Saturday 12th September 2020

Lower Tamar Lake: 1f Greater Scaup, 4 Tufted Duck 3m 1f, 2 Willow Tit foraging, 2 Jay, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Grey Heron. (R Mudge)

Greater Scaup – Rod Mudge

Greater Scaup – Rod Mudge

Maer Lake: 12 Dunlin, 1 Curlew Sandpiper still, 11 Black tailed Godwit, c.280 Canada Geese, < 10 Swallows, small numbers of Black headed Gulls. (H Kendall)

Camel Estuary: 2 Osprey (A Langdon) 1 Curlew Sandpiper at Wadebridge (Birdguides)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 8 Cattle Egret (Birdguides)

Gannel Estuary: Osprey still present at the Gannel, getting mobbed by Corvids at 16:00 (J Howells)

Porth Joke: 2 Chough, 6 Wheatear, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Kingfisher, 70 Goldfinch, 25 Swallow. (S Rowe)

Porth Mear: 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Wheatear. (B Bosisto L Payne)

Kingsmill Lake: 3 Curlew Sandpiper in with Dunlin this morning.(C Buckland M Beer)

Hannafore; Looe:  1 Turnstone, 2  Rock Pipit, 1  male Eider, 6 Little Egret, numerous Pied Wagtail, 15  Oystercatcher, 1 Great Black Backed Gull, 1 x Cormorant. (D Sharp)

Siblyback Lake: 1 juv Little Ringed Plover, 8 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin & 4 Curlew. (P Kemp)

Spit Beach, Par: 2 juvenile Little Ringed Plover, 1 Wheatear, 1 Rock Pipit. (R. Barlow)

Devoran Point Quay: 4 Osprey (3 in trees, 1 circling), 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Wheatear (on Quay), 1 Kingfisher, 25 Brent Geese. (J St Ledger & Nigel Woods)

Devoran Quay: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (J St Ledger & Nigel Woods)

Stithians: 1 Osprey, 1 Bar tailed Godwit, 1 Kingfisher (D Eva)

Mabe Burnthouse: 1 Wryneck (R Curtis)

Wryneck – Robin Curtis

Grade Marsh (Lizard): 1 Hooded Crow, 10 White Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail in ploughed field opposite marsh. 4 Sisken over. (I Maclean)

Predannack Downs: 2 Pink Footed Geese and 1 Yellow Wagtail. (D Wright)

Windmill Farm: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Wheatear. (D Wright)

Soapy Cove: Wryneck near Jolly Town Farm and Siskin over. (D Wright)

Mounts Bay: 2 Sanderling, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit roosting on rocks beside St Michaels Mount today. (R Kirkwood)

Sanderling – Rupert Kirkwood

Sanderling – Rupert Kirkwood

Bar-tailed Godwit – Rupert Kirkwood

 

Hayle Estuary: 1 Baird’s Sandpiper , 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper (on Carnsew pool), 6 Curlew Sandpiper (all juveniles), 5 Greenshank (including one juvenile), 1 Whimbrel, 1 Kingfisher (N R Rogers et al)


Baird’s Sandpiper – John Chapple 

Baird’s Sandpiper – Mashuq Ahmad

Baird’s Sandpiper – Steve Rowe

Baird’s Sandpiper – Nigel Rogers

Baird’s Sandpiper – Mike Spicer

Semipalmated Sandpiper – Mike Spicer

Pendeen: seawatch: 7-11am. 6 Great Skua, 8 Arctic Skua,3 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Common Scoter, 14 Sandwich Tern, 45 juvenile Kittiwake, 1 Minke Whale.(S. Rogers, M. Ahmad, P. Clement, G. Lawlor).

Newlyn Harbour: 2 Kingfisher, 5 Rock Pipit, 3 Mute Swan, 38 Turnstone, 1 Grey Seal. (S Grose)

Longrock Pool: 2 Snipe, 7 Little Grebe, 23 Whimbrel over South, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Coot. (S Grose, (DK Parker))

Marazion: 51 Black headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull (white plastic ring on left leg 3PKK) below The Gwelva, 1 Wheatear, 19 Turnstone. (S Grose)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Wheatear, 1 Kingfisher. (DK Parker)

Hayle: 1 Kingfisher behind car wash opp Estuary, 356 Herring Gull following the plough at Carlean Farm, 1 Peregrine Falcon over. (S Grose)

Carn Brea: 2 Wheatear. (S Grose)

Carnkie: 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Penhale Point: 57 Linnet, 1 Peregrine Falcon,7 Stonechat. (S Grose)

Morvah: 3 Whinchat, 12 Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 1 Golden Plover, 1 Wheatear, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Little Egret, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 1 Pied Flycatcher in middle wood. (Birdguides)

Polgigga: 1 Black Kite. (M Wallace)

Perranporth: 5 Chough on the golf course. (S Cox)

rrb

Friday 11th September 2020

Late news, 10/09, Soapy Cove: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (D Collins)

Late news, 10/09, Constantine: 1 Hobby flying south. (D Collins)

Late news, 10/09, Cliffs east of Harlyn Bay: 12 Sandwich Tern, 6 Med Gull. (D Reynolds)

Sandwich Tern and Mediterranean Gull – Diane Reynolds

Late news, 10/09, Kingsmill Lake: 1 Osprey, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 2 Mallard, 2 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 110+ Black-headed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 7 Cormorant, 75 Curlew, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Greenshank, 10 Redshank, 3 Knot, 33 Dunlin,1 Snipe, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 4 + Robin, 1 Wren, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Blackbird, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 1 Jay, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Pheasant, Jackdaws, Rooks, Crows and a Stoat. (A. Parker et al)
Late photos, 10/09, Park Head:

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Bob Bosisto

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Bob Bosisto

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Bob Bosisto

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Bob Bosisto

Porthgwarra: Icterine Warbler still 12:00 – 12:10 at least, 2 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 2 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, and 4+ Chiffchaff, 5 Chough, 1 Merlin. Also 14 Yellow Wagtail in the fields with the cattle to the east of the pond (P Clement, MJ Spicer, D Wright)

Icterine Warbler – Mike Spicer

Hayle Estuary: 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper (juvenile on Carnsew Pool), 1 Baird’s Sandpiper (Carnsew Pool), 1 Curlew Sandpiper (juvenile), 1 Spotted Redshank (adult winter), 1 Greenshank, 83 Dunlin, 18 Ringed Plover, 70 Curlew (one colour ringed left yellow right red), 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Mediteranean Gull (1st winter, 2nd winter), 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 65 Wigeon, 15 Teal (N R Rogers, L Ozsanlav-Harris, S Rogers)

Siblyback Reservoir: Pectoral Sandpiper distant, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 9 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Common Sandpiper, 23 Little Grebe, 9 Coot, 1 Tufted Duck, 3 Teal, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 5 Meadow Pipit, 30+ Pied Wagtail. (C Buckland)p

Cape Cornwall: (0900-1100) 1 juv Velvet Scoter, 9 Common Scoter, 3 Balearic Shearwater, and 2 Great Skua. (N Wheatley)

Devoran: 2 Osprey visible with catch, 1 Spotted Redshank , 1 Knot, 20+ Black-tailed Godwit, 30+ Curlew, 50+ Redshank, 80+ Dunlin, 4 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron. (J Howells, S Bearhop)

Osprey – J Howells

Mabe Burnthouse: Wryneck still present in private garden near donkey sanctuary. (R Curtis)

Pendennis, 1400-1600: 1 Great Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Guillemot, c30 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, c100 Gannet. (O Cummins)

Downderry, 0655-0800: An estimate of 150 shearwaters moving east, mix of Manx and Balearic, in company of feeding Gannets. Just 3 Balearic west. Also noted 6 Common Scoter, 8 Kittiwake and 2 Mediterranean Gull. (A Payne)

Portscatho: 13 Brent Geese on Tatam’s Beach this morning. (R Sharp)

Harlyn Bay/Trevone Bay: c150 Med Gulls, Common Tern, 1 Swift (H Miller)

Nr Penberth: Firecrest in private garden this morning. (J Powell)

St Minver: 1 Cattle Egret over early am. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 4 Shelduck (1 ad, 3 juv), 11 Turnstone, 147 Oystercatcher, 47 Goldfinch feeding on teasels, 29 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 14 Cattle Egret from Trewornan Bridge at 18.00hrs, 2 Mandarin at Anneka’s Bridge. (S Grose)

Nanquidno: 3+ Yellow Wagtail, 2+ Chough, large numbers of Robin. (D Beadle)

Restronguet (2-3pm): 1 Osprey, 25 Brent Geese, 1 Kingfisher, 5 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 1 Razorbill  (J Leigh & T Waters)

Par Beach: Pied Wagtail (D Hastilow)

Pied Wagtail – David Hastilow

Pied Wagtail – David Hastilow

plr/dwb

Thursday 10th September 2020

Late news, 8/9, Port Isaac: White Stork high moving south around 3pm. (M Welch)

Porthgwarra: 1 Icterine Warbler (still present on west side of middle wood) (N R Rogers, D Julian) Also 2 Whinchat, 1 Merlin, 1 Snipe, Siskins (heard only) (N R Rogers)

Park Head: Buff-breasted Sandpiper present still, near the point (D Eva, M Spicer, M Lammas, Bob Bosisto et al) Also here and at Porth Mear 1 Peregrine, 1 Curlew, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 1 Cettis Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler , 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Wheatear (B Bosisto)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Mike Spicer

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Mike Spicer

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Siblyback Reservoir: Pectoral Sandpiper still at the North end. (C Buckland) Pectoral Sandpiper showed well in the evening, 2 Scaup, 3 Tufted Ducks,1 White Wagtail, 50 + Pied Wagtails, 9 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlins, 5 Coot, 23 Little Grebe, 9 Cormorant over, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Grey Wagtails, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 N Wheatears, 1 Yelllow-legged Gull,1 f/juv Garganey, 3 Whimbrels, 4 Common Sandpipers, Swallows and House Martin. (C Buckland, C & J Duffy)

Pectoral Sandpiper – Deena Sharp

Dozmary Pool: 185 Lesser Black-backed Gull , 7 Tufted Duck, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Whinchat , 1 Yellow Wagtail (B Bosisto)

Colliford Lake: 18 White Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail , 7 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 250 Goldfinch (B Bosisto)

Point to Devoran Quay: 2 Osprey, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Knot, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Peregrine, 4 Sandwich Tern (3 adult, 1 juv), 1 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger)

Osprey – John St Ledger

Kingsmill Lake: 2 Osprey at 9 am. (M Beer) 1 Osprey, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 2 Mallard, 2 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 110+ Black-headed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 7 Cormorant, 75 Curlew,18 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Greenshank, 10 Redshank, 3 Knot, 33 Dunlin,1 Snipe, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 1 Blue Tit, 4+ Robins, 1 Wren, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Blackbird, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 1 Jay, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Pheasant, Jackdaws, Rooks, Crows and a stoat. (A Parker et al)

Nanjizal Valley: 216 ringed on private site. Migrants included 6 Willow Warbler, 29 Chiffchaff, 22 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler, 138 Blackcap and a Common Redstart. (K Wilson) Also, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Merlin, 1 Wheatear seen. (R Veal)

Land’s End: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit, 2 Whinchat, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 20+ Siskin, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Bunting, 3+ Snipe. (P St Pierre, DK Parker)

Sennen: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat in stubble field behind the old chapel. (DK Parker)

Nanquidno: 17 Chough, 32 Siskin, 1 Tawny Owl. (I Webster)

Bartinney: 1 Whinchat, 8+ Wheatear, 4 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 Spotted Flycatcher at Rosehill. (P Fraser)

Restronguet: 1 Osprey. (J Chapple)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Common Sandpiper. (D Flumm)

Trevean/Higher Bosistow: 4 Yellow Wagtail, 4 Whinchat, 1 Tree Pipit, 3 Wheatear, 8 Ringed Plover. (R Veal)

Bude, Maer Lake: 1 Ruff, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Dunlin, 2 Lapwing, 1 Barnacle Goose amongst many Canada Geese. Also (not counted) Gadwall, Wigeon, Teal, Mallard. (A Nicholson)

Loe Pool: 26 Great Crested Grebe, 4+ Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Little Egret. (G Adams)

Porth Joke: 1 Wryneck this evening, also 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 10 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 14 Stonechat. (S Rowe)

Charlestown: Flock of around 20 Brent Goose just east of harbour. (M Welch)

Wadebridge (near Old Bridge): 9 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Curlew, 100+ Redshank. (S Marquis)

Curlew Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Curlew Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Curlew Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Fowey: Kayak trip to seven miles offshore straight out from Fowey today, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Minke Whale, 20 Bluefin Tuna, 30 Common Dolphin, 12 Harbour Porpoise. (R Kirwood)

Minke Whale – Rupert Kirkwood

Porth Chapel: Feeding frenzy this afternoon included c100 Common Dolphin, c10 Porpoise, 2+ Bluefin Tuna and 1 large whale sp. (R Archer)

plr/sgr

Wednesday 9th September 2020

Late news, 8/9, Trenarrett, Alternun: 1 Hobby flying over at 19.00. (T Polglase)

Late news, 8/9, Carnewas/Bedruthan Steps: 2 Choughs, 1 Peregrine, 2 Ravens, up to 6 Stonechats, 1 Wheatear, 1 Kestrel, 2 Fulmars. (A Hobson)

Park Head: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still present this afternoon. (D Julian)

Nanjizal Valley: Common Nightingale ringed at a private site, also Ortolan and Pied Flycatcher seen. (K Wilson)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper. (A Dawson) 40 Linnets, Swallows and House Martins still feeding over the lake, young martins still in the nest, 12 Little Grebe, 6 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Raven this evening.  (D Sharp)

Walmsley Reserve: 3 Cattle Egret, 1 Great Egret and 2 Little Egret this morning. (B Bosisto) Also, 1 Pintail at Chapel Amble. (C Selway)

Trewornan: 4 Cattle Egrets at 07:35. (GB Clutts) 10 Cattle Egret this evening flew towards Walmsley. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 36 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 11 Mallard, 7 Wigeon, 5 Cormorant, 15 Little Egret, 65 Oystercatcher, 1 Ruff, 50 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 30 Redshank, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 90+ Curlew, 200+ Black-headed Gll, 26 Herring gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 6 Swallow, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Robin, 3 Blackbird, 2 Blue Tit, 5 Jackdaw, 25 Carrion Crow, 21 House Sparrow (M Scawen et al)

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 1 Osprey hunting, successfully caught fish at 11.30, 1 Black-tailed Godwit (summer plumage), 17 Greenshank, 78 Redshank, 45 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Raven, 5 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 6 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Blackcap. (A Nicholson)

Devoran: 36+ Curlew, 4  Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Osprey with catch, being mobbed by Corvids. (D Sharp) 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Sandwich Tern (1 adult, 1 juv). (J St Ledger)

Osprey – Deena Sharp

Osprey – Deena Sharp

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Mandarin, 2 Brent Geese, 1 Spotted Redshank. (M Halliday, R Veal, S Rogers)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Wheatear, 40+ House Martin, c6 Swallow, 2 Coot, 2 Kingfisher. (DK Parker)

Par Beach Lake: 450+ Canada Geese in 2 separate skeins landed on lake having approached from the east. 1 Barnacle Goose among them. (R. Barlow)

Perranuthnoe: 7 Brent Geese. (I Webster)

Marazion: 8 Pale-bellied Brent Geese. (M Elliott)

St Mawes: 2 Swift over.

Tregantle: 6 Chiffchaffs, 2 Willow Warblers, 8 Blackcaps, 10 Dunnocks, 4 Great Tits. (C Buckland)

Rame: 1 Wheatear, 50 Linnets, Swallows, 8 Chiffchaffs, 5 Blackcaps, 1 Osprey at the head heading west. (C Buckland)

Downderry (0655-0800): birds moving west included 295 Gannets, 2 Balearic Shearwaters, a flock of 9 Cattle Egrets and 8 Kittiwakes. Also about 35 Manx Shearwaters east. (A Payne)

Newquay, Gannel: One Chough circling and calling this evening. (H Taylor)

Trenarrett, Alternun: 1 Hobby flying over at 11.00, 2 Wheatear, 1Whinchat. (T Polglase)

Twelve men’s Moor, North Hill: 2 Wheatear, 1Whinchat. (T Polglase)

Wheatear – Tom Polglase

Whinchat – Tom Polglase

Maer Lake: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Dunlin, 1 Little Egret, plus 700+ Canada Geese flying in. (A Hobson)

Bude Harbour: 3 Rock Pipits (A Hobson)

plr/sgr

Tuesday 8th September 2020

Late news, 7/9, Perranporth: 3 Chough on the golf course. (S Cox)

Late news, 7/9, Clapper pools: 2 Great White Egret. (C Selway)

Bridge; St Columb Major: 2 Dipper. (L Payne)

Devoran, Tallack’s Creek: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Knot, 27 Black-tailed Godwit, 53 Redshank, 120 Curlew, 43 Dunlin, 19 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel at high tide this morning plus Osprey from the Quay – attempted to fish at 12.30, successful catch at 13.00. (A Nicholson)

The Lizard; Soapy Cove: 1 Wryneck, 1 pair Kestrel. 2 Chough (over). (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Semipalmated Sandpiper on the north side of Carnsew basin, 1 Knot, 2 Common Sandpiper, adult Pale-bellied Brent Goose,52 Wigeon and 2+ Kingfisher on the main estuary. (R Veal et al) Osprey over the estuary briefly at 15.52hrs; 1 Knot; 5 Black-tailed Godwits; 4 Bar-tailed Godwits; 74 Dunlin; 15 Ringed Plover. (J Hawkey)

Crowlas:  1 Dipper on the stream across from the Star Inn pub for the 6th day. (G Healey)

Polgigga: 2 Pink-footed Goose photographed in the large stubble field west of the wash site, Polgigga this afternoon briefly before flying off towards Sennen. (M Wallace)

Siblyback Lake: 9 Ringed Plover, 9 Dunlin, and 1 Common Sandpiper. (M Ahmad) 6pm: 9 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin, 4 Common Sandpiper and 2 adult Yellow-legged Gull. (P Kemp)

Downderry: 0655-0800, 140 Gannet, 40+ Manx Shearwater, 8 Balearic Shearwater, 34 Kittiwake and 38 auk sp west. Inshore 1 Mediterranean Gull, 12 Ringed Plover and a White Wagtail. (A Payne)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Common Sandpiper. (D Flumm)

Men-an-Tol: 1 Whinchat (Birdguides)

Nanquidno: 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Whitethroat. (B Dallas)

Camel Estuary: Juv Marsh Harrier at Dinham Flats. (C Selway)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Great White Egret, 9 Cattle Egret (A Langdon)

Wadebridge: 171 Redshank, 5 Dunlin, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher next to town bridge. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 1 Ruff, 1 Shelduck, 1 Osprey. (S Grose)

Park Head: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still present this afternoon. (Birdguides)

Scillonian Crossing:  This evening from Scilly to Penzance were 1 Great Skua, 1 Sooty shearwater and a few Balearic shearwaters. Plenty of dolphin sightings during trip. (G Motley)

 

 

plr rrb

Monday 7th September 2020

Late News, 06/09, Gannel Estuary: 1 Osprey (R Ellis-Davies)

Osprey – Rhys Ellis-Davies

Porthgwarra: Icterine Warbler in elms/alders at middle wood, SW368219 (M Wallace) Still showing occasionally but elusive throughout the afternoon and evening. (R Veal, D Parker, P Roseveare). Also Buff-breasted Sandpiper flew over calling 14:25. (R Veal) Also Citrine Wagtail flew toward stonewall this evening. (P Roseveare)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: juv Semipalmated Sandpiper still with c60 Dunlin, c15 Ringed Plover, 1 Turnstone around Carnsew Pool. ad Spotted Redshank on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal et al) Also Brent Goose reported.

Nanjizal: 1 Hoopoe seen briefly. 311 bird ringed including 220 Blackcap, 33 Sedge Warbler, 15 Reed Warbler, 15 Chiffchaff, 7 Robin, 5 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Garden Warbler, 1 Linnet. 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3+ Siskin overhead. Please keep to public rights of way. (R Phillips)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Osprey (I Boreham, M Lammas, F Knight)

Nanquidno: Wryneck in brambles on edge of field with Longhorn cattle this morning (Mark Davies)

Tresillian River: 17 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 62 Redshank, 40 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher. (A Nicholson)

Lynher Estuary (Wacker Quay): 11 pale-bellied Brent Geese, 77 Wigeon, 10 Great crested Grebes and 1 Sandwich Tern this afternoon.

Porthilly Point: 159 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Sandwich Tern on mussel crates at high tide, 95 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 4 Raven, 1 Peregrine Falcon. (S Grose)

Porthilly Farm: 3 Cattle Egret. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 2 Mandarin (1m &1 fem) at Anneka’s bridge. (S Grose)

Stithians: 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Peregrine. (S Turner)

Falmouth: Osprey.

Point Quay: Osprey still.

Camel Estuary: Curlew Sandpiper at Tregunna. 5 Cattle Egret Trewornan bridge.

plr/rjv

Sunday 6th September 2020

Late news, 5/9, Polbathic Creek: 41 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Rock Dove/feral pigeon, 1 Kingfisher. (A Blonden)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper, 8 Bar-tailed Godwits, 5 Black-tailed Godwits, 76 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Knot, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern. 14 Oystercatcher, 70 Curlew, 6 Redshank, 1 Greenshank. (N R Rogers)

Semipalmated Sandpiper – Nigel Rogers

Porthgwarra: Melodious Warbler briefly at 0930hrs then relocated early afternoon at Trevean Pool. Also Wheatear, 18 Stonechat, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Green woodpecker, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Sparrowhawks, 2 Chough, 2 Raven, 3 Kestrel, 20+ Robins, 15+ Chiffchaff, 1 Reed warbler, 3 Blackcaps, 7 ‘alba’ Wagtails, 1 Peregrine (P.Freestone, B.Dallas, M.Halliday, M.Wallace)

Melodious Warbler – Paul Freestone

Park Head: Buff-breasted Sandpiper on Cliff Path this evening. Also, 1 Curlew, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 4 Chough, 4 Blackcap, 5 Wheatear (B Bosisto, L Payne, S Rowe)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Bob Bosisto

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Bob Bosisto

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Steve Rowe

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Steve Rowe

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Steve Rowe

Porth Island: 5 Chough, 2 Wheatear. (S Grose)

Nanjizal: 71 birds ringed. Migrants included 3 Chiffchaff (+2 British controls), 1 Willow Warbler, 45 Blackcap (+1 British control), 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 9 Reed Warbler and 7 Sedge Warbler. Also, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Chough, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Siskin, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Water Rail. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto, R Veal)

Pendeen: 1 Chough. (R Curry)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Knot, 154 Redshank, 113 Curlew, 9 Oystercatcher, 52 Dunlin, 17 Black tailed Godwit. (D Eva)

Mullion: Merlin seen and heard just at the start of the coast path off Mullion Cove. (J Howells)

The Lizard: 2 Chough, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 8 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Mediterranean Gull on the water, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Mabe Burnthouse: Wryneck in a private garden near the donkey sanctuary. (R Curtis)

Kynance: 1 Wryneck, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Willow Warbler at Soapy Cove. (J&D Chapman)

Pendeen, 07:00-11:00: 1 Ad Sabine’s Gull, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Common Scoter, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 juv Arctic Tern. (S Rogers, M Mckee, G Lawlor)

Stannon: 3 Whinchat (2 ad, i juv), 2 Wheatear. (B Bryne)

Devoran: 2 Osprey mid-afternoon, one being mobbed by a Peregrine (T Wilson, I Boreham, P Bragg)

Siblyback Reservoir: 40+ Swallow still feeding over grassland, 10+ Linnet, with juvenile Goldfinch flocking with them, 19 Little Grebe, 2 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 3 House Martin still in the nest and being fed. (D Sharp)

House Martin Family – Deena Sharpe

plr