Friday 6th September 2019

Late news, 5/9, Stithians Reservoir: juv. Little Ringed Plover, juv. Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Lapwing, 1 Swift, 1 Shoveler, 2 Little Egret. (S Kolodziejski)

Kynance Cove: 1 Brown Booby still to 15:56 at least, feeding in the bay and resting on the pyramid-shaped rock offshore. (S Williams, B Mellow et al.)

Brown Booby – Adrian Davey

Brown Booby, Stephen Williams

Lizard Point: Brown Booby, Wilson’s Petrel, 3 Grey Phalarope, 2 Arctic Skua, 5 Storm Petrel, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 11 Sooty Shearwater feeding alongside 1 Leatherback Turtle and Bluefin Tuna baitball. (I Maclean et al.)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper still to late afternoon at least, near orange windsock. Also 10+ Dunlin, c.15 Ringed Plover, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 4 + White Wagtails, 300+ Pied Wagtails, 2 Wheatear, 1 Ad Yellow-legged Gull, 7+ Lesser black backed Gulls. (H+I Kendall, B Craven, A Davey et al.)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Adrian Davey

Davidstow Wood: 1 Garden Warbler. (B Craven)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Little Egret, 7 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Great Crested Grebes, 9 Tufted Duck, 4 Cormorants. (B Craven)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Black Tern, 1 Osprey, 6 Sandwich Tern, 6 Greenshank, 1 Peregrine, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 6 Knot, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 10 Ringed Plover, 2 Gadwall, 21 Wigeon, 45 Teal, 63 Mediterranean Gull on Lelant Saltings. (L Proctor, M Halliday, MJ Spicer)

Black Tern, Mark Halliday

Black Tern, Mike Spicer

Porth Kidney: 1 Black Tern, 2 Commic Tern, 6+ Sandwich Tern & 1 Great Skua. (L Proctor, R Wilkins)

Polgigga: 1 Wryneck near Faraway cottage. (M Wallace)

Stithians Reservoir: juv. Little Ringed Plover, juv. Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel,1 Green Sandpiper. (S Kolodziejski) Also 3 Lapwing, 12 Snipe, 1 Curlew, 30+ Teal. (J St Ledger, S Williams)

Pendeen (07:00-15:47): 1 dark phase Pomarine Skua (with spoons), 6 Arctic Skua, 23 Great Skua, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 3 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 4f Common Scoter, 1 Turnstone, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin. (R Veal, P Combridge, P St Pierre, M McKee, B Richards, S Lister)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Little Egret, 3 Gadwall, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Sand Martin, c100 House Martin. (D Flumm)

Tresillian River: Osprey at 18.45, fished successfully but mobbed by gull and corvid out of sight. (A.Hill)

Porthkidney: 2 dark phase Arctic Skua harassing feeding Gannets at the river mouth. (M Jones) 2 ‘Comic’ Tern, 1 Great Skua. (L Proctor)

Mount Hawke: 50+ Goldfinches on garden seed feeders. (P Roberts)

Par Beach: C15 House Martin, Swallow, Raven, over. 5 Turnstone, 4 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin. (R Hampshire)

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