Tuesday 15th September 2015

Newquay, Towan Head: 25 Sandwich Tern in bay am. (M Lammas) Gannel Estuary: 10 Little Egret, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Grey Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

The Lizard Point: 16 Brent Geese. (T Thirlaway)

TThirlaway_BRENTGEESE_150915Brent Geese, Terence Thirlaway

Marazion Beach: 15 pale-bellied Brent Geese, by Hogus Rock, (presumed same group as seen at Lizard Point). (P Fraser)

Devoran (from the Quay): 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Greenshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 150+ Redshank. 120+ Curlew, 40+ Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_SpottedRedshank_150915Spotted Redshank, John St Ledger

Porthgwarra seawatch 0800-0900hrs:  1 sum plum Red-throated Diver west, 8 Balearic & 10 Manx Shearwater, 1 Mediterranean Gull & 2 ‘Commic’ Tern. (D Flumm) 

Porthgwarra area: 4 Whinchat, 4 Whitethroat, 1 Dartford Warbler. (D Flumm, P Clement) Also 1 Pied Flycatcher in wood by carpark. (M Wallace, M Spicer, T Mills) PG to St Levan: 2 Whinchat, 9 Wheatear, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Reed Warbler and 2 Whimbrel. (M Wallace)

Polgigga: 1 juv Red-backed Shrike. (M Wallace, D Flumm, P Clement, T Mills) Also 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling.

DFlumm_Red-backedShrike_150915Red-backed Shrike, Dave Flumm TMills_Red-backedShrike_150915Red-backed Shrike, Tony Mills

Levant area:  6 Wheatear, 3 Whinchat,  6 Stonechat, 1 Willow Warbler,  c.50 Swallow, 100+ Linnets and 1 Robin.  (NRPhillips)

Guineaport, Camel Estuary: 1 Little Egret. (CA Hughes)

Davidstow Airport: 8 Ringed Plover and 1 Wheatear. (P Smale)

Windmill Farm: 1 Short-eared Owl. (T Thirlaway)

TThirlaway_short-earedowl_150915Short-eared Owl, Terence Thirlaway

Sennen Cove: 1 Grey Heron and 1 Little Egret on the foreshore this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Land’s End: 5 Whinchat.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck, 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 8 Whinchat.  (J Swann)

Pendeen: 1 Wheatear and 3 Willow Warbler in the churchyard.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings: 2 Garganey and 1 m Gadwall. Ryan’s Field: 158 Sandwich Tern and 2 Common Tern.  (B Dallas)

St Levan: 1 Firecrest and 1 Green Sandpiper over. (L Thomson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve, Longrock Pool: 2 Garganey still. (D Parker)

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