Thursday 18th October 2018

Land’s End: Grey Catbird still present on Treve Moor at 07:58 to 18:15 at least when it appeared to go to roost, also Tree Pipit over at 10:30. (G Wyatt)

Grey Catbird sketch by Richard Thewlis

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 1w drake Ring-necked Duck early morning and back again at 11:11 to 15:06 at least, also Red-veined Darter. (L Proctor) Also 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Muscovy Duck. (T Mills)

Ring-necked Ducks, Linton Proctor

Ring-necked Ducks, Tony Mills

Red-veined Darter, Linton Proctor

Nanquidno: 3 1w drake Ring-necked Duck on a private pool before being flushed at 09:15 by the owner. (N Wheatley) Also 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Fieldfare, 4 Chiffchaff. (T Mills)

Penlee NR: Red-breasted Flycatcher at far end, showing occasionally. (C Buckland P Aley)

Red-breasted Flycatcher, Chris Buckland

Porthgwarra: Ring Ouzel by dried up pool also 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 5 Fieldfare, 2 Wheatear & Whinchat . (M Wallace) 1070 Chaffinch, 135 Skylark, 3 Brambling, 4 Siskin, 8 Fieldfare, 3 Bullfinch, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Golden Plover, 4 Song Thrush, 1000s Starling and a Merlin. In scrub 2-3 Yellow-browed Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest. (Oriole Birding) Turtle Dove still at Lower Roskestal Farm at 14:35. (R Treeby) 4+ Yellow-browed Warbler, and Red-breasted Flycatcher in 60 Foot Cover, also Short-eared Owl over Quinoa field. (M Elliott) Also an unconfirmed report of a Barred Warbler.

Trewornan Bridge: 9 Cattle Egret over towards Walmsley at 18.40. (S Grose)

Maer Lake: 2 Great White Egret at 15:22.

Cot Valley: 4 Yellow-browed Warbler and Ring Ouzel, 4 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, 1 Brambling and 1 Woodlark. (D Flumm, N Wheatley)

Rame:  Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Golden Plover, 3 Siskin, 7 Chiffchaff & 3 Goldcrest.. (P Aley)

Polgigga area: Yellow-browed Warblers at Trevean and Bosistow Lane this afternoon also a Red-veined Darter and 8 Wheatear at Carn les Boel. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: A total of 150 birds ringed including 55 Blackcap, 34 Chiffchaff ( 1 tristis+ abietinus), 3 Goldcrest, 3 Firecrest, Reed Warbler, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler. Also 2 Common Rosefinch seen. (K Wilson) Richard’s Pipit in fields by Faraway Cottage this afternoon. (M Wallace)

St Levan: Yellow-browed Warbler near the church at 14:30. (G Wyatt)

Penberth: 1+ Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest at the coast cottages. (G Lawlor)

Carn Gloose: 3 Vagrant Emperor reported over Ballowall Barrow plus 8 Red-veined Darter. (L Gregory)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler below the car park.

PenrynYellow-browed Warbler on Tremough campus (F Bell)

Boswednack: Yellow-browed Warbler.

Sennen: Yellow-browed Warbler in Trevilly Farm Drive

Crowlas: 59 Redwing, 2 Siskin, 23 Chaffinch in 15 minute vismig this am. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill still present. (R Treeby)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Barn Owl, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 7 Coot, 3 Teal. (S Grose)

Pendeen Watch: Short-eared Owl in off the sea at 11:40.

Kingsmill Lake: 74 Black-tailed Godwit, 19 Greenshank, 30+Dunlin, 3 Snipe, 2 Lapwing, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 34 Canada Geese, 5 Grey Heron, Curlew, Little Egret, Redshank & Buzzard. (K Baum)

Old Lizard Head: 1 f Snow Bunting, in field. SW695116 with Rock Pipits. (C Richards)

Snow Bunting, Clive Richards

St Merryn: 1 Peregrine falcon with Magpie prey.

Kelynack: 2 Lapwing, 6 Skylark, 6 Reed Bunting in private fields to east. (D Flumm)

Phillack: 2 Hummingbird Hawkmoth this evening together; feeding again on Salvia Hot Lips. (J Eaton)

Hummingbird Hawkmoth, John Eaton

Hummingbird Hawkmoth, John Eaton

Polhawn cove, W of Rame: At least 3 drowned Shag dead within long gill net close inshore. (RHurrell)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Mallard, 2 Coot, 13 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 6 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 3 Snipe, 4 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Merlin, 6 Raven, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wheatear, 2 Kestrel. (A Holmes)

Men-An-Tol:1 Barn Owl at dusk. (A Holmes)

Upton Towans Nature Reserve: 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Raven, 3 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk. (A Holmes)

Merlin, Adam Holmes


Wednesday 17th October 2018

Late photos, 16/10, Nanquidno: 1 1w Ring-necked Duck on the pool at 15.19. (T Chinnick)

Ring-necked Duck, Tom Chinnick

Ring-necked Duck, Tom Chinnick

Land’s End: Grey Catbird still on Treeve Moor 08:03 to 17:15 at least. (G Bagnall, P Ash et al.)

Grey Catbird – Paul Ash

Penlee Point: 1 Red-Breasted Flycatcher showing this afternoon at Penlee Battery found by Yvonne & Mike Northey. (per D Allan)

Lizard Point: 1 Serin at the car park at 09:45 before flying towards the lighthouse. (Oriole Birding)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Ring-necked Duck returned this evening.

Nanquidno: 1 1w Ring-necked Duck on pool late afternoon (private site, but viewable form the footpath. (C Moore)

Lamorna: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (M McKee)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Bittern at western end of Marazion Marsh. Feeding and then went into reeds. (D White)

Cot Valley: Still 3 Yellow-browed Warbler also 2 Firecrest. (P Clement)

Porthgwarra to St Levan:Yellow-browed Warbler, Wheatear, 2 Brambling and 1 Merlin. (M Wallace)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill still on Ryan’s Field. (T Lovelock)

Church Cove:Yellow-browed Warbler. (B Bosisto)

Kenidjack valley: 3 Black Redstart. (C Richards)

St Just: Yellow-browed Warbler in a private garden. (P Eele)

Carn Kenidjack: Woodlark over towards St Just. (M Roxby)

Pendeen Watch: 2 Balearic Shearwater and 3 Arctic Skua. (P Eele)

Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler in bushes below the car park. (J Ryan)

Whipsiderry: 2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Corn Bunting, 1 Chough. (S Grose)

Phillack: 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth feeding on Salvia “Hot Lips” in private garden. (J Eaton)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 21 Mute Swan, 150 Canada Goose, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 4 Shelduck, 27 Mallard, 13 Wigeon, 11 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 21 Little Egret, 17 Cattle Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 95 Oystercatcher, 8 Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Plover, 27 Lapwing, 4 Knot, 1 Sanderling, 21 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 50 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 31 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 65 Curlew, 200 Black-headed Gull, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 55 Herring Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 7 Blackbird, 5 Great Tit, 5 Blue Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 1 Jay, 7 Jackdaw, 8 Rook, 50 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 8 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Goldfinch, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Fox, 1 Red Admiral (M Scawen et al).

Devoran: 94 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 5 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Turnstone, 17 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Tawny Owl, 5 Redwing, 1 Firecrest, 12 Siskin, 1 Redpoll, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Green Woodpecker. (B Bosisto)

College Reservoir: 64 Coot, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Tufted Duck, 10 Wigeon, 5 Teal. (B Bosisto) 2 Kingfisher. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (B Bosisto) 1 Kingfisher. (D Chaney)

Church Cove: 2 Firecrest, 3 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 2 Tawny Owl, 1 Brambling, 4 Siskin. (B Bosisto)

Lizard/Housel: 1 Ring Ouzel, 3 Wheatear, 1 Merlin, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 60 Skylark, 160 Meadow Pipit, 1 Reed Bunting. (B Bosisto)

Poltesco: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Redwing. (F Trewin)


Friday 5th October 2018

Late news, 4/10, Lamorran: Common Sandpiper, Kingfisher, 5 Wigeon, 30 Teal, plus Firecrest with Goldcrest in Beech tree next to Church. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 4/10, Tresillian River (Tresillian to St Clement): Peregrine, 11 Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpiper, 71 Curlew, 51 Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 465 Canada Geese,  2 Raven. (A Nicholson)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 juv Baird’s Sandpiper, preferring to associate with 1 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 1 juv Spotted Redshank, 8 juv Dunlin, c25 Black-tailed Godwit, c35 Curlew, 11 Greenshank, c20 Redshank. (P Kemp)

Wadebridge: 10 Cattle Egret between Trewornan Bridge and Amble Dam at 08:00. (S Grose) 12 Cattle Egrets from road bridge at 09:45. (T Wilson) Burniere Hide: 2 Barn Owl at 22.00 (S Grose)

Nanjizal: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Little Buntings, 46 Blackcap, 3 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Reed Warbler, 30 Chiffchaff trapped at the private ringing site. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson) Also Yellow-browed Warbler and Black Redstart seen at Nanjizal House. (K Wilson)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 7 Cormorant (incl 6 nominate P.c.carbo & 1 P.c.sinensis), 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 4 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Polgigga: Richard’s Pipit over Faraway Cottage and 1 Wryneck. (L Thomson)

Devoran: Lesser Yellowlegs by the quay again also 4 Sandwich Tern and summer plumaged Knot. (D Curtis)

Land’s End/Cycle Track/Treeve Moor: 4 Blackcap, 1 Whinchat, 5 Snipe. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Porthgwarra: 1 Firecrest, 6+ Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap. (DK Parker)

Little Treleaver: 1 Black Redstart. (J Foster)

Mullion to Predannack: Chiffchaff, Grey Wagtail, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 2 Wheatear. (A Witheywood)

Sancreed: 42 Golden Plover over, c40 Linnet in the fields. (D Flumm)

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest at sewage works. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

Carne/Gillan Creek (High Tide): 9 Little Egret, 12 Herring Gull, 17 Black-headed Gull, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Moorhen. (B Nicholls)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Merlin, 2 Coot, 2 Curlew, 1 Redshank, 1 Wheatear, 1 Grey Wagtail and movement c100 Meadow Pipit SW. (MJ Spicer)

Soapy Cove: 1 Wryneck 1 Whinchat. (R Augarde)

Mount Hawke: 15 Collared Dove on overhead wires at 08.30. (RB & PC Girling).

Temple: 1 Moorhen and 1 Coot at 10.00. (RB Girling)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in garden on left beyond stream at bottom of valley.

Scillonian III crossing: 3 Grey Phalarope, 2 Great Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 4 Storm Petrel this morning and 2 Grey Phalarope, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Minke Whale, this evening.

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Wryneck still. (R Menari)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Bittern again. (P St Pierre)


Tuesday 4th September 2018

Late news, 1/9, Rame Head: 1 imm Marsh Harrier seen at 13:10 heading out to sea but turned back and flew down valley. (A Pearson)

Late news, 3/9, Bosullow: 1 Pied Flycatcher.

Late news, 3/9, Porthleven: 3 juv. Chough at Bullion cliff. (P Reynolds)

Pendeen: 1 1w Red-breasted Flycatcher reported on wall in field just inland of Coastguard Cottages at 08:30.

St Just: 1 Citrine Wagtail reported flew NE over Trevaylor Campsite at 09:50.

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 Great White Egret. (E Cornelius C Hayward)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Osprey for three minutes from 08:35 then SW, 1 Little Egret, 13 Canada Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 50 Swallow, 60 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Blackcap, 5 White Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Osprey – Dave Flumm

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Garganey, 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 2 White Wagtail. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Yellow Wagtail over, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 juv. Sanderling, 13 Wigeon, 365 Canada Goose, 15 Greylag Goose. (R Veal)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Common Redshank, 4 Dunlin, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Little Egret, 1 Yellow Wagtail. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

Portreath: 2 Peregrine high over Western Hill. (G Rogers)

Falmouth: Flock of c20 Goldfinch calling, flying and feeding around my garden this morning. (E Tackley)

Mount Hawke: 9 Collared Dove perched on overhead wires at 08.00. (RB & PC Girling)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Lapwing, 11 Snipe, 21 Curlew, 1 Gadwall, 2 Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler. (J St Ledger)

Ruff – John St Ledger

Snipe – John St Ledger

Point, Restronguet: Osprey there at 7.30am eating a fish. Circled high up and flew off at noon. The ring details have shown that it is a female ringed in Scotland two years ago. (J St Ledger)

Maer Lake: 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 2 Redshank, 1 Greenshank,  c200 Canada Geese, 5 Swallow. (H Kendall)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater:  1 Tawny Owl 6.00am. (B.Toms)

Porthgwarra: Redstart, 22 Wheatear, 14 Willow Warbler, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Whinchat, 10 White Wagtail & 7 Yellow Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Trevilley: 67 Starling and 24 White Wagtail. (DK Parker)

Pendeen: 1 Storm Petrel, 3 Balearic Shearwater and 800 Manx Shearwater. (P & C Brewster)

Near Par Market: 3 Buzzard, 10 Goldfinch, 3 Dunnock. (C Hooper)

Buzzard – Chris Hooper

Goldfinch – Chris Hooper

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Turtle Dove dropped into the sallows at the back. (P St Pierre)

Mermaid II, off Porthgwarra: Arctic Skua, 1000+ Manx Shearwater and lots of terns including Arctic Tern 3 miles offshore from Mermaid II. (M Elliott) 

Porthgwarra: 56 Sooty Shearwater flew east this evening (18.00 – 20.10).

Mount’s Bay: Knot and Redshank on St Clement’s Isle plus Swallows, White Wagtails and Kestrel out over the bay. (M Elliott)

Porth Reservoir: 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Buzzard, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Coot, 6 Great Crested Grebe (3 adult 3 juv) 42 Canada Geese, 2 Jay, 1 fem Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Grampound (Crow Hill meadows): 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Jones)

Hayle, Mexico Towans: 1 Kestrel (f) stooping on Hobby, 2 Wheatear, 1 Stonechat (f), Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (J Evans)

Tamar Bridge: Two large white long necked birds flew over the Tamar Br as I drove across to Devon (19.50). Possibly Spoonbills – one bird appeared slightly larger than the other. Both rapidly heading downriver towards Lynher confluence. (R Hurrell)


Friday 1st December 2017

Late News, 29/11, Hayle: 1 adult Yellow-legged Gull, Spoonbill, and 1 flyover Great White Egret at around 13:30hrs, flying over Ryan’s Field heading eastwards inland (maybe the bird seen at Stithians later that day?) (S Green)

Late news, 30/11, Bude: 1 Redwing in private garden, Marhamchurch. (M Green)

Hayle Estauary: 1 ad Ring-billed Gull this afternoon on the estuary. (M Halliday) Later on Ryan’s Field and 1 juv Spoonbill again on Carnsew Basin. Also 1 pale-bellied Brent Goose. (B Dodd)

Ring-billed Gull, Mark Halliday

Ring-billed Gull, Mark Halliday

Polgigga: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher again at the horse paddock on Bosistow Lane.

Crugmeer: 1 Short-eared Owl, 3 Snipe, & 2 Roe Deer. (S Grose)

Penzance: 1m Black Redstart on shoreline rocks by railway station. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

St Ives seawatch 08:45-10:00: 3 Great Northern Diver, 12 Common Scoter the highlights.(C Urquart)

St Erth: 2 Cattle Egret with 8 Little Egret in cattle field along Tredrea Lane, St. Erth (T Phelps)

Truro: 1 Peregrine flew over my garden at approx 7.45 am. (D Jenkins)

Windmill Farm: 300 + Golden Plover (over), 100+ Redwing, 2 Kestrel, 1 Jay, 1 Raven, 1 Water Rail, 8 Bullfinch. (J Evans)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Long-eared Owl. (A Langdon)

Helston, Boating Lake: 1 Gadwall, 2 Muscovy Duck, about 10 Shoveler, about 20 Canada Geese, (B Sharples) Sewerage Works: 1 Goldcrest. (B Sharples)

Gadwall, Bob Sharples

Muscovy Duck, Bob Sharples

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Short-eared Owl, 3 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Marazion beach: 40+ Sanderling. (V Skilton) Also 1 ad Pacific Diver offshore Long Rock.

Sanderling, Vic Skilton

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (B Sharples)

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Bob Sharples

Drift Reservoir, (Members only): 1 small Canada Goose again.

Boswednack: 2 Firecrest.

Dozmary Pool: 1 ad m Ring-necked Duck and 1 ad m Lesser Scaup.



Thursday 30th November 2017

Polgigga: A late Red-breasted Flycatcher in Bosistow Lane by the horse paddocks, appeared to be moving towards the farm. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Small Canada Goose still present. (L Proctor)

Canada Goose, Linton Proctor

Canada Goose, Linton Proctor

Canada Goose, Linton Proctor

Falmouth: Fem/1cy Black Redstart still at Stratton Terrace.

Stithians Southern cut-off hide:  6 Bullfinch,  2 Reed Bunting,  2 Goldcrest,  7 Goldfinch,  4 Greenfinch,  1 Wren,  1 Water Rail. (A James, B Sharples)

Water Rail – Alan James

Water Rail – Alan James

Water Rail, Bob Sharples

Goldcrest, Bob Sharples

Goldfinch, Bob Sharples

House Sparrow, Bob Sharples

Loe Pool, Carmelloe: 1 m Pochard, 1 Firecrest, 2 Jay and family of Long-tailed Tit. (A Witheywood)

Constantine: 10 Little Egret feeding amongst cattle in fields around Trengilly Farm; 30 Redwing; flock of 16 Stock Dove. (D Collins)

St Erth, Tredrea Lane: 2 Cattle Egret, 9 Little Egret in field with cattle @ 3.30pm (high tide) (J Hawkey)

Dobwalls: 1 Firecrest in private garden (C&J Duffy)

Long Rock: 1 ad Pacific Diver with 1 Great Northern Diver late afternoon (P St Pierre)

Rock Helipad Field: 1 female Peregrine Falcon, 2 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Downderry: 1 Black Redstart and 1 Water Pipit on beach this afternoon. (A Payne)

Townshend: 1 m Hawfinch.


Tuesday 31st October 2017

Late News, 30/10, Sennen: 1+ Lapland Bunting in stubble behind Sennen School, also 80+ Skylark. (P St Pierre, M Elliott)

Late News, 30/10, Camborne: 20-30 thrush sp over at 9am. (D King)

Constantine: 1 American Golden Plover over from Lizard towards NE, also juv Merlin & 1 Brambling over SW, c150 Woodpigeon. Also 2 Black Redstart in Trebarvah Court. (J Chapman)

Pendeen: Great White Egret over at 08:30, also 2 Snow Bunting & 1 Lapland Bunting. (P Combridge)

St Levan: Great White Egret at the reedbed pool, St Levan at 09:35hrs. (M Wallace)

Land’s End: Great White Egret over W at 09:54, 5 Reed Bunting, 1 Firecrest, 2 Siskin. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) Also 1 Short-eared Owl & 7 Brambling early am. (G Hodgson)

St Buryan: 3 Black Redstart at Tower Meadows. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Porthgwarra: Ring Ouzel, Woodcock this morning. (M Wallace) Also 2 Ring Ouzel (1c & adult male), c20 Song Thrush, 14 Redwing, 5 Firecrest, 12 Goldcrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Grey Wagtail, c300 Chaffinch, 3 Bullfinch, 3 Brambling, 1 Siskin, c60 Skylark, c1,000 Wood Pigeon, c60 Stock Dove, 1 Woodcock (second individual), 24 Lapwing, 1 Peregrine & 2 Sparrowhawk. (DK Parker)

Sancreed (viz mig 07:30-09:30): 2 Hawfinch south @ 08:10, 2 Little Egret, 25 Lapwing, 112 Golden Plover, 20 Snipe, 200 Woodpigeon, 15 Stock Dove, 17 Skylark, 28 Fieldfare, 30 Redwing, 4 Song Thrush, 6 Blackbird, 2 Grey Wagtail, 6 Pied Wagtail, 4 Meadow Pipit, 4 Siskin all west. 11 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 1 Wigeon, 2 Teal, c300 Woodpigeon pottering in area. 2 Woodcock flushed in afternoon. (D Flumm)

St Ives, Consols: 500 Fieldfare, 1 Black Redstart (S Turner)

St Minver Cricket Club: 13 Fieldfare overhead (S Grose)

Penzance: 5 egrets over Morrab Road, Penzance c10:00 – looked like Cattle Egret. (B Dawson) Juv Rose-coloured Starling at bottom of Morrab Rd by St John’s School at 09:00. (M Southam)

Treverva: 150 Fieldfare passing through, 2 Stonechat, 100+ Canada Goose W towards College Reservoir, Red Admiral, Peacock. (D Chaney)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern in front of Cheshire Homes. (J Parker)

Hayle Estuary: 4 Spoonbill in afternoon. (S Kolodziejski) 2 Spoonbill still Lelant Saltings late afternoon. (D King)

Hayle: c200 Starling over fire station at 4pm. (D King)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Ruff, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Goldeneye from Stuart Hutchings hide. Male Mandarin at Golden Lion cut off. (S Kolodziejski)

Bude Estuary: 1 Little Egret, 59 Black-headed Gull, 18 Herring Gull, 6 Pied Wagtail (and many more around the town), 1 Rock Pipit, 2 Raven over, 1 Oystercatcher. (H Kendall)

Bude: 1 Chiffchaff. (H Wilkins)

Chiffchaff, Helen Wilkins

Rock, Porthilly Point: 101 Oystercatcher, 4 Redshank, 20 Turnstone, 1 Common Snipe on water’s edge, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Song Thrush, 13 Little Egret. (S Grose).

Mousehole: 1 Olive-backed Pipit along path to right off Love Lane. (M Elliott-finder, M Pass, MJ Spicer)

St Gothian Sands: White-rumped Sandpiper still present. (P Freestone, D King) Also Firecrest. (P Freestone)

Sennen: Lapland Bunting still present in stubble field behind school, also Skylark flock. (G Hodgson)

Kenidjack: 9 Hawfinch mid-morning. (G Hodgson) Red-breasted Flycatcher still in copse by engine sheds, 14 Chough. (J Swann, P Combridge, P Fraser et al). Also Firecrest, 2 Bullfinch, 6 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and Brambling (heard). (P Taylor, H Mitchell, R Mawer, P Fraser).

Dozmary Pool: Drake Ring-necked Duck still present.

Wacker Quay: 50 Avocet, 70 Shelduck, Kingfisher, 3 Greenshank, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Teal, Wigeon. (C & J Hannaford)

Lower Tamar Lake: 200+ Canada Geese, 2 Snow Geese, 1 Little Grebe. (R Mudge)