Tuesday 29th September 2020

Walesborough Lake, Bude: 1 Pink-footed Goose, c.400 Canada Goose. (S Windle)

Kingsmill Lake: Osprey still. (Birdguides)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 6 Cattle Egret, 4 Lapwing, 1 Common Snipe, 2 Grey Wagtail. (B Bosisto)

Trevose Head: 2 Wheatear, 1 Corn Bunting, 2 Short-eared Owl. (C Selway)

East Pentire: 5 Chough at 4.15pm. (D Kendle)

Chough’s – Dan Kendle

Porth Joke: Yellow-browed Warbler in sycamores below Treago Farm campsite. (S Rowe)

Yellow-browed Warbler – Steve Rowe

Downderry: Early this morning (0715-0815) 160+ Gannet, 58 Balearic Shearwater, 15 Kittiwake and 4 Mediterranean Gull moving west. (A Payne)

Point Quay: Osprey, 10 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Sparrowhawk (Circling) (J St Ledger)

Osprey – John St Ledger

Devoran: 2 adult Spotted Redshank, 3 Grey Plover, Osprey, 10 Pale-bellied Brent Geese. (L Langley)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great Egret, 1 Greenshank, 3 Lapwing, 1 Curlew. (J St Ledger)

Great Egret – John St Ledger

Falmouth: 12 Magpie flew from a large tree in groups of 2 or 3 across our house to another tree, 1 Long-tailed Tit eating palm berries. (E Tackley)

Housel Bay Pond; The Lizard: 1 Merlin over and Stoat showing well. (J Witheywood)

Black Head, Coverack: 30 – 40 Common Dolphin (including a couple of calves) watched for an hour as they hunted for fish in amongst the diving gannets.  Seen leaping clear of the water and shooting across the surface as they chased their prey.Also saw c20 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua and 2 slow worm in Coverack. (P. Bedford)

Mount’s Bay: 5 (4m, 1f) Common Scoter. (P Fraser)

Buttermilk Hill: 140 Meadow Pipit, 2 Kestrel, 4, Common Buzzard, 2 Raven this morning.1 female Merlin , 60 Meadow Pipit, 4 Common Buzzard this evening. (V Stratton)

Hayle Estuary: 7 Pink-footed Goose on the estuary and 1 Knot at Copperhouse. (D Eva) Also reported: 5 Grey Plover, 1 Knot, 8 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 26 Redshank & 18 Little Egret. (J Hawkey) 1 Common Gull. (S Murnan)

Common Gull – Steve Murnan

Spotted Redshank – Steve Murnan

Drift Reservoir: Teal, Tufted Duck, Bar-tailed Godwit, Kingfisher, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail, 6 Alba Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail, 25 Meadow Pipit. (D Flumm)

Cot Valley: Firecrest seen briefly just below where path leads to Cape Cornwall. (B & R Burgess)

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler, 5 Siskin. (D Flumm) 2 Kestrel (1 fem, 1 juv), 2 Chiffchaff, 1 f Blackcap, 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (T Mills) 2nd Yellow-browed Warbler opposite the timber yard found by B Dallas.

Kestrel – Tony Mills

Hummingbird Hawk Moth – Tony Mills

Yellow-browed Warbler – Tony Mills

Nanquidno: Pied Flycatcher still in the sycamores over the ford. (DK Parker)

Pied Flycatcher – Dave Parker

Land’s End: Wryneck and Whinchat on the wall in the field south of Trinity Loop by the water tank also 1 Whitethroat. (P Clement)

Pendeen: 2 Redpoll, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Merlin and a few Siskin. (P Combridge)

Porthgwarra: 1 male Merlin and 1 Wheatear. (N Rogers)

Porthchapel: c20 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sailfish, c15 Blue-fin Tuna. (R Archer)

Morvah: Wryneck on track to Watch Croft from Morvah/Penzance road, Wheatear. (M Scott-Ham)

Levant: 2 Balearic Shearwater with leaping Bluefin Tuna, Basking Shark. (M Scott-Ham)

Portheras: 6 Chough reported.

Sennen Cove: Chough reported.

Botallack: 2 Wryneck, Wheatear, 8 Stonechat, 40 Meadow Pipit. (D Flumm) Wryneck along path to the west, on top of stonewall . (R Treeby)

Wryneck – Dave Flumm

Wryneck – Dave Flumm

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