Wednesday 22nd December 2021

Walmsley & Amble marshes: 13 Glossy Ibis, c150 Black-tailed Godwit, 53 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 11 Greylag, 3 Cattle Egret, c200 Wigeon, c200 Teal, c40 Shoveler, 1 Pintail, 6 Shelduck, c400 Canada Goose, c700 Lapwing. (A Langdon)

Glossy Ibis, Adrian Langdon

Lizard: 2 Tundra Bean Goose, 1 Russian White-fronted Goose by Bolenowe Donkey Sanctuary. (J Foster)

Housel Bay: Richard’s Pipit field behind new build house Mariner’s View. Spooked by Peregrine Falcon and flew across road into field behind Compton Lodge. (M Greenhalgh)

Hayle Estuary: 4 Caspian Gull (3 adults and a 3rd winter) reported this morning.

Colliford Lake: White-tailed Eagle this morning. (A Birtwistle)

Video  (Andrew Birtwhistle)

Torpoint: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 17 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, female Goldeneye, 1 Whimbrel, 31 Brent Geese, an adult Mediterranean Gull & 37+ adult Common Gull. (P Kemp)

Cape Cornwall: sub-adult Pomarine Skua, 6 Teal, 1 Great Skua, 4 Purple Sandpiper. (N & T Wheatley)

Polbathic Creek: f Black Redstart in the garden. (A Blonden)

Siblyback Lake: 29 Coot, 10+ Little Grebe, 6 feral Greylag Geese, 14 Tufted Duck, 1 m Scaup, 6 Teal. (K Pellow)

Lizard Point: 9 Purple Sandpiper. (D Collins)

Lizard: 150 Skylark including a single flock of 110. (D Collins)

Wacker Quay: 6 Greenshank, 5 Dunlin, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Redshank, 43+ Avocet, 1 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 20+ Teal, numerous Shelduck. (D Sharp)

Millbrook: 25+ Black Tailed Godwit. (D Sharp)

Copperhouse Creek, Black Bridge: 100+ Wigeon, 50+ Teal, 10 Canada Geese, 6 Goldfinch, 3f Chaffinch, 1 Starling. (M Webb)

Teal, Martin Webb

Teal, Martin Webb

Chaffinch, Martin Webb

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 14 Red-legged partridge, 25 Canada goose, 12 Greylag goose, 19 Mute swan, 1 Whooper swan, 37 Shelduck, 28 Wigeon, 14 Mallard, 5 Teal, 4 Wood pigeon, 2 Collared dove, 1 Little grebe, 45 Oystercatcher, c.180 Lapwing, 4 Ringed plover, 35 Curlew, 19 Black-tailed godwit, 40 Dunlin, 1 Common sandpiper, 25 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, c.180 Black-headed gull, 5 Common gull, 26 Great black-backed gull, 90 Herring gull, 1 Lesser black-backed gull, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey heron, 4 Little egret, 3 Buzzard, 1 Jay, 2 Magpie, 5 Rook, 35 Carrion crow, 2 Blue tit, 2 Great tit, 1 Wren, 25 Starling, 8 Blackbird, 15 Redwing, 3 Robin, 8 House sparrow, 1 Grey wagtail, 1 Pied wagtail, 1 Chaffinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Marazion: Water Pipit reported at river mouth.

Tuesday 21st December 2021

The Lizard: 1 Richard’s Pipit at Housel Bay for 2nd day. In Housel Bay Road in long grassy field behind Compton Lodge. (RBA)

Walmsley (members only): Between 11 and 15 Glossy Ibis came in to roost. (A Langdon)

Wadebridge: 2 Glossy Ibis over at 16.15. (D Julian)

Porthleven/Loe Pool: 1 Glossy Ibis flew over B3304 and then Penrose Hill. Also, Black Redstart at Porthleven. (M Pass, I Maclean)

Goss Moor: 1 Glossy Ibis flew south over A30. (T Blunden)

Hayle estuary: 1 Ring-billed Gull, 2 Caspian Gulls (adult, 3rd winter), 4 Yellow-legged Gulls (adults), Goosander (female type) and 1 Great White Egret. (R Veal, C North, N R Rogers, P Clements, B Dallas)

Caspian Gull – Nigel Rogers

Caspian Gull – Nigel Rogers

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Great Northern Diver (juvenile). (N R Rogers)

Great Northern Diver – Nigel Rogers

Drift Res: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 8 Tufted Duck, 8 Coot. (N R Rogers)

Helford: 21+ Cattle Egrets at Landrivick Farm between Helford and Newtown-in-St Martin. (RBA)

Wacker Quay: 1 Slavonian Grebe. (RBA)

Porthleven: 1 m Black Redstart in private garden. (B Nicholls)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Spotted Redshank, 13 Greenshank, 22 Lapwing, 72 Black-tailed Godwit, 42 Curlew, 20+ Dunlin, 30+ Redshank, 1 Grey Plover, 80+ Wigeon, 50+ Teal and 3 Barnacle Geese. (P Kemp)

Truro: 15+ Redwings, 4 Meadow Pipits on the cricket pitch. (M Costa)

Truro, Boscawen Park: 87 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Bar Tailed Godwit, 50 Dunlin, plus c50 Redwing on cricket pitch/ playing field. (A Nicholson)

Penzance: 2 Dippers Ponsandane brook. (R Stone)

Penzance: Large roost of Starlings at Wharf Road, possibly 10s of thousands. (J Hawkey)

Bartinney: 80+ Golden Plover. (R Chiffers)

Golden Plover – Robin Chiffers

Golden Plover – Robin Chiffers

Tredarvah: Bullfinch and Coal Tit. (R Chiffers)

Coal Tit – Robin Chiffers

Bullfinch – Robin Chiffers

Late submission, 20/12, Camel Est: 15 Cattle Egret, 2 Goosander. (S Marquis)

Late submission, 20/12, St Clement:12 Cattle Egret, 15 Curlew, 21 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret, 10 Eurasian Teal, 1 Kingfisher, 15 Redwing, 5 Song Thrush (N Barry)

Cattle Egret, Nathaniel Barry

Cattle Egret, Nathaniel Barry

Cattle Egret, Nathaniel Barry

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Friday 3rd December 2021

Housel/Lizard Lighthouse: 1 Richard’s Pipit showing well in fields by lighthouse. (M Pass et al)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Stonechat, 1 Meadow Pipit, 6 Goldfinch, 3 Shoveler, 4 Tufted Duck, 4 Ring-necked Duck, c20 Wigeon, c20 Mallard, 2 Little Grebe, c10 Teal. (C Cox)

Colliford Lake: 1 White-tailed Eagle (A Birtwistle). Presumably the same bird as at Dozmary Pool on Nov 28th – that was G405, a 2CY female from the Isle of Wight reintroduction project – Eds

Hannafore: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 6 Eider, 1 Song Thrush, 5 Curlew, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (L Birtwistle)

Eiders – Linda Birtwistle

St Erth: 4+ Cattle Egret in cattle field off Tredrea Lane, viewed from public footpath. (Birdguides)

Longrock: 11 Swallow in village, Black-necked Grebe on Pool. (D Flumm) 6 Swallow still at Long Rock Business Park at 1pm. (J & P Dowman)

Swallows – Dave Flumm

Swallows – Dave Flumm

Swallows – Dave Flumm

Seaton: 1 Firecrest in the country park this afternoon. (A Payne)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 8 Goosander 3m 5f, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Coot, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Jay, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (R Mudge)

Wadebridge: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Common Gull, 49 Black-headed Gull, 3 Lapwing, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 1 Redshank and 1f Kingfisher from bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Common Gull – Shaun Grose

Swanpool: 2 Black Redstart (m+f) in private garden. (D Peers)

Trevone: 5 Chough (per C Cumming, via Twitter)

Shortlanesend: c50 Starling in private garden. (I Reeves)

Helston: 2 Coal Tit and 1f Blackcap in private garden. (S Ford)

Rock: 1m Blackcap, 1 Marsh Tit from private garden. (S Grose)

St Tudy: 41 Lesser Black-backed Gull with cattle at Tinten Manor Farm. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1m Stonechat, 1m Bullfinch, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Fieldfare, 13 Redwing, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Tufted Duck, 19 Teal, 17 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Water Rail, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 1 Chiffchaff, 9 Long-tailed Tit. (S Grose)

Newquay Zoo: 9 Egret sp. in to roost at dusk. (S Grose)

Late submission, 3/12, Stithians Golden Lion hide: male Gadwall and female Pintail. (S Ford)

Gadwall and Pintail – Steve Ford

Gadwall – Steve Ford

Gadwall, Pintail and Mallards – Steve Ford

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Wednesday 17th November 2021

Cot Valley: Radde’s Warbler between Cornerhouse and top lay-by. (N Wheatley et al) This represents the latest Radde’s to be found in Cornwall, by 15 days. 

Radde’s Warbler, Nigel Rogers

Radde’s Warbler, Nigel Rogers

Radde’s Warbler, Nigel Rogers

Radde’s Warbler, Peter Fraser

Cadgwith: Richard’s Pipit at 8:30 am, then flew South. (S Croft)

Richard’s Pipit, Stuart Croft

Porthgwarra: Dusky Warbler still in 60ft. (S Rogers)

Nanjizal: Dusky Warbler still. Also 66 birds ringed including 26 Redwing, 11 Chiffchaff (2 Siberian), 15 Blackbird, 3 Blackcap. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Dozmary Pool: 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 8 Ring-necked Duck, 6 Tufted Duck, 6 Mallard, 5 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Stonechat, 4 Fieldfare, 118 Lapwing (M & R Frost)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Water Pipit in front of bus stop. Also 37 Sanderling on the beach. (J Parker)

Kingsmill Lake: 6 Avocet, 50 Curlew, 54 Redshank, 15 Greenshank, 17 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 22 Dunlin, 74 Black-tailed Godwit, 89 Teal, 106 Wigeon, 8 Mallard, 17 Shelduck, 2 Cormorant, 1 Great Crested Grebe & 1 juv Mediterranean Gull at high tide (P Kemp)

Lower Tamar Lake: 5f Goosander, 1m Gadwall, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Willow Tit. (R Mudge)

Hannafore, Looe: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 5 Great Northern Diver, 3 Curlew, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 5 Mallard. (D Sharp)

Great Northern Diver, Deena Sharp

Slavonian Grebe, Deena Sharp

Cardinham: adult Yellow-legged Gull in cattle field near to Bunny’s Hill car park. Dipper, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Nuthatch, 50 Redwing in the woods. (B & L Bosisto)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Good numbers of Canada Geese, Lapwing, Teal, Wigeon and Golden Plover. 3 Stonechat, 6 Mallard, 5 Moorhen, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Shelduck, 4 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 12 Gadwall, 3 Buzzard, 11 Redwing, 1 Reed Bunting, 7 Curlew, 14 Greylag Goose, 1 Otter. (R Adams, S Adams)

Draynes Valley: 12 Redwing, 6 Fieldfare, 1 Jay. (M & R Frost)

Colliford Lake: 1 Kestrel, 98 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 21 Black-headed Gull, 33 Canada Goose, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Mallard, 3 Fieldfare. (M & R Frost)

Bolventor: 1 juvenile Peregrine carrying Starling prey, 100 + Starling, 6 Redwing, 7 Fieldfare. (M & R Frost)

Sheffield: 2 Swallow. (S Rogers)

Pendennis Woods: 40-50 Jay. (J Irvine)

Stithians: 2 (1f, 1m) Reed Bunting, 50-100 Lapwing, 50-100 Canada Geese, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Redwing and 2 Grey Heron. (N Barry) Also 1 Chiffchaff, 1 f Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay and 1 f Bullfinch. (T Mills)

Reed Bunting, Nathaniel Barry

Reed Bunting, Nathaniel Barry

Penwith: 5 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing. (N Barry)

Tresemple Pool: 2 Bullfinch, 3 Kingfisher. (M Jones)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 1 Red-legged partridge, 1 Canada goose, 13 Mute swan, 21 Shelduck, 1 Mandarin duck, 66 Wigeon, 15 Mallard, 1 Red-breasted merganser, 7 Wood pigeon, 1 Collared dove, 35 Oystercatcher, 75 Lapwing, c.2000 Golden plover, 1 Grey plover, 7 Ringed plover, 90 Curlew, 15 Black-tailed godwit, 75 Dunlin, 1 Common sandpiper, 25 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 220 Black-headed gull, 3 Mediterranean gull, 1 Common gull, 45 Great black-backed gull, 180 Herring gull, 2 Lesser black-backed gull, 5 Cormorant, 9 Cattle egret, 9 Little egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Peregrine falcon, 2 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 8 Rook, 55 Carrion crow, 2 Raven, 1 Blue tit, 2 Long-tailed tit, 140 Starling, 7 Blackbird, 3 Redwing, 2 Robin, 5 House sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 1 Pied wagtail, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Grey squirrel, 1 Red admiral. (M Scawen et al.).

Falmouth: Yellow-browed Warbler reported.

Late submission, 16/11, Lower Tamar Lake: 6 Goosander 2m 4f roosted overnight, 1 Grey Heron, 6m Tufted Duck, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 4 Tawny Owls 2 seen and 2 heard. (R Mudge)

Sunday 14th October 2021

Porthgwarra: 2 Dusky Warbler. One in sallows at the eastern end of Trevean pool and the other in 60ft cover. (M Wallace)

Trevilley: Richard’s Pipit, Jack Snipe, Brambling, 50+ Fieldfare , 200 Redwing, 20 Snipe, 2 Chiffchaff. (P St Pierre)

Lands End: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest, Fieldfare. (P St Pierre)

Sennen Cove: Red-breasted Merganser, Black Redstart, 7 Chough. (P St Pierre)

Nanjizal Valley: 82 birds ringed on private site. Migrants included 38 Redwing, 11 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 20 Blackcap, 5 Blackbird and 1 Woodcock. Other birds of note in the area included, 4 Snipe, 25 Golden Plover, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Firecrest, c50 Fieldfare, c200 Redwing, c10 Brambling. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto, E Turnbull and J Howells)

St Levan: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (P St Pierre)

Battery Rocks, Penzance: 8 Purple Sandpiper. (L Colliver)

Lelant, Hayle: Adult Yellow-legged Gull, Curlew Sandpiper feeding with flock of Golden Plover. Also, Great White Egret on Carnsew. (R Stone)

Crowan Beacon: 7 Golden Plover, 50 Fieldfare, 150 Redwing. (C Benton)

Swanpool, Falmouth: 3 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, Kingfisher, and Water Rail on the pool. 1 Rock Pipit on the beach. Juvenile Red-throated Diver offshore. (M Greenhalgh)

Red-throated Diver – Mel Greenhalgh

Falmouth, off Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger)

Feock garden: Blackcap ringed in this garden as an adult male on March 14th 2021 as part of the BTO wintering Blackcap survey returned today. This is the first returning Blackcap from the study to be confirmed in the UK this autumn. (K Dalziel)

Color ringed Blackcap – Robbie Phillips

Malpas: 7 Cattle Egret at river confluence this morning. (A Hill)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Knot (on mud opposite), 1 Snipe and 1 Green Sandpiper. (M Jones)

Cligga Head: 2 Peregrine Falcon feeding on the cliffs. (H & M Taylor)

Mevagissey: 2 Great Northern Diver from outer harbour. (S Grose)

Boscundle Wood, Par: 1 Firecrest. (I Stewart)

Par Beach Pool: 2 Water Rail (heard only), 79 Black headed Gull (inc white plastic ring on right leg TMLX still), 5 Mediterranean Gull,1 Chiffchaff,11 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Par, Spit Beach: 1m Kingfisher, 3 Eider, 45 Oystercatcher, 5 Curlew. (S Grose)

Nanpean: drake Ring-necked x Tufted Duck, 2 adult Yellow-legged Gull. (B Bosisto)

Tregonetha Downs: 3 Yellowhammer, 3 Snipe, 16 Red legged Partridge. (S Grose)

Castle an Dinas: 200+ Fieldfare over, 18 Golden Plover, 200+ Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Towan Head: 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit. (S Rowe) In addition, 3+ Cattle Egret, 9 Little Egret in to roost. (S Grose)

Whipsiderry: 8 Corn Bunting. (S Gale)

Treyarnon/Constantine: c70 Oystercatcher, c40 Turnstone, 15 Purple Sandpiper. (C Taylor)

New Polzeath: 1 Chough on cliffs, feeding just above New Polzeath and Pentire Point. (J Davis)

Chough – Jane Davis

Hannafore, Looe: 50+ Turnstones, 2 Oystercatcher. Off shore, 2 Gannet, 2 Great Northern Diver. (D Sharp)

Cremyll: 7 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 7 Grey Heron, in field with Cattle. (D Sharp)

Cattle Egret – Deena Sharp

Late submission, 13/11,  Pendeen: (07.30-12:00) Juvenile Long-tailed Skua, (09:56) Little Auk (08:20), Leach’s Petrel (09:00) 4 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 9 Manx Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 adult Arctic Skua, 1 Puffin, 9 Great Skua, Merlin, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Fulmar, 2 Snow Bunting. (S Rogers, M McKee)

Late submission, 13/11, Botallack: 1m Snow Bunting on the ground, on the coast path by the dressing floors. (J Summers)

Late submission, 12/11,  Pendeen: 1 Black-throated Diver, 12 Manx Shearwater, 9 Sooty Shearwater, 1 juvenile Arctic Skua, 3 Puffin, 4 Great Skua, 2 Snow Bunting. (S Rogers, M McKee, P Clement)

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Saturday 13th November 2021

Mullion Cove: 1 Hawfinch (at chocolate factory), 1 Black Redstart, 1 Firecrest , 1 Swallow. (M Pass)

Najizal: Serin still. (please keep to public rights of way) also Spotted Flycatcher, Woodcock, 5 Blackcap, 40 Redwing ringed. (K Wilson)

Porthgwarra: 1 Richard’s Pipit flew over. (M Wallace)

Swanpool: Falmouth: Little Auk flew inland. Also 1 Water Rail. (Jon Irvine)

Dozmary Pool: 6 Ring-necked Duck, 4 Shoveler, 4 Pochard, 4+ Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 300+ Golden Plover over. (B Craven)

Walmsley Sanctuary: >250 Canada Geese, 1 m Tawny Owl, 6 Mute Swans, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 4 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 6 Curlew, 19 Lapwing, 22 Jackdaw, 6 Wigeon, 12 Teal. (S Thomson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Great White Egret still at Ryan’s Filed. (J Chapple)

Trewornan Bridge: 1 Barn Owl at 4pm. (S Marquis)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Bar-headed Goose, 1 Barnacle Goose with approx 200 Canada Geese at 3pm. (R Greaves)

Sancreed: 5 Snipe, 23 Fieldfare area. 47 Stock Dove west. (D Flumm)

Fistral Beach; Newquay (7:50am – 8:50am): 1 Great Skua, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 7 Mediterranean Gull, 211 Kittiwake. (B Bosisto) 31 Oystercatcher, 5 Purple Sandpiper, 19 Turnstone, 1 Curlew. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 21 Wigeon, 1 Grey Plover. (S Rowe) 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 ad Yellow legged Gull, 1 Common Gull, 21 Wigeon, 1 Peregrine Falcon over. (S Grose)

Trevoll: 3 Mistle Thrush, 1 Treecreeper. (S Grose)

Towan Head: 2 Chough (unringed). (S Grose)

Park Head: 13 Chough. (S Gale)

Mawgan Porth; Bre-Pen: 2 Chough. (S Gale)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Pochard, 12 Wigeon, 116 Lapwing, 1 Willow Tit. (D Eva)

Stithians: Merlin hunting over the village late afternoon (M Grantham)

Loe Pool: 2 Grey Heron, 18 Great Crested Grebe. (B Nicholls)

Hannafore, Looe: at high tide. 1 Slavonian Grebe, 34 Turnstone, 68 Black-headed Gull, 3 Oystercatcher, 12 Mallard, 6 Cormorant, 25 Rock Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 female Stonechat, 1 Dunnock, 28 Carrion Crow. (M& R Frost)

East Looe River: 4 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan,  2 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk. (M & R Frost)

Torpoint: male Black Redstart seen on Rooftop of house in Goad Avenue. (D Allan) 1 Great Northern Diver off Marine Drive. (S Eddy)
River Tamar – Cargreen to Salter’s Mill:  2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 4 Cattle Egret, 30 Canada Geese, 4 Mallard, 22 Shelduck, 3 Curlew, 33 Redshank, 13 Dunlin, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, Herring Gulls, Black-headed Gulls, 1 Robin, 2 Wrens, 22 Goldfinch, 1 Chaffinch. (A.Parker)

Godrevy (on rocks at high tide): 14 Purple Sandpiper; 52 Oystercatcher; 45 Turnstone; 2 Grey Plover; 9 Ringed Plover. (P. Sharp)

St Austell: 3 groups of Swallows. (T Cooper)

 

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Tuesday 9th November 2021

Dozmary Pool: 8 Ring-necked Duck at 14.15. (RBA)

Nanpean: drake Green-winged Teal , 48 Eurasian Teal. (B Bosisto)

Pendeen: Richard’s Pipit at 08.07. (P Combridge)

Davidstow Airfield: Snow Bunting by the Windsock today. (M Worden)

Snow Bunting – Mark Worden

Sennen: Turtle Dove still present. (M Spicer)

Turtle Dove – Mike Spicer

Boscregan: 1500 Chaffinch, 5 Brambling, 7 Siskin, 7 Fieldfare, 110 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush. (N Wheatley)

Porth (7:15am-10:30am): 3,500 Woodpigeon, 3200 Starling, 1689 Chaffinch, 1015 Golden Plover, 163 Skylark, 15 Fieldfare, 2 Chough. (S Gale)

Cot Valley (09.30 – 12.30): 1565 Chaffinch, 12 Brambling, 8 Siskin, 3 Swallow, 5 Lapwing, 90 Stock Dove and 2 Chough. (M Coleman)

Gwenver: 1200 Woodpigeon and a few Stock Doves early am. (M Coleman)

Towan Head: 3 Purple Sandpiper, 24 Turnstone. (M Lammas)

Nanquidno: 1 Jack Snipe, 1 Snipe, 400 Chaffinch, 60 Skylark, 150 Woodpigeon (all flew south 0915 to 1015), 1 Mistle Thrush. (N R Rogers)

Penberth: 1 Black Redstart (male). (N R Rogers)

Black Redstart – Nigel Rogers

Newtown-in-St Martin: 10 Cattle Egret reported. (Birdguides)

Gerrans Bay, viewed from Pendower: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 5 Great Northern Diver (2 in near summer plumage), 26 Mediterranean Gull, 12 Kittiwake (on sea). Also several Bluefin Tuna breaching of Nare Head. (J St Ledger)

Slavonian Grebe – John St Ledger

Loe Beach: 7 Red-breasted Merganser. (J St Ledger)

Portwrinkle: 4 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Little Egret, 6 Oystercatcher and 1 Kestrel. (R Smaldon)

Gothian: Merlin (f). (K Dalziel, J Hawkey)

Gwithian Green NR: 1 Water Rail heard. (K Dalziel, J Hawkey)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Nuthatch, 3 Jay, 2 Tawny Owl heard, 2 Mistle Thrush (feeding in horse field behind carpark), 2 Tufted Duck, 19 Coot, 79 Mallard, 2 Grey Heron, 9 Great Crested Grebe (inc 2 feeding below dam wall). (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 46 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 18 Redshank, 3 Curlew, 10 Lapwing. (S Grose)

 

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