Monday 2nd September 2019

There will be a work party at Walmsley sanctuary when we will be cutting out the islands in the front of the tower hide on Wednesday 4th Sept from 9 am. Expect some disturbance.

Kynance Cove: Red-backed Shrike 300m south of surfers car park at 08:45 to 14:05 at least. Brown Booby off the surfers car park briefly c10:30. (D Collins) On rocks south of Kynance Cove, viewed from cliffs near car park from 10:35 to15:55 at least. (M Pass, R Menari, J Swann et al.) Feeding off Caerthillian Cove at 16:45 but back on the rocks at 17:30 and still there at 18:15. (S Rowe) Brown Booby settled on the cliffs out of view at 19:00.

Brown Booby – Mike Spicer

Brown Booby – James Thirlaway-Price

Brown Booby – James Thirlaway-Price

Brown Booby – James Thirlaway-Price

Brown Booby – James Thirlaway-Price

Rame: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher coast path below coastguards cottages. 2 Wheatears, 4 Whitethroats, 3 Yellowhammers, 6 Chiffchaffs, 1 Hobby, 4 Kestrels, 2 Fulmars. (C Buckland)

Davidstow: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper on the airfield this evening. (M Worden)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Mark Worden

Millbrook: Hoopoe flew over Radford Lane towards Hounster Hill at 17:00, also 1 Common Swift over west. (B Taggart) Hoopoe seen again in Millbrook feeding on windfall pears in a private garden at 19:00. (per B Taggart)

Godrevy Point: Grey Phalarope on the shoreline. (M McKee)

Grey Phalarope – Mike McKee

Pendeen: Juv Cuckoo this morning. (P Combridge, P Clement)

Porthilly Point: 76 Mediterranean Gull, 35 Sandwich Tern, 3 Curlew, 67 Oystercatcher, 11 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Osprey, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 1 Gadwall, 4 Teal, 1 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 7 Common Sandpiper, 2 Grey Wagtail, flock 150 Goldfinch, 1 Blackcap, 1 Sedge Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm, C Moore)

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Sancreed: Osprey west over Sancreed Beacon 12:07 hrs, 5 Stonechat, 2 Blackcap. (D Flumm)

Devoran, Tallack’s Creek: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Whimbrel, 2 Knot, 20+ Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger & S Williams) In addition, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Curlew, 9 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher 14:00 – 14:40. (M Webb) Osprey still this evening. (R Augarde)

Curlew Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Curlew Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Redshank – Martin Webb

Knot – Steve Williams

Spotted Redshank – Steve Williams

Curlew Sandpiper – Steve Williams

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 8 Snipe, 4 Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 24 Teal,1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Marazion: 1 Curlew Sandpiper under patio area of Godolphin Arms at 19:00 briefly also 5 Med Gull, 31 Turnstone and 1 Dunlin. (RP Taylor)

Porth Reservoir: 13 Great Crested Grebe, 15 Coot, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 76 Canada Geese. (S Grose)

Caerthillian, Lizard:   5 Chough flew over towards Lizard Head at 13:20. (K & J Mortimore)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 17 Wigeon in eclipse plumage. (S Murnan)

Newquay Zoo: 1 Sparrowhawk hunting hundreds of Corvids which have been roosting in the poplar trees for many months. (S Grose)

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