Saturday 29th June 2019

Late news, 29/6, RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise: Penzance to Wolf Rock: 6 Fulmar, 48 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 28 Gannet, 4 Eider, 1 Med Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 24 Kittiwake, 11 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill, 1 Puffin, also 1 Ocean Sunfish and 6+ Common Dolphin. Wolf Rock to Hugh Town: 56 Manx Shearwater, 67 Gannet, 19 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Guillemot, also 1 Grey Seal and 4 Common Dolphin. Hugh Town to Wolf Rock: 1 Fulmar, 18 Manx Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 48 Gannet, 1 Great Skua, 4 Herring Gull, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Kittiwake, 14 Guillemot, 8 Razorbill, 8 auk sp, 1 Puffin, also 1 Ocean Sunfish, 2 Grey Seal, 40+ Common Dolphin and 2 Harbour Porpoise. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 76 Manx Shearwater (60+ feeding in Mount’s Bay), 1 Storm Petrel, 82 Gannet, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Kittiwake, 17 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill, 2 Puffin, also 14+ Common Dolphin and 4+ Harbour Porpoise. (M Elliott)

Lizard: Alpine Swift over late evening.

Flushing: Report of male Red-breasted Flycatcher hovering and climbing amongst Red Campion in garden backing onto farmland at Parc Tregew, for second time this month (TR11 5UQ). (J Newton)

Longrock: 3 male Common Scoter, Sandwich Tern, 4 Med Gull, 3 Dunlin, 2 Sanderling off the car park. (P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Redshank and 21 Med Gulls. (P St Pierre)

Goonhilly: 4 Siskin, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Painted Lady (J & D Chapman)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 11+ Little Grebe, 31 Tufted Duck +7 juv, 1 Raven, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Linnet, 1 Skylark, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Stonechat. (S Grose)

Windmill Farm: Male Vagrant Emperor and male Lesser Emperor. (T Blunden J Foster)

Looe island: Kayak trip to 4 miles south of Looe island produced 1 imm Puffin, 8 Arctic Terns, (groups of 3 and 5), 2 Swifts passing 4 miles offshore, 50+ Manx Shearwater. 2 pods of Common Dolphins (8+6), 2 Harbour Porpoises, “Nudger” the Grey Seal. (R Kirkwood)

St Clement: 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 22 Redshank. (R Augarde)

St Agnes Harbour: 1 Common Sandpiper, 13 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Penhale Point area: 66 Linnet, 7 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Puffin, 3 Kestrel, 30+ Painted Ladies, 2 Adder. (S Grose)

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Monday 24th June 2019

Late news, 23/6, Nanjizal: A singing Red-breasted Flycatcher in the evening. (K Wilson)

Late news, 23/6, Nr Helston: Leucistic Song Thrush fledgling in private ground. (P Bickford -Smith)

Leucistic Song Thrush – P Bickford-Smith

Mexico Towans: Rosy Starling flew north towards Gwithian late afternoon. (P Freestone)

Lizard: Adult Rosy Starling along Lloyds Lane. (M Pass)

Rosy Starling – Terence Thirlaway

Marazion beach: 6 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 7 Oystercatcher. (S Rogers, P Walsh)

Marazion Marsh: 2cy. Cuckoo. (S Rogers, P Walsh)

Penzance: 4 Eider at Eastern Green. (S Rogers)

Breney Common: 2 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Redpoll, 6 Yellowhammer, 1 Male Red-Veined Darter. ( B Bosisto L Payne )

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 47 Med Gulls, Whimbrel and 2 Sandwich Terns. (P Freestone)

Polbathic Creek: Several Painted Ladies, also 3 Redshank back yesterday. (A Blonden)

Tywardreath: 3 Goldfinch (2 adults feeding 1 young); 1 young Bullfinch also on garden feeders. (R Barlow)

Treeve Common: c70 Swift. (K Wilson)

Rock Beach: 3 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Newquay, Narrowcliff: 40+ Painted Ladies feeding on valerian flowers at Dr’s surgery. (S Grose)

Whipsiderry: 3 Corn Bunting this eve, seen at the same time in the same field. (S Grose)

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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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.

 

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