Sunday 27th May 2018

Drift Reservoir: Great White Egret viewable from the car park early morning. (P St Pierre)

Nanjizal: singing Golden Oriole at seaward end of the valley, then flew towards the coast path. (P St Pierre) Still present this afternoon. (S Rogers)

Land’s End: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (P St Pierre)

Hayle: Iberian Chiffchaff, still at the millpond. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Saltash: adult Rosy Starling at Churchtown Farm. (T Clark)

Rosy Starling – Thomas Clark

Rosy Starling – Thomas Clark

Castle An Dinas: 2 Red Kite, 1 Cuckoo, 5 Buzzard. (S Grose)

Red Kite – Shaun Grose

Marazanvose: Black Kite over the A30 at 14:45. (P Roseveare)

Mount’s Bay: 1 ad Long-tailed Skua, 1+ Arctic Skua, 3+ Puffin, Great Northern Diver and Storm Petrel. (M Elliott) 200+ Manx Shearwater and 2 adult Puffin off Newlyn. (L Proctor)

Penzance to Porthcurno: 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Puffin, 1000+ Manx Shearwater and 6 Common Dolphin from Mermaid II. (M Elliott)

Marazion: c40 Dunlin, c20 Ringed Plover, c10 Sanderling, 3 Turnstone and 3 Whimbrel this evening. (DK Parker) Also Hobby chasing the waders earlier. (S Rogers)

Coverack: 2cy Iceland Gull heading south along with 500 + Manx Shearwater, 3 Storm Petrel, 30 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin, Kittiwakes, Gannets and 2 Great Norther Diver. (A Cockroft)

Kenidjack: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Blackcap (m and f) in copse by tractor shed. ( B Toms, M Curtis)

Par Beach: 3 Ringed Plover, 9 Sandwich Tern. (S Grose)

Par Beach Pool: 1 male Sparrowhawk, 9 Greenfinch. Par Market East Carpark: 5 Mistle Thrush, 2 adult 3 juv. (S Grose)

Trevail: 1 singing Lesser Whitethroat along path to River Cove. (J Evans)

Gannel Estuary: 22 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Barn Owl. (S Rowe)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, 4 Swift, 1 Grey Heron, 19 Mallard, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Blackcap, 8 House Martin. (R Mudge)

Bedruthan, Newquay: 2 Corn Bunting, 1 Adder. (J Bowen)

Corn Bunting and Adder – Jayne Bowen

Lostwithiel: still at least one male and female Siskin regularly present on bird feeders in private garden. (E Mayhew)

Porth Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 15 Swift. (S Grose)

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Friday 25th May 2018

Late news, 24/5, Newquay, Trevithick Manor Farm: 1 Barn Owl at 22:30. (S Grose)

Late news, 24/5, St Martin, Looe: juvenile Siskin, Greenfinch and Goldfinch all visiting garden feeder. (P Sharp)

Nanjizal: Honey Buzzard, Golden Oriole and Greenshank. (K Wilson)

Trewavas: 1 Red Kite. (C Richards)

Polgigga: 10 Red Kite together at 11:30. (M Coleman)

Charlestown: Red Kite being mobbed by Crows at 14:00. (N Best)

Truro: Red Kite over heading N at 17:00. (G May)

St Erth: 1 Red Kite east at 14:40. (MJ Spicer)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 35 Dunlin, 18 Bar-tailed Godwit , 7 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Gadwall, 1 Red-legged Partridge. Also 1 Brown Hare. (D Trevelyan)

Penzance, Lidden area: first juv Goldfinch seen on feeders for 2018. (T Mills)

Porthgwarra: passage of Swallows, House Martins and a few Swift at 100 per hour in off during afternoon. Also c10 Bottlenose Dolphin. (M Coleman)

Croft Pascoe: 1, possibly 2, Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Siskin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Swift, Broad-bodied & Four-spotted Chasers, Azure & Large Red Damselflies. (J Hawkey K Dalziel)

St Martin, Looe: 4 Mistle Thrush feeding on web-forming caterpillar colony high up on hedge. (P Sharp)

Devoran Quay: 4 Whimbrel, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover. (J Chapman)

Stithians: Cuckoo (J Chapman)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Tour: Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 drake Eider, 26 Gannet, 25 Guillemot, 4 Puffin, 27 Herring Gull, 10 Great Back-backed Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Sandwich Tern, 53 Manx Shearwater, 5 Fulmar, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Shag, 1 Cormorant, 1 Swallow, 1 Goldfinch and 1 Grey Seal. Wolf Rock to St Marys: 17 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Guillemot, 8 Razorbill, 2 Fulmar, 15 Herring Gull, 4 Kittiwake, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern, 7 Gannet, 1 Shag, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Swallow, 3 House Martin, c3 Bottlenose Dolphin and 1 Harbour Porpoise. St Marys to Wolf Rock: 12 Herring Gull, 3 Kittiwake, 2 Puffin, 15 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Shag, 5 Razorbill, 6 Guillemot, 10 Gannet, 21 Manx Shearwater and 3 Fulmar. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 14 Guillemot, 2 Swallow, 280 Manx Shearwater, 17 Gannet, 9 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Razorbill, 1 Fulmar, 7 Kittiwake, 11 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 1 Shag. (DK Parker P Taylor)

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Monday 21st May 2018

Nanjizal: Golden Oriole flew over towards Skewjack before 07:00 and Serin flew up the valley towards Skewjack at c10:00. (K Wilson)

Polgigga: Iberian Chiffchaff still between Bosistow Lane and Raftra Farm. (K Wilson)

Hayle: Iberian Chiffchaff still at the millpond by the wooden bridge. (PJ Freestone)

Iberian Chiffchaff, Paul Freestone

Hayle Estuary (WeBS count, high tide), Copperhouse Creek: 2 Shelduck, 11 Canada Goose, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Mute Swan, 14 Herring Gulls. Ryan’s Field: 7 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 2 Herring Gulls, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, Pair of Canada Geese with 3 goslings, 1 Little Egret, 2 Swallows. Lelant Saltings: 10 Shelduck (1 pr with 8 juvs), 142 Herring Gulls, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 1 Buzzard, 17 Carrion Crows, 6 Oystercatchers, 1 Whimbrel. (PJ Freestone)  

St Gothian Sands NR (WeBS count): 4 Coot, 1 Shelduck, 15 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 17 Canada Goose (only one gosling seen), 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 88 Herring Gulls, 1 Skylark, 1 Buzzard, 2 Mute Swan, 13 Great Black-backed Gulls, 12 Linnet, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Mallard, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 House Sparrows, 3 Sedge Warbler, 6 Moorhen, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Great Tit, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven. (PJ Freestone) 

Connor Downs: Cuckoo flew high north over A30 early afternoon. (PJ Freestone)

Porthilly Point: 1 Whimbrel, 11 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 43 Oystercatcher. (S Grose)

Men-an-Tol: 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 male Cuckoo. (A McKechnie)

Grasshopper Warbler, Alex McKechnie

Porth Reservoir: 7 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Dipper, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 34 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 52 Dunlin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Barn Owl. (B Bosisto)

Bodmin Beacon: 3 Swift, 2 Willow warbler singing, Pair of Blue Tit busy feeding young high up in stonework on S side of Gilbert’s Monument, 3 Buzzard. (R Hurrell)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl. (MJ Spicer)

Charlestown: 1 White Wagtail on eastern beach. (D Hastilow)

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Tuesday 1st May 2018

Late news, 28/4, Penpol: 1 Hoopoe in a private garden. (per J Rance)

Chapel Porth: Iberian Chiffchaff still in willow copse near old mine engine house about four hundred metres up the valley from the National Trust car park. Also there two singing Chiffchaff and a pair of Blackcaps. (R Butts)

Crackington Haven: 1 Tree Sparrow in private garden this evening  ( J & B Teague)

Tree Sparrow, Jerry Teague

Newlyn: 2cy Glaucous Gull still in the harbour. (L Proctor)

Nanjizal: Brief views of 2cy/female Golden Oriole, flew into valley and no further sign, also 2 Linnet, 1 male Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 4 Blackbird. (P Freestone)

Par Market East Carpark: 1 Nuthatch, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet. (S Grose)

Sennen: Iceland Gull in ploughed field opposite Escalls Chapel. (PJ Freestone and B Dallas)

Porth Reservoir: 7 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Common Sandpiper, 3 Sedge Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 23 Sand Martin. (S Grose)

Trevilley Farm: Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Sedge Warbler all singing at entrance to Trevilley farm. Also Sparrowhawk and 2 Whimbrel over. (P Freestone)

Gwithian, St Gothian Sands NR: 1 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warblers, 30+ Sand Martin, 7 Swallows, 2 Skylark, 8 Linnet, 2 Coot, 17 Tufted Ducks, 4 Shelduck, 2 Mute Swans, 1 White Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail (flew over), 8 Wheatear, 1 Reed Bunting, 12 Canada Geese, 3 Whimbrel and 2 GN Divers flew from inland out over Godrevy Head. (PJ Freestone)

Sand Martin – Paul Freestone

Reed Bunting – Paul Freestone

Whimbrel – Paul Freestone

Maer Lake: 7 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Dunlin, 1 Curlew. (S Border)

Marazion: 16 Whimbrel on the beach. (P Cashmore)

Sennen Cove: 23 Whimbrel. (P Cashmore)

Bude: 1 Sparrowhawk. (N Bastin)

Penlee: 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing for up to an hour along the ‘watch field’ hedges, also 5 Blackcap. ( M Beer, C Buckland)

Rame: 1 Willow Warbler ( M Beer, C Buckland)

Treburgie, Dobwalls: 5 Whimbrel in grass field feeding for about 30 minutes from 11.50 (C&J Duffy)

Penwithick: 2 Siskin, 1 Blue Ti, 7 House Sparrow , 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Robin. (K.Bowers)

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Long-tailed Tit, Kevin Bowers

Buzzard, Kevin Bowers

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Buzzard. (K.Bowers)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Little Ringed Plover & 1 Grey Plover again. (A Davey)

Grey Plover, Adrian Davey

Little Ringed Plover, Adrian Davey

Little Ringed Plover, Adrian Davey

Downderry: seawatch this afternoon (1420-1605) produced 1 Great Skua, 15 Whimbrel and 105 Manx Shearwater west and 1 Arctic Skua and 11 Common Scoters east. (A Payne)

Cardinham Woods: 12+ Siskin inc at least one juv. at feeders. (B Taggart)

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Friday 1st September 2017

Late news, 31/8, Mount’s Bay (kayak): 1 Sooty Shearwater off Tater-du, 1 Balearic Shearwater off Mousehole. c10 Common Dolphin off St Michael’s Mount. (R Kirkwood)

Common Dolphins, Rupert Kirkwood

Balearic Shearwater, Rupert Kirkwood

Late news, 31/8 Davidstow Airfield: 1 Black Redstart photographed on the Flying Club roof. (C Selway)

Porthgwarra: 1 Golden Oriole in Sallows by stonewall pool at 08:30, 1 Marsh Harrier, 16 Wheatear, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 8 Tree Pipit, 3 Willow Warbler and 1 Reed Warbler. (M Wallace). Golden Oriole seen again at 11:10, flew toward pines at west end of Three Chimneys track. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, R&I Archer)

Land’s End – Sennen: 2 Kestrel, 3 Peregrine, 1 Tree Pipit, 3 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, hybrid Hooded Crow. (P Taylor, H Mitchell). 1 Wryneck at east end of Land’s End car park. (R Archer)

Wryneck, Phil Taylor

Nanjizal: 154 birds ringed, inc 19 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler, 46 Sedge Warbler, 41 Blackcap, 8 Whitethroat, 8 Reed Warbler, 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Common Redstart. (K Wilson)

New Polzeath: 1 Wryneck on coast path, plus 140+ Mediterranean Gull with 400 Black-headed Gull on beach. (C Selway)

Hayle Estuary: 2 Spoonbill.

Devoran: 1 Osprey with blue ring on left leg at 06:50, Spoonbill opp Point Quay at 06:45. (R Loader). Osprey later seen fishing successfully at 14:30 (D Eva), also 26 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin, 15 Oystercatcher, 4 Sandwich Tern. (D Eva)

Rock: 86 Sandwich Tern, 11 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Ringed Plover at Porthilly Point. Many more Terns feeding between Porthilly and Padstow harbour. (S Grose)

Gannel estuary /Crantock beach: 3 Ringed Plover, 13 Little Egret, 2 Common Sandpiper, 6 Bullfinch and 1 Mediterranean Gull. Also 5 Sandwich Tern feeding below the Bowgie Inn. (S Grose)

Hannafore to Portnadler Bay: 1 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Kestrel, 1 Kingfisher (flying over field), 12 Oystercatcher, 2 Mallard, 2 Stonechat, 1 Turnstone, 2 Wheatear (on rocks by edge of sea), Meadow Pipits, numerous Swallows. Butterflies – Meadow Brown, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, Small Copper, Clouded Yellow, Holly Blue. (C&J Duffy)

East Looe River: 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 10 Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swan. (C&J Duffy)

Nanquidno: 1 Blackcap, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Longrock Beach: 29 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 15 Sanderling, 6 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover. (P St Pierre) Also 2 Wheatear. (C Richards)

RSPB Marazion Marsh, Longrock Pool: 1 Garganey, 1 Teal. (P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Water Rail seen and another heard, 2 Teal and 2 Yellow Wagtail over. (R Veal)

Rame: 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 37 Wheatear, 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff,1 White Wagtail, Cirl Buntings, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Ringed Plover over. Hundreds of Swallow on the wing. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Lizard Village: 1 Melodious Warbler. (D Collins)

Old Lizard Head: 9 Yellow Wagtail, 6 Wheatear, 1 Sand Martin. (D Collins)

Walmsley Sanctuary, 11:00 – 14:00: c70 Dunlin, c36 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ruff, 2 Green Sandpiper, 8 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 2 Glossy Ibis, 2 Swift, 1 Kingfisher, 1 singing Sedge Warbler, 1 Peregrine caused havoc by having two or three goes at the waders! (R Butts) Also 2 adult and 2 juv Spotted flycatcher for a second day. (C Selway)

Gwithian: 3 Swift, 1 House Martin, numerous Sand Martin. (R Loader)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise: Penzance to Wolf Rock. 11 Common Scoter, 1 drake Eider, 3 Fulmar, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 320 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 100 Gannet, 1 Kittiwake, 3 Great Black-backed Gull and 3 Guillemot. Also 16 Common Dolphin. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer) Wolf Rock to Penzance: 3 Fulmar, 625 Manx Shearwater, 180 Gannet, 2 Shag, 3 Kittiwake, 1 Med Gull, 78 Herring Gull, 151 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Guillemot and 4 Turnstone. Also 4 Common Dolphin. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer)

Torpoint: Great Spotted Woodpecker. Also Sparrowhawk attacking sparrows in private garden. (R Napp)

Great Spotted Woodpecker – Rick Napp

Davidstow Airfield: 2 Black Redstart (1 full summer plumage), White Wagtail, Peregrine, Whinchat, 5 Wheatear, 2 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 40 Meadow Pipit and 1 Chaffinch. (A Bond)

Crowdy: 1 white headed, white breasted Buzzard in plantation by Crowdy Reservoir. (A Bond)

Trevalga: 20+ Rock Pipit on cliff top by Long and Short Islands. Also 8 Chiffchaff and 1 Moorhen by Trevalga Church. (A Bond)

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Monday 10th August 2015

Late news, 6/8, Lanlivery, Trethew Mill: 1 f Golden Oriole. (R Parslow)

Late news, 8/8, Rame Head: 4 Wheatear and 1 Whinchat. (D Allan)

Late news, 8/8, Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: c750 Swallow going to roost. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 9/8, Sennen Cove: 45 mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 9/8, Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: c750 Swallow going to roost again. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 9/8, Marazion beach: 2 juv Yellow-legged Gull. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 9/8, Long Rock, A30 roundabout: 8 Mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  2 Mute Swan, 125 Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 5 hybrid geese, 2 Muscovy Duck, 1 Shoveler, 43 Mallard, 1 ‘Call’ Duck, 3 Cormorant, 5 Great Crested Grebe (including 2 young), 9 Little Grebe, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 8 Moorhen, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Sparrowhawk. (DK Parker & R Farnes)

DKParker_GPlover_100815Golden Plover, Dave Parker RFarnes_GPlover1_100815Golden Plover, Rod Farnes RFarnes_GPlover2_100815Golden Plover, Rod Farnes

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 9 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 32 Curlew, 4 Sedge Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 3 Reed Bunting. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_Ruff_100815Ruff, John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 Teal, 1 imm Spoonbill, 25 Oystercatcher, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 4 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 21 Med Gull and 1 1s Ring-billed Gull. Carnsew Basin: 1 Whimbrel and 1 Sandwich Tern. Ryan’s Field: 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 194 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper and 17 Mediterranean Gull. Copperhouse Creek: 1 Whimbrel and 3 Dunlin. (MJ Spicer) Also 1 imm Spoonbill reported early morning.

Porthgwarra: 3 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 5 Great Skua past. Also 2 Minke Whale offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cape Cornwall: 1 European Storm-petrel and 65 Whimbrel past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Scillonian Crossing this morning: 1 Cory’s Shearwater and 1 ad Sabine’s Gull.

Polgigga, Bosistow Lane: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Wallace)

St Levan: 1 Clouded yellow butterfly. (M Wallace)

Penzance, Chyandour beach: 4 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Little Egret. Promenade: 1 Little Egret and 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth in off the sea. (T Mills)

Millbrook: 1 Pied Flycatcher in garden. (B Taggart)

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Wednesday 10th June 2015

Late News, 08/6, Nanjizal: Final total of 202 Red Kite. (KA Wilson)

Late News, 08/6, Pentire Head: 4 pairs of Puffin offshore on the Moules. (B Dodd)

Helston, Garras: 2 Red Kite this morning over farmland. (J Massey)

Sancreed: 1 Red Kite west 0855hrs. (D Flumm)

Polgigga: 1 Red Kite 0955-1000hrs. (D Flumm)

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LProctor_Red Kite_090615Wing-tagged Red Kite, Linton Proctor, 09/06/15, a bird ringed/tagged in NE England.

Porthgwarra: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 43 Kittiwake and 70 Manx Shearwater in feeding raft offshore. (D Flumm)

Camborne:- 1 Red Kite high over Camborne drifting east at 11.47, then 3 Red Kite circling low over the town at 12.10. (D King)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese plus 5 & 3+ goslings, 1 hybrid goose, 9 Mallard plus 2 duckling, 11 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 1 Squacco Heron, 3 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Red Kite west at 09:00, 5 Red Kite (east between 12:00 & 13:00), 1 Reed Bunting and 2 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker, L Proctor, MJ Spicer, P&H Taylor, S Perfect, M Elliott) Also 1 ad + 1 juv Roe Deer, 1 Fox cub and 1 Otter. (A James)

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AJames_Otter_100615Otter, Alan James AJames_Fox_100615Fox cub, Alan James AJames_RoeDeer_100615Roe Deer, Alan James

Longrock beach: 1 1s Mediterranean Gull. (M Elliott)

St Keverne: 2 Red Kite at 15.00. (S Carey)

Bude, Poundstock: 1 Red Kite. (J Burges)

Lands End: 12 Red Kite. (S Turner) 1 Balearic Shearwater past at 1430. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Luckett: 1 Red Kite. (D Allan)

Rock: 2 Red Kite at 13.15. (B Sibley)

Gulval, Tremenheere Gardens: 1 Red Kite at 16.00. (L Pallett) 1 Red Kite at 11.20. (J Stone-Taylor)

Penzance: 1 Red Kite over Chyandour at 14.00. (D Flumm) 1 Red Kite over Bone Valley at 08.15. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Week St Mary: 1 Red Kite. (J Hall)

The Rumps, Moules Island: 8 Puffin. (per C&B Travis)

Cubert: 1 Red Kite at 13.00. (C Yates)

Veryan, Bessy Beneath: 1 Red Kite at 08.30. (N Knight)

Marazion: 2 Whimbrel,7 Oystercatcher, 11 Sanderling and 2 Dunlin on the beach. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Mute Swan, 107 Canada Geese, 13 Greylag, 5 hybrid geese, eclipse male Mandarin Duck, 22 Mallard, 4 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Grey Heron. (DK Parker)

Carnon Downs: 11 Red Kite. (J Chapple)

Lizard: 1 Common Rosefinch singing at Housel Bay. (T Blunden)

St Erth: 7 Red Kite, 1 low over fields at 07:40 and 6 heading NE at 13:00. Also 1 Barn Owl at 21:30. (MJ Spicer)

Sennen: 16 Red Kite over Mayon at 0910

Ventonleague: 10 Red Kite over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 2cy  Ring-billed Gull again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Redruth, Scorrier: 1 Golden Oriole in flight behind Rodda’s Creanery. (D Chaney) Cardrew Ind Est: 1 Whitethroat, 1 Garden Warbler, Swallows and 2 Raven. (S van Hear)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 40 Coot, 2 Little Grebe, Mallard broods of 1 and 3. 2 singing Reed Warbler and 6 Fulmar on the cliffs. (D Chaney)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Whitethroat, Willow Warblers, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Reed Bunting, 60 CanadaGeese, 5 Greylag, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 pr Bullfinch at dam and 1 ad Grey Wagtail at dam with fledging. (S van Hear)

Stratton: 1 Red Kite at 17.00.

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