De Lank, Bodmin Moor:2 Common Redstart (singing males)2 Willow WarblerPair grey wagtail1 Spotted Flycatcher3 Northern Wheatear (singing males). (B Bosisto)
Scribble Downs:2 Cuckoo, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Siskin,Demoiselle damselfly, 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whinchat ( singing male ), 1 Curlew, 1 Common Redstart, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker. (B Bosisto)
Colliford Lake, Loveney: 2 Coot, pair Lapwing, Mallard with6 young, ( no Black headed Gull nests sadly ),1 Cuckoo, 2 pairs Great crested Grebe on nest, 4 Great crested Grebe, pair of Curlew, 1 Cuckoo at the dam. (B Bosisto)
Late News, 13/10, Stithians Reservoir: 1 Pintail, 1 Shoveler, 68 Wigeon, 1 Tufted Duck and 1 Dunlin. 2 colour-ringed birds, a Herring Gull W:001 (ringed in Falmouth) and a Cormorant ( TBY – ringed in St Ives ). Also 1 possible hybrid drake Wigeon x American Wigeon. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)
Late News, 13/10, Nanjizal: 1 Dusky Warbler trapped and ringed.
Millbrook Lake: 1 1w Bonaparte’s Gull reported. (S Madge)
East Kennack Sands, The Lizard: Brent Goose (hrota), imm, on beach. Drinking from freshwater stream, then wandering the tideline. (M&A Lord)
Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest , 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 5 Coal Tit in off sea, 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Merlin, 4 Chough, 5 Grey Plover south, 4 Golden Plover south east, 7 Gadwall flew east over airfield, 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Wryneck in scrub and scrubby pines between Airfield and turning to Gurland Farm. (A Rosier)
Gwithian Green LNR: Yellow-browed Warbler at the back of Gwithian churchyard. (P Fraser)
Land’s End: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, (1 Treeve Moor, 2 in car park bushes), 1 Black Redstart, 6 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear & 2 Bullfinch. (L Thomson) c.100 Meadow Pipit, 20+ alba Wagtail, 7 Skylark. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) 1 – 2 Yellow-browed Warbler heard in Swingates area, and there was one Wheatear at Treeve Moor and 2 Blackcap. (PJ Smale) Wryneck still on cycle track.
Porthgwarra: 2 Woodlark over, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in Sallows by halfway wall and another in doctor’s garden. (M Wallace)
Sennen: 2 Cattle Egret in fields by radar station. Probable Pied Wheatear reported on road, then flew. (K Wilson)
Rame:Pallas’s Warbler Penlee NR by dell. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers. 1 Lapland Bunting in first stubble field on left along Military Road.
Porthcurno: 2 Firecrest.
St Agnes Head:Short-toed Lark still in car park west of New Downs. (M Barker)
Short-toed Lark, M Barker
Short-toed Lark video by John Chapple
Short-toed Lark video by Richard Augarde
Cot Valley: 1 Black Redstart at Porth Nanven.
Kestle Barton: 1 Hobby getting mobbed by finches over fields behind orchard. (R Doggart)
Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 m & 4 f Shoveler, 6 f Pintail, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Water Rail, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Stonechat, 30+ Teal, 20+ Wigeon, 2 Red Fox, 1 Hare. (A Piper)
Rinsey Head to Trewavas Cliff: 1 Peregrine, 1 Wheatear, 3 Skylark and 3 Chough, 2 Kestrel, 1 Stonechat. (R Teague, A James)
Kestrel, A James
Stonechat, A James
Rock:Dalmatian Pelicanstill on Camel Estuary. (J Weatherhead) Also Black-necked Grebe.
Rame:12 Northern Wheatear, 4 Blackcap, 3 Whimbrel, 3 Whitethroat, 2 House Martin, 20+ Swallow,1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven. plus Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs. (C Buckland, M Beer).
Wheatear, Chris Buckland
Wheatear, Chris Buckland
Whimbrel, Chris Buckland
Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 White Wagtail and 1 Wheatear. (S Williams)
Land’s End: c8 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Whitethroat and 3 Wheatear along the cycle track. Plus a steady trickle of Swallows and Sand Martins flying North, also 1 House Martin. (DK Parker, P&H Taylor, T McGowan)
Penzance, Chyandour: 1 Iceland Gull east over town 08:55hrs; 1 Sandwich Tern, 7 Whimbrel & 1 Bar-tailed Godwit across Bay & 1 Wheatear. (D Flumm)
Sancreed: 16 Wheatear and 5 Pied Wagtail. (D Flumm)
Caradon Hill:2 prs Wheatear back on breeding sites, 4 Linnet passing through, 2 m Yellowhammer singing in their territories, 2 m & 1 f Green Woodpecker. Plus good numbers of Willow Warblers and Chiffchaff too. (P Needham)
Wheatear, Paul Needham
Trevose Head: 1m Redstart, 70 Wheatear and 15 Whimbrel late pm. (S Rowe)
Bedruthan Steps: 1 Short-eared Owl. (S Rowe)
Sennen Cove: 3 Whimbrel this morning.
Porthgwarra: 1 Dotterel over, 1 Black Redstart and White Wagtail. (B Dallas) 1 Dotterel over at 09:20, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Black Redstart, 42 Wheatear, 18 Willow Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Whimbrel, 10 Blackcap, 1 White Wagtail. (MD Wallace)
Pendeen: 1 Osprey. (P Combridge)
Bosavern: c6 Swallow this morning.
Bosullow: 10 Wheatear and 1 Swallow.
St Ives: 3 Wheatear and 24 Sandwich Tern at The Island.
Coverack, Little Treleaver: 1 singing Iberian Chiffchaff again.
Little Treleaver: 1 Iberian Chiffchaff. Also 1 Short-eared Owl, please respect the residents privacy. (S Russ, D Beadle, S Rogers, L Proctor – photo from 15/4)
Boat Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel plus 9 Whimbrel.
Boswens Common, St Just: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 1 Wheatear and 10 Swallow. (DS Flumm)
St Gothians Sands LNR: 1m Pochard, 1 Water Rail and 1 Coot. (MJ Spicer)
Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Yellowhammer and 1 Marsh Tit at the car park feeders, also 3m Reed Bunting, 2 Great Black-backed Gull and 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Swallow/House Martin and Sand Martin plus 2 Great Crested Grebe. (R Mudge)