Monday 12th September 2016

Late news, 11/9, The Lizard: 1 juv Sabine’s Gull, 2 Grey Phalarope, 1 ad Pomarine Skua, 1 juv Arctic Skua, 8 Sooty Shearwater and 42 Balearic Shearwater. (S Votier)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper with 2 Ruff.

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 3 Coal Tit, (all in the car park), c17 Swallow, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Wren, 3 Great Crested Grebe. (R Mudge)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 17 Sandwich Tern, 25 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 68 Dunlin, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Stint and 11 Ringed Plover.(MJ Spicer, M Bishop) Carnsew Basin: 3 Dabchick, 17 Sandwich Tern, 2 Arctic Tern and 7 Bar-tailed Godwit. Copperhouse Creek: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 17 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Dunlin. (MJ Spicer) Also 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Knot, 8 Curlew, 2 Common Sandpiper and 1 Whimbrel. (M Bishop)  Ryan’s Field: 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret and 2 Kingfisher, plus 1 Stoat. (MJ Spicer, A James)

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Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck by the Coastguard Cottages, 1 Pied Flycatcher 60ft, 6 Wheatear (M Wallace) Also 1 Dotterel again, with 1 juv Bar-tailed Godwit. (M Halliday, T Mills) Plus 18 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 90 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater past, also 1 Little Shearwater reported at 1.20pm and 1 Long-tailed Skua. 

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TMills_Dotterel_120916Juvenile Dotterel, Tony Mills TMills_Barwit_120916Juvenile Bar-tailed Godwit, Tony Mills

Land’s End, cycle track: 2 Wryneck still, 1 Whitethroat. (T Mills)

Penzance, Lidden area: 21 Goldfinch in one flock on wires above garden, 1 Sparrowhawk over. (T Mills)

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 Ruff, 17 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin, 30 Pied Wagtail, 20 Little Grebe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler,1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Swallows. (C Buckland)

Downderry: 37 Balearic Shearwater flew west before 0820. Offshore this afternoon 2 Mediterranean Gull and 1 juvenile Yellow-legged Gull. (A Payne)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel in Boat Cove and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in tamarisks above Boat Cove.

Helston Loe Pool: 1 Dalmatian Pelican present again.

Kingsmill Lake: 2 Osprey fishing. (D Julian)

Falmouth, Pendennis Head: 2+ Balearic Shearwater past.

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