Friday 14 September 2012

Late News 13/09 Tresillian: 1 Green Sandpiper at Tresemple Pool. (R Davey & P Barlow)

Pendeen: 5 Common Scoter, 9 Balearic Shearwater, 88 Sooty Shearwater, 2750+ Manx Shearwater, 22 Fulmar, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Turnstone, 2 Sabine’s Gull (ad & juv), 3 Kittiwake, 6 Long-tailed Skua, 2 small skua sp, 10 Arctic Skua, 29 Great Skua, 8 Arctic Tern, 1 Common Tern, 2 Commic tern, 2 Sandwich Tern, 17 Guillemot, 92 Razorbill, 26 auk sp and 1 Puffin between 06:30 and 12:20. (B Richards, B Mellow, D Flumm et al.)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Grey Heron, 12+ Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan and 4 cygnets, 14 Mallard, 2 Teal, 4 ad Moorhen plus 11 young, Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: c30 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone, 4 Sanderling, 1 ad Med Gull and 39 Carrion Crow on the beach. (D Parker)

Kynance: Wryneck at the top of Soapy Cove. (T Blunden)

Kingsmill: Lesser Yellowlegs again for 10 mins only this morning at 07:50 from the 2nd hide at the China Fleet Country Club, Old Ferry Road SX 427608. (M Beer) Also 91 Dunlin, 1 Knot, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 1Bar-tailed Godwit, only 3 Greenshank, 61 Teal & 4 Wigeon. (S Cox)

Kynance: 3 Chough (2 adults 1 juv), 1 White Wagtail, 4 Wheatear, 10+ Stonechat, 20+ Linnet, flock 40+ Goldfinch, 2 Raven, 1 Snipe, 3 Kestrel and 1 Buzzard. (J St Ledger & H Kendall)

St Ives: Long-tailed Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 1 Grey Phalarope, 5 Balearic Shearwater and 16 Sooty Shearwater. (R Wilkins) 3 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Bonxie, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Med Gull (ad), 2 Sandwich Terns and 3 Basking Sharks between 11:15-12.30.   Also at 14:30 3 Arctic Skuas and 15 Sandwich terns flew west. (D Flumm) Also 2 Balearic Shearwaters and 2 Sooty Shearwaters between 16:45 & 18:40 and ad Mediterranean Gull in the harbourand 12 Sandwich Terns off Porthminster . (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 9 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 44 Wigeon, 78 Teal, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Med Gulls (ad & 2cy) at Lelant Water plus Kingfisher and Little Egret at Ryan’s Field. (D Flumm)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Juv and probable adult Pectoral Sandpipers plus 10 Dunlin. (N Climpson)

Rumps Point: 2 Peregrine, 1 Hobby and 1 Kestrel. (N Climpson)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 3 Little Egret, 10+ Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 2 Turnstone, 1 male Wheatear, 1 Little Grebe and Curlew in nearby field. (D Chaney)

Falmouth: c40 Swallows over the north side of the town. (D Chaney)