Tuesday 3rd August 2021

St Agnes Head: Great Shearwater briefly at 10.05, 200 Manx Shearwater and 40 Common Dolphin. (G Lawlor)

Nanjizal: 326 ringed including: 180 Sedge Warbler, 12 Grasshopper Warbler, 44 Willow Warbler, 14 Reed Warbler (including control), 2 Garden Warbler. Also Bluethroat and Tree Pipit over. (K Wilson)

Siblyback Res: 5 Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper and 7 Greylag Geese. (J Mitchell)

Godolphin: Family party of 6 Spotted Flycatcher including 4 recently fledged young. (J Eaton)

Crowan Resrs/Beacon: 4 (2ad, 2 juv) Great Crested Grebe, 25 Canada Goose, 2 Cormorant, 1 Moorhen, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whitethroat, light northward passage of Swallow. (C Benton)

Porthgwarra: 10 Swift, 60 Swallow, c100 Linnet. Also 3 distant pods of Common Dolphin totalling 30+ individuals with attendant Manx Shearwaters. (D Flumm)

Wadebridge, Clapper Marshes: Wood Sandpiper, 7 Green Sandpipers. (D Julian)

Davidstow Airfield: 1m Kestrel, 11 Wheatear, 2 (m+f) Reed Bunting, 3 Raven, 5 Stonechat, 1 Meadow Pipit, 50+ Linnet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Davidstow, Tresmarrow: 21 Mistle Thrush (in a flock loosely feeding in sheep field when flushed by overhead Ravens all flew to nearby spruce trees and were recounted), 3 Song Thrush, 7 Greenfinch, 2 Siskin, 40+ Goldfinch. (S Grose)

Davidstow Woods: 9 Siskin, 1 m Sparrowhawk, 1 Treecreeper. (S Grose)

St Kew Highway: 1 Barn Owl, 1 m Kestrel. (S Grose)

Winnards Perch: 1 m Kestrel. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 7 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant. 1 Common Sandpiper, 52 Pied Wagtail, 26 Meadow Pipit, 60+Linnet, 61 Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: Great Black Backed Gull with colour ring D:BV  (ringed (Juv at nest) at Denny Island, Monmouthshire in the Bristol Channel on 8 June 2014.  In its first winter it was seen on the Camel Estuary in Jan and Mar and at Bude in Apr.  It was subsequently seen on the Camel Estuary in the winters of 2016 and 2017.  The last previous sighting before today was on 2nd Aug 2018 when it was again on the Camel Estuary). (B Bosisto)

Late submission, 2/8, Helston: Barn Owl over A49. (D Peers)

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Friday 9th October 2020

Late news, 8/10, Pendeen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Bojewyan Stennack. (A Bayly)

Late news, 8./0, Trevail Valley: 5 Blackcaps, 4, Chiffchaffs, a very poorly Common Buzzard, Grey Heron, 2 Firecrests, 2 Choughs. (V Stratton)

Late news, 8/10, Prussia Cove: 1 Kingfisher, 6 Turnstone. (K Wrigley)

Kenidjack: Red-eyed Vireo still present but mobile in the area around the last house. Also, 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Chough, Peregrine (M Warren, N May, R Archer et al)

Tregeseal: 2 Firecrest. (M Ahmad)

Nanjizal Valley: Radde’s Warbler, Bluethroat, Barred Warbler and 8 Yellow-browed Warbler ringed this morning on a private site. Please keep to public rights of way. (J Ryan)

Porthgwarra: 90 Golden Plover, 3 Skylark (my first of the autumn), Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 6 Goldcrest, 3 Siskin, Jay, 2 Chough. Others had Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Firecrest, 3 Siskin. (D Flumm)

Golden Plover – Dave Flumm

Bosistow: 3w Yellow-legged Gull. (M Ahmad)

Penberth: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest. (P St Pierre)

Treen: 1 Reed Warbler (P St Pierre)

Porthcurno: 2 Firecrest (P St Pierre)

Land’s End: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler south of car park, Brambling over. (M Warren)

Little Kelynack: 1 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff. (C Moore)

Drift Reservoir: Tufted Duck, Snipe, Common Sandpiper, Bar-tailed Godwit (for 20th day), Med Gull. (D Flumm)

Stithians Reservoir: Osprey flying low northwards at southern end of the Lake at 2.20 p.m. (R Smith)

Downderry: (0740-0910) 2 Common Scoters, Red-throated Diver, 52 Gannet, 16 Kittiwake and a Mediterranean Gull. (A Payne)

Kingsmill Lake: 2 Avocet, 17 Greenshank, 27 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Grey Plover, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 40+ Dunlin, 750+ Black-headed Gull, 1 adult Mediterranean Gull & 1 juvenile Curlew Sandpiper (P Kemp)

Windmill Farm: Green Sandpiper (D Wright)

Treleaver, Coverack: 2 Peregrine, Siskin over (D Wright)

Pendower: 2 Great Northern Diver (1 in near summer plumage), 4 Swallow (over). Also 1 Bluefin Tuna, breaching, a pod of 20+ Common Dolphin and 2 Harbour Porpoise (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary: Little Gull amongst Black-headed (one foreign metal ringed) and a Mediterranean Gull. 4.00pm (C Richards) Spotted Redshank and the 7 Pink-footed Geese on the Hayle Estuary at 09.30 this morning. (B Cooper)

Morval, Nr. Looe: 20+ Red-legged Partridges (probably game birds newly released for shooting). (D Sharp)

Porthilly: 1 Merlin being mobbed by Jackdaws. (S Grose)

Wadebridge, Trewornan: 111 Mediterranean Gull following the plough. (S Grose)

Downderry (0740-0845): 5 Common Scoters, 1 Great Northern Diver, 84 Gannets, 10 Balearic Shearwaters, 4 Mediterranean Gulls and 44 Kittiwakes. (A Payne)

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