Thursday 24th September 2020

Godrevy: Semipalmated Sandpiper still present. Also, 2 Knot, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Sanderling, 29 Ringed Plover, 12 Dunlin. All on rocks opposite last NT open car park. (J Hawkey)

Hayle Estuary: Baird’s Sandpiper still this morning at Carnsew Basin, just outside by the Tempest factory. (J Turner) Pink-footed Goose on main estuary over high tide also 17 Little Egret, 19 Oystercatcher, 7 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Sandwich Tern. Baird’s Sandpiper on outer bank of Carnsew at c11:30 and 1 Kingfisher feeding in Carnsew basin. (DK Parker) 18 Med Gull on Copperhouse Creek. (M Ahmad) Great White Egret seen again today at 16:40, near the hide at Ryan’s field. (J Sellen)

Pendeen (07.30-13.00): 2 juv Long-tailed Skua, 20 Balearic Shearwater, 110+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Fulmar, 1 Sandwich Tern, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 30 Common Scoter, 1 Great Skua, 2 Pintail, 120+ Auk. (P Kemp) (0700-1400):  2 Long-tailed Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 52 Common Scoter, 15 Balaeric Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalorope. (S Jones) (15.30 – 17.30): 4 Great Skua, 6 Balearic Shearwaters, 2 Fulmars. Trickle of Gannets, Manx & auks. (J Hawkey) (16:00-18:00): 2 Sooty Shearwater, 36 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Great Skua. (P St Pierre)

St Ives Island (16:45-19:05): 1 Great Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua (dark phase), 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Sabine’s Gull (juv), 24 Kittiwake, 3 Guillemot, 29 Razorbill, 2 Storm Petrel, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 32 Manx Shearwater, 11 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Kestrel (P Nason).

Lizard Point (0708-0839): 54 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Manx Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Fulmar, 1 Common Scoter, 2 Kittiwake and 1 whale sp. (L Langley & L Ozsanlav-Harris)

Levant Mine 2 – 4 pm: 1 Great Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 22 Manx Shearwater. (P Fraser)

Towan Head (07:15-08:15): 1 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 28 Manx Shearwater, 5 Sandwich Tern. Also 16 Sandwich Tern late pm. (S Rowe)

Pendennis Point: 1 Common Scoter, c60 Gannets, 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (O Cummins)

Wadebridge, Treraven Meadows: 2 Treecreeper, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret from southern causeway. (G Adams) In addition, 1 Little Stint (along eastern shore) and 1 Common Sandpiper (D Eva)

Sennen: 3 Green Sandpiper over the school. (M Wallace)

Penbreth: 4-5 Firecrest. (M Elliott)

Gylly Beach, Falmouth: 1 Mediterranean Gull. (O Cummins)

Mediterranean Gull – Ollie Cummins

Devoran: 2 Osprey still at 15.10, one roosting in tree opposite Devoran quay and one on post off Point quay. (D Carrier) Point: Osprey eating fish on top of mine bank post 2.30pm. (K Dalziel)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Little Stint, 9 Ringed Plover,1 Snipe, 1 Dunlin. (C Buckland)

Hannafore: 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 12 Eider close inshore, 2 Common Scoter & 2 Med Gull  (M Beer)

Drift Reservoir: juv Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Wigeon and Common Sandpiper. (M Ahmad)

Bar-tailed Godwit – Mashuq Ahmad

St. Gothian Sands: 42 Med Gulls. (M Ahmad)

Marazion Beach: 8 pale-bellied Brent Goose. (M Ahmad) Selection of wading birds (J Chapple)

Brent Goose – Mashuq Ahmad

Brent Goose- Mashuq Ahmad

 

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