Bob – trial post 5th Oct

 

Porthgwarra (testing red and blue filters) 

Park Head : 1 Hobby , 4 Swallow , 3 Blackcap , 1 Chiffchaff , 1 Wheatear, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Yellowhammer ( B Bosisto L Payne )

Towan Head (08.10-09:10): 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua. (S Rowe)

Black Head – Monarch Butterfly at 1245 flying strongly west (D and S Wright)

Watchcroft and vicinity: 1 Whinchat, 1 Merlin flushing Meadow Pipit flock. 2 Raven (J Evans)

Bugle : 2 Little Grebe at Goonbarrow china clay works. (S Grose)

Par Beach Pool : 1 Common Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 267 Black Headed Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Coot, 3 Raven over, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Polwheveral Creek (Helford River) Osprey overhead. (Tim Pinfield)

 

 

RRB

Monday 23rd September 2019

Davidstow: White-rumped Sandpiper and Buff-breasted Sandpiper still present on the airfield. (B Bosisto et al.) Also 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 15 N Wheatear, 3 Whinchat, 2 Alba Wagtail, 20 + Pied Wagtail, 3 Linnet, Dunlin and Ringed Plover, 30+ Meadow Pipit, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Peregrine (over). (C Buckland, J St Ledger) Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear.

Whinchat – Chris Buckland

White-rumped Sandpiper – Chris Buckland

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Chris Buckland

Wadebridge: 157 Redshank opp Mill Auto, 13 Cattle Egret from Trewornan Bridge. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 21 Cattle Egret. (J St Ledger)

Looe Island: 6 Eider (C Lewis)

Porthilly Point: 6 Pale bellied Brent Geese, 21 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Osprey unsuccessfully fishing at 10:50 – 11:00, 12 Sandwich Terns, 10 Turnstone, 12 Little Egrets,1 Spotted Redshank, 20+Ringed Plover, 12+ Dunlin, 6 Pale-bellied Brent Geese & 7 Greenshank. Also 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Ruff, 4 Knot, 17 Bar-tailed Godwit & 2 Black-tailed Godwit on Ryan’s Field. (J Hawkey) Plus 4 Little Stint, 114 Dunlin, 33 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Little Grebe late afternoon and Osprey still present. (DK Parker)

Mousehole: Adult Pom Skua at c12:30 and 4 Arctic Skua and 1 Great Skua, Black Tern flew into Mount’s Bay towards Newlyn. (M Ahmad) Another adult Pom Skua at c13:35. (P Clement)

Downderry: Juv dark phase Artic Skua at 11:18. (P Kemp)

Rosemullion Head 09:55-12:55: 1 Manx Shearwater, 230 Gannet, 6 Common Scoter and 1 Arctic Tern flew south. (P McCartney)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Black Tern (juv), 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Black Tern – John St Ledger

Black Tern – John St Ledger

Treraven Meadows: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Teal.(S Grose)

Tywardreath: 14 Goldfinch (2 adults and 12 young) on garden feeders and spill in private gardenat 17:55. (R. Barlow)

Truro: Firecrest singing near Trafalgar Roundabout. (P Fraser)

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)

Saturday 21st September 2019

Late news, 20/9, Scillonian III RSPB Wildlife Cruise: Penzance to Wolf Rock: 2 Eider (in harbour), 1 Fulmar, 72 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater,  123 Gannet, 3 Great Skua, 50 Kittiwake, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Herring Gull and 10 Guillemot. Wolf Rock to St Mary’s: 1 Fulmar, 23 Manx Shearwater, 118 Gannet, 14 Shag, 2 Kittiwake, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull and 1 Guillemot. St Mary’s to Wolf Rock: 79 Gannet, 10 Shag, 2 Kittiwake, 9 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern and 5 Guillemot. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 2 Fulmar, 10 Manx Shearwater, 107 Gannet, 4 Kittiwake, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 8 Guillemot and 12 auk sp. (M Ahmad, DK Parker)

Davidstow: 1 juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still present on the airfield. (M Eggleton et al.) Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear.

The Lizard: Juv. Rosy Starling still present. (D Eva) Also Wryneck reported again.

Castle-an-Dinas: Honey Buzzard being mobbed by Carrion Crows. (V Stratton)

St Clement: 3 Cattle Egrets in field with cattle next to Tresemple Pool + 10 Little Egrets, Whimbrel and 2 Greenshank on the river (T Wilson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Green Sandpiper flew towards the beach. (P Walsh)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Osprey still present throughout morning on centre estuary post, 6 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 1+ Spotted Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 30+ Redshank, 1 Reeve, 8 Turnstone, 30 Ringed Plover, 60+ Dunlin, 1 Little Stint, 8 Little Egret and 7 Pintail on Lelant Water. 27 Bar-tailed Godwits, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 30+ Curlew, 3 Ruff, 2 Knot, 1 Lapwing, 2 Little Egret and 23 Mediterranean Gulls on Ryan’s Field. (R Veal, J Hawkey, R Butts, S Green) 2 Ospreys at mid day, one caught a mullet and both birds left heading south west. (S Murnan)

Osprey – Steve Murnan

Osprey – Steve Murnan

Osprey – Steve Murnan

Bude: 1 male Mandarin with Canada Geese on lake at The Weir Cafe. (M Slator)

Land’s End: 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat, Reed Warbler, Whitethroat, 4 Ringed Plover and 2 Dunlin. (P St Pierre)

College Reservoir: 68 Coot, 1 Shoveler (D Eva)

Maer Lake: 1 Little Stint, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 15 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Black tailed Godwit, 5 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 2 Snipe, 5 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler. (A Roberts, M Worden)

Rame: Juv Hen Harrier watched for over an hour before being chased off by Ravens towards the sea. Also 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 2 Raven, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Wheatear, 30+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Tree Pipit, 40 Linnet, 8 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Yellowhammer, 6 Stonechat, 2 Blckbird, 1 Whitethroat. (C Buckland)

Hen Harrier – Chris Buckland

Hen Harrier – Chris Buckland

Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 6 Little Egrets & 1 Wheatear. (J Hawkey)

Porthgwarra: 1 Balearic Shearwater and very few Manx Shearwaters, auks and Kittiwakes. Also good passage of Swallows heading east down the valley throughout the day and 1 Common Sandpiper plus 1 Mink – catching crabs in the rock pools at the mouth of the stream in the afternoon. (R Webb)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 93 Redshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 15 Dunlin and 114 Mediterranean Gull of all ages. (P Kemp)

Colliford Lake: 5 ad or near adult Yellow legged Gull and 2 juv Ringed Plover. (P Kemp)

Camborne, Tehidy Woods: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Little Grebe, 13 Mute Swan, 3 Coot, 50+ Rook in lower branches of the trees surrounding the main lake, competing with squirrels to be fed peanuts. (S Grose)

Newquay Harbour: 2 Turnstone, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 m Blackcap, 6 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Porth Joke: 2 Whinchat. (S Rowe)

Polbathic Creek: Osprey at 07:45 landed briefly in tree at bottom of garden before flying upriver. Also 52 Redshank, Kingfisher plus Hummingbird Hawks still present through most of day. (A Blonden)

Friday 20th September 2019

Porthgwarra: 1 Long-tailed Skua – a juv through quite close in at 08:10, 2 Pomarine Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 4 Great Skua, 2 Sooty Shearwaters. 1 Balearic Shearwater, plus good numbers of Manx Shearwater, auks, Kittiwakes and Gannets. (R Webb)

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Little Stint and Curlew Sandpiper still on the airfield this morning. Also flyover Turnstone, 2 Yellow Wagtail and a Whinchat. Also 10+ Crossbill in neighbouring woods. (D Julian)

Hayle Estuary: 2 Osprey, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Little Stint, 2 Ruff, 8 Knot, 9 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Peregrine. (J St Ledger, K Noble, M Halliday) Ryan’s Field: 2 juv Ruff, 3 Red Knot, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 juv Mallard, 30+ Canada Geese 11.30 – 12.30. (M Webb)

Osprey, Mark Halliday

Osprey, Mark Halliday

Spotted Redshank, Mark Halliday

Osprey, John St Ledger

Little Stint, John St Ledger

Sanderling, Steve Murnan

Marazion beach: 20 Brent Goose, 9 Sanderling (all juvs), 15 Turnstone, 12 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 11 Sandwich Tern. (S Rogers).

Battery Rocks, Penzance: 2 Purple Sandpiper and 4 Turnstone early morning. (K Noble, DK Parker)

Purple Sandpiper, Ken Noble

Porth Beach, Newquay: seven Brent Goose, swimming in bay briefly 09:15, didn’t stay long. (J Porter)

Walmsley: 14 Cattle Egret actively feeding on frogs and worms, 5 reenshank, 6 Snipe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 female Shoveler, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Grey heron. (A Piper)

Burniere, Camel Estuary: 1 kingfisher, 1 Peregrine, 21 Little Egret. (A Piper)

Porthilly Point: 6 Pale-bellied Brent Geese on the mussel crates. (S Grose)

Rock: 2 Sparrowhawk from private garden. (S Grose)

Devoran: Osprey flew onto dead tree opposite the key at 14:15, then later flew around river before returning to another tree but partly obscured. (M Lammas)

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Wheatears. (C Moore)

Gulval: Swallows. The pair nesting in my garage has just fledged the third brood of 5 swallows making 15 for 2019. The best year since they started nesting here in 2014.

The second brood fledged on 27th July 2019. The five eggs of the 3rd brood were laid 6th – 10th August (even though two juveniles from the second brood remained until 10th August).They started hatching on 25th August. Two fledged on 17th September, 4 on 18th and all 5 were airborne on 20th September 2019.

Of interest, 4 juveniles arrived at the garage with adults on 4th September. They visited the nest individually before joining a second group outside and fly off. Suggests offspring of a related family or previous siblings. (J Hawkey)

Sennen: 7 pale-bellied Brent Goose at 13:45. (M Scott-Ham)

Drift: 1 Osprey this pm. (A McKechnie)

Osprey, Alex McKechnie

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Thursday 19th September 2019

Late photo, 12/9, Davidstow airfield: Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Barry Rankine

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, BarryRankine

Late news, 16/9 Marazion Beach: 21 pale-bellied Brent Geese at 17.00. Also 9 Sanderling, 8 Dunlin, 28 Turnstone, 22 Ringed Plover. Also Wheatear on Marazion Marsh. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 16/9 Ryan’s Field, Hayle: 7 Sandwich Tern over and 7 Bar tailed Godwit at high tide. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 17/9 Tresillian River: 2 Kingfisher chasing each other at Tresemple Pool. 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 18/9 Tresillian: significant movement of Swallows flying up the river at 19.30 for several minutes, as many as a thousand birds in the flock. Also 3 Common Sandpiper. (A Nicholson)

Davidstow airfield: 1 juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still present also 1 Yellow Wagtail also good numbers of Dunlin and Common Ringed Plover.  (P Ash).  Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear.

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Paul Ash

Yellow Wagtail, Paul Ash

Yellow Wagtail, Paul Ash

St Levan: the presumed re-introduced White Stork still present.

Lizard: 1 Firecrest (point),1 Marsh Harrier (thru), 3+ Whinchat, 1 Tree Pipit, 2 Wheatear (M Pass) Also1 juv Rosy Starling still.

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Caspian Gull reported.

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Ruff and 1 Little Stint. 1 Osprey over estuary. (L Proctor) Osprey caught fish at c09.45. (K Noble) Carnsew Pool: 1 juv. Little Stint, 2 Knot, 1 Common Sandpiper, 15 Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover, 2 Turnstone, 34 Bar-tailed Godwin, 6 Little Grebe late pm. (R Veal)

Little Stint, Mashuq Ahmad

Penzance: 1 Osprey over Chyandour heading to Marazion at 9.30. (P St Pierre)

Devoran: 1 Osprey fishing opposite the Pandora Inn at about 14.15. (B Mellow) 1 Peregrine taking a Black-tailed Godwit this evening. (S Williams)

Peregrine, Stephen Williams

Peregrine, Stephen Williams

Peregrine, Stephen Williams

Peregrine, Stephen Williams

Peregrine, Stephen Williams

Marazion: 20 Pale-bellied Brent still, 2 Dunlin and 1 Mediterranean Gull. (B Hibbett) Also 1 Wheatear, 7 White Wagtail, 20 pale-bellied Brent Goose still, 3 Dunlin, 40+ Ringed Plover, 20+ Turnstone, 6 Sanderling on the beach. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Tree Pipit (over), 1 Water Rail, 4 Snipe, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler. (R Veal)

Restronguet Point: 2 Osprey. (J Chapple) (late report of 1 Osprey here on 14th Sept – C Swan).

Wadebridge: 6 Cattle Egret just below Trewornan Bridge. (S Grose)

Towan Head, Newquay: 40+ Turnstone, 14 Oystercatcher, 1 Dunlin on rocks behind Headland Hotel. (M  Lammas)

Tregardock: 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (T Potterton)

Porthgwarra: 2 Whinchat, 1 Redstart, and 2 Tree Pipit.

St Ives: 1 juv Brent Goose. (D Cains)

Brent Goose, David Cains

Kingsmill Lake: 3 Avocet, 18 Greenshank, 2 Knot, 1 Ringed Plover & 8 Dunlin. (M Beer)

Loe Pool: 1 Hobby ( juv ), 1 Osprey 13.30hrs heading south west. (I Webster)

St Loy Cove, St Buryan: pod, 10+, Bottlenose Dolphin, 11am. (T Andrews)

Tresillian River: Osprey fishing (unsuccessfully) at 11.20 this morning opposite Tresemple Pool. Also Peregrine attempted to take a Dunlin, plus 14 Greenshank. (A Nicholson)

Malpas: 2 Ospreys, juv., over river towards St Clement, 11.00. Also reported later over Lambe Creek. 7 Herons. (A Hill)

Swanpool: 8 (2 ad 6 juv) Little Grebe, 4 (2 ad 2 cyg) Mute Swan, 12+ Tufted Duck, 10+ Mallard, 20+ Coot, 3 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Cormorant, 50+ Black-headed Gull, 30+ Herring Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull 12.40 – 13.40. (M Webb)

Little Grebe, Martin Webb

Mute Swan, Martin Webb

Tufted Duck, Martin Webb

Moorhen, Martin Webb

Porth Joke: 2 Yellow Wagtail this evening. (S Rowe)

Cot Valley: 2 Spotted Flycatcher in garden, (Bosorne, Corner House). Also 1 juv Hobby hunting Swallows over cliffs at Porth Nanven. (G Barlow)

Lands End: 6 Spotted Flycatcher in pines adjacent to Swingates. (J Hicks)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper.

Rame: 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Raven, 2 N Wheatear, 3 Meadow Pipit, 8 Stonechat, 3 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 3 Yellowhammer. (C Buckland)

Yellow Wagtail, Chris Buckland

Praze-an-Beeble: 1 Nightjar reported for it’s second day.

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Wednesday 18th September 2019

Late news, 17/9, Penzance: 2 Ring-necked Parakeet in area around the Humphry Davy School. (P Taylor pers comm)

Davidstow airfield: 1 juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper still present and Little Stint. (R Wilkins) Also 4 White Wagtail, 5 skylark, 4 Wheatear, 15 Dunlin, 20 Ringed Plover and 14 Dunlin. (S Windle)  Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear.

Little Stint, Stevan Windle

Little Stint, Stevan Windle

Nanjizal: 1 Corncrake flushed from private ringing site.

Lizard area: 1 juv Rosy Starling still, 1 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Redstart, 1 Willow Warbler. (M Pass)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Osprey again and 1 Spotted Redshank. Also 2 Ruff, 1 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper. (K Noble) Ryan’s Field:1 Little Stint, 5 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 2+ Whimbrel, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 35+ Bar-tailed Godwit, 30+ Redshank and 100+ Curlew, just before dusk. (R Webb)

Lands End: at least 3 Whinchat along cycle path.

Marazion: 20 Pale-breasted Brent Geese at mouth of Red River. (P Fraser) Also 1 Hobby ( juv), 1 Firecrest, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (I Webster)

Gulval: 1 Whinchat, 3 Stonechat in Brassica/maize fields east of church. c40 Swallow feeding over village/fields. (P St Pierre)

Bude, Whalesbough Lake: 1 ad and 1 juv Pink-footed Geese flew in with 200+ Canada Geese plus 1 Barnacle Goose (probably the same one from last year). (N Bastin)

Pink-footed Geese, Nigel Bastin

Pink-footed Geese, Nigel Bastin

Barnacle Goose, Nigel Bastin

Penlee: 1 Nightjar on post by upper gate near footpath towards Penlee Battery NR. (C Buckland)

Nightjar, Chris Buckland

Devoran: 1 Osprey again briefly this morning

Porthgwarra, the Coastguards to Trevean: 1 Firecrest, 1 Golden Plover, 2 Snipe, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 25+ Wheatear. (R Webb) Gwennap Head/ Nanjizel: 2 Chough, 13 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 2 Raven, 2 Kestrel, 66 Linnet, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Buzzard. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 29 Mute Swan, 150 Canada Goose, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 12 Mallard, 4 Wigeon, 6 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 24 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 65 Oystercatcher, 1 Lapwing, 2 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper (Treraven), 85 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 125 Curlew, 170 Black-headed Gull, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 125 Herring Gull, 3 Great black-backed Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 3 House Martin, 11 Swallow, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 1 Magpie, 8 Jackdaw, 2 Rook, 50 Carrion Crow, 12 House Sparrow, 1 Small Tortoiseshell, 8 Speckled Wood, 1 Small Copper (M Scawen et al.)

Porth Joke: 7 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat, 1 Water Rail, 2 Sparrowhawk. (S Rowe)

Maer Lake: 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 6 Lapwing, 3 Barnacle Geese with c500 Canada Geese. (DK Parker)

Treraven Meadows, Wadebridge: 4 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 6 Red-legged Partridge,1 Little Egret 1 Grey Heron, 20 Teal (3pm).  (M Lammas)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 2 Purple Sandpiper with 14 Turnstone and 2 Ringed Plover this evening. (N Sharp)

Lower Bosistow cliff/ Nanjizel: 1 Tawny Owl at 23.00hrs, several Snipe heard. (S Grose)

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