Monday 18th September 2017

Late news, 17/9, Lizard: 2 Grey Phalarope (adult and juv) in the small cove south of Lizard Lifeboat Station at 11am. (D Collins)

Late news, 17/9, Helford River (Helford Marine Conservation Area Cruise): 1 Arctic Tern, 2 Teal, 2 Shelduck, 25 Little Egret. (D Collins)

Late news, 17/9, St Veep, Penpoll Creek: 2 Cattle Egret amongst the cattle. (R&R Nicholls)

Helston Boating Lake: Grey Phalarope still showing at cafe end this morning. (J St Ledger, M Spicer, M Bishop, S Williams, A Nicholson, T Mills)

Grey Phalarope and Mute Swan, Mike Spicer.

Grey Phalarope, S Williams.

Grey Phalarope, S Williams.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper showing well, but very mobile, c.11 Ringed Plover, at least 15 Dunlin, 1 female Wheatear, 5+ Pied Wagtail. (H Kendall)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Adrian Davey, 17/9.

Ruan Lanihorne, 2pm to 3pm: 1 Great White Egret, 1 female Marsh Harrier and 1 Osprey. (C Hughes)

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Gannel  Estuary: 7 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Oystercatcher and egrets but no sign of the 6 Brent Geese a,m   (M Lammas)

Penzance garden: 1 juv Grey Heron for last 2 days. (NR Phillips)

Grey Heron, Roy Phillips.


Port Isaac, Treharrock Manor:
1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper, 5 Coal Tit. 9 Siskin. (S grose)Newlyn Green /Chy Carn: c.25 Turnstone, c.30 Ringed Plover, c.25 Dunlin, 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Rock Pipit. (NR Phillips)

Wheal Martyn, Carthew: 2 Grey Wagtail. (H Wilkins)

Wadebridge: 5 Redshank (H Wilkins)

Cape Cornwall: 9 Chough feeding in field below large house 15:00hrs. 12 Chough in same field which were flushed by a Peregrine at 17:00 hrs. Other birds recorded included 2 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 15 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Wheatear, 6 Stonechat and 10 Pied Wagtail. (P Gamble)

Pendeen Watch (10.30am-1.30pm): 1 ad pale phase Pomarine Skua chasing a Gannet, 1 Grey Phalarope, 2 Little Gull, 5 Puffin, 3 Razorbill, 2 drake Common Scoter, 150 Manx Shearwater and 5 Raven & 1 Chough around lighthouse. (P Brewster)

Hayle Estuary RSPB (pm): 1 juv Mediterranean Gull, 50+Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 4 Sandwich Tern. (P Brewster)

MudgeonVean Farm:`z1 Hobby again this afternnoon. (P Brewster)

Sennen; 2 young Swallow fledged today from nest in porch of holiday cottage.(D&S Botting)

Carrick Roads: 1 Great Northern Diver north of harbour.

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