Tuesday 12th September 2023

Tuesday 12th September 2023

Marazion Beach: Citrine Wagtail still below Hoxton cafe. (P Walsh, S Windle) Also 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Little Stint, 1 Knot , 30+ Dunlin, 30+ Sanderling, 30+ Ringed Plover, 20+ Pied Wagtails and 10+ Turnstone. (A Holmes) c74 Pale-bellied Brent Goose looking toward Penzance. (M McKee)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: juv Purple Heron again in flight at 1223; 6 Snipe, Common Sandpiper and 1 Wheatear. (R Taylor) 2 Wheatear, 1 Hobby over pines. (B Dallas). Also Wryneck reported at 1103.

Porthgwarra: juv Rosy Starling again at Arden-Sawah. (M Wallace, P Howrihane)

Pendeen (0800-1200): 4100 Cory’s Shearwater, 277 Great Shearwater, adult Sabine’s Gull. (P Combridge, A Bayly) (1400-1600): ad Sabine’s Gull, juv Little Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern, 230 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua, 5 Common Scoter. (S Rogers) juv Rosy Starling reported at Portheras.

St Agnes: juv Dotterel this morning, 2 Chough. (D Curtis)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper with 2 Ringed Plover still present 200m due west of pool, 10+ Wheatear, 50+ Linnet, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Skylark. (D. Wilson) Buff-breasted Sandpiper and juv Pectoral Sandpiper both present this evening. (C Stevenson)

Kelynack: Hooded Crow in fields above manor farmhouse. (S Windle)

Stithians: 12 Snipe, 10 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing , 1 Curlew , 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Little Stint. (B Bosisto)

Stithians Reservoir; Golden Lion Hide: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Little Stint, 2 Green Sandpiper, 11 Snipe, 1 Little Grebe feeding 1 young, 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Par, Spit Beach: 11 Brent Goose on rocks at low tide, 7 Eider, c.10 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 12+ Ringed Plover, 8+ Dunlin, 3 Sanderling. (R Hampshire)

Cape Cornwall: c370 Cory’s Shearwater, 14 Great Shearwater. (N Wheatley)

Nanjizal: Wryneck trapped and ringed, also Turtle Dove seen. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

St Ives: 750+ Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 10 Common Scoter, c2500 Manx Shearwater in 2 hours this morning. 50+ Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 27 Kittiwake, 3 Common Scoter this evening. (A Lobb)

Maer Lake: 1 Little Egret, 560+Canada Geese, 5 hybrid Canada Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 36 Teal, 13 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 8 Black-Tailed Godwit, 4 Lapwing, 1 juv Ruff, 1 Curlew, 8 Lesser-black Backed Gull, 12 Black-headed Gull. (N Bastin)

River Neet Estuary: 1 Little Egret, 206 Canada Geese, 1 Common Sandpiper. (N Bastin).

Restronguet Creek: Osprey (with blue leg ring on right leg) sitting in big dead tree by Halwyn Farm opposite Point Quay, 3 Sandwich terns fishing in the creek. (M Wilson). Osprey again late afternoon and 7 Sandwich Tern. (D King)

Carnewas: 1 Osprey over. (S Ashby)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Green Sandpipers, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Mute Swan, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Treecreeper, 15 Coot, 1m Tufted Duck, 6f Teal, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Canada Geese, 2 Robin. (R Mudge)

Kynance: 1 Whinchat, 12 Stonechat (D Peers)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Osprey, 1 Little Stint, 5 Curlew Sandpiper. (G Lawlor) 1 Osprey fishing 1700-1720, caught a fish at 4th attempt then flew off SW. (L Phillips)

East Pentire (06.55-07.50): 71 Cory’s Shearwater, 4 Great Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua. Also 6 Cory’s Shearwater, 18 Knot late pm. (S Rowe)

Wherrytown: 22 Brent Goose. (C Moore)

Wadebridge: 3 Barnacle Goose (of unknown origin) opposite rugby club.(S Grose)

Rock: 1m Blackcap,1 Great spotted Woodpecker from private garden. (S Grose)

Par, Spit Beach: 2 Mediterranean Gull,1 Sandwich Tern,1 Knot, 3 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone, 24 Ringed Plover, 76 Oystercatcher, 28 Curlew (roosting in the docks). (S Grose) 10 Curlew, 7 Eider, 1 Pied Wagtail (yarrellii), 1 White Wagtail (alba), 1 Sandwich Tern, 3 Ringed Plover, 14+ Oystercatcher, 1 Mute Swan, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 3 Great Black-backed Gull. (I Toogood-Johnson)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, plus 2 Mediterranean Gull on the beach. (A Nicholson) 1 Common Sandpiper (I Toogood-Johnson) 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 3 Little Grebe. (R Napin, M Lammas, S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 1m Kingfisher, 3 Grey Wagtail. (S Grose)

Polwheveral Creek: 2 Osprey. (D Collins)

Pentire: 2 Chough feeding. (M Hewett)

Tintagel: juv Long-tailed Skua and 100+ Cory’s Shearwater reported.

Late news, 11/9, Nanjizal: Barred Warbler around ponds in afternoon. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Darren Wilson
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Darren Wilson
Yellow-legged Gull, Darren Wilson
Little Egret, Nigel Bastin
Pectoral and Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Carl Stevenson
Snipe, Adrian Lea
Wood Sandpiper, Adrian Lea
Little Grebe, Adrian Lea
Hooded Crow, Stevan Windle
Citrine Wagtail, Stevan Windle
Citrine Wagtail, Dave Parker
Curlew Sandpiper, Adam Holmes
Knot, Adam Holmes
Sandwich Tern, Adam Holmes
Curlew Sandpiper, Alex McKechnie
Rosy Starling, Paul Howrihane
Rosy Starling, Paul Howrihane
Citrine Wagtail, Regina Griffiths
White Wagtail, Regina Griffiths
Knot, Regina Griffiths
Wood Sandpiper, Shaun Grose