Thursday 22nd April 2021

Treeve Moor: Eastern Subalpine Warbler still at 1850. (S Williams) In addition, 1 Ring Ouzel (M), 2 Wheatears, 2 Song thrush. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Ring Ouzel – Barry Rankine

Ring Ouzel – Kate Dalziel

Porthgwarra: 1 Common Swift, 2 Swallow, 2 Chough, 1 Whitethroat. (J Lewis)

Marazion Marsh: 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 7 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Male Reed Bunting, 1 Little Egret, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 30+ Sand Martin. (C Mason) Also, Wheatear sat on Hogus rocks. (R Veal)

Ryan’s Field RSPB: Great White Egret, 5 Little Egret, 2 Teal, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Redshank. (D Flumm, T Parrell) Also, 1 Little Stint. (J Parker) In addition, 4 Common Sandpiper. (C Mason)

Great White Egret – Dave Flumm

Coot family – Dave Flumm

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Knot, 4 Grey Plover, 12 (4 s/p) Bar-tailed Godwit, c30 Whimbrel, c15 Dunlin, c15 Ringed Plover, 4 Sanderling, 2 Black-headed Gull on Carnsew Pool. (R Veal) Also reported, 52 Whimbrel at Carnsew Basin plus 8 Barwits, 1 Knot, 14 Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Plover, 4 Common Sand. (A Saunders & N Parsons)

St Gothian Sands NR: Little Ringed Plover, Coot with 8 pulli, 13 Whimbrel, 2 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 8 Wheatear. (C Mason, D Flumm)

Little Ringed Plover – Dave Flumm

Whimbrel – Barry Rankine

Buttermilk Hill/ Anjue Cottage: 1m Pied Flycatcher, 1m Common Redstart, 12 Northern Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Lizard: Hobby at Caerthillian Cove this morning. (A Saunders & N Parsons)

Trewern, Newbridge: 2 Cattle Egret &1 Little Egret in field adjoining Trewern Lane and the A 3071 junction. (J Hawkey)

Penryn Campus: 1 Common Swift. (M Broadbent)

Foxhole: Drake Ring-necked Duck back again. (B Bosisto)

Porth Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Jay, 1 Buzzard, 1 Coot, 1 Moorhen. (C Hooper)

Great Crested Grebe – C Hooper

St Ervan: 1m Grey Partridge (S Grose)

Nine Maidens: 2 pairs of Red legged Partridge. (S Grose)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Little Ringed Plover still. Also Greylag Goose possibly of the race A. a. rubrirostris. (P Roseveare)

Greylag Goose showing characteristics of A.a rubrirostris – Pete Roseveare

St Eval: 3 Ring Ouzel inside fence adjacent to church. (L Curry)

Merlin Golf Club, St Eval: 1 Red Kite. (J McKenzie)

Trevose Head: 36 Swallow , 4 Willow Warbler , 5 Chiffchaff , 6 Blackcap , 7 Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, 2 Wheatear. (B & L Bosisto)

Rock: 2 Red legged Partridge in private garden. (S Grose)

Amble Marshes: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 “Channel type” Yellow Wagtail, 1 Wheatear, 1 Common Sandpiper, c30 Sand Martin, c10 Pied Wagtail. (A Langdon, C Selway)

“Channel type” Yellow Wagtail – Adrian Langdon

“Channel type” Yellow Wagtail – Adrian Langdon

“Channel type” Yellow Wagtail – Adrian Langdon

“Channel type” Yellow Wagtail – Adrian Langdon

Little Ringed Plover – Adrian Langdon

Northern Wheatear – Adrian Langdon

St Breward: 1 Cuckoo, Small Tortoiseshell, Brimstone, Holly Blue. (G Wills and N Walton)

Bodmin Moor: 1m & 1f Common Redstart, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Cuckoo, c. 12 Wheatear. (D Dennis)

Crackington Haven: 1 Red Kite. (B Teague)

Mount Edgcumbe Country Park: 3 Mistle Thrushes ground feeding on lawns below the house. (R Barlow)

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Wednesday 21st April 2021

Late news, 20/4, Bartinney: 1 Cuckoo, pr Kestrel. (R Chiffers)

Cuckoo, Robin Chiffers

Kestrel, Robin Chiffers

Late news, 20/4, The Lizard: 2 Whimbrel N over sea at southerly point, 6 Wheatear, 2 Sedge Warbler (Housel Bay and Caerthillian), Whitethroat (Caerthillian), 12+ Fulmars including several nesting pairs, Buzzard mobbed by Raven and Kestrel caught a lizard. (D Wood)

Buzzard and Raven, David Wood

Fulmar, David Wood

Kestrel, David Wood

Spit Beach, St Austell Bay: Black Winged Stilt. (S Wheatley)

Land’s End, Treeve Moor: 2cy male Eastern Subalpine Warbler still, 2 Ring Ouzel, 1 Whitethroat, 7 Wheatear. (J St Ledger et al)

Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Steve Rowe

Ring Ouzel, John St Ledger

Porthgwarra: male Eastern Subalpine Warbler in first large clump of blackthorn to East of Porthgwarra village. (M Wallace et al.) Also 5+ Basking Shark between here and Porthcurno. (M Elliott)

Newlyn Harbour: 1w American Herring Gull still. (L Proctor)

Nanjizal: Hawfinch over. (K Wilson)

Polgigga: Redpoll over. (M Wallace)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 1 Great White Egret, 2 Common Sandpiper. (J St Ledger) Also Whimbrel. (S Cox)

Great White Egret, David Chilcott

Great White Egret, Steve Cox

Whimbrel, Steve Cox

Gloweth: Hobby over. (B Mellow)

Sharptor to Cheesewring: 2 Cuckoo, 6 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, 1 Song Thrush, Meadow Pipit, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven. (M & R Frost)

Foxhole: Cuckoo on the Beacon Hill. (P. Wilkins)

Colliford area: 1 Cuckoo (male), 4 Magpie, 1 Coal tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 2 Wren, 4 Willow warbler, 4 Crow, 2 Wood Pigeon, 4 Jackdaw, 1 Canada Goose, 2 Skylark, 2 Reed Bunting, 6 Herring gull, 6 Meadow Pipit, 4 Stonechat, 1 Great tit, 2 Chaffinch, 4 Linnet, 1 Dunnock, 1 Buzzard, 1 Pheasant (male), 1 Mallard (male) (J Goodair)

Cuckoo, Jasmine Goodair

Cuckoo, Jasmine Goodair

Breney Common: Female Wheatear, 6 Willow Warbler. (L Bosisto)

St Gothian Sands: 1m Pochard, 4 Whimbrel, 1 ad Glaucous Gull, 1 singing Cetti’s Warbler, 2 singing Reed Warblers, 1m Whitethroat, 3f Wheatear and pair of Coot with 6 young. (M Spicer)

Glaucous Gull, Mike Spicer

Coot, Mike Spicer

Trevose Head: 4 Whimbrel, 1m Wheatear, 1f Kestrel, 2 Skylark. (B Tregunna & C Bright)

Whimbrel, Brenda Tregunna

Wheatear, Brenda Tregunna

Torpoint: 15 Whimbrel. (S Eddy)

Bude, Rodds Bridge: Cattle Egret. (K Gill)

Stithians: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 6 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Swallow, 1 male Bullfinch, 6 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 21 Canada Goose, 4 Linnet, 1 Buzzard, 1 Pheasant (S Van Hear)

Mawgan Porth: 8 Fulmar – nesting on cliffs/flying, 12 Sand Martins – flying in and out of nesting holes on the cliff. (C Taylor)

Downderry: 7 Shelducks flew east, 28 Great Northern Divers on the sea and 7 Whimbrel. (A. Payne)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 9 Mute Swan, 8 Canada goose, 54 Shelduck, 6 Mallard, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey heron, 8 Little egret, 1 Buzzard, 71 Oystercatcher, 6 Ringed plover, 2 Knot, 13 Dunlin, 5 Common Sandpiper, 8 Redshank, 8 Black-tailed godwit, 8 Curlew, 6 Whimbrel, 25 Herring gull, 1 Great black-backed gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared dove, 2 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 8 Blackbird, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Blue tit, 2 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 25 Carrion Crow, 6 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 7 Orange tip (M Scawen, D Hawkley)

Tuesday 20th April 2021

Late news, 19/4, Godrevy Head to Knavocks: 2 Wheatears, 6 Purple Sandpipers, 22 Turnstone, 51 Oystercatchers, 2 Chiffchaff, 32 Fulmar, 16 Skylark, 8 Linnet, 12 Stonechat, 9 Wrens, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Swallow, 5 Sand Martin (P.Freestone)

Late news, 19/4, Hayle Estuary: Great White Egret on Ryan’s Field this morning. Also 38 Shelduck on main estuary. (P.Freestone)

Late news, 19/4, St Gothian Sands: 2 Reed Warbler (singing males), 68+ Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 4 Stonechat, 6 Meadow Pipit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 5 Whimbrel, 2 Shelduck, 8 Tufted Ducks, 2 Mute Swan, 14 Canada Geese, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Kestrel (P.Freestone)

Late news, 19/4, Rosewall/Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: No sign of any Ring Ouzels (1115-1245) 2 Wheatear, 2 Blackbirds, 6 Stonechat, 2 Ravens, 1 Kestrel, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 8 Buzzard (P.Freestone) Also a flock of 6 Ring Ouzels 3 males, one first summer male, and 2 females, dropped in at 6-45 pm onto the hill and remained there until dark. (V Stratton)

Land’s End: male Eastern Subalpine Warbler ranging across a large area of Treeve Moor, favouring hedge at NW end, calling and singing at times. (P Clement et al). Also Pectoral Sandpiper flew over. (M Elliott et al), seen to fly up from Treeve Pool (per T Mills).  Also Yellow Wagtail over. (R Veal). Also Grasshopper Warbler. (P Fraser), 2 Ring Ouzel (M Broadbent, J Howells)

Eastern Subalpine Warbler, John Chapple

Eastern Subalpine Warbler – T Mills

Eastern Subalpine Warbler – T Mills

Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Nigel Rogers

Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Nigel Rogers

Rame Head: Woodchat Shrike at the Wiggle Triangle (per B Taggart, C Richards). Also, 1 Common Whitethroat, 1 Kestrel, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Raven. (D Allan)

Woodchat Shrike – per B Taggart, C Richards)

Maer Lake: 1 American Golden Plover still (showing well),  8 Black tailed Godwits- two approaching summer plumage, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12+ Whimbrels, several Sand Martins, 1 – 2 Swallows,  Black headed and Herring Gulls. (H Kendall)

Downderry: 16 Great Northern Divers and 4 Whimbrel this morning. (A. Payne)

Porthtowan: 2nd winter into summer Iceland Gull following crab/lobster boat about 11am. (Peter and Marjo Lewis)

Rumps and Pentire: 4 Fulmar, 2 Gannet, 3 Cormorant, 4 Shag, 2 Kestrel, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 25 Herring gull, 8 Great black-backed gull, 24 Guillemot, 8 Razorbill, 3 Wood pigeon, 6 Skylark, 13 Swallow, 6 Rock pipit, 3 Meadow pipit, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 5 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 3 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Jackdaw, 2 Grey seal, 3 Orange tip, 1 Small copper, 2 Peacock, 3 Wall brown. (M and V Scawen)

Porthcurno: Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Basking Sharks (M Broadbent)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: Glaucous Gull, Eider, Great Northern Diver, 29 Purple Sandpipers, Basking Shark (M Broadbent)

Gannel estuary, Newquay: 9 Whimbrel from car park. (M Lammas)

Hayle Estuary: Great White Egret, 2 Common Sandpipers (M Broadbent)

Coverack: 1 winter-plumaged Great Northern Diver in the bay, 21 Manx Shearwater S this evening and party of at least 6 Risso’s Dolphins steadily S, plus party of 8+ Common Dolphin in the bay. (David Wood)

Davidstow Airfield: 15 Wheatear, 1 m Stonechat, 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 1 Hare. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 7 Siskin, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Treecreeper, 7 Wheatear, 1 m Blackcap. (S Grose)

East Pentire; 1 Whimbrel , 1 Wheatear, 6 Sand Martin, 2 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 juvenile Stonechat. (B Bosisto)

Cligga Head, Perranporth: Great Skua lingering offshore (T Wilson)

Dunmere: 2 Siskin, 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

Gwithian: 6 Whimbrel, 2 Reed Warbler, Wheatear, Coot feeding young. (R Loader)

Coot – R Loader

Reed Warbler – R Loader

Whimbrel – R Loader

Mullion: Siskin on feeders. (M Williams)

Roche: m and f Siskin on feeders (N Peabody)

Truro: m&f Siskin. (D Jenkins)

Pednvadan lookout, Roseland: 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Shelduck, 1 Basking Shark. (J Lewis)

Hayle, Ryans Field: Great White Egret still, 1 Ruff, 6 Whimbrel, 5 Redshank, 1 Greenshank. (J Howells)

Great White Egret, Josh Howells

Knavocks: 1 Whitethroat. (G Rogers)

Whitethroat, Geoff Rogers

Saturday 2nd June 2018

Late news, 1/6, Downderry: At least 227 Manx Shearwater moving west early evening (1815-1935),plus 1 Great Northern Diver on the sea. (A Payne)

Late news, 1/6, Rosenannon Downs: 3 Tawny Owl and 1 singing Yellowhammer at 23:00. (S Grose)

Nanjizal: Female Eastern Subalpine Warbler and 2 Spotted Flycatcher early morning. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Hayle: Iberian Chiffchaff still singing at the millpond.

Drift: Bee-eater photographed on wires along track to Treganhoe Farm at 10:00. (R Hughes) Bee-eater not seen again, but Great White Egret still present in NE arm. (L Proctor)

Lizard Point: 1 Long-tailed Skua past.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 15 Black-headed Gull, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Shelduck on Ryan’s Field. (S Grose)

Widemouth Bay: 250 Manx Shearwater per hour passing west in tight parties of 15 – 60 from 06:00 until at least 07:45. (H Kendall)

Goss Moor: 1 Mistle Thrush, pair Stonechat with 1 young, 3 Sedge Warbler, 3 Common Whitethroat, 2 Marsh Tit, 7 Cuckoo and 2 Siskin. (B Bosisto)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Garden Warbler, 2 Cuckoo, Whitethroat nest with 5 young on point of fledging, Great Crested Grebe on nest at Golden Lion cut off. (D Eva)

Porth Joke: 3 male Whitethroat holding territory within 50m of the beach. (S Rowe)

Dunmere, River Camel and Fishery: 2 (ad + juv) Dipper, 1 m Grey Wagtail, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Mistle Thrush, pr Coal Tit taking food into nest, pr Canada Geese with 5 young, 3 Little Grebe, 1 juv Cormorant, also 1 buck Roe Deer, Beautiful Demoiselles, 1 Black-tailed Skimmer, Blue-tailed and Common Damselflies. (T Mills)

Juvenile Dipper, Tony Mills

Adult Dipper, Tony Mills

Male Grey Wagtail, Tony Mills

Downderry: Early this morning 2 Great Northern Diver offshore and a Mediterranean Gull (1s) west. About 460 Manx Shearwater flew west 1805-1915. (A Payne)

Wacker Quay: 6 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret, Wigeon. (R Napp)

Male Wigeon, Rick Napp

Marazion beach: 52 Dunlin, 25 Sanderling, 6 Whimbrel, 4 Great Black-backed Gull feeding on seal carcass until flushed by dog. (S Grose)

Roseland. Ruan Lanihorne marshes: 2 hunting Barn Owls 9.00pm. (D Hall)

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Monday 20th April 2015

Late news 19/4 Lizard Village: 1 Hooded Crow. (S Croft)

Late news 19/4 Marazion: 6 1w Med Gulls offshore. (D Britton)

Late news 19/4 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Photo of one of yesterdays Little Ringed Plovers. (B Mellow)

Little Ringed Plover Hayle Estuary Cornwall 19415 B Mellow

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Purple Heron and 2 Common Sandpiper. (DK Parker et al.)

Purple Heron Drift Reservoir Cornwall 20415 D Parker P1000309Purple Heron from the car park, D Parker.

Nanjizal: 1m Eastern Subalpine Warbler plus 5+ Whitethroat, 4 Blackcap, 2 Wheatear, c12 Skylark and a pair of Red Deer. (M Halliday – photos here DK Parker, MJ Spicer)

Eastern Subalpine Warbler Nanjizal Cornwall 19415 B MellowEastern Subalpine Warbler, B Mellow. Red Deer Nanjizal Cornwall 20415 D Parker P1000318 (1521 x 1140)

Nanquidno: 1 Golden Oriole over. (R Wilkins)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Great White Egret present again this evening, flying from reed bed several times and dropping back in. Still in reed bed at dusk. Also 3 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Sandpiper and 40+ Sand Martins. (AD Mills B Toms J Hawkey C Barnard A James – photos)

Great White Egret Marazion Cornwall 20415 A James 9268 Great White Egret Marazion Cornwall 20415 A James 9567

Marazion Beach: 9 Ringed Plover, 13 Dunlin, 5 Sanderling, 7 Whimbrel, 1 m Yellow (flava) Wagtail, 2 White Wagtail and 10 Pied Wagtail. (J Hawkey)

St Buryan: 1 Bee-eater at Tregadgwith at 15:30 then flew N. (B Mellow)

Sancreed: 1 American Herring Gull at Sellan Farm then flew SE. (per M Ahmad)

Torpoint: 1m Wheatear. (M Morton)

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Falmouth: 1 Red Kite over at 13:27. (P McCartney)

Church Cove, Gunwalloe: 12 Sand Martin, 8 Swallow, 6 House Martin, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, Cetti’s Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler and 2 Stonechat. Also several Peacock butterflies. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Croft Pascoe: 2 Blackcap (pr), 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Siskin heard, 1 m Cuckoo on downs. Butterflies included Holly Blue, Small White, Red Admiral, Speckled Wood, Peacock, Small Tortoishell.(J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

St Levan: 1 Ring Ouzel on cricket pitch. (P Dinning – video)

Stithians Reservoir: 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 9 Swallow and 5 Sedge Warbler. Also Great Spotted Woodpecker and Reed Bunting on the feeders. (D Chaney)

Lizard: Western Subalpine Warbler still present (heard only) on the Kynance road. (T Blunden)

Sennen: 1 1s Hobby. (C Barnard). Also 2 Sandwich Tern on Cowloe (A Clements-Partidge) and 1 Siberian Chiffchaff at Brew.

Sennen: Hooded Crow on roof of council estate, morning and evening, also a pair of Gadwall at Brew Pool. (P Walsh)

Porthgwarra: 2 Short-eared Owl. (M Wallace)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck, 1 Ring Ouzel and 1 Iceland Gull. (JD Swann M Chapman)

Land’s End: 1 Wryneck and Trinity Pool and 3 Ring Ouzel at Treeve Common. (T McGowan)

Gurnards Head: 1 Bee-eater flew overhead and continued east, mostly over the sea, at 10:54. (L Thompson)

Rame Head: 1 male Redstart and 1 Wheatear. (M Beer)

Kuggar: 1 Cuckoo calling. (C Lee)

Kynance: 1 Grasshopper Warbler and 1 Sedge Warbler. (C Lee)

Porth Joke: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Sedge Warbler, 12 Blackcap, 10 House Martin, 3 Sand Martin and 12 Swallow this evening. (SG Rowe)

Camborne: 1 Woodchat in field opposite Cogegoes Farm. (D King)

St Ives: 4 Red Kite and 2+ Wheatear at Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Camel Estuary: 1 Spotted Redshank. (C Selway)

St Clement: 3 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 8 Whimbrel and 1 Redshank. (S Rogers)

Newquay: 2 Swallows at Barrow Fields. (A Doel)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Ring-billed Gull again on Ryan’s Field.

MJS & DKP

Sunday 19th April 2015

Late News, 18/4, St Ives: 8 Wheatear on Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Late News, 18/4, Hellesveors: 1 Hoopoe just below Folly Farm in the horse paddock. (V Stratton)

Late News, 18/4, Castle Gate: 1 female Marsh Harrier. (V Stratton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 2 hybrid geese, 2 Greylag, 6 Teal, 7 Mallard (with broods of 13, 2 & 1 ducklings), 2 1 Cormorant, 12 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Snipe, c150 Sand Martin,  c10 House Martin, c12 Swallow, 1 Swift, 2 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff and 7 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker) 1 Great White Egret still present at dusk roosting in the pines (P St Pierre C Barnard et al.) 1 Red Kite at 08:20. (I Webster) 1 Red Kite flew west 09:00, probably the Rosudgeon bird. (DK Parker C Barnard B Toms M Curtis) 1 Red Kite 11:00. (D Britton)

Great White Egret Marazion Cornwall 19415 V StrattonGreat White Egret, V Stratton

Rosudgeon: 1 Red Kite at 09:00. (I Webster)

Gwithian: Adult Glaucous Gull. (T McGowan)

St Austell: 1 Red Kite. (D Thorpe)

St Hilary: 2 Red Kite. (C Atladock)

Bosistow: 2 Red Kite at 09:00 & 10:10 plus 9 House Martin east. (M Wallace D Flumm)

Polgigga: 1 Red Kite east 10:25 (presumed one of Bosistow birds) plus 1m Ring Ouzel on cricket pitch (D Flumm – photo P & H Taylor).

Red Kite over Nanjizal 19th April
Ring Ouzel @ Polgigga cricket pitch

Nanjizal: 1 Red Kite 11:05-11:15 (presumed one of Bosistow birds) and 1 Whimbrel. (D Flumm – photo) Also 1 Eastern Subalpine Warbler. (P St Pierre et al.) Wood Warbler and singing Grasshopper Warbler. (P & H Taylor)

Eastern Subalpine Warbler Nanjizal Cornwall 190415 M Ahmad 1 Eastern Subalpine Warbler Nanjizal Cornwall 190415 M Ahmad 2 Eastern Subalpine Warbler Nanjizal Cornwall 190415 M Ahmad 3
Eastern Subalpine Warbler Nanjizal Cornwall 190415 M Ahmad 4 Eastern Subalpine Warbler Nanjizal Cornwall 190415 M Ahmad 5 Eastern Subalpine Warbler Nanjizal Cornwall 190415 M Ahmad 6

Trevilley: Singing Sedge Warbler by the road. (P & H Taylor)

Sennen: 9 Whimbrel over A30. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 5 Sand Martin and 1 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Colliford Reservoir/Dozmary Pool: 37 Canada Goose,1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Mallard,15 Tufted Duck, 5 Teal,1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 8(4 prs) Great Crested Grebe, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Herring Gull,15 Black-headed Gull, 5 Buzzard, 23 Carrion Crow,14 Jackdaw, 5 Magpie,1 Wood Pigeon, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Blackbird,1 Song Thrush, 6 Skylark, 19 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail,1 Wheatear, 2 Swallow, 3 House Sparrow,17 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch, 3 Dunnock,1 Robin, 6 Wren,1 Chiffchaff,10 Willow Warbler and 4 Rabbit. (DA Conway)

Dunmere: Hoopoe flew over at 16:00. (T Potterton)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Sedge Warbler, 30 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat and 8 Tufted Duck. (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull on Lelant Saltings. Also 1 Common Sandpiper plus 2 Little Ringed Plover and 2 Common Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field. (C Barnard B Toms) Also on Ryan’s Field, 2 Swallows at buttress nest site in hide, 1 Canada Goose on nest on island and 1 on nest at car wash side. (D Jenkins)

Gwendreath: 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (S Bury – photo)

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Roughtor: 1 Red Kite drifted north at 11:50. Also over 20 Wheatear’s around Roughtor and 15 Swallows over. (D Grose)

Land’s End: 2 Ring Ouzels and 1 f Redstart on Treve Common. (D Flumm) Also 22 Wheatear from the cycle track,  3 Whitethroat,  3 Willow Warbler and 3 Sedge Warbler. (C Barnard)

St Ives: 2 Purple Sandpiper on rocks on the island this morning. (P & H Taylor)

Kenidjack: 1m Pied Flycatcher  and 1 Wryneck. Also “many” Willow Warblers. (R Farnes – photos)

Willow Warbler Kenidjack Cornwall 19415 R Farnes Willow Warbler Kenidjack Cornwall 190415 R Farnes

Croft Pascoe: A female Cuckoo feeding in the plantation. (C Benton)

Goonhilly: A male Cuckoo singing on the downs plus 2 Reed Bunting. (C Benton)

St Ives: 8 Wheatear, 1 female Ring Ouzel, 10 Buzzard, 5 Raven and 2 Sparrowhawk. (V Stratton)

Hellesveor Moors: 1 Hoopoe just below Folly Farm in the horse paddock and 6 Swallows. (V Stratton)

Towednack: 9 Red Kites a flock of 6 birds and a group of 3 all quietly flew South East and 10 Wheatears this evening. (V Stratton)

St Levan: 1 Blue-headed Wagtail at Raftra Farm. (M Wallace)

Crowdy Reservoir: Red Kite at 08:30, 4 Common Sandpipers, Siskins. (B Craven)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Gull-billed Tern from 08:15 to 08:50. Also 11 Whimbrel, 8 Greenshank, 98 Black-Tailed & 3 Bar-Tailed Godwit, 1 Spotted Red & 13 Common Redshank, 3 Common Sandpiper and a Common Snipe. (C Selway)

Gull-billed Tern Walmsley Sanctuary Cornwall 19415 C Selway

Porthgwarra: Hooded Crow at Roskestal Farm. (M Wallace)

Truro: Red Kite high over Kenwyn at 13:02. (S Rogers)

St Just: 1m Blue-headed Wagtail in ploughed field by Cape Cornwall road at 13:00.

Kenidjack: Male Pied Flycatcher. (M Halliday) Also Spotted Flycatcher and Wryneck.

Pendeen: Black Kite over moor east of Pendeen by old mine stack at 17:00.

Nanjizal: 2 Blue-headed Wagtails at Higher Bosistow Farm.

Sennen: Siberian Chiffchaff at Brew sewage works.

MJS & DKP

Monday 13th October 2014

Late news, 12/10, Perran Sands, Perranuthoe: 3 Clouded Yellow, 1 Red Admiral and 1 Migrant Hawker dragonfly. (D Thomas)

Late news, 12/10, Newquay, Whitecross: Invasion of Blackbirds in our garden, 12+ feeding on berries. Small flock of Linnets, Goldfinch and Chaffinch feeding in field. (D Thomas)

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Clouded Yellow, Dave Thomas

Porthgwarra: 1 Tawny Owl, 3+ Goldcrest, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 (Moltoni’s) Subalpine Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail,2+ Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1+ Sparrowhawk, c80 Swallow, c20 House Martin, 1 Golden Plover, 4 Pheasant and 2 Chough. (DK Parker et al.)

St Levan: 400+ Linnet, 50 Goldfinch, 200+ Meadow Pipit, 100+ Skylark, 6 Wheatear and 2 Peregrine. (DK Parker) 3 Woodlark. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Muscovy Duck, 24 Teal, 88 Mallard, 2 Call Duck, 1 juv/fem Ring-necked Duck, 6 Tufted Duck, 4 Cormorant (including colour ringed individual), 1 Little Egret, 7 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Buzzard, 5 Coot, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Black-headed Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 218 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Kingfisher, c30 Swallow, 1 Wheatear, 2 Curlew and 2 Grey Wagtail. (DK Parker & A Hartley)

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Ring-necked Duck, Adam Hartley

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Lands End cycle track: 1 Wheatear, 3 House Martin, 3 Swallow, 1 Merlin, 2 Chough. (P&H Taylor)

Eastern Green, Penzance: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling on wires, KFC + B&Q . (MJ Spicer & A Hartley)

AHartley_RCStarling_131014Rose-coloured Starling, Adam Hartley

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Sparrowhawk (male). (J St Ledger)

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Sparrowhawk, John St Ledger

Red Moor: 9 Swallow over (all juveniles). (P McVey)

Pendeen: 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Common Scoter past on the sea, 2 Buzzards, 1 Kestrel, 1 Stonechat,1 Chiffchaff. (A Hartley) Also 1 Balearic Shearwater & 2 Chough reported.

Roskestal: 1 Hooded Crow again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Levan Churchtown: 3 Woodlark. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Nanquidno: 1 Black Kite in off the sea and 1 Ring Ouzel. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Tregeseal: 1 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB, Longrock Pool: 1 juv Garganey again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Buryan: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in willows at Treverven House.

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still in sallows to seaward of last cottages.

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