Tuesday 13th September 2022

Tuesday 13th September 2022


Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Citrine Wagtail, 1 Hobby (juv), 10 Cattle Egret, 2 Garganey, 1 Shoveler, 14 Teal, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 4 Snipe, 3 Redshank, 1 Wheatear, 3 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Grey Heron (eating large eel). (John St Ledger & A Lea)

St Agnes, Chapel Porth: 1 fem/imm Common Rosefinch briefly left of last bench 400m up slope from beach car park. (G Lawlor)

Calstock wetlands: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper still present. (N Moore). Also, 2 Green Sandpiper, 6 Common Sandpiper, 2 juv Greenshank, 10+ Snipe, 3 juv Grey Heron & 27+ Teal this afternoon. (P Kemp)

Lizard Head (07.30 – 09.15): 3 Great Shearwater and Balearic Shearwater.

Porth Reservoir (am): 1 Osprey fishing, c30 Fieldfare, 1 Robin, 6 Black headed Gulls, c12 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 8 Great crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, c10 Swallows, c10 Sand Martins, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, c20 Carrion Crow, 12 Jackdaw, 2 Magpie, 2 Wood Pigeon, 1 Little Egret, 4 Herring Gull, 2 Tufted Duck, 4 Mallard. (J Goodair, A Langdon, D Thomas). Also, 2 Gadwall, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 18+ Great crested Grebe, 1 Osprey. (S Grose)

Stithians Res: 1 Little Stint and 1 Curlew Sandpiper.

Point Quay: 1 Osprey on mine bank post at 17.00 then flew over Restronguet Creek towards Carrick Roads.  (K Dalziel)

Tresillian: 1 Osprey. (B Sharples)

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 juv. Little Stint, 21 Ringed Plover, 33 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Wheatear, c30 Pied/alba Wagtails, 35 Swallow, 20 House Martin, 14 Cormorant, 1 Peregrine. (R Lockwood). Also, waders at the upper end of the lake included: 40+ Dunlin, 10+ Ringed Plover, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wheatear and 3 Little Stint. Y-L Gull still present. (J Turner & A Landsell)

Lizard, Bass Point (08:00-10:00): 2 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Common Scoter, steady passage of Gannets and 3 adults dead in the water, presumably victims of avian flu. Also 1 Whinchat, imm. Peregrine, 2 Wheatear and 2 Sand Martins. (D Wood, S Wood)

Porthgwarra seawatch (am): Osprey offshore flying close to the sea; 13 Common Scoter & 3 Balearic Shearwater (per Ray Archer). Also, (16.15 – 1735hrs), all E unless otherwise stated, 8 Great Shearwaters (7 @ 16.55 – 17.10hrs & 1@ 17.30hrs), 2 Arctic Skuas, 1 Balearic Shearwater (West), 1 Puffin, 4 Sandwich Terns, and 1 Common Tern (juv). (JH & R Archer). Also, (1735 – 1830hrs), adult Long-tailed Skua (17.50hrs); 2 Cory’s Shearwaters; 3 Artic Skuas; 1 Pomarine Skua & 1 Great Skua. All West. (Per R Archer)

Raftra: 1 Wryneck. (M Wallace)

Kynance Farm: 1 Wryneck. (D Collins)

St Agnes Head: 3 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear and 2 White Wagtail. (D Curtis)

Radford Lane Millbrook: 5 Cattle Egret with cattle this morning. (B Taggart)

Kenidjack: 2 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Firecrest. (R Augarde)

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest. (R Augarde)

Lizard, Church Cove: 3 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Firecrest. (J Foster)

Lizard, Caerthillian Cove: 14 Wheatear. (D Wood, S Wood)

Pendeen: 3 Whinchat, Wheatear, Whitethroat, Flava Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail. (D Flumm, G Hirons)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Greenshank, 4 Ringed Plover, 3 Little Stint, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Wheatear, Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 White Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Whitesands Cable Station to Land’s End: 14 Golden Plover, 12 Ringed Plover, Ruff, 3 Whinchat, 37+ Wheatear and 40+ alba Wagtails. (M Elliot)

Foxhole: 100 Goldfinch. (B Bosisto)

St Merryn: 33 Goldfinch in private garden on feeders feeding on sunflower hearts. Numbers growing by the day. (R Hughes)

Lelant Downs: 50 Herring Gull at Brunnion Meadow.  Also, Hummingbird Hawk-moth and Unarmed Stick insect. (P Geddes)

Porthilly point/Cant Cove:  300+ Mediterranean Gull roosting on sand at low tide, 5 Greenshank, 107 Oystercatcher, 9 Curlew, 1 Wheatear, 7 Rock Pipit. (S Grose)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Yellowhammer, 5 Raven over, 1 large Bunting sp over, 4 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Late submission, 12/9. Newlyn: 1 orange-billed Tern sp 3 miles offshore from boat. (M Elliot)

Late submission, 12/9. Truro, Sunny Corner: 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 2 Osprey. (R Wilkins)

Late submission, 12/9. Devoran: 9 Knot. (R Wilkins)

Late submission, 12/9, Hayle, Ryans field: 30 Redshank, 14 Curlew Sandpipers, 18 Dunlin, 18 Bar-tailed Godwits, 2 Common Sandpipers, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Canada Geese, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Turnstone, 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Curlew, 3 Little Egrets, 2 Grey Herons, 1 Common Buzzard. (V Stratton)

Late submission, 12/9, Buttermilk Hill: 12 Whinchat, 15 Stonechats, 4 Wheatears, 34 Meadow Pipits, 21 Linnets. (V Stratton)

 

TJW

Hobby – Adrian Lea
Shoveler – Adrian Lea
Garganey – Adrian Lea
Green and Common Sandpiper – Adrian Lea
Hobby – John St Ledger
Common Sandpiper – Dave Flumm
Little Stint – Dave Flumm
Osprey – Bob Sharples