Monday 9th December 2019

Late news, 8/12, Millbrook: 13 Cattle Egret in field opposite Stone Farm, Radford Lane. (B Taggart)

Upper Tamar Lakes: 4 Ring-necked Duck still. (S Windle)

Ring-necked Duck – Stevan Windle

Ring-necked Duck – Stevan Windle

Mithian: Possible Great Grey Shrike reported between Mithian and Bolingey along the B3284.

Porth Reservoir: 1 Scaup, 1 f Goldeneye, 3 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 24 Coot, 5 Tufted Duck, 23 Coot, 69 Mallard, 16 Moorhen, 2 Common Gull, 15 Black headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull at 08:15. (S Grose)

Greater Scaup – Shaun Grose

Greater Scaup – Shaun Grose

St Minver: 3 Cattle Egret at Tredower Farm B&B. (S Grose)

St Ives: 21 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 7 Great Skua, 1 Pom Skua, 1 juv Little Gull and 1 Sooty Shearwater between 08:00 & 12:00. (B Mellow)

Penzance: 19+ Purple Sandpiper tucked into crevices on wall at battery rocks at high tide. (R Fox)

Cape Cornwall: 9 Great Skua and a Manx Shearwater south 08:30-10:30. (N Wheatley)

Sancreed: 1 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret. (D Flumm)

Greenscombe Wood, near Callington: 4 Woodcock. (A Parker)

Trevose Head: A pair of Chough near the blow hole below the lighthouse. (K O’Brien)

St Newlyn East Downs: 1 Barn Owl, 2 Tawny Owl heard. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit with 16 Rock Pipit and 2 Meadow Pipit from car park at 09:00. (M Lammas)

St Clement to Tresemple  Pool: 26 Shelduck, 12 Greenshank, 15 Redshank, 4 Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 20+ Teal, 1 Med Gull, 1 Chiffchaff, Coal Tit, Goldcrest, Long-tailed Tit, 20+ Curlew, 3 Grey Heron & 3  Little Egret. (M Lammas, R Napin)

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Late News, 3/12, Lower Tamar Lakes: 3m &1f Ring-necked Duck, 10 m&f Goosander,  8 Great Crested Grebes, 20 Mallard, 30+ Wigeon, Grey Heron, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Great Tit, Blue Tits  (D&H Phillips)

Ring-necked Ducks – D&H Phillips

Goosander – D&H Phillips

Late News, 3/12, Mounts Bay: Black Guillemot from Jubilee Pool at 10:50 flying towards Mousehole. (M Mckee)

Late News, 3/12, Dobwalls: 30 House Sparrows, 1 Firecrest, 2m & 1f Bullfinchs in our garden (C&J Duffy)

Late news, 2/12, Porth Joke to Cubert Common: 2 Kestrel, 2 Firecrest, 3 Water Rails seen another heard so 4 birds. 2 Bullfinch, 5 Goldfinch, 8 Fulmar, 1 Buzzard. (C Mason)

Late news, 3/12, Porth Joke to Cubert Common: 2 Kestrel, 2 Water Rail, 3 Firecrest, 13 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Great Tits, 3 Blue Tits, 18 Lapwing, 22 Linnet, 1 Chiffchaff, 42 Grey Seals. (C Mason)

Cot Valley: Pallas’s Warbler and Willow Warbler still present. (M Ahmad)

Looe: Great Egret just north of “Welcome to Looe” sign on east side of A397 but flew off 11.00. (P Aley)

Hannafore: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Eider, 1m Black Redstart, Kingfisher. (P Aley)

Walmsley: 1 Great Egret flew north this morning, 1 Little Egret, 2 Dunlin, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 female Scaup, 7 Skylark (B Bosisto L Payne)

Camel Estuary Wadebridge to Padstow: 12 Mute Swan, 50 Canada Goose, 45 Shelduck, 12 Mallard, 62 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler, 2 Pintail, 10 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 2 Shag, 5 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Moorhen, 85 Oystercatcher, 6 Ringed Plover, 6 Grey Plover, 1500 Golden Plover, 75 Lapwing, 5 Knot, 4 Turnstone, 150 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 65 Black-tailed godwit, 1 Bar-tailed godwit, 65 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 120 Black-headed gull, 4 Common gull, 65 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 22 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 8 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 2 Firecrest, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 35 Rook, 55 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 25 Starling, 9 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Polgigga: 1 Lapland Bunting and 1 Black Redstart along fields of Higher Bosistow Lane. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir: Long-tailed Duck. (D Fumm)

Sancreed: 1 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret, 30 Redwing. (D Flumm)

Mounts Bay: 3 Great Northern Divers reported.

Marazion: 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 juv drk Eider, 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Veal, P St Pierre)

Men-an-Tol: 1 f-type Marsh Harrier, 5 Fieldfare. (R Veal)

Bude Marshes: Yellow-browed Warbler still present.

Truro:  Firecrest in private garden again this morning. (K&J Mortimore)

Malpas Village: Black Redstart. (M Costa)

Spit Beach, Par: 12 Eider Duck offshore (R Hampshire) Common Sandpiper on pool. (P Aley)

Porthpean: 5 Great Northern Diver, 3 Common Scoter. (P Aley)

Lanhydrock: 2 Brambling with Chaffinches along the driveway. (J Rance)

St Ives Island (07:35-12:00): 2 Eider (f), 5 Shelduck (flying west), 12 Gannet, 200 Razorbill, 1 Stonechat (m), 1 Kestrel (f) (P Nason)

Gwithian: 2m+2f Gadwall, 4 Graylag, 40 Canada Geese. (J Witheywood)

Tredrizzisk: 1 Cattle Egret over, 1 Firecrest from a private garden. (S Grose)

Crugmeer: 2 Barn Owl, 5 Raven, 4 Roe Deer. (S Grose)

Sennen: 5 Swans sp over at 13.30. Landed couple of times on inland fields, probably went off east (J Miller)

Carnsew Pool, Hayle: Slavonian Grebe and Great Northern Diver still present. (M Rouncefield)

Slavonian Grebe – Marlene Rouncefield

Slavonian Grebe – Marlene Rouncefield

Great Northern Diver – Marlene Rouncefield

Trispen: 2 Firecrest in private garden. (C Mason)

Roseland, Ruan Lanihorne: 5 Whooper Swans in flight NW up river Fal above Sett Bridge at 15:15. (D Hall)

Crowdy: 1 Red-breasted Merganser (female), 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, several Teal and Wigeon, 2 Goldcrest, 9 Raven. (A Piper)

Rough Tor: 1 Peregrine, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 7 Fieldfare, 3 Raven, 2 Crossbill, large Starling murmuration, 1 male Hen Harrier hunting in the valley at 15:45. (A Piper)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Barnacle Goose with flock of 120 Canada Geese. (P Crispin)

Seaton: 1 Great Northern Diver.(P Aley)

Lynher: 88 Avocet, 2 Spoonbill & Kingfisher. Wilcove: 1 Whimbrel.(P Aley)

Torpoint: 1 Slavonian Grebe, Common Scoter, 4 Brent Goose, 3 Great Northern Diver & 2 Common Dolphin. (P Aley)

St Germans: a female Black Redstart at the quayside this afternoon. (A Payne)

Carnanton woods: 1 Barn Owl, 3 Woodcock, 1 Tawney Owl heard. (S Grose)

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Monday 2nd December 2019

Mermaid II trip looking for the Pacific Diver tomorrow, Tuesday 3rd Dec leaving at 13:00 sharp for 2 hours, cost £17.00. If interested phone Martin Elliott on 07875 295457 to book a place.

Pacific Diver from Mermaid II – Martin Elliott

Pacific Diver from Mermaid II – Martin Elliott

Late news, 1/12, Bartinney Downs: 1 Marsh Harrier (juv) at 13.03. (M McKee)

Upper Tamar Lake: 5 Ring-necked Duck (3m 2f) which flew south, 6 Tufted Duck.

Par Duck Pond: Tawny Owl calling in adjacent woodland at 07:00.1 Kingfisher perched on rocks bordering stream at eastern end of beach  (R Barlow)

St Buryan: 1 Swallow at Tower Meadows. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Long-tailed Duck and Great Northern Diver still present. (D Flumm) 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Goosander (redhead), 1 Wigeon (m), 1 Iceland Gull (juv) at 10:30, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Kingfisher.

Bartinney Downs: 1 Marsh Harrier (juv) at 13.57. (M McKee)

Newlyn: 1w & 2w Yellow-legged Gull in the harbour. (M Ahmad)

1w Yellow-legged Gull – Mashuq Ahmad

2w Yellow-legged Gull – Mashuq Ahmad

Land’s End Airport: Black Redstart and Short-eared Owl.

St Merryn: 58 Kittiwake & 3 Guillemot on the water below Persimmion Cliff, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 35 Meadow Pipit, 3 Yellowhammer, 1 Corn Bunting. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Kingfisher, 10 Turnstone, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Plover on Carnsew Pool. (S Van Hear, A Mckechnie) 3w Caspian Gull on Lelant Saltings in the late afternoon. (M Ahmad)  17 Redshank, 1m and 1 f Teal, 1 Kingfisher on Ryan’s Field. (A.Hill)

Slavonian Grebe – A McKechnie

Great Northern Diver – A McKechnie

Chapel Amble: 6 Water Pipit and a Firecrest this morning. (D Julian)

Clapper Marsh, Wadebridge: Merlin, Green Sandpiper and Common Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Gutt Hill, Wadebridge: 2 Cattle Egret. (D Julian)

St Buryan: 1 Swallow at Tower Meadows. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Bude Marshes: Siberian Chiffchaff, Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest all still present. (A.Roberts)

Camborne (Weeth): 2 m&f Blackcap. (G Rogers)

Blackcap – G Rogers

St Ives: 2 Stonechats (male and female) on The Island. (K Money)

Lower Tamar Lake:  Green Sandpiper on the weir, 1m Shoveler, 7 Goosander 4m 3f. (R Mudge)

Wherrytown: 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Tallack’s Creek, Devoran: 2 Spotted Redshank, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 2 Ringed Plover, 180+ Dunlin, 3 Greenshank, 70+ Curlew, 90+ Redshank, 12 Shelduck, 9 Common Gull, also numbers of Teal, Wigeon and Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Redshank – J St Ledger

Common Gull – J St Ledger

Kelynack: Male Black Redstart in a private garden. (C Moore)

Sennen Cove: Possible 3w Canary Island Yellow-legged Gull with a Yellow-legged Gull. (K Wilson)

St Gothian Sands: 3 (2 1w & near adult) Yellow-legged Gills late afternoon. (M Ahmad)

Carrick Roads: 14 Black-necked Grebe, 6 Red-breasted Merganser and 4 Great Northern Diver from Loe Beach. (R Wilkins)

Bosistow Farm: Probable House x Tree Sparrow also 2 Snow Buntings flew North. (K Wilson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Whooper Swan over this evening. (C Beazley)

Whooper Swan – Catherine Beazley

Penzance: 2 Black Redstart, 6 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail, c.20 Turnstone at Battery Rocks (A Hill)

St Blazey Reserve: 20 + Teal, (R Hampshire)

Rock: 2 Sparrowhawk visiting bird feeders in a private garden. (S Grose)

Whitecross; Wadebridge: 2 Woodcock (B Bosisto)

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Saturday 30th November 2019

Late News, 29/11,Colliford Reservoir: Great Northern Diver off Gillhouse. 3 Shoveler at Dozmary Pool. (B Craven)

Lower Tamar Lake: 5 Ring-necked Duck, 9 Tufted Duck, 4 Goosander 2m 2f, 3 Willow Tit. (R Mudge)

Stithians: female Lesser Scaup with 1 Tufted Duck & 4 Goldeneye, 4 Snipe (D & J Chapman)

Wacker Quay: drake Green-winged Teal still present this morning. (B Rankine)

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet over Valley Gardens chasing Carrion Crow! (J Baker)

Hayle Estuary: 3 Caspian Gull including German ringed X935 this morning, also 5 Yellow-legged Gull and 21 Common Gull. (M Halliday)

Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Hannafore, Looe: Slavonian Grebe, 3 Great Northern Diver, several groups of Eider, male & female, (B Rankine)

Constantine: f Black Redstart, 2 Stonechats in Trebarvah Court (D & J Chapman)

Kings Mill Lake: 200+ Avocets, c.90 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Greenshank, 25+ Redshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 80+ Dunlin, 22 Lapwing, c.40 Curlew, c.180 Wigeon and c.90 Teal. Also 1 Goldeneye and 1 adult Little Gull (P. Kemp).

Walmsley Sanctuary: 6 Mute Swan, 29 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, Cormorant, 18 Gadwall, 274 Teal, 2 Shelduck, 25 Shoveler, 1 Scaup, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Pintail, 9 Wigeon, 28 Mallard, 160 Black-tailed Godwit, 180 Curlew, 40 Dunlin, 100 Common Redshank, 3 Water Pipit, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Chiffchaff (B Bosisto)

Towan Head: 8 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Great Northern Diver over west. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 47 Wigeon, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Plover. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 1f Scaup, 1f Goldeneye, 5 Tufted Duck, 6 Teal. (S Rowe)

Mawgan Creek: 1 male Mandarin. (D Collins)

Lizard: 1 female Brambling, 10 Skylark, 12 Rock Pipit. (D Collins)

Coverack Sewage Treatment Works: 2 Firecrest, 1 male Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Chiffchaff. (D Collins)

Crugmeer: 1m Grey Partridge, 5 Raven, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Kestrel, 1 f Sparrowhawk, 1 Blackcap, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Yellowhammer, 36 Meadow Pipit, 1 Barn Owl at roost. (S Grose)

Padstow: 1 Hooded Crow, 65 Rook, 13 Common Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull in stubble field next to Padstow football club. (S Grose)

Siblyback Lake: 1 1st w drake Ring-necked Duck, 9 Tufted Duck, 11 Mallard, 11 Little Grebe, 2 Coot, 7 Cormorant, 11 Yellow-legged Gull (8 ad, 1subad, 1 2nd w, 1 1st w), 102 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 31 Herring Gull, c.250 Black-headed Gull, 11 Redwing. (P Roseveare)

Dozmary Pool: 3 Shoveler, 3 Tufted Duck, 9 Mallard, 1 Lapwing. (P Roseveare)

Colliford Lake: 2 Goosander (m&f), 27 Teal, 1 Wigeon, 34 Mallard, 53 Canada Goose, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Water Pipit, 11 Yellow-legged Gull (8 ad, 1 3rd w, 2 1st), 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull, c.25 Herring Gull, c.350 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c.200 Black-headed Gull. (P Roseveare)

Falmouth Bay: 1 Storm petrel sp. (possibly European Storm-petrel) flew past this afternoon, 1 Red-throated Diver, 22 Common Scoter, 2 Common Gull. (T Phelps)

Newquay: 1 Barn Owl at Trevithick Manor Farm, towards Trevemper sewage treatment works. (S Grose)

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Wednesday 27th November 2019

Helston Loe Pool: 1 fem Lesser Spotted Woodpecker low in trees over flooded area, from main path, SW653261. (S Atkinson)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1st w Ring-necked Duck present for 2 weeks. (A Dawson)

Wacker Quay: drake Green-winged Teal still present this morning.

St Ives Island (10:30-1330): 1 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Manx Shearwater, 6 Great Skua, 8 Great Northern Diver, 1,000+ Kittiwake. (R Wilkins) (07:50-10:55): 252 Razorbill, 4 Guillemot, 150 Kittiwake, 67 Gannet, 1 Fulmar, 1 Great Skua. (P Nason)

Mousehole: 1w, and probable 3w, Caspian Gull, 4 (2x1w, 1x2w, 1ad) Yellow-legged Gull on St Clement’s Isle. (M Elliott)

Chapel Amble: 47 Cattle Egret, 1 Swallow. (S Grose, A Langdon)

Drift Reservoir: 1w Long-tailed Duck still. (M Ahmad)

Long-tailed Duck, Mashuq Ahmad

Long-tailed Duck, Mashuq Ahmad

Hannafore, Looe: Slavonian Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 14 Eider and 3 Common Scoter. Also a 1st w Yellow-legged Gull on the Estuary. (D Julian)

Treraven Meadows: 2 Water Pipit, 2 Common Gull, 11 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull, 472 Black headed Gull, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 Curlew, 25 Lapwing, 9 Redshank, 1 Shelduck, 11 Wigeon, 56 Teal, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 fem leucistic Blackbird. (S Grose)

Looe Estuary: 1w Yellow-legged Gull. (D Julian)

Crowlas: 120+ Skylark, 15 Meadow Pipit in stubble fields, 1 Merlin. (R Veal)

Gluvian: 1 Green Sandpiper. (B Bosisto)

Padstow: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 79 Common Gull, 14 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Firecrest. (B Bosisto)

Constantine: 1 Swallow. (D Eva)

Tuckingmill: 1 Peregrine Falcon. (D Raeyen)

Penzance: 5 Swallow around the Promenade this afternoon. (J Ashworth)

Cape Cornwall 09:00-11:00: 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 3 Great Skua, 40 Fulmar, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull, large numbers of Gannets, Kittiwakes, and Auks all moving south. (N Wheatley)

Bude Canal: 2 Swallows late morning. (R Kirkwood)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 37 Mute Swan, 57 Shelduck, 110 Wigeon, 2 Teal, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Little grebe, 4 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 65 Oystercatcher, 7 Grey Plover, c.2000 Golden Plover, 80 Lapwing, 100 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 42 Black-tailed Godwit , 50 Curlew, 150 Black-headed Gull, 120 Herring Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 85 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Wood pigeon, 2 Collared dove, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wren, 2 Robin, 9 Redwing, 4 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 11 Long-tailed Tit, 11 Magpie, 21 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 85 Carrion Crow, 35 Starling, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch (M Scawen et al.)

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Tuesday 26th November 2019

** Notice ** – There will be a student from Falmouth University using a pop-up hide in Walmsley Reserve on Wednesday. He is making a short film about the sanctuary for his 3rd year degree course. Please give him any help and encouragement he needs. Thank you Adrian Langdon (Reserve Warden).

Polgigga: Siberian Chiffchaff along Bosisto Lane. (M Wallace)

Lower Tamar Lake: 5 Ring-necked Duck this morning. (R Mudge)

Ring-necked Ducks – R Mudge

Wacker Quay: 1 drake Green-winged Teal still present this afternoon.

Maer Lake: 2 Ruff, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin (B Bosisto)

Hayle: Slavonian Grebe and Great Northern Diver 1 Little Grebe, 3 Curlew, 20 Dunlin, 8 Cormorant, 2 Rock Pipit on Carnsew Pool (M Webb). Also on the Estuary, 1 juvenile Iceland Gull, 2 Caspian Gull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, 15 common Gull. (B Dallas)

Slavonian Grebe – M Webb

Great Northern Diver – M Webb

St Clement, Tresmple Pool: 12 Cattle Egret, 1 Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, c50 Redshank. (M Jones)

Walmsley: 1 Greater Scaup, 1 Cattle Egret, 2 Pintail, 12 Shoveler, 10 Gadwall, 100+ Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 100+ Curlew. Also numbers of Wigeon Teal and 1 Stonechat (male). (J St Ledger)

female Scaup – J St Ledger

Ruff – J St Ledger

Pintail – J St Ledger

Pendennis Point: Pale-bellied Brent Goose, Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver. (L Langley)

Penzance: 4-6 Swallows at Newlyn Green.  40 + Sanderling, 2 Dunlin, Turnstones and Ringed Plover at Battery Rocks. Eider with Great Black-backed Gull friend in Marina.  (R Fox)

Treraven bird hide: Barnacle goose with Canada Goose, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Stonechat. (N.Greaves)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit, 9 Wigeon, 132 Curlew, 13 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 3 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

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Sunday 7th April 2019

Lower Tamar Lake: 1f Ring-necked Duck, 12 Tufted Duck, 4 Great Crested Grebe. (R Mudge)

Helston: 1 Great White Egret flying towards Loe Pool at 1345 (D Eva)

Kenidjack: 1 Serin just east of engine shed. (R Augarde)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Glossy Ibis and 1 Water Pipit still. (P St Pierre)

Wheatear, Steve Rogers

Drift reservoir (members only): 1 ad Kumlien’s Gull, 2 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Cattle Egret. (R Menari)

Polperro: 1 Hoopoe reported. (per D Spooner)

Caerthillean: Grasshopper Warbler heard between bridge over stream and gate. (M Williams)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1m Wheatear and c12 Swallow through. (MJ Spicer) Also 1 m Pintail. (R Augarde)

Pintail, Richard Augarde

Carn Brea: 1 Wryneck behind the castle. (S Grose)

Mount (PL30 4DU): 2 Swift. (N Moss)

Mounts Bay: 7 Eider and 2 Common Scoter off Marazion. (P St Pierre)

Rilla Mill: Mistle Thrush pair collecting food and carrying off to nest. (D Spooner)

Mistle Thrush, Derek Spooner

Mistle Thrush, Derek Spooner

Mistle Thrush, Derek Spooner

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Kittiwake, 2 Raven, 1 f Eider on the slipway, 3 Mute Swan, 14 Turnstone, 53 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Rock Pipit. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Pool: 1 m Wheatear, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 9 Linnet, also 1 dead Grey Seal on estuary behind Tempest building. (S Grose) Plus 6 Oystercatcher, 12 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Sandwich Tern and 1 Red Kite flying over Hayle bypass. (D Thomas)

Crantock: Osprey over Treago Farm at 2.45pm. (C Stephenson)

Park Head: Osprey flew north along the coast 15:20 (presumed same as Crantock). (S Rowe)

Osprey, Steve Rowe

Lizard Point: 1 Common Redstart. (C Hewson)

Trevose Head: 7 Swallow, 1 Kestrel, 1 Raven, 3 Stonechat ( m ), numerous singing Skylark. (S Lilley)

Dobwalls: Male Yellowhammer in our garden (C&J Duffy)

Penwithick: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Siskin, 5 Goldfinch, 6 Chaffinch, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Woodpigeon. (K. Bowers)

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Long-tailed Tit, Kevin Bowers

Reed Bunting, Kevin Bowers

Porthmeor: 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Grey Heron, 12 Sand Martin, 10 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Coot, 6 Moorhen. (S Rowe)

Newquay: 3 Mediterranean Gull behind the plough in fields at Tregair Farm. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper (opp Mellanvrane roundabout) 1 Dipper (on drainage pipe 100yds west of cairn bridge), 1 Chiffchaff at (Salmons Lane), 11 Little Egret at Penpol Creek. (S Grose)

Kilkhampton: 2 Yellowhammer. (R Mudge)

Newquay Boating Lake: 1 Tawny Owl this eve. (S Grose)

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