Tuesday 21st September 2021

Sennen: 1 juv Rosy Starling again at Trevescan this morning.

Sancreed: 1 juv Red-backed Shrike still present.

Polgigga: 1 Wryneck at Faraway Cottage. (RBA)

Crowdy Reservoir: Marsh Harrier. (B Bryne)

Hayle, Copperhouse Creek: 2 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 1 Grey Heron & 1 Kingfisher on the river behind Animal Vets. (M Whittaker)

Lelant: 4 Brent Geese then moved to Ryan’s Field at 4pm. (C Lewis)

Hayle, Wheal Alfred: 7 Swallow (3 still being fed by parents), 2 Common Buzzard, 60+ Linnet, 1 Chiffchaff (singing) and 3 Blackcap eating elderflower berries. (M Whittaker)

Hayle: Flock of 11 Grey Heron over estuary, 4 Grey Plover, 40+ Curlew, 1 Whimbrel on Ryan’s Field. (M James)

Hell’s Mouth: 1 Grey Heron on stack. (G Rogers)

Grey Heron – Geoff Rogers

Truro River: 1 Greenshank, 27 Redshank, 3 Dunlin, 2 Curlew, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Little Egret – all on the inner basin (N Watmough)

Drift Reservoir: Osprey still at 3pm. (J Hawkey)

Kenneggy: 4 Stonechat, 1 Kestrel. (PK Bray)

Hoe Point: 17 Cormorant, 1 Pheasant flew landwards across coast path, 1 Stonechat. (PK Bray)

Rame Head: Several flocks of Meadow Pipit, m Stonechat, Common Buzzard, Peregrine, 7 Wheatear, 2 Wren, 4 Dunnock. (R Napp)

Wheatear – Rick Napp

Portwrinkle: 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin. (A Blonden)

Newquay: 1 Barn Owl, (presumed roadkill nr spitfire corner). (S Grose)

Rosenannon Downs: 1 Grey Partridge, 2+Red legged Partridge (heard calling from maize field opp), 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, 9 Raven over together, 3 Linnet, 7 Stonechat, 2 Jay, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Treecreeper, 4 Goldcrest, 1 Goldfinch. (S Grose)

Dobwalls: 2 Swallow (C&J Duffy)

Late submission, 20/9, Stithians Reservoir: 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, 18 Common Snipe, 9 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 3 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 1 Little Egret, 1 Peregrine (juv), 1 Northern Wheatear – all from Stuart Hutchings hide (N Watmough)

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Sunday 19th September 2021

Identification Error: Yesterdays reported Laughing Gull has subsequently been re-identified as a juvenile Mediterranean Gull. Apologies to all those that traveled for it today off the back of the CBWPS evening report. (CBWPS Sightings Team)

Pendeen seawatch: (0655-1110), juvenile Long-tailed Skua, 9 Arctic Skua, 4 Great Skua, 1st winter Little Gull, 1st winter Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Puffin,12 Sandwich Tern, 263 Manx Shearwater, 17 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 9 Common Scoter, 7 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin and 5 Knot. (P Combridge)

Sancreed: 1 juvenile Red-backed Shrike still (M Boldy)

Polgigga: 1 Wryneck at Faraway Cottage. (M Wallace)

Bartinney: 8f Kestrel. (R Chiffers)

Kestrel – Robin Chiffers

Kestrel – Robin Chiffers

Kestrel – Robin Chiffers

Drift Reservoir: 1 juvenile Osprey still. (M James)

Marazion beach: 10 pale-bellied Brent Goose flushed this morning, flew off west. (M Ahmad)

Hayle Millpond: 1 Wood Sandpiper still, plus 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Snipe. (R Augarde, B Mellow, M Boldy)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Little Stint, 1 Ruff, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Grey Plover, 3 Knot, 15 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Sanderling, 30+ Ringed Plover, 40+ Dunlin, 6 Greenshank, 174 Mediterranean Gull. (J Hawkey)

Carnsew Pool: Sparrowhawk (S Murnan)

Sparrowhawk – Steve Murnan

St Ives Island: 2 Arctic Skua. (A Lobb)

St Gothian Sands NR: 1 Black-necked Grebe still, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Wheatear. (M Boldy)

Bassetts Cove: 2 Chough, 2 Wheatear. (M Boldy)

Stithians Reservoir: Marsh Harrier, 2 Ruff, 2 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover, 2 Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Greenshank, Curlew, 8 Lapwing, 6 Snipe, Tufted Duck, 2 Wigeon, 4 Teal, 39 Mallard, 6 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 31 Canada Goose, 3 Coot, 4 Moorhen, Meadow Pipit, Wheatear and Kingfisher. (C Foote, T Weston)

Marsh Harrier – Charlotte Foote

Ruff – Charlotte Foote

Marsh Harrier – Charlotte Foote

Mevagissey Harbour: 2 Green Sandpiper this evening. (J Dunning)

Pinetum Gardens, St Austell: 1 juvenile Firecrest. (A Dutt)

Par Beach Pool: 13 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Barnacle Geese, 345 Canada Geese 2 Snipe, 7 Teal. (S Grose)

Par, Spit Beach / Docks: 7 Eider (5m+2f), 59 Oystercatcher, 7 Curlew, 17 Mute Swan. (S Grose)

Lostwithiel, Shirehall LNR: 1 Dipper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Nuthatch. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Little Stint, 2 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Peregrine. (S Rowe) In addition, 9 Little Egret, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Marsh Harrier, Hobby, 14 Cattle Egret, Pintail, 2 Shoveler, 10 Wigeon, 125 Canada Geese, Bar-headed Goose, 2 Water Rail, Lapwing, Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Curlew, 20 Swallow. (T Wilson)

Cattle Egret – Tony Wilson

Bar-headed Goose – Tony Wilson

Pintail – Tony Wilson

Water Rail – Tony Wilson

Loveney, Colliford Reservoir: 3 Greenshank, 1 Ringed Plover. (B Craven)

River Neet, Bude: 1 Kingfisher seen fishing. Also, 2 Little Egret and c.40+ Jackdaw on the Rugby Pitch. (R Maye)

Duckpool: 2 Wheatear, 3 Peregrine (flying together), 1 Knot. (R Adams)

Dobwalls: 5 Swallow over the village (C&J Duffy)

Late submission, 18/9, St Ives Island: 2+ Spotted Flycatcher and 2 Wheatear. (A Lobb)

Late submission, 18/9, Millpool (private garden): 5 House Martins flying and feeding quite low at approx 18.30, heard Jay and Green Woodpecker a few moments apart at at same point in the evening plus Hummingbird Hawkmoth feeding on Verbena bonariensis flowers at the same time. Around 3pm Southern Hawker female flew through, Common Darter pair (female ovipositing in pond). (M Claughton)

Late submission, 18/9, Falmouth Bay, from the AK Wildlife Cruises trip: 1000+ Manx Shearwater, good numbers of Balearic Shearwater, 6 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Fulmar, 3 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill and several close-quarters sightings of cetaceans. (C Cameron)

Late submission, 18/9, Healeys Cider Farm: 2 Wheatear on the field in the Rattler festival early morning. (R Copeland)

Late submission, 18/9, Bartinney: up to 8 Kestrel seen from the carpark. (J Miller)

Late submission, 17/9, Bartinney: up to 10 Kestrel seen from the carpark. (J Miller)

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Friday 17th September 2021

East Pentire, Newquay (16:00-19:15): 1 Wilson’s Petrel at 16.20 (present for c3 min feeding and briefly accompanied by Storm Petrel before flying back east into bay), 4 Storm Petrel, 6 Balearic Shearwater, small raft of Manx Shearwater, 15 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Sandwich Tern. (S Rowe)

Sancreed: Red-backed Shrike for 7th day; Teal, 7 Mallard, c100 Swallow, c30 House Martin. (D Flumm)

Mousehole: (07:30-09:30), 1w Little Gull, 1 Arctic Tern and 10 Kittiwake. (S Rogers)

Pendeen: Wryneck still around Count House and Lower Carpark. (P Combridge)

Rame: a Pied Flycatcher this afternoon. (A Payne) Also 9 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 2 Wheatear, 3 Whinchat, 40 Swallow, 10 House Martin between Rame Head and Penlee. (K Pellow)

East Pentire: 2 Common Scoter, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Wheatear. (B Bosisto)

Clapper Marshes, Wadebridge: 3 Ruff, 3 Greenshank, 7 Green Sandpiper and 9 Black-tailed Godwit this afternoon. (D Julian)

Hayle, Copperhouse Creek: 2 Curlew, 12+ Ringed Plover, 6 Redshank, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Whimbrel. (V Skilton)

Siblyback Lake: m&f Ruff, 10 Ringed Plover, 1 juvenile Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Dunlin, 2 Pintail & 34 Teal. (P Kemp)

Downderry: 7 Common Scoter, 15 Manx Shearwater, 700+ Gannet, 1 Great Northern Diver, many Kittiwake, 3 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Sandwich Tern heading west, 0705-0930. (P Kemp & A Payne)

St Anthony Head: 1354 Gannet, 2 Common Scoter, dark phase Arctic Skua, Fulmar, 16 Shag, 2 Mediterranean Gull, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Peregrine, 3 Kestrel and Meadow Pipit. (C Foote, T Weston)

Hayle Millpool: Wood Sandpiper still, viewed from road running parallel to pool by first life belt. (Birdguides)

Stithians Reservoir: Wood Sandpiper still from Stuart Hutchings hide. (Birdguides)

Devoran: 2 juv Curlew Sandpiper, adult Spotted Redshank. (Birdguides)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 8 Cattle Egret, 13 Little Egret. (A Langdon)

St Just in Roseland: 1 Firecrest. (D Beadle)

Millbrook: 3 Mediterranean Gull and a Common Sandpiper. (A Payne)

Ardensawah Cliff: Aberrant Wall butterfly of form ‘latimargo’. (K. Dalziel and J. Hawkey)

Aberrant Wall – Kate Dalziel

Aberrant Wall – Kate Dalziel

Late video, 16/9, Pendeen: Wryneck, John Chapple.

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Thursday 16th September 2021

Kynance – Soapy Cove: 1 Wryneck (Soapy Cove), 1 Whinchat, 5 Wheatear, 2 Tree Pipit, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Dartford Warbler (T Phelps)

Land’s End: juvenile RosyStarling went to roost with c25 Common Starling just south of Swingates at 19.10. (T Phelps)

Mullion Golf Course: 13 Chough. (D Scoble)

Siblyback Lake:  2 Heron , 7 Coot , 36 Little Grebe , 2 Great Crested Grebe , 43 Teal , 2 Pintail , 2 Tufted Duck . 10 Ringed Plover , 7 Dunlin , 1 Turnstone , 2 Greenshank, 1 Black- tailed Godwit , 2 Ruff , 7 Wheatear. ( K. Pellow )

Ruff. Keith Pellow

Ruff. Keith Pellow

Nanjizal:1 (f/imm) Marsh Harrier, 1 Sparrowhawk; 2 Kestrel; 6 Common Buzzard, 3 Wheatears & 2 Whinchats (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Helston Loe Pool: 2 Osprey, 20 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Cormorant, 5 Chiffchaff. (A Tomkins)

Osprey. Andrew Tomkins

Osprey. Andrew Tomkins

Siblyback Reservoir: 10 Ringed Plover , 2 Greenshank, 1 Ruff, 1 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (G. Blinch)

Land’s End: 5 Kestrel, 3 Wheatear, c50 Swallow. Also Migrant Hawker dragonfly. (D Flumm)

Migrant Hawker. Dave Flumm

Swallow juveniles. Dave Flumm

Swallow juveniles. Dave Flumm

Hayle Millpool: Wood Sandpiper. Viewed from road running parallel to pool by first life belt . (P Brinton)

Wood Sandpiper. Mike Spicer

Hayle Estuary: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Little Stint, 3 Black tailed Godwit (P St Pierre, S Murnan)

Black-tailed Godwit. Steve Murnan

Hayle Carnsew pool: 28 Dunlin, 8 juvenile Ringed Plover, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Rock Pipit, 1 Great-Crested Grebe, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Little Stint, 1 Knot, 2 Greenshank, 4 Wheatear (M Webb, G Jones)

Ringed Plover. Martin Webb

Dunlin. Martin Webb

Rock Pipit. Martin Webb

Sancreed: 1 juv Red-backed Shrike for 6th day, plus 6 White Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Pendeen: 1 Barred Warbler, juvenile at Portheras, 1 Wryneck, 2 Whinchat (P Combridge, S Williams)

Wryneck, Steve Williams

Wryneck, Steve Williams

Wryneck. Steve Williams

Drift Reservoir: 2 Teal, 1 Peregrine, 1 Greenshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin,  1 Wheatear, 10 White Wagtail. (D Flumm, R Chiffers)

Peregrine. Robin Chiffers

Peregrine. Robin Chiffers

Dunlin. Robin Chiffers

St Ives Harbour: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 09.10h (G Jones).

Mount Hawke: 97 Starling on overhead wires at 08.55. (RB & PC Girling)

Late submission, 15/9, Crowdy Reservoir: 1 juv. Cuckoo in car park, (T Young)

Late submission, 15/9, Hayle Estuary: 76 Mediterranean Gull, 12 Little Egret, c70 Black-headed gulls, 4 Black- tailed Godwit, c30 Curlew, 150+ Canada Geese, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Magpie, 1 Ruff, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Robin, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Greylag Goose, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Moorhen, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Buzzard, c150 Teal, c30 Oystercatcher, 2 House Sparrow, 4 Cormorant, 2 Mallard, 3 Shelduck, 1 Knot, 4 Grey Heron, c90 Wigeon, 9 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Great Black-backed Gull.  (M Ahmad, J. Goodair)

Late photo, 15/9, Pendeen: 

Wryneck, Mashuq Ahmad

Late photo, 15/9, Hayle, Millpond:

Wood Sandpiper, Mashuq Ahmad

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Tuesday 14th September 2021

Foxhole: 1 Glossy Ibis, 1 Ring-necked Duck, 248 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 5 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 32 Teal, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Wryneck, 7 Chiffchaff. (B Bosisto)

Lizard: 1 Ortolan Bunting, seen to fly from Housel Bay to Lizard village. (M Pass). Also, Ortolan Bunting (possibly same) at Chapel Lane. (I Maclean)

Sancreed: 1 juv Red-backed Shrike for 4th day (although not seen yesterday in poor weather), 1 Wheatear, 12 White Wagtail, 1 Whitethroat, 50 Swallow. (D Flumm)

Red-backed Shrike – Dave Flumm

Porthgwarra: 1 Dotterel over Trevean 9:35 and Gwennap Head 9:40. (R Veal, M Wallace). 1 Spotted Redshank over 0830. (M Wallace). 2 Wryneck; 1 at Coastguard Cottages another at stonewall. (R Veal, S Rogers). Also 1 Hobby, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Whinchat, 1 Firecrest, 7 Yellow Wagtail, 8 Tree Pipit, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 10 Wheatear, 2 Ringed Plover, 9 Golden Plover. (R Veal)

Chapel Porth, 7.30am:Wryneck seen from the road where the bench is a little way down the hill, in the ruins and gorse. (V Skilton)

St Agnes Head: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 6 Whinchat, 7 Whitethroat, 14 Wheatear. (D Curtis)

Lizard, Caerthillian: 2 Wryneck, 1 Nightingale, 7 Whinchat, 4 Tree Pipit, 5 White Wagtail, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 16 Golden Plover (over), 1 Snipe. (I Maclean). Also, pm, 14 Whinchats; 12 Stonechats; 1 juv Sedge Warbler; 1 Spotted Flycatcher; 5 Whitethroats; 1 Kestrel,  70+ Swallows gathered together on wires; 1 House Martin. (JH & K Dalziel)

Lizard, Kynance Road: 1 Redstart, 4 Tree Pipit, 2 Yellow Wagtail (M Pass)

Lizard, Lloyds Lane/Lifeboat Stn: 1 Hobby, 2 Whinchat (M Pass)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Spotted Redshank, 1 Little Stint, 2 Ruff, 2 Dunlin, 4 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 14 Snipe, 4 Lapwing, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Curlew, 7 Wheatear, 3 Wigeon, 10 Teal, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Swallow. (S Van Hear, J St Ledger, S Ford, M Langman)

Golden Plover – Steve Ford

Golden Plover & Ruff – John St Ledger

Wood Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Devoran Quay, 09:00-11:00: 1 juv Osprey, 1 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Bar-tailed Godwits, 1 Whimbrel, c20 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Common Sandpiper, many Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Curlew and Redshanks, 5 Little Egret. (J Chapman)

Point Quay: 2 Osprey late morning.  One perching, then flew and joined by another before disappearing over trees.  One later returned to original roost. (R Smith)

Pendeen: 8 Balearic Shearwaters, 6 Common Scoter, 10 Sandwich Terns, 20 ‘Commic’ Terns, 10 Razorbills all west. (S Lister)

Polbathic Creek: 1 Hobby and 1 Spotted Redshank. (A Blonden)

Cadgwith: 2 Firecrest. (S Croft)

Godrevy: 6 Wheatear, 2 Chough, 20 Linnet. (B Toms)

Botallack: 2 Whinchat, 11 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear, Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Kenidjack: 3 Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Blackcap, 6 Willow Warbler, 30 Chiffchaff, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Whitethroat, Whinchat, 5 Wheatear, 13 Stonechat, Coal Tit, Bullfinch. (D Flumm, P Fraser)

Trevilley Farm: 4 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 15 Yellow Wagtail. (P Fraser)

Helford River at Polwheveral: 1 Cattle Egret plus circa 8 Little Egrets, 6 Greenshanks and 8 Redshanks. (T Pinfield)

Mabe Church (overlooking Argal reservoir): 1 Hobby harrying Swallows. (G Adams)

Rame Peninsula: 3 Spotted Flycatchers at Penlee NR, 3 Whinchats viewed from Military Road just west of Penlee Carpark, 2 Pied Flycatchers around Rame Church, 2 Wheatears near Coastguard Station. (G Blinch). Also, Rame Church / Rame Barton / Penmillard: 7 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Spotted Flycatcher.  Rame Head 5 Chiffchaff , 5 Willow Warbler, 2 Wheatear, 200 Swallow, 100 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin. (K Pellow)

Crowdy: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 6+ Spotted Flycatchers (this evening) 1+ Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 25 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Teal. (B Craven)

Hayle: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Little Stint. (M Ahmad)

Curlew Sandpiper – Mashuq Ahmad

St Gothian Sands: Black-necked Grebe, 7 Wheatear, Sedge Warbler, Dunlin. (M Ahmad)

Drift Res: Greenshank and Green Sandpiper. (M Ahmad)

Penzance: 10+ Ivy Bees at boating lake. (M Ahmad)

Ivy Bee – Mashuq Ahmad

Walmsley Reserve: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Snipe, 2 Wheatear, 7 Mute Swans, 3 Shoveler, c20 Mallard, 6 Teal, 1 Marsh Harrier, c150 Canada Geese, 2 Heron, 2 Buzzard, 2 Wigeon, 6 Moorhen, 4 Pied Wagtail, 4 Crow, 2 Magpie, 2 Blue tit, 4 Green Sandpiper, 4 Wood Pigeon, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Swallows, 3 Jackdaw, 4 Gadwall. (J Goodair)

 

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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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Saturday 11th September 2021

Sancreed: Juvenile Red-backed Shrike, 2 Whinchat, 5 Stonechat, Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Red-backed Shrike – Dave Flumm

Red-backed Shrike – Dave Flumm

Mullion: adult Honey Buzzard flew north at 5:20pm mobbed by corvids. ( M Pass )

Foxhole: eclipse drake Ring-necked Duck, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail. (B & L Bosisto)

Pendeen: 1 Wryneck in bracken by derelict house, lower car park. (S Rogers, J Swann) 21 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Great Skua, 15 Dunlin. (S Rogers)

Wryneck – John Swann

Lands End, Treeve Moor: 1 Wryneck in large blackthorn clump in NE corner. (P Clement)

Boscregan: Wryneck still showing well. (T Wheatley

Shirehall Moor (edge), Lostwithiel: 1 Wryneck on post by china clay railway line (M Surgey)

Geevor mine: Wryneck, 2 Wheatear, Sparrowhawk, Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, c100 Swallow, 2 Chough. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 22 Mallard, 13 Moorhen, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, Snipe, Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Newbridge: Wood Sandpiper for 10th day. (D Flumm)

St Ives Island (07.30-09.00): 6 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sandwich Tern, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 dark-phase Arctic Skua, ca. 9 Common Dolphins. (G Jones)

Marazion: Whinchat, Wheatear and Sedge Warbler this morning. (P Freestone)

Eastern Green;Penzance: Eider on rocks. (P Freestone)

Nanquidno: 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Chapel Carn Brea: 1 Whitethroat flew across road just S of car park. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Towan Head: 1 Purple Sandpiper, steady line of Manx Shearwater and hundreds of Gannets feeding towards Park Head. (M Lammas, D Gross)

East Pentire (07:15-09:00): 11 Balearic Shearwater, 17 Common Scoter, 1 Teal, 5 Dunlin, 3 Arctic Skua, 9 Sandwich Ter, 4 Commic Tern. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat, 4 Kestrel, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 4 Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Greenfinch, 4 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

St Ives: 6 Balearic Shearwater between 7:30am & 9am. (Birdguides)

Stithians Res: 2 Spotted Redshank, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 12 Snipe, 3 Lapwing, 18 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 1 Curlew, 1 Wheatear, 32 Little Grebe. ( D Eva ) 2 imm Ruff, 3 imm Spotted Redshank, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, c10 Snipe, 1 Wheatear. (J Chapman) 1 Wheatear; 2 Spotted Redshank; 3 Wood Sandpiper; 14 Snipe; 5 Greenshank; 3 Curlew (South end); 1 Common Sandpiper (North end) (Thomas Wilson)

Lizard Point: 5 Balearic Shearwater. (Birdguides)

Loe Pool: 1 Osprey until 11.00 am (flew east), 1 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 17 Great Crested Grebe. (G Adams) 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Raven and 8 Great Crested Grebe. (B Nicholls)2 Osprey at around 15.30, also c3 Reed Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat. (D Beadle)

Frenchmans Creek: 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Redshank, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Curlew. (A & C Chatfield)

Coverack: 1 Spotted Flycatcher at Trevothen. (D Beadle)

Nanpean: 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 30 Teal, adult Yellow-legged Gull. (B Bosisto)

St Agnes Head: 14 Yellow Wagtail around cattle in first fields to east, also 1 Whinchat. (D Curtis)

Gulval: Flock of 18 Raven flying west & calling. (J Hawkey)

St Gothian Sands Nature Reserve: 1 Black-Necked Grebe. (J Bowen)

Black-necked Grebe – Jayne Bowen

Black-necked Grebe – Jayne Bowen

Restronguet Creek: 2 Osprey at 9am including colour ringed ‘JF1’. (Cornwall Osprey Sightings via Twitter) 3 Osprey, 1 Peregrine, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Devoran: 2 Osprey, 2 Little Stint, 50+ Curlew (incl a Dutch colour ringed bird), 50+ Oycs, 20+Blackwit, 5+ Barwit, 2 Whimbrel, 50+Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank. (C Foote)

Rame Church – Penlee NR: 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1, Willow Warbler, 15+ Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Common Whitethroat, 50+ Swallow, 30+ House Martin, 3 Sand Martin. (D Clegg)

Rame Barton Guesthouse: 4 Pied Flycatcher, 4+ Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Willow Warbler. All seen from entrance to grounds. (D Clegg)

Kingsmill lake: 23 Dunlin, 17+ Redshank, 29 Curlew, 2 Juv Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Sandwich Tern, 13 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 400+ Nlack-headed Gull & 2 Mute Swan ((P Kemp)

Mount Edgcumbe Country Park: 1 Wheatear,  60+ mixed adult & juvenile Swallow group on the wires. (S Eddy)

Penwithick: 3 Buzzard , 2 Blue Tit , 1 Chaffinch , 8 House Sparrow , 2 Coal Tit , 3 Woodpigeon , 4 Goldfinch , 1 Grey Heron , 1 Robin , 2 House Martin , 1 Sparrowhawk , 2 Collared Dove , 4 Magpie , 3 Jackdaw . (K.Bowers)

Common Buzzard – Kevin Bowers

Grey Heron – Kevin Bowers

Eurasian Sparrowhawk – Kevin Bowers

Late submission, 10/09, Devoran: 2 Little Stint, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Knot, 3 Turnstone, Osprey plus regulars. (B Rousseau)

Late submission, 10/09, St Agnes Head: 2 Wryneck, (1 Wryneck in the morning around the large privet clump at the base of the Head, and in the afternoon the another Wryneck at higher bal near St Agnes football club). (D Curtis)

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