"My 2016 Spectacular Wildlife Sightings in Cornwall" - DALMATIAN PELICAN, LAMMERGEIER, the bearded vulture, Heath Fritillary ABERRATION, Roseland pair had produced 3 CHOUGHLINGS and Silver-washed Fritillary VALESINA.
8th October 2016: The Cornwall Chough Watch Team won the RSPB's President Award. Me, Rob Nicholls and Mark Hayhurst went up to the International Convention Centre in Birmingham to received the RSPB's President Award in behalf of the Cornwall Chough Watch Team during the 125th Annual General Meeting of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
25th July 2016: Went to Cabilla and Redrice Woods Nature Reserve and saw the 1x Silver-washed Fritillary VALESINA.
3rd July 2016: The Roseland pair had produced 3 choughlings and fledged. The last Chough seen around this area was in the 1820’s, which was 200 years ago. 2016 has been record breaking in the “CHOUGH WORLD"! There’s 23 choughlets in total.
6th June 2016: Went to Greenscoombe Woods Nature Reserve and saw 2x Heath Fritillary aberration (at first, I thought I only saw one but when I went through my photos on my computer when I got home, that's when I realize I have two).
23rd May 2016: Sooo lucky to be the "FIRST" one to have seen and photographed the LAMMERGEIER, the bearded vulture in Helman Tor.
16th May 2016: Went to Drift Reservoir and saw the DALMATIAN PELICAN.