Monday 9th September 2019

Late news, 8/9, Kynance: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 6 Whinchat. (D Collins)

Late news, 8/9, Soapy Cove: 3 Reed Warbler, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Golden Plover over. (D Collins)

Late news, 8/9, Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Cattle Egret. (R Turner)

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield by the orange windsock. Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear.

Colliford: Juv Red-backed Shrike in hedge of pasture field east Colliford farm area. Also 2 m Whinchats, 4 Wheatear, 5 Ringed Plover,1 Kestrel. (C Buckland)

Red-backed Shrike – Chris Buckland

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Osprey, 3 Little Egret, 3 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 40 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm) 2 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper,  3 Ringed Plover & 1 Dunlin. (S Turner) 1 Osprey seen feeding on a large trout. (D White, R Chiffers)

Osprey, Robin Chiffers

Osprey, David White

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Little Stint on Carnsew Pool at 12:00, also 4 Knot, 1 Whimbrel and 8 Sanderling on the main estuary. (D Britton) 1 Little Stint, 18 Ringed Plover, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 2 Knot, 71+ Med Gull, 1 Peregrine and 1 Kingfisher 12:20-14:20. (L Proctor)

Pendeen Watch: Lapland Bunting over at 07:35. (P Combridge) 50 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater and a Chough in an hour this afternoon. (D Britton)

Clodgy Point (14.45-16.15): 400+ Manx Shearwaters, 1 Balearic Shearwater (15.15), 1 Sooty Shearwater (14.55), 1 Leach’s Petrel (15.50), 1 Bonxie. (M Alibone)

St Ives: Leach’s Petrel, Great Skua, Arctic Skua 13:45-16:45. (B Watts)

Porthgwarra: 500 Manx Shearwater, 10+ Balearic Shearwater, 10 Sooty Shearwater attracted to feeding shoal of tuna early am. Also 6 Arctic Skua & 1 Pomarine Skua past west 06:15-10:15. (D Oakley-Martin)

Gulval: Osprey reported over again.

St.Clement: 1 Osprey, 2 Cattle Egret. (M Jones)

Tresillian: 1 Osprey. (P Carter)

Stithians Reservoir: Juv Little Ringed Plover, Gadwall, 1 Swift, 1 Wheatear, 11 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 11 Curlew, 4 Lapwing. (J St Ledger & D Cains)

Little Ringed Plover, David Cains

Gadwall, David Cains

Kenidjack: 3 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff & 1 Garden Warbler  by donkey paddock. (S Turner)

Trelissick Gardens: Mediterranean Gull off the beach at 14:00. (J Turner)

St Ives Island (16:00 – 17:00): 2 Great Skua, 1 Red-throated Diver. Small passage Gannets, Manx Shearwaters & Fulmars. (One Fulmar attempted to drown Manx). (J Hawkey)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Oystercatcher, 63 Curlew, 9 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 1 Med Gull. (S Rowe)

Trevose Head: 1 Hooded Crow. (D Glenny)

St Mawes: 2 Black Swans on Summers beach. (M Jane)

Padstow, Stepper Point: 1 Peregrine, 3 Wheatear, 2 Rock Pipit, 5 Stonechat, 1 Kittiwake, 7 Sandwich Tern, 33 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Whitethroat, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Walmsley: 5 Greenshank. (H Miller)

Kingsmill Lake: 3 Knot, 23 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 73 Curlew, 12 Redshank, 1 juv Dunlin, 1 2nd w Med Gull & 4 Sandwich Tern. (P Kemp)

Roseland, Ruan Lanihorne: Viewed from Ruan Quay. 2 Ospreys prospecting, but did not fish. Inadvertent disturbance from boat and kayak in area at 15:00. (D Hall)

Trevilley: 1 Turtle Dove, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2-3 Wheatear, 4 Yellow-legged Gull (ad, 2  juv-1st w, juv). (M Elliott)

Padstow: 2 Swallows. (T Denbraven)

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