Thursday 20 September 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 10 Grey Heron, 3+ Little Egret, 2+ Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 2 Canada Geese, 11 Mallard, 4 ad Moorhen plus 6 young, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 1+ Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Treraven Meadows: Juv Pectoral Sandpiper still showing well, also 1 Ruff, 26 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 69 Teal, 8 Mallard, 1 Curlew and 3 Snipe. (D Julian)

Park Head: 1+ Choughs at Park Head SW 841708 at around 14.30. (D Walters)

Pendennis, Falmouth: 200+ Gannet, 10+ Razorbill, 100+ auk sp, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 5 shearwater sp, 1 juv Arctic Tern, 1 juv Common Tern, 1 Red-throated Diver, c20 Swallow. Also pod of 10+ Bottlenose Dolphin hunting distantly and 1 Minke Whale distantly in Falmouth Bay. Also on the point 1 Med Gull about, Kestrel, Sparrowhawk and Buzzard between 07:45 & 09:45. (D Chaney) 100+ Gannet, 50+ auk sp, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 pale phase ad Pomarine Skua, 4 skua sp, 1 Arctic Tern and 8 Kittiwake (2 ad) between 14:15 & 17:15. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River:  38 Redshank, 32 Curlew, 5 Greenshank, 3 Oystercatcher  and 1 Little Grebe, also Chiffchaff and 2 Long-tailed Tits. (D Chaney)

Devoran:  100+ Curlew, 100+ Redshank, 4+ Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Knot, 3 Dunlin, 8 Greenshank, 15+ Oystercatcher, c30 Mute Swan, 120+ Canada Geese and 2 Teal. (D Chaney)

Camel Estuary: Little Stint off Padstow. (D Julian)

Roseland, Prisk Cove: 2 Med Gull, 8 Razorbill, 1 Ringed Plover, 16 Turnstone, 3 Curlew, 46 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Wheatear, 4 White Wagtail and 2 Raven. (J St Ledger)

Com Head to Rumps Point: c40 mixed flock of Goldfinches and Linnets, juv Stonechat, Grey Wagtail, female Wheatear, pair Peregrine Falcons, Kestrel, Raven and Buzzard. (M Greenhalgh)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Male Sparrowhawk and Black-tailed Godwit. (M Greenhalgh)

Kingsmill: Lesser Yellowlegs and 2 Spotted Redshanks from the 2nd hide at the China Fleet Country Club, Old Ferry Road at SX 427608.

Marazion: Osprey over the A30 near Marazion in the afternoon.

Truro: Juv Pectoral Sandpiper again south of Truro on Calenick Creek in the evening.