Wednesday 12th September 2018

Late news, 10/9, Charlestown: Red-throated Diver in the harbour. (C Beazley) 

Late news, 10/9, Stithians Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 4+ Green Sandpiper, 10+ Common Sandpiper,  2 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 40+ Snipe, 4 Ruff, 2 Wigeon, 20+ Teal, 60+ Alba wagtails (pied and white) 1 Blackcap and 1 Reed Warbler. (J Millett)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Ruff and 3 Knot on Ryan’s field. (S Turner) Also 2 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 16 Black-headed Gull on Ryan’s field. (K Bowers) Spotted Redshank reported.

St Gothians LNR: 3 Coot, 20 Tufted Duck, 1 Snipe, 10 Meadow Pipit, 40 Swallow, 4 Sand Martin and 10 Little Grebe. (S Turner)

Stithians Reservoir: Kingfisher, 10 Blue Tit, 5 Coal Tit, 11 Great Tit, pair Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Dunnocks, 3 Robins 1 Wren, Buzzard, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret,  15+ Chaffinch, 3 Greenfinch, 25+ Snipe and Chiffchaff from the Southern Cut Off hide. (S Williams) 24 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, 3 Greenshank, 4 Snipe, 1 Curlew, 2 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Pintail ,1 Shoveler, 2 Wheatear (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Kingfisher – Steve Williams

Chiffchaff – Steve Williams

Perranporth: 1 Hobby over, mobbed by Jackdaws, heading south west. (R Hollis)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 6 Dunlin, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 6 Snipe & 1 Wheatear. (S Turner)

Kingsmill lake, Saltash: 20 Black-tailed Godwit, c60 Curlew, c35 Redshank, 4 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel, 16 Greenshank, 2 Teal, 3 Wigeon, 7 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Sandwich Tern and 1 Osprey over the River Tamar. (P Kemp)

Rock Beach: 12 Sanderling, 23 Sandwich Tern, 66 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 24 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Goose, 18 Mallard, 3 Wigeon, 7 Red-legged Partridge, 5 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 25 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, 70 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed plover, 8 Knot, 45 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 75 Curlew, 150 Black-headed Gull, 45 Mediterranean Gull, 70 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 24 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 House Martin, 20 Swallow, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Wheatear, 2 Blackcap, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 15 Jackdaw, 9 Rook, 110 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 2 Starling, 8 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 17 Goldfinch, 1 Bullfinch (M Scawen et al.) Also Little Ringed Plover and Curlew Sandpiper with Dunlin and Ringed Plover flocks at Dinham area. (DI Julian)

Pendeen seawatch 07:00 to 10:00: 1 Arctic Skua, 4 Sooty Shearwater and 3 Balearic Shearwater. Large numbers of Manx Shearwater rafting off the rocks. (S Stanbury)

Mounts Bay: 15 Black-tailed Godwit flew in at 13:15 before heading off again SE. (P Fraser)

Trevose Golf Course: 1 Manx Shearwater.  Appeared to have  clipped a wire and found in the long grass adjacent to fairway opposite Mother Iveys Bay holiday park. Delivered to vet in St Colomb. (S Lilley)

Mannacan: Golden Oriole seen flying in front of my car and seen by two others in the last week. (S Potter)

Porthgwarra: 2-3000 Manx Shearwater feeding inside the Runnel Stone along with 8+ Sooty Shearwater and 4+ Balearic Shearwater at 12:00 from Mermaid II. (M Elliott)

Mounts Bay: 100s of Kittiwake a few Arctic Skua, terns and Mediterranean Gulls c3Km offshore from Mermaid II. Also a Minke Whale off Mousehole. (M Elliott)

Tamar Estuary: Osprey over Kingsmill Lake.

Pendeen Watch: 1 Sooty Shearwater this afternoon.

Porthgwarra: 4 Sooty Shearwater between 12:45 & 14:30.

Watchcroft: 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 4 Stonechat and a juv Robin. (DK Parker)

Morvah: 1 Barn Owl flew across the B3306 this afternoon. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Barn Owl and 4+ Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 28 Turnstone on the beach. (DK Parker)

Lizard Village: 1 Firecrest, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 4 Tree Pipit, 1 Wheatear. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Turnstone, 1 Ruff, 3 Curlew, 7 Ringed Plover, 13 Tufted Duck, 6 Great Crested Grebe (2 juv), 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Little Grebe and Snipe this evening.  (B Craven)

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