Saturday 5th September 2015

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Coot, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Ruff, 1 Redshank, 3 Wheatear and 8 Rock Pipit. (P Clement, MJ Spicer)

Falmouth, Pendennis Head: 1 Whimbrel. Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Mediterranean Gull. (D Chaney)

Stithians ReservoirStuart Hutchings Hide: 6 Ruff, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 16 Curlew, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher and 5 Teal. Southern Hide: 1 Kingfisher, 12+ Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch, 6+ Great Tit, 5 Blue Tit,1 Dunnock, 1 Blackbird, 2+ Chiffchaff (1 singing), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,1 Jay and 1 Buzzard. (D Chaney)

Caerthillian: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler and 300 Swallow. (D Eva)

Gwithian beach: 1 Turnstone with 8 Ringed Plover. (J Baker)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Kingfisher. (V Skilton)

Lizard Pt/Village: 10+ Wheatear, 20+ Stonechat, 1 Whitethroat, 30+ Linnet, 4 Swallow (in building in car park). (J St Ledger + C Benton)

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Kynance/Soapy Cove: Harrier sp., ringtail, now known to be a Hen, drifted S over the downs, gaining height, over Lizard Village and appeared to head SW. Also 5 Whinchat, 20+ Stonechat, 4+ Wheatear, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3+ Kestrel and 1 Buzzard. (J St Ledger + C Benton)

Rame Head:Wheatear, 1 Hobby, 1 Whinchat. (D Allan) Also 1 Nightingale reported.

Liskeard: 1 juv Cuckoo, (released after being trapped in greenhouse). (Z Bernard-John)

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Sennen Cove: 1 Sooty Shearwater past and 7 Whimbrel in the bay. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 juv m Garganey again at Long Rock Pool. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Osprey still.

Nanjizal (private site): 93 birds ringed, 27 Sedge Warbler, 31 Blackcap, 19 Willow Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 4 Grasshopper Warbler and 5 Chiffchaff. (K Wilson)

Windmill Farm: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 1 Whinchat and 1 Wheatear. (D Wright)

Millbrook Lake: 1 Hobby and 1 returning Egyptian Goose. (B Taggart)

Carnyorth: 1 Hoopoe still present.

Skewjack: 1 Wryneck.

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