Monday 10 September 2012

Late News 08/09 Rame Head and Penlee: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Hobby, 20 Wheatear and steady passage of Swallows. (A Pearson)

Late News 09/09 Porthgwarra: 1 Great Shearwater and 8 Balearic Shearwaters.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Spotted Crake reported from the standing stone at c17:00, also 6 Grey Heron, 5+ Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan and 4 cygnets, 15 Mallard, 2 Teal, 3 ad Moorhen plus 10 young, 1 Hobby, 1 Sparrowhawk, c100 Pied Wagtail (roosting), 2 Wheatear, 2 Reed Bunting and Sedge Warblers.  (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Little Egret, 45 Greylag, Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Knot, 7 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Kingfisher in Copperhouse Creek. 2 Little Egret and 3 Bar-tailed Godwit on Carnsew Pool. 7 Little Egret, 34 Wigeon, 76 Teal, 1 Shoveler, 4 Shelduck, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Common Sandpiper on Lelant Water. 2 Little Egret and 1 Kingfisher in Ryan’s Field. (D Flumm & R Farnes)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 500+ Gannet, 12+ auk sp, 1 Great Skua, 2 Skua sp and 1 Grey Heron between 08:10 & 09:00. Also 1 Whimbrel and 1 Wheatear on the rocks and 4 Med Gulls in the vicinity of St Anthony’s Head. (D Chaney)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 1 Peregrine and 1 Little Egret. (D Chaney)

Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth: 7 Med Gull 7 (5 ad, 1 2ndw, 1 juv) and 1 Curlew. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 5+ Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 3 Mute Swan and 1 Grey Heron. (D Chaney)

Porthgwarra: 9 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 1 large shearwater, 33 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 32 Manx Shearwater and 1 Great Skua in 3.5 hours in the evening.