Thursday 20th January

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Tundra Bean Goose. (Birdguides)

Dozmary Pool: 3 Ring-necked Duck (2m, 1F). (M Grantham)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Ring-billed Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Caspian Gull, 6 Goosander, 2 Greenshank, 200 Golden Plover, 200 Lapwing, 15 Redshank, 8 Shelduck, 9 Common Gull, 150+ Teal, 150+ Wigeon. (I Grant/F Were)

Siblyback Lake: 2 Cormorant , 15+ Coot, 16 Little Grebe , 6 Greylag Geese, 38 Tufted Duck,12 Teal, 1 f Ring-necked Duck, 1 m Scaup, 1 f Goldeneye, 1 Snipe, 20+ Redwing ( K Pellow)

Looe Island. 1 drake Eider. 9 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 5 Curlew, 7 Fulmar.( A Langdon)

Eider. Adrian Langdon

Devoran: 3 Cattle Egret, 4 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 2 Greenshank, Curlew, Redshank and Teal. (C Foote)

Swanpool: 1 Black Guillemot at Swanpool beach. (C Foote)

St Ives Island: Black Redstart, Great Skua, 3 Bottlenose Dolphin (G Jones)

Redmoor Nature Reserve: 4 Mallard, 1 Fulvous Whistling Duck (C Cox)

Fulvous Whistling Duck. Clive Cox

Sunny Corner:. 1 Avocet, 35 Shelduck, 15 Redshank, 50 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Curlew , 2 Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Teal, 8 Mallard, 1 Cormorant.( Keith Hambly-Staite)

Newlyn Harbour: Red Throated Diver & 1w Glaucous Gull (J. Jones, I Grant, F Were)

Glaucous Gull. Joe Jones

Red-throated Diver. Joe Jones

 Marazion Marsh RSPB: Great White Egret fishing at sunset, 3 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 2 Raven, 2 Canada Geese, 8 Teal,  2 Little Grebe.  (R Hamilton-Ahearne, I Grant, F Were)

Penzance (Jubilee pool): 3 Black-throated Diver. 2 Purple Sandpiper, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Curlew. (I Grant/F Were)

Stannon; Bodmin Moor: 65 Golden Plover, 128 Fieldfare. (B & L Bosisto)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Snow Bunting, 3 Rock Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Robin, 2m Blackbird, 2 Raven over, 1m Pochard, 3f Shoveler, 4 (2m 2f) Gadwall, 20+ Tufted Duck, 30+ Mallard, 40+ Teal, 5 Little Grebe, 1m Mute Swan, 100+ Canada Geese 10.30 – 11.45. (M Webb)

Snow Bunting. Martin Webb

Snow Bunting. Martin Webb

Rock Pipit. Martin Webb

Marazion, Little London Beach: 1 Water Pipit, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 35 Pied Wagtail, 20 Turnstone, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher, 40 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 6 Meadow Pipit, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Little Egret. (J Jones, I Grant, F Were)

Water Pipit. Joe Jones

 

Trelissick Beach: 6 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret & pair of Bullfinch in nearby hedge. (T.Hall.)

St Blazey/Treesmill: 12 Teal, Kingfisher, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Raven, 2 Buzzard, Gt. Spotted Woodpecker. (R Hampshire)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Kingfisher, 3 Little Grebe ( D Eva )

Kingsmill lake: 140 Avocet, 73 Curlew, 39 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin, 41 Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 22 Lapwing & 34 Shelduck (P Kemp)

Late submission 19.01 Marazion Marsh RSPB: Great White Egret, flew into marsh near Cheshire homes about 4.45pm. Chased up the valley by little Egret. (J Parker)

Late submission 19.01 Truro: 1 Black Redstart at Cathedral. (Birdguides)

Late submission, 17/01/22, Porthgwarra: 7 Fulmar, 2500+ Starling at Arden Sawah farm. (R Hill)

Late submission, 17/01/22, Marazion: 2 Purple Sandpiper, 1 2w Mediterranean Gull, 67 Turnstone, 48 Curlew, 3 Redshank & 1 Raven at high tide. (R Hill)

 

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Thursday 6th January 2022

Walmsley: 18 Glossy Ibis, 162 Redshank, 22 Greenshank, c 160 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Barn Owl. (A Langdon)

Glossy Ibis. Adrian Langdon

Barn Owl. Adrian Langdon

Marazion Beach: 1 Water Pipit on seaweed in front of dunes east of River Red outfall. (R Evershed)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 1st winter Little Gull this evening. (R Evershed)

Rock Helipad Field: 2 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Porthilly Farm: 3 Cattle Egret, 4 Little Egret. (S Grose)

Colliford Dam: Adult Yellow-legged Gull with LBBG flock, and 2 Barnacle Geese with Canada Goose flock. (M Jordan)

Dozmary Pool: 9 Pochard and 2 Tufted Duck. (M Jordan)

Treberyn Bridge: 1 Dipper. (M Jordan)

Carbis Bay evening roost:13 Mediterranean Gull; 95 Common Gull; Ad Ring-billed Gull. (J Hawkey)

Bodmin Moor: 12 Yellowhammer, 2 Raven, 6 Meadow pipit. (S Sanderson)

Newlyn: 1 Water Rail Sandy Cove willows. (M Jones)

Gillan Creek: 1 Glossy Ibis on the high tide at Carne Mill. Took off downstream towards the mouth of Gillan Creek. (N Stevens)

Frenchman’s Creek, Helford: 46 Cattle Egret at 9.45am just south of Frenchman’s Creek, Helford with cattle behind Landrivick Farm at SW74896 24387. A few Little Egrets too in surrounding fields. (R Evershed)

Late submission 05/01 River Fowey – St. Winnow to Great Wood: 7 Little Grebe; 4 Cormorant; 4 Grey Heron; 3 Little Egret; 8 Shelduck; 33 Mallard; 28 Curlew; 12 Redshank; 2 Greenshank; c 150 Black-headed Gulls; 74 Herring Gulls; 12 Great Black-backed Gulls; 1 Buzzard; 5 Blackbirds; 1 Mistle Thrush; 13 Redwing; Crows; Jackdaws; 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker; 1 Goldcrest; 4 Robin; 3 Blue Tits; 1 Coal Tit; House Sparrows; 1 Bullfinch; 4 Chaffinches. ( A. Parker )

Late submission 02/01 Penzance: 1 Little Gull. (R Netherton)

Little Gull and Herring Gull. Robin Netherton

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Thursday 30th December

Helston Loe pool. Little Egret, 8 Great crested Grebe, 5 Pochard, 6 Goosander, Stonechat, Kestrel. (L Thompson)

Helston Boating lake: 4 Shoveler.(L Thompson)

Stithians Reservoir; from Stuart Hutchings hide: 35 Wigeon, 50 Teal, 11 Snipe, 100+ Lapwing, 3 Common Gull. (J St Ledger)

Stithians Reservoir; from Golden Lion cut-off: 1 Pintail (female), 42 Teal, 35 Snipe. (J St Ledger)

Lizard: 5 Bean Geese and single White-fronted Goose still in field adjacent to the road at Trethvas Farm, Lizard early afternoon. Also, 16 European White-fronts in fields opposite Craft Pascoe Plantation. (P Roseveare)

Newlyn: 1 1w Little Gull and 6 winter-plumaged Great Northern Divers in the harbour early morning. Swallow early afternoon(T Mills, C Beazley)

Little Gull. Tony Mills

Little Gull. Tony Mills

St Gothian Sands, Gwithian: 27 Mallard, 16 Tufted Duck, 2 Coot, 7 Oystercatcher, 11 Curlew, 2 Shelduck, 1 Mute Swan (J Dobbyn)

Lower Boscaswell: Rosy Starling still present (P Combridge)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Water Pipit, 24 Cattle Egret , 1 female Pintail , 1 juvenile Whooper Swan and Otter showing well. (B & L Bosisto)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Caspian Gull, ad Ring-billed Gull, 8+ Yellow-legged Gull, 2 ad argentatus Herring Gull, fem Pochard (dabbling amongst the Wigeon!), 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Great White Egret and the ringed Scandinavian Rock Pipit still. (R Veal, M Ahmad)

Porthgwarra: 1 Storm Petrel, 8 Great Skua, 9 Manx Shearwater, c130 Fulmar, 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northen Diver. 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese. (I Prentice)

Sandy Cove/Newlyn/Mousehole: 1 Black-throated Diver, 17 Great Northen Diver, 1 Great Skua (I Prentice)

Kenneggy: 5 Lapwing, 32 Curlew, 1 Buzzard, 6 Snipe, 5 Redwing, 4 Pied Wagtails, 400+ Starling. (C James)

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Thursday 23 December 2021

Manaccan: 20 Cattle Egret, in fields between Manaccan and St Martin at Landrivick Farm. (per Birdguides)

Dozmary Pool: 2 Ring-necked Duck. (per Birdguides)

Polgigga: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff along Bosistow Lane. (per Birdguides)

Walmsley sanctuary: 12 Glossy Ibis came in to roost at dusk. C1000 Starlings roosted. 1 Pochard, c700 Lapwing, 15 Tufted ducks,c300 Teal, c40 Shoveler, c300 Canadas, 3 Water rail, c150 Wigeon, 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Barn Owl, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, c60 Black tailed Godwit. (A Langdon.)

Glossy Ibis. Adrian Langdon

Glossy Ibis. Adrian Langdon

Colliford lake: White-tailed Eagle at 3.25pm. (N Woods)

Newlyn Harbour:  Great Northern Diver. (A Chard)

Hayle Est: 1 Ring-billed Gull, 1 Caspian Gull (ad), 1 Great White Egret, 1 f Pochard, 250 Golden Plover. (T Wilson)

Copperhouse Pool, Hayle: 8 Turnstone, 2 Little Egret, 1 Common Ringer Plover, 1 Cormorant (J Dobbyn)

Turnstone. Jeremy Dobbyn

Carnsew Pool, Hayle: 2 Goosander, 10 Redshank, 20+ Cormorant, 50+ Wigeon, 1 Greenshank, 2 Curlew (J Dobbyn)

St Mellion, Stockadon Barns: 2 Cattle Egret in roadside field with cows. (I Clegg)

Stithians: 6 Cormorant, 120 Lapwing, 1 Little Egret, 50 Teal, 50 Wigeon, 40 Mallard, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Moorhen, 1 Jay, 5 House Sparrow, 1f Reed Bunting, 1 Greenfinch, 1m Greater Spotted Woodpecker (S Van Hear)

Windmill Farm: 1 Woodcock, c200 Chaffinch. (R Veal)

Housel Bay: 2w Yellow-legged Gull. (R Veal, R Augarde)

Grade Marsh: 2 ad Tundra Bean Goose, ad Russian White-fronted Goose again, commuting between here and fields to North of Lizard Village. (M Spicer, R Augarde, R Veal et al)

Bean Goose and White-fronted Goose. Dave Parker

Bean Geese. Dave Parker

Tundra Bean Goose. Mike Spicer

Kingsmill Lake: 63 Avocet, 40+ Black-tailed Godwit, 25+ Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, 35+ Redshank, 22 Lapwing, 40+ Curlew, 40+ Teal, 60+ Wigeon, 55 Shelduck, male adult Peregrine & Sparrowhawk (P Kemp)

Bostisow Lane: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Firecrest (ringed). (B Hibbet)

Late submission 22/12 Chapel Amble : 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Water Pipit, 40 Black tailed Godwit, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Water Rail, 34 Curlew, 13 Glossy Ibis, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Otter. (S Grose)

Late submission 22/12 Porth Reservoir : 1 m Pochard, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Goosander, 11 Tufted Duck, 1 Firecrest, 3 Snipe, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Teal, 18 Coot,1 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

 

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Thursday 2nd December 2021

Ryan’s Field: 1 Grey Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 47 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Great Egret. (P Fraser) 

St. Michael’s Mount: 23 Oystercatcher. (P Fraser)

Penzance: 3 Swallow over town centre. (T Osborne)

Gyllyngvase beach: 5 Meadow Pipit,1 Rock Pipit (C Foote)

Meadow Pipit. Charlotte Foote

Meadow Pipit. Charlotte Foote

Rock Pipit. Charlotte Foote

Pendennis Head: 2 Purple Sandpiper, 30+ Gannet, 12 Turnstone, 7 Oystercatcher, 2 Shag, 2 Rock pipit, Tuna close to shore ( C Foote & T Weston)

Purple Sandpiper. Charlotte Foote

Plaidy, near Looe: 1 Black Redstart, 2 Blackcap, 5 Fulmar, 1 Kestrel. (D Spooner)

St Gothian LNR: 7 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1Scaup (f), 2 Snow Bunting, 3 Linnet, 2 Pied Wagtail, Mallard, Teal, Gadwall, Tufted Duck, Pochard, Canada Goose, Little Grebe, Skylark. (M Greenhalgh)

Brunnion: 12+ Redwings, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Pied Wagtail. (P Geddes)

Trewey Hill: 6 Whooper Swan still with 2+ Canada Geese. (P Taylor)

Polgigga: 4 Siberian Chiffchaff together along Bosisto Lane. (M Wallace)

Pendower: 4 Great Northern Divers, 4 Grey Plover, 1 Curlew. (S Martinez)

Porthleven: 1 Grey Wagtail in private garden. (B Nicholls)

Newlyn harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 m Black Redstart and 21 Turnstone. (T Mills)

Sennen Cove: c120 Herring Gull, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Black-headed Gull, 30 Gannet, 5 Oystercatcher, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Chough. (P Taylor)

Nanquidno: 5 Blackbird, 4 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Robin, 2 Wren, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Grey Wagtail. (P Taylor)

Sancreed village: Black Redstart (first of the “autumn” – we normally see a few every Oct/Nov but none this year); 30 Fieldfare west. (D Flumm)

Black Redstart. Dave Flumm

Black Redstart. Dave Flumm

Stithians Res: 1 female Pintail at Golden Lion,85 Lapwing, 5 Snipe, 50 Teal, 20 Wigeon, 1 female Brambling, 1 male Reed Bunting, 3 Jay, 1 male Great Spotted Woodpecker ( D Eva, S Van Hear )

Shortlanesend: up to 30 Starlings in private garden. (I Reeves)

Starlings. India Reeve

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Thursday 11th November 2021

Pendeen: 2 Snow Bunting in Lighthouse garden. (J Swann)

Nanjizal: Birds ringed: 1 Serin, 2 Brambling, (40 seen) 58 Redwing,(400+ seen), 2 Blackbird, 33 Chiffchaff (2 tristis) 13 Blackcap. (K Wilson)

Dozmary Pool: 8 Ring-necked Duck, 5 Shoveler, 1 pair Pochard, 15 Teal, c50 Lapwing, 1 Great Crested Grebe, c500 Golden Plover (over). (J St Ledger)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 drake Goosander. (J St Ledger)

Roughtor Plantation: c150,000 Starling murmuration. (J St Ledger)

Nanpean: 39 Teal, 1 drake Green-winged Teal, Great Black-backed Gull, 88 Black-headed Gull, 1 1st w Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull, 313 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed x Mediterranean Gull (1st winter) , 9 Yellow-legged Gull (7 adult, 2 near adult ), 1 Green Sandpiper. (B Bosisto)

Foxhole: 3 Snipe, 1 Swallow. (B Bosisto)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 16 Fieldfare in garden. (B.Toms)

St.Clement: 34 Redshank, 9 Greenshank, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail at Tresemple Pool. (A le Masurier)

Porth, 07.15-11.30: southerly passage, 3816 Chaffinch, 3375 Starling, 64 Redwing, 36 Skylark, 17 Goldfinch, 6 Blackbird, 5 Great Northern Diver seemingly heading high, and south, inland. Immature drake Eider offshore. Up to 3000 Starling and 120 Redwing, 2 Chough. (S. Gale)

Bodmin Moor, Minions: c50 Fieldfare, (A Parker)

Boscregan: 1300+ Chaffinch, c30 Brambling, 1000+ Redwing, 40+ Fieldfare, c600 Wood Pigeon, 65+ Stock Dove, 1 Swallow and 1 Reed Bunting, all SSE, plus a Merlin zooming about. (N Wheatley)

Porth Mear Valley; Park Head: 3 Brambling, 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Siskin, 5 Blackcap, 2 Firecrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. ( B & L Bosisto)

Wilcove:  3 Whimbrel, 7 Redshank  (A Blonden)

Sancreed (vismig 0730-0930): 21 Golden Plover, Snipe, 75 Stock Dove, 185 Redwing, Fieldfare, 4 Song Thrush, 14 Blackbird, GreyWagtail, Pied Wagtail, 72 Chaffinch, 2 Brambling, 12 Goldfinch all west. 187 Canada Geese fields. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 5 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Water Rail, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 71 Stock Dove west, 40 Redwing, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Goldcrest. (D Flumm)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Oystercatcher, 77 Curlew, 97 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 8 Dunlin, 61 Teal, 5 Common Gull ( D Eva )

Nanquidno 09.00–11.00: 2,320 Chaffinch with small numbers of Brambling calling in the flocks. 2 Sparrowhawk. (M Coleman)

St Agnes Head: 1male Merlin. (D Curtis)

Late Submission 10/11 Mount’s Bay: 1 Red-throated Diver off Long Rock. (P Fraser)

Late Submission 09/11 Kenidjack: 450 Redwing by Sewage works at 09:00. (P Fraser)

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Friday 5th November 2021

 

Pendeen: 1 Rosy Starling. juvenile at Lower Boscaswell with Starlings. (Birdguides)

Swanpool: 1 Black Redstart, on rocks. (Birdguides)

Porthgwarra: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff in car park. (Birdguides)

Kynance Cove: 1 Lapland Bunting flew over, (Birdguides)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 1 Brambling, 1 Lapland Bunting. (P Fraser)

Kenidjack: Wryneck, Water Rail, 2 Fieldfare, 10 Redwing (S.Rogers)

Hayle Estuary: 55 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Grey Plover, 38 Redshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Guillemot (S. Rogers).

Nanjizal: Little Bunting. (J Ryan)

Little Bunting. John Ryan

Foxhole: 2135 Redwing, 315 Fieldfare, 4 Blackbird,70 Woodpigeon, 23 Starling, 3 Siskin in one hour vis mig. (B Bosisto)

Quintrell Downs: 1 Woodcock. (B Bosisto)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper from southern cut-off. (T Mills)

Polgigga: c5,000 Woodpigeon, many flocks at considerable altitude, c1,500 Stock Dove, c5 Peregrine, 580 Golden Plover, Merlin, 30 Brambling, 48 Fieldfare, 3 Swallow, 2 Woodlark. (M Coleman, Birdguides)

Tehidy Country Park : 3 Little Grebe , 3 Tufted Duck , 6 Moorhen , 1 Wren , 1 Grey Wagtail , 2 Jay , 1 Great Tit , 25 Black Headed Gull , 8 Mute Swan , 7 Starling . (K.Bowers)

Grey Wagtail, Kevin Bowers

Jay. Kevin Bowers

Wren. Kevin Bowers

Soapy Cove/Kynance: 11 Fieldfare north; 1 Lapland Bunting; 2 Brambling; 2 Swallow; 55 Stock Dove north. (D Collins)

Siblyback Lake. 12 Cormorant , 25 Coot , 6 Greylag Goose, 37 Teal, 15 Tufted Duck , 3 Greater Scaup ,100+ Redwing, 40+ Chaffinch , 1 Brambling, 3 Siskin , 1 Chiffchaff ( K Pellow )_

Lizard: Richard’s Pipit, west of Lizard village, flew from field opposite Man o war view and landed in field to the north 1.15pm. (V Eve, N Armitage)

Carnmenellis: 40 Fieldfare, 2 Mistle Thrush, 10 Blackbird, 1 Stonechat, 3 Buzzard (S Van Hear)

Stithians: 7 Lapwing, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Coal Tit, 10 Teal, 2 Buzzard (S Van Hear)

Carrick Roads, viewed from Loe Beach: 1 Red-breasted Merganser (female), 1 Great Crested Grebe. Also 2 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)

St Feock Churchyard: 5 Mistle Thrush, feeding on Yew berries. (J St Ledger)

Godrevy: 3 Snow Bunting West over Godrevy PT this morning. (D Curtis)

Trevorrian, Sennen: Imm female Marsh Harrier circling high over the ponds. (J Hawkey)

St Agnes Head: 7.30am – 10.00am, all North, N/E: 7500 Fieldfare , 2000 Redwing, 1400 Woodpigeon, 14 Stock Dove, 600 Chaffinch, 7 Brambling, 26 Siskin,6 Whooper Swan. Most Thrush before 9.30am. (G Lawlor)

Land’s End: 700+ Woodpigeon, 500+ Stock Dove, 2000+ Starling, 1000+ Jackdaw, 2Siberian Chiffchaff, one at Trinity Loop and one in bushes south of entrance, 20+ Brambling, Grey Plover & Swallow through, Black Redstart on boarded up house.
(P Taylor, H Mitchell G Hodgson)

Siberian Chiffchaff. Gordon Hodgson

Siberian Chiffchaff. Gordon Hodgson

Callestick: Early morning vis mig from garden produced – 850 Redwing, 50 Fieldfare, 1 Blackbird, 120 Golden Plover, 1 Snipe, 50 Woodpigeon, 2 Siskin, Bullfinch and Red Admiral. (T Wilson)

Stenalees: 30 Fieldfare, 100+ Redwing over this morning. (R Hollis)

Late submission 4/11 Gulval: Imm male Black Redstart on roof of Chy-an-Hall, Trythogga. (  Hawkey)

 

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