Sunday 22nd September 2019

Late news, 21/9, Marazion: 1 Swift over A395 nr Goldsithney/Marazion roundabout. (J Evans)

Land’s End: Melodious Warbler in pines in garden above Swingates viewed from the road also 1 Pied Flycatcher. (T McGowan)

Davidstow: White-rumped Sandpiper on the airfield. (C Bradshaw) Buff-breasted Sandpiper still, 50+ Ringed Plover, 14 Dunlin. ( B.Toms, M. Curtis, A Langdon)

White-rumped Sandpiper – Adrian Langdon

White-rumped Sandpiper – Adrian Langdon

White-rumped Sandpiper – Adrian Langdon

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Adrian Langdon

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Adrian Langdon

Crowdy Reservoir: Caspian Gull reported.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: first winter Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 2 Osprey, 3 Little Stint, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 8 Greenshank, 6 Pale bellied Brent Geese, 7 Pintail, 3 Ruff, 33 Bar-tailed Godwit, 100 Dunlin, 100+ Ringed Plover, 1 Snipe, 1 Knot. (D Eva, B Mellow, M Halliday) Osprey still over Carnsew Pool 10:05 circling over Lelant Saltings. (W Chegwidden)

Spotted Redshank with Redshank – Mark Halliday

Osprey – Mark Halliday

Osprey – Mark Halliday

Yellow-legged Gull – Mark Halliday

Yellow-legged Gull – Mark Halliday

Wigeon – David Hastilow

Porthkidney: 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose and c800 Swallow. (B Mellow)

St Germans: Osprey over at 11:00, presumably same as one reported from Polbathic earlier in the week. (G Gordon)

St Just: Wryneck east along public footpath opposite Anglican church at c11:00. (P Clarke)

Pendeen: Wryneck in coastguard cottages. (P Combridge)

Porthgwarra: Wryneck at south end of 60ft Cover, also Firecrest, Yellow Wagtail, 34 Wheatear, 3 Whinchat & 2 Willow Warbler. (M Wallace)

Kenidjack: 20+ Blackcap, 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Firecrest and 2 Willow Warbler. (S Rogers)

Trevescan: 1 Turtle Dove. (B Mellow)

Par Beach Pool: 2 Water Rail, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Coot. (S Grose)

Med Gull – Shaun Grose

Med Gull – Shaun Grose

Par, Spit Beach: 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 34 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 1 Knot, 44 Oystercatcher, 1 Sanderling. (S Grose)

Cot Valley: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Chough, 2 Raven, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Chiffchaff, 30+ Swallow, 2 Sparrowhawk (male and female together) chasing 200+ Meadow Pipits in fields between Cot Valley and Nanquidno, 1 Grey Seal. (S Hearn)

Nanquidno: 1 Wryneck. (S Hearn)

Tregonetha: 66 Lesser Black-backed Gull feeding in cattle field. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 6 Lapwing, 1 Gadwall, 1 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 40+ Teal. (J St Ledger)

Devoran Quay: 1 Osprey, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger)

Penzance: Eider duck on Battery Rocks. (R Fox)

Porth Reservoir: 7 Grey Heron, 17 Coot, 3 Teal, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Cormorant,1 Lesser Black backed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Grey Wagtail, 24 Moorhen, 68 Mallard. (S Grose)

Polgigga: Turtle Dove on wires at Ardensawah this evening. (M Wallace)

Pelynt: 1 Barn Owl. (M Jones)

Quintrell Downs: 1 Water Rail, 2 Tufted Duck, 9 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Tawney Owl heard at the old Reservoir. (S Grose)

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