Saturday 31st August 2019

Saturday 31st August 2019

St Ives Bay: Sub adult Brown Booby off Godrevy 09:34 to 10:30 at least. (M Ahmad, R Wilkins et al.) Brown Booby towards St Ives at 10:55. (M Elliott) Brown Booby on rocks off Porthgwidden at c11:40. (K Jones) Present until 12:45 when it flew west. (J Chapple, J Ryan, et al.)

Brown Booby – Linton Proctor

Brown Booby – Richard Augarde

Brown Booby – Mashuq Ahmad

Brown Booby – Mashuq Ahmad

Brown Booby – Mashuq Ahmad

Brown Booby – John Miller

Brown Booby – John Miller

Gwithian: 2 Great Shearwater, 1 Artic Skua, 1 Brown Booby. (P Flint, R Wilkins)

Pendeen Watch: Brown Booby reported at 13:07. (A Gaunt) 8 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Arctic Skua, 1 Bonxie, 10.30-1.30pm Manx Shearwater were passing in huge numbers just beyond the rocks, 150 – 200 per min on 6 separate counts, Manx Shearwater also passing further out on a broad front.. (G Wyatt)

Brown Booby – John Chapple

Trevescan: Western Bonelli’s Warbler still in the Sycamores at Vingoe Cottage at 10:00. Please park considerately. (B Dodd) Still present at 16:50. (J Chapple, K Jones)

Godolphin: 1 White Stork circled West Godolphin engine house mid afternoon then headed toward Rosudgeon. (S Yandall)

West Looe: Juv Little Gull. (M Dobinson)

Porthgwarra: 1 Great Shearwater, 1 possible Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Skua and a Merlin. (A Rosney)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Eider, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull, 65 Great Black backed Gull, 1 Rock Pipit, 29 Turnstone, 30 Cormorant, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew. (S Grose)

Lizard Point: 1 Balearic Shearwater and 20 Sooty Shearwater reported.

Lizard Point seawatch 10:30 – 11:30: 9 Sooty Shearwaters, 1 Great Skua

Croft Pascoe plantation: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 4+ Spotted Flycatchers (inc 1 juv), 2 Coal Tit, 9 Blue Tit, 9 Long-tailed Tits, 1 Chiffchaff & 2 Great Tit. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Marazion Beach: 21 Mediterranean Gull, 11 Sanderling. (S Grose)

Sancreed: Osprey west over our house 12:30 hrs. (D Flumm)

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Osprey – Dave Flumm

Drift Reservoir (members only): Osprey in Red Lodge arm of reservoir this afternoon until flushed by photographers, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 6 Teal, Mute Swan, Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, Greenshank, 2 Swift, 2 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Ruan Lanihorne: Osprey at 15:40.

Truro: 2 Ospreys fishing between Truro and Malpas.

North Cliffs: 2 Peregrine Falcon. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, 7 Greenshank, 2 Snipe, 4 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover. (B Bosisto)

Lethytep, Lanreath: 7 Mistle Thrush and 1 Kingfisher. (P Hambly)

Newquay: 1 Tawny Owl at Trevemper sewage treatment works.(S Grose)

Cape Cornwall: 5 Sooty Shearwater and 2 Arctic Skua. (N Wheatley)