Thursday 15th September

Thursday 15th September

Stithians Reservoir: There will be a work party at the feeder hide on Friday 16th September from 08.30 till approximately 11.30. Apologies for any disturbance but we will be carrying out essential work. John St Ledger (Volunteer Warden)

Crowdy Reservoir: 9 Ringed Plover, 11 Dunlin, 40+ Tufted Ducks, 3 Egyptian Geese still.(B Craven)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 5 Knot, 9 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel. (L Langley)

Calstock: 2 Osprey over village. (Birdguides)

Walmsley: juvenile Hobby. (A Langdon)

Gannel Estuary: 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 23 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling. (B Bosisto)

Calenick Creek: 62 Curlew, 26 Redshank, 13 Oystercatcher, 2 Greenshank, 2 Black tailed Godwit at high water roost. Also 14 Teal. (A Nicholson)

Porthilly Farm: 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Little Egret, 53 Mediterranean Gull.(S Grose)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck by allotments (12.15pm); 1 Whinchat & 1 Wheatear. (Per R Archer) 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Wall (M McManus)

Tresemple Pool: 1 Osprey in area from 08:00 – 12:-00. (B Sharples)

Restonguet Creek: Blue ringed Osprey JF1 on post off Point Quay at 4.30pm. Same Scottish bird stopping over as previous years. Also unringed juvenile Osprey fishing from the trees opposite Devoran Quay. (D Carrier)

Torpoint,St John’s lake: 1 Osprey caught a fish & landed opposite Trevol pier to eat it. (S Eddy)

Higher Bosistow: 1 Wryneck. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 Short-eared Owl. (M Wallace)

Botallack: 4 Chough, 2 adults and 2 juveniles, 1 female Wheatear. (M McManus)

Caerthillion: 1 Wryneck, 3 Yellow Wagtail. (D Collins)

Lizard village: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Collins)

Stithians Reservoir, Golden Lion causeway: 2 juvenile Curlew Sandpiper, 4 juvenile Little Stint, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 15 Curlew, 16 Dunlin, 31 Ringed Plover, 2 Wheatear, 1 Little Egret (J Chapman)

Pendennis Point: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Gannet, 2 Shag, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (S Van Hear)

Pentire Headland: 0710-1010. 9 Wheatear, 3 Blackcap, Whitethroat, 3 Chiffchaff (G Stephenson)

Pendeen: (0715-0845), Balearic Shearwater, 2 Manx Shearwater, Mediterranean Gull, Common Gull, 87 Auk sp, dead adult Gannet on sea. 10 Stonechat, Wheatear, 3 Whitethroat in area. (D Flumm)

St Ives: 25 Chough west heading towards Godrevy. (A Lobb)

St Ives Island:  08:00-09:00 juvenile Arctic Tern, 2 Arctic Skua (one dark , one light phase) In evening, juvenile Sparrowhawk landed on rocks; female-type Merlin flew close by then over bay towards Hayle: 54 Sandwich Tern; and 2 dead Gannets in sea.(G. Jones).

Drift Reservoir: 1 Great Egret in flight, 1 Garganey, 1 Little Stint, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin and 1 Ringed Plover (P St Pierre)

Late submission  14/09 RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise: Penzance to Wolf Rock: 5 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Manx Shearwater, 100 Gannet, c20 Common Scoter, 1 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 1 Great Skua, 37 Herring Gull, 30 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 4 Kittiwake, 4 Guillemot and 1 Razorbill. Also 10 (6 & 4) Common Dolphin and 2 Harbour PorpoiseWolf Rock to Hugh Town: 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 83 Great Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 105 Manx Shearwater, 1 Fulmar, 25 Gannet, 12 Shag, 3 Herring Gull, 37 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern, 3 Guillemot and 8 Swallow. Also 26 Common Dolphin and 3 Harbour PorpoiseHugh Town to Wolf Rock: 62 Great Shearwater, 7 Manx Shearwater, 49 Gannet, 12 Shag, 2 Herring Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 16 Black-headed Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 22 Sandwich Tern, 1 Roseate Tern, 14 Guillemot and 8 Swallow. Also 1 Common DolphinWolf Rock to Penzance: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, c50 Great Shearwater, 9 Manx Shearwater, 1 Fulmar, 133 Gannet, 4 Common Scoter, 31 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 11 Kittiwake and 17 Guillemot. (M Jones, DK Parker)

Late submission 14/09 Rame Head: 1 Redstart , 8 White Wagtail. (K Pellow)

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Osprey. Bob Sharples