Thursday 12th September 2019

Late news, 11/9, Tremenheere Sculpture Park: 2 Firecrests in the afternoon. (B Watts)

Wadebridge: 6 Cattle Egret in field with cattle near Burniere Hide. (S Grose)

Cattle Egret – John St Ledger

Cattle Egret – John St Ledger

St Ives: 1st winter Lapland Bunting Rosewall Hill this afternoon. (P Clement)

Lapland Bunting – Pete Clement

Drift Reservoir (members only): 6 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 4 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm) Osprey reported at 11:45.

Porthgwarra: 7 Sooty Shearwater, 7 Great Skua, 2 commic tern and 1 Sandwich Tern by 10:00. (R Archer)

Lizard: Juvenile Long-tailed Skua west past Lizard Lighthouse (08:55) and 6 Sooty Shearwaters west (07:30-10:00). (D Oakley-Martin)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 17000 Manx Shearwater, 7 Whimbrel and 2 Common Terns in 5 hours. (R Treeby, S Lister)

St Levan: 16 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 2000+ Manx Shearwater, 4 Great Skua & 1 Pom Skua. (R Archer)

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield by the orange windsock to late morning at least, also Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Wheatear and numbers of Dunlin and Ringed Plover. (J St Ledger, S Keightley) Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear.

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Curlew Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Curlew Sandpiper – Gary Treadwell

Stithians Reservoir: Juv Little Ringed Plover. (B Dodd, D Horton)

Marazion Beach: 1 Wheatear, 1 White Wagtail, 9 juv. Sanderling, 14 Turnstone, 1 juv. Razorbill just metres from shoreline. 2 Snipe on the marsh. (R Veal)

Penzance: 1 juv. Cormorant still on lamppost around Tesco’s. (R Veal)

St Ives: 1 Female Wheatear in Barnoon cemetery. (K Money)

Mousehole: 6 (1 2cy & 5 juv/1w) Yellow-legged Gull, 8 Sandwich Tern, 13 Common Tern, 1 juv Arctic Tern, 1 Great Shearwater, 14+ Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, c4000 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua. Also c2000 Manx Shearwater over Bluefin Tuna between Mousehole and Lamorna. (M Elliott)

Kenidjack: Firecrest at bottom of valley. (J Swann)

Siblyback Lake: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Common Snipe, 1 Greenshank, 5 Wigeon, 6 Teal, 1 Yellow Wagtail. (B Bosisto L Payne) 5 Wigeon, 3 teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Stint, 5 Dunlin plus 1 dead, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Snipe. (K Pellow)

Dozmary Pool: 2 Whinchat , 1 adult Yellow Legged Gull (B Bosisto L Payne)

Colliford Lake: 9 Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 1 Sanderling. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Gannel Estuary: 16 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank. (S Rowe)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Turnstone, 4 Little Egret, 7 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 5 Rock Pipit, 2 Robin, 20+ House Sparrow 10.55 – 12.05 on Carnsew Pool. (M Webb) 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 23 Ringed Plover, 2 Knot, 15 Dunlin, only 28 Med Gulls, 140 Canada Geese, 6 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Sandwich Terns on mud with the Med Gulls this evening. (D Britton)

Rock Pipit – Martin Webb

Turnstone – Martin Webb

Curlew – Martin Webb

Bar-tailed Godwit – Martin Webb

Sennen Cove: 5 Med Gulls on sea. (D Britton)

River Tamar: 1 Osprey caught a fish and made several visits to Kingsmill early evening, also 2 Sandwich Tern  (M Beer)

Kings Mill Lake: 4 juv Knot, 34 Greenshank, c100 Curlew, 19 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Sandwich Tern, 2 juv Dunlin, 8 Little Egret and Osprey (P Kemp)

Wadebridge, Treraven Meadows: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Grey Wagtail, 9 Teal, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)