Saturday 31st October 2020

Late news, 30/10, Downderry: Juvenile Sabine’s Gull flew west at 07:45. (A Payne)

Newlyn: 1 Red-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 3 Common Scoter, Kingfisher from Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Mousehole: Ad Pom Skua (with spoons), 3 Arctic Skua, 2 Red-throated Diver and 1 diver sp past Mousehule. (P St Pierre) Fea’s type Petrel at 11:27 less than 1Km out, also 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 juv Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliott)

Pendeen (combined totals 0900-16:30): 3 Leach’s Petrel, 8 Grey Phalarope, 2 (ad, juv) Pomarine Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 14+ Great Skua, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 36 Common Scoter, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Grey Plover. (R Veal, R Augarde, R Wilkins, S Rogers, P Clement et al)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper with 10 Dunlin, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Grey Plover. (J Hawkey) 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 40 Redshank, 20 Lapwing, large numbers of Teal and Wigeon, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew, numerous Herring Gull and Black-headed Gulls. (D Sharp) Great Egret and Merlin. (M Broadbent)

Hayle Estuary; Copperhouse Creek: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 35 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 7 Pink-footed Geese still present. (J Hawkey) 1 Greenshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Greylag Goose, 1 Little Egret, 2 Curlew, numerous Teal, Wigeon and Canada Geese. (D Sharp)

Kingfisher – Deena Sharp

Greenshank – Deena Sharp

Curlew Sandpiper – Deena Sharp

Greylag Goose – Deena Sharp

Hayle Estuary; Ryan’s Field: 1 Kingfisher, 3 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, number of Black-headed Gulls.  (D Sharp)

Polgigga: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler along Bosistow Lane. (K Wilson)

Porthgwarra: Yellow-browed Warbler still in the car park bushes and Red-throated Diver passed the headland. (D Balmer) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Snow Bunting. ( D Eva )

Nanjizal: 4cy Caspian Gull. (K Wilson)

Kenidjack: Cetti’s Warbler at the sewage works. (M Ahmad) 1 Firecrest. (J Branscombe)

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler. (Birdguides)

Nanquidno: Dusky Warbler reported. (Birdguides) Lapland Bunting in fields between Nanquidno and Cot Valley. (Birdguides)

Sennen Cove: 6 Grey Phalarope, Arctic Skua, Great Northern Diver plus ad Yellow-legged Gull on Cowloe. (D Balmer) juvenile Iceland Gull reported late afternoon. (Birdguides)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (P Taylor)

Penberth: 1+ Yellow-browed Warbler, 2+ Firecrest. (R Archer, J Ryan)

Alsia Farm: c200 Fieldfare. (R Archer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2cy female Marsh Harrier still present. (P Walsh) Great White Egret flew from the marsh and up the valley at 15:05. (R Menari)

Men-an-Tol: 2 (1m) Yellowhammer, 1 Snipe. (R Veal)

Penzance: Great Northern Diver, Common Scoter, 2 Purple Sandpiper, 98 Turnstone, 2 Sanderling off Jubilee Pool. (P St Pierre)

Lizard: Sooty Shearwater passed at 08:45. (J Lethbridge)

St Mawes: Adult Iceland Gull. (D Cooper)

St Anthony-in-Meneage: 8+ Cattle Egret in cattle field near Dennis head. Viewed from coast path along Helford river. (G Wills)

St Anthony’s Head: 7:30-10:00am1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Manx Shearwater, 810 Kittiwake, 200 Gannet, 4 Great northern diver, 2 Yellow-legged Gull (3cy, adult), Peregrine Falcon, Merlin and 4 Cirl Bunting in the area. (M Broadbent)

St Clement: 2 Cattle Egret and male Pintail on Tresemple Pool. (M Broadbent)

Porthoustock: 4 Black Redstart on rocks behind the large concrete building. (J Jones)

Black Redstart – J Jones

Tremayne Quay; Helford: 3 Firecrest, 1 Greenshank, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (A Witheywood)

Great-crested Grebe – A Witheywood

Hannafore: 1 Ringed Plover, 30 Turnstone, 4 Purple Sandpiper, 18 Eider and 1 Great Northern Diver. ( M Beer)

Purple Sandpiper – M Beer

Gannel Estuary: 1 Ruff, 11 Med Gull, 344 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 750 Herring Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 75 Great Black-backed Gull. (S Rowe) 1 Common Gull, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 19 Lesser Black backed Gull, 76 Great Black backed Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Curlew, 1 Redshank 2 Oystercatcher.(S Grose)

 

Towan Head (15:00-16:40): 2 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Skua, 4 Manx Shearwater, 2 Common Scoter, c250 Kittiwake. (S Rowe) 1 Red throated Diver past, 1 Peregrine Falcon caught a Grey Phalarope off the sea and was relocated on cliffs at ‘Tea Caverns’. (S Grose)

Peregrine with Grey Phalarope – Shaun Grose

East Pentire, Newquay: 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Red-throated Diver late am. (S Rowe)

Newquay Golf Course: 2 Skylark. (S Grose)

Great Western Beach: 1 male Black Redstart, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Chapel Amble; Wadebridge: 1 Wood Duck dead in farm gateway. Partly plucked and sporting orange ring 005. (A Langdon)

Camel Estuary: 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Red-breasted Merganser. (C Selway)

Trevose Head: 1 female Merlin. (S. Marquis)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Grey Phalarope, 8 Snipe, 4 Cormorants, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Canada Geese. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Goosander 1m 2f, 3 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Tufted Duck. (R Mudge)

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Friday 30th October 2020

Hayle Estuary: juvenile Glaucous Gull from Old Quay House Inn, also 38 Med Gull, 2 (ad, 3cy) Yellow-legged Gull plus Curlew Sandpiper and 2 Bar-tailed Godwit still on Copperhouse. (D Balmer, J St Ledger)

Curlew Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Marazion: 1 Knot feeding with 20+ Turnstone. Also numbers of Portuguese Man O’War beached. (J St Ledger)

Knot – John St Ledger

Portugese Man O’War – John St Ledger

Porthgwarra: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Ring Ouzel. (D Balmer)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Goldeneye, 3 Wigeon. (D Balmer)

St Clement’s Isle: 2 (1w, 2w) Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliott)

Newlyn, Sandy Cove: 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver. (L Proctor)

Davidstow: 2 ad Yellow-legged Gull. (M Ahmad)

Mousehole: 2 Yellow-legged Gull (1w, 2w) on St Clement’s Isle. (M Elliott)

Kelynack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (R Archer)

Sennen Cove: 3 Purple Sandpiper. (R Archer)

Bodmin Moor: 1 m Hen Harrier, 3 Buzzard, 1 Merlin, 7 Siskin, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Sparrowhawk, 9 Coal Tit, 27 Lesser Black backed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 300+ Herring Gull, thousands of Starling, 4 Roe Deer between Lower Moor treatment works +Hendrawalls Farm. (S Grose)

Millbrook: 1 Grey Heron, 1 Egyptian Goose, 4 Cormorant, 10 Mallard, numerous Black-headed and Herring Gull on the lake.  (D Sharp)

Anderton (nr Millbrook):  6 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 12 Teal. (D Sharp)

Greenshank, Deena Sharp

 

Thursday 29th October 2020

Late News, 28/10, Widemouth Bay: 1 Grey Phalarope preening in a muddy puddle in the upper car park at Black Rock. (S and I Bell)

Grey Phalarope – Serina & Iain Bell

Late news, 28/10, Hell’s Mouth: Kittiwakes (A Myram)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret at Golden Lion (D Eva)

Carbis Bay: White Stork on a telegraph pole at the back of a private garden (T Liddicoat)

Rock, Cant Farm: 1 Cattle Egret with 4 Little Egret. (S Grose)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Goosander 1m 2f (first of the winter), 1 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Coot, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Goldfinch, 8 Coal Tit, 27 Mallard. (R Mudge)

Devoran: 30 Mute Swan, 1 Greenshank., 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Dunlin, 1 Grey Wagtail. (B.Toms)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Marsh Harrier present on and off all day. (A James, S Rogers)

Marsh Harrier – Alan James

Trevone: 1 Black Redstart. (R Augarde)

Pendeen: Juv Glaucous Gull past at 07:26. (P Combridge)

Sennen Cove: Juv Glaucous Gull briefly on Cowloe at c09:00 plus adult Yellow-legged Gull. (D Balmer, P Wilson)

St Gothian Pool: Juv Glaucous Gull (S Croft)

Kingsmill Lake: 5 Avocet, 47+ Curlew, 50+ Black-tailed Godwit,  20 Oystercatcher, 5 Grey Plover, 1 Lapwing, 22+ Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 30+ Dunlin, Herring Gulls, Black-headed Gulls, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 3 Mute Swan, 44+ Canada Geese, 15 Shelduck, 30 Mallard, 25 Teal, 71 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Pheasant, 1 Buzzard. (A.Parker)

Rose Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Firecrest (A Bayly)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Little Egret, 48 Redshank, Curlew Sandpiper, Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew, 70 Lapwing, 12 Grey Plover, 1 Knot, c20 Dunlin, juv Common Gull and c20 Mediterranean Gull (including ringed bird from Belgium). Also 100s of Teal and Wigeon. (I Gamble, R Veal)

Copperhouse Creek: 7 Pink-footed Goose. (I Gamble)

Downderry: 0725-0905, birds moving west included 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver (5 others on sea), 62 Gannet, 1 Great Skua and 168 Kittiwake. 1445-1520, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull and 1 Black Guillemot. (A Payne)

Gillan Creek, Manaccan: 8 Common Sandpipers, 1 Greenshank, 12 Mediterranean Gull (JH & K Dalziel)

St Dennis: Lots of Fieldfare mixed in with Redwings. (P Ash)

St Minver: 60+ Linnet in field next to holiday park (S Grose)

Rock Helipad Field: 18 Linnet, 9 Golden Plover over, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Raven. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 15 Mute Swan, 1 Shelduck, 2 Wigeon, 3 Curlew, 11 Redshank, 1 Wheatear, 56 Oystercatcher,1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

 

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Wednesday 28th October 2020

Late news, 27/10, Treraven Farm: 3 Marsh Tit, 1 Treecreeper opposite polytunnels. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 6 Tufted Duck (4m+2f), 2 Little Grebe, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Teal, 16 Coot, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 179 Herring Gull, 1 Common Gull, 13 Black-headed Gull, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kestrel, 1 Tawny Owl, 16 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 m Bullfinch. (S Grose)

Marazion: juv. Knot, c60 Meadow Pipit on the beach. f-type Marsh Harrier, 7 Little Grebe on the marsh. (R Veal) Also probable Grey Phalarope past. (S Foote)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Cattle Egret. (P St Pierre) Also 2 Crossbill over, 1 Firecrest, 2 Gadwall. (R Veal) 1cy Yellow-legged Gull. (D Balmer)

Clapper Marshes: 1 Water Pipit. (D Julian)

Lerryn, St Veep: 1 White Stork. (per D Julian)

Perranarworthal: Great White Egret still on the marsh at high tide (M Grantham)

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler again at YHA hostel.

Pendeen: 07:00-10:30, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua. (S Rogers, P Clement) Also 1 Balearic Shearwater reported past. Snow Bunting over calling at 09:06. (P Combridge) 14:15-16:15, 1 Grey Phalarope, 6 Arctic Skua, 4 Great Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Manx Shearwater, 6 Common Scoter, 3 juv Common Gull, 5000+ Kittiwake. (N Rogers) 15:30 – 17:00, 4 Arctic Skuas (3 pale: 1 dark phase); 1 Great Skua; 2 Manx Shearwaters. 3 Fulmars. 1,000s of Kittiwakes moving through in sizeable groups every few seconds; steady passage of Gannets & auks. (J Hawkey)

Porthgwarra: 08:00-09:00, 1 manx Shearwater, 3 Fulmar, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver, also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at the bottom of 60ft Cover from the stone bridge. (DK Parker) Yellow-browed Warbler calling in the car park sallows. (D Balmer) 80 Golden Plover on the moor at 12:45. (P Sharpe)

Golden Plover – Paul Sharpe

St Levan: 2 Firecrest. (D Balmer)

Penberth: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler. (D Balmer)

St Agnes Head: 1 Leach’s Petrel west at 09:20 also 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Scoter, 2 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, Peregrine, 3 Chough. (G Lawlor)

Chapel Porth: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler. (G Lawlor)

Gunwalloe: Snow Bunting photographed by the beach at Church Cove at 14:20. (D Robinson)

St Clement: Russian White-fronted Goose still with 500 Canada Geese opposite Tresemple Pool + 6 Greenshank. At least 6 Cattle Egrets in fields from approach road. (T Wilson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 Pink-footed Geese, 1 Canada x Greylag hybrid, 5 Greylag Geese, 13 Dunlin, 12 Redshank, 10 Pied Wagtail, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew, 100s of Wigeon, Canada Geese, Herring & Black-headed Gulls, 8 Teal. (A Kiz)

Tuesday 27th October 2020

Late news, 26/10, Marazion Marsh RSPB: Adult female Marsh Harrier still present. (A James)

Devoran: Great White Egret from the road, 1/2 mile south off the scrummy bakery by the penguin statues at 08:00. (S Turner)

Tresillian River: ad European White-fronted Goose (race albifrons) still present, drake Pintail, 12 Cattle Egret, 2 Kingfisher. (J Chapple)

White-fronted Goose, John Chapple

Copperhouse Creek: 10 Pink-footed Geese. (C Richards)

Four of the Pink-footed Geese amongst 2 Canada Geese – Adrian Myram

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Female Peregrine, 6 Buzzard, 1 fem Sparrowhawk, 5 Teal, 8 Little Grebe. 13 Mallard. (DK Parker)

Pendeen: Richard’s Pipit in private fields east of coastguards, also 3 Black Redstarts at Manor Farm. (P Combridge)

Sancreed: 6 Skylark, 37 Redwing, c80 Linnet. (D Flumm)

Sennen Cove: Near adult Caspian Gull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, Purple Sandpiper on Cowloe. 2 Whooper Swan reported in nearby fields. Turtle Dove in maize field behind school then flew east to farm building. (D Balmer)

Adult Mediterranean Gull – Adrian Myram

Gannet – Adrian Myram

Adult Mediterranean Gull – Adrian Myram

Gannet – Adrian Myram

Penberth: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest. (J Ryan)

Porthcurno: 1 Firecrest. (J Ryan)

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler reported again in the Youth Hostel garden.

Trink Hill, Lelant Downs: 1 Wheatear in field. (P Geddes)

Truro: Meadow Pipit in our very small garden this morning. (Same one as our long stayer last winter?) (K & J Mortimore)

Calstock Flood Defence Area: 6 Swallows(passed over 1530), 7 Snipe, 4 Teal, 2 Green Sandpiper. (N Moore)

Lostwithiel private garden: male Sparrowhawk. (E Mayhew)

Dobwalls: Hummingbird Hawkmoth in the garden (C&J Duffy)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Pintail, 1 Water Pipit. (B Bosisto)

Launceston: female type Black Redstart & Green Woodpecker in private garden. (P Mallett)

 

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Monday 26th October 2020

Late News, 25/10, Nanquidno: Yellow-browed Warbler and 5 Firecrest. (P St Pierre)

Pendeen, lower slopes: 07:00-13:00, 1 Fea’s Petrel (08:22) 1 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 37 Manx Shearwater, 14 Fulmar, 25 Great Skua, 1 Pom Skua, 5 Arctic Skua, 1w Little Gull, 40 Med Gull, 9 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 5 Common Scoter, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Grey Phalarope,  3 Purple Sandpiper plus many 1000s of auks and Kittiwakes and 100s of gannets. (A Bayly, P Combridge, DK Parker) Also reported, (0815-1245) 2 Grey Phalarope, 18 Great Skua, 5 Arctic Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, Little Gull, 10 Manx Shearwater, 20 Mediterranean Gull. Also large numbers of auks, Kittiwakes, Gannets. (D Balmer)

St Agnes Head: 07:30-11:30, 5 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Common Scoter, 14 Manx Shearwater, many 100s of auks, kittiwakes and gannets. (G Lawlor)

St. Clement/Tresillian: Pintail, Kingfisher, 15 Greenshank at Tresemple Pool. European White-Fronted Goose at Tressilian with extensive Canada Goose flock, Common Sandpiper. Grey Wagtail at St. Clements car park. (P.Carter)

White-fronted Goose – Philip Carter

Pintail – Philip Carter

Tresemple Pool: 13 Cattle Egret (Andrew le Masurier)

Drift Reservoir: Great Crested Grebe, 9 Cormorant, fem Goldeneye, Tufted Duck, 2 Gadwall, 8 Teal, 32 Canada Geese, 3 Chiffchaff, Firecrest, Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Common Goldeneye – Dave Flumm

Sancreed: Snipe, c500 Woodpigeon, 30 Skylark, c100 Meadow Pipit. Also Painted Lady butterfly on the wing in spite of cold. (D Flumm)

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest. (N Wheatley)

Kelynack: Firecrest. (P Wilson, D Balmer)

Nanquidno: Yellow-browed Warbler (P Wilson, D Balmer)

Pendeen: 2 Black Redstart at the Parish Hall. (R Bradbury, D Balmer)

Sennen: 13 Mediterranean Gull. (D Balmer)

Porth Nanven: 1 Black Redstart (D Eva)

Penzance: up to 34 Goldfinch at feeders in Lidden area garden again today. (T Mills)

Hayle Estuary: 8 Pink-footed Goose, juv Curlew Sandpiper and 1w Yellow-legged Gull on Copperhouse. 6 Grey Plover, 7 Greenshank, 52 Lapwing, 1 Ringed Plover on main estuary. (R Veal) Also, 2 Little Egret, 12 Redshank, 2 Shelduck, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Dunlin, 2 Curlew, 5 Greenshank, 2 Oystercatcher. (A Kiz)

St Ives Island: 3 Great Skua moving west, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 1000s of Razorbill, 100s of Kittiwake & Gannet, 1 Cormorant, 1 Shag, Oystercatcher, Turnstone, Also, 8+ Purple Sandpiper still on the rocks, Meadow Pipits and a Kestrel. (D Northside)

Navax Point: (11:30-12:45) 2 Grey Phalarope, 3 Red-throated Diver, 2 1w Little Gull, 2 Manx Shearwater, 4 Common Scoter, 11 Dunlin, c15 Med Gull. (R Veal)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Wheatear (probably ssp leucorhoa), 11 Coot. (R Veal)

St Mawes: 2 Black Redstart at Newton Road. (S Turner)

Swanvale: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (M Binding)

Poltesco: 20 Crossbill, 3 Firecrest. (D Collins)

Church Cove: 2 Black Redstart. (D Collins)

Lowertown, Helston: Dipper, Grey Wagtail, 3 Jay and Coal Tit. (J Witheywood)

Dipper – Jen Witheywood

Newquay: 1 Snow Bunting on the Golf Course this morning. (K Barber)

Towan Head: 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Common Gull, 1 Brent Goose (N Long)

Trevose Head: 4 Corn Bunting, 1 Great Northern Diver flew past with large number of Auks towards the west. Also 2 Chough flew over towards Mother Ivy’s Bay at 10.30. (J St Ledger)

Corn Bunting – John St Ledger

Chapel Amble: 2 Cattle Egret. Also 100+ Fieldfare and 150+ Redwing feeding on berries. (J St Ledger)

Tregrehan: 1f Black Redstart in Boscundle Woods. (I Stewart)

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Sunday 25th October 2020

St Clement: 1 White-fronted Goose in with Canada Geese plus 1 hybrid goose, also 12 Cattle Egret. (R Augarde, J St Ledger) In addition, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12 Greenshank, 57 Redshank, 58 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher. (A Nicholson)

White-fronted Goose – John St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret viewed from southern cut-off. (J St Ledger)

Land’s End: Richard’s Pipit in fields east of Trinity Loop, also Cuckoo still north of the boarded up house.(M Ahmad) Also 12 Crossbill over. (N Rogers) Siberian Chiffchaff to south of car park and Woodlark over. (L Thomson) Cuckoo still.

Richard’s Pipit – Mashuq Ahmad

Richard’s Pipit – Mashuq Ahmad

Copperhouse Creek: 8 Pink-footed Goose ( B.Toms)

Bude: White-tailed Eagle of unknown origin flew across Kings Hill industrial estate and over Upton. Lost to view down the coast, south towards Widemouth at 10:50. Also a Cattle Egret on the marsh and a Black Redstart at Millook. (M Worden)

Cattle Egret – Mark Worden

Porthgwarra: 07:00-08:30 1+ Pom Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Gull. Also 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Black Redstart, 5 Chiffchaff, 7+ Goldcrest, 1 Tawny Owl, c70 Golden Plover around the valley. (R Veal, B Mellow, D Balmer et al) Independent count of 48 Golden Plover, Greenshank, Snipe, Yellow-browed Warbler, Ring Ouzel, 4 Chiffchaff, 11 Goldcrest, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Greenfinch. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Drift: 2 Black Redstart in the village (G Wills) Also, 2 Cattle Egret, 2 (pr) Gadwall, 2 1w Mediterranean Gull. (R Veal)

Sancreed: Yellow-browed Warbler in the churchyard, 2 Black Redstart, 17 Redwing, Mistle Thrush. (D Flumm)

Tresvennack Farm, nr Drift: 3 Black Redstart on farm buildings. Golden Plover and Curlew over (G Wills)

Rosevale Farm: Firecrest, Chiffchaff, 30+ Fieldfare, 50+ Redwing, Blackbird, Song Thrush (G Wills)

Lamorna: 2+ Firecrest near Lamorna Pottery. Black Redstart on the rocks in the Cove. (G Wills)

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler in YHA garden. (M Ahmad) Also Hen Harrier, Yellow-browed Warbler, Merlin and 2 Cough. (M Broadbent et al)

Kenidjack: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Chough, 1 Peregrine (J Branscombe)

Leswidden, St Just: 1 Black Redstart (J Branscombe)

Sennen Cove: Grey Phalarope, Great Northern Diver & Great Skua offshore. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Trevear Farm: 2 ad Whooper Swan in field to west of track to Trevorrian Farm. (B Hibbett)

Portheras: Yellow-browed Warbler in the sallows. (A Bayly)

Pendeen: Brambling on garden feeders. (K Aspden) 2 Yellow-browed Warbler in a private garden. (A Bayly)

Penberth: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest and Goldcrest.. (J Ryan, N Rogers, P Sharpe)

Tregeseal: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler by the gallery. (G Lawlor)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler. (J Ryan)

Treverven: 1 Firecrest. (J Ryan)

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest. (J Ryan) Ringtail Hen Harrier hunting over arable fields towards Cot. (J Wood)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Marsh Harrier again and 2+ Firecrest. (S Foote)

Godrevy Head: 5 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Great Skua. (S Foote)

St Ives Island: 8 Purple Sandpiper this afternoon along with 2 Medeterannean Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Rock Pipit, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Kestrel, Also hundreds of Razorbill moving west, some stopping to feed along with Kittiwake and Fulmar. (D Northside)

College Reservoir: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler in the scrub towards Asda, also 68 Redwing, 11 Fieldfare, 10 Meadow Pipits, 12 Chaffinch, 13 Siskin, 75 Goldfinch, 95 Woodpigeon over. (C Foote)

Lizard: Sooty Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater reported.

Windmill Farm: Whinchat, Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, Fieldfare, Merlin, Short-eared Owl. (D Wright)

Church Cove: Merlin. (S Croft)

Caerthillian: 1 Snow Bunting getting chased by a Merlin. (S Croft)

St Dennis: 3 Mistle Thrush in the cemetery. (P Ash)

Gluvian: 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Tawny Owl. (L Payne)

Rame Church: 2 Black Redstart, 12 Mediterranean Gull in ploughed field. (M & R Frost) In addition 3 Black Redstart. (D Sharp).

Black Redstart – Deena Sharp

Siblyback Lake: 1 Fieldfare in conifers on North Side. (D Sharp)

Fieldfare – Deena Sharp

Millbrook: 2 Greenshank, 15 Redshank. (M & R Frost)

Dobwalls: 22 House Sparrows in the garden (C&J Duffy)

St Ives: Hummingbird Hawkmoth in private garden this morning. (M Rouncefield)

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