Wednesday 4th April 2018

Late news, 3/4, Newquay: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull still present.

Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Spoonbills for the 3rd morning in succession, back in the same fallen creekside tree, first viewed at 08:00, still present at 10:30, resting and preening. Opposite Ruan Quay and slightly upstream. Good views from Quay. (D Hall)

Spoonbill – Patrick Rigley

Coverack: 2 Iceland Gull. (J Eaton) 1 Iceland Gull and 1 Glaucous Gull. (N Pratt)

Iceland Gull, Nick Pratt

Iceland Gull, Nick Pratt

Glaucous Gull, Nick Pratt

Glaucous Gull, Nick Pratt

Mevagissey: 1 Iceland Gull. (J Lindsell)

Porth Joke: 2 Willow Warbler, 16 Chiffchaff, 7 Blackcap, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 1 Merlin, 2 Kestrel, 2 Sparrowhawk. (S Rowe)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Sandwich Tern and hundreds of Manx Shearwaters between 09:30-10:30. (N Wheatley)

Crackington Haven: female Blackcap, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Chiffchaff in private garden and 4 Sand Martin flying over. (J & B Teague)

Mount Hawke: 1 male Bullfinch in garden at 08:40. (RB & PC Girling)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, showing partial leucism, 2 Swallow, 13 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Reed Bunting 2m 1f, 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Dunnock, 2 Wren, 2 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Jay, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Nuthatch, 6 Canada Geese, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,1 Stoat. (R Mudge)

Willow Tit – Rod Mudge

Willow Tit – Rod Mudge

Padstow: male Wheatear at Booby’s Bay 14:40. (S Lilley)

Charlestown: 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 f Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

Booby’s Bay: 1 m Wheatear. (S Lilley)

Rumps/Mouls/Pentire Point: 5 Wheatear, Swallow, Kestrel, Stonechat, Linnet, Puffin, Razorbill, Gannet. (S Marquis)

Bude Marshes: c20 Swallow, 3+ House Martin and 1 Little Egret (H Wilkins)

St Gothian LNR: 1 Swallow, 10+ Sand Martin, 12 Tufted Duck, 2 Shelduck. (T Mills) Plus 1 imm. Scaup. (R Butts)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Padstow: 24 Mute Swan, 26 Shelduck, 11 Mallard, 10 Wigeon, 1 Pheasant, 5 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 8 Little Egret, 4 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 45 Oystercatcher, 2 Knot, 3 Turnstone, 1 Common Sandpiper, 9 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 90 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Curlew, 7 Black-headed Gull, 110 Herring Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Sandwich Tern, 7 Wood Pigeon, 2 Skylark, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 8 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 9 Jackdaw, 5 Rook, 30 Carrion Crow, 3 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch, 4 Siskin, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Rabbit, 7 Palmate Newt (M Scawen et al.)

Long Rock Pool: 2 Sand Martin. (R Butts)

Penwithick (private garden): 2 Bullfinch (1m 1f), 1 Chiffchaff. (K.Bowers)

Bullfinch, Kevin Bowers

Bullfinch, Kevin Bowers

Chiffchaff, Kevin Bowers

Chiffchaff, Kevin Bowers

Sladesbridge:  1 Swallow. (P.Spong)

River Gannel: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Chiffchaff in tamarisk bushes. (S Grose)

Upper Fowey Valley: 1 singing Willow Tit, 1 Dipper, 2 singing Willow Warbler, 6+ Siskin, 2 Stock Dove, 5+ Chiffchaff. (R Veal)

St Austell: male & female House Sparrow in private garden. (C Hooper)

House Sparrow, Chris Hooper

House Sparrow, Chris Hooper

Lands End: Swallow, Willow Warbler singing Chiffchaffs.

Penhale Point: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Tawny Owl (S Grose)

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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

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Monday 26th March 2018

Late news, 25/3, Porth Reservoir: 5 pair Great Crested Grebes (2 pairs displaying with vegetation), 4 pairs Moorhen (1 pair mating), 3 Grey Heron, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker, 1 Tawny Owl calling, 4 Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff calling, 1 Song Thrush and 4 Blackbird. (D Thomas)

Late news, 25/3, Penwithick: 8 House Sparrow, 3 Blue Tit, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Robin. (K Bowers)

House Sparrow – Kevin Bowers

House Sparrow – Kevin Bowers

Late news, 25/3, Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Sand Martin (S. Rogers)

Late news, 25/3, Perranuthnoe: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 8 Turnstone. (S. Rogers)

Turnstone – Steve Rogers

Buttermilk Hill: 1 male Ring Ouzel, 9 Ravens  and 2 Meadow Pipits displaying. (V Stratton)

Porth Reservoir: 9 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Sand Martin. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1st winter Ring-billed Gull with Herring Gulls feeding in fields opposite Gannel filling station. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 1w Iceland Gull and 1 redhead Goosander on Lelant Saltings. (P Roseveare, MJ Spicer) Also 1 ad Iceland Gull. (M Ahmad)

Egloshayle: 4 Hawfinch still at the old cemetery at 08:15. More photos at Images Naturally. (A Langdon)

Hawfinch- Adrian Langdon

Porthpean: 3 Surf Scoter and Long-tailed Duck still at 09:50. (T Farr)

Tresillian: 2 Spoonbill on the river opposite Tresemple Pool. (M Jones)

Rock, Porthilly Point: 2 Sandwich Tern, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 11 Shelduck, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Skylark, 11 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Swallow on Longrock Pool plus drake Tufted Duck still. (DK Parker) Also 2 Cetti’s Warblers on boardwalk past the railway line. (J Dennis)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Shelduck, 12 Canada Geese, 2f Goldeneye, 9 Tufted Duck, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Tawny Owl calling, 1 Marsh Tit. (R Mudge)

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Cormorant, 4 Willow Tit, 1 Buzzard, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Lesser Black-Backed Gull. (R Mudge)

Whitecross, Newquay: 100+ Golden Plover, 2 Coal Tit, 4 Great Tit, 6 Blue Tit, 2 Wren, 1 Bullfinch, 5 Chaffinch, 1 pair Dunnock, 3 Buzzard and 1 pair Magpie building nest. (D Thomas)

Par Pond: 2 Teal. ( C Hooper)

Teal – C Hooper

Teal – C Hooper

Truro: 1m 1f Siskin in my garden. (D Jenkins)

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

Restronguet Creek: 1 Sandwich Tern, 21 Red-breasted Merganser, 9 Shelduck, 4 Redshank, 5 Nuthatch (calling). (J St Ledger)

Red-breasted Merganser – John St Ledger

Newlyn: 1 Grey Heron on the river bank opposite the cinema. (J Scott)

Pendower: 2 Red-necked Grebe, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 6+ Black-throated Diver, 4+ Great Northern Diver & a Great Crested Grebe. (T Farr)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Whimbrel with 8 Curlew this afternoon. (T Farr)

Caerhays Castle: partial melanistic Great Black Backed Gull at Caerhays Castle late morning and possibly the bird at Hayle on 22/3. (T Farr)

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Saturday 24th March 2018

Late news, 23/3, RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise, Penzance – Wolf Rock: Male Eider, 6 Manx Shearwater, 5 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill, 1 possible Black-throated Diver, 12 Fulmar, 54 Gannet, 3 Kittiwake, 12 Fulmar, 2 Great Black-backed Gull. Wolf Rock – Penzance: 1 Manx Shearwater, 7 Kittiwake, 14 Gannet, 7 Fulmar, 3 Auks, 1 Common Dolphin. Wolf Rock – St Mary’s: 27 Manx Shearwater, 1 dark phase Fulmar, 1 Sandwich Tern, 10 Kittiwake, 6 Guillemot, 31 Shag, 1 Fulmar, 13 Gannet, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull. St Mary’s – Wolf Rock: 3 Manx Shearwater, 8 Gannet, 5 Kittiwake, 4 Razorbill, 3 Guillemot, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Fulmar. (B Craven, D Conway)

Late news, 23/3, Penzance Harbour: 37 Purple Sandpiper on the breakwater. (B Craven, D Conway)

Marazion Harbour: Pacific Diver just offshore. (A Witheywood)

Marazion Beach: 1w Iceland Gull briefly at 16:30, 35 Common Gull, 45 Black-headed Gull. (P Fraser)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Tern until 10:30 when flew out to sea, 13 Sandwich Tern, 2 Knot, 2 Lapwing, 9 Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. (R Veal) 35 Bar-tailed Godwit, 14 Grey Plover, 2 Greenshank, 44 Redshank, 3 Sanderling, 6 Dunlin, 14 Med Gull, 10 Common Gull. (S Rowe)

Newquay, Trenance boating lake: 1w Ring-billed Gull. (S Grose)

Kenidjack Valley: 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Porth Ledden: 2 Glaucous Gull, 1 adult & 1 juv on rocks on right-hand side of beach. (S Grose)

Cape Cornwall: 1 fem type Black Redstart, 2 Stonechat, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Wren, 1 Grey Heron, 17 Oystercatcher, 1 predated Golden Plover. (S Grose)

Charlestown: 5 Fulmar at nest sites on east cliffs and 1 m Blackcap still. (D Hastilow)

Respryn: 1 male Dipper. (B&B Heath)

Nanquidno: 1 male Wheatear, 1 Sand Martin, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra/St Levan: 14 Wheatear, 12 Chiffchaff, 4 Sandwich Tern, 2 Wigeon. (M Wallace)

Penhale Point: 1 Merlin. Also observed but not counted: Linnets, Skylarks, Meadow Pipits. (S Grose)

St Buryan: 2 male Ring Ouzel in private garden this afternoon. Flew north towards village at 17:15. (M Bishop)

Downderry: between 07:20 and 08:25 there were 48 Common Scoter heading west, 6 Sandwich Tern, 12 Red-throated Diver on the sea and 13 Great Northern Diver (8 on sea, 5 flying east). (A Payne)

Gerrans Bay: 11 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 10 Great Northern Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver, 1 Razorbill, 4 Sandwich Tern. (D Hall)

Lizard Point: 2 Black-throated Diver, 40 Kittiwake, 250 Manx Shearwater, 2 Pomarine Skua, 2 Teal, 45 Common Scoter, 24 Fulmar, 1 Iceland Gull, 7 Puffin, 37 Sandwich Tern, 1 Starling, 25 Meadow Pipit. (T Blunden)

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Sunday 18th March 2018

Late news, 16/3, Stithians Reservoir: 1 Marsh Tit reported. (per J St Ledger)

Late news, 17/3, Downderry: 4 Great Northern Diver, 8 Red-throated Diver and 10 Common Scoter. Wintering Blackcaps still present in village. (A Payne)

Late news, 17/3, West Cornwall Golf Course: 1 Swallow over. (S Turner)

Newquay, Trenance Boating Lake: 1w Ring-billed Gull, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret. (S Grose)

Egloshayle: 8 Hawfinch including one singing male. (B Bosisto)

Chaple Amble: 1 Green Sandpiper, 8 Cattle Egret, 1 Water Pipit, 15 Pied Wagtail, 2 White Wagtail, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (B Bosisto)

St Buryan:Hoopoe sat on a gate overlooking ploughed fields just west of Sparnon at 07:45 (S Mayes) Still present at Sparnon Farm late morning. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde, L Proctor) Also present under a car at the top of the drive to The Rose Room at 15:50 in the driving snow. (R Treeby, DK Parker)

Hoopoe, Brian Mellow

Twywardreath: Hoopoe at Poldrea at the lower end at c11:00. (E Pearce)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 1w Glaucous Gull again, 15 Turnstone, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull and 1 Chiffchaff. Newlyn River mouth: 8 Black-headed Gull, 1 Curlew, 1 Cormorant. (T Mills)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 4 Pintail, 134 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 2 Ruff, 3 Redshank, 1 Common Gull, 5 Little Egret, 1 ad Spoonbill, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Sand Martin. (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary:1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 11 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Dunlin, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull, 2 Canada Goose, 4 Raven, 1 Blackcap. (S Grose)

Towan Head: 1 Grey Plover, 13 Purple Sandpiper, 26 Turnstone, 19 Oystercatcher, 1 Red throated Diver, 3 Raven, 5 Fulmar. (S Grose)

Penryn River: 1 Common Sandpiper, overwintering and seen every month during WeBS count. (J St Ledger)

Common Sandpiper, John St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir: Great White Egret still at Golden Lion cut-off. (W Chegwidden) 6 Goldeneye (1 drake, 5 female). (J St Ledger)

Lizard Peninsula, Jolly Town Farm: 1 Merlin (m). (D Wright)

Helford River: 6 Great Crested Grebe (all in partial or full breeding plumage), 1 Red-throated Diver. (T Pinfield)

Land’s End aerodrome: 1 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat. (C Moore)

Windmill Farm: 3 Adder (all males) and 1 Slow Worm. (D Wright)

Adder, Dougy Wright

Penzance (Promenade and Harbour – WeBS): 10 Purple Sandpiper, 64 Turnstone, 1 m Eider, 3 Shag. Tolcarne beach: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (12 reported there yesterday), 3 Oystercatcher. (T Mills)

Porth Island: 1 Wheatear. (S Grose)

Marazion Beach: 1 Sandwich Tern. (T Newing) 2+ White Wagtail still at Red River mouth. (R Veal)

Charlestown: 2 (m+f) Blackcap still. (D Hastilow)

Trevilley: 2 Wheatear. (R Veal, R Augarde, B Mellow)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 4 Sand Martin. (R Veal, R Augarde, B Mellow, B Dodd)

Pentire Farm/Park Head: 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Peregrine Falcon, also 3 Hare. (S Grose)

Penwithick: 1 Reed Bunting, 4 House Sparrow, 4 Blue Tit, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Great Tit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Robin, 5 Chaffinch. (K Bowers)

Pied Wagtail and Reed Bunting – Kevin Bowers

Downderry: 1 Wheatear this afternoon. (A Payne)

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Saturday 17th March 2018

NB. The walk at Windmill Farm tomorrow has been cancelled due to the severe weather warnings. It has been rescheduled for next week on Sunday 25th March at the same time.

Late news, 12/3, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 6 Sandwich Tern. (S Douglas)

Late news, 16/3, Carland Cross: 1 Short-eared Owl. (R Bosisto)

Windmill Farm: 1 Sand Martin, 3 Pintail, 2 Wigeon this morning, also an Adder. (D Wright)

Millpool: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Blackcap (male singing), 1 Hawfinch in treetop then flew toward Trescowe. (J Evans)

Egloshayle: 7 Hawfinch in the old cemetery. (A Langdon)

Chapel Amble: 8 Cattle Egret and 11 Little Egret. (A Langdon)

Stithians Reservoir: Great White Egret still in the Golden Lion cut-off. (R Treeby)

Gannel Estuary: 1w Ring-billed Gull, 2 Med Gull, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 10 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Scoter. (S Rowe)

Pendower: 1w Iceland Gull at 14:03.

Newlyn: 1w f Common Scoter in the harbour. (M Ahmad)

Common Scoter – Dougy Wright

Common Scoter – Dougy Wright

Argal Reservoir: 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mute Swan, 16 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck. (D Eva)

College Reservoir: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mute Swan, 4 Mallard, 22 Tufted Duck, 1 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 19 Wigeon, 12 Coot, 6 Canada Goose, 2 Treecreeper. (D Eva) Also Swallow and Sand Martin. (B Porter)

Pendennis: 1 male Wheatear. (D Eva)

Marazion Beach: 2+ male White Wagtail at Red River mouth, 12 Common Gull, 60 Sanderling, 2 Sandwich Tern offshore. (R Veal) 2 White Wagtail and 2 Knot. (R Treeby)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Sand Martin at 08:30. (L Proctor) 1 drake Tufted Duck, 2f Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 4 Firecrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Green Woodpecker, 4 (3m) Siskin, 6+ Cetti’s Warbler. (R Veal)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1w Iceland Gull, Black-necked Grebe and 3+ Sand Martin. (DK Parker)

Loe Pool: 10 Great Crested Grebe including 3 apparent pairs, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Goosander, 2 Shoveler, 6 Pochard, 4 Chiffchaff.(G Adams)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Wheatear, 2 Sandwich Tern, 3 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank, 13 Bar tailed Godwit, 95 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher on Carnsew Pool. (S Grose)

Penhale Point: 1 Merlin, 1 Short-eared Owl. (S Grose)

St Ives: 1 Common Tern in the harbour.

Lostwithiel: pair of Reed Buntings on feeders in a private garden. (E Mayhew)

Penwithick: 8 House Sparrow, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 5 Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 1 Siskin, 2 Blackbird, 2 Jackdaw, 3 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 4 Dunnock. (K Bowers)

Carharrack: 2 Blackcap (m&f) still  in a private garden. (W Chegwidden)

Truro: 1m Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

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Thursday 15th March 2018

Newquay: 1w Ring-billed Gull on Trenance boating lake at 09:05 and 10:10.

Porthpean: 3 Surf Scoter. 1st winter male showing black body plumage, large white nape patch and orange colour on bill. A 1st winter female and the 3rd showing a smaller, paler nape patch suggesting another 1st winter female. Also female Long- tailed Duck, 2 Great Northern Divers and an unidentified but smaller diver sp. (T Marchese)

Carnon Downs: 4 Chiffchaff (collybita), female Blackcap, Goldcrest at sewage treatment plant. (T Marchese)

Stithians Reservoir: Great White Egret at Golden Lion cut-off. (T Marchese)

Maer Lake: 7 Ruff, 3 Bar-tailed Godwits. (B Craven)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1m Scaup, 1m Shoveler, 6 Teal, 3 Coot, 1 Water Rail and 14 Med Gull. (MJ Spicer)

St Erth: 1m Brambling. (MJ Spicer)

Longrock Pool: 5 Shoveler, drake Tufted Duck, 9 Little Grebe, 24 Moorhen and 1 Coot. (MJ Spicer, DK Parker)

Nanjizal: Black Redstart and Wheatear at Carn Les Boels. (MD Wallace)

Delabole: 1 Sand Martin. (N Garnsworthy)

Pentire Point: 1 Wheatear. (N Garnsworthy)

Trevose Head: 3 Wheatear (2m 1f) (B.Toms)

Cape Cornwall: Male Wheatear, male Black Redstart and male Stonechat. (N Wheatley)

Saltash: Male Black Redstart on the Church. (P James)

Rame Head:Wheatear (M Buckle)

Polgigga: 1 Wheatear, 2 White Wagtail, 2 Firecrest and 3 Chiffchaff along Bosistow Lane. (MD Wallace)

Porth Reservoir: 1 fem Mandarin, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Coot. (S Grose)

Millbrook Creek: 10 Redshank, 12 Shelduck, 20 Teal, 6 Curlew and 2 Whimbrel. (R Napp)

Whimbrel, Rick Napp

Charlestown: M & f Blackcap in private garden. (D Hastilow)

Truro: 1m, 1f Siskin in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Swanvale Nature Reserve: 1m Blackcap. (S Court)

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