Wednesday 25th November 2020

Penzance: ad winter Pacific Diver, presumed returning bird off Jubilee Pool this pm, also 17 Common Scoter, 6 Great Northern Diver, 13 Purple Sandpiper, male Eider. (P St Pierre)

College Reservoir: Green-winged Teal, Pallas’s Warbler, Siberian Chiffchaff, Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, Treecreeper, 2 Marsh Tit, 7 Snipe, Yellow-legged Gull, Common Gull, 2 Gadwall, 35 Wigeon, 40 Tufted Duck, 8 Shoveler,  4 Eurasian Teal, 2 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe and a Peregrine. (M Broadbent, R Boott, O King)

Church Cove, Lizard: Red-breasted Flycatcher still present. (D Collins)

Red-breasted Flycatcher – David Collins

Coverack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewage works. (D Collins) Also 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (S Bury) 1f Velvet Scoter, 1 Common Scoter and 1 Great Northern Diver in the bay. 1 Red-throated Diver past. 3 large pods of Common Dolphin distant, 1 briefly came into the bay. (J Jones, P Gay)

Common Dolphin – J Jones

Helston sewage works: Siberian Chiffchaff, male Black Redstart. (S Bury)

Siberian Chiffchaff – Steve Bury

Yellow-browed Warbler – Steve Bury

Kennack area, Lizard: Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Firecrest, 2 Gray Wagtail, 5 Goldcrests and 7 Chiffchaff (A Witheywood)

Nanjizal Valley: 2 Dusky Warbler (including ringed bird) and 1 Pallas’s Warbler. (K Wilson)

Sennen: 2 Black Redstart. (K Wilson)

Trethewey: 2 Black Redstart. (K Wilson)

Newlyn: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Water Rail, 1 Grey Wagtail, also 1 Peregrine + 1 Raven over Sandy Cove. 2 Black Redstart (fem/juv) + 1 Grey Wagtail in harbour. (T Mills)

Siberian Chiffchaff – Tony Mills

Drift Reservoir: Little Egret, 18 Teal, 2 Water Rail, 3 Mediterranean Gull, Dunlin, Siberian Chiffchaff, Common Chiffchaff, 20 Redwing, 5 Fieldfare. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 17 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 70 Redwing, 2 Chiffchaff, Goldcrest. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary: juv Iceland ull, 4 Yellow-legged Gull, ad argentatus Herring Gull, 220+ Med Gull, 6 Pink-footed Goose. (M Elliott) Curlew Sandpiper still early pm, plus 7 Pink-footed Geese on Copperhouse Creek. (P Smale)

Walmsley Reserve: 1 Pink-footed Goose and 1 Water Pipit. (A Langdon)

Chapel Amble: Great White Egret still in the area. (A Langdon)

Trevose Head: 2+ Chough. (E Buckingham)

Polgigga: Swallow and 3 Black Redstart. (M Wallace)

St Levan: Yellow-browed Warbler. (M Wallace)

Windmill Farm: 1 Merlin. (C Richards)

Gannel Estuary: Common Snipe, 3 ad & 1 1st Winter Mediterranean Gull. (M Lammas, N Long) Water Pipit late pm (S Rowe, M Lammas)

Malpas: 1 male Black Redstart in the village. (M Costa)

Truro: 3m and 2f Bullfinch in private garden. (D Jenkins) Also 1f Blackcap in private garden. (M Costa)

Charlestown: 1 m and 1 f Blackcap (D Hastilow)

Latchbrook Leat, Saltash: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 2 Chiffchaff with Long-tailed Tit Flock. (G Lewis)

Royal Cornwall Showground; Wadebridge: 92 Red-legged Partridge.  (B Bosisto)

Hay Farm; St Breock: 28 Little Egret in surrounding cattle fields. (B Bosisto)

Wadebridge: 4 Little Grebe, 7 Oystercatcher, 9 Redshank, 21 Lapwing, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2m Mandarin, 1 Otter, 2 Black-headed Gull (both with white plastic ring on left leg, just out of reach), between Old Town and Anneka’s bridges early am. (S Grose) Also 43 Cattle Egret in field off of the Camel trail near Wadebridge (C Travis and M Scawen)

St Enodoc Golf club: 5 Blackcap, 1 Yellowhammer, 2 Skylark, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 42 Black-headed Gull, 2 Raven over, 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Castle an Dinas: 1 Barn Owl, 53 Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Constantine: 4 Little Egrets, 20+ Long-tailed Tits, 1 Firecrest, 1 male Bullfinch, 2 Raven and Woodcock over 17:05. (T Pinfield)

Marazion: 2 Swallow at Red River mouth. (J Eaton)

Millbrook: Egyptian Goose, juvenile Great Crested Grebe and Red-breasted Merganser remain on Millbrook Lake. 6 Cormorant, 5 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron, 15 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, numerous Black-headed and Herring Gulls. (D Sharp)

Rame Head:  2 Ravens harassing a Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 3 Stonechat. (D Sharp)

Lower Tamar Lake: 6 Goosander 3m 3f, 9 Willow Tit, 3 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck 2m 1f, 18 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing, 2 Long-tailed Tit. (R Mudge)

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Sunday 8th November 2020

Late news, 7/11, Trenow Cove: 1 Water Pipit, c40 Rock Pipit, 12 Meadow Pipit, 15 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 16 Little Egret, 23 Oystercatcher, 6 Turnstone, 1 Stonechat, also 3 Great Northern Diver (2 sum plum) offshore. (DK Parker)

Late news, 7/11, Boscastle: I watched a solitary swallow feeding over my garden for about fifteen minutes. (J Maughan)

Trevose Head: Presumed Coues’s Arctic Redpoll still in and around the quarry, also 80+ Redwing, 12 Skylark. (R Wilkins, S Rogers, J Howells)

Coues’s Arctic Redpoll – Mike Spicer

Coues’s Arctic Redpoll – Mike Spicer

Coues’s Arctic Redpoll – Mike Spicer

Redpoll (7/11) – John Chapple

College Reservoir: Male Green-winged Teal again at the dam end. (R Augarde) Also, 2 Gadwall, 5 Shoveler, 2 Pochard, 25+ Wigeon, 25+ Tufted Duck, Little Grebe, 2nd Cal Yellow-legged Gull, Common Gull and a Woodcock. (L Langley, M Broadbent)

Green-winged Teal – Liam Langley

Porthgwarra: Dusky Warbler in the Hidden Valley this morning also Yellow-browed Warbler in there. (M Wallace) Also 1+ Firecrest and 5+ Chiffchaff in car park sallows. (N Rogers)

Nanjizal: 2 Cattle Egret roosting in the private ringing area. (K Wilson)

Pendeen: 2 Lapland Bunting over calling. (P Combridge)

Portheras: Yellow-browed Warbler still. (A Bayly)

Rose Valley: 1 Water Rail. (P Combridge)

Newlyn: 1 summer plumage Great Northern Diver in the harbour by the haul out slip. (M Jones)

St Just: Ringtail Hen Harrier  Bog Inn, St Just. (S Williams)

Sancreed: Black Redstart and Brambling. (D Flumm)

Geevor Mine: 2 Black Redstart, 25 Meadow Pipit, 30 Goldfinch. (D Flumm)

Black Redstart – Dave Flumm

Black Redstart – Dave Flumm

Levant Mine: 2 Chough, 20 Meadow Pipit. (D Flumm)

Crowan Beacon: 1 Woodcock, 200 Golden Plover, 1 Peregrine. (C Benton)

Copperhouse Creek, Hayle: 1 Ruff, 1 Grey Plover, 7 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 3 Little Egret. (J Branscombe)

St Erth: Cattle Egret with 9 Little Egret in cattle field off Tredrea Lane. (M Spicer)

Godrevy Head: 1 Snow Bunting still and 2 Shoveler at Gwithian Pool. (R Copeland)

Snow Bunting – Robert Copeland

St Ives: 1 Black Redstart (J Morgan)

Windmill Farm: Marsh Harrier, Black Redstart. (D Wright)

Soapy Cove: 7 Chough, Black Redstart and a Merlin. (D Wright)

Port Navas: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank. (D Collins)

Pendower to Portscatho: 8 Great Northern Diver (2 in summer plumage), 10 Common Scoter (2 m, 8 f), 9 Guillemot, 15 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank still. (B Toms)

Penryn River: 1 Whimbrel, 2 Greenshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 13 Curlew, 19 Turnstone and 35 Redshank. (D Raffle)

Newquay: Water Rail this morning on Newquay Golf Course. (D Kendle)

Towan Head: Great Northern Diver in the bay. Also female Merlin and 3 Purple Sandpiper at the point. (M Lammas, T Carne)

Newlyn Downs (St Newlyn East): 23 Yellowhammer (L Sampson)

Mawgan Porth: 10 Wigeon, 13 Teal, 1 Barnacle Goose (poss hybrid), 2 Shoveler, 65 Canada Geese, 1 Little Egret, 6 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 1 Snipe. (J Howells) In addition, 12 Wigeon, 42 Teal, Little Grebe, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 21 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, Grey Wagtail. (B Bosisto)

Park Head: 1 Snipe, 20 Golden Plover, 32 Redwing, 2 Fieldfare, 4 Blackbird, 6 Chaffinch, 7 Song Thrush, 15 Meadow Pipit, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Corn Bunting, 1 Mistle Thrush, Lapwing, Grey Wagtail. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Crugmeer: 1 Short-eared Owl (D Eva)

Castle An Dinas /Dennis Farm: 153 Meadow Pipit, 23 Skylark, 11 Stonechat, 56 House Sparrow, 4 Yellowhammer, 7 Dunnock,142 Goldfinch, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Jay, 100 Fieldfare, 178 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 11 Coal Tit, 3 Stock Dove, 111 Rook, 56 Carrion Crow, 8 Raven,15 Goldcrest, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 m Blackcap, 1 Firecrest, 1000+ Starling, 250+ Chaffinch, 1 Red Admiral. (S Grose)

Blackacre: 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Water Rail, 1 Woodcock, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 48 Linnet. (S Grose)

Rialton Barton: 1 Nuthatch, 3 Yellowhammer, 9 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Harrowbarrow: 50 Linnets, 1 Fieldfare, 10 Blackbird, 1 Goldcrest, 5 Goldfinch, 4 Greenfinch, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 4 House Sparrow, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Pheasant, 2 Magpie, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Starling (not seen in the garden for a number of years), 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Mistle Thrush in a private garden. (G Roberts)

Torpoint: 20+ Dunlin and 40+ Turnstone (D Sharp)

Millbrook: 2 Mute swan, 7 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1  Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6+ Mediterranean Gull (including 1 German ringed bird ATPZ), 6 Redshank, 1 Little Egret. (D Sharp)

Anderton: 1 Egyptian Goose. (D Sharp)

Egyptian Goose – Deena Sharp

Rame Head: 4 Raven, 2 Kestrel, 5 Cirl Bunting, 20+ Meadow Pipit. (D Sharp)

Cirl Bunting – Deena Sharp

Truro: The Meadow Pipit continues to visit our small private garden daily. A new nest box installed yesterday has already been visited by two Great Tits and a Blue Tit – promising for the spring. (K & J Mortimore)

Lanner towards Carharrack: Starling murmuration, possibly a few thousand 4.30pm (E Harris)

Friday 7th February 2020

Late news, 6/2, River Tamar north of Cargreen: 50 Avocet opposite Weir Quay. (A. Parker et al)

Late News, 06/02, Newlyn Harbour: 1 Iceland Gull. (A Mckechnie)

Iceland Gull – A McKechnie

Late News, 05/02, River Cober: 1 Dipper ssp. just upstream from Lidl carpark in Helston, more information here. (I Maclean, D Collins et al)

Dipper ssp – I Maclean

Sennen: American Buff-bellied Pipit still in cut maize field behind the old chapel, please keep to public footpaths. (M Spicer)

Wadebridge: 1 Barn Owl between Burniere and Trewornan Bridge at 06.44 am. (S Grose)

Newquay: 3 Black Swan in the Harbour at 09:30 until attacked by dog and flew into bay. Also 3 Harbour Porpoises from Towan head. (M Lammas)

Rock: 1 Raven, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Mistle Thrush, 5 Greenfinch (all males, calling), 1 Chiffchaff from private gardens. (S Grose)

Stone Farm, Millbrook: 13 Cattle Egret and 3 Little Egret this afternoon. (D Julian)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Long-tailed Duck visible from the public car park. (M Spicer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult Ring-billed Gull, 42 Common Gull and 2 redhead Red-breasted Merganser in Carnsew Basin at mid day. (R Veal) 4 (2 ad, 3w, 2w) Caspian Gull and 7+ Yellow-legged Gull on main estuary. (M Elliott)

Siblyback Lake: 1 drake Ring-necked Duck,19 Mallard , 2 Coot, 7 Little Grebe, 22 Tufted Duck, including French ringed bird with Nasal Saddle (ringed 20/05/18 at Congrier, France) (K Pellow)

Tufted Duck CHK – K Pellow

Stithians Reservoir: Female Lesser Scaup reported from the southern causeway at 17:10.

Illogan: Grey Heron in private garden at 08.20. Buzzard near cemetery (J Baker)

St Gothian Sands: 2 Peregrine, 1 Shoveler, 1 Water Rail. (G Kingdon)

St Merryn: 13 Yellowhammer, 21 Skylark, 15 Meadow Pipit, 34 Linnet, 2 Corn Bunting, 1 Kestrel, at Persimmion Farm. 145 Kittiwake on Persimmion Cliff and more birds on the water. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 7 Goldeneye (1 drake), 2 Pochard. (J St Ledger)

Newlyn: Iceland Gull still present this afternoon. (D Reeves)

Sennen: 12 Chough. (D Reeves)

Torpoint: Black Redstart at Peacock Ave this afternoon. (D Julian)

Wilcove: Green-winged Teal still also 2 Whimbrel and a Common Sandpiper. (D Julian) Whimbrel flew across and landed on a branch, I’ve not seen this before but apparently they sometimes roost in mangrove trees in N. America. (I McGinnes)

Whimbrel – Ian McGinnes

Millbrook Lake: Whimbrel, Common Sandpiper, 10 Avocet and 41 Brent Geese (27 dark-bellied/14 light-bellied) this afternoon also 1 Egypt Goose and 10 Med Gulls. (D Julian)

River Lynher: Spotted Redshank and Whimbrel at Wacker Quay this afternoon. (D Julian)

Gannel Estuary: 2nd winter Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Med Gull, 104 Curlew, 6 Redshank. (S Rowe)

Gulval: 2 Mistle Thrush still. (R Veal)

Porth Reservoir: 10 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Tufted Duck (3m&1f), 2 Kingfisher, 17 Coot, 40+Redwing. (S Grose)

Penzance: 1 adult Male Black Redstart seen in back courtyard. (H Emmett)

Roskilly: 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. (P St Pierre)

Dunmere Woods: 1 Brambling still. (R Augarde)

Helston: Firecrest, Bullfinch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (drumming), Nuthatch along River Cober. Escaped/releaseased Ferruginous Duck and 4 Muscovy on the boating pond. (DK Parker)

Muscovy – Dave Parker

Roskilly: 7 Great Northern Diver, Purple Sandpiper and Kingfisher. (P St Pierre)

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Friday 31st January 2020

Late news, 30/1, St Ives: 2 Glaucous Gull off the Island, one a 1w and the other a 3w/near adult. (V Stratton)

Wadebridge: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher opposite Bridge Bike Hire. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult Ring-billed Gull, adult and 4cy Caspian Gull and 9 Yellow-legged Gull also adult argentatus Herring Gull. (R Veal, M Halliday)

Wilcove: Green-winged Teal showing well, also Whimbrel. (D Julian)

St Ives: 1w Kumlien’s Gull off the Island. (M Pass)

Newlyn: Juv Iceland Gull in the harbour, Black Guillemot and 5 Great Northern Diver off Sandy Cove. (D Reeves)

Upper Tamar Lake: 4 Ring-necked Duck (3m 1f), 1m Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Willow Tit, 2 Goosander (1m 1f). (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1f Great Spotted Woodpecker, 8 Goosander (2m 6f). (R Mudge)

Newquay, Towan Head: 4 Black-throated Diver off the point. Also lots of Gannet, auks, Shag, Kittiwake and a few Fulmar. (M Lammas)

Lostwithiel: Blackcap male still regular visitor to feeders in a private garden. (E Mayhew)

Millbrook:  1 female Sparrowhawk, on a bird table in a private garden. (C Richards)

Porthilly Point: 1 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 2 Curlew, 31 Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover, 98 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Swanpool: 1 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Little Grebe. (M Costa)

Swanvale: 2 Redwing, 3 Goldcrest, Long-tailed Tit, also Goldfinch, Great Tit and Blue Tit. (M Costa)

Porth Reservoir: 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Teal, 13 Coot, 9 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Jay, 1 Song Thrush, 15 Redwing, flock of Long-tailed Tit. (S Grose)

Newquay Boating lake: 1 Little Grebe, 1 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Bude Canal: 1 drake Mandarin. (L Payne)

Millbrook: 4 Red-breasted Mergansers, 4 Mediterranean Gulls, 13 Avocets, 5 Black-tailed Godwits and a Greenshank early afternoon. (A Payne)

Thursday 30th January 2020

Late news, 29/1, Ruan High Lanes: Red Kite being pestered by 4 Buzzard at 10:55. (I Bott)

Late news, 29/1, St Ives: Glaucous Gull present to at least 16:00. (P Nason)

Glaucous Gull – P Nason

Newlyn: Black Guillemot again off Sandy Cove. (L Proctor) Juv Iceland Gull also in the harbour. (A Bond)

Seaton: 30 Red-throated Divers this morning off Keveral; on beach 35 Turnstones and 22 Oystercatchers. Around the pond 17 Moorhens. (A Payne)

Mount Edgcumbe: 2 Common Sandpiper at Barn pool. (B Taggart)

Penzance: 1 male Black Redstart at Jubilee Pool. (A Bond)

Truro: 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 28 Redwing at Upper Tregurra Lane.  (P Pearson)

Gillan Creek: 1 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 7 Curlew, 6 Little Egret, 1 Grey Wagtail, 200+ Black Headed Gulls, 2 Oystercatchers, 16 Mallard. (B Nicholls)

Wilcove: Green-winged Teal still (B Craven)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: c10 Stock Dove and c50 Wood Pigeon in the back fields. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 5+ Black Redstart, 2+ Water Pipit and 39 Oystercatcher at Little London. (DK Parker)

Monday 27th January 2020

Late news, 26/1, Marazion beach: 30 Sanderling, 1 Dunlin, 15 Turnstone. (S. Rogers)

Sanderling – Steve Rogers

Newlyn: Iceland Gull still in the harbour, Great Skua, 3 Great Northern Diver and 1 Common Scoter off Sandy Cove. (L Proctor)

Wacker Quay, Antony: 2 Spoonbill. (M Jordan)

Wilcove: 1 Green-winged Teal with 68 Teal. (M Jordan)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Lesser Scaup, 4 Pochard, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Goldeneye, 4 Wigeon. (J St Ledger)

Lesser Scaup – John St Ledger

Pochard – John St Ledger

Keveral Beach: 6 Red-throated Diver, 1 Shag, 3 Gannet, 21 Oystercatcher, 1 Turnstone, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 32 Black-headed Gull, 5 Stonechat. (D Spooner)

Dobwalls: 1 m Yellowhammer, 4 Greenfinch, 19 House Sparrows in our garden (C&J Duffy)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 1 female Eider, 3 Med Gull, 3 Stonechat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 fem-type Black Redstart (S Van Hear)

Feock: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Firecrest. (K Hambly-Staite)

Trevose Head: 1 Snow Bunting, 1 Merlin. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Helston Boating Lake: 1st winter Little Gull late pm briefly. (M Pass)

Lizard Point: 5 Chough, 1 Great Skua heading south. (P Maugham)

St Erth: flock of 23 Little Egret west over Long Lanes. (MJ Spicer)

Egloshayle: Mixed finch flock with c120 Linnets, 8 Yellowhammer, c20 Chaffinch. 1 Buzzard & c200 Golden Plover. (A Langdon)

Coombe Creek, River Fal: 1 male Pintail with c30 Mallard and 6 Teal. (C Warman)

St Ives: 1 female Blackcap in private garden. (K Money)

Little London, Marazion: 4 Black Redstart, 3 Water Pipit and Sparrowhawk. (A Witheywood)

Black Redstart – Andrew Witheywood

St Ives Bay: 1 Great Skua, 3 Mediterranean Gulls. Pod of 10+ Common Dolphins chasing bait into the bay followed by many gannets diving in their wake. (J Hawkey)

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Sunday 26th January 2020

Late news, 25/1, Millbrook Lake: 53 Avocet. (B Taggart)

Newlyn: Black Guillemot still off Sandy Cove this morning. (L Proctor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Adult Ring-billed Gull still this morning on Lelant Saltings, also 1 Knot and 8 Stock Dove. (R Veal) Slavonian Grebe still on Carnsew Pool at midday. (DK Parker) Ad Ring-billed Gull, sub-ad Caspian Gull and 12 Yellow-legged Gull this afternoon. (M Elliott)

Stithians Reservoir: Fem Lesser Scaup still at the southern end.

Wilcove: drk Green-winged Teal still. (R Augarde, B Mellow)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Pink-footed Goose still. (C Moncaster)

Millbrook: 9+ Cattle Egret at Stone Farm. (B Taggart)

Kenidjack: 1w Glaucous Gull on the rocks at the seaward end late morning. (P Clarke) Firecrest at the sewage works this afternoon. (JD Swann)

Glaucous Gull, Pete Clement

Trevose Head: 2 Lapland Bunting, 1 Snow Bunting, 130+ Skylark and 1 Merlin in stubble below the car park. (P Maugham)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Long-tailed Duck and drake Goldeneye still. (R Menari)

Par Beach Pool: 3 Common Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 73 Black-headed Gull, 97 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Oystercatcher, 19 Moorhen, 5 Coot, 7 Teal, 14 Mute Swan, 1f Mandarin, 31 Snipe. (S Grose)

Mevagissey Harbour: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Guillemot, 1 Grey Wagtail, 9 Turnstone, 1 Great Northern Diver offshore, +78 Rook in trees next to fire station. (S Grose)

Loe Pool: 33 Pochard, 13 Shoveler, 12 Goosander. (S Rogers, M Pass)

Porthleven: 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver, 27 Red-throated Diver. (S Rogers, M Pass)

Penwithick: 3 Blackbird, 3 Blue Tit, 6 Chaffinch, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Goldfinch, 6 House Sparrow, 9 Starling, 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Blackcap, 1 Sparrowhawk in a private garden. (K Bowers)

Sparrowhawk – Kevin Bowers

Sparrowhawk – Kevin Bowers

Treraven Meadows: 1 Bar-headed Goose in a flock of Canada Geese. (S Marquis)

Carevick, Crantock: 90 Fieldfare, 20 Redwing, 60 Chaffinch, 8 Greenfinch, 20 Skylark, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Rowe)

Cowlands Creek:  drk Pintail still near Coombe (C & P Wheeler)

Colliford Reservoir (West side): 3 Great Northern Diver, 2 Goosander (1m), 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull. (B Craven) 4 Goosander (3m, 1f)  M Frost

Cremyll: 1 Firecrest, 100m down the footpath behind the pub. (N Moore)

Dozmary Pool: 8 Shoveler this afternoon. (M Frost)

Lower Tamar Lake: 35 Goosander (15m 20f). (R Mudge)

Crowlas: 2 Reed Bunting, 5 Stock Dove. (R Veal)

Carnanton Woods, St Mawgan: 2 Firecrest, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Dipper, 4 Stock Dove. (C Moncaster)

Park Head: 1 Black Redstart. (C Moncaster)

Bedruthan: 2 Chough (unringed). (C Moncaster)

St John’s Lake: 30+ Brent Goose. (R Augarde, B Mellow)

Wacker Quay: 2 Spoonbill still. (R Augarde, B Mellow)

St Ives Bay: 1 Great Skua being fed mackerel by fisherman. (C Oates)

Great Skua, Chris Oates

Plaidy near Looe: 11 Fulmar on cliff. (D Spooner)

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