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)

tdm&dwb

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