Sunday 17th September 2023

Sunday 17th September 2023

Lizard: 6 Yellow Wagtail including 1 probable Blue-headed Wagtail and 4 Wheatear. (S Wood)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Ruff and 1 Adult Yellow-legged Gull. (B Bosisto)

Black Head, Nr Coverack: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Manx Shearwater and 1 probable Cory’s Shearwater. Also, 8 Common Scoter (4m,4f) close in. (P Bedford)

Tremayne Quay, The Helford: 1 Osprey heading up the river carrying a fish at around 4pm. Later at 4:40pm 2 Osprey seen circling over the river. (P Bedford)

Carnkie, Helston: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron, 1 recently fledged Sparrowhawk and male parent. (A Lea)

Nanquidno: 1 Hoopoe still at Hendra Cottage. (B Mellow)

Penberth: 4 Firecrest and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Coleman)

Hayle Estuary: 3 Little Stint, 2 Curlew Sandpiper viewed from Quay House car park. Also, Osprey on and off. (G Lawler) In addition, 13 Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Ruff at Copperhouse late afternoon. (J Hawkey)

Godrevy Point: 2 Chough feeding, 1 Northern Wheatear, 1 Common Whitethroat, several Linnet and Stonechat. (M Greenhalgh)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Garganey, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Lapwing,1 Ruff, 10 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 6 Snipe, 1 Tufted Duck (D Eva) In addition, 1 Osprey at 17:30. Successfully caught a good sized fish near the dam. Flew off southwest harassed by a couple of gulls. (L & S Hallett) Also, 4 Common Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field and 126 Common Ringed Plover, 47 Dunlin and 2 Greenshank. (via Twitter)

Beach Pool, Par: 8 Cattle Egret in to roost. 10 Brent Goose still, 6 juv. 4 ad. (R Hampshire)

Camel Estuary: Great Egret with injured leg near the Wadebridge flyover. (P Neve)

Millbrook: 19 Cattle Egret, 46 Redshank & 2 adult Mediterranean Gull, at 07:00. (P Kemp)

Downderry: 19 Balearic Shearwater and a Common Scoter west before 0805, whilst 163 Gannet west. A Grey Seal close inshore. (A Payne)

Eddystone Reef: 60 Arctic Skua. (C Nodder)

Late submission, 16/09, Malpas: 1 Osprey. Also, 25 curlew at St Clement. (R Hobden)

Late submission, 16/09, Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 21 Canada Goose, 4 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 31 Mallard, 2 Teal, 18 Tufted Duck, 10 Ringed Plover, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Buzzard, 4 Raven, 34 Carrion Crow, 26 Jackdaw, 1 Magpie, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Stock Dove, 5 Blackbird, 7 Wheatear, 2 Skylark, 67 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Chaffinch, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Linnet, 5 Stonechat, 26 Swallow, 2 Robin, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Goldcrest and 3 Red Admiral. (C Reed and D A Conway)

Late submission, 16/09, Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Little Grebe, 12 Coot, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Tawny Owl calling close by. (R Mudge)

Late submission, 15/09, Looe Island: 4 Curlew, 4 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 16 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron. Also, c230 Oystercatcher roosting at dusk on the main beach, with a small number of Great Black-backed and Herring Gull. (D Spooner)

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Blue-headed Wagtail – Steven Wood
Yellow Wagtail – Steven Wood
Wheatear – Steven Wood
Osprey – Adam Holmes
Osprey – Adam Holmes
Kingfisher – Adrian Lea
Kingfisher – Adrian Lea