Saturday 15th May 2021

We would like to inform our membership that unfortunately local birder Colin Selway passed away on Wednesday. Colin was a very knowledgeable and passionate birder who spent countless hours on our Walmsley Santuary reserve which formed part of his local patch. He also gave his time to the Society in many ways including serving on our Committee for several years and volunteering on work parties. Further information regarding his funeral and means of passing on any condolences will be posted in the near future.

Saturday 8th May 2021


Late news, 05/05/2021 Mousehole: Eider on rooftop, 6 Badgers. (P Semmens)

Eider & Badger – Paul Semmens

Late news, 07/05/21, Colliford Lake: 1 Great Crested Grebe. (G Montague)

Late news, 07/05/21, Buttermilk Hill: 2 Cuckoos. (V Stratton)

Late news, 07/05/21, St. Ives: 4 Swifts over the town. (V Stratton)

Newlyn: 1st winter American Herring Gull still showing well on beach near to south pier. (S Grose, M Broadbent), also 8 Sandwich Tern, Great Northern Diver. (M Broadbent) 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Guillemot, 11 Turnstone, 68 Great Black Backed Gull,(inc 2nd winter bird with red plastic ring on right leg W:347) 9 Lesser black backed Gull,  2 Rock Pipit, 1 Collared Dove ( on the tide line and appeared to be eating seaweed), (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: female Blue-winged Teal still. (M Broadbent)

Davidstow Airfield: Buff-breasted Sandpiper. Between 8 and 9am close to, but not with, the Dunlins and Ringed plovers, moving around the airfield. (N Moore) 2 Sanderling and Golden Plover with Dunlin and Ringed Plover flock. (M Broadbent)

Marazion & Longrock: 45 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 14 Sanderling. (D Flumm) 6 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel, 5 Sand Martin, 3 House Martin all at the new scrape /pool, 34 Lesser Black Backed Gull at Red River mouth. (S Grose)

Jubilee Pool: 14 Purple Sandpiper, Sanderling, 2 Whimbrel, 40 Dunlin. (M Broadbent) 31 Purple Sandpiper, 26 Ringed Plover, 19 Turnstone. (S Grose)

Pennance Point:  2 Dunlin, 39 Whimbrel, Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Northern Diver, 28 Sanderling, 10 Turnstone, 11 Kittiwake, 78 Manx Shearwater and Gannets. (M Broadbent L Langley)

Poldhu Valley and Beach: Herring Gull: 6 House Martin, 2 Cettis Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Moorhen,10 Rook, Blackbird, Pheasant, 5 Goldfinch, 2 Dunnock,Kestrel (m), 3 Jackdaw, pair Mallard, Magpie, Pied Wagtail, Woodpigeon, Great Black Backed Gull, 2 Crow, Rock Pipit, pair Linnet, Chiffchaff, Wren, Chaffinch. (P Day)

College Reservoir: 80 Swallow, 20 House Martin, 10 Sand Martin. (C Benton)

Camel Estuary nr. Wadebridge: 1 Barnacle Goose in with 6 Shelduck. (R. Bullman)

Foxhole: 15 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow. (L Bosisto)

Downderry: 15 Whimbrel and a Bar-tailed Godwit at mid-day. (A Payne)

Please note bullocks in field on the footpath to Walmsley Sanctuary can be quite frisky at the moment so it is worth being aware if you are planning a visit over the weekend.




Sunday 2nd May 2021

Late news, 30/04/21,Buttermilk Hill: 11 pairs Meadow Pipits, 8 pairs of Linnets, 4 Wheatears, 4 Common Buzzards, 2 Ravens, Red-throated Pipit, 2 Cuckoos. (V Stratton)

Late news, 01/05/21, Buttermilk Hill: 4 Wheatears, 2 Cuckoos, 8 pairs of Linnets 12 pairs of Meadow Pipits, 40 plus Swallows. 2 Whitethroats, 2 male Stonechats, 3 Common Buzzards, 2 Ravens. (V Stratton)

Late news, 30/04/21, Chaple Amble: 10 Cattle Egrets in a field 1 mile north of the village next to the river Amble.
(A Tomkins)

Cattle Egret – Andrew Tomkins

Newlyn Harbour: 3 Lesser Black backed Gull, 1st winter American Herring Gull at 07.50am. (S Grose)

American Herring Gull – Shaun Grose

American Herring Gull – Shaun Grose

Botallack: 1 Woodchat Shrike (approx Grid Ref SW 362327), also 1 singing Whitethroat and many Swallow over. (T Mills et al) 40 Barn Swallow, 2 Northern Wheatear. (P Fraser)

Woodchat Shrike – Kate Dalziel

Woodchat Shrike – Kate Dalziel

Woodchat Shrike – Tony Mills

Kuggar: Rose-ringed Parakeet in private garden still. (A Damant)

Nanjizal: singing male Wood Warbler early am only. Also 1 Cuckoo calling distantly, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Siskin, c300 Swallow, 10 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 2 Gadwall. Please keep to public rights of way. (J Ryan, R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Little Egret, 1 Stonechat, 2 Linnet, 2 Grey Heron. (M Tindall et al) also Channel Wagtail still. (M Spicer) Stonechat feeding young. 22 Whimbrel over at 3.00pm. (C Richards) 1 Ringed Plover, (M Jones) 10 Sand Martin, 4 Barn Swallow. (P Fraser)

Channel Wagtail – Mike Spicer

Channel Wagtail – Mike Spicer


Stonechat feeding young – Clive Richards

Little Ringed Plover – Clive Richards

Marazion Beach (evening): 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Barn Swallow. (P Fraser)

Land’s End: 375 Guillemot & 33 Razorbill on Armed Knight; c100 Swallow north, Sedge Warbler, 3 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1pr nesting Great Crested Grebe,5 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler. (S Grose)

Marazion Marsh:  6m +1f Blackcap, 1 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Newquay, Gwinear: 1 f Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Black Head near Coverack:  male Redstart. (D Wright)

Treleaver: Lesser Whitethroat. (D Wright)

Trewillis Farm, Coverack:  Lesser Whitethroat. (D Wright)

Coverack: 14 Whimbrel, 2 Wheatear, male Linnet. (D Collins)

Windmill Farm: Cuckoo. (D Wright)

Caerthillian: Garden Warbler, Whimbrel. (M Broadbent)

Goonzian Downs: 6 Yellowhammer, 1 Whitethroat. (A Newsham)

Goonhilly: pair of Canada geese with 6 goslings. (A Williams) 2 reeling Grasshopper Warbler. (M Broadbent)

Canada Geese – Alan Williams

Falmouth: Kestrel hovering above coast path between Swanpool and Gyllyngvase beaches. (E Tackley)

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

Gannel Estuary: 34 Whimbrel. (M Lammas)

Goss Moor: 2 Cuckoo, Redpoll. (B Bosisto P Roseveare)

Chapel Amble: 4 Cattle Egret. (R.Bullman)

Widemouth Bay: 12 Whimbrel, 1 colour ringed Bar Tailed Godwit, c 120 active Sand Martin burrows (R.Bullman)

The Mouls, Polzeath: 13 Puffin. (P McKeogh)

Bastreet, Bodmin Moor: Grasshopper Warbler reeling this morning. (A Davey)

Grasshopper Warbler – Adrian Davey

Temple: Cuckoo on the wires this afternoon. (J Eames)

Cuckoo – Jim Eames

Bude Marshes: 1 Blackcap (M) Jay, Song Thrush, 4 Chiffchaff, Coal Tit. Blue & Great Tit, 5 Canada Geese, Shelduck, 2 Mute Swan 2 Cattle Egret, Mallard + 9 Duckling, Sedge & Reed Warbler singing. (R Maye)

Maer Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Sanderling, 4 Greenshank, 24 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 4 White Wagtail. (S Border)

Rame Head Circular walk Church, Polhawn, Head: 42 Whitethroat, mostly singing males, 13 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 8 Skylark, 3 Raven, 4 Blackcap, 10 Chiffchaff, 1, Yellowhammer, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Wheatear. (D Clegg)


Saturday 1st May 2021

Late News, 30/04/21, Lands End: Osprey in low off the see at 1040 then gained height and headed off high east. Good numbers of common migrants around in the morning. (C Mason)

Late News, 30.04.2021, Widemouth Bay: 17 Whimbrel,1 Bar-tailed Godwit in sheep fields. (S Bell)

Late news, 30/04/21, Marhamchurch: 6 pairs of Blackcap, Sedge Warblers all around the canal singing, 1 Reed Warbler and 1Whitethroat. (J & J Elvin)

Blackcap – Jenny & John Elvin

Kuggar; Ruan Minor: Rose-ringed Parakeet feeding in private garden this morning. (A Damant)

Rose-ringed Parakeet – Andrew Damant

Kenidjack: Woodchat Shrike (frequenting 3rd field hedge east of the track towards Botallack – SW 362 327),14 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 5 Wheatears (inc. 2prs with 1m singing), pair Stonechat carrying food, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, 4 House Martins and Swallows moving north along coast all day. (JH & K Dalziel)

Land’s End: 1 Little Ringed Plover in off the sea, flew high eastwards. Presumed same as Marazion bird. (S. Rogers).

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Little Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 5 Swift, 10 Sand Martin, 3 House Martin. (D Flumm et al)

Little RInged Plover – Alex McKechnie

Little Ringed Plover – Dave Flumm

Little Ringed Plover – Dave Flumm

Stithians: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Raven, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Skylark, 4 Linnets, sev Whitethroats, sev Willow Warblers, sev Meadow Pipits, 4 Buzzards in south east corner. 1 Willow Tit, 1 Kingfisher, pair Bullfinch, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Jay, 1 Reed Bunting, pair Tufted Duck in southern cut off. (J & D Chapman) 1 2nd Calendar year Iceland Gull, 1 Wheatear, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Willow Tit, 1 Whimbrel, 7 Whitethroat, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 8 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 4 Tufted Ducks, 3 Linnet nests with eggs. (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary; Ryan’s Field: 2 Common Sandpipers. (M Costa)

Lizard near Bass Point: Golden Plover, 2 Wheatears. (J Betteridge)

Golden Plover – Jerry Betteridge

Golden Plover – Jerry Betteridge

Kenidjack-Geevor: 6 Wheatear, White Wagtail; c200 Swallow, 10 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin north. (D Flumm, J Waldon)

Polbathic Creek: Mallard with 12 new ducklings. (A Blonden)

Looe Island, and offshore, this morning: 11 Whimbrel, 1 Sanderling, 7 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Great Northern Dive, 2 Puffin (adult and immature) 4 miles offshore. (R Kirkwood)

Purple Sandpiper – Rupert Kirkwood

Great Northern Diver – Rupert Kirkwood

Puffin – Rupert Kirkwood

Bude Marshes: pair Canada Geese + 7 Goslings, Mallard + 8 Ducklings, 2  Shelduck, Grey Heron, 2  Cattle Egret, 3 Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting (F),Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler. 5 Swallow. (R Maye)

Bolatherick Farm; Bodmin Moor: 1 pair Redstart, 1 pair Wheatear. (J St Ledger)

De Lank Waterworks, Bodmin Moor: 1 Redstart (male), 1 pair Wheatear. 1 Mistle Thrush. (J St Ledger)

Garrow Tor; Bodmin Moor: 1 Redstart (male), 2 Cuckoo, 8 Wheatear. Also 1 Roe Deer. (J St Ledger)

St Breward; Bodmin Moor: 1 pair Redstart, 4 Mistle Thrush, 1 Green Woodpecker, all viewed from footpath behind the church. (J St Ledger)

South Penquite Farm; Bodmin Moor: 1 pair Redstart (a pair have bred here for the last ten years). (J St Ledger)

male Redstart – John St Ledger

Cuckoo- John St Ledger

female Redstart – John St Ledger

Porth Joke: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 23 Sedge Warbler (singing males), 12 Blackcap, 8 Whitethroat, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Wheatear, 2 Moorhen 1 Coot, 16 Linnet, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 7 Whimbrel,  2 Curlew. (M Lammas, S Rowe)

Towan Beach & Porth Creek: 2 Whitethroat, 6 Linnet, 2 Kestrel, 3 Stonechat, 4 Wren, 1 Little Egret, 2 Greenshank, 2 Curlew, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 3 Swallow. (D Gibbard)

Trewithen Gardens: Ring Ouzel. (I & C Sowerby)

Trewoon: 1 Barn Owl early am nr St Mewan Church. (S Grose)

Polkerris: 3 Great Northern Diver. (S Grose)

Par Beach Dunes: 2 Whitethroat, 7 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 7 Linnet, 9 Greenfinch, 1 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

Spit Beach: 4 Whimbrel, 1 Wheatear, 51 Dunlin. (S Grose)

Goonbarrow China Clay Works: 1m Redstart, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Little Grebe. (S Grose)

Roundwood, Cowlands Creek: 2 Siskin in private garden. (L Partridge)

Siskin – Linda Partridge

Tuesday 16th March 2021

Late news, 15/03, West end of Hannafore: 1 Redshank, 2 Stonechat, m + f, 1 male Black Redstart, + 1 female Black Redstart, 1 Chiffchaff. (J Eames)

male Black Redstart – Jim Eames

Redshank – Jim Eames

Stonechat – Jim Eames

male Stonechat – Jim Eames

St Gothian Sands: 10 Shoveler, 1m Gadwall, 1 ad Glaucous Gull and 1m Wheatear. (MJ Spicer) adult European White-fronted Goose still. (Birdguides)

Hayle Estuary RSPB (Lelant Water): male Black-tailed Godwit of race L.l.islandica in breeding plumage, Goosander, 24 Turnstone. (D Flumm)

Black-tailed Godwit Islandica race – Dave Flumm

Black-tailed Godwit Islandica race – Dave Flumm

Black-tailed Godwit Islandica race (in flight with Oystercatchers) – Dave Flumm

Black-tailed Godwit Islandica race – Dave Flumm

Hayle Estuary RSPB (Copperhouse Creek): Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Snipe. (D Flumm)

St Ives Head: female type Black Redstart this afternoon. (Birdguides)

Porthgwarra: 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Divers, 1 Bonxie, 1 Curlew, 79 Manx Shearwater, 2210 Auk sp, 17 Fulmar, 43 Kittiwake (all flew west, 0835-0950)(N R Rogers)

Stithians: 1st winter Iceland Gull and 58 Mediterranean Gulls in nearby field. (M Broadbent)

Porthleven: 1 female Black Redstart in private garden. (B Nicholls)

Davidstow Airfield: 353 Golden Plover. (B Craven) 78 Pied Wagtail, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Wheatear, 9 Raven over. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 2f Goosander, 3 Great Crested Grebes, 4 Teal, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Herons, Sparrowhawk, Ravens. (B Craven)

Clapper Marshes:1 Pink-footed Goose, 20 Wigeon, 11 Teal, 3 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Polbrock: 5 Nuthatch, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Green Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 6 Cattle Egret, 8 Tufted Duck, 5 Sand Martin. (B Bosisto)

Mawgan Porth: 14 Canada Goose, 32 Teal, 22 Wigeon, 11 Shoveler, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 16 Snipe, 1 Jack Snipe, 4 Moorhen, 5 Mallard, 1 Raven and 1 Chiffchaff. (JHowells)

Quiot, St Columb Major: 2 Marsh Tit. (E Burt)

Alternun: 2 Red Kite. (A Tomkins)

Towan Head:12 Purple Sandplper and 27 Turnstone behind Headland Hotel. (M Lammas)

Penpol Woods, Crantock: 1 Goldcrest, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (E Burt)

Downderry: moving west up to 0800 were 173 Gannets, 1 Common Scoter, 21 Red-throated Divers, 92 Auk sp, 40 Kittiwakes and 9 Common Gulls. On the sea at least 7 Great Northern Divers. (A. Payne)

Truro River: 15 Black-tailed Godwit, 21 Redshank, 3 Knot. (P Fraser)

Feock: pair of Nuthatch calling. 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Blackcap, 8 Goldfinch, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Little Egret from coastal garden. ( K Hambly-Staite)

Idless Woods: 2 singing Chiffchaff, 15 singing Siskin (D Eva)


Saturday 13th March 2021

Bude Marshes: 2 Cattle Egret on  Bude Rugby Club pitch. Little Egret, Pair Mute Swan on Pool. . c70 Canada Geese, Pink Footed Goose, 3  Shelduck. Sparrowhawk over being mobbed by crows. (R Maye)

Loe Pool: Bittern, 7 Great-crested Grebe. ( S Finch)

St Gothian Sands NR: Adult Glaucous Gull, 10 Shoveler, c100 Linnet. (D Flumm)

Adult Glaucous Gull – Dave Flumm

Nanterrow, Gwithian: Adult European White-fronted Goose. (D Flumm)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 3w Yellow-legged Gull. Also 1 1w Mediterranean Gull at river mouth with usual gulls. (T Mills)

1st winter Mediterranean Gull – Tony Mills

3rd winter Yellow-legged Gull – Tony Mills

Towan Head: 500+ Manx Shearwater, 2 Red-throated Diver, 110 Shag, 24 Great Skua. (S Rowe, N Long) 47 Common Scoter. (E Turnbill) 5 Great Skua late pm, also 6 Black-tailed Godwit west. (S Rowe)

Newquay; Fistral: 188 Fulmar, 1169 Kittiwake, 363 Manx Shearwater, 19 Great Skua, 4 Lesser black Back Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Wheatear. (B Bosisto P Roseveare)

Trevose Head: 50 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua.(D Bradford)

Perranporth: 14.00 – 15.15, 1 Great Skua and 36 Manx Shearwater. (T Wilson)

Lower Tamar Lake: 5 Goosander (1m 4f), 2 Marsh Tit, 2 maleTufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 3 Willow Tit, 1 Fieldfare, 2 Long-tailed Tit. (R Mudge)

St Clement: 3 Cattle Egret at Menadews Farm.(M Jones)

Devoran: Spotted Redshank, 48 Redshank, 25 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Dunlin, Oystercatcher, 31 Teal, 24 Shelduck, 3 Wigeon at high tide. (M Broadbent)

Maenporth: 3 Firecrest, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Grey Seal, 1 Raven(P Oldcorn)

Mawnan Smith: 2 Snipe. (P Oldcorn)

Portscatho: 2 Blackcap, Black Redstart, 2 Long-tailed Tit in private garden. (R Sharp)

Long-tailed Tit – Richard Sharp

Kingsmill Lake: 11 Grey Plover, 2 Greenshank, 6+ Redshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 12 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 4 Dunlin, 4 Mallard, 76+ Teal, 22 Shelduck, 5 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 350+ Herring Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Greater Black-backed Gull, & 39 Black-headed Gull, 1 Rock Pipit with red leg band. (P Kemp)

Trago Mills; Liskeard: 1 Dipper. (L Bosisto)

Lockengate, St Austell : 40+ Redwing, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh/Willow Tit (these species are regular visiters to feeders, at Treseders Plant Nursery). (S Grose)

Polbathic Creek: 2 Black Redstart (m. & f.), Common Sandpiper.(A Blonden)

 Tregrehan; Boscundle Woods: Firecrest. (I Stewart)


Wednesday 10th March

Late news, 09/03, Porth Reservoir: 9 Great Crested Grebe, 1 m Tufted Duck, 5 Coot, 3 Kingfisher, 1 Cattle Egret still at Nanswhyden Farm, 1 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Late news, 09/03, Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 1 m Bullfinch, 6 Golden Plover. (S Grose)

Late news, 09/03,Davidstow: 1 m Hen Harrier, 80+Golden Plover, 2 Fieldfare, 1 Barn Owl over Hendrawalls Farm. (S Grose)

Late news, 09/03, Stithians: 3 Reed Buntings (1m, 2f), Great Spotted Woodpecker, Great Crested Grebe. (Dave Buzza)

Late news, 09/03, St Gothian Sands: 47 Mediterranean Gulls, 8 Shoveler (4 prs), 2 Shelduck, 8 Coot,1 Snipe, 4 Teal, 4 Curlew, 1m Wheatear. (J Hawkey)

Late news, 09/03 Kenneggy: 4 Chough, 2 appeared to be sub-adult, 1 Green Woodpecker, 10 Fulmar, 1 Firecrest, 2 Kestrel, 3 Raven, 1 Goldcrest (J Evans)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull (moulting into breeding plum), 2 (ad, 3cy) Yellow-legged Gull, c30 Common Gull, 5 Greenshank, c40 Redshank, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit. (R Veal) Great Northern Diver at Hayle harbour. (M James)

Great Northern Diver – Mark James

Great Northern Diver – Mark James

Perranporth: adult Iceland Gull on Perranporth beach this morning at 9.20 am. (D Curtis) Also, Red-throated Diver on sea. (T Wilson)

Mitchell: Barn Owl in central reservation of A30 mid morning. Looked alive but very poorly and too dangerous to stop. (T Wilson)

Stithians Lake: Marsh Tit, Long-tailed Tits. (R Stone)

Bridge, St Columb Major: Grey Wagtail, 2 Nuthatch, Mistle Thrush, 2 Blackcap in subsong, 4 Greenfinch. (B Bosisto)

Porth Reservoir: 4 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Grey Wagtail, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Common Gull, 36 Black headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull, 2 Tawny Owl (heard only), 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Skylark. (S Grose)

Whipsiderry: 3 Stonechat, 1 Kestrel, 11 Oystercatcher, 29 Fulmar, 1 Peregrine, 3 Chough, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

Werrington: 12 Goldfinch, 10 Chaffinch, 7 Siskin, 1 Redpoll, 1 Brambling, 1 Wren, 3 Dunnock, 7 House Sparrow, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Robins, 2 Blackbirds, 3 Great Tits, 4 Blue Tits, 2 Coal Tits, 2 Wood Pigeons & a Sparrow Hawk. (J. Platt)

Widemouth Bay: c10 Curlew sheltering top field. (R Maye)