Friday 4th September 2020

Late News, 03/09, Roseland: 3.00 pm 7 White Stork seen flying low going inland from Pendower Dip. (C Bernie) Later in flight over Ardevora Farm. (P Marsden)

Hayle Estuary: Semi-palmated Sandpiper still present around Carnsew Pool and H. Tempest Ltd. In addition, 3 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 1 Wheatear, 6 Rock Pipit, 1 Spotted Redshank, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Peregrine (circling) . Also numbers Ringed Plover, 20 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 40 Dunlin, 2 Sanderling, 20 Turnstone, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Little Grebe and 2 Teal. (R Taylor, J St Ledger, D Flumm, D Beadle, S Windle)

Semipalmated Sandpiper – David Flumm

Bar-tailed Godwit – John St Ledger

Semipalmated Sandpiper & Dunlin – John St Ledger

Semipalmated Sandpiper- John St Ledger

Semipalmated Sandpiper – Steven Windle

Sanderling – Stevan Windle

Semipalmated Sandpiper – Mashuq Ahmad

Semipalmated Sandpiper – Mashuq Ahmad

Semipalmated Sandpiper – Mashuq Ahmad

Nanjizal Valley: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper flew over this morning. Also 119 birds ringed including a Common Nightingale originally ringed in Belgium,15 Sedge Warbler, 47 Blackcap, 4 Willow Warbler, Garden Warbler, 15 Chiffchaff, 5 Whitethroat, Grasshopper Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher and a Firecrest. (K Wilson)

Millbrook: 1 Cattle Egret this morning. (D Julian)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Osprey, 22 Greenshank, 26 Redshank, 1 Knot, 1 Common Sandpiper, 24 Dunlin, 78 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Wigeon, 23 Mallard, 7 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret & 1 Grey Heron (P Kemp)

Porthilly lane, Rock: 1 Osprey over estuary early afternoon. (P Sofley)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Osprey hunting, 7 Cormorant, 8 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Curlew flying over, and 2 Wheatear. (C Wilson)

Osprey – Claire Wilson

Newquay: 1 Osprey fishing on the River Gannel around 9:30am (G Griffiths)

Porthilly Point: Osprey lingered 10 mins before heading off S/W over Padstow. Hobby, Wheatear, Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail and 3 Rock Pipit, 100s of Mediterranean Gull, 13 Sandwich Tern,1 Dunlin, 3 Turnstone, 100+ Curlew and 1 Wigeon. Small Heath and Small Copper butterflies. (P Sofley)

Porthgwarra: 1 Chough, 21 Yellow Wagtail, 15 Ringed Plover, 1 Kestrel, 3 Tree Pipit, 3 Meadow Pipit, 5 Wheatear, 4 Whinchat, 2 Blackcap, and 6 Stonechat. (S Windle)

Chough – Steven Windle

Kestrel – Stevan Windle

Tree Pipit – Steven Windle

Pendeen: 3 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua. (I Prentice)

Marazion Beach: 1 juvenile Curlew Sandpiper this evening. (I Prentice) Also 1 Little Stint still present (am); 17 Dunlin, 3 Turnstone & 29 Ringed Plover this evening (J Hawkey)

Windmill Farm: Wryneck, 3 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear and 1 Peregrine. (D Wright)

Kynance Road/Caerthillian: 1 Wryneck , 2 Whinchat. (M Pass)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Common Sandpiper, 5 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher. (D Flumm) Also 2 Jay, with one being brave confronting a Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzard, 8 Juvenile Goldfinch. (R Chiffers)

Buzzard – Robin Chiffers

Goldfinch – Robin Chiffers

Jay and Sparrowhawk – Robin Chiffers

Jay and Sparrowhawk – Robin Chiffers

 

Towan Head: 36 Turnstone (many in part or near summer plumage), 26 Oystercatcher and 1 Whimbrel. (M Lammas)

Falmouth: 1 Wheatear on a residential street near Penryn College early morning. (J Holmes)

Soapy Cove, The Lizard: 1 Wryneck, 1 Whinchat, 8 Stonechat, 4 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, 2+ Siskin over. Also Small Pearl-Bordered Fritillary, Golden Ringed Dragonfly and Southern Hawker. (G Wills)

Mevagissey Harbour: 16 Turnstone. (G Motley)

Pentewan Sands, Mevagissey: 1 Mediterranean Gull. (G Motley)

Hannafore, Looe: 4 Wheatear, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Eider, 1 Little Egret, 19 Oystercatcher, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 30+ Black-Headed Gull (including juveniles), 5 Pied Wagtail, 2 Rock Pipit. (D Sharp)

Ringed Plover – Deena Sharp

Wheatear – Deena Sharp

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