Thurdsay 13th September 2018

Late news, 12/9, Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 25 Curlew, 32 Oystercatcher at 19:00. (Negative on Osprey tonight). (D Hall)

Late news, 12/9, Logan’s Rock: 1 Red-throated Diver, 500+ Manx shearwater, c100 kittiwake, 2 Yellow Wagtail. (R Evans)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis briefly early morning, but not since. (PA Fraser P Walsh) Back on marsh at 15:45 but flushed by a Buzzard and appeared to land in Longrock Pool but not relocated. Also 8+ Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine, 13 White Wagtail, 3+ Wheatear, 56 Moorhen, 1 Coot and 5 Little Grebe. (DK Parker) Glossy Ibis still present this evening. (S.Cox)

Glossy Ibis, Phil Taylor

Glossy Ibis, Dave Parker

Caerthillian: Melodious Warbler still at the pump station. (M Pass)

Porth Chapel: Adult Long-tailed Skua passed west mid morning with 1000s of Manx Shearwaters and 4+ Sooty Shearwater. (R Archer)

Land’s End: Whinchat, Wheatear, 11 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap and 1 Sedge Warbler, I Hooded Crow. (DK Parker) 1 Whinchat, 6 Wheatear, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Blackcap (2f 1m), 15 Dunnock, 13 Robin, 17 Stonechat, 25 Meadow Pipit, 8 Blackbird, 4 Chiffchaff, 5 Golden Plover, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Porthgwarra: 41 Sooty Shearwater and 12 Balearic Shearwater. (R Archer, P Cunningham) 500+ Manx Shearwater, 3+ Sooty Shearwater, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Razorbill, c50 Kittiwake, 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Med Gull. (R Evans)

Porthgwarra to St Levan: Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Tree Pipit,15 Wheatear, 30 Blackcap, Reed Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Yellow Wagtail (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: 219 ringed including 172 Blackcap, 14 Sedge Warbler, 14 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Warbler, 4 Willow Warbler. Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher and 3 Tree Pipit als present. (K Wilson)

Pendeen: 40 Sooty Shearwater, 10 Balearic Shearwater and c3750 Manx Shearwater. Also 19 Black-tailed Godwit east, 5 Arctic Skua, 30 Sandwich Tern west. (S Lister)

Mount’s Bay (kayak trip): 2000+ Manx Shearwaters in extended raft. In amongst were 15+ Balearic Shearwater and 2 Sooty Shearwaters. Inshore 2 Sandwich Terns, 4 Dunlin. Also 40 Common Dolphin, 1 Harbour Porpoise, 1 Minke Whale. (R Kirkwood)

Sooty Shearwater, Rupert Kirkwood

Balearic Shearwater, Rupert Kirkwood

Rame Head (and Coastguard cottages): 2 Peregrine, 4 Cirl Bunting 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Buckle, R Gould)

Penlee Reserve: 3 Spotted Flycatchers, 1 Wood Warbler, 200+ Swallows,4 Willow Warblers, 2 Chiffchaff. (M Buckle, R Gould

Hayle: 1 Merlin flew over train station this morning, heading North. (J Evans)

St Erth: 1 Swift. (MJ Spicer)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Little Stint, 8 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Coot, 4 Wheatear and 1 Grey Wagtail. (MJ Spicer)

Hayle Estuary, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Ruff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Knot, 1 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern (inc 1 juv being fed). (J St Ledger)

Ruff, John St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir: Osprey at 13.30. Caught fish and headed to N end of lake, 2 Ruff, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 36 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover 19 Curlew. (J St Ledger & S Kolodziejski) Osprey still this afternooon catching fish. (S Williams) Also 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Lapwing, 18+ Ringed Plover, 1 Teal, 30+ Pied Wagtail, 2 Wheatear at 18:00. (D Chaney)

Osprey, Steve Williams

Osprey, Steve Williams

Osprey, Steve Williams

Goonhilly NNR: 1 Whinchat, 5 Stonechats, 3 Wheatears, 6 Chiffchaffs, 3 Bullfinches, 2 Ravens, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (K Dalziel)

Point Quay: 15 Turnstones. (P. Pearson)

Devoran Quay: 1 Wheatear juv.  (P. Pearson)

North Coast: 3 Peregrines. (S Williams)

Peregrine, Steve Williams

Siblyback Lake: 2 Whinchats, 20+ Pied Wagtails,15 Dunlins, 5 Ringed Plover, 1Kingfisher, 7 Buzzards feeding on dead sheep this morning. (C Buckland)

Penzance Docks: 1 Eider. (K Bowers)

Eider, Kevin Bowers

Newquay Boating lake: 2 Tawny Owl, 1 flying around the lake. (S Grose)

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