Sunday 17th September 2017

Late news, 16/9, Wadebridge: 5 Cattle Egret in field with bullocks on the Camel Trail just past Lidl. (J Weatherhead)

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper, 20 Dunlin, 25 Ringed Plover, 20 Wheatear, 3 Skylark. (S & P Rogers)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Steve Rogers

Helston: Grey Phalarope still on the boating pool and showing well. (I Maclean, S Cox, M Ahmad, D Julian, S & P Rogers) Also two Northern Shoveler. (S & P Rogers)

Grey Phalarope, Ilya Maclean

Grey Phalarope, Mashuq Ahmad


Padstow, between Hawker’s Cove & Stepper Hole:
1 Wheatear, 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 male Peregrine Falcon, Linnets, Meadow Pipits, Stonechats, 9 Sandwich Tern and 45 Mediterranean Gull feeding on the Doom Bar. (S Grose)

Devoran: 55 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Garganey, 30 Teal, 10 Dunlin, 60 Redshank. (S & P Rogers)

Restronguet Creek: 1 Redshank. (P Gray)

Redshank, Pam Gray

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (R Veal)

Land’s End: 1 Firecrest, 1 Willow Warbler, 200+ Meadow Pipit over, 20+ Robin. (R Veal) 452 Meadow Pipit, 26 Pied Wagtail, 19 Grey Wagtail, 11 Tree Pipit, 6 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 3 Siskin, 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Grey Phalarope, 4 Curlew, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Ortolan Bunting (flew over calling at 08:24), 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 6 Goldcrest, 5 Common Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Blackcap. Also 6 Common Dolphin and 1 Minke Whale. (B Bosistow, P Roseveare)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 65 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Sanderling, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Greenshank. (B Bosistow, P Roseveare)

Nanjizal: 144 ringed. 71 Blackcap, 30 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, Garden Warbler, Whitethroat, 2 Firecrest, 2 Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, 17 Goldcrest and Tree Pipit. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Windmill Farm: Yellow Wagtail, Little Grebe, Reed Warbler and a Reed Bunting. (D Wright)

Predannack Wollas: Spotted Flycatcher. (D Wright)

Church Cove, Lizard: 3 Grey Phalarope. (D Collins, I Maclean)

Lizard Point, 12:30-15:30: 1 Leach’s Petrel, juv Sabine’s Gull, 50 Manx Shearwater, 5 Kittiwake, Yellow Wagtail over, 3-5 Bottlenose Dolphin. (P Brewster)

Kenidjack Common: Harrier sp, orange-bodied, pointed wings and dark collar, flew towards Levant. (S Williams)

Mudgeon Vean, near Mawgan: Hobby & 150+ Swallow late afternoon over farm, south side of Helford Creek. (S Cox)

Portreath: 1 Chough. Also 9 Risso’s Dolphin including 3 calves. (H Taylor)

Penrose Trail to Loe Bar: 2 Green Woodpecker, 4 Jay, 1 Cetti’s Warbler (in song), 2 Firecrest, 4 Raven, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Comma Butterfly. (J Evans)

Gannel Estuary: 6 pale-bellied Brent Goose still this afternoon. (D Julian) 51 Curlew, 12 Little Egret, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra/St Levan: Pied Flycatcher ,29 Wheatear, 3 Tree Pipit, 3 Willow Warbler, Yellow Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Roseland: 2 Osprey at Ruan-Fal saltmarshes from 16:35-16:50. Both prospecting and one unsuccessfully fishing. Arrived together and left together down river towards Tolverne. Also 1 Peregrine, 2 Buzzard, 316 Canada Geese (including white farmyard type again), 13 Shelduck, 75 Curlew, 4 Little Egret and 350+ Swallow. (D Hall)

Saltash: drake Common Scoter still on River Tamar viewed from the China Fleet Club. (M Beer, C Buckland).

Tamar Lakes: 3 Cormorant, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Chaffinch, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Long Tailed Tit, 2 Grey Wagtail, 20+ Mallard, 3 Buzzard, 4 Robin, 6 Marsh Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Nuthatch. (K Bowers)

Grey Wagtail, Kevin Bowers

Nuthatch, Kevin Bowers

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