Thursday 26th September 2019

Porthgwarra: ad Pomarine Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 14 Balearic Shearwater between 09:00 and 12:00. (B Mellow)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Osprey (also over Copperhouse), 6 pale-bellied Brent Goose on Lelant Water and 29 Oystercatcher, 1 Lapwing, 24 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 1 Spotted Redshank and 7 Sandwich Tern on Ryan’s Field at high tide. (M Spicer, M Ahmad) Several Rock Pipit at Carnsew Pool this afternoon.(D Cains) Osprey 3.30 – 4pm (unsuccessful), 1 Spotted Redshank, 9 Greenshank, 6 Pale bellied Brent Geese, 33 Oystercatchers plus 25 Bar-tailed Godwits, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Reeve, 1 Lapwing on Ryan’s Field. (J Hawkey)

Rock Pipit, David Cains

Porthkidney: 84 Sandwich Tern, 4 Arctic Tern. (B Mellow)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Osprey. (P Taylor)

Lizard Area: 4+ Firecrest, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 6 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear. (M Pass)

Land’s End: 2 Whinchat. (P Fraser)

Marazion: 14 Brent Goose, 3 Eider, 1 ad Arctic Tern. (S Rogers)

Penzance: 1 Peacock on grass verge near train station. (J Evans)

St. Island NCI Station: 12 Arctic Skua, 2 Grey Phalarope, 8 Common Gull, 16 Mediterranean Gull, 500+ Kittiwake, large passage of Gannets, 1 Fulmar, 160 Sandwich Tern, 50+ Guillemot, 20+ Razorbills & 1 Swallow between 09:45 & 15:00. (V Stratton)

Devoran Quay: 2 Osprey (both hunting), 15 Dunlin, 1 Knot, 20 Redshank, 15 Oystercatcher, 70 Curlew, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Teal, 2 Grey Heron, 10 Little Egret. 13:15-1515. (S Van Hear)

Fal River: 2 Osprey. (J Head)

Ruan Lanihorne quay: 16.00 -17.30 at least 2 Ospreys again prospecting and unsuccessfully fishing over the Fal-Ruan saltmarsh with a rising high tide. (D Hall)

Crowdy Res: 2 Juv Black Terns briefly late afternoon, 1 Common Sandpiper. (B Craven)

Davidstow Airfield: 8 Wheatear, 14 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 200+ Pied Wagtail (at NW end). At dusk 1,000+ Corvids + several hundred LBB Gulls on airfield pre-roosting. (B Craven)

Siblyback Reservoir: 4 Curlew Sandpiper, 11 Ringed Plover, 6 Wheatear, 2 Tufted Ducks,16 Little Grebe, 2 Dunlin, 1 Peregrine, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Coal Tit, 6 Chiffchaff. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Colliford Reservoir: 13 Common Tern,c2 Dunlin,c11 Ringed Plover,c1 Merlin. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Perranporth Beach: Feeding frenzy of 100+ Gannet just off shore this afternoon. (J Jelbert)

Pendeen: Goldcrest, Chiff Chaff & juv Whitethroat (Calartha lane). 7 Chough, 1m Pheasant. (J Hawkey)

Kenidjack: Great Spotted Woodpecker & 3 Chiffchaffs. Also Comma, Small Copper, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Painted Lady, Large & Small Whites. (J Hawkey)

Mousehole: 1 Wryneck. (P Semmens)

Watergate, Bodmin Moor: 1 Whinchat. (L Payne)

Tresinney, Bodmin Moor: 1 . (L Payne)

Gluvian: 1 Hobby. (L Payne)

Downderry: 0715-0815; 3 Arctic Skuas, 8 Balearic Shearwaters, 11 Manx Shearwaters, 2 Common Scoters, 50 Kittiwakes and 300+ Gannets. (A Payne)

Land’s End airport: Barn Owl at 18:50 on St Just to Sennen road just before airport. (S Watts)

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