Wednesday 31st August 2022

Wednesday 31st August 2022

Lost, around Carnsew Pool, Sony 2x converter and 35mm thermal monocular imager. If found please contact Pete, 07798 881044

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 juv Pectoral Sandpiper, m Ruff, juv Little Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 4 Snipe & 6 Common Sandpiper. (P Kemp) Also seen: 40+ Little Grebe, 24 Cormorant , 5 Heron, 1 Little Egret , 2 Coot, 3 Greylag Geese, 23 Teal 2 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 juv. Little Ringed Plover , 5 Dunlin, 6 + Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank , 1 Ruff 4 Snipe, 60 House Martin, 10 Sand Martin , 20 Swallow, 60 Meadow Pipit , 25 Pied Wagtail, 3 Wheatear. (K Pellow)

Porthgwarra: probable Ortolan Bunting flew NE at 9:08, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Whinchat, 9 Tree Pipit, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Willow Warbler, 19 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Warbler, 8 alba Wagtail, 5 Grey Wagtail, 23 Wheatear, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel. (R Veal) Also 23 Balearic Shearwater reported past 0733-1033.

Hawkers Cove/Crugmeer: 3+2 Grey Partridge, 2 Peregrine Falcon,1 Sparrowhawk,, 5 Wheatear, 4 Yellowhammer, 501+Rook,  36 Mediterranean Gull on Tregirls Beach, 2 Corn Bunting nr Porthmissen Bridge (S Grose)

Padstow Cemetery: 3 Yellowhammer, 15 Collared Dove. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Spoonbill still, many small waders including at least 3 Curlew Sandpiper (ad + 2 juv), 1 Sanderling and 1 Knot; 7 Rock Pipit. (D Flumm, T Mills)

Kenidjack: 1 Pied Flycatcher and 2 Spotted Flycatcher below sewerage treatment works. (P Fraser)

Porth Joke: 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 5 Whinchat, 21 Willow Warbler, 12 Chiffchaff, 8 Whitethroat, 13 Blackcap, c150 Swallow, 9 House Martin, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Greenshank. (S Rowe)

Nanjizal: 1 Redstart ringed and a control Sedge Warbler trapped this morning. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson)

Carnon Downs: Osprey over. (J Chapple)

Stithians Reservoir: 200 mixed Dunlin/Ringed Plover, 5+ Curlew Sandpiper, 4+ Little Stint, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 6+ Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 8 Curlew, 4 Greenshank, 3 Ruff, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Wheatear, Golden Plover, Kingfisher, Peregrine over last 2 days. (G Lawlor) Also 4 Wheatear, Osprey approached from southern cutoff, caught a fish and headed east. 50+ Mixed flock of Dunlin and Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, notable movement of flocks along edge of the res containing Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler. (C Foote, T Weston)

Drift Reservoir: 5 Ruff (inc.2 reeve), 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 4 Greenshank, juv Garganey still present with 9 Teal, 5 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin. (J Hawkey, R Veal)

Lelant Downs: 84 Herring Gulls at Trank farm. (P Geddes)

Clapper Marshes: Osprey at 1430; 6 Black-tailed Godwit behind Bridge bike hire. (D Wilson)

Trerevan Meadows: 1 Osprey, 6 Curlew, 30 Canada Geese, 1 Bar-headed goose, 4 Green Sndpiper, 3 common sandpiper, 2 Kingfishers, 1 peregrine, 2 Buzzards, 3 little egrets. (A Tomkins)

Fal Estuary: 1 Osprey with a large fish flying up river by Turnaware Point (opposite Trelissick House) at 1210hrs heading towards Truro. (W Delacour)

Colliford Lake – west side: 8 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Wheatear. (K Pellow)

Epphaven Cove: 2 Firecrest, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Clouded Yellow. (B & L Bosisto)

Port Quinn: 4 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Chifchaff, 80 Swallow, 10 House Martin, 1 Firecrest, juv Hobby. (B & L Bosisto)

Trebehor: 9 Whinchat this evening. (M Wallace)

Perranporth Golf Club: 4 Whimbrel, 1 Chough flying over. (S Ashby)

Foxhole: 1 Tree Pipit. (B Bosisto)

Kingsmill Lake: 32 Redshank, 9 Greenshank, 29 Dunlin, 91 Curlew, 1 Lapwing, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Black-tailed Godwit & 12 Little Egret (P Kemp)

Upper Tamar Lake: 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, 9 Dunlin, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lapwing, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Snipe, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Med Gull, 1 Common Gull, c50 Black-headed Gull, 4 Great BB Gull, 8 Cormorant, 30 Goldfinch, 20 Linnet. (R Lockwood) Also juv Spotted Redshank.

Predannack Woolas: 6 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear. (I Hayes)

Rumps and Pentire: 2 Wood pigeon, 6 Oystercatcher, 2 Great black-backed gull, 35 Herring gull, 2 Fulmar, 12 Gannet, 7 Cormorant, 2 Shag, 4 Kestrel, 1 Magpie, 4 Chough , 5 Jackdaw, 45 Rook, 4 Carrion crow, 1 Raven, 25 Swallow, 4 Wheatear, 1 Dunnock, 8 Rock pipit, 30 Linnet, 12 Goldfinch, 1 Grey seal, 1 Common lizard, 17 Small white, 4 Small copper, 8 Common blue, 2 Speckled wood, 5 Meadow brown, 4 Small heath. (M Scawen et al.)

Stithians Reservoir: 8 Curlew Sandpiper reported then flew North.

Late submission, 29/8, Gannel Estuary: 1 juv Spoonbill early evening. (D Powell)

Late Submission, 30/08, Mount Hawke: Male Sparrowhawk killed one of “our garden” Collared Doves. (RB & PC Girling)

tdm&rjv

Knot, Dave Flumm
Spoonbill, Dave Flumm
Curlew Sandpiper, Dave Flumm
Kingfisher, Andrew Tomkins
Greenshank, Martin Webb
Common Sandpiper, Martin Webb
Spoonbill, Martin Webb
Osprey, Andrew Tomkins
Osprey, Darren Wilson
Firecrest, Bob Bosisto
Hobby, Bob Bosisto
Osprey, Nigel Rogers
Little Ringed Plover, Keith Pellow
Osprey, Charlotte Foote
Wheatear, Charlotte Foote
Osprey, Adrian Lea