Friday 5th March 2021

Late news, 4/3, St. Erth (Hayle River reed beds): 1 Common Snipe, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Sparrowhawk over. (J Evans)

Late news, 4/3, Hayle: 1 male Red-breasted Merganser on Carnsew Pool (J Evans)

Sancreed: Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret. (D Flumm)

Drift: 1 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Great Crested Grebes, (M McKee, N R Rogers)

Land’s End: 14 Snipe, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Pied Wagtail, 120 Golden Plover (N R Rogers)

Kenidjack: 3 Harbour Porpoise. (D Flumm)

Penzance Jubilee Pool: 5 Purple Sandpiper, 57 Sanderling, 7 Turnstone, 1 Cormorant. (M Webb)

Sanderling – Martin Webb

Purple Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1m Wheatear, 4 Canada Geese, 3 Little Egret, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Dunnock (M Webb)

College Reservoir: 2 Sand Martins (M Broadbent)

Pennance: Juv Glaucous Gull, Velvet Scoter, Black Guillemot, 12 Razorbill, 5 Guillemot, immature Pomarine Skua, Great Skua, Red breasted Merganser past (M Broadbent)

Coverack Area: 1 Firecrest, 1 Slow Worm and 1 Vole with 4 young (P Bedford)

Cadgwith Cove: juv Glaucous Gull (S Croft)

Glaucous Gull – Stuart Croft

Tolcarne, St Day: 1 Red Kite over this afternoon. (R Davies)

St Gothian Sands: Adult Little Gull this morning. (R Stone) White-fronted Goose, Iceland Gull. (A Witheywood)

St Agnes: 1 Wheatear, 1 Black Redstart, 1 White Wagtail. (G Lawlor)

East Pentire, Newquay: 2 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

St Columb Major: 1 m/ juv Sparrowhawk (presumed roadkill on A39) (S Grose)

Gluvian: Noc mig migrants over the garden last night included Redwing, 6 Blackbird, Skylark, 2 Moorhen, Coot and Oystercatcher. Also a  Red-legged Partridge calling at 3am. (B Bosisto)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Snipe, 4 Ravens. (S Marquis)

Treraven Meadows, Wadebridge: 1 f Peregrine through hunting wood pigeons, 1 Water Pipit. (S Grose)

St Enodoc Golf Course: 1 m Yellowhammer, 1 m Blackcap.(S Grose)

Bude Marsh: Pink-footed Goose, c50 Canada Geese, Little Egret, 4 Shelduck, 3 Curlew. 1 Chiffchaff singing. (R Maye)

Trerulefoot: c.150 Golden Plover flock. (A Blonden)

Par Duck Pond: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Moorhen, 2 Robin, 2 Mute Swan, 150+ Canada Geese. (C Hooper)

Common Sandpiper – C Hooper

Moorhen – C Hooper

Robin – C Hooper


Thursday 4th March 2021

Late news, 2/3, Millendreath: Puffin (was blown ashore at the weekend but then unfortunately died this week).

Dozmary Pool: Dozmary Pool: 5 Ring-necked Ducks (2 male 3 female), 10 Teal, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Shelduck, 4 Goldeneye (2 male and 2 Female), 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Scaup (1male and 2 female) (J Goodair) 5 Ring necked Ducks this pm. Also 4 Goldeneye & 3 Scaup. (A Langdon)

Ring-necked Duck – Jasmina Goodair

Land’s End: 2 Wheatear, 1 Black Redstart (male), 1 Snipe, 11 White Wagtail (Trevilley), 6 Pied Wagtail (Trevilley) (N R Rogers)

Drift: 1 Black-necked Grebe (still in NW corner)(N R Rogers)

Marazion: 1 m Black Redstart, 12 Pied Wagtail, 2 Chough. (D Parker)

Polgigga: 1 Sand Martin. (K Willson)

Nanterrow, Gwithian: White-fronted Goose, c300 Golden Plover. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull M Elliott) Copperhouse Creek RSPB: Ad. Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Curlew Sandpiper, 20 Dunlin, 3 Knot, 10 Grey Plover, 20 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Snipe, 44 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Little Egret. (D Flumm)

Mediterranean Gulls – Dave Flumm

Brent Goose – Dave Flumm

Walmsley: 3 Spoonbill, 5 Cattle Egrets, 11 Little Egrets, 1 Barn Owl, 32 Black tailed Godwit, c20 Shelduck, c20 Shoveler, 6 Snipe. (A Langdon)

Wadebridge: 3 Spoonbill, 1 Black Swan. (T Hopper)

Lamouth Creek Trelissick: Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Greenshank, 5 Shelduck. (C Richards)

Seaton: Male Wigeon (D Symons)

Four Lanes: Juv Iceland gull in roadside field at Wheal Buller. (S Croft)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Goldeneye (female), 1 pair Pochard, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Willow Tit, 7 Reed Bunting. (J St Ledger) 2 Marsh Tit,1 Willow Tit. (R Stone)

Reed Bunting – John St Ledger

Willow Tit – John St Ledger

Carne Creek: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Redshank, Greenshank, 4 Curlew, 6 Mallard, Grey Heron, 12 Little Egret, 36 Cattle Egret. (S Wood)

Downderry: At least 15 Great Northern Divers and 5 Red-throated Divers this morning. Also 3 Common Scoters. Inland c100 Golden Plovers. (A Payne)

Maenporth: 1 Sand Martin. (C Coombes)

College Reservoir: 2 Sand Martin. (O King)

Maer Lake: 1 Brent Goose. (S Border)


Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Late news, 1/3, Mount Village: Wren, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Rook, Crow, House Sparrow, Goldfinch, Siskin, Wood Pigeon, Blackbird, Robin, Chaffinch, Dunnock, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Song Thrush, Collared Dove. (J.Goodair)

Late news, 2/3, Chapel Amble: 10 Teal, 6 Pied Wagtail, 10 Jackdaw, 2 Rook, 1 Egret, 2 Collared Doves, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Crow, 3 Blackbirds, 1 Curlew, 2 Goldcrest. (J.Goodair)

Late news, 2/3, Treraven: 3 Robin, 1 Buzzard, 6 Blackbird, 1 Leucistic Blackbird, 1 Egret, 9 Wood Pigeon, 1 Song Thrush, 11 Starling, 5 Curlew, 12 Teal, 4 Pied Wagtail, 12 Canada Goose. (J. Goodair)

Siblyback Lake: 1 f Ring-necked Duck (photos show this to be a different bird than the 2 females that have overwintered, the head did not seem to be that high-ended and the face colouring a bit muted which might suggest a hybrid). (K Pellow)

Land’s End: 2 Wheatear near First & Last House, 3 Chiffchaff at Trinity Pool. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) 2m Wheatear, 3 (m & 2f) Black Redstart, Common Snipe, Chiffchaff. Northern Minke Whale circling north of Dollar Cove c1km offshore (1510-1525hrs at least) surfaced 6 times. (D Flumm)

Wheatear – Dave Flumm

Nanjizal: Juv Iceland Gull in fields on the northside of Nanjizal this afternoon. (M Wallace) Glaucous Gull, 10 White Wagtail. (K Wilson)

Sancreed: Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 4 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Newlyn: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff stilll at Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Crowlas: 2+ Firecrest including 1 displaying, 1 Peregrine, 2 Tawny Owl and a pair of Long-tailed Tit nest building. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull (left to roost 17:28), ad Yellow-legged Gull, drk Red-breasted Merganser, ad pale-bellied Brent Goose, c15 Bar-tailed Godwit, 27 Shelduck, 8 Turnstone from Carnsew track. (R Veal)

Trescowe/Millpool: Flock of 10+ Redwing in Conifers, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4+ Greenfinch “wheezing” from treetops, 1 Bullfinch (m), 2 Chiffchaff singing, 3 Raven, 2 Skylark singing aloft, 2 Common Buzzard “roller coasting” (J Evans)

Helston boating lake: 5 Mediterranean Gulls in summer plumage. (M Greenhalgh)

Penrose Marsh, Loe Pool: Bittern at Penrose House end and Cettis Warbler (heard) nearby 6 Cattle Egret at Higher Lanner Farm (M Greenhalgh)

Gunwalloe: 4 Red-throated Diver (distant), 2 Great Northern Diver (distant), 1 Black Redstart, 1 Wheatear, 2 Short-eared Owl (hunting and fighting), 1 pair of Kestrel, 1 Raven. (J St Ledger)

Black Redstart – John St Ledger


Falmouth bay: Glaucous Gull, 5 Great Northern Diver, 7 Razorbill, 4 Guillemot as viewed from golf course. (M Broadbent)

Stithians: 2 Willow Tit,  Male Chaffinch with diseased foot. (M James)

Willow Tit – Mark James

Willow Tit – Mark James

Gwithian Green: 40+ Fieldfare. (M James)

Rock: 7 Greenfinch, 2 Sparrowhawk over, 1 Buzzard (landing on a lawn next to a pond and successfully clawing a mating pair of toads out of the water and transferring them to its beak before flying off) from private gardens. (S Grose)

Treloy, Newquay: 1 Barn Owl towards golf course. (S Grose)

Amble Marshes: 3 Spoonbill still this afternoon. Water Pipit at Chapel Amble. (D Julian)

Bude marsh: Pink-footed Goose still present, 50+ Canada Geese, 3 Shelduck 2 Curlew & Little Grebe on River Neet. (R Maye)

St Day: Red Kite flew over.

Penwithick (private garden): 3 Siskin, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Long-Tailed Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 8 Goldfinch, 1 Wren, 2 Great Tit. (K Bowers)

Reed Bunting – Kevin Bowers

Marsh Tit – Kevin Bowers

Long-tailed Tit – Kevin Bowers


Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Late news, 28/2, Par Beach Pool: 1m Tufted Duck x Ring necked Duck, 1 Scaup, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Coot, 11 Moorhen, 7 Mute Swan (Inc 1 adult with yellow plastic ring on right leg A? or AA), 1 Peregrine Falcon over, 2 Water Rail, 7 Greenfinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Raven over. (S Grose)

Loe Pool: 3 Bitterns between Penrose and Helston. (S Windle)

Bittern – S Windle

Bittern – S Windle

Bittern – S Windle

Polgigga: 1 Glaucous Gull and 4 White Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Crowlas: male Hen Harrier flew over the A30. (M Guest)

Carsew Pool,Hayle: Dark-bellied Brent Goose, m Red-breasted Merganser, f Goosander, 12 Grey Plover and 4 Black-tailed Godwit. (A Witheywood)

St Gothian Sands:1 Sanderling, 7 Dunlin, 3 Meadow Pipits, 3 Rock Pipit, 4 Pied Wagtail, 2 Shovelers, 10 Tufted Ducks, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Teal, 30 Herring Gull, Little Gull, 1 adult Glaucous Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gulls, 1 European White-fronted Goose, 30 Canada Geese , 300 Chaffinch, 1 probable Brambling, 40 Linnets. (S Windle)

Little Gull – S Windle

European White-fronted Goose – S WIndle

Dunlin – S Windle

adult Glaucous Gull – S Windle

Little London Beach: 3 (ad m, 2cy m, fem) Black Redstart, 1 Water Pipit, m Grey Wagtail, c30 Pied Wagtail, c15 Rock Pipit including 4 displaying, 1 Chiffchaff singing. (R Veal)

Towan Head, Newquay: 16 Purple Sandpiper, 8 Oystercatcher, 5 Turnstone on Little Fistral Rocks. Also 2 Red-throated Diver off the point. (M Lammas)

Porthcothan: singing male Corn Bunting, 25 Yellowhammer, 2 Reed Bunting, Chiffchaff. (B Bosisto)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Woodcock, 1 Willow Tit, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Tufted Duck, 6 Redwing, 45 Fieldfare (D Eva)

Maenporth: 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Razorbill, 8 Guillemot. (J St Ledger)

Treraven Meadows: Pink-footed Goose. (D Julian)

Polbrook (nr Wadebridge): singing Chiffchaff. (S Marquis)

Downderry:  Little Grebe just offshore early morning is only the second seen on open sea in 15 years. Also Great Northern Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver, Kittiwake, Common Gull and Mediterranean Gull.  (A. Payne)

Torpoint: 4000+ Starling murmuration this evening. (B Taggart)


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Monday 1st March 2021

Late News, 27/02, Dozmary Pool: 3 Goldeneye, 2 Shoveler, 7 Tufted Duck, 15 Teal. (J Hale)

Late News, 28/02, Colliford Hatchery: Willow Tit singing ,in wet woodland area. Marsh tit. (J Hale)

Late News, 28/02, Dozmary Pool: 2 Scaup, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Goldeneye, 17 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Shoveler,
100 + Golden Plover. (J Hale)

Late News, 28/02, Colliford Lake: 5 Great-crested Grebe, 2 Goosander, 1 Grey Heron, 40+Starling. (J Hale)

Gunwallow: 90 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Brent Goose, 1 Great Skua, 3 Common Scoter, 8 Razorbill. (D Collins, J Jones)

Red-throated Diver – Joe Jones

Loe Pool (Penrose): 3 Bittern, 23 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Cattle Egret, 2 Firecrest,1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Raven, 4 Goosander, 2 Little Egret, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Mistle Thrush, 16 Redwing, 1 Grey Wagtail. (I Grant & F Were) In addition, about 10 Redwings in ivy and holly; some behaving oddly and possibly inebriated. There are reports of redwings and blackbirds getting drunk on berries, including holly berries, especially once the berries have been frosted which causes damage and allows yeasts to start the fermentation process. (K Dalziel)

Bittern – Alan Williams

Bittern – Alan Williams

Loe Bar: 10 Red-throated Diver, 2 Guillemot, 4 Razorbill. (I Grant & F Were)

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

Porthgwarra: 100+ Golden Plover, 5 Fulmar, 4 Raven, 2 Chough, 1 Buzzard, 1f Stonechat. (R Hall)

Sancreed: Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 4 Med Gull. (D Flumm)

Kenidjack: Painted Lady butterfly flew north. (D Flumm)

Morvah: Peregrine Falcon over heading North-east. (R Chiffers)

Peregrine Falcon – Robin Chiffers

Devoran: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Grey Plover, 100+ Dunlin, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 30+ Common Gull, 9 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kestrel (over). Also 1 Roe Deer (J St Ledger)

Spotted Redshank – John St Ledger

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 53 Curlew, 51 Shelduck, 50 Redshank, 7 Greenshank, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe. (A Nicholson)

Restronguet Weir: 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 Red-breasted Merganser (male), 1 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Velvet Scoter – John St Ledger

Walmsley Reserve: 3 Spoonbill, 1 Barn Owl, 56 Shelduck, 2 Skylark. (A Langdon)

Spoonbill – Adrian Langdon

Shelduck – Adrian Langdon

Spoonbill – Adrian Langdon

Charlestown: 2 Peregrine Falcon being harassed by Gulls and Rooks. (D Hastilow)

Penwithick: 7 Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 3 Siskin, 11 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Robin, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Blackcap, 3 Long-Tailed Tit. (K.Bowers)

Blackcap – Kevin Bowers

Blackcap – Kevin Bowers

Bullfinch – Kevin Bowers

Siskin – Kevin Bowers

Wren – Kevin Bowers

Crafthole: c.3000 Starling flock west of the village. (A Blonden)


Sunday 28th February 2021

Late news, 27/2, Bartinney: Adult Kumlien’s Gull in freshly ploughed field. (M McKee)

Kumlien’s Gull – Mike McKee

Kumlien’s Gull – Mike McKee

Late news, 27/2, Lower Tamar Lake: Goosander count 4m 7f, 3 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Grey Heron, 6 Tufted Duck, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Jay. (R Mudge)

Lizard Point: 1 Hooded Crow. (M Pass) Also Pomarine Skua reported.

Trewavas Head: c. 75 Red-throated, 35 Black-throat, 20+ Great Northern feeding offshore between Trewavas and Gunwalloe. (I Maclean) 60 Red-throated and 1 Great Northern Diver at Gunwalloe. (D Collins)

Red-throated Diver – David Collins

Red-throated Diver – David Collins

Red-throated Diver – David Collins

Penrose, Loe Pool: 2 Bittern within 15ft of each other, Firecrest, Kingfisher, singing Cetti’s Warbler, singing Chiffchaff, 4 Buzzards. (S&T Taylor)

Goldsithney: 1 Red Kite over. (G Spicer)

Lands End: 1ad Red Kite over rough land to north-west of Lands End Airport at 11.50am. (J Summers)

Gwennap: 1 Red Kite over flying east at fairly low altitude. (G McIvor)

Kenidjack Head: 1 Wheatear and 1 Sand Martin. (N Wheatley)

Sancreed: Juvenile Iceland Gull, 7 Med Gull, 20 Buzzard all following plough; Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret. (D Flumm)

Iceland Gull – Dave Flumm

Iceland Gull – Dave Flumm

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1ad Yellow-legged Gull. (A Witheywood) Also, ad Pale-bellied Brent Goose still. (R Veal)

St Gothian Sands: 1 juvenile Iceland Gull. (A Witheywood)

Yellow-legged Gull – Andrew Witheywood

Iceland Gull – Andrew Witheywood

Ludgvan: Firecrest feeding in garden hedge early afternoon. (S Ellison)

Swanpool: 26+ Fulmar. (J Irvine)

Pennance Point, Falmouth: 2 pale immature Pomarine Skua and 2 Great Skua. (L Langley & M Broadbent)

Truro: 1 Redwing in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Newlyn Downs/Penhallow Moor: 1 Merlin (f), 1 Kestrel, c450 Golden Plover (over), 13 Fieldfare, c50 Skylark, 4 Bullfinch, 17 Yellowhammer. (L Sampson)

Newquay: 2 Chough feeding at Newquay golf course this morning. (D Kendle)

Butter Hole to Stepper Point: 6 Fulmar, 1 Shag, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, Herring Gulls, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 25 Guillemot, 6 Skylark, 1 Rock Pipit, 4 Meadow Pipit, 6 Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, 12 Linnet. (M Scawen)

Wheatear – Mike Scawen

Camel Estuary: Dark-bellied Brent Goose, this morning at Dinham Flats. (C Selway)

Walmsley Reserve: 3 Spoonbill, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 5 Cattle Egret, 1 Barn Owl, c40 Black-tailed Godwit, c20 Shoveler, c20 Canada Goose, c6 Gadwall, 3 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron. (A Langdon)

Chapel Amble: 1 Sand Martin, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Water Rail, 1 Green Sandpiper. (A Langdon)

Spoonbills- Adrian Langdon

Water Pipit – Adrian Langdon

Spoonbills- Adrian Langdon

Bude Marshes: Cetti’s singing in the reedbeds, Reed Bunting, Pink-footed Goose, 25+ Canada Goose, 2 Shelduck and a female Sparrowhawk over. (R Maye)

Tywarhayle: (16.15 – 16.45) 1 Herring Gull, 2 Woodpigeon, 3 Jackdaw, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackbird, 3 Robin, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail. (RB & PC Girling)


Saturday 27th February 2021

Late news, 26th February, Botallack: 2 Chough , 2 Raven, Kestrel , Barn Owl, 2 Tawny Owl. (G Charman)

Trevose Head: 3 Lapland Bunting in fields from car park. (Birdguides)

Pendeen: Wheatear by the lighthouse. (P Combridge)

St Ives Bay: 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Skua, 40 Common Dolphin. ( D Eva )

Sancreed: Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret. (D Flumm)

Polgigga: White Wagtail at Lower Bosistow. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: Glaucous Gull (D Flumm)

Glaucous Gull (in flight to right of tractor) – Dave Flumm

Glaucous Gull – Dave Flumm

Porthgwarra: 274 Golden Plover, flock 30 Snipe, Peacock Butterfly. (D Flumm) Iceland Gull. (M Wallace)

Golden Plover flock – Dave Flumm

Golden Plover – Dave Flumm

Gwithian: 1 adult Glaucous gull, 1 Little Gull, 1 Mediterranean gull, 1 European White-fronted Goose. (I Grant/F Were)

Hayle Estuary: Pale-bellied Brent Goose at Carnsew Pool. (Birdguides)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Little Grebe, c30 Teal, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Chiffchaff (1 singing), 7 Stonechat including one showing some characteristics of subspecies rubicola. (R Veal)

Falmouth Bay; Pennance Point: Black Guillemot ,Velvet Scoter, Manx Shearwater, Great Skua, Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 1000’s of Gannets, 100’s of Kittiwake, C250 Common Dolphins. (M Broadbent)

Cadgwith: 1 pale-phase Pomarine Skua amd 1 Great Skua. (S Croft)

Bude Marshes: Pink-footed Goose still present with Canada Geese, 4 Shelduck, 6+ Teal, Great Black-backed Gull, 30+ Black-headed Gull, Fieldfare, Song Thrush, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Dunnock, Great Tit, Blue Tit Long-tailed Tit along canal path towards weir. (R Maye)

Amble Marshes: Cettis Warbler. (C Selway)

Kingsmill Lake: 23 Avocet, 5 Greenshank, 29+ Redshank, 11 Dunlin, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Grey Plover, 32 Oystercatcher, 9 Curlew, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 22 Shelduck, 87 Teal, 4 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, & 32 Herring Gull (P Kemp)

Forder, Saltash: 1 adult Spoonbill, 4 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank & 11+ Redshank (P Kemp)

Gluvian: Red Kite lingering this afternoon. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto J Howells) Tawny Owl & Brimstone Butterfly in private garden. (B Bosisto)

Mawgan Porth: 1 ad Little Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 34 Wigeon, 12 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 2 Snipe, 2 Lapwing. (S Rowe)

Park Head: 1 Wheatear, 3 Chough, 3 Kestrel. (S Rowe)

Goss Moor: 2 Woodcock. (P Roseveare J Howells)

Porth: 1st summer Eider (K Williams and K Foster)

Towan Head, Newquay: 2 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Skua, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (N Long)  26 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua, 40 Common Scoter. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Great Crested Grebe. (D Folland S Rowe)

Great Crested Grebe – Dave Folland

Golitha & Bulland Down: Grey Wagtail, Blue Tit, Robin, Great Tit, Carrion Crow, Wood Pigeon, Blackbird, Buzzard, Herring Gull, Jackdaw, Nuthatch, Song Thrush. (J Goodair)

Grey Wagtail – Jasmina Goodair

Porthleven: 2 Black-throated Diver, Great Northern Diver, Black Redstart. (Birdguides)

Halzephron Cliff: 4 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Raven, 2 Chough. Also 1 Painted Lady. (C Benton)

Botallack: 8 Magpie, 2 pairs have been nest building, Small Tortoiseshell butterfly. (G Charman)

Carlyon: pair of Curlew again in field. (T Hall)

Calenick Creek: 9 Little Egrets. (T Hall)

Kea: Skylark. (T.Hall)

St Winnow: c150 Golden Plover and 4 Skylark in fields bordering Lerryn Road. (E Mayhew)

Charlestown:1 Peregrine Falcon over village. ( D Hastilow )

Par Beach: 6 Coal Tit, 4 Goldfinch, 10 Magpie. ( C Hooper)

Coal Tit – C Hooper

Magpie’s – C Hooper

Goldfinch – C Hooper

Penwithick (private garden): 2 Siskin , 3 Long-tailed Tit , 12 House Sparrow , 5 Goldfinch , 7 Chaffinch , 1 Robin , 6 Dunnock , 1 Marsh Tit , 2 Bullfinch , 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker . (K.Bowers)

Siskin – Kevin Bowers

Siskin – Kevin Bowers

male Great Spotted Woodpecker – Kevin Bowers

Long-tailed Tit – Kevin Bowers

Trebrownbridge: pair of Bullfinch, 1 Buzzard. (R Napp)

Bullfinch – Rick Napp

Buzzard – Rick Napp