Saturday 11th September 2021

Sancreed: Juvenile Red-backed Shrike, 2 Whinchat, 5 Stonechat, Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Red-backed Shrike – Dave Flumm

Red-backed Shrike – Dave Flumm

Mullion: adult Honey Buzzard flew north at 5:20pm mobbed by corvids. ( M Pass )

Foxhole: eclipse drake Ring-necked Duck, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail. (B & L Bosisto)

Pendeen: 1 Wryneck in bracken by derelict house, lower car park. (S Rogers, J Swann) 21 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Great Skua, 15 Dunlin. (S Rogers)

Wryneck – John Swann

Lands End, Treeve Moor: 1 Wryneck in large blackthorn clump in NE corner. (P Clement)

Boscregan: Wryneck still showing well. (T Wheatley

Shirehall Moor (edge), Lostwithiel: 1 Wryneck on post by china clay railway line (M Surgey)

Geevor mine: Wryneck, 2 Wheatear, Sparrowhawk, Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, c100 Swallow, 2 Chough. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 22 Mallard, 13 Moorhen, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, Snipe, Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Newbridge: Wood Sandpiper for 10th day. (D Flumm)

St Ives Island (07.30-09.00): 6 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sandwich Tern, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 dark-phase Arctic Skua, ca. 9 Common Dolphins. (G Jones)

Marazion: Whinchat, Wheatear and Sedge Warbler this morning. (P Freestone)

Eastern Green;Penzance: Eider on rocks. (P Freestone)

Nanquidno: 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Chapel Carn Brea: 1 Whitethroat flew across road just S of car park. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Towan Head: 1 Purple Sandpiper, steady line of Manx Shearwater and hundreds of Gannets feeding towards Park Head. (M Lammas, D Gross)

East Pentire (07:15-09:00): 11 Balearic Shearwater, 17 Common Scoter, 1 Teal, 5 Dunlin, 3 Arctic Skua, 9 Sandwich Ter, 4 Commic Tern. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat, 4 Kestrel, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 4 Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Greenfinch, 4 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

St Ives: 6 Balearic Shearwater between 7:30am & 9am. (Birdguides)

Stithians Res: 2 Spotted Redshank, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 12 Snipe, 3 Lapwing, 18 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 1 Curlew, 1 Wheatear, 32 Little Grebe. ( D Eva ) 2 imm Ruff, 3 imm Spotted Redshank, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, c10 Snipe, 1 Wheatear. (J Chapman) 1 Wheatear; 2 Spotted Redshank; 3 Wood Sandpiper; 14 Snipe; 5 Greenshank; 3 Curlew (South end); 1 Common Sandpiper (North end) (Thomas Wilson)

Lizard Point: 5 Balearic Shearwater. (Birdguides)

Loe Pool: 1 Osprey until 11.00 am (flew east), 1 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 17 Great Crested Grebe. (G Adams) 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Raven and 8 Great Crested Grebe. (B Nicholls)2 Osprey at around 15.30, also c3 Reed Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat. (D Beadle)

Frenchmans Creek: 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Redshank, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Curlew. (A & C Chatfield)

Coverack: 1 Spotted Flycatcher at Trevothen. (D Beadle)

Nanpean: 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 30 Teal, adult Yellow-legged Gull. (B Bosisto)

St Agnes Head: 14 Yellow Wagtail around cattle in first fields to east, also 1 Whinchat. (D Curtis)

Gulval: Flock of 18 Raven flying west & calling. (J Hawkey)

St Gothian Sands Nature Reserve: 1 Black-Necked Grebe. (J Bowen)

Black-necked Grebe – Jayne Bowen

Black-necked Grebe – Jayne Bowen

Restronguet Creek: 2 Osprey at 9am including colour ringed ‘JF1’. (Cornwall Osprey Sightings via Twitter) 3 Osprey, 1 Peregrine, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Devoran: 2 Osprey, 2 Little Stint, 50+ Curlew (incl a Dutch colour ringed bird), 50+ Oycs, 20+Blackwit, 5+ Barwit, 2 Whimbrel, 50+Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank. (C Foote)

Rame Church – Penlee NR: 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1, Willow Warbler, 15+ Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Common Whitethroat, 50+ Swallow, 30+ House Martin, 3 Sand Martin. (D Clegg)

Rame Barton Guesthouse: 4 Pied Flycatcher, 4+ Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Willow Warbler. All seen from entrance to grounds. (D Clegg)

Kingsmill lake: 23 Dunlin, 17+ Redshank, 29 Curlew, 2 Juv Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Sandwich Tern, 13 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 400+ Nlack-headed Gull & 2 Mute Swan ((P Kemp)

Mount Edgcumbe Country Park: 1 Wheatear,  60+ mixed adult & juvenile Swallow group on the wires. (S Eddy)

Penwithick: 3 Buzzard , 2 Blue Tit , 1 Chaffinch , 8 House Sparrow , 2 Coal Tit , 3 Woodpigeon , 4 Goldfinch , 1 Grey Heron , 1 Robin , 2 House Martin , 1 Sparrowhawk , 2 Collared Dove , 4 Magpie , 3 Jackdaw . (K.Bowers)

Common Buzzard – Kevin Bowers

Grey Heron – Kevin Bowers

Eurasian Sparrowhawk – Kevin Bowers

Late submission, 10/09, Devoran: 2 Little Stint, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Knot, 3 Turnstone, Osprey plus regulars. (B Rousseau)

Late submission, 10/09, St Agnes Head: 2 Wryneck, (1 Wryneck in the morning around the large privet clump at the base of the Head, and in the afternoon the another Wryneck at higher bal near St Agnes football club). (D Curtis)

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Friday 10th September 2021

Pendeen Lighthouse (06.45 – 12.00): 8 Sandwich Tern, 3 Common Tern, 5 ad Sabine’s Gull, 4 Common Scoter, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 17 Arctic Skua, 7 Great Skua, 200+ Manx, 38 Balearic Shearwater. (S. Rogers, B. Mellow, R. Veal). Also 1 Cory’s Shearwater between 16.00 and 18.00. (Birdguides)

St Agnes Head: Ad Sabine’s Gull (15.30), 6 Sooty Shearwater, 38 Balearic Shearwater, 9 Arctic Skua, 6 Great Skua, 6 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Tern. Also Chough and Peregrine. (G Lawlor)

Pendeen, churchyard: 1 Wood Warbler (P Combridge) Also 4 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 12+ Willow Warbler. (P Combridge, R Veal) Also 1 Wryneck in scrub by road over bridge at Portheras. (Birdguides)

Foxhole: Eclipse drake Ring-necked Duck still. (Birdguides)

Nanquidno: 1 Wryneck at Nanjulian Cliff. (C Moore)

Chapel Porth: Wryneck still present at 15.30. (M Lammas)

Newlyn: Osprey over the harbour at 10.30. (M Jones)

Porthleven: 1 Osprey over at ~08:30 am. (I Maclean)

Camel Estuary: 1 Spotted Redshank at Camel Quarry. (D Julian)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper and 3 Spotted Redshank still from Stuart Hutchings Hide. (Birdguides)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 5 Little Stint, 1 Curlew Sandpiper on the shore near Tempest. (P Fraser) Ryan’s Field: 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Ruff. (P Fraser, M Ahmad)

Gwithian: Black-necked Grebe still at St Gothian Sands LNR. (Birdguides)

Porthgwarra Cove (07.20-10.20): 45 Balearic Shearwater, 22 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 3 Sandwich Tern, Mediterranean Gull, 110 Kittiwake. (D Flumm, G Hirons)

Downderry, 13.30-14.30: 3 ad Kittiwake, 10 Gannet, male Common Scoter, 5 Manx & 1 Balearic Shearwater. (P Kemp)

St Ives Island (15.00-16.20): 20 Balearic Shearwater, 10 Manx Shearwater, 30 Sandwich Tern, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Kittiwake, 1 Wheatear, 1 Ocean Sunfish. (G Jones)

East Pentire, Newquay (16:00-17:50): c30 Balearic Shearwater with 2000+ feeding Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 15 Sandwich Tern 3 Arctic Tern, 5 Kittiwake. (S Rowe)

Mousehole: 2 Balearic Shearwater past, 1 Pied Flycatcher. (Birdguides)

Siblyback: 2 Pintail, 30+ Teal, 5 Coot, 2 juv Little Stint, 5 Snipe, 5 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank & 5 Swallow. (P Kemp)

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Little Stint. (B Bryne)

Rame Head: 1 Pied Flycatcher and Wheatear. (P Aley)

Wacker Quay: 2 Sandwich Tern, 3 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel. (P Aley)

Jupiter Point: 9 Sandwich Tern and 3 Whimbrel. (P Aley)

Wilcove: 3 Whimbrel and 4 Sandwich Tern. (P Aley)

Torpoint: 13 Sandwich Tern, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 39 Dunlin and 5 Mediterranean Gull. (P Aley)

Restronguet Creek:  9 Greenshank, Kingfisher, Common Sandpiper, 4 Curlew, 8 Dunlin, 4 Redshank. (D Peers)

Glendurgan (beach): Winter-plumaged adult Mediterranean Gull at 13.50. (RB & PC Girling)

Late submission, 9/9, East Looe: 2 Spotted Flycatcher in private garden. (D Spooner)

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Thursday 9th September 2021

Land’s End: 1 Bonelli’s Warbler sp. Hedge hopping towards the white boarded up house, 2 Whinchat, 16 Whitethroat, 8 Spotted Flycatcher at Swingates. (R Wilkins)

Pendeen churchyard: 1 Wood Warbler. (P Combridge)

Tremayne Quay, Helford River: 1 Osprey. (M Mattrass)

Gwithian: Wryneck spotted on SW coastal path close to Hells Mouth near Hayes. (P Hardeman)

Wryneck. Pam Hardeman

Chapel Porth: 2 Wryneck (up the valley from carpark in gorse 50m to seaward side of derelict building).

Wryneck. Mark Jones

Wryneck. Tony Wilson

Percuil river: 1 Osprey . (J Summets)

Restronguet Creek: 1 Osprey (ringed Blue JF1), 1 Spoonbill, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 8 Turnstone (1 in near summer plumage), 6 Knot, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Sandwich Tern (fishing), 1 Peregrine (over). Also numbers of Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, Greenshank, Redshank, Oystercatcher and Curlew. (J St Ledger)

Osprey Blue JF1 was ringed as a chick on 13th July 2017 near Monymusk, Aberdeenshire by Grampian Ringing Group and was photographed at Devoran on 22nd September 2017. It was also photographed at Restronguet on a boat mast on 19th September 2020.

Osprey. John St Ledger

Spoonbill. John St Ledger

Curlew Sandpiper. John St Ledger

Turnstone. John St Ledger

Bude: 2 Balearic Shearwater. (R Kirkwood)

Wheal Cotes: 3 Chough, 1 Raven, 1 Peregrine (S Lyons)

Devoran: 1 Osprey, 1 Little egret, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Whimbrel, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Buzzard plus Canada Goose, Herring Gull, Dunlin. (C Knott)

Cadgwith: Wryneck still on coast path at Chough Ogo. (S Croft)

Gannel estuary: 1 Little Stint with Dunlin, (M Lammas)

Marazion: 3 Osprey over the sea at 13:10. (D Lyons)

Drift Reservoir: Osprey, Greenshank, 4 Green Sandpiper. (D Flumm)

Newbridge: Wood Sandpiper for 8th day. (D Flumm)

Loe Pool: 1 Osprey, 1 Tree Pipit. (I Maclean)

Restronguet Creek: 2 Curlew Sandpiper (Tallacks Creek), 1 Osprey, 2 Sandwich Tern (off Point Quay). (J St Ledger)

Sancreed: 8 Wheatear, 11 White Wagtail. Also Drift Osprey viewed from village. (D Flumm)

White Wagtail. Dave Flumm

White Wagtail. Dave Flumm

White Wagtail. Dave Flumm

Porth Joke: 23 Whitethroat, 14 Willow Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Stock dove, c100 goldfinch, c50 Linnet (JHowells)

Cubert: 2 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear (JHowells)

Boscathnoe: 5 Tree Pipit and 1 Kestrel (P St Pierre)

Tresillian: 35 Dunlin, 44 Redshank, 5 Ringed Plover, 6 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Black Tailed Godwit, 5 Curlew. (A Nicholson)

Tresillian River to St Clement: 14 Curlew, 6 Greenshank, 3 Ringed Plover, 16 Redshank. (A Nicholson)

West Cornwall Golf Course, Lelant: 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Yellow Wagtail (P Fraser)

Par Beach : 50 Ringed Plover, 30 Dunlin, 179 Oystercatcher, 19 Turnstone ,17 Sanderling , 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Wheatear. (B & L Bosisto)

Siblyback Lake: 2 Heron , 5 Coot, 18+ Little Grebe , 2 Great Crested Grebe , 26+ Teal , 2 Pintail, 3 Ringed Plover , 7 Dunlin , 1 Little Stint, 2 Greenshank , 4 Common Sandpiper , 9 Snipe , 2 Wheatear , 30+ Swallow through. (K Pellow)

Gulval: Peafowl, female and 5 young in private garden. (M Spicer)

Peafowl. Mike Spicer

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Wednesday 8th September 2021

Walmsley notice: There will be a work party at Walmsley on Thursday 9th from 9am until mid afternoon. Both hides will remain open but expect some noise and disturbance

Cadgwith: imm Red-backed Shrike 1km South of Cadgwith at 0900, also 1 Wryneck this evening at Chough Ogo. (S Croft)

Pendeen: Wood Warbler at Calartha Farm. (P Combridge) Also Wryneck, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit at Carn Eanes. (P Clement) Also another Wryneck reported North of Portheras Cove.

Trevose: 2 Wryneck, 8 Willow Warbler, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 7 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Peregrine, 14 Chough this evening. (R Augarde) Also 2 Whinchat, 3 Swift at end of golf course. (P Sofley)

St Agnes: 1 Wryneck, 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Whinchat, 10 Wheatear, 30+ Whitethroat, 1 Peregrine, 1 Snipe, 2 Chough. (G Lawlor)

Cot – Boscregan: 1 Wryneck, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 5 Common Sandpiper. (N Wheatley)

Land’s End: 1 Wryneck at Treeve Common. (R Archer). Also 1 Wryneck at Trinity Pool, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 20+ Willow Warbler, 3 Whinchat, 4 Wheatear, 2 Yellow Wagtail. (M Ahmad)

Pied Flycatcher, Mashuq Ahmad

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck, 3+ Yellow Wagtail, 3 Tree Pipit, 1 Sedge Warbler, 12+ Willow Warbler, 8+ Chiffchaff, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2+ Southern Migrant Hawker all at Trevean. (M Elliott) Also another Wryneck reported 1/4 miles West of Hella Point and 1 Pied Flycatcher.

Nanjizal: 89 trapped and ringed including: 52 Willow Warbler, 9 Sedge Warbler, 9 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler and 1 Tree Pipit. (J Overfield, R Veal) Also 1 Wryneck (below Nanjizal house), fem Redstart, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, extra 25+ Willow Warbler, 4 Tree Pipit, 5 Yellow Wagtail, 12 White Wagtail, 1 Dunlin, 1 Golden Plover, 2+ Common Tern and c12 Sandwich Tern (offshore). Please keep to public rights of way. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 10 juv Little Stint, 2 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 13 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, juv Great Crested Grebe this evening. (R Veal) Also 26 Sandwich Tern. (P Longshaw)

St Gothian Sands: ad Black-necked Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Little Stint, 1 Swift. (P Freestone, J Chapple). Also 2 Pochard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 11 Sandwich Tern. (M Spicer)

Devoran: 1 Spoonbill, flew off toward Mylor c15:45. (S Turner, C Foote, T Weston, M Dunford, T Wilson) Also 7 Little Egret, 1 possible Great White Egret, opposite Norway inn early morning. (S Turner) Also, 135+ Redshank, 34 Curlew, 51 Oystercatcher, 16 Black-tailed Godwit, mix of 120+ Dunlin + Ringed Plover, 6 Knot, Common Sandpiper, Whimbrel, 8 Little Egret & 2 Raven. (C Foote, T Weston) Also 1 Osprey. (M Dunford, T Wilson) Also 24 Ringed Plover, 2 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit. (T Wilson)

Spoonbill, Charlotte Foote

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Spotted Redshank, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 2 Shoveler, 3 Wigeon, 2 Little Egret, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 White Wagtail, 3 Wheatear, 14 Snipe, 2 Lapwing. (M Pass) Also, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 3 Shoveler, 2 Wheatear, 1 Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Wood Sandpiper, Stephen Williams

Spotted Redshank, Stephen Williams

Sparrowhawk,Stephen Williams

Downderry: a raft of 27 Balearic Shearwater offshore late afternoon. Also noted today, 5 Ringed Plover, 8 Kittiwake, a Wheatear and 2 White Wagtail. (A Payne)

Botallack: juv Hobby, 3 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 2 Whinchat, 4 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Willow Warbler. (D Flumm)

Hobby, Dave Flumm

Hobby, Dave Flumm

Kenidjack: 6 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Blackcap, c50 Willow Warbler, a few Chiffchaff, 5 Chough and 2 Kestrel. (M Jones) Also 2 Pied Flycatcher, 7 Spotted Flycatcher, 24 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, Wheatear, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, c100 Swallow, 20 House Martin, 2 Chough. (D Flumm)

Crowdy Res: 4+ Spotted Flycatcher, 27 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Coot (scarce here). (B Craven)

St Ives Island: 12 Common Scoter, 10 Sandwich Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Wheatear, ca. 6 Common Dolphin (G Jones).

Polzeath: 2 Pied Flycatcher and 2 Spotted Flycatcher this morning NW of Pentire Farm, in long line of tamarisks near footpath to The Rumps. (J Cook)

Nanpean: adult Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Green Sandpiper, 26 Teal. (B Bosisto)

Millbrook: 40+ Redshank, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Greenshank.  (D Sharp).

Rame Head: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 5 Cirl Bunting (4 female, 1 male), 1 Yellowhammer (male), 5 Chaffinch, 1 Robin, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Wren, 1 Wheatear, 3 Stonechat, 30+ Swallows and House Martins (D Sharp).

Whitsand Bay: 1 Gannet, large raft of mixed Gulls and Cormorants feeding off shore, 4 Dunnock.  (D Sharp).

Booby’s Bay: flock of 10 Chough moving towards Trevose Head @13:55. (S Lilley)

Crugmeer: 1 Whinchat, 5 Whitethroat. (D Julian)

Bossinney: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, c50 Willow Warbler in pines at 13:00. (M Worden)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Wryneck reported.

Late Submission, 07/09, Truro: 1 Osprey flying near Trafalgar Roundabout in the afternoon. (K Hambly-Staite)

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Tuesday 7th September 2021

Park Head: 1 Dotterel, heading west at 7:20am. (P Roseveare)

Foxhole: drake Ring-necked Duck, 2 Common Whitethroat. (B Bosisto)

Newlyn: Osprey over the harbour then flew across bay towards Wherrytown. (M Jones)

St Gothian Sands: 2 Little Stint, Greenshank, Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 4 Wheatear. (M Spicer)

Perranporth beach: 30 Ringed Plover, 19 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin and 15 Red Admiral in off sea. (T Wilson)

Newquay: 60 Curlew, 6 Wheatear on golf course. (D Kendle)

Malpas: 12 Greenshank, 70 Curlew, 4 Little Egrets, Redshank, Oystercatchers, Dunlin and 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (M Costa)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 9 juv Little Stint, 3 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Knot, 8 Greenshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, c250 Dunlin, c150 Ringed Plover. (R Veal, J Hawkey, S Windle). Please can all birders stick to the footpaths or roads and not walk onto the Estuary to avoid flushing the waders.

Little Stint – Stevan Windle

Feral Pigeon – rescued by Stevan Windle

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Spotted Redshank, 1 Ruff, 4 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 3 Lapwing, 5 Wheatear, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

Ruff – John St Ledger

Kingfisher – John St Ledger

Wood and Green Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Trevose Head: 49 Spotted Flycatcher, 8 Pied Flycatcher, 14 Chiffchaff, 78 Willow Warbler, 31 Swallow , 3 Whitethroat, 21 Wheatear, 2 Whinchat, 1 Tree Pipit, 2 Sandwich Tern. (B & L Bosisto)

Kenidjack: 32 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Pied Flycatcher, ca 90 Chiffchaff, 60 Willow Warbler, 8 Yellow Wagtail, Whinchat, Sand Martin. (D Scanlan, N Rogers, P Fraser)

Botallack: 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Pied Flycatcher and 4 Willow Warbler (in trees behind count house), 6 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, Yellow Wagtail, 18 House Martin, 4 Chiffchaff. (M Jones, P Fraser)

Botallack: Southern Migrant Hawker. (P Fraser)

Booby’s Bay: 3 Spotted Flycatcher (R Bullman)

Pillaton: Spotted Flycatcher. (L Sampson)

The Knavocks: 2 Spotted Flycatchers, 2 Willow Warblers. (G Rogers)

Spotted Flycatcher – Geoff Rogers

Willow Warbler – Geoff Rogers

Rosemount, Marazion: Willow Warbler. (P Fraser)

Ruan Lanihorne: Osprey flew NE from Fal/Ruan complex at 12.55. (D Hall)

Illogan: Sparrowhawk in private garden. (J Baker)

Kenython, St Just: 1 Hobby at 3pm. (P. Callaway)

Bartinney: 8 Kestrel & Sparrowhawk over east side. (D Flumm)

Downderry: 1800-45, at least 21 Balearic Shearwaters heading west. Also a Common Scoter and 4 Kittiwake. (A Payne)

Lelant: 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Tree Pipit over. (R Veal)

Porth Joke: 1 Redstart, 2 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (S Rowe)

Rame Head – Penlee Point: 18 Wheatear, 3 Whinchat (1 taken by Sparrrowhawk), 1 Redstart, 3 Chiffchaff,
3 Blackcap, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Yellow Wagtail over, 70+ Swallow, 4 Sand Martin on wires. Also, 30+ Swallow, 20+ Sand Martin moving east. (K Pellow)

Penlee N.R: 10 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat,1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (K Pellow)

Par Beach & Pool: 6 Sandwich Tern, 5 Sanderling , 10 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 145 Oystercatcher, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 6 Curlew, 2 Turnstone, 5 Yellow Wagtail. (B Bosisto)

Tregantle Corner: 4 + Yellow Wagtail in cow field. (K Pellow)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Little Stint. (L Sampson)

Little Stint – Lawrie Sampson

Late submission, 06/09, Drift Reservoir, North East arm: 1 Osprey 1 Kingfisher, 2 juvenile Great Crested Grebe, several Little Grebe and 1 Hobby. (R Chiffers)

Osprey, Robin Chiffers

Hobby, Robin Chiffers

Late submission, 06/09, Port Quinn: 1 Kingfisher. (T Stuart)

Late submission, 06/09, Boat Cove:14 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 3 Little Egret (M Claughton, D Roe)

Late submission, 06/09, Millpool: 1 Sparrowhawk (M Claughton, D Roe)

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Monday 6th September 2021

Gurnards Head: Glossy Ibis harassing a buzzard over the Gurnards Inn, both headed inland in the direction of Troon this afternoon. Also 25+ Chough and 3 Wheatears. (S Lilly)

St. Gothian Sands: Glossy Ibis, Little Stint, Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpiper and 2+ White Wagtail this evening. (M Ahmad)

Glossy Ibis – Mushaq Ahmad

Porthleven: 1 imm Red-backed Shrike, 1 Wryneck, 5 Whinchat, 14 Yellow Wagtails, 8 White Wagtails and 22 Wheatear all along coast path to Loe Bar. (I Maclean)

Wryneck – Ilya Mclean

Nanquidno Valley: immature Red-backed Shrike between Hendra and Trevegean Vean at 10:30am. Wryneck at Boscreagean Farm, Hendra at 12:00pm. Also 8 Whinchat, 2 Tree Pipit and 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Scanlan)

Kenidjack: 1 Melodious Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler (all warblers in gardens opposite donkey paddocks, all elusive), 1 Wheatear 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (N Rogers)

Lizard: 1 female Redstart, 5+ Whinchat, 5+ Wheatear, 4+ Willow Warbler, 4+ Whitethroat, Sand Martins and Chough between Caerthillian and Lizard Village. (D Beadle) In addition, male Common Redstart, 1 Whinchat. (D Collins)

Gunwalloe: 1 Sanderling, 5 Ringed Plover, 6 Wheatear. (D Collins)

Mullion Golf Course: 7 Chough on the 14th tee early afternoon. (M Winters)

The Herra, Gillan: 1 Little Stint. (J Pierce)

Polgigga: 2 fem Redstart, 4 Whinchat, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 6 Wheatear, 4+ Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail between Bosistow Lane and Faraway cottage. (R Veal)

Porth Nanven: Wryneck on coast path above Progo, between Porth Nanven and Polpry Cove. Also, 9 Whinchat and 8 Wheatear. (N Wheatley)

Cot Valley: 10 Whinchat, 4 Tree Pipit and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Scanlan) In addition, 2 Pied Flycatcher and 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (N Wheatley)

Pendeen: 2 Wryneck, Pied Flycatcher and Merlin this morning. (P Combridge)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Osprey hunting, then drifted north to Penzance at 1:30pm. (D Archer)

Copperhouse Creek, Hayle: 1 Little Stint and 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (M Ahmad)

Swanpool: Spotted Flycatcher (D Peers)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Spotted Redshank, 1 Ruff, 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 2 Wheatear, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger, S Williams) In addition, 4 Wheatear and 1 Yellow Wagtail. (S Turner)

Perranporth, Cligga Head: Hobby, 6 Whinchat, 4 Wheatear, Common Whitethroat. (T Wilson)

Whinchat – Tony Wilson

St Agnes Head: Yellow Wagtail, Hobby, Sedge Warbler, 6 Whitethroat, 3 Wheatear, Greenshank this morning. (D Curtis) In addition, 4 Whinchat, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Sedge Warbler. (G Lawlor)

Foxhole: 1 Tree Pipit and 1 Whinchat this evening. (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary, Newquay: Curlew Sandpiper with 6 Dunlin. Also, 1m Sparrowhawk near picnic area. (M Lammas)

Trevose Head: 15 Chough, 8 Wheatear. (B Tregunna)

River Camel: 1 Osprey, 4 Knot, 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 1 Kingfisher, 2 juvenile Shellduck, 10 Redshank, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Peregrine Falcon. (D Dennis)

Rumps point offshore: 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1ad dark phase Arctic Skua, 4 Sandwich terns (2 juvenile), 4 Risso’s Dolphin. (R Kirkwood)

Risso’s Dolphin – Rupert Kirkwood

Tintagel: 1 Red Kite at Barras Nose. (P Findlay)

Rame: Wryneck reported at Penlee Grotto this afternoon.

Late News, 05/09, Boscathnoe, Penzance: 2 Tree Pipit and a Whinchat. (P St Pierre)

Late News, 05/09, Gurnards Head: 1 Pied Flycatcher and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (P St Pierre)

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Sunday 5th September 2021

St Levan: male Greenish Warbler (in subsong at times) in sycamore valley between the church and Roskestal Farm. Also 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat, 2 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 5 Chiffchaff. (M Wallace et al)

Greenish Warbler – Pete Roseveare

Greenish Warbler – Pete Roseveare

Nanjizal: 1 Ortolan Bunting over the valley mid morning, 1 Snipe, 1 Little Stint, 6 Curlew, 1 Ringed Plover, 6 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 10 Tree Pipit, 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Redstart, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Water Rail. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare et al) Also 50 ringed on private site, Migrants included 1 Whinchat, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 7 Sedge Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 10 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff and 9 Willow Warbler. (P Roseveare et al)

Swingates, Land’s End: 2+ Pied Flycatcher and 4 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Ahmad)

Spotted Flycatcher – Musaq Ahmad

Porthgwarra: 1 Ruff over. (R Veal)

Polgigga: 6 Yellow Wagtail, 6 Wheatear, 3 Tree Pipit around Faraway. (R Veal)

Pendeen: 2 Pied Flycatcher and 1 Common Redstart. (P Combridge)

Hendra: Wryneck in field at seaward end of Boscregan farm, then moving into boggy area at seaward end of Nanquidno valley. Nearby, Hobby south past Polpry Cove.(P Clarke)

Newbridge: Wood Sandpiper, 2 Tree Pipit. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 2 Whinchat, 3 Wheatear, 2 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Trebarvah Lane, Rosudgeon: 1 Juvenile Cuckoo (PK Bray)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 6 Sandwich Tern, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 6 Little Stint, 1 Kingfisher, 8+ Long-tailed Tit
Good numbers of Ringed Plover and Dunlin, 7 Little Egret. (P Day) Additional report, 6 Little Stint, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Peregrine, 18 Teal, 12 Wigeon, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Whimbrel, 1 White wagtail, 18 Redshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 200+ Dunlin, 200+ Ringed plover, 2 Greenshank, 1 Sedge Warbler, 25+ Curlew, 6 Little Egret, 16 Swallow. (I Grant/F Were)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Spotted Redshank in front of Stuart Hutchins hide. Also, 1 Ruff and 8 Snipe at the Golden Lion cut-off. (S Williams & J St Ledger)

Penryn River: Little Stint, Common Sandpiper, Whimbrel, 4 Dunlin, 5 Greenshank, 22 Curlew, 43 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Sandwich Tern. (D Raffle)

Malpas: 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, Dunlin, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, Redshank, 3 Grey Heron, 1+ Little Egret. (M Costa)

St Clement – Tresemple: 18 Greenshank, 70 Redshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 15 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover and Kingfisher. (T Wilson)

Greenshank – Tony Wilson

Chapel Porth, St Agnes: 3 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Pied Flycatcher, 40+ Chiffchaff, 6+ Willow Warbler, 7 Blackcap, Hummingbird Hawkmoth and Adder. (D Curtis)

Cligha Head, St Agnes: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Whitethroat, 12 Wheatear, 1 Snipe. (G Lawlor)

East Pentire, Newquay: 21 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Whinchat, 2 Sandwich Tern. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dipper, 6 Great-crested Grebe, c.100 mixed Gulls loafing. (D Dennis)

Hawkers Cove: 8 Little Stint, 5 Ringed Plover (R Bullman)

Stepper Point: 1f Pied Flycatcher (R Bullman)

Porthmear valley and Park head: (8-11.30) 3 Chough (parents and a fledgling), 1 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Tit, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Kestrel, c50 Herring Gull, 5 Oystercatcher, c20 Linnet, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Wood Pigeon, 4 Fulmar, 2 Gannet, c10 Carrion Crow, 19 Shag, 6 Swallow, 12 House Martin, 6 Rock Pipit, 4 Wheatear, 1 Rook, 4 Jackdaw, 4 Golden Plover, 1 Magpie. (J Goodair)

River Camel, Wadebridge: (1-3pm) c30 Black headed Gull, 11 Mallard, 8 Jackdaw, 3 Wood Pigeon, 24 Redshank, 10 Crow, c50 Herring Gull, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Rook, 1 Curlew, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Little Egret (J Goodair)

Walmsley: (4-5pm) 7 Moorhen, c40 Mallard, 7 Mute Swan, 2 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Cattle Egret, 4 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 2 Crow, 1 Great tit, 1 Blue tit, numerous swallows and house martins, 2 Snipe, 1 Pied wagtail, 2 Redshank, 1 Little Stint (S Carr & J Goodair)

Lanivet: 15+ House Martins over village school (C&J Duffy)

Beeny, Bostcastle: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat and 1 Common Redstart. (M Worden)

Pied Flycatcher – Mark Worden

Cleave Valley, Bude: 2 Lesser Whitethroat. (A Roberts)

Lesser Whitethroat – Adam Roberts

Downderry: (0700-0830), 230 Gannet east, 9 Balearic Shearwater west and 3 east. Also c11 Kittiwake, 3 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Sandwich Tern. (A Payne)

Rame: 20+ Swallow gathering on the ‘phone lines near the burnt out barn. (D Sharp)

Late Submission, 04/09, Dinham Flats, Camel Estuary: 1 Marsh Harrier (juvenile), 1 Osprey. (L Sampson)

Late submission, 04/09, Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Little Stint,1 Green Sandpiper,10 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin. (A Roberts)

Late submission, 04/09, Bude, Maer Lake: 6 Ruff, 3 Curlew Sandpiper,12 Dunlin, 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Cattle Egret. (A Roberts)

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