Wednesday 13th September 2023

Wednesday 13th September 2023

Marazion: 1 juv Citrine Wagtail still present but elusive. (R Irvine)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper still with 4 Ringed Plover. (B Rankine, P Roseveare).  Also, 2 Dotterel over this evening. (P Roseveare)

Falmouth: 1 juv Common Rosefinch seen and heard calling from trees behind Gyllyngvase beach at 18:40. (J Drage Hubert)

Pendeen: 1 Melodious Warbler in gorse by road 300 yds south of coastguard cottages. (A Bayly)

St Agnes Head: 1 juv Dotterel again by main car park until 10am. (D Curtis, T Wilson)

Botallack Common: 1 Wryneck this morning just west of Warren’s pool, along hedge. (P Clarke)

Land’s End/Cycle Track/Treeve Moor: 1 Wryneck, 1 singing Willow Warbler, 1 Whinchat, 18 Stonechat, 3  Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear, 30 Linnet. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Porthgwarra to Carn Barra: 1 Wryneck at 15.13, 3 Stonechat, 17 Linnet, 6 Raven, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Small Copper and 3 Red Admiral. (M Claughton)

St Ives: 3 Cory’s Shearwater between 07.15 – 09.15. (RBA)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe. (A Tomkins, D Sharp).  Also, 1 Gadwall, a number of Swallows and House Martins feeding over. (D Sharp).

Cot Valley: 1 Pied Flycatcher opposite Carralack House. (RBA)

Wadebridge: 2 Curlew Sandpiper on Camel Estuary. (RBA)

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool (in coming tide): 1 Osprey (at 16.25), 13 Greenshank, 74 Redshank, 10 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 38 Curlew, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Kingfisher, 9 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 3 Shelduck (juveniles), 4 Swallow. (A Nicholson)

Stithians Reservoir, Stuart Hutchings hide:  1 Ruff, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Little Stint, 17 Ringed Plovers, 7 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 16 Curlew, 1 Wheatear, 27 Mallard, 1 Greenshank (heard only today but seen yesterday pm here), c 30 Swallows, 1 House Martin and 1 Tufted Duck.  From Golden Lion:  1 Wood Sandpiper, 9 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper. (T Pinfield)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Buzzard, 7 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 6 Canada Geese, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Greenshank, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Linnet, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Raven, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Snipe, 20+ Swallow, 25+ House Martin, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Tit, numerous Pied Wagtail, Teal, Lesser Blacked-backed Gulls. (C&J Duffy)

Dobwalls: 25 House Sparrow, 10 Swallow (C&J Duffy)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: c.120 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag goose, 2 Mute swan, 2 Shelduck, 26 Mallard, 4 Wood pigeon, 2 Collared dove, 4 Moorhen, 35 Oystercatcher, 13 Ringed plover, 35 Curlew, 8 Bar-tailed godwit, 7 Black-tailed godwit, 2 Little stint, 2 Curlew sandpiper, 45 Dunlin, 55 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, c.150 Black-headed gull, 8 Great black-backed gull, c.90 Herring gull, 3 Lesser black-backed gull, 4 Cormorant, 21 Cattle egret, 1 Grey heron, 15 Little egret, 3 Buzzard, 1 Magpie, c.40 Carrion crow, 7 House martin, 6 Swallow, 2 Robin, 3 Wheatear, 5 House sparrow, 2. Goldfinch, 4 Red admiral, 5 Speckled wood. (M Scawen et al.)

Lizard, Kynance Farm: 1 Garden Warbler.  Also, 2 Reed Warbler at Soapy Cove. (D Collins)

Drift Reservoir 10.00 – 12.00: 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Buzzard, 6 (5ad 1juv) Great Crested Grebe, 7 (5ad 2juv) Little Grebe, 5 (3ad 2juv) Moorhen, 15 Mallard, 18 Canada Goose, 5 Little Egret. (M Webb)

Downderry: 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 White Wagtail and a Grey Wagtail on beach.  (A Payne)

Millpool (private garden): 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Great Tit, 1 Comma, 1 Beautiful Demoiselle (m). (M Claughton)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 61 Curlew, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Knot, 57 Redshank, 15 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Wheatear. Main Estuary: 1 Lapwing, 9 Greenshank, juvenile Garganey this evening. (B Bosisto)

Gluvian: 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Golden Plover overhead this morning. (B Bosisto)

Maker Heights: 1 Whinchat, 5 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear, several Swallow. (R Smaldon)

Rame Head: 7 Stonechat, c30 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 3 Small Copper, 1 Wall Brown. (R Smaldon)

Croft Pascoe Plantation: 3 Whinchats and 5 Stonechats on perimeter fence. (K Dalziel)

Pendower Beach: 10 Pale-bellied Brent Geese. (L Bosisto)

 

TJW

 

Dotterel – Tony Wilson
Dotterel – Tony Wilson
Wood Sandpiper – Andy Tomkins
Wood Sandpiper – Andy Tomkins
Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Barry Rankine
Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Barry Rankine
Melodious Warbler – Alex Bayly
Great Crested Grebe – Martin Webb
Little Grebe – Martin Webb
Little Grebe – Martin Webb
Whinchat – Kate Dalziel
Stonechat – Kate Dalziel
Wood Sandpiper – Deena Sharp