Friday 7th February 2020

Late news, 6/2, River Tamar north of Cargreen: 50 Avocet opposite Weir Quay. (A. Parker et al)

Late News, 06/02, Newlyn Harbour: 1 Iceland Gull. (A Mckechnie)

Iceland Gull – A McKechnie

Late News, 05/02, River Cober: 1 Dipper ssp. just upstream from Lidl carpark in Helston, more information here. (I Maclean, D Collins et al)

Dipper ssp – I Maclean

Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit still in cut maize field behind the old chapel, please keep to public footpaths. (M Spicer)

Wadebridge: 1 Barn Owl between Burniere and Trewornan Bridge at 06.44 am. (S Grose)

Newquay: 3 Black Swan in the Harbour at 09:30 until attacked by dog and flew into bay. Also 3 Harbour Porpoises from Towan head. (M Lammas)

Rock: 1 Raven, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Mistle Thrush, 5 Greenfinch (all males, calling), 1 Chiffchaff from private gardens. (S Grose)

Stone Farm, Millbrook: 13 Cattle Egret and 3 Little Egret this afternoon. (D Julian)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Long-tailed Duck visible from the public car park. (M Spicer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult Ring-billed Gull, 42 Common Gull and 2 redhead Red-breasted Merganser in Carnsew Basin at mid day. (R Veal) 4 (2 ad, 3w, 2w) Caspian Gull and 7+ Yellow-legged Gull on main estuary. (M Elliott)

Siblyback Lake: 1 drake Ring-necked Duck,19 Mallard , 2 Coot, 7 Little Grebe, 22 Tufted Duck, including French ringed bird with Nasal Saddle (ringed 20/05/18 at Congrier, France) (K Pellow)

Tufted Duck CHK – K Pellow

Stithians Reservoir: Female Lesser Scaup reported from the southern causeway at 17:10.

Illogan: Grey Heron in private garden at 08.20. Buzzard near cemetery (J Baker)

St Gothian Sands: 2 Peregrine, 1 Shoveler, 1 Water Rail. (G Kingdon)

St Merryn: 13 Yellowhammer, 21 Skylark, 15 Meadow Pipit, 34 Linnet, 2 Corn Bunting, 1 Kestrel, at Persimmion Farm. 145 Kittiwake on Persimmion Cliff and more birds on the water. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 7 Goldeneye (1 drake), 2 Pochard. (J St Ledger)

Newlyn: Iceland Gull still present this afternoon. (D Reeves)

Sennen: 12 Chough. (D Reeves)

Torpoint: Black Redstart at Peacock Ave this afternoon. (D Julian)

Wilcove: Green-winged Teal still also 2 Whimbrel and a Common Sandpiper. (D Julian) Whimbrel flew across and landed on a branch, I’ve not seen this before but apparently they sometimes roost in mangrove trees in N. America. (I McGinnes)

Whimbrel – Ian McGinnes

Millbrook Lake: Whimbrel, Common Sandpiper, 10 Avocet and 41 Brent Geese (27 dark-bellied/14 light-bellied) this afternoon also 1 Egypt Goose and 10 Med Gulls. (D Julian)

River Lynher: Spotted Redshank and Whimbrel at Wacker Quay this afternoon. (D Julian)

Gannel Estuary: 2nd winter Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Med Gull, 104 Curlew, 6 Redshank. (S Rowe)

Gulval: 2 Mistle Thrush still. (R Veal)

Porth Reservoir: 10 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Tufted Duck (3m&1f), 2 Kingfisher, 17 Coot, 40+Redwing. (S Grose)

Penzance: 1 adult Male Black Redstart seen in back courtyard. (H Emmett)

Roskilly: 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. (P St Pierre)

Dunmere Woods: 1 Brambling still. (R Augarde)

Helston: Firecrest, Bullfinch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (drumming), Nuthatch along River Cober. Escaped/releaseased Ferruginous Duck and 4 Muscovy on the boating pond. (DK Parker)

Muscovy – Dave Parker

Roskilly: 7 Great Northern Diver, Purple Sandpiper and Kingfisher. (P St Pierre)

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Thursday 6th February 2020

Late news, 5/2, Temple: 1 male Mallard, 1 male Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 1 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 1 Nuthatch, 1 vocal Song Thrush. (RB Girling)

Late News, 5/2, Chapel Amble: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 4 Common Chiffchaff, 2 Grey wagtail, 2 Water Rail, 1 Green Sandpiper, 8 Curlew, 9 Teal and 3 Robin. (D Thomas)

Siberian Chiffchaff – D Thomas

Green Sandpiper – D Thomas

Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit still and Siberian Chiffchaff at Brew Sewage Works. (M Wallace)

Marazion: 1 Pacific Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, c15 Common Scoter, 21 Sanderling. (P Fraser) Also 14 Curlew (over) and 1 singing male Chiffchaff on the marsh. (P Fraser, R Veal) 1w Little Gull on the beach at 16:55. (S Rogers)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult Ring-billed Gull, 2 (ad & 3w possibly new bird) Caspian Gull, 11+ Yellow-legged Gull. (M Halliday, M Elliott) Adult Ring-billed Gull reported in Carnsew Basin. Also 7 Little Grebe, 3 (1m 2f) Red-breasted Merganser, 15 Cormorant, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Curlew, 11 Oystercatcher, 9 Redshank. (M Webb)

Curlew – Martin Webb

Bar-tailed Godwit – Martin Webb

Red-breasted Merganser – Martin Webb

Newlyn: Iceland Gull reported again.

Sancreed: Redpoll over at 08:20. (D Flumm)

Stithians Reservoir: 7 Goldeneye (inc 1 drake), 10 Fieldfare (J St Ledger) 1 fem Lesser Scaup, 7 (5m 2f) Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe from Stuart Hutchings hide 14.55 – 15.15. (M Webb)

Lesser Scaup – Martin Webb

Lesser Scaup – Martin Webb

Tufted Duck – Martin Webb

Carharrack: 1 Firecrest at allotments still. (M Chegwidden)

St Merryn: 5 Grey Partridge between St Merryn and Padstow. (R Augarde)

Penryn River: 3 Chiffchaffs, 1 Firecrest Bissom STW. 38 Teal, 2 Mallard, 24 Redshank, 18 Curlew, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Greenshank, 6 Little Egret Gorrangorras Creek. Firecrest Sailor’s Creek. (P McCartney)

Wacker Quay: 4 Avocets, 60+ Teal, 3 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Great Northern Diver, 10+ Shelduck, 1 Greenshank, 35 Little Egret, 151 Curlew, 20 Dunlin. (C Buckland)

Wilcove: Green-winged Teal again. (M Beer, C Buckland)

Newquay: 5 Red-throated Diver, 2 Porpoise off Towan Head at 16:40. (M Lammas)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 presumed escaped/released Ferruginous Duck still present. (D Collins)

Ferruginous Duck – David Collins

Loe Pool: 19 Goosander, 19 Pochard, 13 Shoveler, 13 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 1 Goldeneye, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Mediterranean Gulls, 5 Common Gulls. G Adams)

Millbrook Lake: 3 Avocet, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Shelduck, 30 Teal, 10 Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Kingfisher. (R Napp)

Black-tailed Godwit -Rick Napp

Avocet – Rick Napp

Pendower: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe. (D Hall)

Trevose Head: At least 22 Red-throated Divers in bay to east in afternoon. (A Payne)

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Wednesday 5th February 2020

Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit, 30 Lapwing, 26 Fieldfare. (D Flumm, P Clement)

Gerrans Bay: Pacific Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver, 8 Black-throated Diver, 17 Great Northern Diver, Red-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Eider 4 Common Scoter from Pendower and Portscatho. (B Mellow)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot reported again this morning. (L Proctor) Iceland Gull in the harbour. (D Allan)

Stithians Reservoir: Female Lesser Scaup feeding with Tufted Ducks at the Golden Lion Cut-off north side of road. (M Greenhalgh)

Bude Marsh: Siberian Chiffchaff along with 2 Chiffchaff on dung heaps near sewage works. (A Roberts)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ad Ring-billed Gull and Caspian Gull reported.

Tresillian River: 8 Cattle Egret  (P Carter)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Long-tailed Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe. 1 Kingfisher. (P Ash)

Long-tailed Duck – P Ash

Great Crested Grebe – P Ash

Long-tailed Duck – P Ash

Long-tailed Duck, Reuben Veal


Gulval:
Water Pipit, 2 Mistle Thrush in fields south and east of Agapanthus Tea Rooms. (P St Pierre)

Walmsley Sanctuary (keyholders only): Spoonbill and Greater Scaup reported.

Downderry: 1m Black Redstart in the village late morning. (A Payne)

Charlestown: 1m Blackcap (D Hastilow)

Truro: 9 Oystercatcher on cricket field, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper by river (J Baker)

Kingsmill: 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Greenshank, c.20 Redshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, c.45 Black-tailed Godwit, 29 Lapwing, c.40 Curlew, c.100 Dunlin, c.100 Teal, c.40 Wigeon, 24 Shelduck & 1 Great Northern Diver in main estuary (P Kemp)

Lelant Saltings: 22 Lapwing, 150+ Wigeon. (H Norton)

Ryan’s Field: 1 Little Egret, 2 Shelduck, 5 Teal, 2 Curlew, 20 Redshank (H Norton)

Padstow: 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Raven, 1 Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly. (R Smaldon)

Towan Head: 7 Red-throated Diver, c.50 Common Dolphin late pm. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Padstow: 26 Mute Swan, 1 Whooper Swan, 2 Canada Goose, 33 Shelduck, 19 Mallard, 48 Wigeon, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 5 Little Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 6 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Moorhen, 75 Oystercatcher, 25 Ringed Plover, 2000 Golden Plover, 220 Lapwing, 26 Knot, 250 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 55 Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 53 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit,
125 Curlew, 4 Snipe, 250 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 65 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Wood Pigeon, 4 Collared Dove, 1 Skylark, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Dunnock, 5 Robin, 1 Black Redstart, 4 Redwing, 5 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Blackcap, 2 Great Tit, 5 Blue Tit, 4 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 7 Rook, 45 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 4 Starling, 11 House Sparrow, 5 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Sancreed: 3 Little Egret, 60 Canada Geese, 18 Redwing. At dusk 2,300 Jackdaw flew west to roost 16:00-17:15. (D Flumm)

Trethewey: 1 male Black Redstart on roof of Chapel. (N R Rogers)

Housel Bay: 1 Raven, 20+ Jackdaw, 3 (1m 2f) Stonechat, 2 Wren, 3 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 12 Rock Pipit, 20+ Fulmar, 3 Shag 10:45 – 12:00. (M Webb)

Raven – Martin Webb

Rock Pipit – Martin Webb

Fulmar – Martin Webb

Pochard – Martin Webb

Stithians Reservoir: 46 Canada Geese, 3 (2m 1f) Pochard, 12 Tufted Duck, 3m Wigeon, 2 (m & f) Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Coot, 4 Cormorant, 27 Lapwing – Southern  Cut Off Hide 1m Reed Bunting,
1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1m Bullfinch, 3m Mallard 13:45 – 14:30 from Stuart Hutchings Hide. (M Webb)

Longrock: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, c15 (2 drk) Common Scoter, c500 Black-headed Gull. (R Veal)

Treraven Meadows: 5 Water Pipit, 11 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 14 Curlew, 5 Red Legged Partridge and 1 Kingfisher. (J Green)

Lower Tamar Lake: 25 Goosander (9m 16f), 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Willow Tit, 6 Tufted Duck. (R Mudge)

Colliford Lake: 140 Lapwing,  3 Goosander, several Wigeon and Teal at northernmost part of the reservoir. (M Jordan)

Dozmary Pool: 6 Shoveler, 1 Goldeneye,  12 Tufted Duck,  24 Teal, 2 Little Grebe. (M Jordan)

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Sunday 2nd February 2020

Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit still on mud between Brew STW and cut maize fields, 28 Golden Plover. Also 3 Siberian Chiffchaff, c30 Common Chiffchaff at Brew STW and 3w Yellow-legged Gull at the cove. (M McKee, R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde, J Ryan, LGR Evans)

Buff-bellied Pipit, Mike Mckee

Stithians Reservoir: fem Lesser Scaup, 8 Pochard, 6 Goldeneye. (R Wilkins, LGR Evans)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull, ad Caspian Gull, 10 (6 ad, 2x 3w, 2x 2w) Yellow-legged Gull, ad Herring Gull x Lesser Black-backed Gull, returning aberrant Lesser Black-backed Gull (for c5th winter) with dusky markings on underparts, 4 Goosander, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 4 Greenshank, 20 Bar-tailed Godwit, 11 Grey Plover. (M Silk, R Augarde, B Mellow, R Veal, LGR Evans)

Ring-billed Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Ring-billed Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Par Beach Pool: 1m Ring-necked Duck x Tufted Duck, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Coot, 1f Mandarin, 1 Water Rail, 14 Mute Swan, 201 Black headed Gull, 3 Common Gull,1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Oystercatcher. Also, 8 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Eider viewed from the beach. (S Grose)

Ring-necked Duck x Tufted Duck Hybrid – S Grose

 

St Ives: 1w Kumlien’s Gull still on East side of Porthmeor. (J Hawkey). Also, juv Glaucous Gull on rocks at Porthminster Point, viewed distantly from the island car park; 8 Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Skua, 1 Common Scoter flew past. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot, 1 Guillemot and 6 Razorbill off Sandy Cove and juv Iceland Gull in the harbour. (LGR Evans)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 adult Mediterranean Gull, 2 adult Common Gull, 3 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 131 Avocet, c.80 Dunlin, c.45 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 29 Lapwing, c.200 Black-headed Gull, 3 Great Crested Grebe & 1 Great Northern Diver. (P Kemp)

Pencarrow Estate/ Dunmere Wood: 2 Crossbill, 6 Siskin, 1 Bullfinch, 1200 Chaffinch , 3 Brambling (two large flocks of 700 and 500 Chaffinch feeding on beech mast within the wood, surprisingly only 3 Brambling amongst them). (B Bosisto L Payne)

Marazion Marsh: Female Pintail. (S Rogers)

Mousehole: 1w Iceland Gull, 1w Little Gull in St Clement’s roost. (M Elliott)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Merlin, 1 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Snipe, lots of Toad Spawn. (S Grose)

Carnanton Woods: 1 Woodcock. (S Grose)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Whimbrel. Also 6 Common Dolphin. (J St Ledger)

Lower Tamar Lakes: 3 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1m Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Great Crested Grebe,1 Little Grebe. (R Mudge)

Marazion: 5 Black Redstart and 3 Water Pipit at Little London. (LGR Evans)

Penzance: 1+ Firecrest and 1+ Blackcap in Morrab Gardens. (LGR Evans)

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Saturday 1st February 2020

Late photos, 31/1, St Ives: 1w Kumlien’s Gull. (M Elliott)

Kumlien’s Gull – Martin Elliott

Kumlien’s Gull – Martin Elliott

Sennen: Buff-bellied Pipit again by the dung heap SE of the cut maize field. (J Foster)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ad Ring-billed Gull, 2 (ad &sub-ad) Caspian Gull, 9 (7 ad, 3w, 2w) Yellow-legged Gull and ad argentatus Herring Gull. (R Veal)

Ring-billed Gull – Steve Rowe

Ring-billed Gull – Steve Rowe

Ring-billed Gull – Steve Rowe

St Gothian Sands LNR: Juv Kumlien’s Gull briefly this morning. (T McGowan)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot, Iceland Gull and 2 Black-throated Divers off Sandy Cove. (D Julian)

Trevilley: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (C Moore)

Stithians Reservoir: Female Lesser Scaup reported again.

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet over Valley Gardens at 08.25 (J Baker)

St Ives Bay: 1 juv Glaucous Gull (Porthminster Point), 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Great Skua, 6 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver. (T Carson, S Rowe)

Glaucous Gull – Steve Rowe

Glaucous Gull – Steve Rowe

Glaucous Gull – Steve Rowe

Tresillian River: 11 Cattle Egret, 7 Little Egrets, 4 Greenshank and c400 Golden Plovers distantly in flight. (M Silk)

Chapel Amble: 1 Cattle Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 48 Teal, 3 Chiffchaff from Penpont farm hide. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Long-tailed Duck still present this afternoon. (A McKechnie)

Long-tailed Duck – Alex McKechnie

Marazion: 3 Red-throated Diver and 1 Black-throated Diver off Little London, below the cemetery. (C Moore)

Pendeen: 1w Iceland Gull in Portheras Cove. (P Combridge)

Helston: Presumed escaped drake Ferruginous Duck reported again on the boating lake.

Carrick Roads: 14 Black-necked Grebe, 12 Red-breasted Merganser (D Eva)

Coombe: 1 drake Pintail, 8 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker (D Eva)

Newham/Calenick cycle path: Firecrest. (M Silk)

Sunny Corner (Malpas Road): Avocet. (M Silk)

Swanpool: Female Eider close inshore. (K Fox)

Penzance: Male Black Redstart at Jubilee Pool. (D Julian)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Green Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Clapper Marshes: 1 m Mandarin, 2 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Porthpean: 28 Common Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver , 2 Firecrest ( B Bosisto L Payne)

Penrice Woods: 1 Firecrest (B Bosisto L Payne)

Cotehele: 5+  Marsh Tit singing and calling, 3 Coal Tit, Nuthatch (birds in 3 areas). (R Smaldon)

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Thursday 23rd January 2020

Late news, 18/1, Newquay: Male Black Redstart. behind one of the local clubs. (J Howells)

Black Redstart – Josh Howells

Black Redstart – Josh Howells

Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit reported again in fields behind the chapel and school but mobile.

Stithians Reservoir: Lesser Scaup reported again.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ad Ring-billed Gull, 13 (7ad, 4w, 3w, 3 2w, 1w) Yellow-legged Gull, 6 (3 ad, 2 3w, 2w) argentatus (Scandinavian) Herring Gull, 3 (2 ad, 2w) Lesser Black-backed Gull x Herring Gull hybrid and 2w Glaucous Gull x Great Black-backed Gull hybrid. (M Elliott)

Newlyn: Juv Iceland Gull reported.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Slavonian Grebe still at Carnsew Basin. (I Hayes) Also 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 8 Little Grebe, 19 Cormorant, 15 Redshank, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Oystercatcher, 3 Little Egret, 18 Wigeon 11:00 – 12:15. (M Webb)

Newquay, Towan Head: Pod of approx. 20 Common Dolphin for 3rd day now, also Great Northern Diver off point  at 09:00. (M Lammas) 16 Oystercatcher, 10 Turnstone, 2 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Grey Plover behind Headland Hotel and 3 Porpoise off the point at 16:00. (M Lammas)

Charlestown: 1m Blackcap, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Wren, 4 Robin, 2 Wood Pigeon, 2 Magpie, 4 Blackbird, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Dunnock, 8 House Sparrow, 1 Tawny Owl. (D Hastilow)

Long Rock beach: 84 Sanderling. (G & L Carr)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Male Merlin hunting over marsh. (G & L Carr) 2 Chiffchaff, 3 (1m 2f) Stonechat, 6 Teal, 1f Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 2 Mute Swan, 16 Canada Goose, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron 14:15 – 15:15. (M Webb)

Chiffchaff – Martin Webb

Chiffchaff – Martin Webb

Stonechat – Martin Webb

Stonechat – Martin Webb

Wacker Quay: 160+ Wigeon, 80 Teal, 250 Dunlin, 2 Spoonbill, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Spotted Redshank (M Beer)

St Endellion: 1 Barn Owl in headlights this evening. (S Grose)

Talland Bay: 1 Common Eider, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 12 Oystercatcher. (D Spooner)

Eider & Long-tailed Duck – Derek Spooner

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Tuesday 21st January 2020

Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit still. (I Hayes)

Hayle Estuary: 1 adult Ring-billed Gull, 1 3cy Caspian Gull, 5 adult, 1 3cy and 1 2cy Yellow-legged Gull and 34 Common Gull. (B Dallas) Also; 3 Mediterranean Gull and Peregrine over. (G & L Carr, M Elliott)

Wilcove: Green-winged Teal still, also 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank. (R Treeby R Macklin)

Torpoint: 3 Eiders feeding on crabs close in. (R Macklin)

Downderry-Seaton: 16 Red-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great crested Grebe and the odd Kittiwake offshore this afternoon. (A Payne)

Camel Estuary (Wadebridge to Tregunna Bird Hide): 1 Greenshank, 40+ Redshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Curlew, 19 Grey Plover, 28 Mute Swan, 1 Whooper Swan, 55 Shelduck, 8 Mallard, 50+ Oystercatcher, 150+ Dunlin, 100+ Lapwing 10.30 – 12.30. (M Webb)

Lapwing-M Webb

Black-tailed Godwit-M Webb

Whooper Swan -M Webb

Grey Plover-M Webb

Greenshank-M Webb

Wheal Martyn Clay Trails: 1 Woodcock flying into fields behind Ruddlemoor at approx. 1700 (R Hollis)

Perranporth: 2 Chough between golf course and beach. (S Cox)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot and Great Northern Diver viewed from Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Long Rock Pool: 1 Otter fishing at 5:30pm (N Wheatley)

Illogan: 1 Ring-necked Parakeet in valley gardens at 9:25am. 2 Blackcap (m & f) on garden feeders. (J Baker)

Pencalenick Woods: 1 Treecreeper. (B Dodd)

Tregidden: 2 Firecrest in a private garden. (B Nicholls)

Siblyback Lake: Drake Ring-necked Duck still at 14:45 at north end. (R Treeby) Also female Greater Scaup. (C Teague)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 1 adult male Black Redstart, 1 Great Northern Diver, 8 Turnstone, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 female Sparrowhawk, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Stonechat. (M Doyle, C Urquhart)

Restronguet Weir: 1100hrs. 10 Red-breasted Merganser, 14 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Firecrest (S Van Hear)

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