Wednesday 27th September 2017

Late photo, 25/9, Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Buzzard. (M Priest)

Buzzard, Mark Priest

Porthgwarra:Pied Fly & 1 Firecrest at the car park,this evening. (M Wallace)

St Erth: 14 Little Egret in field with cattle. (MJ Spicer)

Walmsley Sanctuary, (members only): 4 Little Stint, 10 Ruff, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Dunlin, 9 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Pintail, 3 Gadwall and 3 Shoveler. (G.Berti, B Ide, K White) Also Solitary Sandpiper reported until 09:10 when flushed by the farmer and had not returned by mid morning. (C Selway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 20 Ruff, 6 Little Stint, 2 Knot, 2 Sanderling and 40 Dunlin. (S Turner) Also 12 Sandwich Tern, 8 Common Tern and probable juv Caspian Gull. (M Halliday)

Sennen: 1 Dotterel still in ploughed field SE of Escalls Chapel. (R Wilkins)

Davidstow airfield: 3 Buff-breasted Sandpiper still.
Davidstow Airfield is an active airfield and we have been reminded that there is NO freedom to roam here and that cars must NOT drive onto the airfield at all. We have been advised that we can WALK onto the grassy areas, but not the runways. Cars should be parked alongside the road. Failure to comply, could lead to access being withdrawn altogether.

Gannel Estuary: 4 Little Stint, 1 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Barwit, 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Rowe)

Rock, Porthilly Point: 2 Brent Geese. (S Grose)

Brent Geese, Shaun Grose

Ruan Lanihorne, Sett Bridge: 1 Purple Heron (juv). Further downriver were 2 Spoonbill, 1 Common Sandpiper. Also 4 Deer swimming from one side of the river to the other. (J St Ledger)

Spoonbill, John St Ledger

Rame: 3 Firecrest, Goldcrests, 2 Blackcaps, 4 Chiffchaffs, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Pied Flycatcher and 1 Spotted Flycatcher this morning. (M Beer, C Buckland)

Kingsmill Lake: 2 Knot, 3 Grey Plover, 20 Godwits, 10 Dunlin, 2 Snipe this afternoon. (C Buckland)

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