Thursday 8th September 2016

Thursday 8th September 2016

Late news, 7/9, Bude: 2 Corncrake calling from private land. (N Bastin)

Late news, 7/9, Davidstow airfield: 20+ Pied wagtail, 4 Wheatear, 8 Dunlin, 12 Ringed plover, one RP had a yellow band marked NSU above the knee on left leg, a red band above the knee and a metal ring on it’s right leg. (D Thomas)

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Walmsley Sanctuary: 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret and 1 Spoonbill feeding in front of the tower hide. (D Thomas) Also Garganey and 6 Wigeon. (C Selway)

Mullion Cove: 3 Peregrines. (J Allely)

Camel Estuary: Black-necked Grebe, Redshank,  Greenshank,  Dunlin,  Black Tailed Godwit,  Bar Tailed Godwit,  Cormorant, Shag, 1Peregrine Falcon, Oystercatcher, 10 Sandwich Terns, Mediterranean Gull, Grey Heron, Little Egret, Curlew, 3 Common Sandpiper. (W Delacour – video)

Land’s End aerodrome: 2 Whinchats. (C Moore)

Penzance: 5 Kingfishers along the harbour wall. (A Jones)

Kelynack: 1 Kestrel feeding on the wing. (K Bowers)

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Porthgwarra: 1 mobile Dotterel south of halfway wall at 10:00. (M Wallace) In flight at 10:30 & 10:45. (S Lister) Relocated between the coastguards and Daymark at 13:30. (MJ Spicer, DK Parker, B Toms) North of halfway wall at 15:30, also 1 Whinchat. (P & H Taylor – photos) 13 Cory`s Shearwater and 10 Balearic Shearwater past. (S Lister et al.)

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Lockengate: Black Stork flying over the A391 just southwest of Lockengate at 16:35. (J Parry)

Land’s End: Wryneck opposite Trinity Pool. (A James – photos) A second bird reported 300m south of Trinity Pool.

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Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck seen briefly flying from the side of the stream to the tractorshed coppice at 13:45. (P Clarke)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 14 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Oystercatcher, c150 Dunlin and 2 Ringed Plover in Carnsew Basin. Kingfisher, 5 Common Sandpiper and 4 Bar-tailed Godwit on Ryan’s Field. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Drake Pochard still on Longrock Pool and an immature Hobby over. (DK Parker)

Marazion: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the beach. (DK Parker)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Osprey flew towards the estuary. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Siblyback Lake: Buff-breasted Sandpiper and Pectoral Sandpiper still present. (R Treeby)

Caradon Hill: 1 Osprey over south. (DI Julian)

Penryn: 1 Osprey S over the gridlocked bypass at 17:10. (C Benton)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still at Boat Cove.

Loe Pool: Wryneck in ditch on west side by bridge also Dalmatian Pelican still.

Pendeen Watch: 1 Great Shearwater,20+ Balearic Shearwater and a Black Tern reported.