Thursday 10th September 2020

Late news, 8/9, Port Isaac: White Stork high moving south around 3pm. (M Welch)

Porthgwarra: 1 Icterine Warbler (still present on west side of middle wood) (N R Rogers, D Julian) Also 2 Whinchat, 1 Merlin, 1 Snipe, Siskins (heard only) (N R Rogers)

Park Head: Buff-breasted Sandpiper present still, near the point (D Eva, M Spicer, M Lammas, Bob Bosisto et al) Also here and at Porth Mear 1 Peregrine, 1 Curlew, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 1 Cettis Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler , 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Wheatear (B Bosisto)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Mike Spicer

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Mike Spicer

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Siblyback Reservoir: Pectoral Sandpiper still at the North end. (C Buckland) Pectoral Sandpiper showed well in the evening, 2 Scaup, 3 Tufted Ducks,1 White Wagtail, 50 + Pied Wagtails, 9 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlins, 5 Coot, 23 Little Grebe, 9 Cormorant over, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Grey Wagtails, 1 Meadow Pipit, 2 N Wheatears, 1 Yelllow-legged Gull,1 f/juv Garganey, 3 Whimbrels, 4 Common Sandpipers, Swallows and House Martin. (C Buckland, C & J Duffy)

Pectoral Sandpiper – Deena Sharp

Dozmary Pool: 185 Lesser Black-backed Gull , 7 Tufted Duck, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Whinchat , 1 Yellow Wagtail (B Bosisto)

Colliford Lake: 18 White Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail , 7 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 250 Goldfinch (B Bosisto)

Point to Devoran Quay: 2 Osprey, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Knot, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Peregrine, 4 Sandwich Tern (3 adult, 1 juv), 1 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger)

Osprey – John St Ledger

Kingsmill Lake: 2 Osprey at 9 am. (M Beer) 1 Osprey, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 2 Mallard, 2 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 110+ Black-headed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 7 Cormorant, 75 Curlew,18 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Greenshank, 10 Redshank, 3 Knot, 33 Dunlin,1 Snipe, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 1 Blue Tit, 4+ Robins, 1 Wren, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Blackbird, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 1 Jay, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Pheasant, Jackdaws, Rooks, Crows and a stoat. (A Parker et al)

Nanjizal Valley: 216 ringed on private site. Migrants included 6 Willow Warbler, 29 Chiffchaff, 22 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler, 138 Blackcap and a Common Redstart. (K Wilson) Also, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Merlin, 1 Wheatear seen. (R Veal)

Land’s End: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit, 2 Whinchat, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 20+ Siskin, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Bunting, 3+ Snipe. (P St Pierre, DK Parker)

Sennen: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat in stubble field behind the old chapel. (DK Parker)

Nanquidno: 17 Chough, 32 Siskin, 1 Tawny Owl. (I Webster)

Bartinney: 1 Whinchat, 8+ Wheatear, 4 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 Spotted Flycatcher at Rosehill. (P Fraser)

Restronguet: 1 Osprey. (J Chapple)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Common Sandpiper. (D Flumm)

Trevean/Higher Bosistow: 4 Yellow Wagtail, 4 Whinchat, 1 Tree Pipit, 3 Wheatear, 8 Ringed Plover. (R Veal)

Bude, Maer Lake: 1 Ruff, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Dunlin, 2 Lapwing, 1 Barnacle Goose amongst many Canada Geese. Also (not counted) Gadwall, Wigeon, Teal, Mallard. (A Nicholson)

Loe Pool: 26 Great Crested Grebe, 4+ Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Little Egret. (G Adams)

Porth Joke: 1 Wryneck this evening, also 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 10 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 14 Stonechat. (S Rowe)

Charlestown: Flock of around 20 Brent Goose just east of harbour. (M Welch)

Wadebridge (near Old Bridge): 9 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Curlew, 100+ Redshank. (S Marquis)

Curlew Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Curlew Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Curlew Sandpiper – Barry Rankine

Fowey: Kayak trip to seven miles offshore straight out from Fowey today, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Minke Whale, 20 Bluefin Tuna, 30 Common Dolphin, 12 Harbour Porpoise. (R Kirwood)

Minke Whale – Rupert Kirkwood

Porth Chapel: Feeding frenzy this afternoon included c100 Common Dolphin, c10 Porpoise, 2+ Bluefin Tuna and 1 large whale sp. (R Archer)

plr/sgr

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