Sunday 12th September 2021

Trevalga: 1 Corncrake heard calling and seen briefly in flight. (M Worden)

Sancreed: 1 juv Red-backed Shrike still. (D Flumm) Also, 1 Hobby at 14:30 (M & R Frost)

Red-backed Shrike – Pete Roseveare

Red-backed Shrike – Dave Flumm

Red-backed Shrike – Pete Roseveare

Chough Ogo, Cadgwith: 1 Wryneck. (S Croft)

 

Wryneck – Stuart Croft

Croft Pascoe: (9-10:30) 1 Pied Fly, 4 Whinchat, 2 Siskin. (J Holmes)

Loe Pool: 1 Osprey early afternoon. (D Robinson)

Trevilley to Nanjizal: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 15 Yellow Wagtail, 6 White Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Whinchat, 4 Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear, 4 Willow warbler. (R Augarde, B Mellow)

Nanjizal: 2 Wryneck below cream house. (P St Pierre) Prob 4+ Wryneck in area. (K Wilson) In addition 359 new birds ringed on private site. Migrants included 135 Sedge Warbler, 11 Grasshopper Warbler, 123 Blackcap, 11 Reed Warbler, 3 Garden Warbler, 10 Whitethroat, 19 Willow Warbler, 29 Chiffchaff, 2 Redstart, 3 Tree Pipit, Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Wryneck. Also in/overhead, additional Wryneck, 1 Redstart, 10+ Tree Pipit, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, Peregrine 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Pied Flycatcher. (P Roseveare, N Ward, B Bosisto, R Veal, J Overfield, J Howells)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Osprey, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Wren, 1 juvenile Great-crested Grebe. (S Hutchinson)

Pendeen: 1 Wryneck below Carn Eanes again. (P Clement) 1 Wryneck also at the Lighthouse and juvenile Cuckoo near Portheras Valley. (P Combridge)

Wryneck – Mike Spicer

Penzance: 16 Swift this evening (C Beazley) Also, 6 Sanderling and 2 White Wagtail at Battery Rocks. (M Blaver)

Hayle Estuary: 2 juvenile Ruff, 1 Knot, 1 Little Stint, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 8 Greenshank, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 30+ Ringed Plover, 40 Dunlin & 113 Mediterranean Gull. (J Hawkey)

St Ives Island  (7.45 – 9.00h):  11 Common Scoter, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull,  6+ Common Dolphin (G Jones)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Black-necked Grebe still this afternoon. (M Lammas)

Treveal Mill: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (A Lobb)

Mawnawn Smith: 4 Whinchat, 2 Stonechat, 4 Kestrel. (K Pinch)

Devoran: 3 Osprey between 11:00 and 14:00 including the Scottish-ringed “JF1” and an un-ringed juvenile. (J Irvine)

Osprey – John Irvine

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Stint, 5 Ringed Plover, 12 Snipe, 2 Wheatear. (J Holmes) In addition, 3 Spotted Redshank. (S Rogers)

Chapel Porth: 2 Wryneck (D Eva) In addition, 1 Wryneck below the road to the beach car park. (K Williams and K Foster)

St Agnes Head: 2 Yellow Wagtail, 4 Whitethroat. (D Curtis) Also, 6 Balearic Shearwater, Arctic Skua, 30 Common Scoter, 5 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat, 10 Common Dolphin. (T Wilson)

Truro River, Malpas: 1 Osprey, 1 Kingfisher, 7 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 46 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 18 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 79 Redshank, 14 Greenshank. (D Raffle)

Porth Joke: 1 Wryneck. (S Rowe)

Porth Beach: 1 Sanderling. (A Hagen)

Towan Head: 21 Common Scoter, 43 Turnstone, 1 Sanderling, 2 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Carnewas to Park Head: 16 Chough, 30+ Linnet, 1 Skylark, 1 Kestrel, 28 Shag (offshore), 2 Meadow Pipit. (C Taylor)

Camel Estuary: 36 Greenshank, 31 Little Egret, 85 Curlew, 250 Oystercatcher, 34 Dunlin, 7 Ringed Plover (Juv), 1 Kingfisher. By the quarry and in Pinkson Creek (R Bullman)

Walmsley Reserve: 1 Bar-headed Goose. (D Bloomfield)

Sandplace near Looe: 1 Wryneck, found in a private garden after probable collision with a window. Sadly died shortly after. (D Spooner)

Erth Island, River Lynher: 1 Osprey still. (A Blonden)

Millbrook Lake: 112 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 19 Little Egret, 1 Sandwich Tern & 1 Cattle Egret 1 ml E of village (P Kemp)

Late submission, 11/9, Drift Reservoir: 1 Osprey again. (P St Pierre)

Late submission, 11/9, Ruan Lanihorne /Fal complex, High tide, am: 632 Canada Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 4 Mute Swan, 8 Shelduck, 10 Wigeon, 19 Mallard, 2 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Grey Heron, 11 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant,40 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel, 73 Curlew, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 18 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Kingfisher, and 1 Buzzard. Feeding flock of 35+ Swallows. 1 Osprey successfully fished, (Osprey has now appeared on each of the last 5 days). (D Hall)

Late submission, 11/9, Pendeen Watch: A further 9 Balearic Shearwaters and 1 Black Tern, after S Rogers report. (S Lister)

Late submission, 11/9, Penzance boating lake: Polish ringed Black-headed Gull (C.Beazley)

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