Sunday 21st April 2019

Late photo, 19/4, Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler. (S Rogers)

Pallas’s Warbler – Steve Rogers

Pallas’s Warbler – Steve Rogers

Late news, 20/4, Lostwithiel: Cuckoo at about 18:15 up Tanhouse Lane. (M Surgey)

Late news, 20/4, Lands End: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 4 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 8 Whitethroat, 4 Sand Martin, 6 Swallow and numerous Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff. (P Rosewveare)

Late news, 20/4, Kenidjack: 30+ Chiffchaff, 20 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler and Stock Dove. (Oriole Birding)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Temminck’s Stint and Little Ringed Plover. (D Julian)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis back on the marsh. (L Proctor)

Kynance: 1 Hooded Crow,  1 Lesser Whitethroat, 4 ‘Greenland’ Wheatear, 1 Cuckoo, 3 Grasshopper Warbler. (T Blunden)

Zennor: 1 Grasshopper reeling at 01:45 by Eagles Nest. (P Freestone)

Lelant Downs: juv Tawny Owl at St Ives Holiday Village, at 02:00. (P Freestone)

Newlyn Harbour area: 6 Eider, 3 Common Sandpiper on rocks behind Tolcarne Inn. (S Grose)

Penzance Battery Rocks: 31 Purple Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Marazion Beach:1 Eider (resident male) 3 Sandwich Tern. (S Grose)

Marazion: Red Kite east over Rose Hill. (P Fraser) Also 7 Eider (2f:5 imm males), 2(pr) Common Scoter offshore. (J Hawkey)

Hayle: Osprey over the car boot. (P Walsh)

Lamorna: Sooty Shearwater with c1000 Manx Shearwater c2km offshore. (M Elliott)

Chapel Amble: Little Ringed Plover and Water Pipit. (D Julian)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 52 Canada Goose, 5 Cormorant, 1 ad Mute Swan, 2 Grey Heron, 13 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Mallard, 1 Great Norther Diver, 8 Tufted Duck, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Black-headed Gull, 1 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 27 Carrion Crow, 1Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Robin, 2 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 8 Linnet, 5 Willow Warbler and 1 male Orange Tip. (DAConway)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 2 Tawny Owl ( B .Toms)

Hayle Estuary RSPB:  1 Grey Plover, 3 Knot on Ryan’s Field. ( B .Toms, M. Curtis)

Windmill Farm: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Greenshank, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 6 Sedge Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, lots of Blackcap, Willow Warblers and Chiffchaff. (D Wright)

Predannack Head: Lesser Whitethroat. (D Wright)

Land’s End: 21 Whitethroat, 11 Willow Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler, 1 White Wagtail. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde)

Polgigga: 1 Yellow Wagtail over and 1 Wheatear nearby. (R Veal, R Augarde)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whitethroat, 4 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff , 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Swallow, 2 Linnet, 1 Buzzard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Buzzard (S Van Hear)

Chysauster: 1 Sparrowhawk over, 2 Yellowhammer, 3 Skylark, 1 Raven, 4 Adder. (S Grose)

Soapy cove, Kynance: 3 Whitethroat, Wheatear, Chiffchaff. (A Witheywood)

Whitethroat, A Witheywood

Chiffchaff, A Witheywood

St Gothian Sands LNR:  1 Pochard, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wheatear, 9 Tufted Duck, 1 Shoveler, 1 Adder.( B. Toms)

St.Ives seawatch: 1 Northern Gannet, 22 Black-legged Kittiwake, 20 Turnstone, 1 Stonechat, and 1 Sandwich Tern. (J Hill)

Mevagissey: 2 Purple Sandpiper on rocks off north side of harbour. (S Roper)

Newquay, Porth Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Buzzard in the distant.  (C Hooper)

Great Crested Grebe, C Hooper

Great Crested Grebe, C Hooper

Cardinham Woods: around bird feeders behind toilet block, 30+ Siskin, 5 Marsh Tit, 3+ Blue Tit, 6+ Great Tit, 6+ Coal Tit, 2+ Nuthatch, 3 pairs of Grey Wagtail, 4+ Chaffinch, 4 Buzzard. At least 10 Brimstone on the Lady Vale Trail and 5 Orange Tip butterflies. (C Mason)

St. Germans Quay: 4 Swallow back at traditional multi-nest site. (A Blonden)

Ninestones: 1 Cuckoo (A Blonden)

Carnelloe Head, Zennor: 2 Whitethroat, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Swallow.

Higher Crackington: ringtail harrier flying east. (J&B Teague)

Georgia, Bakers Pit NR: Osprey on a fence post eating a fish, m&f Cuckoo also. (R Menari)

Osprey, Richard Menari


Friday 12th April 2019

Late news, 5/4, Davidstow Airfield: 60 Golden Plover, 6 Wheatears and 1 Buzzard. (S Windle)

Late news, 11/4, Penzance: Robins fledged, the first brood of birds to succeed in the garden except the hole nesters in over thirty years, all others taken by Magpies. Sparrows, Blue Tits and Great Tits occupying boxes and female Blackcap still present. All in a private garden. (R Phillips)

Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler in song below the sewage works by the wooden gate at 07:45. (R Bonser)

Nanjizal: Hooded Crow again at Faraway Cottage. Also 1f Black Redstart, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 House Martin, 11 Swallow, 10 Chiffchaff, 9 Blackcap between here and Land’s End. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis, 1+ Water Pipit, 2 Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler singing, 2 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 2 Little Egret, 1 Snipe, Great Spotted Woodpecker, c40 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow. (S Rogers, P St Pierre, DK Parker)

Marazion: 9 Eider (8 m 1 f), 3 Whimbrel, 8 Ringed Plover, 8 Sanderling. (S Rogers)

Sancreed: 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Swallow, 3 Sand Martin, 1 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Land’s End: Pied Crow reported again and also at Nanjizal. (B Dodd)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 male Reed bunting, 4 Chiffchaffs, 4 Willow Warblers, 2 Blackcaps, 1 Jay, 12+ Rooks, small groups of Swallows and Sand Martins, 6 Goldfinches. (H Kendall)

Trevose Head: 1 Wheatear (m), 1 Merlin (f) chasing a mixed flock of Swallow/House and Sand Martin, 2 Kestrel, 2 Raven, 1 Gannet, 1 Shag, Linnets, Stonechats, Skylarks. (S Marquis) 41 White Wagtail, 2 Wheatear, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Swallow this evening. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Polgigga: 10 White Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill (2cy), 8 Shoveler, 8 Gadwall, 60 Teal, 100 Sand Martin. (D Eva)

Crugmeer: 2 Grey Partridge. (D Eva)

Trevose: 1 Short-eared Owl, 10 Wheatear. (D Eva)

Poltesco: 3 Chiffchaff. (F Trewin)

Mullion Cove: Pair Bullfinch, pair Swallows ( J. Allely)

St Merryn: Jackdaws making nests in bell tower. 1 pair Wood Pigeon also in church grounds. (R Hughes)

Rock: 1 Sparrowhawk, 20+ Sand Martin at Porthilly Point. (S Grose)

Croft Pascoe: 3 Crossbill briefly, flew off west. (D Collins)

Wadebridge: m&f Siskin on the Rivendell Estate. (N Greaves)

Godrevy to Hell’s Mouth: 2 Wren, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Skylark, 8 (4pr) Stonechat, 10 Linnet, 20+ Jackdaw, 2 Raven, 7 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 40+ Fulmar, 1 Gannet. (M Webb)

Gannet and Fulmar – Martin Webb

Pendeen: 12 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Willow Warbler. (A Hartley)

Trewidden Gardens: 1 Nuthatch (heard-only). (A Hartley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Little Gull. (P St Pierre)


Thursday 11th April 2019

Land’s End: Found, one camera battery, believed for Fuji. Contact Phil Taylor via CBWPS News website

Wadebridge: 31 Cattle Egret in field with cattle opposite Trewornan Manor. (S Grose)

Land’s End: Pied Crow of unknown origin still present at the complex but goes missing for long periods. Also 2 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, 3 Swallow. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, P Fraser, D Flumm, B Bosisto) 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 House Martin, 6 Swallow, 20 Sand Martin. (B Bosisto)

Pied Crow – Bob Bosisto

Pied Crow – Dave Parker

Nanjizal: Hooded Crow at Faraway Cottage. (M Wallace)

Hooded Crow – Mark Wallace

Sennen: Hybrid Carrion x Hooded Crow in usual field near Trinity Pool. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Crows-an-Wra: Hybrid Carrion x Hooded Crow on telegraph pole just west of village. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler in song at the sewage works.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Reed Warbler singing, Glossy Ibis, Merlin, 12 Sand Martin. (S Rogers, DK Parker) Glossy Ibis, 2 Shoveler, a few Teal and at least 6 Grey Heron. (A Hartley) 1 Glossy Ibis, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 4 Mallard, 2 m&f Shoveler, 4 Moorhen, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Swallow, 6 Dunnock at 13.40. (M Webb)

Glossy Ibis – Adam Hartley

Shoveler – Martin Webb

Marazion Beach: 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Eider. (S Rogers) 5 Common Gull on the beach. (A Hartley)

Drift Resevoir (members only): 1 Cattle Egret, 2 Gadwall, 1 Tufted Duck, 34 Sand Martin, 3 House Martin. (D Flumm)

Trewornan: 44+ Cattle Egret in field of friesans NW of Gutt Bridge on B3314. (A Langdon)

Chapel Amble: 2 Little Ringed Plover still opposite the car park, also 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail. (P Ash)

Little Ringed Plover – Paul Ash

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Whimbrel, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 sum plum Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover, 1s Common Gull. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 House Martin, 2 Greylag over train station early this morning. (J Evans)

Penzance: Nuthatch nest building, reducing the hole size with mud. (T Mills) Jubilee Pool: 27 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Carrion Crow at 11:25. (M Webb)

Nuthatch – Tony Mills

Buttermilk Hill: 5m and 2f Wheatear. (J Eaton)

Tywardreath: 1 Swallow on overhead wires in Southpark Road. (R. Barlow)

Falmouth: 1 Red Kite, soaring high over Penryn Campus at 16:15 today, drifting slowly west. (S Bearhop)

Restronguet: Large Tortoiseshell at Restronguet Point. (J Chapple)

Kennall Vale: 1 Dipper and 2 Grey Wagtail. (S Williams)

Dipper and Grey Wagtail – Stephen Williams

Pendeen: 3 Swallows, 2 Buzzard. (A Hartley)

Helston Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (S Bury)

North Cliffs to Godrevy: Merlin (f), 2 Skylark, 15 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 4 Stonechat, 4 Raven, 6 Meadow Pipit, Buzzard, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Dunnock, Wren, Shag, Gannet, Cormorant, Great Black-backed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Pheasant, Chaffinch. Also Adder. (P Freestone)

Kynance Cove: 6+ Stonechat, 8+ Meadow Pipit, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Chaffinch, Chiffchaff, 3 Buzzard, pair of Jackdaws nest building, 17+ active Shag nests, 6+ Gannet offshore, 1 Cormorant, male Bullfinch, 2 Swallow (P Freestone)

Hayle, Mexico Towans: 6 House Martin over (P Freestone)

Liskeard: Redstart singing this morning. (D Julian)


Thursday 15th November 2018

Late news, 15/11, Goonhilly: 1 Marsh Harrier. (P Bedford)

Late news, 15/11, Kenidjack: Dusky Warbler still present at the sewage works. (T McGowan)

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs and Spoonbill at Tallacks Creek. (S Votier)

Trevose Head: 1w female Pied Wheatear still present above the lifeboat station, park at the NT car park and keep to public footpaths. (S Rogers) Still present late morning and 1 Merlin over. (J St Ledger)

Pied Wheatear – Steve Rogers

Pied Wheatear, Mark Halliday

Rock: 47 Cattle Egret moved off in one flock from Porthilly Farm towards and over Cant Hill, should be viewable from Camel Trail. (S Grose)

Housel Bay: Little Bunting still at the Waterings. (T Blunden) Also Merlin in the area. (G Mitchell)

Coverack: 1 Black Redstart. (P Bedford)

Gwithian: Possible Hooded Crow feeding on grass in and around Dog Walkers Car Park area.

Polurrian: 2 Black Redstarts around Polurrian Bay Hotel and chalets. (G Mitchell)

Ruan High Lanes area: Fly over groups of Redwings, (100+, 50+ and 40) heading South East, largeish numbers for the Roseland at 09:30. (D Hall)

Pentire Headland: Short-eared Owl this afternoon at c14:30 on the South Fistral side, it landed for a while on the pitch and putt course. (P Stephenson)

Porthgwarra: 1 Firecrest, 1 Blackcap, 2f Brambling & juv Sparrowhawk. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Kenidjack: 6 Chough, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Long Rock: Black Redstart, 26 Sanderling, 3 Turnstone, Rock Pipit, 8 Ringed Plover between Cafe & Car Park. (R Teague)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Immature Garganey with the Teal off the causeway. (T McGowan)

Rock Helipad Field: 3 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

At Sea: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Great skuas and 20 Dolphins between Wolf Rock and Land’s End. (J Pender)

Nancegollan: 100s of Redwing and Chaffinch moving through, westward throughout the day, 15 Fieldfare west, 2 Raven. (D Chaney)

Newquay Boating Lake: 1Tawny Owl appears to be hunting bats from Trenance riding stables. (S Grose)

Roseland, St Anthony’s Head: 1 Swallow (11.30am ).  (per Simon Perry)


Sunday 1st April 2018

Late news, 31/3, Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: 1 Jack Snipe. (M Jones)

Par: Male Lesser Spotted Woodpecker at Par market in trees by east car park at 11:00 calling frequently and seen briefly. (G Barter, S Grose)

Pentewan: Juv Iceland Gull again. (S Birt)

Porthpean: 3 Surf Scoter with Long-tailed Duck and 1 Common Scoter this morning. (J Lindsell)

Trenance boating lake, Newquay: 1 Ring-billed Gull showing well just in front of café. (R Hughes)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern in flight. (A McKechnie) 1 Snipe. (S&P Rogers) Longrock Pool: 2 Sand Martin. (MJ Spicer)

Snipe – Steve Rogers

Mevagissey Harbour: Juv Iceland Gull on rocks behind the museum. (S Grose)

Iceland Gull – Shaun Grose

Sennen: Glaucous Gull still around, flew over fields above village. (A Musgrove)

Ardensawah Farm, St Levan: Juv Iceland Gull. (S&P Rogers)

Land’s End: 1 Hooded Crow on clifftop, then flew inland, also 1 Iceland Gull flying close to the base of the cliffs. (E Dowding)

nr Zennor: 2nd year Glaucous Gull over Gurnard’s Head pub at 13:30, appeared to land in nearby cattle field. (A Lobb)

Lost Gardens of Heligan: 2 Nuthatch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Greenfinch, 1 Treecreeper. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Grey Heron, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret on Ryan’s Field. (Chris Hooper)

Heron, Oystercatchers and Little Egret – Chris Hooper

Lostwithiel: Blackcap still regularly present in a private garden. (E Mayhew)

Truro: Female Blackcap in front garden. (M Costa)

Penwithick: 3 Siskin, 3 Reed Bunting, 8 House Sparrow, 5 Goldfinch, 6 Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Dunnock, 3 Jackdaw, 3 Woodpigeon. (K Bowers)

Siskins – Kevin Bowers


Friday 30th March 2018

Nanjizal: Osprey flew north plus a few Chiffchaffs and Goldcrest after a hard frost. (K Wilson)

Pendower: from Pendower beach up the valley to Melinsey Mill. At least eight singing Chiffchaff and a Marsh Tit. Also Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, 6 Sandwich Tern, Black-throated Divers and Great Northern Divers off Pendower beach early afternoon. (T Farr) 34+ Great Northern Diver, 14 Black-throated Diver, 8 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Common Scoter, 6 Sandwich Tern. (S Rowe, T Carson) Pacific Diver, 4+ Black-throated Diver, 2+ Great Northern Diver, Slavonian Grebe, Red-necked Grebe & 4+ Sandwich Tern in the evening. (P Chapman)

Portscatho: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 12 Sandwich Tern. (S Rowe, T Carson)

Dozmary Pool: Drake Lesser Scaup still, plus female Scaup and c30 Tufted Duck at 13:30. (P Chapman)

Coverack: 2w Iceland Gull still, on rocks by the Paris Hotel.

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Goldeneye, 14 Tufted Duck, 3 Coot, 4 singing Chiffchaff (D Eva)

Gwithian Towans: 1 Hooded Crow (or possible hybrid). (MJ Spicer)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Swallow. (MJ Spicer) Also 2 Blue Tit, 2 Blackbird (pair), 1 Greylag, 2 Coot, Little Grebe, 30 Canada Geese, 21 Tufted Duck, 2 Mallard, 67+ Herring Gull, 18 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Rock Pipit, 2 Kestrel, Buzzard, 2 pairs of Stonechat, Wren, Robin, 3 Shelduck and male Yellowhammer singing from bushes in sewerage works. (PJ Freestone)

Copperhouse: Sparrowhawk circling Copperhouse Creek (PJ Freestone)

Port Quin/Lundy Bay: 2 Puffin, 3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Yellowhammer, 9 Skylark, 2 Swallow, 2 Kestrel, 3 Raven. (S Grose)

Trevarrion: 1 Barn Owl, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 Raven. (S Grose)

Grogley: 3 Chiffchaff and 1 Willow Warbler all singing. (P Spong)

Rising Sun, Callington: Flock of c120 Golden Plover this afternoon. (C Imms)

RSPB Scillonian III wildlife cruise, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 2 Red-throated Diver, 3 Sandwich Tern, 76 Manx Shearwater, 12 Gannet, 7 Razorbill, 6 Guillemot, 2 Kittiwake and 2 Common Dolphin. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 266 Manx Shearwater, 27 Gannet, 7 Fulmar, 5 Guillemot, 3 Kittiwake and 1 Puffin. Wolf Rock to Scilly: 18 Guillemot, 5 Gannet, 5 Manx Shearwater, 4 Razorbill, 2 Kittiwake, 2 Fulmar and 1 Chiffchaff. Scilly to Wolf Rock: 32 Manx Shearwater, 5 Guillemot, 3 Fulmar, 2 Gannet and 4 Common Dolphin. (M Ahmad and DA Conway)

Lizard: 2 Swallow flew north over the village. (M Silk)

Truro: Female Blackcap still in a private garden. (M Costa) 1 female Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)


Monday 30th October 2017

Late News, 25/10, Windmill Farm: 1 Rose-coloured Starling.

Late News, 29/10, Maer Lake: Wigeon, Teal, Black-tailed Godwits, Lapwings, Curlew, few Snipe,  200+Golden Plover. (T Nicholson)

Late News, 29/10, Stepper Point: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler found dead on coast path. (S Marquis)

Yellow-browed Warbler, Simon Marquis

Yellow-browed Warbler, Simon Marquis

Yellow-browed Warbler, Simon Marquis

Constantine: 2 Firecrest, 2 Black Redstart, 2 Stonechat, 3 Chiffchaff; 200 Woodpigeon South. (J Chapman)

Sancreed (vis mig 07:30-09:30): 10,030 Woodpigeon, 134 Stock Dove, 200 Jackdaw, 1 Snipe, 2 Lapwing, 17 Skylark, 10 Fieldfare, 15 Redwing, 5 Blackbird, 15 Meadow Pipit, 12 Siskin, 1 Grey Wagtail west & 3 Little Egret in fields. Also 1 fem/imm Marsh Harrier west over village at 10:35 hrs. Later, 110 Fieldfare, 20 Skylark and 26 Lapwing in fields.(D Flumm)

Woodpigeons, Sancreed, Dave Flumm

Woodpigeons, Sancreed, Dave Flumm

Woodpigeon, Sancreed, Dave Flumm

Carrick Roads from Loe Beach: 13 Black-necked Grebe, 1 f Common Scoter, 2 Brent Goose over. (J St Ledger)

Black-necked Grebe, John St Ledger

Brent Geese, John St Ledger

Devoran: 1000’s Wood Pigeon, 100’s Redwing, 5 Bullfinch, 1 Great White Egret, 2 Spoonbill. (S Votier)

Penryn: 1 Hawfinch over, 4000 Woodpigeon over ESI this morning. (M Silk)

St Ives: 30 Golden Plover at Rosewall Hill, 1m Black Redstart at Consols. (S Turner) Also 1 Sabine’s Gull past.

Falmouth: Castle Beach: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Little Egret, 3 Rock Pipit, Swanpool Point: 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Rock Pipit Swanpool: 2 Mute Swan, 3 Chiffchaff Swanvale: 2 Firecrest, Green Woodpecker, Nuthatch, 2 Raven over. (D Chaney)

Falmouth: Hawfinch, Brambling, Fieldfares, 350 Redwing & 60+ Skylark viz mig this am (B Porter)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit. (T Nicholson) Also 24 Fieldfare, 3 Grey Heron, c30 Black-headed Gull, 2 Cormorant, 1 Buzzard, 2 Dunnock, 1m Stonechat, 1 Meadow Pipit, 3 Wren, 1 Marsh Tit, 11 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Robin, 1 Bullfinch. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 10 Great Crested Grebe, c300 Canada Geese, 6 Wigeon, 8 Moorhen, c32 Coot, 3f Shoveler, 4 Bullfinch, c30 Mallard, 3 Coal Tit, 5 Chaffinch, 2 Great Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Goldfinch, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Willow Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Robin. (R Mudge)

Bude Canal: Cetti’s Warblers. (T Nicholson)

Rame: 1 Wheatear, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Reed Bunting. (D Allan) Also 3 Chiffchaff, 10+ Goldcrest, 1 Redwing, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, Linnet flocks, 3 Skylark, 4 Cirl Bunting, 2 Yellowhammer, 6 Stonechat, 1 Raven. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Buzzard, Chris Buckland

Yellowhammer, Chris Buckland

Chiffchaff, Chris Buckland

Old Lizard Head: 1 Greenland White-fronted Goose, 1 Lapland Bunting, 3 Brambling over early. (M Pass, I Maclean et al)

Lizard, Lloyds Lane: 3 Swallow. (M Pass) 1 Serin in stubble fields, though mobile. (I Maclean)

Lizard Point: 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Great Skua, 1300 Kittiwake. (I Maclean)

Housel Bay: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest. (M Pass)

Church Cove: 3 Firecrest. (M Pass)

Nanjizal: Vis mig – 4 Fieldfare, 4 Song Thrush, 13 Redwing, 1 Water Rail, 2619 Woodpigeon, 56 Stock Dove, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Redpoll, 84 Siskin, 2 Common Snipe, 253 Golden Plover, 25 Lapwing, 2 Brambling, 5 Swallow, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher. (B Bosisto) 185 birds ringed  including: 51 Chiffchaff, 25 Goldcrest, 6 Firecrest, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 11 Blackcap, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Brambling, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Redwing. Also 2 Hawfinch over.(B Bosisto, K Wilson)

Sennen: 1 Richard’s Pipit in grass field behind the school, 1 Snipe, 1 Dunlin over. (B Bosisto, R Treeby)

Kenidjack: 10 Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Fieldfare. (B Bosisto) Also 1 Brambling. (M Spicer)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Greenland White-fronted Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 2 Whooper Swan, 1 Kingfisher, 23 Stock Dove. (B Bosisto)

Marazion Marsh: 1 f/imm Marsh Harrier at 14:30, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret. (B Oakes) Also 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Kingfisher, good numbers of Teal. (N Wills, L Salway) 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling at Longrock Pool at dusk.

Marsh Harrier, Ben Oakes

Marsh Harrier, Ben Oakes

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 White-rumped Sandpiper still. (B Oakes)

White-rumped Sandpiper, Ben Oakes

Land’s End: 4 Black Redstart, Woodlark over. Also 14 Skylark, 450 Woodpigeon, 4 Siskin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Bullfinch. (P Taylor, H Mitchell). 2 Firecrest, 1 Brambling (heard). (P St Pierre, M Elliott)

Trevescan: 1 Black Redstart.

Porthgwarra: 2 Black Redstart.

Allet: 2 Hawfinch over north at 07:40.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: juv Spoonbill still at Ryan’s Field. (R Treeby) Also 2 Kingfisher, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Jay, 15 Golden Plover, 22 Lapwing, 9 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 6 Redshank. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Polgigga: 1 Turtle Dove on Bosistow Lane. (M Wallace)

Pendeen: 1f Black Redstart at lighthouse. (Cornwall Birding) 1 Hawfinch & 1 Lapland Bunting over Manor Farm. (P Combridge)

Bosullow: 1 Hooded Crow, 1 Fieldfare, 13 Snipe. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Glossy Ibis at 16:40, flew toward Camel Estuary.

Torpoint: 3 f Pintail, 1 f Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Brent Goose. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Nare Head: 1 Chough feeding in field. (P Fletcher)

Ninestones: 1 Willow Tit. (C Imms, R Eynon)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Ring-necked Duck, 1 Hen Harrier, 3 Ruff, c400 Golden Plover, c100 Lapwing. (C Imms, R Eynon)

Gurnard’s Head: 1 Little Egret west, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Skylark in off sea. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Boswednack: 1 Fieldfare, 7 Redwing, 2 Chough, 1 Firecrest, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.(Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance: c30 Turnstone & 2 Purple Sandpiper between pier & Battery Rocks. (N Wills, L Salway)