Wednesday 16th September 2020

Late News, 15/09,Wadebridge to Sladesbridge: (By kayak) 473 Canada Geese, 15 Common Sandpiper, 1 Drake Garganey, 1 Great White Egret (over). (A Langdon & D Thomas)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 6 Ruddy Shelduck and 15 Cattle Egret this morning viewed from footpath adjacent to the reserve. (A Langdon, G&P Kendall)

Ruddy Shelduck – Adrian Langdon

Ruddy Shelduck – Adrian Langdon

Ruddy Shelduck – Adrian Langdon

Ruddy Shelduck – Adrian Langdon

St Levan: European Bee-eater flying around with the hirundine flock north of the church at 1100. (M Wallace) Also at 13:00 (N Rogers)

Roskestal: Black Kite over and in the area for c.5 minutes mid afternoon. Also, European Bee-eater over calling, then again 10 mins later being harassed by Swallows before drifting north. (C & D Lamsdell)

Raftra: Ad Bee-eater and Black Kite early afternoon. (M. Wallace, M Spicer, N. Rogers, M Ahmad, S Rogers)

Bee-eater – Steve Rogers

Black Kite – Steve Rogers

Polgigga: 1 Black Kite (adult near Arden-Sawah Farm 1310-1350 when flew towards Skewjack) (N Rogers)

Black Kite – Nigel Rogers

Black Kite – Nigel Rogers

Trethewey: 1 Marsh Harrier (juvenile) (N Rogers)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, c.8 Ringed Plover, c.13 Little Grebe. (A Langdon)

Gothian Sands: 1 Whinchat, 1 Stonechat, 10 Tufted Ducks, 3 Teal, 14 Little Grebe, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 White Wagtails, 10 Pied Wagtails. (J Hawkey)

Hayle Estuary: Juvenile Baird’s Sandpiper still present (Lelant Saltings), 2 Ringed Plover, 39 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone, 19 Sandwich Terns, 15 Little Egrets, 2 Kingfisher & 1 Northern Wheatear. (J Hawkey) Also 1w Yellow-legged Gull on main estuary. (M Ahmad)

Godrevy: 62 Turnstone, 12 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin. Small Stint sized wader flew off with the Ringed Plover towards the estuary until lost in the mist. (J Hawkey)

Two Seats; Camel Estuary: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Bullfinch, 9 Long-tailed Tits. (A Taylor)

Kingsmill Lake: 29 Greenshank, 2 Knot, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern and at 08:20 1 Osprey (M Beer)

St John’s Lake, Torpoint: 5 Curlew Sandpiper and 5 Knot early afternoon. (D Julian)

St Dennis: 2 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest and 3 Chiffchaff in a private garden this morning. (P Ash)

Firecrest – Paul Ash

Grampound Road: 1 Firecrest at Little Resparveth Farm (L Sampson)

Charlestown: 1m Sparrowhawk roosting in fig tree in garden next to bird feeder (D Hastilow)

Mount Hawke: 13 Collared Dove on overhead wires. (RB & PC Girling)

Camel Trail Quineaport / Nanstallon Halt: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 11 Teal, 5 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dipper, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Blackcap, 11 Chiffchaff,1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Marsh Tit, 9 Mistle Thrush overhead together. (S Grose)

Wadebridge, Town Bridge: 5 Dunlin, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 184 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 69 Black-headed Gull. (S Grose)

Constantine: 2+ Crossbills overhead, 2 Firecrests pm in private garden. (T Pinfield)

Rame Head: 1 Cirl Bunting, 1 Wryneck (C Tynan) 3 Firecrest, Pied Flycatcher & 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 6+ Siskin, 12 Chiffchaff, 10 Blackcap, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Sandwich Tern & 50+ Common Dolphin. (P Aley)

Millbrook: 13 Med Gull. (P Aley)

Torpoint: Curlew Sandpiper, c40 Dunlin, 5 Sandwich Tern & 8 Med Gull. (P Aley)

Portwrinkle: Visible migration included 1 Chaffinch, 31 Siskin (4 flocks), Swallows, House Martins and Meadow Pipits. (C Tynan)

Treleaver: 1 Whinchat, 1 Whitethroat (D Beadle)

Maer Lake: Juv Wood Sandpiper, Ruff, 13 Dunlin, 19 Black-tailed iodwit, 2 Lapwing,1 Curlew, 1 Shovelor, 50+ Teal, Barnacle Goose in with 300+ Canadas, 80+ Black-headed Gull. (S Border)

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Sunday 13th September 2020

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Baird’s Sandpiper on east end of Carnsew, Spotted Redshank and Brent Goose on main estuary. (S Rogers)Also, Semipalmated Sandpiper reported early morning.

Porth Joke: Icterine Warbler in Hawthorn 50m before Treago Mill but moved up valley and not relocated. Also 1 Wheatear, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Grey Wagtail, 26 Chaffinch, 10 Meadow Pipit, 4 Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 16 Magpie. (S Rowe)

Icterine Warbler – Steve Rowe

Icterine Warbler – Steve Rowe

Icterine Warbler – Steve Rowe

Sparnon: Black Kite photographed over fields to the north late morning. (A Simmons)

Camel Estuary: Osprey took off from a dead tree and flew over the water and caught fish. (H Cooper)

Porthgwarra: Black Kite over early afternoon. (A Simmons)

Windmill Farm: 1, possibly 2, Pectoral Sandpiper over at 10:20, also Marsh Harrier and Siskin over. (D. Wright)

Coverack, Lizard: Ortolan Bunting photographed in stubble fields just west of Coverack. (L Thomson)

Lizard Village: 2 Turtle Dove. (T Blunden)

Soapy Cove, Lizard: 1 Wryneck. (T Blunden)

Kingsmill Lake: 9 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 51 Dunlin, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 21 Black-tailed Godwit, 31 Curlew, 2 Knot, 18 Cormorant & 2 Kingfisher (P Kemp)

Nanjizal Valley: 110 ringed. Migrants included 17 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Goldcrest, 68 Blackcap, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Whitethroat and 1 Pied Flycatcher. Also, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Tree Pipit, c.25 Siskin, 2+ Grey Wagtail, Water Rail. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto, C & D Lamsdell et al)

Point Quay, Devoran: 4 Osprey, two hunting and two in trees. (K Hambly-Staite)

Gwithian: 1 Storm Petrel, 1cy Sabine’s Gull close to shore. (O Cummins)

Monday 31st August 2020

Late news; Sunday 30th, Charlestown: 1 Chiffchaff calling. (D Hastilow)

Porth Joke: juv Red-backed Shrike this afternoon near the cove. (S Rowe)

Red-backed Shrike, Steve Rowe

Sancreed: Juv Dotterel early morning until flushed by Peregrine, 2 Kestrel, Pied Flycatcher, 15 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear, 4 Whitethroat, 4 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm et al)

Porthgwarra: Dotterel flew South at 10:25; 18 Tree Pipit, 21 Wheatear, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat, 2 Willow Warbler, 5 Siskin and 1 Wryneck along Three Chimneys Lane. (M Wallace) Also 2 Whitethroat, 3 Chough, 1 Clouded Yellow. (S Windle) Also Black Kite at 11:35 flew over Trevean towards the cove. (B Richards)

Wryneck, Stevan Windle

Clouded Yellow, Stevan Windle

Gunwalloe: 22 White Stork circling from Gunwalloe towards Culdrose 3pm. (M Williams)

Ludgvan: 22 White Stork drifted West late evening but appeared to drop down, potentially to roost, in the area. (R Menari, D Parker, L Proctor)

Housel Bay: 3 Whinchat, juv Garganey reported still on pond.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 15 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 12 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, group of 9 Common Snipe, 2 Lapwing (inc.juv), 2 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 24 Little Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck (1f), 1 Kingfisher, 1 Wheatear, c.30+ Chiffchaff (Moving S through sallows on E bank between dam & Carmanellis gate), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 15+ Pied Wagtails, 1 Sparrowhawk. (JH & K Dalziel)

Siblyback Lake:  1 Little Egret, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull , 1,Peregrine Falcon, 1 juv Garganey, 3 Tufted Duck , 6 Dunlin, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel , 1 Curlew, 3 Sand Martin, 1 Yellow Wagtail , 1 Tree Pipit, 4 Spotted Flycatcher. (B Bosisto L Payne) 1 Pied Flycatcher. (C Buckland)

Pendennis Point: 1020hrs 1 Osprey SW towards Helford direction, 20 House Martin. (S Van Hear)

Fal Estuary: 2 Osprey fishing in Restronguet Creek at 12:30. (B Penny)

St Michael’s Mount, Marazion: Osprey moved east 5.45pm. (P. Fraser, S. Rogers)

Ruan Lanihorne: Osprey successfully fished at 5.30pm. (D Hall)

Scott’s Quay, Helford River: 2 or 3 Osprey  this evening at around 17:30. 2 seen together circling the creek before drifting off. One bird flew over later (from a different direction) carrying a fish. (P. Bedford)

Wadebridge: 1 Lapwing, 86 Redshank, 2 Mandarin, 3 Curlew between Town /Anneka’s Bridge, 2 Cattle Egret between Walmsley / Trewornan Bridge. (S Grose)

Devoran: 2 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 3 juv Knot, 1 ad-w Spotted Redshank, c12 Black-tailed Godwit, c30 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover at high tide. (J&D Chapman)

Soapy Cove: 2 Whinchat, 2 Wryneck, 1 Merlin. (D Wright, G Adams)

Wryneck, Dougy Wright

Wryneck, Dougy Wright

Nanjizal Valley: (Vis Mig) 18 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail,  3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Whinchat. Also, 244 ringed including 9 Willow Warbler, 39 Chiffchaff, 90 Blackcap, 17 Reed Warbler, 6 Whitethroat, 50 Sedge Warbler, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Tree Pipit, Woodpigeon and a Sparrowhawk. (K Wilson, P Roseveare, J Ryan)

St Levan: juv Hobby, 3 Whinchat, 2 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Clouded Yellow. (M Wallace)

Polgigga: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat at Lower Bosistow. (M Wallace)

Land’s End: 8 Snipe, Yellow Wagtail ssp, 2 Siskin, 15 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 4 Willow Warbler, 1 Tree Pipit. (P St Pierre, DK Parker et al.)

Windmill Farm: 2 Whinchat, 1 Hobby. (D Wright, G Adams)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Wigeon, juv Knot, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 4+ White Wagtail, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 8 Greenshank. (R Veal)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit foraging, 1 Cormorant, 3 Geat Crested Grebe, 3 Coal Tit, 4 Chaffinch, 7 Blue Tit, 2 Moorhen, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Jay, 1 Wren, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Robin. (R Mudge)

Charlestown: 1 Peregrine mobbed by Swallows. (D Hastilow)

Watch Croft: 3 Kestrel. (B.Toms)

Par Beach Lake: 1 Barnacle Goose amongst numerous Canada Geese – 9.15 am. (R. Barlow)

Kingsmill lake: 2 Knot, 17 Greenshank, 17 Redshank, 24 Dunlin, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Mallard, 2 Little Egret & 9 Teal. (P Kemp)

Tresemple Pool, St Clements: 2 Kingfishers, together. (A Hill)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Redshank, fem Kingfisher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper. (D Flumm, R Chiffers)

Redshank, Robin Chiffers

Kingfisher, Robin Chiffers

Falmouth: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel from pelagic.

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Sunday 30th August 2020

Late News, 29/08, Lizard area: 30 Wheatear, 2 Whinchat, 1 Sand Martin, Dunlin over (D Collins)

Lands End/Treeve Moor: 4 Whinchat, 3 Wheatear, 4 Whitethroat, 3 Chough, 2 Kestrel, 2 White Wagtail, 6 Stonechat, 3 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff. (S Windle)

Whinchat – Steven Windle

Chough – Steven Windle

Nanjizal Valley: 1 Black Kite, 1 flyover Citrine Wagtail, 1 Marsh Harrier, 4 Grey Wagtail, 5 Chough, 3 Siskin, 19 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Snipe, 1 Tawny Owl and a Curlew. Also, 95 ringed including 26 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 35 Blackcap, 15 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 4 Whitethroat. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto, R Veal, J Ryan et al)

Black Kite, Reuben Veal

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck in hedgerows below ruined cottages, Trevean.(R Veal). 38 Wheatear, 30+ White Wagtail, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Tree Pipit, Willow Warbler. (M Wallace) Also 4 Pied Flycatcher, 5 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler, 5 Chifchaff, 4 Stonechat between the ruin and the stone wall. (S Windle)

Wryneck – Steven Windle

Drift Reservoir: Little Stint, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 2 Little Egret, Kingfisher. (D Flumm) 5 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank. (R Veal) Also 1 Kingfisher, 4 Great crested Grebe, 3 Dunlin 1 Greenshank NW arm. (R Chiffers)

Little Stint – David Flumm

Sancreed: Juvenile Dotterel in an old potato field west of Little Sellan Fm (Grid ref SW 427 306), Swift, Whinchat with 5 Stonechat, 3 Willow Warbler. (D Flumm)

Dotterel – David Flumm

Dotterel – David Flumm

Dotterel – David Flumm

Dotterel – Mike Spicer

Whinchat – David Flumm

Hayle: 2 Knot, 3 Bar tailed Godwit, 6 Black tailed Godwit, 33 Dunlin,33 Ringed Plover, 2 Turnstone, 2 Wheatear (D Eva). In addition, 2 Curlew Sandpiper (B Bosisto, P Roseveare) Copper House, Hayle: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Curlew, 3 Redshank, 1 Little Egret, 1 Greylag Goose (possible Canada hybrid), numerous Canada Geese. (D Sharp)

Sanderling – Deena Sharpe

Ringed Plover – Deena Sharpe

Coverack: 1 Ortolan Bunting flew over toward Treleaver. (J Foster)

Soapy/Kynance Cove: 2 Wryneck, 3 Whinchat, Female Redstart. (S Kolodziejski)

Goonhilly: juv Marsh Harrier. (J Chapple)

Breage: 1 Honey Buzzard. (C Dale)

Stithians Reservoir, West Bank: 1 Osprey caught a trout at c1715 then circled high to the South, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Wheatear. North Cut-off: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Teal. Stuart Hutchings Hide: 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper. (C Benton)

Devoran; Tallack’s Creek: 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Knot, 2 Whimbrel. At high tide. (J St Ledger)

Marazion RSPB: 1 Whinchat by the entrance early morning. (I Prentice)

Marazion Beach: 2 Knot, 10 Dunlin, 15 Ringed Plover and 40+ Sanderling. (I Prentice) Also reported 23+ Sanderling, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Turnstone, 1  Oystercatcher, 2 Sandwich Tern. (D Sharp)

Gannel Estuary: 7 Dunlin, 5 Ring Plover, 3 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew this morning. (M Lammas)

Maer Lake: 300+ Canada Geese, 1 Grey Heron, several Black headed and Herring Gulls, 3 Moorhens, 10 Swallows, 3 House Martins, 1 Willow Warbler briefly seen and short burst of song. (H Kendall)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Barnacle Goose, 367 Canada Geese, 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Par Beach: 4 Dunlin, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 196 Black headed Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern, 29 Pied Wagtail. (S Grose)

Par Spit Beach: 3 Common Scoter, 2 Raven, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Eider, 2 Ringed Plover. (S Grose)

Rame to Penlee Reserve: 2 Wheatear, 11 Chiffchaff, 50 House Martin, 30 Swallow, 20 Goldfinch, 50 Linnet, 2 Raven 1 male Kestrel 1 female Sparrowhawk. (R Smaldon)

Wacker Quay: 118 Curlew, 16 Little Egret fishing as a group on incoming tide. (R Smaldon)

Downderry: inshore today 7 Ringed Plovers, 2 Dunlin, 2 Sanderling, 1 Knot, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, a White Wagtail and a Wheatear. (A Payne)

Stannon; Bodmin Moor: 5 Wheatear , 2 Black Darter (L Payne)

Dobwalls: 3 Swallow, 1 Beautiful Demoiselle in garden (C&J Duffy)

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Monday 10th August 2020

Drift Reservoir (members only): Adult Spotted Sandpiper still present, ranging along the Western shore all day, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, 5+ Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Sedge Warbler, 87 Canada Goose + 4 hybrids, 26 Mallard, 7 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 18 Cormorant. (D Beadle, D Flumm et al)

Spotted Sandpiper, Alex McKechnie

Spotted Sandpiper, Dave Flumm

Spotted Sandpiper, Dave Flumm

Skewjack: Black Kite and juv Marsh Harrier drifted off towards Sennen. (M Wallace)

Davidstow Airfield: 2 Wood Sandpiper and 1 Green Sandpiper on control tower pool. Also, 503 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 5 Yellow-legged gulls. (B Bosisto) Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear.

Crowdy Reservoir: 10 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Tufted Duck, 3 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Spotted Flycatcher (2 adults feeding juvenile), 9 Crossbill (B Bosisto L Payne)

Kingsmill Lake: 4 (2 juv) Common Tern, 1 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 7 Whimbrel, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 18 Greenshank, 47 Redshank & 91 Curlew. (P Kemp, M Beer)

Windmill Farm: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Southern Migrant Hawker, 3 Lesser Emperor, 2 Red Veined Darter. (D Wright)

Southern Migrant Hawker – Dougy Wright

Lizard: 1 Southern Migrant Hawker on track above the Waterings. (T Blunden)

Porthgwarra: juv Marsh Harrier flying around at sea off Hella Point at 07:55 then flew back onshore into Porthgwarra cove. Also 1st calendar year Yellow-legged Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull offshore and 1 Jay, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kingfisher, 2 Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat also present in the area. (N T Keogh)

Porthcurno: 2 Mediterranean Gull, Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap. (N T Keogh)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: juv Marsh Harrier 17:55. (S Murnan) Also 5 Common Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel in am. (R Veal)

Marsh Harrier, Steve Murnan

Maer Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 18 Dunlin, 5 Curlew, 5 Ringed Plover. (N Bastin)

Downderry: 0620-0730, moving west 56 Gannet, 3 Manx Shearwater and 13 Mediterranean Gull. Also inshore a Common Sandpiper. (A Payne)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (P Walsh)

Wheal Martyn Clay Trail: 1 fem/juv pied flycatcher through this evening on Sky Spur. (R Hollis)

Friday 30th August 2019

Trevescan: Western Bonelli’s Warbler in the garden of Curlew Cottage at 09:45 also 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (G Wyatt) Still present in the Ash and Sycamores at Vingoe Cottage late morning calling frequently and still associating with single Chiffchaff. (LGR Evans) Please park considerately.

Riviere Towans: 12 Sandwich Tern, c30 Sanderling, 1 Turnstone, 1 Whimbrel also a steady flow of hirundines heading SW along the coast. (DK Parker et al.)

Gwithian beach: 38 Ringed Plover, 2 Knot, 9 Turnstone, 5 Sanderling, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Gwithian Towans: 23 Gannet, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 5 Turnstone, 20 Oystercatcher, 10 Wheatear, 5 Meadow Pipit, 1 Lapland Bunting, 1 Kestrel and 40 Grey Seal. (S Windle) Grey Wagtail, 44 Mediterranean Gulls, 5 Yellow-legged Gull, 18 Sanderling, 4 juvenile Red Knot, 30 Ringed Plover and Northern Wheatear. (LGR Evans)

Lapland Bunting – Stevan Windle

Lapland Bunting – Stevan Windle

Godrevy Point: 1 Black Tern and Sooty Shearwater this afternoon.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 18 nominate Cormorant, P.c.carbo, 8 Teal, 1 Gadwall, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Swift, 10 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm) In addition 1 Osprey, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Wagtail, 25 Small Tortoiseshell, 1 Comma and 30 Painted Lady butterflies along west side this afternoon. (D Flumm)

Wadebridge: 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Red-legged Partridge, opp Ball Terrace. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 18 Ringed Plover, 9 Dunlin, 3 Turnstone, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Knot, 10 Wigeon, 1 Gadwall 54+ Mediterranean Gull & 15 Sandwich Tern. Ryan’s Field: 1 Common Sandpiper & 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (J Hawkey) Black Kite reported at 13:00 looking towards Lelant from Ryan’s Field, Osprey flew towards Copperhouse Creek.

Siblyback Lake: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 20 + Pied Wagtails, 5 Willow Warblers, 10+ Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Blackcap, 30+ Goldfinches, 10 Linnets, 1 N Wheatear, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Grey heron, 16 L Grebes, 2 Tufted Ducks, 3 Coots, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Reed Bunting, 5 Swifts,200+ Swallows, 100+ House Martins, 3 C Buzzards. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 4 Lapwing, 7 Snipe, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap (male). (J St Ledger, S Williams)

Snipe – S Williams

Bullfinch – S Williams

Blackcap – S Williams

Restronguet Creek, from Point Quay: 6 Sandwich Tern (feeding), 12 Turnstone, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (J St Ledger, S Williams)

Sandwich Tern – S Williams

Black-tailed Godwit – S Williams

Redshank – S Williams

Devoran, Tallack’s Creek: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Knot, 1 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger, J Cope)

Devoran: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Knot, 1 Osprey, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 24 Oystercatcher, 16 Black-tailed Godwit, 120 Redshank, 79 Curlew, 7 Dunlin, 7 Ringed Plover, 7 Teal (D Eva, J Cope, D Carrier)

Osprey – D Carrier

Porthgwarra: 6 Commic Terns, 4 Arctic Tern, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Puffin, 2 Bonxie, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Marsh Tit. (B Bosisto) Also 2 Chough, 10 Cormorant, 1 Kestrel, 6 Raven (1 rolling), 4 Painted Lady, 1 Clouded Yellow (M Claughton, R Roe)

St Enodoc Golf Course: 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,11 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Penzance: 30+ Turnstone  feeding on mud and weed by Dry Dock. (D Jenkins)

Towan Head: 1 juv Peregrine, 42 Oystercatcher, 17 Turnstone. (S Rowe)

St Ives: 1 possible Brown Booby seen from afar flying amongst a flock of Gannets beyond Man’s Head. Also 1 Little Egret, 1 Arctic Skua, 20+ Gannets and 10+ Cormorants. (K Money)

St Newlyn East Downs: 1 Barn Owl, 1 Snipe. (S Grose)

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Monday 13th May 2019

Late news, 12/5, Kit Hill: 2 Whinchat,1 Grey Wagtail at Quarry, Linnets, Meadow Pipits, 2 Buzzard displaying and single, very pale Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Cuckoo, seen and calling, Goldfinch, 2 Willow Warbler, Blackbirds, Magpies, 2 Robin. (N Wills)

Skewjack: 1 Black Kite over at 13.55 heading east; 9 Red Kite at 13.05. Red Kite total: 38 between 10.20 and 15.50. (M Wallace)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Red Kite over late morning. (R Menari) Glossy Ibis back at 13,15. (L Proctor)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Pink-footed Goose, c30 Swift. (M McKee)

Kenidjack: 5 Red Kite, 1 at c 09.30 going north, 4 at c 12.50 drifting south.(P Clarke)

Camel Estuary: 1 Black-tailed Godwit , 20 Whimbrel , 3 Greenshank, 1 Red Kite (L Payne B Bosisto )

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Greenshank, 1 Peregrine ( caught mallard duckling ), 38 Common Swift. (B Bosisto L Payne )

Gluvian: 3 Red Kite (B Bosisto L Payne )

Blackwater: 2 Red Kite. (R Stableforth)

Sennen Cove: Red Kite seen this afternoon inland. (D Davies)

Nancegollan, nr Helston: 2 Red Kite separately to the east of Nancegollan this afternoon. (D Chaney)

Trevothan, Coverack: 1 Red Kite (D Beadle)

Fraddon: 1 Chough crossing A30 approx 5 miles from Truro. (P Haseldine)

Lamorna: 1 Red Kite west @ 10.45 & 1 east @ 15.20. 5 Swift. (M McKee)

Trevose Head: 3 Whimbrel, 1 Common Buzzard, 37 House Martin, 55 Swallow, 1 Blackcap, 18 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Wheatear, 14 Common Swift. (B Bosisto)

Padstow, Stepper Point / Gunver Head: 3 Grey Partridge, 11 Whimbrel, 55 Razorbill, 53 Guillemot, 11 Fulmar, 6 Shag on nests, 19 Skylark, 16 Meadow Pipit, 13 Swift. (S Grose)

Croft Pascoe: 2 Crossbill, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 4+ Siskin. (L Proctor)

Bissoe to Devoran cycle path: 2 Buzzard, 3 Robin, 2 Canada Geese, 4 Shelduck, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan and 20+ Black-headed Gull. (K Money)

Penwithick: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (K. Bowers)

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kevin Bowers

Gunwalloe: Cockoo being chased off by Dunock (a witheywood)

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