Saturday 23rd September 2017

Sennen: 1 juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still in ploughed field east of A30 and c200m south west of Escalls Chapel, cSW369266 at 10:40. Also 1 Ruff and 4 Ringed Plover. (R Veal, R Augarde, R & L Wilkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 juv Little Stint, 4 Ruff, 26 Bar-tailed Godwit and 19 Black-tailed Godwit on Ryan’s Field early am. (R Veal, R Augarde, R+L Wilkins) Also 3 Curlew Sandpiper. (P Roseveare)

Nanquidno: 1 Whimbrel. (R Veal)

Crowdy Reservoir: Spotted Sandpiper still on north bank near the dam, also 1 Common Sandpiper. (per P Freestone) The Spotted Sandpiper was also seen there this afternoon. (H Kendall, B Bryne)

Ruan Lanihorne: Juv Purple Heron still around Sett Bridge this morning and showing well at 3pm ( D.Eva, A McKechnie ) also Tawny Owl, Whimbrel and Green Sandpiper. (B Bosisto)

Purple Heron, Alex McKechnie

Davidstow: 2 Juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield.
Davidstow Airfield is an active airfield and we have been reminded that there is NO freedom to roam here and that cars must NOT drive onto the airfield at all. We have been advised that we can WALK onto the grassy areas, but not the runways. Cars should be parked alongside the road. Failure to comply, could lead to access being withdrawn altogether.

Scillonian III: 1 Sabine’s Gull, 5 Storm Petrel, 2 Great Skua and 1 Balearic Shearwater near Porthgwarra. (P St Pierre)

Tamar Estuary: Osprey at Kingsmill Lake, then flew south at 10:30.

Torpoint: Osprey juv  fishing at 12.30 had a good go but caught no fish flew off towards Millbrook.70+ Wigeon,40+ Redshanks,1 Common Sandpiper,9 Ringed Plover. (C Buckland)

Truro, St Clement Pool: 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 9 Redshank. (S grose)

Newquay, boating lake: 1 Common Sandpiper, 40+ House Martin. (S Grose)

Towan Head: 1 Common Scoter, 37 Turnstone, 28 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Skewjack: 1 Wryneck on the Brew Road by Porthissick House. (M Wallace)

Polgigga: 2 Firecrest on Bosistow Lane.

St Levan Churchtown: 1 Firecrest in turning circle.

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Osprey, 36 Greenshank.

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Friday 22nd September 2017

Late photos, 16/9, Loe Bar: 4 Grey Phalarope. (B Simpson, finder)

Grey Phalarope, Bill Simpson, (finder)

Grey Phalarope, Bill Simpson, (finder)

Grey Phalarope, Bill Simpson, (finder)

Grey Phalarope, Bill Simpson, (finder)

Late news, 18/9, Cape Cornwall: 9 Chough. (J Roberts)

Late photo, 19/9, Sennen: 1 juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper. (B Simpson, finder)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Bill Simpson, (finder)

Late news, 21/9, Trevescan: 1 Barn Owl quartering off footpath SE of Trevilley Farm at 18:30. (D & S Botting)

St Clement: 2 Cattle Egret with 5 Little Egret in field to the right of track to Menadews Farm from main road. (S Grose)

Towan Head, Newquay: 3 Chough this morning, 1 colour-ringed, black and white on left leg and red on right leg.  (M Lammas)

Ruan Lanihorne: Juv Purple Heron still around Sett Bridge this morning. (D Hall per S Gay)

Perranporth Beach: Lots of birds lingering offshore or drifting slowly west including, 250 Kittiwake, 100 Gannet, 7 Arctic Skua, 5 Manx Shearwater, 20 Sandwich Tern, 4 ‘Commic’ Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull, Razorbill and a Sanderling on the beach between 12:30 – 13:15. (T Wilson)

Torpoint: Osprey at 14:30 heading towards Plymouth Sound. (C Buckland , S Madge, M Beer)

Sennen: 1 juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still in ploughed field east of A30 and c200m south west of Escalls Chapel, cSW369266. (R Farnes)

Crowdy Reservoir: Spotted Sandpiper still on north bank near the dam, also 1 Common Sandpiper and 5 Wheatear. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Davidstow: 2 Juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield. (J St Ledger)
Davidstow Airfield is an active airfield and we have been reminded that there is NO freedom to roam here and that cars must NOT drive onto the airfield at all. We have been advised that we can WALK onto the grassy areas, but not the runways. Cars should be parked alongside the road. Failure to comply, could lead to access being withdrawn altogether.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Grey Phalarope. (B Simpson) Also 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Little Stint, 60 Dunlin, c40 Ringed Plover and 4 Ruff. (P Freestone, S & P Rogers, DK Parker, T McGowan)

St Gothians NR: Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin. (S & P Rogers, T McGowan)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 42 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 4 Grey Heron and 13 Little Egret between 06:00 – 07:30. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 72 Curlew, 15 Snipe, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 109 Common Redshank, 20 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Camel Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Chapel Point: 1 juv Arctic Skua, 1 juv Long tailed Skua, 4 Great Skua, 74 Manx Shearwater, 27 Kittiwake, 19 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Phalarope and 1 juv Med Gull. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Rame: 5 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Guillemot, 2 Kittiwake and good numbers Great Black-backed Gulls. (C Buckland)

Bude: 9 Goldfinch, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Oystercatcher, 3 Cormorant and 1 Peregrine (H Wilkins)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise: Penzance Harbour: 1m Eider and 6 Dunlin. Penzance to Wolf Rock: 7 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua and c12 Common Dolphin. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 5 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua and c6 Common Dolphin. (DA Conway, MJ Spicer) Also reported on return journey today, 1 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 balearic Shearwater and 8 Storm Petrel.

Penzance: 27 Goldfinch around nyger feeders in garden (a new high count). (T Mills)

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Thursday 21st September 2017

Late news, 20/9 Downderry: 2 Arctic Skua, 9 Common Scoter and a 1w Yellow-legged Gull. (A Payne)

Devoran: 1 Osprey viewed from Quay. Mobbed by crows at 7.40am and retreated to favoured tree. (J St Ledger) 2 Osprey (one with blue ring on left leg), 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Garganey, 60+ Teal, 9 Greenshank, 3 Sandwich Tern late morning. (J St Ledger, J Cope, S Votier)

Davidstow: 2 Juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield east of the control tower, also Snow Bunting over. (P Roseveare, L Langley) Snow Bunting in the afternoon still by the masts. (per R Treeby) Also 3 Wheatear, 6 Dunlin and 6 Ringed Plover. (B Field)
Davidstow Airfield is an active airfield and we have been reminded that there is NO freedom to roam here and that cars must NOT drive onto the airfield at all. We have been advised that we can WALK onto the grassy areas, but not the runways. Cars should be parked alongside the road. Failure to comply, could lead to access being withdrawn altogether.

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Brian Field

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Brian Field

Sennen: 1 juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still in ploughed field east of A30 and c200m south west of Escalls Chapel, cSW369266.

Lizard Point: A probable Yelkouan Shearwater past early morning. (I Maclean)

Crowdy Reservoir: Spotted Sandpiper still present on north shore c400m east of the car park but mobile. (L Langley, R Treeby) Also a Common Sandpiper there. (B Field) and a report of a Wryneck at the style leading to the reservoir. (per B Field)

Spotted Sandpiper, Brian Field

St Gothian Sands LNR: Curlew Sandpiper on main pool also Redshank, 7 Dunlin and 10 Wheatear. (P Freestone)

St Levan: 2 Dotterel flying around N of St Levan church at 14:10. (M Wallace)

Lower Bosistow: 1 Dotterel flew over, presumed one of St Levan birds. (K Wilson)

Penlee Point: 1 adult dark phase Arctic Skua sat close in also 1 Sooty Shearwater, 20 Sandwich Tern, 7 Commic Tern, 8 Kittiwake and 3 Mediterranean Gull. (C Buckland)

Ruan Lanihorne: Juv Purple Heron just upstream from Sett Bridge still this afternoon. (C Hughes)

Purple Heron-Carol Hughes

Hayle Towans, (Gwithian, Upton, Mexico): 3 Raven 1 feeding on Guillemot carcass on beach, 3 Wheatear, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Kestrel and 1 Stonechat (J Evans)

Torpoint: 1 Osprey this afternoon.

Trevose Head: 17 Arctic Skua 17, 1 Pomarine Skua, 4 Great Skua, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Fulmar and 1 Great Northern Diver plus a good passage of auks, gannets and kittiwakes. (T Codlin)

Landulph Marsh: Osprey sighted very close at 10:50, also 3 Greenshanks, 4 Whimbrel, Curlew, 2 Dunlin, 3 Wigeon, 7 Sandwich Tern, 2 Blackcaps and 4 Black-tailed Godwit. (C Hannaford)

Kelynack: Firecrest in a private garden. (C Moore)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Leach’s Petrel, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Great Skua, 4 Arctic Skua and 6 Balearic Shearwater between 08:00 & 10:00. (N Fowler) Also Grey Phalarope reported this morning.

Gannel Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 3 Barwit, 1 Med Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 10 Little Egret. (S Rowe) Also 1 Dipper at sluice gate from boating lake. (S Grose)

St Clements: 5 Cattle Egret on the estuary late afternoon. (M Jones)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Little Stint on Ryan’s Field this evening. (R Veal)

Downderry: 1 Great Skua and a Sooty Shearwater moved west early this morning. (A Payne)

Trevose Head: 1 Pomarine Skua and 1 Balearic Shearwater past.

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Wednesday 20th September 2017

Mermaid pelagic out of Penzance: next sailing is Thursday at 4pm. Please call Mermaid office on 07901 731201 to book, £25 each.

Late news 17/9 West Cornwall golf club: 6 Wheatear, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit,1 Whimbrel and 20+ Mediterranean Gull. (S Turner)

Late news 18/9 Crowdy Reservoir: Spotted Sandpiper at 16:20 on the west side.

Late news 19/9 Hayle: 3 Firecrests St Anne’s Wood, opposite Lelant Old Station House. (S Turner)

Sennen: Juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still in ploughed field east of A30 200m west of Escalls Chapel at 09:15, also 5 Ringed Plover and a Dunlin, plus numerous alba wagtails. (TD Mills)

Davidstow: Juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield, with 2 there this afternoon. (P Roseveare)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 juv Purple Heron flew north along the river at Sett Bridge c.800m west of the village again today.

St Austell Bay from Mevagissey outer harbour: 3 Turnstone, 2 Arctic Tern, 1 Great Skua very close past harbour wall, 1 unidentified skua, further out in bay, chasing gulls, 200+ Gannet, 20+ Manx Shearwater and 4 Kittiwake. (J Dunning)

Rock Beach/Daymer Bay: 46 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Tern, 37 Sandwich Tern and 16 Sanderling. (S Grose)

Torpoint: 23 Sandwich Tern. (R Napp)

Sandwich Tern – Rick Napp

Maer Lake: 2 Snow Geese of unknown origin still, plus 32 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (P Roseveare)

Porthgwarra: 1000 Manx Shearwater, 20 Sooty Shearwater, 15 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Arctic Skua, 7 Great Skua, 1 Long-tailed Skua, 4 Common Scoter, 1 Grey Phalarope, 2 Puffin, 2 Arctic Tern, 4 Common Tern and 2 Yellow-legged Gull in very poor visibility between 08:15 & 14:15. (M Elliott et al.)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 11 Mute Swan, 9 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 9 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 45 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 90 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 50 Curlew, 240 Black-headed Gull, 120 Herring Gull, 25 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 4 House Martin, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Robin, 8 Blackbird, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 5 Jackdaw, 2 Rook, 75 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 5 Starling, 4 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 8 Goldfinch and 40 Linnet (M Scawen et al.).

Tater-du, Lamorna: 1 Great Shearwater, 14 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Arctic Skua, 4 Great Skua, 8 Kittiwake, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Chough between 07:10 & 09:30. (M McKee)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin. (S Rowe)

Newquay boating lake: 1 ringed Black-headed Gull, (small metal ring on left leg and white plastic ring on right leg with the letters, TAMC). (S grose)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Osprey, 3 Ringed Plover, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 30 Greenshank, 40 Redshank, 1 Snipe, 2 Dunlin, 4 Sandwich Tern. (J. Cole)

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Tuesday 19th September 2017

Mermaid pelagic out of Penzance: next sailing is Thursday at 4pm. Please call Mermaid office on 07901 731201 to book, £25 each.

Late news, 18/9, Kingsmill Lake: 1 juv Osprey. (R Brandon, A Pearson)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 juv Purple Heron, Set Bridge. (R Wilkins)

Sennen: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper with 5 Ringed Plover in ploughed field east of A30 and c200m south west of Escalls Chapel, cSW369266. Still present at 19:30. (B Simpson et al.)

St Levan: 1 Ortolan Bunting seen again briefly at 13:00 when it flew towards Roskestal Farm. (M Wallace-finder, M Pass)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper still.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 7 Cattle Egret.

Torpoint, Kingsmill Lake, Chapeldown Road: 3 Osprey.

Mullion Cove: 1 Grey Wagtail in garden. (J Allely)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Little Egret, 1 Common Snipe, 1 Ruff, 34 Curlew. (J St Ledger, P Brewster)

Marazion Beach: 2 Knot with the regular small waders. (A McKechnie)

Knot, Alex McKechnie

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Mistle Thrush. 1 Nuthatch. 15 Little Grebe. (R Napp)

Mistle Thrush, Rick Napp

Porthgwarra: 1 Cuckoo, c15 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 8 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Firecrest, c10 Goldcrest and 2 Crossbill. (DK Parker)

Firecrest, Dave Parker

Nanjizal: Migrants ringed today. 31 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 28 Goldcrest, Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Firecrest, Garden Warbler, 67 Blackcap, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler. (K Wilson)

Pendeen: 1 Grey Phalarope on the sea.

Gannel Estuary: 1 Dipper, 1 Barn Owl. (S grose)

Loe Bar: 4 Grey Phalarope off the sluice briefly. (B Simpson)

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Monday 18th September 2017

Late news, 17/9, Lizard: 2 Grey Phalarope (adult and juv) in the small cove south of Lizard Lifeboat Station at 11am. (D Collins)

Late news, 17/9, Helford River (Helford Marine Conservation Area Cruise): 1 Arctic Tern, 2 Teal, 2 Shelduck, 25 Little Egret. (D Collins)

Late news, 17/9, St Veep, Penpoll Creek: 2 Cattle Egret amongst the cattle. (R&R Nicholls)

Helston Boating Lake: Grey Phalarope still showing at cafe end this morning. (J St Ledger, M Spicer, M Bishop, S Williams, A Nicholson, T Mills)

Grey Phalarope and Mute Swan, Mike Spicer.

Grey Phalarope, S Williams.

Grey Phalarope, S Williams.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper showing well, but very mobile, c.11 Ringed Plover, at least 15 Dunlin, 1 female Wheatear, 5+ Pied Wagtail. (H Kendall)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Adrian Davey, 17/9.

Ruan Lanihorne, 2pm to 3pm: 1 Great White Egret, 1 female Marsh Harrier and 1 Osprey. (C Hughes)

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Gannel  Estuary: 7 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Oystercatcher and egrets but no sign of the 6 Brent Geese a,m   (M Lammas)

Penzance garden: 1 juv Grey Heron for last 2 days. (NR Phillips)

Grey Heron, Roy Phillips.


Port Isaac, Treharrock Manor:
1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper, 5 Coal Tit. 9 Siskin. (S grose)Newlyn Green /Chy Carn: c.25 Turnstone, c.30 Ringed Plover, c.25 Dunlin, 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Rock Pipit. (NR Phillips)

Wheal Martyn, Carthew: 2 Grey Wagtail. (H Wilkins)

Wadebridge: 5 Redshank (H Wilkins)

Cape Cornwall: 9 Chough feeding in field below large house 15:00hrs. 12 Chough in same field which were flushed by a Peregrine at 17:00 hrs. Other birds recorded included 2 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 15 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Wheatear, 6 Stonechat and 10 Pied Wagtail. (P Gamble)

Pendeen Watch (10.30am-1.30pm): 1 ad pale phase Pomarine Skua chasing a Gannet, 1 Grey Phalarope, 2 Little Gull, 5 Puffin, 3 Razorbill, 2 drake Common Scoter, 150 Manx Shearwater and 5 Raven & 1 Chough around lighthouse. (P Brewster)

Hayle Estuary RSPB (pm): 1 juv Mediterranean Gull, 50+Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 4 Sandwich Tern. (P Brewster)

MudgeonVean Farm:`z1 Hobby again this afternnoon. (P Brewster)

Sennen; 2 young Swallow fledged today from nest in porch of holiday cottage.(D&S Botting)

Carrick Roads: 1 Great Northern Diver north of harbour.

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Sunday 17th September 2017

Late news, 16/9, Wadebridge: 5 Cattle Egret in field with bullocks on the Camel Trail just past Lidl. (J Weatherhead)

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper, 20 Dunlin, 25 Ringed Plover, 20 Wheatear, 3 Skylark. (S & P Rogers)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Steve Rogers

Helston: Grey Phalarope still on the boating pool and showing well. (I Maclean, S Cox, M Ahmad, D Julian, S & P Rogers) Also two Northern Shoveler. (S & P Rogers)

Grey Phalarope, Ilya Maclean

Grey Phalarope, Mashuq Ahmad


Padstow, between Hawker’s Cove & Stepper Hole:
1 Wheatear, 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 male Peregrine Falcon, Linnets, Meadow Pipits, Stonechats, 9 Sandwich Tern and 45 Mediterranean Gull feeding on the Doom Bar. (S Grose)

Devoran: 55 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Garganey, 30 Teal, 10 Dunlin, 60 Redshank. (S & P Rogers)

Restronguet Creek: 1 Redshank. (P Gray)

Redshank, Pam Gray

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (R Veal)

Land’s End: 1 Firecrest, 1 Willow Warbler, 200+ Meadow Pipit over, 20+ Robin. (R Veal) 452 Meadow Pipit, 26 Pied Wagtail, 19 Grey Wagtail, 11 Tree Pipit, 6 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 3 Siskin, 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Grey Phalarope, 4 Curlew, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Ortolan Bunting (flew over calling at 08:24), 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 6 Goldcrest, 5 Common Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Blackcap. Also 6 Common Dolphin and 1 Minke Whale. (B Bosistow, P Roseveare)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 65 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Sanderling, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Greenshank. (B Bosistow, P Roseveare)

Nanjizal: 144 ringed. 71 Blackcap, 30 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, Garden Warbler, Whitethroat, 2 Firecrest, 2 Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, 17 Goldcrest and Tree Pipit. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Windmill Farm: Yellow Wagtail, Little Grebe, Reed Warbler and a Reed Bunting. (D Wright)

Predannack Wollas: Spotted Flycatcher. (D Wright)

Church Cove, Lizard: 3 Grey Phalarope. (D Collins, I Maclean)

Lizard Point, 12:30-15:30: 1 Leach’s Petrel, juv Sabine’s Gull, 50 Manx Shearwater, 5 Kittiwake, Yellow Wagtail over, 3-5 Bottlenose Dolphin. (P Brewster)

Kenidjack Common: Harrier sp, orange-bodied, pointed wings and dark collar, flew towards Levant. (S Williams)

Mudgeon Vean, near Mawgan: Hobby & 150+ Swallow late afternoon over farm, south side of Helford Creek. (S Cox)

Portreath: 1 Chough. Also 9 Risso’s Dolphin including 3 calves. (H Taylor)

Penrose Trail to Loe Bar: 2 Green Woodpecker, 4 Jay, 1 Cetti’s Warbler (in song), 2 Firecrest, 4 Raven, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Comma Butterfly. (J Evans)

Gannel Estuary: 6 pale-bellied Brent Goose still this afternoon. (D Julian) 51 Curlew, 12 Little Egret, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra/St Levan: Pied Flycatcher ,29 Wheatear, 3 Tree Pipit, 3 Willow Warbler, Yellow Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Roseland: 2 Osprey at Ruan-Fal saltmarshes from 16:35-16:50. Both prospecting and one unsuccessfully fishing. Arrived together and left together down river towards Tolverne. Also 1 Peregrine, 2 Buzzard, 316 Canada Geese (including white farmyard type again), 13 Shelduck, 75 Curlew, 4 Little Egret and 350+ Swallow. (D Hall)

Saltash: drake Common Scoter still on River Tamar viewed from the China Fleet Club. (M Beer, C Buckland).

Tamar Lakes: 3 Cormorant, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Chaffinch, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Long Tailed Tit, 2 Grey Wagtail, 20+ Mallard, 3 Buzzard, 4 Robin, 6 Marsh Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Nuthatch. (K Bowers)

Grey Wagtail, Kevin Bowers

Nuthatch, Kevin Bowers

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