Monday 23rd August 2021

Treleaver, Near Coverack: 1 Rufous Bush Chat, present again this morning. (T Wilson et al)

There is no public parking near the bird’s location and we advise that all visitors park at Coverack in the pay and display facilities. Please do not park in any fields, gateways or driveways whilst in the area and under no circumstances enter private gardens or other private areas. Could all visitors also ensure that they stay on the appropriate public footpaths and only public rights of way whilst in the locality.

Rufous Bush Chat – Stevan Windle

Rufous Bush Chat – Peter Tongue

Rufous Bush Chat – Stevan Windle

Rufous Bush Chat – Jon Irvine

Rufous Bush Chat – John St Ledger

Rufous Bush Chat – Nigel Rogers

Skewjack: Glossy Ibis over mid afternoon. (M Wallace)

St Ives Town: 1 Honey Buzzard overhead at 12:50 – 13:00 (P Nason)

Nanjizal: 353 trapped and ringed this morning including: ad Melodious Warbler, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 6 Garden Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 24 Reed Warbler, 36 Willow Warbler, 48 Whitethroat, 191 Sedge Warbler. Also 4+ Tree Pipit, 1 Golden Plover, 2 Whimbrel over. Please keep to public rights of way. (J Overfield, J Ryan, R Veal)

Sennen to Lands End: Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Tree Pipit, 7 Chiffchaff, 6 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J Greep)

Treeve Moor: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff. (J Greep)

Nanquidno: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat. (C Moore)

Sancreed: Green Sandpiper, female Common Redstart. (D Flumm)

Trewillis, Coverack: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Greenfinch, Chiffchaff, 3 Swift, 3 Sand Martin, 40 House Martin, 100+ Swallow. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Warrens Pool, Truthall Common: 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 120 + Flock of Goldfinch. (S Williams)

Godrevy: 12 Ringed Plover, 7 Turnstone (N Sluman)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Wigeon, 4 Teal, c50 Redshank. (R Veal)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 juvenile Little-ringed Plover today. (N Rogers) In addition, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Scaup, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Little-ringed Plover, 1 Shoveller, 4 Greenshank, 8 Teal, 6 Curlew. (I Grant and F Were)

Ardevora, Roseland: 22 Mute Swan, c.300 Canada Goose. On this evenings high tide. (D Hall)

Colliford Lake: 1 Osprey fishing in the Dam area and 5 Grey Plover. (L Birtwistle)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1+ Juvenile Little-ringed Plover and a Dunlin. (M Reeves)

Kingsmill Lake: Osprey, 2 juvenile Common Tern, 25 Greenshank, 4 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit & 5 Black-tailed Godwit (P Kemp)

Rame Head to Penlee: 15+ Swallow, 2 Wheatear, 3 Blackcap, 8 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 8+ Chiffchaff. (K Pellow)

Penlee N.R: 8 +Chiffchaff, 2 + Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Pied Flycatcher. (K Pellow)

Late News, 23/08, Trevose Head: 5 Chough. (S Hopton)

A pair of Swarovski binocular lens covers has been found on the coastal path, about half way towards Coverack. If you believe these are yours please email bird-news@cbwps.org.uk and we will put you in contact with the finder.

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Sunday 22nd August 2021

Treleaver, Near Coverack: 1 Rufous Bush Chat. (D Wright et al)

There is no public parking near the bird’s location and we advise that all visitors park at Coverack in the pay and display facilities. Please do not park in any fields, gateways or driveways whilst in the area and under no circumstances enter private gardens or other private areas. Could all visitors also ensure that they stay on the appropriate public footpaths and only public rights of way whilst in the locality.

Rufous Bush Chat – Peter Roseveare

Rufous Bush Chat – Josh Howells

Rufous Bush Chat – Dave Flumm

 

Rufous Bush Chat – Ruben Veal

Rufous Bush Chat – Dougy Wright

Rufous Bush Chat – Linton Proctor

 

Pendeen: (06.00-11.00) 1 Glossy Ibis flew west past at 07.43. 13 Whimbrel, 21 Sandwich Tern, 9 Great Skua, 7 Arctic Skua, 9 “Commic Tern”, 10 Balearic Shearwater, 12 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Turnstone  (S Rogers et al)

Nanjizal Valley: 1 Melodious Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler (+ UK control), 3 Whitethroat, 3 Sedge Warbler, 5 Blackcap and a Spotted Flycatcher trapped and ringed on a private ringing site. Also, 1 Pied Flycatcher, Yellow Wagtail, 8 Swift, c.50 House Martin, Green Sandpiper, Mediterranean  Gull. (P Roseveare, J Overfield, R Veal, J Howells, E Turnbull)

Melodious Warbler – Pete Roseveare

Pied Flycatcher – Josh Howells

Kynance: 1 Melodious Warbler, 1 Wheatear. (D Collins)

Kenidjack: 1 Pied Flycatcher (in Sycamore by horse paddocks to east of sewage treatment plant) (N R Rogers)

Polgigga: 10 Swift, 30 House Martin, Spotted Flycatcher. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: Osprey west over village 1355-1400. (D Flumm)

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Porthgwarra: 2 Whimbrel, 10 Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Gwennap Head: 1 Wood Sandpiper over at 09.20am. (M Wallace)

Porth Chapel: 2 Chough, 3 Kestrel, Wheatear. (N Sluman)

Tresemple Pool: 24 Dunlin, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 42 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher. (D Eva) Also reported, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 38 Redshank, 19 Dunlin, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Greenshank, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Truro River: 78 Redshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 26 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher,1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret. (S Grose)

Penmount crematorium area: 2 Yellowhammer on overhead wires. (S Grose)

Mitchell: 1 Green Woodpecker, 276 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull resting in ploughed field. (S Grose)

Nanpean: 78 Lesser black Backed Gull, 4 Green Sandpiper, 11 Teal, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Heron. (B Bosisto)

East Pentire, Newquay: (07:45-09:00) 5 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Whimbrel. (S Rowe)

Northgate Mouth, Bude: 2 Chough. (M Worden)

Erth, River Lynher: 1f Marsh Harrier hunting over marsh. (A Blonden)

Torpoint: 23 Ringed Plover, 1 Turnstone, 12 Sandwich Tern, 23 Mediterranean Gull, 10 Grey Heron, 9 Little Egret, 4 Redshank, 6 Dunlin. (L Birtwistle)

Sandwich Tern – Deena Sharp

Millpool (private garden): 2 Chiffchaff looking for insects on tall stems of Verbena bonariensis. (M Claughton)

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