Saturday 24th September 2016

Saturday 24th September 2016

Late News 21/9 Trink Hill: 3 Snipe, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit in fields. (R Veal)

Late news 22/9, Davidstow Airfield: Videos by W Delacour:

Late news 23/9, Fal/Truro River junction: The Osprey blue NY2 seen yesterday is a young bird ringed as a chick at a nest at Redcastle on the Beauly Firth on 1st July this year. Its BTO ring number is 1469498. NY2 was one of three chicks in the nest at the top of a huge Douglas Fir. (info per B Etheridge)

Calenick Creek: 1 Spoonbill. (L Wilkins)


Spoonbill, Leon Wilkins

Camel Estuary: Dalmatian Pelican off Porthilly Point until 14:45 then flew SE along river. Seen in evening off Edmonton. (W Delacour – video)

Loe Pool: 124 Herring Gull, 19 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 12 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Peregrine, 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (G Adams)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 12 Bar-tailed Godwit. (J St Ledger)


Spotted Redshank, John St Ledger


Redruth, Barncoose Industrial Estate: 1 Jackdaw showing some characteristics of subspecie Monedula (Nordic Jackdaw) by Dash Drive. (R Veal)

Carrick Roads, Falmouth: 1 Black-necked Grebe. Also Osprey in Fal estuary. (B Porter)

Bass Point: 1 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater. Pied Flycatcher by lifeboat station.

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still in Boat Cove/Trenow Cove area; also 1 Curlew Sandpiper.

Gwithian: juv Rose-coloured Starling still between Churchtown campsite and Towan Chalets.

Porthgwarra: Yellow-browed Warbler in car park sallows. (DK Parker, R Archer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Marsh Harrier, 2 Mandarin, 14 Wigeon, 8 Teal, 4 Great crested Grebe, 4 Common Sandpiper and 1 Kingfisher. (DK Parker, L Proctor)

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Davidstow Airfield: juv Rose-coloured Starling present still. (DI Julian)

Kingsmill Lake, Tamar Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper on saltmarsh. Also 1 Osprey.

Lizard Point seawatch: 2 Great Shearwater, 40 Sooty Shearwater, 200 Balearic Shearwater, 25 Manx Shearwater, Storm Petrel, 2 Knot, 1 Grey Plover, 3 Sandwich Tern, 8 Great Skua, 1 Puffin,1 prob Long-tailed Skua. (A Blunden & J Foster)