Wednesday 11th September 2019

Late news, 10/9, Hayle Estuary: Osprey from Porth Kidney beach flying over the golf course at 11:10 carrying a Grey Mullet, also 110 Curlew, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, Wheatear & Clouded Yellow. (B Watts)

Late news, 10/9, Lizard Point: 1 Cory’s Shearwater reported.

Late photo, 10/9, Newlyn: 27 Pale-bellied Brent Geese. (L Proctor)

Pale-bellied Brent Geese – Linton Proctor

Davidstow: 2 Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield by the orange windsock to late morning at least, also Curlew Sandpiper again. (P Roseveare, M Alibone et al.) Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear.

Walmsley Sanctuary (key holders only): 6 Cattle Egret. (A Langdon)

Porthilly Point: 51 Meadow Pipit, 9 Curlew, 146 Oystercatcher, 269 Mediterranean Gull on sand bar in middle of estuary, 1 Bar headed Goose with 253 Canada Geese, 9 Sandwich Tern. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra: 1 Sooty Shearwater, c30 Manx Shearwater, 1 Little Gull,1 Commic Tern, 1 Bonxie, c200 Linnet & c6 Harbour Porpoise all west from the cove between 07:15 7 09:15. (D Flumm, G Hirons) 4 Balearic Shearwater & 5 Sooty Shearwater between 15:30 & 17:00.

Porthgwarra: Firecrest in the copse at Ardensawah Farm. (M Wallace)

Penzance: 3 Firecrest in Morrab Gardens. (M Elliott) Kingfisher seaward side of Jubilee Pool. (D Flumm)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Little Ringed Plover (juv), 1 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 9 Snipe, 4 Lapwing, 3 Curlew, 1 Gadwall, 22 Teal, 1 Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger, S Kolodziejski)

Green & Wood Sandpipers – John St Ledger

Siblyback Reservoir: Juv Little Stint, 4 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 200 Swallow, Sand Martin & 4 Chiffchaff. (P Aley)

Pentewan: 31 Pale-bellied Brent Geese off Pentewan Sands, with 27 there yesterday.

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 6 + 6 cygnet Mute Swan, 52 Canada Goose, 65 Mallard, 1 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 55 Oystercatcher, 1 Lapwing, 2 Knot, 1 Common Sandpiper, 70 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 60 Curlew, 250 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 200 Herring Gull, 22 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Wood Pigeon, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 55 House Martin, 7 Swallow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 1 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 2 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Magpie, 15 Jackdaw, 7 Rook, 65 Carrion Crow, 11 Starling, 12 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Red Admiral. (M Scawen et al)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose) 108 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 11 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 102 Great Black-backed Gull. (S Rowe)

St Gothian Sands NR: Merlin (juv) flew off west, 2 Oystercatchers, 1 Wheatear, 9 Curlew, 1 Ringed Plover, 9 Sand Martins, 2 Raven, 9 Linnets, 6 Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail,  2 Mute Swan, 4 Coot, 11 Little Grebe, 200+ Canada Geese, 6 Greylags (P.Freestone)

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