Friday 24th September 2021

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Pectoral Sandpiper 400m SW of Watersports Centre.
From South end, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 5 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 14 Ringed Plover, 15 Snipe. (S Kolodziejski, D Collins). Also 3 Spotted Redshank at Southern end (Birdguides) and 2 Ruff all week by cafe/visitor’s centre. (S Turner)

Pectoral Sandpiper – David Collins

Colliford Reservoir: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper in Loveny this afternoon. Also, 4 Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 2 Greenshank, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 5 Wheatear, 5 Teal, 4 Great-crested Grebe, 4 (1 x adult, 3 x Juvenile) Yellow-legged Gull, 273 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 12 Herring Gull. (P Roseveare) Do not enter the lane or fields that lead from the road to Loveny Reserve. There are cows with calves in the fields and they are extremely aggressive.

Trevescan: 1 Rosy Starling (juvenile) still. (N R Rogers)

Rosy Starling -Nigel Rogers

Marazion: 1 Spoonbill on beach then flushed, circled over the marsh for a while. (J Cumming). Also seen on marsh this morning. (M Ahmad)

Spoonbill – Mashuq Ahmad

Spoonbill – Mashuq Ahmad

Spoonbill and Grey Heron – Mashuq Ahmad

Falmouth Bay, offshore: 7 Great Shearwater, 1 Long-tailed Skua (adult), 15+ Sooty Shearwater, 15+ Balearic Shearwater, 50+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Minke Whale, Common Dolphins, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. (S Bearhop)

Devoran: 60+ Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 50+ Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 34 Dunlin, 19 Oystercatcher, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Sandwich Tern, 2 Cormorant and 1 Little Egret at Tallack’s Creek. (G Fisher)

Common Sandpiper, Redshanks and Spotted Redshank – Gill Fisher

Restroguet Creek: 1 Osprey opposite Point Quay at 14:00, present since 12.30 and eating a fat mullet again. (M Wilson). Also 1 Knot, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Grey Wagtail, 106+ Dunlin. (T Wilson)

Hayle Estuary: 4 Brent Goose from Lelant side. (C Lewis)

Brent Geese – Craig Lewis

Hayle Carnsew Pool, 13.45 – 14.15: 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 25 Dunlin, 2 Grey Plover, 12 Oystercatcher, 4 Curlew, 2 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 2 Little Egret . (M Webb)

Bar-tailed Godwit – Martin Webb

Greenshank – Martin Webb

Grey Plover – Martin Webb

Copperhouse Creek: Spotted Redshank still. (M Ahmad)

Siblyback: Garganey, 24 Teal, 4 Wigeon, 1 Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover, ad Yellow-legged Gull. (P Kemp)

St Clement: 1 Grey Plover. (L Sampson)

Gannel Estuary: 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 9 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Gillan Creek: 3 Cattle Egret, 2 Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpiper. (D Collins)

Calenick Creek: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Greenshank, 20 Redshank, 3 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret, 4 Teal. (A Nicholson)

Penzance, Penlee Park: 1 Firecrest. (M Elliot)

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest. (M Scott-Ham)

St Mawes: 1 Firecrest (on Grove Hill, in trees bordering Braganza), 1 Peregrine Falcon (flying over St Mawes), both 17:45 (E Cottee-Jones)

Kenidjack: 1 Jay, 2 Sand Martin, 6 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (P Fraser). Also 1 Chough. (C Lewis)

Cape Cornwall: 2 Chough (C Lewis)

Chough – Craig Lewis

Rame Head: 1 Peregrine, 4 Raven, male Wheatear. (N Hines)

Late submission, 23/9, Stithians Reservoir:  1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 12 Cormorant, 10 Ringed Plover, 2 Lapwing, juv, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Snipe, 1 Greenshank, 2 Spotted Redshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, at south end. (J Cumming et al)

Late submission, 23/9, Restroguet Creek: 1 Osprey on dead trees opposite Point Quay at 11:00. Has been coming daily as tide drops. Seen eating a fine Grey Mullet yesterday. (M Wilson)

Late submission, 23/9, Newquay, Trevemper /Trevoll: 1 Barn Owl, 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Late submission, 23/9, Godrevy Headland: 2 Chough. (S Hoskins)

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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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Wednesday 22nd September 2021

RSPB Marazion Marsh: 1 Spoonbill, circling and landing Tuesday evening, then present again this morning at 6.45am. (R Hamilton-Ahearne)

Spoonbill, Russell Hamilton-Ahearne

Spoonbill, RussellHamilton-Ahearne

Sennen, Trevescan: 1 Rosy Starling still. (S Rogers)

Late submission,21/9 St Just: 2 Whinchat in field on eastern edge of town opposite football ground. (P Clarke)

Late submission, 21/9, Wadebridge, behind bike hire: 1 Ringed Plover, 40 Redshank, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper. (K&J Mortimore)

Late submission, 21/9, Penzance, Battery Rocks: 13 Ringed Plover, 7 Sanderling, 7 Dunlin and 2 Turnstone. (T Mills)

Late photo, 21/9, Bartinney:

Kestrel, Tracey Carney

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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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Monday 20th September 2021

Gunwallow Cove: Semi-palmated Sandpiper reported this evening at 5 30pm. (R Francis)

Sancreed: juvenile Red-backed Shrike still present today. (S Windle)

Red-backed Shrike – Stevan Windle

Red-backed Shrike – Stevan Windle

Sennen: 1 juvenile Rosy Starling this morning. (D Unsworth)

Rosy Starling – Nigel Rogers

Nanjizal: 247 ringed on private site (please stick to footpaths only). Migrants included, 1 Nightingale, 195 Blackcap, 8 Sedge Warbler, 17 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Garden Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler and 2 Goldcrest. (K Wilson)

Loe Pool: Osprey still. Also, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Cormorant, 1 Great Crested Grebe with a juvenile, several Long-tailed Tits. (S Chandler, P Oldcorn)

Predannack: 1 Wryneck, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Kestrel. (K Dalziel & J Hawkey)

St. Buryan: 1 Spotted Flycatcher (N R Rogers)

Spotted Flycatcher – Nigel Rogers

Kenidjack: Whitethroat, Wheatear, 30+ Swallow. (A Lobb)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Kingfisher and 1 Peregrine in the north western corner today. (R Chiffers)

Peregrine Falcon = Robin Chiffers

Penzance, high tide roost: 10 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin and 3 Ringed Plover at Battery Rocks; 8 Ringed Plover on south side of Jubilee Pool. (T Mills)

Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: 2 Wheatear, 50 + Meadow Pipit, 20+ Stonechat and 7 Raven. (A Lobb)

Carnsew Pool: 2 Grey Plover. (S Murnan)

Grey Plover – Steve Murnan

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 79 Redshank, 42 Dunlin, 15 Greenshank, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper. (A Nicholson)

Gannel Estuary: 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Dunlin, 1 Redshank. (B Bosisto) In addition 50+ Curlew. (M Lammas)

Foxhole: drake Ring-necked Duck, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Teal. (L Bosisto) In addition, 5 Yellow-legged Gull ( 1x 1st winter, 1 x near adult ; a new bird with dusky head markings & sub terminal bill markings) 3x adult), 220 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 23 Black-headed Gull, 1 Green Sandpiper this evening. (B Bosisto)

Downderry: (0730-0830), heading west a Common Scoter, 170 Gannet, an Arctic Skua and a Mediterranean Gull. Also a Whimbrel. (A Payne)

Millpool (private garden): 1 Green Woodpecker and 2 Raven. Also a very worn Silver Washed Fritillary and a Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (M Claughton)

Kingsmill Lake: 64 Dunlin, 89 Redshank, 36 Greenshank, 77 Curlew, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 28 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Ringed Plover, 10 Little Egret & 3 Sandwich Tern (P Kemp)

Tamar Estuary: 3 Osprey late afternoon. (B Craven)

Late submission, 18/09, Polwheveral Creek: Mute Swan pair with 7 juveniles. (D Collins)

Late submission, 18/09, Constantine: 100 Goldfinch in meadow with abundant Black Knapweed. (D Collins)

Late submission, 19/09, Bude, Maer Lake: 17 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Lapwing, c.115 Teal, 1 Sparrowhawk. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 19/09, Gunwalloe Church Cove: 1 Sanderling and 1 Turnstone in the evening. (G Motley)

Late submission, 19/09, Pooley’s Bridge, Camel Trail: 1 Kingfisher. (T Nightingale)

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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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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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