Tuesday 20th September 2016

Tuesday 20th September 2016

Davidstow Airfield:Buff-breasted Sandpiper (showing well beside the runway 300 yards south of the control tower) plus 10+ Ringed Plover, 3 Wheatear and several Linnet and Starling. (H Kendall, B Bryne) Also 1 juv Pectoral Sandpiper still.

Kenidjack Head (morning): 1 Lapland Bunting, also, 10+ Common Dolphin feeding with Gannets near the Brisons. (P Clarke)

Downderry, (before 0755 this morning):  2 Balearic Shearwater and 5 Common Scoter flew west. This evening 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Arctic Skua flew west and 6 Common Scoter settled on the sea. (A Payne)

Porthgwarra: 1 Red-backed Shrike, 3 Whinchat, 2 Whitethroat, 6 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap (male), 1 Dartford Warbler, 2 Chough, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger)

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Cape Cornwall /Carn Gloose: 1 Lapland Bunting. (B Winterbourne).

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Little Stint, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 2 Teal and 1 Wheatear. (J. Chapman).

Bodmin Moor, Roughtor, east side: 1 m Ring Ouzel. (D Roberts, K Sharman)

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Longrock beach: 1 Little Stint. (C Moore)

Perranuthnoe: 1 ad Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Malpas: 1 ad Dalmatian Pelican from Heron Inn, then flew South West at about 15.50.

Tresemple Pool: 1 Osprey opposite pool.

Plymouth to Eddystone lighthouse: 9 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Storm Petrel.

Nanjizal: over 100 birds ringed including 1 Nightingale and 1 Kingfisher. (B Porter)

Trevilley to Higher Bosistow: c400 Linnet, c100 Meadow Pipit, c20 Skylark, 7 Wheatear, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 7 Blackcap and 1 Reed Bunting. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Mandarin, 12 Wigeon, 9 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck and 1 Black-necked Grebe. (DK Parker)