Friday 1st September 2023

Friday 1st September 2023

Marazion Beach: juv Buff-breasted Sandpiper present all day ranging along the beach in front of Jordan’s cafe. Also juv Ruff, 11 juv Knot, c80 Sanderling, c60 Dunlin, c120 Ringed Plover, c30 Turnstone, juv Little Stint, 8+ White Wagtail. (R Veal et al)  Buff-breasted Sandpiper, 8 Knot, 194 Ringed Plover, 43 Turnstone, 55 Sanderling, 52 Dunlin. (J Hawkey)

Crowlas: 2 Honey Buzzard drifted over slowly but high, heading West 1115. (R Veal)

Drift: 2 Honey Buzzard (same as above) at 1146, 2 Kingfisher, 4 Great Crested Grebe (2 ad, 2 juv), 6 Little Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Tufted Duck. (P Taylor)  1 dark form Honey Buzzard high over, presumed same as Woon Gumpus earlier in the day. (S. Rogers)

Woon Gumpus: Honey Buzzard heading South East. (P Clement)

Nanquidno: Melodious Warbler still present midday in ivy opposite gate at bottom (finder T.McGowan). (D Eva)

Roskestal: Red-backed Shrike. (M Wallace)

Pendeen, 06.15-09.15: 3 Great Shearwater, 32 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1,845 Manx Shearwater, 254 Gannet, 9 Fulmar, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 8 Kittiwake, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Guillemot, 20 Turnstone, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Wheatear. (T McKinney)

Maer Lake, 09.50: 1 Grey Heron, 35 Canada Geese, 14 Teal, 12 Mallard, 4 Moorhen, 6 Black-headed Gull, 30+ Sand Martin, adult male Merlin over. (N Bastin)

River Neet Estuary, 10.20: 1 Little Egret, 35 Canada geese, 1 hybrid poss snow/Canada Goose, 24 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull. (N Bastin)

Kingsmill lake: 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 juv Knot, 15 Black-tailed Godwit, 19 Greenshank, 97 Redshank, 12 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 67 Curlew, 1 juv Mediterranean Gull, Kingfisher. (K Baum, P Kemp)

Sennen, 12.00: Marsh Harrier over. (S Foster)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 21 Curlew, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 1 Lapwing, 1 Osprey, 1 Buzzard. 1 Kestrel, 2 Raven, 1 Kingfisher. (S Van Hear)

Trenow Cove, Perranuthnoe:  8 Swallow,  c40 Curlew,  12 Oystercatcher,  3 Ring Plover,  2 Little Egret,  c40 Turnstone,  16 Sanderling,  2 Greenshank.  (P K Bray)  4 juv Knot, c30 Dunlin, c40 Sanderling, c40 Ringed Plover, c10 Turnstone. (R Veal)

Porthgwarra: 1211 Cory’s Shearwater, 41 Great Shearwater, 17 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Storm Petrel, 22 Kittiwake. ( S. Rogers, R. Irvine, F. Duff)

17.00-18.00: 60 Cory’s Shearwater, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 373 Manx Shearwater, 64 Gannet, 2 Fulmar, 4 Kittiwake, 1 Grey Wagtail, 13 Swallow. (T McKinney)

Pendeen: 1 Wryneck (P Combridge)

Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Osprey. (T Potterton, P Dingle)  Common Sandpiper, Little Grebe. (J Brown)

Lizard: 6 Yellow Wagtail, Sparrowhawk. (S Wood)

Camel Estuary (Tregunna/Dinham Flats 12.45-13.45): 2 juv Curlew Sandpiper on the flats, left low W. (G Stephenson)

Walmsley: 50 + Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 3 Green Sandpiper, 7 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 1 m. Marsh Harrier, 5 Mute Swans, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Knot, 3 Grey Heron, 1 f. Shoveler, 1 Greenfinch 1 Moorhen, 1 Greylag Goose, 4 Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 1 Swift, 4 Swallow, 4 Fox, 1 Stoat. (M Hicks)

Treraven Meadow, Wadebridge (including town centre): 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 114 Redshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Buzzard, 4 Little Egret. (D Wilson)  7+ Green Sandpiper, 2+ Common Sandpiper, 3 Ruff, 6 Redshank, 2 Curlew, 1 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Juv. Mediterranean Gull, 50+ Black Headed Gull, 1 Shoveler, 10+ Teal, 1 Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, mixed flock of 20+ House Martins / Swallow plus 1 Swift, Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret. (W Delacour)

Trevose: 2 Chough, 2 Raven, 5 Meadow Pipit, 17 Swallow, 1 Kestrel. (S. Allen)

Torpoint – St.John’s Lake: 12 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 1 adult Mute Swan & 2 Cygnets, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 17 Shelduck, 34 Curlew, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 69 Redshank, 66 Oystercatcher, 10 Turnstone, 49 Common Tern, 29+ Sandwich Tern. (A Parker)

Siblyback Lake: 6 Common Sandpiper, 6 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 adult Yellow-legged Gull, 1 imm m Tufted Duck, 24 Teal, 51 Mallard, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 14 Cormorant. (P Kemp)

Land’s End: 4 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Green Sandpiper, 50+ Swallow, 100+ House Martin. 20+ Bluefin Tuna below hotel. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, C Andrew)

Porthgwarra, Stonewall pool: Lesser Emperor. (M Wallace)

Polbathic Creek/Lake: 2 Common & 2 Green Sandpiper on same dead tree. (A Blonden)

Chaple Carn Brae: 3 Wheatear, 4 Kestrel, 2 Lizard, male and female Adder in hedgerow. (R Chiffers)

Treraven Meadows: 3 Ruff , 9 Green Sandpiper, 10+ Common Sandpiper, 4 Curlew, 10 Redshank, 20 Teal, 5 Little Egret, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 15 Cattle Egret (then flushed by overhead Buzzard and resettled amongst cattle on Nanswhyden Farm), 5 Common Sandpiper, 3 Kingfisher (seen in flight together), 15 Great crested Grebe. (S Grose)

Par, beach pool: 6 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Teal. On beach, 30+ Pied wagtail. (R Hampshire)

Hayle Carnsew Pool 13.45-15.10: 1 Kingfisher, 1 juv Great Crested Grebe, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Curlew, 8 Oystercatcher, 4 Little Egret, 5 Cormorant. (M Webb)

Hayle Ryan’s Field 14.25-15.50: 1 Greenshank, 10 Redshank, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Canada Geese. (M Webb)

Late Submission, 31/08, Downderry: 2 Dunlin, 7 Ringed Plover, 1 Ruff. (A Payne)

 

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Canada/Hybrid Geese – Nigel Bastin
Canada Geese & Black-headed Gulls – Nigel Bastin
Hooney Buzzard – Reuben Veal
Sparrowhawk – Steven Wood
Green Sandpiper – Martin Hicks
Ruff – Martin Hicks
Knot – Martin Hicks
Green Sandpiper – Darren Wilson
Chough – Steve Allen
Chough – Steve Allen
Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Nigel Rogers
Kestrel – Robin Chiffers
Wheatear – Robin Chiffers
Little Stint – Nick Watmough
Dunlin – Nick Watmough
Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Nick Watmough
Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Nick Watmough
Stoat – Martin Hicks
Lizard – Robin Chiffers
Redshank – Martin Webb
Greenshank – Martin Webb
Oystercatcher – Martin Webb
Curlew – Martin Webb
Little Egret – Martin Webb