Thursday 19th September

Late news 18/09, Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 15 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Blackbird, 3 Blackcap, c500 Black-headed Gull, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Blue Tit, 5 Buzzard, 1 Canada Goose, c75 Carrion Crow, 7 Chaffinch, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Collared Dove, c50 Cormorant, c200 Curlew, c50 Dunlin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Goldfinch, c75 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Tit, 15 Greenshank, 10 Grey Heron, 7 Grey Wagtail, c200 Herring Gull, 1 House Martin, 4 House Sparrow, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 30 Linnet, 50 Little Egret, 10 Magpie, 40 Mallard, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 50 Mute Swan, c250 Oystercatcher, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Raven, c100 Redshank, 30 Ringed Plover, 6 Robin, 2 Rook, 1 Sanderling, 1 Shelduck, 1 Starling, 30 Swallow, 20 Teal, 6 Woodpigeon, 1 Wren. (Martin Cutland Camel Trail Nature Walk, C Travis et al)

Late news 18/09, St. Ives: 9 Sooty Shearwater, 2,000+ Manx Shearwater, 16 Fulmar, 2 Leach’s Petrel, 2 Storm Petrel, 7 Great Skua, 12 Sandwich Tern, 2 Arctic Tern, 5 Mediterranean Gull and 60+ Oystercatcher. (V Stratton)

Late news 18/09, Buttermilk Hill: 12 Common Buzzard, 4 Common Whitethroat and 4 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Late news 18/09, Foage Valley, Zennor: A flock of 200+ Swallow. (V Stratton).

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 2 Dunlin, 5 Swallow, 2 Stonechat, 2 Cormorant, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 12 Mallard and 2 Teal. (D Parker & T Mills)

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Juvenile Stonechat, Tony Mills

Marazion Beach: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, c30 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 2 Sanderling 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Tern and many Pied/White Wagtails. (S Maycock & T Mills)  1 Little Stint also reported.

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Juvenile Knot, Simon Maycock

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Adult Med Gull, Simon Maycock

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Bar-tailed Godwit, Simon Maycock

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adult Common Tern, Simon Maycock

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Bar-tailed Godwit, Tony Mills

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Juvenile Knot, Tony Mills

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Sanderling, Tony Mills

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 12 Little Egret, 12 Curlew, 3 Grey Heron, c30 Redshank, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull plus many Wigeon and Teal on the estuary at high tide viewed from the newly opened “Birdies Bistro”. Ryan’s Field: 22 Oystercatcher, c150 Curlew and 8 Bar-tailed Godwit. (T Mills)

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High tide roost from Birdies Bistro, Tony Mills.

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Little Stint, 3 Common Sandpiper, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Snipe, 1 Wheatear and 2 Raven. (J St Ledger)

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Wryneck about 50m from the locked gate on the track to the Ranger Station. (A Benn)

North Cliff Meadow: 1 Peregrine. (A Benn)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 3w Yellow-legged Gull. (D Julian)

Clapper Marshes: 46 Black-headed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Little Egret, 3 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Buzzard, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Moorhen, 17 Mallard, 13 Teal, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Green Sandpiper, 38 Canada Goose, 1 Shelduck, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Swallow, 2 Collared Dove, 19 House Sparrow, 1 Magpie, 6 Jackdaw, 3 Robin, 3 Wren 2 Dunnock, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Woodpigeon, 5 Goldfinch, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Great Tit and 1 Chiffchaff. (D Julian)

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