Wednesday 15th September 2021

Walmsley notice: There will be a work party at Walmsley on Thursday 16th from 9am until mid afternoon. Both hides will remain open but expect some noise and disturbance

Sancreed: Red-backed Shrike for 5th day, 2 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Land’s End: Juvenile Rose-coloured Starling at the complex, 1 Wryneck (along cycle track), 1 Wheatear, 5 Grey Wagtail, 4 Tree Pipit, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Redstart, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (flew south), 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Marsh Harrier (flew west out to sea). (T Phelps)

Treeve Moor: 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Tree Pipit, 3 Grey Wagtail. (T Phelps)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 34 Canada Geese, 7 Cattle Egret, 13 Moorhen, 2 Shoveler, 4 Wigeon, 6 Teal, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Great White Egret (flew along Chapel Amble towards Wadebridge), 6 Curlew flew over the reserve, 1 Grey Wagtail, numerous Pied Wagtail and Mallard. Good number of Swallows still feeding.  (D Sharp).

Marsh Harrier, Deena Sharp

Mute Swan, Deena Sharp

Botallack: Turtle Dove. (J Waldon)

Nanquidno: 4 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Wheatear, 1 Wryneck, 2 Chough. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Pendeen: 1 Wryneck again at the lower car park. (A Maddern, J Rowe)

Wryneck, Alison Maddern

Wryneck, John Rowe

Wryneck, John Rowe

Nanjizal: 87 trapped and ringed including: 43 Blackcap, 12 Chiffchaff, 9 Sedge Warbler, 8 Robin, 3 Reed Warbler, 3 Tree Pipit, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler. Also 1 Greenshank, 1 Marsh Harrier, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 4 Tree Pipit, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Whinchat, 3 Wryneck in or around the valley. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson, J Overfield, N Ward, R Veal)

Kingsmill lake: 32 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, 15+ Greenshank, 10+ Redshank, 59 Curlew, 23 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Sandwich Tern, 16 Little Egret, 19 Shelduck, 7 Mallard, 6 Cormorant, 400+ Black-headed Gull & 1 Wheatear (P Kemp)

Devoran Quay: Osprey at 12.25 circling opposite Tallacks Creek. (T Pinfield)

Osprey, Tim Pinfield

Stithians: 2 Ruff, 11 Snipe, 1 Greenshank, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Lapwing, 3 Wheatears, 50+ Alba Wagtails, 5 Curlew from Stuart Hutchings hide. (T Pinfield)

Newbridge: 2-3 Hobby North Road junction to Pendeen (J Waldon); 2 Snipe in valley (D Flumm)

Foxhole: 5 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk (1m+1f), 2 Hobby, 6 Stonechat, 1 Whinchat. (R Hollis)

St Ives Island (08:15 – 09:15): 5 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 20 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Wheatear, Greenshank over town. (G Jones).

Wadebridge: 1 Dipper at Polmorla. (T Nightingale) Also 1 Bar Headed Goose flying with Canada Geese (R Bullman)

Rosenannon Downs: Tree Pipit over. (P McVey)

Park Head: 18 Chough, 7 Wheatear. (G. Blinch)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Sandwich Terns (S Murnan) Also a juv Wood Sandpiper at the millpond. (M Ahmad) Carnsew Basin: 4 Little Stint, 30+ Dunlin and c5 Ringed Plover. (T Mills)

Sandwich Tern, Steve Murnan

Hayle: 1 Wood Sandpiper at the Millpond (M Ahmad), still present late afternoon. (T Mills)

Loe Pool: 1 Osprey. (I Maclean)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 260 Canada goose, 5 Mute swan, 2 Shelduck, 7 Mallard, 1 Mandarin duck, 7 Wood pigeon, 1 Collared dove, 55 Oystercatcher, 1 Lapwing, 3 Ringed plover, 220 Curlew, 11 Black-tailed godwit, 7 Dunlin, 1 Common sandpiper, 45 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 150 Black-headed gull, 2 Great black-backed gull, 110 Herring gull, 6 Cormorant, 3 Grey heron, 33 Little egret, 4 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine falcon, 1 Magpie, 27 Jackdaw, 3 Rook, 15 Carrion crow, 2 Raven, 2 Blue tit, 3 Great tit, 8 Swallow, 11 House martin, 4 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 5 House sparrow, 1 Grey wagtail, 7 Large white, 8 Red admiral, 2 Painted lady, 1 Comma, 2 Small tortoiseshell, 5 Speckled wood. (M Scawen et al).

St Gothian: Black-necked Grebe reported still

Late submission, 14/9, Drift Reservoir: 1 Osprey, 2 Kingfisher. (R Chiffers)

Kingfisher, Robin Chiffers

Osprey, Robin Chiffers

Late submission, 14/9, Pendeen: 5 Wheatear, 2 Chough, 1 Small Copper. (M James)

Wheatear, Mark James

Help Save Chelson Meadow: Just over the county border in Plymouth, Chelson Meadow provides a key habitat for breeding and migrant birds and other wildlife. However, this site is under threat from proposals to put in a new solar farm. Please see this google sheet for more information, including details about how to support a proposed alternative.

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