Saturday 25th November 2017

Late news, 24/11, Torpoint: 1 Sandwich Tern, 4 Great Northern Diver and 10 Brent Geese at St John’s Lake. (A Pearson)

Late news, 24/11, Swanpool: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest, plus a probable Siberian Chiffchaff at Swanvale NR. (T Phelps)

Late news, 24/11, Boscastle: 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest, 1 Blackcap (male), 6 Long-tailed Tit in private garden. (P Tillsley)

Chiffchaff – Paul Tillsley

Carharrack: 3 Bullfinch (1f 2m), 4 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 15 Starling, 1 Woodpigeon, 10 House Sparrow on feeders in a private garden behind allotments at 09:00. Also 40 Fieldfare flying over plus 1 Goldcrest and 1 Firecrest in hedgerow. (W Chegwidden)

Trevilley Farm: Dusky Warbler still west of the track just north of the farm buildings.

Dozmary Pool: Drake Ring-necked Duck still.

St Erth: 2 Cattle Egret still off Tredrea Lane.

Porthpean: 3 Great Northern Diver, Great Crested Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, Long-tailed Duck, 12 Common Scoter and 2 Surf Scoter. (J Cole)

Crowlas: 1 Brambling briefly in private garden. (R Veal)

St Buryan: 203 Golden Plover at Rectory Lane by the s-bend just south of the village, present for a week. Also 1 Merlin. (E & M Bishop)

Falmouth: 2 Black Redstart on rocks near to Pendennis Castle. (S Williams)

Black Redstart – Stephen Williams

Stithians Reservoir: A big increase in birds visiting the feeders with 8 Bullfinch, 5 Greenfinch, 10+ Goldfinch, 5 Coal Tit, 4 Blackbird (3 female and 1 male) and 4 Moorhen. Also 3 Snipe just in front of hide, 5 Long-tailed Tit and 2 Reed Bunting plus lots of Chaffinch, Dunnock and Kingfisher plus Robins,Wrens, Goldcrests, Wigeon, Mallards and Herons. (S Williams) 1 1w drake Scaup, 6 Tufted Duck from Stuart Hutchings Hide, 20 Redwing, 30 Fieldfare, 1 Peregrine over, c110 Lapwing, 1 Curlew. (D Chaney, K Gormley)

Bullfinch – Stephen Williams

Moorhen – Stephen Williams

Snipe – Hilary Mayes

Porth Reservoir: 4 Common Gull, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Tufted Duck, 12 Coot , 1 Water Rail, 2 Jay, 1 fem Sparrowhawk, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Looe, St. Martin’s: Brambling (1st of season), Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Willow Tit, Coal Tit, Dunnock, House Sparrow, Blackbird, Robin, Pheasant, Magpie. (P Sharp)

Towan Head, Newquay: 2 Chough at 09:00, 1 with colour rings, 1 black & white 1 red. (M Lammas)

Lanydrock: 5+ Brambling still in woods behind ticket office. (J Rance)

Trebah Gardens, Helford: 7 (4m, 3f) Bullfinch. (J Irvine)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill still. (S Measham)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 4 Cormorant, 7 Teal, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Wigeon, 150+ Canada Goose, 15 Mallard, 7 Goldfinch, 8 Chaffinch, 6 Blue Tit, 6 Long-Tailed Tit, 1 Pheasant, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 2 Buzzard, 15 Curlew. (K Bowers)

Long-tailed Tit – Kevin Bowers

Curlew – Kevin Bowers

Cormorant – Kevin Bowers

Boscastle: 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Blackcap (both male) in private garden. (P Tillsley)

Godrevy: 1 Pheasant just past Hell’s Mouth. (V Skilton)

Pheasant – Vic Skilton

Rosenannon Downs: 1 Short-eared Owl, 2 Grey Partridge, 6 Snipe. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit still present. (S Rowe)

Rough Tor: male Hen Harrier this evening, also Peregrine chasing the Starling murmuration. (B Bosisto)

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Friday 24th November 2017

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull still present. (P. Bedford)

Newquay, Towan Head: 5 Purple Sandpiper behind Headland Hotel and Grey Plover S of Towan still. (M Lammas)

Lanhydrock: 20+ Brambling in one flock, viewed feeding with chaffinches along the treeline in the field from the gate at SX 088641. (J Rance) 50+ Brambling in 2 groups, 50+ Chaffinch, 1 Marsh Tit, 3 Nuthatch in the afternoon. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, J Rance)

Siblyback Lake: 2 Hawfinch and female Scaup. (DI Julian)

Dozmary Pool: Male Ring-necked Duck plus a female Scaup, 3 Shoveler and 2 Goldeneye. (DI Julian) Also 8 Pochard, 20 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 16 Lapwing, 2 Mallard, 61 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Pied Wagtail, 50 Starling, 3 Teal, 1 Mistle Thrush, 7 Redwing, 6 Fieldfare. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Colliford Lake: 1 Great Northern Diver, plus adult Caspian Gull and Yellow-legged Gull at Colliford Dam this afternoon. (DI Julian)

Ninestones: 4 Goldcrest, 1 Woodcock, 1 Willow Tit, 3+ Coal Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Buzzard. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Golitha Falls: 1 Marsh Tit, 10 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch in the car park. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Maer Lake: 300+ Golden Plover, c. 80 Lapwing, 12 Snipe, 2 Dunlin, 18 Teal, 5 Moorhen, 32 Herring Gull, 56 Canada Geese, c.200 Starling. (H Kendall)

Porthgwarra: A late Ring Ouzel by 60ft plus Black Redstart, 2 Woodcock & Painted lady. (MD Wallace)

Polgigga: Siberian Chiffchaff along Bosistow Lane. (MD Wallace)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill on the estuary this morning. (M Halliday – photo)

Porthcurno: Red Kite over at c13:00 also 4 Chiffchaff. (R Archer)

St Levan: 2 Chiffchaff. (R Archer)

Trevilley Farm: Dusky Warbler still also 1 Firecrest. (R Archer)

College Reservoir: 49 Tufted Duck, 17 Pochard, 1 Gadwall and 1 Firecrest. (B Bosisto)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Great Crested Grebe. (B Bosisto)

Loe Pool: 19 Pochard, 2 Goosander, 19 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Redshank, 450 Golden Plover, 5 Common Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Firecrest and 1 Green Woodpecker. (B Bosisto)

Helston Boating Lake: 15 Shoveler, 3 Gadwall and 39 Tufted Duck. (B Bosisto)

Stithians Reservoir: 34 Little Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Goldeneye (female), 3 Tufted Duck, 1 1w drake Greater Scaup, 1 Little Egret and 1 Firecrest. (B Bosisto)

Penzance: Drake Eider in the harbour. (T Lovelock) The same or another off Chyandour, and 3 Great Northern Diver. (D King)

Longrock: 4 Great Northern Diver, (with a group too distant to id) and 30+ Common Scoter. (P St Pierre)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, 4 Grey Heron, 5 Cormorant, 2 Pied Wagtail, 93 Canada Goose, 5 Snipe, 1 Song Thrush, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Wren. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 11 (7m 4f) Goosander, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Tufted Duck, 43 Coot, 18 Moorhen, 21 Mallard, c50 Black-headed Gull 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Willow Tit and 1 Marsh Tit. (R Mudge)

St Erth: 1 Cattle Egret in Treloweth Lane, 2 Little Egret, 8 Curlew and 1 Tawny Owl. (MJ Spicer)

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Thursday 23rd November 2017

Trevilley: Dusky Warbler still on west side of track just north of Trevilley Farm. (B Field, P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Mousehole: 2 Black Redstarts. (R Archer) Also Great Skua, 4 Great Northern Diver. (P Harris)

Penzance:  c.40 Ringed Plover,  8 Purple Sandpiper & c25 Turnstone by Jubilee Pool early afternoon. Also Female Black Redstart on Penzance harbour wall. (D King) Slavonian Grebe still in harbour in front of yacht club at 14:30. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Buryas Bridge, Penzance: 1 male Brambling with Chaffinches in garden. (L Oakes)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 800 Golden Plover, 100 Dunlin, 1Knot, 200 Lapwing, 3 Med Gull. (B Field) Also Spoonbill of the causeway.

St Erth: 3 Cattle Egret and 8 Little Egret in fields along Tredrea Lane plus 2 Mistle Thrush. (MJ Spicer) 8 Cattle Egret reported earlier at Tredrea Lane at 11:00.

Cattle Egret, Mike Spicer

Mistle Thrush, Mike Spicer

St Gothian Sands: 1 Coot, 4 Curlew, 6 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Oystercatcher. (MJ Spicer)

Church Cove, Lizard: Cattle Egret over plus Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest. (M Silk)

Mullion Cove, Lizard:  Black Redstart. (M Silk)

Coverack: Iceland Gull (second winter) in Harbour. (D Collins)

Iceland Gull, David Collins

Penpol, Devoran: Single Firecrest, Goldcrest, Mistle Thrush, Great Spotted Woodpecker plus male Tawny Owl calling mid afternoon. 2 Blackcap, 2 Bullfinch (pr), 20 Goldfinch and Redwings feeding in all the Holly trees. (JH & K Dalziel)

Falmouth: 8 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 17 Redwing, 5 Brambling, 1 Buzzard, 6 Meadow Pipit, 24 Chaffinch, 8 Song Thrush, 8 Blackbird, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Hawfinch and a possible Common Rosefinch between 07:20 & 07:45. (B Porter)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter, 2 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Black-throated Diver and 6 Great Northern Diver.

Maenporth: 3w YL Gull, 3 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver and 3 Common Scoter. (C Urquhart)

Cubert Common: 1 Tawny Owl, 2 Oystercatcher heard overhead, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

St Newlyn East, Fiddlers Green: 1. Short-eared Owl flying towards Newlyn Downs. (S Grose)

Lanhyrock: 200+ Brambling (6 in Beeches by gatehouse and at least 200 in Beeches along the main track towards Respryn in huge flock with Chaffinches and Tits), also  4 Treecreeper, 6 Siskin, 1 Firecrest, 6 Marsh Tit. (G Berti)

Camel Trail: 3 Cattle Egret, 1 Knot, 20+ Common Gull. (G Berti)

Trevone: 1 Merlin. (G Berti)

Boscastle: Chiffchaff in the garden this morning with a mixed flock of Tits. (P Tillsley)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Ring-necked Duck still, 1 (f) Goldeneye, 50+ Fieldfare and Redwing. (G Berti)

Maer Lake: 2 Snow Geese,  6 Canada Geese, c20 Wigeon, c100 Black-headed Gull, c30 Curlew, 100+ Golden Plover, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Lapwing. (R Mudge)

Snow Goose, Rod Mudge

Drift Reservoir (members only): 128 Canada Geese, 3 Wigeon, 4 Gadwall, 16 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebe, 5 Coot and 9 Moorhen. (DK Parker)

Penzance: Slavonian Grebe still in harbor in front of yacht club at 14:30. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

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Tuesday 21st November 2017

Late news, 20/11, Penzance: 22 Purple Sandpipers at Jubilee Pool. (S Turner)

Towan Head, Newquay: 1 Purple Sandpiper still with Turnstones, 1 Grey Plover still South of headland, 20 + Common Dolphins fishing off point at 08:30. (M Lammas)

Trevilley Farm: Dusky Warbler calling and showing regularly, though briefly, also 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest and 1 Brambling (M Pass et al.) Also Yellow-browed Warbler.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: American Golden Plover with the Golden Plover flock on Lelant Saltings off the causeway. (PJ Freestone)

Drift Reservoir: Recently dead Barn Owl in copse next to path  approx  70m from gate and footpath top of reservoir, no obvious damage and no rings. (P Copner)

St Ginnys: Male Brambling feeding with Chaffinch in a private garden. (N Bastin – photos)

Par Pool: 1 Kingfisher. Also Herring Gull sp, on its own and had a very dark mantle and heavily streaked head, nape and chest. Much darker than other Herring Gulls but not as dark as LBB or GBB. Seen at 11:45 and flew out to sea at 12:00 but seen over pool at 12:30. (E Mayhew)

Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Spoonbills this afternoon. (C Hughes – photo)

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull seen well on rocks below sea wall. (P Bedford)

Stithians Reservoir Southern Cut-off: 1 female Great Spotted Woodpecker,  6 Bullfinch,  2 Greenfinch,  4  Goldcrest, 1 Grey Heron,  40+ Lapwing,  1 Buzzard,  2 Little Grebe,  6 Goldfinch,  1 Wren, and  1 Male Sparrowhawk perched on the feeder frame.  (A James – photos)

Porthpean: 2 Surf Scoter and 2 Long-tailed Duck still present.

Falmouth: Flock of about 20 Redwing off Woodlane again. Also 3 Redwing and 2 Blackcap (1 male & 1 female) in the garden. (E Tackley)

Godolphin House: 3 Hawfinch feeding on Sycamore buds, viewable from the public footpath at cSW 602317. (DK Parker – photos)

Hewas Water: 2 Hawfinch this afternoon. (B Bosisto)

Keveral Farm, nr Seaton: 1 Firecrest today. (M Jordan)

Crugmeer: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Lapland Bunting. (D Julian)

Rosenannon Downs: 3 Short-eared Owl, 3 Tawny Owl, 12 Snipe, 3 Egrets. (S Grose)

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Monday 20th November 2017

Late news, 18/11 Hannafore Point: Reported Hume’s Warbler was a Yellow-browed Warbler.

Late news, 19/11, Restronguet Creek: Unconfirmed report of a possible Pallas’s Warbler in a garden.

Late news, 19/11, Falmouth: Flock of about 30 Redwing off Woodlane, 1 Pied Wagtail at Pendennis Point car park, 1 Grey Heron on rocks below Castle Drive, 1 Little Egret on rocks near Castle Beach. (E Tackley)

Trevilly: 1 Dusky Warbler still this morning. (M Ahmad, M Elliott, P St Pierre, MJ Spicer)

Charlestown: 2 ( m + f ) Blackcaps ( D Hastilow)

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull around harbour (P Bedford)

Towan head Newquay: 3 Choughs 1 with black & white on left & red on right leg rings. 2 Common Scoter, also 4 Common and 1 Bottlenosed dolphins off point. (M Lammas)

Land’s End: 2 Swallow still, 5 Chough. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Cot Valley: Wryneck still present this morning by coastal path between Cot Valley and Nanquidno near Carn Gribba. Also a superb male Merlin. (N Wheatley)

Godolphin Cross: 2 Hawfinch in Yew Tree at the National Trust grounds. (P Harris) 2 Hawfinch in garden near  base of Tregonning Hill. (W Smith)

Penlee Point: Possible Pacific Diver but distant, plus c7 Great Northern Diver and 1 Red-throated Diver. (P Harris)

Mousehole: Black Redstart on rooftops around the harbour. (P Harris)

Penzance: 14 Purple Sandpiper and 32 Turnstone off the harbour wall. (DK Parker) Also 1 Red-breasted Merganser in harbour. (M McKee)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Kingfisher, 2 Little Grebe, 10 Tufted Duck, 8 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 70+ Canada Goose. (K Bowers)

Tufted Duck, Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers

Lamorna Cove: 2 Black Redstart, 1 Common Sandpiper. (M McKee)

Connor Downs: 1 Firecrest in a private garden. (PJ Freestone)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Short Eared Owl. (S Grose)

Gweek Creek: 1 Spotted Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 24 Redshank, 2 Curlew. (D Collins)

Hannafore: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe,3 Med Gull, 3 Auk sp, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (brief view) 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest. (C Buckland)

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Sunday 19th November 2017

Late news, 18/11, Hannafore Point: Unconfirmed report of a Hume’s Warbler west of the sea wall beyond the concrete blocks at 13:30 with a tit flock. Also Water Pipit and Black Redstart.

Charlestown: 1 f Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 106 Canada Goose, 2 Cormorant, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 59 Mallard, 12 Teal, 16 Tufted Duck, 3 Pochard, 1 Goldeneye, 1ad m Ring-necked Duck, 1 Great Northern Diver, 200 Golden Plover, 34 Lapwing, 559 Black-headed Gull, 523 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Buzzard, 4 Raven, 29 Carrion Crow, 13 Jackdaw, 2 Magpie, 6 Stock Dove, 480 Starling, 14 Blackbird, 18 Fieldfare, 29 Redwing, 2 Stonechat, 3 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 House Sparrow, 3 Robin, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Goldcrest and 3 Linnet.  (DA Conway)

St Ives Bay (from Gwithian Towans): 10 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Red-throated Diver. (P St Pierre) 9 Great Northern Diver, 3 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver. (R Butts, T Pinfield, J Atherton)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill on Carnsew Pool. (P St Pierre) Also 500 Golden Plover, Sparrowhawk. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Crugmeer: 2 Short-eared Owl, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Snipe. (S Grose)

Malpas: 1 Firecrest. (A.Hill)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 Merlin. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Marazion Beach: Water Pipit still, flock 16 Greenfinch. (B Toms, M Curtis) Also 2 Great Northern Diver, 11 Common Scoter. (R Veal)

Germoe/Millpool: Large mixed sp flocks 300+ included: Redwing, Fieldfare,Starling, 2 m Bullfinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 1 Merlin (hunting low along hedgerows), 5 Skylark, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J Evans)

Penzance: 3 Firecrest, 1 Blackcap, 25+ Blackbird (nearly all 1w males with black bills & pale primaries, probably newly-arrived from Scandinavia) in private garden. (R Phillips) Jubilee Pool: 9 Purple Sandpiper, 20 Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover. (R Butts, T Pinfield, J Atherton)

Trevilley, Sennen: 1 Dusky Warbler (finder – M Ahmad), 2 Chough. (R Butts, T Pinfield, J Atherton)

Sennen: 1 presumed partially leucistic Golden Plover with c300 others, 1 Firecrest. (R Veal)

Land’s End: 3 Swallow still. (R Veal)

Drift: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Firecrest. (R Veal)

Porthpean: 2 Long-tailed Duck, 10 Common Scoter, 2 Surf Scoter. (S & P Rogers)

Pendower: 22 Great Northern Diver, 6 Black-throated Diver, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Common Scoter, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Red-necked Grebe. (S & P Rogers)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Cattle Egret. (S & P Rogers, R Gould, M Buckle)

Mawnan Smith: Several Brambling in finch flock at Carwinion Playing Field this morning. (J Irvine)

Carrick Roads: 18 Black-necked Grebe, 6 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Great Northern Diver (one still in breeding plumage). (D Eva)

Crackington Haven: 2f +1m Blackcap and 1 Redwing in private garden. (J & B Teague)

Windmill Farm: 1 Woodcock by willow boardwalk. (R Hollis)

Lizard: Little Bunting still in weedy field along track to Old Lizard Head.

Lizard Point: 1 2w Iceland Gull, 5 Great Skua, 1 Puffin, 1 Peregrine, 1 Merlin, 5 Common Dolphin, 8 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. (I Maclean, T Blunden)

Grade: 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Merlin, 2 Peregrine. (I Maclean)

Lizard Downs: 1 Marsh Harrier. (I Maclean, T Blunden)

Mullion Cove: 1cy Yellow-legged Gull. (M Silk)

Lizard, Soap Cove: 1 Dartford Warbler. (M Silk)

Nanjizal: 1 Short-eared Owl in morning.

Mousehole: 2w Caspian Gull & Yellow-legged Gull on St Clement’s Isle & 1 Siberian Chiffchaff below Treen Fields. (M Elliott) Also 1 Black Redstart on roof by harbour.

St Ives: 6+ Mediterranean Gull & 1 Harbour Porpoise off Porthmeor Beach, 5+ Bottlenose Dolphin in the bay. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) Also 2 Black Redstart at The Island.

Carbis Bay: 2 Great Northern Diver. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Crows-an-Wra: 1 Short-eared Owl from minor road to St Buryan at 5pm. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Merlin, 3 Yellowhammer, 11 Snipe, 5 Bullfinch, 6 Greenfinch, 5 Kestrel, 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Amalveor Downs: f Hen harrier west at 16.30, 3 Dartford warbler. (R Menari)

Falmouth: Flock of about 30 Redwing off Woodlane, 1 Pied Wagtail at Pendennis Point car park, 1 Grey Heron on rocks below Castle Drive, 1 Little Egret on rocks near Castle Beach. (E Tackley)

Camborne: 1 Firecrest & 2 Goldcrest in garden at Tehidy at 1030hrs. (A Neil, via Cornwall Birding)

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Monday 27th March 2017

Late news, 24/3, Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull. (P Bedford)

Late news, 26/3, Gillan Creek: 1 Common Sandpiper. (P Bedford)

Nanjizal: 1 Dusky Warbler, 3 ‘continental’ Robin, 2 Blackcap, 3 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff. (K Wilson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Bonaparte’s Gull flew in at c18:00 and landed on Lelant Saltings as viewed from Carnsew Pool. Also 2 (1w+subad) Spoonbill, 14 Sandwich Tern, 7 Grey Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 juv Shag, 6 sum plum Med Gull, 2 1w Common Gull, 120 Wigeon, 7 Teal, 3 sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Sand Martin on Lelant Saltings. 1 Cattle Egret on Ryan’s Field then flew SW at 17:20. (R Veal)

Castle Beach to Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 1w Kittiwake (on beach). Also 1 Grey Seal with freshly caught ray sp, c20 Common Dolphin. (J Irvine) 4 Sandwich Tern, 5 Mediterranean Gull. (D Chaney)

Stithians Reservoir (N end): 11 Magpie, 1 pair Canada Goose, 8 Tufted Duck, 1 Peacock Butterfly. (R Hampshire)

Helston: 1 Cattle Egret at Degibna SW653257. (M Scott-Ham)

The Lizard: 1 Merlin at Soapy Cove, female Stonechat feeding young in nest at Kynance. (M Scott-Ham)

Trevose Head: 14 Swallow. (B Tregunna)

Rosenannon Downs: 5 Chiffchaff, 5 Reed Bunting, 1 Lapland Bunting, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Grey Partridge, 56 Golden Plover, 1 Grey Heron, 9 Snipe, 3 Tawny Owl, 1 Short-eared Owl at 20:15. (S Grose)

Rame Head: 1 male Hobby NW over church at 14:45. (A Robinson, O Robinson)

Sancreed: imm Iceland Gull, 5 Med Gull, 8 Black-headed Gull following plough. (D Flumm)

Iceland Gull – Dave Flumm

Porthcurno: 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Little Egret. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Morvah: female Black Redstart at bottom of cliff. (N Phillips)

Godolphin Cross: singing Blackcap. (C Richards)

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