Thursday 15 September 2016

Late news, 14/9 Stithians Reservoir: 2 Whinchat (S Jackson). 1 Whimbrel, I Common Sandpiper, 1 Sparrowhawk from the Stuart Hutchings hide. (G Adams)

Late news, 14/9 Camel Estuary: 14 Cormorant, 15 Grey Heron, 25 Little egret, 14 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Goose, 2 Shelduck, 20 Mallard, 5 Wigeon, 3 Teal, 4 Buzzard, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 25 Oystercatcher, 9 Ringed Plover, 10 Knot, 30 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 15 Curlew Sandpiper, 70 Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 35 Bar-tailed Godwit, 80 Curlew, 200 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 60 Great Black-backed Gull, 100 Herring Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 House Martin, 15 Swallow, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 5 Jackdaw, 30 Rook, 50 Carrion Crow, 10 House Sparrow and 3 Goldfinch between Wadebridge and Tregunna. (M Scawen)

Late news, 14/9 Bude: Wryneck again showing well in private garden. Photos taken by cottage owner. Also a Convolvulus Hawk Moth. (per H Kendall)

Late news, 14/9 Portscatho: Wryneck on the coast path.

Argal Reservoir: Whiskered Tern again this morning. (S Rogers, L Proctor – photos, A McKechnie – photo) Still present at 17:30 also 2 Common Sandpiper (J. Chapman)

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Loe Pool: Dalmatian Pelican still present, 10 GC Grebe and 3 Ringed Plover on the bar. (B Burgess)

Maenporth: 2 Peregrine at 17:00. (B Burgess)

Tolvaddon Downs: 50+ Goldfinches (T Hasdell)

Laneast Down: 1 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 1 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 3 Whinchat, 11 Stonechat, 3 Wheatear, 6 Reed Bunting, 25 Meadow Pipit, 6 Skylark, 35 Linnet and 25 Goldfinch (L Sampson) 

Davidstow: Juv Rose Coloured Starling at c11:45, on the west side of the airfield , near to the old barn buildings, with c50 Starlings, also Buff-breasted Sandpiper and Ruff. (R Eynon, C Imms – photo) American Golden Plover still present but flushed by photographers (not the aforementioned), please stay in the car. (Eds)

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Porthgwarra: Red-backed Shrike and Wryneck by Halfway Wall, also 2 Lapland Bunting, Dotterel, 6 Golden Plover, Ruff, Ringed Plover, Dunlin, 100+ Wheatear, 30+ Whinchat,3 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Garden Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler and 1 male Redstart in the moor area. (G Wyatt)

Polgigga: Ortolan Bunting in bulb field NW of Higher Bosistow. (M Wallace) 1 Turtle Dove on wires. (DK Parker) Little Bunting reported in stubble fields by Lower Bosistow.

Nanjizal: 253 birds ringed including 48 Chiffchaff, 32 Willow Warbler, 24 Sedge Warbler, 79 Blackcap, 13 Reed Warbler, 12 Whitethroat, 8 Grasshopper Warbler, 6 Garden Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, Redstart, Wryneck and Nightingale. Also 2 Ortolan Bunting in the area. (K Wilson)

Land’s End: 1 Wryneck by Trinity Pool, 33 Wheatear, 3 Whinchat, 5 Whitethroat, 2 White Wagtail. (P & H Taylor) At least 2 other Wryneck reported along the cycle track.

St Buryan: 1 Barn Owl just west of village. (P & H Taylor)

Trevose Head: Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, Whinchat, Firecrest and Yellow Wagtail this morning. (DI Julian)

Cot Valley/Nanquidno: Wryneck at Boscregan Farm, Redstart, Tree Pipit, 12 Wheatear, 7 Whinchat and 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (N Wheatley)

Lizard: Icterine Warbler and a very showy Wryneck, Blackcap, Whitethroat, Willow Warbler and several Chiffchaff at Parn Voose Cove. (M Bishop)

Gurnards Head: 1 Turtle Dove at 13:30.

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