Friday 23rd September 2022

Friday 23rd September 2022

Treraven Meadows: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper (showing well from hide), 1 Spotted Redshank. (S Grose, J St Ledger, R Griffiths, D Wilson)

Treraven Meadows: 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Grey Wagtail, 2 Little Grebe, 30+Teal, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Chapel Amble: 2 Raven (at altitude), 1 Water Rail, 2 Glossy Ibis (overhead from St  Kew direction and dropped into lower Amble), 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Greater-spotted Woodpecker.(S Grose)

Pendeen Watch 0715-1130: juvenile Sabine’s Gull, 8 Common Scoters, 2 Great Shearwaters, 2 Balearic Shearwaters, 1 Great Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 2 Arctic Skuas (P Combridge, DK Parker, NR Rogers)

Kynance – Soapy Cove: Melodious Warbler, Merlin, 3 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear. (J Jones)

Guineaport: 1 Little Grebe. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary, Porth Kidney RSPB: 26 Sanderling, 3 Sandwich Tern. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary, Lelant Water RSPB: 2 Knot, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary, Copperhouse Creek RSPB: 558 Canada Geese incl 2 hybrids and the small, dark ‘Dusky-type’ with broken leg from Drift Reservoir – last seen there 29th July, 7 Mute Swan, 4 Little Egret. (D Flumm)

Ryans Field: 1 Greenshank, 2 Kingfisher, 1 female Sparrowhawk, 4 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Curlew (V Booth)

Drift Reservoir: Tufted Duck, 3 Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Kingfisher, Wheatear, 3 Grey Wagtail, 4 White Wagtail, c30 Meadow Pipit. (D Flumm)

Minack – Porthchapel: Corncrake on coastal path at c 12.10 today. Seen briefly from c 10yds range before it disappeared into undergrowth.

Plaidy near Looe: 2 Wheatear. (D Spooner)

Devoran: 2 Osprey aerial jousting with 2 Buzzard (D Peers)

Calstock Wetlands: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 4 Little Egret, 7 Cormorant, 1 Snipe. (D Sharp)

Knavocks: 5 high-flying choughs going east over Knavocks at 10.08 (G Rogers)

Botallack: Morning, Another day on the coast path where there were a small number of Choughs, Afternoon  Buzzard sitting on the top of a stack and a Wheatear sunning itself on a wall (M Bennett)

Tamar Lakes: 1 Lapwing, c20 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Stint, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Ruff, 16 Dunlin, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 16 Grey Heron, 19 Cormorant. (J & J Elvin)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 2 Whimbrel (P Fraser)

Marazion Beach: 1 Whimbrel (P Fraser)

Stithians: Spotted Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 5 Ruff, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Little Stint, 2 Bar tailed Godwit, 2 Black tailed Godwit, 55 Ringed Plover, 21 Dunlin, 16 Curlew, 6  Wheatear (G Lawlor)

Stithians Water Sports Centre: 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Curlew Sandpipers (J Lewis)

Housel Bay to Lloyds Lane Lizard: 3 Wheatears, 5 Stonechats, 64 Linnets, 7 Clouded Yellow butterflies. (K Dalziel)

Penryn campus: Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Firecrest, Hobby, Osprey (M Broadbent)

Mabe: Wryneck (M Broadbent)

Foxhole: 1 juvenile Red-footed Falcon (flew towards Hensbarrow Downs) , 1 Wryneck, 4 Stonechat, 1 Whinchat. (B & L Bosisto)

St Levan Playing Field: 12 White Wagtail (M Ferris)

Penberth Cove: 4 Firecrest (M Ferris)

Tresemple Pool: Osprey (D Clayton)

Late submission 22/09, Rame Head: 11 Cattle Egret in field behind farm. ( M Jordan )


‘Dusky Type’ Canada Goose – Dave Flumm
Kingfisher – Vic Booth
Kingfisher – Vic Booth
Grey Heron – Vic Booth
Curlew – Vic Booth
Fem. Sparrowhawk – Vic Booth
Chough – Martin Bennett
Chough – Martin Bennett
Whinchat – J Jones
Wheatear – J Jones
Osprey – Dave Clayton
Merlin – J Jones
Melodious Warbler – J Jones
Pectoral Sandpiper – John St Ledger
Pectoral sandpiper – Regina Griffiths
Wheatear – Kate Dalziel
Buzzard – Martin Bennett
Spotted Redshank – Graham Lawlor
Wryneck – Bob Bosisto
Spotted Redshank – Jan Lewis
Wheatear – Martin Bennett
Whinchat – Bob Bosisto
Grey Wagtail – Darren Wilson
Curlew Sandpiper – Jan Lewis