Wednesday 23rd November 2016

Police Warning: There have been a number of break-ins to vehicles at secluded spots along the north coast recently. Car Parks and remote beauty spots from Gwithian to Newquay and beyond have been targeted by thieves. Please be vigilant, do not leave valuables on view in your car and report any suspicious behaviour to Devon and Cornwall Police on 101. If you see an incident occurring then please phone 999. (P Freestone via Cornwall Birding)

Charlestown: 2f Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

Sancreed: 50 Golden Plover, 2 Snipe, 15 Skylark, 25 Blackbird, 10 Redwing, 2 Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 30 Long-tailed Tit. (D.Flumm)

Pentewan Sands: 1 Redwing, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Rook, 1 Wren, 1 Robin, 5 Magpie, 1 Blackbird, 1 Dunnock, 2 Carrion Crow, 14 Herring Gull, 16 Black-headed Gull, 1 Jackdaw, 5 Greater Black-backed Gull, 5 Black-throated Diver, 1 Gannet, 1 Buzzard, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pheasant, 1 Moorhen, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 Jay and 1 Marsh Tit. (M Whittaker)

St.Austell Sewage Works: 2 Wren, 7 Carrion Crow, 2 Dunnock, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Robin, 1 Great Tit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 7 Chaffinch, 5 Goldcrest, 1 Dipper, 1 Grey Heron,  2 Blue Tit, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Redwing, 2 Blackbird, 1 Jay, 1 Buzzard, 6 Herring Gull and 2 Long-tailed Tit. (M Whittaker)

Marazion: 100+ Common Snipe, 1 Sparrowhawk on marsh. 30+ Sanderling on beach. (R Farnes, A James) 3 Whooper Swan flew on to Longrock pool at 4 30pm, chased off by 2 Mute Swan and settled on marsh pool. Also 10 + Bottlenose Dolphin in bay. (M Lammas)

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Common Snipe, Rod Farnes

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Common Snipe, Rod Farnes

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Sanderling, Alan James

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Common Snipe, Alan James

Gannel Estuary:  drake American Wigeon still. (R Farnes, A McKechnie)

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American Wigeon, Rod Farnes

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American Wigeon, Alex McKechnie

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 21 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 19 Shelduck, 15 Mallard, 4 Shoveler, c100 Wigeon, 3 Teal, 12 Pintail, 16 Red-legged partridge, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 45 Oystercatcher, 5 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Plover, c3000 Golden Plover, 300 Lapwing, 5 Knot, 100 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 50 Redshank, 15 Black-tailed Godwit, 75 Curlew, 23 Snipe, 150 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean gull, 50 Herring Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Woodpigeon, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Meadow Pipit, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, c100 Redwing, 15 Fieldfare, 9 Blackbird, 5 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 5 Rook, 5 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 25 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 12 Goldfinch, 100 Linnet (inc.1 leucistic individual), 1 Bullfinch. Also seen, 1 Otter catching & eating a fish. (Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk per M Scawen)

Bartinney Down: 2 Short-eared Owl. (A James)

Stithians Reservoir: 13 Little Grebe, 13 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 39 Wigeon, 32 Mallard, 9 Tufted Duck, 1 Goldeneye, 1 Water Rail at southern hide, 1 Golden Plover, 160+ Lapwing (flock partly hidden), 1 Dunlin, 9 Snipe, 1 Redshank, 83 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 45 Herring Gull, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 5 Magpie. (D Chaney)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove.

Falmouth: 3 Black Redstart on roofs at Castle Hill in morning, 1 Great Northern Diver off Swanpool Beach. (J St Ledger)

 

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Black Redstart,

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photos by John St Ledger

Windmill Farm: 1m Hen Harrier & 1f Marsh Harrier. (A Pay)

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Tuesday 22nd November

Gannel Estuary: 1 American Wigeon, 69 Wigeon, 1 Cattle Egret, 10 Little Egret. (S Rowe, B Dallas)

Helford River: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 f Kestrel, viewed from Durgan. Also 1 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger). Firecrest also reported.

Maenporth: 1 Black-throated Diver, 4 f Common Scoter resting on the sea. (J St Ledger)

Ludgvan: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker on bird feeder in private garden. (G Burnett)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Water Rail, 1 Reed Bunting. (A James)

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Great Spotted Woodpecker, Water Rail and Reed Bunting – Alan James

Bartinney Downs, St Just: 3 Short-eared Owl. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance: juv Swallow; 6 Purple Sandpiper with Turnstones at Wherrytown. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Slavonian Grebe also reported.

St Ives: 1 1w Iceland Gull in the harbour briefly this morning. (D Gibbs) 1 m Black Redstart at Trenwith Place. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Newlyn: 1 Black Redstart.

Looe: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Fowey: 1 Black Redstart.

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Sunday 20th November 2016

Windmill Farm: 1 Great Grey Shrike in the car park area at 11:30 for 20 minutes (a first for the reserve), 2 m Hen Harrier, 1 f Marsh Harrier, 1 Barn Owl, 5 Redwing, 1 Wigeon, 2 Woodcock, 3 Snipe. (D Wright)

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Great Grey Shrike, male Hen Harrier – Dougy Wright

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 drk Green-winged Teal tho distant, 2 (1w+2w) Spoonbill, 2 (ad+1w) Common Gull, 2 Knot, 3 redhead Goosander early am only, 6 Grey Plover, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit. (R Veal) 1 Water Pipit from the causeway and 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull. (L Langley) Jay at Ryan’s Field.

Restronguet Creek: Dalmatian Pelican opposite Point Quay on dead tree at high tide then circling over creek supervised by 2 Sparrowhawks before flying west. (Like a Lancaster Bomber with 2 Spitfires!) (K. Dalziel, J Turner)

Botallack: 1 Pelican seen heading towards Pendeen, presumed bird seen flying off from Restronguet Creek. (H Wlliams)

Charlestown: 1 m Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

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Blackcap – David Hastilow

Tresilian to St Clements: 3 Greenshank, 6 Little Grebe, 2 Kingfisher (B Field)

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Kingfisher – Brian Field

Bude Marsh: 1 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Mute Swan, 3 Stonechat, c156 Lapwing. (H Wilkins)

Rinsey:  2 Peregrine, 2 Kestrel, 5 Meadow Pipit. (A James)

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Peregrines – Alan James

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Jack Snipe, c70 Snipe, Bittern, early afternoon from roadside viewpoint. (S Kolodziejski)

Bude Marsh: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler along canal path on left hand side before Truscott Bridge. (A Roberts)

Pentire Head, Newquay: American Wigeon on the sea with 70 Wigeon late afternoon. (T Wilson)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret roosting with 12 Little Egret in Penpole creek, 130+ Curlew and Kingfisher fishing from boats. (M Lammas)  Presumed same as above American Wigeon, 30 Rock Pipit, 1 Black Tailed-Godwit. (S Rowe)

Pentire Point West: c250 Linnet, c200 Skylark, 50 Chaffinch. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 2 Firecrest. (S Rowe)

Perranporth: 1 Black Redstart at base of cliff. (T Wilson)

College Reservoir: 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 m Pochard. (L Langley)

Carbis Bay: 2+ Black-throated Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver. (L Langley)

Polgigga:Siberian Chiffchaff at end of Bosistow lane (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 Firecrest (M Wallace)

St Levan: 1 Firecrest. (M Wallace)

Bartinney: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 2 Short-eared Owl, 1 Kestrel, 1 Common Snipe, 3 Golden Plover. (C Moore, P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Levant: 2 Chough, 1 Common Snipe, 2 Great Northern Diver over. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

St Ives: 1 Firecrest at Little-In-Sight. 1 Velvet Scoter flew past island.

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 4 Little Egret, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, c20 Curlew, 2 Greenshank, 20 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher, 18 Carrion Crow. (D Chaney)

Stithians Reservoir: 8 Little Grebe, 10 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 170+ Canada Goose, 76+ Wigeon, c20 Teal, 8 Tufted Duck, 30+ Mallard, 1 Buzzard, 2 Golden Plover, 234+ Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, c25 Snipe, 16 Black-headed Gull, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Herring Gull, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Magpie, all from Stuart Hutchings/Southern hides. (D Chaney)

Gerrans Bay:  9 Great Northern Diver, 17 Black-throated Diver, 26 Common Scoter 3pm from Pendower Beach upper car park. (D Hall)

Helford River:  1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Grey Seal from Trebah Beach (J St Ledger)

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Great Northern Diver – John St Ledger

St Agnes Head: 1 Short-eared Owl at 12.00 noon. (S Mickleburgh)

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Short-eared Owl – Sue Mickleburgh

St. Austell: 1 Robin, 1 Jay, 1 Nuthatch, 4 Goldcrest. (K Bowers)

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Nuthatch, Goldcrest and Jay – Kevin Bowers

Park Head: 4 Chough. (S Croft)

Porthcothan Bay: 1 juv Glaucous Gull. (S Croft)

Men-an-Tol: 1 ringtail and 1 male Hen Harrier plus c150 Golden Plover. (DK Parker)

Lizard Point: 1 possible Pacific Diver in flight with two Black-throated Diver past.

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Friday 18th November 2016

Late photos, 16/11, Marazion.

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Restronguet Creek: Dalmatian Pelican again. (J Turner)

Looe: 1 Black Redstart (f) East Cliff Rd, East Looe, 1 Eider (m) Plaidy Beach, 1 Kingfisher Millendreath Pier, 10 Curlew Millendreath. (C & J Hannaford)

Gannel Estuary: 1 American Wigeon and 1 Cattle Egret still present this evening. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Water Rail, 1 Sparrowhawk. (A James)

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Sparrowhawk – Alan James

Cape Cornwall: 1 Sooty Shearwater past and 4 Purple Sandpiper this am (N Wheatley)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Hayle Estuary: ad m Green-winged Teal again today.

Loe Pool: 17 Great Crested Grebe. (JH & K Dalziel)

Marazion Marsh RSPB, Longrock Pool: 4 Little Grebe and 2 Coot. (T Mills)

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Thursday 17th November 2016

Late news, 16/11, Wacker Quay: 3 well spaced Spoonbill, 13 Bar-tailed Godwit. (M Beer, C Buckland)

Late news, 16/11, St. John’s Lake: 7 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Common Scoter (female) 1 Sparrowhawk in front gardens along Chapeldown Road (Torpoint), c10 Mediterranean Gull. (M Beer, C Buckland)

Gannel Estuary, Newquay:  Cattle Egret at roost with Little Egrets in Penpol Creek at 4pm, drake American Wigeon amongst Eurasian Wigeon in far channel between carpark and creek. (T Carson)

River Lynher: 20 Wigeon. (R Napp)

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Wigeon – Rick Napp

Cape Cornwall:  6 Chough, 1 Kestrel. (B Toms)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 20+ Fieldfare, c250 Redwing. (B Toms)

Restronguet Creek: Dalmatian Pelican again. (J Turner)

Bude Marsh: 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Mute Swan and 1 Lapwing. (H Wilkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w drake Green-winged Teal, 1 imm Spoonbill, 1 Arctic Tern at Carnsew Basin.

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Monday 14th November

Late news, 12/11, Bude Marsh: 68 Mallard, 6 Blackbird, 7 Black-headed Gull, 8 Crow, 21 Moorhen, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Linnet, 31 Starling, 3 Robin, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Chaffinch, 5 Goldcrest, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Magpie, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Great Tit, 1 Goldcrest, 9 Rook, 1 Snipe, 1 Meadow Pipit. (R Mudge)

Late news, 13/11, Catchall: 1 Woodcock over B3283 at 17:30. (P Taylor)

Late news, 13/11, Copperhouse, Hayle: 33 Ringed Plover, 42 Dunlin, 3 Knot, 36 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit. (M Bishop)

Camel Estuary, Walmsley Sanctuary: 100+ Teal, 50+ Wigeon, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 possible Canada/Barnacle hybrid with Canada Goose flock, 1 Water Rail, 10 Pintail, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, 4 Gadwall, 26 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Shoveler, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Snipe, 50+ Curlew, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 12 Redwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Stonechat. (A Piper) Burniere Hide: 1 Peregrine, 40+ Redwing, 14 Red-legged Partridge, 4 Pintail, 1000+ Golden Plover. (A Piper)

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Pintail, Alex Piper

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hybrid Canada/Barnacle Goose?, Alex Piper

Hayle Estuary: 1st winter drake Green-winged Teal still, (photo shows a metal ring identical in style to US rings, suggesting true vagrant). (R Farnes). 1 f  Garganey and 1 Water Pipit reported again.

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US-ringed Green-winged Teal, Rod Farnes

Fistral Beach, Newquay: drake American Wigeon on sea with 44 Eurasian Wigeon and 1 Teal. (L Proctor, MJ Spicer)

St Erth: 3 Little Egret and 2 Mistle Thrush. (L Proctor, MJ Spicer)

Mylor to Restronguet Weir: 20 Black-necked Grebe, 2 (1m 1f) Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Razorbill, 3 Common Gull, 1 Greenshank, 12 Redshank, 7 Curlew, 14 Turnstone, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Chiffchaff, 50+ Linnet, 8 Bullfinch. (J St Ledger)

Sandy Cove, Newlyn: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Chyandour, Penzance: 4 Great Northern Diver, 2 Firecrest. (P St Pierre, D Flumm)

Lower Tamar Lake: 10 (5m 5f) Goosander, 4 (3m 1f) Gadwall, 12 Tufted Duck, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 12 Mallard, 2 Nuthatch, c50 Black-headed Gull, 2 Moorhen, 2 Robin, 4 Coal Tit, 1 Great Tit, 4 House Sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 3 Blue Tit, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Marsh Tit. (R Mudge)

Nanjizal: 134 birds ringed inc. 47 Chiffchaff, 4 Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Dusky Warbler, 24 Blackcap, 1 Firecrest, 4 Goldcrest. (K Wilson)

Marazion Marsh: Starlings into roost, 14 Snipe, 2 Shelduck over. (A James)

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Shelduck, Alan James

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Starlings, Alan James

Gluvian: 2 Nuthatch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker in private garden. (B Bosisto)

St Columb Major: 1 Peregrine, 1 Dipper, 117 Redwing, 1 Stock Dove, 15 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff at sewage works. (B Bosisto)

Sennen: 1 Cattle Egret again at Brew Farm.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 female Scaup and 1 Pink-footed Goose again.

Camborne: 1 male Great Spotted Woodpecker on feeder in private garden. (K Thomas)

Lamorna Cove: 1 Chough (M McKee)

St Ives: 1 Great Northern Diver in the bay.

Porthleven: 1 Great Northern Diver in outer harbour. (C Travis)

Point Quay, Restronguet: Dalmatian Pelican present once more. (M Wilson, J Turner)

Gerrans Bay: 8 Great Northern Diver, 25 Black-throated Diver, and 2 Slavonian Grebe. (D Hall)

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Sunday 13th November

Late news, 12/11, Towan Head: 23 Oystercatcher, 16 Turnstone. (S Rowe)

College Reservoir: 2 Pintail, 1 Gadwall, 8 Mallard, 38 Teal, 1 Mute Swan, 43 Coot, 29 Canada Geese, 32 Tufted Duck, 97 Wigeon, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 7 Snipe, 24 Moorhen. (D Eva)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 317 Canada Goose, 6 Comorant, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 14 Mallard, 8 Tufted Duck, 5 Pochard, 182 Lapwing, 116 Golden Plover, 97 Black-headed Gull, 179 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 3 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 26 Carrion Crow, 26 Jackdaw, 3 Magpie, 452 Starling, 3 Stock Dove, 9 Blackbird, 4 Fieldfare, 5 Stonechat, 9 Meadow Pipit, 1 House Sparrow, 2 Pied Wagtail, 4 Chaffinch, 3 Dunnock. (D Conway) Note that access to the Loveny Hide has been made much easier with the installation of 2 stiles by volunteers from SWLakes Trust.

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Dunlin, 178+ Lapwing, 120+ Canada Goose, 50+ Mallard, 100+ Wigeon, 40+ Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 4 Gadwall, 3 f/1w Pintail from the Stuart Hutchings Hide. Also 11 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch, 5 Dunnock, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 3 House Sparrow and 1 Water Rail at the Southern Hide feeders. (D Chaney)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Muscovy Duck, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 200 Canada Goose, 1 Mandarin Duck, 1 f Scaup, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Raven 1 Firecrest, 1f Aythya hybrid, 30 Wigeon, 10 (3m) Tufted Duck, 1 Common Sandpiper. (T Mills, R Farnes, R Veal)

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Scaup, Rod Farnes

St Gothian Sands: 3 Whooper Swan, 1 Goldeneye. (D Wheeler)

Nanjizal: 3 Lapland Bunting with Skylark flock NW of Higher Bosistow. (M Wallace) Also 1 m Kestrel, 2 Chough. (A James) 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 1 Tawny Owl. (P St Pierre)


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Kestrel, Alan James

Trevilley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (P St Pierre)

Heamoor: 2 Firecrest, 1 Dipper. (P St Pierre)

Gannel Estuary: drake American Wigeon with 56 Wigeon (flew to Fistral at 9.20, back on Gannel at 15:00), 3 Dunlin, 6 Redshank, 140 Redwing, 5 Fieldfare, 3 Blackcap, 450 Black-headed Gull. (S Rowe) 2 Water Pipit. (T Phelps, L Langley)

Sennen: Cattle Egret at Brew Farm, Richard`s Pipit in fields south of school. Little Egret in cove. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Land’s End: 1 Bearded Tit, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Lapland Bunting over, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, 1 Merlin, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff.  Vis Mig 1,500 Woodpigeon, 350 Chaffinch, 130 Skylark, 3 Fieldfare, 15 Redwing NW. (P St Pierre)

Marazion: 1 Snow Bunting at Red River Beach (S Rogers). Also 20 Turnstone, 7 Dunlin, plus 3 Great Nortern Diver offshore. 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Snipe on marsh, c45,000 Starling in to roost.1 Coot on Longrock Pool. (S Rogers, R Veal) 150 Woodpigeon flew west, 3 Swallow flew straight through. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Green-winged Teal, 1 Pintail, 1 Water Pipit, 400 Golden Plover, 1 Knot, 1 1w Common Gull. Garganey also reported. Carnsew Pool: 1 Arctic Tern, 2 Spoonbill, 2 Mediterranean Gull. Black Redstart nearby in private garden. (J Bowen, S Rogers, M Halliday, R Veal)

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Green-winged Teal, Mark Halliday

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Pintail, Mark Halliday

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Arctic Tern, Jayne Bowen

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Spoonbill, Jayne Bowen

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Spoonbill, Reuben Veal

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Green-winged Teal, Perry Smale

 

Penzance: 14 Turnstone (10 in the harbour and 4 in Jubilee Pool), 1 m Black Redstart on rooftop in Lidden area. (T Mills) 9 Purple Sandpiper on rocks at Jubilee Pool. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Gadwall, 32 Mallard, 9 Teal, 7 Wigeon, 5 Tufted Duck, 6 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 122 Black-headed Gull. (S Rowe)

Rosenannon: 1 Jack Snipe. (S Rowe)

Mullion Cove: 1 Black Redstart, 2 Grey Wagtail. (S Bury, D Wright)

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Black Redstart, Dougy Wright

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Grey Wagtail, Dougy Wright

Goonhilly Downs: 1 Marsh Harrier, 200 Golden Plover. (J St Ledger, C Benton)

Gweek: 2 Firecrest.

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Carrick Roads: Dalmatian Pelican on one of the Cardinals marking Carrick Carlys rock between Restronguet Weir and Loe Beach. Later disturbed by boat and flew towards Restronguet Creek where later seen again from point Quay. Also 1 Common Sandpiper on beach. (J St Ledger, J Turner)
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Dalmatian Pelican, John St Ledger

 

Catchall: 1 Woodcock flew over B3283 at 17:30. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Treecreeper, 8 Water Pipit, 1 Barnacle Goose, 26 Wigeon, 3 Shoveler, 7 Pintail, 207 Teal, 3 Water Rail, 2 Coot, 1200 Golden Plover, 266 Lapwing, 24 Curlew, 41 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ruff, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 303 Dunlin, 24 Common Snipe,1 Green Sandpiper, 218 Common Redshank, 1 Ad Med Gull and 1 Grey Wagtail. (B Bosisto)

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