Sunday 8th September 2019

Late news, 7/8, St Neot: Juv Hen Harrier. (J Hale)

Late photos, 7/8, Pendeen Watch: 3 juv Yellow-legged Gulls. (B Richards)

Yellow-legged Gulls – Brett Richards

Yellow-legged Gulls – Brett Richards

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Osprey still present at 07:20. Also 4 Knot, 7+ Greenshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit & 1 Gadwall plus 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly at 11:00. (R Butts)

Polgigga: Firecrest along Bosistow Lane. (S Lister) Melodious Warbler seen well, perched on wire then flew to trees at around 14:15. (G & A Jones)

Trevose Head: Hooded Crow again at Boobys Bay at 18:15. (D Glenny)

St Neot: Juv Red-backed Shrike and Whinchat near East Colliford Farm. (J Hale)

Par Beach Pool: 6 Mediterranean Gull, 178 Black headed Gull, 1 Bar headed Goose, 369 Canada Geese, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 3 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Ringed Plover overhead. (S Grose, R Barlow)

Lizard Point: Lapland Bunting east over calling. Also 5 Tree Pipit, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 12 White Wagtail, 3 Willow Warbler, 6 Wheatear, Peregrine, Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Chiffchaff. (A Saunders)

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper on the airfield by the orange windsock, Still present this afternoon. (S Rowe) Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear.

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Steve Rowe

Kestrel – Steve Rowe

Porth Joke: 2 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear, 24 Blackcap, 14 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler, 11 Chiffchaff, 2 Jay, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 30 House Sparrow, 22 Robin, 3 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Rowe)

Roche: Grey Wagtail over, calling, first here in 15 years- migrant? (J Rance)

Nanjizal: 202 new birds ringed including 1 Pied Flycatcher, 118 Blackcap, 24 Sedge Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 17 Chiffchaff and 6 Willow Warbler. Also 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Water Rail, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail & 15 White Wagtail seen. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto) Wryneck, from Higher Bosistow to Nanjizal on right hand side, along hedgerow beginning with a low growing conifer  between cabbage fields at midday. (G & A Jones)

Sancreed: 1 Kestrel, 5 Sparrowhawk, 30 House Martin, 30 Swallow, 2 Wheatear, 4 Blackcap, 9 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 33 Alba Wagtail, 10 Meadow Pipit, 80 Linnet. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 1 Swift, 1 Whinchat, 6 Wheatear, 1 Marsh Tit and a Nuthatch flying round the dried up pool calling this morning. (S Rogers)

Nanquidno: 1 Pied Flycatcher this afternoon. (S Rogers) Also 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Sand Martin, 1
Whitethroat, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker flew N over
cliffs. (D.Beadle, S.Ellis)

Pied Flycatcher – Steve Rogers

Pied Flycatcher – Steve Rogers

St Ives: 2 Pomarine Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 3 Sooty Sheawater from a boat. (S Keightley)

Kynance: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2+ Whinchat , 2 Tree Pipit over, 1 Green Sandpiper over and 1 Ringed Plover over. (L Langley)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Gadwall, 3 Little Egret, 2 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover. (B Bosisto R Veal) Osprey over woods NE arm of reservoir at 17:05, viewed from Sancreed. (D Flumm)

Gluvian: 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Tawny Owl & 1 Migrant Hawker. (B Bosisto)

Crowlas: 1 Dunlin heard over 05:30, 1 Tawny Owl. (R Veal)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Sandpiper, 10 Great crested Grebe, 15 Coot, 6 Grey Wagtail, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Grey Heron.(S Grose)

Kenidjack: 1 juv Redstart. (S Rogers)

Boswednack: 1 Firecrest, 22 Chough, 130 Swallows, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Grey Wagtail. (E Thompson)

St Newlyn East Downs: 2 Tawny Owl, 2 Snipe. (S Grose)

Gulval: Osprey at 12:20 flying towards Mounts Bay.  (P Floyd-Spong)

Botallack to Levant: 30+ Linnets, 2 Meadow Pipits, 3 Rock Pipits, male and female Kestrel, 2 Raven, 2 Chough, 3 Wheatear and 2 Pied Wagtail. (N Wills)

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