Thursday 7th September 2017

Newquay, Gannel Esuary: 8 Pale-bellied Brent Goose. (M Lammas)

Marazion beach: 1 Baird’s Sandpiper reported again.

Land’s End: 1 Whinchat and 1 Whitethroat on Treeve Moor. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Nanjizal: 2 Whinchat between Nanjizal and Higher Bosistow. (C&C Moore)

Lamorna, Tater-du Lighthouse 07:15-09.30: 10 Balearic Shearwater 1 Sooty Shearwater 1 Bonxie 12 Kittiwake 7 Black-tailed Godwit. (M McKee) Also 15.30 – 19.05: 12 Balearic Shearwater and 3 Sooty Shearwater.

Kenidjack: 10+ Chough including one flock of seven, 2 Yellow Wagtail and 1m Blackcap. (MJ Spicer)

Bude: 2 Sparrowhawk (adult & juv) Juv. seen hunting gardens later and taking prey. 1 Kingfisher, 2 Mute Swan + 5 Cygnets  on River Neet  and 2 Raven over late morning. (R Maye)

Rame Head: 2 Tree Pipit, 3 Chiffchaff and 15+ Swallow. Also 1 Great Green Bush Cricket. (R Smaldon)

Mount Hawke: 83 Starlings flew in at 16:30, most landed on overhead wires with some dropping in to squabble on feeders in the garden. (RB & PC Girling)

Devoran: 2 Osprey again. (I Boreham, K Dalziel) Devoran Quay: 1 Osprey in tree on opposite bank at 3pm. (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Greenshank, 30+ Canada Goose, 1 Hybrid Goose, 1 Greylag Goose. (K.Bowers) Also 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 12 Greenshank. (R Veal)

Greenshank, Kevin Bowers

Greylag Goose, Kevin Bowers

Greylag Goose, Kevin Bowers

Greenshank, Kevin Bowers

Lanherne; 2 Treecreeper in pine trees behind Convent. (J St Ledger)

Porthkidney: 3 ad Arctic Tern, 5 Common Tern, 8 Sandwich Tern. (R Veal)

Charlestown inner harbour: 1 Kingfisher. (S Lay)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher. (S grose)

Porthgwarra: 1 Grey Phalarope, 55+ Cory’s Shearwater, 59 Balearic Shearwater and 14 Sooty Shearwater.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 bathing Dunlin. (S Rogers)

Dunlin, Steve Rogers

Dunlin, Steve Rogers

Dunlin, Steve Rogers

Soapy Cove: 1 Whitethroat. (D Collins)

Marazion: 2 Tawny Owls in the early hours. (DK & MW Parker)

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