This news has been kindly supplied by various members of the Society, Birdline South West (BLSW), RBA, BirdGuides, Sennen Cove Birdwatching and Cornwall Birding. News has been included in good faith and has not been verified by CBWPS; inclusion does not imply acceptance as an official record or agreement with the identification. Please read the formal disclaimer below.

For some birds (highlighted) a written description is required either for the National or the Local rarities committee. See the sidebar to downloaded the relevant forms.

It is hoped that this page will be updated every evening to give members an up-to-date snap shot of what is happening in the county. Should you require more immediate and complete information it is suggested that you phone a regional information service such as Birdline South West (premium rate), or subscribe to one of the national bird information services such as BirdGuides or RBA.

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News/sightings/photographs and any content of this website/Copyright

The news and sightings contained within this website are from unchecked sources and are for information only.

The authenticity of the records cannot be guaranteed and remain the property and copyright of the person who provided the same and it is forbidden by any third party to copy or use for any purpose, any information and pictures shown on this website, without their formal written consent.

All photographs published on this website are copyright of the original photographer and are reproduced with their kind permission except where explicitly stated otherwise.You must NOT download and re-use/re-publish/re-distribute any material from this website (including publication on another website) without the prior consent of the Board and/or the person who provided the information or photograph appearing on the website.

To photographers and persons providing information to CBWPS for this website

By providing any photographs, sightings or information of any manner to the CBWPS it is accepted by you that the CBWPS may use the same on its website, within its publications and general merchandise such as, for example Reports and DVDs, in a charitable manner to raise funds to benefit the Society.

If you have any objections to this you must notify the Webmaster or a member of the Board when providing the same.

We will not be liable for any consequential, indirect or special loss or damage howsoever caused as a result of misuse of information or images on this website; nor will we be liable for any loss of potential profit, income or contractual loss.

Dated: 27th January 2010

Cornwall Bird Watching & Preservation Society

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