Thursday 23th May 2019

Late news, 22/5, St Columb Minor: Crake sp, heard calling from priory rd at 22.00, also 1 Tawny Owl heard. (S Grose)

Late news, 22/5, Goonhilly: 2 Cuckoo, Spotted Flycatcher, Greater Spotted Woodpeckers feeding at nest hole, Chiffchaff, Siskin, Mistle Thrush and family of Pied Wagtails. (A Witheywood)

Chiffcahff, A Witheywood

Great Spotted Woodpecker, A Witheywood

Nanjizal: 1m Melodious Warbler, 1 Serin, 30 Red Kite. (K Wilson)

Sancreed: 10 Red Kite feeding within 1.5km radius of village. 1 Gadwall, 1 Cuckoo & 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Lizard area: 1 Tree Pipit (over west early), Reed Warbler, 13+ Red Kite (none came south to the village). (M Pass)

St Just: 22 Red Kites drifted high north over St Just at 10:35. (N Wheatley)

St Erth: 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Red Kite, 2 Siskin. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel. (R Veal) 55 Dunlin on Carnsew. (S Turner)

Marazion: 1 Red Kite over West. (P Fraser)

Chyandour: 2 Red Kite 1130. (J Parker)

Carn Gloose: 31 Red Kite over by 1040. (P Clement)

Allet: 1 Red Kite and 1 Little Egret over. (Cornwall Wildlife Trust)

Turfdown, Colesloggget: 1 Red Kite over 0835. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary: 1 Red Kite between Lidl’s and bypass bridge at 18:40. (N cBreen)

Widmouth Bay: Red Kite  at 12.45 over heading North. (M Worden)

Playing Place: 1 Red Kite low over and N at 16:45. (C Benton)

Wadebridge: 1 Yellowhammer, 1f Great Spotted Woodpecker appeared to be feeding on kniphofia flowers at Ball Terrace. (S Grose) Also the Oystercatcher with a deformed bill still on the Camel Estuary, seemingly feeding like an Avocet. (N Bastin)

Oystercatcher, Nigel Bastin

Padstow: 3 Yellowhammer around the farm shop. (S Grose)

Trenear-Wendron: 1 Kite sp. hovering. (E Ferguson)

Land’s End: Carrion Crows successfully hunting Starlings, Song Thrush etc after relentless aerial pursuits. (J Hicks)

Porthgwarra: 124 Collared Dove at Arden Sawah this evening. (M Wallace)

Bodmin, Nr Helland: 5 singing Yellowhammer in hedges of one corn field. (P McVey)

Tywardreath: Male Greenfinch taking nesting material from dispenser in private garden. (R. Barlow)

Croft Pascoe Plantation: Spotted Flycatchers, Siskins, Cockoo. (A Witheywood)

Spotted Flycatcher, A Witheywood

Mousehole: 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Jackdaw, 5 House Martin, 6 House Sparrow at 13:25. (M Webb)

House Martin, Martin Webb

Rock Pipit, Martin Webb

Pied Wagtail, Martin Webb

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Tuesday 25th September 2018

Late news, 24/9, Rame Church: 1 Melodious Warbler. (A Pearson)

Late news, 24/9, Lizard Peninsula: 1 Firecrest, 1  Lesser Whitethroat, 6 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Jay, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 25 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat. (M Pass)

Late news, 24/9, Stithians Reservoir: Curlew Sandpiper. (P Maker)

Wadebridge: 7 Cattle Egret and hundreds of waders flushed by gunshots from lone shooter 50 yds from Burniere Hide at 07:30. (S Grose)

Colliford Reservoir: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper still, 1 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 6+ Wheatear this morning on west bank short grass areas, from dam. (B Craven)

Porthgwarra: Juv Rose-coloured Starling at Arden-Sawah at 15:05, on its own, not with starling flock. (M Wallace) Also Turtle Dove (St Levan) Merlin,13 Whinchat, 12 Wheatear ,2 Tree Pipit, 5 Siskin, 13 Golden Plover between Porthgwarra and St Levan. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra to Nanjizal: 3 Whinchat, 5 Wheatear, Tree Pipit over, 12 Golden Plover, Ringed Plover, Siskins over, Increase in Skylark movement. (G Wyatt)

Land’s End/Cycle Track/Treeve Moor: 160+ Meadow Pipit, 8+ Whinchat, 1 Chough (car park), 2-3 Wryneck in Trinity Loop area, 12 Skylark, 52 Golden Plover over, 7 Swallow, 9 Wheatear, 3 Curlew, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Kestrel, 3 Chiffchaff. 1+ Bluefin Tuna, 2+ Common Dolphin in Sennen Bay. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) Also 1 Turtle Dove on Treeve Common. (T Twiggs)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Osprey still. (J Dell) Curlew Sandpiper still present. (S Kolodziejski) 1 Osprey, 1 Greenshank, 4 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover. (D. Lamb)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Spotted Redshank still present. (A McKechnie)

Spotted Redshank, Alex McKechnie

Pendeen to Rose Valley: 5 Whinchat and 1 Turtle Dove. (J Swann, P&S Combridge)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Cetti’s Warbler (only heard), 1 Long-tailed Tit, Chiffchaff (singing), 2 Little Egret, 2 Moorhen. (T Wilkinson)

Longrock Pool: 5 Little Grebe, 2 Gadwall, 1 Kingfisher, 30 Moorhen, 6 Coot, 2 Mute Swan (1 on nest). (T Wilkinson).

St. Michael’s Way, just north of A394: 2 Coal tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (T Wilkinson)

Lethytep, Lanreath:  1 Water Rail [unfortunately dead]. (P Hambly)

Tresemple Pool: High tide roost 116 Redshank, 43 Curlew, 16 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin. (M Jones)

Rough Tor: 25 Wheatear, 1 Golden Plover. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Crowdy Reservoir: 5 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 1 Wheatear, 2 juv Great Crested Grebe. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Davidstow: 1 adult Yellow Legged Gull, 12 Wheatear. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Newquay, Towan Beach: 2 Ringed Plover this evening. (S Grose)

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Saturday 22nd September 2018

Late news, 21/9, Porthcurno: 2 Grey Phalarope & Great Skua from headland beyond Minack Theatre. (S Dunstan)

Late news, 21/9, Devoran: Unconfirmed news that Lesser Yellowlegs still present in the morning.

Nanquidno: unconfirmed report of 1 Melodious Warbler near Nanjulian farm.

St Ives, Porthkidney Beach: 10 Roseate Tern (7 ad, 3 juv), 1 juv. Sabine’s Gull, 4 Arctic Skua, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 juv. Little Gull, c160 Common Tern, c60 Arctic Tern, c195 Sandwich Tern, 300+ Kittiwake. (B Mellow, M Ahmad, R Veal et al.) St Ives, Island, seawatch, 17.30-18.30: 1 juv Sabine’s Gull, 1 ad pale Pomarine Skua, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Arctic Skua. (N Hallam, E Dunn)

Sabine’s Gull, Nic Hallam

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 ad win Spotted Redshank, 15 Arctic Tern, 25 Common Tern, 40 Sandwich Tern, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Whimbrel, 14 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (R Veal, B Mellow). Ryan’s Field: 24 Oystercatcher, 7 Ringed Plover, 1 Snipe, 54 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Spotted Redshank, 33 Redshank, 27 Dunlin, 2 Ruff, 215 Med Gull, c140 Sandwich Tern and 31 Common Tern. (MJ Spicer)

Towan Head: 30 Balearic Shearwater flew into bay. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

Colliford Lake: Pectoral Sandpiper still by the toilet block in the NW arm this morning and 1 Grey Phalarope off the dam car park.

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Ruff, 6 Wheatear, 28 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover, 7 Snipe, 1 Greenshank. (D Eva)

Porthleven Harbour: 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Scoter offshore. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra: Firecrest. (S Dunstan)

Land’s End: Whinchat and Wheatear with other apparent migrants. (S Dunstan)

Wadebridge: 1 male Bullfinch at Two Trees. (N Greaves)

Mount Hawke: 72 Goldfinch on overhead wires at 07.47. (RB & PC Girling)

Mylorbridge  River: 1 Kingfisher & 2 Grey Wagtails. (W Chegwidden)

Truro: 1 Kingfisher feeding on trout & small mullet in river behind Mannings. (W Chegwidden)

Newquay Boating Lake: Polish-ringed Black-headed Gull (white plastic ring on right leg TAMC) returned for 3rd successive yr from my memory. (S Grose)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Ringed Plover. (R Mudge)

Scillonian crossing: 120 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 40 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Storm Petrel.

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Saturday 15th September 2018

Late news, 14/9, Landulph: a juvenile Osprey over the Tamar. (A Payne)

Stithians Reservoir: Osprey still fishing Stuart Hutchings hide end before flying off towards the dam. Peregrine hunting small waders same end of reservoir before landing in tree. (S Williams)

Peregrine – Stephen Williams

Caerthillian: Melodious Warbler still by the pump station. (M Pass) Also Whinchat and Hobby.

Soapy Cove: Red-backed Shrike still. (J Selby, D Wright)

Marazion: 17 Sandwich Tern on Hogus Rocks. (PA Fraser)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Adult Crane flew into NE arm at midday. (M McKee) Again at 19:40 and then again at 20:00 flying high north then moving more East. (B Oakes)

Common Crane – Ben Oakes

Devoran: Spotted Redshank and 2 Snipe, also Osprey perched in a tree at 07:00. (L Langley, S Votier)

Maer Lake: c300 Canada Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Lapwing, 1 Peregrine over, c15 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 5 Moorhen. (H Kendall)

Land’s End: 5 Chough on cliffs just north of sign post. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spotted Redshank, 2 Ruff, 2 Med Gull, Kingfisher.

Predannack Downs: 4 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 1 Dartford Warbler. (D Wright)

Windmill Farm: 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine, 1 Marsh Harrier and 1 Reed Bunting. (D Wright)

Nanjizal: 7 Chiffchaff, 1 Jay, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Whinchat, 9 Stonechat, 1  Whitethroat (juv), 2 Chough, 1 Wheatear, 6 Kestrel hovering in a line along coast (inc 2+ juvs), 3 Skylark along Higher Bosistow Lane. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Porthgwarra: 6 Wheatear. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Newtown: 1 Spotted Flycatcher hawking from cedar tree perch near Newtown Angling. (J Evans)

South Coast: Boat trip with AK Wildlife between the Manacles and Dodman Point produced 3 Great Shearwater, 21 Balearic Shearwater, 18 Sooty Shearwater, 800 Manx Shearwater, Puffin, 3 Razorbill, Arctic Skua, 8 Common Dolphin and 20 Harbour Porpoise. (T Wilson)

Crantock Beach: 3 Sanderling, 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Mediterranean Gull (3 juv 1 adult). (S Grose)

Cubert Common: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Kingsmill Lake: 21 Greenshank, 17 Dunlin and 2 Spotted Redshank this evening. (M Beer)

Goss Moor: probable Dotterel over, near Victoria late afternoon, seen from moving car. (D Julian)

Scillonian III: 5 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Blue-fin Tuna & 1 Sunfish between Wolf Rock and Penzance. (P St Pierre)

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Friday 14th September 2018

Late news, 13/9, Porthgwarra: Bulwer’s Petrel on the sea with Manx Shearwaters for 20 minutes before flying west. (R Archer P Cunningham)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Common Crane, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover. (M Wallace) Later the Common Crane was feeding in a field near Trewidden Farm. (M McKee) Seen again flying to west over reservoir at 19:40, appearing to land in fields between Trevean Farm and Higher Drift Farm. (J Hawkey, R Veal, M Ahmad) Then flew over heading west at dusk. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer)

The Lizard: 1 Melodious Warbler, still near pumphouse at Caerthillian Cove and showing well late morning, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Whinchat, 1 Whitethroat. (J St Ledger)

Willow Warbler, John St Ledger

Willow Warbler, John St Ledger

Soapy Cove: 1 Red-backed Shrike at the top of the valley, below the farmhouse. (J St Ledger, D Collins) Also 4 Whinchat, 3 Wheatear. (J St Ledger)

Red-backed Shrike, David Collins

Red-backed Shrike, John St Ledger

Red-backed Shrike, John St Ledger

Red-backed Shrike, John St Ledger

Red-backed Shrike, John St Ledger

Wadebridge: 3 Cattle Egret at Trewornan Bridge with cows in field on Walmsley Sanctuary side of road at 11:25, still in same place an hour later. (P Smale)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret in field with electricity pylon opposite Penpol Creek this evening. (S Grose)

Ruan Lanihorne: (17:00) 1 juv Osprey again perched on Tregothnan side of river at Fal-Ruan complex, viewed from Ruan Quay. (D Hall)

Crugmeer: 1 Whitethroat, 1 Sparrowhawk and 2 Raven. (S Grose)

St Germans Quay: 9 Black-tailed Godwit. (A Blonden)

St Germans, private garden: 1 Kingfisher visiting regularly, also 1 Reed Bunting and 1 Bank Vole at the feeders. (A Blonden)

Devoran: 1 Osprey at 10:00, mobbed by Crows, then flew north. (B Toms)

Land’s End: 1 Whinchat, 1 Whitethroat. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Sennen: 1 Yellow Wagtail over A30 at school, 09:00. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Trevose Head: 4 Sooty Shearwater and 2 Balearic Shearwater.

Gillan Creek: 1 Jay, 1 Kingfisher. (J Allely)

Zennor: Green Woodpecker. (C Madden)

River Neet, Bude: 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Kingfisher, 20+ Mallard. (R Maye)

Cusgarne: 1 Hobby hunting Swallows. Also Siskins. (J Millett)

East Pentire, Newquay: 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Bluefin Tuna late pm. (S Rowe)

Colliford Reservoir: 2 Goosander still, 1 Little Egret, 45+ Pied Wagtail, 1+ ad Yellow-legged Gull this evening. ( B Craven)

Nanjizal: A total of 92 new birds ringed. Migrants included 60 Blackcap, 5 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff and 2 Willow Warbler. Also 10 Robin. (P Roseveare)

Croft Pascoe Plantation: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Coal Tit. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

RSPB Scillonian III Wildlife Cruise, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 3 Mute Swan, 1 eclipse drake Eider, 4 Fulmar, 646 Manx Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 141 Gannet, 3 Shag, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 11 Turnstone, 11 Kittiwake, 20 Herring Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Sandwich Tern and 2 auk sp. Plus 2 Common DolphinWolf Rock to St Mary’s: 29 Manx Shearwater, 68 Gannet, 35 Shag, 5 Oystercatcher, 3 Kittiwake, 13 Black-headed Gull, 8 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 8 Great Black-backed Gull. Also 3 Harbour Porpoise, 2 Common Dolphin and 3 Blue-fin Tuna. St Mary’s to Wolf Rock: 2 Fulmar, 24 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 201 Gannet, 3 Shag, 1 Great Skua, 2 Black-headed Gull, 13 Herring Gull, 12 Great Black-backed Gull, 22 Sandwich Tern and 1 Grey Phalarope. Also 5 Harbour Porpoise and 8 Common Dolphin. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 1 Fulmar, 465 Manx Shearwater, 8 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 75 Gannet, 1 Great Skua, 1 Pom Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Kittiwake, 6 Black-headed Gull, 1 Med Gull, 59 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull and 1 auk sp. Also 1 Dolphin and 1 Ocean Sunfish. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer)

Pendeen Watch: 12,000 Manx Shearwater, 50 Sooty Shearwater, 10 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Puffin. (S Lister)

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Thurdsay 13th September 2018

Late news, 12/9, Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 25 Curlew, 32 Oystercatcher at 19:00. (Negative on Osprey tonight). (D Hall)

Late news, 12/9, Logan’s Rock: 1 Red-throated Diver, 500+ Manx shearwater, c100 kittiwake, 2 Yellow Wagtail. (R Evans)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis briefly early morning, but not since. (PA Fraser P Walsh) Back on marsh at 15:45 but flushed by a Buzzard and appeared to land in Longrock Pool but not relocated. Also 8+ Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine, 13 White Wagtail, 3+ Wheatear, 56 Moorhen, 1 Coot and 5 Little Grebe. (DK Parker) Glossy Ibis still present this evening. (S.Cox)

Glossy Ibis, Phil Taylor

Glossy Ibis, Dave Parker

Caerthillian: Melodious Warbler still at the pump station. (M Pass)

Porth Chapel: Adult Long-tailed Skua passed west mid morning with 1000s of Manx Shearwaters and 4+ Sooty Shearwater. (R Archer)

Land’s End: Whinchat, Wheatear, 11 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap and 1 Sedge Warbler, I Hooded Crow. (DK Parker) 1 Whinchat, 6 Wheatear, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Blackcap (2f 1m), 15 Dunnock, 13 Robin, 17 Stonechat, 25 Meadow Pipit, 8 Blackbird, 4 Chiffchaff, 5 Golden Plover, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Porthgwarra: 41 Sooty Shearwater and 12 Balearic Shearwater. (R Archer, P Cunningham) 500+ Manx Shearwater, 3+ Sooty Shearwater, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Razorbill, c50 Kittiwake, 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Med Gull. (R Evans)

Porthgwarra to St Levan: Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Tree Pipit,15 Wheatear, 30 Blackcap, Reed Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Yellow Wagtail (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: 219 ringed including 172 Blackcap, 14 Sedge Warbler, 14 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Warbler, 4 Willow Warbler. Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher and 3 Tree Pipit als present. (K Wilson)

Pendeen: 40 Sooty Shearwater, 10 Balearic Shearwater and c3750 Manx Shearwater. Also 19 Black-tailed Godwit east, 5 Arctic Skua, 30 Sandwich Tern west. (S Lister)

Mount’s Bay (kayak trip): 2000+ Manx Shearwaters in extended raft. In amongst were 15+ Balearic Shearwater and 2 Sooty Shearwaters. Inshore 2 Sandwich Terns, 4 Dunlin. Also 40 Common Dolphin, 1 Harbour Porpoise, 1 Minke Whale. (R Kirkwood)

Sooty Shearwater, Rupert Kirkwood

Balearic Shearwater, Rupert Kirkwood

Rame Head (and Coastguard cottages): 2 Peregrine, 4 Cirl Bunting 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Buckle, R Gould)

Penlee Reserve: 3 Spotted Flycatchers, 1 Wood Warbler, 200+ Swallows,4 Willow Warblers, 2 Chiffchaff. (M Buckle, R Gould

Hayle: 1 Merlin flew over train station this morning, heading North. (J Evans)

St Erth: 1 Swift. (MJ Spicer)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Little Stint, 8 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Coot, 4 Wheatear and 1 Grey Wagtail. (MJ Spicer)

Hayle Estuary, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Ruff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Knot, 1 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern (inc 1 juv being fed). (J St Ledger)

Ruff, John St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir: Osprey at 13.30. Caught fish and headed to N end of lake, 2 Ruff, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 36 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover 19 Curlew. (J St Ledger & S Kolodziejski) Osprey still this afternooon catching fish. (S Williams) Also 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Lapwing, 18+ Ringed Plover, 1 Teal, 30+ Pied Wagtail, 2 Wheatear at 18:00. (D Chaney)

Osprey, Steve Williams

Osprey, Steve Williams

Osprey, Steve Williams

Goonhilly NNR: 1 Whinchat, 5 Stonechats, 3 Wheatears, 6 Chiffchaffs, 3 Bullfinches, 2 Ravens, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (K Dalziel)

Point Quay: 15 Turnstones. (P. Pearson)

Devoran Quay: 1 Wheatear juv.  (P. Pearson)

North Coast: 3 Peregrines. (S Williams)

Peregrine, Steve Williams

Siblyback Lake: 2 Whinchats, 20+ Pied Wagtails,15 Dunlins, 5 Ringed Plover, 1Kingfisher, 7 Buzzards feeding on dead sheep this morning. (C Buckland)

Penzance Docks: 1 Eider. (K Bowers)

Eider, Kevin Bowers

Newquay Boating lake: 2 Tawny Owl, 1 flying around the lake. (S Grose)

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Monday 10th September 2018

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Little Egret, 30 Teal, 11 Canada Goose, 3 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 3 Snipe, 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Wheatear, 3 White Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Lanyon Quoit: 1 Kestrel, 1 Barn Owl quartering close to quoit. (J Evans)

Boswarthen: 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Garden Warbler singing at Madron Holy Well, several Swallow and House Martin, 1Willow Warbler. (J Evans)

Path to Watchcroft and approach: “1 possible Olivaceous Warbler (light cream uppers and coverts, faint eye-ring, pale white underside, stout long bill, broad darker tail, Wood Warbler sized.)” Also 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Raven. (J Evans)

Kynance Cove area: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 7 Wheatears. (D Collins)

Grasshopper Warbler – D Collins

Soapy Cove: 3 Reed Warblers, 2 Whinchats, 1 Wheatear. (D Collins)

Caerthillian Cove: Melodious Warbler, 6 Whinchat , 1 Spotted Flycatcher , 2 Reed Warbler , 1 Yellow Wagtail. (M Pass, M Spicer, D Collins)

Church Cove: 1 Wood Warbler. (D Collins, M Pass, J Foster)

Wood Warbler – D Collins

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3+ Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Juvenile Whimbrel. (E Cornelius, C Hayward) Also 2 Ruff, 2 Knot and hundreds of other roosting birds scattered by low flying Tornado(?) RAF. (T McGowan)

Sancreed: 1 Ortolan Bunting (in private stubble field), 40 White Wagtail, 10 Pied Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret with Little Egrets until 19:50, below salmon fields then flew towards Penpol Creek. (S Grose)

St Levan: Turtle Dove. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit, 8 Wheatear, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Whinchat & 3 Willow Warbler. (M Wallace)

St Austell: 1 m Sparrowhawk in private garden. (Chris Hooper)

Sparrowhawk – Chris Hooper

Bude canal: 2 Whinchat. (A Taylor)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 juv Osprey as previously. (Head markings distinctive.) Perched as before at 16:45, also 4 Little Grebe. (D Hall)

Saltash: Osprey flying south at the China Fleet Club around 16:20. (R Smaldon)

Mawgan: Hobby, Peregrine and Spotted Flycatcher at Mudgeon Vean. (S Cox)

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