Friday 17th September 2021

Friday 17th September 2021

East Pentire, Newquay (16:00-19:15): 1 Wilson’s Petrel at 16.20 (present for c3 min feeding and briefly accompanied by Storm Petrel before flying back east into bay), 4 Storm Petrel, 6 Balearic Shearwater, small raft of Manx Shearwater, 15 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Sandwich Tern. (S Rowe)

Sancreed: Red-backed Shrike for 7th day; Teal, 7 Mallard, c100 Swallow, c30 House Martin. (D Flumm)

Mousehole: (07:30-09:30), 1w Little Gull, 1 Arctic Tern and 10 Kittiwake. (S Rogers)

Pendeen: Wryneck still around Count House and Lower Carpark. (P Combridge)

Rame: a Pied Flycatcher this afternoon. (A Payne) Also 9 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 2 Wheatear, 3 Whinchat, 40 Swallow, 10 House Martin between Rame Head and Penlee. (K Pellow)

East Pentire: 2 Common Scoter, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Wheatear. (B Bosisto)

Clapper Marshes, Wadebridge: 3 Ruff, 3 Greenshank, 7 Green Sandpiper and 9 Black-tailed Godwit this afternoon. (D Julian)

Hayle, Copperhouse Creek: 2 Curlew, 12+ Ringed Plover, 6 Redshank, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Whimbrel. (V Skilton)

Siblyback Lake: m&f Ruff, 10 Ringed Plover, 1 juvenile Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Dunlin, 2 Pintail & 34 Teal. (P Kemp)

Downderry: 7 Common Scoter, 15 Manx Shearwater, 700+ Gannet, 1 Great Northern Diver, many Kittiwake, 3 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Sandwich Tern heading west, 0705-0930. (P Kemp & A Payne)

St Anthony Head: 1354 Gannet, 2 Common Scoter, dark phase Arctic Skua, Fulmar, 16 Shag, 2 Mediterranean Gull, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Peregrine, 3 Kestrel and Meadow Pipit. (C Foote, T Weston)

Hayle Millpool: Wood Sandpiper still, viewed from road running parallel to pool by first life belt. (Birdguides)

Stithians Reservoir: Wood Sandpiper still from Stuart Hutchings hide. (Birdguides)

Devoran: 2 juv Curlew Sandpiper, adult Spotted Redshank. (Birdguides)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 8 Cattle Egret, 13 Little Egret. (A Langdon)

St Just in Roseland: 1 Firecrest. (D Beadle)

Millbrook: 3 Mediterranean Gull and a Common Sandpiper. (A Payne)

Ardensawah Cliff: Aberrant Wall butterfly of form ‘latimargo’. (K. Dalziel and J. Hawkey)

Aberrant Wall – Kate Dalziel

Aberrant Wall – Kate Dalziel

Late video, 16/9, Pendeen: Wryneck, John Chapple.

tdm & dwb