Thursday 23rd September 2021

Loe Pool: 1+ Osprey still. (I Maclean)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 1 Knot, 3 Grey Plover, 9 Bar-tailed Godwits, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff. (J Hawkey)

Hayle Estuary: 4 Brent Geese, 2 Grey Plover, 50+ Teal, 4 Wigeon, 1 Little Egret, 5 Oystercatcher, 12 Curlew, 1 Ringed Plover, 19 Dunlin 7 Greenshank. (A Tomkins J Hawkey)

Grey Plover. Andrew Tomkins

Brent Geese. Andrew Tomkins

Brent Geese. Andrew Tomkins

Treeve Moor, Land’s End: 1 Juvenile Rosy Starling on over head power line briefly with common starling Flock (A Tomkins)

Carloggas Downs (St.Austell):  58 Herring Gull, 19 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 12 Black-headed Gull & 2 Teal on the large settling lake at SX013558. Counts taken before the mist came in this evening. (M Whittaker)

Rosemergy: 2 Whinchat, 7 Chough (M Scott-Ham)

Pendeen (12.10-12.45hrs): 3 Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Arctic Skua (M Scott-Ham)

Lower Tamar Lake : 1 Kestrel (male), 1 Kingfisher. 2 Coot, 6 Mallard, 2 Great Crested Grebe,1 Chaffinch, 1 Willow Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Adams )

Hayle Carnsew Pool: Sparrowhawk, Kingfisher, Great Crested Grebe, along with lots of Canada Geese departing the Estuary this morning at 8.30am. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Portwrinkle: 12 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 2 Kestrel. (N Hines)

Apologies, we had an issue yesterday and there were no updates after 12noon. All these reports below are from 22nd September.

Sennen, Trevescan: 1 juv Rosy Starling still. (M Spicer)

Rosy Starling, Mike Spicer

Porthilly: 1 Osprey at 12.29pm, flew up the estuary from Wadebridge and successfully fished outside of Padstow Harbour. (S Grose)

Foxhole: 5 Yellow-legged Gull (3 adult , 2 1st winter . One of which a new bird) (B Bosisto)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: (1pm). 300+ Canada Geese. 50+ Dunlin. 8 Ringed Plover. 8 Wigeon. 2 Little Egret. 2 Grey Heron. 2 Curlew. 1 Lesser Black-back Gull. 1 Redshank. (V Skilton) Carnsew Pool: (3.30pm). 7 Curlew. 7 Dunlin. 5 Cormorant. 5 Oystercatcher. 4 Brent Geese. 3 Little Egret. 3 Little Grebe. 1 Lesser Black-back Gull. 1 Grey Plover. 1 Wheatear. 1 Rock Pipit. (V Skilton) Ryan’s Field: 1 Knot and 1 Ruff at high tide this evening. (P St Pierre)

Truro River: 28 Redshank, 16 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher – all on the inner basin (N. Watmough)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 3 (1m 2f) Stonechat, 4 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow 14.15 – 15.00. (M Webb) 1 Spoonbill again last seen heading south into the Bay late evening. (P St Pierre)

Little Egret, Martin Webb

Townshend: 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch & 2 Mistle Thrush. (M Whittaker)

Hayle, Wheal Alfred: 15+ Goldfinch feeding on spear thistle, 1 Raven, 1 male Sparrowhawk, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker, 40+ Linnet, 1 Chiffchaff singing, 30 + Swallow & 2 Blackcap. (M Whittaker)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Yellow Wagtail. (P Fraser)

Kenidjack: (sawmill) 25 Blackcap; (at top) 9 Chiffchaff. (P Fraser)

Stithians Reservoir from Stuart Hutchings hide: 1 Spotted Redshank, 6 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 5 Ringed Plover, 3 Lapwing, 1 Greenshank, 1 Wheatear. (T Pinfield)

Gannel Estuary:  7 Bar-tailed  Godwit,  2 Dunlin  1 Ring Plover  1 Greenshank.  (M  Lammas)

Ruan Lanihorne marshes: 1 Barn Owl hunting (8pm) (D Hall)

Rame Church to Penlee Point: 1 Redstart, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Chiffchaff, c20 Swallow, 2 Stonechat, 40+ Red Admiral       (Penlee Reserve) and 1 Weasel (ran across road at Forder). (R.Smaldon)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 1 Red-legged Partridge, 150 Canada Goose, 5 Mute Swan, 5 Shelduck, 3 Wigeon, 23 Mallard, 8 Wood Pigeon, 5 Collared Dove, 45 Oystercatcher, 3 Ringed Plover, 120 Curlew, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 46 Redshank, 175 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 11 Great Black-backed Gull, 160 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Cormorant, 3 Cattle Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 28 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Jay, 2 Magpie, 25 Jackdaw, 15 Rook, 145 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 3 House Martin, 1 Starling, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Robin, 15 House Sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Greenfinch, 7 Goldfinch, 2 Speckled Wood, (M Scawen et al).

Chycoose Beach, Restronguet Creek: 41 Mallard this morning. (P Le Patourel)

Late submission, 21/9, Buttermilk Hill: 220 Meadow Pipit, 63 Linnet, 4 Common Whitethroat, 21 Stonechats, 4 Whinchat, 4 Dartford Warbler, 12 Swallow, 2 Green Sandpiper, 6 Raven 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Kestrel. (V Stratton)

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