Thursday 16th January 2020

Late news, 15/1, Wacker Quay: 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Buzzard, 70 Canada Goose, 18 Curlew, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Greenshank, 1 Grey Heron, 19 Grey Plover, 3 Herring Gull, 3 Knot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mallard, 1 Oystercatcher, 30 Redshank, 21 Shelduck, 26 Teal, 11 Wigeon. (D Spooner)

Maenporth: Pacific Diver showing late afternoon, 24 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1f Eider. (C Urquhart)

Hayle Estuary: adult Ring-billed Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Scandinavian Herring Gull, 1 Merlin. (B Dallas)

Lower Tamar Lake: 16 Goosander (5m 11f at 07:30). (R Mudge, P Buckley, N Hewitt). Also 3 Willow Tit. (A Bond)

Upper Tamar Lake: 4 Ring-necked Duck (3m 1f). (R Mudge, P Buckley, N Hewitt, A Bond)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Med Gull. (C Moore)

Newlyn: 1w Iclenad Gull still present. (M Elliott)

Mousehole: 4 Yellow-legged Gull on St Clement’s Isle. (M Elliott)

Porthilly Beach: 7 Common Gull with 28 Black-headed Gulls. (S Grose)

Chapel Amble: 5 Water Pipit and a Siberian Chiffchaff. (A Bond)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Great Northern Diver, Long-tailed Duck and 2 ad Med Gulls. (C Moore)

Mawgan Porth: Pink-footed Goose still. 2 Chough from beach. (M Lammas)

Torpoint: 2 Great Northern Diver. (R Napp)

Great Northern Diver, Rick Napp

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Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Late news, 29/11, St Germans: 1 Cattle Egret in field c1 mile west of St Germans with 100+ Herring Gull from the train. (D Chaney)

Constantine: 1 Woodcock and 1 Snipe in wet meadow north of village, female Black Redstart & Stonechat in Trebarvah Court (J Chapman) Also 1 fem/1w Black Redstart at Trebarvah Court

Swanvale NR: 1 Yellow-browed warbler near renovated pump station. (G Wills)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Firecrest and 7 Blackcap along Copperhouse Creek. (D Flumm)

Lelant Saltings (08:20-10:10): 12 Canada Goose, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 320 Wigeon, 278 Teal, 1 Sanderling, 18 Dunlin, 4 Knot, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 38 Redshank, 1 Little Stint, 18 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 14 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Caspian Gull (subadult), 78 Black-headed Gull, 89 Herring Gull, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker, 6 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare, 2 Song Thrush. Carnsew Pool (10:30-11:40): 1 Slavonian Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Northern Diver (P Nason)

Penzance: Pacific Diver off Jubilee Pool at 09:56 also 10 Purple Sandpiper. 1 Ring-necked Parakeet over Chyandour Combe calling. (P St Pierre)

Longrock: Pacific Diver off the car park at 11:00.

Cudden Point: 1 adult Black-throated Diver (M Ahmad)

Black-throated Diver-M Ahmad

Cot valley: 1 Pallas’s Warbler by steep part of road opp’ Carrallack cottage. Also, Willow warbler still, opp’ Daisy cottage. (P Clarke)

Lizard Point: 1 Black Guillemot, also 2 Shelduck and 1 Shoveler. (T Blunden)

Restronguet Weir: 11 Black-necked Grebe, 2 (possibly 3) Slavonian Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 14 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

Black-necked and Slavonian Grebes – J St Ledger

Land’s End: 1 Jack Snipe in Trinity Loop. (P Taylor H Mitchell)

Towan Head, Newquay: 5 Purple Sandpipers, 1 Grey Plover with small mixed flock of Oystercatcher & Turnstone behind Headland hotel. Also, 2 Black Redstart behind sewage block plus 2 Common & 1 Bottlenose Dolphin close in the bay. (M  Lammas)

Pennance Point, Falmouth: 1 f Eider, 1 Black-throated Diver, 25 Common Scoter, 25 Shag. (S Van Hear)

St Gothian Sands:  150 Teal, 37 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull, 34 Tufted Duck, 3 Gadwall. (S Turner)

Carnsew Pool: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Chiffchaff. (S Turner)

Gluvian: 1 Woodcock in private garden feeding in chicken run (L Payne)

Maer Lake: 1 Shoveler, 2 Ruff, 1 Common Gull (B Bosisto)

Marazion: Otter from road look out. (J and J Elvin)

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Friday 29th November 2019

Late news, 28/11, Sennen: 1 Buff-bellied Pipit reported still in 4th field SW of school.

Mount’s Bay: 1 Pacific Diver (Cudden Point), 30+ Great Northern Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua from Mermaid II. (M Ahmad)

Swanpool: 1 Garden Warbler. (L Langley)

Garden Warbler – M Doyle

Cot Valley: Willow Warbler in Castor Oil flowers by Daisy Cottage. (N Wheatley)

Camel Estuary: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Firecrest. (L Payne)

Mylor Harbour: 11 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Northern Diver, 15 Turnstone. (T Phelps, M Doyle, L Langley)

Swanpool: 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 probable Black Guillemot distant on the sea this evening then flew out into the bay. (T Phelps, M Doyle, G Jenkins-Jones, M Broadbent)

Mawgan Bridge: 1 drk Mandarin. (M Grantham)

Falmouth Bay: 1 Red-necked Grebe. (M Doyle)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Firecrest with 41 Common Scoter, 2 Shelduck offshore. (J Hawkey)

Eden Project: 26 Siskin, 35 Blackbird. (D Flumm)

Perranuthnoe-Little London Beach: 2 Water Pipit, 1 Black-throated type Diver (flew East), 8 Great Northern Diver, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, c100 Chaffinch, 6 Chiffchaff. (R Veal)

Chyandour: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Black Redstart, 2 Firecrest, 1 Stonechat. (P St Pierre)

Loe Beach: 3 Black-necked Grebe. (R Wilkins)

Egloshayle: 18 Yellowhammer plus flock of c.300 mixed finches feeding in stubble fields. (A Langdon)

Tywardreath: 1 Firecrest, 2 Long-tailed tits, 4 Redwing in private garden. (R. Barlow)

Kelynack: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Firecrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 9 Long-tailed Tits, 20+ fieldfare, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Wagtail in a private garden. (C Moore)

Porthilly Point: 9 Brent Geese, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 19 Common Gull, 75 Oystercatcher, 11 Curlew, 66 Wigeon, 9 Redshank. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Water Rail. (S Williams)

Water rail – S Williams

Truro: 10+ Long-tailed Tits and Meadow Pipit again in our private garden. (K&J Mortimore)

Lanhydrock: 5+ Brambling among c.200 Chaffinch along the driveway and at start of cycle trails. (J Rance)

Threemilestone: 2 Redwings, 2 m&f Blackcap, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren and 1 Goldcrest. (E Harris)

Rock: 3 Tawny Owl heard, 2 probable Pipistrelle Bat from private garden. (S Grose)

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Thursday 28th November 2019

Late news, 27/11, St Ives: 1 Sabine’s Gull. (B Dodd)

Mount’s Bay: 1 Pacific Diver close off Jubilee Pool. (G Williams) Also, 6 Great Northern Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver, 50+ f-type Common Scoter. (S Rogers, R Veal) 20+ Swallow reported along Penzance seafront.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 subad Caspian Gull, 4 (3ad, 1x3w) Yellow-legged Gull, 1 ad argentatus Herring Gull, 1 Knot, 1 juv Kittiwake at low tide. (R Veal)

Helston STW: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler nearby. (D Collins)

Stithians Reservoir: 1f Lesser Scaup (still), 4 Goldeneye, 2 Snipe. (J St Ledger)

Lesser Scaup – J St Ledger

Mawnan Smith: 7 Woodlark, 1 Snipe, 2 Stock Dove, 50 Meadow Pipit, 2 Skylark, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Fieldfare, 8 Pied Wagtail, 25 Linnet. (T Phelps)

Nansidwell: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 65+ Chaffinch, 1 Skylark, 10 Meadow Pipit, 1 Reed Bunting. (T Phelps)

Swanpool: 1 Eider 50m off the beach (J Irvine)

Eider – J Irvine

Falmouth Bay: 2 Great Northern Divers, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 18 Kittiwakes, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Eider (same as the Swanpool bird but seen from Castle Beach and much later in the day), 12 Common Scoter, and 1 Mediterranean Gull. Also pod of 10+ Common Dolphin. (M Doyle, T Phelps, C Urquhart)

Drift Reservoir: 1st w Long-tailed Duck, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 (1m 2f) Tufted Duck, 10 Mallard, 1 Coot, 1 Kingfisher. (M Webb)

Long-tailed Duck – M Webb

St Anthony Head: 1 Cirl Bunting, 1 Brambling, 1 Firecrest (J Lewis)

Land’s End: 1w Black Redstart at Land’s End Airport. (O Mockbridge)

Penryn: female-type Black Redstart on Environment and Sustainability Institute building this morning. (E Pursey, L Langley)

Towan Head: 1 f Black Redstart, 2 Stonechat, 4 Rock Pipit at toilets. (J Green)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Green Sandpiper, 9 Goosander 4m 5F, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Cormorant, 1m Gadwall, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Wren. (R Mudge, J Turner)

St. Germans: Firecrest in private garden. (A Blonden)

Loe Pool: 1 Treecreeper in woodland by main path from Helston to Loe Pool. (D Collins)

St Columb Road: 1 Male Blackcap, 8 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Blue Tits, 2 Dunnocks. (B Tregunna)

Blackcap – B Tregunna

Lostwithiel: 1f Blackcap. (M Surgey)

Charlestown: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker on nut feeder. (D Hastilow)

Millbrook: 6 Curlew, 20 Redshank, 2 Teal, 2 Shelduck. (R Napp)

St Ives: Firecrest in private garden again this afternoon. (M Rouncefield)

Praize an Beeble: Firecrest in private garden. (A Middleton)

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Monday 25th November 2019

Gerald Stanley Gay (Stan to his many friends) sadly passed away on 31st October 2019 at home with his family aged 80 years, a loving husband, dad and grandad. The funeral service will be at 11:00 Trelawny Chapel, Penmount Crematorium, Tuesday 26th November 2019. No flowers by request, donations in lieu if desired for the British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o the funeral directors W J Beswetherick & Son Ltd, Central House, Fairmantle Street, Truro Tel 01872 274021

Stan Gay 8th March 2019

Late news, 24/11, St Ives Island: Juvenile Female Merlin. (C Oates)

Merlin – Chris Oates

Penzance: Pacific Diver again off Jubilee Pool, but distant. Also 6+ Great Northern Diver, 4+ Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua and 1 airborne Blue-fin Tuna. (L Proctor) 7 Red-throated Diver, 7 Great Northern Diver, 50+ Common Scoter, 23 Purple Sandpiper ,32 Sanderling,1 Kittiwake,1 Great Skua (O Frampton)

Stithians Reservoir: 1f Lesser Scaup from Stuart Hutchings hide, plus 1 Mediterranean Gull. (J Chapman, R ffrench-Constant)

Malpas: 1 Firecrest in private garden. Also 2 Siskin on feeder. (A.Hill)

Loe pool: 1 Bittern (S Bury)

Lizard Point: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Red-throated Diver past, 600 Kittiwake in an hour. (D Collins)

Illogan: 1 Ring-necked Parakeet in Ventonraze 08.40 (J Baker)

River Gannel: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Dipper, 7 Little Egret, 2 Blackcap at Gannel filling station. (S Grose)

Newquay : 100+ Pied Wagtail roosting on the roof of Morrisons Supermarket at 9pm (S Grose)

St Ives: 2 male Blackcap in private garden this morning. (M Rouncefield)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Green Sandpiper on the weir. 10 Goosander 3m 7f, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Tufted Duck, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Wren. (R Mudge)

Looe: viewed from Hannafore this afternoon; 7 Eider, 1 Teal, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe (A Payne)

Pencarrow Estate: 3 Marsh Tit, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Crossbill (L Payne)

 

Sunday 24th November 2019

Late News, 21&22/11, Shortlanesend: Male Redstart in private garden. (P Barstow)

Mounts Bay: Adult Pacific Diver still off west side of Jubilee Pool towards St Michael’s Mount again. Also, 9 Red-throated Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver, 61 Common Scoter,all female (S. Rogers, M. Ahmad, J. Hawkey, J Chapple). 40+ Turnstone, 39 Sanderling, 20+ Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 12 Purple Sandpiper on beach by harbour wall 11.00 – 12.00. ( M Webb)

Pacific Diver – M Mckee

Pacific Diver – M Mckee

Pacific Diver – M Mckee

Pacific Diver – M Mckee

 

Purple Sandpiper – M Webb

Newlyn Harbour: Male Eider and Great Northern Diver this afternoon. (M Rouncefield)

Male Eider and Great Northern Diver – M Rouncefield

St Levan: Dusky Warbler in the large sallow clump on the South side of Raftra Pool. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 21 nominate Chiffchaff,  3 Goldcrest, Firecrest, 2 Blackcap and a Swallow all trapped and ringed. Also present 1 Woodcock, 8 Redwing, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Siskin in the valley.(K Wilson, B Bosisto)

Sennen: 1 Curlew, 1 Common Snipe, 1 Merlin, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail , 1 Lapland Bunting (overhead) (B Bosisto)

Polgigga: 4 Swallow this afternoon. (M Wallace)

Sancreed: 2 Little Egret, 1 Water Rail, 1 Woodcock, 9 Golden Plover, 70 Stock Dove, 30 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare, 4 Goldcrest. Towards dusk 2,340 Jackdaw flew west to roost 15:30-16:30 hrs. (D Flumm)

Whacker Quay: Drake Green-winged Teal, (A C Robinson, G K Gordon)

Rame Head: 14 Cattle Egret, at Radford Lane. Also, 140 Common Scoter, 1 female Eider. (A C Robinson, G K Gordon)

Walmsley: 50+ Cattle Egret in flooded field, 1 female Scaup, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 male Mandarin, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 50+ Canada Goose, 1 Pintail, 1 Water Rail, 15 Shoveler, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Shelduck, 2000+ Starlings in reed bed, good numbers of Curlew, Teal, Wigeon, Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Roe Deer. (A Piper)

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet over Valley Gardens 08.20 (J Baker)

St Ives: Firecrest in private garden this morning. (M Rouncefield)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Cattle Egret flew over Carnsew Pool to east 8:45, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 1 ad argentatus Herring Gull, 45 Cormorant over. (R Veal) 2 Yellow-legged Gull (adult and 2nd winter), 4 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Whimbrel (B Bosisto)

Dozmary Pool: 28 Teal, 3 Shoveler, 5 Tufted Duck ( D Eva )

Halvana: 7 Crossbill, 2 Treecreeper ( D Eva )

Stithians Reservoir: 1st w f Lesser Scaup, 4f type Goldeneye (all on SE side), 7 Tufted Duck, 36 Mallard, 1f Gadwall, 39 Wigeon (including flock of 37 in from the north), 19 Teal, 15 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Cormorant, 75 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 1+ Kingfisher, 5 Goldcrest, 21 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, 24 Long-tailed Tit (9,9,6). (D Chaney)

Helston Boating Lake: Ferruginous Duck (presumed escape). (S Rogers)

Ferruginous Duck – S Rogers

Par Market East Carpark: 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 11 Long- tailed Tit. (S Grose)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Water Rail, 13 Mute Swan (Inc 1 with metal ring on right leg. The British Museum :W27236), 6 Coot, 297 Canada Geese, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Par Beach: 4 Eider, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Turnstone, 9 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Common Gull, 1 Firecrest. (P Roseveare)

Porthpean: 1 female Velvet Scoter, 84 Common Scoter, 16 Black-throated Diver, 8 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Firecrest. (P Roseveare)

Portholland: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver. (P Roseveare)

Caerhays Castle: 2 Pintail, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Oystercatcher, 2 Great Northern Diver offshore. (P Roseveare)

Pendower: 14 Great Northern Diver, 4 Black-throated Diver. (P Roseveare)

Portscatho: 1 Grey Plover, 1 Redshank, 37 Turnstone, c.30 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Great Northern Diver, 3 Black-throated Diver. (P Roseveare)

Trethillick, near Padstow: Hooded Crow (D Julian)

Hooded Crow – D Julian

Newquay, Towan Head:  19 Purple Sandpiper, 13 Turnstone,  12 Oystercatcher on rocks behind Headland Hotel.  2 Black Redstarts around toilets area. (M Lammas, D Thomas)

Porth Joke: 1 Goosander, 2 Woodcock, 1 Siskin. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 1f Scaup, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 f Goldeneye, 4 Great crested Grebe, 1 Goosander (redhead), 25 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Teal, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Bullfinch, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Buzzard, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker,. (S Grose)

Trevarrion: 5 Chough, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Common Scoter, 1 Reed Bunting, 7 Greenfinch from Beacon Cove. (S Grose)

Falmouth, Gyllngvase: 12 probable Common Scoter 500m from shore (S Van Hear)

Trencrom Hill: 16 Raven. (C Benton)

Lower Moors, Roughtor: 4 Peregrine, 3 Merlin, 8 Buzzard and 2 Kestrel hunting about 400000 starling. Also 2 Woodcock. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary: Goosander off the Doom Bar and a Great Northern Diver off Padstow. (D Julian)

Crugmeer: 1 Grey Partridge and +70 Skylarks. (D Julian)

 

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Saturday 23rd November 2019

Late News, 11/11, Treverva: 1 Woodlark over. (D Chaney)

Late news, 21/11, Lower Tamar Lake: Wood Sandpiper reidentified as a Green Sandpiper from photos.

Mounts Bay: 1 ad Pacific Diver returned showing well between Jubilee Pool and Newlyn Harbour. (M Ahmad, P St Pierre, L Proctor) Also, 70+ Common Scoter. (L Langley) 36 Purple Sandpiper on Battery Rocks. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, A McKechnie) Also 8 Great Northern Diver, 6 Red-throated Diver. (P St Pierre) 2 Swallow. (M Ahmad)

Pacific Diver – Mashuq Ahmad

Penzance Battery Rocks (12:00-16:00): 1 Eider, 1 Gannet, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 18 Sanderling, 23 Purple Sandpiper, 8 House Martin (P Nason).

Boscathnoe Reservoir: 1 Goosander still. (L Proctor)

Drift Reservoir: 4 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Marazion: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 85 Turnstone, 7 Sanderling, 1 Dunlin, 6 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher all below “Maypole Garden”. (S Grose)

Trenow Cove: 1 Black-throated Diver. (R Menari)

Sennen: possible Olive-backed Pipit in maize field North of school. (G Gordon)

Stithians Reservoir: 1st winter female Lesser Scaup still present this afternoon. (L Langley) Also, 2 f Goldeneye, c1000 Starlings,, 1 Common Gull at 16:00. (J Chapman) Also 11 Curlew, 2 Snipe, 70+ Lapwing, small flock of Dunlin over, 20+ Fieldfare, 1 Chiffchaff. (D Chaney, M Broadbent)

Devoran: 3 Spotted Redshank (J Chapman)

Tintagel: female Snow Bunting on English Heritage castle headland. (A Carmichael)

Nanjizal: Whinchat east of Nanjizal House. (K Wilson)

Hayle Estuary: adult and sub adult Caspian Gull and 3 Yellow-legged Gull. (M Halliday) Carnsew Pool: 1 Slavonian Grebe (J Evans) 4 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Wagtail at 16:15. (J Branscombe)

Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Sancreed: Cattle Egret, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 20 Stock Dove. (D Flumm)

Porthpean: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe, c.55 Common Scoter and 2 Firecrest. (M Jones)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 2 Great Northern Diver (200m offshore), 33 Turnstone. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Red-throated Diver. (R Taylor)

Treverva Crossroads: 1,500+ Starling in flight, on trees and in field. (J St Ledger)

College Reservoir: 2 Pochard (J St Ledger)

Argal Reservoir: Firecrest (D Wright)

Firecrest – Dougy Wright

Helston Sewage Works: Firecrest (D Wright)

Helston Boating Lake:  Mediterranean Gull. (D Wright)

Towan Head, Newquay: 21 Turnstones, 12 Oystercatchers and 3 Purple Sandpipers on rocks behind Headland Hotel. (M Lammas) Black Redstart still, also leucistic Starling at golf club. (S Rowe)

Dobwalls: 1 Firecrest and 2 Goldcrest in our garden (C&J Duffy)

Penwithick: 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 6 Chaffinch, 6 Goldfinch, 11 House Sparrow, 17 Starling, 1 Woodpigeon, 3 Collared Dove, 1 Robin. (K Bowers)

Marsh Tit – K Bowers

Coal Tit – Kevin Bowers

Blue Tit – Kevin Bowers

Tater-du Lighthouse: 1 Green Woodpecker, 7 Stonechat, 1 Merlin, 4+ Bottle nosed Dolphin. (S Grose)

Castle An Dinas: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull (B Bosisto)

Clerkenwater Vean Bridge Bodmin: 2 Dippers at Clerkenwater bridge 12:30. (A Wagstaff)

Rosenannon: 1 Short-eeared Owl, 6 Woodcock, 12 Snipe 17:00. (A Wagstaff)

Tehidy Woods: 1 Firecrest, 4 Little Grebe, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 3 Tawny Owl heard. (S Grose)

River Lynher:  2 Spoonbill over the high tide on Rat Island, 120 Oystercatcher. (K Baum, M Beer)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 40 Avocet. (M Beer)

Whitsand Bay: 1 Velvet Scoter, 131 Common Scoter viewed from Polhawn. (C Ellis)

Wacker Quay: 93 Teal, 90+ Avocet, 13 Mallard, 2 Greenshank, 54 Shelduck, 36 Canada Geese, 4 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, Redwing, 40+ Redshank, 80+ Oystercatcher, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Robin, 70+ Curlew, 250+ Wigeon, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 3 Blackbird, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Meadow Pipit, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Crow. (C Ellis)

Torpoint: 300+ Wigeon, 11 Little Egret, 18 Brent Geese, 45 Canada Geese, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Common Gull, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Northern Diver, Dunlin, Redshank, Curlew, Oystercatcher, 2 Med Gull. (C Ellis)

Downderry: 1 Firecrest early this morning. (A Payne)

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