Saturday 24th September 2022

Saturday 24th September 2022

Goonhilly Downs: 2nd calendar year male Pallid Harrier or Montagu’s Harrier reported (at Brays cott pool 5O 01’12.3″N 5010’26.4″W google map grid ref)

Pendeen Watch 0730-1100: male Surf Scoter, 109 Common Scoters, male Shoveler, 1 Great Skua, 4 Great Shearwaters, 7 Balearic Shearwaters, 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Knot. (P Combridge)

Treraven Meadows: Pectoral Sandpiper still present this morning but elusive at times. (W. Delacour) 2 Black-Tailed Godwits, 1 Little Egret (M Brooks & J Piper) 3 Whimbrel. ( L Curry)

Lizard Downs: 1 Dotterel, 2 Tree Pipit, 2 Whinchat, 1 Whitethroat ( D Eva )

Sennen: 4 Cattle Egret (in field south of Trevorian Common), 4 White Wagtail (Trevear Farm). (N R Rogers)

Hayle Estuary:  1 Bar Tailed Godwit, 5 Redshank, 35 Curlew, 200+ Wigeon, 1 White-fronted Goose, 8 Grey Heron, 3 Canada Geese, 1 Dunlin, 5 Teal, 5 Mallard. (J Savage)

Carnsew Pool: 5 Bar tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 7 Ringed Plover, 21 Dunlin,13 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe,1 Kingfisher, 5 Curlew , 2 Greenshank, 5 Curlew, 7 Little Egret, 53 Mediterranean Gull at Lelant station. (S Grose)

Copperhouse Creek: 3 Ruff, 2 Lapwing, 5 Snipe,16 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Greenshank, 9 Bar tailed Godwit, 14 Ringed Plover, 1 Kestrel, 14 Lesser Black backed Gull, 100+ Teal. (S Grose)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 33 Mediterranean Gull, 19 Little Grebe, 20+ Tufted Duck, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1Ruff, 1 Wheatear, 7 Linnet, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Raven.(S Grose)

Drift Reservoir:  Wigeon, 5 Teal, Tufted Duck, Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, Wheatear. (D Flumm) 2 Garganey and 1 Jack Snipe. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn: 1 Dipper, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Grey Wagtail, 66 Great Black backed Gull, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Botallack: 1 Kestrel, 2 Wheatear. (M Bennett)

Longrock Pool: 10 Little Grebe,10 Coot, 19 Teal, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 22 Ring Plover, 4 Dunlin, 1 Curlew sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 1 Little stint, 1 Black-tailed godwit, 4 Ruff from Golden Lion end. (R Wilkins) 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whinchat, 4 Ruff, 1 Little Stint. (M Broadbent)

Devoran: 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Sandwich Tern. (M Broadbent)

Walmlsey Sanctuary: 1 Osprey, 1 Hobby. (F Afshar) Hobby showing continuously from 3:40 to 5:30 pm including fly pasts right in front the tower hide, 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 7 Teal. (D Roberts and G Bundy)

Gannel Estuary: 12 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher. (B Bosisto)  1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 9 Little Egret. (S Grose)

Holywell Bay: 3 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk (S Ashby)

Goss Moor: 1 Firecrest, 12 Chiffchaff. (P Roseveare)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Osprey still. (Birdguides)

Carnkie, Helston: Water Rail & Kingfisher on private pond. (A Lea)

Par Beach: 4 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper. (Twitter)

Downderry: moving west, 0705-0815, were 120 Gannet, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 220+ Kittiwake and a single Mediterranean Gull.  (A Payne)

Bodmin Moor:  1 juvenile Cuckoo feeding on moth catapillars, 3 Whinchat, 2 Kestrel, 1 Common Buzzard, 7 Stonechat, 9 Meadow Pipit. ( D Sharp)

 

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Osprey – Fary Afshar
Water Rail – Adrian Lea
Kingfisher – Shaun Grose
Kestrel – Martin Bennett
Curlew Sandpiper – Dave Flumm
Cuckoo – Deena Sharp