Wednesday 8th September 2021

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

Cadgwith: imm Red-backed Shrike 1km South of Cadgwith at 0900, also 1 Wryneck this evening at Chough Ogo. (S Croft)

Pendeen: Wood Warbler at Calartha Farm. (P Combridge) Also Wryneck, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit at Carn Eanes. (P Clement) Also another Wryneck reported North of Portheras Cove.

Trevose: 2 Wryneck, 8 Willow Warbler, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 7 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Peregrine, 14 Chough this evening. (R Augarde) Also 2 Whinchat, 3 Swift at end of golf course. (P Sofley)

St Agnes: 1 Wryneck, 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Whinchat, 10 Wheatear, 30+ Whitethroat, 1 Peregrine, 1 Snipe, 2 Chough. (G Lawlor)

Cot – Boscregan: 1 Wryneck, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 5 Common Sandpiper. (N Wheatley)

Land’s End: 1 Wryneck at Treeve Common. (R Archer). Also 1 Wryneck at Trinity Pool, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 20+ Willow Warbler, 3 Whinchat, 4 Wheatear, 2 Yellow Wagtail. (M Ahmad)

Pied Flycatcher, Mashuq Ahmad

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck, 3+ Yellow Wagtail, 3 Tree Pipit, 1 Sedge Warbler, 12+ Willow Warbler, 8+ Chiffchaff, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2+ Southern Migrant Hawker all at Trevean. (M Elliott) Also another Wryneck reported 1/4 miles West of Hella Point and 1 Pied Flycatcher.

Nanjizal: 89 trapped and ringed including: 52 Willow Warbler, 9 Sedge Warbler, 9 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler and 1 Tree Pipit. (J Overfield, R Veal) Also 1 Wryneck (below Nanjizal house), fem Redstart, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, extra 25+ Willow Warbler, 4 Tree Pipit, 5 Yellow Wagtail, 12 White Wagtail, 1 Dunlin, 1 Golden Plover, 2+ Common Tern and c12 Sandwich Tern (offshore). Please keep to public rights of way. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 10 juv Little Stint, 2 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 13 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, juv Great Crested Grebe this evening. (R Veal) Also 26 Sandwich Tern. (P Longshaw)

St Gothian Sands: ad Black-necked Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Little Stint, 1 Swift. (P Freestone, J Chapple). Also 2 Pochard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 11 Sandwich Tern. (M Spicer)

Devoran: 1 Spoonbill, flew off toward Mylor c15:45. (S Turner, C Foote, T Weston, M Dunford, T Wilson) Also 7 Little Egret, 1 possible Great White Egret, opposite Norway inn early morning. (S Turner) Also, 135+ Redshank, 34 Curlew, 51 Oystercatcher, 16 Black-tailed Godwit, mix of 120+ Dunlin + Ringed Plover, 6 Knot, Common Sandpiper, Whimbrel, 8 Little Egret & 2 Raven. (C Foote, T Weston) Also 1 Osprey. (M Dunford, T Wilson) Also 24 Ringed Plover, 2 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit. (T Wilson)

Spoonbill, Charlotte Foote

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Spotted Redshank, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 2 Shoveler, 3 Wigeon, 2 Little Egret, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 White Wagtail, 3 Wheatear, 14 Snipe, 2 Lapwing. (M Pass) Also, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 3 Shoveler, 2 Wheatear, 1 Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger & S Williams)

Wood Sandpiper, Stephen Williams

Spotted Redshank, Stephen Williams

Sparrowhawk,Stephen Williams

Downderry: a raft of 27 Balearic Shearwater offshore late afternoon. Also noted today, 5 Ringed Plover, 8 Kittiwake, a Wheatear and 2 White Wagtail. (A Payne)

Botallack: juv Hobby, 3 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 2 Whinchat, 4 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Willow Warbler. (D Flumm)

Hobby, Dave Flumm

Hobby, Dave Flumm

Kenidjack: 6 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Blackcap, c50 Willow Warbler, a few Chiffchaff, 5 Chough and 2 Kestrel. (M Jones) Also 2 Pied Flycatcher, 7 Spotted Flycatcher, 24 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, Wheatear, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, c100 Swallow, 20 House Martin, 2 Chough. (D Flumm)

Crowdy Res: 4+ Spotted Flycatcher, 27 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Coot (scarce here). (B Craven)

St Ives Island: 12 Common Scoter, 10 Sandwich Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Wheatear, ca. 6 Common Dolphin (G Jones).

Polzeath: 2 Pied Flycatcher and 2 Spotted Flycatcher this morning NW of Pentire Farm, in long line of tamarisks near footpath to The Rumps. (J Cook)

Nanpean: adult Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Green Sandpiper, 26 Teal. (B Bosisto)

Millbrook: 40+ Redshank, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Greenshank.  (D Sharp).

Rame Head: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 5 Cirl Bunting (4 female, 1 male), 1 Yellowhammer (male), 5 Chaffinch, 1 Robin, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Wren, 1 Wheatear, 3 Stonechat, 30+ Swallows and House Martins (D Sharp).

Whitsand Bay: 1 Gannet, large raft of mixed Gulls and Cormorants feeding off shore, 4 Dunnock.  (D Sharp).

Booby’s Bay: flock of 10 Chough moving towards Trevose Head @13:55. (S Lilley)

Crugmeer: 1 Whinchat, 5 Whitethroat. (D Julian)

Bossinney: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, c50 Willow Warbler in pines at 13:00. (M Worden)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Wryneck reported.

Late Submission, 07/09, Truro: 1 Osprey flying near Trafalgar Roundabout in the afternoon. (K Hambly-Staite)

plr&rjv

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