Thursday 26th July 2018

Late news, 25/7, Polbathic Creek: 6 Common Sandpi[per. (A Blonden)

Late news, 25/7, Kingsmill Lake: 19 Greenshank  in the evening (M Beer)

Devoran: 1 juv Marsh Sandpiper. (S Votier) Also 1 Little Ringed Plover. (J St Ledger)

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Porthgwarra: 1 ad Long-tailed Skua reported past. Also 3, possibly 4, Southern Migrant Hawker at the dried-up pool just below the stonewall today. (M Wallace, T Mills et al) Also 1 juv Lizard sp (1″ long). (T Mills)

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Drift Reservoir, (members only): 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper. (B Dodd) Also 1 Common Sandpiper. (C Moore)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Snipe, 6 Lapwing. ( B Bosisto)

Breney Common:  1 Osprey flew  NW. (P Moore)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 6 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe. (D Collins)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

St Ives island: Chough, midday. (C Richards)

Windmill Farm: 1 Cuckoo. (D Collins) 1 Green Sandpiper. (D Wright)

Porthleven: 6 Swift. (J Allely)

Nanjizal (Coastal): Flock of 6 Chough: all ringed. 2 Sub-Adults, 1 Kestrel, 3 Fulmar, 4 Shag, 1 Raven, 3 Stonechat, 4 Grey Seal, Several: Grayling Butterfly, Common Blue Butterfly, Wall Brown Butterfly, Painted Lady Butterfly, Small Heath Butterfly, Peacock Butterfly, (J Evans)

Mount Hawke: 2 Jay. (PC Girling)

Rock Helipad Field: 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, large flock of Black-headed Gull with Mediterranean Gulls feeding over Rock& Pityme most of the day. (S Grose)

Maer Lake: 1 juvenile Mediterranean Gull (for at least 2 hours, mid-morning), 2 Common Snipe, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Dunlin, an afternoon gathering of 200 Swallow, 25 Sand Martin, 10 House Martin and 4 Common Swift, feeding on flying ants. (S Gale)

Lellizzick: 2 Barn Owl. (S Grose)


Saturday 10th October 2015

Late news 9/10 Nanjizal: 1 Marsh Sandpiper and 1 Olive-backed Pipit. (KA Wilson)

Late photo 9/10 Land’s End: Rose-coloured Starling by Rod Farnes.

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Land’s End: 1 Alpine Swift to 09:25 and then again at 17:47 with a swift. (D Chown – photos) Also 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, Yellow Wagtail and 1 Richard’s Pipit. (P Harrison, D Chown, M Ahmad et al)

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Treve Common: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 14 Siskin, c15 Skylark and c200 Meadow Pipit. (P & H Taylor, M Halliday) Richard’s Pipit over.

Polgigga: 1 Richard’s Pipit. (M Wallace)

Carn Gloose: 1 Alpine Swift, 1 Swift sp, 1 Whinchat, 10 Alba Wagtail and 2 Kestrel. (M Ahmad, R White, DS Flumm – photos)

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St Just: 4 Swallow and 30 Siskin. (DS Flumm)

Tregeseal: 5 Goldcrest and 2 Kestrel. (DS Flumm)

Sancreed: 11 Goldcrest, 1 Whinchat, 1 Snipe, 28 Skylark, 100 Meadow Pipit, 4 Kestrel. (DS Flumm)

Kynance Cove: 1 Snow Bunting and 2 Chough. (R Farnes – photos)

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Penberth: 8 Crossbill and 15 Siskin. (M Scott-Hams)

Trevean: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest and 1f Merlin. (M Scott-Hams)

Cot Valley: 1 Common Rosefinch, 1+ Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Firecrest and 3 Coal Tit. (B Field, D Chown, N Grace et al.)

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Hayle Estuary: 2w Ring-billed Gull, 3 Med Gull, 2 Greenshank, 4 Black tailed Godwit, 5 Dunlin, 20 Ringed Plover, 1 Spoonbill, 1 Garganey, 3 Pintail and 1 Pale-bellied Brent on Lelant Saltings. 5 lapwing on Ryan’s field. (B Dallas, R Veal – photo)

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Nanjizal: 81 birds ringed. 24 Goldcrest, 2 Firecrest, 19 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Yellow-browed Warbler (plus control and retrap from 8th), Garden Warbler and 15 Blackcap. (KA Wilson)

Lizard Village: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Pied Flycatcher (both in Tamarisk below NT toilet block by lighthouse), also 5 Chiffchaff, 20 Goldcrest, 40 Meadow Pipit, 3 Kestrel, 3 Grey Wagtail and Song Thrush. (M Adkins)

Windmill Farm: American Golden Plover with Golden Plover. (T Thirlaway, J Selby)

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Church Cove (Lizard): 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, 1 Firecrest. (I Maclean)

Lizard Point: 4 Balearic Shearwaters, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 30+ Guillemot, 2 Herons (flying offshore). (I Maclean)

Kynance: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (valley), 1 Snow Bunting (car park), 2 Wheatear (cliffs), 5+ Goldcrests. (I Maclean)

Soap Cove: 2 Peregrine, 1 Merlin, 1 Whinchat, 3 Herons (flying offshore). (I Maclean)

Wadebridge: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Clapper Marshes and juv Marsh Harrier or Dinham Flats. (DI Julian)

Kenidjack: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Firecrest, Mistle Thrush and 2 Coal Tits. (L Thomson)