Thursday 21st September 2023

Thursday 21st September 2023

Lands End: Red-eyed Vireo in willows along cycle track this afternoon though elusive (M Elliott , Cornwall Birdwatching Tours, M Broadbent, L Parkerson, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson)  Red-backed Shrike (M Broadbent, L Parkerson, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson).

Kynance Farm: Melodious Warbler, Garden Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Tree Pipit, Whinchat, 7 Wheatear, 3 Grey Wagtail, 5 Siskin. (E O’Connor)

Stithians Reservoir; Stuart Hutchings hide: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Osprey, 2 Curlew Sandpiper,  1 Little Stint,  2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 12 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 14 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger, V Booth et al)

Stithians, Golden Lion: 1 Little Stint,2 Buzzard, 7 Curlew, 1 distant Sparrowhawk, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 8 Ringed Plover, 1 Ruff, 6 Teal . ( V Booth)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Woodchat Shrike, Purple Heron, Osprey flew over then headed towards Hayle, 1 Whinchat , 1f Kestrel, 1 Buzzard over, 1m Stonechat, 1 Robin, 3 juv Starling, 2 Magpie, 1 Mute Swan cygnet, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Teal, 3 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron. 1 Water Rail, 2 Chough, 60 pale bellied Brent Geese on the sea,  ( D Eva , S Ford, A McKechnie et al)

Marazion, off Green Lane: 1 Hoopoe (S Ford, D Eva, A McKechnie et al)

Trevose: Sabine’s Gull. (per Birdguides)

St Ives Head: Sabine’s Gull. (per Birdguides)

Nanjizal: Red-backed Shrike. (per Birdguides)

Sennen Cove: 15 Cory’s Shearwater, 31 Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater. (per Birdguides)

Sennen: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Broadbent, L Parkerson, J Drage Hubert, F Hutchinson).

Calstock Wetlands: Curlew Sandpiper. (per Facebook)

Treveal: 2 Whinchat (per Twitter)

Cot Valley: Wryneck. (N Wheatley) Garden Warbler. (M Broadbent) Hoopoe, Pied Flycatcher (per Birdguides)

Botallack: Wryneck around mining ruins, south of The Count House at 11:20. (B Dallas)

Gurnards Head: 100+ Goldfinch in one flock, 5+ Stonechat, 1 Kestrel and 5+ Chough. (T Mills)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, 6 Dunlin, 1 Cattle Egret, 2 Buzzard, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher. (A Davey)

Davidstow: 10 Ringed Plover, 4 Wheatear. (A Davey)

Restonguet creek: 2 Osprey. (M Hayter)

Downderry: moving west, 0700-0820, were 2 Common Scoter, 154 Gannet, 8 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua and 7 Kittiwake. (A Payne)

Porthgwarra: Firecrest by toilet block. Whinchat, 4 Wheatear and 2 Golden Plover on Moor. Also 4 Chough (Cornwall Birdwatching Tours)

Polgigga: Whitethroat along lane to Faraway cottage. (Cornwall Birdwatching Tours)

Devoran Quay: 1 Spotted Redshank, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 15 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Knot, 2 Whimbrel, 9 Greenshank. (J St Ledger)

Point Quay: 1 Osprey, 2 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger)

Pendeen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (P Combridge) 5 Grey Phalarope, 29 Cory’s Shearwater, 29 Balearic Shearwater, Pomarine Skua. (per Birdguides)

Maenporth: 2 Firecrest in mixed Tit flock. (D Browne)

Nanquidno: Wryneck by parking area, 3 chiffchaff, 3 blackcap. 3 ringed plovers by aerodrome. (C Moore)

Par, beach pool: 2 Black-headed Gull, 2V76 black on orange ring, XH5K white on black ring. (R Hampshire)

Maer Lake: 1 Grey Heron,32 Canada Geese,39 Teal,18 Mallard,4 Moorhen,17 Curlew ,2 Common Buzzard and 5 Raven over. (N Bastin).

Land’s End: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Whinchat, 2 White Wagtail, 5 Gadwall, 4 Linnet, 1 Blackcap. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, P&L Dufton)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret, c20 Starling, 1 Redshank, 2 Curlew, c20 Black-headed gull, 2 Chiffchaff, 6 Robin, 4 Chaffinch. (D Dennis)

Hayle Estuary, Copperhouse Creek: 1 Osprey drifted over towards Carnsew Pool at 11:30. (M Greenhalgh)

Diggory’s beach, Bedruthan Steps: 5 Chough, 1 Curlew. (E Walker)

Late submission 20/09 Tunnel Beach, Falmouth: 1 Whimbrel, 6 Turnstone, 5 Oystercatcher (R. Bowyer)

Late submission 20/09 St Buryan: Yellow-browed Warbler. (per Birdguides)

Late submission 17/09  Chapel Carn Brea: Red-throated Pipit. 1 flew west. (per Birdguides)


Curlew. Nigel Bastin
Canada Geese. Nigel Bastin
Ruff. Vic Booth
Curlew Sandpiper. Vic Booth
Pectoral Sandpiper. Vic Booth
Woodchat Shrike. Alex McKechnie
Whinchat. Alex McKechnie
Stonechat. Martin Webb
Starlings. Martin Webb
Little Egret. Martin Webb
Kestrel. Martin Webb
Kestrel. Martin Webb
Hoopoe. Robin Chiffers
Hoopoe. Robin Chiffers
Hoopoe. Robin Chiffers
Pectoral Sandpiper. John St Ledger
Bar-tailed Godwit. John St Ledger
Knot. John St Ledger
Red-eyed Vireo. Matthew Broadbent