Monday 19th September 2016

Late news, 18/9, Rame: 3 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Wheatear. (A Pearson)

Late news, 18/9, Looe island: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Turnstone, 1 Curlew, 1 Wheatear, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 Black-headed gull, 8 Little Egret together, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 9 Wood pigeon leaving for the mainland, 2 Gannet and 1 Guillemot. Also Wren, Robin, Blackbird, Oystercatcher, Shag, Cormorant, Herring and Great Black-backed gulls seen. At least 6 Painted Lady feeding on flowering Ivy. (R Hurrell )

Late news, 18/9, Hannafore: 1 drake Eider (partial eclipse) (R Hurrell )

Gannel Estuary: 12 Dunlin, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit,  1 Black-tailed Godwit , 1 Knot and 2 Grey Plover. (M Lammas)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 54 Bar-tailed Godwit,  5 Black-tailed Godwit and  3 Grey Plover. (S Turner)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Lapland Bunting. (J Braiden)

jbraiden_laplandbunt_190916Lapland Bunting, James Braiden

Porthgwarra: 1 juv Red-backed Shrike still, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Chough, 1 Willow Warbler and 2 Chiffchaff. (M Wallace,G.Berti, C.Travis, T Mills)

Pendeen Watch: 1 juv Long-tailed Skua, 9 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Sooty Shearwater past this morning.

Perranuthnoe: 1 ad Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper still and 1 Pectoral Sandpiper.

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