Saturday 18th September 2021

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1st cycle Laughing Gull (with second Gull flock off the island near the road),12 Little Grebe, 1 Black necked Grebe. (S Grose)

1st cycle Laughing Gull – Shaun Grose

1st cycle Laughing Gull – Shaun Grose

Godrevy: 3 Chough,, 2 Wheatear, 50+ Goldfinch, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 52 Turnstone, 101 Oystercatcher. (S Grose) Black-necked Grebe. (D Beadle)

Sancreed: juvenile Red-backed Shrike still. (D Beadle)

Halligye (Trelowarren estate): 1 Hoopoe (S Wherry via G Adams)

Kynance: 1 Melodious Warbler, 1 Wryneck. (I Maclean)

Caerthillian: 4 Whinchat, 2 Sisken over. (I Maclean)

Soapy Cove: 1 Wryneck, 3 Whinchat. (I Maclean)

Hayle Millpool: 1 Wood Sandpiper viewed from road by first lifebelt, 8 Mute Swan (2 ad 6 cyg), 11 Mallard, 1 Moorhen 13.00 – 13.15. (M Webb)

Wood Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Wood Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Hayle Estuary: 13 Bar-tailed Godwit. (S Murnan)

Bar-tailed Godwit’s – Steve Murnan

Land’s End: 1 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (P Fraser)

Nanjizal: 80 new birds ringed included 35 Blackcap, 14 Sedge Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 9 Willow Warbler, 2 Gropper, 1 Pied Flycatcher and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. 1 Hobby, 2 Tree Pipit, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper overhead. (P Roseveare , J Overfield, N Ward)

Nanquidno: 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whimbrel. (D Beadle, S Ellis)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Kingfisher, 4 Lttle Grebe , 2 adult Great Crested Grebe with 2 juveniles , 1 Osprey appeared from the dam end at 15.20 flew up the NW arm mobbed by Crows , 1 Peregrine Falcon and a Fox on opposite bank watching the duck. (R Chiffers)

Little Grebe’s – Robin Chifffers

Osprey – Robin Chiffers

Fox – Robin Chiffers

juvenile Peregrine Falcon – Robin Chiffers

Rosemount; Marazion: 1 Osprey east at 15:50. (P Fraser)

Pendeen 07.00-11.30: 38 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 287 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Puffin, 30 Guillemot, 20 Common Scoter, 2 Turnstone, 4 Swallow. (S. Rogers, P. Combridge, P. Clement) 5 Whinchat, 4 Stonechat, 1m Blackcap, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (J Hawkey)

Predannack – Soapy Cove: 2 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Wheatear, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler, 5+ Chiffchaff. (J Chapman & S Bearhop)

Lizard Village:10 Chough overhead at Cross Common. (P White)

Loe Pool: 2 Osprey fishing. (K Williams and K Foster)

Stithians: 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker all at feeders at the same time, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Coal Tit, 12 Great Tit, 20 plus Blue Tit, 8 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Willow Warbler and 1 Chiffchaff , Wood Sandpiper, 3 Weatear, 1 Greenshank, 8 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher. (S Williams) 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Ruff, 18 Common Snipe, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 3 Lapwing – all from Stuart Hutchings hide (N. Watmough)

Coal Tit – Stephen Williams

Chiffhchaff – Stephen Williams

Grey Wagtail – Stephen Williams

 

Godrevy: constant passage of Manx Shearwaters west past Godrevy for about 40 minutes to 13:25. Also 3 Balearic Shearwaters and 2 Swallows. (C Cameron)

St Ives Island (8.30- 9.30h):  2 Spotted Flycatcher. 1 Goldcrest, also 2 Great Northern Diver in bay. (G Jones)

Dobwalls: 24 House Sparrow and 1 f Blackcap in the garden. (C&J Duffy)

Kingsmill lake: 5 Sandwich Tern, 18 Little Egret, 18 Shelduck, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 22 Black-tailed Godwit, 22 Dunlin, 15 Ringed Plover, 30 Greenshank, 47 Redshank, 80+ Curlew, 1 Wigeon, 6 Cormorant & 1 Great Crested Grebe. (P Kemp)

Tregirls Beach; near Padstow: 371 Mediterranean Gull, 11 Sanderling and 9 Ringed Plover. (D Julian)

Walmlsey Sanctuary: 12 Cattle Egret, 15 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 2 Common Snipe, 20 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, Mallards, Moorhens, 10 Pied Wagtail, 5 Curlew. (A Tomkins)

Cattle Egret – Andrew Tomkins

Black-tailed Godwits – Andrew Tomkins

East Pentire, Newquay (07:15-08:45): 4 Balearic Shearwater, c40 Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Teal, 4 Common Scoter, 2 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 21 Blackcap, 1 Reed Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 4 Willow Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, c40 Swallow, 2 Sparrowhawk, 15 Robin. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Little Stint, 1 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 9 Little Egret. (M Lammas, S Rowe)

Late news, 13/09/21, St Ives: Hungarian colour-ringed Mediterranean Gull ‘HJN1’ was ringed at Szeged, Hungary on 6th May 2011. (G Jones)

 

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Garden Listing Friday 17th September

Tresillian: One more for my list: Collared dove singing yesterday. (By which I mean it was singing on Thursday, not that it was going through its repertoire of Lennon and McCartney Songs). (Andrew le Masurier)

Garden Listing Tuesday 14th September

Polbathic: A Spotted Reshank – best bird of the year, so far – made this morning’s breakfast that much more enjoyable and the total up to 67. Then, sitting in the garden, in the glorious pre-lunch sunshine and a Hobby flew over – 68. (Andy Blonden)