Friday 22nd September 2017

Late photos, 16/9, Loe Bar: 4 Grey Phalarope. (B Simpson, finder)

Grey Phalarope, Bill Simpson, (finder)

Grey Phalarope, Bill Simpson, (finder)

Grey Phalarope, Bill Simpson, (finder)

Grey Phalarope, Bill Simpson, (finder)

Late news, 18/9, Cape Cornwall: 9 Chough. (J Roberts)

Late photo, 19/9, Sennen: 1 juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper. (B Simpson, finder)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Bill Simpson, (finder)

Late news, 21/9, Trevescan: 1 Barn Owl quartering off footpath SE of Trevilley Farm at 18:30. (D & S Botting)

St Clement: 2 Cattle Egret with 5 Little Egret in field to the right of track to Menadews Farm from main road. (S Grose)

Towan Head, Newquay: 3 Chough this morning, 1 colour-ringed, black and white on left leg and red on right leg.  (M Lammas)

Ruan Lanihorne: Juv Purple Heron still around Sett Bridge this morning. (D Hall per S Gay)

Perranporth Beach: Lots of birds lingering offshore or drifting slowly west including, 250 Kittiwake, 100 Gannet, 7 Arctic Skua, 5 Manx Shearwater, 20 Sandwich Tern, 4 ‘Commic’ Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull, Razorbill and a Sanderling on the beach between 12:30 – 13:15. (T Wilson)

Torpoint: Osprey at 14:30 heading towards Plymouth Sound. (C Buckland , S Madge, M Beer)

Sennen: 1 juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still in ploughed field east of A30 and c200m south west of Escalls Chapel, cSW369266. (R Farnes)

Crowdy Reservoir: Spotted Sandpiper still on north bank near the dam, also 1 Common Sandpiper and 5 Wheatear. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Davidstow: 2 Juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield. (J St Ledger)
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 Failure to comply, could lead to access being withdrawn altogether.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Grey Phalarope. (B Simpson) Also 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Little Stint, 60 Dunlin, c40 Ringed Plover and 4 Ruff. (P Freestone, S & P Rogers, DK Parker, T McGowan)

St Gothians NR: Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin. (S & P Rogers, T McGowan)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 42 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher, 4 Grey Heron and 13 Little Egret between 06:00 – 07:30. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 72 Curlew, 15 Snipe, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 109 Common Redshank, 20 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Camel Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Chapel Point: 1 juv Arctic Skua, 1 juv Long tailed Skua, 4 Great Skua, 74 Manx Shearwater, 27 Kittiwake, 19 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Phalarope and 1 juv Med Gull. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Rame: 5 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Guillemot, 2 Kittiwake and good numbers Great Black-backed Gulls. (C Buckland)

Bude: 9 Goldfinch, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Oystercatcher, 3 Cormorant and 1 Peregrine (H Wilkins)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise: Penzance Harbour: 1m Eider and 6 Dunlin. Penzance to Wolf Rock: 7 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua and c12 Common Dolphin. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 5 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua and c6 Common Dolphin. (DA Conway, MJ Spicer) Also reported on return journey today, 1 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 balearic Shearwater and 8 Storm Petrel.

Penzance: 27 Goldfinch around nyger feeders in garden (a new high count). (T Mills)

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Thursday 21st September 2017

Late news, 20/9 Downderry: 2 Arctic Skua, 9 Common Scoter and a 1w Yellow-legged Gull. (A Payne)

Devoran: 1 Osprey viewed from Quay. Mobbed by crows at 7.40am and retreated to favoured tree. (J St Ledger) 2 Osprey (one with blue ring on left leg), 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Garganey, 60+ Teal, 9 Greenshank, 3 Sandwich Tern late morning. (J St Ledger, J Cope, S Votier)

Davidstow: 2 Juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield east of the control tower, also Snow Bunting over. (P Roseveare, L Langley) Snow Bunting in the afternoon still by the masts. (per R Treeby) Also 3 Wheatear, 6 Dunlin and 6 Ringed Plover. (B Field)
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.

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Brian Field

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Brian Field

Sennen: 1 juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still in ploughed field east of A30 and c200m south west of Escalls Chapel, cSW369266.

Lizard Point: A probable Yelkouan Shearwater past early morning. (I Maclean)

Crowdy Reservoir: Spotted Sandpiper still present on north shore c400m east of the car park but mobile. (L Langley, R Treeby) Also a Common Sandpiper there. (B Field) and a report of a Wryneck at the style leading to the reservoir. (per B Field)

Spotted Sandpiper, Brian Field

St Gothian Sands LNR: Curlew Sandpiper on main pool also Redshank, 7 Dunlin and 10 Wheatear. (P Freestone)

St Levan: 2 Dotterel flying around N of St Levan church at 14:10. (M Wallace)

Lower Bosistow: 1 Dotterel flew over, presumed one of St Levan birds. (K Wilson)

Penlee Point: 1 adult dark phase Arctic Skua sat close in also 1 Sooty Shearwater, 20 Sandwich Tern, 7 Commic Tern, 8 Kittiwake and 3 Mediterranean Gull. (C Buckland)

Ruan Lanihorne: Juv Purple Heron just upstream from Sett Bridge still this afternoon. (C Hughes)

Purple Heron-Carol Hughes

Hayle Towans, (Gwithian, Upton, Mexico): 3 Raven 1 feeding on Guillemot carcass on beach, 3 Wheatear, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Kestrel and 1 Stonechat (J Evans)

Torpoint: 1 Osprey this afternoon.

Trevose Head: 17 Arctic Skua 17, 1 Pomarine Skua, 4 Great Skua, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Fulmar and 1 Great Northern Diver plus a good passage of auks, gannets and kittiwakes. (T Codlin)

Landulph Marsh: Osprey sighted very close at 10:50, also 3 Greenshanks, 4 Whimbrel, Curlew, 2 Dunlin, 3 Wigeon, 7 Sandwich Tern, 2 Blackcaps and 4 Black-tailed Godwit. (C Hannaford)

Kelynack: Firecrest in a private garden. (C Moore)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Leach’s Petrel, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Great Skua, 4 Arctic Skua and 6 Balearic Shearwater between 08:00 & 10:00. (N Fowler) Also Grey Phalarope reported this morning.

Gannel Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 3 Barwit, 1 Med Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 10 Little Egret. (S Rowe) Also 1 Dipper at sluice gate from boating lake. (S Grose)

St Clements: 5 Cattle Egret on the estuary late afternoon. (M Jones)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Little Stint on Ryan’s Field this evening. (R Veal)

Downderry: 1 Great Skua and a Sooty Shearwater moved west early this morning. (A Payne)

Trevose Head: 1 Pomarine Skua and 1 Balearic Shearwater past.

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Tuesday 19th September 2017

Mermaid pelagic out of Penzance: next sailing is Thursday at 4pm. Please call Mermaid office on 07901 731201 to book, £25 each.

Late news, 18/9, Kingsmill Lake: 1 juv Osprey. (R Brandon, A Pearson)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 juv Purple Heron, Set Bridge. (R Wilkins)

Sennen: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper with 5 Ringed Plover in ploughed field east of A30 and c200m south west of Escalls Chapel, cSW369266. Still present at 19:30. (B Simpson et al.)

St Levan: 1 Ortolan Bunting seen again briefly at 13:00 when it flew towards Roskestal Farm. (M Wallace-finder, M Pass)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper still.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 7 Cattle Egret.

Torpoint, Kingsmill Lake, Chapeldown Road: 3 Osprey.

Mullion Cove: 1 Grey Wagtail in garden. (J Allely)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Little Egret, 1 Common Snipe, 1 Ruff, 34 Curlew. (J St Ledger, P Brewster)

Marazion Beach: 2 Knot with the regular small waders. (A McKechnie)

Knot, Alex McKechnie

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Mistle Thrush. 1 Nuthatch. 15 Little Grebe. (R Napp)

Mistle Thrush, Rick Napp

Porthgwarra: 1 Cuckoo, c15 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 8 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Firecrest, c10 Goldcrest and 2 Crossbill. (DK Parker)

Firecrest, Dave Parker

Nanjizal: Migrants ringed today. 31 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 28 Goldcrest, Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Firecrest, Garden Warbler, 67 Blackcap, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler. (K Wilson)

Pendeen: 1 Grey Phalarope on the sea.

Gannel Estuary: 1 Dipper, 1 Barn Owl. (S grose)

Loe Bar: 4 Grey Phalarope off the sluice briefly. (B Simpson)

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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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Sunday 17th September 2017

Late news, 16/9, Wadebridge: 5 Cattle Egret in field with bullocks on the Camel Trail just past Lidl. (J Weatherhead)

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper, 20 Dunlin, 25 Ringed Plover, 20 Wheatear, 3 Skylark. (S & P Rogers)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Steve Rogers

Helston: Grey Phalarope still on the boating pool and showing well. (I Maclean, S Cox, M Ahmad, D Julian, S & P Rogers) Also two Northern Shoveler. (S & P Rogers)

Grey Phalarope, Ilya Maclean

Grey Phalarope, Mashuq Ahmad


Padstow, between Hawker’s Cove & Stepper Hole:
1 Wheatear, 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 male Peregrine Falcon, Linnets, Meadow Pipits, Stonechats, 9 Sandwich Tern and 45 Mediterranean Gull feeding on the Doom Bar. (S Grose)

Devoran: 55 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Garganey, 30 Teal, 10 Dunlin, 60 Redshank. (S & P Rogers)

Restronguet Creek: 1 Redshank. (P Gray)

Redshank, Pam Gray

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (R Veal)

Land’s End: 1 Firecrest, 1 Willow Warbler, 200+ Meadow Pipit over, 20+ Robin. (R Veal) 452 Meadow Pipit, 26 Pied Wagtail, 19 Grey Wagtail, 11 Tree Pipit, 6 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 3 Siskin, 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Grey Phalarope, 4 Curlew, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Ortolan Bunting (flew over calling at 08:24), 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 6 Goldcrest, 5 Common Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Blackcap. Also 6 Common Dolphin and 1 Minke Whale. (B Bosistow, P Roseveare)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 65 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Sanderling, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Greenshank. (B Bosistow, P Roseveare)

Nanjizal: 144 ringed. 71 Blackcap, 30 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, Garden Warbler, Whitethroat, 2 Firecrest, 2 Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, 17 Goldcrest and Tree Pipit. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Windmill Farm: Yellow Wagtail, Little Grebe, Reed Warbler and a Reed Bunting. (D Wright)

Predannack Wollas: Spotted Flycatcher. (D Wright)

Church Cove, Lizard: 3 Grey Phalarope. (D Collins, I Maclean)

Lizard Point, 12:30-15:30: 1 Leach’s Petrel, juv Sabine’s Gull, 50 Manx Shearwater, 5 Kittiwake, Yellow Wagtail over, 3-5 Bottlenose Dolphin. (P Brewster)

Kenidjack Common: Harrier sp, orange-bodied, pointed wings and dark collar, flew towards Levant. (S Williams)

Mudgeon Vean, near Mawgan: Hobby & 150+ Swallow late afternoon over farm, south side of Helford Creek. (S Cox)

Portreath: 1 Chough. Also 9 Risso’s Dolphin including 3 calves. (H Taylor)

Penrose Trail to Loe Bar: 2 Green Woodpecker, 4 Jay, 1 Cetti’s Warbler (in song), 2 Firecrest, 4 Raven, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Comma Butterfly. (J Evans)

Gannel Estuary: 6 pale-bellied Brent Goose still this afternoon. (D Julian) 51 Curlew, 12 Little Egret, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra/St Levan: Pied Flycatcher ,29 Wheatear, 3 Tree Pipit, 3 Willow Warbler, Yellow Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Roseland: 2 Osprey at Ruan-Fal saltmarshes from 16:35-16:50. Both prospecting and one unsuccessfully fishing. Arrived together and left together down river towards Tolverne. Also 1 Peregrine, 2 Buzzard, 316 Canada Geese (including white farmyard type again), 13 Shelduck, 75 Curlew, 4 Little Egret and 350+ Swallow. (D Hall)

Saltash: drake Common Scoter still on River Tamar viewed from the China Fleet Club. (M Beer, C Buckland).

Tamar Lakes: 3 Cormorant, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Chaffinch, 9 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Long Tailed Tit, 2 Grey Wagtail, 20+ Mallard, 3 Buzzard, 4 Robin, 6 Marsh Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Nuthatch. (K Bowers)

Grey Wagtail, Kevin Bowers

Nuthatch, Kevin Bowers

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Saturday 16th September 2017

Late news, 15/9, Sennen Cove: 3 Grey Phalarope close in at 11:00, 7 Mediterranean Gull. Between Sennen Cove and Land’s End:1 Hooded x Carrion Crow intermediate bird and 2 Chough. (I Gamble)

Late news, 15/9, Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Pool: 2 Curlew Sandpiper at dusk. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 15/9, Lizard Point: 2 Grey Phalarope. (T Thirlaway)

Helston boating lake: Grey Phalarope present for second day. (S Rogers, J Chapple, S Cox)

Grey Phalarope, Steve Rogers Grey Phalarope, Steve Rogers

 

Grey Phalarope, John Chapple
 

St Ives seawatch 08.45-12.30: 3 Sabine’s Gull (ad + 2 juvs) 1 Grey Phalarope, 22 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Little Gull. (T Phelps et al)

Pendeen: 4 Bonxies,1 Great Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 250+ Manx Shearwater, 2 Sabine’s Gull, 2 Chough. 4 Cattle Egret in with cows. (C Buckland)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper. (G Thoburn, M Pass, J St Ledger, S Rowe) Also 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Golden Plover, 30+ Dunlin, 20 Ringed Plover, 2 Wheatear. (J St Ledger) Buff-breasted Sandpiper still present at 17:40, and 1 Yellow-legged Gull. (D Julian)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, John St Ledger

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Steve Rowe

Crowdy Reservoir (near hide): 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Blackcap (male), 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Flycatcher, John St Ledger

Winnard’s Perch: 1 Barn Owl hunting in stubble field. (J St Ledger)

Maer Lake: 2 Snow Goose, 35 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Shoveler. (J St Ledger)

Rock, Porthilly Point: 1 Common Gull, 42 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Sandwich Tern, 1 Whimbrel, 5 Curlew, 1 Greenshank, 1 Knot, 21 Turnstone, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Little Grebe. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Dipper below dam wall, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk, 11 Great Crested Grebe. Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Bullfinch and Greenfinch also present. (S Grose)

Rosenannon Downs: 1 Short-eared Owl, 7 Snipe, 2 Tawny Owl, 1 Swift, 23 House Martin, 1 Grey Heron. (S Grose)

Penryn: male Sparrowhawk in private garden. (K Gray)

Stithians: 2 Little Stint, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 16 Cormorant, 11 Little Grebe, 6 Teal. (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 11 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 52 Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper (D Eva) Also 27 Oystercatcher and 5+ Greenshank. (DK Parker)

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest, 8 Blackcap, 2 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (C Moore)

Gannel Estuary: 6 pale-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 9 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling. (S Rowe)

Holywell: 1 Chough, 2 Dunlin, 3 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Walmsley: 1 Little Stint (flew in at 15:40), 7 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper. (S Rowe)

Loe Pool: 12 Great Crested Grebe including 2 juveniles, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Kingfisher. (G Adams)

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest. (T McGowan)

Penberth: Barred Warbler in allotments but mobile. (R Archer)

Rosenannon: 2 Goldcrest. (V Tomlinson)

Bass Point, Lizard: 1 Swift, 3 Arctic Skua, 2 Arctic Tern, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 14 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Common Scoter. (I Maclean)

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Friday 15th September 2017

Helston Boating Lake: Grey Phalarope this morning. (per D Moulding). Still present at 18:30. (DK Parker)

Maer Lake: 72 Teal, 1 Shoveler, 1 redhead Goosander, 4 Dunlin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Ruff, 7 Curlew, 1 Grey Phalarope (showing well at right hand end of reserve), 1 Redshank, 2 Snow Goose. (B Bosistow)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 50 Dunlin, 7  Ringed Plover, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Kingfisher, 8 Cattle Egret. (B Bosistow)

Devoran: 1 Osprey opposite Tallack’s Creek at 11:00. (B Toms) 34 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Sandwich Tern, 13 Greenshank, 12 Dunlin, 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd cy). (JH & K Dalziel)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Grey Phalarope (found by Mark Halliday), 72 Mallard, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 20 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover and 33 Med Gull on Lelant Saltings. 2 Dabchick, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit and 13 Med Gull on Carnsew Basin. 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Ringed Plover 1 Dunlin and 1 Greenshank on Copperhouse Creek. 132 Curlew, 13 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Black-tailed godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Turnstone, 4 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover and 7 Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. (MJ Spicer)

Pendeen (car park seawatch) 14:20-15:50: c40 Manx Shearwater, 2 Grey Phalarope settled on sea, 4 Kittiwake, 1 Ocean Sunfish. 2 Chough around lighthouse. (D Flumm)

St Ives, 07:00 to 08:50: 1 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Storm Petrel, 4 Arctic Skua, 4 Common Scoter, 40 Kittiwake. (B Field)  15.30-18.55: 3 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Little Gull, 16 Arctic Skua, 2 Bonxie, 4 Sabine’s Gull (juvs), 6 Grey Phalarope. (T Phelps)

Marazion Beach: 1 Knot, 30+ Dunlin, 20+ Sanderling, 30+ Ringed Plover. (B Field)

Kenidjack: 8 Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap. (B Field)

Porth Reservoir: 11 Great Crested Grebe including 4 juveniles, 1 Dipper, 2 Jay, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose) 1 Black-tailed Godwit over, 6 Sand Martin, Kingfisher,  2 Grey Wagtail. (T Wilson)

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