Thursday 17th September 2020

Late news, 14/9, Fal Estuary: 1 Great White Egret, 17 Little Egret, 6 Heron, 1 Osprey hunting, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Kingfisher. (AK Wildlife Cruises)

Late News, 16/09, Trevose Head: Brown Booby past headland. 

Land’s End: 1 Bee-eater over complex around 9am; 9 Great White Egret in groups of 4, 3 & 2. 1 Dotterel in off sea at Mayon Cliff. 5 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Yellow Wagtail over, 5 Grey Wagtail over, 9 White Wagtail over. 110 Meadow Pipit , 60+ Swallow in off sea. (P Clement, P Taylor, H Mitchell, L Proctor)

Nanquidno: 4 Great White Egret at 9.50 flying towards Cot along coast. Also, 2 Wheatear. (C Moore, S Boswell) 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Chough, 2 Blackcaps. (JH & K Dalziel)

Boscaswell: 2 Great White Egret flying east and heading towards Pendeen Lighthouse. (S Jones)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Great White Egret flew into roost in pines at the back of the marsh at dusk, also 17 Little Egret, 2 Water Rail and 1 Kingfisher, also c200 Swallow, c300 Starling and c50 alba wagtails roosting in the reed bed. (DK Parker) Curlew Sandpiper, Knot and 2 Wheatear thhis evening on the beach. (S Rogers)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Great White Egret at 17:15, 1 Spotted Redshank at 16:50. (S Murnan) Baird’s Sandpiper and Semipalmated Sandpiper showing exceptional well on high tide this evening on the beach by the green opposite the golf course. Also White Wagtail, 4 Greenshank, Kingfisher and Sandwich Tern. (R Copeland)

Semipalmated and Baird’s Sandpiper – Rob Copeland

Great White Egret and Little Egret – Steve Murnan

Spotted Redshank – Steve Murnan

Godrevy: 1 Knot, 1 Redshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, 12 Dunlin, 29 Ringed Plover, c.124 Oystercatchers, 52 Turnstone, 1 Purple Sandpiper. (J Hawkey) Semipalmated Sandpiper again this afternooon. (S Atkinson)

Wadebridge: 4 Great White Egret over Royal Cornwall Showground flying towards Camel Estuary (S Grose)

Nanjizal: Curlew Sandpiper, c50 Swallow, 8 House Martin, 8 Alba Wagtail all east, 3 Wheatear headland. (D Flumm) 2 Little Egrets flying north along the coast at 10.30am. 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 6 Wheatears, 3 Siskins, 3 Kestrels, 10 Pied Wagtails, 2 Grey Wagtails. (JH & K Dalziel)

St Levan: Spotted Redshank over. (M Wallace)

Fal Estuary: 4 Osprey. all flying in or around the entrance to the Fal River, 2 socialising (AK Wildlife Cruises)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Osprey with fish at 12.30 then flew off to find a tree to perch in to eat it.. Also 10 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 2 Curlew, 1 Wheatear. (J St Ledger)

Restronguet: 1 Osprey still. (J Chapple)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Hobby. (K Wilson)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Common Sandpiper plus 1 Ruff briefly. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: c200 Swallow, 10 House Martin east. (D Flumm)

St Ives: 1 Kestrel by coastguards. (A Courtman)

Siblyback: Pectoral Sandpiper still am, 12 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 2 Wheatear, Little Grebes, Coot, Grey Herons, 5 House Martins, 10 Swallows. (P Stidwill)

Ringed Plover – Phil Stidwill

Pectoral Sandpiper – Phil Stidwill

Dunlin – Phil Stidwill

Cargreen: Osprey at 17.10. (B Craven)

Landulph: 1 Spotted Redshank, Knot. (B Craven)

Maer Lake: 400+ Canada Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 Heron, 2 Curlew, 2 Lapwing, 26 Dunlin, 16 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Merlin mobbed by 5 Crows, Swallows, Wigeon, Teal. (C & T Nicholson)

Ladock: 1 Whinchat 2km NE of village with 2 Stonechat (L Sampson)

Rame: 4 Spotted Flycatchers, 3 Wheatears, 2 Firecrest, 1 Goldcrest, 1 juv Hobby, 10+ Chiffchaff. (C Buckland)

Godolphin Hill: Nightjar hawking over the daffodil field, Rocky Lane,Trescowe. 1 Woodcock put up on the small heathland behind my nursery TR20 9RX. Swallows second clutch off last week. Including the adults, ten to migrate. Corvids continue declining. Jackdaw flock reduced by 50% .Magpies still in low numbers.Crows and Ravens rarely seen. (S Yandall)

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Thursday 27th August 2020

Late news, 26/8, Newquay: 11 Tawny Owl heard +1 presumed road kill bird at Trevemper roundabout. (S Grose)

Late news, 26/8, The Knavocks: 1 Whitethroat SW588431; 2 Skylark SW590432; 1 Wheatear SW595428. (G Rogers)

Skylark – Geoff Rogers

Late news, 26/8, Lamorna to Porthgwarra: 150+ Storm Petrels feeding c1-2 km offshore from Mermaid II. (M Elliott)

Late news, 26/8, Stithians Reservoir: juv Ruff, 2 Greenshank, a Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 juv Blackwits, a Curlew and a Lapwing. (L Langley)

Late news, 26/8, Tremenheere Riding Stables, Tremenheere:1 Swift feeding with hirundines. (H Bradshaw)

Pendeen: Brown Booby over the rocks 19:23. (G Lawlor)

Porthgwarra: 3 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater and 76 Storm Petrel. (I Prentice) Also 4 Pied Flycatcher. 1 Pied Flycatcher and 2 Spotted Flyatcher at Trevean. Also 1 Ruff over Skewjack. (M Wallace)

Newlyn: 35 Storm Petrel past Sandy Cove by 09:40. (L Proctor)

Newlyn harbour: 14 Turnstone (including 2 males moulting out of breeding plumage), also 57 Small Tortoiseshell, 7 Red Admiral, 1 Painted Lady and 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth all on Red Valerian in front of the RNLI offices. (T Mills)

Turnstone – Tony Mills

Downderry (09:00-12:00): 7 Manx Shearwater, 7 Storm Petrel, 12 Sandwich Tern, 1 Auk sp, 2 juv MedIterranean Gull, 4 Fulmar, 12 Gannet & 3 Kittiwake. (P Kemp)

Hannafore: 2 Sooty Shearwater before 11:00. Also 2 Arctic Tern. (D Julian)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 (possibly 3) juv Ruff, 6 (3 ad, 3 juv) Little Tern, 2 juv Arctic Tern, 2 juv Knot, 6 Turnstone, c100 Dunlin, c80 Ringed Plover, 18 Sandwich Tern, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 16 Teal, 9 (8 juv) Black-tailed Godwit . (R Veal) 1 Ruff (juv), 8 Knot (juv), 100+ Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 2 Turnstone, 12 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 7 Common Sandpiper, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 19 Teal, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 5 Little Tern, 18 Common Tern, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Wheatear (juv). Ryan’s Field: 6 Little Tern, 1 Whimbrel, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 7 Redshank, 1 Reed Warbler. Carnsew Pool: 120 Dunlin, 27 Ringed Plover, 2 Sanderling, 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 1 Ruff (juv), 12 Turnstone, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine, 1 Wheatear (ad. m) (P. Nason).

Porthkidney: 2 Little Tern (different to above). (R Veal)

Truro River: 58 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin + some Curlew (35 Yesterday). (P Fraser)

Camel Estuary: 4 Curlew Sandpiper and 2 Little Tern at Dinham Flats. Also nearly 300 Dunlin, 22 Ringed Plover and 6 Knot. (D Julian) Tregunna: 201 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank , 3 Common Redshank, 1 juvenile Spotted Redshank, 5 Whimbrel, 10 Knot, 8 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Sanderling, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 24 Common Ringed Plover (B Bosisto)

Padstow: Little Tern, 8 Sandwich Tern, 2 Sanderling. (P Roseveare)

Drift Reservoir: Whimbrel, 6 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Kingfisher, 70 House Martin, 15 Swallow. Also 21 Small Tortoiseshell, 2 Painted Lady. (D Flumm)

Kingfisher – Dave Flumm

Soapy Cove: 3 Pied Flycatcher. (D Wright)

Predannack Downs: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (D Wright)

Pendeen: female type Pied Flycatcher in the Old Count House garden by the lighthouse car park late morning. 2 Ravens, 2 Chough, 1 Kestrel, & heard-only Green Sandpiper over (A. Hartley)

Leswidden (near St Just): 1 Green Sandpiper calling overhead at dusk. (J Branscombe)

St Loy: A cream-crown Marsh Harrier flew SW over Boskenna/St Loy at 1725.(G Pullan)

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Sunday 2nd August 2020

Late News, 01/08, Siblyback Reservoir: 4 Common Sandpiper,1 Bar-headed Goose,2 Barnacle Goose,1 Little Egret, 9 Cormorant,14 Little Grebe, 2 possible Scaup, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzards, 5 Swifts, numbers of Swallows with young 4 Wheatear, 20+ Pied Wagtail, 9 Linnet, 1 Mistle Thrush, 70 + Canada Goose, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Violet ground beetle, 1 Weasel, 15 Rabbit (C Buckland, Mike Beer)

Late News, 01/08,  Helford River: 1 Little Grebe and 2 chicks. (R Parker)

Porthchapel: 2 adult Brown Boobys headed west, close inshore at 17:30. (R Hopkinson)

Towan Head: 100s of Gannets diving off Watergate plus Common Dolphins present and a steady stream of Manx Shearwaters this morning. Also 2 Dark Green Fritillarys and 2 Common Blue butterflies  (M Lammas, I Boreham)

Porthgwarra: Melodious Warbler in Sallows between 60foot Cover and Stonewall Pool. (M Wallace)

Land’s End: 3 Crossbill in Pines at Swingates. (G Lawlor)

Maer Lake: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 1 Knot, 1 Redshank, 7 Dunlin, 2 Curlew. (A Roberts)

Bude Marshes: Great White Egret still present. (A Roberts)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Little Egret, 20 Cormorant, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher, 20 Swift, 30 House Martin. (D Flumm)

Pendeen Watch 06:00-11:00: 1000s of Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 2 Whimbrel, 4 Swift. (S Rogers)

Goss Moor: 35 ringed. Of note, 1 Reed Warbler (1st caught on site), 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 4 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Tit and a Sparrowhawk. Also, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1+ Crossbill and 15 Swallow overhead. (P Roseveare, J Howells)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Teal, 17 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 20 Cormorant, 3 Great Crested Grebe (D Eva)

Par, Spit Beach: 19 Eider, 45 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed plover, 2 Dunlin, 3 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Lostwithiel: 3 Kingfisher, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Nuthatch, from Shirehall Moor nature reserve. (S Grose)

Lanivet: 3 Nuthatch, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 pr Spotted Flycatcher with 2 fledglings at St Benet’s Abbey. (S Grose)

Old Town Cove, Camel Estuary: 228 Mediterranean Gull this evening, (including 4 colour ringed individuals) (D Julian)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Bar-headed and 2 Barnacle Goose in with the Canada Goose flock. (C Buckland)

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Saturday 7th September 2019

Late news, 6/9, Rocky Valley; Bossiney: 1 Dipper, 2 Goldcrest  (L Payne)

Late news, 06/09, Dobwalls: Female Sparrowhawk in the garden (photo attached), 1 Chiffchaff (C&J Duffy)

Sparrowhawk – Janet Duffy

Drift Reservoir (members only): Osprey early morning plus 3 Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpiper and 4 Green Sandpiper. (P St Pierre) Osprey still present at 17:06. (D Flumm)

Land’s End: 1 probable Booted Warbler from footpath in hedge & bracken at SW corner of Swingates garden 09:35-09:40; 1 Hobby over. (H Mitchell, C Andrew, P Taylor) NB. Swingates is a private garden with no general access.

Kynance: Brown Booby flew behind Gull Rock at 16:25. (C Griffin)

Caerthillian: Wryneck at the SW end also 1 Wheatear, 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 4 Whitethroat, 12 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Peregrine. (T Carson, S Rowe)

Lizard: 1 Wryneck, (Caerthillian, on stone wall in corner of field with 4 bee hives), 9 Wheatear, 2 Raven, 38 Cormorant, 11 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 9 Turnstone, 7 Stonechat, 3 Buzzard, 1 Yellow Wagtail (2nd field East of lighthouse) 90+Linnet, 60+ Goldfinch, 3 Moorhen, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Stoat. (S Grose)

Nanjizal: Aquatic Warbler trapped at the private ringing site, please keep to public rights of way also Turtle Dove and 2 Tree Pipit. (K Wilson)

Lizard: Pomarine Skua and 8 Sooty Shearwater past Kynance this morning. (J Chitty et al.)

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield late morning at least and again between 12:00 & 13:00 plus 5 Dunlin,15 Ringed Plover, 3 Wheatear, 10 Pied Wagtail. Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear. (S Denny, S Windle) 22 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 1 Turnstone, 1 Buff breasted Sandpiper, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail. ( B Bosisto, L Payne )

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Stevan Windle

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Stevan Windle

Dunlin – Stevan Windle

Ringed Plover – Stevan Windle

St Ives: Grey Phalarope on the sea of the coastguard lookout.

Truro:  Raven over Rosedale Estate this morning. (K&J Mortimore)

Kings Mill Lake: 20 Greenshank, 1 juv Dunlin, 63 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 53 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher, 18 Little Egret, 7 Cormorant, 260 Black-headed Gull, 17 Herring Gull & 1 adult Lesser Black-backed Gull. (P Kemp) Also Osprey late afternnon. (K Baum)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 6 Snipe, 32 Teal, 3 Curlew, 2 Green Sandpiper, 6 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Lapwing,1 Gadwall, 1 Shoveler, and 2 colour-ringed Herring Gulls. (D Britton, D Eva, L Langley)

Porth Kidney: 1 adult Sabine’s Gull with 100 Kittiwake being harassed by 2 dark phase Arctic Skua, 10 Sandwich Tern. (D Eva) Sabine’s Gull still present 18:45, plus 5 Knot, 35 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit. (R Veal) 1 Grey Phalarope also reported.

Sandwich Tern – Kevin Bowers

St Ives: Adult Sabine’s Gull flew west past Clodgy Point early evening. (L Langley)

Windmill Farm: 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Skylark, 1 Whinchat, 5 Stonechat,1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 hen Pheasant, also the remains of a Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Osprey again plus 8 Greenshank, 4 Knot and 67 Med Gulls. (S Lister) In addition 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Curlew, 10 Black-headed Gull, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Osprey, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret at Ryan’s Field and 3 Rock Pipit, 1 Redshank & 4 Oystercatcher on Carnsew Pool. (K. Bowers)

Osprey – Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher – Kevin Bowers

Little Egret – Kevin Bowers

Rame: 1 Wheatear, 12 Whitethroat, 3 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 8 Stonechat, 5 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 2 Skylark & 20+ Linnet. (C Buckland)

Prospidnick: 1 Green Woodpecker in nearest Sweet Chestnut tree to the road. (S Grose)

Par: 12 Ringed Plovers and 5 Turnstones on the beach this afternoon. (L Curry)

Whipsiderry: 2 Peregrine Falcon, 11 Oystercatcher, 5 Stonechat, 6 Corn Bunting, 1 Skylark, 4 Raven, 2 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Colliford Reservoir: 1 Juv Sanderling, 15 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin & Kestrel  this evening. (B Craven)

Mawnan Church: 8 Med Gulls, 2 Little Egrets, 7 Oystercatchers, 1 Wheatear and 2 Turnstone. (A Witheywood)

Friday 6th September 2019

Late news, 5/9, Stithians Reservoir: juv. Little Ringed Plover, juv. Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Lapwing, 1 Swift, 1 Shoveler, 2 Little Egret. (S Kolodziejski)

Kynance Cove: 1 Brown Booby still to 15:56 at least, feeding in the bay and resting on the pyramid-shaped rock offshore. (S Williams, B Mellow et al.)

Brown Booby – Adrian Davey

Brown Booby, Stephen Williams

Lizard Point: Brown Booby, Wilson’s Petrel, 3 Grey Phalarope, 2 Arctic Skua, 5 Storm Petrel, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 11 Sooty Shearwater feeding alongside 1 Leatherback Turtle and Bluefin Tuna baitball. (I Maclean et al.)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper still to late afternoon at least, near orange windsock. Also 10+ Dunlin, c.15 Ringed Plover, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 4 + White Wagtails, 300+ Pied Wagtails, 2 Wheatear, 1 Ad Yellow-legged Gull, 7+ Lesser black backed Gulls. (H+I Kendall, B Craven, A Davey et al.)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Adrian Davey

Davidstow Wood: 1 Garden Warbler. (B Craven)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Little Egret, 7 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Great Crested Grebes, 9 Tufted Duck, 4 Cormorants. (B Craven)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Black Tern, 1 Osprey, 6 Sandwich Tern, 6 Greenshank, 1 Peregrine, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 6 Knot, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 10 Ringed Plover, 2 Gadwall, 21 Wigeon, 45 Teal, 63 Mediterranean Gull on Lelant Saltings. (L Proctor, M Halliday, MJ Spicer)

Black Tern, Mark Halliday

Black Tern, Mike Spicer

Porth Kidney: 1 Black Tern, 2 Commic Tern, 6+ Sandwich Tern & 1 Great Skua. (L Proctor, R Wilkins)

Polgigga: 1 Wryneck near Faraway cottage. (M Wallace)

Stithians Reservoir: juv. Little Ringed Plover, juv. Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel,1 Green Sandpiper. (S Kolodziejski) Also 3 Lapwing, 12 Snipe, 1 Curlew, 30+ Teal. (J St Ledger, S Williams)

Pendeen (07:00-15:47): 1 dark phase Pomarine Skua (with spoons), 6 Arctic Skua, 23 Great Skua, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 3 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 4f Common Scoter, 1 Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin. (R Veal, P Combridge, P St Pierre, M McKee, B Richards, S Lister)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Little Egret, 3 Gadwall, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Sand Martin, c100 House Martin. (D Flumm)

Tresillian River: Osprey at 18.45, fished successfully but mobbed by gull and corvid out of sight. (A.Hill)

Porthkidney: 2 dark phase Arctic Skua harassing feeding Gannets at the river mouth. (M Jones) 2 ‘Comic’ Tern, 1 Great Skua. (L Proctor)

Mount Hawke: 50+ Goldfinches on garden seed feeders. (P Roberts)

Par Beach: C15 House Martin, Swallow, Raven, over. 5 Turnstone, 4 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin. (R Hampshire)

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Thursday 5th September 2019

Caerthillian, Lizard: Brown Booby fishing from 08:15 till 09:00 at least. (N. Foote) Still on small pyramidal rock at 17:00 after flying around the bay feeding. (T Wilson)

Brown Booby – Neil Foote

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield. Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear. (D Dine)

Millbrook: Hoopoe again in gardens this morning for it’s 4th day. (B Taggart)

Wadebridge: 81 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Teal, behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Osprey, 3 Little Egret, 17 Cormorant, Gadwall, 7 Teal, 2 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 7 Sand Martin, 150 Goldfinch. (D Flumm) This afternoon the Osprey showing over various parts of the reservoir, ranging from north east right down to the dam and back up western shore, also 2 Kingfisher and 2 Buzzards in very different plumage. (R Chiffers)

Osprey – Robin Chiffers

Kingfisher – Robin Chiffers

Buzzard – Robin Chiffers

St Ives, Porthmeor: 5 Great Skua, 4 Arctic Skua, juv Sabine’s Gull, Grey Phalarope, only a few Manx Shearwater but large movement of birds taking a line beyond Godrevy Light. (J Hicks)

Godrevy Head: 1 juv Sabine’s Gull (18:20), 1 Dark phase Arctic Skua and 2 Grey Phalarope. (M Jones)

Tresillian River: Osprey around midday and 17:45. Also 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Curlew. (A.Hill)

Caerthillian: 3 Wheatear, 1 Spotted Flycatcher; 2 Sand Martins; 1 Hobby; 1 Chaff Chaff; 9 Stonechat; 3 Whitethroat; 1 Kestrel. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Osprey between 18:30- 18:45 at Carnsew Pool. (B&R Burgess) 7 Turnstone, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 35 Wigeon, c50 Teal. Plus Osprey over the garden centre at 17:10. (R Veal)

Cot Valley: Firecrest in pines at The Canyack, top of valley (N W Addey, N Bostock)

Pendeen Watch: Single Grey Phalaropes past at 08:15 & 09:32 from top viewpoint. (N W Addey)

Lands End: 2 Northern Wheatears. (N W Addey)

Gannel Estuary: 5 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin. (S Rowe)

East Pentire, Newquay: 3 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Siblyback Lake: 1  Yellow Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 40+ Pied Wagtails, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Greenshank, 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Snipe, 9 Dunlin, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 C Buzzard, 15 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Teal, 100+ LBB Gulls, 20+ BH Gulls large numbers of Swallows 1 Sand Martin 40+ House Martins,1 Weasel. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Marazion beach: 1 Wheatear, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Knot, 10 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin. ( S. Rogers)

Truro: 1 Grey Wagtail and 2 Dipper on the river in front of Victoria Park. (D Jenkins)

Portheras Cove: 1w Little Gull at 16:30. (M McKee)

Monday 2nd September 2019

There will be a work party at Walmsley sanctuary when we will be cutting out the islands in the front of the tower hide on Wednesday 4th Sept from 9 am. Expect some disturbance.

Kynance Cove: Red-backed Shrike 300m south of surfers car park at 08:45 to 14:05 at least. Brown Booby off the surfers car park briefly c10:30. (D Collins) On rocks south of Kynance Cove, viewed from cliffs near car park from 10:35 to15:55 at least. (M Pass, R Menari, J Swann et al.) Feeding off Caerthillian Cove at 16:45 but back on the rocks at 17:30 and still there at 18:15. (S Rowe) Brown Booby settled on the cliffs out of view at 19:00.

Brown Booby – Mike Spicer

Brown Booby – James Thirlaway-Price

Brown Booby – James Thirlaway-Price

Brown Booby – James Thirlaway-Price

Brown Booby – James Thirlaway-Price

Rame: 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher coast path below coastguards cottages. 2 Wheatears, 4 Whitethroats, 3 Yellowhammers, 6 Chiffchaffs, 1 Hobby, 4 Kestrels, 2 Fulmars. (C Buckland)

Davidstow: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper on the airfield this evening. (M Worden)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Mark Worden

Millbrook: Hoopoe flew over Radford Lane towards Hounster Hill at 17:00, also 1 Common Swift over west. (B Taggart) Hoopoe seen again in Millbrook feeding on windfall pears in a private garden at 19:00. (per B Taggart)

Godrevy Point: Grey Phalarope on the shoreline. (M McKee)

Grey Phalarope – Mike McKee

Pendeen: Juv Cuckoo this morning. (P Combridge, P Clement)

Porthilly Point: 76 Mediterranean Gull, 35 Sandwich Tern, 3 Curlew, 67 Oystercatcher, 11 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Osprey, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 1 Gadwall, 4 Teal, 1 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 7 Common Sandpiper, 2 Grey Wagtail, flock 150 Goldfinch, 1 Blackcap, 1 Sedge Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm, C Moore)

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Sancreed: Osprey west over Sancreed Beacon 12:07 hrs, 5 Stonechat, 2 Blackcap. (D Flumm)

Devoran, Tallack’s Creek: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Whimbrel, 2 Knot, 20+ Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger & S Williams) In addition, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Curlew, 9 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher 14:00 – 14:40. (M Webb) Osprey still this evening. (R Augarde)

Curlew Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Curlew Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Redshank – Martin Webb

Knot – Steve Williams

Spotted Redshank – Steve Williams

Curlew Sandpiper – Steve Williams

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 8 Snipe, 4 Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 24 Teal,1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Marazion: 1 Curlew Sandpiper under patio area of Godolphin Arms at 19:00 briefly also 5 Med Gull, 31 Turnstone and 1 Dunlin. (RP Taylor)

Porth Reservoir: 13 Great Crested Grebe, 15 Coot, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 76 Canada Geese. (S Grose)

Caerthillian, Lizard:   5 Chough flew over towards Lizard Head at 13:20. (K & J Mortimore)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 17 Wigeon in eclipse plumage. (S Murnan)

Newquay Zoo: 1 Sparrowhawk hunting hundreds of Corvids which have been roosting in the poplar trees for many months. (S Grose)

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