Thursday 13 September 2012

Late News 12/09 St Mawes: 2 Sandwich Tern and 1 Med Gull. (A Nicholson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 3+ Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan and 4 cygnets, 8 Mallard, 2 Teal, 6 ad Moorhen plus 15 young, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Reed Bunting, 4+ Stonechat including 2 adults, 1 juv Whinchat, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: c60 Ringed Plover, 12 Dunlin, 9 Turnstone, 1 Sanderling and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (D Parker) Summer plumaged Red-throated Diver reported offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hellandbridge: 1 Red Kite circling over the B3266 near  Hellandbridge at 13:30. (J Rance)

Sennen: 1 Turtle Dove at Trethewey. (D Flumm)

Kynance: A large juvenile Goshawk gave an exhilarating flying display along the north edge of Kynance valley late afternoon, Clouded Yellow also present.  (S Pilbeam)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 2 adult Med Gull, 3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Turnstone, 12 Oystercatcher, 2 Curlew, 1 Little Egret and 1 Grey Heron at low tide. (J St Ledger)

Tresillian: 1 juv Curlew Sandpiper and 2 Spotted Redshank at Tresemple Pool. (RDavey)

Praa Sands: 4 Yellow Wagtails over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Knot. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: Wryneck flew into 60 foot cover at 11:15 and a Tree Pipit over, Whinchat and 3 Chough.

Camel Estuary: 3 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and 65 Med Gulls at Padstow.

Longrock: Great Northern Diver still offshore.