Tuesday 4th September 2018

Late news, 1/9, Rame Head: 1 imm Marsh Harrier seen at 13:10 heading out to sea but turned back and flew down valley. (A Pearson)

Late news, 3/9, Bosullow: 1 Pied Flycatcher.

Late news, 3/9, Porthleven: 3 juv. Chough at Bullion cliff. (P Reynolds)

Pendeen: 1 1w Red-breasted Flycatcher reported on wall in field just inland of Coastguard Cottages at 08:30.

St Just: 1 Citrine Wagtail reported flew NE over Trevaylor Campsite at 09:50.

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 Great White Egret. (E Cornelius C Hayward)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Osprey for three minutes from 08:35 then SW, 1 Little Egret, 13 Canada Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 50 Swallow, 60 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Blackcap, 5 White Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Osprey – Dave Flumm

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Garganey, 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 2 White Wagtail. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Yellow Wagtail over, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 juv. Sanderling, 13 Wigeon, 365 Canada Goose, 15 Greylag Goose. (R Veal)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Common Redshank, 4 Dunlin, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Little Egret, 1 Yellow Wagtail. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

Portreath: 2 Peregrine high over Western Hill. (G Rogers)

Falmouth: Flock of c20 Goldfinch calling, flying and feeding around my garden this morning. (E Tackley)

Mount Hawke: 9 Collared Dove perched on overhead wires at 08.00. (RB & PC Girling)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Lapwing, 11 Snipe, 21 Curlew, 1 Gadwall, 2 Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler. (J St Ledger)

Ruff – John St Ledger

Snipe – John St Ledger

Point, Restronguet: Osprey there at 7.30am eating a fish. Circled high up and flew off at noon. The ring details have shown that it is a female ringed in Scotland two years ago. (J St Ledger)

Maer Lake: 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 2 Redshank, 1 Greenshank,  c200 Canada Geese, 5 Swallow. (H Kendall)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater:  1 Tawny Owl 6.00am. (B.Toms)

Porthgwarra: Redstart, 22 Wheatear, 14 Willow Warbler, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Whinchat, 10 White Wagtail & 7 Yellow Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Trevilley: 67 Starling and 24 White Wagtail. (DK Parker)

Pendeen: 1 Storm Petrel, 3 Balearic Shearwater and 800 Manx Shearwater. (P & C Brewster)

Near Par Market: 3 Buzzard, 10 Goldfinch, 3 Dunnock. (C Hooper)

Buzzard – Chris Hooper

Goldfinch – Chris Hooper

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Turtle Dove dropped into the sallows at the back. (P St Pierre)

Mermaid II, off Porthgwarra: Arctic Skua, 1000+ Manx Shearwater and lots of terns including Arctic Tern 3 miles offshore from Mermaid II. (M Elliott) 

Porthgwarra: 56 Sooty Shearwater flew east this evening (18.00 – 20.10).

Mount’s Bay: Knot and Redshank on St Clement’s Isle plus Swallows, White Wagtails and Kestrel out over the bay. (M Elliott)

Porth Reservoir: 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Buzzard, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Coot, 6 Great Crested Grebe (3 adult 3 juv) 42 Canada Geese, 2 Jay, 1 fem Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Grampound (Crow Hill meadows): 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Jones)

Hayle, Mexico Towans: 1 Kestrel (f) stooping on Hobby, 2 Wheatear, 1 Stonechat (f), Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (J Evans)

Tamar Bridge: Two large white long necked birds flew over the Tamar Br as I drove across to Devon (19.50). Possibly Spoonbills – one bird appeared slightly larger than the other. Both rapidly heading downriver towards Lynher confluence. (R Hurrell)

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