Monday 10th September 2018

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Little Egret, 30 Teal, 11 Canada Goose, 3 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 3 Snipe, 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Wheatear, 3 White Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Lanyon Quoit: 1 Kestrel, 1 Barn Owl quartering close to quoit. (J Evans)

Boswarthen: 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Garden Warbler singing at Madron Holy Well, several Swallow and House Martin, 1Willow Warbler. (J Evans)

Path to Watchcroft and approach: “1 possible Olivaceous Warbler (light cream uppers and coverts, faint eye-ring, pale white underside, stout long bill, broad darker tail, Wood Warbler sized.)” Also 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Raven. (J Evans)

Kynance Cove area: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 7 Wheatears. (D Collins)

Grasshopper Warbler – D Collins

Soapy Cove: 3 Reed Warblers, 2 Whinchats, 1 Wheatear. (D Collins)

Caerthillian Cove: Melodious Warbler, 6 Whinchat , 1 Spotted Flycatcher , 2 Reed Warbler , 1 Yellow Wagtail. (M Pass, M Spicer, D Collins)

Church Cove: 1 Wood Warbler. (D Collins, M Pass, J Foster)

Wood Warbler – D Collins

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3+ Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Juvenile Whimbrel. (E Cornelius, C Hayward) Also 2 Ruff, 2 Knot and hundreds of other roosting birds scattered by low flying Tornado(?) RAF. (T McGowan)

Sancreed: 1 Ortolan Bunting (in private stubble field), 40 White Wagtail, 10 Pied Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret with Little Egrets until 19:50, below salmon fields then flew towards Penpol Creek. (S Grose)

St Levan: Turtle Dove. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit, 8 Wheatear, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Whinchat & 3 Willow Warbler. (M Wallace)

St Austell: 1 m Sparrowhawk in private garden. (Chris Hooper)

Sparrowhawk – Chris Hooper

Bude canal: 2 Whinchat. (A Taylor)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 juv Osprey as previously. (Head markings distinctive.) Perched as before at 16:45, also 4 Little Grebe. (D Hall)

Saltash: Osprey flying south at the China Fleet Club around 16:20. (R Smaldon)

Mawgan: Hobby, Peregrine and Spotted Flycatcher at Mudgeon Vean. (S Cox)

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