Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Late news, 29/4, Marazion (Red River) to Long Rock beach: 120 Whimbrel (P St Pierre)

The Lizard; Youth Hostel Garden: 1 Serin briefly early morning before flying SE. (Mark Pass, I Maclean) Plus 1 Richard’s Pipit in sheep field between village and Old Lizard Point.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Adult Purple Heron flew in to the Cheshire Homes Section at 13:15 but flew off north at c13:45. (P St Pierre et al.)

Lizard Point: 2 Pomarine Skua, 1 Great Skua, 8 Great Northern Diver, 11 Puffin, 1 Common Tern, 12 Whimbrel,1 Ringed Plover. (I Maclean)

Porthgwarra: 5 Whimbrel, 8 Whitethroat, 4 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff and 1 Willow Warbler. (DK Parker)

Bude: 2 Little Egret, 9+ Swallow, 4+ Sedge Warbler, 1 Raven + 4 young ready to fledge and 6 Whimbrel. (H Wilkins)

Whimbrel, Helen Wilkins

Whimbrel, Helen Wilkins

Marazion: 2 Swift, 60+ Whimbrel. (S Turner)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 ad m Lesser Scaup.

Whipsiderry: 1 Corn Bunting, 1 Common Whitethroat, 2 Wheatear. (S Grose)

St Agnes Head: 1 Whitethroat. (S Mickleburgh)

Whitethroat, Sue Mickleburgh

Whitethroat, Sue Mickleburgh

Drift Reservoir (members only): 17 Canada Geese, 1 Fulvous Whistling Duck, 12 Mallard, 1 white Call Duck, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk and 6 Swallow. (DK Parker)

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Wednesday 26th April 2017

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag, 3 Canada Geese, 2 pairs Wigeon, 2 Gadwall, 8 Mallard (plus 2 broods of ducklings), 12 Teal, 1 drake Garganey, 1 Cormorant, 12 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 3+ Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 2 Swift, c50 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 2 White Wagtail, 3 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 3 Reed Bunting, 4 Cetti’s Warbler and Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker, M Spicer)

Marazion: 54 Whimbrel, 4 Oystercatcher, c50 Dunlin, c5 Sanderling, 18 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Knot, 1 Turnstone, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 White Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail and 1 Wheatear on the beach. (DK Parker, S Cox)

Whinchat, Dave Parker

Whimbrel, Dave Parker

Grey Plover, Dave Parker

Penzance: 14 Purple Sandpiper around Battery Rocks beach this morning.

Hayle Estuary: 2 Little Ringed Plover on Ryan’s field. (M Bishop)

Lizard/Old Lizard Head: 1 Common Redstart, 26 Wheatear, 2 Whinchat, 9 Whitethroat, 8 House Martin, 1 Woodchat Shrike over Helarcher farmyard. (S Grose)

Swanpool:  drake Garganey at the north end this evening, 20 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin. (C Benton, D Chaney, J St Ledger) Also 1 Wheatear by the beach, pair Mallard + 11 ducklings on the sea, swam into the beach, 1 predated by Herring Gull, 1 lost at sea, 8 ducklings and the female shepherded across the beach and onto Swanpool by Homo sapiens, 1 rescued from the sea. (D Chaney)

Garganey, John St Ledger

Roseworthy: 1 Iceland Gull following the plough in fields by the old A30 this afternoon

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 15 Mute swan, 18 Canada goose, 18 Shelduck, 9 Mallard, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Pheasant, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 4 Buzzard, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Curlew, 12 Whimbrel, 28 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 250 Herring Gull, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Wood Pigeon, 15 House Martin, 30 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 6 Blackbird, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 40 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 3 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Linnet, 1 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 drake Garganey, 1 Ruff (breeding plumage), 2 Common Sandpiper, 80 Black tailed Godwit, 6 Gadwall, 2 Sedge Warbler, 4 Swift. (G. Berti, C Travis) 

Chapel Amble (walk to new hide): 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wheatear, 2 Swift, 6 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap. (G. Berti, C Travis)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1m Lesser Scaup still at the north end this afternoon

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Sunday 23rd April 2017

Late News, 22/04, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 43 Whimbrel, 4 Common Sandpiper, 14 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 juv Song Thrush on Carnsew Pool. 1w Spoonbill, 1 Greenshank, 1 Sedge Warbler on Ryan’s Field. 23 Wigeon, 6 Teal on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal)

Goss Moor between St Dennis and Toads Hole: 1 Cuckoo, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Stonechat, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 m Reed Bunting, 2 Raven, 4 Bullfinch, 6 Willow Warbler, 1 Buzzard, 3 Wren, 2 m Blackcap singing, 1 Marsh Tit  6 Blue Tit 1 Long-tailed Tit. (P Ash)

Cuckoo, Grasshopper Warbler – P Ash

Rosewall Hill:  1m & 1 f Wheatear, Kestrel overhead mobbed by Crow and Sparrowhawk flew over. (D Jenkins)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Whimbrel, 2 Sedge Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Garden Warbler (D.Eva )

B3277 by Teagles: 1 Red Kite (B Tregunna)

Lizard: c20 Wheatear, 10 Whitethroat, 1 Wryneck. (B Field) Lizard Point: Single Whimbrel on the rocks, flew out to sea calling (R Bullman).

Lizard Point (seawatch): 2 Avocet, 2 Little Stint, 2 Whimbrel, 7 Puffin. (I Maclean)

Old Lizard Head: 4 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whinchat. (I Maclean)

Caerthillean: 1 Wryneck, 1 Ring Ouzel. (B Field, I Maclean et al) Female Red-footed Falcon briefly on wires west of Lizard village feeding in the freshly cut field at 06:40. (M Pass)

Wryneck – B Field

Crousa Downs: Purple Heron came in to roost at 20:58. (M Pass)

Goonhilly National Nature Reserve: 1 Cuckoo (heard), 8 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Wheatear (f), 4 Skylark, 6+ Swallow. (K Dalziel)

Brays Cot: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Blackcap, 4 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff. (K Dalziel)

Land’s End: 1m Subalpine Warbler (probably Western) opposite Swingates. From the car park, take the footpath on the left and continue past the willows until Roger Andrews’s bench. From here view the blackthorn below. From 11:40 (R Veal, B Melllow, R Augarde)

Subalpine Warbler – R Veal

Land’s End: 1m Subalpine Warbler (probably Western) still showing occasionally until at least 16:30. Also 2 Red Kite flew north at 14..05, 13 Wheatear, 7 Blackcap, 3 Sedge Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 4 Sand Martin, c20 Swallow, 2 Whimbrel. (S Rowe)

Treeve Common: 1 hybrid Hooded/Carrion Crow, 5 Whitethroat, 10 House Martin. (R Veal)

Sennen: 1 1w Iceland Gull flew over the church and then landed in ploughed field. (R Veal)

Marazion: 1 sum plum Great Northern Diver flew East and 2 White Wagtail, 5 (2 sum plum) Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Whimbrel on the beach. Marsh: 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Gadwall. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh: 1m Garganey, 4 Common Sandpiper, 4 White Wagtail. (S Rowe)

Marazion Beach: 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Whimbrel, 2 Grey Plover, 10 Ringed Plover, 12 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling. (S Turner)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Gadwall, 11 Teal, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, c50 Sand Martin, 5+ Swallow and 1 Wheatear. (DK Parker, P St Pierre)

Marazion: 49 Dunlin, 9 Ringed Plover, 5 Sanderling, 4 Whimbrel, 3 Oystercather and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit on the beach this evening. (DK Parker, P St Pierre)

Nanjizal: Red-rumped Swallow. (P Roseveare)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 1w Spoonbill, 2 Greenshank (R Veal) 1 Spoonbill, 1 Greenshank, 1 Swallow, 1 Oystercatcher on nest on island and Canada Goose on nest on another island. (D Jenkins)

Hawkers Cove/Stepper Point: 1 Redstart, 9 Wheatear, 4 Whitethroat, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Blackcap, 20 House Martin, 1 Puffin, 4 Sandwich Tern. Stepper point/gunver head: 4 Raven, 6 Wheatear, 3 Whimbrel, 36 Guillemot, 24 Razorbill, 7 Kittiwake. (S Grose)

Bartinney:  1 Greenshank , c.50 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Wheatear, 1 Whitetroat, 1 Buzzard harassed by 8 Magpie. 3 pairs Stonechats.  (R Phillips)

Common Buzzard – R Phillips

Perranuthnoe: 2 Starling, c10 Swallow. (B Oakes)

Lowland Point: 9 Whimbrel, 5 Wheatear, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Blackcaps and 3 Adder (P Bedford)

Gwendreath Valley: 1 Red Kite (P. Bedford)

St Agnes Head: Iceland Gull imm, 3 Common Whitethroat, 8 Sand Martin, 5 House Martins(T Wilson)

Lanner Green area: 1m Blackcap singing, Chiffchaff heard, 2 Linnet, 6 Goldfinch, 2 Buzzard, 1mKestrel. (R Hampshire)

Trevose Head: 3 Cormorant, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Shelduck, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Blackcap, 11 Common Whitethroat, 5 Sedge Warbler ,4 Chiff chaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 87 Wheatear, 301 Swallow, 23 Sand Martin, 24 House Martin, 3 White Wagtail, 4 Collared Dove, 1 Grass Snake. (B Bosisto) 

Camel Estuary: 10 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 40 Whimbrel, 1 Osprey – circling Dinham Creek at high tide, viewed from the Camel Trail. (B Bosisto)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 drake Garganey, 2 pairs of Mallard with 6 & 3 young , 66 Black-tailed Godwit , 1 Wood Sandpiper ( color ringed) , 2 Common Sandpiper, 11 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler. (B Bosisto) 2 Wood Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Clapper Marshes: Lesser Whitethroat singing. (D Julian)

Anjue Green Fields: 8 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Buttermilk Hill: 5 Ring Ouzel dropped in this morning with 4 females and a single male which was singing, Cuckoo, 9 Wheatear, Linnets and Meadow Pipits all building nests, 40 plus Swallows feeding at a considerable height. (V Stratton)

Sibleyback Reservoir: 1m Lesser Scaup still, 1 Cuckoo. (D Julian)

 

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Friday 21st April 2017

Late news, 20/4, Maraziom Marsh: 1 Turtle Dove over marsh heading East at 19:40. (S.Cox)

Land’s End: 1 female Wheatear, Razorbill, Guillemot, Shag, Great Black-backed Gull, 6+ Buzzard, several Swallows, Fulmar, Gannets, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Linnets, Rock Pipit. (M Doveston)

Sennen Cove: 13 Whimbrel. (B Morris)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 27 Common Sandpiper and 1 Dunlin. (P St Pierre)

Penzance: 1 White Stork flew over heading west at 13:10. (M Bishop)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 43 Whimbrel, 4 Common Sandpiper, 14 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 juv Song Thrush on Carnsew Pool. 1w Spoonbill, 1 Greenshank, 1 Sedge Warbler on Ryan’s Field. 23 Wigeon, 6 Teal on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Drake Garganey and Tufted Duck still. Also 5+ Little Egret, 1 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper. (P St Pierre, DK Parker)

Marazion: 45 Whimbrel, 6 Dunlin, 19 Sanderling, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover and 4 Bar-tailed Godwit on the beach, 2 Shelduck. (P St Pierre, DK Parker, R Butts)

Lizard Point: 2 Great-Northern Diver (s.p) , 6 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, 1 Woodchat Shrike (on hedgerow and feeding in ploughed field next to Lizard Village 07:10 – 07:20, searched for it later in the morning and no sign) 1 Wheatear, 39 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 3 Common Whitethroat, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Tree Pipit. (B Bosistow)

Old Lizard Head: 1 Black Redstart. (D Wright)

Caerthillian Cove: 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Common Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler. (B Bosistow, D Wright)

Carthillian to the Lizard Point: 20 Wheatear. (D Wright)

Kynance Cove: 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 4 Common Whitethroat. (B Bosistow, D Wright)

Kynance Cove to Soapy Cove (coastal path): 1(m) Ring Ouzel (above Kynance Cove),  10 Wheatears, 2 Swallows, 1 Willow Warbler, 12 Meadow Pipits, 1 Skylark, 4 Common Buzzards. (JH & K Dalziel)

Ruan Minor: 1 Female Common Redstart next to Bolenowe Animal Sanctuary. (B Bosistow)

Goonhilly Downs: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Cuckoo, 2 Siskin. (B Bosistow)

Maen Porth Beach area: 2 Little Egret up the valley heading inland, 1 heading east towards Swanpool, 1 Greenshank,1 Common Sandpiper still present on the muddy creek near the beach, Fulmar around the cliffs to the south/west side of the bay. (M Doveston)

Goss Moor: 1 Little Bunting still present, also 1 Cuckoo. (T Carson)

St Enodoc: 2 Yellowhammer, 12 House Martin at the golf course. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 1 Wood Sandpiper and drake Garganey still. (M Pass)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1m Lesser Scaup.

Rame: 7 Wheatears,1  Grasshopper Warbler, 2Willow Warblers, 8 Whitethroats,6m Blackcaps, several Chiffchaff,3 Buzzards, 2 Kestrels, 2 Ravens,1 Wood Warbler, Skylarks, 3 Collared Doves, 1Pied Wagtail, 1m Bullfinch. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Bude: 1 Sparrowhawk hunting in gardens. (R Maye) 3 Cattle Egret.

Maer Lake: 3 Cattle Egret.

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Saturday 1st April 2017

Late news, 31/3, Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel still present.

Late news, 31/3, Bude: 9 Turnstone. (H Wilkins)

Late photo, 30/3, Manaccan: 1 Hoopoe. (A Williams)

Hoopoe, Alan Williams

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 2 (1w+subad) Spoonbill, 9 sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Plover, 57 Wigeon, 4 Teal, 2 Sandwich Tern on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal, T Wilson) Also 3 Cattle Egret (Ryan’s field), 16 Little Egret, 1st w Mediterranean Gull, 5 Greenshank, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 20 Redshank, 1 Sparrowhawk. (T Wilson) Also near adult Ring-billed Gull early morning still. (P St Pierre)

St Erth: 3 Cattle Egret in field on Tregrea Lane this morning.

Pendeen: 1 juv Iceland Gull over B3318 this evening.

Rosehill, Penzance: 2 Green Woodpecker. (R Farnes)

Crowlas: 1 House Martin to NE. (R Veal)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 2w Iceland Gull, 1m Shoveler, 1 Coot, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and c60 Sand Martin. (MJ Spicer)

 

Iceland Gull, Mike Spicer

Rinsey Head:  10 Kittiwake, 4 Fulmar, 20+ Linnet, 3 Shag, 1f Kestrel, 1 Common Dolphin, 1 Buzzard, 1 Stonechat. (J Evans)

Kynance Cove: 1m Woodchat Shrike at 15:00 in bushes north of the Kynance Cove road. (R Wilkins)

Lizard Point: 8 Purple Sandpiper, 10 Puffin, 48 Manx Shearwater. Tregullus Farm, 1f Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Windmill Farm: 1 Merlin, 2 Swallow, & Chiffchaffs. (S Grose)

Coverack: 3 Sandwich Terns (P Bedford) 

Mawgan: 1 Swallow and 2 Siskin (P Bedford)

Stithians Reservoir: 12 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Willow Warbler singing. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 31 Tufted Duck, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 100 Sand Martin, 2 Blackcap singing. (D Chaney)

Penhale Point: 2 Wheatear, 100+ Linnet. (S Grose)

Colan: 6 Cattle Egret flying south past the church. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 4 Brent Goose, 4 Redshank, 1 Greenshank. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 5 Purple Sandpiper, 34 Turnstone. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 1 Merlin, 15 Chiffchaff, 2 Swallow. (S Rowe)

Whipsiderry: 1 Corn Bunting. (S Grose)

Walmsley: 8 Water Pipit (summer plumage), 5 Greenshank, 11 Dunlin, 2 Ruff, 4 Willow Warbler, 103 Black tailed Godwit, 12 Shelduck, 2 Tufted Duck, 63 Wigeon, 40 Teal, 19 Shoveler, 20 Gadwall, 2 Pintail, 1 Curlew, 2 Swallow, 3 Little Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper, 14 Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 250 Sand Martin, 170 Golden Plover. (B Bosistow)

Water Pipit, Bob Bosistow

 

Drift Reservoir: (Members only): Juv Iceland Gull and Pink-footed Goose still. (P St Pierre)

Dozmary Pool: 1m Lesser Scaup this morning.

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Friday 24th March 2017

Late news, 23/03, Dozmary Pool: Lesser Scaup still present (A Pearson)

Porthgwarra/St Levan: Great White Egret N over Porthgwarra at 8:50. Also 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Wheatear, 3 Black Redstart, 31 Chiffchaff. (M Wallace)

Swanpool: 2ndw Glaucous Gull c8.30am, before flying off west, Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Mute Swan sitting, 1 Great Crested Grebe on the sea. (D Chaney)

St John’s Lake: Spoonbill this morning (D Julian)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Pair of Mandarin this morning at 11 am. Also 6 Great Northern Diver in Mounts Bay this morning. (L Proctor, D Britton, M Spicer)

St Erth: 3 Cattle Egret and 8 Little Egret in Tredrea Lane. Also 1m Siskin. (MJ Spicer)

St Enodoc Golf Course: 3 Yellowhammer, 1f Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel back in usual area after several weeks absence,15+ Turnstone in Boat Cove (P Dukes)

Longrock, Newtown Lane:  Pair of Greylag Geese, 1 Canada Goose, 2 Buzzard over and 2 Female Roe Deer. (A James).

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Greylag Goose – Alan James

Winnards Perch: 2 Grey Partridge at Southmoor Farm. (S Grose).

College Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 1 Mute Swan nest building, 2m Wigeon, 17 Tufted Duck, 2 Moorhen, 3 Coot, 100 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 5 Teal, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Greenshank, 7 Redshank, 5 Turnstone. (D Chaney)

Gannel Estuary: 6 Cattle Egret, 5 Little Egret, 1 Tawny Owl. (S Grose, S Rowe)

Ryans Field: 2 Spoonbill, 2 Grey Heron, 6 Black Headed Gull, 4 Little Egret. (K Bowers)

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Grey Heron, Black-headed Gull, Spoonbill – Kevin Bowers

St Just: 1stw Iceland Gull east of St Just. 

Pendeen: 5 Wheatear, 2 Black Redstart, 1stw Iceland Gull 

Drift Reservoir: c 220 Sand Martin. 

Carharrack:  2 (mf) Blackcap, 6 Long-tailed Tit in private garden on feeders. (W Chegwidden)

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Wednesday 22nd March 2017

Late video, 19/3, Par Beach Pool: White-fronted Goose. (John Chapple)

 

Late news, 21/3, Rosewall, St Ives: 1 female Black Redstart. (S Turner)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Cattle Egret, 2 imm Spoonbill, 1 juv Iceland Gull, 2 sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 18 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Common Gull, 10 Mediterranean Gull, 27 Sandwich Tern, 1m Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff. (R Veal, S Turner, M Bishop, M Scott-Ham)

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Spoonbill – Reuben Veal

Crowlas: 1f Brambling again in private garden. (R Veal)

St Erth: Yellow-browed Warbler in willows alongside lake at SW549347, Green Sandpiper on pond at SW565335. (M Scott-Ham)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 m Wheatear. (M & T Hasdell) Later 5 (3m,2f) Wheatear. (R Butts)

Pendeen: c20 Common Dolphin, 2 Harbour Porpoise, Black-throated Diver sitting on sea. (M Scott-Ham)

Bartinney: 1 male Hen Harrier. (P Taylor)

Sancreed: 1 Swallow on wires briefly then north, first of the year in village, 10 Sand Martin, 3 Chiffchaff, 71 Golden Plover north. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 70 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Sennen: 2 Sandwich Tern in the bay this morning. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 3 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag Goose, 8 Mallard, 12 Teal, 1 Wigeon, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe, 29 Moorhen, 2+ Swallow, 3 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still. (DK Parker) Also 1 drk Shoveler, 3 Grey Heron, 1 buck Roe Deer in field behind Longrock Pool. (A James) 2 Swallow on wires at Longrock Pool. (R Butts)

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Shoveler, Little Egret, Grey Heron and Roe Deer – Alan James

Helston: Bonaparte’s Gull again at the boating lake.

Helford River: 20 Cattle Egret in cattle field on west side of Frenchman’s Creek, seen from east side, with 22 Little Egret and 1 juv Iceland Gull. (D Britton)

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Cattle Egret – Dave Britton

Swanpool: 1 Cetti’s Warbler singing, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still, both on west side, Green Woodpecker heard, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk. Offshore 5 Razorbill, 2 Guillemot and 2 Harbour Porpoise. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 30 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow. (D Chaney)

Trevose Head: 5 Wheatear. (D Lockstone)

Porthilly Point: 5 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern, 62 Wigeon. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Chough flew north high over Penpol Creek at 18.30, 6 Cattle Egret. (S grose)

River Camel from Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 24 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 25 Shelduck, 15 Mallard, 9 Wigeon, 1 Teal, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Pheasant, 1 Shag, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 120 Oystercatcher, 25 Grey Plover, 200 Golden Plover, 1 Lapwing, 1 Ruff, 25 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 30 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 55 Black-tailed Godwit, 45 Curlew, 3 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 150 Herring Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Great Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 11 Rook, 15 Carrion Crow, 5 Starling, 7 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al)

Par Pool: 1 imm Caspian Gull, no sign of the White-fronted Goose. (R Butts)

Upper Fowey Valley: 1 Mistle Thrush. (R Butts)

Dozmary Pool: 12 Tufted Duck, 1 Lesser Scaup, 1 Little Grebe, 1 fem Shoveler, 1 pair Teal, 1 fem Goldeneye, 12 Lapwing, c500 Golden Plover over, c20 Pied Wagtail, c10 Meadow Pipit, 1 Water Pipit. (R Butts)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Greylag Goose. (R Hampshire)

Lanner Green: 3 Goldfinch, pair Chaffinch, Greenfinch, m Bullfinch in private garden. (R Hampshire)

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