. (J Beckett)

Padstow: 2 Wren, 1 Stonechat, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Turnstone, c12 Cormorant, 6+ Great Black-backed Gull and 1 Redshank. (H Wilkins)

Porthcurno: 5 Chiffchaff, 6 Blackcap, 5 Firecrest, c20 Goldcrest, 3 Bullfinch and 1 Jay. Also c40 Skylark and c60 Chaffinch flew east. (DK Parker)

St Levan: 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest, c12 Goldcrest and 12 Long-tailed Tit by the turning circle. Also c2,000 Starling, 40 Chaffinch, 1 Brambling and 1 Reed Bunting in the adjacent stubble field. (DK Parker)

Brambling, Dave Parker

Drift Reservoir: 2 Whooper Swan and 1 Common Sandpiper viewable from the car park. (DK Parker)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Hawfinch, Firecrest plus lots of Chiffchaff and Blackcap. (L Proctor)

Penzance: 4 Hawfinch low west over Heamoor early morning. (P St Pierre)

Nanquidno: 2 Firecrest, 2 Chiffchaff. (C Moore)

Little Kelynack: 1 Brambling. (C Moore)

St Merryn: 10+ Goldcrest feeding in conifers. (R Hughes)

Towan Head: 6 Purple Sandpiper, 28 Turnstone, 18 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 18 Little Grebe, 1 Woodcock, (R Hampshire)

Lanner, Carnmarth: 1 Woodcock, (R Hampshire)

Trevowhan, Rose Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, Snow Bunting. (P Combridge & J Swann)

Heamoor: 4 Hawfinch west, also 1 Redpoll, 4 Siskin, 14 Fieldfare 210 Redwing (P St Pierre)

Boscathnoe Reservoir: 3 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Bullfinch, Green Woodpecker (P St Pierre)

Nanjizal: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 5 Firecrest ringed.

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