Tuesday 5th September 2017

Late news, 04/09,  Kingsmill Lake: 31 Greenshank, 40+ Redshank, 15 Dunlin and 6 Black-tailed Godwit. (M Beer).

Marazion: Baird’s Sandpiper still on the beach this morning, but still being disturbed by illegal dog walkers. (DK Parker)

Newquay seawatch: 1 probable Little Shearwater1 Great Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 juvenile Arctic Skua, 10 Kittiwake. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Pentire Point: 1 Little Shearwater reported past this evening, also Great Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater and 5 Sooty Shearwater (18:30-20:00)

Devoran, Tallack’s Creek: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Knot, 3 Whimbrel, 8 Sandwich Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 120+ Oystercatcher (in Gull roost). (J St Ledger) Also 2 Osprey reported.

Spotted Redshank, John St Ledger

Knot, John St Ledger

Lizard Point, 06:45-09:10: 1 Great Shearwater, 26 Balearic Shearwater, 17 Sooty Shearwater, 8 Great Skua and 2 Arctic Skua. (L Langley)

Mousehole: 2 Sabine’s Gull west at 10:45. (P Munro)

Porthgwarra: 1 large shearwater, 18 Sooty Shearwater, 18 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua  and 1 Arctic Tern. (R Wilkins, R Veal, DK Parker)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck still in donkey paddock at 11:30 and again at 13:05. (DK Parker) And again at 15.00, also 1 Grey Wagtail at the sewage works. (T Mills)

Wryneck, Rod Farnes

Lamorna, Tater-du 06:50-10:50: 31 Sooty Shearwater, 38 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Great Skua, 4 Kittiwake, 1 Storm Petrel. (M McKee)

Downderry: 4 Sooty Shearwater early am. (A Payne)

Pendeen, 11:15-14:00: 4 Balearic Shearwater, 10 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Arctic tern, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua. (R Veal, S Jones) 13:05-16:05: 7 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, c7,600 Manx Shearwater, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Knot, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Great Skua, 1 Mediterranean Gull, ad Sabine’s Gull (16:00-16:05hrs), 1 Commic Tern, 1 Ocean Sunfish, 1 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. (D Flumm) Also 1 Leach’s Petrel reported and 1 Black Tern. (I Grant)

Rock: 1 Wheatear, 1 m Sparrowhawk at Porthilly Beach. (S Grose)

Penlee Point sea watch 7:30-11:30: 200+ Manx Shearwater,1 Large Shearwater, 1 juv dark phase Arctic Skua. (C Buckland)

Torpoint: 8 Sandwich Tern. (C Buckland)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 5 Black-headed Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 20+ Canada Goose, 2 Little Egret. (K.Bowers)

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers.

Kingfisher, Kevin Bowers.

Little Egret, Kevin Bowers.

Porth Reservoir: 5 Great Crested Grebe (+4 juveniles), 1 Teal, 2 Coot, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dipper, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Call Duck. (S grose) Newquay, Barrowfields: 3 Chough feeding, 5 Raven. (S grose)

Mounts Bay: Arctic Skua off Hogus Rocks 9.00 am. (P Fraser)

Kelynack: Great Spotted Woodpecker.

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