Monday 21st May 2018

Nanjizal: Golden Oriole flew over towards Skewjack before 07:00 and Serin flew up the valley towards Skewjack at c10:00. (K Wilson)

Polgigga: Iberian Chiffchaff still between Bosistow Lane and Raftra Farm. (K Wilson)

Hayle: Iberian Chiffchaff still at the millpond by the wooden bridge. (PJ Freestone)

Iberian Chiffchaff, Paul Freestone

Hayle Estuary (WeBS count, high tide), Copperhouse Creek: 2 Shelduck, 11 Canada Goose, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Mute Swan, 14 Herring Gulls. Ryan’s Field: 7 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 2 Herring Gulls, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, Pair of Canada Geese with 3 goslings, 1 Little Egret, 2 Swallows. Lelant Saltings: 10 Shelduck (1 pr with 8 juvs), 142 Herring Gulls, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 1 Buzzard, 17 Carrion Crows, 6 Oystercatchers, 1 Whimbrel. (PJ Freestone)  

St Gothian Sands NR (WeBS count): 4 Coot, 1 Shelduck, 15 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 17 Canada Goose (only one gosling seen), 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 88 Herring Gulls, 1 Skylark, 1 Buzzard, 2 Mute Swan, 13 Great Black-backed Gulls, 12 Linnet, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Mallard, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 House Sparrows, 3 Sedge Warbler, 6 Moorhen, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Great Tit, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven. (PJ Freestone) 

Connor Downs: Cuckoo flew high north over A30 early afternoon. (PJ Freestone)

Porthilly Point: 1 Whimbrel, 11 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 43 Oystercatcher. (S Grose)

Men-an-Tol: 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 male Cuckoo. (A McKechnie)

Grasshopper Warbler, Alex McKechnie

Porth Reservoir: 7 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Dipper, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 34 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 52 Dunlin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Barn Owl. (B Bosisto)

Bodmin Beacon: 3 Swift, 2 Willow warbler singing, Pair of Blue Tit busy feeding young high up in stonework on S side of Gilbert’s Monument, 3 Buzzard. (R Hurrell)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl. (MJ Spicer)

Charlestown: 1 White Wagtail on eastern beach. (D Hastilow)

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Saturday 12th May 2018

Late news, 11/5, Calenick Creek: 2 Spoonbill, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Oystercatcher. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 11/5, Marazion: 2 Arctic Skua, 1 dark SE past Hogus Rocks and 1 pale morph W towards Long Rock at same time as Mousehole birds. (PA Fraser)

Late news, 11/5, Spit beach: 4 Whimbrel on rocks, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Guillemot in sea towards Par and 2 Stonechat. (N Best)

Land’s End: Serin flew south calling at 07:35. (P St Pierre) Also 9+ Whimbrel, 1 Great Northern Diver, 6 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler and c15 Whitethroat. (DK Parker)

Rosemullion Head: 1 fem Marsh Harrier at 09:15. (J Holmes)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Cuckoo, 2 Yellowhammer (males, singing), 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Whitethroat, 8+ Linnet, 4 Stonechat. Also numbers of Meadow Pipit and Skylark plus 1 Orange-tip butterfly. (J St Ledger)

Yellowhammer – John St Ledger

Cape Cornwall: 150+ Manx Shearwater feeding behind The Brisons, 7 Whimbrel on the golf course and 2 Raven over. (R Butts)

Tintagel: 2 Sandwich Tern, 2 Commic Tern, 3 Puffin and 3 Whitethroat plus 7 Whimbrel on Tregardock Beach. (S Grose)

Red Moor (CBWPS/CWT walk): 31 species including 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Treecreeper carrying food, Marsh Tit at nest, 2 Yellowhammer. (P McVey)

Praa Sands: 2 Whimbrel, 5 House Martin, pod of 5 Risso’s Dolphin (1 possible Bottlenose Dolphin within pod). (J Evans)

Sancreed: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Cuckoo, 4 Swift, 2 House Martin, 2 Wheatear, 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 4 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Rough Tor Plantation: 1 Cuckoo, 2 Lesser Redpoll, 3 Siskin, 5 Willow Warbler, 5 Goldcrest, 1 Blackcap. (R Hollis)

St Newlyn East Downs: 1 Cuckoo, 3 Yellowhammer, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Merlin with prey. (S Grose)

Newquay, Huer’s Hut: 12 Swift, 3 House Martin, 42 Kittiwake. (S Grose)

Marazion Beach: 30 Whimbrel (6 at 10.00, 20 at 12:00 flying off over Chysauster at 12:10, 4 at 17:30), 4 Ringed Plover, 3 Sandwich Tern. (P Fraser)

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Sunday 6th May 2018

Late news, 5/5, Lizard Point: 67 species seen, highlights included 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Black-throated Diver, 11 Great Northern Diver, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Common Scoter, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Red Kite, 2 Swift, 2 Yellow Wagtail. (T Blunden)

Red Kite Day 2018: Whilst over the last couple of weeks we’ve had odd sightings of Red Kite, today numbers increased dramatically. Started with a late report from yesterday with 4 Red Kites at Boyton heading south to Launceston. (R Loy). St.Austell: 5 Red Kites flew over this morning at 9.15 am. (C Hooper) 2 Red Kite over Truro Station at 10.15. (R Augarde) At 10.45 1 Red Kite over Trevenen. (P Reynolds) 5 Red Kites over Treviglas school in Newquay at 10.40 am. (D Grose) 7 Red Kite over Goldsithney and 2 over Boscastle (P Tillsley) at 11.30. (R Nicholls) Polgigga, Red Kites seem to accumulate her for a while, 4 at 12.30; 13 at 13.20; then 19, then 41 at 13.30. Red Kites (S & P Rogers, M Wallace, D.Beadle, S.Ellis) then drifted back east.  Hayle, Ventonleague 19 Red Kites moving East from 14-45pm – 15.35pm, including 10 together at 15.20pm. (J&T Rutter) At Callestick, 21 Red Kites E (1 @ 11.25, 1 @ 11.50, 11 @ 14.00, 7 @ 15.25, 1 @ 17.20). (T Wilson)

Red Kite, Chris Hooper

Polgigga: 1 Iberian Chiffchaff still 14:45 and singing continuously. (MJ Spicer, R Veal, P Roseveare)

Chapel Porth: 1 Iberian Chiffchaff still singing and showing well. (S Rowe)

Lizard Point: 1 Serin. (W Claydon) Plus 1 Blue-headed Wagtail and 4 Red Kite. (T Blunden)

Colliford Lake: 1 probable Woodchat Shrike.(N McBreen)

Treveal Cove: 1 Nightingale heard and 1 Lesser Whitethroat.

Rame Head: 1 singing Wood Warbler.

Marazion beach: 1 Grey Plover, 20 Dunlin, 5 Sanderling, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull.  (S & P Rogers) Evening: 12 Sanderling, 11 Dunlin, 3 Turnstone, 5 Ringed Plover with 2 Sandwich Tern offshore. (J Hawkey)

Grey Plover, Steve Rogers

Morvah, Trevowhan, Trevean Farm: 1 Hoopoe at 5pm. (J Clegg)

Penlee Point: 1 m Whinchat.

Croft Pascoe/Goonhilly: 1 Cuckoo, 4 Siskin, 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Garden Warbler,  2 Chiffchaff, 3 Swallow, 2 Linnet, 1 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard (S Van Hear)

Lands End:  1 Barn Owl hunting. 1 Sedge Warbler ( B.Toms, M Curtis)

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

Hybrid Carrion/Hooded Crow, Mashuq Ahmad

Bosigran: 3 Grasshopper Warbler ( 2 seen) , 4 Whitethroat, Cuckoo heard. ( B. Toms, M.Curtis )

Par Beach Pool: 1 Little Grebe, 2 House Martin, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 3 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Red Kite, 1 pr of Great Crested Grebe with 2 young. 1 Kingfisher, 1 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel. Chiffchaff, Wren, Blackbird and Woodpigeon all nesting (D Eva)

St Erth: 4 Whimbrel over. (MJ Spicer)

Perranporth Dunes: 2 Red Kite W @ 10.20 + Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear, Lesser Whitethroat and 5 Common Whitethroats (T Wilson)

Caradon Hill: 4 Wheatear seen near the summit, 3 males 1 female, (at least 2 of the males looked like Greenlanders). (D Cleal)

Lanner: Cuckoo calling 7pm (R Hampshire)

Dennis Head on Helford River:  1 Lesser Whitethroat singing all day. (T Pinfield)

Scorrier, Tregullow: 1 Cuckoo. (A Curwen)

Kennack Sands: 1 Basking Shark (P. Bedford)

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Monday 6th November 2017

Late News, 05/11, St Agnes: Female Sparrowhawk in St Agnes garden. ( Photo ) (V Skilton)

Late News, 05/11, Buryas Bridge: c13:30 3 Whooper Swan circling over, one later on Drift. (R Phillips)

Newlyn: 1 Pacific Diver (sum plum) off Roskilly,1 Red-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre, M Elliott)

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

Nanjizal: 76 birds ringed, including 20 Blackcap (including 1 recovery from Brussels), 22 Chiffchaff, 12 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest, 4 Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Hawfinch over. (K Wilson)

Sennen: 1 Serin flew over north, 60 Skylark, 40 Stock Dove (P St Pierre, M Elliott)

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest (D Flumm)

Porthcurno: 2 Firecrest (P St Pierre, M Elliott)

Penzance: 1 f/juv Red-breasted Merganser and 13 Turnstone off the Promenade and 1 Dolphin sp past the harbour (probably Risso’s). (T Mills)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Whooper Swan (in field above NW arm), 2+ Kingfisher, 4 (1m + 3f/imm) Wigeon, 13 Tufted Duck, 1 1w Great Crested Grebe, 3+ Little Grebe, 1 Snipe and a flock of several Fieldfare. (T Mills)

Snipe, Tony Mills

Little Grebe, Tony Mills

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 10 Teal, 1 Gadwall, 38 Mallard, 6 Grey Heron, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 52 Moorhen and 2 Chiichaff. (DK Parker) One Bittern flew from main marsh to Longrock Pool. (L Proctor)

Marazion: 1 Water Pipit and 1 Yellow Wagtail on beach. (DK Parker, L Proctor, M Spicer)

Water Pipit, Alex McKechnie

Yellow Wagtail, Alex McKechnie

Sancreed: Brambling on garden feeder, 2 Chiffchaff ( Photo ) (D Flumm)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter still offshore, view from above the beach and look right. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare, M Pass, M Spicer) Also 7 Common Scoter, 9 Great Northern Diver, 4 Firecrest (3 in the car park,1 above the beach), 1 Blackcap. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

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

Goss Moor: 453 Woodpigeon, 1 Blackcap, 2 Firecrest (one ringed), 290 Redwing, 10 Fieldfare, 2 Siskin, 1 Redpoll, 16 Bullfinch. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Female Marsh Harrier in front of tower hide being mobbed by 6 Crow, flew down to Middle Amble, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 1 Cetti’s Warbler calling, 6 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing. Also12 Goldfinch, 2 Coal tit and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker on feeders. (D Thomas)

Padstow, Tregudda Gorge: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 11 Raven, 1 Merlin (S Grose).

Padstow, Tregirls Beach: 3 Brent Goose landed in fields directly behind the beach at 15:30 (S Grose)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 5 Chiffchaff. (D Chaney)

Pendower, Gerran’s Bay: 8 Black-throated Diver, 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Shelduck, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 tern sp (distant), 150+ Golden Plover (circling), 1 Kestrel, 2 Raven. (J St Ledger. S Gay)

Great Northern Diver, John St Ledger

St Merryn: 2 Teal on private pond, 400+ Woodpigeon. (R Hughes)

Turnaware: 1000+ Wood Pigeon (over road). (J St Ledger. S Gay)

Trispen (main street): 3 Firecrest calling and displaying together within 6 feet. (C Mason)

Newquay: 2 Firecrest feeding in trees next to Asda, also 1 Black Redstart nearby. (K Johns)

Goonhilly Downs National Nature Reserve: 1 Dartford Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 9 Reed Bunting, 7 Golden Plover (J Chapman)

Penryn campus vismig am: 1 Hawfinch, 1,011 Woodpigeon, 2 Siskin with 2 Yellow-browed Warbler heard. (T Phelps)

Windmill Farm: Adult male Merlin in the afternoon. (David Collins)

Dozmary Pool: 1m Ring-necked Duck. (M Spicer)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Scaup (adult female), 47 Tufted duck. (P Kemp)

Freathy: 1 Firecrest in private garden this morning , c65 Kittiwake loafing on sea, c40 Common Scoter flew east, c1000 Starling over fields at dusk. (M Jordan)

Bude Marshes: 2 Water Rail, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 6 Mute Swan, 3 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 23 Mallard, 3 Moorhen, 1 Raven over, mixed flock of Black headed and Herring Gulls. (H Kendall)

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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)

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Monday 22nd May 2017

Late news, 21/5, Camelford: 1 Red Kite flew over B3266 about 2 miles south of Camelford. (D Phillips)

Lands End: 1 imm Purple Heron. (P St Pierre, M Elliott)

Bosanketh Farm: 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing along minor road south of the farm. (P St Pierre, M Elliott)

Skewjack Farm: 1 Iceland Gull. (P St Pierre)

Nanjizal: 1 Serin flew over. (P Roseveare)

Porthgwarra: 1 Hobby over Trevean Pool. (M Wallace)

Zennor: 1 Quail flushed from Porthmeor Point at midday.

Charlestown: 3m Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff. (D Hastilow)

Hawkers Cove: 3 Sandwich Tern over the Doom Bar on the incoming tide. (S Grose)

Chiffchaff, David Hastilow

Blackcap, David Hastilow

Hendersick and the Hore Stone near Looe: 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 3 Oystercatcher, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Cormorant, 1 Fulmar, 12 Herring Gull, 1 Jay, 1 Magpie, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Skylark, 1 Great Tit, 2 Wren, 2 Chaffinch, 4 Linnet, c 30 Rook, 3 Carrion Crow, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Swallow. (D Spooner)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Sanderling. (A Langdon)

Bude: 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Canada Goose with 7 gosling, c10 Swallow, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Fulmar, 2 Skylark and 1 Whitethroat. (H Wilkins)

Godolphin Hill: 1 Hobby over Rainbows End Nursery. (S Yandall)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Little Ringed Plover from the causeway this evening. (P St Pierre)

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Thursday 11th May 2017

Late news, 9/5, Bodmin Moor: 10 Linnet, 8 Wheatear, 10 Skylark, 2 Buzzard, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Willow Warbler, 6 Stonechat, 4 Blue tit. (B Smith)

Late news, 9/5, Ryan’s Field: 6 Reed Warbler. (K Bowers)

Reed Warbler, Kevin Bowers

Late news, 10/5, St. Martin: 1 Red Kite over early evening (P. Bedford)

Lands End: 1 female Serin this morning flewover west. (P St Pierre)

Nanjizal: 1 male Serin this morning, 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1 Red-throated Pipit over north. (K Wilson)

Porthgwarra: 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Cuckoo. (M Wallace)

Boswednack: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Whitethroat (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: 3 Spotted Flycatcher. Also 3 Small Pearl-bordered & 1 Common Blue butterfly. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Bartinney: 2 Cuckoo. (B Toms)

Penzance: 44 Purple Sandpiper at high tide roost on Lighthouse Quay. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Probus: 1 Purple Heron still in garden. (B Field)

Newquay: 1 Osprey flew over Gannel near East Pentire Headland CP at 12:30. A Prichard)

Towan Head: 19 Turnstone, 9 Purple Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Tern. (S Rowe)

Crugmeer: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Falmouth: 3 Red Kite over Castle Beach then on over Pendennis Point being mobbed by Swifts at 11:30. (S Brown)
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Croft Pascoe: 1 Cuckoo and a small party of Siskins. (S Brown)

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