Friday 15th September 2017

Helston Boating Lake: Grey Phalarope this morning. (per D Moulding). Still present at 18:30. (DK Parker)

Maer Lake: 72 Teal, 1 Shoveler, 1 redhead Goosander, 4 Dunlin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Ruff, 7 Curlew, 1 Grey Phalarope (showing well at right hand end of reserve), 1 Redshank, 2 Snow Goose. (B Bosistow)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 50 Dunlin, 7  Ringed Plover, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Kingfisher, 8 Cattle Egret. (B Bosistow)

Devoran: 1 Osprey opposite Tallack’s Creek at 11:00. (B Toms) 34 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Sandwich Tern, 13 Greenshank, 12 Dunlin, 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd cy). (JH & K Dalziel)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Grey Phalarope (found by Mark Halliday), 72 Mallard, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 20 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover and 33 Med Gull on Lelant Saltings. 2 Dabchick, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit and 13 Med Gull on Carnsew Basin. 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Ringed Plover 1 Dunlin and 1 Greenshank on Copperhouse Creek. 132 Curlew, 13 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Black-tailed godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Turnstone, 4 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover and 7 Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. (MJ Spicer)

Pendeen (car park seawatch) 14:20-15:50: c40 Manx Shearwater, 2 Grey Phalarope settled on sea, 4 Kittiwake, 1 Ocean Sunfish. 2 Chough around lighthouse. (D Flumm)

St Ives, 07:00 to 08:50: 1 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Storm Petrel, 4 Arctic Skua, 4 Common Scoter, 40 Kittiwake. (B Field)  15.30-18.55: 3 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Little Gull, 16 Arctic Skua, 2 Bonxie, 4 Sabine’s Gull (juvs), 6 Grey Phalarope. (T Phelps)

Marazion Beach: 1 Knot, 30+ Dunlin, 20+ Sanderling, 30+ Ringed Plover. (B Field)

Kenidjack: 8 Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap. (B Field)

Porth Reservoir: 11 Great Crested Grebe including 4 juveniles, 1 Dipper, 2 Jay, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose) 1 Black-tailed Godwit over, 6 Sand Martin, Kingfisher,  2 Grey Wagtail. (T Wilson)

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