Monday 6th September 2021

Gurnards Head: Glossy Ibis harassing a buzzard over the Gurnards Inn, both headed inland in the direction of Troon this afternoon. Also 25+ Chough and 3 Wheatears. (S Lilly)

St. Gothian Sands: Glossy Ibis, Little Stint, Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpiper and 2+ White Wagtail this evening. (M Ahmad)

Glossy Ibis – Mushaq Ahmad

Porthleven: 1 imm Red-backed Shrike, 1 Wryneck, 5 Whinchat, 14 Yellow Wagtails, 8 White Wagtails and 22 Wheatear all along coast path to Loe Bar. (I Maclean)

Wryneck – Ilya Mclean

Nanquidno Valley: immature Red-backed Shrike between Hendra and Trevegean Vean at 10:30am. Wryneck at Boscreagean Farm, Hendra at 12:00pm. Also 8 Whinchat, 2 Tree Pipit and 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Scanlan)

Kenidjack: 1 Melodious Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler (all warblers in gardens opposite donkey paddocks, all elusive), 1 Wheatear 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (N Rogers)

Lizard: 1 female Redstart, 5+ Whinchat, 5+ Wheatear, 4+ Willow Warbler, 4+ Whitethroat, Sand Martins and Chough between Caerthillian and Lizard Village. (D Beadle) In addition, male Common Redstart, 1 Whinchat. (D Collins)

Gunwalloe: 1 Sanderling, 5 Ringed Plover, 6 Wheatear. (D Collins)

Mullion Golf Course: 7 Chough on the 14th tee early afternoon. (M Winters)

The Herra, Gillan: 1 Little Stint. (J Pierce)

Polgigga: 2 fem Redstart, 4 Whinchat, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 6 Wheatear, 4+ Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail between Bosistow Lane and Faraway cottage. (R Veal)

Porth Nanven: Wryneck on coast path above Progo, between Porth Nanven and Polpry Cove. Also, 9 Whinchat and 8 Wheatear. (N Wheatley)

Cot Valley: 10 Whinchat, 4 Tree Pipit and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Scanlan) In addition, 2 Pied Flycatcher and 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (N Wheatley)

Pendeen: 2 Wryneck, Pied Flycatcher and Merlin this morning. (P Combridge)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Osprey hunting, then drifted north to Penzance at 1:30pm. (D Archer)

Copperhouse Creek, Hayle: 1 Little Stint and 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (M Ahmad)

Swanpool: Spotted Flycatcher (D Peers)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Spotted Redshank, 1 Ruff, 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 2 Wheatear, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger, S Williams) In addition, 4 Wheatear and 1 Yellow Wagtail. (S Turner)

Perranporth, Cligga Head: Hobby, 6 Whinchat, 4 Wheatear, Common Whitethroat. (T Wilson)

Whinchat – Tony Wilson

St Agnes Head: Yellow Wagtail, Hobby, Sedge Warbler, 6 Whitethroat, 3 Wheatear, Greenshank this morning. (D Curtis) In addition, 4 Whinchat, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Sedge Warbler. (G Lawlor)

Foxhole: 1 Tree Pipit and 1 Whinchat this evening. (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary, Newquay: Curlew Sandpiper with 6 Dunlin. Also, 1m Sparrowhawk near picnic area. (M Lammas)

Trevose Head: 15 Chough, 8 Wheatear. (B Tregunna)

River Camel: 1 Osprey, 4 Knot, 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 1 Kingfisher, 2 juvenile Shellduck, 10 Redshank, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Peregrine Falcon. (D Dennis)

Rumps point offshore: 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1ad dark phase Arctic Skua, 4 Sandwich terns (2 juvenile), 4 Risso’s Dolphin. (R Kirkwood)

Risso’s Dolphin – Rupert Kirkwood

Tintagel: 1 Red Kite at Barras Nose. (P Findlay)

Rame: Wryneck reported at Penlee Grotto this afternoon.

Late News, 05/09, Boscathnoe, Penzance: 2 Tree Pipit and a Whinchat. (P St Pierre)

Late News, 05/09, Gurnards Head: 1 Pied Flycatcher and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (P St Pierre)

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Tuesday 24th August 2021

Lands End: Melodious Warbler 20 yards north of White House. Also, Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Yellow Wagtail. (P Clements, N Rogers, M Spicer, S Rogers, P Taylor, P Fraser et al)

Treeve Moor (pm): 1 Whinchat; 3 Yellow Wagtails (m.flava – amongst the field heifers), 2 Whitethroats, 6 Sand Martins. (J Hawkey)

Melodious Warbler – Nigel Rogers

Spotted Flycatcher – Nigel Rogers

Stithians: 1 Little Stint, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, Greenshank, 2 Lapwing, 12 Curlew, 6 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Kingfisher. (D Eva, J St Ledger, D Clegg)

Little Ringed Plover – John St Ledger

Little Stint – John St Ledger

Wood Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Lizard, Caerthillion: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Collins)

Lizard, Jollytown/Soapy Cove: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Whinchat, 4 Willow Warbler. (D Collins)

Lizard, Kynance: 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Wheatear. (D Collins)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Ruff, 2 Redshank, 59 Curlew, 1 juv Mediterranean Gull, 1 ad Common Gull, 2 Cormorant. (S Rowe)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Green Sandpiper, 6 Teal, 15 Black-headed Gull, 1 Wheatear, 7 Swallow, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (P Roseveare)

East Pentire: 6 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin , 1 Turnstone, 1 Wheatear, 5 Arctic Tern. (B Bosisto)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 4 Common Sandpipers. (T Parrell)

Common Sandpiper – Terry Parrell

Pendeen: 26 Balearic Shearwaters, 3 Sooty Shearwaters. (RBA)

Pendeen: 4 Green Sandpiper, 4 Golden Plover, 1 Spotted Redshank, 18 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine, 13 Sand Martin, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 5 Tree Pipit, 2-3 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Lesser Whitethroat. (A Bayly, P Combridge)

Cot Valley: 2 Pied Flycatchers. (RBA)

Lizard: 15 Balearic Shearwaters this morning. (RBA)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 1 Yellow Wagtail. (P Fraser)

Kenidjack – top: 15 House Martin, 25 Eurasian Chiffchaff, (P Fraser)

Marazion Beach: 7 Sandwich Tern, 4 Sanderling. (P Fraser, N Slumen)

Marazion Marsh: 40 Barn Swallow, 75 Starling. (P Fraser)

Wadebridge, Treraven Meadows: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 9 Teal early am, 1 Ruff with 68 Redshank opp Raj restaurant. (S Grose)

Rock: 50+ Mediterranean Gull over a private garden today, flying off the estuary to feed on the ground at St Enodoc Golf Course. Some birds heard calling. (S Grose)

Wood Sandpiper – Shaun Grose

Ruff – Shaun Grose

Colliford Lake: 1 Osprey 17.55 by the dam. (N Woods)

Osprey – Nigel Woods

Osprey – Nigel Woods

Millpool (private garden): 1 Green Woodpecker. (M Claughton)

Porthgwarra: 2 Wheatear, 4 Raven, 6 Linnet, 2 Grey Heron (flew over eastwards at 19:30), 2 Grey Seal (bottling in Porth Loe). (M Claughton)

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Monday 23rd August 2021

Treleaver, Near Coverack: 1 Rufous Bush Chat, present again this morning. (T Wilson et al)

There is no public parking near the bird’s location and we advise that all visitors park at Coverack in the pay and display facilities. Please do not park in any fields, gateways or driveways whilst in the area and under no circumstances enter private gardens or other private areas. Could all visitors also ensure that they stay on the appropriate public footpaths and only public rights of way whilst in the locality.

Rufous Bush Chat – Stevan Windle

Rufous Bush Chat – Peter Tongue

Rufous Bush Chat – Stevan Windle

Rufous Bush Chat – Jon Irvine

Rufous Bush Chat – John St Ledger

Rufous Bush Chat – Nigel Rogers

Skewjack: Glossy Ibis over mid afternoon. (M Wallace)

St Ives Town: 1 Honey Buzzard overhead at 12:50 – 13:00 (P Nason)

Nanjizal: 353 trapped and ringed this morning including: ad Melodious Warbler, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 6 Garden Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 24 Reed Warbler, 36 Willow Warbler, 48 Whitethroat, 191 Sedge Warbler. Also 4+ Tree Pipit, 1 Golden Plover, 2 Whimbrel over. Please keep to public rights of way. (J Overfield, J Ryan, R Veal)

Sennen to Lands End: Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Tree Pipit, 7 Chiffchaff, 6 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J Greep)

Treeve Moor: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff. (J Greep)

Nanquidno: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat. (C Moore)

Sancreed: Green Sandpiper, female Common Redstart. (D Flumm)

Trewillis, Coverack: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Greenfinch, Chiffchaff, 3 Swift, 3 Sand Martin, 40 House Martin, 100+ Swallow. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Warrens Pool, Truthall Common: 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 120 + Flock of Goldfinch. (S Williams)

Godrevy: 12 Ringed Plover, 7 Turnstone (N Sluman)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Wigeon, 4 Teal, c50 Redshank. (R Veal)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 juvenile Little-ringed Plover today. (N Rogers) In addition, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Scaup, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Little-ringed Plover, 1 Shoveller, 4 Greenshank, 8 Teal, 6 Curlew. (I Grant and F Were)

Ardevora, Roseland: 22 Mute Swan, c.300 Canada Goose. On this evenings high tide. (D Hall)

Colliford Lake: 1 Osprey fishing in the Dam area and 5 Grey Plover. (L Birtwistle)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1+ Juvenile Little-ringed Plover and a Dunlin. (M Reeves)

Kingsmill Lake: Osprey, 2 juvenile Common Tern, 25 Greenshank, 4 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit & 5 Black-tailed Godwit (P Kemp)

Rame Head to Penlee: 15+ Swallow, 2 Wheatear, 3 Blackcap, 8 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 8+ Chiffchaff. (K Pellow)

Penlee N.R: 8 +Chiffchaff, 2 + Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Pied Flycatcher. (K Pellow)

Late News, 23/08, Trevose Head: 5 Chough. (S Hopton)

A pair of Swarovski binocular lens covers has been found on the coastal path, about half way towards Coverack. If you believe these are yours please email bird-news@cbwps.org.uk and we will put you in contact with the finder.

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Sunday 22nd August 2021

Treleaver, Near Coverack: 1 Rufous Bush Chat. (D Wright et al)

There is no public parking near the bird’s location and we advise that all visitors park at Coverack in the pay and display facilities. Please do not park in any fields, gateways or driveways whilst in the area and under no circumstances enter private gardens or other private areas. Could all visitors also ensure that they stay on the appropriate public footpaths and only public rights of way whilst in the locality.

Rufous Bush Chat – Peter Roseveare

Rufous Bush Chat – Josh Howells

Rufous Bush Chat – Dave Flumm

 

Rufous Bush Chat – Ruben Veal

Rufous Bush Chat – Dougy Wright

Rufous Bush Chat – Linton Proctor

 

Pendeen: (06.00-11.00) 1 Glossy Ibis flew west past at 07.43. 13 Whimbrel, 21 Sandwich Tern, 9 Great Skua, 7 Arctic Skua, 9 “Commic Tern”, 10 Balearic Shearwater, 12 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Turnstone  (S Rogers et al)

Nanjizal Valley: 1 Melodious Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler (+ UK control), 3 Whitethroat, 3 Sedge Warbler, 5 Blackcap and a Spotted Flycatcher trapped and ringed on a private ringing site. Also, 1 Pied Flycatcher, Yellow Wagtail, 8 Swift, c.50 House Martin, Green Sandpiper, Mediterranean  Gull. (P Roseveare, J Overfield, R Veal, J Howells, E Turnbull)

Melodious Warbler – Pete Roseveare

Pied Flycatcher – Josh Howells

Kynance: 1 Melodious Warbler, 1 Wheatear. (D Collins)

Kenidjack: 1 Pied Flycatcher (in Sycamore by horse paddocks to east of sewage treatment plant) (N R Rogers)

Polgigga: 10 Swift, 30 House Martin, Spotted Flycatcher. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: Osprey west over village 1355-1400. (D Flumm)

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Porthgwarra: 2 Whimbrel, 10 Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Gwennap Head: 1 Wood Sandpiper over at 09.20am. (M Wallace)

Porth Chapel: 2 Chough, 3 Kestrel, Wheatear. (N Sluman)

Tresemple Pool: 24 Dunlin, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 42 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher. (D Eva) Also reported, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 38 Redshank, 19 Dunlin, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Greenshank, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Truro River: 78 Redshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 26 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher,1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret. (S Grose)

Penmount crematorium area: 2 Yellowhammer on overhead wires. (S Grose)

Mitchell: 1 Green Woodpecker, 276 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull resting in ploughed field. (S Grose)

Nanpean: 78 Lesser black Backed Gull, 4 Green Sandpiper, 11 Teal, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron. (B Bosisto)

East Pentire, Newquay: (07:45-09:00) 5 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Whimbrel. (S Rowe)

Northgate Mouth, Bude: 2 Chough. (M Worden)

Erth, River Lynher: 1f Marsh Harrier hunting over marsh. (A Blonden)

Torpoint: 23 Ringed Plover, 1 Turnstone, 12 Sandwich Tern, 23 Mediterranean Gull, 10 Grey Heron, 9 Little Egret, 4 Redshank, 6 Dunlin. (L Birtwistle)

Sandwich Tern – Deena Sharp

Millpool (private garden): 2 Chiffchaff looking for insects on tall stems of Verbena bonariensis. (M Claughton)

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Thursday 19th August 2021

East Pentire, Newquay: (08:00-09:00): 4 Balearic Shearwater. (S Rowe)

Par: 2 Whimbrel, 5 Curlew, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Sanderling, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Swift, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Barnacle Goose. (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary: 32 Curlew flushed by multiple dogs onto salmon fields above estuary. (S Grose)

Pentreath Beach, Lizard: 2 Chough, 2 Fulmar, 15 Cormorant. (M Williams)

Petherick Valley: 1 Ruff, 1 Redshank, 9 Little Egret, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Grey Heron, Black-headed Gulls, Herring Gulls, 3 Ringed Plover. (A Tomkins)

Little Egret, Andrew Tomkins

Ruff, Andrew Tomkins

Porthgwarra: 1 Melodious Warbler (at Trevean at 1120-1130), 3 Willow Warbler (N R Rogers)

Melodious Warbler, Nigel Rogers

Melodious Warbler, Nigel Rogers

Wadebridge: 110 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Curlew, 1 m Kingfisher, 1 m/juv Peregrine over, on river behind The Raj restaurant. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: juv Sanderling, c150 Dunlin, c120 Ringed Plover. (R Veal)

Late submission 18/08 Stithians: 3 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 4 House Sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 3 Blackbird, 5 Chaffinch, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Bullfinch, 3 Robin, 2 Magpie, 2 Buzzard, 4 Woodpigeon, 6 Moorhen, 1 Coot with 1 juv, 2 Lapwing, 82 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Canada Goose, 29 Mallard, 11 Little Grebe, 5 Teal, 1 Great Crested Grebe + 1 juv, 8 Cormorant, 2 Wren, 1 fem Shoveler, 1 Raven, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Scaup, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Swallow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Ruff, 1 Curlew, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Jay, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Jackdaw, 1 domestic Mallard. (S Taylor)

Late submission 18/08 Kennack Sands: 7 Oystercatcher, 5 Cormorant, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 30+ Gannet. (S and L Baird.)

Late submission 18/08 Angrouse Cliff (near Poldhu): 10 Chough, 2 Fulmar, 5 Stonechat, 1 Gannet. (S and L Baird.)

Late submission 18/08 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 20 Dunlin, 25 Ringed Plover, 13 Redshank, 25 Oystercatcher, 60+ Curlew, 14 Mediterranean Gull (1 Juv), 10 Little Egret, 19 Shelduck (17 Juv), 2 Wheatear (1 male), 1 Kingfisher. (I Moore)

 

 

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Wednesday 11th August

Porthgwarra (06:00-10:45): 34 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Storm Petrel, juv Arctic Tern (I Prentice, S Rogers, G Taylor, D Parker, N Rogers, T McGowan, R Archer et al) 11:00-13:15: 71 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater. (R&I Archer, R Veal, J Overfield)

Chynhalls Point, Coverack (08:15-10:00): 1 Cory’s Shearwater South, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 60+ Manx Shearwater, 31 Mediterranean Gulls and a Chough. (D. Wood)

Lamorna, Tater-du (06:50-12:50): 76 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Common Scoter, 2 Whimbrel. (M McKee)

East Pentire, Newquay (07:45-09:00): 13 Balearic Shearwater, c5000 Manx Shearwater, 4 Common Scoter, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Ringed Plover. (S Rowe)

St Ives Island (07.30-08.30): 6 Common Scoter W, 3 Little Egret E, 1 Sooty Shearwater. (G Jones) Balearic Shearwater reported past 10:00-12:00

Downderry (0645-0810): heading west 490 Gannet, 10 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Fulmar, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Mediterranean Gull, and 1 Kittiwake. (A Payne)

Lowland Point, Coverack (08.30-09.30): 6 Sooty Shearwater, only 15 Manx Shearwater, 300 Gannet, 9 Kittiwakes, 3 Ringed Plover, 4 Common Sandpipers, 2 Whimbrel.(R Evershed)

Swanpool, Falmouth (late evening): 1 Scaup (m). (R Evershed)

Nanjizal: 143 new ringed including 1cy Melodious Warbler, 80 Sedge Warbler, 30 Whitethroat, 7 Reed Warbler, 7 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap. Also 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 1+ Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 3 Chough over. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson, J Overfield, R Veal)

Gannel Estuary: 5 Little Egret, 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 11 Cormorant, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Canada Geese, 4 juvenile Shelduck, 2 Mallard, 37 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 7 Black-tailed Godwits, 17 Redshank, 14 Greenshank, 5 Dunlin, 2 Oystercatcher, 30 Herring Gulls, 59 Black-headed Gulls, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, Crows, Rooks, Jackdaws, 1 Woodpigeon (A. Parker)

Millpool (private garden): Green Woodpecker juvenile probing in lawn for ants, stayed from 13.15 till 13.52, arrived ahead of steady drizzle with a loud “yaffle”, then returned at 16.20. (M Claughton)

Siblyback Reservoir: 6 Greylag Geese (including one with blue tag), 10 Little Grebe, Curlew, 6 Pied Wagtail. (R Napp)

Dobwalls: 7 Swift (C&J Duffy)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: c50 Ringed Plover, c40 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone, 6 Common Sandpiper, 5 Whimbrel, juv Bar-tailed Godwit, ad Little Grebe. (R Veal)

Rumps and Pentire: 1 Mallard (+6 duckling), 3 Wood pigeon, 4 Oystercatcher, 3 Great black-backed gull, 35 Herring gull, 3 Fulmar, 45 Gannet, 5 Cormorant, 2 Shag, 3 Kestrel, 7 Carrion crow, 15 Swallow, 1 Wren, 45 Starling, 2 Stonechat, 1 Rock pipit, 20 Linnet, 8 Goldfinch, 1 Grey seal, 2 Large white, 4 Wall brown, 4 Gatekeeper, 2 Meadow brown. (M Scawen et al)

Falmouth Bay: 13 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater from pelagic.

Lizard Point: 30 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater by 10:25. Also 54 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Sooty Shearwater 1330-1730.

Late photos, 10/8, Siblyback: Wood Sandpiper and Little Ringed Plover. (K Pellow)

Wood Sandpiper, Keith Pellow

Little Ringed Plover, Keith Pellow

Late submission, 10/8, Probus by-pass: 1 Swift over. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 10/8, Par Beach Pool: 1 Mediterranean Gull. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 10/8, Par Beach: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 10/8, Goonhilly Downs: 1 Green Sandpiper and a male Red-veined Darter. (D. Wood)

Wednesday 21st July 2021

Porthgwarra: Melodious Warbler at Stonewall pool this morning. (M Wallace)

Marazion Beach: c80 Sanderling, 10 Dunlin. (P Fraser)

St Mawgan (private garden): 5 Spotted Flycatchers, of which at least 3 were juveniles. (C Taylor)

Nanjizal: 151 trapped and ringed, including: 45 Sedge Warbler, 17 Grasshopper Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 12 Whitethroat, 9 Blackcap, 14 Willow Warbler, 19 Chiffchaff. (K Wilson, J Overfield, R Veal)

Whitsand Bay to Rame Head: Pod of 8+ Common Dolphin feeding in the bay, with a further pod towards Rame Head, 10 Linnet, 1 Peregrine, 4 Common Whitethroat, Marbled Whites, Small Copper, Wall, Red Admiral, Meadow Brown, Ringlet, Large White and Gatekeeper butterflies.  (D Sharp).

Newquay: Flock of 250+ Starlings on the golf course this morning. (D Kendle)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 8 (6 ad, 2 juv) Common Sandpiper, ad Black-tailed Godwit, c15 ad Dunlin, 3 ad Ringed Plover, 6 Whimbrel this evening. (R Veal)

Rumps and Pentire: 3 Wood pigeon, 3 Oystercatcher, 11 Black-headed gull, 14 Great black-backed gull, 35 Herring gull, 3 Fulmar, 5 Cormorant, 7 Shag, 1 Buzzard, 5 Jackdaw, 40+ Rook, 5 Carrion crow, 2 Skylark, 8 Swallow, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Stonechat, 4 House sparrow, 1 Pied wagtail, 4 Rock pipit, 40+ Linnet, 13 Goldfinch, 2 Small skipper, 15 Large white, 4 Small copper, 4 Common blue, 1 Red admiral, 1 Peacock, 4 Dark green fritillary, 3 Wall brown, 25 Gatekeeper, 30 Meadow brown, 12 Six-spot burnet, 1 Ruby tail wasp, 10 Cinnabar moth caterpillar (M Scawen et al).

Late submission, 20/7, Penzance, Wherrytown beach: 10 Sandwich Tern feeding close offshore this evening (C.Beazley, S. Nicholls)

Late submission, 20/7, Bugle: 1 m Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Late submission, 20/7, Luxulyan: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

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