Friday 4th June 2021

Late News, 03/06, Cardinham Moor: 1 Cuckoo (T Nightingale)

Late News, 03/06, Newquay: 1 Rosy Starling photographed in private garden. (Birdguides)

Consol Lagoons, Carharrack: Black Stork at 09:30 then flew towards Bissoe. (C Middleton)

Baldhu: Black Stork high over Wheal Jane early afternoon. (F Bell)

Carnon Downs: Black Stork soared East at 15:50, before heading back low west down the Bissoe valley at 16:12 and appearing to land in the valley. (M Broadbent)

Lelant: Report of a male Black-headed Bunting in a garden at Lelant for two days. (per V Stratton)

Helston Boating Lake: Ruddy Shelduck, male Greater Scaup, 7+ Coot (3 pairs with young inc. one with 5 chicks), 6 Tufted Duck, 30+ Canada Geese inc. 1pr with 4 goslings, 15+ Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 1 drk Ferruginous Duck (escapee from 2018). (S Finch, M Webb)

Greater Scaup – Martin Webb

Ruddy Shelduck – Martin Webb

Penwarne, nr. Mawnan Smith: Bee-eater flew low South East towards maenporth 3:30pm (G Wills).

Carbis Bay: 1 adult Rosy Starling in private garden. (Birdguides)

St Buryan: 1 adult Rosy Starling in private garden. (per M Wallace)

Housel Bay, Lizard: 1 Hoopoe calling and subsequently seen on wires. Flew West from garden at 12:10 (I Hayes, Birdguides)

Colliford: 2 Great Crested Grebe incubating nests. (D Eva)

Dozmary Pool: 2 drake Pochard, 1 drake Tufted Duck. (D Eva)

Sancreed: Cuckoo, male Garden Warbler back on territory for the first day this year on the east side of Beacon. (D Flumm)

Boswarva, Madron: Yellowhammer confirmed breeding; male with food. (D Flumm)

Yellowhammer – Dave Flumm

West Taphouse: 1 Red Kite flying over A390 at 16:30 (M & R Frost)

Laneast, Launceston: 2 Cuckoo (N Woods)

Cuckoos – Nigel Woods

Cuckoo – Nigel Woods

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Cuckoo seen and more heard, Sedge Warbler, many Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler. (S Finch)

Breney Common, 10:15-13:30: 3 Buzzard, 6 Magpie, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Jay calling, 1 Pheasant calling, 2 Willow Warbler, male and female Blackcap, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Long tailed Tit, 1 Great Tit, adults feeding young Blue Tit at two nest sites. Also Green Tiger Beetle, 6 Marsh Fritillary, 10 Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary,
1 Green Hairstreak, Speckled Wood, Orange Tip, Small Copper, Small Heath, Large White, Brimstone, Red Admiral
Large Red Damselfly, Common Blue Damselfly, 4 Spotted Chaser, Broad Bodied Chaser. (M & R Frost)

Davidstow Airfield: 3 Wheatear, 1 m Reed Bunting, 3 juv Mistle Thrush, 2 Skylark, 1 m Stonechat, 2 Hare. (S Grose)

Lower Moor Plantation: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Cuckoo, 10+ Siskin, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Coal Tit, 5 Goldcrest, 4 Raven, 2 Tawny Owl . (S Grose)

Camelford: 1 Dipper (carrying insects south of waste water treatment works), 1 f Sparrowhawk (with Wood Pigeon kill on the ground), 1pr Grey Wagtail (feeding young at the nest just off town bridge). (S Grose)

Wheal Busy: Cuckoo calling at dusk. (K Dalziel)

Maer Lake, Bude: No further sign of Rosy Starling throughout the morning at least. (H Kendall)

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Sunday 30th May 2021

Late News, 29/05, Pengarrock Farm, Helston: 6 Red Kite riding thermals over the valley. (J Crooks)

Late News, 29/05, Trevothan, nr. Coverack: 21 Red Kite E or NE during afternoon. Also 1 Cuckoo. (D Beadle)

Late News, 29/05, Treskewes St Keverne: 27+ Red Kites over silage fields. (A Williams)

Late News, 29/05, Traboe, St Martin: 2 Tawny Owl chicks left Owl box. (A Williams)

Late News, 29/05, Middlewood, North Hill: 1 Red Kite at 8.55 am (J Bousfield)

Late Photo, 29/05, Treeve Moor:

Pectoral Sandpiper – Mushaq Ahmad

Tehidy: 2nd Cal Great Spotted Cuckoo on the north west side of Tehidy at 4pm. Lost over trees heading north east. (K Wilson)

Woon Gumpus Common: Black Stork first seen circling over c8:55. (P Clement) Then briefly landed near Jericho Farm before flying off again, heading South East c10:10. (M Ahmad, P Clement) This afternoon, Black Stork in the fields S of Morvah at 3.25 pm briefly before flying east . Also 7 Red Kite and 11 Swift (A Bayly) In addition, 2 Cuckoo and 6 Red Kite (1215). (D Flumm)

Black Stork – Nigel Rogers

Black Stork – Mushaq Ahmad

Black Stork – John Swann

Black Stork – Richard Augarde

Polgigga: 1 Black Kite and 6 Red Kite over at 10.22 am. (K Wilson, M Wallace)

Ludgvan Churchtown: 1 Black Kite over at 10.51 am (S Ellison)

Land’s End: fem-type Golden Oriole until 8:50 in willows surrounding Swingates. (B Mellow, R Augarde, R Veal, J Overfield). fem Woodchat Shrike between car park and Swingates. (B Mellow et al.) fem Red-backed Shrike also between car park and Swingates. (P Taylor et al) Black Kite (same as above) with group of Red Kite over at 10:53. (S Rogers, P Taylor et al) Also, Osprey over 15:25. (M Broadbent, J Jones)​

Woodchat Shrike – Dave Flumm

Red Kite – Dave Flumm

Red-backed Shrike – Joe Jones

Red-backed Shrike – Mushaq Ahmad

Osprey – Nigel Rogers

Red-backed Shrike – Mushaq Ahmad

Skewjack: Black Kite (same as above) over at c11:40. Golden Oriole flew North c12:15. Also Hobby, Yellow Wagtail ssp. and Spotted Flycatcher. (M Wallace) In addition, Spotted Flycatcher, Garden Warbler, Reed Warbler. (D Flumm)

Caer Bran: male Red-backed Shrike. (per M Elliott)

Coverack: Bee-eater. (W Hawkes)

Porthgwarra: 8 Red Kite in the area. (E Smart)

Nanjizal: 5 Red Kite. (D Flumm) In addition, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Red Kite. (R Veal)

Little Trethewey: singing male Lesser Whitethroat. (K Wilson)

Newbridge: Red Kite (1230). (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 18 Red Kite. (D Flumm)

Housel Bay, Lizard: 4 Red Kite this morning. (M Lavelle)

Poldhu Valley and Cove: Sedge Warblers, Reed Warbler, male Reed Bunting, male Stonechat with 2 juveniles, Oystercatcher on beach, flock of 6 Cormorants flying inland, 2 Red Kite at 06:10 flying east towards Mullion. (S Ford)

Croft Pascoe: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Garden Warbler, 5 Red Kite. (D Eva)

St Martin in Meneage: 3 Red Kite drifting north at 13.47. A further 6 Red Kite in freshly cut silage field at 5.00 pm (ND and S Chandler)

Coverack: 15+ Red Kite (13+ W/SW, 2 E), 1 Spotted Flycatcher at Trevothen. (D Beadle)

Carnmeal Downs: 2 Yellowhammer (on territory also occupied in 2019). 1 Red Kite. (G Adams)

Helston: Blackcap in private garden. (S Buckmaster)

Goldsithney: 10 Red Kites over at 3.30 pm today. (R Nicholls)

Porth Saxon Beach, Helford River: 6 Red Kite and 1 Cuckoo over the river heading north between 08:45 & 09:30 am. (J Irvine)

Red Kite – John Irvine

Rosemullion Head: 11 Red Kite heading east at 10:00 am (J Holmes)

Falmouth: 2 Red Kite flying east over harbour at 9.30 am (S Van Hear) Also reported, 5 Red Kites over Trescobeas area between 08:30 and 09:30 am, being mobbed by Gulls. (J St Ledger)

Carnmenellis: 2 Cuckoo, 1 Kestrel, 1 Skylark (heard). (J St Ledger)

Portreath: 4 Red Kite at 3.00 pm. (N Rusden)

Camborne: 1 Red Kite low over Pengegon before drifting off to the north east, at 2.50 pm. (D King)

Chapel Carne Brea: 4 Red Kite at 2.30 pm (M Jones)

Goonhavern: 1 Red Kite flying over at 2.15 pm. (W Chegwidden)

Lostwithiel: 1 Kingfisher. (A Wilson)

Par Beach: 10 Eider offshore, 3 Whitethroat, 5 Linnet, 9 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

St Blazey, St Andrews Pool: 2 prs Mute Swan with 3 & 7 Cygnets, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 3 Siskin. (S Grose)

Par Market East Carpark: 1 Nuthatch (feeding young at nest, in hole in Oak tree nr Market entrance). (S Grose)

Stenalees: 1 Red Kite flying high eastward this morning. (R Hollis)

Foxhole: 24 Red Kite, 2 Kestrel, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Siskin, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Cuckoo. (B Bosisto, P Wilkins)

Nanpean: 1 Red Kite. (B & L Bosisto)

Victoria, Roche: Osprey over Cornwall services this morning heading North. (M Reeves)

Roche: 17 Red Kite up to 6pm, one with yellow wing tag. (J Rance)

Carnanton Wood: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Bullfinch, 1 m Blackcap at Spitfire Corner. (S Grose)

Rialton Barton: 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Treecreeper. (S Grose)

St Columb Minor: 2 Red Kite, east over priory Road at 08.05 am. (S Grose)

Trellogan area, Newquay: 2 Red Kites low over at 2.30 pm. (D Ensor)

Treziase: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Kestrel, 3 Linnet, 1 m Blackcap, 1 f Sparrowhawk (carrying prey and still hunting Swallows), 1 Common Lizard. (S Grose)

Tregaswith: 3 Red Kite, west at 1.30 pm, 7 Raven, 1 Red legged Partridge, 9 Linnet, 2 Skylark. (S Grose)

Walmsley Reserve, Wadebridge: 2 Red Kite over this morning. (A Langdon)

Croangate, Wadebridge: 1 Red Kite this evening. (D Julian)

Cardinham Wood: 1 Red Kite over mid morning. (P Roseveare, E Turnbull)

Davidstow Airfield: 2 Red Kite this morning. (M Worden)

Trewint area: 5 Red Kites 08.45-09.45 am (B Craven)

Garrow, Bodmin Moor: 1 Red Kite and 3 Cuckoo. (B Bryne)

Ley, St Neot: 6 Swift and 1 Red Kite (A Newsham)

Liskeard: 1 Red Kite being mobbed by Herring Gulls. Moving North towards Caradon Hill at 9.40 am. Also, 2 Swift, 2 Siskin, 4 Goldfinch. (D Sharp)

South Caradon: 13 Starling with at least 5 being juvenile birds, 4 Yellowhammer, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Raven, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Spotted Flycatcher (collecting nesting material), 3 Linnet, 1 Stonechat, 1 Common Buzzard. (D Sharp)

Spotted Flycatcher – Deena Sharp

juvenile Starling – Deena Sharp

Yellowhammer – Deena Sharp

Trevollard near Saltash: 2 Red Kite drifting north over at 10.45 am (G Lewis)

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Wednesday 19th May 2021

Late news, 18/5, Croft Pascoe: Tree Pipit over, Cuckoo. (M Broadbent)

Skewjack: presumed male Spanish Wagtail (ssp. iberiae of Yellow Wagtail) in barley fields and 1 Bee-eater over this afternoon, also male Blue-headed Wagtail (ssp. flava) this evening. (M Wallace)

Newlyn Harbour: 13 Turnstone, 3 Lesser Black backed Gull, 1w American Herring Gull (asleep on fish quay building roof between 13.30+14.00hrs). (S Grose)

Padstow: imm male Walrus at sea from Padstow Sealife Safaris trip.

Bradford, Bodmin Moor: 1 pair Redstart, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Green Woodpecker. (J St Ledger, G May)

St Breward, Bodmin Moor: 1 pair Redstart, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J St Ledger, G May)

De Lank Waterworks to Garrow Tor, Bodmin Moor: 1 Redstart (male), 4 Wheatear, 2 Cuckoo. Also 1 Red Deer. (J St Ledger, G May)

Redstart, John St Ledger

Redstart, John St Ledger

Redstart, John St Ledger

Trevelmond: 1 Stonechat (m), on territory near village (C&J Duffy)

Respryn: 5 Goldcrest (one parent feeding 4 fledglings), 1 Kingfisher, 2 Dipper (parent and chick). (B Tregunna)

Devroan: large numbers of Canada geese, at least 6 pairs with very small goslings making early forays into the water.  One pair had six little ones tumbling down the bank. Also Swallows and House Martins along with 20+ Swift. (R Smith)

Truro: 3 Swift over town. (M Costa)

Bodmin Moor: pair of Cuckoos heard and seen, with annother heard, 8 Skylark, 6 Yellowhammer, numerous Meadow Pipits, 3 pairs Stonechat. (S Sanderson)

St Agnes: Cuckoo heard calling from gorse, also Stonechats, Linnets and Swallows. (F Shortall)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 9 Whimbrel. (P Fraser)

Lamorna: 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 2 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Mousehole: 19 Fulmar, 1m Kestrel, 3 Rock Pipit at the end of Cave Lane. (S Grose)

Newlyn: 1pr Grey Wagtail feeding young. (S Grose)

Marazion Beach: 5 Sanderling, 21 Dunlin, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Herring Gull with blue plastic ring on right leg W:328. (S Grose)

Rumps and Pentire: 5 Fulmar, 4 Gannet, 5 Cormorant, 5 Shag, 3 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 11 Kittiwake, 35 Herring gull, 3 Great black-backed gull, 2 Lesser black-backed gull, 9 Puffin, 50+ Guillemot, 5 Razorbill, 3 Wood pigeon, 8 Swift, 7 Skylark, 25 Swallow, 4 House martin, 6 Rock pipit, 2 Meadow pipit, 1 Pied wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 3 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 4 Wheatear, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 15 Rook, 5 Carrion crow, 2 Raven, 6 House sparrow, 6 Linnet, 1 Large white, 1 Orange tip, 1 Small heath (M Scawen et al.)

Portscatho: Black-throated Diver reported.

Tuesday 11th May 2021

10/05 Lower Tamar Lake: Found, one camera. Please contact bird-news@cbwps.org.uk for details.

Late news, 10/05, Kit Hill: Hen Harrier in the Kit Hill area. Seen quartering field and landed in a tree. (E Bennett)

Hayle, Black Bridge: Lesser Yellowlegs present until 19.45 when it flew off calling in the direction of St Gothian. (D Flumm et al)

Lesser Yellowlegs – Mike Spicer

Lesser Yellowlegs – Dave Flumm

Davidstow Airfield: Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Golden Plover, 5 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, Sanderling, 5 Wheatear, 4 Skylark. (S Windle). Also, sp Curlew Sandpiper (S Windle, M Jordan).

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Stevan Windle

Curlew Sandpiper – Stevan Windle

Golden Plover – Stevan Windle

Lizard village, Lloyds Lane: 1 Woodchat Shrike, 9 Whitethroat, 15 Swallow, 1 Blackcap, 10 Linnet. (I Grant/F Were)

Altarnun: Stock Dove. (M Jordan)

Kingsmill Lake: 3 Curlew, 5 Whimbrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret, 3 Mallard, 5 Black-headed Gull, with 1 Lesser & 2 Greater Black-backed Gull. (P Kemp)

Truro: 2 Swifts over the town. (M Costa)

Sancreed: Greenland Wheatear, 2 Cuckoo. (D Flumm)

Perranporth, Cligga Head: 3 Wheatear, 22 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin and 9 Common Whitethroats. (T Wilson)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 60 Swallow resting on bull rushes in the heavy rain, 2 Mallard with 5 ducklings, 1 Moorhen. (S Van Hear)

Cambourne, Knave-Go-By: 2 Great Spotted Wooodpecker. Also possible Bee-eater over heading north-west at approximately 3pm. (D King)

Carharrack: Red Kite circling over at 16.15. (W Chegwidden)

Hayle, Carnsew Pool: 9 Whimbrel, 4 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin. (J Eaton)

Hayle, Copperhouse Pool: 2 pairs Shelduck – one pair with 10 chicks. (J Eaton)

Stithians Res: 10 Whimbrel over.  Also, Linnet, Greenfinch, House Sparrow, Dunnock, Chaffinch, Swallow, Blue Tit, Cormorant, Wren, Buzzard. (F Shortall)

Falmouth, Gylly Beach: Sanderling, Dunlin, 7 Turnstone. (M Broadbent)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 25+ Swifts. (M Broadbent)

Camel Trail, Dunmere: 3 Nuthatch, 2 Siskin, 4 Blackcap (3m&1f), 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Jay, 2 Song Thrush, 5 Coal Tit, 4 Swift, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 29 Sand Martin (many new nesting burrows). (S Grose)

Downderry: moving west, 0600-0800, 5 Great Northern Divers, 38 Gannet, 5 Fulmar, 14 Kittiwake and 210+ auks. Also an Arctic Skua flying east. (A Payne)

St Austell Bay: 11 Great Northern Diver, 1 Little Egret, 6 Manx Shearwater, 1 drake Eider. (B Bosisto)

Drift Reservoir: m Scaup. (D Flumm, I Grant, F Were).  Also 6 Swift (D Flumm). Also, 1 Bullfinch, 6 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 12 Swallow, 2 Great Creasted Grebe, 2 Sedge Warbler, 6 Linnet. (I Grant/F Were)

Gannel Estuary, Penpol Creek: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Croft Pascoe, Goonhilly: 4 Juv Siskin, Cookoo and 3 Swifts. (A Witheywood)

Siskin – A Witheywood

Siskin – A Witheywood

Cuckoo – A Witheywood

 

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Tuesday 13th April 2021

Late news, 12/4, Falmouth: 3 Whimbrel on Castle Beach. (J Reilly)

Late photos, 12/4, Crowdy: Greenland White-fronted Goose. (B Craven)

White-fronted Goose, Brian Craven

White-fronted Goose, Brian Craven

Newlyn: 1w American Herring Gull still, but also flying out into Mount’s Bay. (M Broadbent, M Elliott et al)

Porthgwarra: 1 Bee-eater over Gwennap Head Coastguard Station toward Isles of Scilly at midday. (A Phillips). 26 Willow Warbler, 1 Black Redstart, 15 Chiffchaff, 13 Blackcap, 7 Sand Martin, 4 Swallow, 1 Snipe, 2 Mallard, 1 Goldcrest. (R Veal) Also 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 18 Wheatear, 31 Willow Warbler, 32 Blackcap between here and Skewjack. (M Wallace)

Trevilley: 1 Little Bunting, c10 Willow Warbler, c10 Chiffchaff c5 Blackcap, lots of Sand Martin and Swallow, 6 Skylark. (M Broadbent, H Keeper)

Polgigga: male Ring Ouzel this afternoon. 26 Wheatear, White Wagtail, 2 House Martin. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal Valley: 1 Ring Ouzel (from footpath halfway down valley), 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 15 Willow Warbler, 12 Blackcap, 6 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, 1 Wheatear, 1 Common Sandpiper. (R Veal)

Pendeen: male and female Ring Ouzel. (A Bayly)

Trevose: 2 Ring Ouzel, 25 Wheatear, 11 Corn Bunting in same field by lighthouse. (R Wilkins)

Restronguet: 1 Spoonbill, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 9 Redshank, 8 Curlew, 9 Turnstone, 2 Oystercatcher, 20+ Shelduck, 11 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull. Also 2 Roe Deer (1 Doe, 1 Stag in Spring moult). (J St Ledger)

Little Ringed Plover, John St Ledger

Spoonbill, John St Ledger

Kenneggy: 1 Swallow, 1 Kestrel, 22 Curlew, 2 Linnet, 2 Buzzard. (C James)

Porth Joke: 6 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 18 Blackcap, 9 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Bullfinch. (S Rowe)

Rosewall Hill: 12 Wheatear. (M Broadbent, H Keeper)

Hayle: 2 Goosander, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Common Sandpiper. (M Broadbent, H Keeper)

Marazion: Sand martin, 2 House Martin, 8 Swallow, 1 Reed warbler, 2 Willow Warbler. (M Broadbent, H Keeper)

Towan Head: 14 Purple Sandpiper, 21 Turnstone, 2 Oystercatcher at Little Fistral rocks 8:30. (M Lammas)

College Reservoir: Osprey 1645-1700 then North. (L Langley)

Crowdy Reservoir: 2 Great crested Grebe (courting), 1m Wheatear, 1 Treecreeper, 73 Herring Gull, 4 Great Black backed Gull. Also, in the surrounding area 2 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 11 Chiffchaff, 5 Siskin, 11 Raven, 3 Buzzard, 2 Skylark, 5 Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Stithians Lake: 1 vocal Willow Warbler. (RB Girling)

Rame Head: male Pied Flycatcher reported, also a Redstart at Penlee Point.

Mawgan Porth: Osprey reported.

Penzance: Osprey over at 14:00.

Saturday 10th April 2021

Late news, 5/4 Durgan: 5 Sandwich Tern in Helford Passage. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 5/4 Tresemple Pool: 3 Swallow. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 9/4, Gillan Creek: 3 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret, 4 Curlew, 4 Mute Swan, 5+ Redshank. (D Beadle)

Late news, 9/4, Trezebel Farm, Nr Manaccan: 3+ Cattle Egret. (D Beadle)

Late news, 9/4, Trevose: Lapland Bunting still.

Tater-du: 1 Whimbrel past east at 11:20; also Swallow, House Martin, Sand Martin & White Wagtail in off sea. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Newlyn: American Herring Gull still on the harbour beach. (L Proctor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Siberian Chiffchaff still singing in roadside bushes north of the railway bridge. (P St Pierre)

Lizard: Bee-eater on wires along approach road to Windmill Farm NR. (T Blunden et al) Also 1 Osprey over and 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 10 Emperor Moth, 7 Adder. Please drive carefully along the road. (D Wright)

Siblyback Lake: 3 Ring-necked Duck (2m 1f), 2 Goldcrest, 2 Long-tailed tit, 1f Goosander, Reed Bunting, Many Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff, 2 Canada Geese mating, Snipe. (S Finch)

Trevilley: Little Bunting still. (M Bishop)

Gunwalloe Warsh: 1 Reed Warbler. (I Maclean)

Cury: 1 Red-legged Partridge. (I Maclean)

Grade Marsh: 1 Hobby. (I Maclean)

Helford Passage: 1 Osprey over, 1 Treecreper. (I Maclean)

Wadebridge: 2 pairs of Egyptian geese feeding at low tide on the River Camel, close to Wadebridge, alongside the trail. (J Stedman) Also 4 Little Egret, 2 Mandarin Duck, 1 Shelduck, 3 Buzzard. (C Hooper)

Mandarin, C Hooper

Little Egret, C Hooper

St Mawes: 2 Sandwich Tern. (S Jackson)

Calenick Creek: 2 Canada Goose, 4 Shelduck, 1 Buzzard. (T Hall)

Carlyon: 2 Linnet, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Stonechat. 2 Orange Tip butterflies. (T Hall)

Playing Place: 2 Buzzards, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Pied Wagtails, Pair of Blackbirds feeding chicks in garden. (T Hall)

Newton Fowey: 2 Red Kite over at 10am. (A Newsham)

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 5 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 3 Curlew, 8 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher. (A Nicholson)

Higher Larrick: Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Dipper, Willow Warbler, Grey Wagtail. (L Whitley)

Newquay: 1m Peregrine. (S Grose)

Wadebridge, Quineaport/Treraven Meadows: 2 m Mandarin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Red legged Partridge, 2 Marsh Tit. (S Grose)

Trebetherick: 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker from private garden. (S Grose)

Lower Moor Plantation: 1 Treecreeper, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Raven over. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 1 Barn Owl (nr Halfway house pub). (S Grose)

Copperhouse: 1 Ruff still, 1 Black-tailed Godwit on main estuary. (L Langley)

Stithians: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, c50 Sand Martin. (L Langley)

Foxhole: drk Ring-necked Duck still.

Thursday 17th September 2020

Late news, 14/9, Fal Estuary: 1 Great White Egret, 17 Little Egret, 6 Heron, 1 Osprey hunting, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Kingfisher. (AK Wildlife Cruises)

Late News, 16/09, Trevose Head: Brown Booby past headland. 

Land’s End: 1 Bee-eater over complex around 9am; 9 Great White Egret in groups of 4, 3 & 2. 1 Dotterel in off sea at Mayon Cliff. 5 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Yellow Wagtail over, 5 Grey Wagtail over, 9 White Wagtail over. 110 Meadow Pipit , 60+ Swallow in off sea. (P Clement, P Taylor, H Mitchell, L Proctor)

Nanquidno: 4 Great White Egret at 9.50 flying towards Cot along coast. Also, 2 Wheatear. (C Moore, S Boswell) 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Chough, 2 Blackcaps. (JH & K Dalziel)

Boscaswell: 2 Great White Egret flying east and heading towards Pendeen Lighthouse. (S Jones)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Great White Egret flew into roost in pines at the back of the marsh at dusk, also 17 Little Egret, 2 Water Rail and 1 Kingfisher, also c200 Swallow, c300 Starling and c50 alba wagtails roosting in the reed bed. (DK Parker) Curlew Sandpiper, Knot and 2 Wheatear thhis evening on the beach. (S Rogers)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Great White Egret at 17:15, 1 Spotted Redshank at 16:50. (S Murnan) Baird’s Sandpiper and Semipalmated Sandpiper showing exceptional well on high tide this evening on the beach by the green opposite the golf course. Also White Wagtail, 4 Greenshank, Kingfisher and Sandwich Tern. (R Copeland)

Semipalmated and Baird’s Sandpiper – Rob Copeland

Great White Egret and Little Egret – Steve Murnan

Spotted Redshank – Steve Murnan

Godrevy: 1 Knot, 1 Redshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, 12 Dunlin, 29 Ringed Plover, c.124 Oystercatchers, 52 Turnstone, 1 Purple Sandpiper. (J Hawkey) Semipalmated Sandpiper again this afternooon. (S Atkinson)

Wadebridge: 4 Great White Egret over Royal Cornwall Showground flying towards Camel Estuary (S Grose)

Nanjizal: Curlew Sandpiper, c50 Swallow, 8 House Martin, 8 Alba Wagtail all east, 3 Wheatear headland. (D Flumm) 2 Little Egrets flying north along the coast at 10.30am. 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 6 Wheatears, 3 Siskins, 3 Kestrels, 10 Pied Wagtails, 2 Grey Wagtails. (JH & K Dalziel)

St Levan: Spotted Redshank over. (M Wallace)

Fal Estuary: 4 Osprey. all flying in or around the entrance to the Fal River, 2 socialising (AK Wildlife Cruises)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Osprey with fish at 12.30 then flew off to find a tree to perch in to eat it.. Also 10 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 2 Curlew, 1 Wheatear. (J St Ledger)

Restronguet: 1 Osprey still. (J Chapple)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Hobby. (K Wilson)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Common Sandpiper plus 1 Ruff briefly. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: c200 Swallow, 10 House Martin east. (D Flumm)

St Ives: 1 Kestrel by coastguards. (A Courtman)

Siblyback: Pectoral Sandpiper still am, 12 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 2 Wheatear, Little Grebes, Coot, Grey Herons, 5 House Martins, 10 Swallows. (P Stidwill)

Ringed Plover – Phil Stidwill

Pectoral Sandpiper – Phil Stidwill

Dunlin – Phil Stidwill

Cargreen: Osprey at 17.10. (B Craven)

Landulph: 1 Spotted Redshank, Knot. (B Craven)

Maer Lake: 400+ Canada Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 Heron, 2 Curlew, 2 Lapwing, 26 Dunlin, 16 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Merlin mobbed by 5 Crows, Swallows, Wigeon, Teal. (C & T Nicholson)

Ladock: 1 Whinchat 2km NE of village with 2 Stonechat (L Sampson)

Rame: 4 Spotted Flycatchers, 3 Wheatears, 2 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest, 1 juv Hobby, 10+ Chiffchaff. (C Buckland)

Godolphin Hill: Nightjar hawking over the daffodil field, Rocky Lane,Trescowe. 1 Woodcock put up on the small heathland behind my nursery TR20 9RX. Swallows second clutch off last week. Including the adults, ten to migrate. Corvids continue declining. Jackdaw flock reduced by 50% .Magpies still in low numbers.Crows and Ravens rarely seen. (S Yandall)

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