Thursday 5th September 2019

Thursday 5th September 2019

Caerthillian, Lizard: Brown Booby fishing from 08:15 till 09:00 at least. (N. Foote) Still on small pyramidal rock at 17:00 after flying around the bay feeding. (T Wilson)

Brown Booby – Neil Foote

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield. Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear. (D Dine)

Millbrook: Hoopoe again in gardens this morning for it’s 4th day. (B Taggart)

Wadebridge: 81 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Teal, behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Osprey, 3 Little Egret, 17 Cormorant, Gadwall, 7 Teal, 2 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 7 Sand Martin, 150 Goldfinch. (D Flumm) This afternoon the Osprey showing over various parts of the reservoir, ranging from north east right down to the dam and back up western shore, also 2 Kingfisher and 2 Buzzards in very different plumage. (R Chiffers)

Osprey – Robin Chiffers

Kingfisher – Robin Chiffers

Buzzard – Robin Chiffers

St Ives, Porthmeor: 5 Great Skua, 4 Arctic Skua, juv Sabine’s Gull, Grey Phalarope, only a few Manx Shearwater but large movement of birds taking a line beyond Godrevy Light. (J Hicks)

Godrevy Head: 1 juv Sabine’s Gull (18:20), 1 Dark phase Arctic Skua and 2 Grey Phalarope. (M Jones)

Tresillian River: Osprey around midday and 17:45. Also 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Curlew. (A.Hill)

Caerthillian: 3 Wheatear, 1 Spotted Flycatcher; 2 Sand Martins; 1 Hobby; 1 Chaff Chaff; 9 Stonechat; 3 Whitethroat; 1 Kestrel. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Osprey between 18:30- 18:45 at Carnsew Pool. (B&R Burgess) 7 Turnstone, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 35 Wigeon, c50 Teal. Plus Osprey over the garden centre at 17:10. (R Veal)

Cot Valley: Firecrest in pines at The Canyack, top of valley (N W Addey, N Bostock)

Pendeen Watch: Single Grey Phalaropes past at 08:15 & 09:32 from top viewpoint. (N W Addey)

Lands End: 2 Northern Wheatears. (N W Addey)

Gannel Estuary: 5 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin. (S Rowe)

East Pentire, Newquay: 3 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Siblyback Lake: 1  Yellow Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 40+ Pied Wagtails, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Greenshank, 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Snipe, 9 Dunlin, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 C Buzzard, 15 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Teal, 100+ LBB Gulls, 20+ BH Gulls large numbers of Swallows 1 Sand Martin 40+ House Martins,1 Weasel. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Marazion beach: 1 Wheatear, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Knot, 10 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin. ( S. Rogers)

Truro: 1 Grey Wagtail and 2 Dipper on the river in front of Victoria Park. (D Jenkins)

Portheras Cove: 1w Little Gull at 16:30. (M McKee)