Sunday 16th September 2018

Late photo, 13/9, Mount’s Bay: 1 Balearic Shearwater. (R Kirkwood)

Balearic Shearwater – Rupert Kirkwood

Late news, 15/9, Kynance: Dartford Warbler. (J Selby)

Late photos, 15/9, Soapy Cove: Red-backed Shrike

Red-backed Shrike – Steve Rowe

Chapel Point, Mevagissey: 10 Sooty Shearwater, 123 Manx Shearwater, 156 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Great Shearwater, 6 Puffin, 3 Dunlin, 13 Kittiwake, 12 Sandwich Tern,12 Shelduck ,1 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Tern, adult Long-tailed Skua, 3 Curlew, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Phalarope. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Tater Du: 130 Great Shearwater, 68 Sooty Shearwater, 39 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 8 Great Skua, 2 Storm Petrel, 1 Puffin, 69 Kittiwake, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (M McKee)

Pomarine Skua – Michael McKee

Colliford Lake: 3 Ringed Plover, 1 juv Pectoral Sandpiper, 9 Curlew, 1 Whinchat. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Siblyback Lake: ad Yellow legged Gull, 18 Ringed Plover, 12 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Barnacle Goose. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Lizard Point: (07:30-08:00) 25 Great Shearwater. (D Collins) (08:00-12:00) 224 Great Shearwater, 39 Sooty Shearwater, 40+ Balearic Shearwater, 18 Great Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 2 Puffin. (16:00-18:00) 56 Great Shearwater, 30 Sooty Shearwater, 56 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Great Skua. (T Blunden)

Porthgwarra cove (07:45-14:15): 204 Great Shearwater, 4 Cory’s Shearwater, 53 Sooty Shearwater, 36 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Puffin, 14 Great Skua, ad Pom Skua (with spoons), 4 Arctic Skua, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Arctic Tern, 3 Sandwich Tern. (R Wilkins, R Veal, R+I Archer) Hella Point (06:45-15:15): 224 Great Shearwater (including flock of 61 together at 10:39), 46 Sooty Shearwater, 27 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Pomarine Skua (ad+ juv), 3 Arctic Skua, 23 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Common Tern, 1 Turnstone, 40 Kittiwake. (S Rogers et al) Also 1 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest and 1 Whinchat in the valley. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Common Crane at 10:15 but flew off SE at c10:25, also 129 Med Gull and Spotted Redshank on Ryan’s Field and 29 Sandwich Tern and 4 Knot off Griggs Quay. (P St Pierre)

Loe Pool: Common Crane on the exposed sand-bar at the far end of The Loe at 12:40. (C Bollen)

Common Crane – Chris Bollen

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Greenshank, 3 Ruff, 2 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 15 Teal, 2 Wigeon. 50 Alba Wagtail and 2 Wheatear. (J Millett)

Cusgarne: 25 Siskin. (J Millett)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Sparrowhawk, 31 Greenfinch feeding on rose hips, 8 Coot. 1 Great Crested Grebe on the sea off Par Beach. (S Grose)

Sennen Cove: 13 Mediterranean Gull (4 ad, 2nd w & 8 juveniles) including green colour ringed individual R4KC ringed Polder de Sebastopol, Vendee, France on 23rd June 2018. Noted at Paignton, Devon on 6th August 2018. (J Hawkey)

Bude: family group of 4 Goosander flying around Bude marshes early Friday morning 07:30, then relocated on River Neet near Helebridge. (N Bastin)

Goosanders – Nigel Bastin

Gannel Estuary: 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Oystercatcher, 81 Curlew, 4 Common Sandpiper, 7 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Point: Osprey eating fish on post on mine bank at 18:45. (J Archer)

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